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  1. PaulTopping

    Does Arris MEB1100 MoCA adapter have a firmware update?

    I'm using an Arris MEB1100 MoCA adapter to bridge between my Frontier fiber ONT and my Google Nest wifi network. Mostly it's working great but twice since I installed it I've lost internet access for no apparent reason. Both times I was able to restore it by cycling power on the Arris device...
  2. J

    Cross flashing Qualcomm/Arris W6B to W6U?

    There is a great review of Qualcomm/Arris' 6ghz only AP offering here: I'm noticing there is a bridge mode pair of these units, W6B ($300) that appear to be identical hardware to the W6U ($200). Is there any hope of that...
  3. J

    Seeking explanation: No explicit route to cable modem, yet can log onto cable modem from LAN wireless

    I have a very simple setup: AX3000 router ->(Ethernet "internet" WAN port) ->Arris SB8200 modem (Ethernet port)->Comcast Cable LAN Address: 192.168.50.x (router @ Modem address (fixed by mfg): I would think that the modem's web server ( should not be...
  4. M

    Dual WAN Failover RT-AC68R

    It seems that the router won't switch to the second WAN unless the ethernet cable from the primary is disconnected or the modem is turned off. Even when the modem has no internet and the first wan appears as disconnected, the secondary WAN won't engage. I wonder if this is this by design. I...
  5. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2020: Arris Adds Wi-Fi 6 Tri-Band Mesh To Surfboard Line-Up

    Arris' SURFboard mAX AX6600 Mesh Wi-Fi 6 system is a less expensive member of its Wi-Fi 6 SURFboard mAX mesh system family, joining the SURFboard mAX Pro Mesh Wi-Fi 6 System (AX11000) and SURFboard mAX Plus Mesh Wi-Fi 6 system (AX7800) announced last year. The mAX AX6600 features a tri-band...
  6. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2019: ARRIS Announces Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6 Mesh System With All 4x4 Design

    Arris moved strongly into the growing Wi-Fi 6 consumer market with the announcement of its SURFboard mAX Pro Wi-Fi 6 Mesh Wi-Fi System. The AX11000 class system will support maximum link rates of 1200 Mbps on its 2.4 GHz radio and 4800 Mbps on both 5 GHz radios. The second 5 GHz radio will...
  7. B

    Arris shows Docsis 3.1 modem with Wi-Fi 6 and EasyMesh at Cable-Tec Expo

    Jeff Baumgartner from Light Reading spotted a new Docsis 3.1 modem from Arris with Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) and EasyMesh on the Cable-Tec Expo in Atlanta. The device, named Touchstone mAX, contains two 802.11ax 4x4 radio's, one on 2,4 GHz and one for 5 GHz, along with a single 2,5 GbE port, two 1...
  8. thiggins

    First EasyMesh Certified Product Is Out. It's An Extender

    ARRIS last week announced what it says is the first product to receive Wi-Fi EasyMesh™ certification from the Wi-Fi Alliance. The VAP4641 is a dual-band two radio extender with four-stream 802.11ac 5 GHz and two-stream 802.11n 2.4 GHz radios. The 5 GHz radio supports MU-MIMO and 160 MHz...
  9. M

    Please Delete

    Please delete - wrong forum
  10. Julio Urquidi

    Arris Introduces Next-Gen Broadband Gateway Devices

    Arris calls their new NVG578 and NVG558 gateways “future-ready” as both are designed to tackle upcoming challenges for service providers. The PON gateway platform used by the NVG578 is built to handle passive optical network speeds used by ultra-high speed broadband services, and will scale to...
  11. Julio Urquidi

    New Arris Gateways Get Emphasis On Security As Well as Performance

    Arris' new SURFboard SBG6950-AC2 and SBG7400-AC2 gateways combine modem, wireless router and switch technologies into a single package, while adding Arris' McAfee-based Secure Home Internet feature to secure home networks. The Arris Secure Home Internet is app-based, and enables customers to...
  12. Julio Urquidi

    Arris’ HomeAssure Service Targets Customer Satisfaction For Providers

    Arris’ new hardware, software, and service platform is designed for service providers struggling to support customers experiencing Wi-Fi related challenges and problems. Home Assure combines systems, self-help portals and people power to help tackle issues ranging from performance to Wi-Fi...
  13. Julio Urquidi

    Arris’ Broadband Gateway Protected By McAfee Now Available

    The Arris SURFboard SBG7580-AC Wireless Gateway, combines a DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem, AC1750 class Wi-Fi router with 4-port gigabit Ethernet switch and McAfee-powered security engine. The McAfee security engine, called the Arris Secure Home Internet by McAfee, was designed to help deal with the...
  14. arithforu

    Decent Stable Modem with Router Suggestion for Comcast/Xfinity

    I am trying to find a way to setup two Wifi SSIDs, one with VPN connection and one without VPN connection. Currently, I am connected to Xfinity's Modem/Router which I am leasing from them and I connected my RT-AC68U router with Merlin's firmware to it and configured my VPN which works great...
  15. Julio Urquidi

    ARRIS Adds An Xfinity-Approved Voice Gateway To Its SURFboard Lineup

    Arris’ new gateway, the SVG248AC, combines broadband, wireless and voice services into a single package approved for Xfinity customers. SVG248AC is a 24 download/8 upload DOCSIS 3.0 modem, a 3x3 AC1750 wireless router, and a voice gateway, that uses the RDK-B standards that help accelerate...
  16. Julio Urquidi

    Arris Releases First DOCSIS 3.1 Modem In Surfboard Lineup

    The SB8200 SURFboard cable modem is Arris’ first DOCSIS 3.1 product designed to keep up with cable providers pushing the latest DOCSIS standard to customers who are using more online content and services than before. The SB8200 is currently approved for use by Cox and Comcast, while Charter and...
  17. thiggins

    Arris Buying Ruckus Wireless

    ARRIS International and Broadcom Limited today announced they have entered into an agreement for ARRIS to acquire Brocade Communication Systems Inc.'s Ruckus Wireless and ICX Switch business. Deal terms are $800 million cash, plus the additional cost of unvested employee stock awards...
  18. Julio Urquidi

    Arris To Add McAfee Security Platform To Broadband Products

    The first Arris product to get McAfee Secure Home Platform embedded is the SURFboard SBG7580-AC gateway. The Intel-owned McAfee security platform will protect home network products, including computers, mobile hardware, and IoT devices from viruses and malware. Features of the McAfee Security...
  19. sfx2000

    Cable Modems - Geektip - SB6183 SpecAN - Osprey Firmware Works on SB6183 - but I suppose this depends on the carrier config download to enable/disable that feature... this is likely a feature only a few engineers can grok, nice that it's there...
  20. thiggins

    Arris SBX-AC1200P SURFboard Wireless Network Extender with RipCurrent Reviewed

    Arris' SBX-AC1200P SURFboard Wireless Network Extender with RipCurrent is a nice little powerline-connected Wi-Fi extender, but trapped in a world. Read on SmallNetBuilder