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Arcadyan VR9517NAC22 (aka EE Brightbox 2)

The Brightbox 2 was given away with a EE (formerly know as Orange), VDSL2 subscription. The device includes a DSL VDSL2/ADSL2+ Modem Combo, Wireless 802.11/a/b/g/n/ac, 4x 1Gbps Wired/LAN Ethernet Ports. Can be found cheaply on eBay Shpock


Not officially supported yet.

DSL is not available on this or any other BCM63xx device including Brightbox 1 (an effort was documented but got nowhere).


CPU: BCM6302




System Info

  EEs Full BrightBox 2 Tech Specification
  VDSL Features
  • Comply with ITU-T G.993.2 – Annex B with 998 Asymmetric Band Plan( profile 8x,12x,17a)
  • Comply with ITU-T G.992.1 (G.dmt), ITU-T G.992.3 (ADSL2), ITU-T G.992.5 ADSL2+ standard.
  • ATMmode: MER, 1483 Bridging, PPPoE, PPPoA, 1483 Routing (IPoA) support.
  • Multiple VC
  Management Features
  • Graphical Web User Interface management via local or remote site
  • Firmware upgrade via HTTP
  Environmental Operating Ranges
  • Operating Temperature: 0° to 45° C
  • Non-Operating Temperature: -20° to 70° C
  • Humidity: 10% to 90% (Non-Condensing)
  Wireless Features
  • IEEE 802.11n/ac compliant (11n for 2.4GHz and 5GHz, 11ac for 5GHz)
  • Backward compatible to 802.11a/b/g
  • Wireless access control (MAC)
  • WMM support.
  • Wi-Fi Security (WPA/WPA2)
  • Intelligent Wireless
  Wi-Fi 11ac Features and Standards
  • Backward compatible to 802.11a/n
  • Beamforming
  • LDPC
  • 256 QAM
  • Frequency: 5.150 – 5.850 GHz (Europe)
  • Frequency Band: Band 1, Band2, Band3
  • Channel used: 40, 56, 108, 124
  • Operating in 20/40/80 MHz
  Hardware Specification
  • One RJ-11 connector for VDSL2
  • One RJ-45 connector for GE WAN port
  • One Auto MDI/MDIX 10/100/1Gbps Giga RJ-45 LAN Port
  • Three Auto MDI/MDIX 10/100 Fast Ethernet RJ-45 LAN Port
  • x1 USB 2.0
  • 802.11n/ac wireless connection
  • Power On/Off ,Reset ,WPS button
  • Power DC 12V/1.5A
  • Power LED indicator
  • VDSL SYNC LED indicator
  • VDSL Data LED indicator
  • WLAN LED indicator
  • Intelligent Wireless LED indicator


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toh/arcadyan/vr9517nac22.txt · Last modified: 2018/07/22 22:46 by francisuk1989