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Edimax BR-6574n

details: Wireless IEEE802.11 b/g/n Gigabit Broadband Router
hardware type: Wireless Router
date added: 2009-10-29
updated: 2015-02-05
The BR-6574n is a wireless N broadband router. It has a single 10/100/1000Base-T WAN port and four 10/100/1000Base-T Ethernet LAN ports. Using advanced MIMO technology, it's wireless data transmission rate can be 12 times better (up to 300Mbps) and the coverage can be 6 times better than a standard 802.11g/b router.

The integrated access point complies with the IEEE 802.11n (draft 2.0) standard. It can operate in different modes, including access point, wireless client, wireless bridge and repeater. It supports WEP and WPA/WPA2 wireless encryption. A WPS button allows for worry-free wireless security configuration.

The BR-6574n can be configured via Web-based configuration utility, including quick setup wizard.
 BR-6574n Features
 Availability: currently available
 Street price: $69
 LAN / WAN Connectivity
 WAN ports: 1
 WAN port(s) type: Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
 WAN port auto cross-over: yes
 LAN ports: 4
 LAN ports type: Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
 LAN ports auto cross-over: yes
 NAT routing: yes
 DMZ: yes
 Port forwarding: yes
 Port triggering: yes
 DHCP server: yes
 DHCP client: yes
 Dynamic DNS client: yes
 QoS: yes
 UPnP: yes
 Maximum Wireless Speed: 300 Mbps (Wi-Fi 4)
 WiFi standards supported: 802.11b (Wi-Fi 1)
802.11g (Wi-Fi 3)
802.11n (draft 2.0)
 Wifi security/authentication: WEP
 WiFi modes: Access point
Wireless client
Wireless bridge (PtP)
Multipoint bridge (PtMP)
Repeater mode
 external antenna(s): 3
 ext antenna(s) removable ?: yes
 Antenna connector: RP-SMA (Reverse SMA)
 Antenna gain: 3 dBi
 Transmit Power: +16 dBm
 Receiver Sensitivity: -74 dBm
 WDS compatible: yes
 WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup): yes
 IPSec passthrough: yes
 PPTP passthrough: yes
 SPI firewall: yes
 DoS / DDoS protection: yes
 Security log: yes
 Filtering: Domain/URL blocking, IP Address filtering, MAC Address filtering
 Device Management
 Default IP address:
 Default admin username: admin
 Default admin password: 1234
 Administration: Web-based (LAN)
Remote configuration (WAN)
Quick Setup Wizard
 Firmware upgradeable: yes
 Configuration backup/restore: yes
 Event log: yes
 Usage Statistics: yes
 Misc hardware info
 Chipset: Ralink RT2880F, 266MHz
 RAM: 16 Mb
 Flash Memory: 4 Mb
 NTP client: yes
 Third-party firmware support: yes
 Product page:

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  User Reviews/Comments:
by stano scepan - 2010-11-03 20:26
I have used this router for about two years and have the worst experiences with it I possibly could. This thing gave me so many problems that I unwillingly became an expert on routers setups, firmware updates and all kinds of stuff I never hoped to get involved with. I almost smashed it to pieces once. The worst piece of equipment I ever experienced.
It constantly and almost daily gave me problems! A total nightmare. And this honestly is no exaggeration !
Than I got the Airport Extreme from Apple and it suddenly feels like heaven!
by anonymous - 2012-07-05 13:22
Totaly agree to previous comment... White piece of real ****!!!
by Andrew - 2016-11-07 21:51
Trying to use this thing for anything other than a simple 4 port ethernet switch will be impossible. The web interface is the worst I have ever seen, and documentation is written by silly people. As other comment said - expect to have to read alot on the internet to get this to do anything - currently Im looking at firmware flashing with DD-WRT - after reading 30 pages of forum posts I think I will throw it out.
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