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Sagemcom F@st 1704

details: 802.11g ADSL2/2+ Router
hardware type: DSL Wireless Router
date added: 2011.05.17
updated: 2013.04.19
Specifically designed for residential and SOHO markets, Sagemcom F@st 1704 router
allows full speed ADSL2+ access.

Compliant with 802.11g specification, the Sagemcom F@st 1704 integrates a 802.11g
interface and works as a Wireless Access Point. It supports WEP and WPA encryption, as well as filtering based on Ethernet MAC address list. In addition to facilitate the configuration it includes automatic selection of the radio channel and Easy Pairing (WPS) for security key configuration.

The bundled CD-ROM allows the full installation of the router in just a few clicks. Service Providers can also rely on the embedded TR-069 agent offering full remote
provisioning. Usual tools for remote mass upgrade are also available: HTTP, FTP upgrade.
 
 

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 F@st 1704 Features
 General
 Availability: currently available
 LAN / WAN Connectivity
 WAN throughput: 21 Mbps
 WAN ports: 1
 WAN port(s) type: DSL/ISDN/POTS connector (RJ-11)
 LAN ports: 4
 LAN ports type: 10/100 Base-TX (RJ-45)
 LAN ports auto cross-over: yes
 USB port(s): 1
for client PCs (optional)
 USB port type: USB 1.1
 Router
 NAT routing: yes
 Multihomed: yes
 DMZ: yes
 Port forwarding: yes
 Port triggering: yes
 DHCP server: yes
 DHCP client: yes
 DHCP relay: yes
 Dynamic DNS client: yes
 QoS: yes
 ToS / DiffServ: yes
 UPnP: yes
 Routing Protocols: RIP v1 (static routing, RFC 1058)
RIP v2 (dynamic routing, RFC1389)
Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
VLAN tagging (802.1q)
IGMP Multicast (RFC 1112)
 DSL
 DSL compliance: ADSL1 (G.dmt 992.1, G.lite 992.2, G.hs 994.1, DMT T1.413)
ADSL2 (G.992.3, G.lite.bis 992.4)
RE-ADSL2 (G.992.3 Annex L)
ADSL2+ (G.992.5)
 PPPoE client: yes
 PPPoA client: yes
 Wireless
 Maximum Wireless Speed: 54 Mbps
 WiFi standards supported: 802.11b (11 Mbps)
802.11g (54 Mbps)
 Wifi security/authentication: WEP
WPA (TKIP)
WPA2 (AES)
Wireless MAC Address filtering
 WiFi modes: Access point
 external antenna(s): 1
 WMM (QoS): yes
 WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup): yes
 VPN
  IPSec
 IPSec passthrough: yes
  PPTP
 PPTP passthrough: yes
 Firewall
 SPI firewall: yes
 Filtering: Domain/URL blocking, IP Address filtering, MAC Address filtering
 Device Management
 Default IP address: 192.168.1.1
 Alternate Admin URL: http://myrouter
 Default admin username: admin
 Default admin password: admin
 Administration: Web-based (LAN)
Remote configuration (WAN)
Telnet / CLI
SSL secure web
 Firmware upgradeable: yes
 Configuration backup/restore: yes
 Event log: yes
 Usage Statistics: yes
 Diagnostic functions: yes
 Misc hardware info
 NTP client: yes
 Links
 Product page: http://www.sagemcom.com/EN/products/comm...
 Datasheet: http://www.sagemcom.com/fileadmin/bloc_p...
 Manual: http://support.sagemcom.com/site/livret/...
 Quick Install Guide: http://support.sagemcom.com/site/livret/...

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by anonymous - 2011.09.17 23:34
This is my rating for the sagem f@st 1704 router. On a scale of one to ten I'd give it a solid- 22 practically useless to anyone that does anything at all on the internet like set up a web server or remotely access your computer I have been trying for 3 weeks to access my security cameras remotely with absolutely no assistance from the windstream screwballs that put this crap out for people to use. Every other router I have used before could handle this simple task in 3 minutes. But with windstreams sagem f@st 1704 router the proper settings dont work and I am just about ready to drop the damn thing into a two liter bottle of coca cola and tell windstream i dont have a clue why it doesnt work at all anymore.
by anonymous - 2012.05.20 10:23
I just got a SAGEM F@st 1704 after using a 2-Wire 2701HG.

I use a couple telnet-based apps online and before I noticed that with the 2-Wire 2701HG, it seemingly purged idle data connections in about 10-15 minutes. Mildly annoying, but acceptable behavior for a modem/router combo.

With the Sagem F@st 1704, I'm losing such connections _in less than 30 seconds_ which is just simply absurd. I'm tempted to go back to an old Speedstream 4200 I have laying around; it is a modem-only and I can use my Netgear router as the NAT/DHCP instead.

With Diablo 3 out, apparently there's a ping issue that is caused by this; I get disconnected every few minutes unless I keep a chat channel open (and have to be subjected to the stupidity in said channel) just to keep playing the game.

I'll try setting the Sagem to bridge mode, but I've read complaints from other users saying that it won't stick and the thing comes out of bridge mode frequently, causing disconnects.
by anonymous - 2012.07.11 22:33
I have been loosing internet very bad, they say its my modem 4200, i had lost over a 100 times in two week. Evertime it clouds up it goes out and if its raining don't have any, so they sent me the Sagemcom 1704. Now its the same and my 3G Micro cell won't work, it keeps kicking me off and locking my phone so we have work on it for 4 days and i finally put my 4200 back on and my phone works fine. There going to have to work on there internet or phone lines or something, been very agravating.
by anonymous - 2012.07.15 08:52
wireless range is terrible
by level9zia - 2012.08.04 09:15
This maybe the worst experience with a modem/router combination I have ever had. I f offered this do not take it, keep old equipment. Drops wireless devices on a regular basis, particularly I PAD and Printer. Unfortunately depending on your internet provider you may have to learn how to naviagate the router site to figure out how to keep at least some of your wireless devices going.
by boujemaa - 2012.08.12 09:34
it;s more a request than a comment .i have lost the cd.rom d;installation du modem fast 1704 .and i want to know how to deal with such a problem;thank you for helping.
by anonymous - 2012.08.27 18:22
This is the worst router I have ever owned.. Even 2 wire 2701hg is better than this crap.
by anonymous - 2012.11.09 15:55
Wireless is useless on this. Is there a way to disable the wire here and use a different wireless router? I can't seem to get the configuration correct. jhp72@comcast.net if you can help
by peeesed off - 2012.12.02 17:24
Have had the Sagecom 1704 F@ST for a little over a month. Prior to that I had a 2400 series Windstream Modem / my own personal Router. NEVER disconnected on me, and the speeds were manageable as I live far out in the country and am only allotted 3mb/s up and down load. This Sagecom is HORRIBLE!!! I mean Constant D/C'ed, Slow speeds causing Netflix to have to render every 10 minutes, and fluctuating download speeds reach friggn 40kb/s....wtf is that about?
by trent81 - 2012.12.29 20:32
Having the same problem with a Sagem Fast 1704 on windstream. Typically gets 0.40mb down, half that up. On rare occasions it works fine, full 3mb. Phone company was here yesterday, tested the line (6086kbs..i seen it myself on the tester), looked in the box. The phone box (outside) filter had a bent wires on the service line plug, the filter was replaced. Internet worked perfect the rest of the day. Next day its back to 0.40mbs. Snowed the night before, could it be moisture in the box? OR.. Does the phone company have me on a speed cap again? Internet support tech told me it was on a cap when I scheduled service. Said they lowered it to keep it connected. Modem or Moisture? Gonna try another modem. have my known good netopia. Will let you know :)
by honey - 2013.02.19 00:50
should paste a link for f@st 1704 software update
by anonymous - 2013.11.25 22:01
Lacking range, Over all tho very good modem/router combo no problems with any anything other then the range. Smartphone,tablet,2 PC ,2 xbox 360, and printer all work fine with no issues
by panicwide - 2013.12.19 10:37
The SAGEMCOM F@ST 1704N is garbage. If you don't mind signal loss at regular intervals and a signal strength that requires you to be within arms reach of the wireless router its fine.
by Umar - 2014.01.07 08:38
Sir When i give my IPAdress like 192.168.1.1 in the address bar a samll window open and i give the User name:admin & Password:admin but he cannot accept it. Plzzz tell me what i do. I have installation this modem a few days age i want to change my wifi password.
by anonymous - 2014.01.16 10:42
You need to do a hard reset. Unplug it for a little while or use a pin to push the reset button in back for a few seconds. I'm no expert, but this 192.168.1.1 you are using already indicates to me that something is wrong with the modem-router's connection: you should have a default IP address ending in something else. (With Windstream it is 192.168.254.254)

Best!
by zaheer - 2014.01.16 12:44
Horrible.. Heating problem even in freezing winter.. Dont waste your money on this
by anonymous - 2014.01.29 04:26
It is crap.
by anonymous - 2014.02.03 10:44
192.168.254.254
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