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TP-LINK showcases new energy-saving powerline adapters at CeBIT 2011

London, UK, 01 March 2011 – TP-LINK, a global provider of SOHO and SMB networking products, today announced a new range of powerline adapters which will be on display at CeBIT 2011. The adapters, which offer energy savings of up to 75%, feature a range of benefits from AC pass-through to speeds of up to 500Mbps, making them ideal for high demand usage.

– You can find TP-LINK and the latest products, including TL-WR2843ND the new 450Mbps Wireless Gigabit Router, displayed at: CeBIT 2011, Hall 13/C26
New AV200+ Powerline Adapter with AC Pass-Through (TL-PA251) – £31.99 – available late March 2011

With its integrated power socket, connection speeds of 200Mbps over a distance of 300m and its innovative design, the Tl-PA251 allows additional devices or multiple sockets to connect through the adapter, to deliver a high-demand home entertainment solution.

TL-PA251’s “Power Saving Mode” offers power-savings of up to 75% by automatically switching from “working” mode to “to power saving” mode. Its intelligent integrated mains filter optimises performance by suppressing noise interference resulting in the prevention of sudden speed drops when high power consuming devices are connected to the power socket.

Features

-Integrated power socket to allow additional devices access to power
-Mains Filter for better powerline communication performance
-HomePlug AV standard compliant for high-speed data transfer rates of up to 200Mbps
-Plug and Play, no new wires or configuration required

Specifications

-HomePlug AV, IEEE802.3, IEEE802.3u
-10/100Mbps Ethernet Port; Power Socket
-EU Plug Type
-Pair Button
-PWR, PLC, ETH
-4.3 x 2.3 x 1.7 in. (110 x 58 x 43 mm)
-300M range in house
-Build-In QoS Feature
-Intelligent Channel Adaptation
-128-bit AES Encryption

New AV500 Mini Powerline Adapter (TL-PA511) – £39.99 – available late May 2011

With speeds of up to 500Mpbs, the TL-PA511 is the highest performing consumer networking technology available to enable high demand applications including streaming media, multimedia gaming and multiple HD video streams. TL-PA511 is also a new generation adapter using power saving technology to cut energy consumption by intelligently switching from “work” to “power saving” mode.

Features

-HomePlug AV standard compliant, high-speed data transfer rate of up to -500Mbps, ideal for HD video streaming and online gaming
-Plug and Play, no new wires or configuration required
-Built-in QoS assures the quality of bandwidth sensitive applications such as voice, video and online games
-Supports IGMP managed multicast IP transmission, optimizes IPTV streaming

Specifications

-HomePlug AV, IEEE802.3, IEEE802.3u
-10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet Port
-EU Plug type
-Pair Button
-PWR, PLC, ETH
-3.6 x 2.2 x 1.2 in.(93×56×30 mm)
-300M range in house
-Build-In QoS Feature
-Intelligent Channel Adaptation
-128-bit AES Encryption