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Actiontec GT701D Ethernet DSL Modem with Routing Capabilities
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Why the GT701D?
- Super Fast DSL modem — ADSL2/2+ modem and router combined create a complete connectivity and home networking solution for DSL Internet customers
- Faster downloads, Faster gaming — Provides industry leading technology to ensure your connection to the Internet is maximized. This isn’t your run-of-the-mill DSL Modem, this is Actiontec Quality.
- Share Internet connection — Built in routing capabilities allow you to add additional Ethernet ports, or configure for bridge mode and connect your existing router.
- AutoConnect — Simply connect the Actiontec 701D to any computer, open up your browser, and click auto-connect. The GT701D does all the rest. No CD, no confusing instructions, just the best rated installation process in the industry.
- Compatibility — Works with all major DSL Internet service providers (ISPs) including AT&T, Verizon, Qwest, CenturyLink, Frontier, and more.
The GT701D DSL Modem has been rigorously tested to ensure compatibility with all major DSL providers. It adheres to leading DSL standards, ensuring a quick and painless connection. Not only that, Actiontec has included its Auto-Connect tool, which allows you to connect to your DSL service rapidly and hassle-free.
It's "Green". With its superior energy efficiency, the GT701D DSL Modem helps you save money on your electricity bill while protecting the environment. Its power adapter uses at least 30% less energy than modems with conventional power adapters.
It just works. Just read the reviews.
What's in the box?
The Actiontec GT701D Ethernet DSL Modem Kit contains the following:
- GT701D DSL Modem
- Ethernet Cable
- Power Cord
- DSL Cable
- Quick Start Guide
Actiontec's DSL products
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|Actiontec Product||ADSL 2/2+||Works with DSL service?||Works with cable service?||# Ports||Networking|
|GT701D||Yes||Yes, all of them||No||1||Wired|
|GT724R||Yes||Yes, all of them||No||4||Wired|
|GT724WGR||Yes||Yes, all of them||No||4||Wireless 802.11G|
More Key Features
- IP Router supports static route, unnumbered and VIP Mode
- NAT or Statefull Firewall with multiple security levels
- Basic IDS: Stateful Packet Inspection for prevention of Denial of Service (DoS) attacks
- Port forwarding
- Service blocking
- Website Blocking
- Web activity log
- Bridged Ethernet over ATM, PPP over ATM, PPP over Ethernet
Top Customer Reviews
1. Auto-Configure the modem with your ISP by directly connecting the modem to your computer. Follow the instructions given in the booklet/user manual/ISP letter to enter the PPPoE username & password.
2. After configuration is complete, confirm that you are connected to the internet.
3. Click 'Advanced Setup' on the Main Menu.
4. Turn off DHCP Server on the 'DHCP Settings' page. Click Apply.
5. Go to 'WAN IP Address' page and click Yes on the warning. Select RFC 1483 Transparent Bridging. Click Apply.
6. The Internet light on the modem will turn off and always remain off in bridged mode.
7. Remove cable from computer and plug into WAN port of your Router.
8. In your router settings enter the PPPoE username & password. Follow instructions in your router's user manual to enable DHCP on your router.
You should now be connected to the Internet using your modem & router in bridged mode.
THere are 3 setup choices (my wording):
1) totally automatic
2) you select your provider
3) completely manual
While I was comfortable with doing a manual setup, I was curious to see how easy it would be using option 2. I had to know that my Verzion service was PPPOE, but other than that it did indeed need no information except the user and password.
I looked at the options (firewall, NAT, pass-through, etc) but didn't set any of them as I use this with a router and have everything configured in the router.
Interestingly, it is running faster than the Westell's I've used (and I've had several). I've run some tests and while they're not controlled, I'm seeing about 8%.
Physically, it's very small and is clearly more fragile than other DSL modems I've had, using thinner plastic. It wouldn't put up with much abuse, but then there's no reason it should be subjected to it.
Important point: The ethernet cable they provide is a cross-over, and you need that on setup when connectiong the modem directly to your computer. If using a router, you'll then not use that cable again. Most people setting up modems with routers know this, but there's virtually no documentation for this thing and the on-disc manual is weak.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
It is a great modem. However, do not get this modem If Century Link is your ISP. Century Link no longer supports it. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Dale L. Branning
Got this for my AT&T dsl connection and have had no issues with it. Recommended.Published 11 months ago by bb
Awesome modem that does what it's supposed to do! Bought this modem five years ago to avoid "renting" from AT&T. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Patrick
it garbage worked 4 hours than fried i returned it as fast as i couldPublished 12 months ago by charles amirault