Cable Modem Troubleshooting: Toshiba PCX5000

Light patterns, images, manuals and more helpful info for the Toshiba PCX5000 cable modem –

Manufacturer: Toshiba Model: PCX5000
Modem Light Indicators

On – Modem is receiving power.


Off – No downstream RF carrier or power off.
Flashing Slow (1 sec) – Downstream RF carrier present and ranging.
Flashing Fast (.1 sec) – Registration in process.
Solid – Modem is acquired.

TestOff – Initial self-test ok or power off.
Flashing – Initial self-test or downloading software in progress.
Solid – Self-test failure.

Off – No USB connection detected.
Flashing – Indicates activity over USB interface.
Solid – USB connection is detected with no activity over interface.

WLANOff – No wireless lan link has been detected.
Flashing – Indicates activity through wireless lan.
10/100 Mbps
Off – Indicates 10Base-T connection to port.
Solid – Indicates 100Base-T connection to port.

Off – No ethernet carrier present on port.
Flashing – Indicates ethernet activity on port.
Solid – Ethernet carrier is detected on port with no activity.

Notes and Useful Information:

This is a cable modem router. For some cable providers, it is only supported
for use as a stand alone cable modem. The modem must be put into ‘bridge’
mode to disable firewall and router functions.

Installation and User Manual

Manufacturer Product Website

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