Sitecom Wi-Fi Router X6 N900 (WLR-6100) Review

Others/Networking Gear by stefan @ 2013-05-24

Sitecom has reinvented itself with a new look on both the website and the products. Their latest X6 N900 WLR-6100 is a dual-band router with 450Mbps rating on both frequencies, which also sports SCS (Sitecom Cloud Security) subscription free for the first six months, but also multiple mounting possibilities and two USB 2.0 ports for connecting printers and storage devices.

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Product Description, Specifications

Product Description:


With this router you can easily create a wireless network and share a broadband Internet connection, files and peripheral devices.


The router convinces with state-of-the-art looks and innovative design. Matt, shiny and textured surface finishing in white give the router a high-end touch. Air vents all around allow for maximum air circulation. The included stand allows the router to be positioned either standing up, mounted on the wall or in the classic desktop position.


This solution has Sitecom Cloud Security: the security integrated in the router protects all the devices in your network against cybercrime when surfing the Internet. Simply start using the free six-month subscription and use antivirus/antimalware, antiphishing, protection against malicious websites (URL blocking), ad blocking, exploit prevention and the Do-No-Track option.


The router has a range which is optimized for three floors, the garden and the balcony and wireless speed of up to 450 Mbps.


It supports a wired speed up to 1000 Mbps and is ideal for high-speed internet.


Enjoy the benefits of the fact that this router simultaneously uses the standard 2.4 GHz frequency and the less congested 5 GHz frequency for optimal wireless performance of heavy applications.


The router is suitable for heavy applications such as watching YouTube, streaming music and videos and downloading files.


Make use of the integrated USB ports and connect external hard disks, printers or webcams and share the device with all users in the network. Print from any location in the house or back up files from any computer to the connected external hard disk.


Use the integrated DLNA media server to stream movies stored on the connected hard disk directly to play on notebooks, tablets or media players anywhere in the house.


The router comes secured with an individual pre-set WPA2 security password. You can create a secure home network with just one push of the OPS (One Push Set-up) button.


This product comes with the extensive 10-year Sitecom warranty. Simply activate the long-term warranty by registering your product within 3 weeks of purchase.


Product Specifications:


802.11a/b/g/n Wireless Standard Protocol

Wireless speed up to 450 Mbps

802.3u 802.3i

Security: WPA-TKIP, WPA-AES, WPA2, WPA-Radius

Compatible with Dynamic IP, Static IP, PPPoE, PPTP, L2TP internet connections

6 internal antennas

Quality of Service (QoS)

Universal Plug & Play (UPnP)

Application Layer Gateway (ALG)

IPv6 support: Native, DS-Lite, 6rd

Automatic Firmware Update


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Comment from jmke @ 2013/05/28
does it pass the custom firmware test? Tomato, DDR-WRT or other?
Comment from Stefan Mileschin @ 2013/05/29
Originally Posted by jmke View Post
does it pass the custom firmware test? Tomato, DDR-WRT or other?
The router is a bit too new and haven't seen so far the model listed on the custom firmware websites.