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D-Link Launches Industry's First Gigabit PowerLine Kits

New PowerLine AV2 Starter Kits Instantly Transform Existing Electrical Outlets into a Powerful Gigabit Wired Network

SYDNEY, 16 September 2015: D-Link ANZ today announced the industry's first-to-market PowerLine AV2 2000 Gigabit Network Kit (DHP-701AV) and an updated PowerLine AV2 1000 Gigabit Starter Kit (DHP-601AV), offering faster Gigabit performance. Utilising the latest HomePlug AV2 industry-standard technology, the DHP-701AV and DHP-601AV turn virtually any home wall outlet into a powerful network connection to handle a range of high-bandwidth applications. The plug-and-play DHP-701AV and DHP-601AV are designed with push button secure setup to connect to any existing network with no configuration required. 

Featuring two PowerLine AV2 2000 adapters, the DHP-701AV leverages the latest in AV2 Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) technology and 2000Mbps1 connectivity, allowing users to transfer larger files with ease and enjoy uninterrupted HD media streaming and online gaming. The addition of MIMO technology allows the adapters to utilise the fastest two wires in a typical three-wire (live, neutral and ground) installation, delivering expanded home network coverage. The updated DHP-601AV kit includes two DHP-600AV PowerLine AV2 1000 Gigabit Adapters to create a high-speed HomePlug network with speeds of up to 1000Mbps1.

D-Link ANZ MD Graeme Reardon said, "Our latest PowerLine solutions underscore the growing needs of connected homes – an ever-expanding list of bandwidth-intensive applications. Whether gaming online, streaming HD media or extending your home network, the new PowerLine Starter Kits transform any room's existing electrical wiring to seamlessly connect everything together, providing the highest quality streaming and fastest throughput speeds available. They are the perfect complement to an existing home network."

More about the DHP-701AV 

The DHP-701AV Network Kit includes two DHP-700AV PowerLine AV2 2000 Gigabit Adapters (one for connecting to a home network and the other for connecting a device to the network) offering a host of benefits:

  • HomePlug AV2 technology for speeds of up to 2000Mpbs1
  • MIMO technology for significantly enhanced coverage; particularly for previously hard-to-reach outlets
  • Gigabit Ethernet connectivity
  • Plug-and-Play installation
  • Power saving mode reduces power consumption by up to 85 percent
  • 128-bit AES Link Encryption with key management for secure communications

More about the DHP-601AV

The updated DHP-601AV Starter Kit includes two DHP-600AV PowerLine AV2 1000 Gigabit Adapters to create a high-speed PowerLine network with a host of benefits:

  • HomePlug AV2 standard for speeds up to 1000Mbps1
  • Gigabit Ethernet port
  • Plug-and-play installation
  • Power saving mode reduces power consumption by up to 85 percent
  • 128-bit AES Link Encryption with key management for secure communications

Availability and Pricing   

The DHP-701AV and DHP-601AV are available from www.dlink.com.au and throughout D-Link's network of retailers, resellers, channel partners, distributors and online retailers.

DHP-601AV - $149.95 (AU) and $179.99 (NZ)


 DHP-701AV - $199.95 (AU) and $229.99 (NZ)


Product Video

To see the PowerLine AV2 2000 Gigabit Network Kit (DHP-701AV) in action go to: www.youtube.com/watch?v=KW7m8ZTSBvg&index=5&

To see the PowerLine AV2 1000 Gigabit Starter Kit (DHP-601AV) in action go to: www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6963yvOjzk&index=4

PowerLine buyers guide

To read more on how to buy PowerLine products that best suit your requirements go to: www.dlink.com.au/home-solutions/news-blog/cat/blog/post/The-Simple-Cure-for-Wi-Fi-Dead-Zones/ and www.dlink.com.au/powerline

1 Maximum throughput based on theoretical transmission PHY rate. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of traffic and network overhead, may lower actual data throughput rate. Interference from devices that emit electrical noise, such as vacuum cleaners and hair dryers, may adversely affect the performance of this product. This product may interfere with devices such as lighting systems that have a dimmer switch, short wave radios, or other PowerLine devices that do not follow the HomePlug Powerline Alliance standard.

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