The German company devolo has introduced two new network adapters, designed to harness the Internet connection through the electrical current. The models devolo dLAN 500 duo and devolo dLAN 500 duo + are connected to the network and then to a device such as a desktop PC, a laptop, a television, a Blu-ray player or a games console. Each adapter has two connectors so you can connect to two different devices simultaneously. In addition, with the push of a button you can protect your network with 128-bit AES encryption. The price of the kit with two adapters from devolo dLAN 500 duo is 80 euros, while the two Adapters kit of devolo dLAN 500 duo + stands at 100 euros.
Network adapters devolo dLAN 500 duo and devolo dLAN 500 duo + are able to create a Powerline network that leverages the power to transmit the Internet signal. To do this, simply connect one adapter to your router and then other to any outlet in the house. Thus, the grid will become a long network cable that carries the signal to any room. The maximum devolo adapter speed is 500 Mbps and offer similar performance to an Ethernet connection on signal quality.
The adapters devolo dLAN 500 duo have a more compact size for easy installation in any outlet, while the devolo dLAN 500 duo + are larger and also have insurance to protect children from possible shock. One advantage of the devolo dLAN is that we can install new adapters at any time if you need to expand the network. Moreover, this connection stands out for its simplicity because no need to install any software or drivers to make it work.
Of course, users who want to make more advanced use of the network can install the software free of charge dLAN Cockpit, a solution used to manage the network. Cockpit offers numerous status indicators on the quality of each adapter connection and allows control encryption and general connection settings. Finally, you can also update the drivers for the devolo dLAN 500 through Internet. Currently, devolo is the only company offering such software adapters Powerline PLC. The program works on both platform Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.
Another attraction of the adapters devolo dLAN 500 duo and devolo dLAN duo 500 + is that they can protect the network with encryption AES 128-bit with the push of a button on the adapter. As for prices, the individual adapter devolo dLAN 500 duo is priced at 45 euros. If you opt for the starter kit for two adapters, the price jumps to 80 euros, while the kit with three adapters is 120 euros. Moreover, the adapter devolo dLAN 500 duo + is priced at 55 euros if you buy just one. Two adapters kits are 100 euros, while three adapters kits remain in 150 euros.