How to factory reset FreeStation 5 router – Default Login & Password

The ARC Wireless FreeStation 5 router has 300mbps WiFi, 2 100mbps ETH-ports and 0 USB-ports.
It is also known as the ARC Wireless ARCFlex 5GHz 300Mbps MIMO CPE. It also supports custom firmwares like: OpenWrt, LEDE Project
How to factory reset FreeStation 5 - Default Login & Password

FreeStation 5 default Password , Login & Gateway settings :

Default Gateway IP:
ARC Wireless login instructions
Default username: admin
Default password: admin
Default subnet mask:
Default DNS server:

How to factory reset (hard reset) FreeStation 5 :

You can factory reset your ARC Wireless FreeStation 5 in the following way(s)
1. When the router is on, press the button reset and hold for 30 seconds.
2. While holding down the button reset, turn off the power of the router and hold down the button reset for 30 seconds
3. While holding down the button reset, turn on the power to the unit again and hold for another 30 seconds

FreeStation 5 router specifications :

System specs
CPU: 320 MHz
RAM: 32 MiB
Flash: 8 MiB
Custom firmwares: OpenWrt, LEDE Project
WiFi: 300mbps (abgn)
WiFi bands
2.4GHz & 5GHz
WiFi throughput: n/a
2 x 100mbps ports
USB-ports: 0
FreeStation 5 Firmwares
Staying up to date with the latest firmware is a good idea to keep your router even more
from various security flaws.
If you want to squeeze a little bit of extra functionality out of your router, consider
an open-source firmware like dd-wrt, openWRT or LEDE. Flashing a custom ROM can greatly
the stability and functionality of your old router.
Following are the firmwares that we have identified existing for the ARC Wireless FreeStation 5
Flashing OpenWrt on the ARC Wireless FreeStation 5
The ARC Wireless FreeStation 5 is supported by OpenWrt according to their Table of
Hardware. So
flashing OpenWrt onto it should be quite straigthforward.
We couldn’t find any specific instructions for flashin OpenWrt on the ARC Wireless
FreeStation 5, but since it’s listed in their Table of Hardware as supported, you can
over to the
OpenWrt install instructions and read on there.
Note: Flashing custom firmwares is always on you’re on own risk. Make sure to
read OpenWrt’s wikis to understand the risks and how to proceed if something goes
Flashing LEDE Project on the FreeStation 5
The ARC Wireless FreeStation 5 is also supported by the LEDE Project.
To install LEDE aquire the correct firmware from their
Firmware downloads page and
then follow the instructions on their
Quick Start Guide
Note: Make sure to read the LEDE wikis carefully before flashing.