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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: AV2-SISO Powerline

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#1
1.3
(Tie)

June 2015
AV600 Gigabit Powerline Adapter Starter Kit
Performance
Features
TP-LINK TL-PA6010KIT AV600 Gigabit Powerline Adapter Starter Kit

Compact "600 Mbps" HomePlug AV2-SISO adapter kit based on Qualcomm Atheros QCA7450 / AR1540 chipset

$ 40
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#1
1.3
(Tie)

February 2016
Ethernet over Power Powerline Converter - HD Stream Kit 1Gbps
Performance
Features
Monoprice 12288 Ethernet over Power Powerline Converter - HD Stream Kit 1Gbps

Broadcom BCM60333-based Homeplug AV2 SISO powerline adapter kit. Rebrand of Tenda P1000.

$ 45
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#2
1.7
1000 Mbps Powerline Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
Performance
Features
ZyXEL PLA5206KIT 1000 Mbps Powerline Gigabit Ethernet Adapter

"1000 Mbps" HomePlug AV2-SISO adapter kit based on Broadcom's BCM60333 chipset

$ 59
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#3
3.0
(Tie)
Powerline 1-port Gigabit Ethernet Adapter Kit
Performance
Features
Linksys PLEK500 Powerline 1-port Gigabit Ethernet Adapter Kit

"500 Mbps" HomePlug AV2-SISO adapter kit based on Qualcomm Atheros QCA7450 / AR1540 chipset

$ 44
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#3
3.0
(Tie)
600 Mbps Powerline Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
Performance
Features
ZyXEL PLA5205KIT 600 Mbps Powerline Gigabit Ethernet Adapter

"600 Mbps" HomePlug AV2-SISO adapter kit based on Qualcomm Atheros QCA7450 / AR1540 chipset

$ 37
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