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Can anyone recommend a good ethernet over power adapter? The BiPAC 2070 seems to have had favorable reviews but does not seem to be widely available. Other popular devices include:

This is for a situation where network cabling and wi-fi are not viable options.


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OH. You literally mean, ethernet over power lines, versus power over ethernet. I had an answer all written based on some PoE stuff I just finished that was amazing for a mid-size Wi-Fi site. – atroon Jun 28 '12 at 13:02
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I can't say that it's better or worse than the others, but I've used the NETGEAR in a personal setting and have had no trouble with them. Throughput is good -- far better than the flaky G wifi it replaced -- and I haven't experienced any of the noise problems that some people complain of when things like vacuum cleaners are running.

I have the Netgear units as well and have had no problems with them. – Ausmith1 Feb 18 '10 at 0:14
Yep, positive experience with the netgear power bricks here, too. – Chris Thorpe Mar 1 '10 at 22:32

I know this is old now, and I have no direct experience, but I wanted to add I've heard they work great... as long as you have both ends on the same circuit. As soon as you cross to a different circuit you're on your own. Since modern wiring means more smaller circuits, you might not get very far.


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