Cisco Residential Wireless Gateway DPC3848/DPC3848V/DPC3848VM User Manual

Cisco Residential Wireless Gateway Model DPC3848/DPC3848V/DPC3848VM 

Looking for a multifaceted, high-performance home and small office gateway that combines a cable modem, router, and wireless access points in a single device? You’ve found it in the Cisco® Residential Wireless Gateway Model DPC3848.  This cost-effective networking solution provides a faster connection to the Internet by incorporating 24 bonded downstream channels along with eight bonded upstream channels. Bonded channels can deliver downstream data rates of up to 900 Mbps and upstream data rates up to 170 Mbps. That’s up to 24 times faster downloads than conventional single-channel DOCSIS® 2.0 cable modems.

The Cisco Residential Wireless Gateway Model DPC3848 (Figure 1) is designed to meet DOCSIS 3.0 specifications and provide backward compatibility for operation in DOCSIS 2.0, 1.1, and 1.0 networks.

Figure 1. Cisco Residential Wireless Gateway Model DPC3848

This Cisco integrated router features a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server, Network Address Translation (NAT) and Network Address and  Port Translation (NAPT), and a Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) firewall. These features provide a single high-speed public Internet connection and allow users to share files and folders between devices in the home network by attaching multiple wired and wireless devices in the active home or office to the wireless residential gateway.

Consumer-friendly features like Wireless Protected Setup (WPS) and user-configured Parental Control can protect the home network from unwelcome intruders and family members from access to undesirable websites.



  • Compliant with DOCSIS 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, and 1.0 standards to deliver high-end performance and reliability


  • Four 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet ports to provide wired connectivity
  • High-performance broadband Internet connectivity to enhance your online experience
  • One USB 2.0 Type 2 connection
  • Dual-band concurrent 802.11ac Wireless Access Point (WAP) with eight Service Set Identifiers (SSIDs) backward compatible with 802.11b/g/n
  • Including a pushbutton switch to activate WPS for simplified and highly secure wireless setup
  • Configurations with MoCA 2.0 available for in-home networking using existing coaxial cable

Design and Function

  • Attractive, compact design and versatile orientation to stand vertically on the desktop or shelf, or mount easily on a wall
  • Dual-color LED status indicators on the front panel provide an informative and easy-to-understand display that indicates the cable modem operational status
  • TR-068 compliant color-coded interface ports and corresponding cables simplify installation and setup


  • User-configurable Parental Control blocks access to undesirable Internet sites
  • Advanced firewall technology deters hackers and protects the home network from unauthorized access
  • Residential gateway allows automatic software upgrades by your service provider


  • User guide can be downloaded from

Table 1. Front Panel Features

Back Panel FeaturesFigure 2 shows the back panel, and Table 2 lists back panel features.

Figure 2. Cisco Residential Wireless Gateway Model DPC3848 Back Panel

Table 2. Back Panel Features

Product SpecificationsTable 3 lists product specifications for the Cisco Residential Wireless Gateway Model DPC3848.Table 3. Product Specifications

Ordering InformationTable 4. Ordering Information

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