PowerLINE 1000 + WiFi

1000 Mbps, 802.11ac, 1 Gigabit Port

Extend Your WiFi Network at 1000 Mbps Speeds

Use your existing electrical wiring to extend your WiFi Internet access to any room in your house. Just plug the Powerline Adapter into your modem or router, then plug in the companion PowerLINE WiFi access point to an electrical outlet. It’s that easy. With 1000 Mbps speed and Homeplug AV2 support, the PowerLINE WiFi 1000 is perfect for connecting smart TVs, streaming players, and game consoles wirelessly.

Model: PLW1000
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Get Connected with Powerline

Broaden the reach of your wireless and wired network using your home electrical wiring. Connect the NETGEAR Powerline adapter to your modem or router, then simply plug-in the companion NETGEAR PowerLINE WiFi access point wherever you want WiFi.

Next Generation Powerline

Very fast speed—Up to 1000 Mbps.

Reliable Networking

Connect multiple adapters to expand your wired network reliably.

Latest Technology

Homeplug AV2 support for Gigabit speeds through your electrical outlets for improved coverage.


Set up in minutes, no need to configure or install software.


Automatically powers down when not in use.


Encrypts PowerLINE network connections with the touch of a button.

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Powerline Technology
  • Homeplug AV2 compliant
Speed and Range
Powerline Performance
  • 1000 Mbps†
WiFi Performance
  • 802.11ac
Number of Ethernet ports
  • One (1) 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet port on each adapter
Key Features
  • Gigabit PowerLINE WiFi speed
  • Perfect for connecting smart TVs, streaming players & game consoles
  • Ideal for HD streaming & lag-free gaming
  • Typical coverage up to 500 m²†
  • Pick-a-plug LED for highest possible performance
  • Sets up in minutes, no need to install software
  • Secures the network connection with the touch of a button
  • Push and Secure button
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Physical Specifications
  • PowerLINE WiFi 1000 Access Point (PLW1000) Dimensions: 121 x 87 x 38 mm (4.75 x 3.44 x 1.5 in)
  • PowerLINE WiFi 1000 Access Point (PLW1000) Weight: 266 g (0.59 lb)
  • Powerline 1000 Adapter (PL1000) Dimensions: 100 x 59 x 35.9 mm (3.9 x 2.3 x 1.4 in)
  • Powerline 1000 Adapter (PL1000) Weight: 126 g (0.28 lb)
Package Contents
  • One (1) PowerLINE WiFi 1000 Access Point (PLW1000)
  • One (1) Powerline 1000 Adapter (PL1000)
  • Two (2) 2 m (6.5 ft) Ethernet cables
  • Quick install documentation
  • 10/100/1000 Mbps† Gigabit Ethernet port
  • PowerLINE WiFi 1000 Access Point (PLW1000): IEEE® 2.4 GHz/5 GHz 802.11 b/g/n/ac wireless interface
  • HomePlug® AV2 compliant*
  • IEEE® 1901 and IEEE® 802.3 compliant
System Requirements
  • RJ-45 Ethernet port to connect via Ethernet cable
  • 2.4 GHz/5 GHz 802.11 b/g/n/ac wireless interface to connect wirelessly to PLW1000
  • Microsoft® Windows® 8, 7, Vista®, XP or Mac OS® X to install software utility

1 Compared to previous 500Mbps Powerline products.

* Requires use of HomePlug AV compatible Powerline device (one PLW1000 and one PL1000 included). For a complete list of HomePlug AV certified devices, please check www.homeplug.org/certified_products.

† Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE standard 802.11 specifications. 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 throughput rate and wireless coverage.

Outlets must be electrically connected in order for Powerline devices to provide a network connection between them.

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


Smart TVs and Players

Whether you're connecting your TV, Blu-ray or media player, you can avoid the hassle of running extra network wires. Connect your TV or media player to the PowerLINE and enjoy wired Internet instantly.

WiFi Where You Want It

Your home is filled with mobile devices — smartphones, tablets, laptops — and you want to have the freedom to use those devices when and where you want, while staying connected to the Internet. Simply add PowerLINE access points throughout your home to create strong, reliable WiFi connections where you need them most. And with the simplicity of PowerLINE, it's as easy as plugging into the nearest electrical outlet.



Reliable Home Networking

Building construction such as bricks, metal or distance can cause your home to work against your wireless network. With a powerLINE network you can stop worrying and start enjoying your reliable connected life.

Game Consoles

Avoid lag and interference by using a wired connection with PowerLINE throughout your home. Simply plug into an electrical outlet and conect your console to the Ethernet port to get fast, wired Internet, so you can stay connected.