Apr 02

The D-Link DCM-301 DOCSIS™ 3.0 Cable Modem provides high-speed Internet access to the Internet. You can use your cable modem to directly connect one computer in your network to the Internet or connect to a Broadband router to allow multiple devices to share the Internet.

After you install the cable modem, you must contact your cable provider (ISP) and register the MAC address. The MAC address is located on the label on the bottom of the modem.

Below are two common ways to connect your DCM-301 modem to your network.The diagram on the left shows the connection with a broadband router. The diagram on the right shows the connection directly to a computer. Note that the DCM-301 can be placed horizontal or vertical using the included stand (as seen in the diagrams below).

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Connecting the Cable Modem (with Router)

Step 1:

Power off your router.

Step 2:

If you are replacing the modem, disconnect all cables and unplug the power to your old modem.

Step 3:

Connect the coaxial cable from your wall to the cable modem’s CATV cable connector. If you plan to have the cable connected to a television as well as the cable modem, you must use a cable line splitter (not included).

Step 4:

Plug the cable modem’s power adapter into a wall outlet or surge protector and into the cable modem’s power port.

Step 5:

Plug one end of the Ethernet cable into the cable modem’s Ethernet port and the other end of the cable into the WAN or Internet port on your router.

Step 6:

In most cases you will have to call your cable company (Internet Provider) and register the MAC address of the D-Link modem. The MAC address is on a label on the bottom of the modem.

Step 7:

When the modem is working properly, the Power, DS, US, Online, and LAN LEDs will all be lit.

Connecting the Cable Modem (without Router)

Step 1:

Power off your computer.

Step 2:

If you are replacing the modem, disconnect all cables and unplug the power to your old modem.

Step 3:

Connect the coaxial cable from your wall to the cable modem’s CATV cable connector. If you plan to have the cable connected to a television as well as the cable modem, you must use a cable line splitter (not included).

Step 4:

Plug the cable modem’s power adapter into a wall outlet or surge protector and into the cable modem’s power port.

Step 5:

Plug one end of the Ethernet cable into the cable modem’s Ethernet port and the other end of the cable into the Ethernet adapter of your computer.

Step 6:

In most cases you will have to call your cable company (Internet Provider) and register the MAC address of the D-Link modem. The MAC address is on a label on the bottom of the modem.

Step 7:

When the modem is working properly, the Power, DS, US, Online, and LAN LEDs will all be lit.

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Jun 25

1.Unplug the power to your DSL or Cable modem.

Connect your Wireless N150 Cloud Router DIR-600L

2.Connect an Ethernet cable from the Internet port of the D-Link DIR-600L router to the Ethernet port on your DSL or Cable modem.

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3.Connect another Ethernet cable from the Ethernet port on your computer to one of the LAN ports on the router.

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4.Plug the power back into your DSL or cable modem. Please wait about one minute before continuing.

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5.Plug the power adapter into your router and connect to an available power outlet or surge protector.

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6.After the router has powered up, verify that the Power and Internet LEDs are both lit then continue with the Configuration section on the other side.

There are two ways to configure your DIR-600L router:

A. Web Browser – Use a web browser from your computer.
B. QRS Mobile app – Use a mobile device with the D-Link QRS Mobile app.
Refer to the QRS Mobile Setup section for more information.

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Sep 14

The D-Link DIR-506L connects to your cable modem, DSL modem, or other Internet source and shares your Internet connection with your devices wirelessly, providing Internet access for an entire home or office. You can also share files with other computers or devices on your wireless network by using the SharePort Mobile feature.

D-Link DIR-506L Features and Hardware Overview

• Faster Wireless Networking

– The provides an up to 150 Mbps* wireless connection with other 802.11n wireless clients. This capability allows users to participate in real-time activities online, such as video streaming, online gaming, and real-time audio.

• Compatible with 802.11g Devices

– The is still fully compatible with the IEEE 802.11g standards, so it can connect with existing 802.11g devices.

• Advanced Firewall Features

– The Web-based user interface displays a number of advanced network management features including:

• Content Filtering

– Easily applied content filtering based on MAC address and website address.

• Filter Scheduling

– These filters can be scheduled to be active on certain days or for a duration of hours or minutes.

• Secure Multiple/Concurrent Sessions

– The can pass through VPN sessions. It supports multiple and concurrent IPSec and PPTP sessions, so users behind the can securely access corporate networks.

• User-friendly Setup Wizard

– Through its easy-to-use Web-based user interface, the lets you control what information is accessible to those on the wireless network, whether from the Internet or from your company’s server. Configure your router to your specific settings within minutes.

Hardware Overview

D-Link DIR-506L Features and Hardware Overview

1.Device Status LED Indicator

If Device Status LED is flashing green when the device is on, power is being provided by the battery.
If Device Status LED is solid green when the device is on, battery is fully charged and power adapter attached.
If Device Status LED is solid amber when the device is on, the device is charging the battery.
If Device Status LED is solid amber when the device is off with the battery inside, the battery is charging.
If Device Status LED is solid red when the device is on, the battery is low.
If Device Status LED is flashing red when the device is on, the battery temperature is high.
If Device Status LED is off and the power adapter is plugged in, and battery has finished charging.
If Device Status LED is off, no power adapter is plugged in and no battery is inside.

2.WPS Button

Pressing the WPS button allows additional devices to connect securely and automatically.

3.Reset Button

Pressing the Reset button restores the DIR-506L to its original factory default settings.

4.USB Port

Connect a USB flash drive to configure the wireless settings using SharePort™ Mobile and SharePort™ Web File Access.
Both allow you to share a USB or a storage device with your local network.

5.USB LED Indicator

If the USB LED is solid green, a USB storage device is attached.
If the USB LED is flashing green, the DIR-506L is accessing files in the USB storage device.

6.Ethernet LED Indicator

If the Ethernet LED is solid green, an Ethernet connection is established
If the Ethernet LED is flashing green, data packets are being transferred via Ethernet

7.Wi-Fi LED Indicator

If the Wi-Fi LED is flashing green, a data packet transferred.
If the Wi-Fi LED is flashing green every second for two minutes, it is showing the WPS status.

D-Link DIR-506L Router Setup Diagram

D-Link DIR-506L Router Setup Diagram

D-Link DIR-506L Router Setup Diagram

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Jan 27

The following article is for for most Cable connections such as Adelphia, AOL (Earthlink), ATnT, Cox, Comcast, Charter, Knology, Optimum Online (Cablevision), RCN, RoadRunner (Time Warner), and Rogers.

If you have trouble connecting to your modem, you may need to lock the speed down on the WAN port of your router to 10Mbps.

In the web-based configuration utility for the D-Link DIR-655, go to Tools > Misc and the option to select the WAN speed will be towards the bottom.

Step 1: Login the web-based configuration by typing in the IP address of the router (default:192.168.0.1) in your web browser. The username is admin  and the password is blank (nothing).

If the router is already online, you will be taken to the STATUS page after logging in. If this is the case, the router is connected and you do not need to continue with this FAQ.

Step 2: Click the Setup tab and then click the Internet button.

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Step 3: Click Manual Configure.

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Step 4: Dynamic IP Address is the default value, however, if Dynamic IP Address is not selected as the WAN type, select Dynamic IP Address from the drop down menu. Click Clone Mac Address. Click on Save Settings to save the changes.

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Step 5: Click on Status. Under WAN, Click DHCP Renew. If it does not get an IP address or times out, then continue with Step 6.

Step 6: Power cycle the cable modem and router using the following steps:

  • Turn the cable modem off (first)
  • Turn the router off
  • Leave them off for 2 minutes**
  • Turn the cable modem on (first)
  • Wait until you get a solid cable light on the cable modem
  • Turn the router on
  • Wait 30 seconds
  • Step 7: Follow Step 1 again to log back into the web configuration. Click the Status tab and click the Device Info button. If you do not already have a public IP address under the WAN heading, click on the DHCP Renew button.

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