My Xfinity Internet Isn’t Working: How Can I Test it?

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Internet issues aren’t uncommon in today’s day and age – especially if you have a major internet carrier or live in a more remote area. However, before jumping to conclusions and blaming Xfinity for your internet issues, try testing your Coaxial cable outlet for a signal and connectivity. If your coax cable outlet isn’t receiving a signal from Xfinity, you won’t be able to connect to your internet effectively. While this endeavor may seem like you need a technician, you can test your outlet’s signal relatively easily and quickly.

Two simple options to test your coax outlet for a signal:

  • With your existing cable modem – you can use your cable modem to test individual coax outlets for signal and connectivity. Plug your modem into the coax outlet and wait for the lights to indicate whether a connection has taken place.  If it doesn’t connect, then you have no signal at that coax outlet. This way is effective but it can be time consuming and troublesome.
  • With a compact coax cable tester – a DSS-01 Coax Signal Tester is easy to use and fits into the tightest of areas where you need to test a coax outlet. The DSS-01 tests by detecting a specific signal range that comes from your Cable Internet provider, making it very accurate. Simply plug the DSS-01 Coax Cable Tester into the coaxial outlet of your choice and press the button to perform the test.  In less than 10 seconds, you will know if that coax outlet is receiving a signal.

The DSS-01 is easy to read with a LED-light indicator that displays either red or green. When the LED-light indicator blinks red, it means that no signal was detected. When the LED-light blinks green, it means that a signal from your Cable Internet provider was detected.

The DSS-01 Coax Signal tester makes testing your Coaxial cable outlet easy and its perfect for anyone who moves households frequently.

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