ZyXEL PLA407 HomePlug AV 200 Mbps Powerline adapter w/ AC pass through starter kit - PLA407KIT

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This product is very easy to use! Just plug in your devices to these and then plug them into the wall- That's it! It just works. I highly recommend it!

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The first thing I did was to try to update the software for this item. Went online to their site downloaded the software according to their Model number. Tryed to install and got the message This upgrade is for model XXX whisch was the model on the back of the units, and would not load. So far the units are not working.

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Great Powerline Enet Adapter

by SmolKo on 8/13/2010

I purchased this kit to replace my home Wi-Fi network built on D-Link DIR-655 wireless router. Easy to install. Very easy to use. Speed is normal. Kind of bulky, but I worked it out. No compliance.

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Works as advertised!

by A customer on 9/23/2010

This product is very easy to use! Just plug in your devices to these and then plug them into the wall- That's it! It just works. I highly recommend it!

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Product Overview

Easy Setup and High Performance for HD Video Streaming
The powerline solution simplifies network setup by turning the existing power lines into a high-speed network. Just plug a PLA-407 with Ethernet link to a broadband modem into the power outlet in one room, and plug another with link to a PC or any devices requiring Ethernet connection in the other rooms, you can easily and instantly connect to the network without laying complicated wiring at home. With advanced HomePlug AV technology and data transfer rates of up to 200Mbps*, the PLA-407 provides users with stable and high-speed network environments to enjoy HD video streaming and sharing.

Extra Power Outlet Brings More Convenience
With the AC pass-through design, the PLA-407 provides both powerline network connection and power supply to multiple electrical devices at the same time.The PLA-407 enables users to easily get Internet access without the inconvenience of insufficient power outlets. For children safety, the power outlet has been designed to avoid electrical shocks caused by children inserting foreign objects into the receptacles.

Built-in Noise Filter for Reducing Power Interference
With a built-in noise filter, the PLA-407 can suppress noise interference level down to 1/1000 and optimize powerline communication performance. The noise filter can effectively reduce noises generated by surrounding electronic equipments such as dryers, vacuum cleaners, lamps or mobile phone chargers plugged into the power outlets and ensure clean and stable signal quality on the powerline network.

QoS for High-definition Video Streams
Inherent advanced QoS improves the quality of multimedia services like high-definition video streaming, data transmission and VoIP by prioritizing the applications. QoS provides users with high voice communication quality while other network applications are being intensively used.

Green Product Saves Energy
To save on electricity bills and better protect the environment, the PLA-407 consumes less power without compromising performance. With the new-generation green solution, the PLA-407 decreases power consumption by up to 30% comparing to the previous generation of powerline Ethernet adapters. Furthermore, the PLA-407 reduces power consumption by up to 60% with Power-saving Mode when the link has become inactive.

Encrypt Button for Easy Network Security Setup
Users can easily set up a secure connection between the PLA-407 and other HomePlug AV products within minutes. Just push the Encryption button, the security setup of the powerline network is done instantly. With the 128-bit Data Encryption Security feature, the PLA-407 provides a secure network connection for Internet access and network resource sharing without complicated setup procedures.


Manufacturer Zyxel
Mfg Part# PLA407KIT
SKU 216551539
UPC 760559118730
UPC 14 00760559118730
Plug-and-play design for quick boost of data transfer rates of up to 200 Mbps
Connects to powerline networks and provides power with extra power outlet
Built-in Noise Filter for reducing power interference
QoS supports high-definition video streaming and network applications
Power-saving mode saves energy consumption
Encrypt button for easy network security setup
Multi-color LED identifies powerline network performance
Package Contents
Powerline Pass-Thru Ethernet Adapter
Ethernet cable
Quick start guide
Support CD
Tech Specs
Compliant with IEEE 802.3, 802.3u (10/100 Ethernet standard)
HomePlug AV1.1 with data transfer rate of up to 200 Mbps
Access Methods: CSMA/CA channel-access schemes
HomePlug modulation:
OFDM Symbol Modulation
QAM 1024/256/64/16
QPSK,BPSK,ROBO Carrier modulation schemes
Max. range up to 500 meters (1,640 feet) over power line
Number of bridged device: 64
Power-saving mode: if link is inactive for a period (default setting: 60 seconds)
IGMP: IGMP snooping for multicast to multiple unicast mapping
Security: 128-bit AES encryption
Quality of Service (QoS):
Support up to 4- level of priority
Support up to 8-level VLAN priority field
Frequency band: 2MHz ~ 30 MHz
Ethernet interface: One 10/100Mbps Ethernet RJ-45 connector with auto MDI/MDIX support
Power rating: 100-240VAC, 50/60Hz
AC outlet:
EU Outlet: 16A Max.
US Outlet: 15A Max.
LED indicators: 3 LEDs:
Power on/off
Powerline activity
Ethernet link
Encrypt button: One-push button to secure powerline network
Reset button: Reset the device to factory default setting
Power consumption:
110V/120V: Full operation 2.6W, power- saving mode 0.8W
230V/240V: Full operation 3.9W, power- saving mode 1.6W
Filter capability:
Frequency range: 2MHz-30MHz
Insertion loss: -30dB ~ -50dB
Item weight: 187g (0.41lb)
Item dimension: 66(W) x 35(D) x 138(H) mm (2.6(W) x 1.38(D) x 5.43(H) inch)
Packing weight: 470g (1.04lb)
Packing dimension: 178(W) x 94(D) x 134(H) mm (7.01(W) x 3.7(D) x 5.27(H) inch)
Operating environment:
Temperature: 0°C ~ 40°C / 32°F ~ 104°F
Humidity: 20% ~ 90% RH
Storage environment:
emperature: -20°C ~ 70°C /-22°F ~ 158°F
Humidity: 20% ~ 95% RH
Safety: UL, cUL, CE-LVD
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