sb6141 Stories May 16, 2016

Update (5/17 1:00pm): Woot via Amazon has Motorola’s SURFboard SB6121 in Certified Refurbished condition for $29.99 Prime shipped (Orig. $70). Includes a 90-day warranty.

Woot via Amazon has the certified refurbished Motorola SURFBoard DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem (SB6141) for $39.99 with free shipping for Prime members or in orders over $49. That’s 60% below the original $100 price tag, matching the lowest it has been offered for on Amazon/our previous mention and the best price we can find by around $17.

It features download speeds up to 686 Mbps and upload speeds up to 131 Mbps. As we have covered previously, buying your own cable modem can be a great way to save on yearly rental fees and these SURFboard options are compatible with providers like “Comcast/Xfinity, Cox, Charter, Time Warner, Mediacom, Bright House” and more. Be sure to double check with your ISP for compatibility. This model is the very best selling modem on Amazon and carries a 4+ star rating from nearly 9,500 customers. It ships with a 90-day warranty. 

We also spotted the certified refurbished Motorola SURFBoard DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem (SB6183) on for $59.99 shipped (Amazon all-time low, best we can find by $40).

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sb6141 Stories April 12, 2016

expiredSave $120+/yr. by owning your cable modem: refurb Motorola DOCSIS 3.0 options from $30 shipped

Update (4/12 11:00am): Newegg’s Official eBay Store offers the Motorola Arris SB6141 (refurb) for $44.99 shipped.

Woot has kicked off another one of its sales on factory reconditioned Motorola Arris DOCSIS 3.0 cable modems. You’ll find four different options in this promotion with prices starting at $24.99. Woot’s $5 flat-rate shipping charge applies on all orders.

We’ve covered the benefits of owning your own cable modem in the past, which can save you $120 or more each year (based on $10/mo. rental fee). At that rate, you’ll easily pay for your cable modem purchase in a few months. Each of the options in today’s sale are compatible with mainstream service providers like Comcast/Xfinity, Cox, Time Warner, and more. Note: we do recommend confirming with your ISP. These modems feature DOCSIS 3.0 technology, so you’ll be receiving some of the fastest consumer speeds available. A 90-day warranty from the manufacturer is included with every model. Here’s a look at the sale with item-specific specs:

With your savings, grab a best-selling wireless router to round out your setup. In need of an entire network makeover? We still have this TP-LINK DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem + 802.11ac Wireless Router bundle on sale for $110 shipped.

If you’re looking for a simple way to expand your wireless reach, check out this Dual-Band 802.11n Wi-Fi Extender from Belkin for $49.99 shipped (Reg. $60). Also available at Target.

sb6141 Stories January 3, 2016

expiredDitch the rental fees w/ this best-selling Motorola SurfBoard SB6141 Cable Modem: $55 shipped (Orig. $100)

Newegg’s official eBay storefront offers the Motorola ARRIS SurfBoard SB6141 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem for $54.99 shipped. That’s $15 below Amazon’s asking price, $45 less than retail, and a match for the best we’ve ever seen. With this cable modem you can stop paying your service provider a monthly rental fee, saving you money in the long run. It’s currently the best-selling cable modem on Amazon with an overall rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from nearly 8,000 reviewers.

Utilizing the power of DOCSIS 3.0, the SB6141 enables channel bonding of up to eight downstream channels and four upstream channels, which enables advanced multimedia services with data rates of over 300Mbps for received data and over 100Mbps when sending data.

Use your savings to buy a fast wireless AC router.

sb6141 Stories December 1, 2015

expiredNetworking: HooToo 802.11n Travel Router $15 (Reg. $20), more

Sunvalleytek via Amazon offers the HooToo Wireless Travel Router for $19.99. Applying coupon code YNX24HUX drops the final price to $14.99 with free shipping for Prime members or on orders of $35+. Today’s deal is $35 off the original price, $0.20 off our previous mention and a match for the lowest that we’ve seen it go for. This travel router makes an excellent companion during the holiday season. It can instantly create a 802.11n wireless network with file sharing capabilities via the built-in USB port plus it has DLNA capabilities for streaming to media players. Rated 4.2/5 stars by over 1,110 Amazon customers.

Next up, Woot is having a sale on refurbished Motorola DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modems. There are three options in today’s sale: SB6121 for $29.99, SB6141 for $44.99 and the SBG6580 Router combo for $59.99. Woot will ship your entire order, regardless of size for $5. That standout deal is the SB6141 model, which at $49.99 shipped is a savings of 50% off the original price, $5 less than our previous mention and the lowest that we can find. Either cable modem will provide you with sufficient speeds for most consumer setups (up to 343/131Mbps up/down). The SB6141 is compatible with Comcast, Time Warner, Cox and many other ISPs, although we recommend confirming before purchase. It is rated 4.4/5 stars by over 7,600 Amazon customers and is the best-selling cable modem.

Other Networking Deals:

sb6141 Stories November 14, 2015

expiredDitch the rental fees w/ this best-selling ARRIS SurfBoard SB6141 Cable Modem: $55 shipped (Orig. $100)

Newegg via eBay Daily Deals offers the ARRIS SurfBoard SB6141 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem for $54.99 with free shipping. That’s $45 below list, $10 better than our previous mention for a refurb, and the lowest price we’ve ever seen. This best-selling cable modem is rated 4.4 out of 5 stars from 7,506 Amazon reviewers. With this cable modem you can stop paying your service provider a monthly rental fee so it’ll save you money in the long run.

ARRIS’ easy-to-use SB6141 SURFboard DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem unlocks the power of high-speed data. Utilizing the power of DOCSIS 3.0, the SB6141 enables channel bonding of up to eight downstream channels and four upstream channels, which enables advanced multimedia services with data rates of over 300Mbps for received data and over 100Mbps when sending data.

Put your savings towards a fast AC Router to build a rock-solid Wi-Fi network.

sb6141 Stories October 19, 2015

expiredDitch the cable modem rental fees w/ these refurb deals: Motorola SB6121 $45 shipped (Orig. $100), more

Woot is currently offering a couple of nice deals on manufacturer refurbished Motorola cable modems. All of today’s listings are the lowest current price we can find. On top of saving up to 55% off the original list price, you’ll be able to remove those pesky rental fees from your monthly cable bill. Some ISP’s charge upwards of $12 per month, so this modem will pay for itself in as little as four months.

All of today’s products are compatible with Comcast/Xfinity, Cox, Charter, Time Warner, Mediacom, and Bright House. We recommend confirming with your provider before purchasing. Each device features DOCSIS 3.0 compatibility, so you know your setup will deliver some of the fastest consumer speeds available. A full 90-day manufacturer warranty applies on all of these modems from Motorola. Note: Woot’s standard $5 flat-rate shipping charge is added to all purchases.

Motorola Cable Modems in today’s sale:

sb6141 Stories July 27, 2015

expiredMotorola Refurbished DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modems: SB6121 $45 shipped (Orig. $100), SB6141 $55 shipped (Orig. $100)

Woot! is currently offering both of Motorola’s cable modems in refurbished condition, starting with the SB6121 for $39.99. This is a saving’s of $60 off the original price and $20 better than Amazon where it is the #1 best-selling cable modem. The slightly upgraded SB6141 model can be had in white or black for $49.99, which is also $60 off the original price and $40 better than Amazon. Woot! charges $5 flat rate shipping for each model.

Most ISPs typically charge $10 a month to rent a cable modem, by grabbing one of these today you’ll be able to remove that monthly charge. The SB6121 and 6141 are compatible with Comcast, Time Warner, Cox and other major ISPs. We do recommend double checking prior to purchasing.

Motorola’s cable modems feature DOCSIS 3.0 technology, which means you’ll be getting some of the latest speeds currently offered to consumers. The SB6121 can handle up to 172/131Mbps down and up, while the SB6141 is capable of 343/131Mbps. Each modem will handle the vast majority of consumer internet plans, the SB6141 offers some peace of mind for the future with its higher speed capabilities. Both the SB6121 and SB6141 are well-rated by Amazon customers.

A 90-day warranty from Motorola applies to both models.

sb6141 Stories July 9, 2014

expiredNetgear Nighthawk AC router $155 (orig. $250), more

Update (7/10 11:0am): Netgear R6250 router is back in stock, but $3 more than yesterday.

Update (7/9 5:35pm): The Netgear router is now sold out, but Tiger Direct has the Netgear Nighthawk AC1900 Dual-Band Smart Gigabit Router (R7000) for $154.99 shipped with coupon code AMH134233 at checkout. That’s the best price we’ve ever seen for this powerful 4 star router.

Newegg via eBay Daily Deals is offering the Motorola SURFboard Cable Modem (model SB6141) for $69.99 shipped, that’s $15 better than Amazon and is the lowest price we’ve seen. It is rated at 4.5 out of 5 stars by over 2,400 customers at Amazon. Wirecutter has also given it their prestigious “best cable modem” status for over a year.

This modem is approved for use with Comcast/Xfinity, Cox, Charter, Time Warner, Mediacom, Bright House, and is a great way to cut the monthly modem rental fee from your service. Check with your internet service provider for compatibility.

Yes-embiz via eBay Daily Deals also has the manufacturer refurbished Netgear 802.11ac Dual Band Wireless Router (model: R6250) for $79.99 $82.99 shipped, which is $65 below the cost of the same model in new condition at Amazon and features a 90-day warranty.

Wirecutter has named this wireless router as its top pick for its “combination of speed, price, stability, and features of any router in its price range.” It has USB 3.0 built-in, which is great for sharing a printer or hard drive across your network. This wireless router features 80.11ac speeds, which is compatible with the latest version of the MacBook Air ($100 off here for students). Other features include:

  • Beamforming technology, which focuses your WiFi signal for stronger, faster, more reliable connections and re-adjusts as you move around your home or workspace.
  • Parental controls and the ability to setup separate guest network access for visitors.
  • 4-port gigabit ethernet LAN for wiring directly into devices.

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