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Powerline adapters expand your network by using your home wiring like an Ethernet cable, sending the Internet signal from your router to any active power outlet. This means you can use your adapter just like an extra Ethernet port, to connect wired devices without rewiring your home. The PLWK400 also functions as a wireless range extender, to increase wireless signal strength across your home network.

Technical Specs
  • Model Name:
    Linksys PLWK400
  • Network Standards:
    HomePlug AV, IEEE 801.11b/g/n, 802.3, 802.3u
  • Ports:
    Fast Ethernet (10/100)
  • LEDs:
    Powerline, Ethernet, Wireless, Wi-Fi Protected Setup, Power
  • Buttons:
    Wi-Fi Protected Setup, Easy Connect, Reset
  • Wireless Encryption:
    128-Bit AES Link Encryption
  • Power Input:
    100-240V AC, 50-60Hz
  • Operating Temperature:
    32 to 104F (0 to 40C)
  • Storage Temperature:
    -4 to 158F (-20 to 70C)
  • Operating Humidity:
    10 to 85% Noncondensing
Package Contents
  • Linksys Powerline HomePlug AV Adapter with Wi-Fi, PLW400
  • Linksys Powerline HomePlug AV Adapter, PLE400
  • CD with Setup Software and Resources
  • Quick Install Guide
  • 2 Ethernet Cables
*The standard transmission rates—450 Mbps or 1300 Mbps (for 5 GHz), 300 Mbps (for 2.4 GHz), 54 Mbps, and 11 Mbps—are the physical data rates. Actual data throughput will be lower and may depend on the mix of wireless products used.
** Maximum performance for the Powerline AV Network Adapter is derived from HomePlug Powerline Alliance HomePlug AV specification. Performance depends on many factors, conditions and variables, including volume of network traffic, home wiring construction, operating system used, mix of networking products used, interference from other electrical devices, age of home wiring, wireline range and coverage as determined by wiring route or path between devices and other adverse conditions. Power outlets and electrical wiring must all be part of the same electrical system.