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Overview of the Linksys CG7500's Light Behavior

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 Wi-Fi AC router offers ample bandwidth for 4K video streaming, online gaming, and other data-heavy activities.  This article will give you information of the light behavior of the Linksys CG7500.
 
LightColor(s)ActivityDescription
 
Power
 

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GreenSolidThe modem router has power and it is ready
RECEIVE
(Downstream)


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OFFOFFNo downstream activity on the cable connection
GreenBlinkingThe modem is searching for a downstream frequency on the cable connection
SolidThe modem has successfully connected to a downstream frequency on the cable connection without channel bonding
BlueSolidThe modem is connected to a downstream multi-channel bonding
 
SEND
(Upstream)
 

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GreenBlinkingThe modem is registering with the service provider
cable network
SolidThe modem is successfully connected to the service
provider cable network
BlueSolidThe modem is connected to a multi-channel bonding
 
STATUS
 

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GreenBlinkingThe modem router is establishing an internet connection
 
Solid
 
The modem router has an internet connection
 
 
LAN
(Link)

 

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GreenBlinkingAny LAN port is transmitting / receiving data
 
 
Solid
 
 
The modem router is connected to a device through the
LAN port
 
2.4GHz
(WLAN)
 

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OFFOFF2.4 GHz WLAN is disabled
GreenBlinking2.4 GHz WLAN data traffic activity
Solid2.4 GHz WLAN is enabled
 
5GHz
(WLAN)
 
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OFFOFF5 GHz WLAN is disabled
GreenBlinking5 GHz WLAN data traffic activity
Solid5 GHz WLAN is enabled
 
USB
 

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GreenSolidUSB storage is connected
WPS

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OFFOFFWPS is idle
GreenBlinking slowlyWPS in progress - up to two minutes
Blinking rapidlyWPS error or session overlap - up to two minutes
GreenSolidSuccessful WPS setup.
Turns OFF after two minutes
 
Ethernet Port
 

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GreenBlinkingEthernet / Fast ethernet data traffic activity
SolidEthernet / Fast ethernet is connected
OrangeBlinkingGigabit ethernet data traffic activity
SolidGigabit ethernet is connected

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