troubleshooting Question

2 ring Powerline network configuration

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TrevorWhiteFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
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Hi Guys,

I have a customer with an old property that used to be two properties, as such it has two ring mains on seperate boards (meters) They currently use powerline technology to extend a small ethernet network to the rest of the property. We need to extend this further to cover what was the second part of the property.

So, two isolated ring mains needing to become one ethernet network. I propose to deploy an ethernet switch and connect a Netgear XAVNB2001 to each ring main and connect each device to the ethernet switch. I then plan to use Netger XAVB5101 devices (WAP's) as required in the remote parts of the building. Is this configuration viable and practical.

I have spoken to Netgear but I don't trust the confirmation they provided as I had to correct a number of things before I obtained the above product numbers. Can anyone confirm that the above configuration will operate as an effective network (within the limits of powerline technology) My understanding is that these specific netgear devices represent the current state of performance IE near 200Mps as opposed to 85Mps for earlier devices.

I would appreciate any comments.



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