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ARRIS / Motorola SBG6782

Last Updated: Mon, 05 Jan 2015 > Related Articles

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Summary

Learn about the available ports and an explanation of the status lights on an ARRIS / Motorola Surfboard SBG6782 WiFi cable modem.

Solution



Front View

Below, you will learn about the available ports and an explanation of the status lights on a ARRIS / Motorola Surfboard SBG6782 or SBG6782-AC WiFi cable modem.


Front View of SBG6782 modem


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 of SBG6782 modem


The ARRIS / Motorola SBG6782 has the following ports available on the back of the WiFi modem:

  • GE 1-4 (Gigabit Ethernet 1-4 also known as LAN 1-4) - Four 10/100/1000 auto-sensing RJ-45 ports. Connect devices on your LAN (Local Area Network) such as a computer, hub or switch to these 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 your WiFi modem.
  • CABLE - Connect your coaxial cable line to this port.
  • AC IN - Connect the supplied power cord to this port.

Modem Lights

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

Modem LightStatusProblemSolution
POWER

Power icon

OffNo powerVerify all cable connections and try resetting the modem. If cable is OK and modem reset does not work, contact Customer Support.
Solid GreenNoneN/A

RECEIVE

Receive icon

FlashingScanning for downstream channelVerify all cable connections and try resetting the modem. If cable is OK and modem reset does not work, contact Customer Support.
Solid GreenNone - connection from the computer to the Internet established on one channelN/A
Solid BlueNone - operating on more than one channel (downstream bond mode)N/A

SEND

Send icon

OffUpstream channel inactiveVerify all cable connections and try resetting the modem. If cable is OK and modem reset does not work, contact Customer Support.
FlashingScanning for upstream channelVerify all cable connections and try resetting the modem. If cable is OK and modem reset does not work, contact Customer Support.
Solid GreenNone - connection from the Internet to the computer established on one channelN/A
Solid BlueNone - operating on more than one channel (upstream bond mode)N/A

ONLINE

Online icon

OffNo connectionVerify all cable connections and try resetting the modem. If cable is OK and modem reset does not work, contact Customer Support.
Solid GreenNone - operationalN/A
FlashingNone - scanning for configuration parametersN/A

WIRELESS

Wireless icon

OffNo WiFi client associated with the WiFi cable modemN/A
Flashing Green2.4 GHz encrypted, Wi-Fi enabledN/A
Solid Green2.4 GHz wireless connection - encrypted activity
between the gateway and a Wi-Fi enabled
device
N/A
Flashing Amber2.4 GHz unencrypted Wi-Fi enabled - flashes during the wireless pairing process and lights solid green after five seconds or lessN/A

WIRELESS

Wireless icon

OffNo WiFi client associated with the WiFi cable modemN/A
Flashing Green5.0 GHz encrypted Wi-Fi enabledN/A
Solid Green5.0 GHz wireless connection with encrypted activity
between the gateway and a Wi-Fi enabled device
N/A
Flashing Amber5.0 GHz unencrypted Wi-Fi enabled - flashes during the wireless pairing process and lights solid green after five
seconds or less
N/A
MoCA
MoCA icon
Flashing GreenNone - MoCA activity in progressN/A
Solid GreenNone - MoCA-enabled device is connected
and running
N/A

MAC Address / WiFi Network Name and Password Label


MAC Address on SBG6782 modem


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.

Manufacturer Resources


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