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ZyXEL PLA5206
1000 Mbps Powerline Gigabit Ethernet Adapter

ZyXEL PLA5206

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ZyXEL Powerline
ZyXEL PLA5206 1000 Mbps Powerline Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
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List Price: $94.99
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ZyXEL PLA5206 1000 Mbps Powerline Gigabit Ethernet Adapter KIT (2 Pack)
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List Price: $74.99
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Overview:

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 compliant with up to 1000 Mbps* data transfer rates
  • No extra wires or configuration required
  • Perfect for connecting Smart TVs and on-line games
  • QoS ensures network quality for VoIP, IPTV & HD media streaming
  • Single push-and-secure button for simple, fast security setup
  • Compliant with IEEE 1901 and HomePlug AV technology
  • Multi-color LED indicates powerline network quality
  • Energy-saving feature offers efficient power management and cost savings
* 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.

Benefits:

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.

HomePlug AV2 integrated with Gigabit LAN connection

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.

No extra wires or configuration required

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.

Perfect for connecting smart TVs and playing on-line games
security

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 high-quality 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.

* 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.

Green:


Power-Saving Mode 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.

Application Diagram:

Application Diagram

Specifications:

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PLA5206 Specifications
System Specifications
Standard
  • Compliant with HomePlug AV2
  • IEEE 1901 and HomePlug AV standard
Powerline Data Rate
  • Transmit: up to 1000 Mbps*
  • Receive: up to 1000 Mbps*
Access Methods CSMA/CA channel-access schemes
Range Max. range up to 300 meters over power line
Power Saving Mode When there is no Ethernet link in 60 seconds
Security 128-bit AES encryption
Quality of Service (QoS)
  • ToS
  • Supports up to 4-level type QoS
  • Support up to 8-level VLAN priority field
Frequency Band 2 MHz to 86 MHz
Dynamic Neighbor Network Support IGMP IGMP v1/v2/v3
System Requirements
  • Operating system independent:
    • Ethernet: RJ-45
  • Utility Software OS support:
    • Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Hardware Specifications
Ethernet Interface One 10/100/1000 Mbps RJ-45 connector with auto MDI/MDIX support
LED indicator
  • Power on/off
  • Powerline network quality:
  • - Green: Best; Amber: Better; Red: Good
  • Ethernet link/activity
Button Encrypt/Reset button
Power rating 100 to 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption
  • Full operation: 4 watt max.
  • Power-saving mode: 0.5 watt max.
Plug type
  • EU type: Two pins for EU 220 V
  • US type: Three pins for US 120 V
  • UK type: Three pins for UK 240 V
Physical Specifications
Item Dimensions (WxDxH) 61 x 93 x 32 mm (2.4” x 3.66” x 1.26”)
Weight (kg/lb.) 100 g (0.22 lb.)
Packing Dimensions (WxDxH) 151 x 176 x 85 mm (5.94” x 6.92” x 3.34”)
Weight (kg/lb.) 360 g (0.79 lb.)
Environmental Specifications
Operating Temperature 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Humidity 10% to 90% (non-condensing)
Storage Temperature -30ºC to 70ºC (-22ºF to 158ºF) 
Humidity 10% to 95% (non-condensing)
Certifications
Safety CE-LVD
EMC CE, FCC
Package Contents
Package Contents
  • Powerline Adapter
  • Ethernet cable
  • Quick start guide
  • Support CD
  • Warranty card
* 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.

Documentation:

Download the ZyXEL PLA5206 Datasheet (PDF).

Pricing Notes:

ZyXEL Products
ZyXEL Powerline
ZyXEL PLA5206 1000 Mbps Powerline Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
#PLA5206
List Price: $94.99
Our Price: $73.00
ZyXEL PLA5206 1000 Mbps Powerline Gigabit Ethernet Adapter KIT (2 Pack)
#PLA5206KIT
List Price: $74.99
Our Price: $57.00