Upgrade Home Networks Effortlessly with the Most Compact Powerline Adapter
The ZyXEL PLA4201 500 Mbps Mini Powerline Ethernet Adapter improves up to 60% performance for stable HD media streaming compared with 200 Mbps powerline technology.* Just plug a pair of PLA4201 units into electric outlets and connect to network devices, then you can enjoy HD media streams, multiplayer gaming, and other network applications in every room simultaneously right away.
Compact design for easy setup and instant plug-and-play
The new mini-size ZyXEL PLA4201 gives you the flexibility to turn power lines into a home network. The compact design allows hassle-free installation without blocking other power outlets. With a pair of plug-and-play PLA4201, you can easily extend your home network through any electrical outlet for Internet access from HDTVs, Blu-ray™ players, DVRs, PCs, and game consoles.
Enjoy stable HD videos and gaming
Powered by the IEEE 1901 technology, the ZyXEL PLA4201 can provide a stable high-performance network for users to enjoy multiple HD streaming, multiplayer gaming, and Web surfing simultaneously.
QoS enhances media streaming quality
The advanced Quality of Service (QoS) features improve the quality of multimedia streaming applications such as Triple Play services by prioritizing HD video streaming, high-speed Internet access, and VoIP traffics.
When there is no Ethernet link, the PLA4201 enters a power-saving mode with just 0.5 watt consumption to reduce the energy waste by around 88%.
* Average throughput gain in typical homes
** The theoretical maximum channel data transfer rate is derived from 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.
|Powerline Data Rate||200Mbps||500Mbps||500Mbps||600Mbps||600Mbps|
|Homeplug AV Compatible||Y||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|Form Factor||Mini||Mini||Regular||Regular||Pass through|
|Ethernet||1 x Fast||1 x Fast||1 x Gigabit||1 x GbE||1 x GbE|
|Push Button Encryption||Y||Y||Y||Y||Y|