A+V Link Technologies PowerHDLink

H.264 HD AV streaming over powerline

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The PowerHDLink modules allow you to transmit HD video anywhere in your home using existing power or Ethernet lines, saving you the hassle of rewiring your home.

This system consists of a receiver and a transmitter that deliver H.264 video and audio from Set Top Boxes (STB), Blu-Ray disc players, video game consoles etc. to compatible HDTV displays located near power outlets or Ethernet access. The PowerHDLink Receiver is easily connected to your HDTV via an HDMI cable while you A/V equipment is connected directly to the transmitter.



  • H.264 compression technology
  • 1920x1080 @ 60i or 1920x1080 @ 24p input
  • Supports various PLC technologies including HomePlug-AV, HD-PLC, and UPA
  • MPEG-1 layer II stereo audio supported, optional AC-3 and ACC (5.1 channel for AC-3 only)
  • One Tx works with two Rx simultaneously
  • Back channel to support remote IR control
  • Supports HDMI 1.2 or 1.3 and HDCP V1.x
  • Supports YPbYr, CVBS and RCA stereo audio
  • Transmitter & receiver video resolution
    • 1920x1080x59.94i
    • 1920x1080@50i
    • 1920x1080@24p
    • 1280x720@59.94p
    • 1280x720@50p
    • 720x576@50p
    • 720x480@59.94p
    • 720x480@59.94i
    • 720x576@50i
  • Transmitter & receiver audio
    • Resolution: 16 bits
    • Sampling rate: 48kHz
  • Transmitter Input/Output
    • AC power connector x1
    • HDMI Input connector x3
    • HDMI Output connector x1
    • IR Blaster x3 (terminal)
    • YPbPr x1, CVBS x1, RCA stereo audio x2
  • Receiver Input/Output
    • AC Power connector x1
    • HDMI output connector x1
    • IR sensor x2 (for different carriers)
    • YPbPr, CVBS, RCA stereo audio
  • System
    • Video compression H.264 level 4
    • Audio compression MPEG-1 layer 2 (default), optional AAC and AC-3 (5.1 channel only supported by AC-3)
    • HDMI version 1.2 or 1.3 supported
    • HDCP version 1.x, optional version 2.0
    • Transmission PLC supports HomePlug-AV, HD-PLC, UPA
    • Transmission distance is 300 feet
    • Multiple streaming 1 Tx to 2 Rx
    • QoS is proprietary bandwidth management
  • Other
    • Power supply module is 100 to 240V AC (input), 3.3V DC (output), max 4A
    • System power consumption for Tx/Rx modules is 12W max
    • Operating temperature: 10 to 55 degC
    • Storage temperature: -20 to 70 degC

What's in the box?

  • PowerHDLink transmitter unit
  • PowerHDLink receiver unit
  • 2x European "figure 8" power cords with adapters for US sockets
  • IR Blaster cable assembly
  • IR Remote control
  • Quick setup guide

Ordering Options

Part Number Description Powerline
AVM-6985F-DMB-A1 PowerHDLink HDMI Transmitter Yes Yes 1
AVM-6986Y-DMB-A1 PowerHDLink HDMI Receiver Yes Yes 1
AVM-6996F-DMB-A1 PowerHDLink HDMI Transmitter No Yes 1
AVM-6996Y-DMB-A1 PowerHDLink HDMI Receiver No Yes 1

Ordering notes:

  1. Every system needs at least one transmitter and one receiver. It is possible to use multiple receivers with one transmitter
  2. Powerline units connect using mains wiring. Both transmitter and receiver must support Powerline in order to be able to connect in this way.