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Netgear CM700



Modem Information

DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem

32x8 channel bonding

Compatible with future speed increases.

Highest Service Level



Front View

Front View

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After the cable modem successfully registers on the network, the Power, Upstream, Downstream, and Internet indicators illuminate continuously to indicate that the modem is online and fully operational. For more details, refer to the Modem Lightssection.


Back View

Back View

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The modem includes the following connection ports:

  • Ethernet - Connects to the Gigabit Ethernet cable.
  • Reset - Use this button in the unlikely event that you want to restore the default factory settings. This button is recessed to prevent accidental resets of your modem.
  • Cable / Internet - Connect your coaxial cable line to this port.
  • Power - Connect the supplied power cord to this port.
  • On / Off - Turns modem on and off.

MAC Address

MAC Address of Netgear CM700

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The MAC Address and Serial Number information is located on the bottom of the modem.


The lights indicate the current status of your gateway. To troubleshoot any connection problems, use the table below.

Modem Light Status Problem

Off No power
Green None
Red The cable modem is too warm and might overheat

Blinking Green Scanning for downstream channel
Solid Amber None - connection established on one channel
Solid Green None - operating on more than one channel
Off Downstream channel inactive

Off Upstream channel inactive
Blinking Green Scanning for upstream channel
Solid Amber None - connection established on one channel
Solid Green None - operating on more than one channel

Off Modem offline
Blinking Green None - scanning for configuration parameters
Solid Green None - operational

Off A device is not connected to the Ethernet port on the back.
Solid Green None - A device is connected to the Ethernet port.

Manufacturer Resources

For more detailed technical information use the resources below.

Data Sheet (PDF)

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