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  Corinex Powerline Ethernet Wall Mount
Words from the company:
A Revolution in Connectivity. Use your existing electrical outlets to create Local Area Network connectivity to share information between several computers, to share printers and to safely connect your private network to the rest of the world over the Internet.
With Corinex Powerline devices, all of this is quickly and easily achieved. The Corinex Powerline products introduce a new innovative solution for data communications. This unique technology offers users a wide range of networking options by using digital powerline technology enabling 14 Mbps data rate at distances of up to 200m for indoor solution.

Features:
• Physical layer data rate of up to 14 Mbps over the power line with distances of up to 200m, Multiprotocol communication (TCP/IP, NetBEUI, IPX/SPX)
• 56 Bit DES link encryption with key management for secured communication
• Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) with sophisticated signal processing techniques for high data reliability in noisy media conditions
• Intelligent channel adaptation maximizes throughput under harsh channel conditions
• Integrated Quality of Service (QoS) features such as four-level prioritized random access, contention-free access, and segment bursting
• Implements a scheme with prioritization and repeat request for reliable delivery of Ethernet packets via packet encapsulation
• Unit dimensions: 102mm x143mm x 49mm (L x W x H), Packaging: 150mm x 210mm x 60mm (L x W x H)
• Weight 0.69 lbs / 0.313 kg

The Review:
These powerline products have got to be one of the easiest and most innovative networking devices to setup and get you connected to other computers and/or your high speed internet connection over regular electrical wiring. This is the perfect solution for a small to medium office or home network. To facilitate different solutions other powerline products are available including the Corinex Powerline Ethernet Adapter, the Corinex Powerline USB Adapter, and the Corinex Powerline Router.

There are so many different applications that you can use these devices with, some may include; plugging in an Xbox or other Game system into your network, install a network security camera, or use your laptop computer in any room without the need for a wireless connection. The powerline products will work with any Operating System including Windows 9x/ME/NT/2000/XP/2003, Mac OS X and Linux. One thing to keep in mind, is that you will need at least two adapters to begin with.

How I tested the Corinex Powerline Ethernet Wall Mount:
I wanted to connect my shop PC to my existing network in the house without having to run an ethernet cable out to the shop. In the house: 1) Plug the Corinex Powerline Ethernet Wall Mount into an AC outlet. 2) Plug the Ethernet cable into the Corinex Powerline Ethernet Wall Mount and into a slot in a hub or switch (existing network with DHCP Server and other PCs). In the shop: 1) Plug the Corinex Powerline Ethernet Wall Mount into an AC outlet. 2) Plug the Ethernet cable into the Corinex Powerline Ethernet Wall Mount and the ethernet slot in the PC. 3) Turn on the shop PC and it received an IP dynamically from the existing network. I was then able to access the internet and shares through the existing electrical wiring.

Review ID Number: 396
  Product Details
Corinex Communications
Review Date: 2004-06-11
Reviewer: Chad Laity
Rating: 10 out of 10
 
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