Tenda PH6 AV1000 Gigabit Passthrough Powerline Adapter User Guide

Tenda PH6 AV1000 Gigabit Passthrough Powerline Adapter User Guide
AV1000 Gigabit Passthrough Powerline Adapter Kit
Model: PH6
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User Guide
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Preface
Thank you for choosing Tenda! Please read this user guide before you start with PH6.
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Acronyms and Abbreviations
Acronym or
Abbreviation
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ISP
Internet Service Provider
IPTV
Internet Protocol Television
PLC
Powerline Communication
STB
Set Top Box
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Contents
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Introduction.............................................................................................................................................. 1
1.1 Overview ........................................................................................................................................................... 1
1.2 Features ............................................................................................................................................................ 1
1.3 LED Indicators, Port and Button ......................................................................................................................... 2
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Hardware Installation ................................................................................................................................ 3
2.1 Installation Instruction ....................................................................................................................................... 3
2.2 Connecting a Set-top Box of TV to the Internet .................................................................................................. 4
2.3 Connecting a Computer to the Internet.............................................................................................................. 5
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Pair/Reset Button ...................................................................................................................................... 7
3.1 Setting up a Secure Powerline Network.............................................................................................................. 7
3.2 Adding More Powerline Adapters ...................................................................................................................... 7
3.3 Reset ................................................................................................................................................................. 8
Appendix ......................................................................................................................................................... 9
FAQ ......................................................................................................................................................................... 9
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1 Introduction
1.1 Overview
AV1000 Gigabit Passthrough Powerline
Adapter Kit PH6 helps you set up a home
network easily at a low cost over your
home electrical wiring.
1.2 Features

Ultra-fast internet connection over the existing electrical wiring in your house
With the latest Homeplug av2 technology, PH6 provides a transmission rate of as high as 1000 Mbps,
allowing you to watch 4K HD videos and transfer bulky data over your existing powerline.

Gigabit Ethernet port for fast data transfer
10 times faster than 100 Mbps Ethernet port, its gigabit Ethernet port provides 1000 Mbps LAN connections
for wired devices, such as TV, game console, set-top box, PC, NAS, and printer.

Plug and play
Delivered in a paired condition, it works properly as soon as it is cabled and powered on.

Integrated power socket, no power socket goes to waste
Designed with a power socket that allows a current of as high as 16 A current, PH6 can supply power to TV,
game console or desktop computer. The built-in noise isolation filter reduces interference from the
electrical appliance plugged to the power socket of PH6.

Power saving mode for 85% less energy consumption
PH6 enters power saving mode when no device is connected to reduce energy consumption by over 85%
(subject to the operating environment).
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1.3 LED Indicators, Port and Button
AC Socket
LED Indicator
LED
Color
Status
Description
/
Off
The device is not connected to a power supply.
Green
Solid on
The device is powered on.
Green
Slow Blinking
The device is in power saving mode.
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Off
The device Is not paired with another powerline device, or is
powered off.
Green
Solid on
The device is connected to a powerline network.
Green
Fast Blinking
The device is pairing with a powerline devices.
Red
Solid on
The network connection is poor. Try changing another wall
receptacle until the LED indicator turns green.
/
Off
No device is connected to the Ethernet port.
Green
Solid on
An Ethernet cable is connected properly.
Port & Button
Port/Button
Description
LAN
Used to connect to a router, computer, set-top box of TV, and so on.
Press it to start pairing.
Pair/Reset
Hold it down for about 6 seconds until the
adapter factory settings.
LED turns off and then solid on again to restore the
AC Socket: The AC socket allows as high as 16 A current and can supply power to TV, game console or desktop
computer. No power socket goes to waste.
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2 Hardware Installation
2.1 Installation Instruction
To ensure optimum performance of the powerline adapters PH6 and significantly improve the transmission
capacity of the network, comply with the following connection rules:
Operating Temperature: 0 °C - 40°C
Operating Humidity: (10~90) % RH, non-condensing

Plug the powerline adapters PH6 directly into wall receptacles.

Ensure that P6 are vertical to the ground.

All powerline adapters you want to add to the same network should be in the same electrical circuit.
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2.2 Connecting a Set-top Box of TV to the Internet
Step 1 Connect one adapter to one
of the LAN ports of a router for
internet access, and plug it into a
wall receptacle nearby.
Step 2 Connect the other adapter to
a set-top box of a TV, and plug it to a
wall receptacle nearby.
Wait until the
LEDs of the two adapters turn solid on. Then the STB is connected to the internet.
--End
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2.3 Connecting a Computer to the Internet
Step 1 Connect one adapter to one of
the LAN ports of the router for
internet access, and plug it to a wall
receptacle nearby.
Step 2 Connect the other adapter to
a computer, and plug it to a wall
receptacle nearby.
Wait until the
LEDs of the two adapters turn solid on. Then the computer is connected to the internet.
--End
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If the
LEDs do not turn solid on after step 2, refer to 3 Pair/Reset Button.
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3 Pair/Reset Button
Powerline adapters in PH6 kit can automatically set up a powerline network with other HomePlug AV compliant
powerline adapters under the same electrical circuit. If you only want specified powerline adapters to set up a
secure powerline network, or set up several different powerline networks under the same electrical circuit, you
can use the Pair/Reset button.
3.1 Setting up a Secure Powerline Network.
You can add several powerline adapters to one powerline network using the Pair/Reset button, but allow only
two powerline adapters to pair with each other at a time.
Step 1
Press the Pair/Reset button on one powerline adapter, and the
Step 2
Within two minutes after step 1, press the Pair/Reset button on the other powerline adapter, and
the
Step 3
LED starts blinking.
LED starts blinking.
Wait until the
LEDs on both powerline adapters turn solid on.
It indicates that the two powerline adapters have set up a secure powerline network.
--End
3.2 Adding More Powerline Adapters
Step 1
Press the Pair/Reset button on the new added powerline adapter, and the
blinking.
Step 2
Within two minutes after step 1, press the Pair/Reset button on one powerline adapter which has
been added to the powerline network, and the
Step 3
Wait until the
LED starts blinking.
LEDs on both powerline adapters turn solid on.
It indicates that the two powerline adapters have set up a secure powerline network.
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LED starts
--End
3.3 Reset
If you want to reset a powerline adapter, or let it exit from a secure powerline network, perform the following
procedure:
Step 1
Plug the powerline adapter, and wait until the power LED
Step 2
Hold the Pair/Reset button down, and wait until the power LED
on again.
--End
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lights up.
turns off and then turns solid
Appendix
FAQ
Q1: I cannot access the internet after finishing the installation. What should I do?
A1: Try the following methods:
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Verify that your router and the adapters are connected properly.
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Verify that you can access the internet normally by connecting your computer directly to the router or
modem.
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Verify that your computer has been set to obtain an IP address automatically.
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Verify that the PLC LEDs
observe the PLC LEDs

on the adapters are solid green. If they are not, reset all adapters and then
again.
Verify that all powerline adapters are in the same electrical circuit.
Q2: I cannot access the internet after finishing the operations specified in Secure Your Powerline Network,
what should I do?
A2: Try the following methods:
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Verify that you can access the internet before using the Pair/Reset button to secure your powerline
network.

Verify that the PLC LEDs
on the adapters are solid green. If they are not, reset all adapters and then
use the Pair/Reset button to pair the adapters again.

Verify that all powerline adapters are on the same electrical circuit.
Q3: An adapter failed to connect to the powerline network after I moved it to a new location, what should I
do?
A3: Try the following methods:

Verify that all powerline adapters are on the same electrical circuit.

Verify that the PLC LED

Use the Pair/Reset button to pair it with another adapter in the powerline network again.
on the adapter is solid green before you move it to a new location.
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This is a Class B product. In a domestic environment, this product may cause radio interference, in which case the
user may be required to take adequate measures.
-For PLUGGABLE EQUIPMENT, the socket-outlet shall be installed near the equipment and shall be easily
accessible.
NOTE: (1) The manufacturer is not responsible for any radio or TV interference caused by unauthorized
modifications to this equipment. (2) To avoid unnecessary radiation interference, it is recommended to use a
shielded RJ45 cable.
FCC Statement
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This
device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including
interference that may cause undesired operation.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part
15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a
residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not
installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does
cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment
off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one of the following measures:
— Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
— Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
— Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
— Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Caution!
Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the
user's authority to operate the equipment.
NOTE: (1) The manufacturer is not responsible for any radio or TV interference caused by unauthorized
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modifications to this equipment. (2) To avoid unnecessary radiation interference, it is recommended to use a
shielded RJ45 cable.
RECYCLING
This product bears the selective sorting symbol for Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). This
means that this product must be handled pursuant to European directive 2012/19/EU in order to be recycled or
dismantled to minimize its impact on the environment.
User has the choice to give his product to a competent recycling organization or to the retailer when he buys a
new electrical or electronic equipment.
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