|Data Transfer Rate Up To 200Mbps
Designed for high performance, your Powerline network can reach the data transfer rates up to 200Mbps*. With advanced HomePlug AV technology, the PLA-401 v3 provides users the stable and high-speed Internet access. You just plug a pair of Powerline Ethernet Adapters into your house power outlets, and easily enjoy high-definition video streaming and network transmission.
QoS for High Definition Video Streams
The advanced QoS features of ZyXEL's HomePlug AV Series improve the quality of multimedia streaming applications such as triple-play services, video streaming, high-speed Internet access and VoIP.
Green product with lower power consumption
The ZyXEL PLA-401 v3, a new-generation Powerline Adapter consumes 16% less power when comparing to the existing Powerline Ethernet Adapters. Moreover, when there is no Ethernet link, the PLA-401 v3 will enter the \"Standby\" mode that reduces energy wasting for over 50% when comparing to the adapters without this feature.
Encryption button for easy network security setup
Users can easily set up a secure connection between PLA-401 v3 and another HomePlug AV product within 2 minutes. By pushing an ENCRYPT button on your PLA-401 v3, and then you can set up your hassle-free Powerline network.
Advanced 128-bit AES Security Protection
With the 128-bit Data Encryption Security (AES) feature, the PLA-401 v3 provides secure network connection for Internet access and network resource sharing. You may sit back to enjoy fast Internet surfing experience and secure file transfer while leaving the hassles to the PLA-401 v3.
Don't buy Zyxel products. I've had 7 pla401 all versions v1 to v3 and all have failed. One (a replacement) failed in 5 minutes, others lasted a couple of years. But they all failed.
Could be a problem12/30/2010
Please note that this device uses radio frequencies broadcast (and received) on your unshielded home power lines. These frequencies are shared with many other uses. This means if you have a ham radio operator in the area, you may lose your network when he transmits. Also, this device will interfere with various types of radios you might try to listen to.