The kit comes with two small powerline adapters, ethernet cables, a quick install guide and a resource CD which includes documentation and a powerline software client.
The idea is that you connect one adapter to your router, then other adapters are connected to wall outlets (directly, not into an extension) around your home or office. You then plug the adapter into your computer with the included ethernet cable and within 60 seconds, you are surfing the Internet. Or, you can set up a secure powerline network by pairing the adapters using the “Pair” buttons on the bottom of each.
Sounds simple. Unfortunately, for me, it wasn’t exactly “Plug & Play” as it says on the box. Continue reading