2 packs of D-Link 500 Mbps Powerline Adapter Starter Kit- Twin Pack £30 Delivered Free @ MyMemory
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2 packs of D-Link 500 Mbps Powerline Adapter Starter Kit- Twin Pack £30 Delivered Free @ MyMemory

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Found 2nd Oct 2015
4*500 Mbps for £30 delivered
Works out at £7.50 per adaptor
Cheapest ever
If you only want one pack then £16.99 Delivered
Just add 2 packs to basket for the £30 price
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I posted a deal for these from dabs/eBay a few weeks back. they both made a high pitched 'electrical' whine when powered on so I sent them back. my wife couldn't hear it, only me.
Tdrtnlz

I posted a deal for these from dabs/eBay a few weeks back. they both made … I posted a deal for these from dabs/eBay a few weeks back. they both made a high pitched 'electrical' whine when powered on so I sent them back. my wife couldn't hear it, only me.

You normally pay extra for one with a built in mosquito repeller.
This the apparent wifi boosters ??ordered some myself off amazon but having checked with broadband speed app, it actually slowed my Internet down
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seanandleah

This the apparent wifi boosters ??ordered some myself off amazon but … This the apparent wifi boosters ??ordered some myself off amazon but having checked with broadband speed app, it actually slowed my Internet down


These are not wifi boosters they are powerline adapters, they carry the internet signal through the electrical circuit of your house. Plug one lead from your router to an adapter, plug computer into an adapter anywhere in the house, you will receive the internet without using wifi.
My ISP sent me some about a year ago. Just gathered dust. Then I was about to stick them on eBay when I needed net in another room.

Amazing!! Can't believe I never used them before
yup these really are amazing, bake sure they are not connected through extension plug thing for faster inet speeds
Tdrtnlz

I posted a deal for these from dabs/eBay a few weeks back. they both made … I posted a deal for these from dabs/eBay a few weeks back. they both made a high pitched 'electrical' whine when powered on so I sent them back. my wife couldn't hear it, only me.


I normally tune out of the high pitched whines where my wife is concerned. Well done for spotting it.
This deal is a great price if they are what you are wanting - today's deal of the day on Ebuyer have 2 for £19.99 = a tenner each.
Dave_dave69

This deal is a great price if they are what you are wanting - today's … This deal is a great price if they are what you are wanting - today's deal of the day on Ebuyer have 2 for £19.99 = a tenner each.



Well done that is a great deal on Ebuyer
Hot. but I prefer the pass through versions as you normally want to plug in the device that needs the network. It's recommend that you don't use these on an extension lead as it degrades the signal so that means that it uses up a wall socket.
tomthegingercat

Well done that is a great deal on Ebuyer



No it's not - it's £3 more than this deal if buying 2 and £10 more if buying 4.

EDIT: PLUS delivery on ebuyer!
Edited by: "stanno" 3rd Oct 2015
do they have like a set distance they can reach or does it not matter along as the plugs are connected to the same board, we have just built a room in the loft but wifi is pretty low up there so something like this would be ideal but it doesn't mention distance or anything, could also do with one for the shed in the garden but quite a way from the router.
lloydy187

do they have like a set distance they can reach or does it not matter … do they have like a set distance they can reach or does it not matter along as the plugs are connected to the same board, we have just built a room in the loft but wifi is pretty low up there so something like this would be ideal but it doesn't mention distance or anything, could also do with one for the shed in the garden but quite a way from the router.


Perfect for the loft and as long as the shed is on the same supply, they "should" be OK. Normally about 300 meter run is OK. It will have to connect the new device by ethernet cable. It doesnt extend your wifi connection.

Edited by: "getmeone" 3rd Oct 2015
tomthegingercat

Well done that is a great deal on Ebuyer



No - THIS is a great deal - much better than the Ebuyer deal.

i.e. this deal is 4 for £30 - the Ebuyer deal is 4 for nearly £40.
Edited by: "Dave_dave69" 3rd Oct 2015
intikab

Hot. but I prefer the pass through versions as you normally want to plug … Hot. but I prefer the pass through versions as you normally want to plug in the device that needs the network. It's recommend that you don't use these on an extension lead as it degrades the signal so that means that it uses up a wall socket.


agreed
Good deal.
Can never understand folk struggling with poor wi-fi when you could use a set of these along with an old router to act as wi-fi access point.
Not sure how to set up?
Plenty of advice via search engine.
Dave_dave69

No - THIS is a great deal - much better than the Ebuyer deal.i.e. this … No - THIS is a great deal - much better than the Ebuyer deal.i.e. this deal is 4 for £30 - the Ebuyer deal is 4 for nearly £40.



Good point.. Didn't realise it was for 2 packs... More heat for this deal!
Already have a pair of Netgear ones. Does anyone know if these will work alongside them please?
KrispiiDuck

Already have a pair of Netgear ones. Does anyone know if these will work … Already have a pair of Netgear ones. Does anyone know if these will work alongside them please?



Shouldn't be a problem, I have two different manufactures working perfectly together.

Edited by: "chinds" 3rd Oct 2015
Absolute bargain. I took a punt at some of these from Tesco @£23 last week. I wanted to know if they were good, luckily I've found them to be excellent. Now ordered a twin pack from here. Thanks OP.
chinds

Shouldn't be a problem, I have two different manufactures working … Shouldn't be a problem, I have two different manufactures working perfectly together.


Thanks for that !
I've used power line adaptors to link a ps3 and a bluray player (used mainly for its love film/Netflix players!) in rooms where I hadn't routed wired networking and they work brilliantly. Only caveat is don't overdo them as they use the ring mains as a old style shared Ethernet complete with collisions and back offs etc which will affect bandwidth if lots of devices are active at same time unlike modern networking which is point to point between switches so there is no contention on any point to point link
What typical real-world transfer rates do people get with these 500Mb/s versions?

I'm wondering whether to upgrade from my 200Mb/s adapters; currently get approx. 5MB/s from them. I sometimes shunt large files around and would appreciate a speed increase.
Jules Tohpipi

What typical real-word transfer rates do people get with these 500Mb/s … What typical real-word transfer rates do people get with these 500Mb/s versions? I'm wondering whether to upgrade from my 200Mb/s adapters; currently get approx. 5MB/s from them. I sometimes shunt large files around and would appreciate a speed increase.



Depends on your cable noise, but on average you should expect 500Mb powerline to be 1.5-2x faster than 200Mb.

I've ordered 2 sets of these, though having just noticed the Gb sumvision set for £25( here ), I'm reconsidering.
Fortunately mymemory offer free returns.
Edited by: "TehJumpingJawa" 3rd Oct 2015
I didn't know about the extension degrading the strength - that's annoying as I wanted to plug one into the telly and one into the sky box - does this mean the only solution is to buy one able to take two cables, or would that also weaken the signal?
flooker

Good deal.Can never understand folk struggling with poor wi-fi when you … Good deal.Can never understand folk struggling with poor wi-fi when you could use a set of these along with an old router to act as wi-fi access point.Not sure how to set up?Plenty of advice via search engine.



​yep, that's what I do in my kitchen ;-)
flooker

Good deal.Can never understand folk struggling with poor wi-fi when you … Good deal.Can never understand folk struggling with poor wi-fi when you could use a set of these along with an old router to act as wi-fi access point.Not sure how to set up?Plenty of advice via search engine.



Pardon me for bigging my own blog, but this article explains how to repurpose an old BT hub as a second wireless access point: [url=http://unixetc.co.uk/2014/03/04/reuse-a-spare-bt-home-hub-as-a-wireless-access-point[/url]. Can bu used in conjunction with powerline.​
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getmeone

Perfect for the loft and as long as the shed is on the same supply, they … Perfect for the loft and as long as the shed is on the same supply, they "should" be OK. Normally about 300 meter run is OK. It will have to connect the new device by ethernet cable. It doesnt extend your wifi connection.



Awesome should be perfect for what I need then, will give it a try thanks for the info
The shed is on your ring main?
I used google to find what the best powerline adapters were a couple of months ago, and out of the 6/7 which were reviewed on one site, the Trendnet 500mbps powerline ones came out best, so I bought those and have not had any problems
avalon50

I used google to find what the best powerline adapters were a couple of … I used google to find what the best powerline adapters were a couple of months ago, and out of the 6/7 which were reviewed on one site, the Trendnet 500mbps powerline ones came out best, so I bought those and have not had any problems



My Trendnets have just failed after 18 months (randomly disconnect every few minutes) so I'm buying these as a replacement.
jimunix

The shed is on your ring main?


No, but these don't need to be on the same "Ring main".

Edited by: "getmeone" 6th Oct 2015
They're going back; they both emit an intolerable high pitch whine.
As bad as the worst brick charger I've come across.

Anyone else (with a fully functioning auditory system!) hear the same?

:edit:

FYI In a quick test I got ~5.5MB/s (44Mbps) transfer speed on a 14GB Windows file copy.


Edited by: "TehJumpingJawa" 8th Oct 2015
TehJumpingJawa

They're going back; they both emit an intolerable high pitch whine.As bad … They're going back; they both emit an intolerable high pitch whine.As bad as the worst brick charger I've come across.Anyone else (with fully functioning auditory systems) hear the same?:edit:FYI I got ~5.5MB/s (44Mbps) with these on a 14GB Windows file copy.



Same with mine
My order came only on twin pack in package!
Grrrrrrr.

Returned both as faulty; mymemory processed the return as a replacement rather than a refund.
So I've now got a 2nd set of 2 pairs coming out, that will almost certainly suffer from the exact same flaw as the 1st set of 2 pairs.
I even contacted their CS within 45 minutes of the replacement order being created, but they were unable to cancel it.

Oh well, not my money.
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