Figure 3. Modem router back panel
In addition to the three antennas, viewed from left to right, the back panel contains the following components:
•DSL port. One RJ-11 DSL port for connecting the modem router to an ADSL or VDSL line. This port is
You can use either the DSL port or the Internet port for WAN connectivity.Note
•Ethernet LAN ports. Four Gigabit Ethernet RJ-45 LAN ports to connect the modem router to LAN
devices. These ports are colored yellow. Ethernet port 4 can be used for a WAN connection.
•Internet WAN port. One Gigabit Ethernet RJ-45 WAN port to connect the modem router to a fiber or
cable modem. This port can also be used as an Ethernet port if you set up a DSL Internet connection.
You can use either the Internet port or the DSL port for WAN connectivity.Note
•Reset button. For information about using the Reset button, see Return the Modem Router to Its Factory
Default Settings on page 159.
•Power On/Off button. Press the Power On/Off button to provide power to the modem router.
•DC power connector. Connect the power adapter that came in the product package to the DC power
Hardware Overview of the Modem Router
Nighthawk AC1900 WiFi VDSL/ADSL Modem Router Model D7000v2