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Netgear XAVB5004
8.5 out of 10

Netgear XAVB5004

The NETGEAR 4-port Powerline AV 500 Adapter enables Gigabit-fast Read more

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Overall 6
6.0

Not much better than the 200 units

Bruce Murray On Travel "Murray On Travel", Amazon
25 March 2014
  • Summary: I have several 200 units. Some would work with this 500 unit others will not. Can't figure it out. Can't really see any speed increase with this 500 setup. A bit disappointed. It works, but not much faster.
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Overall 6
6.0

Pretty Cool...but!

Sean T., Newegg
5 January 2013
  • Pros: Setup was fast, very easy to handle. Speed so far is better than previous Wireless-n bridge, for a room separated from the router by a few walls.
  • Cons: MAJOR - Power Save Mode - You would think that this would be a great thing. The issue is that if there is no network activity on the 4-port 5004 side, it will go into a power save mode. That also means that is loses connection with the main unit and cannot recover. Unplug and replug power is the ...
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Overall 6
6.0

Easy

William P. Ellis, Amazon
24 April 2012
  • Summary: Very easy installation, but throughput isn't quite what I expected with my home's wiring. 1970s wiring isn't fantastic. It's still a HUGE improvement over my wireless connection though. I'd recommend this for my friends, especially those with newer homes.
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