What do the LEDs on the front of the device indicate?

The front panel LEDs are described in the following table.

 

LED

Color

Description

Power

White

On – Internal power-on completed successfully.

Flashes – Power-on failed. Note that the LED blinks briefly immediately after powering on the device.

On – when firmware upgrade is in progress.

US/DS

(upstream/downstream)

White

Flashes – Once every second while scanning DS. Once locked on DS, flashes twice every second while registering the US.

On – Locked to US and DS channels and registered OK.

Flashes – When a firmware upgrade is in progress, and POWER LED and ONLINE LEDs are ON solid.

ONLINE

White

Flashes – Obtaining an IP address and configuration file.

On – Configuration completed successfully

Off – Network connect failed

WiFi

White

On – WiFi is enabled.

Off – WiFi is disabled.

WPS BUTTON

(top of device)

White

If not used, the LED is off. When a user pushes the WPS button or triggers WPS via the device’s Web UI, an LED on the top-front of the device flashes for 4 minutes until a PIN is entered from the wireless client that wishes to connect (for example, a laptop computer). After a WiFi client attaches successfully, the LED remains On for 5 minutes, then turns Off.