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ZyXEL PLA4231 500 Mbps Powerline Wireless N Extender - PLA4231

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Product Overview


All you have to do is add a ZyXEL PLA4231 500 Mbps Powerline Wireless N Extender to your existing Powerline network and you can enjoy not only a stable networking environment for high-definition video streaming, music, and other multimedia, but also a wireless network that reaches every room in the house.

  • Provides stable network environment
  • Extends network range to cover wireless devices
  • Improved performance over 200Mbps Powerline technology
  • Easy Security Setup
  • Power On/Off Switch for energy conservation
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Extend Network RangeExtend Network Range

The ZyXEL PLA4231 can extend the coverage of your wireless network throughout your home, allowing you to have internet access on any device no matter where you are in the house! All you have to do is plug Powerline adapters and a PLA4231 into electric outlets in different rooms and your Powerline home network can be extended just like a wireless network. The two Ethernet ports on the device make it easy to provide wireless access to all of your wireless devices from anywhere in the house.


Stable HD Videos/Gaming

Stable HD Videos/Gaming

With its IEEE1901 500Mbps technology, the PLA 4231 can improve network by up to 60% compared to 200Mbps Powerline technology. Also, the PLA4231 has improved Quality of Service (QOS) features that improve the streaming quality of multimedia applications. Combined in the PLA4231, all of these improvements ensure that you can enjoy multiple HD streaming, multiplayer gaming, and Web surfing simultaneously with increased stability and performance.


Easy Setup

Easy Setup

The ZyXEL PLA4231 gets rid of complicated setup procedures. With its easy setup wizard and WPS button, you can set up the extender and connect wireless devices in a snap! Data transmission is protected by the PLA4231’s 128-bit Advanced Encryption Security (AES) mechanism to provide a secure Internet connection. This encryption can be configured through a simple press of a button on the Powerline adapters and PLA4231 without the need for any additional software or complicated setup.

Power On/Off Switch

Power On/Off Switch

When the PLA4231 is not in use, you can simply press its on/off button to save energy easily. With one press of this convenient button, you can save not only money on your electric bill, but the environment as well.



Model PLA4231 PLA4205 PLA4225 PLA5205 PLA5215
  Zyxel Powerline adapter Zyxel Powerline adapter Zyxel Powerline adapter Zyxel Powerline adapter Zyxel Powerline adapter
Powerline Data Rate 500Mbps 500Mbps 500Mbps 600Mbps 600Mbps
Homeplug AV Compatible Y Y Y Y Y
IEEE 1901   Y Y Y Y
QoS Y Y Y    
Form Factor 11n Access Point Regular Switch Regular Passthrough
Ethernet 2 x Fast 1 x Gigabit 4 x Gigabit 1 x GbE 1 x GbE
Noise Filter N     Y Y
Push Button Encryption Y Y Y Y Y
    Zyxel Powerline adapter Zyxel Powerline adapter Zyxel Powerline adapter Zyxel Powerline adapter


Manufacturer Zyxel
Mfg Part# PLA4231
SKU 247297342
UPC 760559120061
UPC 14 00760559120061
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