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Technicolor / Thomson TG585

details: Wireless Multi-User ADSL2+ Gateway
hardware type: DSL Wireless Router
date added: 2009-08-11
updated: 2015-06-25
The TG585 is an 802.11b/g wireless LAN access point with integrated DSL modem.
The integrated modem supports ADSL, ADSL2, and ADSL2+. The AP allows for a simultaneous operation of 802.11b and 802.11g and supports WEP and WPA/WPA2 security.

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 TG585 Features
 Availability: discontinued
 Warranty: 1 year(s)
 LAN / WAN Connectivity
 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)
 NAT routing: yes
 Multihomed: yes
 Port forwarding: yes
 DHCP server: yes
 DHCP client: yes
 DHCP relay: yes
 Dynamic DNS client: yes
 QoS: yes
 ToS / DiffServ: yes
 UPnP: yes
 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)
ADSL2+ (G.992.5)
 PPPoE client: yes
 PPPoA client: yes
 Maximum Wireless Speed: 54 Mbps
 WiFi standards supported: 802.11b (Wi-Fi 1)
802.11g (Wi-Fi 3)
 Wifi security/authentication: WEP
 WiFi modes: Access point
 external antenna(s): 1
 ext antenna(s) removable ?: no
 WDS compatible: yes
 WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup): yes
 ICSA-certified: yes
 SPI firewall: yes
 DoS / DDoS protection: yes
 Filtering: Domain/URL blocking, IP Address filtering
 Device Management
 Default IP address:
 Alternate Admin URL: http://dsldevice.lan
 Default admin username: (blank)
 Default admin password: (blank)
 Administration: Web-based (LAN)
Remote configuration (WAN)
Quick Setup Wizard
Telnet / CLI
 Firmware upgradeable: yes
 Configuration backup/restore: yes
 Event log: yes
 Product page:
 Quick Install Guide:

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  User Reviews/Comments:
by anonymous - 2009-09-15 15:36
This is a solid unit, but lacks a significant feature: the ability to remove its external antenna and replace it with another one (e.g. a high-gain / directional). I cannot understand why they would design the unit this way.

It's really disappointing to have an otherwise solid unit constrained in this manner... Stay away from this unit if you have a long house and the line outlet in on one end of the house.
by kiriakost - 2009-10-18 06:49
This router had become the No1 choice of all the Greek ISPs .

The truth are, that is a robust device , detail that helps them to reduce ,
technical support cost .
Linux OS and with a MIPs as CPU , there is no more to ask for.

About the WiFi, I was use to get Internet in the past, from WiFi connection of a friend , he had also the same Thomson , i was getting fantastic signal ,
even if he was 2 floors above .

Now that i am getting my own ADSL connection , I was insisted to get the same device..

The new Uk firmware , looks to be a must have , so to get the most of this box.

The version v8 , looks to deal only with the IPTV port issue ,
and nothing about performance improvements .

In general i feel very positive about it , as i got tested it , for long time ,
by getting WiFi from it .
I do not know if it is in all TG585 v7, the WiFi bandwidth never got over 5.5MBits .
Now with the real thing (ADSL direct cable ) I am hopping for 18-20 MBits due distance limits .
by anonymous - 2011-06-22 22:15
I received this modem from my ISP when I upgraded my plan a few days ago. I ran the speedtest dot net connection test on my Netgear 54 mbps wireless ADSL modem router DG834G v3 against the Thomson TG585 V8.

The results of the tests were:

TG585 V8: Download .38 mb/s. Upload 0.28 mb/s. Ping 58ms. I sensed something wrong so I restarted the TG585 and searched the web for a firmware upgrade - their website has no firmware upgrade. I ran the TG585 DOWNLOAD test again and they improved to 1.77; 1.41; 2.11; and finally 1.51 mb/s.

DG834G V3: Download 2.35 to 3.12 mb/s. Upload 0.32 mb/s. Ping 50ms.

Upload tests were relatively consistent between the 2 products.

You guess which of the above products I have chosen to use.

For the record, I did not bother with testing the TG585 wireless connnection. A pity because we get a poor signal in our bedroom when using the DG834G. I guess this will keep electronic devices out of the bedroom to an extent.
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