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Netgear 3000Dv2 WiFi Cable Modem

Last Updated: Wed, 27 Aug 2014 > Related Articles

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Summary

Learn about the available ports and an explanation of the status lights on a Netgear 3000Dv2 WiFi cable modem.

Solution

 


 


Front View

  
Front View of 3000Dv2 modem
 
After the cable modem is successfully registered on the network, the POWER, DS, US, and ONLINE indicators illuminate continuously to indicate that the cable modem is online and fully operational. For more details, refer to the Modem Lights section.

Back View

 
Back View of 3000Dv2 modem

 
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.

Modem Lights

 

The modem lights indicate the current status of your WiFi cable modem. To troubleshoot any connection problems, use the table below.

Modem LightStatusProblemSolution
Power
 
Power light
OffNo Power.Verify all cable connections and try resetting the modem. If cable is OK and modem reset does not work, contact Customer Support.
Solid GreenNoneN/A

DS 

(Downstream)
 

Downstream light

 

Blinking GreenScanning for downstream channel is in progress.Verify all cable connections and try resetting the modem. If cable is OK and modem reset does not work, contact Customer Support.
Solid GreenNone. Connection from the computer to the Internet is established on one channel.N/A
Solid BlueNone. The modem is operating on more than one channel (downstream bond mode).N/A

US

(Upstream)

 
Upstream light

OffUpstream channel is inactive.Verify all cable connections and try resetting the modem. If cable is OK and modem reset does not work, contact Customer Support.
Blinking GreenScanning for upstream channel is in progress.Verify all cable connections and try resetting the modem. If cable is OK and modem reset does not work, contact Customer Support.
Solid GreenNone. Connection from the Internet to the computer is established on one channel.N/A
Solid BlueNone. The modem is operating on more than one channel (upstream bond mode).N/A

Internet

 
Internet light

OffNo connection.Verify all cable connections and try resetting the modem. If cable is OK and modem reset does not work, contact Customer Support.
Solid GreenNone. Cable WiFi modem is operational.N/A
Slow BlinkNone. Cable WiFi modem is receiving DHCP information.N/A
Fast BlinkNone. Cable WiFi modem is downloading a configuration file.N/A

LINK 1 - 4


Link1-4 button

OffNo Ethernet link detected.N/A
Blinking GreenNone. Data is flowing.N/A
Blinking AmberNone. Data is flowing.N/A
Solid GreenNone. Connected to 1000 Mbps.N/A
Solid AmberNone. Connected at 10 or 100 Mbps.N/A

WPS

 
WPS light

OffNo WiFi client associated wtih the cable modem via WPSEnable WiFi.
Blinking GreenNone. WPS is in discovery mode. (LED blinks for up to 2 minutes)N/A
Solid GreenNone. WPS configuration is successful.N/A

WLAN

 
WLAN light

OffWiFi is disabled.Enable WiFi by pressing this button for three seconds.
Blinking GreenData is flowing.N/A
Solid GreenNone. WiFi is enabled.N/A

MAC Address / WiFi Network Name and Password Label
  
MAC address, network name and password label


MAC addresses are written as 14 digits containing both letters and numbers (0-9, A-F).A MAC address is unique. The first six characters of the MAC address are unique to the manufacturer of the device.


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