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D-Link PowerLine AV Wireless N Extender

B&H # DLDHPW306AV Mfr # DHP-W306AV
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Product Highlights
  • PowerLine AV Wireless N, G, B Extender
  • 1x Fast Ethernet Port for Wired Hookups
  • Separate WPS and Encryption Buttons
  • Quality of Service
  • Power-Saving Technology
  • Windows and Mac Compatible

When used with your existing PowerLine AV network, the PowerLine AV Wireless N Extender from D-Link is a cool device that can elegantly spread wired or wireless Internet access in your home or office simply by being plugged into a wall socket. In terms of wireless access, this extender is compatible with wireless -N, -G, and -B devices. In terms of wired access, the extender features one Ethernet LAN port that supports data transfer speeds of up to 200Mbps with your Ethernet-enabled device, such as a computer.

With both this wireless and wired capability, you can turn your power outlet into a possible network connection for your digital media devices, such as game consoles, print servers, computers, and network storage drives throughout your home or office. In order to this use this extender you must already have a PowerLine AV network setup with two adapters in two different rooms or you must already have setup a PowerLine AV router, such as D-Link's PowerLine AV Wireless Router (e.g. D-Link's DHP-1320).

Beyond these capabilities, this extender supports advanced features for connecting, security, and streaming data. For streaming data, the extender features a Quality of Service function that prioritizes Internet traffic, ensuring that multimedia applications do not experience glitches while you are web surfing or downloading files. For setting up a secure, simple connection with your wireless devices, this extender features a one touch Wi-Fi Protected Setup button. In terms of encrypting all of your PowerLine AV connections to prevent unauthorized access, this extender also features an "ENY" encryption button. Working alongside your existing PowerLine AV network and compatible with Windows and Mac computer systems, this extender is a smart elegant way to extend your wireless network or to start one in the room of your choice.

Wired or Wireless Network
Compliant with the HomePlug AV standard, this extender uses your home's existing electrical wiring to create a wireless network or extend your existing network. It turns a power outlet into a possible network connection to access digital media devices, game consoles, print servers, computers and network storage devices throughout your home. Coupled with Wireless N, this extender enables you to extend your wireless network to the farthest corners of your home without the need for unsightly network cables. No extra drilling or wiring required 1
The Speed You Need
The Wireless N technology incorporated into the extender uses intelligent antenna technology to maximize the speed and range of your wireless signal to significantly outperform 802.11g devices. The extender is also capable of delivering wired Ethernet transfer rates of up to 200Mbps through the Powerline Network, so you can stream high definition video, enjoy lag-free gaming, and more quickly access large files within your network 2
Secure, Easy-to-Setup Connection
Outfitted with a convenient Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) button, the extender allows you to setup a simple, secure wireless network configuration with WEP, WPA, and WPA2 encryption. It also features an encryption security button (ENY) that enables secure transmission between each HomePlug AV device
Quality of Service
This rapid wireless and wired transmission speeds of this extender make it ideal for bandwidth-intensive applications, enabling smooth HD video streaming, VoIP calls, and lag-free online gaming. In addition, it prioritizes Internet traffic, ensuring that multimedia applications do not experience glitches while web surfing or downloads are in progress. This device provides ample network bandwidth, enabling digital home consumers to tap into existing electrical wiring for high-quality multimedia streaming
D-Link Green Technology
This Extender features a power-saving mode whereby it lowers its power consumption when connected devices, such as your computer, are off or idly not in use

Go To

Standards IEEE 802.3
IEEE 802.3u
IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.11g
IEEE 802.11n
HomePlug AV
Ethernet 1x  RJ-45 10/100Base-TX Ethernet Port with Auto MDI/MDIX
Maximum Data Rate 200 Mbps
Antenna Two fixed external 2 dBi Omni-direction antennas
Modulation Powerline Modulation Scheme: OFDM Symbol Modulation
Frequency 2 MHz to 30 MHz
Security 128-bit AES Data encryption
WEP 64/128-Bit Data encryption
Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA/WPA2)
WPS
LEDs Power
Powerline
Ethernet
WLAN
Power Save Mode Power saving mode supported
Compliant with European Energy using Product Directive (EuP)
Certification Safety:
UL
Wi-Fi

EMC:
FCC
IC
General
Power Supply 110 to 240VAC, 50 to 60Hz
System Requirements For Configuration Utility, Computer with:
233MHz Processor
10MB Disk Space
64MB RAM
CD-ROM Drive
Network Interface Card
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP25, or Mac OSX6 (v10.4)
Internet Explorer v6 or Mozilla Firefox v3.0

FOr Internet Access:
Cable or DSL Modem
Router
Subscription with an Internet Service
Provider (ISP)

For Network:
Two or more PowerLine AV Adapters
Environmental Conditions Operating Temperature:
30° to 104°F / 0° to 40°C
Operating Humidity:
10% to 95% (Non-condensing)
Dimensions 4.1" x 2.8" x 2.0" / 10.5 x 7 x 5.2 cm
Weight 0.46 lb / 208 g
D-Link PowerLine AV Wireless N Extender
  • 1 Ethernet Cable
  • CD
  • Quick Install Guide
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
  • REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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    D-LinkPowerLine AV Wireless N Extender
     
    3.5

    (based on 4 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

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    • 4 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (1)

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    75%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to set up (3)
    • Secure (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home networks (4)
      • Small offices (3)
        • Computer Platform:
        • PC (3)

      Reviewed by 4 customers

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      5.0

      It works well. Very practical.

      By sBarbosa

      from brazil, Sao Paulo

      About Me Low bandwidth user

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Easily Expanded
      • Easy To Set Up
      • Highly Compatible
      • Secure

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home Networks
        • Small Offices

        Comments about D-Link PowerLine AV Wireless N Extender:

        I use it in home, to extend the wifi signal to a TV, computers and mobiles in the rooms where the main wifi signal is poor.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
        • Computer Platform:
        • Mac

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        1.0

        very poor signal , hard to set up

        By John

        from Chicago

        About Me Casual user, High bandwidth user, Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Secure

        Cons

        • Difficult to Set Up
        • Limited Configuration
        • Not compatible

        Best Uses

        • Home Networks
        • Small Offices

        Comments about D-Link PowerLine AV Wireless N Extender:

        Very poor signal , hard to setup, chance to log in over browser = zero, to expensive, it better to by wireless router.

        • Primary use:
        • Business
        • Computer Platform:
        • PC

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        3.0

        I am unsure if I would buy again

        By MistyP1970

        from Blackfoot, ID

        About Me Casual user

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Set Up

        Cons

        • Limited Configuration

        Best Uses

        • Home Networks

        Comments about D-Link PowerLine AV Wireless N Extender:

        The product seems functional. I am just not sure it is what is going to work best for my situation. I am not sure how to rate at this point.

        • Primary use:
        • Business
        • Computer Platform:
        • PC

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        5.0

        Great way to expand your network

        By Rayman

        from Tampa, FL

        About Me High bandwidth user

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Set Up
        • Highly Compatible
        • Secure

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Home Networks
        • Small Offices

        Comments about D-Link PowerLine AV Wireless N Extender:

        I have a large one story home and this product expands my wireless network to the other end of the house and out by the pool.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
        • Computer Platform:
        • PC

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