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What do the different LEDs on the HomePlug adapter mean?

What do the different LEDs on the HomePlug adapter mean?

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TP-Link HomePlug AV (TL-PA2010)

HomePlug AV Adapter

LED
Function
Typical Behavior
Other Behavior
Top Indicates the adapter has power Green light No LED – no Ethernet communication for too long or not receiving power
Middle Indicates a connection with the eGauge or another HomePlug AV adapter Blinking green when communicating with the eGauge Off – no connection to any HomePlug AV devices
Bottom Indicates an Ethernet line connection Blinking green light when transmitting data Off – may indicate an issue with network connectivity or a damaged Ethernet cable

Actiontec HomePlug AV (PWR500/PWR200)

HomePlug AV Adapter
LED Function Typical Behavior Other Behavior
PWR Indicates the adapter has power Green light No LED – no Ethernet communication for too long or not receiving power
LK Indicates a connection with the eGauge or another HomePlug AV adapter Blinking red light when communicating with the eGauge Blinking orange or green – possible connection with another HomePlug AV device
Off – no connection to any HomePlug AV devices
ETH Indicates an Ethernet line connection Blinking green light when transmitting data Off – may indicate an issue with network connectivity or a damaged Ethernet cable

HomePlug 1.0 HPE100T

HomePlug 1.0 Adapter
LED Function Typical Behavior
Power Adapter has power and is connected to the eGauge or another HomePlug 1.0 device Green light when active, blinking green light when transmitting data Off – adapter is not receiving power, or cannot communicate to the eGauge
Link Indicates an Ethernet line connection Green when active, blinking green when transmitting data Off – issue with network connectivity or a damaged Ethernet cable

NOTE: Other HomePlug adapters from different manufacturers may work. However, since they have not been tested by eGauge we cannot guarantee full functionality. Troubleshooting and support may be limited in these situations. HomePlug 1.0 adapters are no longer available directly through eGauge – please see our article on locating replacement HomePlug 1.0 adapters for more information.