Update (2/5 10:00am): Woot! offers the
manufacturer refurbished Motorola ARRIS SB6141 SURFboard DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem for $39.99 + $5 shipping. A 90-day warranty is included with purchase. This is the #1 best-selling modem at Amazon where it is rated 4.4/5 stars by over 8,300 Amazon customers.
Newegg has launched a nice networking sale this morning on a number of highly-rated products. This is a great opportunity to upgrade your current setup and enjoy faster speeds across all of your devices.
Our top-pick from the lot is TRENDnet’s TPL-408E2K Powerline AV600 Adapter Kit for $52.99. Applying coupon code EMCEGET73 drops the final price down to $39.99 shipped. That’s a savings of $65 off the original MSRP, $13 less than Amazon and the lowest price that we’ve tracked on this model.
These powerline kits are perfect for extending your signal to far reaching corners of your home or office. Personally, I use a similar kit in my home theater setup so I have a wired connection nearby. The TRENDnet TPL-408E2K features speeds up to 600Mbps, built-in encryption, gigabit ethernet port and an automatic power-saving mode that “reduces consumption by up to 80%”. Over 1,100 Amazon customers have rated this product 4.1/5 stars.
More Networking Deals:
- TP-Link Archer C7 802.11ac Router + Motorola SB6141 Modem: $130 (~$170 value)
- ZyXEL PLA5456KIT AV2000 Powerline Kit: $60 w/ code EMCEFGN36 (Reg. $100)
TRENDnet’s Power line 500 AV2 Adapter Kit, model TPL-408E2K, comes with two Power line adapters to create a high performance Power line network using an existing electrical system. No CD installation required-encrypted TRENDnet adapters auto-connect out of the box. Connect one adapter to a router and plug in another adapter on your electrical system for instant internet access. Cross Compatible- TRENDnet Power line 600, 500 and 200 adapters work with each other. Compact form factor saves space around a crowded electrical. Pre-Encrypted – For your security the adapter arrives pre-encrypted outlet. Sync Button – Press the Sync button to change existing encryption keys. Power line 500 – 500 Mbps Power line networking over existing electrical lines. Whole Home Coverage – Connects over electrical lines for distances of up to a 5,000 sq. ft. home or 300 m (980 ft.) linear distance over electrical power lines. Energy Savings – Power Save mode reduces electrical consumption by up to 80 percent.