ASUS EA-N66 E7648 User's Manual

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EA-N66
3-in-1 Dual-Band Wireless-N900
Gigabit Access Point / Wi-Fi Bridge / Range Extender
Step-by-Step Setup Manual
E7648
First Edition
August 2012
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Table of contents
1. Introduction............................................................................... 4
1.1 Package contents....................................................................................4
1.2 System requirements............................................................................4
2. Network Map.............................................................................. 5
2.1 Step-by-Step for Wi-Fi Bridge Mode................................................6
2.2 Step-by-Step for Access Point Mode................................................8
2.3 Step-by-Step for Range Extender Mode.........................................11
3. Wireless Settings........................................................................ 15
4. LAN Settings............................................................................... 18
5. Administration........................................................................... 18
6. System Log................................................................................. 21
Notices............................................................................................ 22
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1. Introduction
1.1 Package contents
ASUS EA-N66 x1
Quick Start Guide x1
Support CD x1
Warranty card x1
Ethernet cable x1
If any of the above items is damaged or missing, contact your retailer
immediately.
1.2 System requirements
To set up your network, you need one or two computers that meet the
following system requirements:
• Ethernet RJ-45 (LAN) port
• IEEE 802.11 b/g/n wireless capability
• An installed TCP/IP service
• Web browser such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, or
Google Chrome.
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2. Network Map
This is an overview of the EA-N66’s Network Map page.
Click each of the icons on the Network Map to display detailed
information regarding each network device. The icon on the left is
for the parent Access Point. The icon on the right is for clients on the
network. Clicking the middle icon displays the current status and
information about the EA-N66.
On the left side of the screen is the Advanced Setup panel. Use the
Setup panel to navigate to specific features of the EA-N66.
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Click Quick Internet Setup to configure the EA-N66’s network
connection.
2.1 Step-by-Step for Wi-Fi Bridge Mode
Step 1: Enter Quick Internet Setup
By default, the EA-N66 serves as a network adapter. Click Next to begin
setup for Wi-Fi Bridge Mode.
Step 2: Site Survey
The EA-N66 will search for available wireless networks.
To assist in network discovery, place the Access Point near the EA-N66.
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Step 3: Select your parent Access Point and enter the Security
Key
Select the Access Point from the list of available wireless networks.
Enter the Security Key.
If the EA-N66 is unable to detect the correct wireless network, move the
EA-N66 closer to the Access Point and click Refresh.
Step 4: Wait for the EA-N66 to connect to the parent Access
Point
Allow the EA-N66 a few minutes to connect to your parent Access Point.
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Step 5: Finish setup process
Congratulations! You have finished the setup process!
Please refer to the illustrations to interpret the LED indicators on the EAN66.
2.2 Step-by-Step for Access Point Mode
Step 1: Select setup mode
To set up Access Point mode, do not click Next on the first page of Quick
Internet Setup. Instead, click the link provided to switch setup mode.
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Step 2: Select Access Point mode
Select “I wish to establish a new wireless network”. Click Next.
Step 3: Set up the SSID and password
Assign a new SSID and password to the EA-N66. Enter a unique SSID to
any avoid any network issues.
EA-N66 cannot run on two frequencies (2.4 GHz and 5GHz) at the
same time. A frequency of 2.4GHz works best for most wireless
devices but a frequency of 5GHz is recommended for better
performance and less interference.
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Step 4: Wait for setup to complete
Allow a few minutes for the EA-N66 to establish the new wireless
network.
Step 5: Finish setup
Follow the short tutorial to complete setup.
Disconnect the Ethernet cable between the EA-N66 and your PC or laptop.
Connect the Ethernet cable to the EA-N66 and the wireless router.
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Step 6: Bookmarking the Setup Page
It is recommended that you reset the EA-N66 when changing any
settings. However, you can create a bookmark on your browser to
quickly access setup page at any time.
2.3 Step-by-Step for Range Extender Mode
Step 1: Select setup mode
To set up Wireless Range Extender mode, do not click Next on the first
page of Quick Internet Setup. Instead, click the link provided to switch
setup mode.
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Step 2: Choose Repeater mode
Select I wish to extend my existing wireless network. Click Next.
Step 3: Site Survey
The EA-N66 will search for available wireless networks.
To assist in network discovery, place the Access Point near the EA-N66.
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Step 4: Select your parent Access Point and enter the
Security Key
Select the Access Point from the list of available wireless networks.
Enter the Security Key.
If the EA-N66 is unable to detect the correct wireless network, move the
EA-N66 closer to the Access Point and click Refresh.
Step 5: Set up the SSID and password for your extended
network
By default, the EA-N66 will assign an SSID using the following format:
“original-SSID_RPT”.
The EA-N66 will also automatically enter the same password as your
primary wireless network.
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Step 6: Please wait while EA-N66 extends your wireless
network
Step 7: Finish setup process
Congratulations! You have finished the setup process!
Please refer to the illustrations to interpret the LED indicators on the EAN66.
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Additional setup and settings recommendations
1. Place the EA-N66 no closer than 1.5 meters from network clients under
Access Point mode, or from its parent Access Point under Wi-Fi Bridge
or Range Extender mode. The EA-N66 is designed to transmit signals
over a distance. Place the EA-N66 at a distance of 1.5-3 meters away
from the receiving device to get optimal performance.
2. Place the EA-N66 in an open are for a stronger signal. Objects,
particularly those made of metal, can block wireless signals from the
EA-N66.
3. Wireless Settings
The following settings are available from the Wireless General tab:
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The WPS tab provides configuration options for the Wi-Fi Protected
Setup feature.
The Wireless MAC Filter tab allows you to block specific MAC addresses
from accessing the wireless network.
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The RADIUS Setting tab allows you to set up additional parameters for
authorizing wireless clients through a RADIUS server.
Configure RADIUS settings when using [WPA-ENTERPRISE / WPA2ENTERPRISE] as Authentication Method in the Wireless General tab.
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4. LAN Settings
The LAN settings area provides configuration options for your Local
Area Network IP address, DNS, and default gateway.
5. Administration
The Administration area provides options for changing modes,
configuring the EA-N66’s login password, and upgrading or restoring
the firmware.
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Firmware Upgrade tab
The Firmware Upgrade tab allows users to upgrade the firmware of the
EA-N66 by uploading the firmware file.
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• Settings configured in the old firmware are retained during
the upgrade process. If the upgrade process fails, EA-N66 will
enter Emergency mode automatically.
• The LED lights on the front panel of the EA-N66 will indicate
that it is currently in Emergency mode. Use the Firmware
Restoration utility on the CD to restore the firmware to factory
defaults.
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6. System Log
Events and errors that occur while using the EA-N66 are recorded on
the System Log. Refer to information provided by the System Log when
contacting ASUS for technical support.
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Notices
Federal Communications Commission
This device complies with FCC Rules Part 15. Operation is subject to the
following two conditions:
• This device may not cause harmful interference, and
• This device must accept any interference received, including interference
that may cause undesired operation.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a class
B digital device pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed
to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential
installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency
energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may
cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no
guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this
equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception,
which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is
encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following
measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to
which the receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
WARNING: Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by
the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority
to operate the equipment.
Prohibition of Co-location
This device and its antenna(s) must not be co-located or operating in
conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.
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FCC Radiation Exposure Statement
This equipment complies with RFCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an
uncontrolled environment .
This equipment should be installed and operated with minimum 20cm
between the radiator and your body.
CE Mark Warning
This is a Class B product, in a domestic environment, this product may cause
radio interference, in which case the user may be required to take adequate
measures.
Operation Channels: Ch1~11 for N. America, Ch1~14 Japan, Ch1~ 13 Europe
(ETSI)
DGT Warning Statement
Article 12
Without permission, any company, firm or user shall not alter the frequency,
increase the power, or change the characteristics and functions of the original
design of the certified lower power frequency electric machinery.
Article 14
The application of low power frequency electric machineries shall not affect
the navigation safety nor interfere a legal communication, if an interference
is found, the service will be suspended until improvement is made and the
interference no longer exists.
低功率電波輻射性電機管理辦法
(1)「經型式認證合格之低功率射頻電機,非經許可,公司、商號或使用者均不得擅自變更頻率、
加大功率或變更原設計之特性及功能」以及 (2)「低功率射頻電機之使用不得影響飛航安全及
干擾合法通信;經發現有干擾現象時,應立即停用,並改善至無干擾時方得繼續使用。前項合
法通信,指依電信法規定作業之無線電通信。低功率射頻電機須忍受合法通信或工業、科學及
醫療用電波輻射性電機設備之干擾」。
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IC Warning Statement
Under Industry Canada regulations, this radio transmitter may only operate
using an antenna of a type and maximum (or lesser) gain approved for the
transmitter by Industry Canada. To reduce potential radio interference to other
users, the antenna type and its gain should be so chosen that the equivalent
isotropically radiated power (e.i.r.p.) is not more than that necessary for
successful communication.
This radio transmitter(IC: 3568A-USB-N66) has been approved by Industry
Canada to operate with the antenna types listed below with the maximum
permissible gain and required antenna impedance for each antenna type
indicated. Antenna types not included in this list, having a gain greater than
the maximum gain indicated for that type, are strictly prohibited for use with
this device.
Ant.
Antenna Type
Connector
A
B
C
D
E
Dipole Antenna
Dipole Antenna
Dipole Antenna
Dipole Antenna
Dipole Antenna
Reversed-SMA
Reversed-SMA
Reversed-SMA
Reversed-SMA
Reversed-SMA
Gain
(dBi)
5.00
3.00
3.00
2.00
2.00
Remark
TX / RX
TX / RX
TX / RX
TX / RX
TX / RX
This Class [B] digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
Cet appareil numérique de la classe [B] est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada.
For product available in the USA/Canada market, only channel 1~11 can be operated.
Selection of other channels is not possible.
IC Radiation Exposure Statement:
This equipment complies with IC RSS-102 radiation exposure limits set forth for
an uncontrolled environment. This equipment should be installed and operated
with minimum distance 20cm between the radiator & your body.
Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not
cause interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference, including
interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.
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ASUS Recycling/Takeback Services
ASUS recycling and takeback programs come from our commitment to the
highest standards for protecting our environment. We believe in providing
solutions for you to be able to responsibly recycle our products, batteries, other
components as well as the packaging materials. Please go to http://csr.asus.
com/english/Takeback.htm for the detailed recycling information in different
regions.
REACH
Complying with the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and
Restriction of Chemicals) regulatory framework, we published the chemical
substances in our products at ASUS REACH website at http://csr.asus.com/
english/REACH.htm.
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Manufacturer:
ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
Tel:
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