[mythtv-users] 'powerline' ethernet experience?

Fedor Pikus fpikus at gmail.com
Fri Dec 4 04:23:18 UTC 2009

On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 5:02 PM, Nick Rout <nick.rout at gmail.com> wrote:
> Anyone got any gems for me? I have difficulty running cat5/6 and
> wireless is giving me grief. Powerline ethernet (the 200Mbps version)
> is looking attractive.
> Any experiences, gotchas etc? The system is promoted as being ideal
> for video streaming so I am hoping it will be OK. I realise real life
> won't be 200Mbps, but that shouldn't matter as long as it is within a
> reasonable percentage of that.
> Is there a performance degradation if I want to run two clients via
> powerline? Iy'll be:
> backend<-cat6->switch<-cat6->powerline adaptor<-powerline ethernet->two clients
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Funny you should ask. I just bought Netgear powerline kit (200AV
version). The damn things can't find each other even after being
plugged into adjacent outlets. I guess I'm going back to wireless.

Fedor G Pikus (fpikus at gmail.com)

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