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Motorola SURFboard SBG6580 DOCSIS 3.0 Wireless Cable Modem Gateway

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  • 10/100 Transfer Rate
  • Connects Wirelessly
  • 2.4 GHz Frequency
  • 802.11 n/g/b/a
  • N-Technology
  • Single-band
  • 340 Mbps
  • 1 Port
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About Motorola SBG6580

The Motorola SURFboard SBG6580 DOCSIS 3.0 Wireless Cable Modem Gateway unlocks the potential of offering innovative ultra-broadband data and multimedia services as well as high-bandwidth home networking. Utilizing the power of DOCSIS 3.0, the SBG6580 enables channel bonding of up to 8 downstream channels and 4 upstream channels, which allows operators to offer their customers advanced multimedia services with data rates of well over 300 Mbps in DOCSIS mode or 400 Mbps in EuroDOCSIS mode for downstream and 120 Mbps upstream.

Motorola SBG6580 Specifications

Cable Interface
F-Connector, female 75 ohm
Network Interface
Four Gigabit (10/100/1000) Ethernet ports
Wi-Fi Interface
802.11n Wi-Fi (backwards compatible with 802.11 a/b/g)
Input Power
105 to 125 VAC, 60 Hz
Downstream Modulation
64 or 256 QAM
Downstream Channel Capture
Two independent 32 MHz Wideband Tuners
Downstream Maximum Theoretical Data Rate
DOCSIS: 343.072 Mbps (8 channels) / 42.884 (single channel) @ 256 QAM at 5.36 Msym/s
Downstream Maximum Bandwidth Required
DOCSIS: = 48 MHz/2
Downstream Symbol Rate
DOCSIS: 64 QAM 5.057 Msym/s; 256 QAM 5.361 Msym/s
Downstream Operating Level Range
-15 to 15 dBmV
Downstream Level Tolerance
10dBmV
Downstream Input Impedance
75 Ohm (nominal)
Downstream Frequency Range
108 to 1002 MHz (edge to edge)
Downstream Frequency Plan
DOCSIS: Annex B
Downstream Security
DOCSIS 3.0 Security (BPI+, EAE, AES and SSD)
Downstream Network Management
SNMP v2 & v3
Downstream Provisioning
Supports IP addressing using IPv4 and/or IPv6 (dual stack)
Upstream Modulation
QPSK and 8, 16, 32, 64, 128 QAM
Upstream Maximum Channel Rate
DOCSIS: 131.072 Mbps (4 channels) / 32.768 Mbps (single channel): @ 128 QAM at 6.4 MHz
Upstream Channel Width
200 kHz, 400 kHz, 800 kHz, 1.6 MHz, 3.2 MHz, 6.4 MHz
Upstream Symbol Rates
160, 320, 640, 1280, 2560, 5120 ksym/s
Upstream Frequency Range
5-42 MHz (edge to edge)
Upstream Output Impedance
75 Ohm (nominal)
Upstream Compatibility
PC: 90496, Pentium, or later; Windows Vista, 2000, or XP or Linux with Ethernet connection (older versions of Windows, although not specifically supported, may work with this cable modem)
Macintosh: Power PC or later; OS 9 or higher, Ethernet connection
UNIX: Ethernet connection Home Networking: Ethernet router or Wi-Fi access point
Network Gateway
DHCP, NAT, VPN tunneling; static routing and dynamic IP routing (RIPv1, RIPv2); SPI firewall with DoS protection and intrusion prevention; port, packet and URL keyword filtering; full suite of ALGs; UPnP IGD 1.0; L2TPv2
Wi-Fi LAN
802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, WDS bridging, 802.11e WMM admission control, QoS
Power Management
802.11e WMM power save/U-APSD (Unscheduled-Automatic Power Save Delivery)
802.11i Security
WEP-64/128, WPA-PSK, WPA, WPA2, TKIP, AES, 802.1x, 802.11i (pre-authentication)
Wi-Fi Pairing
User-friendly Wi-Fi protected setup (WPS) for connection with WPS compatible device
Transmit Power Output
IEEE 802.11b 19: dBm +1/-1.5 dB at all rates in all channels
IEEE 802.11g 16: dBm +1/-1 dB at 54 Mbps in all channels
Receiver Sensitivity
> -90 dBm at 11 Mbps; -74 dBm at 54 Mbps
Regulatory
RoHS compliant, FCC, UL listed (U.S. and Canada), Industry Canada, CE, ENERGY STAR qualified, CoC compliant, MEPS Compliant
Operating Temperature
32 Deg.F to 104 Deg.F (0 Deg.C to 40 Deg.C)
Storage Temperature
-22 Deg.F to 158 Deg.F (-30 Deg.C to 70 Deg.C)
Operating Humidity
5 to 95% R.H. (non-condensing
Dimensions (W x D x H)
6.6 in x 6.8 in x 2 in / 16.7 x 17.2 x 5.08 cm
Mfr #
570763-006-00
SKU
MOTSBG6580

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4

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80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

No Problems

We bought this modem to use with Time Warner cable so that we wouldn't have to pay the ridiculous monthly rental fee for one of their modems. We chose this over some other cable modems mostly because it had wireless capability so that we wouldn't have to buy an additional wireless router. We've had this modem for a week and have not had any issues with it.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Motorola SURFboard SBG6580 DOCSIS 3.0

This cable modem did not perform as expected.I was disappointed to learn that my connection speed was worse than my old DocSIS 2.0 modem even numerous attempts of activation with ISP.

Reviewed by 5 customers

 
5.0

Perfection in one little unit.

By

A wonderful product for a good price..Very fast, faster than cable provided modem.

 
4.0

Just what I waas looking for

By

recommemded by time warner t/w rep said it was one of the best

 
5.0

Works as advertised

By

Everything works for me so far. I'm on a Mac and use it for TWC cable. Set up is fairly easy. Setting up WiFi requires a bit more of a research online because the docs that comes with it missing some infos and not clear enough. Go to Youtube and search for it, it's there.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

No Problems

By

We bought this modem to use with Time Warner cable so that we wouldn't have to pay the ridiculous monthly rental fee for one of their modems. We chose this over some other cable modems mostly because it had wireless capability so that we wouldn't have to buy an additional wireless router. We've had this modem for a week and have not had any issues with it.

 
2.0

Motorola SURFboard SBG6580 DOCSIS 3.0

By

This cable modem did not perform as expected.I was disappointed to learn that my connection speed was worse than my old DocSIS 2.0 modem even numerous attempts of activation with ISP.

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Sue V  I have a new Motorola surfboard modem and when I hooked it up there was a red blinking lightning sign showing up. What does that mean?
Doug P  This modem is a router as well so there is no need for a separate router. Not sure where the lightning bolt is on this.
lorye L  Is a router included with this modem?
CHIUNG W  Yes, but signal is rather weak
lorye L  Is a router included with this modem?
CHIUNG W  Yes, but signal is rather weak
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