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Getting to know the Linksys CG7500 AC1900 Wi-Fi Cable Modem Router

The Linksys CG7500 AC1900 Wi-Fi Cable Modem Router combines a 24 x 8 channel DOCSIS 3.0 modem and Wi-Fi AC router into one convenient, high-performance device.  This modem router eliminates the need for a separate cable modem, so you have fewer devices taking up space on your desk.  Ideal for busy households with multiple connected devices, the Linksys CG7500 offers ample bandwidth for 4K video streaming, online gaming, and other data-heavy activities. 


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NOTE:  To know more about the light behavior of the Linksys CG7500, click here.


  • 2-in-1 Cable Modem and Wi-Fi Router
  • DOCSIS 3.0 speed
  • 24 x 8 channels
  • Ideal for internet plans of up to 300 Mbps
  • Wi-Fi speed up to 1.9 Gbps
  • 3 x 3 AC spatial streams
  • Wireless security
  • USB 2.0 port
  • Concurrent dual-band
  • Six omni-directional, internal Planar Inverted-F Antenna (PIFA)
  • DHCP server
  • NAT with SPI Firewall
  • IPv6 support
  • UPnP
  • VPN Pass-through
  • Parental Controls support
  • DDNS support
  • Remote administration
  • Network Time Protocol
  • Single Port Forwarding, Port Range Forwarding and Port Range Triggering
  • DMZ hosting
  • Dimensions:  30 mm x 185 mm x 240 mm

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  • Ports / Buttons:
    • One USB 2.0 port
    • Reset button
    • Four Gigabit LAN ports
    • One coaxial female RF F-type 75 Ohm connector
    • One (12 V / 3 A) power port
    • Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ (WPS) button
NOTE:  The WPS button is at the Linksys CG7500's front panel, right where the WPS indicator light is located.

  • Comcast XFINITY®
  • Charter Spectrum®
  • An existing Cable Internet Service Provider (ISP) account.  If you do not have an existing cable account, contact your local cable provider to sign up for a broadband internet service.  Click here for a list of Cable Company Contact Info.
NOTE:  The Linksys CG7500 will NOT work with Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) service.
  • For browser-based setup:
    • Internet Explorer®
    • Microsoft Edge™
    • Chrome™
    • Firefox®
    • Safari®
  • Linksys CG7500
  • Ethernet cable
  • Quick Install guide
  • Power adapter

Related Video:

Changing the Administrator password of the Linksys CG7500 (VIDEO)
Configuring the Guest Access feature of the Linksys CG7500 (VIDEO)

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