PG-9172PoE Power over Ethernet Powerline Adapter

  • Overview

    Characteristics: Powerline Adapter with Power over Ethernet (PoE)


    Data and power are as close as the nearest electrical outlet. Comtrend’s PG-9172PoE is a powerline device with the added benefit of Power over Ethernet (PoE) connectivity. Using existing electrical wiring and powerline technology, you can get data and power connectivity to hard to reach locations without the expensive installation of Ethernet (CAT5e/6) cables. Easily add on to or create your Powerline Network-connect up to 16 Powerline Adapters.


    Reduces Installation Time & Cost
    Powerline uses an electrical line, reducing the need for long distance Ethernet cables

    Simplifies Deployment of PoE Enabled Devices
    Eliminates the need to install high voltage outlets


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    Comtrend's GHn Powerline helps you easily expand your network. Every outlet in your home can now offer Ethernet, Wireless, and Power over Ethernet. While older Powerline technology had shortcomings, the new, ground-breaking GHn standard utilizes the latest technology to deliver reliable, secure performance. Visit for more information!

    Comtrend Tech Tips: Pairing Wave 1 Powerline Adapters

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    • Up to 1200Mbps PHY Rate
    • Fast Ethernet Port
    • Up to 16 Nodes Per Network
    • 8 Levels of Packet Prioritized QoS
    • Secure Communication at the Touch of a Button
    • Standard IEEE 802.3af




    • RJ-45 X 1 for Ethernet Connection and for 44-57
    • VDC Input Power to PoE.802.3af
    • AC Power Plug X 1


    • Standard IEEE 802.3/ and IEEE 802.3af 10/100 Mbps BaseT Auto-Sense
    • Auto Rate and Duplex Negotiation
    • MDI/MDX Support


    • OFDM, FEC,
    • Flexible Frequency Configuration
    • PHY Rate Up to 1200Mbps


    • HTTP Web-based
    • TR-069 Supported


    • AES 128 Bits Encryption Ensures Total Data Security
    • One Button Security Set-up Configuration Button for Factory Reset

    Networking Protocols

    • 802.1D Ethernet Bridge 802.1Q VLAN
    • Quality of Service (QoS)
    • IGMP (IPv4) Snooping & MLD (IPv6)
    • Snooping Built-in dual TCP/IP stack (IPv4/IPv6)


    • 110-240 VAC 50Hz/60Hz Environment Condition
    • Operating Temperature: 32~104°F (0~40°C)
    • Relative Humidity: 8~95% (Non-Condensing)


    • 3.66(H) X 1.50(W) X 2.32(D) in
    • 93(H) X 38(W) X 59(D) mm


    • IC, UL/cUL, CE, FCC
    • HomeGrid Forum Certified

    Note: Specifications are subject to change without notice.



    Two page data sheet with product pictures and specifications.


    Quick Start Guide.


    Complete information related to the installation and operation of this product.

    Upgrade Instructions

    PG-9172PoE Firmware-Upgrade.pdf


    Upgrade software with this tool.


    Download firmware update for this product.