Learn about the hardware features, specifications and about what the light sequence means on the SMC 8014WN Internet modem. On this page, you will find information that will help familiarize you with your SMC 8014WN Internet modem.


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SMC 8014WN Internet modem - front view

Learn what the various light sequences mean on the front of the SMC 8014WN  Internet modem.


SMC 8014WN Internet Modem
SMC 8014WN Internet Modem


Solid Green Light: the unit is receiving power.
Flashing Light: startup diagnostics are in progress


A solid light on this indicator suggests that the modem is either updating or has failed and requires a reboot.


Solid Green Light: the upstream channel is connected.

Flashing Light: the modem is scanning for an upstream connection.


Solid Green Light: the modem is now online.
Flashing Light: the modem is scanning for network connectivity.



Solid Green Light: indicates that the wireless Internet is enabled.
Flashing Light: indicates that the data is currently being transmitted through the wireless network.


Flashing light indicates that the WPS is currently in use. During normal operation, this light will not be lit.

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When solid, these lights indicate that a connection has been detected. If flashing, this indicates that data is currently transmitting through this Ethernet port.

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SMC 8014WN Internet modem - rear view

Here are some additional details and connection features of the SMC 8014WN Internet modem.

Rear View
SMC 8014WN Internet modem - front
Antenna Connects the modem to the wireless antenna
PowerConnects modem to the power supply


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Connects the modem to an Ethernet equipped computer or third party device (router, Ethernet hub, etc.)
CableConnects the modem to the cable outlet using a coaxial cable

Reset Button

Resets the modem to factory default settings.

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Here are some additional details and connection features of the SMC 8014WN Internet modem.


Wireless Standard802.11 b/g/n
Operational Frequency2.4Ghz
Ethernet10/100 Mbps
WPS Available
SecurityWEP, WPA, WPA2
Router Settings Login URLhttp://

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