ZyXel PLA4231 500 Mbps Powerline Wireless N Extender Specifications

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ZyXel PLA4231 500 Mbps Powerline Wireless N Extender

Part Number: PLA4231 (Reviewed)

General

  • Status Indicators
    Power, wireless, link/activity, WPS
  • Encryption Algorithm
    128-bit WEP, 64-bit WEP, WPA-PSK, 128-bit AES, WPA2-PSK
  • Manufacturer
    ZyXEL Communications Corp.

Modem

  • Type
    none

Networking

  • Form Factor
    wall-pluggable
  • Type
    bridge
  • Connectivity Technology
    wired, wireless
  • Data Link Protocol
    Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, HomePlug AV (HPAV), IEEE 1901
  • Network / Transport Protocol
    CSMA/CA, CSMA/CD
  • Features
    MAC address filtering, Quality of Service (QoS), VLAN support, Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM) support, Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS), auto-uplink (auto MDI/MDI-X), reset button
  • Compliant Standards
    HomePlug AV, IEEE 1901, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, Wi-Fi Protected Setup
  • Wireless Protocol
    802.11b/g/n

Power Device

  • Nominal Voltage
    AC 120/230 V
  • Frequency Required
    50/60 Hz
  • Power Consumption Operational
    8 Watt
  • Type
    internal power supply

Miscellaneous

  • Encryption Algorithm
    128-bit AES, 128-bit WEP, 64-bit WEP, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK

Interface Provided

  • Interface
    Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX, HomePlug AV
  • Qty
    1, 2
  • Connector Type
    RJ-45
  • Type
    LAN, WAN

System Requirements

  • OS Required
    Microsoft Windows Vista / XP / 7

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F
  • Humidity Range Operating
    10 - 90% (non-condensing)

Header

  • Brand
    ZyXEL
  • Product Line
    ZyXEL
  • Model
    PLA4231
  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Compatibility
    PC

Dimensions & Weight

  • Depth
    2.4 in
  • Width
    3.9 in
  • Height
    1.5 in
  • Weight
    4.44 oz

Cable Details

  • Type
    network cable
  • Included Qty
    1

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities

General

  • Manufacturer
    ZyXEL Communications Corp.
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ZyXel PLA4231 500 Mbps Powerline Wireless N Extender

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