How to prepare for using the tpPLC Utility (new logo)?

1. Download the utility and install it on your computer.

• For Windows Users

a) Go to your product's support page at and download the tpPLC Utility package (You may type in the model No. on the search bar).

b) Double-click the package and follow the setup wizard to install the utility.

Note: WinPcap (version 4.1.2 or higher) is required for the tpPLC Utility. If it is not found on your computer, the wizard will guide you to install it.

c) Wait until the installation is completed. The following icon will appear on your desktop.

d) Double-click the tpPLC icon to open the utility.

• For Mac Users

a) Go to the product support page at and download the tpPLC Utility package.

 b) Double-click the package and drag tpPLC to Applications.

c) Find the utility in Launchpad or Applications. Click to open it.

2. Simply connect your computer to a powerline device via an Ethernet cable or wirelessly. Then the utility will show you the powerline network, with the local powerline device at the bottom and remote powerline devices above it.

Tips: You can click each device to view the current powerline data rates. If you see a red line between two devices, move either device to another location and check the rates again.

Get to know more details of each function and configuration please go to Download Center to download the manual of your product.

This Article Applies to:
TL-WPA8630P KIT , TL-PA7010P KIT , TL-WPA4227KIT( V1 )
Configuration Guide | Updated 09-12-2017 03:42:10 AM