The Motorola DOCSIS 3.0 SURFboard High Speed Cable Modem features a front-panel dual colored LED display; Ethernet connectivity for interfacing with PC, Mac, Linux and UNIX systems; and integrated DOCSIS 3.0 technology. This modem is capable of reaching downstream speeds up to 343.1 megabytes per second.
The Motorola SURFboard is a high-speed modem that sells for $69, as of December 2015. It has earned an aggregate score of 4.7 out of five stars based on over 4,000 customer reviews on BestBuy.com.
The modem operates without the use of a phone line, meaning the connection is constantly on and is not interrupted by phone usage. Although the modem features eight independent channels, it can bond them to reach the highest possible speeds or operate them independently from one another at speeds up to 42.9 megabytes per second. The modem comes integrated with DOCSIS 3.0 but is backwards compatible with DOCSIS 1.0 and 2.0. It also supports IPv4 and IPv6 as well as EuroDOCSIS and Advanced Encryption Services. The modem features a 1Ghz low-pass filter to reduce signal interference.
The modem has a silver finish; is approximately 5 inches high, 5 inches wide and 1.7 inches thick; and weighs approximately 1.3 pounds. It is covered by a one-year limited parts and labor warranty.