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Netgear CG3000D

Last Updated: Tue, 19 Nov 2013 > Related Articles

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Summary

Learn about the available ports and the status lights on a Netgear CG3000D WiFi modem.

Solution



Front View
 

Back View
 

 
The Netgear CG3000D has the following ports available on the back of the gateway:

  • ETHERNET - Four ports connect to the Ethernet port on your computer or home network.
  • USB - Connects to selected client devices.
  • CABLE - Connects to the cable wall outlet.
  • POWER - Connects the gateway to the power adapter.
  • POWER ON / OFF - Turns the gateway on and off.

Modem Lights 
 

 

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

Modem LightStatusProblemSolution
Power
 
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)
 

 

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)

 

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

 

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

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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

Mac Address

The Netgear CG3000D comes configured with wireless security. By default, the Netgear home networking gateway supports up to 802.11n wireless standards and uses WPA / WPA2 wireless security settings. The SSID and Passphrase are printed on the label on the gateway.

  • The SSID on the gateway is the same as the last 6 characters of the Wireless MAC address.
  • The Passphrase is the same as the 9-digit serial number of the home networking gateway.

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