TRENDnet Announces Four-Port, 500Mbps Powerline Adapter

In an effort to deliver solutions for networking the increasing number of Internet-ready devices that populate the average home, TRENDnet is now shipping the TPL-405E, a powerline adapter equipped with four Gigabit Ethernet ports and 500Mb/s speed.

As long as one adapter is connected to a router, any other adapters on the same system automatically connect to each other with a secure encryption key, which can be changed by pressing the sync button.

The TPL-405E costs $109.99 and comes with a three-year limited warranty.

TRENDnet® Ships a 500Mbps Powerline Adapter with Four Integrated Gigabit Ports

TORRANCE, Calif.–March 15, 2012–TRENDnet, a best-in-class wired and wireless networking hardware brand, today announces the availability of the 4-Port 500Mbps Powerline AV Adapter with four integrated Gigabit ports, model TPL-405E.

New media center devices such as internet televisions, media players, network video recorders, receivers, and game consoles are now network ready—respective devices are capable of connecting to and streaming HD files directly from the Internet. TRENDnet’s 4-Port 500Mbps Powerline AV Adapter connects up to four media center devices to the Internet simultaneously using existing electrical lines.

Network one adapter to a router and plug another adapter into any outlet on the same electrical system for instant high speed network access. TRENDnet adapters connect automatically to each other over a secure encrypted signal with no CD installation required. For additional security, press the Sync button to change existing encryption keys.

LED displays convey device status for easy power management and troubleshooting. Embedded power saving technology lowers power consumption by up to 70% in standby mode—resulting in measurable power savings, given that the device is always on.

“Powerline solutions offer a stable high speed connection, to stream HD video, using the existing electrical lines in your home,” stated Zak Wood, director of global marketing for TRENDnet. “With so many network ready devices around and including the TV, TRENDnet’s TPL-405E helps solve the growing demand for multiple high performance network connections.”

The 4-Port 500Mbps Powerline AV Adapter, model TPL-405E, comes with a three year limited warranty and is currently shipping to TRENDnet’s online and retail partners. The MSRP for the TPL-405E is US $109.99.