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Netgear XAVB5004
8.0 out of 10

Netgear XAVB5004

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

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Reviews and Problems with Netgear XAVB5004

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Overall 6
6.0

Unit never comes out of sleep and you cannot upgrade firmware from OSX

Plato, Amazon
29 November 2012
  • Summary: After 24 months, I upgraded them from 2 to 3 stars. For some reason, since moving, they do not sleep as much, which was my main complaint. I needed some networking in my apartment and because AT&T had a lock on cable in the building and included free WiFi with their vDSL modems, the WiFi spectrum...
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Overall 6
6.0

Easy

William P. Ellis, Amazon
1 November 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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Overall 6
6.0

Outside of limitations of your home wiring, this product seems to be well optimized

Pat L, Amazon
23 October 2012
  • Summary: I tested this product with various configurations and it outperformed the simpler version. My problem was maybe because of the aging home wiring, so I never saw the high bandwidth. Pretty much limited to 64mb/s on this one, versus 45 mb/s with the simpler setup.
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Overall 6
6.0

this works well for me when it works..

InlineR, Amazon
17 October 2012
  • Summary: Im using this to stream movies from my PC to my LG bluray player via DNLA most of the time it works as it should, however some times it will not let the player setup its dynamic IP address.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not much better than the 200 units

Bruce C., Amazon
11 October 2012
  • 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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