The absolute biggest problem with powerline adapters is their size, some of them can be so big they won’t even fit, that’s why TRENDnet’s newest powerline adapter, the TPL-406E2K is so good as it just so good because it just so happens to now be the world’s smallest powerline adapter.

Not only is it small it also comes with 500Mbps performance along with its 50% reduced size, you can use powerline with basically anything that can take a wired ethernet connection, all you need to do is plug one end into your router and the other into your device, which can range from an Internet Television all the way up to a Games Console or Blu-Ray Player.

The worlds smallest powerline adapter will be shipping this August to TRENDnets retail partners, and online stores and will set you back somewhere in the region of £69.99 ($109.99).

Check out the press release below for more information.

[spoiler show=”Show Press Release” hide=”Hide Press Release”]LONDON, UK. – July 17, 2012– TRENDnet, a best-in-class wired and wireless networking hardware brand, announces today the availability of the 500 Mbps Compact Powerline AV Adapter Kit, model TPL-406E2K, which comes with two TPL-406E powerline adapters. These high performance 500 Mbps adapters are fifty percent smaller than the average 500 Mbps adapter. New media center devices such as Internet televisions, digital video recorders (DVRs), receivers, and game consoles are capable of streaming large HD files directly from the Internet. TRENDnet’s ground breaking TPL-406E2K connects all of these devices to the Internet using existing electrical lines.  Network one adapter to a router and plug the other adapter into any outlet on the same electrical system for instant high speed network access. Different TRENDnet adapters automatically connect to each other over a secure encrypted signal with no CD installation required. For additional security, press the Sync button to change existing encryption keys. Embedded power saving technology lowers power consumption by up to 70% in standby mode—resulting in measurable power savings, given that the adapters are always plugged in.  “The combination of 500 Mbps speeds, a small form factor, and a reduced price point redefines the 500 Mbps Powerline category,” stated Zak Wood, Director of Global Marketing. “Consumers considering Powerline solutions will notice the TPL-406E2K.”[/spoiler]

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