Eusso Super-G User guide

Eusso Super-G User guide
108Mbps Super-G
Wireless LAN
Access Point
User Guide
TM
Regulatory notes and statements
Wireless LAN, Health and Authorization for use
Radio frequency electromagnetic energy is emitted from Wireless LAN devices.
The energy levels of these emissions however are far much less than the
electromagnetic energy emissions from wireless devices like for example mobile
phones. Wireless LAN devices are safe for use frequency safety standards and
recommendations. The use of Wireless LAN devices may be restricted in some
situations or environments for example:
·On board of airplanes, or
·In an explosive environment, or
·In case the interference risk to other devices or services is perceived or identified
as harmful
In case the policy regarding the use of Wireless LAN devices in specific
organizations or environments (e.g. airports, hospitals, chemical/oil/gas industrial
plants, private buildings etc.) is not clear, please ask for authorization to use these
devices prior to operating the equipment.
Regulatory Information/disclaimers
Installation and use of this Wireless LAN device must be in strict accordance with
the instructions included in the user documentation provided with the product. Any
changes or modifications made to this device that are not expressly approved by the
manufacturer may void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. The
Manufacturer is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by
unauthorized modification of this device, of the substitution or attachment.
Manufacturer and its authorized resellers or distributors will assume no liability for
any damage or violation of government regulations arising from failing to comply
with these guidelines.
USA-FCC (Federal Communications Commission) statement
This device complies with Part 15 of FCC Rules.
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 this device.
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FCC Radio Frequency Exposure statement
This Wireless LAN radio device has been evaluated under FCC Bulletin OET 65
and found compliant to the requirements as set forth in CFR 47 Sections 2.1091,
2.1093, and 15.247 (b) (4) addressing RF Exposure from radio frequency devices.
The radiated output power of this Wireless LAN device is far below the FCC radio
frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, this device shall be used in such a manner
that the potential for human contact during normal operation is minimized.
When nearby persons has to be kept to ensure RF exposure compliance, in order to
comply with RF exposure limits established in the ANSI C95.1 standards, the
distance between the antennas and the user should not be less than 20 cm.
FCC 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 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. If not
installed and used in accordance with the instructions, it 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 and correct the interference by one or more of the following
measures:
1. Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
2. Increase the distance between the equipment and the receiver.
3. Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
4. Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Export restrictions
This product or software contains encryption code that may not be exported or
transferred from the US of Canada without an approved US Department of
Commerce export license.
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Safety Information
Your device contains a low power transmitter. When device is transmitted it sends
out radio frequency (RF) signal.
CAUTION: To maintain compliance with FCC’s RF exposure guidelines, this
equipment should be installed and operated with minimum distance 20cm between
the radiator and your body. Use on the supplied antenna. Unauthorized antenna,
modification, or attachments could damage the transmitter and may violate FCC
regulations.
The antenna(s) used for this transmitter must be installed to provide a separation
distance of at least 20 cm from all persons and must not be co-located or operating
in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.
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.
Protection requirements for health and safety – Article 3.1a
Testing for electric safety according to EN 60950 has been conducted. These are
considered relevant and sufficient.
Protection requirements for electromagnetic compatibility – Article
3.1b
Testing for electromagnetic compatibility according to EN 301 489-1, EN 301 48917 and EN 55024 has been conducted. These are considered relevant and sufficient.
Effective use of the radio spectrum – Article 3.2
Testing for radio test suites according to EN 300 328-2 has been conducted. These
are considered relevant and sufficient.
CE in which Countries where the product may be used freely:
Germany, UK, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Netherlands, Portugal, Greece, Ireland,
Denmark, Luxembourg, Austria, Finland, Sweden, Norway and Iceland.
France: The use of other channels that the channel 10 through 13 is prohibited by
law.
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TABLE OF CONTENT
About This Guide...................................................................................................................................................................................... 1
Purpose ................................................................................................................................................................................................. 1
Overview of this User’s Guide.............................................................................................................................................................. 1
Unpacking and Setup ................................................................................................................................................................................ 3
Unpacking............................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
Setup ..................................................................................................................................................................................................... 3
Hardware Instalation................................................................................................................................................................................. 5
Front panel ............................................................................................................................................................................................ 5
Rear Panel ............................................................................................................................................................................................. 5
Hardware connections........................................................................................................................................................................... 6
Connect to the xDSL/Cable Modem or Switch/Hub......................................................................................................................... 6
Check the installation........................................................................................................................................................................ 6
Configuring the Wireless LAN Access Point ........................................................................................................................................... 7
Login to the Wireless AP through WLAN............................................................................................................................................ 7
Login..................................................................................................................................................................................................... 7
Main Screen of the Access Point .......................................................................................................................................................... 8
Wizard................................................................................................................................................................................................... 9
Status................................................................................................................................................................................................... 11
Basic Setting ....................................................................................................................................................................................... 12
IP Setting............................................................................................................................................................................................. 15
Advanced Setting ................................................................................................................................................................................ 16
Access Point Mode ......................................................................................................................................................................... 16
AP Client mode............................................................................................................................................................................... 17
Wireless Bridge mode..................................................................................................................................................................... 18
Multiple Bridge mode ..................................................................................................................................................................... 19
Repeater mode ................................................................................................................................................................................ 20
Security ............................................................................................................................................................................................... 22
Tools ................................................................................................................................................................................................... 23
Technical Specifications ......................................................................................................................................................................... 25
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ABOUT THIS GUIDE
Congratulations on your purchase of this 108Mbps Super-G Wireless LAN Access
Point. This manual helps to features the innovating wireless technology that can
help you build a wireless network easily! This manual contains detailed instructions
in operation of this product. Please keep this manual for future reference.
With a WLAN Access Point, a mobile computer can share data with another mobile
computer in a wireless way. Easy-to-use utilities are bundled with WLAN Access
Point for configuration and monitoring purposes.
WLAN networking can wirelessly transmit and receive data, minimizing the need
for wired connections, at a speed of up to 108Mbps (Super-G mode). With WLAN
networking, you can locate your PC wherever you want without wires and cables.
WLAN networking provides users with an access to real-time information
anywhere in their organization. The mobility provides productivity and service,
which are not available under wired networks.
Purpose
This manual discusses how to install the WLAN Access Point.
Overview of this User’s Guide
Introduction. Describes the WLAN Access Point and its features.
Unpacking and Setup. Helps you get started with the basic installation of the
WLAN Access Point.
Hardware Installation. Describes the LED indicators of the AP.
Software Installation. Tells how to setup the driver and the utility setting.
Technical Specifications. Lists the technical (general, physical and environmental)
specifications of the WLAN Access Point.
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UNPACKING AND SETUP
This chapter provides unpacking and setup information for the Access Point.
Unpacking
Open the box of the Access Point and carefully unpack it. The box should contain
the following items:
‹ One 108Mbps Super-GTM Wireless LAN Access Point
‹ One 2dBi dipole antenna
‹ One external power adapter
‹ One CD-Rom (User’s guide)
If any item is found missing or damaged, please contact your local reseller for
replacement.
Setup
The setup of the Wireless Access Point can be performed using the following steps:
‹ Locate an optimum location for the Wireless LAN Access Point (AP). The best
place for your AP is usually the center of your wireless network, with line of
sight to all of your mobile stations.
‹ Visually inspect the Ethernet RJ-45 port connector and make sure that it is fully
plugged in to the system’s Ethernet switch/hub port.
‹ Fix the direction of the antennas. Try to place the AP in a position that can best
cover your wireless network. Normally, the higher you place the antenna, the
better the performance will be. The antenna’s position enhances the receiving
sensitivity.
‹ Visually inspect if the Power Adapter was fully plugged to the device power
jack.
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HARDWARE INSTALATION
Front panel
The figure below shows the LED Indicator of the Wireless LAN Access Point.
Power:
This indicator lights green when the Access Point receives power. Otherwise, it
turns off.
WLAN:
The indicator blinking green whiles the wireless LAN activity.
LAN (Link/ACT):
The indicator lights green when the LAN port is connected to an Ethernet network
successful. Otherwise, the indicator blinking green while transmitting or receiving
data on the Ethernet network.
Rear Panel
The figure below shows the rear panel of the Access Point
Rear Panel
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Ethernet port
Ethernet port with 10/100Mbps Fast Ethernet connections, connect this port to
switch/hub.
Reset
The Reset function is to reset the setting back to factory default setting, once you
press the “RESET” button more than 5 seconds.
DC Power
Connect the Power Adapter DC plug to the AP’s power jack.
Antenna
One external 2dBi dipole antenna.
Hardware connections
Connect to the xDSL/Cable Modem or Switch/Hub
1. Plug in one end of the RJ45 network cable to the xDSL/Cable Modem or
Switch/Hub Ethernet port.
2. Plug in the other end of the RJ45 network cable to the Wireless Access Point.
Check the installation
The LEDs of the Access Point are clearly visible and the status of the network link
can be seen instantly:
1. With the power source on, once the device is connected, the Power, LAN and
WLAN port LEDs will light up indicating a normal status.
2. If the LAN Port’s Link indicator does not light up then check the RJ-45 cable
if it is firmly feed to the RJ45 port, while the LAN is link up to the
Switch/Hub, the LAN port’s LED will light up.
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CONFIGURING THE WIRELESS LAN ACCESS POINT
The Wireless Access Point has a Web GUI interface for the configuration. The AP
can be configured through the Web Browser. A network manager can manage,
control and monitor the AP from the local LAN. This section indicates how to
configure the AP to enable its functions.
Login to the Wireless AP through WLAN
Before configuring the Wireless AP through WLAN, make sure that the SSID,
Channel and the WEP was set properly.
The default setting of the Wireless AP that you will use:
‹ SSID: default
‹ Channel: 6
‹ WEP Encryption: Disabled
‹ IP address: 192.168.1.1
Login
Before you configure this device, note that when the AP is configured through an
Ethernet connection, make sure the manager PC must be set on same the IP
network. For example, when the default network address of the default IP address
of the AP is 192.168.1.1, then the manager PC should be set at 192.168.1.x (where
x is a number between 2 and 254), and the default subnet mask is 255.255.255.0.
Open Internet Explorer 5.0 or above Web browser.
Enter IP address http://192.168.1.1 (the factory-default IP address setting) to the
address location.
When there is a screen needs to enter the User name and Password, both of the
default Username and Password is “admin”
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Main Screen of the Access Point
The screen will show the status of the AP when you login to the AP.
There are seven main functions included in the top side of the main screen: Wizard,
Status, Basic Setting, IP Setting, Advanced Setting, Security and Tools. Point the
selections in the top side of the menu screen.
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Wizard
Setup wizard is provided as the part of the web configuration utility. User can
simply follow the step-by-step process to get Access Point configuration ready to
run in 4 easy steps by clicking on the “Wizard” button on the function menu. The
following screen will appear. Please click “Next” to continue.
Step 1: Set Password
User can change the password and then click “Next” to continue.
Step2: Set WLAN Connection
Please type the name of SSID and select the Channel. Then, click “Next” to
continue.
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Step 3: Set WEP Encryption
If user wants to enable WEP, please click “Enabled”. Then, select the key size of
WEP encryption and enter the key value in the key text box. Please click “Next” to
continue.
Step 4: Restart
The Setup wizard is now completed. The new settings will be effective after the
Access Point restarted. Please click “Restart” to reboot the Access Point. If user
does not want to make any changes, please click “exit” to quit without any changes.
User also can go back to modify the setting by clicking “back”.
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Status
This page as below shows the following information.
Firmware Version: Shows the current firmware version and released date code.
LAN: Shows the Mac address, IP address (default: 192.168.1.1), Subnet Mask,
Gateway Address. The current LAN traffic calculated in terms of number of
packets sent and received by AP through wired connection is also displayed.
Wireless: Shows the current SSID, the status of Encryption Function (Enable or
Disable), the current using channel. The current wireless traffic calculated in terms
of number of packets sent and received by AP through wireless communication is
also displayed.
View Log: Once clicked, the page will change to login page. The login page
records every event and the time that it happens.
User may clear the entries recorded in the log by clicking the “Clear Log” button,
and refresh the screen to show the latest log entries by clicking the “Refresh” button.
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Basic Setting
This is the page allow user to change the access point settings.
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AP Name: The name of the AP, which can be used to identify the Access Point
among the all the Access Points in the wireless network.
SSID: Service Set Identifier, which is a unique name shared among all clients and
nodes in a wireless network. The SSID must be identical for each clients and nodes
in the wireless network.
Channel: The channel that AP will operate in. User can select the channel range
from 1 to 11 for North America (FCC) domain, 1 to 13 for European (ETSI)
domain and 1 to 14 for Japanese domain.
Extended Range: When you enable this function, AP will reduce data rate with a
long distance.
Authentication Type: There are four options: Disable, WEP, WPA and WPA2. All
of the WLAN nodes and hosts on the network must use the same authentication
type.
WEP Key:
1. Key type: Select the WEP key type for Open System or Shared Key; the
Open System allows public access to the AP via wireless communications;
the Shared Key requires the user to set a WEP key to exchange data with
other wireless clients that have the same WEP key.
2. WEP Key length: Select the WEP key length for 64bits or 128 bits.
3. Key mode: Select the WEP key format for ASCII or HEX.
4. Key 1 ~ Key 4: Specify the WEP key value in key 1 ~ key 4.
Press Apply button to save the new settings and the Access Point will be
restart to activate the new settings.
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Note: When the WEP security is enabled, all the wireless clients that wish to
connect to the Access Point must also have WEP enabled with the identical
WEP Key value entered.
WPA-PSK / WPA2-PSK:
If WPA-PSK or WPA2-PSK is selected, user needs to set the key in the
passphrase field as the below screen. The key length should be 8 characters at
least.
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WPA / WPA2:
If WPA or WPA2 is selected, the below screen is shown. Please set the length
of the encryption key and the parameters for the RADIUS server.
Encryption Key: Select the Encryption Key Length ranging from 64 or 128
Bits that you would like to use.
RADIUS Server 1:
Enter the IP address and the Port number to be used by the Primary Radius
Server, enter the Shared Secret, which is used by the Radius Server.
RADIUS Server 2: (optional)
Enter the IP address and the Port number to be used by the Secondary Radius
Server, enter the Shared Secret, which is used by the Radius Server.
Press Apply button to save the new settings and the Access Point will be restart
to activate the new settings.
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IP Setting
This page allows user to configure the IP and DHCP settings of the Access Point.
The default IP address of this access point is 192.168.1.1 with the subnet mask of
255.255.255.0. User can type in other values for IP Address, Subnet Mask and
Gateway and click “Apply” button for the changes to be effective.
User can also set the Access Point to obtain the IP from a DHCP server, but it is not
recommended. Select the option “Obtain IP Automatically” and click “Apply”
button for the changes to be effective.
DHCP Server: It is not recommended to enable the DHCP Server if user has a
DHCP server running in LAN network because it probably will cause possible the
conflict of IP assignment. Enable the DHCP server function by selecting the option
“On”, and enter the IP range.
DNS Server: When enabled the DHCP Server, enter IP address of the DNS server
in the text boxes. Your ISP will provide you with this information.
Click “Apply” for the changes to be effective
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Advanced Setting
This page contains configurations for advanced users, which the change reflects the
wireless performance and operating modes.
AP Mode: The WLAN AP supports five operation modes for Access Point, AP
Client, Wireless Bridge, Multiple Bridge, and Repeater mode.
Access Point Mode
Configure the AP to Access Point mode; with this mode, WLAN clients can
access LAN or other WLAN clients through this AP.
AP mode application
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AP Client mode
Configure the AP to AP Client mode; the AP will be a wireless Ethernet adapter
transforms any Ethernet-enabled devices to have the wireless function.
AP Client mode application
Remote AP SSID: Service Set Identifier, which is a unique name shared among
all clients and nodes in a wireless network. The SSID must be identical for each
clients and nodes in the wireless network.
Site Survey: This button allows user to enable the Site Survey function to scan
for the available wireless network (wireless clients and Access Points) and
establish wireless communications with one. Selected one of them in list to
establish communications and click “Connect” button.
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WDS: Select the client mode connection method for WDS, Clone MAC or Proxy.
WDS: Through this client mode AP, multiple users are allowed connecting to
the wireless LAN network and with the users own MAC address.
MAC Clone: Through this client mode AP, only single user is allowed
connecting to the wireless LAN network and with the user own MAC address.
Proxy: Multiple users are allowed connecting to the wireless LAN network
through this client mode AP and with the AP own MAC address.
Wireless Bridge mode
Configure to the wireless bridge mode; these APs will be a LAN to LAN wireless
Ethernet bridge between two separated Ethernet LAN segments.
Bridge mode application
Remote Bridge MAC: Enter the MAC address of the opposite AP here.
Note: These two APs must using same wireless channel setting.
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Multiple Bridge mode
Configure to the multiple bridge mode; these APs will be a LAN to LAN wireless
Ethernet bridge between two or more separated Ethernet LAN segments.
Note: These Multiple Bridge APs must using same SSID setting.
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Repeater mode
Configure the AP to Repeater mode; the AP will be a wireless LAN repeater that
will be extended the WLAN coverage range.
Note: The SSID setting must same as remote AP.
Remote AP SSID: Service Set Identifier, which is a unique name shared among
all clients and nodes in a wireless network. The SSID must be identical for each
clients and nodes in the wireless network.
Site Survey: This button allows user to enable the Site Survey function to scan
for the available wireless network (wireless clients and Access Points) and
establish wireless communications with one. Selected one of them in list to
establish communications and click “Connect” button.
Beacon Interval: To set the period of time in milliseconds that AP sends out a
beacon. Default is 100 milliseconds.
RTS Threshold: RTS stands for “Request to Send”. This parameter controls what
size data packet the low level RF protocol issues to an RTS packet. The default is
2346.
Fragmentation Threshold: To set the number of bytes used for the fragmentation
boundary for directed messages. Default is 2346 bytes.
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DTIM Interval: This value indicates the interval of the Delivery Traffic Indication
Message (DTIM). A DTIM field is a countdown field informing clients of the next
window for listening to broadcast and multicast messages. When the access point
has buffered broadcast or multicast messages for associated clients, it sends the
next DTIM with a DTIM interval value. Access point clients hear the beacons and
awaken to receive the broadcast and multicast messages.
SSID Broadcast: While SSID Broadcast is enabled, all wireless clients will be able
to communicate with the access point. For secure purpose, user may want to disable
SSID broadcast to allow only those wireless clients with the AP SSID to
communicate with the access point.
TX Rates: Select one of the wireless communications transfer rates, measured in
megabytes per second, based upon the speed of wireless adapters connected to the
WLAN.
CTS mode:
None: Disable CTS function.
Always: Regardless of wireless environment (11b or 11g), platform will always
transfer 11b packet.
Auto: AP soon detected the wireless environment and decided the transmission
packet, either 11b or 11g
11g Only Mode: To setting the AP operation mode for 802.11g only or
802.11b/802.11g mix mode.
Super G Mode: From the drop list, if you like to use Super-GTM to enhance the
speed, there are three options on Super-GTM mode: Super G without turbo; Super
G with Dynamic turbo and Super G with Static turbo. The turbo mode indicates
the combination of two channels to enhance the throughput. Super G without turbo
indicates that it is on Super G mode without the channel’s combination. Dynamic
turbo is able to automatically detect if any ‘Super-GTM based’ product is available.
If no, the connection is via ‘normal’ G. Static turbo means it will not go back to
‘normal’ G once it starts.
Antenna transmit power: Adjust the power of the antenna transmission by
selecting from the drop down list for full, half (-3dB), quarter (-6dB), eighth (-9dB)
and min.
Aging Interval: To limited STA connect timing.
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Security
This page is where user configures the security features supported by this Access
Point.
Password: Allow user to change the new login password. Here are the necessary
steps:
1. Enter the new Administrator id in the “ Administrator id” field.
2. Enter the new password in the “AP Password New” field.
3. Enter the new password again in the “Confirm” field.
4. Click “Apply”
MAC Filter: MAC Filter function controls the MAC of the network devices that
are listed in this table for access authorization or denial. There have three choices:
‹ MAC Filter: Disable or enable the MAC Filter function
‹ Only allow PCs with MAC listed below to access device
‹ Only deny PCs with MAC listed below to access device
The maximum number of MAC addresses that can be stored is 50. User can browse
through the MAC address saved by selecting the MAC Filter List.
For any changes made in the security page, click “Apply” for the changes to be
effective.
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Tools
Four functions are provided in this page, Backup, Restore Settings, Restore default
settings and Firmware Upgrade.
Backup Settings: Click on “Backup” button, which will open a FileSave Dialog
box, where user gets to save all the current settings and configurations to a file.
Restore Settings: Click on the “Browse” button to open a FileOpen Dialog box,
where user gets to select the file, which saves previous settings and configurations.
Upon selecting the saved file, click “Restore” and complete the restore process
when the access point re-operates after it restarts.
Restore to default settings: Click on “Default” button to restore the access point
back to its manufacture default settings.
Firmware Upgrade: Click on the “Browse” button to open a FileOpen Dialog box,
where gets to select the firmware file, which download from the web for the latest
version. Upon selecting the firmware file, click “Upgrade” and complete the
firmware upgrade process when the Access Point re-operates after it restarts.
SNMP: Enable or disable the SNMP agent on the AP.
System Location: Description the location of the AP.
System Contact: Description the contact information for the person responsible for
the AP.
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Community: SNMP system name for exchanging SNMP community messages.
The name can be used to limit SNMP messages passing through the network. The
default name is “public”.
Trap Receiver: Type the name of the destination PC that will receive trap
messages.
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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
General
Standards
IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.11g
IEEE 802.3u 10/100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet
Signal Type:
DSSS (802.11b)
OFDM (802.11g)
Modulation:
QPSK / BPSK / CCK / OFDM
LED Indicators:
Power, LAN (Link/Activity), WLAN (Link)
Frequency
2412 MHz ~ 2462 MHz (FCC)
2412 MHz ~ 2472 MHz (ETSI)
2400 MHz ~ 2484 MHz (Japan)
Channel
1 ~ 11 Channels (FCC)
1 ~ 13 Channels (ETSI)
1 ~ 14 Channels (Japan)
Data Encryption:
64 bit / 128 bit WEP Encryption, WPA, WPA2, WPA-PSK,
WPA2-PSK
Data Transfer Rate
Fast Ethernet: 10/100Mbps
Wireless: Up to 54Mbps in 802.11g mode; up to 108Mbps in
Super-GTM mode
Receiver Sensitivity
54Mbps: Typical -70 dBm @10% PER
11Mbps: Typical -85 dBm @8% PER
Transmit Power
802.11g: Minimum 13dBm typically
802.11b: Minimum 15dBm typically
Transmission Range:
Outdoor: 100~300M (depends on environment)
Indoor: 50~100M (depends on environment)
Network Cables
2-pair UTP/STP Cat. 3,4,5 (100 m)
Interface
1 x 10/100Mbps RJ45 port
Antenna:
1 x 2 dBi Dipole Antenna
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Physical and Environmental
DC inputs
DC 7.5V /1A
Temperature
Operating: 0 ~ 40 oC, Storage: -10 ~ 70 oC
Humidity
Operating: 10% ~ 90%, Storage: 5% ~ 90%
Dimensions
140 x 98 x 30 mm (W x H x D) without Antenna
EMI:
FCC Class B, CE Mark B,
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