NETGEAR have announced their new Powerline 500 Nano range. This very small device allows you to convert any old power point into a “high speed” network connection. With speeds up to 500Mbps, the Powerline 500 Nano will happily play HD videos, SD videos and even 3D video. Of course, these devices can be used as a simple network port for use with a Computer, Blu-ray Player, SmartTV, Set top box, gaming console plus everything that has a Ethernet port. NETGEAR have mentioned that these devices have a low latency, which would be perfect for a gamer needing that fast connection.
The Powerline 500 Nano also has NETGEAR’s unique “Pick-a-Plug” function which automatically tests the connection at any power point and displays the results with coloured LED lights to ensure that users can pick the best power point for the highest possible network connection.
The Powerline 500 Nano will be available Q1 2012 for $119.95 worldwide.
Powerline 500 Nano
With best-in-class performance and reliability, NETGEAR’s Powerline 500 Nano converts any electrical outlet in your house into a high speed network connection, instantly. It offers easy, plug-and-play setup and top speeds, all in the smallest form factor available today. The Powerline 500 Nano is perfect for connecting a single device such as game console, Blu-ray™ player, Smart TV, HD set-top box, network DVR, PC, and other devices to the home network router and the Internet. Gamers particularly benefit from Powerline technology because of its exceptionally low latency.
NETGEAR’s Powerline 500 Nano delivers speeds up to 500 Mbps, which easily accommodates HD and 3D HD video streaming, multimedia, multiplayer gaming and other bandwidth intensive tasks. With NETGEAR’s unique “Pick-a-Plug” function, the Powerline 500 Nano automatically tests the connection at any electrical outlet and displays the results in the form of color coded LED lights to ensure that users can pick a specific electrical outlet in order to ensure the highest possible performance.
Pricing and Availability
NETGEAR Powerline 500 Nano will be available in Q1 2012 for $119.99. The NETGEAR N900 Video and Gaming 4-Port WiFi Adapter will be available in the summer of 2012 for $79.99. Both products will also be available worldwide from major retailers in stores and online.
To learn more about NETGEAR’s Powerline 500 Nano and N900 Video and Gaming 4-Port WiFi Adapter or the, please visit http://www.netgear.com/N500 and http://www.netgear.com/N900.