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This handy tool will help you quickly find the best performing powerline adapters. It crunches through our deep product performance databases and sorts products into comparative rankings so that you can easily see which products perform the best without having to click through pages of charts.

Products are ranked within class type only. Use the Class selector to change class.

Test versions are indicated by bar color in the Powerline Charts. Bar color explanations can be found by clicking the Test Information button in the Charts. All test versions are selected by default. Checking box(es) sets a filter to show ranking for only products tested with that version. Rankings are renumbered based on the filter criteria used.

Important: Only products tested with the same test version are directly comparable, due to differences in test process.

The default view is Total powerline performance ranking sorted by Total Rank. Rank values are relative with lower = better.

Use the Rank selector to view the sub-rankings that make up the total rank. Use the [Switch To Sort By PRICE] link to sort the view by price.

Other functions available:

  • Click on the product name to see the review
  • Click on Performance to see the performance values used to calculate the rank
  • Click on Features to see a feature summary

This article describes how we classify powerline products.

Product Rank: AV Powerline

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5 products found
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#1
1.0
(Tie)
PlugLink 200 Mbps Powerline Adapter
Performance
Features
Asoka PL9660-Q1 PlugLink 200 Mbps Powerline Adapter

Single port HomePlug AV adapter based on single-chip QCA6410 chip.

$ 60
#1
1.0
(Tie)
PlugLink 200 Mbps Powerline Adapter w/ PoE
Performance
Features
Asoka PL9660-PoE PlugLink 200 Mbps Powerline Adapter w/ PoE

Single port HomePlug AV adapter supporting IEEE 802.3af Power over Ethernet

$ 75
#2
2.0
(Tie)
Linksys Powerline AV 1-Port Network Adapter
Performance
Features
Cisco PLE400 Linksys Powerline AV 1-Port Network Adapter

Broadcom-based 200 Mbps HomePlug AV single-port 10/100 powerline adapter

$ 19
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#2
2.0
(Tie)
Linksys Powerline AV 4-Port Network Adapter
Performance
Features
Cisco PLS400 Linksys Powerline AV 4-Port Network Adapter

Broadcom-based 200 Mbps HomePlug AV four-port 10/100 powerline adapter

$ 70
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#3
3.0
200Mbps Powerline AV Adapter Kit
Performance
Features
TRENDnet TPL-303E2K 200Mbps Powerline AV Adapter Kit

HomePlug AV 200 Mbps powerline adapter kit based on Qualcomm Atheros INT6400/INT1400 chipset.

$ 40
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