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It provides connectivity to your PCs or other Internet-connected devices (laptops, tablets, games consoles, smartphones) via its 4 built-in Gigabit Ethernet ports, or using Wireless LAN (on 'n' & 'ac' models).
The firewall helps protect your network from external threats, as well as the Vigor2762's built-in Content Filtering which gives you control over what and when your local users can access or download. The Vigor 2762 series can alternatively connect to an Ethernet Internet connection, such as a cable/fiber modem (e.g. Virgin Media) instead of connecting to a ADSL/VDSL line. Compatible 3G & 4G (LTE) modems can also optionally be added to the USB port to provide backup or main Internet connectivity without any fixed line.
The DrayTek Vigor 2762ac adds 802.11ac Dual-Band Wireless to your network, with up to 866Mbps on the 5GHz 11ac band, and up to 300Mbps on the 2.4GHz band, allowing devices access to the Internet from around the property. The Vigor 2762ac operates simultaneiously in both the 2.4Ghz and less congested 5Ghz band so your devices can connect to either, with Band Steering to ensure that each wireless device connecting is guided to its most suitable wireless band.
An Ideal firewall router for Fibre Broadband
Many broadband connections offered by ISPs are referred to as Fibre Broadband, although technically in many cases they're actually VDSL based connections which run over your phone line. The phone line's twisted pair telephone cable runs from the premise to a street cabinet (these are typically 4ft green boxes with a Openreach logo on) which contain a VDSL MSAN (multi-service access node) that connects to fibre infrastructure which runs to the local exchange and then on to the ISPs core network. The Vigor 2762's built-in DSL interface (WAN1) is ideal for connecting this type of VDSL based connection.
Fiber Modem with Vigor 2762
Vigor 2762 connected to an Openreach Fiber modem
Cable Modem and Ethernet WAN Compatible
As well as being able to connect to ADSL/VDSL lines directly through the Vigor 2762's RJ11 'DSL' socket, the Vigor 2762 series can instead connect to Ethernet-fed Internet connections, such as that provided by cable modems (e.g. VirginMedia). When Ethernet WAN is enabled, LAN Port 4 switches to become your WAN port into which you can connect to your cable modem or other Ethernet feed.
The other 3 Gigabit LAN ports (1-3) remain available for normal LAN connectivity. Note, you cannot have Ethernet WAN and ADSL/VDSL enabled at the same time; if Ethernet WAN is enabled, the ADSL/VDSL port is disabled (and vice versa). The photo on the right shows the Vigor 2762 connected to a fiber modem using the Ethernet WAN Port.
IPv6 - Next Generation Internet Routing
The Vigor 2762 supports IPv6 - the successor to the current IPv4 addressing system that has been used since the Internet was first created. IPv4 address space is full up and IPv6 allows for much more efficient routing and a larger address space. IPv6 is supported directly from your own ISP, but if your ISP does not (yet) support IPv6, the Vigor 2762 also supports IPv6 broker/tunnel services to provide IPv6 access using either TSPC or AICCU via 3rd party IPv6 providers. To learn all about IPv6, you can get our detailed guide to IPv6 here and you can view the IPv6 detailed support in the product specification tab.
The advanced networking features of the Vigor 2762, such as the object-based Firewall, Quality of Service, Content Filtering and VLANs support both IPv4 and IPv6 networks.
Robust & Comprehensive Firewall
Security is always taken seriously with DrayTek routers. The firewall protects against attacks including DoS (Denial of Service) attacks, IP-based attacks and access by unauthorised remote systems. Wireless, Ethernet and VPN are also protected by various protection systems. The DrayTek object-based firewall allows even more setup flexibility than ever, enabling you to create combinations of Firewall rules and Content Filtering to suit a home or small office environment, applying Content Filtering to the whole network, only specified devices or just the network that guests can connect to. The Vigor 2762 also allows selective direction firewall rules of LAN to WAN, WAN to LAN or LAN to VPN.
Web Content Filtering
The content control features of the Vigor 2762 series allow you to set restrictions on web site access, blocking download of certain file or data types, blocking specific web sites with whitelists or blacklists, blocking IM/P2P applications or other potentially harmful or wasteful content. Restrictions can be per user, per PC or universal and according to time schedules.
Content filtering can also block sites using HTTPS/SSL where URLs are encrypted (and normal routers cannot block).
Using the GlobalView service, you can block whole categories of web sites (e.g. gambling, adult sites etc.), subject to an annual subscription, which is continuously updated with new or changed site categorisations or sites which have become compromised (such as infected with Malware). A free 30-day trial is included with your new router.
4G Cellular Data & Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Network Attached Storage
The Vigor 2762 has two USB ports which can be used for 3G/4G modems, USB storage, or a printer for shared access.
You can connect a USB 3G/4G modem to the Vigor2762 and use the cellular networks (EE, O2, BT, Vodafone, Virgin, Three) as your Internet connectivity. That can be your primary (only) connection, or the router can switch over to 4G in the case of ADSL/VDSL outage so that you're always connected. Check here for the latest list of supported 3G & 4G modems as it is continuously updated as the telcos introduce new modem models..
You can use your Vigor 2762 as a network attached storage (NAS) with Windows networking (SMB) & FTP connectivity, to allow Windows, Apple, Android and Linux devices to easily access the router's storage.
You can also let users upload files - each storage user account can have their own login and read-only or read-write FTP access to a preset directory.
Vigor 2762 ADSL/VDSL Series - Technical Specification (UK Hardware Spec.)
LAN Ports (Switch):
4 X Gigabit Ethernet (1000Mb/s) Ports
LAN Port 4 Switchable with WAN2
WAN1 : ADSL/VDSL, RJ11
WAN2 : Gigabit Ethernet (1000Mb/s) Ethernet
WAN3 : 3G/4G Modem (not supplied) via USB 2.0 Port
Firewall: Up to 300Mb/s max
IPSec VPN: Up to 60Mb/s max
NAT Sessions: 50,000
Wireless LAN Features ('n' and 'ac' Models Only):
802.11g/b/n and 802.11ac (Vigor 2762ac only)
Backward Compatibility for 802.11b/g
Wireless Features on Vigor 2762ac:
2x2 SU-Mimo (5Ghz)
Up to 2 Spatial Streams
866Mb/s Link Rate (5Ghz) + 300Mb/s (2.4Ghz)
Dual-band (2.4/5Ghz) simultaneous wireless
Extended DFS frequency range
Multiple SSID : Create up to 4 virtual wireless LANs (independent or joined)
Switchable Hidden SSID
Restricted access list for clients (by MAC address)
Time Scheduling (WLAN radio can be disabled at certain times of day)
Time Scheduling for individual SSIDs NEW!
Active Client list in Web Interface
Wireless LAN Isolation (from VLAN groups and wired Ethernet interfaces)
Station Control, limit wireless client access time per day
Airtime Fairness NEW!
Band Steering NEW!
Wireless Router-assisted Client Mobility NEW!
64/128-bit WEP Encryption
Packet Aggregation and Channel Bonding
Access Point Discovery
WDS (Wireless Distribution system) for WLAN Bridging and Repeating
Wireless LAN On/Off button
802.11e WMM (Wi-Fi Multimedia)
Optional Higher Gain or directional aerials available - Click Here.
Firewall & Security Features:
CSM (Content Security Management):
URL Keyword Filtering - Whitelist or Blacklist specific sites or keywords in URLs
Block Web sites by category (e.g. Adult, Gambling etc. Subject to subscription)
Prevent accessing of web sites by using their direct IP address (thus URLs only)
Blocking automatic download of Java applets and ActiveX controls
Blocking of web site cookies
Block http downloads of file types :
Binary Executable : .EXE / .COM / .BAT / .SCR / .PIF
Compressed : .ZIP / .SIT / .ARC / .CAB/. ARJ / .RAR
Multimedia : .MOV / .MP3 / .MPEG / .MPG / .WMV / .WAV / .RAM / .RA / .RM / .AVI / .AU
Time Schedules for enabling/disabling the restrictions
Block popular P2P (Peer-to-Peer) file sharing programs
Block Instant Messaging programs (e.g. IRC, Skype/Yahoo Messenger etc.)
DNS Filter: Use DNS to enforce categorisation
40 Port Redirection rules
40 Open Port rules (10 port ranges per rule)
MAC Address Filter
SPI ( Stateful Packet Inspection ) with FlowTrack Mechanism
DoS / DDoS Protection
IP Address Anti-spoofing
E-Mail Alert and Logging via Syslog
Bind IP to MAC Address
Temporary (5 minute) Quick Blocking of any LAN Client
Bandwidth Limit (Shared or individual limit)
Smart Bandwidth Limitation (Triggered by Traffic / Session)
Quality of Service (QoS)
Guaranteed Bandwidth for VoIP
Class-based Bandwidth Guarantee by User-Defined Traffic Categories
Layer 2&3 (802.1p & TOS/DCSP)
DiffServ Code Point Classifying
4-level Priority for each Direction (Inbound / Outbound)
App QoS: Classify traffic by Application NEW!
Automatic prioritisation of SIP/RTP Voice over IP (VoIP)
LAN-to-LAN Dial-Out VPN Facilities:
2 Concurrent active VPN Tunnels
L2TP over IPSec
IPSec Main and Agressive modes
IKE Phase 1 DiffieHelman Groups 1,2,5 & 14
IKE Phase 2 DiffieHelman Groups 1,2,5 & 14 (will match phase 1 selection)
IPsec IKEv1 & IKEv2 NEW!
Encryption : MPPE, DES / 3DES (168bits) and Hardware-Based AES (128/192/256bits)
Authentication : Hardware-Based MD5, SHA-1 and SHA-256
IKE Authentication : Pre-shared Key or X.509 Digital Signature
NAT-Traversal ( NAT-T )
Dead Peer Detection (DPD)
Virtual IP Mapping, map a remote IP subnet/range to another range to resolve IP subnet/range conflicts
Teleworker Dial-In SSL VPN Facilities:
2 Concurrent active VPN Tunnels
MOTP (Mobile One Time Password) for two factor authentication (2FA)
Free DrayTek Smart VPN Client software available for Windows, Android, macOS & iOS
2 LAN (IPv4 & IPv6) Subnets
LAN Clients : Up to 253 per subnet
Multi Subnet DHCP Servers with DHCP Relay
Port-Based VLAN (Inclusive/Exclusive Groups)
802.1q VLAN Tagging NEW!
Custom DHCP Option support
DNSSEC support NEW!
DNS Transparent Proxy
LAN DNS (supports CNAME)
NTP Client (Synchronise Router Time)
Microsoft™ UPnP Support
Maximum MTU 1534
Web-Based User Interface (HTTP / HTTPS)
CLI ( Command Line Interface ) / Telnet / SSH
Web Console: Access CLI through Web Interface
Administration Access Control
Configuration Backup / Restore
Configuration Import from Vigor 2760
Built-in Diagnostic Function
Firmware Upgrade via Web Interface, TFTP, VigorACS
Logging via Syslog
SNMP v2 & v3 Management with MIB-II
Access Point Management: Centrally Manage 2 DrayTek VigorAP wireless access points NEW!
WAN Failover Features:
WAN Connection Fail-over
WAN1 PPPoE/PPPoA Fallback account, used if the primary details are unable to establish a working connection NEW!
WAN Budget - gives notification or switches to failover WAN interface if data usage quota exceeded NEW!
PPTP/L2TP (Ethernet WAN only)
ADSL & VDSL Compatibility:
BT Infinity Option 1 & Option 2 Compatible
BT SIN 498 MCT Approved
Support for G.INP & Vectoring
ANSI T1.413 Issue2
ITU-T G.992.1 G.dmt (ADSL)
ITU-T G.992.2 G.lite
ITU-T G.992.3 ADSL2
ITU-T G.992.5 ADSL2+
Annex L (READSL)
ANFP Issue 3 Compliant/Certified (for Annex A & Annex M)
DSL Forum : TR-048/67 & TR-100
ITU-T VDSL2 G.993.2
ITU-T G.993.1, G.997.1
Band Plan: G.998, G.997
Annex A, Annex B, Annex C
VDSL2 Profile: 8a, 8b, 8c, 8d, 12a, 12b, 17a, 30a
OLR, UPBO, DPBO Supported
Loop Diagnostic Mode
DSL Forum WT-114
RFC-2684/RFC-1483 Multiple Protocol over AAL5
RFC-2516 PPP over Ethernet
RFC-2364 PPP over AAL5
PPPoE pass through LAN/WLAN
Transparent bridge for MPoA
Multiple PVC support for Triple Play Applications (up to 8 simultaneous)
Support for RFC4638 for MTU up to 1500
Operating Temperature : 0°C ~ 45°C
Storage Temperature : -25°C ~ 70°C
Humidity 10% ~ 90% (non-condensing)
Power Consumption: 24 Watt Max.
Weight: 440g (without antenna)
Operating Power: DC 12V (via external PSU, supplied)
Warranty : Two (2) Years RTB
Power Requirements : 220-240VAC