FRITZ!Powerline 1240E Service - Knowledge Base

FRITZ!Powerline 1240E Service

Integrating a powerline adapter from another manufacturer into a FRITZ!Powerline network

Your FRITZ!Powerline adapter is compatible with the standards IEEE P1901 and HomePlug AV2. It can therefore be connected with all commercially available powerline adapters of the 1200, 600, 500, and 200 Mbit/s class.

You can set up the connection quickly and easily at the push of a button. During setup, the password of the FRITZ!Powerline network is transmitted to the powerline adapter from the other manufacturer and an encrypted connection is established.

1 Connecting the powerline adapters with each other

  1. For setup, plug the powerline adapter from the other manufacturer into a power outlet near a FRITZ!Powerline adapter.
  2. Push the connect button on the powerline adapter from the other manufacturer. The procedure depends on the powerline adapter. Information on how to set it up can be obtained from the device's manufacturer, for example refer to the manual.
  3. Push the "Powerline · Security" button on the FRITZ!Powerline adapter within 2 minutes.
  4. The "Powerline" LED on the FRITZ!Powerline adapter remains lit as soon as the procedure is completed.