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stevensaaron
21-01-2010, 02:36 PM
Hi All, because my new room is separate from the house, I have been looking at getting these so i can plug one into the ADSL/Router, and the other into my new room and plug into the computer.

http://www.netcomm.com.au/netcomm-products/ethernet-over-power/np285

http://www.netcomm.com.au/netcomm-products/ethernet-over-power/np201av

I am just wanting some feed back from anyone who has used these,
And which of these would be a better option??

and also does anyone on on here sell these?? at a good price. cos i can get these from PB Tech:
NP285 $167.63 (inc GST)
NP201AV $212.63 (Inc GST)

Any help would be appreciated.

stevensaaron
21-01-2010, 02:37 PM
Hi All, because my new room is separate from the house, I have been looking at getting these so i can plug one into the ADSL/Router, and the other into my new room and plug into the computer.

http://www.netcomm.com.au/netcomm-pr...er-power/np285

http://www.netcomm.com.au/netcomm-pr...-power/np201av

I am just wanting some feed back from anyone who has used these,
And which of these would be a better option??

and also does anyone on on here sell these?? at a good price. cos i can get these from PB Tech:
NP285 $167.63 (inc GST)
NP201AV $212.63 (Inc GST)

Any help would be appreciated.

Renmoo
21-01-2010, 04:04 PM
Page not found for the two links posted

stevensaaron
21-01-2010, 04:07 PM
http://www.netcomm.com.au/netcomm-products/ethernet-over-power/np201av

http://www.netcomm.com.au/netcomm-products/ethernet-over-power/np285

Try copying and pasting and see if that works, if not, in the product search there are two models i am looking at:

1) NP285
2) NP201

nmercer
21-01-2010, 04:24 PM
personally I found that the el cheapo Power over Ethernet product worked better/faster than the more expensive model which was meant to have better range/speed

or just go WiFi

stevensaaron
21-01-2010, 04:27 PM
Yeah, it does get a bi expensive, and wireless doesn't go out that far, from where it is situated, and the same company also has a wireless version:

http://www.netcomm.com.au/netcomm-products/ethernet-over-power/np290w

but i still have to buy the basic pack first any way... so i might get the wireless at a l8a date.

pctek
21-01-2010, 04:33 PM
Friend got this. He had a tech come out and do it so don't know which and where his product was but he found it excellent.

Steven
21-01-2010, 05:32 PM
Try pricespy

http://pricespy.co.nz/product.php?p=372729
http://pricespy.co.nz/product.php?p=399190

notechyet
21-01-2010, 06:37 PM
Try pricespy

http://pricespy.co.nz/product.php?p=372729
http://pricespy.co.nz/product.php?p=399190
I have those installed for approx a year and they work well.

Agent_24
21-01-2010, 09:32 PM
personally I found that the el cheapo Power over Ethernet product worked better/faster than the more expensive model which was meant to have better range/speed

or just go WiFi

The reviews I always read for Power line networking (not the same as Power over Ethernet!) they didn't work well, had limited range and were prone to interference by appliances on the grid.

Though both of these were tested in offices which would have had a much larger area..

Wireless might be cheaper and better. But I can't say.

Chilling_Silence
22-01-2010, 09:29 AM
Ethernet over Power has some uses for sure. I've used it a few times where it was easier to do than a Wireless bridge, though mostly I've just stuck with WiFi.

I've got a couple of those NetComm NB285 one's myself, it's great because they're very little fuss. Just plug it in and they're happy :)

$170 Incl GST is a good price, go for it I say!