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    Powerline Adapters Installation Help

    This is a discussion on Powerline Adapters Installation Help within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; I use the max value ones from Amazon.co.uk they are about 40 for a pair of 85meg ones and I ...

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      Re: Powerline Adapters Installation Help

      I use the max value ones from Amazon.co.uk

      they are about 40 for a pair of 85meg ones and I have had no problems with them at all.
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      Re: Powerline Adapters Installation Help

      Quote Originally Posted by markyb View Post
      do you need to buy branded homeplugs or will cheaper ones do
      also is it better to get 200mbs or will 85mbs be ok
      200Mb (aka 100Mb duplex/both ways) is better if you are using your network to talk between 2 computers on the same network. This is the max speed that you Sky router can handle.

      As for which brand, reading this and other similar threads, there doesn't seem to be an issue over which brand.

      As I pointed out in my previous post though, some have a pass-through for the electricity supply, whilst others don't. IMHO this will be a consideration for many people.

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      Re: Powerline Adapters Installation Help

      Quote Originally Posted by markyb View Post
      They look cheap & cheerful and should do the task. Having never tried that exact model, I could never say what they are like.

      My only concern would be the lack of an ability to plug another mains plug into them. If this isn't a concern for you, then go ahead & get them. If they don't work, you can always return them under consumer protection laws.

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      Re: Powerline Adapters Installation Help

      Quote Originally Posted by Scubbie View Post
      They look cheap & cheerful and should do the task. Having never tried that exact model, I could never say what they are like.

      My only concern would be the lack of an ability to plug another mains plug into them. If this isn't a concern for you, then go ahead & get them. If they don't work, you can always return them under consumer protection laws.

      All the best
      they got good reviews on places like amazon etc
      not bothered about plugging anything else into it, that would be like using double adapters, and we were told by fire brigade not t o use them as they are dangerous
      was looking at the devolo ones. but they are double the pruce

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      Re: Powerline Adapters Installation Help

      I got the Solwise ones from Amazon Solwise 85Mbps Homeplug Adapter - Twin Pack: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics

      just plugged them in this morning and away they went no problem at all, both in surgeproteced multi adapters

     

     
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