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Netgear WGT624v1

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Netgear WGT624 v1

FCC approval date: 01 July 2003
Country of manuf.: Taiwan

Type: wireless router

Industry Canada ID: 4054A-WGR614V2

Power: 5 VDC, 2 A
Connector type: barrel

CPU1: Atheros AR2312A
FLA1: ? MiB (Brand? Model?)
RAM1: ? MiB (Brand? Model?)

Expansion IFs: none specified

WI1 chip1: Atheros AR2312A
WI1 chip2: Atheros AR2112
WI1 802dot11 protocols: bg
WI1 antenna connector: none

ETH chip1: Atheros AR2312A
Switch: Marvell 88E6060
LAN speed: 100M
LAN ports: 4
WAN speed: 100M
WAN ports: 1


Default IP address:
the IP is used by 735 additional devices
of which 77 are Netgear devices
Default login user: admin
Default login password: password
admin:password credentials used by 407 additional devices
of which 296 are Netgear devices

802dot11 OUI: 00:09:5B (18 E, 29 W, 2003)
Ethernet OUI: 00:09:5B (18 E, 29 W, 2003)

Netgear WGR614v2PY3WGR614V2
 CPU1 brandWI1 chip1 brandWI1 chip2 brand
Netgear WGT624v1AtherosAtherosAtheros
Netgear WGT624v2AtherosAtherosAtheros
Netgear WGT624v3AtherosAtheros
Netgear WGT624v4AtherosAtheros
For a list of all currently documented Atheros chipsets with specifications, see Atheros.

108 Mbps Wireless Firewall Router
Product page

Appears to use the same main board as the WGR614v2 (see TechInfoDepot below).

Netgear WGT624 v1.0 on TechInfoDepot
Resurrecting the WGT624v1/v2 without JTAG


Same as Netgear_WGT624v2

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Firmware history[edit]

II. New Features

New Features in 4.2.4

With this firmware the WGT624 and WGT624v2 passes the official Microsoft Xbox Live certification.
Adds static IP option for PPPoE (when applicable with ISP) .

New Features Since 4.1.11

Added eXtended Range (XR).
Added Adaptive Radio (AR).
Changed UPnP to be enabled by default.
French wireless channels are updated to reflect a new regulatory requirement.

III. Modifications and Bug Fixes

Modifications in 4.2.11

Fixes issue with PPPoE that the router loses WAN connection after the ISP clears the circuits ( a reboot of the router was required with older firmware).
Removes Auto-108 Mode from Japanese version.
Adds Auto-108 Mode for France and Israel.
Israel wireless channels are 1-13 now.

Modifications in 4.2.1

The "108 Only" mode and associated Adaptive Radio option were removed to conform to Wi-Fi certification requirements. After this upgrade, if that mode was selected, "Auto 108" mode is automatically selected, instead.

Fixes Since 4.2.6

Fixes "108M-only" performance issue for some units.
Fixes "wireless interference causes system reboot/lockup" issue.
Fixes problem with 4.2.6 that caused some routers to reboot repeatedly after upgrade from 4.2.4 which required a factory default reset to get it work again

Bug Fixes Since 4.2.4

UPnP enabled by default.
Fixed firmware downgrade exception (before this release, downgrading from 4.2.4 to previous version required a hardware reset).

Bug Fixes Since 4.1.11

Fixed that Macintosh browser can't access the main page of the router configuration GUI.
Fixed that the router updates the DDNS server unnecessarily frequently.
Fixed that visiting the same Web site logged multiple entries.
Fixed the router won't port forward for DNS lookup from the WAN side to the LAN side.
Fixed with ICQ application support.

Bug Fixes Since 4.1.8

Fixed Check Point VPN Connection Drop issue (when using UDP encapsulation).
Fixed Vonage VoIP call connection drop issue.

IV. Known Issues

If voice in MSN Messenger does not work, disabling UPnP will fix it. Note that even if UPnP is disabled, voice in MSN Messenger 7.0 beta might not work every time, requiring restarting Messenger.