Forum discussion tagged with moca.
  1. Question How to set up a MoCa adapter on a home network with Bell internet?

    I have a new house and I want to set up a MoCa adapter for fast internet but need some guidance. Some facts about the house that I noticed. 1. There are 4 coaxial ports around the house. 1 in basement, 1 in family room, 2 upstairs. 2. In the basement fuse box area, there is a coaxial cable...
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    [SOLVED] moca and coax questions

    I am considering getting a moca adapater so I can hook my upstairs computer up to the internet via ethernet. Cable modem is downstairs on the other side of the house. My one concern is the following: though we have coax cables throughout the house, we used used to be able to move the cable...
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    [SOLVED] Is it possible to split my Coax connection AFTER it reaches my modem?

    So my line is connected to a very congested node on already very old and poor quality wiring. Splitting the connection between my modem and TV creates more disruption to what already is a horrible line. When I connect the coax directly to the modem, although it's not life changing, it's a...
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    Question Need some help figuring out the best way to move some of my network components around, any help appreciated

    [Moderator Edit to break up a solid paragraph and remove bold font.] Hi everyone, I am looking for some help so if you have any info please share, I'm going to explain what I'm trying to do and then hoping you can tell me if any of my ideas are possible or if you have better ideas please share...
  5. Question MOCA 2.0 Help Needed - Why Are my Speeds Slow in 1 Direction?

    The Problem: I have two PCs (both Win10). Both have the same specs. When i transfer from PC1 to PC2 across the 1Gbps network i get 112MB/s. However, when transferring the same file (after clearing the system file cache via RAMMap) from PC2 to PC1 i only get 50-70MB/s. My guess is the...
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    Question Moca adapter isn't working right.

    So I just took the Moca adapter (2.5 by translite) out of the box. I set my computer's ip and am connecting fine to the admin. Also, I can ping the ip and get great results. The troubleshooter said that the default gateway I put was not valid, I have it as what it was before changing my ipv4...
  7. SomeJuicy

    [SOLVED] My Moca set up isn’t working

    I recently got a pair of the Actiontec Moca 2.0 adapters and when I went to go set it up, the coax light wouldn’t come on, so no internet from them. The internet from the router still works though. I was wondering if there’s something wrong with my setup. View...
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    [SOLVED] Do I need two MoCA-to-ethernet adapters if my modem has a MoCA port?

    I was thinking of putting a MoCA-to-ethernet adapter in a remote room in my apartment so I can have an ethernet hub there. My ISP modem (its not a modem-router combo) has a MoCA port, so does that mean I don't need to get two MoCA-to-ethernet adapters? Any help would be much appreciated!
  9. SomeJuicy

    [SOLVED] Can I connect a MoCa adapter to a another router and still have the same speed as my main router?

    I got two Actiontec Moca 2.0 adapters and I was wondering if I could use the one not next to my router and modem and connect it to a new router with similar speeds.
  10. [SOLVED] MOCA - Ethernet & Satelite in opposite 'directions'?

    Hi all, Jus trying to figure out if this is possible, or if directions are going to be a deal-breaker... Background. In-laws condo is only wired for Coax, and trying to see if we can utilize existing cabling for networking, while not losing existing functionality for satellite TV. 25Mbps...
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    [SOLVED] Actiontec ECB6000 stopped functioning after network upgrade

    I recently upgraded my home internet from Fios Quantum 75 to Fios Gigabit. In the past, I used MoCA to link the rooms by wire, utilizing the MoCA in the old Fios gateway (G1100) and two MoCA adapters in other rooms. I have an Actiontec ECB2500C and ECB6000. After getting the Gigabit gateway...
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    [SOLVED] Coax, Docsis and my House

    So, the more I read about Docsis and MoCA, the more confused I get. My house was built back in 2004 and installed, came a coaxial cable network for the rooms in the house. My question is, if Docsis 2.0 was the standard of that time, does that mean my theoretical bandwidth limit is 40Mbit/s...
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    [SOLVED] MOCA setup not working

    Hi, I am trying to get Ethernet in my room via Moca but it is not working. This is my setup. Xfinity Gateway in the living room (Moca enabled) Then I have a WCB 3000N in my room connected to the wall via the coax cable. My problem is that the coax light on the adapter is not on, just the...
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    [SOLVED] Can I set up a MoCA network in my house? Deets below

    My house has Xfinity (Might Change). We have multi room tv over Coaxial cable and we have wifi. I was thinking of setting up a second, Wifi 6 router. Here is the list.
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    [SOLVED] Setting Up Moca Using DSL but No Cable TV

    Hi Everyone, I currently have DSL for internet in a house that doesn't have ethernet wired. The rooms do have coax outlets though, which are unused because I do not have cable TV. I've been managing so far using wifi, but would like to use wired connections to get better video streaming...
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    [SOLVED] Need help extending my wireless network

    I'm trying to get a better wireless connection in my basement. My modem/router is on my 2nd floor. Wireless speeds on 1st or 2nd floors are 100+ mpbs but drop down to 15 mpbs in the basement. I've got Xfinity/Comcast with the incoming cable going to the basement to a 6 way splitter (one cable...
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    [SOLVED] How to properly connect MOCA into whole home coax wiring.

    See most recent updated version of diagram, Version 11, farther below in 1/11/2020 entry. I have seen so many variations and contradictions on how to do MOCA networking I am getting headaches. I am reasonably tech savvy, getting older but still have most of my faculties. Every time I think...
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    [SOLVED] Cat5E phone line converting it to LAN; how?

    Good thing my handyhuman (I’m sorry but PC has gone crazy. My Word spellchecker suggested I change handyman to repair person. My wife suggest handyhuman. I chose her.) didn’t show this week. I did some more exploring and found that my phone lines are CAT5e. So off to Tom’s Forums and I found...
  19. Danvtec6942

    Question Moca question please help

    I would like to setup a moca network because I have existing coax wiring in the home that isn't being used. However, my modem does not have a coax connector (I have fiber) and neither does my router. Can I just connect the moca adapter using the Ethernet ports as follows? Modem-->Moca adapter...
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    Graphics card undetected by computer

    My PC specs: Pentium G4560 cpu Asrock H110M-HDS motherboard Geforce GTX 1050 graphics card EVGA 430W power supply Seagate 1TB BarraCuda hdd I've been having problems getting my PC to detect my GTX 1050. Nvidia won't let me install the drivers for it, my device manager doesn't show it and I...
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    LG Ultra wide can't get it to 2560x1080

    Hey, I just got my new LG 34UM65 monitor. I've connected it to my graphics card with HDMI 2.0. My graphics card is the NVIDIA Gforce 9400 GT ( For some reason i can not select the 2560x1080 option and it only states...
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    Asus 980 Ti Strix Heat Pipes touching G Connector

    Hi all, I have a Micro-ATX Gigabyte Z170MX Gaming 5 motherboard. I want to use SLI, but it appears that the second 980 Ti is touching the G Connector. I would like to know whether it's going to be a problem, meaning that the plastic of the G connector would melt. I've attached two high...
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    i5-4440 + gtx 970 vs. i5-4690k + gtx 760

    i5-4440 + gtx 970 vs. i5-4690k + gtx 760 I don't have money for i5-4690k with gtx 970. So, which combo is better for gaming? I will play only in 1080p. Mobo: MSI z97-g43 ("Z" for future). PSU: Chieftec B-550BC Case: Zalman z9 u3 or Zalman z11 plus (Didn't decide yet.) Sorry for bad english.
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    Preparing a new custom PC

    Hi guys, I am about to build my first custom gaming PC having bought all the part and I am looking for a guide to stress testing and setting it up (basically everything between turning it on and using it normally). Thanks