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Ethernet Cable Modem
User's Manual
First Edition (April 2001)
Printed in Taiwan


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  • Page 1 DCM-100 DOCSIS 1.0 Ethernet Cable Modem User’s Manual First Edition (April 2001) 6DCM200...01 Printed in Taiwan RECYCLABLE...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    DCM-100 Ethernet Cable Modem Introduction ...3 Features...3 Contents and Identification...4 Contents ...4 Identifying External Components...4 Front Panel... 4 Rear Panel... 4 Connection Architecture...5 Understanding Your LED Indicators ...6 Powering Up For the First Time ... 6 Setting Up the Device...7 Before You Start...7...
  • Page 3: Introduction

    The DCM-100 digitizes data and sends it over the cable at up to 10.2 Mbps and can receive transmissions at up to 42.88 Mbps. To give you an idea of just how fast this is, digitized television quality video and audio are transmitted together at about 3 Mbps.
  • Page 4: Contents And Identification

    ♦ User’s Manual on CD ♦ Quick Install Guide If any item is found missing or damaged, please contact your local reseller or D-Link directly at one of the offices listed at the rear of the manual for replacement. Identifying External Components This section identifies all the major external components of the device.
  • Page 5: Connection Architecture

    RJ-45 connector used to connect the DCM-100 to a LAN device (hub, switch, PC, etc.). ♦ Cable In - This jack is used to connect the DCM-100 to the splitter. This connection uses a standard coax cable which is the same cable used by your cable TV company.
  • Page 6: Understanding Your Led Indicators

    If no lights come, check all of your connection to see if they are properly inserted. Powering Up For the First Time You must allow at least 1 to 3 minutes to power up the first time because the DCM-100 must find and secure a connection.
  • Page 7: Setting Up The Device

    The capabilities and limitations of your computer equipment and configuration can affect the overall performance of your Internet connection. The DCM-100 Ethernet Cable Modem is designed to work with the following operating systems: ♦ Windows 98/98 SE (Second Edition) ♦ Windows NT 4.0 ♦...
  • Page 8: Installation

    Installation The installation of the DCM-100 Ethernet Cable Modem can be completed in a matter of minutes. Be careful to insure the cables are properly locked into position. Follow these steps (see the figure of the rear panel in Chapter Two): 1.
  • Page 9: Troubleshooting

    The TCP/IP configuration for the computer may be incorrect. The modem is not detecting the Network Interface Card. Make sure the cables are firmly attached to the network card in the back of your computer and the modem as well.
  • Page 10: Contacting Technical Support

    Phone: 949-788-0805 (option #4) If you are a customer residing outside of the United States, please refer to the list of D-Link locations that is included in this manual. Thank you for purchasing this product. We like to receive feedback from our customers concerning our products.
  • Page 11: Offices

    S. AFRICA D-Link South Africa Unit 2, Parkside 86 Oak Avenue, Highveld Technopark Centurion, Gauteng, Republic of South Africa TEL: 27 (0) 12-665-2165 FAX: 27 (0) 12-665-2186 URL: E-MAIL: SWEDEN D-Link Sweden P. O. Box 15036, S-167 15 Bromma, Sweden TEL: 46-(0) 8-564-61900 FAX: 46-(0) 8-564-61901 E-MAIL: URL:
  • Page 12: Specifications

    DCM-100 Ethernet Cable Modem Specifications Cable Network Subsystem RF MAC Protocol: MCNS/DOCSIS 1.0 Compliant Security RSA and MCNS 40/56 bit DES data encryption security Downstream – Receiver Demodulation — 64 QAM/256 QAM Data Speed — 30.342Mbps (64 QAM)/42.88Mbps (256 QAM) Frequency Range —...
  • Page 13 DCM-100 Ethernet Cable Modem Power Consumption 12W (maximum) Operating Temperature 32°- 104°F (0°- 40°C) Operating Humidity 10% - 90% Storage Temperature -4°- 140°F (-20°- 60°C) Dimensions 22 (W) x 174 (D) x 35 (H) mm Weight 578 grams (1.271b) EMI Certification...
  • Page 14: Limited Warranty

    D-Link at an Authorized D-Link Service Office. The replacement Hardware need not be new or of an identical make, model or part; D-Link may in its discretion may replace the defective Hardware (or any part thereof) with any reconditioned product that D-Link reasonably determines is substantially equivalent (or superior) in all material respects to the defective Hardware.
  • Page 15: Copyright Statement

    The packaged product shall be insured and shipped to D- Link, 53 Discovery Drive, Irvine CA 92618, with all shipping costs prepaid. D-Link may reject or return any product that is not packaged and shipped in strict compliance with the foregoing requirements, or for which an RMA number is not visible from the outside of the package.
  • Page 16: Fcc Warning

    DCM-100 Ethernet Cable Modem FCC Warning This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
  • Page 17 8. What category best describes your company? Aerospace Engineering Education Finance Hospital Legal Insurance/Real Estate Manufacturing Retail/Chainstore/Wholesale Government Transportation/Utilities/Communication VAR System house/company Other________________________________ 9. Would you recommend your D-Link product to a friend? Yes No Don't know yet 10.Your comments regarding this product? ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  • Page 18 DCM-100 Ethernet Cable Modem...

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