ZyXEL PLA5205 600 Mb/s Powerline Gigabit Ethernet Adapter

ZyXEL PLA5205 600 Mb/s Powerline Gigabit Ethernet Adapter

ZyXEL PLA5205 600 Mb/s Powerline Gigabit Ethernet Adapter

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ZyXEL PLA5205 600 Mb/s Powerline Gigabit Ethernet Adapter


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Product Highlights

  • HomePlug AV2 Standard
  • SmartLink Plus
  • CSMA/CA Channel-Access Schemes
  • Range up to 300m Over Powerline
  • 128-Bit AES Encryption
  • 2 to 68 MHz Frequency Band
  • 1 x 10/100/1000 Mb/s RJ-45 Connector
  • Plug and Play
  • LED Indicators
  • CE, FCC, RoHS Compliant
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  • 1Description
The PLA5205 600 Mb/s Powerline Gigabit Ethernet Adapter from ZyXEL improves networking performance of multiple HD media streaming by more than 20% as compared to the 500 Mb/s powerline technologies. You need to plug a pair of PLA5205 adapters into the electrical outlets and connect network devices, to immediately enjoy HD multimedia streaming, multiplayer gaming, and running other network applications simultaneously in every room.
HomePlug AV2* with Gigabit Ethernet Port
With the HomePlug AV2* technology, the ZyXEL PLA5205 provides speeds of up to 600 Mb/s and backward compatibility for HomePlug AV and IEEE 1901 based products. In addition, it is equipped with a Gigabit Ethernet port to provide a stable performance network for simultaneous HD streaming, gaming, and Web surfing. You can extend the Internet access to any room with just a power outlet 1
SmartLink Plus* Extends Home Network Coverage
SmartLink Plus enables transmission of powerline signals across all three electrical wires (line, neutral, and ground). It extends home connectivity range up to 50% and improves the ability to overcome environmental noises, filtered AC outlet strips and other noisy equipment to ensure continuous streaming of HD video throughout the house 2
QoS Enhances Media Streaming Quality
The advanced Quality of Service (QoS) feature improves the quality of multimedia streaming applications such as triple-play services by traffic prioritizing HD video streaming, high-speed Internet access, and VoIP services
Plug and play and Easy Security Setup
The ZyXEL PLA5205 gives you the installation flexibility to turn power lines into a home network without blocking power outlets nearby. 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 with a simple button press, no complicated setup or additional software required
Remote Management Through TR-069*
By adopting the TR-069 standard, the ZyXEL PLA5215 enables service providers to remotely manage and configure the devices without any user intervention. Moreover, it offers a true plug and play experience to reduce deployment complexity, operating costs, and maintenance expenses for service providers 3
Green Product Saves Energy Consumption
When there is no Ethernet connection in 60 seconds, the ZyXEL PLA5205 will enter the power-saving mode that consumes only 0.5W to save energy by over 80% when compared to adapters without this function
Quality of Service (QoS)
QoS enhances media streaming quality
Security Setup
Encrypt button for easy security setup
Multi-Color LED
Multi-color LED identifies powerline network quality
UPC: 760559120566
In the Box
ZyXEL PLA5205 600 Mb/s Powerline Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
  • Ethernet Cable
  • Support CD
  • Limited 2-year warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    System Specifications
    Standard Data Transfer Rates:
    Transmit/Receive: Up to 600 Mb/s*
    Compliant with HomePlug AV2*, IEEE 1901, and HomePlug AV

    *: The theoretical maximum channel data transfer rate is derived from HomePlug AV2 specifications.

    Access Methods CSMA/CA channel-access schemes
    Range Maximum range up to 984.2' (300.0 m) over powerline
    Power Saving Mode Without Ethernet link or out of network usage in 60 seconds
    Security 128-bit AES encryption
    Quality of Service (QoS) Terms of Service (ToS)
    Supports up to 4-level type QoS
    Frequency Band 2 to 68 MHz
    Dynamic Neighbor Network Support IGMP IGMP v1/v2/v3
    System Requirements Operating System Independent:
    RJ-45 Ethernet
    Utility Software OS Support:
    Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7/8
    Hardware Specification
    Ethernet Interface 1 x 10/100/1000 Mb/s RJ-45 connector with auto MDI/MDIX support
    LED Indicators Power on/off
    Powerline Network Quality: Green: best, amber: better, red: good
    Ethernet link/activity
    Button Encrypt/Reset button
    Power Rating 100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
    Power Consumption Full Operation: 4.5 W maximum
    Power Saving Mode: 0.5 W maximum
    Plug Type US Type: 2-pin for US 120 V
    Operating Environment Temperature: 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
    Humidity: 10 to 90% (non-condensing)
    Storage Environment Temperature: -22 to +158°F (-30 to +70°C)
    Humidity: 10 to 95% (non-condensing)
    Standards and Certifications
    Certifications Safety: CE-LVD
    EMC: CE, FCC
    RoHS compliant
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 3.19 x 2.20 x 1.10" (8.10 x 5.58 x 2.79 cm)
    Weight 3.3 oz (94.0 g)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.7 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.299 x 5.433 x 2.992"

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