Motorola SURFboard SB5101U USB Cable Modem

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Motorola SURFboard SB5101U USB Cable Modem

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Enjoy quick and easy web surfing with the Motorola USB Cable Modem, which offers high speed data service. It features front panel LEDs indicate current modem status, so you'll always be up to date on your connection. The SURFboard Cable Modem does not require phone lines or dialing up, and can be easily set up via USB or Ethernet. This Motorola Cable Modem uses SNMP and TFTP to allow remote configuration and monitoring from the head end. You can download video with incredible speeds and play online games faster than ever before with this Motorola SB5101U USB Cable Modem. It uses a small power supply, which reduces your environmental impact. Made from recycled products, this SURFboard Cable Modem is environmental friendly.

Motorola SURFboard SB5101U USB Cable Modem:
  • Easy installation and use
  • Serves Standard Internet Software
  • Available with multi-language user guide to serve all
  • DOCSIS/EuroDOCSIS 2.0 certified
  • Share compatibility with Windows, Macintosh and Unix computers
  • Supports approx 63 computers on single Internet connection
  • Download speeds up to 38 Mbps
  • Set up via Ethernet or USB
  • Access to real time on-line gaming
  • Motorola SB5101U USB Cable Modem is compatible with major U.S. cable companies
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    Battery Type: Does Not Contain a Battery
    Model No.: 567005-005-00
    Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.6
    Product in Inches (L x W x H): 10.75 x 6.75 x 3.0
    Walmart No.: 550495596

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    Rated 4.6 out of 5★by 366reviewers.
    Rated 4 out of 5★by Good Economical Cable Modem Time Warner Cable decided to start charging a monthly fee for use of their cable modems. At the same time, they provided a list of acceptable user-purchased substitutes for their leased equipment.The Motorola SB5101U turned out to be the cheapest one on the list of nine (9) modems for their "Life, Basic, and Standard" broadband customers. It's a tower unit, unlike the flat one from TWC it replaced, so takes up less shelf space under my computer desk. It has a series of green status lights that come on in sequence starting from the top, like the Christmas tree at a drag strip, as each step of the connection between the modem and host server is successfully completed. I just checked data transmission speed on “” and got 15.92 mbps download / 0.94 mbps upload (TWC will tell you to expect 10.0/1.0 for the plan I’m on).Overall, I think I wound up with just the right box. Should pay for itself in about a year. Should work with other broadband providers, too, if I move. 12/16/2012
    Rated 1 out of 5★by out-of-date Don't buy these DOCSIS 2.0 modems as they are severely out-of-date!!The current standard is DOCSIS 3.0 for cable modems. 06/12/2011
    Rated 5 out of 5★by Easy to hook up this modem was easy to hook up. Then one call to Time Warner, give them the information they needed and it was up and running. it took longer to talk to somebody at Time Warner than it did To hook up the modem 11/18/2012
    Rated 5 out of 5★by super product at good price If you plan to turn on your internet with comcast, I strongly suggest you to purchase this surfboard, first you don't have to pay rental fee with comcast, second it is so easy to set up, just plug the cable to one port and the other to computer and give comcast a call to activate your modem, you save money to do it yourself without technician comes to your house to set it up for you, and you save a bundle for set up fee. 09/15/2010
    Rated 5 out of 5★by Save cable box cost It was very easy to set up the modem, save $7.00 a month from cable bill. Then the old router was disconnecting so replaced that as well with a Linkeys E1000wireless and that was just as easy. Other than chasing down the wires for all the computers and equipment, it was easy, did not requirer and phone calls to customer service!!! 03/07/2011
    Rated 5 out of 5★by A very good cable modem that does it's job. The modem is very easy to setup. Follow the quick set-up steps and that's it. If you are replacing another modem with this one, be sure to call your Provider and give them the S/N and the MAC numbers. These numbers are used to tell the cable company what your modem address is. It's like the Post Office, without an address on your house/mail box the Post Office doesn't know where to drop your mail. Without the S/N and MAC numbers the data stream from the Provider doesn't know where to drop your data. These numbers are located on the bottom of the modem on the white tag with the bar codes and are very small. Make sure you are certain of the letters and numbers or your modem will not work properly. The modem is a very simple piece of hardware. It either works or it doesn't. There are no option or replaceable pieces. I rated the value with four (4) stars because in today's world these things should be sold for no more than $25.00. This is not new technology and there isn't a lot of upgrading to do. Just like computers, the price for modems should be low. The modem comes with all the cords/cables you'll need to connect it to your computer/router. 10/23/2011
    Rated 5 out of 5★by Excellent product Was going from DSL internet connection to cable internet. Selected this product because my son already has cable internet and purchased this modem. Why pay "rent" to your cable company for a modem. 11/22/2013
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