Buffalo Technology AirStation WLI-TX1-G54 User Manual

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Quick Setup Guide

54Mbps Wireless Ethernet Converter-g

WLI-TX1-G54

Use this guide to quickly and easily install your Wireless Ethernet Converter-g.For detailed information, refer to the User Manual on the Utility CD or refer to the

Buffalo WirelessSupport WebPages.

Contents

54Mbps Wireless Ethernet Converter

CD-ROM

7ft. Ethernet Cable

AC Adapter

Quick Setup Guide

Warranty Statement

If any items are missing, please contact the reseller from whom you purchased this product.

System Requirements

Desktop or Notebook Computer with an available Ethernet (RJ-45)port

Web browser 5.0 or later

802.11b or 802.11g access point (Infrastructure Mode) OR a different computer with an 802.11b or 802.11g wireless adapter (Ad-hocMode).

www.buffalotech.com/wireless

PY00-29007-DM20Rev A

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2Installation & Configuration

Using Web Interface Step Installing the Wireless

Ethernet Converter-g

Install the Ethernet Converter to a computer by connecting one end of the included Ethernet cable into an available Ethernet port on your computer and the other end to the Ethernet Converter. Ethernet ports are usually located in the rear of the computer.

Plug the AC Adapter into a wall socket or surge protector (recommended). Connect the AC Adapter to the Ethernet Converter.

(Be sure to use the AC Adapter included with this product or damage may result.)

Windows Setup

Step Configure the TCP/IP settings of your computer

Open your network properties. Connect Using should be set to use your active Ethernet NIC Card.

Select Internet Protocol

(TCP/IP).

Click Properties

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Select Use the following IP Address.

Enter 1.1.1.2into the IP Addressfield. Enter 255.255.255.0into the Subnet Maskfield.

Click OK.

Click OKagain under the Network Properties window.

Macintosh Setup

OSX - Open your System Preferences and selectNetwork. SetShow toBuilt-in Ethernet

Set Configureto Manually

Enter 1.1.1.2 into theIP Address field.

Enter 255.255.255.0 into theSubnet Mask field.

Click Apply Now.

OS9 - Open your Control Panels and selectTCP/IP.

Set Connect viato Built-in

Ethernet

Set Configureto Manually

Enter 1.1.1.2 into theIP Address field.

Enter 255.255.255.0 into theSubnet Mask field.

Close and Save.

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Step Connecting the

Wireless Ethernet Converter to theAirStation.

Open your Web browser 4.5 or later and enter 1.1.1.1 into the URL field.

The login screen will open.

Enter root as the User ID. Leave the password field blank.

Click OK

The main configuration screen of the 54Mbps Ethernet Converter will open.

Click Search in theESS-ID(SSID) field.

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The Ethernet Converter will scan for available wireless networks.

Select the SSID (ESS-ID)of the AirStation or otherWi-Fiaccess point to associate with and clickselect.

If encryption is used, select the Encrypt button and select ASCII or HEX and enter the WEP password.

Click Set to Connect.

The Ethernet Converter is now associated with the Local Area Network. All settings will be retained by the Ethernet Converter when moved between different computers and peripherals.

Some screens may vary from those shown in this guide, depending on the operating system used. By accepting the default configuration settings, the Ethernet Converter Manager should discover and configure properly. For more information about configuring and operating your Wireless Ethernet Converter, refer to the User Manual on the Utility CD or the Buffalo Support Web Site: http://www.buffalotech.com/wireless/support.

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Windows

Step Reset theTCP/IPsettingsof your computer

Open your network properties. Connect Using should be set to use your active Ethernet NIC Card.

Select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP).

Click Properties

Select Obtain and IP Address

Automatically.

Click OK.

Click OKagain under the Network Properties window.

All settings will be retained by the

Wireless Ethernet Converter when connected to other devices.

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Macintosh

OSX - Open your System Preferences and selectNetwork.

Set Show to Built-inEthernet

Set Configureto Using DHCP

Click Apply Now.

OS9 - Open your Control Panels and selectTCP/IP.

Set Connect viato Built-in

Ethernet

Set Configureto Using DHCP

Server

Close and Save.

Some screens may vary from those shown in this guide, depending on the operating system used. For more information about configuring and operating your Wireless Ethernet Converter, refer to the User Manual on the Utility CD or the Buffalo Support Web Site:

http://www.buffalotech.com/wireless/support.

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Buffalo Technology

Technical Support

Buffalo Technology offers toll-freetechnical support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for this product. Customers in the United States and Canada can obtain technical support using the following information:

User Manual

Available on the AirNavigator CD enclosed with your purchase.

Web

www.buffalotech.com/wireless

E-mail

help@buffalotech.com

Telephone

866-752-6210(USA & Canada only)

The constantly evolving state of wireless products and operating systems requires Buffalo Technology to occasionally release updated software to take advantage of new technologies and to comply with industry standards. For the most recent software, firmware, driver, and technical whitepaper releases available, please visit the Buffalo Technology website.

FCC Compliance Statement - See owners manual for complete statement.

This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

R&TTE Compliance Statement - See owners manual for complete statement

This equipment complies with all the requirements of the DIRECTIVE 1999/5/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL of 9 March 1999 on radio equipment and telecommunication terminal Equipment and the mutual recognition of their conformity (R&TTE).

Copyright © 2003 Buffalo Technology, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Buffalo Technology (USA) Inc., is part of MELCO INC., the global manufacturers of IT peripherals, including memory, networking, and multimedia products, inside many of the world's computers. All trademarks are property of their respective owners.