Sumvision Gigabit 1000 Mbps Powerline Adapter - Twin Pack - £26.95 delivered @ MyMemory
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Sumvision Gigabit 1000 Mbps Powerline Adapter - Twin Pack - £26.95 delivered @ MyMemory

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Found 28th Sep 2014
Cheapest price for a set of 1000mbps Gigabit Homeplugs. No doubt you won't get speeds of 1000mbps, but still plenty quick enough for HD Streaming.

Details

IPTV streaming
Supports QoS and IPTV streaming

Up to 300 meters range
Connect all your devices in your house up to 300 meters in range

Up to 1000Mbps transfer rate
Equipped with a gigabit LAN port, with blazing fast transmission it gives you the best experience for 3D/HD video streaming

Product Code
HP-1000M

45 Comments

Anyone seen a review?

Great deal based on specs alone.

Original Poster

logy

Anyone seen a review?Great deal based on specs alone.



I've ordered 3 packs and am hoping they are as good as the specs.

i have been looking for a good pair for the bt you view box (as that doesnt have wifi?) and this seems like the best deal so far

from my experience of this manufacturer i`d stay away from these,

not voted ether way, maybe their homplugs are better than their tablets?

Worth noting the 1000mb speed is based on the upstream and the downstream combined so these are effectively 500mb each way. There not bad tho

Love to see a review on these next to some existing popular higher speed/AV2 homeplugs.

I use Netgear 200Mbps and they run HD content to two different TV's without any issues. So whilst these seem good on paper the reality is you will never use that much data in your home.

Might get these for my brother. He's gone through 3 different powerline adapters in a year. Not sure why, but they just die and don't power back on.

hsmith

I use Netgear 200Mbps and they run HD content to two different TV's … I use Netgear 200Mbps and they run HD content to two different TV's without any issues. So whilst these seem good on paper the reality is you will never use that much data in your home.



You only need 3.5mbps to stream 1080p which allot of people don't know. Most modems only have 54mbps sockets too making these useless.

They have great spec on paper but won't benefit you anymore than having 100/200/500mbps ones

AStonedRaichu

You only need 3.5mbps to stream 1080p which allot of people don't know. … You only need 3.5mbps to stream 1080p which allot of people don't know. Most modems only have 54mbps sockets too making these useless. They have great spec on paper but won't benefit you anymore than having 100/200/500mbps ones



Uncompressed bluray is upto 40mbps.

I've no idea what you're saying about modems having 54mbps sockets either? Most homeplugs and routers have 100mbps LAN ports but this has gigabit ports.

Edited by: "Minstadave" 29th Sep 2014

hsmith

I use Netgear 200Mbps and they run HD content to two different TV's … I use Netgear 200Mbps and they run HD content to two different TV's without any issues. So whilst these seem good on paper the reality is you will never use that much data in your home.



Your reality is different from mine, I easily use that and much more especially when transferring files, doing backups etc.

The problem is that these will never get anything close to 1000mbps, in reality expect 2-300 Mbps at very best. Much more likely to be under 150mbps in real world usage. This goes for any power line adapters though.

What are these for? I haven't seen anything like this posted before.

Extending your home network over the power infrastructure. Theory being that you get a better/more reliable range than wireless, or don't have to lay cabling.

The reality can differ wildly and depend on a lot of factors - quality of home wiring, whether or not you cross the rings, whether you use extension leads etc.
Edited by: "hollger" 29th Sep 2014

I'd be more interested in these as a way to share an access point from the main router with 7 other wireless devices giving reasonable browsing/youtube speeds, rather than pure speed for one device.

I've just started using some powerline adapters at home and am having issues getting them to connect at decent speeds, or even connect at all, depending on what sockets I plug them into. We've only got 2-4 sockets in each room so have a lot of adapters, most of which are surge protected, and I know that can affect the performance of powerline adapters but I don't really have a choice. Despite that, I've found that they do actually work in some surge protected sockets but not in some non-surge protected sockets, so it's really a bit hit and miss.

What I'm going to try is getting some different powerline adapters - ones with pass-through power sockets - so that they can be plugged directly into the wall and then power adapters can be plugged into the back of them. Does anyone know of a good deal on some of those type of adapters?

http://cdn4.pcadvisor.co.uk/cmsdata/reviews/3472683/TP-Link_AV500_Gigabit_Powerline_Adaptor_.jpg








GodVilla

What are these for? I haven't seen anything like this posted before.


Wired networking through your home's power lines. And they get posted on here all the time (a quick search gives 46 pages of results!)


AStonedRaichu

You only need 3.5mbps to stream 1080p which allot of people don't know.


You only need 3.5mbps to stream 1080p if the 1080p video you're streaming is 3.5mbps. What a lot of people don't seem to know is that video comes in many different formats and there are many factors that determine a video's file size and quality. 3.5mbps is actually a relatively low bitrate, even for standard definition, so you won't get a decent looking 1080p video at that bitrate unless you're using a really good lossy compression codec - and even a really good lossy compression codec will have plenty of artefacting at that bitrate. As a quick comparison - iPlayer encodes video at 3.2mbps, Netflix at 4.5 and 6mbps and Blu-Ray (a lossless codec) is 40mbps. So anything at 3.5mbps is designed for streaming, not quality, and 1080p video files can be encoded at higher or lower bitrates or anything in between.

GodVilla

What are these for? I haven't seen anything like this posted before.



you`ve been a member for 4 years and you`ve never seen a homplug/powerline post?

should have gone to specsavers

Will this be suitable for my sons xbox in his bedroom? Advice please anyone??

jalfrezi365

Will this be suitable for my sons xbox in his bedroom? Advice please … Will this be suitable for my sons xbox in his bedroom? Advice please anyone??



Or would I be better with a wifi extender?

jalfrezi365

Will this be suitable for my sons xbox in his bedroom? Advice please … Will this be suitable for my sons xbox in his bedroom? Advice please anyone??



perfect, but remember they work best plugged direct to a wall socket, so pass-through ones maybe better if your short of sockets.

edit. something like these:
dabs.com/pro…lug
Edited by: "ws007" 29th Sep 2014

Solwise PIGGY-500 are the model to get for pass-through homeplugs.

GodVilla

What are these for? I haven't seen anything like this posted before.

AStonedRaichu

You only need 3.5mbps to stream 1080p which allot of people don't know.



I wasn't referring to online streaming I was referring to my home network which I stream MKV movies/TV shows through, but yeah I understand what your saying and your absolutely spot on. I monitored my bandwidth while streaming movies through the power line adapter from my router and I was using no more than 3.5mbps while watching Various content

These are the same price on Amazon as well, sold by My Memory still but just in case you don't want to setup up another account elsewhere. Here.

Minstadave

Uncompressed bluray is upto 40mbps.I've no idea what you're saying about … Uncompressed bluray is upto 40mbps.I've no idea what you're saying about modems having 54mbps sockets either? Most homeplugs and routers have 100mbps LAN ports but this has gigabit ports.



I ment to say 100mbps sockets my bad I'm thinking of bloody standard wifi.

Also who the hell would stream uncompressed Blu Rays via there home network? That's crazy lol.

GodVilla

What are these for? I haven't seen anything like this posted before.

AStonedRaichu

You only need 3.5mbps to stream 1080p which allot of people don't know.


bluray ain't lossless, just the audio for the most part.

AStonedRaichu

I ment to say 100mbps sockets my bad I'm thinking of bloody standard … I ment to say 100mbps sockets my bad I'm thinking of bloody standard wifi. Also who the hell would stream uncompressed Blu Rays via there home network? That's crazy lol.



me

I have some cheap trendnet 200mbps ones. They struggle with large HD files over my network.

Will these improve, the house is only 5 years old.

joshtbh

me



And me,
I think I might have to settle and just run a cable.

AStonedRaichu

I ment to say 100mbps sockets my bad I'm thinking of bloody standard … I ment to say 100mbps sockets my bad I'm thinking of bloody standard wifi. Also who the hell would stream uncompressed Blu Rays via there home network? That's crazy lol.


You got a point there, although apparently there are some that download a 40GB Blue Ray movie on their HDD for some reason.
Still should be no issue with the speed of even the slowest power line adapters.

benfisher1991

And me,I think I might have to settle and just run a cable.




I'm in exactly the same situation. An ethernet cable is definitely best for throughput but I would like to know if higher bandwidth plugs would be sufficient for my use as I'm no good cabling neatly.

I have seen some positive reviews of some 600Mbps Trendnet ones and they do look better. I need to stream approx 20Mbps for my HD channels from TVheadend to my XBMC frontends. Another thing i can't figure out though is where exactly I would need to put the better homeplugs, next to the output server and the frontend? or next to the output server and the router?! Or would I need 3! lol I've put it off for these reasons
Edited by: "josh971" 29th Sep 2014

MaximusRo

You got a point there, although apparently there are some that download a … You got a point there, although apparently there are some that download a 40GB Blue Ray movie on their HDD for some reason.Still should be no issue with the speed of even the slowest power line adapters.



trust me there is, mine are 200Mbps and my house is quite new and can't get anywhere near 40Mbps

These look to be rebadged Tenda P1000 units so expect, Broadcom BCM60333 chipsets. AV2 SISO-750 profile

Smallnetbuilder recently reviewed the Zyxel PLA5206 which also uses BCM60333 which should give you an idea of performance:
http://www.smallnetbuilder.com/lanwan/lanwan-reviews/32510-zyxel-pla5206-1000-mbps-powerline-gigabit-ethernet-adapter-reviewed

Naturally there are some small performance differences even when using the same chipset due to component quality, shielding etc.

Good value but waiting for the Qualcomm MIMO-1000 profile homeplugs personally (will be advertised as 1200Mbps).

but cat 5 is cheaper, and you can get full speed on it....

I'd go with these:

ZyXEL 600Mpbs @ Amazon

Bit-tech review

Well reviewed and similar price. These Sumvision ones are a complete shot in the dark.

Edited by: "weltysparrow" 29th Sep 2014

DO NOT go with the Zylex! They are very unreliable and gets dangerously hot.

I have both the Zylex and the Sumvision 200mbps version homeplug for a few years now in the same house, and the Sumvision is by far the more reliable.

In comparison, the Zylex is a little faster (and we are really only talking about less than 8% difference in real world usage) but the amount of troubles it has given me is unreal! It also seems to be quite inefficient generating a lot of heat which I imagine in the long run probably costs you more in electricity.

For something that is plugged in 24/7, I will value the safety and stability of the Sumvision over a small speed gain. Sumvision is very well regarded for the media players. That's why I was willing to give their other peripherals a try.

It was a pleasant surprise to find they actually use the more expensive Broadcom chipset. The Broadcom chipset in the Sumvision is well established so have much wider support when mixing brands. And it is well known for performance in dealing with signal instability and degradation. So if you have fairly old wiring, the Sumvision will definitely give you better performance. If your house is very new, then I imagine the Zyxel will be faster.

Must admit I've had a pair of sol wise 200mb with mains pass through for years, one of the best purchases I've ever made. I can stream high bit rate video etc without a problem, I game over the connection too without issue (first person shooters etc.). The main benefit of the power line products over wireless is the reduced latency, especially if there are a lot of wireless networks near you.

oceanblue1

It was a pleasant surprise to find they actually use the more expensive … It was a pleasant surprise to find they actually use the more expensive Broadcom chipset. The Broadcom chipset in the Sumvision is well established so have much wider support when mixing brands. And it is well known for performance in dealing with signal instability and degradation. So if you have fairly old wiring, the Sumvision will definitely give you better performance. If your house is very new, then I imagine the Zyxel will be faster.



The majority of Homeplug products on the market use Qualcomm chipsets. Broadcom are relatively small player in the market thus far and this particular chipset is brand new with very few reviews yet.

So everything you've said is wrong and to be honest, quite daft.

voodooboard

The majority of Homeplug products on the market use Qualcomm chipsets. … The majority of Homeplug products on the market use Qualcomm chipsets. Broadcom are relatively small player in the market thus far and this particular chipset is brand new with very few reviews yet. So everything you've said is wrong and to be honest, quite daft.



Can you please advise me whether this product or a wireless extender is better for xbox play upstairs? Or another model similair to this one?

jalfrezi365

Can you please advise me whether this product or a wireless extender is … Can you please advise me whether this product or a wireless extender is better for xbox play upstairs? Or another model similair to this one?



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jalfrezi365

Can you please advise me whether this product or a wireless extender is … Can you please advise me whether this product or a wireless extender is better for xbox play upstairs? Or another model similair to this one?



I would get some Homeplugs (which is what these are). Will have less latency than a wireless extender. And someone using the kitchen microwave won't play havoc with your ping (which can happen with 2.4GHz wifi).

I can't tell you which model to get, check some reviews. When they use the same chipset (eg QCA7500) performance tends to be much of a muchness. But there are other features to consider. You might be happy with a cheaper 200Mbps unit. You might want passthrough design to save losing a plug socket. You might want to buy somewhere with a solid return policy.

voodooboard

I would get some Homeplugs (which is what these are). Will have less … I would get some Homeplugs (which is what these are). Will have less latency than a wireless extender. And someone using the kitchen microwave won't play havoc with your ping (which can happen with 2.4GHz wifi). I can't tell you which model to get, check some reviews. When they use the same chipset (eg QCA7500) performance tends to be much of a muchness. But there are other features to consider. You might be happy with a cheaper 200Mbps unit. You might want passthrough design to save losing a plug socket. You might want to buy somewhere with a solid return policy.



Thankyou.
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