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Learn about the available ports and an explanation of the status lights on a Netgear 3000Dv2 WiFi cable modem.
This device is also known as the N450.
For installation instructions, refer to the following articles.
After the device is successfully registered on the network, the POWER, DS, US, and ONLINE indicators illuminate continuously to indicate that it is online and fully operational. For more details, refer to the Modem Lights section.
The Netgear 3000Dv2 has the following ports available on the back of the WiFi modem:
- GE 1-4 (Gigabit Ethernet 1-4 also known as LAN 1-4) - Four 10/100/1000 auto-sensing RJ-45 ports. Connect devices on your LAN (Local Area Network) such as a computer, hub or switch to these ports.
- USB - Connects to the USB port on your computer.
- RESET - Use this button in the unlikely event that you want to restore the default factory settings. This button is recessed to prevent accidental resets of your WiFi modem. See Netgear's support article for steps on how to reset your device to factory settings.
- CABLE - Connect your coaxial cable line to this port.
- AC IN - Connect the supplied power cord to this port.
|Power||Off||No power||Verify all cable connections and try resetting the modem. If cable is OK and modem reset does not work, contact Customer Support.|
|Blinking Green||Scanning for downstream channel||Verify all cable connections and try resetting the modem. If cable is OK and modem reset does not work, contact Customer Support.|
|Solid Green||None - connection from the computer to the Internet||N/A|
|Solid Blue||None - operating on more than one channel (downstream bond mode)||N/A|
|Off||Upstream channel inactive||Verify all cable connections and try resetting the modem. If cable is OK and modem reset does not work, contact Customer Support.|
|Blinking Green||Scanning for upstream channel|
|Solid Green||None - connection from the Internet to the computer established on one channel.||N/A|
|Solid Blue||None - operating on more than one channel (upstream bond mode)||N/A|
|Solid Green||None - cable WiFi modem operational||N/A|
|Slow Blink||None - cable WiFi modem receiving DHCP information||N/A|
|Fast Blink||None - cable WiFi modem downloading a configuration file||N/A|
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|Off||No Ethernet link detected||N/A|
|Blinking Green||None. Data is flowing.||N/A|
|Blinking Amber||None - data flowing||N/A|
|Solid Green||None - connected to 1000 Mbps||N/A|
|Solid Amber||None - connected at 10 or 100 Mbps||N/A|
|Off||No WiFi client associated with the cable modem via WPS||Enable WiFi.|
|Blinking Green||None - WPS is in discovery mode, (LED blinks for up to 2 minutes)||N/A|
|Solid Green||None - WPS configuration successful||N/A|
|Off||WiFi disabled||Enable WiFi by pressing this button for three seconds.|
|Blinking Green||Data flowing||N/A|
|Solid Green||None - WiFi enabled||N/A|