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Water or moisture cannot enter the case of the unit.

Air flow around the unit and through the vents in the side of the case is not restricted. 3Com recommends you provide a minimum of

25 mm (1 in.) clearance.

Using the Rubber Use the fourself-adhesiverubber feet to prevent your Router fromFeet moving around on your desk or when stacking with flat top units. Only

stick the feet to the marked areas at each corner of the underside of your Router.

Wall Mounting

There are two slots on the underside of the Router that can be used for

 

wall mounting.

 

When wall mounting the unit, ensure that it is within reach of the power

 

outlet.

 

You will need two suitable screws to wall mount the unit. To do this:

1Ensure that the wall you use is smooth, flat, dry and sturdy and make two screw holes which are 150 mm (5.9 in.) apart.

2Fix the screws into the wall, leaving their heads 3 mm (0.12 in.) clear of the wall surface.

3Remove any connections to the unit and locate it over the screw heads. When in line, gently push the unit on to the wall and move it downwards to secure.

When making connections, be careful not to push the unit up and off the wall.

CAUTION: Only wall mount single units, do not wall mount stacked units.

Connecting the

To power up your Router, and then connect it to your modem and to a

Router

computer, do the following:

1Plug the power adapter into the power adapter socket located on the back panel of the Router.

2Plug the power adapter into a standard electrical wall socket. Wait for the Alert LED to stop flashing.

Connecting the Router

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3Ensure that your modem and computer are both switched on.

4Use the supplied cable to connect the Router’s Ethernet Cable/DSL port to the modem. Check that the Cable/DSL Status LED lights.

5Connect your computer to one of the 10/100 LAN ports on the Router. Check that the LAN Status LED for the port lights green.

See Figure 5 for an example configuration.

Figure 5 Connecting the Router

Your existing

Cable/DSL Internet

Modem

Gateway

Connect Cable/DSL

Office

SL

Cable/D

LAN

Status

OfficeConnect

Cable/DSL Router

OfficeConnect

Switch

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