FRITZ!Powerline 546E - Technical data

FRITZ!Powerline 546E
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Highlights at a glance

  • Expands the home network using your home's wiring
  • Powerline with up to 500 Mbit/s, securely encrypted
  • Immediately ready for operation at every outlet without any software installation
  • Fast Ethernet for connecting TV, Blue-ray, stereo, game consoles
  • Wireless access point at up to 300 Mbit/s (2.4 GHz) for connecting PC, tablet, smartphone, printer and other network devices
  • Optional repeater function to extend the router's wireless range
  • Socket with intelligent switching (automatic and manual), measurement and analysis of consumption

Technical specifications


  • Expands the home network using your home's wiring
  • Operation at every outlet without any software installation
  • Up to 500 Mbit/s powerline data throughput: Stable connections over great distances in the network
  • For bandwidth-intensive applications in multiple rooms: HD video (including 3D), multimedia streaming, Internet access over VDSL and cable
  • 2 x Fast Ethernet (100 Mbit/s) for connecting PC, printer, TV, Blu-ray, stereo, game console
  • Quality of Service: Data prioritization for video transmission and Internet telephony free of interference
  • Supports multicast sessions using IGMP
  • Encrypted securely upon delivery: 128-bit AES link encryption and key management
  • Compatible with powerline adapters supporting rates of 500 and 200 Mbit/s and the IEEE P1901 standard, coexistence with older powerline adapters
  • Support for IPv6

Wireless LAN

  • Wireless access point compliant with IEEE 802.11b (11Mbit/s), g (54 Mbit/s), n (300 Mbit/s) in the 2.4 GHz frequency band
  • With Mesh WiFi you can combine several wireless access points into one intelligent system (FRITZ!OS 6.90 and later) Find out more at
  • Connects PC, tablet, smartphone, printer and other network devices wirelessly
  • Maximum wireless LAN security with WPA2 (802.11i), simple configuration with WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) at the touch of a button
  • Repeater function option; increases the range of the wireless network of the FRITZ!Box or other router

Smart Home

  • Socket with intelligent switching, measurement and analysis of consumption
  • Power line filter minimizes high-frequency interference caused by connected consumers
  • Controls power supply to devices (up to 2,300 watts) automatically or manually
  • Automatic switching: once, daily, on weekdays, according to a fixed sequence, random, using the sunrise/sunset function, or according to the Google calendar
  • Energy evaluation: current power in watts, current voltage, evaluation by hour, day, month, year in kWh, €, CO2 emissions
  • Control via PC, notebook, smartphone or tablet – even over the Internet
  • Switching and display of current power on the FRITZ!Fon
  • New features added with updates

Ports and interfaces

  • Connection to mains with 230V, 50 Hz to socket for Type F socket (CEE 7/4)
  • 2 x Fast Ethernet (10/100 Base-T, RJ45 jack) for FRITZ!Box, PC, TV, printer, stereo system, Blu-ray player and more
  • Wireless access point IEEE 802.11b (11Mbit/s), g (54 Mbit/s), n (300 Mbit/s) in the 2.4 GHz frequency band for PC, tablet, smartphone, printer and other network devices
  • Integrated 230-V socket with power line filter for devices: up to 2300 watts, 10 A maximum

Device properties

  • Dimensions (W x H x D) approx. 59 x 132 x 41 mm (without plug)
  • Weight: 220 g
  • Average power consumption: 6 W

Package contents

  • FRITZ!Powerline 546E
  • FRITZ!Powerline 510E
  • 2 network cables
  • Quick Guide

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