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EnGenius EOC-5610 Specifications
 EOC‐5610 Wireless Outdoor Access Point & Client Bridge User’s Manual V1.0 Long Range Wireless Access Point / Client Bridge
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Table of Contents 1 INTRODUCTION .............................................................................................................................. 5 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 2 UNDERSTANDING THE HARDWARE ................................................................................................. 9 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 3 LOGGING IN .................................................................................................................................. 12 ACCESS POINT OPERATING MODE ................................................................................................. 13 4.1 4.2 4.2.1 4.2.2 4.2.3 4.3 4.3.1 4.3.2 4.3.3 4.4 4.4.1 4.4.1.1 4.4.1.2 4.4.1.3 4.4.2 4.4.3 4.5 4.5.1 4.5.2 4.5.3 4.5.4 4.5.5 4.5.6 5 HARDWARE INSTALLATION ................................................................................................................. 9 HARDWARE DESCRIPTION .................................................................................................................. 9 MOUNTING KITS ............................................................................................................................ 10 IP ADDRESS CONFIGURATION ........................................................................................................... 10 SWITCHING BETWEEN OPERATING MODES ................................................................................... 12 3.1 4 FEATURES ....................................................................................................................................... 5 PACKAGE CONTENTS ......................................................................................................................... 6 SAFETY GUIDELINES .......................................................................................................................... 6 SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS .................................................................................................................... 7 APPLICATIONS .................................................................................................................................. 7 LOGGING IN .................................................................................................................................. 13 STATUS......................................................................................................................................... 14 MAIN ........................................................................................................................................... 14 WIRELESS CLIENT LIST ..................................................................................................................... 15 SYSTEM LOG .................................................................................................................................. 15 SYSTEM ........................................................................................................................................ 16 SYSTEM PROPERTIES ....................................................................................................................... 16 IP SETTINGS .................................................................................................................................. 17 SPANNING TREE SETTINGS ................................................................................................................ 17 WIRELESS ..................................................................................................................................... 18 WIRELESS NETWORK ....................................................................................................................... 18 WIRELESS SECURITY ‐ WEP ......................................................................................................... 19 WIRELESS SECURITY – WPA‐PSK, WPA2‐PSK, WPA‐MIXED .......................................................... 20 WIRELESS SECURITY – WPA, WPA2 ............................................................................................ 21 WIRELESS MAC FILTER ................................................................................................................... 22 WIRELESS ADVANCED SETTINGS ........................................................................................................ 22 MANAGEMENT .............................................................................................................................. 23 ADMINISTRATION ........................................................................................................................... 24 SNMP SETTINGS ........................................................................................................................... 24 BACKUP/RESTORE SETTINGS, RESET TO FACTORY DEFAULT SETTINGS ........................................................ 25 FIRMWARE UPGRADE ...................................................................................................................... 26 TIME SETTINGS .............................................................................................................................. 26 LOG .............................................................................................................................................. 27 CLIENT BRIDGE OPERATING MODE ................................................................................................ 28 5.1 5.2 5.2.1 5.2.2 5.2.3 5.3 5.3.1 LOGGING IN .................................................................................................................................. 28 STATUS......................................................................................................................................... 29 MAIN ........................................................................................................................................... 29 CONNECTION STATUS ...................................................................................................................... 30 SYSTEM LOG .................................................................................................................................. 31 SYSTEM ........................................................................................................................................ 31 SYSTEM PROPERTIES ....................................................................................................................... 31 2
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IP SETTINGS .................................................................................................................................. 32 SPANNING TREE SETTINGS ................................................................................................................ 32 WIRELESS ..................................................................................................................................... 33 WIRELESS NETWORK ....................................................................................................................... 33 WIRELESS SECURITY ........................................................................................................................ 34 WIRELESS SECURITY ‐ WEP ......................................................................................................... 34 WIRELESS SECURITY – WPA‐PSK, WPA2‐PSK .............................................................................. 35 WIRELESS ADVANCED SETTINGS ........................................................................................................ 36 MANAGEMENT ............................................................................................................................... 37 ADMINISTRATION ............................................................................................................................ 37 SNMP SETTINGS ........................................................................................................................... 38 BACKUP/RESTORE SETTINGS, RESET TO FACTORY DEFAULT SETTINGS ........................................................ 39 FIRMWARE UPGRADE ...................................................................................................................... 40 TIME SETTINGS .............................................................................................................................. 40 LOG ............................................................................................................................................. 41 CLIENT ROUTER OPERATING MODE .............................................................................................. 42 6.1 6.2 6.2.1 6.2.2 6.2.3 6.2.4 6.3 6.3.1 6.4 6.4.1 6.4.1.1 6.4.1.2 6.4.1.3 6.4.2 6.4.3 6.5 6.5.1 6.5.2 6.5.2.1 6.5.2.2 6.5.2.3 6.6 6.6.1 6.6.2 6.6.3 6.6.4 6.6.5 6.6.6 LOGGING IN .................................................................................................................................. 42 STATUS......................................................................................................................................... 43 MAIN ........................................................................................................................................... 43 DHCP CLIENT TABLE ...................................................................................................................... 44 CONNECTION STATUS ...................................................................................................................... 44 SYSTEM LOG .................................................................................................................................. 45 SYSTEM ........................................................................................................................................ 46 SYSTEM PROPERTIES ....................................................................................................................... 46 ROUTER ........................................................................................................................................ 46 WAN SETTINGS .............................................................................................................................. 47 WAN ‐ DHCP ........................................................................................................................... 47 WAN – STATIC IP ..................................................................................................................... 48 WAN – PPPOE ........................................................................................................................ 49 LAN SETTING ................................................................................................................................ 51 VPN PASS THROUGH ...................................................................................................................... 51 WIRELESS ..................................................................................................................................... 52 WIRELESS NETWORK ....................................................................................................................... 52 WIRELESS SECURITY ........................................................................................................................ 53 WIRELESS SECURITY ‐ WEP ......................................................................................................... 53 WIRELESS SECURITY – WPA‐PSK, WPA2‐PSK .............................................................................. 54 WIRELESS ADVANCED SETTINGS ................................................................................................... 55 MANAGEMENT .............................................................................................................................. 55 ADMINISTRATION ........................................................................................................................... 56 SNMP SETTINGS ............................................................................................................................ 57 BACKUP/RESTORE SETTINGS, RESET TO FACTORY DEFAULT SETTINGS ......................................................... 57 FIRMWARE UPGRADE ...................................................................................................................... 58 TIME SETTINGS .............................................................................................................................. 59 LOG ............................................................................................................................................. 59 APPENDIX A – SPECIFICATIONS .............................................................................................................. 61 APPENDIX B – FCC INTERFERENCE STATEMENT ...................................................................................... 64 3
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1 Introduction EOC‐5610 is a long range outdoor wireless Access Point / Client Bridge that operates in both 5GHz and 2.4GHz frequency. It provides high bandwidth up to 108Mbps with Super Mode (SuperA/G) and features high transmitted output power as well as superior sensitivity. EOC‐5610 extends radio coverage, avoids unnecessary roaming between Access Points and ensures a stable wireless connection while reduces the number of required equipments. EOC‐5610 provides user friendly interface including user friendly distance control ranges from 1KM up to 30KM and RSSI LED indicator offering real time signal status. It comes with PoE injector for convenient outdoor installation. EOC‐5610 enforces transmission security with full support of latest encryption mechanism including 64/128‐bit WEP, WPA and WPA2. With 13dBi internal antenna and superior performance, EOC‐5610 makes an optimal wireless solution for both small and large scale projects. 1.1 Features Wireless - 5GHz / 2.4GHz It works in 5GHz / 2.4GHz frequency spectrum - High output power Transmit output power programmable for different country selections - High Data Rate High speed transmitting rate up to 108Mbps with Super Mode, supports large payload such as MEPG video streaming - Multifunction application Access Point/Client Bridge/Client Router - Long range transmitting Transmit power control and distance control (ACK timeout) - Signal Strength LED indicators have the best transmit and receive signal for traffic communication - Public wireless solution An AP interface that is especially useful in public areas such as hotspots and enterprise - Signal Strength Display RF signal strength status shown LEDs of 3 colors, making network build‐up easier - BSSID Basic Service Set ID, supports 4 MAC address Networking - QoS(WMM) Enhance performance and density - PPPoE Point‐to‐Point Protocol over Ethernet at Client Router mode. This function will keep trying when failed or disconnected 5
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Security - 802.11i WEP, WPA, WPA2 (Encryption support TKIP/AES) - MAC address functions MAC address filter (AP mode) - 802.1x IEEE802.1x Authenticator - Station isolation Management - Firmware Upgrade Upgrading firmware via web browser, setting are reserved after upgrade - Reset & Backup Reset to factory default. User can export all setting into a file via WEB - MIB MIB I, MIB II(RFC1213) - SNMP V1, V2c 1.2 Package Contents Open the package carefully, and make sure that none of the items listed below are missing. Do not discard the packing materials, in case of return; the unit must be shipped in its original package. h 1* Wireless 802.11a/b/g Outdoor Device(EOC‐5610) h 1* PoE Injector (EPE‐1212) h 1* Power Adaptor(24V/0.6A) h 1* CD with User’s Manual h 1* QIG h 1* Metal strap h 1* Special screw set 1.3 Safety Guidelines In order to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and injury, please adhere to the following safety guidelines. h Carefully follow the instructions in this manual; also follow all instruction labels on this device. h Except for the power adapter supplied, this device should not be connected to any other adapters. h Do not spill liquid of any kind on this device. h Do not place the unit on an unstable stand or table. This unit may drop and become damaged. h Do not place any hot devices close to this unit, as they may degrade or cause 6
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damage to the unit. h Do not place any heavy objects on top of this unit. h Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a soft dry cloth for cleaning. 1.4 System Requirements The following are the minimum system requirements in order configure the device. h PC/AT compatible computer with an Ethernet interface. h Operating system that supports HTTP web‐browser 1.5 Applications The wireless LAN products are easy to install and highly efficient. The following list describes some of the many applications made possible through the power and flexibility of wireless LANs: a) Difficult‐to‐wire environments There are many situations where wires cannot be laid easily. Historic buildings, older buildings, open areas and across busy streets make the installation of LANs either impossible or very expensive. b) Temporary workgroups Consider situations in parks, athletic arenas, exhibition centers, disaster‐
recovery, temporary offices and construction sites where one wants a temporary WLAN established and removed. c) The ability to access real‐time information Doctors/nurses, point‐of‐sale employees, and warehouse workers can access real‐time information while dealing with patients, serving customers and processing information. d) Frequently changed environments Show rooms, meeting rooms, retail stores, and manufacturing sites where frequently rearrange the workplace. e) Small Office and Home Office (SOHO) networks SOHO users need a cost‐effective, easy and quick installation of a small network. f) Wireless extensions to Ethernet networks Network managers in dynamic environments can minimize the overhead caused by moves, extensions to networks, and other changes with wireless LANs. g) Wired LAN backup Network managers implement wireless LANs to provide backup for mission‐
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h) Training/Educational facilities Training sites at corporations and students at universities use wireless connectivity to ease access to information, information exchanges, and learning. 8
2 Understanding the Hardware 2.1 Hardware Installation 1
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Place the unit in an appropriate location after conducting a site survey. Plug one end of the Ethernet cable into the Network port of the PoE injector and another end into your PC/Notebook. 3 Plug one end of another Ethernet cable to AP/Bridge port of the PoE injector and the other end into you cable/DSL modem (Internet) 4 Insert the DC‐inlet of the power adapter into the 24V port of the PoE injector and the other end into the power socket on the wall. This diagram depicts the hardware configuration Ethernet
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Standard Window Mount Wall Mount Pole Mount 2.4 IP Address Configuration This device can be configured as a Bridge/Router or Access Point. The default IP address of the device is 192.168.1.1 In order to log into this device, you must first configure the TCP/IP settings of your PC/Notebook. 1. In the control panel, double click Network Connections and then double click on the connection of your Network Interface Card (NIC). You will then see the following screen. 10
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2. Select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and then click on the Properties button. This will allow you to configure the TCP/IP settings of your PC/Notebook. 3. Select Use the following IP Address radio button and then enter the IP address and subnet mask. Ensure that the IP address and subnet mask are on the same subnet as the device. For Example: PC IP address: 192.168.1.10 PC subnet mask: 255.255.255.0 4. Click on the OK button to close this window, and once again to close LAN properties window. 11
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3 Switching Between Operating Modes This device can operate in three modes: Access Point, Client t Bridge, and Client Router. This chapter will describe how to switch between operating modes. 3.1 Logging In ƒ
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Click on the Main link under the Status drop‐down menu. The status that is displayed corresponds with the operating mode that is selected. Information such as Device Name, Country, Firmware version, Ethernet MAC Address, Wireless MAC Address and Current Time are displayed in the ‘System’ section. LAN IP Address, Subnet Mask, Default Gateway and DHCP Client are displayed in the ‘LAN’ section. In the ‘Wireless section, the frequency, channel is displayed. 14
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Spanning Tree Status: Choose to enable or disable the spanning tree feature. Bridge Hello Time: Specify the number of seconds for the hello time. Bridge Max Age: Specify the number of seconds for the max age. Bridge Forward Delay: Specify the number of seconds for the bridge forward delay. Priority: Specify the number of seconds for the priority. Click on the Apply button to save the changes. Wireless ƒ
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All authentication packets are transmitted without encryption. Shared Key sends an unencrypted challenge text string to any device attempting to communicate with the Access Point. The device requesting authentication encrypts the challenge text and sends it back to the Access Point. If the challenge text is encrypted correctly, the Access Point allows the requesting device to authenticate. It is recommended to select Auto if you are not sure which authentication type is used. Input Type: Select He or ASCII from the drop‐down list Key Length: Select a key format from the drop‐down list. 64bit‐hex keys require 10 characters, where as 128‐bit keys require 26 characters. A hex key is defined as a number between 0 through 9 and letter between A through F. Default Key: You may use up to four different keys for four different networks. Select the current key that will be used. Key 1‐4: You may enter four different WEP keys. Click on the Apply button to save the changes. 4.4.1.2
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Protocol (TKIP), which scrambles the keys using a hashing algorithm and by adding an integrity checking feature which makes sure that keys haven’t been tampered with. Passphrase: Specify a passphrase that is shared amongst the Access Points and clients. Group Key Update Interval: Specify the number of seconds after which the Access Point will probe the client for the passphrase. Click on the Apply button to save the changes. 4.4.1.3
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RADIUS Port: Enter the port number of the RADIUS server. The default is usually 1812. RADIUS Secret: Enter the shared password of the RADIUS server. Group Key Update Interval: Specify the number of seconds after which the Access Point will probe the client for the secret. Click on the Apply button to save the changes. 4.4.2 Wireless MAC Filter ƒ
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Data Rate: If you would like to force a data rate, you may select one from the drop‐down list. However, for best performance it is recommended to use the Auto setting. Transmit Power: You may have the different application distance of the device by selecting a value from the drop‐down list. This feature can be helpful in restricting the coverage area of the wireless network. Fragment: Packets over the specified size will be fragmented in order to improve performance on noisy networks. RTS Threshold: Packets over the specified size will use the RTS/CTS mechanism to maintain performance in noisy networks and preventing hidden nodes from degrading the performance. Protection Mode: If your wireless network is using both 802.11b and 802.g devices then it is recommended to enable this feature so that the 802.11b devices will not degrade the performance of 802.11g devices. WMM: Enable wireless Quality of Service Distance (1‐30km): Specify a distance between 1 and 30Km. Click on the Apply button to save the changes. 4.5 Management ƒ
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Click on the Upgrade Firmware link under the Management menu. This page is used to upgrade the firmware on the device. Make sure that downloaded the appropriate firmware from your vendor. ƒ
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Data Rate: If you would like to force a data rate, you may select one from the drop‐down list. However, for best performance it is recommended to use the Auto setting. Transmit Power: You may have the different application distance of the device by selecting a value from the drop‐down list. This feature can be helpful in restricting the coverage area of the wireless network. Fragment: Packets over the specified size will be fragmented in order to improve performance on noisy networks. RTS Threshold: Packets over the specified size will use the RTS/CTS mechanism to maintain performance in noisy networks and preventing hidden nodes from degrading the performance. Protection Mode: If your wireless network is using both 802.11b and 802.g devices then it is recommended to enable this feature so that the 802.11b devices will not degrade the performance of 802.11g devices. WMM: You can select Enable or Disable WMM when doing the communication by wireless. Distance (1‐30km): Specify a distance between 1 and 30Km. Click on the Apply button to save the changes. 5.5 Management ƒ
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Click on the Upgrade Firmware link under the Management menu. This page is used to upgrade the firmware on the device. Make sure that downloaded the appropriate firmware from your vendor. ƒ
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an unencrypted challenge text string to any device attempting to communicate with the Access Point. The device requesting authentication encrypts the challenge text and sends it back to the Access Point. If the challenge text is encrypted correctly, the Access Point allows the requesting device to authenticate. It is recommended to select Auto if you are not sure which authentication type is used. Input Type: Select He or ASCII from the drop‐down list Key Length: Select a key format from the drop‐down list. 64bit‐hex keys require 10 characters, where as 128‐bit keys require 26 characters. A hex key is defined as a number between 0 through 9 and letter between A through F. Default Key: You may use up to four different keys for four different networks. Select the current key that will be used. Key 1‐4: You may enter four different WEP keys. Click on the Apply button to save the changes. Wireless Security – WPA‐PSK, WPA2‐PSK Security Mode: Select WPA‐PSK, or WPA2‐PSK from the drop‐down list if your wireless network uses WPA pre‐shared key. ƒ
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compatible devices (called agents) return data stored in their Management Information Bases. . SNMP Enable/Disable: Choose to enable or disable the SNMP feature. Contact: Specify the contact details of the device. Location: Specify the location of the device. Read‐Only Community Name: Specify the password for access the SNMP community for read only access. Read‐Write Community Name: Specify the password for access to the SNMP community with read/write access. Send SNMP Trap: Specify the IP address of the computer that will receive the SNMP traps. Trap Community Name: Specify the password for the SNMP trap community. Click on the Apply button to save the changes. 6.6.3 Backup/Restore settings, Reset to factory default settings ƒ
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Syslog: Choose to enable or disable the system log. Log Server IP Address: Specify the IP address of the server that will receive the system log. Local Log: Choose to enable or disable the local log. Click on the Apply button to save the changes. 60
Long Range Wireless Access Point / Client Bridge
Version 1.0
Appendix A – Specifications Hardware Specification MCU/RF Atheros AR2313+AR5112 Memory 32MB SDRAM Flash 8MB Physical Interface One 10/100 Fast Ethernet RJ‐45 Reset Button 2 x SMA Connector LED indicators Power/ Status LAN (10/100Mbps) WLAN (Wireless is up) 3 x Link Quality (Client Bridge mode) • Green: Good Quality • Yellow: Marginally Acceptable Quality • Red: Bad Quality Power Requirements Active Ethernet (Power over Ethernet) Proprietary PoE design Power Adapter 24V / 0.6A DC Regulation Certifications FCC Part 15C/15B/15E, EN 300 328/EN 301 489‐1/‐17 RF Specification Frequency Band 802.11a = 5.150~5.350GHz, 5.470~5.725GHz, 5.725~5.825GHz 802.11b/g = 2.412~2.472GHz Modulation Technology OFDM = BPSK, QPSK, 16‐QAM, 64‐QAM DSSS = DBPSK, DQPSK, CCK Operating Channels 802.11a = See the Table1 802.11b/g = 11 for North America, 14 for Japan, 13 for Europe Receive Sensitivity (Typical) Available transmit power 802.11b 802.11a 802.11g ‐88dBm @ 6Mbps, ‐92 dBm @ 6Mbps, ‐70dBm @ 54Mbps ‐75 dBm @ 54Mbp ‐93 dBm @ 1Mbps
‐91 dBm @ 11Mbps (Average power) FCC Frequency 5.150~5.350 GHz IEEE802.11a ETSI Power [email protected]~24Mbps [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] Frequency 5.150~5.350 GHz IEEE802.11a Power [email protected]~24Mbps [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] 61
Multi-Function Gigabit Wireless-N Client Bridge
5.470~5.725 GHz IEEE802.11a Version 1.0
[email protected]~24Mbps [email protected] [email protected] 5.470~5.725 GHz IEEE802.11a [email protected] 5.725~5.825 GHz IEEE802.11a [email protected]~24Mbps [email protected] [email protected] GHz IEEE802.11g [email protected]~24Mbps [email protected] [email protected] 5.725~5.825 GHz IEEE802.11a GHz [email protected] [email protected]~24Mbps [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] 2.412~2.472 GHz IEEE802.11g [email protected] 2.412~2.462 [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] 2.412~2.462 [email protected]~24Mbps [email protected]~24Mbps [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] 2.412~2.472 [email protected]~11Mbps IEEE802.11b GHz [email protected]~11Mbps IEEE802.11b Internal Antenna 1 x 5dBi 2.4GHz Panel Antenna + 1 x 13dBi 5GHz Panel Antenna External Antenna 2 x SMA connector (for 2.4GHz and 5GHz individually) Software Features General Topology Infrastructure Protocol / Standard IEEE 802.3 (Ethernet) IEEE 802.3u (Fast Ethernet) IEEE 802.11b/g (2.4GHz WLAN) Operation Mode 802.11 a/b/g Access Point Client Bridge Client Router LAN DHCP Server DHCP Client VPN VPN – pass through Wireless Channel Selection (Setting varies by countries) Transmission Rate 11 a/b/g:54, 48, 36, 24, 18, 12, 11, 9, 6, 5.5, 2, 1 Mbps Super Mode : 108 Mbps Long distance transmission : 1km to 30km (Ack timeout) Transmit power table Signal Strength indication using LEDs PPPoE(CR mode) Security WEP Encryption‐64/128/152 bit 62
Multi-Function Gigabit Wireless-N Client Bridge
Version 1.0
WPA/WPA2 Personal (WPA‐PSK using TKIP or AES) WPA/WPA2 Enterprise (WPA‐EAP using TKIP) 802.1x Authenticator Hide SSID in beacons MAC address filtering, up to 50 field L2 isolation(AP mode) Wireless STA (Client) connected list QoS WMM Management Configuration Web‐based configuration (HTTP) Firmware Upgrade ‐ Upgrade firmware via web‐browser ‐ Keep latest setting when f/w update Administrator Setting Administrator password change Reset Setting ‐ Reboot (Press 1 second) ‐ Reset to Factory Default (Press 5 seconds) System monitoring SNMP Status, Event Log
V1, V2c
MIB MIB I, MIB II (RFC1213) Backup & Restore Settings through Web Time setting NTP (Auto‐setting of time) Time setting manually Environment & Mechanical Temperature Range Operating ‐20°C~70°C Storage ‐30°C to 80°C Humidity (non‐condensing) 0%~90% typical Dimensions 260mm (L) x 84mm (W) x 55mm (H) Weight 300g 63
Multi-Function Gigabit Wireless-N Client Bridge
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Appendix B – FCC Interference Statement 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 the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one of the following measures: z Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. z Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. z Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. z Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. FCC Caution: Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user's authority to operate this 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. IMPORTANT NOTE: FCC Radiation Exposure Statement: This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. This device complies with FCC RF Exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment, under 47 CFR 2.1093 paragraph (d)(2). This transmitter must not be co‐located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter. 64
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