The ARRIS SURFboard SB6183 is DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem released in the SURFboard line. Its 16×4 channel bonding makes it ideal for speeds up to 300 Mbps. With one Gigabit port, it can be used with one wired device such as a PC, Smart TV, Game Console, or connected to a WiFi router for whole-home coverage. 
Tom’s Guide has listed the ARRIS SB6183 cable modem as the best choice for two years in a row. There are many good reasons why too. It is compatible with a lot of cable providers and fairly cheap at $69.99. The SB6183 is highly reliable, has visible status lights, and comes with a two-year warranty. 

Top Speed300 Mbps
Channel Bonding16 x 4
SB6183 Specs

ARRIS SURFboard SB6183 Cable Modem

Reviews From Around The Web

“Works great, high performance – I’m using it with RCN 1-Gig Internet service and it works well.” MrBill250 via Best Buy

“Save yourself money – buy your own Cable Modem. For me, this modem worked fine for 200 and 300 download speeds (2 different locations, both on Optimum/Altice’s network).” bah via Best Buy

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Well worth it – Very impressed with the quality. It looks and even smells like a new unit, and I am 100% happy with my choice to buy refurbished. I switched from an Xfinity Gateway unit, and pay for speeds up to 100mbps down.  Slay via

An excellent choice for Cox Cable – This review is for the ARRIS SURFboard SB6183 – not the 6190. After doing some research I decided on this specific model due to the complaints/issues some were experiencing with the 6190. JustAnOpinion63 via Best Buy

Does Not Work With EERO Mesh WiFi – I purchased an SB6183 from Amazon on May 1, 2018, to access the 400mbs bandwidth from my provider.SteveHOU via

ARRIS SURFboard SB6183 Product Description

Maximize the power of your home network with the SURFboard SB6183

SURF faster & save money! The SURFboard SB6183 is a DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem capable of bonding up to 16 downstream and 4 upstream channels. It’s best for cable internet speed plans up to 300 Mbps. Stop spending money on monthly rental fees. Power your home network with the SURFboard SB6183.

ARRIS SURFboard SB6183 Setup & Installation
For help setting up your new ARRIS SB6183, please visit the official ARRIS page – ARRIS SB6183 or use the documentation files above. 


Does the ARRIS SB6183 have a WiFi router built-in?
No, it does not. You can use the SB6183 with any router capable of the same speeds as the SB6183. View a list of WiFi routers here. 

What Chipset was the SB6183 built with?
The Broadcom BCM3384 Chipset. There are no known quality or security issues with this Chipset.