I was on hold for about a million years as I made the mistake of underestimating the sheer number of people who become unhappy when they cannot watch pay-per-view wrestling. Your up and running in no time. So, in 2 weeks I was already forced to powercycle? It would just be nice to have the capability of performing a remote boot if your modem is located somewhere inconvenient or you are three stories away from it. It’s design is very similar to other Linksys branded units. Of course, renting your cable modem does have its advantages. Setup is a breeze.

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The first few always seem to bear a January date, but that’s not too surprising considering that there is no built in real-time clock or backup battery. Definitely get a cable modem of your own if you have cable internet. Compact Design, with a “Do it all” attitude This is the first I have seen of a Modem, wireless, and router all-in-one package.

I was on hold for about a million years as I made the mistake of underestimating the sheer number of people who become unhappy when they cannot watch pay-per-view wrestling.

The one I’m current using was purchased new in and still going strong. You have to buy another one or hope that it is under warranty.

When you’ve been on a dial-up ISP long enough—especially if that dial-up ISP was mode, only service out there, and yet still not the fastest or most reliable— anything is an improvement.


This is a great concept long overdue. Notice the “artistic” Bel logo that’s part of the coaxial connector. So what else is there to explore?

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Every now and again, their Motorola Surfboard SB would drop its connection and have to work at getting it back again. If your cable modem ever breaks, the cable company will probably just hand you a new one and send the broken one off to their magical factory to be repaired.

Broadcom’s documentation in particular indicates that a Linux based firmware implementation is what they would recommend. Save on Modems Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days.

Linksys BEFCMU10 42.88 Mbps

Brand New in sealed box. You may also like. If the standards change and your modem is no longer supported, well, you’re out of luck. Setup is a breeze. I wanted a modem of my own and not have betcmu10 rent from the cable company anymore.

And it also became increasingly temperamental. Which brings us to do the other interesting aspect— What’s Inside. Linksys puts a sticker on the bottom of their cable modems and routers warning you that tampering with the insides voids the warranty. Even if your cable provider does still maintain support for older cable modems, your connection mosem will be limited by using an older modem.

It is subdivided into vable pages with information about the modem, information about your connection and a event log that you can clear.

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Sometimes you can make a repair, although the highly integrated nature of the modem’s internals may rule out all but the simplest repairs. Your up and running in no time. And for anyone not using it. My comput er still saw the router sending a signal but the computer could not associate to it.



In most cases, all you do is plug it in and turn it on. Nearly all cable modems have a built in web page where you can do some basic administrative tasks and view a log of the modem’s activities.

When you call, have your modem handy as you will need linksjs read the modem’s MAC address to the support rep when they answer. Because people have asked, this is mostly educated guessing. UPC has been gently removed. I was working on my wireless laptop, put it aside and when I opened it again 15 minutes later I couldn’t get connected to the linksye. Curiously, given the austerity of its built in web pages, the BEFCMU10 does obtain the time and date from your cable provider and will at least time stamp the entries in its log.

Cable modems typically download their operating parameters and in some cases, firmware updates over TFTP.

Identification strings returned by the built in web server also strongly suggested a Linux-backed firmware implementation.