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LED Descriptions (continued)
LED Activity Solid amber* Description The unit is operating in Legacy G mode at 2.4 GHz (5 GHz Mode [item 4] is also on). The unit is operating in 11n mode at 2.4 GHz (5 GHz Mode [item 4] is off). Data is being communicated over a wireless network. The unit is operating in 11n mode at 5 GHz (2.4 GHz Mode [item 3] is also on, amber). 11n mode at 5 GHz is off (2.4 GHz Mode [item 3] is on, green). Data is being communicated over the wireless network. • No USB device connected • "Safely Remove Hardware" has been activated • An error has occurrred with the device USB device is ready to use USB device is in use The ADSL port is synchronized with an ISP's network-access device. Indicates ADSL training-ADSL is synchronizing with the DSLAM. The unit is off or there is no IP connection. There is an Internet session. If the session is dropped due to an idle timeout, and an ADSL connection is still present, the light will remain green. If the session is dropped for any other reason, the light will turn off. Data is being transmitted over the ADSL port. The wireless ADSL2+ modem router attempted to connect to the Internet but failed. No Internet connection detected.
Solid green† 3. 2.4 GHz N/G-Band Blinking amber/ Blinking green Solid blue‡ 4. 5.0 GHz N-Band Off Blinking blue Off 5. USB port Solid green Blinking green Solid green 6. ADSL Link Blinking amber Off Solid green
7. Internet (WAN)
Blinking green Red Off
*. On amber (default setting) signifies a 5 GHz interference-free Wireless-N and legacy 2.4 GHz 802.11g network. NETGEAR recommends this if you have Dual Band clients (Dual Band Wireless-N laptops, Dual Band Wireless-N adapters) and/or 802.11 b/g laptops to connect. †. On green signifies a 2.4 GHz Wireless-N network. NETGEAR recommends this if you have only 2.4 GHz Wireless-N clients (most adapters are 2.4 GHz, if not specified as Dual Band) AND/OR 802.11 b/g laptops to connect. ‡. On blue signifies a 5 GHz interference-free network.
Getting to Know Your Wireless Router