TRENDnet High Speed 802.11g Wireless Access Point User Manual

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Contents

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Overview ....................................................................................................

 

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1.1

Product Feature..........................................................................................

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1.2

System Requirements ...............................................................................

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2.

Getting Start...............................................................................................

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2.1

Know the 108Mbps Wireless Network Access Point ............................

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2.2

Connect to the 108Mbps Wireless Network Access Point...................

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2.3

Quick Setup with Wizard...........................................................................

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2.3.1

Access the Setting Menu .......................................................

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2.3.2

Setup with Wizard ..................................................................

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3. Configuration through WEB Browser......................................................

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3.1

Status

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3.2

Basic Setting ...............................................................................................

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3.3

IP Setting ...................................................................................................

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3.4

Advanced Setting .....................................................................................

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3.5

Security ......................................................................................................

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3.6

Tools ...........................................................................................................

 

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Glossary ..........................................................................................................

 

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1. Overview

1.1 Product Feature

Compliance with IEEE 802.11g and 802.11b standards

Highly efficient design mechanism to provide unbeatable performance

Achieving data rate up to 54Mbps for 802.11g and 11Mps for 802.11b with wide range coverage; high performance to deliver up to 108Mbps raw data rate for 802.11g

Strong network security with WEP and 802.1X encryption

Quick and easy setup with Web-basedmanagement utility.

1.2 System Requirements

Windows 98, 98SE, Millennium Edition (ME), 2000 and XP operating systems

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher

One CD-ROMdrive

At least one RJ-45Ethernet network adapter installed.

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2. Getting Start

2.1 Know the 108Mbps Wireless Network Access Point

Ports:

Power Receptor

Reset Button

RJ-45Ethernet Port

LEDs:

Power LED: ON when the unit is powered up

LAN LED: ON indicates LAN connection; BLINK indicates LAN activity

WLAN LED: ON indicates WLAN is working; BLINK indicates wireless activity.

2.2 Connect to the 108Mbps Wireless Network Access Point

Build the Infrastructure Mode

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In order to setup an Infrastructure of a wireless network such as the example shown above, you will need the following:

1.A broadband Internet connection.

2.ADSL or Cable modem provided by your ISP as part of the broadband connection installation.

3.A Router that connects to the ADSL/Cable modem for Internet connection sharing.

4.An Access Point to connect with the Router to form a wireless infrastructure network.

5.Wireless clients equipped with wireless networking devices such as wireless

PC Card for wireless connection.

2.3 Quick Setup with Wizard

2.3.1Access the Setting Menu

You could start to access the configuration menu anytime by opening a web browser window by typing the IP address of this access point. The default IP is 192.168.1.1.

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The below window will popup. Please enter the user name and password. Both of the default is “admin”.

Now, the main screen appears.

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2.3.2Setup with Wizard

Setup wizard is provided as the part of the web configuration utility. You can simply follow the step-by-stepprocess to get your Access Point configuration ready to run in 4 easy steps by clicking on the “Wizard” button on the function menu. The following screen will appear. Please click “Next” to continue.

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Step 1: Set Password

You can change the password as you like and then click “Next” to continue.

Step2: Set WLAN Connection

Please type the name of SSID you like and select the channel. Then, click “Next” to continue.

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Step 3: Set WEP Encryption

If you like to enable WEP, please click “Enabled”. Then, select the key size of WEP encryption and enter the key value in the key text box. Please click “Next” to continue.

Step 4: Restart

The Setup wizard is now completed. The new settings will be effective after the Access Point restarted. Please click “Restart” to reboot the Access Point. If you do not want to make any changes, please click “exit” to quit without any changes. You also can go back to modify the setting by clicking “Back”.

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3. Configuration through WEB Browser

3.1 Status

This page as below shows you the following information.

Firmware Version: Shows the current firmware version.

LAN: Shows the Mac address, IP address (default: 192.168.1.1), Subnet Mask,

Gateway Address. The current LAN traffic calculated in terms of number of packets sent and received by AP through wired connection is also displayed.

Wireless: Shows the Mac address, current ESSID, the status of Encryption

Function (Enable or Disable), the current using channel. The current wireless traffic calculated in terms of number of packets sent and received by AP through wireless communication is also displayed.

View Log: Upon clicked, the page will change to log page. The log page records every event and the time that it happens.

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