Yes, I have been using that for over a year. This is what I use.
I have 2 wired PC up-stair and connect to a mini gigabit switch with a home plug. On the other end in living room, I have a media PC, a NAS box and a wifi router connect to another mini gigabit switch to 2nd homeplug.
Both home plug are working fine, Gigabit performance over powerline is only a theory, you be lucky if getting 300Mbps but it sure faster than Ethernet homeplug. Streaming normal quality video is fine, a bit choppy for HD video.
Yeah your setup sounds similar to mine but I have Cat.5 trailing upstairs to the rear of the house. Also the wireless signal is virtually non-existant at the rear. I was considering using homeplugs to replace the Cat.5 feeding upstairs and use them to feed a wireless AP at the rear.
Do you know if more than one set can be used at the same time?
I have read that the Gigabit plugs work slightly faster than the standard 200Mbps AV ones but if they're on a different ring main then performance suffers greatly.
That's right, they work best in same circuit. I seen the review on Amazon, peoples either love it or hate it. It all depends the powerline quality and only plug in to the wall socket (not power extension)
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