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Powerline 500 AV Adapter Kit
TPL-401E2K (Version v1.0R)
  • Includes two TPL-401E adapters
  • 500Mbps** networking speeds from any electrical outlet
  • High performance Gigabit Ethernet port
  • Seamlessly stream HD videos, play games online, and download media files
  • Use one to transmit and up to 15* TPL-401Es to receive a networked signal

 
 DISCONTINUED PRODUCT
The TPL-401E2K (Version v1.0R) has been discontinued.  It has been replaced by the TPL-406E2K (Version v1.0R). For a list of discontinued products, click here.

The Powerline 500 AV Adapter Kit, model TPL-401E2K, uses any electrical outlet to create a secure building-wide high speed network. Connect one of the included adapters to your network, and plug the other in to any outlet on your electrical system for instant high speed network access.

Connect the included adapters quickly using the convenient one-touch Sync button. Use up to 16* adapters to network devices in different rooms without running new cabling.

A Gigabit Ethernet port on each adapter maintains high performance wired connections. Manage the Powerline adapters with the included Windows utility. LED displays convey device status for easy troubleshooting. Advanced 128-bit AES encryption secures your network. The included adapters are ideal for use in buildings that interfere with wireless networking signals.



RoHS Compliant
  • Includes two TPL-401E adapters
  • High speed building-wide networking over an existing electrical system
  • 1 x 10/100/1000Mbps Auto-MDIX Gigabit port
  • Connect one 500Mbps** Powerline AV Adapter to the Internet and then plug in up to 15* additional 500Mbps** Powerline AV adapters for instant building-wide connectivity
  • One-touch Sync button networks adapters quickly
  • Share data intensive files, play games, download music, and more at ultra fast data  transfer rates
  • Advanced 128-bit AES encryption to ensure total network security
  • Power Saving mode reduces electrical consumption by 80%
  • Neighbor network support for up to 4 overlapping networks
  • Compatible with both 120 volt and 240 volt electrical systems
  • Tri-color LED indicator
  • Network signal transmits up to 300 meters (984ft.)
  • Auto QoS support through traffic classification and multiple priority queuing
  • Optional management utility compatible with Windows 7 (32/64-bit), Vista (32/64-bit), and XP (32/64-bit) operating systems
  • 3-year limited warranty

* Maximum of 16 adapters (nodes) recommended for streaming video across your network. Additional adapters may decrease performance.
** 500Mbps is the maximum theoretical Powerline data rate.  Actual throughput will vary depending on environment.  
*** Networked Powerline devices need to be plugged into power outlets that are on the same electrical system.
**** GFCI outlets and AFCI circuit breakers may degrade Powerline network signals.

  • Hardware
  • Standards
  • IEEE 1901, HomePlug® AV, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3x, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
  • Interface
  • 1 x 10/100/1000Mbps Auto-MDIX RJ-45 Port, Power prong:
    • A: North America Type B (NEMA 5–15)
    • EU: Euro Type C (CEE 7/16)
    • FR: French Type E (CEE 7/5)
    • UK : United Kingdom Type G (BS 1363)
  • Frequency Band
  • 2 ~ 50 MHz
  • Modulation
  • OFDM Symbol Modulation on link synchronization, 1024/256/64/8 - QAM, QPSK, BPSK, ROBO Carrier
  • Protocols
  • TDMA and CSMA/CA
  • Speed
    • Powerline: up to 500Mbps**
    • Ethernet: up to 2 Gbps with Full Duplex mode
  • Utility OS Compatibility
  • Windows 7 (32/64-bit), Vista (32/64-bit), XP(32/64-bit)
  • Nodes
  • Up to 64 (max.) Recommended: Up to 16* per powerline network
  • Overlapping Powerline Networks
  • Up to 4 (per electrical system)
  • Coverage
  • Up to 300m (984ft.)
  • Security
  • 128-Bit AES (Advanced Encryption Standard)
  • LED
  • Power (PWR) Powerline (PL) Connection
    • Best (Green)
    • Better (Amber)
    • Good (Red)
    • No connection (Off)
    Gigabit Ethernet (ETH) Connection
    • Solid
    • Blinking
    • Off
  • Buttons
  • Sync, Reset
  • Dimension(L x W X H)
    • A: 98 x 72 x 55 mm (3.9 x 2.8 x 2.2 in.) per unit
    • EU/FR: 98 x 72 x 70 mm (3.9 x 2.8 x 2.8 in.) per unit
    • UK: 98 x 72 x 64 mm (3.9 x 2.8 x 2.5 in.) per unit
  • Weight
    • A: Total Weight: 300 g (10.6 oz) / Per Unit Weight: 150 g (5.3 oz)
    • EU/FR: Total Weight: 310 g (11 oz) / Per Unit Weight: 155 g (5.5 oz)
    • UK: Total Weight: 318 g (11.2 oz) / Per Unit Weight: 159 g (5.6 oz)
  • Power Source
  • 100~240V AC, 50~60Hz
  • Consumption
    • Active mode: 4.69 Watts (max. per unit)
    • Standby mode: 0.85 Watts (max. per unit)
  • Temperature
    • Operating: 0° ~ 40°C (32° ~ 104°F)
    • Storage: -20° ~ 70°C (-4° ~ 158°F)
  • Humidity
  • Max. 90% (non-condensing)
  • Certifications
  • CE, FCC, HomePlug® AV
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    Package Contents

    • 2 x TPL-401E
    • Multi-Language Quick Installation Guide
    • CD-ROM (Utility & User’s Guide)
    • 2 x network cables (1.5 m / 5 ft.)
    New to Networking: Introduction to Powerline
     
    TRENDnet DIY: Connecting an Internet TV with Powerline