- Front Panel Lights / Function
Key Item Function 1 Power The Power light displays the Modem's current status. If the Power light glows steadily green, the Modem is receiving power and fully operational. When the Power light is rapidly flashing, the Modem is initializing. If the Power light glows red when the Power cord is plugged in, the Modem has suffered a critical error and technical support should be contacted. 2 DSL The DSL light illuminates when the Modem is connected to a DSL line and the unit is able to synchronize to the DSL signal from the ISP. When it flashes, the Modem's built-in DSL modem is training for the DSL service. 3 Internet When the Internet light glows steadily, the Modem is connected to the DSL provider. A red light indicates some sort of PPPoE issue (ie: authentication). 4 Ethernet x4 The Ethernet lights illuminate when the Modem is connected to a computer via each yellow Ethernet port. 5 Wireless The Wireless light illuminates when the Modem’s wireless radio is turned on. 6 WPS Depressing the WPS button allows to easily connect a wireless device to your wireless network.
- Rear Panel Function
Key Item Function 1 Phone The Phone port is used to connect the modem to a DSL connection. 2 Ethernet x4 Ethernet 10/100 Base-T RJ-45 ports, connects to the network card in your computers. 3 Reset Reset button, used to restore modem to factory. 4 USB Not used. 5 Power DC power adapter connector. 6 Switch Toggle switch to turn power on and off.
- Finding the Mac Address
You can find the MAC address on a sticker on the bottom of the unit.