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Actiontec - Bonded MoCA 2.0 Network Adapter - Black-Angle_Standard

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Rating 4.6 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Generally, works as expected.

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    Arcoth
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    I have had the first gen of these and definitely, these provide more bandwidth. As a lot of houses migrate from no cable to streaming, the need for something other then wifi everywhere with mesh to ensure high bandwidth is necessary (in my mind) for streaming video. Since most houses around are not brand new with Cat6 cable (my preference) this is a good mid-step retrofit to get wired access to remote parts of a bigger house. It is not gigabit, but it is about what your "real" speeds on a cable modem would be. As more houses get smart devices that depend on Wifi, this removes some of the load on the wifi and ensures a better bandwidth. I also allows me to have some harddrives with media (music and video) on the network. They are not super cheap and can't use the full capacity of the wire, but they are good. NOTE, in general you CAN NOT use these with Dish and other satellite alternatives to cable (wrong end of the spectrum) and in my case I used it without cable channels, so less of a chance of interference.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works Blazingly Fast

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    5Trap
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    I purchased this because I just upgraded internet fiber to house and getting 1Gig speeds. But only one problem I don't have ethernet wired throughout house. My topology is coax to every room to house and home runned to my demark. So MoCa to the rescue. These 2.0 Bonded converted internet to the coax where it is split to every coax cable in the house. I just add a MoCa adapter in any Run in the house for internet. I did speed test and I was able to clock 936 mbps. WiFi was hitting 430mbps using Asus RT-AC68P on the 2.4Ghz channels.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    wow, it worked and true gigabit speed

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    jassb
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    I'm not new to MoCa network adapters as we've used them in the direction receiver ecosystem before. These however are running at gigabit speed instead of the 100Mbps of your typical MoCa adapter. I was sceptical at first, UT though it was worth a try even with our setup that was a very long stretch thru multiples splitters across 100' in a large estate. Worked right out of the box and we did extensive speed testing, 4k streams and major file transfers across the MoCa with no hiccups. Very impressed and will use more in the future when we don't have Cat6 laid.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Generally does what you expect

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    Loshento
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    Cat 6 is certainly better, but rather than rewiring an existing house, this is a reasonable alternative. You won't get the bandwidth claimed, because that is under ideal conditions. Also, each unit needs to be powered, so there is yet another shadow load on your electric usage. I use this in conjunction with WiFi. There are times when WiFi isn't the way to go and in big houses, or multi-story houses with many walls, this is a superior way of adding additional routers and wired connections.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works Great!

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    RColo
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    Had an issue with the microwave oven interfering with Xbox when it was connected through wireless. The devices are easy to install and work great!!! Best Buy and the manufacturer need to advertise more for this product. Only by chance did I come across an article describing this product. I would have bought a set of these years ago if I had known they were available.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent choice

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    Mike
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    I tried the Ethernet to A/C adapters and they did not fair well in my application. I already had one of the ActionTec installed by our cable supplier, so bought a second, hooked up and have had excellent Ethernet signal at each cable connection. It does take a mininum of two of these to work but so simple to install to a ROKU for instance.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Didn't work for me

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    Akat
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    I didn't realize that you had to have 2 of these to make it work so just bought one to try it out. Had to return it and get the double-pack. Still was not able to get the MoCA adapters to work. I believe my modem had to be MoCA compatible - which it was not. Hopefully it works for someone else because I liked the concept.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Solution to Extend Internet

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    DMan7
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    We installed a pool with a pool house. We needed a solution to extend our internet but had already run the electrical, sewer, cable and alarm wires underground. This product along with the help of Geek Squad provided a great solution with no step down to connectivity. We have the same reception over 250' away from our house.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Internet boost compared to wifi

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    drewfp
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    Apple tv in bedroom does not have the greatest wifi signal. Installed these to the coaxial and Ethernet from Actiontec to Apple TV ... perfect streaming, reliable connection. Highly recommend as a reliable and fast connection.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great option other than Powerline

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    ZhouQui
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    I get better throughput with these than the powerline units I've used. Mainly the issue of crossing over circuits with the powerline ones. I have the advantage of having DirecTV with their wireless clients, so only two cable hookups are used for those throughout the house meaning no interference for these.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great option over powerline

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    ZhouQui
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    I get better throughput with these than the powerline units I've used. Mainly the issue of crossing over circuits with the powerline ones. I have the advantage of having DirecTV with their wireless clients, so only two cable hookups are used for those throughout the house meaning no interference for these.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent

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    Bubarsu
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    My electrician was going to put in ethernet wiring and I came upon these adapters as an alternative and boy am I glad I did as they work great. I did not have to add more wiring to the house and just use the existing coax jacks along with these adapters.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Quick and Easy to add ethernet to finished room

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    PickyWI
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    I used two of these with my existing coax cable to get an ethernet connection into a finished family room. Simply connect the two devices by coax, your router to one with an ethernet cable, and your PC (or Roku in my case) to the other, following the simple instructions.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Difficult Setup

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    Ciardha
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    The Bonded Moca Adapter works really well, however, setting it up was a pain. The STB/TV out caused the unit to not function as intended, so I had to utilize a splitter, rather than the out as was intended.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Works as advertised.

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    Ba87
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    No need to punch holes in my walls or floors. Using coax jacks already installed throughout the house to send ethernet signal. Very happy with purchase.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Make coax usable for networking

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    redluong
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    Good solution for legacy wiring in a house that wireless, and powerline Ethernet can't solve. It isn't the cheapest way to do thing - but at least I didn't have to run additional wire.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good for Fios

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    Tompavo
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    If you need wired internet in a room with a cable wire, this is your solution. Works amazingly well on my FiOS system. Easy to install. But it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great technology to get direct cable connections

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    Bilbo
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    Had problem with getting direct WiFi an cable connection to all 4 floors. This device dolved the problem.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    I couldn’t get it.

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    QueenStTeresa
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    It didn’t work for me, with my Tivo mini...... Sorry maybe I did something wrong, I tried. Customer service didn’t help....

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    No Need For New Cable Runs

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    CrazyJ14
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    I was skeptical at first...constant research very impressed how it worked out...no more lag no hogging the wifi...

    I would recommend this to a friend