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1000 Mbps Powerline Gigabit Ethernet Adapter

Create Up to a Gigabit Speed Network in Your Powerline

HomePlug AV2 integrated with Gigabit LAN connection

With advanced HomePlug AV2 technology, the Zyxel PLA5206 provides speeds of up to 1000 Mbps* and backwards compatibility with HomePlug AV and IEEE 1901-based products. In addition, the PLA5206 is equipped with a Gigabit Ethernet port. Users can enjoy stable high-performance networking, including simultaneous HD streaming, online gaming and web browsing.

PLA5206, 1000 Mbps Powerline Gigabit Ethernet Adapter

No extra wires or configuration required

The Zyxel PLA5206 lets you create a network using your home’s existing electrical wires easily extending Internet connectivity throughout the building while eliminating the need to drill through walls or install additional network cables. Forget about complicated setup procedures; no configuration is required. Just plug your PLA5206 into a power outlet and create a completely functional network.

PLA5206, 1000 Mbps Powerline Gigabit Ethernet Adapter

Perfect for connecting smart TVs and playing on-line games

The Zyxel PLA5206 provides speeds of up to 1000 Mbps*, accelerating network applications like HDTV, multimedia HD streaming and online gaming. Users can easily transmit multiple HD streams and even 3D movies to every room quickly and smoothly.

PLA5206, 1000 Mbps Powerline Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
PLA5206, 1000 Mbps Powerline Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
Easy home network security setup

Data transmission through the Zyxel PLA5206 is protected by 128-bit Advanced Encryption Security (AES), providing a secure connection to the Internet. The encryption mechanism can be configured with a simple press of a button—no complicated setup or additional software is required.


PLA5206, 1000 Mbps Powerline Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
QoS enhances high-quality media streaming

The advanced Quality of Service (QoS) function improves high-quality multimedia streaming applications such as triple-play services by prioritizing processes including, HD video streaming, high-speed Internet access and VoIP.


PLA5206, 1000 Mbps Powerline Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
Power-Saving Mode

A green product that reduces energy consumption. When there is no Ethernet connection 60 seconds, the Zyxel PLA5206 will enter a power-saving mode that consumes only 0.5 watts, saving 80% more energy than comparable adapters without this function.


* The theoretical maximum channel data transfer rate is derived from HomePlug AV2 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.

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PLA5206, 1000 Mbps Powerline Gigabit Ethernet Adapter