Can I use SBG6580 as modem only?

Can I use SBG6580 as modem only?

The SBG6580-2 serves as a modem and a router and keeps the devices in the Local Area Network (LAN) hidden. In certain situations, it may be desired to disable the router function of the SBG6580-2, and have it operate as a modem only. This can be accomplished by configuring the SBG6580-2 for Bridge Mode.

How fast is SURFboard SBG6580?

343 Mbps
With download speeds up to 343 Mbps and Wi-Fi speeds up to 300 Mbps, it’s the perfect choice for the low-bandwidth home network!

How do I connect my Motorola SBG6580 to another router?

How to Bridge a Motorola SBG6580

  1. Unplug the coaxial cable from the back of the modem.
  2. Connect a computer to one of the Ethernet ports.
  3. Open the Web browser; then type “” in the address bar.
  4. Enter the user name and password.
  5. Select the “Basic” tab, and set “NAPT mode” to “Disabled.” Click “Apply.”

How do I bridge my Motorola router?

Turn off the modem/router, then turn it back on. Hold down the WLAN button on the back of the unit for 5 seconds and then confirm that the wireless indicator LED is now off. Connect an Ethernet cable between the modem/router and a computer. The username is admin, and the password is motorola.

How do you bridge a SURFboard modem?

Enabling Bridge Mode Launch a web browser, such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Safari. Enter into the address box, and press the Enter key. The https:// Redirect page will appear. The SURFboard Web Manager is begin redirected to a more secure connection, click the Proceed button to continue.

How do I update my Motorola SURFboard SBG6580?

How to load new firmware onto your router

  1. Step 1: Log in to your router.
  2. Step 2: Determine the router’s firmware version.
  3. Step 3: Determine the latest available firmware version.
  4. Step 4: Download the latest firmware.
  5. Step 5: Upload the new firmware to your router.
  6. Step 6: Wait for the magic to happen.

How do I update SBG6580-2?

The SBG6580-2 does not support manual software upgrades. Any firmware or software changes must be implemented via the Cable Operators (MSOs). The Cable Operators (MSOs) can update the firmware based on what they have approved for their network.