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Actiontec Setup

Which Actiontec do I have?

    There are two different models of Actiontec that Qwest provides, turn the modem up side down and you will see the model number
  • R1524SU for the 1524
  • R1520SU for the 1520

Network Setup

First your computer will need to be setup properly for networking.

Windows 9x - Windows ME

  1. Go to Start - Settings - Control Panels
  2. Open Network
  3. Click on TCP/IP for your network card and click properties
  4. Under the IP Configuration click on "Obtain an IP Address Automatically"
  5. Click OK

Windows 2000/Windows XP

  1. Go to Start - Settings - Control Panels
  2. Open Network and Dial up Connections or Network Connections
  3. Right click on your Local Area Connection and go to properties
  4. Click on Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and go to properties
  5. Click on "Obtain an IP Address Automatically"
  6. Click OK

Mac OS 9

  1. Go to Apple Menu - Control Panels - TCP/IP
  2. Click Connect via: Built-in Ethernet
  3. Click Configure: Using DHCP Server
  4. Name server addr: 204.246.77.77
  5. Search domains: scc.net
  6. Close the window and save the changes.

Actiontec 1524

Mac OS X

  1. Go to Apple Menu - System Preferences - Network
  2. Click Show: Built-in-Ethernet
  3. Choose the TCP/IP tab
  4. Configure: Using DHCP
  5. Domain Name Servers: 204.246.77.77
  6. Search Domains: scc.net
  7. Close the window and save the changes.

  1. Open a webbrowser and go to address 192.168.0.1
  2. Click "Non-Windows Setup"
  3. ISP Protocol: RFC1483 - Routed
  4. IP Configuration: Static
    • IP Address: (IP Address from your Sound Internet DSL setup sheet)
    • Subnet: (Subnet Mask from your Sound Internet DSL setup sheet)
    • Gateway: (Gateway Address from your Sound Internet DSL setup sheet)
  5. DNS Configuration: Static
  6. Primary DNS: 204.246.77.77
  7. Secondary DNS: 204.246.88.88
  8. Click Save and Restart

Actiontec 1520

  1. Open a webbrowser and go to address 192.168.0.1
  2. Click "Non-Windows Setup"
  3. ISP Protocol: Bridged
  4. IP Configuration: Static
    • IP Address: (IP Address from your Sound Internet DSL setup sheet)
    • Subnet: (Subnet Mask from your Sound Internet DSL setup sheet)
    • Gateway: (Gateway Address from your Sound Internet DSL setup sheet)
  5. DNS Configuration: Static
  6. Primary DNS: 204.246.77.77
  7. Secondary DNS: 204.246.88.88
  8. Click Save and Restart

Wireless setup

Note: Only the actiontec wireless card can be used in the 1520/24.You can obtain the wireless card directly from actiontec.

Note: Any 802.11b wireless card will work with your computer, you do not have to use the actiontec card.

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