500 Mbps Powerline 4-Port Gigabit Switch
- Blazing-fast 500 Mbps* speeds for lag-free HD video streaming and gaming
- Plug-and-play connection for to up to four media devices at Gigabit wire speed
- IEEE1901 compliant and compatible with HomePlug AV
- QoS enhances media streaming quality
- Power-saving mode reduces wasted energy
Expand Your Existing Powerline Network
The PLA4225 makes it easy to add another device to your home’s existing Powerline network. With one PLA4225 plugged into an electrical outlet, use an Ethernet cable to connect it to your existing broadband modem. From there, a second PLA4225 unit will easily and instantly convert any electrical outlet in your home into an Ethernet port for your PC, game consoles, or any other device requiring Ethernet connectivity. With advanced HomePlug AV technology and data rates of up to 500Mbps*, the PLA4225 provides stable, high-speed Ethernet connectivity throughout your home without the mess or hassle of running complicated wiring.
Blazing Speeds for True HD Streaming
Powered by the latest IEEE 1901 technology and four Gigabit Ethernet ports, the ZyXEL PLA4225 500 Mbps Powerline 4-Port Gigabit Switch provides an all-in-one solution for users looking to enjoy multiple HD streams, multiplayer gaming and Web surfing simultaneously. When used alongside a Powerline Ethernet Adapter, the PLA4225 makes it simple to connect up to four media devices such as HDTVs, Blu-ray™ players, DVRs, and game consoles to your home network through any electrical outlet in your house.
QoS Enhances Media Streaming Quality
Advanced Quality of Service (QoS) features improve the quality of streaming multimedia applications such as triple-play services, HD video streaming, high-speed Internet access and VoIP.
Green Technology Saves Energy
The PLA4225 automatically enters power-saving mode when an inactive Ethernet connection is detected, reducing energy consumption by 80% when compared to Powerline adapters without this function.
Easy Security Setup
Data transmission is protected by 128-bit Advanced Encryption Security (AES) to ensure a secure connection to the Internet. There’s no complicated setup or software required – the PLA4225 makes network security as simple as pushing a button.