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USB powerline adapter

See powerline adapter.

powerline adapter

A device that extends an Ethernet network or a USB connection to another room in the home or office using AC wall outlets and the building's electrical system. Powerline adapters are used in pairs; one at each end. See HomePlug and powerline network.

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Existing wall outlets and the electrical system are used to extend Ethernet networks or connections to USB devices to other rooms.

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