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Devolo 500 WiFi Powerline Starter Kit

Code: N50QG

Devolo 500 WiFi Powerline Starter Kit is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 9.
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  • Up to 500Mbps transfer speed between the powerline plugs*
  • Extend the network coverage in your home for an uninterrupted connection
  • Simply plug in and enjoy a wider network coverage

Product details

Devolo 500 WiFi Powerline Starter Kit

• Up to 500Mbps transfer speed between the powerline plugs*
• Extend the network coverage in your home for an uninterrupted connection
• Simply plug in and enjoy a wider network coverage
• N300 Wi-Fi output allows you to connect your smartphone, laptop or other portable devices without using a cable
• Link, Wi-Fi on/off, WPS and reset buttons built-in for quick and easy control
• Maximum range of up to 300m between the powerline adapters
• Extend your wireless network with the built-in extender that outputs at B, G and N bands to keep your devices connected to your internet connection
• 128-bit AES encryption built into the powerline plugs to protect your data
• Manufacturer part number: 9085

Special Feature
• No pairing required – powerline sockets auto-detect each other when plugged in
*Actual data will vary due to the network conditions and environmental factors

Is this powerline kit right for me?
This kit will give you a transfer speed of up to 500Mbps between the two plugs and includes everything you will need in the box. This powerline kit is simple to use – its plug and play feature means that you can quickly plug in the powerline adapters, connecting one to your router and the other to your networked device, and setup is complete. The included network socket will allow you to connect your laptop, desktop PC, games console, smart TV, networked hard drive or other networked device directly to your internet without any additional equipment.

How does the built-in Wi-Fi work?
The built-in wireless hotspot outputs a B, G and N signal – which gives your wireless devices speeds of up to 500Mbps, depending on signal strength and obstacles such as walls. This will give you an improved transfer speed over Wi-Fi and improve your online experience.

How could I use this powerline kit?
This powerline kit is designed for one plug to connect directly to your network router while the other is connected to a networked device. Compatible network devices include laptops, PCs, gaming consoles, smart TVs, network hard drives, media players and CCTV kits. It allows that device to connect directly to the internet without using long network cables. Additional receivers, including receivers that give a wireless signal, are sold separately and can connect additional devices to your router. For the best results, choose a powerline receiver capable of sending up to 500Mbps.

How does powerline work?
Powerline technology transfers data using the electrical wiring of the household. A single powerline plug is connected directly to a router and plugged into a mains socket. This plug then communicates with all of the other plugs on to the same electricity supply. This kit comes with a single powerline plug that connects to a router, and another plug that will connect to your networked device and allow it to communicate to your router over the mains. The powerline adapters will communicate with each other when connected directly to mains sockets on the same fuse board.

Specifications
Sockets included 2
Network ports 2
Network port speed 10/100
Pass through power sockets 0
Wi-Fi extender included 1
Wi-Fi type N300
Wi-Fi speed 300 Mbps
Plug and play Yes
Colour White
Dimensions 68 x 68 x 41 mm
Warranty 1 year
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely Perfect This was set up within a few minutes of opening the box. The accompanying software lets you make security changes, but is not an necessity. Our Community Group was struggling with reliable wireless networking; this little piece of magic has solved all our problems.
Date published: 2014-10-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product I had tried extending the wifi from the house to the shed at the bottom of my garden using numerous products without any success. Installation was easy but noted that my broadband dropped out occasionally with the devices connected. Would recommend using the software included as I found that the signal was being picked up from 2 devices from someone down my street that are also using Devolo products. In the software I just deleted their 2 devices and now it works very well.
Date published: 2015-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great kit. Easy to install Thanks to some helpful advice from a knowledgable member of the Maplin staff, I chose this particular Devolo kit to improve and extend the wi-fi signal from my Virgin Superhub. Getting it up and running was very easy and the improvement has been amazing. Well worth doing.
Date published: 2015-12-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great device! I was looking for a wireless wifi extender when I was introduced to this power line device. It cost a bit more than conventional wireless extenders but once I got it up and running I was so happy to have got it. Set up was difficult, until I bothered to read the instructions, after which it was up and running perfectly in two minutes. It's reliable, net and far superior to ordinary extenders which transmit via radio waves.
Date published: 2015-11-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good wi-fi amplifier It does just what it says. Just plug it in and it works. I am using it in wi-fi clone mode and can now get first class wi-fi throughout my long narrow split level bungalow.
Date published: 2016-12-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I now have WiFI where I never had it before I am now able to use WiFi with a strong signal where previously I was receiving a weak or no signal at all. Easy to set up and worked extremely well straight out of the box
Date published: 2016-08-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Great works really well ,best thing ever for the desktop and I pads
Date published: 2016-08-22
Rated 1 out of 5 by from chay jordan Bought one today, easy to set up, but did not improve the one star I already have on my connection, so I would only give it one star, it's going back tomorrow.
Date published: 2014-11-28
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Can u bridge over separate fuse boxes to get a LAN link frm router to a network device on another circuit? Eg an intercom on gate powered from a greenhouse, on a separate circuit frm house where router is? Can the adapters be linked via LAN cable?

Asked by: RobotSystems
I am sorry but the item in question does not support use in your intended application.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2017-03-20

HI I am looking to get a better signal in my bedroom, I already have wifi and a router in my living room. When i follow the steps in part one devolo isnt showing up in my networks under wifi on my devices. What am i doing wrong? Do i go to clone instead?

Asked by: trace
This service is for frequently asked questions and does not allow two way communication, In order for us to best assist you with your technical issue please contact us on the details below: 0333 400 9500 or email technical@maplin.co.uk
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-11-27

Doe this send signal through the house wiring?

Asked by: LugjackerUK
Yes, I am pleased to advise the item will support this use.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-11-19

I have the latest BT router connected to Devolo 1200 mps will these be compatible? Devolo refuse to confirm and BT say my set up should not work with their new router, although it does just fine. So I am confused.

Asked by: Ken H
These should be compatible, we have not been made aware of any issues with any specific ISP or router model.
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2016-11-18

Can I use two of these kits together to have three plugs by changing the home plug in one kit into a receiving plug?

Asked by: SteveHJ
Yes this will work fine in your intended application.
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2016-09-18

Hi, I want to extend my virgin media hub to our summerhouse, this is on its own consumer unit which is linked back to the main consumer unit, would this product work

Asked by: fairbloke
Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee full compatibility for this item in your intended application.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-05-31

I have sockets linked to a different fuse box, will this still work?  I've been told that powerline adopters has to be on the same electrical circuit. 

Asked by: pallydragon
Unfortunately these would be unsuitable for use in that set up, they have been designed for wiring connected to a single mains consumer unit only.
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2016-03-24

My router has the ability to have different virtual LANs. I have a Devolo three point set on one LAN but would like to use a separate Wi-Fi extender kit on another LAN. Would this work over the same electric circuit?.

Asked by: VyvT
No you can only have on power line network per property.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-03-07
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