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Arris / Surfboard SB6180

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Modem Information

DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem

8x4 channel bonding with speeds of up to 150 Mbps on a wired connection

Cox recommends a DOCSIS 3.0 16x4 or higher device for optimal Internet performance.

Highest Service Level

Preferred 100

   

Front View

Front View of the modem and lights

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  • The highest service level is based on wired connectivity speeds.
  • After the cable modem is successfully registered on the network, the POWER, RECEIVE, SEND, and ONLINE indicators illuminate continuously to indicate that the cable modem is online and fully operational.

 

     

Back View

Back View of the modem

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 The ARRIS / Surfboard SB6180 has the following ports available on the back of the modem.

  • ETHERNET - Connects to the Ethernet port on your computer
  • CABLE - Connects to the cable wall outlet
  • POWER - Connects the cable modem to the power adapter
     

MAC Address

MAC sticker

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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.

Troubleshooting

Modem lights


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

Modem Light Status Problem
POWER
 
Power
Off No power - Verify all cable connections and try resetting the modem.
Solid Green None
RECEIVE

receive
Flashing Scanning for downstream - Verify all cable connections and try resetting the modem.
Solid Green None - connection from the computer to the Internet established on one channel
Solid Blue None - operating on more than one channel (downstream bond mode)
SEND
 
Send
Off Upstream channel inactive - Verify all cable connections and try resetting the modem.
Flashing Scanning for upstream channel - Verify all cable connections and try resetting the modem.
Solid Green None - connection from the Internet to the computer established on one channel
Solid Blue None - operating on more than one channel (upstream bond mode)
ONLINE
 
Online
Off No connection - Verify all cable connections and try resetting the modem.
Solid Green None - operational
Flashing None - scanning for configuration parameters
LINK
 
Link
Off No devices connected - Verify all cable connections and try resetting the modem.
Flashing None - a single device connected to the Ethernet port and data is being transferred between the computer and the cable modem
Solid Blue None - connected to 1000 Mbps
Solid Amber None - connected at 10 or 100 Mbps

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