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Wireless Powerline adapter guide

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Wireless Powerline adapters extend your wireless network around your home without the need for long cabling, by using your existing electrical wiring.
 

 

Our wireless Powerline kit includes a pair of adapters. One adapter is the Powerline transmitter which you'll need to connect to your router, and the other is the Powerline receiver which should be placed where you'd like to extend your wireless coverage.

 

TalkTalk powerline adapters

 

 what the lights mean on the powerline adapters

 

Light Status Description
Mains power light On Power on and ready.
Blinking Adapter is setting up after reset button has been pressed.
Off Make sure the power is on at the wall and the adapter is switched on.
Wi-Fi light On Adapter is connected to Wi-Fi.
Off Wi-Fi not connected
Powerline light On Adapter is connected to another adapter.
Off No other adapter found.
Ethernet light Blinking Ethernet cable is connected and data is being sent over the connection.
Off No Ethernet connected detected. Make sure the yellow Ethernet cable is connected to the adapter and your router.

 

Our adapters can be used straight out of the box, follow the below steps to get started:

 

  1. Plug the Powerline transmitter into a plug socket near your router. The power LED will turn green.
    step1, plug the powerline transmitter into a plug socket
  2. Connect the Powerline transmitter to your router using an Ethernet cable. The Ethernet LED will turn green.
    step2, connect the powerline transmitter to the router
  3. Plug the Powerline receiver into a socket close to the Powerline transmitter, and switch it on. You can move it after you have paired it to your router.
    step3, plug the powerline receiver into a socket
  4. When the Powerline transmitter pairs with the Powerline receiver, the Powerline LED will turn green. If the adapters do not pair automatically, you'll need to press the pair button on the transmitter for 2 seconds.
    step4, The powerline LED should turn green
  5. Press and hold the pair button on the Powerline receiver until the power LED becomes solid amber.
    step5, press and hold the pair button
  6. After releasing the pair button, the wireless LED will start blinking.
  7. Press the WPS button on your router.
  8. If the connection is successful, the wireless LED will stop blinking and the power LED will turn solid amber for 6 seconds.
  9. Once paired, you can move the Powerline receiver to another room.

 

If you're having problems, here's how to fix a problem with your wireless powerline adapters

 

 

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