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600 Mbps Powerline Wireless N Extender

Extend Your Home Power Lines to the Whole-home Wireless Network

PLA4231, 600 Mbps Powerline Wireless N Extender
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 the existing powerline network. Just plug powerline adapters and 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 at the 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.


PLA4231, 600 Mbps Powerline Wireless N Extender
Enjoy stable HD videos and gaming

Powered by HomePlug AV2 and IEEE1901 600Mbps technology*, the Zyxel PLA4231 can not only provide more than 20% performance improvement than the 500Mbps products, but also can improve performance up to 60% compared with 200 Mbps powerline technology.** The advanced Quality of Service (QoS) features also improve the streaming quality of multimedia applications. You can have stable high-performance network and enjoy multiple HD streaming, multiplayer gaming and Web surfing simultaneously.


PLA4231, 600 Mbps Powerline Wireless N Extender
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.


PLA4231, 600 Mbps Powerline Wireless N Extender
Power on/off switch

Just push the power on/off button of PLA4231, you can easily save energy when the device is not in use.


*The theoretical maximum channel data transfer rate is derived from IEEE Standard 802.11 and 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. Ethernet connection will operate at the maximum of 100 Mbps.

**Average throughput gain in typical homes.


Zyxel HD Powerline Solution

It is easy to enjoy HD streamings through Zyxel's HD Powerline Series to turn the existing home power outlets into network access ports. Let's see how the latest Zyxel HD Powerline Series can provide you with exceptional HD media streaming, gaming and Web surfing enjoyments at home!

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PLA4231, 600 Mbps Powerline Wireless N Extender