Powerline networking adapters have turned out to be popular products these days, the problem so far has been that in older houses and apartments speeds have been quite low.
Trendnet thinks their product should have sufficient speed to even stream HD movies…today we looking at their TPL-307E2K kit which we will test.
Read more on their website, http://www.trendnet.com/company
|Standards||IEEE 1901, HomePlug® AV, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3x, IEEE 802.3u|
|Frequency Band||2 ~ 28 MHz|
|Modulation||OFDM Symbol modulation on link synchronization, 1024/256/64/8 – QAM, QPSK, BPSK, ROBO carrier|
|Protocols||TDMA and CSMA/CA|
|Utility OS Compatibility||Windows 7 (32/64-bit), Vista (32/64-bit), XP(32/64-bit)|
|Nodes||Up to 6 (max.)|
|Overlapping Powerline Networks Supported||Up to 4 (per electrical system)|
|Coverage||Up to 300 m (984 ft.)|
|Security||128-Bit AES (Advanced Encryption Standard)|
Powerline (PL) with Connection Quality Indication
Ethernet (ETH) Connection
(L x W X H)
|Power Source||100~240V AC, 50~60Hz|
|Humidity||Max. 90% (non-condensing)|
|Certifications||CE, FCC, HomePlug® AV|
Like most Trendnet products this one comes packed in an orange and black box with a big print of the units on the front. Inside you will find a quick start guide, cd with software and manual and also two LAN cables.
So we got the bonus kit that gives us an extra adapter, with the EU plugin. Each adapter has three LED’s to show if the unit is powered on or not and if its connected to the other adapter.
No syncing was necessary as these units worked out of the box with each other.