Resource Library

Browse our resource library to learn more about networking and surveillance technology. Review installation and setup tips, plus general best practices for best results. Read case studies to explore product installations and see how TRENDnet solutions can help you.

WiFi from your power outlets?!

October 2017 — Powerline technology lets you share an internet connection using your existing electrical lines. Adapters simply plug into your existing power outlets. Some Powerline adapters feature a built-in Wi-Fi access point, allowing you to share a Wi-Fi connection from any power outlet. View this infographic to learn more about Powerline technology.

Outdoor Wireless Bridging

September 2017 — Outdoor wireless bridges are used to provide a network link from one location to another. You may want to network surveillance cameras back to your main office building, or share internet/network access with another building on your campus. Outdoor access points are utilized to create these wireless bridges, but they can also be used to provide internet access outdoors. Learn more about wireless access points and what you need to know before you set them up.

USB-C - The Next Generation in USB Connectivity

August 2017 — USB-C is the latest standard in USB connectors, and it is set to replace all of your USB cables. Not only is USB-C smaller and fully reversible, it can also deliver both power and data over a single cable. Read on to learn more about the new USB standard and its useful features.

Wireless Range Extender Basics

July 2017 — Wireless range extenders, Wi-Fi repeaters, and Wi-Fi Boosters help to eliminate Wi-Fi dead zones by extending the range of your wireless router. Get simple tips on how to get the best performance out of your wireless range extender.

Simple Seamless Roaming – Wireless Controllers

June 2017 — Wireless controllers help to manage multiple APs from a centralized management interface. Controllers also help to provide a true seamless roaming environment without dropping your connection, which is crucial on VoIP and video calls. Learn more about how wireless controllers improve your network and reduce time spent on maintenance.

DVRs for Surveillance

May 2017 — Security DVRs are comprehensive physical security and surveillance solutions. DVR kits offer a simple DIY installation for your home or office surveillance project. Read on to learn more about basic DVR features, how to install a DVR, and gaining remote video access.

Benefits of Fiber Networking

February 2017 — Fiber networking has become much more affordable over the last several years. It is often utilized because fiber is less susceptible to interference, and it is ideally used for long distance applications. Get a basic overview of fiber-optics networking, learn about additional benefits as well as its limitations, and the common terminology that you’ll need to know.

How to select your NVR

October 2016 — Network Video Recorders (NVRs) are replacing DVRs in the surveillance sector. Learn more about NVRs, their benefits for your surveillance network, and the differences between standalone NVRs and standard NVRs.

Managed Switches 101

September 2016 — Understand some of the basics of managed switches, how they differ from unmanaged switches, and the different sub-categories of managed switches available (Layer 2 and Web Smart only). Learn about the technical features you need for traffic management, troubleshooting, access controls, and system monitoring.

HPNA IPTV Streaming Solution

December 2015 — Many homes are pre-wired with coaxial (RG6) cabling, but not many homes are pre-wired with Ethernet cabling. Rewiring an entire home can be very costly, but TRENDnet’s Mid-Band Coaxial Network Adapter, model TPA-311, assists to extend an Ethernet connection for IPTV streaming for a fraction of the cost by using a home’s existing cabling.