Mains Plugs

  lufbra 12:27 13 Jun 2009
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I am told that you can use the electrical ring main of your house to connect the PC to the incoming broadband signal using mains plugs.
Has anyone any information on this

  Sea Urchin 12:36 13 Jun 2009
  T I M B O 12:38 13 Jun 2009

I have this, it's great hardware & much safer than wireless. This is what i use>>click here

  sharpamat 13:09 13 Jun 2009

BT actually supply two Powerline Adaptors to send the broadband to their Vision Box when its taken out with their BT Vision

  Stuartli 13:09 13 Jun 2009

You are probably thinking of Devolo HomePlug products. See:

click here

for an explanation and:

click here

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for the products.

  Stuartli 13:10 13 Jun 2009

Much safer in which way?

  T I M B O 13:19 13 Jun 2009

To be connected hard wired has to be safer then using wireless technology

  wee eddie 13:23 13 Jun 2009

What if I tapped into the Mains, in the region of your house?

Say you lived in a block of flats, I can't see how the signal would be kept internal to the residence.

  woodchip 13:38 13 Jun 2009

It does as you have a Master fuse Box

  lufbra 13:38 13 Jun 2009

Is mains plugs reliable. I have wireless and find that i have to boot up at least twicw to get a wireless connection

  T I M B O 13:55 13 Jun 2009

Mains is reliable, my connection never drops!!

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