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Mfg Part#: PLA4201
Sku: 232092079
UPC: 760559120047
UPC 14: 00760559120047
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The compact PLA4201 turns your house's existing electrical wiring into a high-speed network without blocking other outlets. Just plug the PLA4201 into an electrical outlet and use an Ethernet cable to connect it to your existing broadband modem. The second PLA4201 unit will then quickly and easily convert any electrical outlet anywhere in your home into an Ethernet port for your PC, game consoles, or any other device that needs Ethernet connectivity. Compatible with all of ZyXEL's other HomePlug products; the PLA4201 is the simple way to provide high-speed connectivity throughout an entire home without the hassle of laying new wiring.

The PLA4201 is designed with a compact form-factor to ensure unimpeded access to the remaining power outlet. This makes it easy to plug in a power strip, a modem, or other devices in the same convenient location as your new network connection.

High Speed Networking
The PLA4201 comes equipped with a Fast Ethernet port, allowing network throughputs of up to 100Mbps. The HomePlug network itself can function at speeds of up to 500Mbps, ensuring uninterrupted data transfer even with the use of additional HomePlug products.

Uninterrupted Multimedia
The PLA4201 uses state of the art Quality of Service algorithms to ensure the uninterrupted viewing of video streaming services, VoIP, and other latency-sensitive applications even while the network is under heavy use.

Easy, Secure encryption
It’s easy to set up a secure connection between the PLA4201 and other HomePlug AV products within seconds. With a simple push of the encryption button, a 128-bit Data Encryption Security service is activated, providing a secure network connection for Internet access and network resource sharing without complicated setup procedures.


Video Features Easy to use Plug and Play device
Video Features Fully compatible with existing HomePlug networks
Video Features QoS ensures uninterrupted multimedia streaming
Video Features Compact design allows access to remaining power outlets
Video Features Fast Ethernet for real throughput of up to 100Mbps

Video Features Package Contents
Video Features Powerline Ethernet Adapter
Video Features Ethernet cable
Video Features Quick start guide
Video Features Support CD
Video Features Warranty card

Tech Specs

Tech Specs Standards
Tech Specs Compliant with IEEE 1901 with data transfer rate of up to 500 Mbps data rate*
Tech Specs Compatible with HomePlug AV standard
Tech Specs Access Methods: CSMA/CA channel-access schemes
Tech Specs Range: Max. range up to 300 meters over power line
Tech Specs Power Saving Mode: If link is inactive for a period (default setting: 60 seconds)
Tech Specs Security: 128-bit AES encryption
Tech Specs Quality of Service (QoS): ToS
Tech Specs Support up to 4-level type QoS
Tech Specs Support up to 8-level VLAN priority field
Tech Specs Frequency Band: 2 MHz ~ 67.5 MHz
Tech Specs Dynamic Neighbor Network Support
Tech Specs IGMP: snooping for multicast to multiple unicast mapping

Tech Specs System Requirements
Tech Specs Deployment requirements :
Tech Specs Devices with 10/100 or 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet port
Tech Specs Operates system independent
Tech Specs Utility software OS support:
Tech Specs Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7

Tech Specs Hardware Specifications
Tech Specs Ethernet interface: One 10/100 Mbps RJ-45 connector with auto MDI/MDIX support
Tech Specs LED indicators:
Tech Specs Power on/off
Tech Specs Powerline network quality
Tech Specs Green: Best, Amber: Better, Red: Fair
Tech Specs Ethernet link/activity
Tech Specs Buttons: Encrypt/Reset button
Tech Specs Power rating: 100-240 V AC, 50/60 Hz
Tech Specs Power consumption: Full operation: 4 watt max.
Tech Specs Power-saving mode: 0.5 watt max.
Tech Specs Plug type: US type: Two pins for US 120 V

Tech Specs Physical Specifications
Tech Specs Item dimensions (WxDxH): 50 x 60 x 70 mm (1.97” x 2.36” x 2.75”)
Tech Specs Item weight: 72 g (0.16 lb.)
Tech Specs Packing dimensions (WxDxH): 155 x 75 x 135 mm (6.10” x 2.95”x 5.31”)
Tech Specs Packing weight:
Tech Specs Single pack: 237 g (0.52 lb.)
Tech Specs Starter kit pack: 346 g (0.77 lb.)

Tech Specs Environmental Specifications
Tech Specs Operating environment:
Tech Specs Temperature: 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Tech Specs Humidity: 10% to 90% (Non-condensing)
Tech Specs Storage environment:
Tech Specs Temperature: -30°C to 70°C (-22°F to 158°F)
Tech Specs Humidity: 10% to 95% (Non-condensing)

Tech Specs Certification
Tech Specs Safety CE-LVD
Tech Specs EMC CE, FCC
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