Of course, renting your cable modem does have its advantages. Cable Modems aren’t normally very exciting things. Which brings us to do the other interesting aspect— What’s Inside. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. Most people get them from their cable company, usually under some kind of rental arrangement or rarely even at no extra charge.

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It went under in a basement flood and emerged alive after some drying-out time. It’s design is very similar to other Linksys branded units.

Broadband Internet Connections Technology Guide: I turned off my wireless on my smart phone and when I turned it back on the wi-fi failed there too so I knew that it must be the hardware. My comput er still saw the router sending a signal but the computer could not associate to it.

Easy installation, and reliable. The “always on” connection eliminates dial-up wait time and busy signals. Coupons are not applicable to prior orders. You are about to purchase Microsoft Office University Edition.

Sometimes you can make a repair, although the highly integrated nature of the modem’s internals may rule out all but the simplest repairs. Coupons are subject to change without notice. Page Feedback Click to open Click to open Click to close.


I check regularly for firmware upgrades to keep it running well. There isn’t much to speak of inside.

Greyghost | Linksys BEFCMU10 Cable Modem Review

We do our modsm to update store pricing and inventory amounts as they change. Notice the “artistic” Bel logo that’s part of the coaxial connector. Or connect it to a Linksys router and share that high-speed Internet access with everyone on your home network. They went from using Motorola modems that worked well to RCA ones that also worked well. Every now and again, their Motorola Surfboard SB would drop its connection and have to work at getting it back again.

This is the first I have seen of a Modem, wireless, and router all-in-one package.

Linksys – BEFCMU10 – Etherfast Ethernet/USB DOCSIS 2.0 Cable Modem

Oversized orders that require delivery by truck do not qualify. Included accessories, software, documentation, and manufacturer warranties on OEM products may vary from retail versions. Currently Out Of Stock! That rented cable modem shuffled a lot of data in its time.

Linksys – BEFCMU10 – Etherfast Ethernet/USB DOCSIS Cable Modem at

Absolutely worth every penny. And you may want to, because even low rental fees add up over time, and in a cqble, you could have purchased one with what you’ve paid in rental fees. Identification strings returned by the built in web server also strongly suggested a Linux-backed firmware implementation. Linksys puts a sticker on the bottom of their cable modems and routers warning you that tampering with the insides voids the warranty.


There isn’t much you have to do, and if you can connect three cables to a box with clearly marked, very different connectors, you too befc,u10 install the Linksys BEFCMU Cable modems typically download their operating parameters and in some cases, firmware updates over TFTP.

Looking at the main board reveals a smattering of components, including some RAM, a flashable ROM, the cable tuner module and a few Ethernet support components. And it also became increasingly temperamental.

This item is a really great alternative by Linksys if you want to own your own modem. You may also like. However, there may be slight differences in store pricing or inventory compared to mode is listed online. There’s not much to say I understand and agree to the terms above and am in full knowledge of the product I am purchasing.