Powerline 500

1 Port

Easily Extend Your Network With No New Wires

Just plug into any electrical outlet, then plug into your new network connection. It’s that easy. You’ll have a fast, secure, and reliable network connection in any room. Perfect for connecting Smart TVs, media and Blu-ray players, DVRs, and game consoles to the Internet.

Model: XAVB5201
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You want a wired network, but you don't want to run long wires. NETGEAR Powerline 500 is one of the easiest ways to create an integrated network using your existing electrical wiring. It's simple to set up, secure and fast – Powerline adapters can achieve speeds up to 500 Mbps.

Extend Your Network

Extend Internet access throughout your home to any electrical outlet for desktop PCs, gaming consoles and set-top boxes

HDTV and HD/3D

Speeds up to 500 Mbps enable applications such as HDTV, multiple HD/3D video streams, multimedia streaming, and multiplayer gaming

Plug-and-Play

Sets up in minutes, no need to configure or install software

Push-and-Secure Button

Secures the network connection with the touch of a button, no need to remember passwords

Pick-a-Plug LED

Automatically tests the connection at any electrical outlet to ensure the highest possible performance

Energy-saving Features

Automatically powers down when not connected or not in use, disables LEDs, less than 0.5 Watt in stand-by mode

Expand Your Existing Powerline Network

Add new Powerline adapters easily, up to 16 nodes in total. Backward compatible with 200 Mbps & 500 Mbps Homeplug AV including NETGEAR Powerline AV products

Product Number
XAVB5201
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Powerline Technology
  • Homeplug AV compliant
Speed and Range
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Powerline Performance
  • 500 Mbps†
WiFi Performance
  • Not applicable
Number of Ethernet Ports
  • One (1) Fast Ethernet port each
Key Features
  • Perfect for connecting Smart TV and Consoles
  • Extend Internet access to any power outlet
  • Ideal for HD or 3D HD multimedia streaming
  • Elegant nano design fitting your surroundings
  • Pick-a-Plug LED identifies best outlet for optimal performance
  • Push-and-Secure button for easy secure connection
  • Energy saving features with stand-by consumption < 0.5 Watt
  • Best-in-class performance and reliability
Security
  • Push and Secure button
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Physical Specifications
  • Dimensions: 2.63 x 2.16 x 1.33 in (66.8 x 54.9 x 33.8 mm)
  • Weight: 0.18 lbs (82 g)
Package Contents
  • Two (2) Powerline 500 Adapters (XAV5201)
  • Two (2) 2 m (6.5 ft) Ethernet cable
  • Quick Installation guide
Standards
  • IEEE 802.3 compliant
  • IEEE 1901 compliant
  • Homeplug AV compliant
System Requirements
  • To connect via Ethernet: RJ-45 Ethernet Port
  • To visualize your Powerline network and secure connection via Software: Microsoft® Windows 7, Vista®, XP® or Mac OS® X
24/7 Technical Support
  • 24/7 basic technical support provided for 90 days from purchase date, when purchased from a NETGEAR authorized reseller*

† Actual data throughput and data over distance will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building material and construction, and network overhead, result in lower actual data through put rate.

*US only

NETGEAR Warranty

  • This product is backed by a NETGEAR limited 1-year Hardware Warranty.

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Expand Your Existing Powerline Network

Add new Powerline adapters easily, up to 16 nodes in total. Backward compatible with 200 Mbps & 500 Mbps Homeplug AV including NETGEAR Powerline AV products

HDTVs

Smoothly stream up to 1080p video.

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HD Boxes/Media Players

Don't run network cables or worry about WiFi to watch your favorites movies and TV shows.

HD/3D Video & Blu-ray Players / DVRs

Connect to the latest, greatest video technology.

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Game Consoles

To win, you need fast no-lag gaming connections.

PCs / Laptops

Use any electrical outlet to connect to your home network and the Internet.

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Network Control So Easy...It's Like Magic

Monitor and Stay Secure with NETGEAR genie App. NETGEAR genie let’s you see your NETGEAR Powerline devices on a network map, get connection status, data link rates and easily setup security encryption between Powerline adapters.

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Here's what you can do with your genie app...

  • Access WiFi settings
  • See a visual layout of the devices on your Powerline network
  • View and optimize performance of your network
  • Keep your network secure with encryption key settings
  • Monitor the speed of your devices
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