FRITZ!Powerline 500E Service - Knowledge Base

FRITZ!Powerline 500E Service

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

Your FRITZ!Powerline adapter is compatible with the standard IEEE P1901. It can therefore be connected with all current powerline adapters of the 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 adapters from the other manufacturer and an encrypted connection is established.

1 Connecting powerline adapters

  1. For setup, plug the powerline adapter from the other manufacturer into an electrical 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 you are using. Refer to the device's manufacturer for information on how to set it up, for example consult the manual.
  3. Push the "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.