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D-Link DHP-W306AV PowerLine AV Wireless N Extender, HomePlug AV, 11n (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

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  • Uses Your Home's Existing Electrical Wiring
  • Supports 128-bit AES Encryption For Network Security
  • Supports 128-bit AES Encryption For Network Security
  • Up to 200Mbps¹ Throughput
  • 24/7 Basic Installation Support
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Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 10.5 x 11.2 x 7 cm ; 213 g
  • Shipping Weight: 544 g
  • Item model number: DHP-W306AV
  • ASIN: B00452V666
  • Date first available at Amazon.ca: April 29 2011
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars 5 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #158,384 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)
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Product Description

Amazon.ca Product Description

The D-Link Powerline AV Wireless N Extender (DHP-W306AV), compliant with the HomePlug AV standard, uses your home's existing electrical wiring to create a network or extend your existing network2.

From the Manufacturer

The D-Link Powerline AV Wireless N Extender (DHP-W306AV), compliant with the HomePlug AV standard, uses your home's existing electrical wiring to create a network or extend your existing network2. It turns every 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, the DHP-W306AV enables you to extend your wireless network to the farthest corners of your home without the need for unsightly network cables--no extra drilling and extra wiring required.

 

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Key Features

  • Wireless N connectivity for superior wireless performance, clarity, and coverage

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  • Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) for secure, simple 1-button setup

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  • High Speed Ethernet for fast wired connectivity

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  • Intelligent QoS technology prioritizes both wired and wireless Internet traffic to enable enhanced gaming and phone calling (VoIP) experience

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  • Up to 200 Mbps through PowerLine Network
  • Easily connect and secure Home Network with push button security
  • Extend your existing wireless network coverage for Your Entire Home or Office
  • Plug & Play installation
  • Connect computers, game consoles, or media players to the Web
  • Supports secure wireless encryption using WPA or WPA2
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Faster Wireless Speeds, Wider Coverage

The Wireless N technology incorporated into the DHP-W306AV uses intelligent antenna technology to maximize the speed and range of your wireless signal to significantly outperform 802.11g devices3. The DHP-W306AV is also capable of delivering transfer rates up to 200 Mbps1 through the Powerline Network, so you can stream high definition video, enjoy lag-free gaming and faster access to large files within your network.

Easy Security Setup

The DHP-W306AV features a convenient Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) button for simple, secure wireless network configuration with WEP, WPA, and WPA2 encryption keeping your network traffic safe and secure. It also features an encryption security button (ENY) that enables secure transmission between each HomePlug AV device.

Ideal for Bandwidth-Intensive Applications

The DHP-W306AV is capable of delivering high data transfer rates, both wired and wirelessly. This rapid transmission speed makes 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 and 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.

1. Maximum throughput based on theoretical transmission PHY rate. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of traffic and network overhead, may lower actual data throughput rate. Interference from devices that emit electrical noise, such as vacuum cleaners and hair dryers, may adversely affect the performance of this product. This product may interfere with devices such as lighting systems that have a dimmer switch, short wave radios, or other powerline devices that do not follow the HomePlug Powerline Alliance Standard.

2. Power outlets and electrical wiring must all be part of the same electrical system. Certain electrical conditions in your home, such as wiring conditions and configuration may effect the performance of this product. A minimum of two D-Link Powerline AV Network Adapters are required to create a network. Connecting this product to a power strip with a surge protector may adversely affect the performance of this product. For best results, plug adapter directly into a power outlet.

3. Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE Standard 802.11 specifications. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate. Environmental factors will adversely affect wireless signal range. Wireless range and speed rates are D-Link RELATIVE performance measurements based on the wireless range and speed rates of a standard Wireless G product from D-Link. Maximum throughput based on D-Link's 802.11n devices.


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it what i was expecting, the product was good, extended our wireless network to the basement which seemed to have a dead zone.
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The product descriptions do not make it clear that this device is useless unless you have another Powerline product.
$128 for half a product is not cool.
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This thing never worked.
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Good Unit
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Will this item work with an existing Dlink router for better speed quality? We have numerous components and looking for a product that one can utilize with existing but to extend the devices and services without loosing power to any unit
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