SURFboard 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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SURFboard Stories April 19, 2016

expiredMotorola SURFboard DOCSIS 3.0 SB6183 Cable Modem (Refurb) $64 shipped (Reg. $100)

Newegg via eBay offers the refurbished ARRIS SURFboard SB6183 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem for $64 shipped. That’s $33 off the regular sale price/ Amazon’s current listing for one in new condition and the lowest we’ve seen for it. A 1-year warranty applies. Features include:

  • Internet speeds up to 686 Mbps DOWNLOAD and 131 Mbps UPLOAD based on your Cable ISP subscription.
  • Ideal for streaming HD Video and gaming on multiple devices at a time

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. This modem is compatible with mainstream service providers like Comcast/Xfinity, Cox, Time Warner, and more. Note: we do recommend confirming with your ISP. It also features DOCSIS 3.0 technology, so you’ll be receiving some of the fastest consumer speeds available.

SURFboard Stories March 15, 2016

expiredEnd the madness – stop renting your cable modem with these refurb Motorola deals from $35 shipped (Orig. up to $130)

Woot has kicked off a sale this morning focused on Motorola’s Arris SurfBoard cable modems. All of the options in today’s promotion are certified refurbished direct from the manufacturer and include a 90-day warranty. Woot’s $5 flat rate shipping fee applies on all purchases.

We’ve already taken the time to explain the benefits of buying your own cable modem. You can learn more about that process in our handy guide. The biggest reason is knocking off that annoying rental fee. At upwards of $12 per month, you’ll be able to pay for these modems in today’s sale quickly. Each option is DOCSIS 3.0 compatible and are designed for popular ISPs like Comcast, Time Warner and Cox. We recommend confirming with your provider.

Here are your options from Woot’s sale:

With your savings, grab a best-selling router to complete your new setup.

SURFboard Stories February 1, 2016

expiredMotorola SURFboard DOCSIS 3.0 High-Speed Cable Modem $45 shipped (Reg. $70)

Best Buy offers the Motorola SURFboard DOCSIS 3.0 High-Speed Cable Modem for $44.99 shipped. That’s $25 off the regular sale price/ Amazon’s current listing and the lowest we’ve seen for it in new condition (We had one refurbished for $40 three weeks ago).

Renting a modem from your cable provider can cost around $13 a month, but if you buy your modem it eliminates this charge and pays for itself over time. Features include download speeds of up to 172 Mbps, 4 download & 4 upload channels, and 6 status-reporting LEDs for easy trouble shooting. Rated 4.5/5 stars from over 10,000 Amazon shoppers.

Note: We recommend asking your cable company if they support this modem.

SURFboard 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.

SURFboard 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:

SURFboard Stories March 23, 2015

expiredStop paying cable modem rental fees, grab the Motorola SB6141 for $58 shipped today (Reg. $90)

Woot! offers the Motorola SURFboard SB6141 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem for $52.99 + $5 shipping. Today’s price is over 40% off the original listing, $32 better than Amazon and the lowest that we’ve seen it go for in new condition.

You know that annoying $10 modem rental line item on your Comcast bill? Today, by picking up this Motorola SB6141 cable modem, you can remove that monthly charge. In fact, at that rate this modem will pay for itself in six months. The SB6141 is compatible with Comcast, Time Warner, Cox and other major ISPs, although we do recommend double checking before purchasing.

DOCSIS 3.0 is the latest in cable modem technology, with the SB6141 featuring speeds up to 343Mbps down and 131Mbps up. This modem pairs well with most 802.11ac routers, such as the Apple Airport Extreme, ensuring a quality high-speed internet connection.

Over 5,000 Amazon customers rate this cable modem 4.4/5 stars.

SURFboard Stories February 16, 2015

expiredMotorola SB6141 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem (refurb) $55 shipped (orig. $90)

Woot! offers the manufacturer refurbished Motorola SURFboard SB6141 DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem for $54.99 shipped. This is a savings of $45 off the original price, $31 better than Amazon’s new condition listing, a match for the lowest we’ve seen and the best current price.

The SB6141 is compatible with a number of internet service providers such as Comcast, Time Warner, Cox and Bright House. Stop paying monthly cable modem rentals, by grabbing this deal you could be saving up to $12 per month. At that rate, this modem would pay for itself in less than six months. This refurbished listing includes a 90-day warranty.

This cable modem is rated 4.4/5 stars by over 4,600 Amazon customers in new condition.

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