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Netgear Wall-Plugged Ethernet Bridge XE102

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Wall-Plugged Ethernet Bridge XE102
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With a bridge you can connect different types of networks, e.g. a wireless network and an Ethernet network. A repeater expands the reach of your wireless network, which comes in handy if you have a bad or slow connection in some remote corners of your home or office.
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Warranty: 3 years
Long product name Netgear Wall-Plugged Ethernet Bridge XE102 :
The short editorial description of Netgear Wall-Plugged Ethernet Bridge XE102

Wall-Plugged Ethernet Bridge
Netgear Wall-Plugged Ethernet Bridge XE102:
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Turns Any Electrical Outlet into a Home Network Connection
For a truly simple way to bring the Internet to any room in your home, look no further than NETGEAR's Wall-Plugged Ethernet Bridge. It plugs into an electrical outlet and uses your existing electrical wiring to give your entire household access to your Cable/DSL connection. With no expensive new wiring or cabling to install, your family can surf the Web, participate in online gaming, send and receive e-mail, and share files and printers, all from different rooms at the same time. Uncomplicated and very quick to install, it plugs right into a wall outlet, reducing clutter and saving valuable desk space. Designed for ease of use, it has new, easy-to-read icon LEDs, and protects your network communications from eavesdroppers and hackers, while not increasing your electricity bill.

Networks your PCs and shares a Cable/DSL Internet connection using existing 110V electrical outlets in your home. Automatic rate adaption chooses the best data rate depending on the level of interference caused by other electrical appliances. Compatible with 10 Mbps or 10/100 Mbps Ethernet products, and it also works seamlessly with NETGEAR Cable/DSL routers.

Boasts Ethernet-like data rates of up to 14 Mbps. Works across multiple phases and circuit breakers to provide complete coverage in your home. Ensures privacy and security over the Powerline network with 56-Bit Data Encryption Standard (DES).

Saves both time and money, since there's no expensive new wiring to install or modify. Plugs directly into your wall outlets, preserving valuable desk space, and works with two and three-prong standard 110 volt electrical outlets. Allows you to remotely connect popular gaming consoles to your cable/DSL Internet connection, and features distinctive status LEDs.

Short summary description Netgear Wall-Plugged Ethernet Bridge XE102:
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Netgear Wall-Plugged Ethernet Bridge XE102, 0.0043 - 0.0209, 45 m², 10BASE-T Ethernet, Powerline Ethernet, IEEE 802.3, 10Base-T, Wired

Long summary description Netgear Wall-Plugged Ethernet Bridge XE102:
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Netgear Wall-Plugged Ethernet Bridge XE102. Frequency band: 0.0043 - 0.0209, Indoor range: 45 m². Networking features: 10BASE-T Ethernet, Powerline Ethernet, Compliance industry standards: IEEE 802.3, Cabling technology: 10Base-T. Connectivity technology: Wired, Interface: RJ-45, Electrical Plug. Compatible operating systems: Windows 98/ME/2000/XP. Power requirements: 220V@ 50 Hz

Wireless LAN features
Frequency band
A small section of the spectrum of radio communication frequencies, in which channels are usually used or set aside for the same purpose e.g.for a channel on FM radio; for mobile networks to communicate with mobile phones.
0.0043 - 0.0209
Indoor range
45 m²
Networking features
10BASE-T Ethernet, Powerline Ethernet
Compliance industry standards
List of characteristics that describe methods of compliance to industry-defined standards for the product
IEEE 802.3
Cabling technology
Type of cable technology performance.
Ports & interfaces
Connectivity technology
Interface ports to connect pieces of equipment. USB (Universal Serial Bus) has become the most popular wired interface to connect peripherals. USB 2.0 supports speeds up to 480 Mbit/s (USB 1: 12 Mbit/s). The interface FireWire is also known as the IEEE 1394 standard. Enhanced IDE (EIDE)is sometimes referred to as Fast ATA, Fast IDE or ATA-2.
RJ-45, Electrical Plug
I/O ports
An interface on a device to which you can connect another device.
1x 10BASE-T Ethernet 1x 14 Mbps Powerline
System requirements
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Windows 98/ME/2000/XP
Power requirements
220V@ 50 Hz
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
0 - 45 °C
Operating relative humidity (H-H)
10 - 90%
Weight & dimensions
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
224 g
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
99.4 x 46.6 x 73 mm
Electromagnetic emissions
FCC Part 15 Class B
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2011-10-04 00:48:42
Testseek has collected 3 expert reviews for Netgear Wall-Plugged Ethernet Bridge XE102 and the average expert rating is 70 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
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2011-10-04 00:48:42
Modèle entrée de gamme chez Netgear, le GX102 est un adaptateur 14 Mbps. La vitesse réelle est loin de ce chiffre – seulement 5,4 Mbps – mais cela reste le meilleur débit pour du 14 Mbps annoncé. Le logiciel n'est...
Good Garantie de 3 ans, Assistance téléphonique illimitée, Le prix...
Bad Débits réels (à relativiser : tous les adaptateurs CPL sont dans le même cas), Encombrement...
Bottom line Un adaptateur CPL dans la moyenne que ce soit au niveau du débit, du bundle ou du logiciel fourni...
2011-10-04 00:48:42
Specs: Device Type: Wireless USB Adapter...
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