AVM FRITZ!Box 5491

A new generation for high speed at home

If you’re looking for a fiber optic connection with faster speeds you’ll want the FRITZ!Box 5491. It uses a Gigabit-capable Passive Optical Network (GPON) for speedier internet. The FRITZ!Box 5491 also supports ultra-fast Wireless AC and is packed with cutting-edge telephone and multimedia features.

More speed for the home network

Realize the full potential of your fiber optic connection. With the FRITZ!Box 5491 you’re all set for the highest bandwidths, fast WiFi and first-rate telephony. Of course, gigabit LAN, USB 3.0 and media server are also on board.

Mesh WiFi with FRITZ!

The FRITZ!Box 5491 supports Mesh WiFi, meaning your videos, music and photos seamlessly reach every corner of your home, apartment or office. How does it work? The FRITZ! devices work together as part of a single network, communicating with each other andoptimizing your devices and network usage.

With Mesh networking you can enjoy high speeds while surfing, streaming or gaming. Instead of waiting for breathtaking HD television and your favorite music, your media will wait for you.

Explore new dimensions with fiber optics

With the FRITZ!Box 5491 you’re ready for the fiber optic connection: Higher transmission rates, disruption-free lines and greater range are only three features made possible by the 5491, depending on your provider package.

Full flexibility for Internet rates

A great advantage of the fiber optic technology is its enormous performance spectrum. The FRITZ!Box 5491 offers transmission rates of up to 1 Gbit/s. Plus, fiber optic networks provide the same bandwidth for downloads and uploads, so, you’re prepared for future rates and packages as well.

Wireless convenience with fast Wireless AC

FRITZ!Box 5491 supports Wireless AC. Considerably higher range, faster data transmission and the simultaneous use of two radio frequencies bring new speeds to your home network. Enjoy music and video streaming, gaming and other multimedia content wirelessly and without annoying loading breaks.

Maximum telephone convenience

You can connect all of your telephones to the FRITZ!Box 5491. And you remain informed about calls and voice messages at all times, no matter where you are. The extras include multiple answering machines and fax functionality.

FRITZ!OS: More than an operating system

FRITZ!OS is the intuitive user interface on which you can easily manage the individual components. By executing our free updates you’ll get new features regularly. Using FRITZ!Apps you can also log in to your home network securely, no matter where you are.

FRITZ!Box for safety’s sake

You’re always on the safe side with the FRITZ!Box! The comprehensive security concept protects your communications. Constant testing and further development mean it’s always up to date. Thanks to the free updates, you can always rest assured.

Interfaces

  • Fiber optic port (GPON)
  • 4 x gigabit Ethernet, WAN at LAN 1 port
  • Wireless AC with up to 1300 Mbit/s
  • Wireless N with up to 450 Mbit/s
  • 2 x USB 3.0 port for printers and storage media
  • DECT base station for up to six handsets
  • ISDN S₀ bus for ISDN telephones or ISDN telephone system
  • 2 x a/b port for analog telephones, answering machines and faxx

Technical Specifications

Fiber optic

  • GPON compatibility (ITU G.984) for passive fiber optic connections
  • Single SC/APC connector
  • Wavelength: TX 1310 nm, RX 1480
  • Full duplex transmission (max. 1 Gbit/s)
  • Transmitter power: 0.5 to 5 dBm
  • Reception quality: < -27 dBm to -8 dBm
  • Supports TR-069 and SFF-8472
  • Laser class 1

Internet

  • Fiber optics router with firewall/NAT, DHCP server, DynDNS client, UPnP AV
  • For connections to Active Optical Networks (AON) with point-to-point technology
  • Router operation over an existing Internet connection via LAN
  • Support for IPv6
  • Stateful Packet Inspection Firewall with port sharing for secure web surfing
  • Secure remote access over the Internet with VPN (IPSec)

Wireless LAN

  • Wireless AC (up to 1300 Mbit/s gross, 5 GHz) and N (up to 450 Mbit/s gross, 2.4 GHz)
  • With Mesh WiFi you can combine several wireless access points into one intelligent system (FRITZ!OS 6.90 and later) Find out more at en.avm.de/mesh
  • Compatible with Wireless 802.11g and a
  • Secure ex works with WPA2 encryption
  • AVM Stick & Surf: automatic security for wireless surfing
  • WLAN button (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/li>
  • Voice transmission encrypted upon delivery for greater security
  • 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
  • Five 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
  • Telephony app (via wireless LAN) for Apple iPhone with iOS 4 or higher, Google Android 2.1

Convenience for the home network

  • Media server makes music, pictures and videos available to devices in the home network (SMB, FTP, UPnP AV)
  • With MyFRITZ!, secure access to your own FRITZ!Box from anywhere
  • FRITZ!NAS – simple, browser-based access to all files in the network, wherever they are stored
  • Platform for networked applications like IPTV, video on demand and media streaming, thanks to the powerful dual-core processor
  • Parental controls, push service, cloud contacts, online storage
  • Guest access: sharing of existing Internet connection over LAN or wireless LAN
  • Wake on LAN over the Internet
  • Supports devices compliant with DLNA

FRITZ!OS

  • “fritz.box”: clearly laid out 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, control of webcams 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

Interfaces

  • Fiber optic connection (SFP module)
  • 4 x gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000 BASE-T)
  • Wireless access point compliant with IEEE 802.11ac, n, g, a
  • 2 x USB 3.0 port for printers and storage media
  • DECT base station for up to 6 handsets
  • ISDN S₀ bus (RJ45) for ISDN telephones or ISDN telephone system
  • 2 a/b ports (TAE, RJ11) for analog telephones, answering machines and fax

Device properties

  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 245 x 175 x 55 mm
  • Suitable for tabletop or wall-mounted operation
  • Average power consumption: 7.2 W

Contents

  • FRITZ!Box 5491
  • Power adapter with 1.5-meter cable
  • 1.5 meter LAN cable
  • Quick guide

Article number

  • 20002837