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NET-PLA-AV-3E-PIGGY6

HomePlug AV Power Strip with Simple Connect

  • 3 Ethernet ports
  • Allows multiple home gaming consoles, AV devices, desktops computers, and notebooks to be networked, to share Internet, printers, files, and play games without any additional wiring
  • Six filtered power ports, the design lends itself to allowing all 6 power sockets to be used with larger power supplies
  • Atheros / Intellon INT6400 high-speed HomePlug chipset
  • 1 network cable included
  • 2 year warranty*

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NET-PLA-AV-3E-PIGGY6

 


Overview

The Solwise NET-PLA-AV-3E-PIGGY6 HomePlug AV 200Mbps can transform your home power lines into a networking infrastructure. HomePlug is a fast and simple way to connect to the Internet with easy connection between your computers, games consoles, laptops, smart phones anywhere in your home where you have a mains socket.
                             
You need at least two HomePlugs to create the connection. Traditionally, one plug is connected to your Internet router, the 2nd plug is placed in the remote area, such as your lounge, study or kitchen. The Plug connected to the router, takes the Internet signal and transfers it along your mains wiring, the 2nd plug takes the signal and distributes it via the Ethernet port directly to your device. The Piggy6 has 3 Ethernet ports, allowing you to connect 3 devices.

The mains passthrough sockets are an extremely useful addition to this device. The sockets are filtered which makes it ideal for plugging in other power supplies which may cause noise on your mains.  Often lots of power supplies in one mains extension causes noisy mains which can interfere with HomePlugs, using the filtered sockets here can help to alleviate this problem in your home. The design lends itself to allowing all 6 power sockets to be used with larger power supplies

Powered by the Qualcomm Atheros high-speed INT6400 chipset this Solwise 200AV adapter is compliant with IEEE1901 and Homeplug AV, allowing hassle free compatibility with existing Homeplug AV devices and other suppliers of HomePlug AV devices.

Enhanced Quality of Service (QOS) also provides the guaranteed bandwidth reservations for multimedia payloads including TV over IP (IPTV), higher data rate broadband sharing, Online-Gaming, VoIP Calls, extending Wireless LANs coverage, Audio-Video transmission across the network as well as Network camera connectivity.

The Solwise 200AV adapters all have a configuration push button for a convenient way of creating a secure HomePlug network without the need to use software. Security support is by 128-bit AES Hardware encryption, ensuring the network is secure.

Remember, you will need at least two HomePlug devices to form a HomePlug connection. More HomePlug AV devices can be added to further share your network.

Specifications

Features No New Wires Approach 
Up to 200mbps PHY Data Rate on Powerline 
Co-exists with 14/85mbps Home Plug V1.01 
Six Full-3-line surge protector (3MOV) with filtered power outlets and children safety shutters 
Security push button for software free configuration
Main Chipset Intellon INT6400
Computer Interface IEEE802.3; IEEE802.3u
Standards Home Plug AV
Network Interface Three RJ-45 (10/100Base-T Ethernet) 
Security 128-bit AES Link Encryption with Key Management
Software Home Plug Configuration Tool for Microsoft Windows
Data Transfer Rate 200 Mbps over Powerline and  10/100Mbps over Ethernet
Modulation Schemes OFDM Symbol Modulation on Line synchronization 
1024/256/64/16/8 - QAM, QPSK, BPSK, ROBO Carrier Modulation
Frequency Band 2 ~ 28 Mhz
Additional Protocols Mix of TDMA and CSMA/CA channel access scheme; CO device generates a periodic beacon carrier for channel access scheme
Operation Range Estimated range of 300m in wall power lines
Cabling 100Base-T; Cat. 5 UTP Cable
Operating Temperature   0°C to 40°C ambient temperature
Storage Temperature -20°C to 70°C ambient temperature
Humidity 10 to 90% maximum (non-condensing)
Power Input 100 ~ 240V @ 50/60Hz Internal
Power Rating 16A, 250VAC
Power Cord H05VV-F, 1.0mm, 6FT/1.8metres
Housing Plastic
Dimensions Diametre 14cm
Height 9cm
Software Utility Device Detect/Diagnostic, NEK Password Setup for Local and Remote Device Windows 2000, ME, NT, XP, or Vista 
for Initial Setup
LED PL – Link/Act; Traffic–Link/Act; ETH – Link/Act
Certifications

Home Plug AV Powerline Specification 
FCC Class B / CE Mark / Home Plug Certification

Warranty *2 year warranty on sales from 1st December 2013
NOTE : Specifications are subject to change without prior notice.

Downloads

User Manual Download 10.12.08
How to reset the Private Network name Download here 04.03.13
Power Pack Utility - for setting passwords if required. It covers all Windows operating systems only. It also shows connected HomePlug and the link quality Download here 05.12.11
Power Packet Utility 7 Upgrade - you MUST have a previous version of Power Packet Utility installed before you install this Download here 03.07.13
CE Documentation

Download CE Certificate here

Download Certificate of Compliance here

30.06.11
Home Plug Alliance Technical White Paper for Home Plug AV Download  

Reviews

Expert Reviews

Expert Reviews

10/08/2009
"Brilliantly designed"
Coolest Gadgets

Coolest Gadgets Review

22/09/2009
 

 

Tech radar

Tech Radar

June 2009

 

TrustedReviews

10/06/2009
 

 

Personal Computer World Reviews

July 2009 issue
 

 

The Register

Reg Hardware Review

28/04/2009
 

 

Computer Active Review

April 2009
 

 

Computer Shopper

Computer Shopper

June 2009 issue
 

 

PC Answers

PC Answers

May 2009 issue
 

 

Gadgetoid Review

07/04/09
 

 

Web User Magazine

March 2009
 

 

Computer Active

Computer Active Review

05/03/09
 

 

CNET

CNET Review

15/12/08
 

 

Web User

Web User Review

12/12/08
 

 

Reg Hardware Review

11/12/08
 

 

Brochures

Sales overview leaflet Download here 07.11.14

Videos & Articles

Why can buying a HomePlug be so complicated? Surely a plug is just a plug, don't they all do the same thing?

Why can buying a HomePlug be so complicated? Surely a 200AV plug is just a plug, don’t they all do the same thing? Why are they all so different in price when at the end of the day they all look the same?  Well the truth is, although they might all look much the same, the inside can vary immensely from plug to plug.  What many people don’t understand is that there are different chipset levels.

What is a chipset? A chipset is a set of electronic components in an integrated circuit that manages the data flow between the processor, memory and peripherals.  Chipsets are usually designed to work with a specific family of microprocessors. Because it controls communications between the processor and external devices, the chipset plays a crucial role in determining system performance.

What this actually means in the real world is that a chipset is the piece inside the HomePlug that makes it work and sets the specification level of the plug.  Read More


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