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Solwise 500AV HomePlug Adapter with 11n WiFi

  • Single 10/100 Ethernet Port
  • Atheros Value AR7420 chipset
  • 2.4GHz 11n 300Mbps WiFi
  • Ideal for extending your wireless signal coverage for Internet access or to make a local area network(LAN)
  • Push button for SimpleConnect
  • 1 network cable included
  • 2 year warranty*



The Solwise NET-PL-500AV-PEVW HomePlug AV 500Mbps 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.

With the addition of a built-in 300Mbps, 11n 2,4GHz Wireless Access Point, the PL-500AV-PEVW is ideal for getting wireless access to the dead spot areas in your home.  It may be that your Wireless Internet router is the other side of the house meaning that you have no Wireless signal in the conservatory. After attaching a standard Ethernet plug to your router, simply plug the WiFi HomePlug adapter into the mains socket in the conservatory creating a WiFi hotspot

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.

Powered by the Qualcomm Atheros Value AR7420 chipset this Solwise 500AV 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) provides the guaranteed bandwidth required for multimedia including TV over IP (IPTV), higher data rate broadband sharing, Online- Gaming, VoIP Calls, extending Wireless coverage, Audio-Video transmission across the network as well as Network camera connectivity.

The Solwise 500AV 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.


Protocol/Standards IEEE 1901/HomePlug AV Compliant
Co- exist with HomePlug 1.0 Nodes
IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
IEEE 802.3 10/100 Ethernet
IEEE 802.3az support
Universal Power Rating AC 100~240V, 50~60Hz
Data Transfer Rate Up to 500Mbps over powerline
Up to 300Mbps over Wireless
Security Support Wireless: WEP, WPA, WPA2
Powerline: 128-bit AES encryption
Dimension 105mm (h) x 56mm (w) x 46mm (d)
Weight 160g
Warranty *2 year warranty on sales from 1st December 2013
Quick Installation Guide Download here 18.06.13
Solwise short guide: how to set up the wireless network name and password Download here 20.05.14
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

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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