D-Link Extends Your Network With PowerLine AV+ Mini Adapter Kit

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After all of these years, there's still a time and a place for PowerLine networking. When routers just won't reach, and you really don't feel like running 100 feet of CAT5 cabling through your living room, D-Link's new PowerLine AV+ Mini Adapter kit is en route to the rescue. The company claims that the kit, which acts to extend your Internet's reach by using the power cabling within the walls of your home, is some 35% faster than conventional PowerLine products. The bundle ships with two adapters, two Ethernet cables, and a push encryption button. The PowerLine AV+ Mini Adapter Starter Kit (DHP-309AV) is available now for $59.99 throughout D-Link's network of e-tail and retail outlets, including Amazon.com and Frys. The product will also be available at Office Max and Office Depot starting in November.


D-Link Introduces Latest PowerLine Solution for Easily Extending the Reach of a Home Network

The New PowerLine AV+Mini Adapter Starter Kit (DHP-309AV) Uses Your Home's Existing Electrical Wiring to Extend Network Coverage Throughout Your Home

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- D-Link today announced its latest addition to its PowerLine family of home networking solutions. The PowerLine AV+ Mini Adapter Starter Kit (DHP-309AV) instantly extends the reach of your current home network by utilizing your home's existing electrical wiring to extend your network to locations with limited or no Wi-Fi connectivity. PowerLine technology delivers a high-performance, stable and secure signal throughout the home and connects a desktop, laptop or wired entertainment device in those hard-to-reach spots in your home, outdoor, and entertainment centers.

Performance is enhanced by delivering speeds up to 35 percent faster than standard PowerLine devices, enabling fast access to email, files, and the Internet in the farthest reaches of your home. With its compact design, the PowerLine AV+ Mini Adapter does not block a second electrical outlet and is perfect for locations with limited space. With an easy Plug-and-Connect installation you can extend the range of your current home network in just a few minutes.

"Customers want an easy-to-install, no-setup-required solution to solve dead zone issues within their home that is both affordable and provides the needed performance for the demanding applications of today," said Ken Loyd, director of product marketing, D-Link Systems, Inc. "It's important to have connectivity throughout your home, so whether you're in a basement, in the kitchen, or your teenager is doing homework in their bedroom, customers want an easy to install, no setup require solution to solve coverage issues within their home. The D-Link PowerLine AV+ Mini Adapter Starter Kit addresses this requirement and universally works with existing home networks."

More about the PowerLine AV+ Mini Adapter Starter Kit (DHP-309AV)

Comes with:

2 PowerLine AV+ Mini Adapters (DHP-308AV)
2 Ethernet Cables
Uses your home's existing electrical wiring by plugging into existing power outlets
Push and Secure encryption button
Plug and Play installation
Supports a 128-bit AES encryption for network security

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RTietjens replied on Fri, Oct 12 2012 1:54 PM

Your price is significantly lower than what I see on Amazon right now: Amazon.com shows it selling at $81.

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