Aztech SmartLink HomePlug AV2 Dual Band Wireless-AC Extender

Embarking on a concept of No New Wires® data communications, Aztech HL129EW transforms your in-house powerline into a networking infrastructure. Thus it successfully reduces "dead spot" and increases network coverage within your home.

Key Features:

  • Dual Band Wi-Fi on 2.4GHz /5GHz
  • Up to 1200Mbps through Powerline
  • Wireless
    - 2x2 for 2.4GHZ up to 300Mbps
    - x2 for 5.0GHz up to 876Mbps
  • Utilizes Smartlink Technology

Perfectly enhanced Powerline Speeds combined with Superior and Reliable Wireless Performance. Another innovation made for your home network, the Aztech HL129EW effectively combines extreme powerline performance, hyped up wireless speeds, and breathtaking features every user has always dreamed of for their homes.

  • Wireless-AC 1200Mbps Dual Band
    - Delivering Dual Band Wi-Fi on 2.4GHz or 5GHz bands, to provide Wi-Fi in every room
  • Extend Network Coverage
    - Transform your in-house powerline into a networking infrastructure and thus it successfully increase the network coverage within your home
  • Easy-Connect and Install
    - No configuration or software is required to pair Aztech HomePlugs.
  • Extremely Fast Powerline Speeds
    - Enjoy playing your favorite games, nonstop internet surfing, and high-definition A/V streaming, anywhere you are in your home with Aztech HL129EW’s exceptional data transfer speeds of up to 1200Mbps. An exemplary partner of your home’s internet activities.
  • MIMO with Beamforming for Improved Powerline Performance
    - Equipped with Multiple In Multiple Out (MIMO) with Beamforming Technology, the AztechHL129EW is capable of fully optimizing your home’s electrical wiring, effectively increasing both range and powerline speeds provided to all power outlets.
  • Concurrent Dual Band Wireless Connectivity
    - As an additional function, the Aztech HL129EW supports the 802.11ac wireless standard combined with a Dual Band feature which enables its users to utilize both the 2.4GHz (Up to 300Mbps) and the faster 5.0GHz (Up to 867Mbps) frequency band whenever they want.
  • Two Gigabit Ports for Ethernet Devices
    - Equipped with two (2) Gigabit Ethernet ports, you can easily plug in two (2) Ethernet devices (e.g. computer, notebook, laptop) and enjoy extreme wired connectivity through the HL129EW’s high transfer speeds.
  • Portability and Wireless Availability at its Finest.
    - With Aztech HL129EW’s powerline and wireless functions, both Ethernet and wireless devices would always have the needed internet connection anywhere in the house with the help of its portable design, without the messy wirings involved.
  • Easy to use and Install
    - All Aztech HomePlug products lessen the hassle installation of cabling and were all made to be utilized by simply unboxing and plugging the product to a power outlet. As for wireless connectivity, the HL129EW has a WPS button whichenables your WPS-enabled devices to connect wirelessly through a one touch setup.

Physical Specifications

  • Dimensions : 128.88 (L) x 68.16 (W) x 44.16 (H)mm
  • Weight : 0.25 Kg


  • Two RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet Ports


  • WPS Button
  • Simple Connect Push Button
  • Factory Default Reset Button


  • Power LED
  • Powerline Link/Activity Status LEDs
  • 2.4GHz and 5.0GHz LEDs
  • Two Ethernet LEDs

Standards and Protocols

  • IEEE 802.3 10/100/1000 Ethernet
  • IEEE 1901 and 1905.1
  • HomePlug AV Compliant
  • HomePlug AV2 Compliant
  • AV2 30MHz and 67MHz MIMO profiles
  • AV2 30MHz and 67MHz SISO profiles
  • Power Save mode
  • Co- existence with HomePlug 1.0/Turbo Nodes
  • Compliant to ErP 2013 directive
  • Full EN50561-1 Compliance

Data Transfer Rates

  • Powerline : Up to 1200Mbps Transfer Speeds
  • Wireless :
    - 2x2 for 2.4GHz up to 300Mbps
    - 2x2 for 5.0GHz up to 867Mbps

WLAN Features

  • Supports Spatial Multiplexing, Cyclic-Delay Diversity(CDD),
  • Low-Density Parity Check(LDP), Maximal Ratio
  • Combining(MRC), and Space Time Block Code(STBC)
  • WEP, TKIP, AES and WAPI Hardware Encryption
  • Frame Aggregation and Block ACK
  • 802.11e-Compatible Bursting

HomePlug Features

  • Integrated MAC/PHY, Analog Front End and Line Driver
  • Supports RGMII/RMII Ethernet with both MAC and PHY mode
  • Supports DDR2/3 Memory
  • Supports Line-Neutral/Line-Ground 2x2 MIMO with Beamforming
  • Dynamic Channel Adaption and Channel Estimation
  • Windowed OFDM with Noise Mitigation based on Patented
  • Line Synchronization Techniques
  • Advanced Turbo Code Forward Error Correction
  • Turbo Decode Rates: 1/2, 16/21, 8/9


  • Qualcomm Atheros QCA7500 AV2 Compliant MAC/PHY Transceiver
    - SPI Flash : 4MB SPI
    - DRAM : 128MB DDR3
  • Qualcomm Atheros QCA8334 Four-Port Gigabit Ethernet Switch
  • Qualcomm Atheros QCA9882 802.11ac/abgn Dual-band 2x2 WLAN SoC

Device Features

  • MIMO with Beamforming technology
  • Internet Access Anywhere in the House
  • High-Definition Audio and Video Support without noticeable dropouts or artifacts
  • Compatible with HomePlug AV2 and HomePlug AV
  • No New Wires ®
  • Dual Band Concurrent Wireless Connectivity
  • Energy Saving
  • Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)

Power Specifications

  • Switch Mode : 85VAC to 265VA

Platform Support

  • OS Independent with TCP/IP protocol installed
  • Windows 98SE, 2000, ME, XP 32bit, Vista 32bit, Window 7/8
  • (32/64-bit), Mac OS X


  • Operating Temperature : 0° to 40° C
  • Operating Humidity : 30% to 80% Relative Humidity (Non-Condensing)