200 Mbps Powerline Ethernet Adapter

Model #: HPE200AV

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Overview / Features

Actiontec's MegaPlug AV 200 Mbps Ethernet Adapter lets you expand your current home network using the existing power lines in your house. This Powerline networking powerhouse expands your home network with its ability to bring the network to any room in your house with a standard electrical outlet. And it's so easy to use, any do-it-yourself networker can get it up and running in a flash. The Ethernet Adapter supports speeds up to 200 Mbps and adheres to the HomePlug AV standard.

  • Very Easy to Install...Simply plug it in
  • Supports Home Plug speeds up to 200 Mbps*
  • Perfect for High Bandwidth Applications
    • Real-time HD Video
    • Audio Streaming
  • Compatible with all Routers & Gateways

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*Theoretical data throughput numbers are based on maximum, theoretical PHY throughput for HomePlug AV. Actual data throughput of up to 93.8 Mbps (TCP) seen in laboratory testing. The throughput will vary based on the condition and noise found on the power lines within the home as well as the type of Ethernet Adapter supported on each computer or other device. Interference from devices that emit electrical noise, such as vacuum cleaners and hair dryers, may adversely affect the performance of this product.

**This product may interfere with devices such as lighting systems that have a dimmer switch, short wave radios, or other powerline devices that do not follow the HomePlug Powerline Alliance standard.

*** Power outlets and electrical wiring must all be part of the same electrical system. Certain electrical conditions in your home, such as wiring conditions and configuration may effect the performance of this product. A minimum of two Actiontec 500 AV Powerline Network Adapters are required to create a network. Connecting this product to a power strip with a surge protector may adversely affect the performance of this product. For best results, plug adapter directly into a power outlet.

****Actiontec makes no express or implied representations or warranties about this product’s compatibility with any future standards.

 

 

Minimum System Requirements

  • Windows 98, 98SE, NT 4.0, Me, 2000, XP and Vista
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Available Ethernet port
  • TCP/IP network protocol installed
  • Internet Explorer 6.0+ (recommended)
  • Other browsers such as Safari or Firefox, need to have Java Script enabled
  • Router or other devices with HomePlug AV capability
  • A minimum of at least 1 other MegaPlug AV device on the network
  • Standard home power/electrical wiring
  • At least 2 available power/electrical outlets
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 must be installed
  • (The MegaPlug AV Configuration Utility will not install with out it.)

 

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Software/Firmware Downloads

2007-07-27 Config Utility & .Net - HPE200AV 200Mbps MegaPlug
This software download can install both the Configuration Utility for the 200Mbps MegaPlug AV (HPE200AV) as well as the required .Net 1.1 Framework by Microsoft. The configuration utility allows the MegaPlug network to be encrypted.

Clicking the link above will initiate the download, and at the prompt 'Do you want to run or save this file?' select 'Save'. At the following 'Save As' dialog, be sure to select a familiar location to save the file, like 'My Documents' or the 'Desktop', so that the file will be easy to find later.

 
2007-07-26 Configuration Utility - HPE200AV 200Mbps MegaPlug
The Microsoft .Net Framework 1.1 package must be installed for the MegaPlug AV Configuration Utility to function.  This software download installs only the Configuration Utility for the 200Mbps MegaPlug AV (HPE200AV). The configuration utility allows the MegaPlug network to be encrypted.

For those that need both the Configuration Utility as well as the .Net 1.1 Framework or just aren't sure, there is another download for the HPE200AV that includes both pieces of software.

Clicking the link above will initiate the download, and at the prompt 'Do you want to run or save this file?' select 'Save'. At the following 'Save As' dialog, be sure to select a familiar location to save the file, like 'My Documents' or the 'Desktop', so that the file will be easy to find later.

 
2007-07-27 ISO for HPE200AV CD# 0410-0149-004
Instructions
This is the ISO file (CD image) for the MegaPlug AV 200 Mbps Ethernet Adapter (HPE200AV) CD v1.4.

Disc Contents
  • PDF User Manual
  • Installation software
  • Configuration Utility
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0
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