EM-WNLU554v5 U554M v1.0

EM-WNLU554v5 U554M v1.0
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Federal Communication Commission Interference Statement
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device,
pursuant to Part 15 of 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:
1. Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
2.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
3.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
4.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio technician for help.
receiver is connected.
FCC Caution
To assure continued compliance. (Example - use only shielded interface cables when
connecting to computer or peripheral devices). Any changes or modifications not expressly
approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the
equipment.
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the Following two
conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this Device must
accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Radiation
Exposure Statement
This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure set forth for an uncontrolled
environment. In order to avoid the possibility of exceeding the FCC radio frequency exposure
limits, human proximity to the antenna shall not be less than 20 cm (8 inches) during normal
operation.
‐ 2 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter CE mark Warning
This is a class B device, in a domestic environment; this product may cause radio interference,
in which case the user may be required to take adequate measures.
R&TTE Compliance Statement
This equipment complies with all the requirements of DIRECTIVE 1999/5/CE OF THE
EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL OF 9 March 1999 on radio equipment and
telecommunication terminal Equipment and the mutual recognition of their conformity (R&TTE).
The R&TTE Directive repeals and replaces in the directive 98/13/EEC (Telecommunications
Terminal Equipment and Satellite Earth Station Equipment) As of April 8, 2000.
Safety
This equipment is designed with the utmost care for the safety of those who install and use it.
However, special attention must be paid to the dangers of electric shock and static electricity
when working with electrical equipment. All guidelines of this and of the computer manufacture
must therefore be allowed at all times to ensure the safe use of the equipment.
EU Countries Intended for Use
The ETSI version of this device is intended for home and office use in Austria Belgium,
Denmark, Finland, and France (with Frequency channel restrictions). Germany, Greece,
Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg .The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom.
The ETSI version of this device is also authorized for use in EFTA member states Iceland,
Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.
WEEE regulation
To avoid the potential effects on the environment and human health as a result of
the presence of hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment, end
users of electrical and electronic equipment should understand the meaning of
the crossed-out wheeled bin symbol. Do not dispose of WEEE as unsorted
municipal waste and have to collect such WEEE separately.
Revision
User’s Manual for PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter
Model: WNL-U554 / WNL-U554A / WNL-U554M
Rev: 1.0 (March, 2011)
Part No. EM-WNLU554v5_U554M_v1.0 (2081-E23140-005)
‐ 3 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter CONTENTS Chapter 1. Product Introduction .......................................................................................................... 5
1.1
Package contents ................................................................................................................. 5
1.2
Product Features .................................................................................................................. 5
1.3
Hardware Description ........................................................................................................... 5
Chapter 2. Installation ........................................................................................................................... 6
2.1
Driver Installation .................................................................................................................. 6
2.2
Connect to Wireless Access Point...................................................................................... 10
2.2.1
PLANET 11n USB Wireless LAN Utility ................................................................. 10
2.2.2
Windows Zero Configuration.................................................................................. 14
Chapter 3. PLANET USB Wireless LAN Utility.................................................................................. 19
3.1
3.2
Connection Profile Management ........................................................................................ 19
3.1.1
Add a new profile.................................................................................................... 20
3.1.2
Remove an existing profile..................................................................................... 22
3.1.3
Edit an existing profile ............................................................................................ 23
3.1.4
Make a copy of existing profile............................................................................... 24
3.1.5
Set as the default profile ........................................................................................ 25
General Information, Status, and Network Statistics .......................................................... 26
3.2.1
General Information ............................................................................................... 26
3.2.2
Status ..................................................................................................................... 27
3.2.3
Network Transmission Statistics............................................................................. 28
3.3
Miscellaneous Settings....................................................................................................... 29
3.4
Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)............................................................................................. 30
3.4.1
PIN Input Config (PIN) ........................................................................................... 31
3.4.2
Push Button Config (PBC) ..................................................................................... 33
Chapter 4. Soft Access Point.............................................................................................................. 35
4.1
Switch between Access Point Mode and Station Mode...................................................... 35
4.1.1
Configure SSID and Channel................................................................................. 37
4.1.2
Soft Access Point Security ..................................................................................... 38
4.2
Advanced Settings.............................................................................................................. 40
4.3
Wireless Transmission Statistics ........................................................................................ 40
4.4
Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) ..................................................................................... 41
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1.1 Package contents
The following items should be contained in the package:
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Wireless USB adapter
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Quick Installation Guide
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CD (includes driver/utility/user’s manual)
Note: If there is any item missed or damaged, please contact the seller immediately.
1.2 Product Features
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2.4GHz ISM band
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Compliant with IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
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Provides up to 150Mbps download and 150Mbps upload data rate
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Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) support
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Supports WEP 64/128-bit, WPA/WPA2, WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK with TKIP/AES encryption
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Supports Software AP mode
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USB 2.0 attached interface
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Mini-size Design
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Supports most popular operating systems including Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Win7, Linux,
and MAC OS X.
1.3 Hardware Description
There is a LED equipped on the wireless adapter. When the data is transmitting, the LED will
be flashing.
‐ 5 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter Chapter 2. Installation
2.1 Driver Installation
1. If you had ever installed other wireless adapters before, please
uninstall the existed drivers and utilities first.
2. The following installation is performed in Windows XP. The
procedures in other OS are similar. Before installing the driver and utility of wireless adapter, do not insert the device into the USB
port of your computer.
Please follow the instructions below to install the USB Wireless Adapter:
Step 1.
Insert the bundled CD into the CD-ROM drive. Then a webpage will appear. Click
the “Windows Utility” hyperlink to initiate the installing wizard.
Step 2.
Click “Next” button to start installing the driver and utility.
If the screen below appears during installation, please click “Continue Anyway” button to continue. ‐ 6 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter Step 3.
After the software has been installed successfully, choose “Yes, I want to restart
my computer now.” and click “Finish” button to restart your computer.
Step 4.
After restarting the computer, insert the wireless adapter into an empty USB port of
your computer. Never force to insert the adapter if you feel it get stuck. Flip the
adapter over and try again. Then you’ll see the following message pop‐up at lower‐right corner of the screen.
Step 5.
The following window will be pop-up. Choose “No, not this time” and click “Next”
button to continue.
‐ 7 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter Step 6.
Choose “Install the software automatically (Recommended)”, and click “Next”
button to install the driver.
‐ 8 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter If the screen below appears during installation, please click “Continue Anyway” button to continue. Step 7.
Once the installation is finished, click “Finish” button.
After the driver of wireless adapter has been installed successfully, you’ll see another message
pop-up at lower-right corner of the screen. And there is also a new icon appeared on the
system tray.
‐ 9 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter Left-click the new icon will launch PLANET 11n USB Wireless LAN Utility, and right-click the
icon will show the quick menu of configuration utility. This icon also uses different colors to
show the status of wireless connection:
Wireless connection is established, good signal reception.
Wireless connection is established, weak signal reception.
Connection is not established yet.
Wireless network card is not detected.
2.2 Connect to Wireless Access Point
To use wireless network, you have to connect to a wireless access point first. You can either
use PLANET 11n USB Wireless LAN Utility (comes with network adapter), or Windows Zero
Config utility (comes with Windows operating system).
2.2.1 PLANET 11n USB Wireless LAN Utility
Please follow the instructions below to connect the wireless access point via PLANET 11n
USB Wireless LAN Utility.
Step 1.
Left-click the PLANET Wireless Utility icon located at lower-right corner of the
screen, and configuration menu will appear:
Step 2.
Click “Available Network” label. Please wait for a while, and all wireless access
points nearby which can be reached by the wireless adapter will be displayed here.
If the wireless access point you wish to connect does not appear here, you can click
“Refresh” button to scan for wireless access points again; if the wireless access
point you’re looking for still not appear, try to move the computer closer to the
access point.
‐ 10 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter Step 3.
When the access point you’re looking for is on the list, left-click it and then double
click it or click “Add to Profile”.
Step 4.
If a password (Network Key) is required to access the wireless access point, please
input it in “Network key” field, and input it again in ”Confirm network key” field for
confirmation. Click “OK” after the password is already properly inputted.
Network security option (“Network Authentication” and “Data
encryption”) will be selected automatically based on the security
setting of the wireless access point you selected. It’s not necessary to
change these settings by your own self. ‐ 11 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter All options in this page will be filled automatically according to the access point you wish to add
to profile. However, you can still modify any of them to meet your requirement.
Profile name
You can give a name to this profile, so you can remember its
purpose easily. It can be any phrase to help you remember.
Network Name (SSID)
The SSID (Service Set IDentifier, i.e. access point’s name).
This field will be filled as the access point you selected when
SSID is not hidden and grayed out. If SSID is hidden, you
have to input correct SSID you yourself.
This is a
Check this box if you wish to connect to another computer /
computer-to-computer
network device by ad-hoc method. When not accessing to
(ad-hoc) network
wireless access point, you have to check this box.
Channel
Select wireless channel for ad hoc connection. This option
only appears when you’re using ad-hoc connection.
Network Authentication
Select the network authentication type from drop-down menu.
This setting must be identical with the setting of wireless
access point you with to connect.
Data encryption
Select the data encryption type from drop-down menu. This
setting must be identical with the setting of wireless access
point you with to connect.
ASCII / PASSPHRASE
When the encryption type is “WEP”, it’s required to input a set
of “passphrase” to connect to wireless access point. Check
“ASCII” or “PASSPHRASE” depends on the security setting of
access point, and input it in the box; if you select
‐ 12 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter “PASSPHRASE” you also need to select the length of the key.
The passphrase must be identical with the setting of wireless
access point you with to connect.
Key index
Select WEP key index. For most of access points you can
select “1”, but please refer to the setting of the access point.
Network key / Confirm
When the encryption type is “WPA” or “WPA2-PSK”, it’s
network key
required to input a set of “passphrase” to connect to wireless
access point. Please input the same passphrase in two boxes
for confirmation.
EAP TYPE / Tunnel /
When authentication type is any of 802.1X, you have to select
Provision Mode
EAP type, tunnel, and provision mode from dropdown menu.
This setting must be identical with your 802.1x authentication
server.
Username / Identity /
Please input 802.1x related authentication information here.
Domain / Password
Certificate
If certification is required to authenticate with 802.1x
authentication server, please select a local certificate from
dropdown list.
Check this box and PAC (Privilege Access Certificate) will be
PAC
automatically selected.
Please click “OK” when ready.
Step 5.
Wireless adapter will attempt to connect to access point, this may require few
seconds to minutes. When the “Status” become “Associated” , your computer is
connected to access point you selected. Click “Close” to close configuration
window.
‐ 13 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter If you connected to an access point but the connection was dropped
soon, please check security settings and re-check password spelling. 2.2.2 Windows Zero Configuration
Windows XP / Vista / 7 has a built-in wireless network configuration utility, called as “Windows
Zero Configuration” (WZC). You can also use WZC to configure your wireless network
parameter:
Step 1.
Right-click PLANET Wireless Utility icon, and click “Open Config Utility”.
‐ 14 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter Step 2.
Check “Windows Zero Config” box.
Step 3.
There is message appeared indicating that you’ve been already switched to
Windows Zero Config mode.
To return to use PLANET wireless utility, uncheck “Windows Zero
Config” box. Step 4.
Click “Start” button (should be located at the bottom-left corner of windows desktop),
click “Control Panel”, then click “Network and Internet Connections” in Control
Panel.
‐ 15 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter Step 5.
Double click “Network Connections”.
‐ 16 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter Step 6.
Right-click “Wireless Network Connection” (it may have a number as suffix if you
have more than one wireless network adapter, please make sure you right-click the
PLANET Wireless LAN 802.11n USB Network Adapter), then select “View
Available Wireless Networks”.
Step 7.
All wireless access points in proximity will be displayed here. If the access point you
want to use is not displayed here, please try to move your computer closer to the
access point, or you can click “Refresh network list” to rescan access points. Click
the access point you want to use if it’s shown, then click “Connect”.
‐ 17 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter Step 8.
If the access point is protected by encryption, you have to input its Network key or
passphrase here. It must match the encryption setting on the access point. If the
access point you selected does not use encryption, you’ll not be prompted for
network key or passphrase.
Step 9.
If you can see “Connected” message, the connection between your computer and
wireless access point you selected is successfully established.
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3.1 Connection Profile Management
If you need to connect to different wireless access points at different time, like access point at
home, office, cyber-cafe, or public wireless service, you can save the connection parameters
(encryption, passphrase, security, etc.) as profiles for every access point, so you don’t have to
input these parameters every time when you want to connect to the specific wireless access
point.
To manage profiles, right-click the PLANET wireless utility icon located at lower-right corner of
the screen, then click “Open Config Utility”.
Click the “Profile” label.
‐ 19 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter 3.1.1 Add a new profile
You can setup the connection parameters for the specific wireless access point in advance. If
you want to create a new profile, click “Add” button.
You’ll be prompted to input connection parameters for the wireless access point you wish to
connect:
‐ 20 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter Required parameters are as follows:
Profile name
You can give a name to this profile, so you can remember its
purpose easily. It can be any phrase to help you remember.
Network Name (SSID)
The SSID (Service Set IDentifier, i.e. access point”s name).
This must be identical with the SSID of the access point you
wish to connect.
This is a
Check this box if you wish to connect to another computer /
computer-to-computer
network device by ad-hoc method. When not accessing to
(ad-hoc) network
wireless access point, you have to check this box.
Channel
Select wireless channel for ad hoc connection. This option
only appears when you’re using ad-hoc connection.
Network Authentication
Select the network authentication type from drop-down menu.
This setting must be identical with the setting of wireless
access point you with to connect.
Data encryption
Select the data encryption type from drop-down menu. This
setting must be identical with the setting of wireless access
point you with to connect.
ASCII / PASSPHRASE
When the encryption type is “WEP”, it’s required to input a set
of “passphrase” to connect to wireless access point. Check
“ASCII” or “PASSPHRASE” depends on the security setting of
access point, and input it in the box; if you select
“PASSPHRASE” you also need to select the length of the key.
‐ 21 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter The passphrase must be identical with the setting of wireless
access point you with to connect.
Key index
Select WEP key index. For most of access points you can
select “1”, but please refer to the setting of the access point.
Network key / Confirm
When the encryption type is “WPA” or “WPA2-PSK”, it’s
network key
required to input a set of “passphrase” to connect to wireless
access point. Please input the same passphrase in two boxes
for confirmation.
EAP TYPE / Tunnel /
When authentication type is any of 802.1X, you have to select
Provision Mode
EAP type, tunnel, and provision mode from dropdown menu.
This setting must be identical with your 802.1x authentication
server.
Username / Identity /
Please input 802.1x related authentication information here.
Domain / Password
Certificate
If certification is required to authenticate with 802.1x
authentication server, please select a local certificate from
dropdown list.
PAC
Check this box and PAC (Privilege Access Certificate) will be
automatically selected.
When all required parameters are set, click “OK” to create and save a new profile.
3.1.2 Remove an existing profile
If you want to remove a profile no longer needed, click “Profile” label, then select the existing
profile you wish to remove, and click “Remove” button.
‐ 22 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter 3.1.3 Edit an existing profile
If you have added a profile before, and now you wish to change the settings of the profile, you
can use this function. Please select the profile from the list first, then click “Edit” button. The
contents of the selected profile will appear. After editing them, you can click “OK” to save
changes, or click “Cancel” to discard changes.
‐ 23 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter 3.1.4 Make a copy of existing profile
If you need to create a new profile which parameters are similar to any existing profile, you can
make a copy of a specific profile and edit the copy to save as a new profile.
To do this, select an existing profile, then click “Duplicate” button.
‐ 24 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter You’ll be prompted to input a new profile name. Please use an identical name that does not
exist in the profile list.
3.1.5 Set as the default profile
If you wish to use a specific profile as the default wireless connection, you can select the
profile in the list, and click “Set Default”. The selected profile will become default selection and
PLANET wireless utility will attempt to connect to the selected access point.
‐ 25 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter 3.2 General Information, Status, and Network Statistics
The PLANET wireless utility provides the detailed information about the wireless connection
you’re using.
3.2.1 General Information
If you want to know the general information of the access point you’re connecting to, click
“General” label:
‐ 26 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter All general information like signal strength and link quality will be displayed here. The
information is very useful when you encounter some problems in connecting to access point.
If you wish to get a new IP address from DHCP server, you can click “ReNew IP” button.
3.2.2 Status
If you want to know the status of your wireless network card, click “Status” label:
‐ 27 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter 3.2.3 Network Transmission Statistics
To view the statistical data of wireless adapter, click “Statistics” label, and the statistics of
wireless connection will be displayed:
‐ 28 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter All connection-related statistics is displayed here. You can click “Reset” button to reset the
statistics of all items back to 0.
3.3 Miscellaneous Settings
There are some other functions provided by PLANET wireless utility, and you can access
these functions from the bottom of configuration window:
‐ 29 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter The descriptions of the function are listed as follow:
Show Tray Icon
Check this box to show an icon on system tray.
Uncheck this box to hide it.
Switch wireless radio off. Wireless network functionalities are
Radio Off
disabled.
Disable Adapter
Disable wireless adapter. All functionalities of configuration menu
will disappear. To resume, uncheck “Disable Adapter”.
Windows Zero Config
Use Windows Zero Configuration to manage wireless connections.
See chapter 2.2.2.
3.4 Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) is the latest wireless network technology which makes setting up
wireless network more quickly and easily. If you have WPS-supported wireless access point,
and you want to establish a secure connection to it, you don’t have to configure the wireless
access point and setup data encryption by your own self.
There are two kinds of WPS method supported, “PIN Input Config (PIN)” and “Push Button
Config (PBC)”. Please follow the instructions below to establish the secure connection
between WPS-supported wireless access point and the PLANET wireless adapter.
Step 1.
Right-click PLANET wireless utility icon, and click “Open Config Utility”.
‐ 30 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter Step 2.
Click “Wi-Fi Protect Setup” label.
Step 3.
You can choose which WPS method to use, PIN Input Config (PIN) or Push Button
Config (PBC), and WPS-supported wireless access point must use the same
method. See the next two chapters for detailed instructions of each WPS method.
3.4.1 PIN Input Config (PIN)
Please click “Pin Input Config (PIN)” button:
You’ll be prompted to select an access point you wish to connect. If you know its SSID, click
“Yes”, otherwise click “No”.
‐ 31 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter If you select “Yes”, a list of all WPS-supported AP nearby will be displayed. You can click
“Refresh” button to rescan. Click an access point you want to connect and click “Select”
button.
If you select “No”, wireless adapter will prompt you to enter 8-digit PIN code into your access
point, without selecting an access point in advance.
After you select “Yes” or “No” in previous step, wireless adapter will attempt to connect to
WPS-supported access point, and an 8-digit number will appear. Please input this number to
the configuration of the access point within 2 minutes, and the secure connection between
wireless adapter and the WPS-supported access point will be established automatically.
To stop this procedure before connection is established, click “Cancel” button.
‐ 32 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter 3.4.2 Push Button Config (PBC)
This is the easiest way to establish secure connection by WPS, but if there’re more than one
WPS-supported access point using Push-Button config, please use PIN Input Config (PIN)
instead.
Please click “Push Button Config (PBC)” button.
‐ 33 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter Then a message window will appear:
Please activate WPS function of wireless access point now, and the secure connection
between wireless adapter and the WPS-supported access point will be established
automatically.
‐ 34 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter Chapter 4. Soft Access Point
Excepting be a wireless client of other wireless access points, the PLANET wireless adapter
can also act as a wireless service provider. You can switch the operation mode of wireless
adapter to “Access Point” mode to simulate the function of a real wireless access point by
software. And all other computers and Wi-Fi supported devices can connect to your computer
wirelessly, even share your internet connection service.
4.1 Switch between Access Point Mode and Station Mode
The default operating mode of the wireless adapter is “Station Mode” (being a client of other
wireless access points).
Please follow the instructions below to switch to Access Point mode:
Step 1.
Right-click PLANET wireless utility icon, and click “Open Config Utility”.
Step 2.
Select “Mode(M)”, and then click “Access Point”.
‐ 35 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter It requires few seconds to switch mode. After the mode switch is complete, the window of
general information about software access point will appear, includes SSID and connected
wireless clients.
‐ 36 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter Station mode icon:
Access Point icon:
4.1.1 Configure SSID and Channel
To configure software Access Point, click “Config” button, and the “Wireless Network
Properties” will be displayed.
‐ 37 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter Please note that Ad-Hoc mode is not available when the wireless adapter is in Access Point
mode. The setup options are listed below:
Network Name (SSID)
Please input the SSID (the name used to identify this wireless
access point) here. Up to 32 numerical characters can be
accepted here, excepting space.
Channel
Please select the wireless channel you wish to use, from 1 to 13.
To save changes, click “OK”; otherwise click “Cancel” to discard changes.
4.1.2 Soft Access Point Security
To setup security options for Soft Access Point, configure “Wireless Network Security” as
follows:
‐ 38 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter The setup items about wireless security are listed below:
Network Authentication
Select network authentication mode from dropdown menu.
Data Encryption
Select data encryption method from dropdown menu.
ASCII / PASSPHRASE
If the encryption method is WEP, check either “ASCII” or
“PASSPHRASE” box and input it in the box as WEP passphrase.
Key Index
Select WEP key index (1-4). If you don’t know which one you
should use, select 1.
Network key / Confirm
IF network authentication mode is WPA, please input WPA
network key
passphrase in both box.
To save changes, click “OK”; otherwise click “Cancel” to discard changes.
‐ 39 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter 4.2 Advanced Settings
Click “Advanced” label to setup advanced settings of software access point. If you don’t know
the meaning and affects of these settings, please keep them as default.
The setup items are listed below:
Beacon Interval
Please input wireless beacon time interval here.
DTIM Period
Please input DTIM (Delivery Traffic Indication Message) here.
Preamble Mode
Select wireless frame preamble mode (long or short) from
dropdown menu.
Set Defaults
Reset all settings back to factory default value.
Apply
Save changes.
If you changed any setting here and cause some problem on communicating with wireless
clients, click “Set Defaults” to reset all settings back to default settings.
4.3 Wireless Transmission Statistics
Click “Statistics” label and the data statistics about software access point will be displayed.
‐ 40 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter Click “Reset” button to reset the value of every item back to “0”.
4.4 Internet Connection Sharing (ICS)
You can assign a network adapter on your computer as the path for all wireless clients to get
connected to Internet. If you have only one network adapter (except the software access point),
you don’t have to select network adapter here; if you have more than one network adapter,
select the one you wish to be used as Internet gateway.
‐ 41 ‐ PLANET 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter Click “Apply” button to save changes (“Apply” button is grayed out when no changes are
made in this label).
‐ 42 ‐ EC Declaration of Conformity
For the following equipment:
*Type of Product
*Model Number
:
:
802.11n Wireless USB Adapter
WNL-U554 / WNL-U554A / WNL-U554M
* Produced by:
Manufacturer‘s Name :
Manufacturer‘s Address:
Planet Technology Corp.
10F., No.96, Minquan Rd., Xindian Dist.,
New Taipei City 231, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
is herewith confirmed to comply with the requirements set out in the Council Directive on the
Approximation of the Laws of the Member States relating to 1999/5/EC R&TTE.
For the evaluation regarding the R&TTE the following standards were applied:
EN 300 328 V1.7.1
EN 301 489-1 V1.8.1
EN 301 489-17 V1.3.2
EN 55022
EN 61000-3-2
EN 61000-3-3
EN 61000-4-2
EN 61000-4-3
EN 61000-4-4
EN 61000-4-5
EN 61000-4-6
EN 61000-4-11
EN 60950-1
EN 50392
(2006-10)
(2006)
(2006)
(1995 + A1: 2001 + A2: 2005)
(2006)
(2004)
Responsible for marking this declaration if the:
⌧ Manufacturer
Authorized representative established within the EU
Authorized representative established within the EU (if applicable):
Company Name:
Planet Technology Corp.
Company Address:
10F., No.96, Minquan Rd., Xindian Dist., New Taipei City 231, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Person responsible for making this declaration
Name, Surname
Kent Kang
Position / Title :
Product Manager
Taiwan
Place
2th March., 2011
Date
Legal Signature
PLANET TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
e-mail: [email protected]
http://www.planet.com.tw
10F., No.96, Minquan Rd., Xindian Dist., New Taipei City, Taiwan, R.O.C. Tel:886-2-2219-9518 Fax:886-2-2219-9528
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