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How to secure (Pair) Continental Edison Powerline Adapter?

Continental Edison

1. LEDs

Continental Edison-Led

Continental Edison Button

3. Pair Button

This section demonstrates how to add or remove devices from a AV500 network with the “Pair” button.

When two devices with different pair keys are connected to the same powerline and you want them to form a logical network, follow the following procedures:

Step 1 Press and hold the “Group” button on adapter A for less than 3 seconds. The Power LED will start to blink.
Step 2 Within 120 seconds after the Power LED starts blinking on adapter A, press the “Group” button on adapter B for less than 3 seconds.
Step 3 Wait for the connection to be established.

Network PLC

4. Troubleshooting

If your powerline adapters have difficulty communicating with each other, try the following procedures:

  • Try power cycling the unit by unplugging it from the electric outlet for 10 seconds and plugging it in again.
  • Use a pin to hold the reset button down for 2 seconds on each unit you are trying to connect. The units will reset and attempt to establish a connection using factory default settings.
  • Try plugging the powerline adapter into an adjacent electric outlet.
  • Powerline adapters work better when plugged directly into an electric outlet. Using a power strip or surge protector may degrade network performance or completely block network signals.
  • This powerline adapter should not be used on GFI protected electric outlets, as some outlets will filter out the powerline signal.
  • This powerline adapter should not be used in areas with excessive heat.
  • Certain florescent or incandescent lights are noise sources that can degrade performance.
  • If your building has more than one circuit breaker box, your powerline adapters may not be able to establish a connection across different circuit breaker boxes. In such cases, try establishing a connection across different circuit breaker boxes by linking two powerline adapters together with an Ethernet cable.

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