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Technicolor XB6 Avanced Modem/Router

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Shaw updated the XB6 page on Oct 26 2018. Now includes the description for Technicolor. Thread for Arris XB6 (Puma chipset) https://www.dslreports.com/forum/r31734126-Arris-XB6-Advanced-Modem-Router . The 'Technicolor' Broadcom chipset is seen as a better unit. 'Arris' Puma chipset (Intel) is considered to be bad, due to ping spikes. It is a flaw in chip design and patch after patch is not quite fixing the long term problems. . A post about testing, and looks good so far: https://www.dslreports.com/forum/r32229406- Another post on testing: https://www.dslreports.com/forum/r32252167- . Technicolor CGM4141 (Broadcom chipset) Technicolor makes the Broadcom model. DOCSIS 3.1 XB6-T Technicolor CGM4140COM CGM4141 Broadcom BCM3390 D3.1 chipset. Firmware name CGM4140COMSHW Fan is on bottom grill https://fccid.io/G95CGM414X/Internal-Photos/Internal-Photos-Part-1-3423780 Technicolor model CGM4141 is what COX cable uses https://www.cox.com/residential/support/technicolor-cgm4141.html IPv6 . Battery backup. It is an external unit. Square shaped. It has some type of wireless function to communicate to the XB6 to only enable phone service during power outage. PDF (same as Arris model) https://secure.xfinity.com/anon.comcastonline2/support/help/faqs/battery/New/XB6_CGM4140COM.pdf You are better off to use an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) so that the unit gives power to all services connected. . MOCA filter on your incoming service line, or disable in modem/router. MOCA = Multimedia over Coax Alliance . https://community.shaw.ca/docs/DOC-14080 Connections on the Advanced WiFi Modem include: Coaxial in Yes Ethernet Yes, 2 ports WiFi Yes, wireless 802.11ac Wave 2 MU-MIMO (modes A, G, N, and AC) Dual Band Yes (2.4GHz, 5GHz) Antenna Configuration 10 antennas (2 for 2.4GHz & 8 for 5GHz) External antenna No Phone ports Disabled Battery No USB No Reset button Yes (back) WPS button Yes (top) ... Specifications of the Advanced WiFi Modem include: Manufacturer Arris or Technicolor Model Arris TG3482 or Technicolor CGM4141 Width 12.5 cm / 4.9 in Depth 7.9 cm / 3.1 in Height 21.5 cm / 8.5 inHow to self-install https://community.shaw.ca/docs/DOC-16005

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