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Netgear XAV5001
8.7 out of 10

Netgear XAV5001

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Reviews and Problems with Netgear XAV5001

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Overall 4
4.0

LIMITED CAPABILITY

Bruno GARBATI, Amazon
17 February 2014
  • Summary: The delivery was on time. The product is kind of useless unless you have a house with only ONE AC breaker. The way Netgear explained to me was that both the the adapter and the laptop have to be on the same breaker to work properly, In a normal household with a panel of 20 or more AC breakers it is...
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Overall 4
4.0

Didn't work for me

J. Shack, Amazon
25 July 2012
  • Summary: These worked great in the upper two floors of my house. Unfortunately I needed to get internet to the basement and they didn't do that. If you have coax cable you might want to give MoCA a try.
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Overall 4
4.0

Slower than expected throughput but easy setup

_ "_", Amazon
7 December 2011
  • Summary: The setup was a breeze with easy to follow instructions. The utility software (Mac or PC) is not required for use but provides useful information about these units connections is downloadable from Netgear along with a more detailed install manual.
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Overall 4
4.0

Freezes every few days

B. A., Amazon
25 October 2011
  • Summary: The device freezes every fewdays and starts working again, if I remove the power and connect it back. Other than that, it works well.
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Overall 4
4.0

Did not live up to expectations

R. Mahoney, Amazon
13 June 2011
  • Summary: I was very disappointed with this. No matter what I did in my house, the best I could get from speedtest.net was 7MB down and 7 MB up. Direct wired to the router gets me 45MB down and 8 up. I have a wireless G bridge and it gets the same 7 down/7 up and it cost $35.
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Overall 4
4.0

Poor problems, disconnects

ctrl-brk, Amazon
27 May 2011
  • Summary: At first, I was incredibly disappointed at the really poor performance (throughput) of the two devices working together. I was seeing only 3MB/sec (3000KB) whereas my wireless network delivers about 7MB/sec.
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