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What the lights on your Actiontec DSL Modem mean Topic ID: 2513 print

Actiontec 704/724 Lights:

Light

Unlit

Green

Power

Power not Applied

Blinking: Actiontec router is starting or restarting.

Solid: Normal System Operation.

DSL

Power not Applied

Blinking: Attempting to train line / line not yet trained.

Solid: Line is trained and ready for data traffic.

Internet

Power not Applied or Modem not authenticated

Fast Irregular Blinking: Data traffic flow.

Solid: The connection has authenticated.

Red: Authentication failed; invalid password or authentication type

Ethernet
Network

Power not Applied or no Ethernet Link detected

Fast Irregular Blinking: Ethernet traffic flow.

Slow Regular Flashing: Attempting to establish Ethernet link.

Solid: Ethernet Ready

USB

TDS Does not support the USB port at this time

Wireless

Power not Applied or Wireless feature disabled

Fast Irregular Blinking: Wireless traffic flow.

Solid: Wireless on and ready for traffic

Actiontec 701/701c/701d Lights:

Light

Unlit

Green

Power

Power not Applied

Blinking: Actiontec router is starting or restarting.

Solid: Normal System Operation.

DSL

Power not Applied

Blinking: Attempting to train line / line not yet trained.

Solid: Line is trained and ready for data traffic.

Internet

Power not Applied or Modem not authenticated

Fast Irregular Blinking: Data traffic flow.

Solid: The connection has authenticated.

Red: Authentication failed; invalid password or authentication type

Ethernet
Network

Power not Applied or no Ethernet Link detected

Fast Irregular Blinking: Ethernet traffic flow.

Slow Regular Flashing: Attempting to establish Ethernet link.

Solid: Ethernet Ready

USB

TDS Does not support the USB port at this time (701d has no USB light)


Note: If any of your lights are red, please contact Technical Support for assistance.

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