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TRENDnet Introduces 500Mbps Powerline AV Adapters

TRENDnet Introduces 500Mbps Powerline AV Adapters

TRENDnet announced a 500Mbps Powerline AV Adapter and a 500Mbps Powerline AV Adapter Kit. By plugging a 500Mbps Powerline AV Adapter into an electrical outlet and another to your router, you'll be able to create a secure 500Mbps building-wide network. A Windows utility is included to help you manage each Powerline adapter on the network. For security, the adapter supports 128-bit AES encryption. The 500Mbps Powerline AV Adapter Kit, model TPL-401E2K, comes with two 500Mbps Powerline AV Adapters.

TRENDnet® Makes Available First to Market 500Mbps Powerline AV Solutions

TORRANCE, Calif. -November 22, 2010-TRENDnet, a best-in-class wired and wireless networking hardware brand, today announces the availability of the first to market 500Mbps Powerline AV Adapter, model TPL-401E, and the 500Mbps Powerline AV Adapter Kit, model TPL-401E2K. Each device represents the fastest Powerline solutions available to consumers today.

Plug the 500Mbps Powerline AV Adapter into any electrical outlet to create a secure 500Mbps building-wide network. Connect one adapter to your router and plug another adapter into any outlet on your electrical system for instant high speed network access. Connect adapters quickly using the convenient one-touch connect button. Use up to 16 Powerline adapters to network devices in different rooms without running new cabling.

A Gigabit Ethernet port maintains a high performance wired connection. Manage each Powerline adapter on your network with the included Windows utility. LED displays convey device status for easy troubleshooting, and advanced 128-bit AES encryption secures your network. This adapter is ideal for use in buildings that interfere with wireless networking signals.

The 500Mbps Powerline AV Adapter Kit, model TPL-401E2K, includes two 500Mbps Powerline AV Adapters, which are required to start a Powerline network. Build a Powerline network today that can easily manage multiple video, audio, and gaming streams without network lag.

"Despite early announcements from competing brands, TRENDnet is excited to be the first brand to actually launch these exciting new 500Mbps Powerline solutions to the market," stated Pei Huang, President and CEO of TRENDnet. "This caps a tremendous year for TRENDnet; marked by: our 20th year anniversary, launching the first 450Mbps wireless router, and now being first to market with 500Mbps Powerline solutions."

The 500Mbps Powerline AV Adapter, model TPL-401E, will ship to TRENDnet's online and retail partners on November 29th, 2010.

The MSRP for the TPL-401E is U.S. $99.99.

The 500Mbps Powerline AV Adapter Kit, model TPL-401E2K, will ship to TRENDnet's online and retail partners on November 29th, 2010.

The MSRP for the TPL-401E2K is U.S. $179.99.

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I would be more inclined to believe this, if "200Mb/s" powerline adapters didn't give me 34Mb/s over 30ft of my brand new electrical wiring.  5Mb/s if I plug anything into the other outlet in my office.

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