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Mains Networking
   - connect IP CCTV cameras and DVRs through the mains cables.

Whether you are looking to install your own CCTV system or a professional installer you may come across the problem that the DVR recorder is not near the computer you wish to control it from. Most DVRs can be remotly controlled by a computer, laptop or even the Internet it is not always possible to easily get the network connection to the DVR itself as it may be in a cupboard, strong box or even in the loft.
Our mains networking system allows the DVR and computer to be connected together anywhere by using the mains cabling of the house. It is simple to install and means that you do not need to run RJ45 to the loft in order to put the DVR on the network.
Simply plug and play: Plug one unit into the back of an existing router and then the second unit into the back of the DVR and instantly via the mains wiring in the building you have a link. If there is no router, it is still possible to create a link by manually setting IP addresses of the units prior to installing.
As well as connecting DVRs to a network, they are also ideal in places where wireless signal is difficult from a router and can also be used to connect games consoles such as PS2, PS3 and XBox to the Internet.
Networking-over-mains uses the existing mains power wiring in your home to carry Ethernet signals.  The technology for carrying signals through the mains has been around, notably in the form of wireless baby monitors, and its use for carrying Ethernet signals has been common for some years in the US.  This flexible method for home network distribution is now catching on in Europe.

In its simplest form, HomePlug networking consists of a box at each location requiring a network connection.  The box is plugged in to the mains and has one other connection, an Ethernet socket, just like the wired Ethernet socket you could connect with wires.  You can use several of the boxes around your home.  You can have several isolated networks on the same mains wiring if you wish, each using its own password.  The standard to look for is called 'HomePlug'.  Any device with this branding should inter-operate.

The range for mains networking is usually stated at 100m but this limitation is important only if you need to reach the garden shed or similar.  Generally you will get a connection to any socket in your home as long as you have a single-phase supply.  A single-phase supply usually has only one electricity meter, which covers the vast majority of homes.

Here we adapters including 85Mbps Turbo, 85Mbps Turbo Wireless and HomePlug AV.

This is a typical set-up for a small home office environment. In Room 1 the ADSL comes into the home and you connect to it using your ADSL Modem/Router. At this point you attach a HomePlug device to the Router in order that you can share the ADSL connection with other users in the home/office. If you only have the one computer but it is not located near to the ADSL line, you can attach a HomePlug router to the line which sends the signal along the mains to another room in the home. If you have a router in place already you can attach a HomePlug adapter to this via Ethernet cable for the same results.

In Room 2 you plug the HomePlug device into the power socket and depending on how many computers you need to connect you can either connect one computer direct to the single port HomePlug device using an Ethernet cable or if you have more than one computer, you can use a 3 port HomePlug device. You can continue to follow this example in each room that you require the ADSL/Network.

This example is ideal if you have your ADSL Router already in place. If you are new to ADSL and are looking to set-up from scratch it is worth noting that we supply ADSL modem/routers with the HomePlug capabilities already built-in. This will save you buying two boxes and having two devices where you can get away with one.


85 Mbs - Converts mains cables to a 85Mbs network




Home Plug -  Single socket  - 85Mbs
Home Plug - Triple socket  - 85Mbs
Home Plug - Wireless  - 85Mbs 

200 Mbs - Converts mains cables to a 200Mbs network







Home Plug - Single socket - 200Mbs





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