NETGEAR Powerline Nano500 Set XAVB5101 - bridge - none - wall-pluggable comparison

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Netgear Powerline AV+ 500 Adapter XAV5501

Netgear Powerline AV+ 500 Adapter XAV5501
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Price $91 to $116 at 6 stores $238 at 1 store $70 at 1 store $130 to $1,179 at 3 stores
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Release date April 12, 2012 May 29, 2011 May 09, 2011 September 24, 2011 October 05, 2004
The Bottom Line If you want to get the best data throughput speeds out of your home electrical wiring and don't mind the oversize design, the Netgear Powerline AV+ 500 Adapter XAV5501 would make an excellent buy. Attractive, affordable, and very fast, D-Link's PowerLine AV 500 Adapter Starter Kit DHP-501AV is one of the best available in its class. The ZyXel PLA4205 power line adapter is an excellent alternative to using regular Ethernet or Wi-Fi to connect more devices to a home network.

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Packaged Quantity 2
1
2
1
1
Compliant Standards HomePlug AV
IEEE 802.3
HomePlug AV
IEEE 802.3
HomePlug AV
IEEE 1901
IEEE 802.3u
IEEE 802.3
HomePlug AV
IEEE 1901
IEEE 802.3af
Remote Management Protocol Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable SNMP 3
Network / Transport Protocol Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable CSMA/CA
IPSec
Dimensions (WxDxH) 2.2 in x 1.6 in x 2.6 in
2.6 in x 1.6 in x 5.4 in
2.8 in x 2.1 in x 3.9 in
2.8 in x 2.6 in x 3.7 in
17.2 in x 16.4 in x 3.5 in
Data Link Protocol Ethernet
Gigabit Ethernet
HomePlug AV (HPAV)
Fast Ethernet
Ethernet
Gigabit Ethernet
HomePlug AV (HPAV)
Fast Ethernet
Ethernet
Gigabit Ethernet
IEEE 1901
HomePlug AV (HPAV)
Fast Ethernet
Ethernet
Gigabit Ethernet
HomePlug AV (HPAV)
Fast Ethernet
Fast Ethernet
Ethernet
Gigabit Ethernet
Data Transfer Rate 500 Mbps
500 Mbps
500 Mbps
500 Mbps
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Product Description NETGEAR Powerline Nano500 Set XAVB5101 - Bridge - None - Wall-pluggable
NETGEAR Powerline AV+ 500 Adapter XAV5501 - Bridge - None - Wall-pluggable
D-Link PowerLine AV 500 Adapter Starter Kit DHP-501AV - Bridge - None - Desktop
ZyXEL PLA4205 - Bridge - None - Wall-pluggable
Cisco 2851 Integrated Services Router - Router - None - Desktop
Weight 3.5 oz
8.8 oz
5.3 oz
4.7 oz
25.1 lbs
Localization Info unavailable North America
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable
System Requirements Apple MacOS X
Microsoft Windows Vista / XP / 7
Apple MacOS X
Microsoft Windows Vista / XP / 7
Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4
Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows XP SP2
Microsoft Windows Vista
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Enclosure Type Wall-pluggable
Wall-pluggable
Desktop
Wall-pluggable
Desktop - Modular - 2 nm
Power Info unavailable Info unavailable AC 120/230 V
AC 120/230 V
AC 120/230 V
Manufacturer Warranty 1 year warranty
1 year warranty
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable
Device Type Bridge - None
Bridge - None
Bridge - None
Bridge - None
Router - None
Features HDTV Compatible
Info unavailable Quality of Service (QoS)
Auto-negotiation
128-bit encryption
Auto-uplink (auto MDI/MDI-X)
IGMP snooping
Auto-uplink (auto MDI/MDI-X)
128-bit encryption
VLAN support
Quality of Service (QoS)
Firewall protection
URL filtering
256-bit encryption
MPLS support
Modular design
VPN support
Hardware encryption
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