Very interesting... I wonder what kind of transfer speeds and latency these things get?
D-Link did not specify a specific transfer rate so we did not include it. It has to do with the type and quality of coax you have in your home and the attenuation of the cable. Click the Dlink link at the bottom of the article and look at the specifications page.
Yes, the type and quality of coax is very important. A few years back I worked for COMCAST as a field QT and install engineer working mostly on Modem hookups. If you have a house that's been built I'd say in the last 3 years you should be good. But, if not you're wiring is most likely of the older variety, if not the very old variety. The good point of this is the availability versus CAT5-6 wiring in a house which is very low percentage wise. The other good point is upgrading a houses coax is not very hard, grab a coupler at Home Depot or Lowes hook it between you existing wire and new higher grade coax and pull it to it's exiting location hook it up (I would upgrade your splitters to while doing this). Then you have a fully top of the line setup most likely less than 100 bucks if even close to that price. You can even get someone to do it for less than 500 I'm sure and rewire your whole house. Anyone in Northern GA. want it done let me know I could do it personally or get someone to do it for you in a week I'm sure.
Either way this is an exciting step for home networking availabilty and connection wise as most every house will be wired 75% at least for Coax. SO networking your house with this kit would be very easy. Oh and to let you know Coax bandwidth is usually very capable especially in a setup like this. I know personally; that many data warehouses including some of the largest in Georgia, which route the entire internet to probably a very high percentage of the state use coax in one form of another.
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