Another advantage of using these devices is the ability for the company to troubleshoot and fix any problem via remote access, which is very convenient for most users. Setup via the software wizard was a breeze. So enter my new Netgear modem. The Comcast tech advised that my Motorola SB was at the “end of life” and that I should upgrade. Just unplugged the old modem, connected the new one and then made a phone call to tech support Comcast as I needed to provide my MAC address to them. Setting up a network in my new home I decided to replace my trusty 4th generation Apple Airport Extreme with this unit. Though I was getting connection throughout the house it would drop or lag in some areas.
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My 85 year old mother set it up and it is working great. Now my modem and router are on the 3rd floor and I work on the second floor. There are two kinds of wireless gateways.
I plugged this cable modem in, went to their online activation website make sure to select the CGD Netgear modem in the drop-down box, no CGDv2 was wireleesentered my account info and it said it was going to activate, which I laughed at.
Gaateway AC definitely earns the 5 stars I am giving it. I was extremely skeptical this would work well or set up cleanly with Cox Communications. It was super easy.
I pay for down and definitely wirepess getting that. Why this Netgear modem? Setting up a network in my new home I decided to replace my trusty 4th generation Apple Airport Extreme with this unit.
We were rated for a max download speed of 75 Mbps, and a max upload speed of 10 Mbps. This page was last edited on 3 Novemberat See All Buying Options. My connection does slow down often and twice it disconnected though it showed a good status on the settings tab. The short version of the story is I spent the next 6 weeks with terrible internet issues, which I thought was mostly Comcast’s fault after previous experiences Modem boots in 30 seconds or less.
I couldn’t connect to my WiFi network so after all else failed, I reset my Airport Extreme and then it worked like a champ. Below are some pros and cons. With this modem I am hitting almost 90 Mbps.
It gave a full speed signal anywhere in the 2 level condo with zero problem. This allows me to keep an eye on temperatures during the winter.
Wireless I/O Mesh & Gateways
It showed up today opened box connected cables from old modem firstthen plugged the power in. Then I plugged in my Airport Extreme. Retrieved November, Available: Full Wifi signal strength throughout the house. I have 3 sensors, 1 inside, 1 outside, and 1 in a storage compartment.
Holy hell this thing is fast.
They provide network address translation NAT functionality, so multiple user can use the internet with a single public IP. The one issue is the range of the router.
The first thing I did when I got this installed was run speed tests from various sources on my desktop, and on my cell phone.