HomePlug 500Mbps, also known as AV 500, is designed specifically to meet the needs of heavy content and bandwidth digital multimedia networks in the home.
New Internet services like "Triple Play" with features such as streaming HDTV, VoIP telephony, Console connectivity Xbox Live and high-speed Internet need a lot of bandwidth. Data must be transmitted with both maximum speed and optimum quality. With transfer rates of up to 500 Mbps, the new HomePlug 500Mbps Adapters are ideal for these demanding tasks. Connected to a household electrical socket, it instantly transforms the household electrical wiring into a fast network for high data throughput. It does all of this with optimal transmission and maximum data security. Whether at home or the office you can take advantage of the latest services wherever you like. The exceptional range of 200 meters gives you plenty of flexibility. Modems, routers, set-top boxes and PCs all of these devices can be connected to the HomePlug 500Mbps adapters using the existing Ethernet interface.
The advantages of using HomePlug 500Mbps as the baseline technology for HomePlug BPL include the following: