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Troubleshooting the Zoom 5341 Cable Modem

Last Updated: Wed, 13 Nov 2013 > Related Articles

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Summary

This article provides an overview of the available ports and an explanation of the status lights on a Zoom 5341 cable modem.

Solution


Installation

If you need help setting up your cable modem, refer to the following articles.


The Zoom 5341 Cable Modem is a DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem.

Front View

After the cable modem is successfully registered on the network, the Power and Status indicators illuminate continuously to indicate that the cable modem is online and fully operational. For more details, refer to the Modem Lights section.

Back View

The Zoom 5341 has the following ports available on the back of the modem:

  • POWER - Connects the cable modem to the power adapter.
  • CATV - Connects to the cable wall outlet.
  • RESET - Resets the device.
  • ETH - Connects to the Ethernet port on your computer or home network.

Modem Lights

The modem lights indicate the current status of your cable modem. To troubleshoot any connection problems, use the table below.

Modem LightStatusProblemSolution

DS

(downstream)

BlinkingModem is establishing a connection from the Internet to the computer.Verify all cable connections and try resetting the modem.  If cable is ok and modem reset does not work, contact Customer Support.
SolidNone. Connection from the computer to the Internet is established.N/A

US

(upstream)

OffModem is establishing a connection from the computer to the Internet.Verify all cable connections and try resetting the modem.  If cable is ok and modem reset does not work, contact Customer Support.
SolidNoneN/A
Status BlinkingModem is establishing a connection to the cable provider.Verify all cable connections and try resetting the modem.  If cable is ok and modem reset does not work, contact Customer Support.
SolidNone. Modem connection establishedN/A
LinkBlinkingNone. Data is flowing between the computer and the Internet.N/A
SolidNone. Modem is connected to LAN device, like computer or router.N/A

MAC Address Label

MAC addresses are written as 12 digits containing both letters and numbers (0-9, A-F). A MAC address is unique. The first six characters of the MAC address are unique to the manufacturer of the device.



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