Aztech HomePlug AV 500Mbps Ethernet Adapter with 300Mbps Wireless N Dual-Band Extender

Embarking on a concept of No New Wires® data communications, Aztech HL117EW transforms your in-house powerline into a networking infrastructure. Thus it successfully reduces "dead spot" and increases network coverage within your home.

Key Features:

  • Data transfer rate up to 500Mbps
  • Best use with Fibre Broadband
  • 2-Port Ethernet Adapter
  • Plug and Play

Built for the new generation wireless speeds and for wider coverage, the new Aztech HL117EW lets you surf the internet and share data at speeds of up to 500Mbps through the powerline and speeds of up to 300Mbps via Wireless. It is the ideal choice for today's high-bandwidth gaming and HD streaming applications.

No New Wires® Data Communications Concept
Aztech HL117EW transforms your in-house powerline into a networking infrastructure and extends your WLAN connection. It successfully reduces ""dead spot"", increases throughput and network coverage within your home. 

Delivering Dual Band Wi-Fi to your Home
With its capability to transmit on both 2.4GHz and 5GHz bandwidths, providing support for both old and new devices that use different bands."

Enhanced Quality of Service (QOS) Assured
Enjoy smooth data transmissions on your multimedia devices with integrated QoS Enhancements that priority-based CSMA/CA channel access schemes that maximises efficiency and throughput".

Simply Connect
With a single push of a button, establish a safe and secure connection with your home network, without the use of a Device Utility from a Computer."

1. Please DO NOT upgrade your device over wireless connection.
2. If the unit is working properly with the existing firmware, do not upgrade.
3. Firmware release depends from country to country, download the firmware only if you're living in the country/region.

Warranty Information
* 2 years

Protocol/Standards Wireless

  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n

Data Transfer Rate Wireless

  • Up to 300Mbps via wireless, 2x2, 2.4/5 GHz

Modulation Support Wireless

  • BPSK
  • QPSK
  • 16-QAM
  • 64-QAM
  • forward error correction coding with rates of 1/2, 2/3, 3/4, 5/6

Frequency Band Wireless

  • 2.4GHz or 5GHz

Security Support Wireless


Memory Wireless

  • DDR SDRAM : 64 MB

Hardware Wireless

  • Qualcomm Atheros AR9344

Data Transfer Rate HomePlug

  • Up to 500Mbps over powerline

Modulation Support HomePlug

  • OFDM 4096
  • OFDM 1024
  • OFDM 256
  • OFDM 64
  • OFDM 16
  • OFDM 8-QAM
  • QPSK
  • BPSK
  • ROBO

Frequency Band HomePlug

  • 2MHz to 68MHz band

Security Support HomePlug

  • 128-bit AES Link Encryption with key management

Memory HomePlug

  • SPI Flash : 8 MB

Hardware HomePlug

  • Qualcomm Atheros AR7420 + AR1540 chipset


  • IEEE 1901/HomePlug AV Compliant 
  • Co- existence with HomePlug 1.0 Nodes 
  • Compliant to EuP requirements 

Protocol/Standards Ethernet

  • IEEE 802.3 10/100 Ethernet
  • IEEE 802.3az support

Quality of Service (QoS)

  • Priority-based CSMA/CA channel access schemes maximize efficiency and throughput
  • Integrated Quality of Service (QoS) Enhancements
  • Hardware Packet Classifiers for ToS, CoS and IP Port Number
  • Supports IGMP managed multicast session

Diagnostic and Management Interface

  • Homeplug AV generic
  • Vendor specific Management Message Entries (MME)

Platform Support

  • OS Independent with TCP/IP protocol installed

Power Supply

  • Switch Mode 100V-240V Supply for Europe/UK/US plugs

LED Indicators

  • 1 x Green Power LED
  • 1 x Bicolor Powerline Link/Activity Status LED
  • 1 x Green Ethernet Link/Activity Status LED
  • 1 x Green WPS On/Off Status LED

External Connectors

  • 1 x Electrical Power plugs
  • 2 x RJ45 for 10/100 Ethernet
  • 1 x Simple Connect/Reset Push Button
  • 1 x WPS On/Off Button
  • 1 x 2.4G/5G Select Switch

Resin/Plastic Casing

  • Polycarbonate, FR rating UL94-V0


  • 62 mm x 92 mm x 42 mm


  • 140g

Power Consumption

  • 3.5 Watt (230Vac)

Operating System

  • Windows 98SE
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows ME
  • Windows XP 32bit
  • Windows Vista 32bit
  • Window 7 (32/64-bit)


  • Operating : 0° to 40° Celsius/ 32° to 104° Fahrenheit
  • Non-Operating : -25° to 70° Celsius/ -13° to 158° Fahrenheit


  • Operating : 30% to 80% Relative Humidity (Non-Condensing)
  • Non-Operating : 30% to 95% Relative Humidity (Non-Condensing)