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ZyXEL PLA5456
AV2000 HomePlug AV2 Powerline 2-port Gigabit Pass-Thru Ethernet Adapter

ZyXEL PLA5456

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ZyXEL PLA5456 AV2000 HomePlug AV2 Powerline 2-port Gigabit Pass-Thru Ethernet Adapter KIT (2 Pack)
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List Price: $129.99
Our Price: $104.00

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Overview:

Build Fast, Stable Home Networks with Gigabit Powerline Adapter

It connects your 4K television networking players with ZyXEL’s powerful PLA5456 HomePlug AV2 1800 Mbps* Powerline Ethernet adapter to stream 4K video contents smoothly and reliably to anywhere with a power outlet, thanks to its latest HomePlug AV2 technology that delivers data transfer speeds of up to 1800 Mbps*. You can also connect an additional video game console to the ZyXEL PLA5456 Powerline Ethernet adapter to enjoy a lag-free online gaming experience. Its convenient pass-through power outlet design allows you to use the same power outlet without sacrificing it.

  • Transform your power outlets into a fast 1800 Mbps* network
  • Stable network and great coverage with MIMO technology
  • Pass-through design returns you a power outlet
  • Two Gigabit Ethernet ports for connecting multiple devices
  • ZyXEL ONE Connect compatible**
* 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.
** ZyXEL ONE Connect router is required for all features on this app.

Benefits:

Fast, reliable network connection right from your power outlets

Just connect one ZyXEL PLA5456 to your Internet sharing router or gateway, and another to the devices that needs Internet connection. With the latest HomePlug AV2 technology, it is easy to build a wired network with speeds of up to 1800 Mbps* connecting the two Gigabit Ethernet ports.

Fast, reliable network connection right from your power outlets

4K video streaming and two Gigabit Ethernet ports for network-intensive applications

Empowered by the latest HomePlug AV2 and MIMO technologies, the ZyXEL PLA5456 is offering the same networking performance as connecting directly to the router. It dramatically improves coverage through one or even two floors for Internet applications like radio, large-screen TV and Netflix 4K streaming simultaneously requested by two Gigabit Ethernet connections.

4K video streaming and two Gigabit Ethernet ports for network-intensive applications

Easy setup for fast, stable and secured Internet anywhere in your home

The ZyXEL PLA5456 is very easy to connect and use even for those who are not Internet experts. Just plug and play, and you will have an instant hardwired connection anywhere in your home without having to run physical wires. Significant coverage improvement ensures fantastically stable connection across one or even two floors. Push the sync button on both PLA5456 and you get an instant, 128-bit encrypted network going through your powerline. It works like magic!

Easy setup for fast, stable and secured Internet anywhere in your home

Convenient pass-through design returns you a power outlet

The ZyXEL PLA5456 offers a pass-through outlet which allows you to keep the existing powered devices connected. The embedded noise filter eliminates static from the connected electronics to further improve network quality.

Convenient pass-through design returns you a power outlet

ZyXEL ONE Connect to discover your home connectivity and activity

With ZyXEL ONE Connect router, you can detect your home network devices through ONE Connect app** installed to your mobile device.

ZyXEL ONE Connect to discover your home connectivity and activity

* 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.
** ZyXEL ONE Connect router is required for all features on this app.

Application Diagram:

Application Diagram

Specifications:

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PLA5456 Specifications
System Specifications
Standard
  • Compliant with HomePlug AV2
  • IEEE 1901 and HomePlug AV standard
Powerline Data Rate
  • Transmit: up to 1800 Mbps*
  • Receive: up to 1800 Mbps*
Access Methods CSMA/CA channel-access schemes
HomePlug Modulation
  • OFDM symbol modulation
  • QAM 4096/1024/256/64/16
  • QPSK, BPSK, ROBO carrier modulation schemes
Range Max. range up to 300 meters over power line
Security 128-bit AES encryption
Quality of Service (QoS) Supports up to 4-level type QoS
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 Two 10/100/1000 Mbps RJ- 45 connectors with auto MDI/MDIX support
LED indicator
  • 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: 6 watt max
Plug type
  • EU: Type F (CEE 7/4)/Type F (CEE 7/4)
    - Max power rating: 16 A 250 V ~
    - DE, NL, ES, PT, AT, SE, FI, NO, GR, HU, LU
  • UK : Type G (BS 1363)/Type G (BS 1363)
    - Max power rating: 13 A 250 V~
    - UK, CY, HK
  • US: Type B (NEMA 5-15)/Type B (NEMA 5-15)
    - Max power rating: 15 A 120 V~
  • CH: Type J CEE 7/16/Type J CEE 7/16
    - Max power rating: 10 A 250 V~
Physical Specifications
Item Dimensions (WxDxH) 133.5 x 71.1 x 38.6 mm (5.25" x 2.79" x 1.51")
Weight (kg/lb.) 230 g (0.5 lb.)
Packing Dimensions (WxDxH) 231 x 185 x 95 mm (9.09" x 7.28" x 3.74")
Weight (kg/lb.) 788 g (1.71 lb.)(twin pack)
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, BSMI
EMC CE, FCC, ICES, BSMI
Package Contents
Package Contents
  • 2 Powerline Ethernet Adapters
  • 2 Ethernet cables
  • Quick start guide
  • 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 PLA5456 Datasheet (PDF).

Pricing Notes:

ZyXEL Products
ZyXEL Powerline
ZyXEL PLA5456 AV2000 HomePlug AV2 Powerline 2-port Gigabit Pass-Thru Ethernet Adapter KIT (2 Pack)
#PLA5456KIT
List Price: $129.99
Our Price: $104.00