ARRIS SURFboard SB6183 Cable Modem – Full Review

ARRIS SURFboard SB6183

Overview:

When it comes to buying a cable modem, We can’t forget Arris surfboard series and its modems, and ARRIS SURFboard SB6183 modem has been amongst the modems that are leading the market.

In other words, this arris sb6183 surfboard cable modem is saving monthly rental fees of consumers. I have already written a guide on how to choose a best cable modem.

But, Why this ArrisSurfboard?

Since 1997, when first-time surfboard modem introduced to the world and became one of the best modems amongst all the leading modems.

So, if we calculate correctly, Arris is about 60 years old company that has been inventing modems.

Now, it is the time to review this modem called “Arris Surfboard SB6183 cable modem”.

One of the best selling cable modems on Amazon. What makes it better than others? Why this modem is so popular amongst other cable modems.

Features and other facts of ARRIS SURFboard SB6183 Cable Modem:

1. Compatibility:

It is compatible with almost all significant ISPs of the USA like Time Warner Cable, Brighthouse, Comcast Xfinity, Cox and many more.

Note: if you are not sure that these companies approve your modem, make a call to ISP and let them tell you.

2. Channels:

You’ll get 16×4 channels, what? It means 16 Download and 4 Upload channels.

3. DOCSIS:

It uses the fastest DOCSIS 3.0 which can give you speed up to 686 Mbps download and 131 Mbps upload speed.

4. Warranty:

It Comes with two years of warranty. So, there will be no problem for 2 years at least. If anything goes wrong, then take the support of arris Team, and they provide excellent support to the customer.

Let’s see some pros and cons here.

Pros:

1. It has 1 Gigabit Ethernet port.
2. 16×4 Downstream and Upstream Channels.
3. Comes in white color.
4. Supports latest internet standard ( IPv4 and IPv6 ).
5. It allows you HD multi-media Streaming on multiple devices.
6. It has an Ethernet which Efficient Energy.

Cons:

1. Unfortunately, this modem is Not compatible with AT&T, Verizon, and CenturyLink.

Some Technical Details:

1. Modem Number – SB6183
2. Weight – 1.41 Pounds
3. Dimensions – (8.5 x 2.5 x 7.8) inches
4. Colour – White
5. Quick Start Guide download here.
6. User Guide download here.

If you have already bought this device and wants to register then click here.

Pro Tip:

Arris has launched some other upgraded models too, and they are faster and have some extra features if compared to this model. What are those models?
1. SB6190 Cable Modem
2. SB8200 DOCSIS 3.1 Modem

See necessary comparison among these models.

SB6183 Cable Modem Vs SB6190 Cable Modem Vs SB8200 Cable Modem

SB6183:

1. Maximum Download Speed up to 686 Mbps.
2. 16 x 4 Downstream and Upstream channels.
3. 1 Gigabit Ethernet Port.

SB6190:

1. Maximum Download Speed up to 1.4 Gbps.
2. 32 x 8 Downstream and Upstream channels.
3. 1 Gigabit Ethernet Port.

SB8200:

1. Maximum Download Speed up to 10 Gbps.
2. 32 x 8 Downstream and Upstream channels.
3. 2 Gigabit Ethernet Ports.

Common:

1. All have two years of limited warranty.
2. All three have same white color.

Final Words:

I have been using this modem for 2 years, and I don’t think there was any problem while using this device. It can be perfect all in one modem for you.  I would recommend this modem to all.

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