Forum discussion tagged with Powerline.
  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. I

    Question TP-Link powerline adapters randomly stop working at night

    I've had a TP-LINK (Model: TL-PA2010) for a long time connected to my xbox one. It always worked fine, until some months ago when it started randomly disconnecting always at the same time (from about 9:00pm to about midnight, italian time, always at a random time between these hours once a day)...
  4. 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.
  5. K

    Question Help with my home wi-fi setup

    Hello, I am looking for some advice on my home network setup. Myself and my wife are working from home now, and she has been having some issues with the strength of the wireless on our top floor. Our house is skinny but 4 floors tall including the basement. I also just changeed our internet...
  6. 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?
  7. Loizos Aristides

    [SOLVED] Powerline Network all of a sudden at unusable speeds

    Hello, For the past 2 years, I've been using a powerline solution. The devices I used were 2 TP-LINK AV500 adaptors, with 500Mbps link speed. One was plugged via Ethernet cable to the router, and the other one plugged also via Ethernet cable to my laptop upstairs. Everything was working just...
  8. P

    [SOLVED] WiFi and Powerline - Slow Speeds

    I am attempting to increase the speed of my wifi network. It does function but oh, so slowly. My home has 3 floors. All new wiring during a remodel 15 years ago, one circuit. Top Floor: Ethernet wired desktop: 100 Mbps down and 10 up Asus laptop R500V (2012) connected by wifi: 40 - 45 Mbit/s...
  9. mossi

    Question Oculus Quest 2 - Do I need wifi 6? what would be enough for use without the link cable?

    Hi all I'm looking to buy an Oculus Quest 2 and I'd like to use it over wifi instead of the link cable. I have a standard router from Sky broadband in the UK. I think that does 100mbps via ethernet. Got 2 problems.. I think my router isn't fast enough in general and I connect to my PC via...
  10. 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...
  11. W

    [SOLVED] Powerline adapter speed drop

    Hi, I just got my new internet form telekom. Its supposedly a 2Gb connection over optical cable and the router i got can transmit it over 2 ports 1000/1000. Since the living room is quit tricky to run wires from the router i got myself a powerline adapter ( zyxel pla5456) that should handle the...
  12. 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...
  13. Nexios

    [SOLVED] Powerline ethernet setup not working "Ethernet doesn't have a valid IP configuration"

    I bought a D-Link Powerline kit so I can enjoy fast and secure wired surfing. The router is in another tenants room, so this was the best option. I cannot get the setup working. In windows troubleshooting I get the error "Ethernet doesn't have a valid IP configuration" I have reset my laptop to...
  14. E

    [SOLVED] Downloading through Powerline Adaptor causes Router to disconnect from Internet

    Hi all, Recently purchased a Netgear Powerline 1000 adaptor, and it causes the router to disconnect from the Internet in specific situations (troubleshooting gives me the error "default gateway unavailable"). So far, it only happens when I try to do a multi-threaded downloads; e.g. a...
  15. B

    [SOLVED] Getting very bad/inconsistent connection in games, what can I do?

    As of writing this, I currently have a somewhat limited experience with my PC due to horrible ping. It becomes really noticeable in CSGO, my main game of choice when I play. When other people are on the network, I get ~110-200 ping with spikes up to 500+ ping, depending on the specific moment of...
  16. Scar667

    Question PC Doesn't start after shut down / sleep.

    After I shut down or sleep my pc, it doesn't start again until I turn off the PSU and let it stay like that for a while. This never happened before and I did not upgrade anything. Temps are perfect. i5-7600 RTX 2060 H270 Plus Mobo 16Gb Ram 650W PSU CoolerMaster Gold This only started...
  17. E

    [SOLVED] Poor PLC speeds

    Hi, I live in a house with three floors and because there was no space to fit another cable for internet through the walls, the PC in my office (2nd floor) is connected to the modem (ground floor) via PLC. This has been working mostly fine for years now, but last week there were three days where...
  18. M

    [SOLVED] powerline speed drops when netflix starts

    Hi all First I'll describe the current situation. I live in an old house so there are no ethernet cables in the walls. Therefore we needed to use powerlines. Our telecom distributor (telenet) provided us with some powerlines (Topcom 200 85 mbps) many years ago because the modem is in the...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. Bambam47

    [SOLVED] WiFi Mesh Extenders + Existing Powerline Adapter?

    I have Xfinity as my internet and TV provider and we have a pretty beefy plan for the internet but with both my parents streaming all the time and me and my friends downstairs are all downloading and playing online games, I thought to buy Xfinity's new xFi pod wifi mesh range extenders for the...
  22. J

    [SOLVED] Using Powerline adapters to make a private network

    Hello, I am at uni whereby they put restrictions on devices that are allowed on the network (i.e. no chrome casts). I was thinking about buying a Powerline adapter, and then buying a router and connecting the two. Would it then be possible to make my own private network using the router that is...
  23. K

    Question Powerline speeds are too low. No common solution has helped.

    So I have two powerline adapters one connected to the router and the other connected to an AP. My internet speed is 45mbps. Everything worked fine and I used to get >40mbps from the PLC. Untill one day without any reason speeds went under 10mbps (most of the time under 5). No changes were made...
  24. 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...
  25. oliver.kausland

    Question TP-LINK AV600 WiFi not working

    Hi, my TP-LINK AV600 WiFi doesn't work anymore. It shows up in settings, but when I connect to it, it doesn't give any network. I tried moving the one that's connected to the router around, but it didn't help. The ethernet doesn't work either.
  26. M

    [SOLVED] Can i connect 2 routers in each end of a powerline

    hello! Is it possible to connect one powerline to the end of the modem/router and the other pair on a router so i can (from the second router) connect wireless devices into the network and to the Internet?
  27. K

    [SOLVED] Powerline 1000 not connecting properly anymore

    Hey everyone, so i have been using a netgear powerline 1000 for about a year now and about 2 or 3 days ago the light switched to red. The connection oscolates between being super slow to not being connected at all. Im not sure why it would suddenly go out like this, no new electronics are...
  28. S

    Question Adding WiFi to my Network

    Hi, I have got a MikroTik Radio router antenna on the roof for my internet P2P connection and it's also my router for home devices which are connected to it via an 8 port Gigabit TP-link switch. So i need something to connect it to my switch and broadcast AC Wifi for mobile phone and laptop...
  29. sufyanmess007

    [SOLVED] Powerline issue.

    I recently have had an 85 mbps powerline adapter, and i was getting speeds of 300kbps whilst downloads, i now have bought a 1000mbps netgear PL1000 powerlines and yet i still get 700KBp which is awful, the powerlines are not plugged into am extension cable however there is a plug next to it that...
  30. D

    [SOLVED] Powerline or wifi

    Hello, I need some help in making a choice between investing in a router and reciver or powerline. I know ethernet is the best but there is just no way to get ethernet to my room from my router/modem which is located on the other end of my apartment. So I was thinking which would be better...
  31. D

    [SOLVED] Powerline speed drop question

    Hi, I'm just wondering if anyone knows why my powerline connection has dropped 90% of its speed. I'm using tp-link 500Mbps powerline adapters, and for the first 6 months of using them in my new house i was getting 90-110 Mbps speeds with no drops. Nothing has changed regarding my setup, but...
  32. P

    Question Devolo Magic 2 2400Mbs connection problems

    I recently got a multiroom devolo Magic 2 powerline adapter to power up my 100/10 connection. Ever since I got it, whenever I plug it in(all 3 powerlines), it works super slow (2down/1up) for a few minutes when I am using the computer and then it drops the internet connection for my whole...
  33. S

    Question Stuck in boot loop

    PC info below I went from 2x8gb DDR3 hyperFURY sticks to 4x8gb and I get the boot loop. I've tried upping the voltage to 1.6, nothing. I've taken out the battery, dropped a duece, put the battery back in, nothing. I updated my BIOS, nothing. Since I bought a single, a single, and then a 2...
  34. packersfan036

    Question question about my new asus strix scar 2 laptop power mode

    my new asus strix scar 2 gaming laptop keeps switching to high performance mode even after I switch it to balanced. please help. seems to happen when I restart the laptop.
  35. D

    Question Prime95 Worker 4 stopped i5 6600k

    I have an i5 6600k that I'm trying to get to 4.8Ghz but core 4 seems to always have a hard time keeping up with the other cores. I've tried increasing the vcore to ridiculous numbers just see if it would work and it would either bsod or worker 4 would just stop again in Prime95. Right now I'm...
  36. E

    Question Vga driver

    Hi all My pc has a asus p8h61 mle usb 3 motherboard with a core i5 sandybridge cpu. 6GB ram ddr3. My pc ran win 10 pro 64bit without an issue but last week the gpu said goodbye, went back to the onboard vga adapter. all worked fine for a week then I got a video tdr error. Ended up formatting pc...
  37. Johsbr

    Question Keyboard not working but trackpad (MacBook Pro 2018)

    So my Classmates "new" macbook pro's keyboard isn't working. The only thing that works is the mousepad but she can't login We have tried resetting the SMC and the NVRAM but nothing seems to work. Any help?
  38. U

    [SOLVED] I cant seem to find a port for my gpu to get power

    I bought a Zotac 1070 mini today and got it placed into my PC however then it showed me a Male 8 pin connector into 2 Male 6 pin connectors but I cant find a port for them, need help
  39. H

    Question Nvidia 980 Ti doesn't display at all

    Hello there I have nvidia 980 ti for some years now and it was working perfectly all this time with the same set up. Due to moving location ( Nothing got damaged in the process ) i had to unplug some components and re plug them. First time the card was getting recognized by the PC, a few...
  40. R

    Best silent case?

    Hello! I'm looking for new PC Case to my old/new build (currently on i7 3930k, gtx 980 etc. - will replace it in this/next year). The one I'm using is Zalman Z9 Plus (yeah, I know it could not be worse) so every case should be better. I found 4 cases and I cannot decide which one to get: - Be...