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Item#: N82E16825122014

ARRIS SBG6580 SURFboard Wireless Cable Modem Gateway

  • Compatible with Time Warner, Comcast, Charter, Cablevision, and others
  • Integrated 802.11n Wi-Fi, Dual Band
  • Capable of downloading speeds well over 300 Mbps
  • Four Gigabit Ethernet Ports
  • DOCSIS 3.0

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Learn more about the ARRIS Group, Inc SBG6580

Model

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Brand
ARRIS
Model
SBG6580

Details

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Type
Gateway Modem
Interface
RJ-45
Cable Interface
75ohm F-connector
Standards
DOCSIS 3.0, 2.0 and 1.0, Euro-DOCSIS 3.0

Features

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Features
Integrated 802.11n wireless access point, 2 x 2 antenna array,

Switched, onboard radios: 2.4 or 5 GHz

Four Gigabit Ethernet ports enable flexible, high-speed connectivity with Auto Negotiate and Auto MDIX

Compatible with Windows, Macintosh and Unix computers

Extensible networking, allowing customer to network up to 253 desktop computers, laptops and other Ethernet or wireless devices to create a full Class C network

Support for multicast IP services

Wi-Fi Security WEP/WPA/WPA2

Advanced firewall with DoS protection and intrusion prevention

Wi-Fi Wizard for secure PC client setup

Remote configuration and monitoring from the headend using SNMP and TFTP
Enhanced security: supports AES traffic encryption

Plug-and-play installation

Wi-Fi Pairing button for easy Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) wireless connections
Supports standard Internet browser software

Front-panel LEDs indicate status and simplify troubleshooting

User-friendly online diagnostics and configuration Advanced Services Ready

Channel bonding of up to 8 downstream and 4 upstream channels increasing data rates of well over 300 Mbps in DOCSIS and 400 Mbps in EuroDOCSIS downstream and over 100 Mbps upstream
1 GHz capable tuners

Supports IPv4 and IPv6 to expand network addressing capabilities

Packaging

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Package Contents
RJ-45 Ethernet Cable
Power Adapter
Power Cord
Setup Disc
Product Guide
Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
  • Warranty
  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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  • Kenneth C.
  • 2/7/2016 6:42:36 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBetter than expected

Pros: Has both 2.4 and 5.8 ghz wireless transceivers. As it states it has 8 downstream, and 4 upstream channels built in. I have 4 computers and sometimes 1 to 4 other devices connected at the same time, and I have never noticed a drop in performance when I game online. It was easy to setup and configure.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: I would definitely recommend this Gateway router.

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  • Sergo G.
  • 2/4/2016 6:42:28 AM

5 out of 5 eggs Great Product! Easy to Setup and Use!

Pros: Compact and lightweight, with good performance. Glad this purchase.

Cons: No cons.

Other Thoughts: I recommend this product to others.

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  • Glen R.
  • 1/24/2016 7:43:51 AM

4 out of 5 eggsWorks well

Pros: -Easy to set-up and use
-Seems pretty fast and reliable

Cons: -Gets pretty hot

Other Thoughts: Bought mine used elsewhere and it works great. It does get pretty hot and I tend to keep things like these in the open anyway. I haven't used the wifi at all since I prefer a wired connection so I can't comment on how good that works. If you have problems keep calling your ISP because it's likely a problem on their end. I had some connectivity issues early on but worked it out by calling them and having them check on it on their end.

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  • Tim G.
  • 1/6/2016 10:27:50 PM

5 out of 5 eggsIs working well now that I replaced my wireless desktop USB unit.

Pros: Easy to set up; easy to use. Strong signal strength; fast.

Cons: Didn't work very well with my wireless Netgear WNDA3100v3 in a desktop unit. Fine for a few hours, then would go into slow funk mode, requiring a restart of the SBG6580 to restore reasonable internet speeds. Switched to a TP-Link TL-WN722N unit from Newegg and the SBG6580 is now faster than greased lightning.

Other Thoughts: There are other good Arris models but this one can be a fine value vs. renting from your cable provider. Be sure to investigate problems thoroughly; I never imagined the Netgear unit would cause so much trouble, but it sure did.

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  • Anonymous
  • 1/2/2016 7:34:12 AM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsOlder motorola version

Pros: Worked well for the few years I had it. Moved to another cable provider so had to stop using it.

Cons: Connecting wifi devices (like a printer) was a bit of a pain

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  • Anonymous
  • 12/26/2015 11:13:22 PM

1 out of 5 eggsMeh. There's better out there. Get one of those instead.

Pros: It works in a pinch. But i don't know for how long.

Hooked up to comcast without issue.

Cons: Modem gets very hot. Even in a cool place and not enclosed.
Power adapter gets hot.

Wireless drops connection often.
Modem is NOT dual band. It's 2.4 OR 5ghz. Not both at once.
It must be manually switched in the config.

Wireless range is terrible in both bands. Literally half the distance of my old modems.

Wired ports CLAIM they support 10/100/1000. But i can't get it to work in 1000 with other products i KNOW work in 1000 because they worked fine with my old modems.

The wireless button pairing (wps) button needs to be really smashed hard to make it work.

The config is terrible. It's almost a complete copy of the functions (and bugs) in my 10 year old linksys cable modem/router.

Firewall functions cause massive lag and must be disabled.

I'm sure there's some complaints i'm forgetting. And some i will find in the comming weeks until my other mfg modem is replaced.

Bottom line is... If you have no other choice. This will work. But that's the best thing i can say about it.

Other Thoughts: I bought this modem retail due to my (other mfg) one failing suddenly.

Fluke failure. They'll likely replace it no problem i hope. But in the meantime i needed a modem.
This motorola was the only one i could find on short notice that was an all in one modem/router/wireless.

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  • N/A
  • 11/10/2015 9:42:22 AM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsIt's simple

Pros: Having a cable modem with built in wireless and not having to buy both, saves me about $12/month compared to renting one from my cable provider, Time Warner. Works great! Was very easy to set up too.

Cons: None so far

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  • N/A
  • 11/4/2015 8:05:12 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsWireless is awful

Pros: As a modem, it works. Was easy to set up. It's small size is a plus.

Cons: The WiFi on this is the absolute worst I have ever used. It constantly drops wireless to my cell phone, smart TV, PlayStation 4, laptop and tablet. The signal drop from 10-20 feet on this thing is staggeringly bad. My PlayStation is max, 15 feet away and gets dropped all the time. I paid a lot more for this at a 'competitor' and certainly did not Buy Best.
Note to self: always buy from Newegg. Now I'm stuck with this awful product and have to buy another router to make up for it's torturous shortcomings. Be wiser than I and go Newegg (and skip this trash product!)

Other Thoughts: I have done all the configure work in the software you can imagine. I have done the firmware/driver merry-go-round. Trust me, I did all the homework to confirm this thing is a grade-A disaster.

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  • N/A
  • 9/29/2015 2:03:59 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsDo not get Reburbished

Pros: This is a very good all in one modem.

Cons: I wish there was an external Antenna connection.
Do not get refurbished or it will not last with your Cable Company.

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  • N/A
  • 7/21/2015 7:22:29 AM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsWifi didn't work well

Pros: Modem is well.

Cons: Wifi is extremely unreliable. It drops out every few minutes.

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