Vigor 166 ADSL/VDSL Modem

MPN: V166-K

ADSL/VDSL Bridge/Modem

Key Features & Benefits & VDSL2 35b Capable

Up to 330mbps download and 50mbps upload with technology. Can be used with all the latest DSL standards, with Vectoring and 35b SuperVectoring.

Benefits: High performance and great compatibility.

Two Gigabit LAN Ports

Connect two devices to the Vigor 166 with 2 Gigabit (10/100/1000Mbps) LAN ports. No need to disconnect Ethernet WAN to check connectivity.

Benefits: More convenient cabling for diagnostics.

Add DSL connectivity to any Router

Ideal Partner device for DrayTek dual-WAN products or any other vendor's Ethernet WAN firewall. Reports DSL Line Status on DrayTek Vigor routers.

Benefits: Connect any Router or Firewall to & VDSL

No Setup Needed

Works as a modem with most ISPs, straight out of the box. Pre-Configured to work with most UK ISPs. Just set the username and password on your router.

Benefits: Quick and easy to install.

Full-Bridge Modem and More

Two operation modes for the Vigor 166 allow it to operate as a fully bridged DSL to Ethernet Modem, or as a mini Router with NAT DMZ Host.

Benefits: Extensively configurable to suit any application.

Wall or Shelf Mountable

Can be installed securely on a wall or shelf with screw fixings to hold it in place. Mounting kit included.

Benefits: Convenient and tidy installation.

Vigor 166 - & VDSL2 35b Modem

The Vigor 166 is a and VDSL2 35b modem to Ethernet bridge, connecting or VDSL to your Ethernet-based Router or Firewall. It provides proven compatibility with UK and VDSL2 technologies; extensively tested and tuned to provide a robust and reliable DSL connection.

DrayTek Vigor 166 Mode

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mpn V166-K

Vigor 166 Modem

Key Specifications

  • (Ultrafast Fibre) & VDSL2 (Superfast Fibre) to Ethernet Modem
  • Bridges DSL to your Router or Firewall
  • Pre-Configured to work with most ISPs
  • Compatible with IPTV and ISP Video on Demand services (YouView, Sky Q)
  • 2 Gigabit LAN Ports
  • Optional VigorCare Available
UK Product Code EAN Product Name Product Description
V166-K 4712909128230 Vigor 166 (UK/IE) Vigor 166 Modem

Please double check when ordering that you have selected the correct product and a product intended for the correct region/network.

The EAN is a barcode number which identifies the unique specific product type. It is separate to the product serial number which is unique to each product. The EAN will also appear on your product box when you receive it so you can double check that you have been sent the right product.

These product codes are for UK/Irish products only. Please check with your local DrayTek office for the correct part nos. for your region if you are not in the UK/IE to ensure that you get the correct hardware and local support/warranty.

Technical Specification (UK Hardware Spec.)

Physical Interfaces

  • 2 x Gigabit Ethernet (1000Mb/s) Ports
  • WAN1 : - RJ-11
  • Recessed Factory Reset button


  • Max Sync Rate: 1.3Gb/s (dependant on ISP & Exchange equipment)
  • Max VDSL2 35b Sync Rate: 300Mb/s
  • Max VDSL2 17a Sync Rate: 100Mb/s
  • Max ADSL2+ Sync Rate: 20Mb/s
  • NAT Performance:
    • Firewall: Up to 700Mb/s (940Mb/s with Hardware Acceleration)
    • NAT Sessions: 10,000

WAN Features

  • Pre-Configured with OpenReach network VLAN tag 101
  • WAN1 Service & Customer (double-tag) VLAN support
  • Maximum MTU 1508 & DSL Compatibility

  • BT Infinity Option 1 & Option 2 Compatible
  • Compliant with Openreach SIN 527 & SIN 498
  • Auto Detection of and VDSL line modes
  • Support for G.INP & Vectoring
  • Standards:
    • ITU-T G.9700, G.9701
    • Profile: 106MHz
  • VDSL Standards:
    • ITU-T G.993.1 VDSL
    • ITU-T G.993.2, G.997.1 VDSL2
    • Band Plan: G.998, G.997
    • Annex A, Annex B, Annex C
    • VDSL2 Profile: 8a, 8b, 8c, 8d, 12a, 12b, 17a, 35b
    • OLR, UPBO, DPBO Supported
    • US0 Supported
    • Loop Diagnostic Mode
    • DSL Forum WT-114
  • ADSL Standards: 
    • 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+
  • ATM Protocols:
    • RFC-2684/RFC-1483 Multiple Protocol over AAL5
    • RFC-2516 PPP over Ethernet
    • RFC-2364 PPP over AAL5
    • Support for RFC4638 for MTU up to 1500

Network Features

  • DSL Status Display with DrayTek Vigor routers

Management Interfaces

  • Web-Based User Interface (HTTP / HTTPS)
  • CLI ( Command Line Interface ) via Web Console, Telnet or SSH
  • Configuration Backup / Restore
  • Firmware Upgrade via Web Interface, TFTP

Router mode Firewall & NAT Features

  • DMZ Host
  • NAT Port Forwarding
  • NAT Port Redirection
  • ALG (Application Layer Gateway):  SIP, RTSP, FTP, H.323
  • VPN Pass-Through:  PPTP, L2TP, IPsec
  • Object-based IPv4 / IPv6 Firewall
  • MAC Address Filter
  • SPI ( Stateful Packet Inspection ) with FlowTrack Mechanism
  • DoS / DDoS Protection
  • IP Address Anti-spoofing
  • Bind IP to MAC Address
  • DHCP Server
  • Static Route & IP Routed Subnet
  • URL Keyword Filtering
  • Dynamic DNS
  • IGMP Proxy

Router mode WAN Protocols

  • DHCP Client
  • Static IP
  • PPPoE / PPPoA
  • PPPoE/PPPoA Relay
  • IPv6: PPP, DHCPv6, Static IPv6, TSPC, AICCU, 6rd, 6in4 Static Tunnel
  • Multi-PVC/VLAN virtual WAN interfaces for Management / IPTV services

Router mode Management Features

  • Syslog
  • SNMP v2 & v3
  • VigorACS Management
  • TR-069
  • TR-104
  • NTP Client
  • Built-in Diagnostic Function (ping, traceroute)

Operating Requirements

  • Wall Mountable
  • Operating Temperature : 0 °C ~ 45 °C
  • Storage Temperature : -25 °C ~ 70 °C
  • Humidity 10% ~ 90% (non-condensing)
  • Power Consumption: 6.6 Watt Max.
  • Dimensions:
    • Length: 181mm
    • Width: 125mm
    • Height: 40mm
  • Weight: 280g
  • Operating Power: DC 12V 1A (via external PSU, supplied)
  • Power Requirements : 220-240VAC

Box Contents

  • Vigor 166 Modem
  • Quick Start Guide
  • RJ-11 DSL Cable
  • Cat-5e RJ-45 Cable
  • Screws & wall plugs for wall mounting
  • DC 12V PSU


  • Two (2) Years RTB
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