Powerline Network Adapters
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The Netgear Powerline 500bps AV Network Adapter or the less powerful Netgear Powerline AV 200bps Adapter plugs into an electrical outlet and uses your existing electrical wiring to give your entire household access to your Cable/DSL connection.
The NETGEAR Powerline AV 500 Adapter Kit extends your Internet access to any electrical outlet for the most demanding applications. It offers easy, plug-and-play setup and provides faster speeds for the most demanding applications. Perfect for connecting HDTVs, Blu-ray players, DVRs, PCs and game consoles to your home network and the Internet. Extend Internet access throughout your home to any electrical outlet for desktop PCs, gaming consoles and set-top boxes Gigabit-fast wired connections. Speeds up to 500 Mbps (real world transfer rates of 70-80Mbps in one direction and more than 100Mbps in both directions) enable applications such as streaming mulitmedia, multiplayer gaming, and multiple HD video streams. It can deliver 40Mbps streaming 1080p video (as from a ripped Blu-rtay disc). Here's the smallnetbuilder review of the Netgear XAVB5001 Powerline AV 500 Adapter Kit.
The Netgear Powerline AV 200 offers network connection speeds of up to 200 MBps, making it the ideal solution for network-intensive tasks such as making Internet phone calls, streaming HD video, playing online games, and transferring large files. The fast network speeds make the Powerline AV 200 great for devices such as the Slingbox, Xbox 360, Playstation 3, networked televisions, and more.
By harnessing the electrical wiring in your home to transmit data, the Netgear 85Mbps Powerline Network Adapter lets you create network connections practically anywhere in your home, in places where a wireless signal can't reach and where it would be difficult to run an Ethernet cord. This network adapter kit is perfect for connecting game consoles, network storage devices, Slingboxes, and more.
Get the highly rated XAV5004 500MBPS Powerline Network Adapter with 4-port ethernet switch built in for home theater from Netgear.
The affordable Actiontec MegaPlug 85 Mbps Ethernet Adapter uses your home electrical lines to create up to a high speed network throughout your home, giving devices like Blu-Ray players, TiVO or DVRs, gaming consoles, and computers access to the Internet.
Another way to get rid of wireless dead spots is by using your existing coax cable lines. The Actiontec Ethernet Over Coax MoCA Adapter allows you to expand your home wireless network using existing coax cables. The concept of leaky LMR is similar to a drip irrigation hose vs a standard hose. Times Mircrowave sells a radiating "leaky" cable (pdf) specific for this application.