Summary: This kit’s triple Ethernet ports on one of the adapters is very useful and really to help cut down on cable clutter. Although the dLAN 500 AVtriple+ kit is dearer than other powerline adapter kits on the market, the three ethernet ports and the ease of use make it worth the extra expense hence the Editor’s Choice award here.
Pros: Ease of use, Transfer rates, Fast set up, Secure, Reduces cable clutter,
Cons: Price, Shape and size if plugged into sockets low down on the wall,
Excerpt: Sometimes it just takes a little thing to make a big impact on a product. Devolo has been making quality powerline network adaptors for some time, such as the Devolo dLAN 500 AVtriple+ , and the Devolo dLAN 500 AV Wireless+ is the pinnacle of Devolo's premium line of adaptors.
Excerpt: Powerline technology is the great unknown wonder of the digital home. Powerline technology allows you to create a network using the existing mains electrical wiring in your home or office. It’s more efficient than laying down metres of ethernet cable round the house and faster and more reliable than wi-fi. Here’s our review of the Devolo dLAN 500 AV Wireless+ powerline starter kit, and also advice on what speed powerline adaptor you need.
Fast, stable home networking, simple installation, pass-through power socket
Excerpt: The dLAN 500 AVplus HomePlug Starter Kit is a twin pack of powerline networking adapters that promises transmission rates of 500Mbps using the HomePlug AV standard. This is an improvement on older HomePlug AV equipment that was supposedly capable of 200Mbps.
Summary: Overall, the Devolo dLAN 500 AV Wireless+ is a big leap forward from the 200 range and the design changes have made the unit considerably more practical. If a wired network connection is not available then the dLAN 500 AV Wireless+ is highly recommended as an alternative networking solution.
Excerpt: We're big fans of Devolo's powerline networking adaptors , so we had high hopes for the Devolo dLAN 500 AVtriple+. The Devolo dLAN 500 AVplus and the Devolo dLAN 200 AV Wireless N Starter Kit both received glowing reviews from us, and even the Devolo dLAN 200 AV USB Extender was well received.
Excerpt: The dLan 500 AVplus is the latest addition to Devolo’s extensive range of Powerline products. The kit includes two adaptors to get you started, each of which just has a single Ethernet port on it. That means you can connect just one device to the internet, while some of its rivals let you connect three or even four devices.
500Mbps speed can handle multiple video streams, passthrough socket for mains power
Expensive considering kit will only connect a single device to the internet
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