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3COM ADSL Router - WL-552

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Does anyone have access to one of these devices.
I need to know if the SYNC light becomes a steady green when properly connected to the ADSL line.
Currently it flashes green, which if the same as Netgear, indictes lack of Sync with the exchange.

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most routers do this

a flashing sync led indicates trying to connect and goes solid on connection
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Indeed - Unfortunately I am trying to diagnose this remotely but the 3Com manual says that the Sync light flashes during initialization, but does not say that it is steady in normal operation.
I just need a positive confirmation of this on this particular unit.

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have you got a different router and see if that does the same?
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That would be my next step (on a site visit).  Like you, I suspect that the flashing light is standard that the initial link between the router and exchange is not being made.
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weel thats always an issue if your remote isn't it

the flashing adsl led or sync led is a defacto standard these days
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Accepted - thanks for your input.
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