The ZyXel Homeplug AV2 Gigabit Powerline Adapter Starter Kit is currently the fastest way to extend a network to a place in your home where your Wi-Fi signal can't reach.
The ZyXel PLA4205 power line adapter is an excellent alternative to using regular Ethernet or Wi-Fi to connect more devices to a home network.
Current power-line users with large homes will benefit from the ZyXel PLA4231's network extension capabilities; however, there are alternatives that offer similar benefits for less.
The Homeplug AV2 Gigabit Powerline Adapter Starter Kit (model PLA5206KIT) from Zyxel
CNET editor Dong Ngo proves how (his) time is money with the ZyXEL Homeplug AV2 Gigabit Powerline Adapter Starter Kit. You can't afford to miss this!
The Zyxel X150N is an inexpensive, entry-level Wireless-N router and should be used only for casual and light wireless networking needs.
Despite having long range, because of its terrible wireless throughput and stability performance, the Zyxel X-550NH Wireless Router should be used only as a wired router.
Editor Dong Ngo shows how to get a longer Wi-Fi range with the ZyXEL PLA4231
The Zyxel X-550N is a Gigabit wireless router that's best used for wired connections, especially those with VPN needs.
CNET editor Dong Ngo picks his top power line adapters. These offer great performance for those who need to quickly expand their network, particularly to the spots where Wi-Fi signals can't reach.