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Netgear C6220

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Modem Information

DOCSIS 3.0 Dual Band WiFi 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.

What does this mean?DOCSIS 3.0 has a maximum speed of 100mb on the Cox network.

Highest Service Level

Preferred 100

   

Front View

front

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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. For more details, refer to the Modem Lights section.

     

Back View

back view

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The gateway includes the following connection ports:

  • 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 the WiFi modem. See Netgear's support article for steps on how to reset the device to factory settings.
  • USB 2.0 Port - Connects to the USB port on your computer.
  • LED On / Off - Use this switch to power the LED on or off.
  • Ethernet ports - Two ethernet ports to connect devices such as a computer.
  • Coax / WAN - Connect your coaxial cable line to this port.
  • AC IN - Connect the supplied power cord to this port.
  • Power On / Off - Use this button to power the device on and off.
     

MAC Address

Product Label

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The information below is usually found on a sticker located on the bottom of the gateway.

  • The S/N is the serial number.
  • The CM MAC is the MAC address.

Troubleshooting


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

Modem Light Status Problem

WPS button with LED
 

WPS light

Off No WiFi client associated with the cable modem via WPS
Blinking Green The device is attempting to connect with a network.
Solid Green None - WPS configuration successful
WiFi On / Off button with LED
 
WiFi light
Off WiFi radios are turned off and you cannot use WiFi to connect to the modem router
Solid Green None - WiFi enabled

Power
 

Power light

Off No power
Solid Green None
Solid Red Power is cut off due to a thermal error caused by heat.

Downstream 
 

downstream light

Blinking Green Scanning for downstream channel
Solid Green None - connection from the computer to the Internet established on one or more channels.
Off No downstream channel is locked.

Upstream
 

upstream light

Off Upstream channel inactive
Blinking Green Scanning for upstream channel
Solid Green None - connection from the Internet to the computer established on one or more channels.

Internet
 

Internet light

Off No connection
Solid Green None - WiFi modem operational
Blinking None - The modem router is synchronizing with the cable provider’s cable modem termination system (CMTS).

2.4 GHz
 

2.4 Ghz Light

Solid Green None - WiFi enabled at the 2.4 GHz frequency
Blinking There is WiFi traffic on the 2.4 GHz band.
Off WiFi radio disabled or not plugged in

5 GHz
 

5 Ghz light

Solid Green None - WiFi enabled at the 5 GHz frequency
Blinking There is WiFi traffic on the 5 GHz band.
Off WiFi radio disabled or not plugged in

Ethernet
 
Ethernet light

Off A device is not connected to the Ethernet port on the back.
Solid Green None - A device is connected to the Ethernet port on the back.
Blinking The Ethernet port is sending or receiving traffic.

USB
 
USB light

Off Connect a device to the USB port to back of the device.
Solid Green None - A device is connected to the USB port on the back.

Manufacturer Resources

For more detailed technical information use the resources below.

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