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Solwise 200Mbps Home Plug AV Ethernet Adaptor with Simple Connect & Mains Through

The Solwise Home Plug Ethernet Adaptor provides No New Wires communications to any room, over any powerline wires, at the speed of up to 200Mbps.

  • Easy and secure pairing with "Simple Connect"
  • Built-in AC Pass-thru with Powerline Noise Filtering
  • Unsurpassed speed of 200Mbps - perfect for streaming HD IPTV and VoIP Telephony
  • Dedicated QoS for Triple Play applications
  • Circuit Breaker Protection
Targeted at the residential users, the Solwise Home Plug AV unit is using Intellons INT6300 high-speed powerline chipset. With transfer rates of 200Mbps, Ethernet Home Plug AV can easily support full multimedia home networking throughout the whole house including simultaneous High Definition (HD) and Standard Definition (SD) video distribution, whole-house audio, Voice Over IP and high speed Internet in addition to data networking. It uses the power lines already installed in a home as a path to transmit digital data, voice, audio and video between 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.

It is a plug, push and play solution that can be used wherever there is a wall socket, acting just like a physical network cable, streaming bandwidth to any room in the house. I t comes with a 128-bit AES encryption ensuring that your network communications is free from eavesdroppers and hackers. The Auto MDI/MDIX functionality of the Solwise Home Plug AV also simplifies and ensures a hassle free installation. The Solwise Home Plug AV offers SimpleConnect - a simpler way to set up your Home Plug network. With just the press of a button, Home Plug AV devices can create or join a secure network. No computer is needed. What’s more, this Home Plug comes with a power-pass-through feature, allowing the same socket it is occupying to be freed up for other devices. To ensure maximum security, the button on each Home Plug AV device in the network must be pushed within 2 minutes of the first one being pushed. More units can be added later, though - details are in the manual. You do not need to reset the whole Home Plug AV network. These units are sold as singles, you will require at least two to create your network. All versions of the AV products will talk to each other so long as they are on version 2 firmware or newer.


Download the Solwise Home Plug 1.0 vs Home Plug AV performance and features comparison

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PL-200 single
PL-200Push with Mains pass through
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Home Plug AV 1.0 specification
IEEE 802.3 10/100 Ethernet (100 Mbps) and IEEE 802.3u Fast Ethernet Compliant.
10/100 Mbps Auto MDI/MDIx Support

Co-Exisits with existing 14Mbps Home Plug 1.0 and 85Mbps Turbo Home Plug 1.0 but they will not talk to each other.

All versions of the AV products will talk to each other so long as they are on version 2 firmware or newer.

Modulation Support
  OFDM 1024/256/64/16/8 QAM, QPSK, BPSK and ROBO Modulation Scheme
Frequency Band
  2Mhz to 30Mhz band
Quality of Service
  TDMA channel access with Contention-Free and Contention-Based (CSMA/CA) period
  Channel Adaptation ensures that signal integrity is maintained even under harsh noise environment
  Four Level prioritized random access method based on contention access and multi-segment
  ToS and CoS Packet Classifier
  Supports IGMP managed multicast session
Security Support 128-bit AES Encryption with key management for secure powerline communications (Utilise Windows to enable encryption)
  Intellon INT6300 Integrated Single-chip Powerline Network Transceiver
Platform Support
  OS Independent with TCP/IP protocol installed
Power supply
  Switch Mode 100V-240V
LED Indicators
  1 x Power LED
  1 x Powerline Link/Activity Status LED
  1 x Ethernet Link/Activity Status LED
External Connectors
  1 x Electrical Power plug
  1 x RJ45 for 10/100 Ethernet (AutoMDI/MDI-X)
  1 x reset button
  1 x push button for simple connect
  1 x Filtered AC Pass through
  1 x Circuit Breaker (10A max)
  Operating : 0o to 40 o Celsius


32 o to 104 o Fahrenheit
  Non-Operating : -25 o to 70 o Celsius


-13 o to 158 o Fahrenheit
  Operating : 30% to 80% Relative Humidity (Non-Condensing)
  Non-Operating : 30% to 95% Relative Humidity (Non-Condensing)
NOTE : Specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
Press Mentions & Reviews
Techradar.co.uk Click for review 09.10.08
Expert Reviews Click for review 10.08.09
What laptop review Click for PDF December 2008 issue
PC Retail give the piggies a mention Click for PDF June 2008

Web User Magazine

Overall 5/5 stars

Click for review 09.06.08
Trusted Review Recommended and 9/10
'By using your home's existing mains power cables, the Solwise Home Plug AV Mains Pass Through (NET-PL-200AV-PIGGY) is incredibly easy to setup and once done so it is fast and secure. What's more by incorporating a mains power pass through socket, it ensures using mains networking doesn't hog all your plug sockets.'
Click for review 30.04.08
Computer Shopper Click for PDF April 2008
Personal Computer World
It is worth noting that although the reviewer mentions this product is not compatible with Home Plug 1.0 products, that is down to the chip rather than us as a manufacturer.
Click for review 19.02.08
The Register Click for review 14.01.08
Utility for product using the Firmware versions 2 & 3 Download here 09.03.09
Home Plug Alliance Technical White Paper for Home Plug AV Download here
CD Contents Download here 18.01.08
Quick Set Up guide Download here 18.01.08
User Manual Download here 18.01.08