PowerLine AV2 2000 HD Gigabit Starter Kit


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PowerLine AV2 2000 HD Gigabit Starter Kit

The DHP-701AV PowerLine AV2 2000 HD Gigabit Starter Kit uses your home’s existing electrical wiring to create a network or extend your existing network1.

Share the Internet connection in your hallway with a game console or smart TV in your lounge, or connect a computer in the basement where there is no Wi-Fi reception, all without the need to install additional network cabling.

Key Features

Plug-and-play enables you to create a PowerLine network simply and easily

Speeds of up to 1900 Mbps2 make using HomePlug AV2 technology ideal for activities like streaming HD media

Gigabit Ethernet port for high-speed connection to a wired device

The DHP-701AV includes two PowerLine adapters, allowing you to get your home PowerLine network up and running right away. Simply connect one of the two included adapters to your router and an available power socket, and the other to another power socket where you need the internet connection.

Advanced HomePlug AV2 Technology

The DHP-701AV is capable of delivering data transfer rates of up to 1900 Mbps2. This rapid transmission speed makes it ideal for bandwidth-intensive applications, guaranteeing smooth 4K video streaming, VoIP calls and online gaming.

In addition, MIMO (Multiple In Multiple Out) makes use of all the electrical wiring simultaneously to maximise performance to give you a faster and more stable connection.

How it works

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.

Plug into sockets

Connect your wired device

Enjoy your high speed HomePlug network

Easy setup

For a convenient setup, an encryption key can be quickly configured with the push of a button: 128 bit AES data encryption helps protect your network from unauthorised wire-tapping.

Power saving mode

The DHP-701AV incorporates a Power Saving Mode that automatically places the adapter in sleep mode if no data transmission or reception occurs over a certain period of time, reducing power usage by more than 85%. This helps you save energy automatically without sacrificing performance.

1 Power 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. 
2 Maximum throughput is based on theoretical transmission PHY rate derived from HomePlug AV2 specifications. 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.

Product Awards

Hardware.info Excellent Choice Award
PowerLine technology
AV2 2000
Wired interface
1 x Gigabit Ethernet LAN
This product was phased out on: 28/07/2020
This product's last date of support is on: 28/07/2022

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