Motorola SB5101 Cable Modem

Motorola Updated: 2008-08-17 RSS
Motorola SB5101 Cable Modem

Get to your favorite Web sites quickly, download graphics with unbelievable ease, and enjoy real-time interactive PC gaming and expand console gaming with broadband Internet access from the cable modem market leader — Motorola.

With the next-generation SURFboard SB5101 cable modem, you're compatible with today's broadband Internet — and ready for the future, too. When your cable service provider upgrades to a DOCSIS® 2.0 network system, you'll surf the Internet at as much as 30 Mbps — 3 times faster than earlier modems!

With Ethernet and USB connectivity, installation couldn't be simpler. A convenient stand-by button provides hassle-free security by disengaging from the PC without disconnecting from the cable network. 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 the powerful, convenient, flexible and simple to install SURFboard SB5101 cable modem.

Convenience Features

* Always on, always connected
* Installs easily in just four steps
* User-friendly online diagnostics page
* No additional software required
* Slim vertical design saves desk space

Versatility Features

* USB or Ethernet connectivity — simplifies installation, enhances versatility
* Supports up to 63 users

Performance Features

* Capable of downloading up to 100 times faster than traditional 28.8k analog phone modems
* No telephone line needed
* When connected to a DOCSIS 2.0 cable network, capable of up to 30 Mbps upstream capacity — that's 3 times faster than our previous models
* Real-time gaming access
* Specially designed architecture — allows for future upgrades

Security Features

* Top-mounted stand by switch — disconnects the USB and Ethernet connection to the computer without disconnecting the cable modem from the RF network


* CableLabs® DOCSIS® 1.1 and 2.0 Certified

Compatibility Features

* Windows® 95/98/2000/NT/Me/XP
* Macintosh® OS8 or higher
* Unix®
* Linux®
* Supports standard Internet software

System Requirements

* Minimum 486/66/ (Pentium processor preferred) or Macintosh-compatible CPU (Power PC)
* Operating systems such as: Windows® 95/98/2000/NT/Me/XP; Macintosh® OS 8 or higher; and Unix®
* CD-ROM drive
* 10/100 Base-T Ethernet or USB connection
* Check with your local cable provider for DOCSIS high speed data service