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Actiontec Powerline AV500 adapter kit (photos)

Actiontec showed off its super-compact PWR511K01 500 Mbps HomePlug HD Powerline Wall Plug Network Adapter Kit at CES 2013.

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LAS VEGAS--The kit consists of two identical adapters, one to be plugged in to the existing network, the other to be used at a far corner.
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Each adapter is tiny, measuring just 2.2 by 1.25 by 3.4 inches and weighing just 6.4 ounces.
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It comes with one gigabit Ethernet port to connect to a wired device.
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It also includes a two-prong power connecter to plug into any wall socket.
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The adapter doesn't have a pass-through power outlet, so make sure you have more than one wall socket at the far corner.
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Like all power line adapters, the PWR511K01 works best if plugged directly into the wall and shouldn't be used with a power surge protector.

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