NETGEAR XAVNB2001 Powerline Driver
The Netgear Powerline Av Wireless-N Extender Kit XAVNB extends both your wired and. The NETGEAR Universal WiFi Range Extender - Powerline Edition allows you to create a WiFi access point at any power outlet and is ideal for connecting iPads. XAVNB – Powerline AV Wireless-N Extender Kit. Model / Version: XAVNB Downloads Documentation. New Model Search. Downloads.
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NETGEAR XAVNB2001 Powerline Driver
A Powerline connection is basically a wired connection that uses your home's electrical wiring as network cables.
Each of the adapters has one Ethernet port, and this means at the box, the kit can support just NETGEAR XAVNB2001 Powerline wired client at the far end of the connection. What makes this kit different, however, is a fact that the XAVN adapter or the big guy can also work as an access point. This allows you to create a new wireless network at the far end corner of NETGEAR XAVNB2001 Powerline house or extend existing wireless network there.
These features make the kit an excellent product for lots of home or even apartment buildings. Each of the adapter has a security button that helps NETGEAR XAVNB2001 Powerline the connection between them and an array of [unk] on top.
Design-wise, these adapters are much like the power adapter of other devices with 2 prongs that can snap on to any NETGEAR XAVNB2001 Powerline socket. Unfortunately, this 2 are rather big and might obstruct adjacent receptacles. Like all NETGEAR XAVNB2001 Powerline plug AV devices, they can't work with power strip or [unk] which could cause a problem at [unk] where you have only one power outlet.
For more information, check out the in-depth review at cnet. The XAVN adapter can support as many wireless clients as your existing router does.
Neither of the adapters, unfortunately, features a power pass-through socket; since they are rather bulky, they might also obstruct NETGEAR XAVNB2001 Powerline sockets. We found this to be a rather bad design, especially considering that they, like all HomePlug AV powerline adapters, don't work with power strips or surge protectors.
Make sure you have more than one wall NETGEAR XAVNB2001 Powerline at the far end, if you want to plug in other devices. Other powerline kits, such as the WD LiveWire and the Linksys PLKcome with a power cord for each adapter and help keep the wall socket area clear.
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Setting up the XAVNB kit to create a powerline connection is supereasy and is like that of any typical powerline connection. First you plug the smaller XAV adapter to your network's router or hubthen you plug the larger XAVN adapter to a computer at the far end, using two network cables. Now, when you plug the two NETGEAR XAVNB2001 Powerline them into their wall sockets, a powerline network NETGEAR XAVNB2001 Powerline will be created.
By default, if you don't change anything, a new wireless network called "Netgear" will also be created by the large XAVN adapter and allows wireless clients to connect to it. You should, however, further configure this, as this network is not encrypted. Depending on NETGEAR XAVNB2001 Powerline existing router, there are three ways to configure the XAVN adapter.
The adapter will then be added to the existing wireless network and it will configure itself to be the extender of that network; wireless clients connected to the existing wireless network will find the same network at the far end, where the XAVN adapter is plugged in, that the signal couldn't NETGEAR XAVNB2001 Powerline to before.
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The second way is to use the adapter's Web interface, which gives you control to many more of the adapter's NETGEAR XAVNB2001 Powerline, such as the ability to change the network SSID, encryption method, upgrade the firmware, and so on. You can open the Web interface by pointing a browser on a connected computer to the adapter's IP address. However, it's a little tricky to figure out the IP address. You'll either NETGEAR XAVNB2001 Powerline to find it from the list of connected clients from the router's Web interface or use the included software.