Fritz!Box 7590 Review


Published by Marc Büchel on 26.09.17
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Features / Setup




Connectors

  • VDSL or ADSL line
  • All-IP, analog or ISDN landline
  • 4 x gigabit Ethernet, WAN via LAN 1 port
  • Wireless AC with up to 1733 Mbit/s
  • Wireless N with up to 800 Mbit/s
  • 2 USB 3.0 ports for printers and storage media
  • DECT base station for up to six handsets
  • ISDN S0 bus for ISDN telephones or ISDN telephone system
  • 2 a/b ports for analog telephones, answering machines and fax


Internet


  • DSL router with firewall/NAT, DHCP server, DynDNS client, UPnP AV
  • VDSL or ADSL line with optional analog or ISDN landline network
  • Supports 300 Mbit VDSL lines with full vectoring
  • Use of existing Internet connections via LAN and wireless LAN
  • Router operation even at a cable modem, glass fiber connection or with a 3G/4G dongle (LTE/UMTS/HSPA)
  • Support for IPv6
  • Stateful Packet Inspection Firewall with port forwarding
  • Secure remote access over the Internet with VPN (IPSec)


WiFi


  • Wireless networks compliant with 802.11ac (up to 1733 Mbit/s gross; 5 GHz) and 802.11n (up to 800 Mbit/s gross; 2.4 GHz)
  • Compatible with Wireless 802.11g, b and a
  • Secure ex works with WPA2 encryption
  • AVM Stick & Surf: automatic security for wireless surfing
  • WLAN pushbutton (to switch wireless LAN on/off manually)
  • Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
  • Wireless guest access – secure surfing for friends and visitors
  • Wireless network range extended through repeater function
  • Wireless auto channel: Automated search for wireless LAN radio channel free of interference
  • Green AP mode for optimum performance at minimum power consumption


Telephony


  • Telephone systems with DECT base station for up to 6 cordless telephones
  • Voice transmission encrypted upon delivery
  • ISDN S₀ bus for connecting ISDN telephones/ISDN telephone system
  • 2 a/b ports for connecting analog telephones, answering machines and fax
  • Supports HD telephony for natural sound
  • DECT Eco: Radio network switches off ergonomically
  • 5 integrated answering machines featuring voice-to-mail
  • Fax function including e-mail forwarding (fax-to-mail)
  • Call diversion, internal calls, three-party conferencing, call transfer
  • Call blocks, alarm, baby monitor, VIP calls and Do not Disturb
  • Internet telephony SIP-compliant in accordance with RFC 3261
  • Registration of IP telephones (LAN/WLAN) SIP-compliant
  • FRITZ!App Fon for telephony with Apple iPhone (iOS4 or higher) or Google Android (2.1 or higher)


Fritz!OS


  • "fritz.box": multi-language user interface, for intuitive operation via Web browser
  • User interface optimized for smartphones and tablets (responsive design)
  • Free updates for new functions and security
  • Advanced view for special configuration options, help function with full-text search
  • FRITZ!Apps for wireless LAN telephone calls in the home network, file access from on the go and more (Android and iOS)
  • Smart Home features integrated in the user interface
  • Smart Home devices can be switched manually and automatically both in the home network and from the Internet


Divers


  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 250 x 184 x 48 mm
  • Average power consumption: 9 - 10 W
  • 5-year warranty


Setup


  • AVM Fritz!Box 7590
  • AVM Fritz!Box 7590
  • AVM Fritz!Box 7590


If you plug the Fritz!Box 7590 to your home network to then access it for the first time, the setup assisstent is going to be launched. It will help you to safely navigate through the divers options you're being presented during the setup process. You might hold for a brief moment when you see the question whether your DSL connection complies with Annex A or Annex B standard, should that be of any importance to you. Apart form this more technical detail everything is as simple as it gets and well explained on top. In the end the Fritz!Box 7590 is very easy to setup and it will therefore work flawlessly straight out of the box, as long as you do not have a network topology that requires you to deactivate the Fritz!Box 7590's DHCP. In this case it's highly recommended to set the Fritz!Box 7590 up in a separate subnet. That way you can ensure you always have access to it, which is the case as long as you always do what the device tells you to. Once you're done with the basic setup process, which in this case should not take you any longer than five minutes, you then might want to do some googling to find wheren and how to deactivate the DHCP. If you jump the gun and think you're smart enough to find the right setting, we can tell you that it's pretty hidden and to part also bit couter intuitive. For such application we would have love the option of an "Expert Mode", which you can select before starting the setup assisstent, to then configure everything manually.

  • AVM Fritz!Box 7590
  • AVM Fritz!Box 7590
  • AVM Fritz!Box 7590


Page 1 - Introduction
Page 2 - Preview
Page 3 - Features / Setup
Page 4 - Performance test wired
Page 5 - Performance test wireless
Page 6 - Network Attached Storage Tests
Page 7 - Conclusion




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