Abocom FE1500 User Manual
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10/100Mbps Dual Speeds

Fast Ethernet

PC Card Network Adapter

Installation Guide

FCC REGULATORY STATEMENTS

Part15, Class B

This device complies with Part 15 of FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

1.This device may not cause harmful interface, and

2.This device must accept any interface received, including interface that may cause undesired operation. This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy, and if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following

measures:

Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.

Increase the distance between the equipment and receiver.

Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.

Changes or modifications not expressly approved by party responsible for compliance could void the user the user authority to operate the equipment.

HARDWARE INSTALLATION

1.Locate the PCMCIA slot of your system.

2.Align the PCMCIA Fast Ethernet PC Card toward the PCMCIA slot. Push evenly and steadily until it is seated.

3.Plug one end of an Ethernet Cable into the RJ-45port of the Media Coupler.

Media Coupler

Ethernet HUB/Switch

4.You are now ready to continue the software installation.

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LED Indicators

Act: Glows green when it is on, blinks when transmitting data.10/100: Glows orange at 100Mbps, dims at 10Mbps.

Link: Glows green when linked to a local network, blinks when receiving data.

Green

 

 

 

Activity: on

 

 

TX

: blink

 

 

Orange

 

Green

 

100Mbps: On

 

Link Integrity: on

10Mbps :Off

RX

: blink

 

 

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SOFTWARE INSTALLATION

Installation for Windows 95

The installation procedures for the network driver may vary slightly depending on the version of Windows 95 you are using and also your current system configuration.

1.Once the PCMCIA Fast Ethernet PC Cardis connected to your computer, Windows 95 will automatically detect the new hardware device. Insert the program diskette #1 into your floppy drive.

2.Click Next. When the PCMCIA Fast Ethernet PC Cardmessage appears, click Finish. The Installation program will continue to copy the necessary files into your computer.

3.Follow the on-screeninstruction to proceed. If Windows asks you to supply your original Windows 95 installation or setup files, insert theCD-ROMor disks as requested, and direct Windows 95 to the proper location.

4.When asked if you want to restart your computer, click Yes.

Installation for Windows 98

1.Once the PCMCIA Fast Ethernet PC Cardis connected to your computer, Windows 98 will automatically detect the new hardware device as shown below. Click Next.

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2.Insert the device driver diskette into your floppy drive. When Windows prompts you What do you want Windows to do? Select Search for the best driver for your device. (Recommended). Click Next.

3.Follow the on-screeninstruction to proceed.

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4.The installation program will proceed automatically.

5.In the following dialog box, direct your system to copy the requested files from the floppy root directory, i.e. A:\. Press OK.

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6.If you are asked to insert Windows 98 CD-ROMin the selective drive, please do so to have Windows copy all the necessary files to your system. . When the following window appears, click

Finish.

7.Click Yes to restart your computer.

Installation for Window ME

1.Once the PC Card is well connected to your computer, Windows ME will automatically detect the new device. Select Automatic search for a better driver (Recommended) … and clickNext.

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2.Insert the device driver disk into the floppy disk drive on your system.

3.Windows will copy the appropriate driver to your system. If Windows ME asks you to supply your original Windows ME installation CD-ROM,load it on the CDROM drive. ClickFinish to complete the software installation.

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4.Reboot your computer to activate the new device.

Installation for Windows 2000

1.Insert the PC Card into the slot. When the

Found New Hardware Wizard dialog box appears, press Next.

2.When Windows prompt you a Found New Hardware Wizard dialog box, select

Search for a … and press Next.

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