Shell Fire VPN + Shellfire box review

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Shell Fire VPN & Shellfire Box

5.66 USD







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  • Shellfire Box allows very easy connection of all devices with one VPN
  • Good value for money
  • Everything in German
  • Bank debit also possible in Germany
  • Free fare available


  • Optimization requirements for the functions
  • German provider - but denies to pass on data in government inquiries (because he saves nothing)
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Tariff (1 month) 11.95 USD
Tariff (12 months) 90.95 USD (per month 7.58 USD)
Tariff (24 months) 135.95 USD (per month 5.66 USD)
test options Limited free trial period (without payment)

VPN-Makers (hopefully) put much emphasis on the safety of their users. Shell Fire VPN goes one step further and has developed an extra tool for the comfort of its users. We have the Shellfire Box and of course the associated Shellfire VPN looked closer. What's up with the little "miracle thing" - and would it be something for you?

Why complicated when it just works? This applies to many things in life and also - or especially - for VPNs. Especially laymen want an uncomplicated handling, in order to protect their privacy optimally. At this request, Shellfire has responded with the development of a small WLAN box. The Shellfire Box is a really simple tool to automatically create a PPTP VPNConnection. So you can almost with the touch of a button your entire apartment or all your devices with the Shellfire VPN to secure. For this server you are then available in 29 countries and even a free tariff. But more on that later.

The Shellfire Box protected your privacy at the touch of a button

So uninspiring, so ingenious: The Shellfire Box is actually nothing more than a simple WLan router in mini-format, which scores through easy operation. You just select your server and you will be in no time with the VPN connected and online. Well, that would work without the box.

Shell Fire VPN WiFi box

Really all devices can use the Shellfire VPN get connected!

But on top of that, you really have to clean up all your devices with the Shellfire VPN You can also connect TV sets, AppleTV, games consoles, etc. These can not be otherwise with one VPN connect. So really handy and not expensive: The Shellfire box costs around 25, - Euro. However, you can only use Shellfire VPN be used. Alternatively, of course, there is the possibility that VPN even connect to a router and build a home network. Find out more in our guide: WiFi router with VPN use!

A few minutes and the Shellfire Box is ready to go

Of course this is a bit more complex and does not work with everyone VPN Providers. The shellfire VPN Box, however, is already configured in advance for you and is from the 1. Seconds encrypted authenticated. As a protocol, the box uses OpenVPN and thus guarantees your protection against data retention and manipulation by third parties. Your IP address will always be anonymous. As for range, you can use the Shellfire VPN Box cover an apartment with up to 100 m2. All devices connected to the WLan will be automatically connected to the VPN connected! So you can, for example, with your SmartTV georestrictions of z. Netflix, Sky, Amazon Video, etc., and stream foreign content that would otherwise be blocked.

Shell Fire VPN: small functionality

The Shellfire Box is one thing. Of course it also needs the right one VPN, And, that's our Shellfire VPN Testing is a good, if not outstanding, solution. The service is available for various devices - such as Windows, Android, iOS or Mac. The apps are fine in the application, but offer only a small range of functions and has potential for optimization. For example, no kill switch or malware blocker is available. Which of course is not surprising, because behind Shellfire VPN is a rather small team from Germany and not a giant group. So yes, the development of the box was not completely self-financed, but helped via crowdfunding (good idea!

German provider - German legislation

As already mentioned Shellfire comes from Germany. This means that the provider is of course subject to German legislation and would have to provide information on inquiries from authorities. If he had data to pass on - that denies ShellfireVPN but. According to their statement, absolutely nothing is logged on the servers and so there is nothing Shellfire does VPN could pass on. The transfer of data also takes place via OpenVPN instead, which is very safe. Nevertheless, we would not rely on you to remain completely anonymous. File sharing and torrent should not be done with Shellfire VPN use. Otherwise, warnings could threaten. As far as streaming is concerned, this is allowed and possible (as opposed to file sharing) on ​​all available servers.
Shell Fire VPN Operation

Average speed, but sufficient

The speed of the VPNs were mediocre in our test with 80% of the maximum available bandwidth. This is partly due to the OpenVPN On the other hand, Shellfire also seems to have speed limits on its own servers. Especially in the premium rate, these restrictions should not be noticed.

Shell Fire VPN & Shellfire Box prices

You can buy the Shellfire Box, but you do not have to. It is also possible only Shellfire VPN to use. The box, however, you can only with Shellfire VPN use. The purchase of both in combination is therefore already worth considering and in total also cheaper.
Tariffs without box:
  • 1 month: € 10,95 per month
  • 12 months: € 6,66 per month (€ 79,95 per year) - 38% savings
  • 24 months: € 4,95 per month (€ 118,90 every 2 years) - 55% savings
Tariffs with box:
  • Box incl. 1 year VPN: € 99,95
  • Box incl. 2 years VPN: € 138,90

Shell Fire VPN use for free:

  • 128 bit encryption
  • Speeds up to max. 1.000 kbit / sec
  • Unlimited traffic
  • Servers in 2 countries (Germany, USA)

Shell Fire VPN Test report conclusion

Shellfire with its Shellfire Box for all users an essential step for the simple and cross-device use of a VPNs set throughout the household. A great idea! In addition, the associated Shellfire VPN inexpensive and easy to use, a great way to query foreign content. A downside is of course the company location Germany. By law, Shellfire is obliged to disclose data (warnings!). However, the provider claims to collect these data not at all by his users and so definitely not to be able to pass. Also at the functions Shellfire can still work safely. But in sum, both are VPN Service as well as the box thoroughly recommended.

Created on:09/15/2019

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