ZyXEL PLA-4201 500Mbps Mini Powerline Adaptor - Twin Pack

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  • Super compact size
  • 10/100 Ethernet port
  • 3Yr Warranty

Product Description

ZyXEL PLA-4201 500Mbps Mini Powerline Adaptor - Twin Pack

The ZyXEL PLA4201 500 Mbps Mini Powerline Ethernet Adapter improves up to 60% performance for stable HD media streaming compared with 200 Mbps powerline technology.Just plug a pair of PLA4201 into electric outlets and connect to network devices, then you can enjoy HD media streams, multiplayer gaming and other network applications in every room simultaneously right away.

The new mini-size ZyXEL PLA4201 gives you the flexibility to turn power lines into a home network. The compact design allows hassle-free installation without blocking other power outlets. With a pair of plug-and-play PLA4201, you can easily extend your home network through any electrical outlet for Internet access from HDTVs, Blu-ray™ players, DVRs, PCs and game consoles.

Powered by the IEEE 1901 technology, the ZyXEL PLA4201 can provide a stable high-performance network for users to enjoy multiple HD streaming, multiplayer gaming, and Web surfing simultaneously.

  • Plug-and-play, compact design
  • Upgrade powerline network by IEEE 1901 500 Mbps technology
  • Compliant with IEEE 1901 and compatible with HomePlug AV
  • QoS enhances media streaming quality
  • Power-saving mode reduces energy waste
  • Encrypt button for easy security setup

Please note: networking components such as Powerline adapters require that all adapters run at the same Powerline speed to remain compatible, for example only 200Mbps adapters with communicate with other 200Mbps Powerline components. However, all Powerline products will connect to any switch or router Ethernet port. Powerline adapters can be used with extension leads (except surge protection ones), and will work across different ring mains so long as they share a common fuse box.

Technical Specification

ZyXEL PLA-4201 500Mbps Mini Powerline Adaptor - Twin Pack


Compliant Standards HomePlug AV, IEEE 1901, FCC, RoHS, LVD
Packaged Quantity 2 (specifications are for single item)
Device Type Bridge
Enclosure Type Wall-pluggable
Connectivity Technology Wired
Data Link Protocol Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, HomePlug AV (HPAV), IEEE 1901
Data Transfer Rate 500 Mbps
Network / Transport Protocol CSMA/CA
Encryption Algorithm 128-bit AES
Features 128-bit encryption, VLAN support, auto-uplink (auto MDI/MDI-X), IGMP snooping, Quality of Service (QoS), reset button
Status Indicators Power, link/activity


Power Device Internal power supply
Voltage Required AC 230V (50/60 Hz)
Power Consumption Operational 4 Watt


Width 5 cm
Depth 6 cm
Height 9 cm
Weight 72 g
Compliant Standards FCC, RoHS, LVD
Included Accessories ZyXEL 500 Mbps Mini Powerline Ethernet Adapter (PLA4201)
Cables Included 1 x network cable
Localisation United Kingdom

Dimensions & Weight

Weight 72 g
Width 5 cm
Depth 6 cm
Height 9 cm

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
Max Operating Temperature 40 °C
Humidity Range Operating 10 - 90% (non-condensing)

Expansion / Connectivity

Interfaces 1 x 10Base-T/100Base-TX - RJ-45 ¦ 1 x HomePlug AV - power BS 1363

Software / System Requirements

OS Required Microsoft Windows Vista / XP / 7

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