Abocom ARM904 User Manual
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less Router

Wireless Access Point

Broadband Internet Access

4-PortSwitching Hub

Quick Install Guide

This guide covers only the most common situations. Please refer to the full User Manual on the CD-ROMif your LAN has any of the following:


Existing DHCP Server

PCs using Fixed (Static) IP Addresses



DSL or Cable modem for broadband Internet access.

Standard Network cables.

TCP/IP network protocol installed on each PC.

Wireless Access Point requires Wireless devices compliant with the IEEE 802.11g specifications.


nPhysical Installation

1.Ensure the Wireless Router and the DSL/Cable modem are powered OFF before commencing. Leave your DSL/Cable modem connected to its wall socket (phone line or cable input).

2.Use standard LAN cables to connect PCs to the Switching Hub ports on the Wireless Router. Both 10BaseT and 100BaseT connections can be used simultaneously.

3.Connect your DSL/Cable Modem to theWAN port on the Wireless Router. Use the cable supplied with your DSL/Cable modem, or a standard network cable.

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4.Connect the supplied Power Adapter and power on.

5.Check the LEDs

The Power, Internet, and WLAN LEDs should be ON.

For each active LAN (PC) connection, the LAN LED should be ON.


The Wireless Router can "Plug and Play" if your DSL/Cable modem connection uses only a dynamic IP address.

Testing Plug and Play

1.Power up the DSL/Cable modem.

2.Power up the Wireless Router.

3.Power up the PCs.

4.On the PC, start your Web Browser, and try to connect to a well-knownsite, such as www.microsoft.com

If this doesn't work, follow the procedure in the next section Manual Configuration.

If this works on some PCs, but not all, see PC Setup for details on configuring the PCs which do not work.

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Manual Configuration

1.Start your PC. If it is already started, restart it.

It will then obtain an IP Address from the Wireless Router's DHCP Server.

2.Start your WEB browser. In the Address box, enter the following:


The default user name is admin , the default password is left blank.

3.Press the Setup button to configure the router.

4.Step through the Setup Wizard until finished. Refer to the data from your ISP, and the table below, to ensure your choices are correct.


Connection Type



Data required.



Dynamic IP Address












Specified (Fixed)



IP Address allocated to you, and



IP Address



related information.












Login name and password.









PPTP, Big Pond



Login name and password,



(not used in USA)



Server IP Address








5.On the final screen of the Setup Wizard, run the test and check that an Internet connection can be established.

If the connection fails, check both your data and the Cable/DSL modem.

If your ISP has recorded your MAC (physical) address, change the MAC address (on the Setup Wizard's Cable Modem screen) to match the value expected by your ISP.

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