My desktop and consoles are all wired to my E4200 router, which is bridged to my ASUS. Powerline is about 10Mb/s slower than wired on my 60Mb/s connection, which is no big deal to me. Guy from Comcast recommended I try this since only a mesh router would work in my house due to lots of brick walls. There's a couple prerequisites, but when you get it going, it's incredible. First choice is Cat5e. I trade a bit of top speed (maybe 15%), but it more than make up for it in consistency. Powerline is FANTASTIC when it works, but it might not depending on your home. Older houses or just poorly wired ones sometimes run into issues. Problem: So I have my router upstairs and my internet connection is poor on my main floor. General MoCA question - do the cables used all have to be on the same drop/entry point? What are the pros and cons? Bummer. If you have more than one router, what about a wireless bridge, or router-to-router setup? Powerline for less latency. an AC wireless router will do the job, Powerline is hit or miss in almost every scenario. Use a moca adapter if there is coax cable close to where you are gaming, it is the best possible way. That depends on the wiring in your house for the Powerline adapter and how far away you are from your router in the case of Wifi. Yep, you can turn the wifi on or off. It’s something most of us strive for these days, especially as more and more technology connects to the internet. Are there any in particular you guys could recommend? If you have Verizon FiOS, your router acts as a moca adapter already, so you only need one more. The good news is that the AV 500 adapters have increased my powerline throughput on bad combinations of outlets from 8mbps to 28mbps. Easily better than wifi if you're running into latency or signal issues. Does MOCA have any security concerns? If I am understanding you correctly this won't work. My first set was Linksys and my last two have been D-Links. I found latency an issue with power line so I bought a better router. I use power line... One of the older 200 models.... And it always beats my wireless on latency. Discussion in 'TiVo Coffee House - TiVo Discussion' started by tomm1079, Oct 13, 2011. For download speeds? Powerline was better for both throughput and latency. For actually playing games? Press the pair button on another adapter. In both cases, your mileage may vary. the best thing though is you can just plug a wireless extender to a powerline adaptor for some other devices(none gaming) too.,,, (You must log in or sign up to reply here. Wouldn't the d/l speeds be better on powerline as well, provided you buy one that's strong enough to support your internet d/l & upload speeds? Everyone is looking for ways to streamline the deployment process and one device, the Powerline Ethernet Adapter (PEA), is helping make the dream a reality. My only problem, and only reservration when recommending them, is that sometimes they just freeze up and drop the connection and need to be reset. Better than a direct wireless connection when gaming and streaming, IMO. The great thing about powerline adapters is that you can add many to the same network. Power line is awesome for me. The good news is that the AV 500 adapters have increased my powerline throughput on bad combinations of outlets from 8mbps to 28mbps. PS4P will have an AC wifi chip, and X1 already has it. I use Moca and Netgear Powerline AV 500 adapters (new) like the XAV5001. Jan 20, 2017 #14 If the basement is unfinished and is the entry point / router location then getting cables to the floor above is simple and shouldn't cost much at all. If you have Verizon FiOS, your router acts as a moca adapter already, so you only need one more. I think that your adapters would have to go back through the amplified splitter to whichever point the two feeds meet. I love love them. Oct 9, 1999 11,929 12 81. By Marine3 in forum Handphone/Gadgets Accessories. ). Ping is alright, nothing amazing, but not bad. Otherwise Powerline AV 500 is … Use a moca adapter if there is coax cable close to where you are gaming, it is the best possible way. I use a powerline adapter and my ps4 download speeds are like 10x what they were with using wireless. I have a 30 mbps connection, which ends up being about 3.9 mb per second max speed. If not buy two, well worth it to get a rock steady connection. MOCA vs Powerline? Classified Section (Bargains and Lelongs), DSLRs & Other Interchangeable Lens Cameras, Hydra Distribution Virtual Service Center, 54% OFF Sweet Crepe (27 choices to choose from) + Sundae (3 flavours to choose from), Brand New Moca Power Pack (1700mAh) for iPhone4. I use a power line with my PS4 and it's fantastic. Btw good time to buy MOCA bridge now that Amazon is free shipping to SG. If you have a wireless AC router, then wireless. Which of these is better for gaming? DSLR has some good FAQ's for the router in case there are any setup issues. I have TP-Link 200s. AC adapter is autoswitching. They are insanely affordable and as of late REALLY well made. MoCA can work between outputs on a common amplified splitter but cannot go back through an amplified splitter. Can I plug one into a cable outlet and use it as a wireless access point as well? It's very situational neither perform as well as natural ethernet or a fiber connection of sometype. I use a powerline as well. If that's not an option and you have existing coax, use Moca. MoCA vs Powerline Network Extension: MoCA technology is not the only way to extend a network using alternative wiring. Thinking about buying one from Best Buy tonight and just returning it if it doesn’t work. Assuming you're good on that front, they're great for consoles or other single devices in spots that would be obnoxious to run a cord to. Powerline Ethernet Adapters vs Ethernet. In terms of latency the difference is negligible (in my case, I mean). But it hugely differs depending on the type of house and wiring and location of router etcetera. Powerline should almost always win, luckily my apartment is quite new and every room has cat6a socket. Will update thread when my Mikrotik RB1100AH comes in. In my home, powerline adapters capped out at around 50mbps regardless of which outlets I chose (I tested it extensively), whereas my AC laptop maxes out my internet connection at 250mbps easily. Don't assume that everyone saying "powerline duh" is considering the fact that their homes might be much newer than yours, or that they may be comparing to wireless routers / receivers from a decade ago rather than the newest tech. Sign Up; Forums All Activity My Activity Streams Super stable connection over 5Ghz AC, indiscernible from a full wired connection. Essentially a "wireless Ethernet link". I've found Powerline has worked very well for me, I'm on my 3rd version of them now, upgrading them as speed enhancements come about. Have about six setup in my house right now. So make sure that if you buy powerline adapters you do so from some place you can return them to if they don't work out for your particular location. I have Wi-Fi through my Verizon FIOS router. If I use it for gaming, downloading, or streaming to console or PC, it will never maintain steady speed - often it will drop down into the low 1's or so, and sometimes it will be in the 200 kb per second range. A lot. Works pretty well. the wiring in this house is ass, so i have to resort to wifi. Powerline adapters are still kinda like black magic to me. Powerline is heavily dependent on the quality/age of the electrical system in your domicile. A pair plus an extra (can't be too careful right) will put you over USD120. I have 3 tp link 1.3 gb p line adaptors. 100% reliable connection, too.

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