[mythtv-users] 'powerline' ethernet experience?

Fedor Pikus fpikus at gmail.com
Fri Dec 4 22:25:17 UTC 2009

On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 2:01 PM, David Brodbeck <gull at gull.us> wrote:
> 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.)

Possibly. But that's also what I need to connect, two floors in the
house. And wireless seems to do a better job.

Fedor G Pikus (fpikus at gmail.com)

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