Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 
3141 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 565

Trusted

  Reply # 1439656 3-Dec-2015 02:07
Send private message

CB_24: Doing some further reading I see mention of "The Powerline Adapters need to be connected in the same electrical circuit".

What's the changes a standard house (that has had a lot of modifications done to it) whould have different electrical circuits?


This basically refers to having three phase power - its more common in very large older houses, or rural where the pump shed or pool might be on a different phase than the main house.
Its also common in the USA where 110v is used and so each circuit is capable of carrying less power.

It isnt typical in NZ and you can go between different fused circuits. Though the shorter the circuit and the less taps in the wiring of course means the connection will be better with less signal reflections down the wires.

We ask everyone if they have three phase power coming into their house and its something that you will know if you do. If you dont know then 99% chance it doesnt apply to you.

In general if everything is behind the same meter then your good.

And you can get inter-phase data couplers if you do have multiple phases.




Ray Taylor
Taylor Broadband (rural hawkes bay)
www.ruralkiwi.com

There is no place like localhost
For my general guide to extending your wireless network Click Here




1870 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 272

Subscriber

  Reply # 1439715 3-Dec-2015 09:17
Send private message

The one at my parents' house has the base plugged into a powerpoint in their 1980's extension and the extender in a bedroom in the 1970's original dwelling, and it works fine.




Geek girl. Freelance copywriter and editor at Unmistakable.

 

Currently using: Modified 2008 Mac Pro, HP M6-1017TX Laptop, iPad Pro, iPhone 7, iPhone 6S, AppleTV4.


 
 
 
 


Try Wrike: fast, easy, and efficient project collaboration software


252 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 11


  Reply # 1439719 3-Dec-2015 09:23
Send private message

Thanks for all the info.
I have gone ahead and bought a TP-Link TL-WPA4220KIT.

Cheers

198 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 4


  Reply # 1453350 19-Dec-2015 09:14
Send private message

CB_24: Thanks for all the info.
I have gone ahead and bought a TP-Link TL-WPA4220KIT.

Cheers


Hi,
Interested to know has this kit worked as expected?

1 | 2 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Amazon launches the International Shopping Experience in the Amazon Shopping App
Posted 19-Apr-2018 08:38


Spark New Zealand and TVNZ to bring coverage of Rugby World Cup 2019
Posted 16-Apr-2018 06:55


How Google can seize Microsoft Office crown
Posted 14-Apr-2018 11:08


How back office transformation drives IRD efficiency
Posted 12-Apr-2018 21:15


iPod laws in a smartphone world: will we ever get copyright right?
Posted 12-Apr-2018 21:13


Lightbox service using big data and analytics to learn more about customers
Posted 9-Apr-2018 12:11


111 mobile caller location extended to iOS
Posted 6-Apr-2018 13:50


Huawei announces the HUAWEI P20 series
Posted 29-Mar-2018 11:41


Symantec Internet Security Threat Report shows increased endpoint technology risks
Posted 26-Mar-2018 18:29


Spark switches on long-range IoT network across New Zealand
Posted 26-Mar-2018 18:22


Stuff Pix enters streaming video market
Posted 21-Mar-2018 09:18


Windows no longer Microsoft’s main focus
Posted 13-Mar-2018 07:47


Why phone makers are obsessed with cameras
Posted 11-Mar-2018 12:25


New Zealand Adopts International Open Data Charter
Posted 3-Mar-2018 12:48


Shipments tumble as NZ phone upgrades slow
Posted 2-Mar-2018 11:48



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.