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Touchstone® WBM650 Wideband Modem
User’s Guide
Get ready to experience the Internet’s express lane! Whether you are checking out
streaming media, downloading new software, or checking your email, the Touchstone® WBM650 Wideband Modem brings it all to you faster and more reliably. The
high-speed, always-on connection won’t keep you waiting.
The Touchstone Wideband Modem provides an Ethernet connection for use with either a single computer or home/office LAN. Installation can be as simple as making
three connections and restarting your computer. Your cable company will provide
help with any special requirements.
Follow the links below for more information and detailed instructions.
Safety Requirements
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Installing and Connecting Your Wideband Modem
Using the Wideband Modem
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Export Regulations
This product may not be exported outside the U.S. and Canada without U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Export Administration authorization. Any export or re-export by the purchaser, directly or indirectly, in contravention of U.S. Export Administration Regulation is prohibited.
Copyright © 2006 ARRIS International, Inc. Patents pending. All rights reserved.
The information in this document is subject to change without notice. The statements, configurations, technical data, and recommendations in
this document are believed to be accurate and reliable, but are presented without express or implied warranty. Users must take full responsibility for their applications of any products specified in this document. The information in this document is proprietary to ARRIS.
ARRIS, Touchstone, and the ARRIS logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of ARRIS International, Inc. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective holders.
Release 6
Standard 1.0
June 2006
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ARRIS complies with the applicable requirements for performance, construction, labeling, and information as outlined below:
CAUTION
Risk of damage
To prevent overheating your Wideband Modem, do not block the
ventilation holes on the unit.
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Equipment should be installed near the power outlet and should be easily
accessible.
The shield of the coaxial cable must be connected to earth (grounded) at
the entrance to the building in accordance with applicable national electrical
installation codes. In the U.S., this is required by Section 820.93 of the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70. In the European Union and in certain
other countries, CATV installation equipotential bonding requirements are
specified in IEC 60728-11, Cable networks for television signals, sound signals and interactive services — Part 11: Safety. This equipment is intended
to be installed in accordance with the requirements of IEC 60728-11 for safe
operation.
If the equipment is to be installed in an area serviced by an IT power line
network, as is found in many areas of Norway, special attention should be
given that the installation is in accordance with IEC 60728-11, in particular
Annex B and Figure B.4.
Install the Wideband Modem in accordance with article 820 of the NEC and
section 54 of the CEC.
Do not use the Wideband Modem near water (i.e. wet basement, bathtub,
sink or near a swimming pool, etc.). Avoid pouring or spilling liquids on the
Wideband Modem.
Avoid using and/or connecting the Wideband Modem during an electrical
storm.
Do not locate the Wideband Modem near a heat source (i.e. heat registers,
space heaters, fireplaces, etc.).
Use only AC adapter and power cord included with the Wideband Modem.
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Install the Wideband Modem near an easily accessible AC socket-outlet.
Clean the Wideband Modem only with a dry cloth.
Markings, Symbols, and Labels
Regulatory Symbols
DOCSIS®
Modems
Euro-DOCSIS®
Modems
Japan DOCSIS
Modems
Model : WBM650B
P/N : TC00EAD650
RoHS
2002/95/EC
Rating 5 VDC, 6 A MAX, Made in China, Patents Pending,
Copyright ARRIS 2006. All rights reserved.
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MAC: 12AB34CD56EF
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Functional Indicators
Symbol
Definition
Instructions: The exclamation point within a triangle alerts you to the presence of important operating and maintenance instructions.
Alternating Current: A terminal to which or from which an alternating (sine
wave) current or voltage may be applied or supplied.
Direct Current: A terminal to which or from which a direct current or voltage
may be applied or supplied.
Radio Frequency Emissions and Immunity
United States Compliance
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and
(2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that
may cause undesired operation.
Product Safety
UL listed per UL60950.
European Compliance
This product complies with the provisions of the Electromagnetic
Compatibility (EMC) Directive (89/336/EEC), the Amending Directive (92/31/EEC), the Low Voltage Directive (73/23/EEC), and the
CE Marking Directive (93/68/EEC). As such, this product bears the
CE marking in accordance with the above applicable Directive(s).
A copy of the Declaration of Conformity may be obtained from: ARRIS International, Inc., 3871 Lakefield Drive, Suite 300, Suwanee, GA 30024.
As indicated by the symbol below, disposal of this product or battery is governed
by Directive 2002/96/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on waste
electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). WEEE could potentially prove harmful
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to the environment; as such, upon disposal of the product the Directive requires
that this product must not be disposed as unsorted municipal waste, but rather collected separately and disposed of in accordance with local WEEE ordinances.
This product complies with directive 2002/95/EC of the European Parliament and
of the Council of 27 January 2003 on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous
substances (RoHS) in electrical and electronic equipment.
Japanese Compliance
VCCI
This equipment complies with the Class B category for information technology
equipment based on the rules of Voluntary Control Council for Interference by Information Technology Equipment. When used in a residential area, radio interference may be caused. In this case, the user may be required to take appropriate
corrective actions.
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PSE
This equipment has been tested to comply with the DENAN standards. DENAN standards are IEC Standards with Japanese national differences and Electromagnetic
Interference. Testing to these standards comprise the CB report/Declaration of
Conformity that is on file with the manufacturer’s representative.
Korean Compliance
Class B Device. This device is registered for EMC requirements for residential use.
This device can be used not only in residential areas but in all other areas.
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About Your New Wideband Modem
The Touchstone WBM650 Wideband Modem has the following features:
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Speed: much faster than dialup or ISDN service, over four times faster than
standard cable modems
Compatibility: supports tiered data services (if offered by your cable
company)
What’s in the Box?
Make sure you have the following items before proceeding. Call your cable company
for assistance if anything is missing.
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Wideband Modem
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Ethernet Cable
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AC Adapter
Quick Installation Guide
End User’s License Agreement
CD-ROM
What’s on the CD?
The CD provides the following items:
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Adobe Acrobat Reader
ARRIS Contact Information
End User License Agreement
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Items You Need
If you are installing the Wideband Modem yourself, make sure you have the following items on hand before continuing:
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Coax Cable
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Wideband Modem package: see What’s in the Box? for a list of items in
the package.
Coaxial cable (coax): as shown in the picture to the left, this is a thin cable with a connector on each end. It is the same kind of wire used to connect
your television for cable TV. You can buy coax from any electronics retailer
and many discount stores; make sure it has connectors on both ends.
(There are two types of connectors, slip-on and screw-on; the screw-on
connectors are best for use with your Wideband Modem.) The coax should
be long enough to reach from your Wideband Modem to the nearest cable
outlet.
Splitter (optional): provides an extra cable connection by splitting a single
outlet into two. You may need a splitter if you have a TV already connected
to the cable outlet that you want to use. You can buy a splitter from any
electronics retailer and most discount stores; you may also need a short
piece of coaxial cable (with connectors); use it to connect the splitter to the
cable outlet and then connect the Wideband Modem and TV to the splitter.
A splitter effectively cuts the signal in half and sends each half to its two
outputs. Using several splitters in a line may slow down or stop Internet
communications, or cause snowy TV pictures.
Information packet: your cable company should furnish you with a packet
containing information about your service and how to set it up. Read this
information carefully and contact your cable company if you have any questions.
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System Requirements
The Touchstone Wideband Modem operates with most computers. The following describes requirements for each operating system; see the documentation for your
system for details on enabling and configuring networking.
To use the Wideband Modem, you need DOCSIS high-speed Internet service from
your cable company.
Windows
Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 98 SE (Second Edition), Windows ME, Windows
2000, or Windows XP
MacOS
System 7.5 to MacOS 9.2 (Open Transport recommended) or MacOS X
Linux/other Unix
Hardware drivers, TCP/IP, and DHCP must be enabled in the kernel
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About Ethernet
Ethernet is a standard method of connecting two or more computers into a Local
Area Network (LAN).
Note:
Ethernet Cable
To connect two or more computers to the Ethernet port, you need a hub
or broadband router (available at computer retailers).
The Wideband Modem package comes with a 6-foot (1.9m) straight-through Ethernet cable (the connectors look like wide telephone connectors); you can purchase
other cables if necessary at a computer retailer. If you are connecting the Wideband
Modem directly to a PC, or to an Ethernet hub or broadband router with a crossover switch, and activate the cross-over switch, ask for Category 5E (CAT5E)
straight-through cable. If you are connecting the Wideband Modem to an Ethernet
hub or broadband router without a crossover switch, ask for a Category 5E crossover cable.
For more information about connecting two or more computers, contact your cable
service provider.
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What About Security?
Having a high-speed, always-on connection to the Internet requires a certain
amount of responsibility to other Internet users—including the need to maintain a
reasonably secure system. While no system is 100% secure, you can use the following tips to enhance your system’s security:
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Keep your operating system updated with the latest security patches. Run
the system update utility at least weekly.
Keep your email program updated with the latest security patches. In addition, avoid opening email containing attachments, or opening files sent
through chat rooms, whenever possible.
Install a virus checker and keep it updated.
Avoid providing web or file-sharing services over your Wideband Modem.
Besides certain vulnerability problems, most cable companies prohibit running servers on consumer-level accounts and may suspend your account for
violating your terms of service.
Use the cable company’s mail servers for sending email.
Avoid using proxy software unless you are certain that it is not open for
abuse by other Internet users (some are shipped open by default). Criminals can take advantage of open proxies to hide their identity when breaking
into other computers or sending spam. If you have an open proxy, your cable company may suspend your account to protect the rest of the network.
If you connect your Wideband Modem to a wireless LAN, make sure you enable security and encryption on the wireless hub (for the same reason that
you should run only secured proxies). Consult the documentation and technical support of the wireless equipment provider for help.
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Wideband Modem
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Before you start, make sure that:
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You have contacted your cable company and verified that they provide data
service using ARRIS FlexPath™ technology.
You have all the Items You Need.
Cable and power outlets are available near the PC. If a cable outlet is not
conveniently located, your cable company can install a new one.
Getting Service
Before trying to use your new Wideband Modem, contact your local cable company
to establish an Internet account. When you call, have the following information
ready:
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the Wideband Modem serial numbers and MAC addresses (printed on a
sticker on the bottom of the Wideband Modem)
Note: The Wideband Modem has four separate serial numbers and MAC addresses.
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the model number of the Wideband Modem
Save this information for future use. In addition, you should ask your cable company the following questions:
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Do you have any special system requirements or files that I need to download after I am connected?
When can I start using my Wideband Modem?
Do I need a user ID or password to access the Internet or my e-mail?
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The front of the Wideband Modem has the following indicators and controls:
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Power: blinks when the Wideband Modem is setting up; on steadily when
ready for use.
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DS: blinks when connecting to the cable system; on steadily otherwise.
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US: blinks when sending data on the cable system; on steadily otherwise.
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D Online: blinks when the Wideband Modem is registering with the network;
on steadily when connected to the Internet; off when disconnected from the
Internet.
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Link: flickers when sending or receiving data to the PC over the Ethernet
connection; on steadily otherwise.
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System: on when the Wideband Modem can bridge data between the network and the attached CPE; off when the Wideband Modem is not ready to
bridge data; blinks when the Wideband Modem cannot bridge data due to a
system error.
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Rear Panel
Wideband Modem Rear Panel
A B C
Installation
The rear of the Wideband Modem has the following connectors and controls:
A
Power: plug the AC adapter in here.
B
Ethernet connector: a 10/100/1000 Base-T interface for connecting the
Wideband Modem to a PC or home network LAN. The Ethernet connector is
compatible with 1000 Mbps (Gigabit), 100 Mbps (Fast), and 10 Mbps attached CPE devices. Recommended connections are 100 Base-T or 1000
Base-T to achieve best performance.
Note: To avoid reduced data throughput performance, do not connect the
Wideband Modem to a 10 Mbps device. Certain routers or wireless devices
may also reduce performance.
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Reset button: resets the Wideband Modem as if you disconnected power.
Use a pointed non-metallic object to press this button.
D Cable: plug the coax cable in here.
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Mounting the Wideband Modem
You can either mount the Wideband Modem on a wall or place it on a desktop. For
wall-mount applications, you can mount the Wideband Modem with the indicators
facing upward (vertical) or to the side (horizontal).
Tools and Materials
For wall-mounted installations, make sure you have the following tools and materials before proceeding:
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screwdriver (flat-blade or Phillips, depending on what kind of screws you
use)
wall-mount template (included with the Wideband Modem Quick Installation
Guide)
transparent tape (for temporarily securing the mounting template to the
wall)
for mounting on plywood or studs: two #6 (or #8) x 38.1 mm (1.5 inches)
self tapping screws; the head diameter should be approximately 6 mm
(0.25 inches)
for mounting on drywall: two 1.5 inch (35mm or 40mm) anchor bolts
Location
Always position the Wideband Modem:
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within 1.3 m (4 feet) of an AC outlet. The power cord must reach the outlet
without stretching and without adding extension cords.
near a cable outlet (to avoid long cable runs).
When mounting the Wideband Modem on drywall, try to position the
Wideband Modem so at least one of the screws are fastened to a stud.
This may prevent the Wideband Modem from pulling out of the wall in
the future.
To prevent overheating your Wideband Modem, do not block the ventilation holes on the sides of the unit.
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Instructions
Wall-mounting instructions
Step 1
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Step 4
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Position the mounting template on the surface where you intend to mount
the Wideband Modem and secure in place with transparent tape.
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Drill holes through the template in the specified locations for the mounting
screws. After drilling holes, remove the template from the surface.
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Drive both of the screws (or anchor bolts) into the wall. Leave a gap of about
6 mm (0.250 inches) between the screw head and the wall.
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Orient the Wideband Modem with the indicator lights facing up. Slip both
mounting slots (in the back of the Wideband Modem) over the screws, then
slide the case down until the narrow end of the keyhole slot contacts the
screw shaft.
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Proceed to Connecting the Wideband Modem.
Desktop mounting instructions
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Position the Wideband Modem so that:
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Proceed to Connecting the Wideband Modem.
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air flows freely around it
the back faces the nearest wall
it will not fall to the floor if bumped or moved
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Connecting the Wideband Modem
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Connect one end of the coaxial cable to the cable outlet or splitter, and the
other end to the Wideband Modem’s Cable connector. Tighten the connections by hand.
Note: Improperly tightened coaxial cable connectors can cause data errors,
making your connection slower.
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Power
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Ethernet
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Reset button
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Cable
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Insert the plug from the AC adapter into the Power connector on the Wideband Modem.
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Insert the power cord into a convenient AC outlet.
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Connect one end of the Ethernet cable to the port on the back of the Wideband Modem labeled “Ethernet,” and the other end to the Ethernet port on
a computer, hub, or broadband router. Recommended connections are
100 Base-T or 1000 Base-T to achieve best performance.
The Power light on the front of the Wideband Modem should light up, then
start flashing. See Troubleshooting if the Power light does not turn on.
Note: If you are connecting to a computer, use the Ethernet cable included
in the Wideband Modem package unless it is too short. Longer Ethernet cables are available from any computer retailer. To avoid reduced data
throughput performance, do not connect the Wideband Modem to a 10 Mbps
device.
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Using the Wideband Modem
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This chapter describes the controls and features available on the Touchstone Wideband Modem, and covers basic troubleshooting procedures.
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Setting up Your Computer to Use the Wideband Modem
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Using the Reset Button
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Indicator Lights
Setting up Your Computer to Use the Wideband Modem
Follow the instructions in the information packet supplied by your cable company.
Contact your cable company if you need help setting up your computer.
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The Touchstone Wideband Modem has six lights to assist in troubleshooting.
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Patterns: Normal Operation
The following table shows indicator light patterns during normal operation. An x indicates that the particular light is not important for determining the state.
Name
(A)
Power
(B)
DS
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US
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Online
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Link
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System
Description
Off
Off
Off
Off
Off
Off
No power to Wideband Modem
On
On
On
On
Off
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No data to/from the cable interface
On
On
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Blink
On
Data activity on the cable interface
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On
On
Off
On
Ethernet link disconnected (i.e. equipment is disconnected or powered off)
On
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On
Blink
On
Ethernet data activity with connected
equipment
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Off
The Wideband Modem is not ready to
bridge data between the Ethernet and
cable system
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Blink
The Wideband Modem cannot bridge
data between the Ethernet and cable
system due to a system error
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LED Indicators: Startup Sequence
The following table shows the Wideband Modem light patterns during each phase
of the startup sequence. An x indicates that the light is not important for determining the state.
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US
Online
Link
System
Description
Off
Off
Off
Off
Off
Off
No power to Wideband Modem
On
Off
Off
Off
Off
Blink
Power-on Self Test
Blink
Off
Off
Off
Off
Blink
Self Test failed
On
Blink
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Blink
Scanning for downstream RF carrier
On
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Blink
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Blink
Initial ranging in progress
On
On
On
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Blink
Obtaining data IP address (DHCP)
On
On
On
Blink
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Blink
Downloading data configuration (TFTP)
On
On
On
On
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On
Data registration complete
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Using the Reset Button
Use the Reset button, on the back of the Wideband Modem, to reset the modem
as if you disconnected power. You may need to reset the Wideband Modem if you
are having problems connecting to the Internet.
Reset button
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Use a pointed non-metallic object to press this button. The photo to the left shows
the location of the Reset button.
The Reset button is recessed to prevent accidental resets.
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Problems and Solutions
The Wideband Modem is plugged in, but the Power light is off.
Check all power connections. Is the AC adapter plugged in firmly at both
ends?
If you plugged the AC adapter into a power strip, make sure the strip is
switched on.
Avoid using an outlet controlled by a wall switch, if possible.
Finally, check the fuse or circuit breaker panel.
I’m not getting on the Internet.
It may take up to 30 minutes to establish a connection the first time you
power up your Wideband Modem, especially when a lot of people are online.
Always leave your Wideband Modem plugged in and connected; use the
Standby button to disconnect your PC from the Internet.
Check the front panel lights:
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The Power and Online lights should be on.
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The DS and US lights should be on.
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The Link light should be either on or blinking.
The System light should be on.
If the Power light blinks for more than 30 minutes, call your cable
company for assistance.
Check your cable connections. Connectors should be finger-tight. The coax
cable should not be pinched, kinked, or bent sharply—any of these can
cause a break or short in the cable (you may have to replace the cable). If
you have one or more splitters between the Wideband Modem and CATV
outlet, remove the splitters and connect the Wideband Modem directly to
the outlet.
Proceed to the next page if necessary.
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I’m not getting on the Internet.
If you are using a hub, is the hub turned on? If you have connected the PC
or Wideband Modem to the crossover port on a hub, toggle the crossover
switch.
Are you using the right type of Ethernet cable? (Straight cable for direct connection to a PC, cross-over cable for connection to a hub.)
Press the Reset button on the back of the Wideband Modem.
I can get on the Internet, but everything is slow.
If the Web site you are visiting is very popular, that site may be having trouble servicing all the requests. If other sites download quickly, wait for a few
minutes and try again. Usage during peak hours may also affect the connection speed.
If your Wideband Modem is connected to a LAN (Local Area Network), either
directly or through a firewall, other communications on the LAN may slow
down your connection. Some broadband routers or wireless hubs may not
support the high speeds possible with the Wideband Modem. Connecting the
Wideband Modem to 10Base-T devices may limit connection speeds as well.
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The following is a list of common cable and networking terms.
Terms and Abbreviations
Category 5 (Cat5E)
A high-quality type of cable, used for Fast Ethernet (100BaseT) or Gigabit
Ethernet (1000BaseT) connections. When purchasing Ethernet cables,
always look for Category 5E cable.
Coaxial cable (coax)
A thin wire, used to connect your television and Wideband Modem to the
cable TV system. You can buy coax from any electronics retailer and many
discount stores.
Cross-over
An Ethernet cable used to connect two hubs (or a hub and the Wideband
Modem) together. Also, some Ethernet hubs may have built-in cross-over
on one or more ports (which eliminates the need for a cross-over cable).
DHCP
DNS
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol. An IP protocol used to provide an IP
address and location of services (such as DNS and TFTP) needed by a
device connecting to the network. DHCP allows the cable company to configure your computer’s networking software for you.
Domain Name Service (Server). An IP service that associates a domain
name (such as www.example.com) with an IP address.
Downstream
In an HFC network, the direction from the head-end to the subscriber.
Some older cable documentation may refer to this as the forward path.
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DOCSIS
Data Over Cable System Interface Specification. The interoperability standards used for data communications equipment on an HFC network.
Ethernet
A standard method of connecting two or more computers into a Local Area
Network (LAN).
Euro-DOCSIS
The European version of DOCSIS.
Event
An informational message used for monitoring network status.
F-connector
The type of connector used on coaxial cable. There are two common types
of F-connector, slip-on and screw-on. Use coax with screw-on connectors
for connecting your Wideband Modem.
Gateway
The device, usually a router, that connects devices on a given IP subnet to
other IP subnets.
Headend
The “central office” in an HFC network. The headend houses both video and
data equipment. In larger cable networks, a “master” headend often feeds
several “remote” headends to provide distributed services.
HTTP
Hub
HyperText Transfer Protocol.
A box with several Ethernet connectors. Ethernet hubs provide a common
point of contact for all connected devices.
IP address
A number assigned to your computer by your cable company, used to identify your computer to other systems on the Internet.
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LAN
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Glossary
Integrated Services Digital Network. A digital telephony standard that provides communication speeds about twice as fast as standard dialup.
Local Area Network. A network that allows computers in a single location
(such as a building) to communicate with one another.
MAC address
A number that uniquely identifies any device connected to a network. Your
cable company uses your Wideband Modem’s MAC address to authorize
access to the Internet. The MAC address is printed on a label on the bottom of your Wideband Modem.
Protocol
A set of rules and formats that determines the communication behavior of
network entities at a given layer.
Proxy
RF
RJ-11
RJ-45
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A device or program that stands in between a server (for example, a web
site) and a client (your browser), providing a way to relieve some of the
burden from the server. For example, your cable company may have a web
proxy that keeps copies of popular web pages; the proxy can send you
those pages instead of fetching them directly from the web site, resulting
in faster page loading and less network congestion.
Abbreviation for Radio Frequency. Some literature refers to coax as “RF
cable” and the connectors as “RF connectors.”
A standard 4-pin modular connector, commonly used in North America for
connecting telephones.
A standard 6-pin modular connector, commonly used on Ethernet cable. An
RJ-45 connector looks like a wide RJ-11 (telephone) connector.
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Glossary
Restriction of Hazardous Substances. Refers to items governed by Directive 2002/
95/EC of the European Parliament.
Splitter
A small box with three cable connectors: one input and two outputs. You
may need a splitter if you have a TV already connected to the cable outlet
that you want to use for your Wideband Modem. You can buy a splitter
from any electronics retailer and most discount stores.
Switched outlet
A power outlet that may be turned on and off using a wall switch. Usually
intended for lamps. Avoid plugging your computer or Wideband Modem
into a switched outlet to avoid disruptions.
TCP/IP
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol. The protocols used to
facilitate communications across one or more connected networks.
Upstream
The path from a subscriber device to the headend. Some older cable documentation may refer to this as the return path or reverse path.
WEEE
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Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment. Refers to items governed by
Directive 2002/96/EC of the European Parliament and of the WEEE Council.
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