The D-Link DHP-310AV Powerline AV Mini Adapter is compliant with the HomePlug AV standard and uses your homes existing electrical wiring to create a network or extend your existing network. It turns every power outlet into a potential network connection for accessing digital media devices, game consoles, print servers, computers, and network storage devices throughout your home. The DHP-310AV delivers data transfer rates of up to 200 Mbps. This makes it suitable for bandwidth-intensive applications, guaranteeing smooth HD video streaming, VoIP calls, and a lag-free online gaming experience.The Powerline AV Mini Adapter's award-winning design makes your life easier. Its slim shape does not block access to neighboring power outlets, allowing it to be plugged in anywhere alongside other devices. Its smooth, petite, rounded casing blends in with any home environment while providing convenient highspeed networking.Just plug the Powerline AV Mini Adapter into a power outlet; no additional cables are required. Extend your home network by connecting multiple devices in the farthest corners of your home, or attach a switch or wireless access point to the adapter for additional connectivity. Setting up a secure connection is easy, and an encryption key can be quickly configured with the push of a button, using 128-bit AES data encryption to protect the network from unauthorized wire tapping. With hassle-free plug-and-play installation, the DHP-310AV is an ideal solution to create a wall-to-wall home network.The Powerline AV Mini Adapter incorporates a power-saving mode that automatically places the adapter in sleep mode if no data transmission or reception occurs over a certain period of time, reducing power usage by more than 50%.