D-Link DCM-200 Manual

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DOCSIS 1.1 Upgradable
USB/Ethernet Cable Modem
Third Edition (Dec 2001)
Made in Taiwan


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  • Page 1 DCM-200 DOCSIS 1.0 DOCSIS 1.1 Upgradable USB/Ethernet Cable Modem Manual Third Edition (Dec 2001) 6DCM200...04 Made in Taiwan RECYCLABLE...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Front Panel... 5 Rear Panel... 5 Understanding Indicators...5 Powering Up the First Time... 5 Installation ...6 Important Rules for Safe Operation _______________________________________________________________ 7 Troubleshooting...8 Specifications ...8 Contacting Technical Support____________________________________________________________________ 9 5-Year Limited Warranty...10 Table of Contents DCM-200 USB/Ethernet Cable Modem...
  • Page 3: Introduction

    The DCM-200 modem 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: Setting Up The Device

    Then for your modem to communicate with the cable service, you will first need to be able to identify the cable modem. On the cable modem find the make and model (i.e. D-Link DCM-200). The Cable Media Access Control (CMAC) address is a unique number that is used for the purpose of identifying the modem on the network. The CMAC address is found on the rear panel of the modem.
  • Page 5: Connection Architecture

    Connection Architecture In order for you to enjoy the benefits of your Cable Modem, your PC must be properly connected to the cable TV wire. The following diagram illustrates a typical PC/TV installation. (Newer homes or businesses may have a dedicated coaxial cable line for Internet connection).
  • Page 6: Identifying External Components

    If no lights come, check all of your connection to see if they are properly inserted. Powering Up the First Time You must allow at least 1 to 3 minutes to power up the first time because the DCM-200 must find and secure a connection.
  • Page 7: Installation

    IP address and establish a link onto the Internet. ♦ If you first connect the DCM-200 to the Ethernet port on your PC and then later connect the USB port, the Ethernet connection will be dropped and the DCM-200 will begin the process of finding a downstream channel to lock into by the USB connection.
  • Page 8: Important Rules For Safe Operation

    Important Rules for Safe Operation Your DCM-200 USB/Ethernet Cable Modem has been designed and manufactured to meet high standards of quality and safety. This section lists important information that will help assure your enjoyment and proper use of the cable modem and accessory equipment. Please read them carefully before operating and using your DCM-200.
  • Page 9: Troubleshooting

    The modem is not detecting the Network Interface Card. Make sure the cables are firmly attached to the not green. The light is network card in the back of your computer and the modem as well. off. Try replacing the Ethernet cable or the network card with known working components.
  • Page 10: Contacting Technical Support

    D-Link provides free technical support for customers within the United States. U.S. customers can contact D-Link technical support through our web site, e-mail, or by phone. United States technical support is available Monday through Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (PST).
  • Page 11: 5-Year Limited Warranty

    (90) days after any repaired or replaced Hardware is delivered. If a material defect is incapable of correction, or if D-Link determines in its sole discretion that it is not practical to repair or replace the defective Hardware, the price paid by the original purchaser for the defective Hardware will be refunded by D-Link upon return to D-Link of the defective Hardware.
  • Page 12 This limited warranty provided by D-Link does not cover: Products that have been subjected to abuse, accident, alteration, modification, tampering, negligence, misuse, faulty installation, lack of reasonable care, repair or service in any way that is not contemplated in the documentation for the product, or if the model or serial number has been altered, tampered with, defaced or removed;...

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