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Introduction; Cable Modem Features; What's On The Cd-Rom; Accessing The Diagnostics Display Through The Cd-Rom - RCA DCM305 User Manual

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Cable Modem Features

Capable of receiving data at rates of up to 3000kbps
Able to send and receive data over the cable line
Able to connect 2 computers through Ethernet and USB at the same time
Plug-and-play operation for easy setup and installation
Compliance to DOCSIS specification
ON/OFF button to connect and disconnect access to the internet
Message waiting notification capability
Diagnostics via LED or HTTP server
Able to receive automatic software updates, if initiated by your cable company
The following may affect the speed of your cable modem: your computer equipment and configuration
(processor speed, amount of RAM, available disk space); the number of programs you are running at
the same time; the capacity of your ISP; network traffic levels; the number of Ethernet or USB devices in
use on your computer. Your cable company may or may not fully support the speed capabilities of this

What's on the CD-ROM

Insert the cable modem CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive to view troubleshooting tips, the internal
diagnostics, and other valuable information.
Note: You will need to use the CD-ROM to install the USB driver if you are connecting via the
USB port.
CD-ROM Contents:
Links to RCA web sites
Electronic file of the instruction book in additional languages
USB drivers
Usage and troubleshooting tips

Accessing the Diagnostics Display through the CD-ROM

A button on the CD-ROM menu called "Look at Diagnostics" (found under the "About My Cable Modem"
menu) launches your browser and displays status and diagnostic information stored within the modem in
HTML format.
(3 Megabits per second, over 50 times faster than


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