[mythtv-users] 'powerline' ethernet experience?

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Fri Dec 4 22:01:05 UTC 2009

On Fri, December 4, 2009 9:19 am, Fedor Pikus wrote:
> I did some tests with transferring files across the powerline link
> (200AV Netgear units). I copied a large movie. Two units right next to
> each other: 8.5MB/s, pretty good. Two units on the opposite ends of
> the room: 7.4MB/s, almost the same. Two units on different floors of
> the house: 1.9-2.0MB/s. My wifi (just 11g, no N) gives me 2.2MB/s,
> 3.1MB/s on a dedicated wireless bridge pair.

I wonder if, when you tested them on different floors, they actually ended
up on different legs in the panel?  That could require the signal to make
a trip out to the pole transformer and back.

(I'm assuming you're in the U.S., with split-phase 120/240V power.)

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