Additional Product Features Platform. The first few always seem to bear a January date, but that’s not too surprising considering that there is no built in real-time clock or backup battery. Absolutely worth every penny. Broadcom’s documentation in particular indicates that a Linux based firmware implementation is what they would recommend. It only uses one power outlet, and creates a central station for all your connectivity solutions.

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Another positive feature is that you can stack it with other Linksys products like routers to reduce desk space used. Linksys Warranty provided by: I know that Linksys is a wonderful brand with very few problems so I decided to purchase this slightly older model because it has a history of doing well.

The cable company Mediacom in this case had changed modem providers several times since I’d cahle up with them. This generally isn’t something a firmware upgrade can fix unless of course the modem’s chipset had the needed functionality present but disabled or unsupported in older software releases. Installation was a breeze, but getting ROGERS the ISP to understand that I’m replacing their rented modem with my own took over 45 minutes, 4 people, an amzing amount on ”hold while I check compatibility” and 4 different answers.

I’m not sure how hackable moeem thing is, as I’m sure that both Linksys and the cable companies have put some roadblocks in the way to stop people from doing things they should not be doing with the public cable TV network. So what else is there to explore?


Greyghost | Linksys BEFCMU10 Cable Modem Review

Curiously, given the austerity of its built in web pages, the BEFCMU10 does obtain the time and date from your cable provider and will at least time stamp the entries in its log. Brand New in sealed box. The first few always seem to bear a January date, but that’s not too surprising considering that there is no built in real-time clock or backup battery.

Most people get them from their cable company, usually under some kind of rental arrangement or rarely even at no extra charge. I had other brands go bad twice in that span of time.

Linksys – BEFCMU10 – Etherfast Ethernet/USB DOCSIS 2.0 Cable Modem

Of course, renting your cable modem does have its advantages. It only uses one power outlet, and creates a central station for befcmu100 your connectivity solutions. I agree to terms above and have a “.

Additional Product Features Platform. Linksys puts a sticker on the bottom of their cable modems and routers warning you that tampering with the insides voids the warranty.

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We take advantage of these opportunities to bring you the same quality, retail product at a lower price. And while I don’t generally recommend the Linksys wireless routers, the modem’s design does let you stack it with a wired or wireless Linksys router. If that is any indication of the quality of this revision, this is a networking must buy. You can also buy them and own a cable modem instead. Sign Up Today ,inksys you love tech deals? I was looking for a modem like the one I had been renting because I had an 8 year history with that modem with very few hiccups along the way.


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This item doesn’t belong on this page. My wife and I both depend on our cable modem to work from home so rather than cablr without or have to fork over retail prices to the Office stores if something did happen to the orginal BEFCMU This desktop modem has max transfer rate of Limited to stock on hand.

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It went under in a basement flood and emerged alive after some drying-out time. Any Condition Any Condition. Although OEM packaged product ships in a plain white or brown box you can be assured it is the same quality product as the retail packaged version. When you’ve been on a dial-up ISP long enough—especially if that dial-up ISP was the only service out there, and yet still not the fastest or most reliable— anything is an improvement. I was on hold for about a million years as I made the mistake of underestimating the sheer number of people who become unhappy when they cannot watch pay-per-view wrestling.

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