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Quick Question re: Powerline

Discussion in 'MoCA, HomePlug, HPNA' started by Eldram, Sep 16, 2015.

  1. Eldram

    Eldram Occasional Visitor

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    I'm interested in getting these for my apartment so that my PS3 and PS4 can have a wired connection:

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B010Q29KRK/?tag=snbforums-20

    However, all of my wall outlets already have an input taken up. Will it be a problem if both adapters use the second input of the wall, therby taking up the whole wall socket? I'm concerned about noise, interference etc. My first experience with powerlines was a bust (mostly because the adapters I had very very outdated and I got them cheap) so I'm giving it a second chance with these. Please advise and thank you!
     
  2. thiggins

    thiggins Mr. Easy Staff Member

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    Today's AV2-MIMO adapters are a bargain at around $90 for a pair with built-in filtered outlet.

    Two of the three top-ranked AV2-MIMO adapters have built-in filtered outlet and the third comes in a filtered version (NETGEAR PLP1200).
     
  3. axaro1

    axaro1 Occasional Visitor

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    I know that I'm digging on a very old post, but I was wondering what is the best powerline as of 2020, the list is from 2015.
     
  4. thiggins

    thiggins Mr. Easy Staff Member

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    I can't say if I haven't tested them.

    That said, powerline technology hasn't changed since then.
     
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  5. axaro1

    axaro1 Occasional Visitor

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    Right now I'm leaning towards the PLP1200 kit, unfortunately it doesn't look like it has a software like TPPlc (from tp-link) that let you disable power saving features/makes you choose preset, but it still looks like a solid choice (even with zero firmware upgrade releases since launch)
    I can get a Netgear PLP1200 (same chips as the pa8010 that I had before) for the same price as Devolo Magic Lan 2 based on G.hn.
    I can't find many info about the comparison of these two standards, is G.hn superior to AV2? I need these powerlines mostly for time sensitive applications, so I'm comfortable trading throughput for latency and overall stability.