Powerline 500, 2 Ports

500Mbps, 2 Ports, Extra Outlet

Extend Your Home Network for Multiple Devices

With an extra outlet you can extend your home network connection and keep on using your electrical outlet. Just plug in a Powerline adapter then plug into your Internet. It’s that easy. Extend a fast, secure, and reliable network connection in any room. Perfect for connecting computers, Smart TVs, Blu-ray or Streaming players, DVRs, and game consoles to your home network and Internet.

Model: XAVB5602
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You want a wired network, but you don't want to run new wires.

NETGEAR Powerline 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

Two Ethernet Ports

Simultaneously connect two (2) devices to your home network or Internet

Extra Power Outlet

Noise—filtered power outlet for additional devices. Keep the use of your power outlet. A filtered electrical outlet lets you plug-in your home office or theater devices. Note: advanced filtering technique inside the outlet improves the overall powerline network performances

HDTV and HD/3D

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


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 standard)

Product Number
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Powerline Technology
  • Homeplug AV compliant
Speed and Range
Powerline Performance
  • 500 Mbps†
WiFi Performance
  • Not applicable
Number of Ethernet Ports
  • Two (2) Fast Ethernet ports on XAV5602
  • One (1) Fast Ethernet port on XAV5401
Key Features
  • Extend your Internet to any power outlet
  • Connect 2 devices to the network
  • Extra outlet
  • Compact, elegant design
  • Convenient power outlet, filtered for better performance
  • 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
  • Push and Secure button
Product Diagram
Physical Specifications
  • Dimensions: 4.5 x 2.2 x 1.28 in (114 x 55 x 32.5 mm) each
  • Weight: 0.38 lb (174 g) each
Package Contents
  • One (1) Powerline 500 PassThru 2-Port Adapter (XAV5602)
  • One (1) Powerline 500 PassThru 1-Port Adapter (XAV5401)
  • Two (2) 2 m (6.5 ft) Ethernet cables
  • Quick install documentation
  • 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

† 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.

NETGEAR Warranty

  • This product is backed by a NETGEAR limited 1-year Hardware Warranty.
  • 24/7 basic technical support provided for 90 days from purchase date, when purchased from a NETGEAR authorized reseller


Expand Your Existing Powerline Network

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

Add Internet Anywhere

The spare bedroom can be an office. The garage could also be a game room. Use Powerline to add Internet to any room with an electrical outlet.



Expand Your Connections 2 by 2

Many times, if you need to add Internet in a room for one device, you may need to connect a second device. Two ports make the Powerline 500 Nano the perfect solution.

Use Your Plug. Don't Lose Your Plug.

The Powerline 500 Nano PassThru lets you easily use an open electrical outlet to gain an Internet connection. And you won't lose the use of that electrical outlet, since you can still plug a device in for power.

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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