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Technicolor / Thomson TG587N v3

details: Wireless n Multi-Service ADSL2+ Gateway
hardware type: DSL Wireless Router
date added: 2011-08-12
updated: 2015-06-25
The Technicolor TG587n v3 is a high performance router allowing simultaneous operation of 802.11b, 802.11g and 802.11n 2x2.

Featuring four Ethernet LAN ports of which one Gigabit, the Technicolor TG587n v3 offers seamless fast connection of wired and wireless devices from anywhere in the home. Furthermore, thanks to its WAN port auto-sensing feature the Technicolor TG587n v3 can automatically select among DSL, Ethernet WAN or 3G (via USB adapter) interfaces and connect without any manual configuration.

To maintain maximum performance, the Technicolor TG587n v3 incorporates flexible Quality of Service (QoS) mechanisms, including comprehensive traffic classification, traffic prioritization, IP rate limiting, IP acceleration and connection reservation to prevent peer-to-peer applications from blocking other services.

This router is DLNA certified. It is IPv6 ready.
 TG587N v3 Features
 Availability: currently available
 LAN / WAN Connectivity
 WAN ports: 1
one 10/100/1000Mbps WAN port, two USB ports for 3G modem
 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): 2
for printers, storage devices, 3G USB modems
 USB port type: USB 2.0
 NAT routing: yes
 Multihomed: yes
 DMZ: yes
 Port forwarding: yes
 DHCP server: yes
 DHCP client: yes
 DHCP relay: yes
 Dynamic DNS client: yes
 QoS: yes
 UPnP: yes
 Routing Protocols: VLAN tagging (802.1q)
IGMP Multicast (RFC 1112)
 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)
ADSL2+M (G.992.5 Annex M)
 PPPoE client: yes
 PPPoA client: yes
 Maximum Wireless Speed: 300 Mbps (Wi-Fi 4)
 WiFi standards supported: 802.11b (Wi-Fi 1)
802.11g (Wi-Fi 3)
802.11n (Wi-Fi 4)
 Wifi security/authentication: WEP
 WiFi modes: Access point
 Multiple SSID: yes
 WMM (QoS): yes
 WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup): yes
 SPI firewall: yes
 DoS / DDoS protection: yes
 Intrusion Detection System (IDS): yes
 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)
 Firmware upgradeable: yes
 Misc hardware info
 IPv6 support: yes
 Product page:

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  User Reviews/Comments:
by PatrioticAussie - 2012-06-18 07:38
I recently signed up for Telstra ADSL2+ and they sent me this Technicolor TG587n v3 modem. When I try to play MW3 online on my PS3 it says I have a strict NAT type. I know i need to port forward this modem and have the codes plus I have port forwarded other modems before but this one is too complicated! I rang Telstra support and they did not have a clue about NAT or port forwarding can anyone please help? Thanks
by anonymous - 2012-07-14 20:37
Forget setting up Nat instead us the DMZ configuration. Quick easy. Just google it.
by tomton98 - 2012-07-23 03:21
i have the same problm this modem does not have an open nat i dont know what to do most game work teribly on it. its also a hassle to do anything on it and because my computer is xp not windows 7 i cant do some of the port fowardin needed to be done as the modem does not come ready to use games. plz help cheers tom
by anonymous - 2012-08-03 04:08
yes having heaps of trouble with port forwarding
by anonymous - 2012-09-07 00:42
to open NAT simply disable UPnP
by jatees - 2013-08-11 04:55
I was having no problems with this modem until about 4 to 6 months ago. I am now having trouble with the wifi not always connecting to devices. At first I thought that there may have been too many devices using it but I went round and turned off all wified items except 1 printer and 1 Laptop and it still would not print. It would register that the printer was wifi connected but the Laptop was saying the printer was off line. I have since started using the cords but still have trouble with the connection dropping out even though there is nothing wron with my line...Any help please. No offence to anyone but not a computer savvy geek.
by anonymous - 2014-02-24 13:50
If you are using printer through modem router, I mean through your network then you have to set the printer's ip address to a permanent ip address. You can do that by going to your router configuration then click to home network then click the printer's name you have there. Then up top in right corner click configure then just tick the keep ip same or the sentence similar to this. Then you have to add the printer again with that ip. Now the ip wouldn't change and next time whenever you need the printer it would be on-line. Hopefully you understand if not I can elaborate. Thanks.
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