Before You Begin
Take the following precautions before installing the SVG1501:
Wait until there is no risk of thunderstorm or lightning activity in the area.
To avoid potential shock, always unplug the power cord from the wall outlet or other
power source before disconnecting it from the SVG1501 rear panel.
To prevent overheating the SVG1501, do not block the ventilation holes on the sides
of the unit. Do not open the unit. Refer all service to your Internet Service provider.
Do not connect both the Ethernet and USB cables to the same computer. Connect
to either Ethernet or USB.
Check that you have the required cables, adapters, and adapter software. Verify that the
proper drivers are installed for the Ethernet adapter on each networked computer. For
information on WLAN setup, see
Signing Up for Service
You must sign up with an Internet Service provider to access the Internet and other
For data service, you will need to provide the MAC address marked HFC MAC ID
printed on the
Your computer must meet the following minimum requirements:
Computer with Pentium
Windows XP, Windows Vista, Macintosh, or UNIX operating system with available
operating system CD-ROM
Any web browser, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator
2 • Getting Started
Setting Up Your Wireless
class or better processor