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Elastic Networks

Elite Modem

Installation Guide

Document Version: Standard

Document Revision: 2.01

Publication Date: November 1999

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©1999 Elastic Networks

The Elite Modem Installation Guide is copyrighted and all rights are reserved. This document may not, in whole or in part, be copied, photocopied, reproduced, translated, or reduced to any electronic medium or machine readable form without prior consent in writing from Elastic Networks. EtherLoop is a trademark of Elastic Networks. IBM is the trademark of International Business Machines, Incorporated; Windows 95, Windows NT and Windows 3.1 are trademarks of Microsoft, Incorporated; Quadra 610, OS 7.5, Mac, and Macintosh are trademarks of Apple Computer.

Elastic Networks

Elite Modem

Installation Guide

Publication Number: 08-01002-01

Document Version: Standard

Document Revision: 2.01

Publication Date: November 1999

© 1999 Elastic Networks All rights reserved

All information contained in this document is subject to change without notice. Elastic Networks reserves the right to make changes to equipment design or program components, as progress in engineering, manufacturing methods, or other circumstances may warrant.

EtherLoop is a trademark of Elastic Networks.

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Publication history

November 1999

Standard document (Revision 2.01) released for general publication.

October 1998

Standard document initial release for general publication.

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Contents

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About this document

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Safety Considerations

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Elite Modem Requirements

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Installing the Elite Modem

1-1

 

The Elite Modem

1-2

 

The Elite Modem and the EtherLoop System

1-2

 

Always-on Internet connection

1-2

 

Factory-tested components

1-2

 

Materials Included with the Elite Modem

1-3

 

Task: Installing the Modem

1-5

 

Modem Indicators

1-6

 

Status and Activity Indicators

1-6

 

Additional telephones on the modem phone line

1-7

 

Task: Installing the Desk Mount Filter

1-8

 

Task: Installing the Wall Mount Filter

1-9

 

 

 

 

Appendix A: Troubleshooting

A-1

 

 

 

 

Appendix B: Regulatory Information

B-1

 

FCC Compliance Information

B-1

 

FCC Information to User

B-2

 

Customer Instructions

B-2

 

Industry Canada Compliance Information

B-4

 

 

 

 

Appendix C. Warranty and Disclaimers

C-1

 

Coverage

C-1

 

Exclusions

C-2

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About this document

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This document provides instructions for installing, using and troubleshooting the Elite Modem. Before installing or using the modem, be sure to read the Safety Considerations and Elite Modem Requirements in this section.

Safety Considerations

!The Elite Modem complies with the regulatory requirements of CSA C22.2#950M95 for Canada and UL 1950 Edition 3 for the United States. Although this product is designed with your complete safety in mind, there are precautions you should adhere to for your individual safety as well as the safety of your equipment. These precautions include, but are not limited to the following:

Read and understand all instructions.

Place your modem on a stable surface. Dropping the modem can cause damage that is not covered under the manufacturer’s warranty.

Do not disassemble the modem! Opening the unit may expose you to electrical shock!

Use caution when installing or modifying telephone lines.

Do not use modem near water to avoid shock hazard.

Never install telephone jacks in wet locations unless the jack is specifically designed for wet locations.

Never touch uninsulated telephone wires or terminals unless the telephone line has been disconnected.

Avoid installing telephone wiring during an electrical storm.

Do not place objects on top of modem.

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Elite Modem Requirements

The Elite Modem has specific requirements. Please insure that all of the information and equipment is available prior to proceeding with the installation procedure. The requirements are as follows:

Requirement

Description

 

 

Elite Modem Service

Contact your local Internet service provider (ISP)

 

and subscribe to high-speed Internet service.

 

Your modem will not function until the common

 

local exchange carrier activates the service.

 

 

Network Access

A 10Base-T Ethernet Card with a standard RJ-45

 

connector must be installed and configured in

 

your computer. Any computer (MAC, PC, UNIX

 

workstation) that can run Windows 3.1 or OS5 or

 

higher can be used with the Elite Modem.

 

 

Network Address

Internet Protocol (IP) address from your Internet

 

service provider or corporate IS network

 

administrator. Simply ask for the IP address

 

requirements for your connection. Your Internet

 

service provider must use TCP/IP protocol.

 

 

Only one Elite Modem per phone

The Elite Modem will not operate with multiple

line

computers. Only the computer that is directly

 

connected to the Elite Modem through the

 

10Base-T Ethernet cable is supported.

 

 

Elite Modem must be connected

Data transfer rates will vary somewhat,

to line one (1) on multiple line

depending on the speed of your computer, the

telephone systems

network (ISP, corporate, etc.) through which you

 

are communicating, and the speed and

 

connection of the computer with which you are

 

transferring data.

 

 

If you need help, call distributor technical support.

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