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Quick Installation Guide of Acer WLAN 11b Broadband Router

Preparation

1At lease one PC with IEEE802.11b WLAN client installed.

2One straight-throughCategory 5 Ethernet cable, used to link WAN interface to xDSL or CM for Internet connection.

3Acer WLAN 11b Broadband Router.

Check package contents:

Acer WLAN 11b Broadband Router

DC 9V Power Adapter

User’s manual CD-ROM

Collect Installation Information:

WAN configuration (Contact your ISP or network administrator for these information)

Attain IP Automatically (DHCP) Fixed IP

 

 

IP Address

 

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Subnet Mask

 

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Default Gateway

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DNS Address

 

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PPPoE

 

 

 

 

User Name

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Password

 

 

LAN configuration

 

 

 

 

 

 

IP Address

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Subnet Mask

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Default Gateway

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DHCP Client Range

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WLAN configuration

 

 

 

SSID

 

 

 

Channel Number

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Parts and Functions of Acer WLAN 11b Broadband Router:

 

Power LED

LAN LED

WAN LED

WLAN LED

Figure 1 – Acer WLAN 11b Broadband Router Front Panel

LED Indicator

State

Description

1. Power LED

On

Acer WLAN Broadband Router is powered on.

 

Off

Acer WLAN Broadband Router is powered off.

2. WLAN Activity LED

Flashing

Data is transmitting or receiving on the

 

 

antenna.

 

Off

No data is transmitting or receiving on the

 

 

antenna.

3. WAN ACT LED

Flashing

Data is transmitting or receiving on the WAN

 

 

interface.

 

Off

No data is transmitting or receiving on the

 

 

WAN interface.

4. WAN 10/100M LED

On

Connection speed is 100Mbps on WAN

 

 

interface.

 

Off

Connection speed is 10Mbps on WAN

 

 

interface.

5. LAN ACT LED

Flashing

Data is transmitting or receiving on the LAN

 

 

interface.

 

Off

No data is transmitting or receiving on the LAN

 

 

interface.

6. LAN 10/100M LED

On

Connection speed is 100Mbps on LAN

 

 

interface.

 

Off

Connection speed is 10Mbps on LAN interface.

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Antenna

WAN

LAN

 

Power

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Figure 2 – Acer WLAN 11b Broadband Router Rear Panel

Interfaces

Description

1. WAN

The RJ-45socket allows WAN connection through a Category

 

5 cable. Support auto-sensingon 10/100M speed and half/ full

 

duplex; comply with IEEE 802.3/ 802.3u respectively.

2. LAN

The RJ-45sockets allow LAN connection through Category 5

 

cables. Support auto-sensingon 10/100M speed and half/ full

 

duplex; comply with IEEE 802.3/ 802.3u respectively.

3. Power

The power jack allows an external DC +9 V power supply

 

connection.

 

The external AC to DC adaptor provide adaptive power

 

requirement to the WLAN Broadband Router.

4. Antenna

The Wireless LAN Antenna.

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Installation

Step One – Power On Acer WLAN 11b Broadband Router

Connect DC 9V Power Adapter to Acer WLAN 11b Broadband Router and the wall power jack.

Notice: It will take about 25 seconds to complete the boot up sequence after powered on the Acer WLAN 11b Broadband Router; all LEDs are blank while booting except the Power LED, and after that the WLAN Activity LED will be flashing to show the WLAN interface is enabled and working now.

Step Two – Configure Acer WLAN 11b Broadband Router

1.Connect your PC to LAN port for configuration setting

Acer WLAN 11b Broadband Router is delivered with the following factory default parameters on the Ethernet LAN interfaces.

Default IP Address: 192.168.1.254 Default IP subnet mask: 255.255.255.0 WEB login User Name: <empty> WEB login Password: <empty>

Configure your PC with IP address between 192.168.1.1 to 192.168.1.253 and subnet mask to be 255.255.255.0, then open an Internet browser (i.e. Microsoft IE) to connect Acer WLAN 11b Broadband Router by entering http://192.168.1.254 to URL field.

2.Configure WAN port configuration

Configure the WAN interface by the information collected in the Preparation section.

The default setting:

Attain IP Automatically

(DHCP), means the WAN will get IP address from your ISP or your network DHCP server.

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3. Configure LAN port configuration

Configure the LAN interface by the information collected in the Preparation section.

The default setting:

IP address is 192.168.1.254, subnet mask is 255.255.255.0, DHCP server enabled with DHCP client range from 192.168.1.100 to 192.168.1.200.

4. Configure WLAN port configuration

Configure the WLAN interface by the information collected in the Preparation section.

The default setting:

SSID is Acer,

Channel number is 11.

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Step Three – Connect WLAN client to Acer WLAN 11b Broadband Router wirelessly

On your wireless client PC: 1. Move your mouse to the

 

 

Network icon on the Task

 

 

bar and right click the

 

 

mouse button to bring up

 

 

the pop-upmenu.

 

 

2. Click the View Available

 

 

Wireless Networks on the

2

pop-upmenu.

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

3.

Select the specific WLAN

 

 

network (SSID) from the

 

3

Available Networks list.

 

 

4.

Click the Connect button to

 

 

establish the

 

 

communication link to the

wireless network.

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Ethernet

 

Cable

Ethernet cable

 

Internet

xDSL/ CM

Power adapter

The wireless network diagram of Acer WLAN 11b Broadband Router

Reference

Please consult the user’s manual of Acer WLAN Broadband Router for detailed and complete operation guide.

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