Motorola MG7540



Modem Information

DOCSIS 3.0 Dual Band WiFi Modem

16x4 channel bonding

Compatible with future speed increases

Highest Service Level



Front View

MG7540 Front

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After the cable modem is successfully registered on the network, the Power and Online indicators illuminate continuously to indicate that the modem is online and fully operational. This may take up to 15 minutes.


Back View

MG7540 Back

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The Motorola MG7540 has the following ports available on the back of the modem.

  • Ethernet - Provides internet access to a single device. Only one port is active at a time.
  • WLAN / WPS - This is the WiFi on / off button.
  • 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 modem.
  • Coax - Connect your coaxial cable line to this port.
  • On / off button - Use this button to turn the modem on or off.
  • Power - Connect the supplied power cord between the power jack and an electrical outlet.

MAC Address

Motorola MG7540 MAC Address Label

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MAC addresses are written as 12 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.


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

Modem Light Status Problem

Power light
Off No Power. Verify all cable connections and try resetting the modem.
Solid None. Device is powered on.


Downstream light

Flashing Green Scanning for DS channel.
Solid Green Connected to one downstream channel.
Flashing Blue Negotiating bonded channel(s).
Solid Blue Bonded with two or more channels.


Upstream light

Flashing Green Ranging in process.
Solid Green Connected on one downstream channel.
Flashing Blue Negotiating bonded channel(s).
Solid Blue Bonded with two or more channels.
Off Upstream not connected.

Online light
Flashing Green Trying to connect online.
Solid Green Online.
Off Offline.
2.4 GHz WLAN

2.4 GHz WLAN light
On None. Battery good or low.
Flashing Battery is bad.
Off Battery not installed.

5 GHz WLAN light
Flashing Green Data is flowing.
Solid Green WiFi is enabled.
Off WiFi is not enabled.

WPS light
Flashing Green WPS is in discovery mode.
Solid Green Light will remain solid when WPS configuration is successful.

Manufacturer Resources

For more detailed technical information on the MG7540, use the resources below.

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