TRENDnet Powerline ENET RJ45 500mbps AV Adapter
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The 500Mbps Powerline AV Adapter, model TPL-401E, uses any electrical outlet to create a secure building-wide high speed network. Connect one adapter to your network 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 Sync button. Use up to 16 adapters to network devices in different rooms without running new cabling.

A Gigabit Ethernet port maintains high performance wired connections. Manage each Powerline adapter on your network with the included Windows utility. 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.


  • 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
  • Windows-based powerline configuration utility
  • 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
  • Tri-color LED indicator
  • Network signal transmits up to 300 meters (984ft.)
  • Auto QoS support through traffic classification and multiple priority queuing
  • Configuration utility compatible with Windows 7, Vista, and XP (32/64-bit) operating systems
  • 3-year limited warranty

  • 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
  • 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), Ethernet Link/Act (ETH)
    • Powerline (PL) with Connection Quality Indication
      • Best (Green)
      • Better (Amber)
      • Good (Red)
  • 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.)
    • EU: 98 x 72 x 70 mm (3.9 x 2.8 x 2.8 in.)
  • Weight
    • A: 150 g (5.3 oz)
    • EU: 155 g (5.5 oz)
  • Power Source
    • A: 100~230V AC, 50~60Hz
    • EU: 220~240V/ 5A AC, 50Hz
  • Consumption
    • Active mode: 4.69 Watts (max.)
    • Standby mode: 0.85 Watts (max.)
  • Temperature
    • Operating: 0 ~ 40C (32 ~ 104F)
    • Storage: -20 ~ 70C (-4 ~ 158F)
  • Humidity: Max. 90% (non-condensing)
  • Certifications: CE, FCC
Package Contents
  • TPL-401E
  • Multi-Language Quick Installation Guide
  • CD-ROM (Utility & Users Guide)
  • Cat. 5 Ethernet cable (1.5 m / 5 ft.)