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D-Link DHP-501AV PowerLine AV 500 Adapter Starter Kit


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The D-Link PowerLine AV 500 Adapter Starter Kit comes with 2 PowerLine AV 500 Adapters (DHP-500AV). The PowerLine AV 500 Adapter (DHP-500AV) turns any electrical outlet into a home network connection to provide fast, reliable speeds of up to 500Mbps to any room in your house. Since it is compliant with the HomePlug AV standard, you can use it to extend an existing PowerLine network, or simply create a new one. It turns every power outlet into a possible network connection so you can access digital media devices, game consoles, print servers, computers and network storage devices from any room in your home. Simply connect one adapter to an existing power outlet, connect it to your home network router, and plug another adapter to any other room in your house to get instant shared network connections. Blazing speeds and a gigabit port provides smooth HD video streaming, along with the added benefit of having connectivity from any room in the house, makes the PowerLine AV 500 Adapter ideal for high-bandwidth network-ready devices such as the Boxee Box by D-Link, Blu-Ray Players, Xbox 360, or Playstation 3. In addition, the built-in Quality of Service (QoS) engine automatically prioritizes your internet traffic, ensuring that your HD movies and online gaming do not experience glitches while web surfing and downloads are in progress. This device provides plenty of network bandwidth, enabling you to tap into existing electrical wiring for high-quality multimedia streaming.


Product Information
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Gigabit port for connecting high speed devices; Up to 500Mbps Throughput; Uses Your Homes Existing Electrical Wiring by plugging into existing power outlets; Power Saving Mode; Backward Compatible with HomePlug AV devices; Simply connect button; Supports 128-bit AES Encryption For PowerLine Network Security; Plug & Play Installation; QoS Support Helps Prioritize Internet Traffic; 24/7 Basic Installation Support; 1-Year Limited Warranty
Status Indicators
Status Indicators
Power, Link, Ethernet
Compliant Standards
Compliant Standards
HomePlug AV compatible
Compliant Standards (Wired)
IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, HomePlug AV, IEEE 1901
128-bit AES Encryption
Network Speeds
HomePlug Network Data Transfer Rate
Up to 500Mbps
Frequency and Modulation
2MHz to 68MHz
Network Ports and Connectors
Network Ports and Connectors
10/100/1000 Base-TX Gigabit Ethernet Port with Auto MDI/ MDIX, RJ-45 Connector
Network Device Interface
RJ-45 Interface
Power Supply
Power Supply
Internal Power (Switch), Powered by the AC outlet
Environmental Specifications
Operating Temperature Range
30 Degrees - 104 Degrees F
Maximum 95% (non-condensing)
Supported Operating Systems
Supported Windows Operating Systems
Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, 7
Packaging and Dimensions
Included Accessories
(2) Poweline Adapters
Dimensions (WxDxH)
3" x 4" x 1.5"
Manufacturer Warranty
What's in the Box
What's in the Box
2 x Powerline Adapters

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