Hardware Information - Motorola SB5100 Internet Modem

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Learn about the hardware features, specifications and about what the light sequence means on the Motorola SB5100 Internet modem. On this page, you will find information that will help familiarize you with your Motorola SB5100 Internet modem.

 

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Motorola SB5100 Internet modem - front view

Learn what the various light sequences mean on the front of the Motorola SB5100 Internet modem.

 

Motorola SB5100 Internet Modem

Power

Solid Green Light: the unit is receiving power.
Flashing Light: startup diagnostics are in progress

Receive

Solid Green Light: the downstream channel is connected.
Flashing Light: the modem is scanning for a downstream connection

Send

Solid Green Light: the upstream channel is connected.

Flashing Light: the modem is scanning for an upstream connection.

Online

Solid Green Light: the modem is online.
Flashing Light: the modem is scanning for network connectivity.

PC/Activity


Amber Light: Indicates the modem detects that it is physically connected to another device.

Flashing Light: the modem is transmitting or receiving data (this is normal)

Standby

Off: normal operation

Solid Green Light: the "Standby" button (located at the top of the modem) has been pressed and Standby mode is enabled. All other lights will be off in Standby mode and you will not be able to surf the Internet. Press the Standby button to disable Standby mode.

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Motorola SB5100 Internet modem - rear view

Here are some additional details and connection features of the Motorola SB5100 Internet modem.

Rear View
Motorola SB5100 Internet modem - rear view
EthernetConnects the modem to an Ethernet equipped computer or third party device (router, Ethernet hub, etc.)
USBConnects the modem to USB equipped computers (not supported)
CableConnects the modem to the cable outlet using a coaxial cable
+12VDCConnects modem to the power supply

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Details/Specifications

Here are some additional details for the Motorola SB5100 Internet modem.

 

Details/Specifications
Docsis2.0
WiFiNo
Ethernet10/100 Mbps
Maximum Download SpeedSupports Shaw Internet download speeds up to 25Mbps (depending on your Internet subscription)

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