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I picked 2 D-Link DHP-309AV from Newegg when they were on sale as shellshick last week for 29.99. They work great. Now would like to add another to fix wireless issue at the far end of the house. Do i need the same exact units or can i mix and match? And does powerline only work in pairs or will 1 unit plugged into the router supply 2 units elsewhere in the house?
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http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/buying-advice/network-wifi/3370997/homeplug-powerline-networking-adaptors-buying-advice/
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You can mix and match Powerline adaptors running at different speeds and from different manufacturers – as long as they all support at least HomePlug AV. Naturally, faster adaptors can talk to slower ones only at the lower speed.

Looks as though you can mate going off info from a quick google search. The fact that they also sell single adapters would lead me to believe that you can have multiple connections around your house running from the one at your router biggrin.gif

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Thanks
that is what i thought as far as the single units.
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