easy dock multi-port docking station user manual

Easy Dock
Multi-Port
Docking
Station
user
manual
Model 172905
MAN-172905-UM-0208-01
introduction
Thank you for purchasing the MANHATTAN® Easy Dock Multi-Port
Docking Station, Model 172905.
This convenient device replicates a wide range of ports with a single
USB connection to easily install a monitor, mouse, keyboard, printer,
Hi-Speed USB 2.0 and network devices with a convenient all-in-one
solution. It’s an ideal accessory for traveling notebook computer users
to quickly reconnect to home/office-based peripherals and devices and
to help reduce tangled cables for a neater workspace. USB 1.1 compatibility
supports older devices and provides Hi-Speed USB 2.0 data transfer
speeds up to 480 Mbps for external storage, printing and other activities.
The easy-to-follow instructions in this user manual help make setup of
the station quick and simple, so you’ll also soon be enjoying the benefits
of these additional features:
• Provides Hi-Speed USB 2.0 (4), 10/100 RJ-45 (1), DB9 serial (1) and
PS/2 (2) ports for additional peripherals
• Compact size ideal for both desktop and notebook computers
• Over-current protection; hot-swappable
• Plug and Play — Windows compatible
• Lifetime Warranty
NOTE: Some screen images have been modified to fit the format of
this manual.
System Requirements
• USB-enabled PC or Mac system
• Windows 98SE/Me/2000/XP/Vista or Mac OS 9 or above
• Available USB port
Package Contents
• Easy Dock Multi-Port Docking Station
• USB cable
• AC power adapter
• User manual and driver CD
hardware
POWER
LINK
USB 1–4
PS/2
10/100M LINK
LEDs
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When the Easy Dock Multi-Port Docking Station is connected to the
computer(s), all the LEDs will light to indicate a satisfactory link status.
When only the AC power adapter is connected to the docking station,
the Power and PS/2 LEDs will light.
When a proper connection has been made to the Ethernet and with
the proper driver(s) installed, the LINK LED will light.
When a proper connection has been made to the Ethernet at 100 Mbps,
both the LINK and the 10/100M LINK LEDs will light.
Operation
To help ensure that the Easy Dock Multi-Port Docking Station operates
under stable conditions, use the AC power adapter.
Should the Hi-Speed USB 2.0 ports become overloaded, reconnect the
docking station to the computer ports to re-activate them.
driver installation
Windows 98SE
1.Insert the enclosed driver CD into the computer’s CD-ROM drive.
2.Double-click the
“Manhattn_EasyDock
4.00.040322.exe”
program on the driver
CD to begin the
installation.
3.When the Welcome
screen of the
InstallShield Wizard
displays, click “Next”
to continue.
4.When the Information
screen displays, click “Next” to continue.
5.When the first Complete
screen displays, select
“Yes, I want to restart my
computer now.” Click
“Finish.”
6.When the second of
the Complete screens
displays the “Setup has
finished...” message,
click “Finish” to complete
the driver installation.
7.Insert the Windows 98SE
startup CD into the CD ROM drive.
8. Connect the docking
station to the computer(s)
with the enclosed USB cable. NOTE: The A-type connector plugs into
the docking station; the B-type connector plugs into the computer.
9.When the Add New Hardware
Wizard screen displays the
“HUB Support for USB 2.0”
search message, click “Next”
to begin this part of the install.
10. When the “What do you want
Windows to do?” message
displays, select “Search for the
best driver for your device,”
then click “Next” to continue.
11. When the “Windows will search for new drivers...” message displays,
click “Next” to continue.
12. When the “Windows is now ready to install the best driver...” message
displays, click “Next” to continue.
13. When the “Windows has finished installing the software...” message
displays, click “Finsh” to complete the HUB Support for USB 2.0 part
of the driver installation and continue.
14. When the Add New Hardware Wizard screen displays the “HUB
Composite Device” search message, click “Next” to begin this part of
the install.
15. When the “What do you want Windows to do?” message displays, select “Search for the best driver for your device,” then click “Next” to
continue.
16. When the “Windows will search for new drivers...” message displays,
click “Next” to continue.
17. When the “Windows is now ready to install the best driver...” message
displays, click “Next” to continue.
18. When the “Windows has finished installing the software...” message
displays, click “Finsh” to complete the HUB Composite Device part of
the driver installation and continue.
19. When the Add New Hardware Wizard screen displays the “USB To
LAN Converter” search message, click “Next” to begin this part of the
install.
20. When the “What do you want Windows to do?” message displays, select “Search for the best driver for your device,” then click “Next” to
continue.
21. When the “Windows will search for new drivers...” message displays,
click “Next” to continue. This driver will install automatically. NOTE: If
the Insert
Disk prompt
dislplays,
insert the
Windows
98SE startup disk.
22. When the Add New Hardware Wizard screen displays the “USB Human
Interface Device” search message, click “Next” to begin this part of the
install.
23. When the “What do you want Windows to do?” message displays, select “Search for the best driver for your device.” Click “Next” to continue.
24. When the “Windows will search for new drivers...” message displays,
click “Next” to continue.
25. When the “Windows is now ready to install the best driver...” message
displays, click “Next” to continue.
26. When the “Windows has finished installing the software...” message
displays, click “Finsh” to complete the USB Human Interface Device part of the driver installation and continue. NOTE: The operating system
may present a second USB Human Interface Device procedure: If so,
just repeat this part of the process.
Windows Me
1.Insert the enclosed driver CD into the computer’s CD-ROM drive.
2.Double-click the
“Manhattn_EasyDock
4.00.040322.exe”
program on the driver
CD to begin the
installation.
3.When the Welcome
screen of the
InstallShield Wizard
displays, click “Next”
to continue.
4.When the Information
screen displays, click
“Next” to continue.
5.When the first Complete
screen displays, select
“Yes, I want to restart my
computer now.” Click
“Finish.”
6.When the second of
the Complete screens
displays the “Setup has
finished...” message,
click “Finish” to complete
the driver installation.
Windows 2000/XP
1.Insert the enclosed driver CD into the computer’s CD-ROM drive.
2.Double-click the
“Manhattn_EasyDock
4.00.040322.exe”
program on the driver
CD to begin the install.
3.When the Welcome
screen of the
InstallShield Wizard
displays, click “Next”
to continue.
4.When the Information screen displays, click “Next” to continue.
5.For Windows 2000: When the Digital Signature Not Found screen
displays, click “Yes” to continue.
For Windows XP: When the Software Installation screen displays, click “Continue Anyway.”
6.When the first Complete screen displays, select “Yes, I want to restart
my computer now.” Click “Finish.”
7.When the second of the Complete screens displays the “Setup has
finished...” message, click “Finish” to complete the driver installation.
8. Connect the docking station to the computer(s) with the enclosed USB
cable. NOTE: The A-type connector plugs into the docking station; the
B-type connector plugs into the computer.
9.For Windows 2000: When the Digital Signature Not Found screen
displays, click “Yes” to continue.
For Windows XP:
The Found New
Hardware Wizard
screen will show a
new hardware device:
“ADM851X USB To
Fast Ethernet
Adapter.” Select
“Install the software
automatically”; click
“Next” to continue.
10. On the subsequent
Hardware Installation
screen, click “Continue
Anyway.”
11. When the Completing
the Found New
Hardware Wizard screen displays, click “Finish” to complete the ADM851X
USB To Fast Ethernet Adapter installation.
installation verification
Follow these steps to make sure that the Easy Dock Multi-Port Docking
Station has been installed successfully.
Windows 98SE/Me
1.Go to My Computer ‡ Control Panel ‡ System Properties ‡ Device
Manager.
2.Double-click “Human Interface Devices” to show “HID-compliant
device,” “HID-compliant system control device” and “USB Human
Interface” (twice).
3.Double-click “Keyboard” to show “HID-compliant keyboard.”
4.Double-click “Mouse” to show “HID-compliant mouse.”
5.Double-click “Network adapters” to show “ADM851X USB To Fast
Ethernet Adapter.”
6.Double-click “Ports [COM & LPT]” to show “USB to Serial Port (COMx).”
7.Double-click “Universal Serial Bus controllers” to show “HUB Support
for USB 2.0” and “USB Composite Device.”
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NOTE: In Winodows Me, a green question mark (?) may appear next to
“HUB Support for USB 2.0” and/or “USB Composite Device.” This will not
affect the installation or operation.
Windows 2000/XP
1.Go to My Computer ‡ Control Panel ‡ System Properties ‡ Hardware
‡ Device Manager.
2.Double-click “Human Interface Devices” to show “HID-compliant
device” (twice) and “USB Human Interface” (twice).
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3.Double-click “Keyboard” to show “HID keyboard device.”
4.Double-click “Mice and other pointing devices” to show “HID-compliant
mouse.”
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5.Double-click “Network adapters” to show “ADM851X USB To Fast
Ethernet Adapter.”
6.Double-click “Ports (COM & LPT)” to show “Prolific USB-to-Serial Com
Port (COMx).”
7.Double-click “Universal Serial Bus controllers” to show “Generic USB
Hub.”
driver un-installation
Windows 98SE/Me
1.Go to Start ‡ Settings ‡ Control Panel ‡ Add/Remove Programs.
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2.Select “USB 2.0 EASY DOCK.”
3.Click “Add/Remove.”
4.When the Confirm Uninstall screen displays, click “OK” to continue.
5. When the Maintenance Complete screen displays, click “Finish” to
complete the driver un-installation.
Windows 2000/XP
1.For Windows XP only Start Menu: Go to Start ‡ Control Panel ‡ Add
or Remove Programs.
For Windows 2000/XP only Classic Start Menu: Go to Start ‡ Settings
‡ Control Panel ‡ Add or Remove Programs.
2. Select “USB 2.0 EASY DOCK.”
3. Click “Change/Remove.”
4.When the Confirm Uninstall screen displays, click “OK” to continue.
5. When the Maintenance Complete screen displays, click “Finish” to
complete the driver un-installation.
specifications
General
• Compliant with USB 2.0 standards
• Backwards compatible with USB 1.1 devices
• Supports up to 127 USB devices
• Data transfer rates 1.5/12/480 Mbps
• 4 downstream USB ports
• 1 upstream USB port
• 1 10/100 Ethernet port
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• 1 DB 9 serial port
• 2 PS/2 ports
Physical
• Dimensions: 114 x 70 x 26 mm
(4.5 x 2.75 x 1 in.)
• Weight: 113.5 g (4 oz.)
• Cable length: 1.7 m (5.5 ft.)
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