Powerline Adapter

Forum discussion tagged with Powerline Adapter.
  1. Z

    [SOLVED] Switching Wi-Fi Adapter to Powerline?

    So I've been having a significant drop off in quality in connection during Gaming (ping spike and packet loss around 5%)(I've done tests to verify it was not game server side), I've had a BrosTrend 1200Mbps USB WiFi Adapter for a couple years and I've learned it's fairly inconsistent and has...
  2. P

    Question Internet only connects after network reset each morning

    I recently moved into new student accommodation, and to get internet in my room I've been using a TP-Link (wifi and wireless) powerline adapter. The speeds and ping are just fine, however, each morning when I boot my computer, there is no internet (through either ethernet or wifi). After about 5...
  3. scantara_a

    Question Powerline adapter not working even though circuit is connected in one breaker ?

    I have a Tenda PH6 AV1000 that I recently bought to extend the ethernet range of my house, though after a few outlets from the receiving adapter the adapters aren't detecting one another. Anyone have a solution?
  4. M

    Question Should i replace my powerline adapter?

    I've had the same powerline adapter for around 6+ years now and always fairly slow download speeds is it worth upgrading to a newer model? my current model is the TL PA411 which is up to 500mb/s and from just browsing i see they are significantly "faster" than this now. From looking around i...
  5. LordDisco2000

    Question All powerline adapters disconnected

    Hi, I have 5 TP-Link Powerline adapters which have been working fine for about 4 years. Today, all at the same time they all disconnected, and I could not pair any of them up with each other again. I reset some, I put them in a double socket so they were right next to each other, I used the...
  6. S

    [SOLVED] Powerline Adapter Causing Loss Of Wifi From Router

    I've got a router with a short cable connected to a TP-Link AV 600 Powerline Adapter, which is plugged into the wall. When the Powerline Adapter is plugged in, the wifi speed from the router drops to zero. As soon as I turn the Powerline Adapter off, the wifi speed goes back to normal. I've...
  7. ahmetkca

    [SOLVED] Can i use PoE like a Powerline adapter?

    I bought PoE instead of Powerline adapter by mistake. I was wondering can i use PoE as a Powerline adapter. I was gonna return it. If there is still a chance to use PoE to connect my pc and modem over electrical outlet it would be great.
  8. S

    Question Ping Spikes and other question

    Hi all, I have been having issues recently with my ping, and it’s making online gaming very frustrating and not enjoyable. I am using TP Link powerline adapters with passthrough. The problem is I wasn’t getting these ping spikes with my old TP Link powerline adapters and they worked great...
  9. B

    [SOLVED] Powerline adapter or Mesh Network?

    Which would you recommend powerline or mesh (I’ve got a 1957 typical ranch style home). And which product would you recommend?
  10. G

    [SOLVED] WiFi turning off when I turn on devices connected to Slinglink powerline adapter ?

    I have a ASUS AC3100 RT-AC88U WiFi router that I use for all my household devices and then have set up a power line connection with Slinglink Turbo W1 that goes out to my garage for my two mining rigs. I set it up this way because the wireless connection can be spotty in the garage and it also...
  11. S

    [SOLVED] Metal vs plastic network switches

    I need a network switch to connect a couple of computers and a powerline adapter via ethernet cables. The idea is to let all the computers access the Internet via the powerline adapter and also be able to transfer files between each other. Here are two network switches I'm considering: Metal...
  12. 102938

    [SOLVED] New Powerline Adapter causing "lag spikes"

    My PC doesn't have WiFi, so I have been using a powerline adapter to be able to access the internet on my computer since it is in a different room than my router. The powerline adapter I was using is old (85mbps), so the speeds I was getting were quite slow. It was fine for gaming and normal...
  13. W

    [SOLVED] Worth getting Gigabit powerline over 500Mb or am I unlikely to reach those speeds?

    Hi all, I'm building my first desktop after being a laptop guy forever and I'm thinking about networking. I'm not in a place where I can run a direct line from the router so I thought about going down the Powerline route. That said, I'm actually planning to move in about 6 months so it might...
  14. boreddank

    [SOLVED] 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...
  15. Arbiter17

    [SOLVED] 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...
  16. [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...
  17. D

    [SOLVED] 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. S

    [SOLVED] 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...
  21. A

    [SOLVED] 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...
  22. M

    [SOLVED] 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. R

    [SOLVED] 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...
  26. BozeMoj

    [SOLVED] 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...
  27. 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...
  28. M

    [SOLVED] 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...
  29. K

    [SOLVED] 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. Z

    [SOLVED] Powerline adapter stops recieving signal if I charge my notebook

    Yea, I've heard that using other devices may cause signal interference. Is there a way to avoid this problem? Every time I plug in my notebook charger and start charging, the signal stops and there is no wifi whatsoever. My source adapter is on the 1st floor, plugged into a wall socket with...
  35. O

    [SOLVED] Powerline Adapter By TP-Link causing the router to lose dsl connection

    So I have tried many things. When I originally got this powerline it worked for about a week. Here's the thing whenever I go to download say CS:GO on my pc, it starts at 1Mbps then drops slowly to 700kbps and down to 300 then the router loses DSL connection. I tried what was on the routers...
  36. R

    [SOLVED] After 3 years, why is my Powerline acting weird?

    So I'll do my best to try to give as much information as I can. The modem and router/wifi device are both in the kitchen resting on top of a cpu case of another computer on the first floor. My computer is up on the second floor in my room. Due to how far the modem was and how much ethernet wire...
  37. J

    Question Factors affecting powerline adapter speeds (specific question)

    I'm testing a pair of TP-Link AV500 powerline adapters. They have a nominal speed of 500 Mbps. The manual is copyrighted 2012, so they're fairly "mature" devices. From a location near the router, but on a different circuit, I get these results: With a 50 foot Ethernet cable: download 151 Mbps...
  38. MrMoore

    Question Powerline adapter routing issues

    Hey All, So I run TP-LINK Powerline adapters across my house for 2-3 years without any issues at all. Last month I Purchased myself a HP Proliant Microserver to be used as a home media server/NAS. It works wonderfully however streaming the content back to my TV's was laggy AF. So I decided to...
  39. pipirupi123

    [SOLVED] Should I opt for Gigabit Powerline adapter or keep using 5Ghz Wifi?

    My current network setup is Modem+Router--[via CAT6]-->Access Point --[via 5Ghz Wifi]--> Desktop, the signal strength is Full but sometimes dips down to 3 out of 4 Bars. I've been thinking about using a Gigabit Powerline adapter (specifically this one from TP-Link ) to allow my Desktop to...
  40. Y

    [SOLVED] Should I get a powerline adaptor

    I am sick of wireless adapters at this point and I'm looking into other options. An Ethernet cable isn't practical for me so that's not an option. I was looking into WiFi range extenders when I learned about powerline adapters. My outlets are about 15-20m apart, My wiring was completely redone...