Plug and Play Network Access throughout the Home
The PLA4225 starter kit streamlines network setup by turning your house’s existing electrical wiring into a high-speed network. Using a standard Ethernet cable, plug the single-port PLA4205 into your existing router. From there, the included PLA4225 switch will easily and instantly convert any electrical outlet ijustn your home into a 4-port network switch 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.
500 Mbps Powerline 4-Port Gigabit Switch
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.
* 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.
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.