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    Homeplug advise

    Hay all!

    I am looking for a bit of advise on what homeplug to get. I am on a tight budget so the cheaper the better! so I would like to know what I would be sacrificing by getting cheap adapters? I have found the below and would like to know if anyone has used them or heard anything about them?

    http://www.ebuyer.com/product/160665

    Any advise or views would be much appreciated.

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    Re: Homeplug advise

    I got the 85MB model of those Homeplugs some months ago. After sitting in the box for what seemed like ages I started using them.

    I'm quite impressed with them but note I haven't used any other homeplugs. One is plugged in to a surge protector - this one connects to the router. The other one is in the normal mains socket and has a 4 port hub running off it.

    Fortunately thank God no problems and they seem to work fine.

    Doesn't answer your question about what you would be sacrificing by using the cheaper adapters but...

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    Re: Homeplug advise

    im also using the 85mb ones. it does get interfered if you have other stuff connected on the same dual wall plugs though.

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    Re: Homeplug advise

    Providing your house has new(ish) wiring the 85mb models suffice for the majority of people. You may not realistically see 85mb/s (or 200mb/s if you're using them) with any homeplug due to mitigating factors, but the ones you indicated should do a serviceable job.
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    Re: Homeplug advise

    We got very slow speed from the 85Mbps (Netgear) due to the old wiring I think, it just depends on how yours is set up, there's a lot of variables to consider.

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