PowerLine AV 500 Wireless N Mini Starter Kit



PowerLine AV 500 Wireless N Mini Starter Kit

D-Link’s DHP-W311AV PowerLine AV 500 Wireless N Mini Starter Kit makes it easy to create a high-speed network. Simply plug one adapter into your existing router to turn any power outlet in your home into an Internet connection and then plug the other adapter into the room you want to extend your connection to.

Why you want it

Plug-and-Play feature means creating a PowerLine network is simple and easy PowerLine AV 500 technology make it ideal for activities like HD media

Sophisticated HomePlug AV Technology

The D-Link PowerLine AV 500 Wireless N Mini Starter Kit (DHP-W311AV) delivers the ultimate in wired connectivity for the hard-to-reach areas of your home. Utilising your home’s existing electrical wiring as a reliable high-speed network, the DHP-W311AV makes it easy to connect computers, gaming consoles, and media players to your network without additional cables. The DHP-W311AV is the ideal solution for getting connected in spaces like offices, bedrooms and other areas of your home that are remotely located from your router.

How does it work?

PowerLine gives you the flexibility to create the network you need in the space you have, by using your electric wiring to connect computers and other devices. It’s a simple solution to what can be a sticky networking situation.

Plug into power sockets

Connect your wired device

Enjoy your high speed HomePlug network

Wireless N Technology

The Wireless N Technology incorporated into this PowerLine product allows you to increase the area in your home where you can use your wireless devices as well as speed and range beyond standard 802.11g technology. Initial wireless setup can be accomplished quickly, thanks to a convenient setup wizard.

Easy setup

Hassle-free plug and play installation, plugs directly into a power socket with no additional cables required.
This adapter implements 128-bit AES data encryption at the push of a button to protect your network from any intruders.

Power saving mode

Automatically places the adapter in sleep mode if no data transmission or reception occurs over a certain period of time.

1Power outlets and electrical wiring must all be part of the same electrical system. Certain electrical conditions in your home, such as wiring condition and configuration, may affect the performance of this product. Additional D-Link PowerLine AV series products are required to add new devices to the network. A minimum of two D-Link PowerLine AV series products are required to create a network. Connecting this product to a power strip with a surge protector may adversely affect the performance of this product. For best results, plug the adapter directly into a wall outlet.


  • IEEE 802.3
  • IEEE 802.3u
  • HomePlug AV
  • IEEE 1901

PowerLine interface

  • Power plug (country-dependent)

Ethernet interface

  • 10/100BASE-TX Ethernet port with Auto MDI/MDIX
  • RJ-45 connector

Input Power

  • 100V ~ 240V, 50/60 Hz
  • 6 W maximum

PowerLine modulation scheme

  • OFDM symbol modulation

PowerLine frequency band

  • 2 MHz to 30 MHz

Data rates

  • PowerLine: up to 500 Mbps (PHY rate)1
  • Ethernet: 10/100 Mbps (auto negotiation)


  • 128-bit AES link encryption

Minimum system requirements (For PC Utility Software)

  • Windows 7/Vista/XP SP3
  • Ethernet interface (100 Mbps)


  • Power
  • PowerLine
  • Ethernet

Dimensions (H x L x W)

  • 90 x 65 x 50 mm (each adapter)


  • 174.8 g (EU, DHP-W310AV)
  • 185.7 g (UK, DHP-W310AV)
  • 110.7 g (DHP-308AV)

Operating temperature

  • 0 to 40 ºC

Operating humidity

  • 10% to 90% non-condensing


  • FCC
  • CE EMC Class B
  • UL
  • CE LVD

Maximum throughput is based on theoretical transmission PHY rate. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of traffic and network overhead, may lower actual data throughput rate. Interference from devices that emit electrical noise, such as vacuum cleaners and hair dryers, may adversely affect the performance of this product. This product may interfere with devices such as lighting systems that have a dimmer switch or a touch-sensitive on/off feature, short wave radios, or other Powerline devices that do not follow the HomePlug AV standard. 

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The PowerLine AV 500 Wireless N Mini Starter Kit comprising of the DHP-W310AV and the DHP-308AV, allow you to extend your existing home network to enjoy high-speed and reliable connectivity throughout your home. By combining both PowerLine and wireless technology, it allows you to extend and create wireless networks, with the latest HomePlug AV and wireless N standards, where it was not possible before. Using your existing electrical wiring, no additional wires are necessary to extend your network.

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