At Kbps, streaming performance was about on par with a wireless setup which isn’t really isn’t adequate for the majority of media types. That’s good news, because evidently the powerline network can extend into your neighbors’ homes if you happen to be sharing a power transformer. Product Highlights Homeplug Powerline Specification 1. Thankfully, you have to specify a common password in order to set up a network with another machine. Support Articles Can’t find what you are looking for? Our Powerline adapters are compatible with all standard electric outlets.

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Take the challenge and frustration out of setting up a secured home network with the simple press of a button. It doesn’t much matter though, because as with just about any other networking technology the actual throughput falls well short of the theoretical maximum. IOGEAR manufactures innovative, high-performance and reliable products to help users connect to complex and sophisticated technology for their home or business.

IOGEAR Homeplug Wall Mount USB Adapter GHPU21W6 B&H Photo Video

Your dog’s name will simply not do here — if for no other reason than your neighbors are likely to know it. Quick Start Guide Download. Be the first to review this item. Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time.

IOGEAR Ghpu01 HomePlug Powerline Network USB Adapter

Compatible with Windows operating systems, the device does not require a network card to function. The GHPU01 is a svelte ioogear unit in a gun-metal grey case with indicator lights for power, link, activity, and even collisions. Given this formula, we expected to squeeze 6 Mb throughput out of this USB adapter read on to see if we did and closer to 7 Mb if using the GHPB01, which is a sister product that eschews USB in favor of an Ethernet interface technically, it’s a bridge.


See any errors on this page? For some reason, the driver CD doesn’t automatically invoke the setup routine, so you have to run it manually.

IOGEAR – GPLWEKIT – Powerline Wi-Fi Extender Kit

Add on wired or wireless Powerline adapters to meet the growing data demands of your Internet connected devices that are located throughout your home. As mentioned earlier, plugging the unit into a surge suppressor will dull your performance slightly.

As long as you don’t mind tinkering, The Dude is a decent network utility that should be worth the download. That is, areas where you simply cannot get a wireless signal. The unit provides one level of encryption: Landing Page More info. Product Highlights Homeplug Homdplug Specification 1. The compact device plugs into a wall outlet; it features a USB port for computer connectivity.

IOGEAR HomePlug GHPB01 – Ethernet Bridge

Up to m indoor, up to m outdoor Frequency Band Wired: Powerline networking technology allows you to avoid the hassle of running Ethernet cables throughout your house or apartment by taking advantage of the electrical wiring that already exists within your home. Find a Network Term. It can communicate with other HomePlug devices through your home’s electrical wiring.

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Roll Your Own Network Cables It may not be something you do everyday, but having the supplies and know-how to whip up a network cable on the spot can be very handy. Rather than presenting the customary 93 pages of legalese, IOGEAR proffers a brief “User Contract,” which among other things stipulates that the company is not responsible for damage to any user devices or software or for any “security threats.


This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site including, for example, the order in which they appear. The utility will display the MAC addresses of other HomePlug devices on your network that have been configured with the same password.

Installing and configuring the GHPU01 was a little idiosyncratic, but not difficult. Data over Electrical Wires Transmitting data over your home’s electrical wiring allows you to set up a network without having to run CAT5 cabling between rooms. Indeed, the installation was so boring that I might have nodded off had it not been for a fairly draconian license agreement I had to acknowledge before the installation would proceed.

No Longer Available Update Location close. Warranty 1 Year Warranty. The adapter requires a Homeplug Ethernet bridge to function. Simple and Secure Networking Take the challenge and frustration out of setting up a secured home network with the simple press of a button.

This is an ideal solution for users who would like to homelpug and easily set up a home network.