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Network Connector or Powerline Adaptor?

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Hi, Can anyone explain to me what the difference is between a network connector and a powerline adaptor?     I think i currently have network connectors, but they are quite old and the connection keeps dropping and then i struggle to reconnect it so think there might be a fault... but i am not sure if i should order new connectors or a powerline adaptor instead?  But i can't tell what the difference is! Thanks

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A Network Connector is TalkTalk terminology to describe a Powerline Adapter an Ethernet port that is extended over the electrical mains to another network connector or Wi-Fi Extender. The term Powerline Adapter basically identifies any device that provides IP connectivity over the electrical mains.


Are these TalkTalk PLAs that you have or are they 3rd party ones?



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