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Wireless N Adapter RNX-MiniN2
Quick Installation Guide
Wireless N Adapter RNX-MiniN2
Quick Installation Guide
Chapter 1 Overview
Thank you for choosing Rosewill’s 802.11n Wireless USB adapter – RNX-MiniN2.
This chapter is to introduce you more about this Wireless Adapter.
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Package Content
Before getting started, please verify that your package includes the following items:
1. Rosewill 802.11n Wireless USB Adapter x 1
2. Quick Installation Guide x 1
3. Resource CD x 1, including:
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Rosewill Wireless N Client Utility and Driver
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User Manual
Note:
Make sure that the package contains the above items. If any of the listed items are damaged or missing,
please contact with your distributor.
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Overview of the Product
The adapter is an 802.11n client device; it is designed to provide a high-speed and
unrivaled wireless performance for your computer or notebook. With a faster wireless
connection, you can get a better Internet experience, such as downloading, gaming,
video streaming and so on.
With the 802.11n technology, the RNX-MiniN2 allows high packet transfer rate of up
to 300Mbps for maximum download throughput. It can also interoperate with other
wireless (802.11b, 802.11g). The adapter supports WEP, WPA and WPA2 encryption
to prevent outside intrusion and protect your personal information from being
exposed.
The adapter is easy to install and manage. The Quick Setup guides you step-by-step
through the installation process; the Rosewill Wireless N Client Utility helps you create
a wireless connection immediately.
With unmatched wireless performance, reception, and security protection, the
RNX-MiniN2 is also designed to be one of the smallest size wireless adapters that is
capable at the rate of 300 Mbps upload and 300 Mbps download so you can use
without any interference. It is the best choice for easily adding or upgrading wireless
connectivity to your notebook and computer.
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Features
Comply with IEEE 802.11b/g/n standards with up to 300Mbps data transfer
speed.
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Thumb size design with USB 2.0/1.1 interface.
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Supports QoS Enhancement (WMM) for multimedia applications’ smoothness
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High level of security with Wireless encryption of 64/128-bit WEP, WPA, WPA2,
and IEEE802.1x functions.
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Runs under most operating systems: Windows 2K/XP/Vista/7 (32/64 bits), Mac
OSX 10.4~10.6 and Linux 2.6.x.
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Support One-Click WPS (WiFi Protected Setup) connection.
Product Specification
Chipset
Standard
IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.3,
IEEE 802.3u
Bus Type
USB 2.0 Type A
Frequency Band
2.412~2.462GHz
Data Rate
Output Power
Receive
Sensitivity
Security
Antenna
OS support
Dimension
Temperature
Humidity
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Realtek RTL8192CU
Max 300Mbps
11b: 17±1 dBm , 11g: 13±1 dBm, 11n: 12±1 dBm
802.11b Typical -84dBm
802.11g Typical-70dBm
802.11n Typical-66dBm
64/128-bit WEP, WPA (TKIP with IEEE 802.1x), WPA2,
AES WPS button
Internal Antenna (2T2R)
Windows XP/Vista/7 32 and 64 bit; Linux Kernel 2.6.x;
Mac OS X 10.5 and 10.6
1.35” x 0.66” x 0.31” (34.5 x 16.8 x 8 mm (include USB
head))
Operating: 32~104°F (0~40°C); Storage: -4~140°F
(-20~60°C)
Operating: 10~90% (Non-Condensing); Storage: Max.
95% (Non-Condensing)
System Requirement
You must have at least the following
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A laptop computer/desktop PC with an available USB port
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At least a 300MHz processor and 32MB of memory
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Windows OS for Win98SE, ME, 2000, XP, Vista, 7 or Mac OS X 10.4~10.6
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A CD-ROM Drive
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USB controller properly installed and working in the computer
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A 802.11n、802.11g or 802.11b Wireless Access Point/Router (for infrastructure
Mode) or another 802.11n、802.11g or 802.11b wireless adapter (for Ad-Hoc;
Peer-to-Peer networking mode).
1.6
LED Status
This USB Adapter contains one LED. Please refer to the following description for LED
definition.
LED
Status
Indications
Radio/ACT
Working Status
Blink blue
The Adapter is Radio on
Blink blue and flashing
The Adapter is already connected but
intermittently
is not transmitting or receiving data
LED
Blink blue and fast flashing
Off
The Adapter is activity and
transmitting of receiving data.
The Adapter is Radio off
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Chapter 2 Installation Guide
2.1
Hardware Installation
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Please first insert the RNX-MiniN2 into your PC or NB USB slot.
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If the following window popup, please click Cancel or Close:
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Under Win XP
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Under Windows Vista/Win7
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Quick Installation Guide
Installation using Driver CD:
Please insert the CD into your
CD-rom drive
Click on the “Driver
Installation” option when the
Smart Wizard page popup.
If the program didn’t run
automatically, please double
click on the Setup.exe in the CD
to start the process.
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Click Yes if the following window
popup
For WinXP, you may need to
select your desired Language of
installtion. For Win7, the
program will uses your current
language as default setting.
Select Next.
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Select “Yes, I want to restart
my computer now.” Then click
Finish.
Upon restart, your installation is
now ready.
if you see below window popup, please select install this driver software anyway.
Win7
Win XP
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Chapter 3 Wireless Connection Guide
This chapter describes how to configure your Adapter for wireless connectivity on
your Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) and use the data security encryption
features.
After Installing the Adapter, the Adapter’s tray icon will appear in your system tray. It
appears at the bottom of the screen, and shows the signal strength using color and
the received signal strength indication (RSSI).
In the following instruction for making a network connection, we use the provided
Utility to configure your wireless network settings.
Note: You could use either the software we provide or Microsoft Zero Configuration
tool to configure this adapter.
3.1 Connecting with Microsoft Zero Configuration tool (Win XP)
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After specifying the Microsoft Zero Configuration tool to configure your wireless
icon on system tray. Select “View Available
network, right click on the
Wireless Networks” to specify your wireless network.
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The tool shows the available wireless networks. Select your demanding network
to connect with.
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If prompted, enter the password/network key for your wireless network and click
the Connect button.
3.2 Connecting with Window 7
You can easily access to wireless with Win7. First, move your mouse to lower right
hand corner as below and click on the icon where arrow pointing to.
Click Refresh to get an update of your Wireless Network Connection. This should
help you search the SSID of the network you want to connect to.
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Select your desired SSID, then Click “Connect”.
You will be prompt to ask you entering the network security key. Once entered, please
click OK to complete.
You should see below in a very short period and find out whether you are connected
or now.
3.3 Connecting with Rosewill Wireless Utility
We also provide this Utility for users to connect to a wireless network easily. It
provides more information and configuration for this adapter. As default, the Utility is
started automatically upon starting your computer and connects to a connectable
wireless network with best signal strength and with no security setting.
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1. First Select the Available Network
option:
2. You will see a list of the SSID that
your wireless adapter has scanned in
your surrounding area. You can also
“Refresh” to see the most updated
list. Select your desired SSID (the one
you want to link with).
3. Click Add to Profile.
After click “Add to Profile”, you will
see the next window “Wireless
Network Properties” popup with your
current wireless signal setting.
(RNX-MiniN2 will detect automatically
the current encryption setting of your
SSID).
So after the “Wireless Network
Properties” popup, all you need to do
is to enter the password of your SSID
and click OK to continue.
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When done, your wireless adapter will
automatically connect to this SSID.
However, Please do make sure
returning to “Profile” and set your
SSID Profile as your default.
So your utility will remember for the
future to link to this SSID when
computer is Power-On.
Now you have completed the setup of your wireless network. You should be ready to surf!
Thank you for purchasing a quality Rosewill Product.
Please register your product at: www.rosewill.com for complete warranty information and future support for your
product.
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