New TP-LINK 300Mbps AV200 Wireless N Powerline Extender Brings Internet Connectivity to Every Corner of Your Home or Office

Extend your network using both Powerline and WiFi technologies for optimal network coverage and effortless wireless network extension

Jan 09, 2012, 13:30 ET from TP-LINK

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TP-LINK, a global provider of networking products, today announced its new 300Mbps AV200 Wireless N Powerline Extender (TL-WPA281), designed to extend a network connection to every room of your house using your existing electrical wiring, and broadcasting a powerful wireless signal at 300Mbps in that particular room. Ideal as a whole home solution, it reliably connects all network compatible devices, such as computers, game consoles, set-top boxes, printers and NAS servers.

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With the AV200 Wireless N Powerline Extender, all devices in a room will have two easy options to access the network, via wireless or via an Ethernet cable (which plugs into your Powerline adapter). With the built-in QoS feature, it is ideal for bandwidth-consuming or latency-sensitive applications like video streaming, online gaming and Internet calls. Powerline technology is a sensible alternative for areas in the home or office that are hard to reach with Wi-Fi connections -- more reliable than Wi-Fi and more flexible than wired connections.

The 300Mbps AV200 Wireless N Powerline Extender is on display at:

300Mbps AV200 Wireless N Powerline Extender (TL-WPA281) – $109.99 – Product Available in Q2 2012

  • HomePlug AV standard compliant, high-speed data transfer rate of up to 200Mbps, ideal for HD video streaming
  • Wireless N speed 300Mbps and backward compatible with 802.11b/g products
  • Compact design with a new exterior, blends completely in front of any power outlet
  • No new wires, uses existing electrical circuitry
  • Up to 300-meter range over the household power circuit for better performance through walls and across floors
  • Easy Plug and Play operation, No configuration required
  • Patented Power-Saving Mode automatically reduces power consumption by up to 65%*
  • Establish a 128-bit AES encryption to secure the Powerline network simply by pressing the Pair button on the adapter
  • 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
  • Features a wide range of plug types including EU, UK, AU and US to be used nearly anywhere in the world

*Actual data will vary depending on network conditions and environmental factors

The 300Mbps AV200 Wireless N Powerline Extender joins TP-LINK's family of Powerline solutions, which include an AV500 Gigabit Powerline Adapter, AV200 Mini Powerline Starter Kit, and others. More info can be found here.

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