Powerline Adapter

Forum discussion tagged with Powerline Adapter.
  1. boreddank

    Question do i need to replace my powerline adapter?

    Okay so I have a 300 mbps internet plan. Two questions. I'm using a powerline adapter, for one computer upstairs, and one in the basement, while the modem is in the middle floor, but it only gets to around 30 to 40 mbps. Do I need a new powerline adapter? My dad's phone, the Samsung S9 can get...
  2. Arbiter17

    Question Powerline adapter slows down after a few minutes of working perfectly

    Recently I bought a D-link DHP-W611AV powerline adapter that seemed to work perfectly (reaching 50Mbps, which is the speed of my connection, with ~5ms ping to the modem) when I first set it up. However, after around 10 minutes it slowed down dramatically, with ping of around 50-200 ms and...
  3. [SOLVED] TL-WPA8630P Kit - Ping spikes

    Hi so I bought the TL-WPA8630P Kit last week and since switching out from my £20 develo 500 mbps powerline adapters to these £150 adapters I've had non stop problems with, I'm honestly frustrated at this point and I'm sick of the support team of TP-link going through the troubleshooting steps...
  4. D

    Question Why do my game launchers download so slow?

    i use a 1000mbps powerline adapter, i am aware that 1000mbps is around 125mbs which is more than enough as my internet provider gives around 60mbs. however when i do internet speed tests i receive 30mbs download and 18mbs upload but my phone does 60mbs download speed. Thats not a huge problem...
  5. Aroulis

    Question Powerline network interference

    Hello tonight i want to share with you a problem that torments me the last 3 years. Sorry for the long sheet but to understand the problem i think i have to explain the situation. I live in a house that consists of 3 floors. The modem is located on the 1st floor so powerline adapters were my...
  6. oregonian738

    Question Alternatives for internet?

    I am preparing to build a PC and as I was planning, I originally intended to remove my router and modem to another room so that I could hook up the PC with an Ethernet cord. However, when I went to move the router and modem, the only coaxial wall socket in the room didn’t work and I have no idea...
  7. S

    Question Best + most affordable way to set up wired networks for 2 laptops not within reach

    Hello, Due to COVID19 I have found myself living with a friend who is working from home. She connects to a remote server for work and is currently using WIFI. I need to set up online teaching and the company insist on wired internet; if the internet drops out and you are not connected again...
  8. A

    Question How many Powerline adaptors can I get away with?

    I know Powerline adaptors aren't everyone's cup of tea but I have a pair at home, to allow me to get wired internet on a desktop PC which is at the opposite end of the house to the main router, and it works perfectly for that purpose. I've also tried using the powerline adaptor elsewhere in the...
  9. M

    Question Should I upgrade my PCI-Express card? (TP-Link N900)

    So in my PC, I have the TP-Link N900 dual-band PCI-express adapter. Now I have Frontier, and we have 500/500 connection. (we recently upgraded) This particular adapter only supports up to 450mbps, so I think it's a little outdated. My main issue isn't with the speed however, as the 100+ I get on...
  10. B

    Question No Speed Through Powerline Adapter

    Hey all, I have been troubleshooting recent issues with my TrendNet Powerline adapters. The models I have are a TPL-406E plugged into my router upstairs as the source, and the TPL-410AP two-port plugged downstairs as the receiver and wi-fi extender. The issue is that lately my Roku TV and...
  11. REXYRULZ

    Question Ethernet Powerline Slow all of a sudden

    I have had an ethernet powerline adapter thing that you plug into the wall and one into your computer and one into your network and recently I've been having problems with my powerline connection. I am not very familiar with networking and terms of such but I am really good with PC parts and...
  12. R

    Question Should I use these 3 things together: Wifi6 router + Google Wifi + 450mbps PCIe adapter? Can I meaningfully increase performance?

    TP-Link WDN4800 Google Wifi (First Gen) X3 TP-Link Archer AX50 I have the above hardware in my family home(wifi 6 router is new). I have between 25 and 30 devices connected to my network at one time.(phones, tvs, smart devices, cameras, PCs, laptops) I have one coaxial cable ISP connection in...
  13. BozeMoj

    Question Not getting possible speed through powerline

    Recently i have discovered that I indeed have cca 550 Mb/s download when connected directly to router. Unfortunately I am reliant on powerline adapters - currently using Tp link AV600. Tp PLC shows communication speed between the two adapters ccs 420Mb/s but in fact i am getting only 100Mb/s...
  14. CaolanD

    [SOLVED] Two PCs in same room best option for connection to modem

    Hello. Right now, me and my brother share a room with both are pcs in the same room (he only recently got one) . i have a question regarding connecting both to the modem without and interfere between the two. I have been using the...
  15. M

    Question Slow internet speed when one device downloads over LAN

    Hi everyone wondering if you can help me figure this out. We're on Virgin media and get about 350mb/s download. We have two PC's one connected directly into the router with a CAT5e cable. The other is downstairs and plugged in via a powerline adapter. When the PC with the powerline adapter is...
  16. K

    Question DHCP not functioning correctly. Weird router.

    Hi all, So I'm currently back from college with my folks due to the quarantine. They recently got some kind of strange router from a company called gotw3. Apparently this thing is essentially an unlimited mobile data hotspot- it's basically just a box with two antennas, an ethernet port, and a...
  17. G

    [SOLVED] Can you actually achive the advertised LAN speed of a powerline

    I have a computer at my basement that I usually use for backing up photos . The normal thing to do is to use an ethernet cable to connected to the rest of the network . The problem is that there is no ethernet port down there . So I thought that a power line could solve my problem but there are...
  18. pavlaras74ever

    [SOLVED] random disconnects from the internet

    I recently bought a powerline , because i had wireless internet and that caused me a lot of spike lags between 120-1000 ping. I couldn't resolve the problem even if the distance from the modem , is about 6 meters. Well i thought the powerline is gonna be the best solution so i bought tp-link...
  19. A

    [SOLVED] Is there anyway to increase download speed through different circuits using a powerline adapter?

    I've recently purchased a https://www.amazon.com/TP-Link-AV1000-Powerline-Ethernet-Adapter/dp/B06WP2ZT5N/ I pay for 100mbps down and 10mbps up When I first plugged it in and connected it I got 50mbps down and 10mbps up (idk if it was luck or what) Now when I do a speed test I get around 10mbps...
  20. L

    [SOLVED] Slow connection + steam speeds

    Hello! Im just gonna jump straight into it: My router is downstairs (two story house), im with Virgin Media. Upstairs is where my room + my gaming PC is, so I have started using a powerline adapter in order to get ethernet access to the network and internet. On my other PC downstairs...