Create a Fast and Stable Home Network with Gigabit Powerline Adapter
The ZyXEL PLA5206 1000 Mbps Powerline Gigabit Ethernet Adapter is based on the latest HomePlug AV2 standard with data transfer rates up to 1000 Mbps*.You can plug into existing electrical circuitry, transferrin power lines into a high speed network without new wires or drilling, and PLA5206 brings you a whole new large bandwidth to enjoy multiple HD streaming, online gaming and other network applications simultaneously in every room.
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.
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.
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.
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.
QoS Enhances Media Streaming
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.
Compliant with HomePlug AV2
IEEE 1901 and HomePlug AV standard
Powerline Data Rate
Transmit: up to 1000 Mbps*
Receive: up to 1000 Mbps*
CSMA/CA channel-access schemes
Max. range up to 300 meters over power line
Power Saving Mode
When there is no Ethernet link in 60 seconds
128-bit AES encryption
Quality of Service (QoS)
Supports up to 4-level type QoS
Support up to 8-level VLAN priority field
2 MHz to 86 MHz
Operating system independent:
Utility Software OS support:
Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10
Ethernet interface: One 10/100/1000 Mbps RJ-45 connector with auto MDI/MDIX support
Powerline network quality:
- Green: Best; Amber: Better; Red: Good
Power rating: 100 to 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz
Full operation: 4 watt max.
Power-saving mode: 0.5 watt max.
Quick start guide