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BT Smart Hub

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BT Home Hub 6 (Smart Hub)
Availability: new

Manuf/OEM/ODM Arcadyan

(Est.) release date: 28 July 2016
Country of manuf.: China
Serial Num. Prefix: 084316, 088138

Amazon image

ASIN
B01IZYZN0E (Flag of the United Kingdom.svg, On Amazon, On CCC)
multiple revisions of this device, use caution

Type: CPE, wireless router, dsl modem

Power: 12 VDC, 1.5 A
Connector type: barrel

CPU1: Broadcom BCM63137 (1 GHz, 2 cores)
FLA1: 128 MiB
134,217,728 B
1,048,576 Kib
131,072 KiB
1,024 Mib
0.125 GiB
(Zentel A5U1GA31ATS-BC)
RAM1: 128 MiB
134,217,728 B
1,048,576 Kib
131,072 KiB
1,024 Mib
0.125 GiB
(Samsung K4B1G1646G-BCH9)

Expansion IFs: USB 3.0
USB ports: 1

WI1 chip1: Broadcom BCM43602
WI1 802dot11 protocols: bgn
WI1 MIMO config: 3x3:3
WI1 antenna connector: none
WI2 chip1: Broadcom BCM4366
WI2 802dot11 protocols: an+ac
WI2 MIMO config: 4x4:4
WI2 antenna connector: none

ETH chip1: Broadcom BCM63137
Switch: Broadcom BCM63137
LAN speed: 10/100/1000
LAN ports: 4

abgn+ac

Stock FW OS: Linux 2.6.36

Flags: ADSL2+, VDSL2

Default SSID: BTHub6-XXXX
Default IP address: 192.168.1.254
the IP 192.168.1.254 is used by 143 additional devices
of which 2 are BT devices
Default login user: admin
Default login password: randomly generated
admin:randomly generated credentials used by 25 additional devices
of which 2 are BT devices

802dot11 OUI: none specified

 CPU1 brandWI1 chip1 brandWI1 chip2 brand
BT Business Hub 3.0LantiqAtheros
BT Home Hub 1.0BroadcomBroadcom
BT Home Hub 1.5BroadcomBroadcom
BT Home Hub 2.0ABroadcomBroadcomBroadcom
BT Home Hub 2.0BLantiqAtherosAtheros
BT Home Hub 3.0ALantiqAtheros
BT Home Hub 3.0BBroadcomBroadcom
BT Home Hub 4ALantiqLantiqLantiq
BT Home Hub 5ALantiqAtheros
BT Home Hub 5BBroadcomBroadcom
BT Smart HubBroadcomBroadcom
For a list of all currently documented Broadcom chipsets with specifications, see Broadcom.


BT Smart Hub (BT Home Hub 6)

 • Support page

BT Home Hub

  • BT Home Hub 5 (Type A) - CPU: Lantiq PSB 80910 (XWAY VRX268)
  • BT Home Hub 5 (Type B) - CPU: Broadcom BCM63268 @400MHz
  • BT Home Hub 6 (Smart) - CPU: Broadcom BCM63137 @1GHz

Reviews[edit]

BT Publish Speedtests of their Smart Hub WiFi Router vs Rivals

Power consumption[edit]

Model		BT Home Hub 5A	BT Home Hub 5B	BT Home Smart Hub
In operation		9.2W		14.0W		11.0W
Idle			6.3W		7.2W		7.0W
Standby mode		0.2W		0.1W		0.1W

See also[edit]

2.4GHz: 802.11b/g/n 3x3 MIMO
5GHz: 802.11an/ac 4x4 MIMO
ADSL2+ and VDSL2