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WD Livewire Powerline AV Networking kit launches

Powerline networking gear for home theater fans launches

| Networking News | Posted: Aug 24, 2010 6:04 pm

WD has a ton of storage devices on the market today ranging from external storage devices like HDDs for backing up computers and adding more space to DVRs to internal HDDs for consumer and enterprise computers. WD has unveiled its latest offering and it's not for storage. The new product is called the WD Livewire Powerline AV Networking Kit.

 

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The kit is designed to allow the user to set up a 200Mbps high-speed network anywhere in the home using the power lines already in the walls. This sort of power line networking system is perfect for homes where WiFi networks don't work or devices lacking support for WiFi need to be connected. The new networking kit is designed with the speed needed for users to stream HD video content around the home. The device has four network ports for connecting devices.

 

That four-port connectivity will offer plenty of connectivity for most entertainment systems with multiple devices like Blu-ray player, game consoles, and set-top boxes that all need connectivity. The 200Mbps transfer speed is fast enough for 1080p resolution video. The kit includes a pair of four port HomePlug AV adapters and all the cables needed for $139.99.

 

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