Cable Modem

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Jewelzz, Apr 24, 2003.

  1. Jewelzz

    Jewelzz OSNN Godlike Veteran

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    I need a news one and I'm looking for suggestions :)
     
  2. the_music_man

    the_music_man aka prodj88 =P

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    motorola surfboard.......
     
  3. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Jewelzz, Cox usually sells/leases Toshibas or Motorolas.

    I bought mine from them ... it's a Toshiba PCX1100U, and it's great. It's DOCSIS certified, and it has both Ethernet and USB connections.

    The Motorolas are very good too. Just go for the one that costs less.
     
  4. Jewelzz

    Jewelzz OSNN Godlike Veteran

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    I'm moving NetRyder, remember? :p

    The reason I'm looking for another one, my current one seems to be dying :( It just has to be docsys compatable
     
  5. damnyank

    damnyank I WILL NOT FORGET 911

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    Jewelzz - don't know as this will be any help at all (probably not), but I rent mine from Comcast for $3.50 a month with the idea that "if I have a problem" - it's their modem - so they'll have to replace it! Mine is on 24/7 - couldn't find one for less than $100 - so I have to rent for about 2 1/2 years with no problems before I lose money on the deal!
     
  6. Majin

    Majin DBZ - Yes its in me!

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    hey i just got a linksys etherfast cable modem and it blazes, could ask for a more stable modem the crap cox provided was well .... crap ! LOL get the linksys prolly the same money cox is offering its modem to ya for.
     
  7. Jewelzz

    Jewelzz OSNN Godlike Veteran

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    I won't be using Cox once I move, it's some local cable company.
     
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  9. Majin

    Majin DBZ - Yes its in me!

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    SON OF A B!@&CH i got screwed i payed 120 for mine . but jewlezz it works with almost any cable isp. i tried renting mine from cox but they all but refused to come service it the first 2 times it broke down and refused me the third.
     
  10. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    LOL :D That's pretty darn high for a cable modem! I think I got mine for around 80 at the time.
     
  11. gballard

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    I just purchased a Motorola SB 5100 for $59
     
  12. the_music_man

    the_music_man aka prodj88 =P

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    yeah the surfboards are cheap! and theres no problem with them. cable modems don't really make a difference its just the cable company that determines the speed.
     
  13. NetRyder

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    Some ISPs do require that you have a DOCSIS certified modem, though. But I'm sure the Motorola is, in any case.
     
  14. chris

    chris Free to Fly

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    my surfboard 4100 is old, and power hungry... add to that a crap ISP. fun fun fun :(
     
  15. silky62678

    silky62678 Guest

    Can u still buy Legacy modems ?
     
  16. Daviepants

    Daviepants Guest

    Get any Cable Modem with DOCSIS.