BT Broadband Extender Flex 1000 Pass-Through Powerline Kit

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About this product


  • Up to 1Gbps transfer between the powerline plugs*
  • Extend the network coverage for an uninterrupted connection
  • Easy to install with link button for simple setup

Product overview

  • Up to 1Gbps transfer between the powerline plugs*
  • Extend the network coverage in your home for an uninterrupted connection
  • Easy to install – simply plug in and enjoy a wider network coverage
  • Link button for simple setup
  • Extend the network coverage in your home for an uninterrupted connection
  • Simple to install – simply plug in and enjoy a wider network coverage
  • 128-bit AES encryption built into the powerline plugs to protect your data
  • Two powerline plugs and network cables included to get you started
  • Two network sockets included to connect your devices directly to your network
  • Power saving mode built-in to save you electricity when not in use
  • Manufacturer part number: 080219
  • No pairing required – powerline sockets auto-detect each other when plugged in
  • Pass-through socket included to allow you to plug an additional device into the powerline socket so you don’t lose a valuable power socket

*N.B. Actual data will vary due to the network conditions and environmental factors

Everything you need to ensure uninterrupted connection
The BT Broadband Extender Flex Kit contains everything that 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 kit will give you a transfer speed of up to 1000Mbps between the plugs. The two network ports will allow you to connect two networked devices directly to the powerline socket at the same time, allowing you to connect two devices, such as your laptop, desktop PC, games console, smart TV, networked hard drive or even your smart fridge directly to your internet connection at the same time without swapping cables. The powerline kit is plug and play to make setup quick and simple. The powerline plugs of this kit are designed to allow you to plug directly into a wall socket and to also plug a device into the back, meaning you do not lose a mains plug socket while using this kit.

One plug connect
The 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.

How powerline technology works
Powerline technology transfers data using the electrical wiring of the household. This allows for a single powerline plug to be connected directly to a router and plugged into a mains socket. This plug will then communicate to all of the other plugs connected 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 that are on the same fuse board. Additional receivers, including receivers that give a wireless signal, are sold separately and can connect additional devices to your router. For best results, choose a powerline receiver capable of sending up to 1000Mbps.

Rated 4 out of 5 by from So far do goid I bought 2 packs of these just over a week ago. Has improved sustainable constant internet connection when wifi was forever dropping out. Adding the other 2 sockets today .... Fingers crossed
Date published: 2016-09-26
Rated 3 out of 5 by from No connection Hello, i have the flex 1000 kit. i've set it up using the guide booklet and i can't seem to get a data connection i have the power light on and the ethernet but no data light showing. tried all the problem solving without any success. could it be something to do with my building? this is the second pair of extenders i've bought and had a similar problem with the previous one's. i live in a block a new build on the second floor can you help please.
Date published: 2016-11-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works like it should My Sky Q was forever dropping a connection with the Broadband router - no more with this - works well now.
Date published: 2017-11-15
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Sockets Included:

Twin pack

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Operating Specifications

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Powerline Kit

Product Specifications

Passthrough Power Sockets:


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Hi. Will this Extender link to my Sky box remotely or do l have to plug the Sky box into the extender directly.Allan

Asked by: Allan
This would require a cable connection.
Answered by: darren cordon
Date published: 2017-07-25

Can these be used with any broadband provider or just bt broadband

Asked by: Ivornoidea
These can be used with any broadband provider.
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2017-06-14

It states :-  "This plug will then communicate to all of the other plugs connected to the same electricity supply."  So if I have 2 ring mains in my house, they will work regardless of what ring main the power comes from ?

Asked by: Chris R
Yes as long as its all the the same fuse box.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-04-06

Will these work with an apple airport extreme and airport express

Asked by: Steve
I am sorry but the item in question doesnt support use in you inteded application.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-12-24

Can you advise if this Extender Flex 1000 kit can be used in conjunction with a BT Extender Flex 500 kit as we have 2 of these and now want to add further connections for BT Youview in another room

Asked by: Graham
If you mix different speeds of extender then they will all operate at the speed of the lowest unit in the kit in your example whilst the 1000s will talk to the 500s ... they will all operate at 500.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-12-11

Can I expect the same performance if my internet is Virgin Media and how many network cables come with it??????

Asked by: polspe
Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee full compatibility for this item in your intended application I am sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you. Two cables are included.
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2016-11-23

Will it extend wifi signal to another room

Asked by: Antony
This kit would just extend a wired network connection, for similar speeds and the passthrough feature with WiFi capability you would be looking at a kit like this one;
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2016-11-05

I purchased the Extender Flex 1000 kit from Maplins on the understanding that it would extend the Flex 500 kit I already have but I just don't seem to be able to link them to the 500 devices.  Can you help please?

Asked by: ChairmanJohn
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
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-10-24
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