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=Preparation=
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'''Updated: 2019-06-06'''
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'''Recommended Firmware Version: 2.6.2.1'''
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The SmartRG SR516ac modem router supports both ADSL and VDSL, and switches automatically to match the line it is connected to.
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* Note: Fees for changing plans apply, see our [[DSL Rates]].
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Before you start configuring the modem:
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# '''Firmware Check:''' Check that your [[SmartRG SR516ac Firmware|firmware is up to date]] or update to the recommended version. If you have a different firmware version, the screenshots and instructions might not match exactly.  Contact [http://mailto:support@ncf.ca support@ncf.ca] if you need assistance.
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# '''Factory Settings:''' '''If you pick up a modem from the NCF office, it should already be configured for your account.''' These instructions are for configuring the modem from elsewhere or after it is been reset to factory settings.  If the modem is not new, we recommend resetting it by '''holding down the reset button with a paper clip for about 10 seconds'''.
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#* We recommend these settings for most NCF members. To learn more about what the settings do and more advanced settings, consult the [[Modem Manuals|manual]].
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#'''Ethernet Connection:''' Consult the [https://www.ncf.ca/ncf/support/w/images/4/4b/About_your_SmartRG_SR516ac.pdf About your SmartRG SR516ac modem instruction sheet] to learn how to connect the modem''. We recommend configuring the modem using a computer connected by an ethernet cable, as opposed to over a wireless connection.''
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=Configuration=
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'''If you pick up a modem from the NCF office, it should already be configured for your account.''' You can follow our instructions to configure the modem yourself, or contact [mailto:support@ncf.ca support@ncf.ca] if you would like to bring your modem to our office to be configured.
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==Methods==
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If you have access to email, we can send you a file to automatically configure the modem with your NCF account and our recommended settings, which is much easier than going through all the steps manually.  You can request a config file from [mailto:support@ncf.ca support@ncf.ca] then follow our [[SmartRG SR516ac Config from File|instructions to configure your modem with a config file]].
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Alternatively, you can follow the instructions below to configure the modem [[SmartRG SR516ac Routed Configuration#with WiFi|without a config file]].
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==Modes of Operation==
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# [[SmartRG_SR516ac_Routed_Configuration|Routed]] - Functions as both a modem and WiFi router, which is recommended for most members.  Another router can be added to extend the network, but each network must use a different subnet.
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# [[SmartRG_SR516ac_Bridge_Configuration|Bridge]] - '''(Advanced)''' Functions only as a modem, so another device is required to make the PPPoE connection.  Recommended for advanced members using a separate router.
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= Images =
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{{Template:Back_to_the_Top}}
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<gallery mode="slideshow">
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File:SR516ac-front.png|SmartRG SR516ac - Front
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File:SR516ac-back.png|SmartRG SR516ac - Back
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File:SR516ac-left.png|SmartRG SR516ac - Left Side
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File:SR516ac-angled.png|SmartRG SR516ac - Angled
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File:SR516ac-setup.png|SmartRG SR516ac Setup Diagram
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</gallery>
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=See Also=
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{{Template:Back_to_the_Top}}
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*[[Modem Configuration]] - Instructions for all NCF modems
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*[[Modem Lights#SmartRG|About SmartRG modem lights]]
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*[[Changing WiFi Channels on SmartRG modems]]
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*[[Dynamic DNS]]
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*[[Port forwarding#Port_forwarding_on_SmartRG_Modems|Port forwarding with the SmartRG SR505N]]
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[[Category:DSL]]
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[[Category:Modems]]

Revision as of 12:01, 6 June 2019

Preparation

Updated: 2019-06-06

Recommended Firmware Version: 2.6.2.1

The SmartRG SR516ac modem router supports both ADSL and VDSL, and switches automatically to match the line it is connected to.

  • Note: Fees for changing plans apply, see our DSL Rates.

Before you start configuring the modem:

  1. Firmware Check: Check that your firmware is up to date or update to the recommended version. If you have a different firmware version, the screenshots and instructions might not match exactly. Contact support@ncf.ca if you need assistance.
  2. Factory Settings: If you pick up a modem from the NCF office, it should already be configured for your account. These instructions are for configuring the modem from elsewhere or after it is been reset to factory settings. If the modem is not new, we recommend resetting it by holding down the reset button with a paper clip for about 10 seconds.
    • We recommend these settings for most NCF members. To learn more about what the settings do and more advanced settings, consult the manual.
  3. Ethernet Connection: Consult the About your SmartRG SR516ac modem instruction sheet to learn how to connect the modem. We recommend configuring the modem using a computer connected by an ethernet cable, as opposed to over a wireless connection.

Configuration

If you pick up a modem from the NCF office, it should already be configured for your account. You can follow our instructions to configure the modem yourself, or contact support@ncf.ca if you would like to bring your modem to our office to be configured.

Methods

If you have access to email, we can send you a file to automatically configure the modem with your NCF account and our recommended settings, which is much easier than going through all the steps manually. You can request a config file from support@ncf.ca then follow our instructions to configure your modem with a config file.

Alternatively, you can follow the instructions below to configure the modem without a config file.

Modes of Operation

  1. Routed - Functions as both a modem and WiFi router, which is recommended for most members. Another router can be added to extend the network, but each network must use a different subnet.
  2. Bridge - (Advanced) Functions only as a modem, so another device is required to make the PPPoE connection. Recommended for advanced members using a separate router.

Images

See Also