Netgear AV500 500Mbps Powerline with Wireless N300 Range Extender Built In

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Overview

Product overview

• Create a high-speed WiFi N access point via the 500 Mbps Powerline technology
• Extend WiFi coverage across walls and floors for Internet access
• Ideal for connecting tablets, smartphones and laptops to Internet

The Powerline 500 WiFi Access Point creates a high-speed WiFi N access point at any power outlet in your home. It extends WiFi coverage across walls and floors to connect tablets, smartphones and laptops to the Internet, for the most demanding applications. And it’s easy to get started with automatic push button wireless setup.

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Brian's review is correct is so far as it goes. However, he makes no mention of setting up security on the wifi on the 5001 unit (ie the remote end), something you will want to do to protect your network. To do this Netgear suggests you use their setup utility, but this is frustratingly slow each time it scans the network, and rescans often appear to show no devices connected - aaargh! Two or three times it failed to make wifi changes (eg to rename the SSID). Far better to log on to the device directly using your browser - if need be look up the device's ip address on your router's DHCP allocation table where it should appear as XWN5001. Once set up it seems fine: my network is now extended down the end of a 50m extension to our summer house at the bottom of the garden. 5 *s for the technology, but only 3 *s for the setup utility = 4 *s
Date published: 2013-07-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This item was as straight forward out of the box just plug in to the router and plug in another room switch on set the security button on the side and Bingo thats it.So easy................It works well improved the connection to the bedroom. The staff were first rate very helpful and polite nothing was to much trouble a pleasure to shop there. I would have no problem recommending this store(Bolton) to other family and friends.
Date published: 2013-07-09
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Will it work with a good quality double adapter or extension cable

Asked by: Chris
No, I am sorry but the item will not work for this use.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-01-27

What has replaced this item and how much is it.

Asked by: Chris
You would have to use a newer updated kit such as: http://www.maplin.co.uk/p/devolo-500-wi-fi-powerline-starter-kit-n50qg
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2016-12-06

This only comes with one extender plug - can i get more extender plugs to work off the same base unit?

Asked by: angus
You can add additional plugs to pair into your existing kit, including full kits of two plugs. Unfortunately at this time we do not have any single extenders which would be available for this brand though.
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2016-10-13

Does this extender have a usbl socket as well as wifi transmission, please?

Asked by: Anthony
I am sorry but the item in question does not support use in your intended application.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-10-06

Hi - will this work with a Virgin media home hub please?

Asked by: Vibha
Yes this will work with your current equipment
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2016-10-04

I have a Netgear Powerline 500 access point and adaptor. I now want to buy another access point compatible with the adaptor but cannot find anywhere that sells just the access point. Do you?

Asked by: John
Unfortunately we do not stock just the range extender from this kit.
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2016-09-06

I have a NetGear Powerline AV200 wireless adaptor kit. Can I use the sender unit of the AV500 with both AV500 & AV200 receivers at the same time?

Asked by: Anonymous
Yes but the system will only work at AV200 speeds.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-07-14

are you able to use these as two seperate signal boosters or is one unit the signal giver ?

Asked by: daveyboy
Only one of these units is a Wi-Fi transmitter.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-07-05
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