Arris DG860P2 Router Manual PDF (Setup & Configuration Guide)

Given below is full router user manual of Arris DG860P2 router model. You can also download this manual in PDF Format to read later on your computer.

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Data Gateway
User’s Guide
Get ready to experience the Internet’s express lane! Whether you’re checking out
streaming media, downloading new software, or checking your email, the Touch-
stone DG860 Data Gateway brings it all to you faster and more reliably with both
wired and wireless connectivity.
The Touchstone Data Gateway provides four Ethernet connections for use as the
hub of your home/office Local Area Network (LAN). The Touchstone Data Gateway
also provides 802.11b/g/n wireless connectivity for enhanced mobility and versa-
Installation is simple and your cable company will provide assistance to you for any
special requirements. The links below provide more detailed instructions.
Safety Requirements
Getting Started
Installing and Connecting Your Data Gateway
Configuring Your Ethernet Connection
Using the Data Gateway
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Export Regulations
This product may not be exported outside the U.S. and Canada without U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Export Administration au-
thorization. Any export or re-export by the purchaser, directly or indirectly, in contravention of U.S. Export Administration Regulation is prohib-
Copyright © 2012 ARRIS. All rights reserved.
The information in this document is subject to change without notice. The statements, configurations, technical data, and recommendations in
this document are believed to be accurate and reliable, but are presented without express or implied warranty. Users must take full responsi-
bility for their applications of any products specified in this document. The information in this document is proprietary to ARRIS.
ARRIS, Touchstone, and the ARRIS logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of ARRIS Group. All other trademarks and registered trade-
marks are the property of their respective holders.
Protected under one or more of the following U.S. patents: 7,031,435; 7,100,011. Other patents pending.
Standard 1.4
March 2012
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Safety Requirements
ARRIS Data Gateways comply with the applicable requirements for performance,
construction, labeling, and information when used as outlined below
Risk of shock
Mains voltages inside this unit. No user serviceable parts inside. Refer
service to qualified personnel only!
Do not use product near water (i.e. wet basement, bathtub, sink or near a
swimming pool, etc.), to avoid risk of electrocution.
Do not use spray cleaners or aerosols on the gateway.
The product shall be cleaned using only a damp, lint-free, cloth.
No sol-
vents or cleaning agents shall be used.
Avoid using and/or connecting the equipment during an electrical storm, to
avoid risk of electrocution.
Do not locate the equipment within 6 feet (1.9 m) of a flame or ignition
source (i.e. heat registers, space heaters, fireplaces, etc.).
Use only power supply and power cord included with the equipment.
Equipment should be installed near the power outlet and should be easily
The shield of the coaxial cable must be connected to earth (grounded) at the
entrance to the building in accordance with applicable national electrical in-
stallation codes. In the U.S., this is required by NFPA 70 (National Electrical
Code) Article 820. In the European Union and in certain other countries,
CATV installation equipotential bonding requirements are specified in IEC
Cable networks for television signals, sound signals and interac-
tive services
, Part 11: Safety. This equipment is intended to be installed in
accordance with the requirements of IEC 60728-11 for safe operation.
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If the equipment is to be installed in an area serviced by an IT power line
network, as is found in many areas of Norway, special attention should be
given that the installation is in accordance with IEC 60728-11, in particular
Annex B and Figure B.4.
In areas of high surge events or poor grounding situations and areas prone
to lightning strikes, additional surge protection may be required (i.e.
PF11VNT3 from American Power Conversion) on the AC, RF, and Ethernet
When the Data Gateway is connected to a local computer through Ethernet
cables, the computer must be properly grounded to the building/residence
AC ground network. All plug-in cards within the computer must be properly
installed and grounded to the computer frame per the manufacturer’s spec-
Ensure proper ventillation. Position the Data Gateway so that air flows freely
around it and the ventillation holes on the unit are not blocked.
Do not mount the Data Gateway on surfaces that are sensitive to heat
and/or which may be damaged by the heat generated by the modem, its
power supply, or other accessories.
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FCC Part 15
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the requirements for a
Class B digital device under Part 15 of the Federal Communications Commission
(FCC) rules. These requirements are intended to provide reasonable protection
against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates,
uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in ac-
cordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communi-
cations. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a
particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or
television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on,
the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the fol-
lowing measures:
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which
the receiver is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Changes or modifications to this equipment not expressly approved by
the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the
RF Exposure
This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncon-
trolled environment. This equipment should be installed and operated with mini-
mum distance of 7.9 inches (20cm) between the radiator and your body. This
transmitter must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other an-
tenna or transmitter.
Touchstone DG860 Data Gateway User’s Guide


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