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Edimax HP-2002AC 200Mbps PowerLine LAN Adapter

by Edimax
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  • Complies with 200Mbps HomePlug AV and IEEE 802.3 / 802.3u standards
  • Built in AC pass through with power line noise filtering
  • Uses the electrical wire to transmit data like an Ethernet network
  • Supports 128-bit AES link encryption to secure Powerline data transmission
  • Supports IGMP , QoS , hardware security button and reset button
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Product Information

Technical Details
BrandEdimax
Item Weight481 g
Product Dimensions8.4 x 19.3 x 2.6 cm
Item model numberHP-2002AC
  
Additional Information
ASINB002VJJO5A
Best Sellers Rank 138,416 in Computers (See top 100)
Shipping Weight481 g
Date First Available3 Nov. 2009
  
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Product Description

Product Description

Uses the existing power line to build up the network

The HP-2002AC turns the existing electrical wires in your home or office into a high-speed network. You do not have to install the network cables and be annoyed with the cables planning. Just use the electrical wires that already run through the building to turn it into a data network!

Integrates electrical outlet and main filter

The HP-2002AC built in an electrical outlet and main filter. The integrated power outlet ensures no electrical outlet is lost when using the HP-2002AC. The integrated main filter gives a predictable and dependable data transmission speed. You won't experience a sudden speed drop when a high power consuming electrical device is been using.

Supports IGMP & 200MBPS HomePlug AV standard

The HP-2002AC not only complies with the HomePlug AV standard but also supports IGMP managed multicast session. HomePlug AV represents the next generation technology which providing high speed data rate, up to 200Mbps with the coverage up to 300 meters. IGMP can be used for online streaming video, like IPTV, online gaming, DVR and set-top box. IGMP allows more efficient use of resources. With IGMP multicast, the HP-2002AC can save the bandwidth of powerline. You are able to transfer high-definition video and digital audio by simply connecting the device to an electrical outlet via the HP-2002AC.

Coexistence with HomePlug 1.0 & 1.0 turbo

The HP-2002AC is designed to ensure the efficient coexistence with the HomePlug 1.0 and 1.0 Turbo devices. You can use HP-2002AC and other HomePlug 1.0 stations to build up one network. You don't have to worry the interoperability issue.

Supports QoS & 128-bits AES encryption

The HP-2002AC not only provides Quality of Service ( QoS ), including guaranteed bandwidth reservation, high reliability and tight control of latency, but also supports 128-bits AES link encryption for security. It is a good choice for you to create a new network or to rearrange the existing network.

Supports group button & reset button

The HP-2002AC provides hardware “Group Button” and “ Reset Button” for you to simplify the configuration. The “Group Button” can help you to setup network password of powerline automatically. Press the “Reset Button” for 3 seconds to reset the configuration to factory default.

Box Contains

  • HP-2002AV PowerLine 200Mbps Ethernet Adapter
  • RJ-45 Cable (100cm)
  • Quick Installation Guide
  • CD-ROM (including all the software utilities, drivers , Multi-languages
  • Quick Installation Guide and User’s Manual)

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    I bought a pair of these initially to see if it would improve the quality of the BBC iPlayer service on our TV which, connected to our router via a wireless dongle, was very ropey. The bad news was that the Power LAN Adapter made no difference, the poor quality of the iPlayer service was simply down to the low speed of our broadband connection and no amount of tinkering with the downstream router connections would fix this.

    The good news was that my wife had been experiencing poor performance on her laptop, which, given that it was an XPS15 with an i7 cpu should not have been the case. A swift check showed that it was the useless Intel Centrino 1000-N wireless NIC that was at fault. In order to keep the laptop online whilst I sourced a replacement NIC I connected it to our network using the Power LAN Adapters - this worked straightaway, providing a fast and reliable connection and incidentally proving that the wirelees NIC was at fault.

    All in all, this is an ideal solution if you have devices that need a reliable network connection which your wireless setup is unable to provide. Even if your wireless setup is OK it's a good idea to have a couple of these on hand just to provide backup in case you have a NIC issues or if you need to connect something that is out of range. You can also get the cheaper HP-2003 version that doesn't have the pass-through design but if you're a bit tight on free sockets then it's probably worth paying the bit extra for the HP-2003.

    Note that the instructions state not to connect the Power LAN Adapters via powerstrips however I found that ours worked fine given that powerstrips were all we had free anyway.
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    1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By M. Sherry on 23 Dec. 2010
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    I was using my computer as a music server to a Netgear MP101 music player hooked up to my HiFi system. Due to the distance in between them, the WiFi connection kept 'dropping out'. A wired connection was out of the question, again due to the length of cable needed so I purchased 2 Edimax HP-2002AC Powerline LAN adapters. These worked straight out of the box, no setting up required, so now the music server works perfectly. Another good point is that you don't lose a wall socket due to them having a through connector. Thoroughly recommended.
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    When this item works it is great, but it stops working for no apparent reason and then starts working again a few minutes later.
    In fairness the problem could be with our mains wires or something that plugs in to our mains that courses interference, but I have searched the internet for solutions and have found nothing.
    I am an IT professional and understand networks, but the control panel doesn't allow you to do anything useful and the instructions are poor.
    Sorry to be negative.
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