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TRENDnet Launches Powerline 200 AV Nano Adapter

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  1. btarunr

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    TRENDnet, a best-in-class wired and wireless networking hardware brand, today announces the availability of the Powerline 200 AV Nano Adapter, model TPL-308E, and the Powerline 200 AV Nano Adapter Kit, model TPL-308E2K, which comes with two TPL-308E adapters. The adapter's ultra-compact form factor saves space around crowded electrical outlets and is about half the size of standard Powerline 200 units. The Powerline 200 AV Nano Adapter Kit, model TPL-308E2K, uses electrical outlets to create a secure high speed network. Connect the first adapter to your network and plug the second adapter into an outlet on your electrical system for instant high speed network access.

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    Secure TRENDnet powerline adapters come pre-encrypted out of the box. They also automatically connect to other TRENDnet Powerline AV adapters with no installation required -- TRENDnet recommends pressing the 'Sync' button to change default encryption keys.

    Power Save mode reduces power consumption by up to 70%, when the adapters are idle -- this is a big benefit since the adapters are always plugged in. Quality of Service technology prioritizes video, audio, and online gaming. LED displays convey device status for easy troubleshooting. Advanced 128-bit AES encryption secures your network. This adapter is ideal for use in buildings that interfere with wireless networking signals.

    Pricing:
    • TPL-308E2K MSRP U.S.: $74.99
    • TPL-308E MSRP U.S.: $39.99
    For more information, visit the product pages of TPL-308E2K and TPL-308E.
     
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    I really don't see the point in releasing 200Mbps powerline adapters anymore. The 500Mbps Nano kit is the same price, so who would buy these?
     
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    The adapter's ultra-compact form factor saves space around crowded electrical outlets and is about half the size of standard Powerline 200 units.
     
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    Yeah, I get that, but the 500Mbps kit is the same form factor, has been out for months, is faster, and is the same price. So again, I don't see the point in these.
     
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    product diversification or just bad timing.
     

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