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ZyXEL PLA4231 Powerline Wireless N Extender Up to 500Mbps

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  • Easily extends home networks wirelessly through the existing powerline network
  • Plug-and-play, compact design
  • Improve performance for up to 60% with the IEEE 1901 500 Mbps technology

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ZyXEL PLA4231 500Mbps Powerline Wireless N Extender

PLA4231

Extend Your Home Power Lines to the Whole-home Wireless Network

The ZyXEL PLA4231 500Mbps Powerline Wireless N Extender provides not only a stable networking environment to stream high-definition videos, music and other multimedia, but also extends the wireless network to every room in the house.
PLA4231
  • Easily extends home networks wirelessly through the existing powerline network
  • Plug-and-play, compact design
  • Improve performance for up to 60% with the IEEE 1901 500Mbps technology*
  • Backward-compatible with the 200Mbps HomePlug AV standard
  • Simple setup with the easy-to-use wizard and WPS button
  • QoS enhances media streaming quality
  • Power on/off switch enables easy energy saving
  • Multi-color LED identifies powerline network signal quality

Features

PLA4231

Easily Extends Network Range to Cover Wireless Devices
Compatible with 802.11 b/g/n wireless networks, the ZyXEL PLA4231 can extend the coverage to connect your wireless devices throughout the house over the existing powerline network. Just plug powerline adapters and PLA4231 into electric outlets in different rooms, then you can easily extend your powerline home network like a wireless network. You can easily stream videos, enjoy games and surf Web sites on tablets, laptops or smartphones anywhere at home, even at the hard-to-reach places. The two Ethernet ports on the device make it easy to provide Internet access for HDTVs, Blu-ray™ players, DVRs, PCs and game consoles.


PLA4231

Enjoy Stable HD Videos and Gaming
Powered by IEEE1901 500Mbps technology*, the ZyXEL PLA4231 can improve network performance for up to 60% comparing to the 200Mbps powerline technology.** The advanced Quality of Service (QoS) features also improve the streaming quality of multimedia applications. You can have stable high-performance network and enjoy multiple HD streaming, multiplayer gaming and Web surfing simultaneously.


PLA4231

Easy Security Setup
ZyXEL’s PLA4231 features an easy setup wizard and a WPS button that allows you to set up the extender and connect to wireless devices easily and quickly. Data transmission is protected by the 128-bit Advanced Encryption Security (AES) mechanism to provide a secure connection to the Internet. Encryption can be configured through a simple button press on the powerline adapters and PLA4231 - no complicated setup or software is required.


PLA4231

Power On/Off Switch
Just push the power on/off button of PLA4231, you can easily save energy when the device is not in use.


*The theoretical maximum channel data transfer rate is derived from IEEE Standard 802.11 and IEEE 1901 specifications. Actual data transfer rate will vary from network environment including: distance, network traffic, noise on electrical wires, quality of electrical installation and other adverse conditions. Ethernet connection will operate at the maximum of 100Mbps.

**Average throughput gain in typical homes.

What's in the Box

PLA4231

Learn more about the ZyXEL PLA4231

Model

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Brand
ZyXEL
Model
PLA4231

Details

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Standards
HomePlug AV, IEEE 1901, IEEE802.3/3u; IEEE802.11 b/g/n
Encryption
Wireless: 64/128 bit WEP, WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK
Powerline: 128-bit AES encryption
Ports
2 x 10/100Mbps RJ-45
LEDs
Power on/off
Wireless/WPS activity/on/off
Powerline network quality
Ethernet 1 link/activity
Ethernet 2 link/activity
Certifications
CE-LVD; CE, FCC, IC
Powerline Speeds
Up to 500Mbps
Connection Type
Wireless + RJ45
Connection Speeds
10/100M + 300M
Kit Type
Single
Power Supply
100~240VAC, 50~60Hz
System Requirement
Utility software OS support: Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7

Environmental

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Temperature
0°C ~ 40°C
Humidity
10% ~ 90% Non-condensing

Features

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Features
Access Methods:
Wireless: CSMA/CA
Powerline: CSMA/CA
Ethernet: CSMA/CD

Range:
Wireless: Max. range up to 300 meters
Powerline: Max. range up to 300 meters

Quality of Service (QoS)

WLAN Features:
Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM)
MAC address filtering

Easily extends home networks wirelessly through the existing powerline network

Plug-and-play, compact design

Improve performance for up to 60% with the IEEE 1901 500 Mbps technology

Backward-compatible with the 200 Mbps HomePlug AV standard

Simple setup with the easy-to-use wizard and WPS button

QoS enhances media streaming quality

Power on/off switch enables easy energy saving

Multi-color LED identifies powerline network signal quality.

Dimensions & Weight

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Dimensions
3.9" x 2.36" x 1.46"
Weight
0.28 lbs.

Packaging

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Package Contents
Powerline Wireless N Extender
Ethernet cable
Quick start guide
Support CD
Warranty card
Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years
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    • Return for refund within: 30 days
    • Return for replacement within: 30 days
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