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500 Mbps Mini Powerline Ethernet Adapter

Bring HD networking to your home

Plug-and-play, compact design for easy setup

Zyxel’s stylish mini-size PLA4201 v2 gives you the installation flexibility to turn home electric lines into a network without blocking power outlets. The PLA4201 v2 features plug-and-play installation and upward-facing ports for easy, effortless installation. Add two or more units to easily extend your home network to enable Internet access from HDTVs, Blu-ray™ players, DVRs, PCs and game consoles.


Enjoy stable HD videos and gaming

Powered by the IEEE 1901 technology, the Zyxel PLA4201 v2 provides a stable high-performance network to take full advantage of all entertainments the Internet has to offer.


QoS-enhanced media streaming quality

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


Power-saving mode

When there is no active Ethernet link, the Zyxel PLA4201 v2 will enter a power-saving mode consuming only 0.5 watt of power to reduce energy consumption by more than 88% comparing to adapters without this function.

* 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.

** Average throughput gain in typical homes

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