Efficient Networks SpeedStream 6520 Wireless Residential Gateway



SpeedStream® 6520 Residential Gateway
Compact DSL and 802.11g Wireless Networking Solution


  • Support for ADSL2, ADSL2+
  • Multi-user profiles and parental controls
  • Integrated 802.11 g/b wireless for up to 54 Mbps
  • 4 Ethernet ports and 1 USB port for connecting PCs to a LAN

The compact gateway for shared internet access

The SpeedStream® 6520 Residential Gateway provides seamless, standards-based wireless networking with other 802.11g or 802.11b compliant networks and devices. The four 10/100 Ethernet and available USB options provide you connectivity choice. Gateway wizards guide you step-by-step through initial setup and user profile configurations, making the home or SOHO network simple and effortless. Parental controls help protect your family from Internet dangers. Features include site access and time-of-day controls in addition to monitoring and logging capabilities.

Siemens Efficient Networks SpeedStream 6520 Wireless Residential Gateway

SpeedStream® 6520 Residential Gateway – Technical Data

Access types

DSL G.lite, ADSL2, ADSL2+, and RE-ADSL
Ethernet yes

Installation features

Basic set-up yes
Advanced set-up yes
Security set-up yes
WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup)
Software upgrade  
Remote management TR-064/TR-069, Telnet
Languages English
Preconfigured provider settings

Router / Gateway features

Supported protocols TCP/IP, DHCP server/client, DNS Relay, NAT, NAPT, UPnP, RFC 2364 (PPPoA), RFC 2516 (PPPoE)
Installation and configuration Via JavaScript-enabled Internet browser (Microsoft® Internet > Explorer 6.0 or higher, Firefox® 1.0 or higher recommended), Telnet
Virtual Private Network support (Pass through) Multiple PPTP, L2TP and IPSec sessions
Internet access PPPoE, dynamic IP, bridge modus
Special features Port forwarding, DynDNS, Preconfigured application level gateways, Backup / restore of configuration data, Reset button for reboot and factory defaults
LAN / WAN standards Ethernet: IEEE 802.3 (10Base-T), Fast Ethernet: IEEE 802.3u (100Base-TX), 10Base-T / 100Base-TX auto sensing, MDI / MDIX auto detection

WLAN features

WLAN on / off via web user interface
Supported standards WLAN: IEEE 802.11g (compatible to IEEE 802.11b),
Data rate 802.11g: Up to 54 Mbps; 802.11b: Up to 11 Mbps
Radio frequency specification 2400~2483.5MHz for US, Canada & ETSI; 2400~2487 MHz for Japan

Security features

LAN / WAN NAT, URL/Portfiler, DOS blocking, Statefull packet inspection, Stateful Inspection Firewall with Denial of Service
WLAN Hardware 64/128-bit WEP engine; WPA and future 802.1x support. Wireless client filtering and SSID broadcast disable

Backplane connectors and switches

Power jack yes
Power on / off button yes
Reset button yes
LAN connectors 4-port switch
WAN connectors 1 (LAN port can be used as WAN port)
DSL connectors 1
Ports to outgoing fixed line (FXO)
Ports to internal connection (FXS)
Other buttons and connectors
Antenna 1 external antenna with swivel/hinge mount; 1 internal antenna

General properties

Packaging content Device, Power supply unit, Product CD, Quick Start guide, Security / regulatory advice, Ethernet / LAN cable, DSL cable to filter, Telephony cable to filter
Dimensions 15.84W x 14.45D x 4.97H cm
Weight ca. 680g
Operation temperature range 0 to 40°C
Allowed humidity 5% – 95 % (non condensend)
Device displays / LED Power, Ethernet, Wireless, DSL, Internet, USB
Power characteristics External power supply, Input 120V AC or 220V AC, Output 12V / 1A DC)
Safety standards compliance FCC Part 15 emissions (Class B), FCC Part 68 approval, CE, UL, CSA, Industry Canada Mark
Wall mountable yes
Colour Black

This is a refurbished product.
Due to the material finish of this product signs of wear may be present; including small scuffs, scratches and/or blemishes. Product ships in a clean plain white box that includes one (1) Siemens 6520 Gateway, one (1) power supply, one (1) Telco cable, and one (1) Ethernet cable.

Download the SpeedStream 6520 Users Guide, Quick-Start Guide and USB Drivers*Click here to download SpeedStream 6520 Users Guide, Quick-Start Guide and USB Drivers
*(file size approx. 6.13Mb, includes: Users Guide, Quick-Start Guide, USB Drivers, and USB install utility )

Additional information

Weight 5.00 lbs
Dimensions 12.00 × 12.00 × 12.00 in


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