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Zyxel PLA-401
7.6 out of 10

Zyxel PLA-401

Designed for high performance, your Powerline network can reach Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Zyxel PLA-401

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Overall 6
6.0

A bit of a disappointment

Ben S., Amazon
6 June 2013
  • Summary: Pros: Very convenient and more reliable than wifi. Also supports easily adding additional AV 200 nodes (I have 3 that talk to each other, to bridge wifi-enabled APs/routers/switches in the family room, office and upstairs guest room).
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Overall 6
6.0

Didn't work out for me

Amazon Customer, Amazon
29 May 2013
  • Summary: I already own the Netgear 85Mbps Powerline Network Adapter XETB1001, which I use to stream HD 1080 from my server, it has worked flawlessly for 2+ years, a single HD stream requires ~6.6Mbps bandwidth to work well.
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Overall 6
6.0

band new item

J. L. Shen "You Know It", Amazon
18 April 2013
  • Summary: will not connect to my Airlink 101 powerline adapters. you may need to use all the same brand and model?
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Overall 6
6.0

Works well, encryption not simple

Cincin, Amazon
27 February 2012
  • Summary: Recently purchased this product. I was immediately pleased that the signal reached throughout my 1909 house from the third floor to the basement. Setting up the secure encryption, however, was a nightmare.
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Overall 6
6.0

The device works, but needs configuration

Jose Chajon/ VIACOMP, Amazon
2 April 2011
  • Summary: I bought this device to work together with a couple of linksys pl 200 power line devices. The device would not recognize the other adapters at first, I had to use the cd and plug the device to a pc in order to recognize the homeplug compatible devices.
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Overall 6
6.0

Problems with these units

D. Martland "davidmartland", Amazon
10 December 2010
  • Summary: Initially I bought a pack of 2 of these, as I have previously used Zyxel HomePlug units (the earlier 85 Mbps units). For those who worry about these things, these units do not have mains pass through, so you do need to have enough sockets in appropriate places to work with.
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