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Zyxel-pla-401.33275120
7.8 out of 10

Zyxel PLA-401

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

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Overall 8
8.0

Quick and easy

fob-broker, Amazon
22 February 2011
  • Summary: Connected adaptors to 4 gang extension leads at either end and they still worked fine. No problems at all and within minutes I was watching BBC i player via my Humax Freesat box.
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Overall 8
8.0

Does what it says!!!

The-Salon.net, Amazon
10 February 2011
  • Summary: Not a lot to say other than it does what it says!! I had a bit of an issue at first getting them to connect in the same building but then I moved the network plugs to sockets that I knew was on the same ring and from that point onwards it was easy. Our property has 2 fuse boards and one plug was going to a ring on one the downstairs fuse board and the other plug was on a ring on the upstairs fuse board.
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Overall 8
8.0

Runs much cooler than older models

Peter, Amazon
1 October 2010
  • Summary: On advice from a few contacts, I purchased this pack to replace an existing ZyXEL homeplug setup which was running very hot in the confined space around the sockets. These plugs run much cooler and performance across our ageing house wiring is very good.
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Overall 8
8.0

Very stable

Mr P G Bess, Amazon
26 August 2010
  • Summary: I've been pleasantly surprised how stable these units have been. I have four of these around the house and they all work perfectly. The only slight downside is they are quite bulky.
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Overall 8
8.0

If you want reliable connections then go for this product, it may be a bit pricey but I would advise

pcharles82, Dooyoo
14 May 2009
  • Excerpt: ZyXEL PLA-401 200Mbps Homeplug is a good little invention, it offers high speed network transfer speeds through you normal mains power. You may ask why you don't just use wireless, which is fair enough but if you want a connection somewhere that there is poor signal then the home plug is a sure way to have a stable uninterrupted connection and the speeds can be a lot quicker than wireless.
  • Pros: Reliability
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Overall 8
8.0

A very good alternative to a fixed LAN network for those wishing to move away from Wi-Fi

retainedstatue, Dooyoo
29 December 2008
  • Excerpt: Bought 2 of these (so 4 plugs) in an attempt to rid myself of wi-fi as far as possible and get proper media streaming working around the house. I have always toyed with the idea of a proper LAN network, and thought i`d give these a go as an easier, no cable option. The packaging advertises "plug and play" functionality, although I found this wasn`t quite the case.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

henrik65, Prisjakt
17 December 2010
  • Summary: Har testat i olika uttag och det funkar överallt, även me skarvdosor. Fick låg hastighet i ett uttag. Har även testat på landet mellan huset och uthus, även vid bryggan. Mellan 25 och 100 meters avstånd och det funkade. Imponerande. Trivialt att komma igång ("föräldrasäkert"). Har inte använt tillräckligt mycket för att våga sätta högre betyg men inte hittat nåt problem ännu.
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Overall 7
7.0

User Review

goopile, Prisjakt
31 August 2010
  • Summary: Har använt mitt par i drygt 6 månader nu i en lägenhet på 100 kvadrat med gammalt proppskåp och inte haft några som helst problem med stabilitet. Men visst, vilken hastighet du får beror till stora delar på i vilket uttag du petar in dosan har jag märkt. Jag hade turen att ha två valmöjligheter där den andra visade sig ge hastigheter mellan 60-80mbit/s, trots behovet av skarvsladd(!), vilket var fullt godtagbart i mitt fall.
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