Belkin introduced its new Gigabit Powerline HD Starter Kit, this product includes everything you need to create a home network over your powerlines that is capable of data transfer speeds of up to 1Gbps. It's now available in the US for $149.99, Europe will follow in early August.
oday, Belkin announces an addition to its Powerline Networking line with its new Gigabit Powerline HD Starter Kit adapters, letting you create an ultrafast HD entertainment network through your home’s existing electrical wiring. Powered by Gigle Semiconductor’s mediaxtream™ chip, Belkin’s Gigabit Powerline provides a secure, stable networking signal anywhere in the home—even for areas that are hard to reach by wireless connections.
Because of its high Gigabit speeds and consistent connection, Gigabit Powerline reduces online gaming latency and provides large bandwidth, making it ideal for online PC gaming and ultrafast high-quality transmission of multiple video streams. While the current fastest powerline technology runs at 200Mbps, Gigabit Powerline delivers content at 1000Mbps of speed.
Ideal for ultrafast high-quality transmission of multiple video streams,
reducing online gaming latency and quickly transferring large data files
Includes one single-port Adapter for a gaming console, HDTV, or a
computer and another single-port Adapter to plug into a router
Stream multiple HD movies and game online
Improves Internet connectivity in remote rooms or places hard to reach
with wireless connections
Provides a secure, stable networking signal
Adding a third (or more) Belkin Powerline Adapter enables Gigle’s
xtendnet™ feature that provides increasing networking stability and
performance by creating a transparent mesh network.