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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

This device is also known as the N450.



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 powerVerify 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

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Blinking GreenScanning for downstream channelVerify 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 InternetN/A
Solid BlueNone - operating on more than one channel (downstream bond mode)N/A

US

(Upstream)

Upstream light

OffUpstream channel inactiveVerify 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 channelVerify 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 established on one channel.N/A
Solid BlueNone - operating on more than one channel (upstream bond mode)N/A

Internet

Internet light

OffNo connectionVerify 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 operationalN/A
Slow BlinkNone - cable WiFi modem receiving DHCP informationN/A
Fast BlinkNone - cable WiFi modem downloading a configuration fileN/A

LINK 1 - 4

Link1-4 button

OffNo Ethernet link detectedN/A
Blinking GreenNone. Data is flowing.N/A
Blinking AmberNone - data flowingN/A
Solid GreenNone - connected to 1000 MbpsN/A
Solid AmberNone - connected at 10 or 100 MbpsN/A

WPS

WPS light

OffNo WiFi client associated with 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 successfulN/A

WLAN

WLAN light

OffWiFi disabledEnable WiFi by pressing this button for three seconds.
Blinking GreenData flowingN/A
Solid GreenNone - WiFi enabledN/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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