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LINKSYS PLWK400-NP Powerline Wireless Network Extender Kit Up to 200Mbps

  • HomePlug AV, IEEE 802.11b/g/n, 802.3, 802.3u
  • Ethernet port
  • Up to 200Mbps
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Learn more about the Linksys PLWK400-NP

Model

Brand
LINKSYS
Model
PLWK400-NP

Spec

Standards
HomePlug AV, IEEE 802.11b/g/n, 802.3, 802.3u
Encryption
128-bit AES Encryption, WEP, WPA, WPA2
Ports
Ethernet port
Certifications
FCC, IC, CE, Wi-Fi, HomePlug AV
Powerline Speeds
Up to 200Mbps
Connection Type
Wireless + RJ45
Connection Speeds
10/100M
Kit Type
Wireless + Wired
Power Supply
100~240VAC, 50~60Hz
System Requirement
OS: Windows 7/Vista/XP, Mac OS X 10.5 or higher
Temperature
0°C ~ 40°C
Humidity
10% ~ 85% Non-condensing

Features

Features
Add High-speed Wireless-N to your existing network

Turn your home's existing wiring into a digital network - instantly

Compatible with other HomePlug devices

Features 1 Ethernet port to connect a router, computer, or another network device.

Packaging

Package Contents
One (1) PLE400 - a powerline device that has one (1) Ethernet port
One (1) PLW400 - a wireless powerline device that has one (1) Ethernet port

Quick Info

Warranty

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


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  • Peter B.
  • 8/5/2014 9:27:43 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Product

This review is from: LINKSYS PLWK400-NP Powerline Wireless Network Extender Kit Up to 200Mbps

Pros: Fantastic Quality Internet as if i'm right next to router

Cons: Covers majority of outlet and a very wide

Other Thoughts: Im on 3 level and my router is in my basement, i ussually dont have wifi at all, but with this its as if I have Direct connection to my router

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  • Edward D.
  • 1/22/2014 12:30:52 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat kit and then some

This review is from: LINKSYS PLWK400-NP Powerline Wireless Network Extender Kit Up to 200Mbps

Pros: I live in a historic home built in the 1880's, a three story with dense walls. My router is located close to the cable entry in the back of the house. The front would have spotty wifi connection. The set up and use of this kit is very good. The front of the house now has 5 bars from the new access point.
I also added a PLSK400-NP Powerline AV 4-Port Network Adapter Kit at the same time. Using the included software all the adapters were seen and are working properly. Latency doesn't appear to be an issue at all, I'm extremely impressed.

Cons: None

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  • Delaware S.
  • 8/29/2013 6:26:51 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsLinksys - Cisco Products

This review is from: LINKSYS PLWK400-NP Powerline Wireless Network Extender Kit Up to 200Mbps

Pros: all of these units are really plug and play, they find the other end quickly and work flawlessly. As long as you read the instruction and/or kinow how they work. They must be on the same electrical circuit. Most house are and it is no big deal. Can also be used in conjunction with a hub or swicth. Solid performance.

Cons: The wireless protion required a bit of technical know-how, it is seen as two devices, one for the line connection (ethernet) and another as a wireless access point.

Other Thoughts: any device works as design, not as you expect - read the description and research the devices at manufacturer's website. DO NOT GUESS when it comes to technology, your will mostly be disappointed. (read the cons on other reveiws)

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  • Nandkumar G.
  • 8/26/2013 4:35:38 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

1 out of 5 eggsCan't buy an additional PLW400!!

This review is from: LINKSYS PLWK400-NP Powerline Wireless Network Extender Kit Up to 200Mbps

Pros: works - does what it is advertised to do

Cons: what is the point of calling this a kit if you can't buy a PLW400 stand alone. The only way to extend this beyond one room is to get another whole kit! Wow - can't believe a company like Cisco would do something like this.

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  • James L.
  • 8/11/2013 6:08:42 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPotential saver for extending WiFi

This review is from: LINKSYS PLWK400-NP Powerline Wireless Network Extender Kit Up to 200Mbps

Pros: Simple way to extend the WiFi in a home or office, use CD to program WiFi setting and you are ready to install, simple install by plugging in to electric plugs, workes well when exectric in location is OK to connect. These devices are on the 3rd revision and work better and better.

Cons: Does not work in all situations, must be on same circuit breaker box and ultimately on same leg of box. I have used a additional device that works in a home situation and "bridges" the 2 sides of the circuit breaker box through your electric dryer plug.

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  • Richard E.
  • 7/3/2013 9:15:14 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsPLWK400-NP

This review is from: LINKSYS PLWK400-NP Powerline Wireless Network Extender Kit Up to 200Mbps

Pros: Worked in same room with router but just not as fast.

Cons: Didn't work at full speed in in living area. I was getting a 20 mbps download speed wifi in my living room originally. After connecting device I received 4 mbps download speed being connected directly to device. Wifi was the same. I used same computer and comcast speed test to test speed.

Other Thoughts: Wish it would of worked.

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  • James M.
  • 5/24/2013 1:31:04 PM
  • Tech Level: Low
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsUseless

This review is from: LINKSYS PLWK400-NP Powerline Wireless Network Extender Kit Up to 200Mbps

Pros: Zero

Cons: This is advertised by Cisco/Linksys as being able to work anywhere in your house. It does not. After several hours with Linksys tech support trying to get this thing to work from 1 outlet to an adjacent 1 I asked the tech if we were able to actually get the thing to work where it was, if it would work upstairs where I wanted to use it on a different circuit.

(Name Removed): No. The powerline adapter will only work if they are on the same circuit breaker for them to be able to communicate with each other. Our devices are designed for small offices only.

I can't imagine an office so small that it has only 1 circuit that would need a wireless range extender. This item is useless. After the tech told me this I left the chat and RMA to newegg. newegg RMA was awesome as expected.

Other Thoughts: Would not recognize both adapters on same circuit unless both were connected to the router via rj45 (VerizonFios supplied Actiontec router). Could not get this to work after several hours with tech support. Gave up after realizing that this would not perform the way it was advertised. Even the fine print at the bottom of the product tour says it will work on all power outlets in an electrical system. I purchased this after watching the newegg tv on powerline networking with the guy from Qualcomm where he says how great these things are and how surge protectors and different circuits don't affect performance of these devices anymore like it did a few years ago. The idea is great and I could definitely use this as my router is in one corner of the house and I have very weak signal at the opposite corner upstairs. Even if you have only one circuit in your house or office, I would avoid this item. I'll have to read some reviews of other brands before I try again. I tried this even though there were no reviews on the product here at newegg. Taking one for the team. Avoid this product.

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