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Will the PLC solution work if the adapters are on different electrical circuits in the house?

Yes. If there is only one electricity meter for the house, then powerline adapters generally can be plugged into any of the sockets in the house.


What is the distance the powerline adapter can transmit?

Powerline technology provides reliable coverage for considerable distances in a home, but noises from your home electrical appliances which is introduced into your home's electrical wires is a limiting factor for the transmission distances. Thus you may get (considerably) less or more coverage depending on how many electrical appliances being used at the time your running these devices.


Which network device can I connect to the powerline adapter?

You can connect any network device to a powerline adapter, such as desktop computers, laptops, routers, modems, televisions, set-top boxes, NAS hard drives, game consoles etc.
Do I have to rewire my home electric outlets or install special filters for using this device?
Powerline uses the existing electrical wiring to network computers in different rooms so that they can share files, printers, and Internet connections. This Powerline products use existing electrical sockets (outlets) at home. If your wiring is modern, there is no need to rewire outlets or to install special filters.


What type of AC outlet can I plug for this device?

This power line product works with AC 100V with 2-prong or 3-prong electrical outlets, depending on whether the plug is 2-prong or 3-prong type.


Can this powerline device work with circuit breakers?

In many countries Powerline signals will not communicate between different phases. Please have installers or expert local to your country to check your home's electric wiring before installation.


Can I use powerline adapter to connect a modem and splitter?

No, because there is No IP signal transmitted between the DSL splitter and modem, you can not use powerline adapter to connect a modem and splitter.


Do I need an Internet connection for powerline adapters? Does powerline provide Internet from the wall outlet?

Powerline adapters transfer the existing signal to the power line, but cannot replace Internet access from a service provider. To do so, please connect one powerline adapter to your Internet router or modem and a second one to the device you want to connect to the Internet.


Can I operate my powerline device with a device from another manufacturer?

All brite-View powerline devices are complaint to the HomePlug standards, HomePlug 1.0 and HomePlug AV. Other devices that conform to the same standard as your powerline adapter can also be operated together.


What does "Group" mean for the powerline adapters?

All powerline adapters are shipped from the factory with the standard password, "HomePlug AV". To increase security in the network, we recommend changing this password. By pressing the "Group" button, you can create or add your powerline devices into encrypted network.


What is the encryption password of Wi-Fi connection?

Each product is shipped with unique SSID and encryption password from factory.
It is configured with WPA-PSK encryption. Thus we have ensured security from the beginning.
The unique encryption password, WiFi key, is on the identification label found on the rear side of the adapter.


Is the Wi-Fi connection safe if I use the default Wi-Fi encryption password?

Yes, each device is delivered with unique SSID and password, which means each device has difference SSID and encryption password. Therefore, we have ensured each device is secure.


Can I change the Wi-Fi encryption password?

Yes, you can change the WiFi encryption password via the web interface of the Wireless N Extender.


What should I do if I forget my Wi-Fi encryption password?

You can set a new password through the Wireless N Extender web interface. If you also forget the login password of the web interface, the default login account/password is root/root.
Or you can rest to factory default by pushing rest button on the device.


Can I connect the devices that work with the IEEE 80211b/g standard to Wireless N Extender?

Yes, The Wireless N Extender is compatible with IEEE 802.11b (11Mbps) and 802.11g (54Mbps).