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D-Link DHP-309AV PowerLine AV+ Mini Adapter Starter Kit Up to 500Mbps

  • Extend your network to virtually any room
  • Transform your electrical outlets into a network
  • Setup is as easy as plug and connect
  • Up to 35% faster than standard PowerLine AV 200
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Learn more about the D-Link DHP-309AV

Model

Brand
D-Link
Model
DHP-309AV

Spec

Standards
IEEE802.3/3u, HomePlug AV
Encryption
128-bit AES Encryption
Ports
10/100Base RJ-45
LEDs
Power, PowerLine, Ethernet
Certifications
FCC, CE, UL, LVD
Powerline Speeds
Up to 500Mbps
Connection Type
RJ45
Connection Speeds
10/100M
Kit Type
Double
Power Supply
100~240VAC, 50~60Hz
System Requirement
For Internet Access:
Cable or DSL Modem
Router
Subscription with an Internet Service Provider (ISP)

For Network: 2 or more PowerLine AV Devices.
Dimensions
2.7" x 2.1" x 1.0"
Weight
0.23 lbs.
Temperature
0°C ~ 40°C
Humidity
10% ~ 90% Non-condensing

Features

Features
Create a PowerLine Network right out of the box

Uses your home's existing electrical wiring by plugging into existing power outlets

Compact elegant design

Speeds up to 200Mbps

Power Saving Mode

Push and Secure encryption button

Supports 128-bit AES encryption for network security

Plug & Play Installation.

Packaging

Package Contents
2 PowerLine AV+ Mini Adapters (DHP-308AV)
2 Ethernet Cables

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • Mohamed K.
  • 7/18/2014 6:40:46 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsThere are better units out there

This review is from: D-Link DHP-309AV PowerLine AV+ Mini Adapter Starter Kit Up to 500Mbps

Pros: Does what it says, ethernet over power lines.

Cons: I was unsure how much throughput to expect from this technology, so I bought a pair of netgears also advertised at 500mbps with a 10/100 ethernet port. That device performed gave me 5 - 7 MB/s ( > 50 mbps ) which was enough for me to stream uncompressed blu rays ( ~40mbps). Satisfied with the result I bought this pair since it was half the price. With all the other variables kept the same, this pair of units clocks in at 3.3 MB/s which is about half the speed of the netgear device and inadequate for my needs. I returned it the same day.

Other Thoughts: While it does provide ethernet over power lines, many people are considering these devices to get better throughput than they would with wireless. My regular wireless-n connection performs faster than both this device and the netgear device (when properly optimized). I chose to keep the netgear device only because the wireless can drop in speed at times of the day when there is more interference.

Manufacturer Response:

We want to thank you for the feedback as we greatly appreciate the input and we are sorry to hear you encountered issues with the product. Please make sure you have done the following:

1. Do not connect your PowerLine devices to extension cords, surge protectors, or power strips. Doing this might prevent your devices from working correctly, or may negatively impact network performance.
2. Avoid plugging your PowerLine devices into electrical outlets that are located near appliances that use a lot of power, such as washers, dryers, and refrigerators. Doing this could prevent the adapter from working correctly, or may negatively impact network performance.
3. Verify that your PowerLine devices are electrically rated to operate with the power available in your location.

If you are still experiencing issues feel free to contact us for assistance by calling 1-877-453-5465. Thank you for choosing D-Link.

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  • Jim M.
  • 7/12/2014 6:10:03 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks Perfectly

This review is from: D-Link DHP-309AV PowerLine AV+ Mini Adapter Starter Kit Up to 500Mbps

Pros: It works! I can not compare this with other brands or models but I am totally satisfied. I had trouble with a wi-fi connection to my HTC in the bedroom. This baby connects every single time as soon as the desktop appears.

The connection speed is excellent.

Cons: None as it works perfectly and connects all the time.

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  • Bharat P.
  • 6/20/2014 4:52:16 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day

4 out of 5 eggsD Link DHP 309 Powerline Mini Adapter

This review is from: D-Link DHP-309AV PowerLine AV+ Mini Adapter Starter Kit Up to 500Mbps

Pros: Easy setup , works flawlessly. Fios speed up to 25 MBps Great price with New Egg sale. Great replacement for WIfi

Cons: none so far

Manufacturer Response:

We want to thank you for the feedback as we greatly appreciate the input and we are happy to hear that you are satisfied with your purchase. If you ever run into any problems feel free to contact us by calling 1-877-453-5465 or by visiting www.support.dlink.com. We thank you for being a D-Link customer.

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  • Derek L.
  • 6/18/2014 12:03:58 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsGood patch solution, won't replace ethernet

This review is from: D-Link DHP-309AV PowerLine AV+ Mini Adapter Starter Kit Up to 500Mbps

Pros: Easy to install, set up, use, and provides a connection to any room without having to string ethernet cables across rooms.

Cons: Very noticeable speed limitations. I'm on 100+ megabit internet connection, and this seems to cap out at around 30 megabits per second downstream.

Other Thoughts: This is a good solution for people who are trying to bring wired internet in hard-to-reach areas of a home or business, and it's easy to use and install and requires little tech knowledge. However, the limitations make it a last resort option. If you can string an ethernet cable, you're better off doing that than using powerline. If you don't mind the speed slowdown, this product will work for you.

Manufacturer Response:

We appreciate the feedback and want to thank you for your comments and concerns. We are sorry to hear that you have encountered slower than expected speeds with our product. Please note that the product will work to its best of its capabilities if it is plugged into a wall outlet and not a power strip. Also make sure that other major appliances are plugged away from the product as they may adversely impact the DHP-309AV's performance. If your problem persists, feel free to contact us for further troubleshooting by calling 1-877-453-5465 or by visiting www.support.dlink.com. We thank you for choosing D-Link.

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  • Jason M.
  • 6/12/2014 8:46:04 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day

3 out of 5 eggsEasy to use, decent speed

This review is from: D-Link DHP-309AV PowerLine AV+ Mini Adapter Starter Kit Up to 500Mbps

Pros: Easy to use. Great alternative to wifi for expanding Ethernet. Speeds are fast enough for just about any internet connection, up to about 100Mb/sec. If you don't need massive speed for LAN file transfer, this is great for internet and superior to wifi for gaming.

Cons: Only connects at 100Mb/s on my lines. Not far away, perhaps 40ft of electrical line. Whole system is 10/100/1000 capable. No matter what I do, following all guidelines, the connection is 100. The house is brand new. Over all not bad, if you have any tech knowledge for networking you already know that consumer grade networking gear never lives up to its advertised speed in real world use.

Other Thoughts: Im happy over all.

Manufacturer Response:

We want to thank you for the feedback as we greatly appreciate the input and we are sorry to hear that you are experiencing slower speeds than expected. Please be advised that in order for the product to perform to its best capabilities, power outlets and electrical wiring must all be part of the same electrical system. Certain electrical conditions in your home, such as wiring condition and configuration, may affect the performance of this product. You can also contact us for troubleshooting by visiting www.support.dlink.com or by calling 1-877-453-5465. We thank you for being a D-Link customer.

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  • Art H.
  • 6/3/2014 5:26:26 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: D-Link DHP-309AV PowerLine AV+ Mini Adapter Starter Kit Up to 500Mbps

Pros: simple and easy set up, low cost, quick fix

Cons: relatively slow connection

Manufacturer Response:

We want to thank you for the feedback as we greatly appreciate the comments and we are sorry to hear that you are experiencing slow connection speeds. We recommend you do the following

• For best results, use in a regular wall outlet without any other product plugged into the same outlet. Connecting this product to a power strip or a surge protector may adversely affect the performance of this product.
• Avoid using the PowerLine AV Network in an electrical outlet that is located near an appliance that uses a lot of power such as a washer, dryer, refrigerator, microwave, hair dryer, or air conditioning system.
• To verify connectivity or if you are having connection problems, plug the adapters in the same room to verify whether your home’s electrical wiring is contributing to the issue. The adapters’ PowerLine LED indicators will illuminate if the connection is established.

If your problem persists please contact D-Link technical support for troubleshooting. You can reach them by visiting www.support.dlink.com or by calling 1-877-453-5465. We thank you for being a D-Link customer.

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  • kevin n.
  • 5/17/2014 12:09:51 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsWorked great for 2 months

This review is from: D-Link DHP-309AV PowerLine AV+ Mini Adapter Starter Kit Up to 500Mbps

Pros: While it worked was fantastic

Cons: died after two months

Manufacturer Response:

We want to thank you for the feedback as we greatly appreciate the input and we are sorry to hear that the product has died on you. Please be advised that the warranty for the DHP-309AV covers the following

• Hardware (excluding power supplies and fans): One (1) Year
• Power supplies and fans: One (1) Year
• Spare parts and spare kits: Ninety (90) days

Contact our technical support team by calling 1-877-453-5465 or by visiting www.dlink.com/support to get your issue resolved. We thank you for choosing D-Link and look forward to hearing from you soon.

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  • Andrew R.
  • 5/12/2014 1:50:36 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWork great and paired to my TP Links without Issue

This review is from: D-Link DHP-309AV PowerLine AV+ Mini Adapter Starter Kit Up to 500Mbps

Pros: I got these to add a couple more systems to my pre-existing TP Link adapters that were already setup. After pairing all 4 of the adapters together (2xTP Links and 2x D-links) they all talk to each other without and issues.

Cons: I'm typically only seeing around 7-8 mB/s between adapters and even less if I start transmitting lots of data between multiple adapters!

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  • Alfonso C.
  • 4/13/2014 10:57:04 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAwezome device..

This review is from: D-Link DHP-309AV PowerLine AV+ Mini Adapter Starter Kit Up to 500Mbps

Pros: I couldn't wait to write a review for this device.
Is amazing and for the price I paid I will definitely buy more once goes back on sale again. The installation was so smooth. No device could be easier. Just connect network cable to router and plug into AC line.

Cons: None so far. Hope it will last forever

Other Thoughts: A hardwired network line wherever you need it. Even on your basement. I was concern that I don't have many AC outputs available by my router so i used an power strip and it still works without any issue. Connection speed is very decent.

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  • Daniel C.
  • 3/15/2014 11:34:16 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Product!

This review is from: D-Link DHP-309AV PowerLine AV+ Mini Adapter Starter Kit Up to 500Mbps

Pros: Almost zero loss from a wired connection. Gets the same speeds as my office computer connected directly to the router/modem 25 down and 5 up. Now i can throw away the netgear usb wifi dongle that dropped the connection every other minute. I was pulling my hair with the wifi. This will provide a solution for all my htpc and consoles for streaming to each other. Got it on sale for $30 which was an awesome price to try it out. I had my doubts about powerline but now with a hands on i cant believe I went so long without it!

Cons: I didn't buy them sooner. No real cons they do what they are advertised to do and do it well, no chance of dropping a signal with it.

Other Thoughts: Im going to buy another pair for my additional htpc and ps3.

No real cons they do what they are advertised to do and do it well, no chance of dropping a signal with it.

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