RoadRunnerAP
2.4&5G Dual-Band 1.2Gbps
11ac Wireless Gigabit Router
User Manual
Version 1.0
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Table of Content
Chapter 1 Introduction ..................................................................................................... 3
1.1 Features................................................................................................................. 3
1.2 System Requirement ............................................................................................. 4
1.3 Package Contents ................................................................................................. 4
Chapter 2 Hardware Installation ...................................................................................... 5
2.1 Led indicators ........................................................................................................ 5
2.2 Back Rear Panel.................................................................................................... 5
2.3 Side panel .............................................................................................................. 6
2.4 Typical install ......................................................................................................... 6
Chapter 3 Quick Installation Guide ................................................................................. 8
3.1 Set the Network Configurations ............................................................................ 8
3.2 Getting Started..................................................................................................... 10
3.3 Setup Wizard ....................................................................................................... 11
Chapter 4 Configuring the Router................................................................................. 19
4.1 Wan Setup ........................................................................................................... 19
4.1.1 Wan setup ................................................................................................. 19
4.1.2 DDNS Setup .............................................................................................. 19
4.2 LAN Setup ........................................................................................................... 20
4.2.1 LAN Setup ................................................................................................. 20
4.2.2 Static DHCP .............................................................................................. 21
4.2.3 DHCP Client .............................................................................................. 21
4.3 Wireless Setup(5GHz)......................................................................................... 22
4.3.1 Basic.......................................................................................................... 22
4.3.2 Advanced................................................................................................... 23
4.3.3 Security ..................................................................................................... 24
4.3.4 Access Control .......................................................................................... 24
4.3.5 WDS .......................................................................................................... 24
4.3.6 Site Survey ................................................................................................ 25
4.3.7 WPS .......................................................................................................... 26
4.3.8 Schedule ................................................................................................... 26
4.4 Wireless Setup(2.4GHz) ...................................................................................... 27
4.4.1 Basic.......................................................................................................... 27
4.4.2 Advanced................................................................................................... 28
4.4.3 Security ..................................................................................................... 28
4.4.4 Access Control .......................................................................................... 29
4.4.5 WDS .......................................................................................................... 29
4.4.6 Site Survey ................................................................................................ 30
4.4.7 WPS .......................................................................................................... 31
4.4.8 Schedule ................................................................................................... 31
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4.5 Service Setup ...................................................................................................... 32
4.5.1 Port Forwarding......................................................................................... 32
4.5.2 DMZ ........................................................................................................... 33
4.6 Security Setup ..................................................................................................... 33
4.6.1 PORT Filter ............................................................................................... 33
4.6.2 URL Filter .................................................................................................. 34
4.6.3 MAC Filter ................................................................................................. 34
4.6.4 IP Filter ...................................................................................................... 35
4.6.5 DoS ........................................................................................................... 36
4.7 Router Setup ....................................................................................................... 36
4.7.1 Dynamic Route.......................................................................................... 37
4.7.2 Static Route ............................................................................................... 37
4.7.3 Route table ................................................................................................ 38
4.8 QoS Setup ........................................................................................................... 38
4.9 System ................................................................................................................. 39
4.9.1 Time Zone ................................................................................................. 39
4.9.2 Upgrade Firmware .................................................................................... 39
4.9.3 Save/Load Config...................................................................................... 39
4.9.4 Password................................................................................................... 40
Chapter 5 Status ............................................................................................................. 41
5.1 Status ................................................................................................................... 41
5.2 Statistics............................................................................................................... 42
5.3 Log ....................................................................................................................... 42
Appendix: Technical Specifications ............................................................................. 44
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Chapter 1 Introduction
Congratulations on your purchase of this outstanding 11ac Dual-Band Wireless Gigabit
Router. The Wireless Router using 2.4G and 5G dual-band concurrent technology,
support latest 802.11ac standards, backward compatibility IEEE802.11 a/b/g/n, 2.4GHz
and 5GHz wireless transmission rate up to 1167Mbps when concurrent operation,
Integrated router, Wi-Fi access point, 4 ports gigabit switch and fire wall functions in one.
Provide convenient and comprehensive network management functions, supports URL
filtering, MAC address filtering and the QoS bandwidth control function, can effectively
allocate the client's download rate. Supports wireless data encryption, and can guarantee
the security of data transmission in wireless network.
1.1 Features
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Provides a 10/100/1000M WAN interface, can be connected to xDSL modem, Cable
modem and Ethernet.
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Provides four 10/100/1000M LAN interface, can be connected to various Ethernet
device.
2.4G and 5G concurrent working wireless transmission rate up to 1167Mbps.
Supports the WPS one key encryption, easy to implementing network encrypted
connection.
Supports 64/128-bit WEP, WPA/WPA2, WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK, etc. encryption and
security mechanism.
Built-in Network Address Translation (NAT) supports virtual server, special
application and DMZ host.
Built-in DHCP server, and also supports static address allocation.
Supports the VPN pass - through, can build a VPN client.
Built-in firewall functions, supports domain and MAC address filtering.
Supports QoS bandwidth control function, can effectively allocate the client's
download rate.
Supports for dynamic DNS function, can provide domain name service for dynamic
IP address.
Built-in static routing function, can according to need to build special network
topology.
Supports access control based on MAC address, can effectively to control the
Intranet user Internet access permissions.
Supports remote Web management and software upgrades.
Provide a USB 2.0 host interface, can be extended such as 3G network card access,
network storage sharing, multimedia server, FTP server and print server, etc.
functions.
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1.2 System Requirement
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An Ethernet-Based Cable or xDSL modem
An Ethernet Card on PC
TCP/IP network protocol for each PC
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RJ45 Twisted-pair
Microsoft IE (or Firefox or Netscape)
1.3 Package Contents
Please unpack the box and check the following items:
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One 11ac Dual-Band Wireless Gigabit Route
One Power Adapter
Ethernet cable
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One User Manual
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Chapter 2 Hardware Installation
2.1 Led indicators
The top panel contains LED indicators that show the status of the unit.
Name
Power
Status
Off
Power is off.
On
Power is on.
Off
There is no device linked to the corresponding port.
WAN
On
LAN(1-4)
Flashing
Off
2.4GHz
Flashing
Off
5GHz
Flashing
Slow
Flashing
SYS/WPS
Indication
Fast
Flashing
There is a device linked to the corresponding port but
there is no activity.
There is an active device linked to the corresponding port.
The wireless function is disabled.
The wireless function is enabled. The Router is working
on 2.4GHz radio band.
The wireless function is disabled.
The wireless function is enabled. The Router is working
on 5GHz radio band.
The Router is working properly.
the LED flashes fast about two minutes during WPS
working.
2.2 Back Rear Panel
The following parts are located on the rear panel.
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WAN: 10/100/1000Mbps RJ45 port. The WAN port is where you will connect Cable/xDSL
Modem or other LAN.
LAN (1,2,3,4): These four LAN ports are where you will connect networked devices, such
as PCs, print servers, remote hard drives, and anything else you want to put on your
network. If you connect this product with the Hub (or Switchboard) correctly, the Router’s
corresponding LED and the Hub’s (or the Switchboard’s) must be illuminates.
WPS: With the Router powered on, press the button about 1 second, it is WPS function
and the WPS LED will flash two minutes.
RESET: With the Router powered on, use a pin to press and hold the button about 7
seconds, the Router will reset to default setting.
ON/OFF: The switch for the power.
POWER: The Power socket is where you will connect the power adapter. Please use the
power adapter provided with this Router.
Wireless antenna: To receive and transmit the wireless data.
2.3 Side panel
USB: The USB port provided for 3G USB modem card to connect the Internet or connect
a USB storage device.
2.4 Typical install
Before installing the Router, make sure your PC is connected to the Internet through the
broadband service successfully. If there is any problem, please contact your ISP. After
that, please install the Router according to the following steps. Don’t forget to pull out the
power plug and keep your hands dry.
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1. Make sure all devices, including your PCs, modem, and Router, are powered down.
2. Using an Ethernet network cable, connect the LAN or Ethernet network port of the
cable or DSL modem to the Router’s WAN port.
3. Power on the cable or DSL modem, and power on the PC you wish to use to configure
the Router.
4. Connect the included power adapter to the Router. And connect the other end of the
adapter to an electrical outlet.
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Chapter 3 Quick Installation Guide
The chapter mainly presents how to enter the Router’s Web page and simple router
settings. After you have finished the hardware installation (Please refer to chapter 2), the
following steps will assist you to set the network configurations for you computer.
3.1 Set the Network Configurations
1. On your computer desktop right click "My Network Places" and select "Properties".
2. Right click "local Area Network Connection" and select "Properties".
3. Select "Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)" and click "Properties".
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4. Select "Obtain an IP address automatically" or select "Use the following IP
address(S)".
A. Select "Obtain an IP address automatically" and "Obtain DNS server address
automatically". Click "OK".
B. "Use the following IP address (S)"
IP Address: 192.168.1.XXX: ( XXX is a number from 2~254)
Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
Gateway: 192.168.1.1
DNS Server: You need to input the DNS server address provided by you ISP.
Otherwise, you can use the Router's default gateway as the DNS proxy server.
Tip: If you are not sure of the DNS server address, we recommend you to select
“Obtain an IP address automatically (O)” and “Obtain a DNS server address
automatically”.
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Click "OK" to save the configurations.
3.2 Getting Started
To access the configuration pages, open
a web-browser such as Internet Explorer
and enter the IP address of the router
(192.168.1.1).
The Default User/Password: admin
If successful, you can see the status page.
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3.3 Setup Wizard
Click on "Wizard" pages, it will guide you to setup your router step by step in simple way.
In this section, there are seven steps to do it.
Please follow the steps and complete the router configuration.
Step 1 Setup Operation Mode
The router supports three operation modes, Gateway, Bridge and Wireless ISP. And
each mode is suitable for different use, please choose correct mode.
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Step 2 Time Zone Setting
The Time Configuration option allows you to configure, update, and maintain the correct
time on the internal system clock. Daylight Saving can also be configured to automatically
adjust the time when needed.
Enable NTP client update: Check this box to connect NTP Server and synchronize
internet time.
Automatically Adjust Daylight Saving: Check this box, system will adjust the daylight
saving automatically.
Time Zone Select: Select the Time Zone from the drop-down menu.
NTP Server: Select the NTP Server from the drop-down menu.
Step 3 LAN Interface Setup
Setup the IP Address and Subnet Mask for the LAN interface.
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IP Address: Enter the IP address of your router. (factory default:192.168.1.1)
Subnet Mask: An address code that determines the size of the network. Normally use
255.255.255.0 as the subnet mask.
Step 4 WAN Interface Setup
The router support six access modes in the WAN side, please choose correct mode
according to your ISP Service.
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Mode 1 DHCP Client
Select DHCP Client to obtain IP Address information automatically from your ISP. This
mode is commonly used for Cable modem services.
Mode 2 Static IP
Select Static IP Address if all the Internet port’s IP information is provided to you by your
ISP. You will need to enter in the IP address, subnet mask, gateway address, and DNS
address(es) provided to you by your ISP. Each IP address entered in the fields must be in
the appropriate IP form, which are four octets separated by a dot (x.x.x.x). The Router will
not accept the IP address if it is not in this format.
IP Address: Enter the IP address assigned by your ISP.
Subnet Mask: Enter the Subnet Mask assigned by your ISP.
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Default Gateway: Enter the Gateway assigned by your ISP.
DNS: The DNS server information will be supplied by your ISP (Internet Service
Provider).
Mode 3 PPPoE
Choose PPPoE (Point to Point Protocol over Ethernet) if your ISP uses a PPPoE
connection. Your ISP will provide you with a username and password. This option is
typically used for DSL services.
User Name: Enter your PPPoE user name.
Password: Enter your PPPoE password.
Mode 4 PPTP
Choose PPTP (Point-to-Point-Tunneling Protocol) if your ISP uses a PPTP connection.
Your ISP will provide you with IP information and PPTP Server IP Address, of course it
also includes a username and password. This mode is typically used for DSL services.
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Dynamic IP (DHCP): Select Dynamic IP if none of the above parameters are provided.
Then you just need to enter server IP address provided by you ISP.
Static IP: Select Static IP if IP Address/ Subnet Mask/ Gateway and DNS server address
have been provided by you ISP. Then please enter server IP address or provided by your
ISP, and also enter the corresponding parameters.
IP Address: Enter the IP address.
Subnet Mask: Enter the subnet Mask.
Server IP Address: Enter the PPTP Server IP address provided by your ISP.
User Name: Enter your PPTP username.
Password: Enter your PPTP password.
Mode 5 L2TP
Choose L2TP (Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol) if your ISP uses a L2TP connection. Your ISP
will provide you with a username and password.
Dynamic IP (DHCP): Select Dynamic IP if none of the above parameters are provided.
Then you just need to enter server IP address provided by you ISP.
Static IP: Select Static IP if IP Address/ Subnet Mask/ Gateway and DNS server address
have been provided by you ISP. Then please enter server IP address or provided by your
ISP, and also enter the corresponding parameters.
IP Address: Enter the IP address.
Subnet Mask: Enter the subnet Mask.
Server IP Address: Enter the L2TP Server IP address provided by your ISP.
User Name: Enter your L2TP username.
Password: Enter your L2TP password.
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Mode 6 3G
Choose 3G If you have a 3G USB modem card.
During the installation, please select the type of 3G modem card and enter the basic
parameters provided by your 3G ISP. Generally speaking, “Access Point Name” and
“Dial” are the necessary settings, but some other modem cards need to set “PIN Code” or
“User name/ Password”.
User Name: Enter your 3G user name.
Password: Enter your 3G password.
PIN: Enter your 3G PIN.
APN: Enter your 3G APN.
Dial Number: Enter your 3G Dial Number provided by your ISP.
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Setp 5 Select Wireless Band
You can select Wireless Band.
2.4GHz - You can use the 2.4GHz band to connect to many classic wireless devices like
gaming consoles, laptops, DVRs, ect.
5GHz - This band is less crowded and is used for time-sensitive music, video streaming
or gaming. Using this band can avoid interference with 2.4GHz networks or noisy devices
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like cordless phones and microwave ovens.
Step 6 Wireless 5GHz LAN Settings
For example, here we configure the basic parameters for 5 GHz wireless network as the
following screenshot:
Band: This filed determines the wireless mode which the Router works on.
 5GHz (A) - Select if all of your wireless clients are 802.11a.
 5GHz (N) - Select if all of your wireless clients are 802.11n.
 5GHz (A+N) - Select if you are using both 802.11a and 802.11n wireless clients.
 5GHz (AC) - Select if all of your wireless clients are 802.11ac.
 5GHz (N+AC) - Select if you are using both 802.11n and 802.11ac wireless clients.
 5GHz (A+N+AC) - Select if you are using both 802.11a, 802.11n and 802.11ac
wireless clients.
Mode: Support AP, Client, WDS and AP+WDS mode.
Network Type: This type is only valid in client mode.
SSID: Service Set Identifier, it identifies your wireless network.
Channel Width: Select the channel width from the drop-down list.
ControlSideband: This relates to the channel number used for your wireless network. An
upper band represents higher channels and vice versa.
Channel Number: Indicates the channel setting for the router.
Enable Mac Clone: Enable or disable MAC clone option. (You can use the "Mac Clone"
button to copy the MAC address of the Ethernet Card installed by your ISP and replace
the WAN MAC address with this MAC address.)
Step 6 Wireless 5GHz Security Setup
Secure your wireless network by turning on the WPA or WEP security feature on the
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router. This section you can set WEP and WPA-PSK security mode.
The following picture shows how to set the WEP security.
Key Length: Specify the Length of the key, 64-bit or 128-bit.
Key Format: Specify the format of the key, ASCII or hex.
Key Setting: Enter the key here, its format is limited by the key format, ASCII or Hex.
The following picture shows how to set WPA-PSK security, you can select WPA (TKIP),
WPA2 (AES) and Mixed mode.
Pre-Shared Key Format: Specify the format of the key, passphrase or hex.
Pre-Shared Key: Enter the key here, its format is limited by the key format.
Click “Next” to set the 2.4GHz wireless network by the same method, and then click
"Finish" button to complete the setting.
Through the wizard setup, you can complete the basic functions of a router settings to
achieve Internet access. If you need more advanced setting of the router, please refer to
the following chapters.
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Chapter 4 Configuring the Router
4.1 Wan Setup
There are two submenus under the WAN Setup menu: WAN Setup, DDNS Setup. Click
any of them, and you will be able to configure the corresponding function.
4.1.1 Wan setup
This page is used to configure the parameters for Internet network which connects to the
WAN port of your Access Point. Here you may change the access method to static IP,
DHCP, PPPoE, PPTP, L2TP or USB3G by click the item value of WAN Access type.
4.1.2 DDNS Setup
Dynamic DNS is a service that provides you with a valid, unchanging, internet domain
name (an URL) to go with that (possibly ever changing) IP-address.
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Service Provider: Select one from the drop-down menu, such as DynDNS or TZO.
Domain Name: Enter the domain name (Such as host.dyndns.org).
User Name/Email: Enter the user name or email the same as the registration name.
Password/Key: Enter the password you set.
4.2 LAN Setup
There are three submenus under the LAN Setup menu: LAN Setup, Static DHCP, DHCP
Client. Click any of them, and you will be able to configure the corresponding function.
4.2.1 LAN Setup
This page is used to configure the parameters for local area network which connects to
the LAN port of your Access Point. Here you may change the setting for IP address,
subnet mask, DHCP, etc..
IP Address: Enter the IP address of your Router (factory default: 192.168.1.1).
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Subnet Mask: An address code that determines the size of the network. Normally use
255.255.255.0 as the subnet mask.
Default Gateway: Enter the gateway IP address of your router.
DHCP: Enable or Disable the DHCP server. If you disable the Server, you must have
another DHCP server within your network or else you must configure the computer
manually.
DHCP Client Range: The range of IP address the Router DHCP server will assign to
users and device connecting to the Router.
Domain Name: Input the domain name of you network.
802.1d Spanning Tree: A network protocol that ensures a loop-free topology for
networks that have Ethernet bridges. The STP prevents bridge loops and allows a
network design to include redundant links to provide automatic backup paths if active
links fails.
Clone MAC Address: You can configure the MAC address of the LAN.
4.2.2 Static DHCP
This page allows you reserve IP addresses, and assign the same IP address to the
network device with the specified MAC address any time it requests an IP address.
IP Address: Enter the IP address which needs to be bound.
MAC Address: Enter the MAC address of the computer you want to assign the above IP
address.
Comment: You can add some comment for this item.
Click "Apply" to add the entry in the list.
4.2.3 DHCP Client
This table shows the assigned IP address, MAC address and time expired for each
DHCP leased client.
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Refresh: Click this button to refresh the data.
4.3 Wireless Setup(5GHz)
There are eight submenus under the Wireless Setup(5GHz) menu: Basic, Advanced,
Security, Access Control, WDS, Site Survey, WPS, Schedule. Click any of them, and
you will be able to configure the corresponding function.
4.3.1 Basic
This page is used to configure the parameters for wireless LAN clients which may connect to
your Access Point. Here you may change wireless encryption settings as well as wireless
network parameters.
Disable Wireless LAN Interface: Check this box to to disable the Router’s wireless
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features; uncheck to enable it.
Band: Select one mode from the following. The default is 5GHz (A+N+AC)mode.
Mode: Support AP, Client, WDS and AP+WDS mode.
SSID: SSID (Service Set Identifier) is the unique name of the wireless network.
Channel Width: Select the channel width from the drop-down list.
ControlSideband: This relates to the channel number used for your wireless network. An
upper band represents higher channels and vice versa.
Channel Number: Indicates the channel setting for the router.
Broadcast SSID: Select “Enable” to enable the device's SSID to be visible by wireless
clients. The default is enabled.
WMM: It will enhance the data transfer performance of multimedia data when they’re
being transferred over wireless network.
Data Rate: Sets the maximum wireless data rate that your network will operate on.
Associated Clients: You can see the MAC Address, MAC address, transmission,
reception packet counters and encrypted status for each associated wireless client.
4.3.2 Advanced
These settings are only for more technically advanced users who have a sufficient
knowledge about wireless LAN. These settings should not be changed unless you know
what effect the changes will have on your Access Point.
Fragmentation Threshold: This value is the maximum size determining whether
packets will be fragmented. Setting the Fragmentation Threshold too low may result in
poor network performance since excessive packets.
RTS Threshold: RTS stands for “Request to Send”. This parameter controls what size
data packet the frequency protocol issues to RTS packet. The default value of the
attribute is 2347. It is recommended not to modify this value in SOHO environment.
Beacon Interval: Enter a value between 20-1024 milliseconds for Beacon Interval here.
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The beacons are the packets sent by the router to synchronize a wireless network.
Beacon Interval value determines the time interval of the beacons.
IAPP: Inter-Access Point Protocol.
STBC: Space Time Block Coding improves reception by coding the data stream in
blocks.
4.3.3 Security
This page allows you setup the wireless security. Turn on WEP or WPA by using
Encryption Keys could prevent any unauthorized access to your wireless network.
4.3.4 Access Control
The Wireless MAC Address Filtering feature allows you to control wireless stations
accessing the router, which depend on the station’s MAC addresses.
Mode: If you choose 'Allowed Listed', only those clients whose wireless MAC addresses
are in the access control list will be able to connect to your Access Point. When 'Deny
Listed' is selected, these wireless clients on the list will not be able to connect the Access
Point. The MAC Address format is 001122334455.
4.3.5 WDS
Wireless Distribution System uses wireless media to communicate with other APs, like
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the Ethernet does. To do this, firstly you must set AP Mode to WDS or AP+WDS in basic
setting, then enable WDS function and set another AP MAC which you wan to
communicate with. The WDS supports WEP and PSK security mode. Of course in order
to make APs work, you have to keep them the same channel and security mode.
Enable WDS: Check this box to enable WDS function.
MAC Address: Enter the remote AP MAC address.
Data Rate: Sets the maximum wireless data rate that your network will operate on.
Comment: You can add some comment for this item.
Set Security: Set WDS security.
Encryption: You may select WPA2 (AES).
WEP Key Format: You may select to select ASCII Characters or Hexadecimal Digits (in
the "A-F", "a-f" and "0-9" range) to be the WEP Key.
WEP Key: Set key to encrypt your data.
Pre-Shared Key Format: You can select Passphrase or HEX(64 characters).
Pre-Shared Key: Pre-shared key(PSK) is a method to set encryption keys.
4.3.6 Site Survey
This page provides tool to scan the wireless network. If any Access Point or IBSS is found,
you could choose to connect it manually when client mode is enabled.
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4.3.7 WPS
WPS is designed to ease set up of security Wi-Fi networks and subsequently network
management. This router supports WPS features for AP mode, AP+WDS mode,
Infrastructure-Client mode, and the wireless root interface of Universal Repeater mode.
Disable WPS: Check this box and clicking “Apply” will disable WPS function. WPS is
turned on by default.
Self-PIN Number: It is AP’s PIN.
Start PBC: Clicking this button will invoke the Pus Button Configuration of WPS. If one
station wants to connect to the AP, it must click its PBC button in two minute. You can see
the WPS LED fast flash this time.
Client PIN Number: The length of PIN is limited to four or eight numeric digits. If the AP
and Station input the same PIN and click “Start PIN” button in two minutes, they will
establish connection and setup their security key.
4.3.8 Schedule
This page allows you setup the wireless schedule rule. Please do not forget to configure
system time before enable this feature.
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4.4 Wireless Setup(2.4GHz)
There are eight submenus under the Wireless Setup(2.4GHz) menu: Basic, Advanced,
Security, Access Control, WDS, Site Survey, WPS, Schedule. Click any of them, and
you will be able to configure the corresponding function.
4.4.1 Basic
This page is used to configure the parameters for wireless LAN clients which may
connect to your Access Point. Here you may change wireless encryption settings as well
as wireless network parameters.
Disable Wireless LAN Interface: Check this box to to disable the Router’s wireless
features; uncheck to enable it.
Band: Select one mode from the following. The default is 2.4 GHz (B+G+N) mode.
Mode: Support AP, Client, WDS and AP+WDS mode.
Network Type: This type is only valid in client mode.
SSID: SSID (Service Set Identifier) is the unique name of the wireless network.
Channel Width: Select the channel width from the pull-down list.
ControlSideband: This relates to the channel number used for your wireless network. An
upper band represents higher channels and vice versa.
Channel Number: Indicates the channel setting for the router.
Broadcast SSID: Select “Enable” to enable the device's SSID to be visible by wireless
clients. The default is enabled.
WMM: It will enhance the data transfer performance of multimedia data when they’re
being transferred over wireless network.
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Data Rate: Sets the maximum wireless data rate that your network will operate on.
Associated Clients: You can see the MAC Address, MAC address, transmission,
reception packet counters and encrypted status for each associated wireless client.
4.4.2 Advanced
These settings are only for more technically advanced users who have a sufficient
knowledge about wireless LAN. These settings should not be changed unless you know
what effect the changes will have on your Access Point.
Fragmentation Threshold: This value is the maximum size determining whether
packets will be fragmented. Setting the Fragmentation Threshold too low may result in
poor network performance since excessive packets.
RTS Threshold: RTS stands for “Request to Send”. This parameter controls what size
data packet the frequency protocol issues to RTS packet. The default value of the
attribute is 2347. It is recommended not to modify this value in SOHO environment.
Beacon Interval: Enter a value between 20-1024 milliseconds for Beacon Interval here.
The beacons are the packets sent by the router to synchronize a wireless network.
Beacon Interval value determines the time interval of the beacons.
IAPP: Inter-Access Point Protocol.
STBC: Space Time Block Coding improves reception by coding the data stream in
blocks.
4.4.3 Security
This page allows you setup the wireless security. Turn on WEP or WPA by using
Encryption Keys could prevent any unauthorized access to your wireless network.
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4.4.4 Access Control
The Wireless MAC Address Filtering feature allows you to control wireless stations
accessing the router, which depend on the station’s MAC addresses.
Mode: If you choose 'Allowed Listed', only those clients whose wireless MAC addresses
are in the access control list will be able to connect to your Access Point. When 'Deny
Listed' is selected, these wireless clients on the list will not be able to connect the Access
Point. The MAC Address format is 001122334455.
4.4.5 WDS
Wireless Distribution System uses wireless media to communicate with other APs, like
the Ethernet does. To do this, firstly you must set AP Mode to WDS or AP+WDS in basic
setting, then enable WDS function and set another AP MAC which you want to
communicate with. The WDS supports WEP and PSK security mode. Of course in order
to make APs work, you have to keep them the same channel and security mode.
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Enable WDS: Check this box to enable WDS function.
MAC Address: Enter the remote AP MAC address.
Data Rate: Sets the maximum wireless data rate that your network will operate on.
Comment: You can add some comment for this item.
Set Security: Set WDS security.
Encryption: You may select WPA2 (AES).
WEP Key Format: You may select to select ASCII Characters or Hexadecimal Digits (in
the "A-F", "a-f" and "0-9" range) to be the WEP Key.
WEP Key: Set key to encrypt your data.
Pre-Shared Key Format: You can select Passphrase or HEX(64 characters).
Pre-Shared Key: Pre-shared key(PSK) is a method to set encryption keys.
4.4.6 Site Survey
This page provides tool to scan the wireless network. If any Access Point or IBSS is found,
you could choose to connect it manually when client mode is enabled.
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4.4.7 WPS
WPS is designed to ease set up of security Wi-Fi networks and subsequently network
management. This router supports WPS features for AP mode, AP+WDS mode,
Infrastructure-Client mode, and the wireless root interface of Universal Repeater mode.
Disable WPS: Check this box and clicking “Apply” will disable WPS function. WPS is
turned on by default.
WPS Status: When Router’s settings are factory default, it is set to open security and
un-configured state, some registers such as Vista WCN can configure AP. Otherwise If it
already shows “Configured”, it means that the router has setup its security.
Self-PIN Number: It is AP’s PIN.
Start PBC: Clicking this button will invoke the Pus Button Configuration of WPS. If one
station wants to connect to the AP, it must click its PBC button in two minute.
Client PIN Number: The length of PIN is limited to four or eight numeric digits. If the AP
and Station input the same PIN and click “Start PIN” button in two minutes, they will
establish connection and setup their security key.
4.4.8 Schedule
This page allows you setup the wireless schedule rule. Please do not forget to configure
system time before enable this feature.
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4.5 Service Setup
There are two submenus under the Service Setup menu: Port Forwarding, DMZ. Click
any of them, and you will be able to configure the corresponding function.
4.5.1 Port Forwarding
If you configure the router as Virtual Server, remote users accessing services such as
Web or FTP at your local site via public IP addresses can be automatically redirected to
local servers configured with private IP address. In other words, depending on the
requested service (TCP/UDP port number), the router redirects the external service
request to the appropriate server.
Enable Port Forwarding: Check this box will enable Port Forwarding function.
IP Address: That external User accesses the router will redirect to this local IP.
Protocol & Port Range: The packet with this protocol and port will be redirected to the
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local IP.
Comment: You can add some comment for this item.
Current Port Forwarding Table: The table shows all you have configured. You can
delete one or all.
4.5.2 DMZ
If you have a client PC that cannot run Internet application properly from behind the NAT
firewall or after configuring the Port Forwarding, then you can open the client up to
unrestricted two-way Internet access.
Enable DMZ: Check this box will enable DMZ function.
DMZ Host IP Address: Enter DMZ host IP Address may expose this host to a variety of
security risks.
4.6 Security Setup
The router provides extensive firewall protection by restricting connection parameters to
limit the risk of intrusion and defending against a wide array of common hacker attacks.
There are five submenus under the Security Setup menu: PORT Filter, URL Filter, MAC
Filter, IP Filter, DoS. Click any of them, and you will be able to configure the
corresponding function.
4.6.1 PORT Filter
Port Filtering allows you to enable or disable TCP ports and UDP ports on computers or
network devices. Port Filtering insulates your local computers form many TCP/IP security
attacks, including internal attacks by malicious users.
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Enable Port Filtering: Check this box will enable Port Filtering function.
Port Range:The port range that you want to filter.
Protocol: The protocol that you want to filter, either TCP, UDP, or Both.
Comment: You can add some comment for this item.
Current Filter Table: The table shows all you have configured. You can delete one or all.
4.6.2 URL Filter
URL filter is used to deny LAN users from accessing the internet.
Enable URL Filtering: Check this box will enable URL Filtering function, you can select
deny url address or allow url address.
URL Address: The URL Address that you want to filter.
4.6.3 MAC Filter
MAC Filtering allows you to deny access to specific users connecting to the network.
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Each networking device has a unique address called a MAC address (a 12 digit hex
number).
Enable MAC Filtering: Check this box will enable MAC Filtering function.
MAC Address: The LAN device’s MAC address that you want to filter.
Comment: You can add some comment for this item.
4.6.4 IP Filter
IP Filtering is used to block internet or network access to specific IP addresses on your
local network. The restricted user may still be able to login to the network but will not be
able to access the internet. To begin blocking access to an IP address, enable IP Filtering
and enter the IP address of the user you wish to block.
Enable IP Filtering: Check this box will enable IP Filtering function.
Local IP Address: The LAN device’s IP address that you want to filter.
Protocol: The protocol that you want to filter, either TCP, UDP, or Both.
Comment: You can add some comment for this item.
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4.6.5 DoS
A Denial of Service attack is an attempt by a user (or users) to make a server’s or
network’s services unavailable. The user sends a server multiple requests with false
return addresses.
The server will attempt to respond by sending a request back to the user; however, since
the address is false, the server will wait for a response before closing the connection.
When multiple requests like this occur, servers may often get overloaded with too many
requests and stop functioning all together. This is a typical DoS attack, although DoS
attacks may not be limited to this type of attack.
The Router can assist in preventing these types of attacks by scanning the network for
patterns of activity that represent DoS attacks. If a pattern comes in frequently, the High
Power Router can attempt to block messages containing that pattern and thus protect the
server from becoming overloaded and unresponsive.
Enable DoS Prevention: Check this box to enable Dos Prevention.
4.7 Router Setup
There are three submenus under the Router Setup menu: Dynamic Route, Static Route,
Route table. Click any of them, and you will be able to configure the corresponding
function.
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4.7.1 Dynamic Route
Dynamic Routing allows the Router to automatically learn network destinations for
devices/networks that are directly connected to the router. RIP and RIP2 are routing
protocols that may be used for the router to learn routes from other routers running those
same protocols. This allows the Router to adapt to changes and failures within the
network topology and find the best route.
Enable Dynamic Route: Click this box to enable Dynamic Route.
4.7.2 Static Route
Static Routing allows the administrator to manually enter into the Router’s routing table.
These routes do not change and must be manually reconfigured if the route fails.
Enable Static Route: Click this box to enable static route.
IP Address: The network or host IP address desired to access.
Subnet Mask: The subnet mask of destination IP.
Gateway: The gateway is the router or host’s IP address to which packet was sent. It
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must be the same network segment with the WAN or LAN port.
Metric: Enter the metric or priority of the route. The metric range is 1-15, the lowest
number 1 being the highest priority. (e.g. 1)
Interface: Select interface type, LAN or WAN.
Static Routing table: It only shows the static routing table and you can delete one or all.
4.7.3 Route table
This page is used to display all the routing entry, facilitate the network management.
4.8 QoS Setup
The QoS helps improve your network gaming performance by prioritizing applications. By
default the bandwidth control are disabled and application priority is not classified
automatically.
In order to complete this settings, please follow the steps below.
1. Enable this function.
2. Enter the total speed or choose automatic mode.
3. Enter the IP address or MAC address user want to control.
4. Specify how to control this PC with this IP address or MAC address, include
Maximum or minimum bandwidth and its up/down speed.
5. Click Apply button to add this item to control table.
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4.9 System
There are four submenus under the System menu: Time Zone, Upgrade Firmware,
Save/Load Config, Password. Click any of them, and you will be able to configure the
corresponding function.
4.9.1 Time Zone
You can maintain the system time by synchronizing with a public time server over the
Internet.
Time Zone select: Select your local time zone from this pull down list.
NTP Server: Select the NTP Server, then the Router will get the time form the NTP
Server preferentially.
4.9.2 Upgrade Firmware
You can upgrade latest Firmware in this page.
Firmware Version: This displays the current firmware version.
4.9.3 Save/Load Config
You can backup or restore the system configuration in this page.
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Save Settings to File: Get the router’s settings and store it in your local computer.
Load Settings from File: Restore the settings from the file you backup before from your
local computer, the router will go to the former settings.
Reset Settings to Default: Restore the system settings to factory default.
4.9.4 Password
To ensure the Router’s security, you will be asked for your password when you access
the Router’s Web-based Utility. The default user name and password is “admin”.
This page will allow you to modify the User name and passwords.
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Chapter 5 Status
There are three submenus under the Status menu: Status, Statistics, Log.
Click anyone, you will see the following status.
5.1 Status
The System Status provides you with a snapshot of your Router’s current connections
and settings.
The System Information section provides you with the router’s firmware version and build.
This is used to help our support department determine what firmware version your device
is running. The Current Date / Time is the setting for the system clock.
The Wireless Configuration shows the details of the 5.0GHz and 2.4GHz wireless
networks.
The TCP/IP Configuration displays the current configurations for local network IP address
and DHCP server settings.
The WAN Configuration displays the information from your Internet Provider. If for some
reason your Internet connection stops working, you may try running through the Smart
Setup Wizard again.
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5.2 Statistics
This page shows the packet counters for transmission and reception regarding to
wireless and Ethernet networks.
The Wireless 1/2 LAN connection statistics shows all data activity for both the 5.0GHz
and 2.4GHz wireless networks separately.
The Ethernet LAN connection statistics shows all data activity for all users physically
connected to the wired ports on the Router.
The Ethernet WAN connection statistics shows the data activity for all upload and
download data over your Internet connection.
5.3 Log
The System Log is useful for viewing the activity and history of your Router. The System
Log is also used by Amped Wireless technicians to help troubleshoot your router when
needed. It is recommended that you enable logs in the event that troubleshooting is
required. Click the “Refresh” to update the log. Click “Clear” to clear all shown
information.
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Enable Log: Click this box to enable Log.
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Appendix: Technical Specifications
Standards
IEEE802.11ac, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g,
IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE802.3ab
LAN: 4 x 10/100/1000M RJ45 Ports(Auto MDI/MDIX)
Interface Type
WAN: 1 x 10/100/1000M RJ45 Port(Auto MDI/MDIX)
USB host: 1 X USB 2.0 port
Radio Data Rate
Frequency range
5GHz: Up to 867Mbps(11ac)
2.4GHz: Up to 300Mbps(11n)

2.4 ~ 2.4835GHz

5.15 ~ 5.35GHz

5.47 ~ 5.725GHz

5.725 ~ 5.825GHz
RF Power
20dBm(Max)
Antennas
2 X 2.4G/5G dual-band 5dBi non-removable omnidirectional
antennas
LEDs
Power, WPS/System, WAN, LAN(4,3,2,1), WLAN1(2.4G),
WLAN2(5G), all the LED color is green.
Power adapter
12V,1A
Dimensions (W x D x
H)
159 x 127 x 26mm
Environment
Operating Temperature: 0
Storage Temperature: -40
℃~ 40℃
℃~ 70℃
Operating Humidity: 10%~90% non-condensing
Storage humidity: 5%~95% non-condensing
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