Motorola MB8600 DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem

Motorola MB8600 DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem

Motorola MB8600 DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem

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Motorola MB8600 DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem

Motorola MB8600 DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem

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  • Compatible with Comcast Xfinity
  • Supports DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Standard
  • Downstream Speed up to 3.8 Gbps
  • Upstream Speed up to 1 Gbps
  • IPv6 Internet Addressing Support
  • 1 x Gigabit Ethernet Port
  • Dedicated LED Status Indicators
  • Built-In Surge Protection
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With support for data transfer rates of up to 3.8 Gbps, the MB8600 DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem from Motorola is capable of supporting a variety of bandwidth-intensive tasks such as online gaming, streaming multimedia content and more. Additionally, this Motorola modem supports the DOCSIS 3.1 cable standard along with Active Queue Management (AQM), which is designed to reduce network congestion and speed up online tasks such as page loads, gaming, video conferencing, and more. On the back of the MB8600 you will a single Gigabit Ethernet port making it easy to connect this modem to a router, computer, or other Ethernet enabled device. Setup is easy, and with built-in lightning and power-surge circuits, you have additional protection against power spikes which can harm your modem.

  • Fast DOCSIS 3.1 connectivity with fallback to 32x8 DOCSIS 3.0
  • Supports cable modem services, downloading 46 times faster than DOCSIS 2.0.
  • Active Queue Management (AQM) significantly reduces Internet latency. AQM results in faster page loads for all Web traffic and greatly enhances interactive applications like online gaming and video conferencing
  • Full-band Capture digital tuner enhances speed and saves energy
  • IPv6 Internet addressing support
  • One 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet (GigE) port
  • Works with any router, Windows or Mac computer, HDTV, or game station that has an Ethernet port
  • Great for Netflix, YouTube, general video streaming, high-speed gaming, Facebook, web browsing, emails, and more
  • Works with DOCSIS 3.1, 3.0, 2.0, and 1.1 service
  • Future-proof, including DOCSIS 3.1, DOCSIS 3.0, 1 Ethernet port, port bonding, and more
  • Multi-processor technology with ARM-based application processor
  • 5 status-reporting LEDs on the front panel
  • Ruggedized lightning and power-surge circuits protect your investment
  • Space-saving unit minimizes shelf space and improves cooling for reliable performance
UPC: 855631006170
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Motorola MB8600 DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    DOCSIS Support DOCSIS 3.1, 3.0, 2.0, and 1.1 service
    Channels 32 x 8
    Ethernet Ports 1 x Gigabit Ethernet ports
    Compatibility Works with any router, Windows or Mac computer, HDTV, or game station that has an Ethernet port
    Processor Multi-processor technology with ARM-based application processor
    LED Indicators 5 x Status-reporting LEDs on the front panel
    Surge Protection Ruggedized lightning and power-surge circuits
    Dimensions 7.9 x 2.2 x 7.2" / 200 x 57 x 184 mm
    Weight Not specified by manufacturer
    Packaging Infowaaxqavxrvscvrsws
    Package Weight 1.55 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.5 x 8.5 x 2.5"
    MB8600 DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 23.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Greatly improved the reliability of Cox Internet My Internet package is only 15 megabits per second downstream and 2 upstream when it is working properly. Probably due to the heavily-loaded Cox circuits, my downstream speed would often slow to dial-up speeds in the afternoon and evening when I used my DOCSIS 3.0 modem, which had only four bonded downstream channels. This Motorola DOCSIS 3.1 modem appears at first blush to be overkill for my modest internet package, but with its 32 downstream channels, even at the worst, my downstream speed seldom now drops below 6 megabits per second. There are enough channels to compensate for many of the problems with my Cox connection. I shouldn't have needed to upgrade, but because Cox is the only internet provider in my neighborhood, I had to either find a way to work around the Cox connection problems or forgo an internet connection altogether. If you want very high-speed internet, a DOSCIS 3.1 modem such as this one is essential, but even at lower speeds, a good DOSCIS 3.1 modem can go a long way to compensate for poor service from a dodgy service provider like Cox.
    Date published: 2017-11-07
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from works perfectly For several years I tolerated an all in one Netgear N600 cable modem router. The only thing I could count on was dropped connections about every 45 minutes and logged errors for which there were no known fixes. I installed the Motorola cable modem and attached a D-link N750 WiFi router several weeks ago and experienced flawless performance ever since. My advice would be to never purchase all in one cable modem WiFi routers unless you're buying the most expensive and proven hardware available. Separate devices are the way to go. With DOCSIS 3.1 I thought it was odd that after connecting the modem via Ethernet cable to the separate Wi-Fi router the remaining open ports on modem rejected my attempt to connect a laptop or a second router via Ethernet. The manufacturer responded quickly to my inquiry, stating this is a planned behavior which has something to do with future extreme multi gigabit speeds where you'll run two Ethernet cables to a single future router in order to handle extreme speeds. Which leads me to believe this modem is less likely to prematurely join my closets collection of outdated electronics.
    Date published: 2017-10-15
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Max speeds Comcast Xfinity sent a notice that my unsupported modem is not allowing me to get maximum internet speeds.� Since I already have an older Motorola DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem, I decided to get the top of the line Motorola one versus the NetGear while saving $20.� Since this is Xfinity supported, all I had to do was plug it in, wait for a service connection and open a browser.� There was a redirected screen to initiate the activation/enrollment.� It didn't take much time at all.� No need to call Comcast and give them the model and read the MAC address to register and reboot.� Now I get ~175mbps.
    Date published: 2018-05-05
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Updated my Modem at Comcast request I received a notice from Comcast that I needed to upgrade my Modem. They gave me four brands (with model #) that they recommended. In 2013 I had purchased a Motorola SB6121 and was happy with it so I purchased Motorola again.� The SB6121 gave me good service and I hope this model does also.� Sure beats getting one from Comcast and paying a monthly 'rental' fee forever.
    Date published: 2017-12-20
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not Compatible with XFINITY Phone Service Modem has great specs. Unfortunately it is not compatible with XFINITY Phone Service. They cannot activate the modem, due to some asinine policy if you have phone service on your plan. Even if you don't use the phone and like me just have the service on your package to get a better price on cable and internet. The blame falls mostly on Comcast for the policy, but also on Motorola for marketing it as XFINITY compatible when that's partially true.
    Date published: 2017-12-04
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Cable Modem Love my new modem.� Easy to install.� Seems to remain cool.� Up for about a week.� Some of the ports on the back were blocked with a removable plastic tab to avoid confusion.� Hopefully I will be somewhat future proofed since it is capable of more than 1000mb per second and is Docsis 3.1.
    Date published: 2018-05-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Motorola MB8600 with Comcast Xfinity Blast (250Mbps) This is my first Motorola cable modem and it's working great.� Setup was a breeze; unplugged my old Cisco modem and connected the Motorola in it's place.� I�gave the modem a few minutes for all the connections and lights to come on, then connected my PC directly to the modem's Ethernet port.� I opened IE and it went directly to an Xfinity setup page to enter my account details to verify new modem should be on my account.� The modem restarted (~3 minutes) and I was successfully connected to the internet.� I then unplugged my PC's Ethernet cable from the modem and connected the modem to my router's WAN port.� My router's WIFI and LAN immediately began working with the Internet again.� Overall it was an easy 15 minute modem swap that anyone could do if you follow my steps.� I now get 285Mbps Down and 12Mbps Up.� Cheers!
    Date published: 2018-06-06
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from This Sucks Drops internet 3 time a day. Comcast says it is Motorola, Motorola says it is Comcast.
    Date published: 2018-04-25
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