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WD Livewire Powerline AV Network Kit

WD Livewire Powerline AV Network Kit
alaAverage 3.9

10 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of WD Livewire Powerline AV Network Kit. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the performance. The usability also gets good comments, whereas some have doubts about the portability.

usability, performance


On average, users rate this product 78/100.

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Expert review by : Johan Keyter (

WD Livewire Powerline AV network kit


The WD Livewire Powerline AV network kit enables users to connect a multitude of multimedia devices without having to drag extra cables throughout the house.

Simple setup and interface with excellent performance

A bit on the bulky side, but nothing particularly striking

Nov, 2010

Consumer review (

Really great product


Unlike some houses my wall sockets are very close to the skirting board and so I cannot use the standard bulkier homeplugs.

Mar, 2011

Consumer review (

Fantastic bit of kit


I didn't really need the additional ports available on these adapters, my main reason for buying is because the all-in-one chunky adapters that plug direct in the wall are no good for me. I'm in an old house with the sockets close to skirting boards....

Feb, 2011

Consumer review (

Great bit of kit


I have only recently stumbled over homeplug technology, having dismissed it as a gimmick. But now with so many web enabled devices in my household, I really need an alternative to a single WiFI access point within my ADSL router. Also need wired...

Feb, 2011

Consumer review (

throw away your wireless routers


after trying various top of the range wireless routers to feed hd to my sony 46ex503 via media centre also watching hd steamed to my sony via xbox zume they all failed to cope consistantly.

Jan, 2011

Consumer review (

Disappointing speed


I only get 6mbps using these devices when transferring data between my upstairs mac and downstairs macbook. In contrast, a direct ethernet connection between the two computers gives around 50mbps. I've tried a couple of different plug sockets, no change.

Jan, 2011

Consumer review (

Fantastic. Great product.


I bought this product to replace my existing single ethernet port Homeplug AV setup. The livewire gives you 4 ports at both ends! And it uses a standard sized UK plug, rather than a large brick plug like most Homeplug AV adapters. This makes it...

Oct, 2010