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MOTOROLA SURFboard SB5101 Cable Modem 38Mbps Downstream, 30Mbps Upstream USB and Ethernet 10/100Base-T DOCSIS 2.0/1.1 - OEM

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  • 38Mbps Downstream, 30Mbps Upstream
  • USB and Ethernet 10/100Base-T
  • F-Connector, female, 75ohm
  • DOCSIS 2.0/1.1

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  • Specifications
  • Warranty & Returns
  • Reviews

Say goodbye to busy signals and to needless waiting. Using the enormous capacity of the Cable TV network, the SURFboard SB5101 Cable Modem provides up to 1000 times the speed of traditional 28.8k analog phone modems, so you can enjoy Internet access without limits and put the power of broadband to work for you!

Installation couldn't be easier – just connect the coaxial cable to the SB5101, then connect the cable modem to your computer via either Ethernet or USB. Troubleshooting is a breeze too, thanks to front panel status indicator LEDs and an online diagnostics page.

Once you've experienced broadband powered by Motorola, you'll never want to go back to dial up again! Get onto the cable pipeline today with this powerful, flexible and simple to use modem, from the cable modem market leader — Motorola.

  • newegg DOCSIS/EuroDOCSIS 2.0 Certified The Motorola SURFboard SB5101 incorporates the latest DOCSIS/EuroDOCSIS 2.0 technology for up to 30 Mbps upstream capacity - approximately three times higher than the DOCSIS 1.0/1.1 modems - so you can send large files in less time, thereby saving you precious time and money. The SB5101 is also interoperable and backward-compatible with DOCSIS 1.0 and 1.1 standards for a fast and timely transition.
  • newegg Dual Interface The Motorola SURFboard SB5101 connects to a computer through either the 10/100 Base-T (RJ-45) Ethernet or USB interface. A convenient top-mounted stand-by switch provides instant security by disabling both USB and Ethernet connection to the computer without disconnecting from the cable network.
  • newegg Easy Troubleshooting The Motorola SURFboard SB5101 features intuitive, easy to read front panel operational status LEDs (Power, Receive, Send, Online, PC connectivity and Standby) as well as HTML-based diagnostics for fast and easy troubleshooting.

Learn more about the Motorola SB5101




Cable Modem
USB and Ethernet 10/100Base-T
Cable Interface
F-Connector, female, 75ohm
DOCSIS 2.0/1.1
Max Transmission Rate
38Mbps Downstream, 30Mbps Upstream


Compatible with Windows, Macintosh, and Unix computers
Ethernet and USB cables included
Installation Assistant program on CD-ROM guides you through installation on the PC
Top-mounted Standby switch for increased security
Front-panel LEDs indicate status and simplify troubleshooting
User-friendly online diagnostics page
Supports standard Internet software
Supports up to 63 computers on a single Internet connection (additional networking hardware required)
Remote configuration and monitoring from the headed using SNMP and TFTP
Stylish and space-saving enclosure
Multi-language User Guide on CD-ROM


Package Contents
Power Adapter
RJ45 Cable
USB Cable
Resource Disk
Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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    • Return for refund within: 30 days
    • Return for replacement within: 30 days
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