murphy wrote:Connect to the status web page in your cable modem
Find the downstream and upstream power in dBmV and the Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR)…
The downstream signal power should be between -10 and +10 dBmV. (Some say between -15 and +15 but I feel that is pushing your luck)
The SNR should be 35 or more.
The upstream power level should be less than 55 dBmV.
murphy wrote:On a side note I consider the often mentioned practice of buying a product to do a test and then returning it to be unethical. The net result of this practice is to raise costs for everyone.
xxxxxx wrote:On a side note I consider the often mentioned practice of buying a product to do a test and then returning it to be unethical. The net result of this practice is to raise costs for everyone.
lbmofo wrote:I connected a computer directly to my Moto SB5101U and I see the same downlink packet loss ~3% or so consistently. Sometimes, I see ~3% packet discards too. Not good. After 2 years, I guess I need a new modem.
murphy wrote:jmmastron wrote:Download Speed: _____6389kbps___________
Upload Speed: ____1119kbps____________
Download Consistency of Service ___54%_____
Upload Consistency of Service ___98%______
Maximum TCP Delay ____106ms_________
Jitter you server __1.6ms________
Jitter server you __66.4ms_______
Packet loss: you server___0.0%____
Packet loss: server you __5.6%____
Packet discards ____0.0%_____
Packets out of order __0.0%_______
Estimated MOS score ___1.0_____
Download Consistency of Service ___54%_____ should be 80 % or better
Maximum TCP Delay ____106ms_________ should be less than 100 ms
Jitter server you __66.4ms_______ should be less than 5 ms
Packet loss: server you __5.6%____ should be 0%
Estimated MOS score ___1.0____ should be around 4
What are the signal levels in your modem?
downstream signal level
downstream SNR (signal to noise ratio)
upstream power level
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