Zyxel PLA4231 500 Mbps Powerline Wireless N Extender
Extend Your Network Throughout Your Home
Added to an existing Powerline network, the ZyXEL PLA4231 500 Mbps Powerline Wireless N Extender provides not only a stable networking environment to stream high-definition videos, music and other multimedia, but also extends the wireless network to every room in the house.
Easily extends network range to cover wireless devices
Compatible with 802.11 b/g/n wireless networks, the ZyXEL PLA4231 can extend the coverage to connect your wireless devices throughout the house over an existing Powerline network. Just plug Powerline adapters and a PLA4231 into electric outlets in different rooms, then you can easily extend your Powerline home network like a wireless network. You can easily stream videos, enjoy games and surf Web sites on tablets, laptops or smartphones anywhere at home, even to hard-to-reach places. The two Ethernet ports on the device make it easy to provide Internet access for HDTVs, Blu-ray™ players, DVRs, PCs and game consoles.
Enjoy stable HD videos and gaming
Powered by IEEE1901 500 Mbps technology*, the ZyXEL PLA4231 can improve network performance for up to 60% comparing to the 200 Mbps Powerline technology.** The advanced Quality of Service (QoS) features also improve the streaming quality of multimedia applications. You can have a stable, high-performance network and enjoy multiple HD streaming, multiplayer gaming and Web surfing simultaneously.
Easy security setup
ZyXEL’s PLA4231 features an easy setup wizard and a WPS button that allows you to set up the extender and connect to wireless devices easily and quickly. Data transmission is protected by the 128-bit Advanced Encryption Security (AES) mechanism to provide a secure connection to the Internet. Encryption can be configured through a simple button press on the Powerline adapters and PLA4231—no complicated setup or software is required.
PLA4201 500 Mbps Mini Powerline AV Ethernet Adapter:
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.
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.