Addlogix EchoView - Wireless Video Adapter Network Card User Manual

EchoView - Wireless Video Adapter
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Table of Contents
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INTRODUCTION
FEATURES OVERVIEW
PRODUCT SPECIFICATION
MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
CONFIGURATION AND SETUP
NETWORK CONNECTIONS
LAN SETTINGS
CONNECTING WIRELESS VIDEO ADAPTER
SOFTWARE INSTALLATION
INSTALLING FOR THE FIRST TIME
UPDATING SOFTWARE
UNINSTALLING SOFTWARE
USING WIRELESS VIDEO APPLICATION
ADDLOGIX WIRELESS VIDEO APPLICATION FEATURES
ENABLING ACCESS ID
CONFIGURING ADMINISTRATIVE PASSWORD
CONNECTING TO THE INTERNET
UPGRADING FIRMWARE
ENABLING EXTERNAL ANTENNA
SECURITY SETTINGS
TROUBLESHOOTING
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List of Figures
FIGURE 1: TCP/IP PROPERTIES ________________________________________________________ 5
FIGURE 2: LAN SETTINGS ____________________________________________________________ 5
FIGURE 3: FIREFOX CONNECTION SETTINGS _____________________________________________ 6
FIGURE 4: ADDLOGIX SPLASH SCREEN __________________________________________________ 6
FIGURE 5: EASY MODE ______________________________________________________________ 10
FIGURE 6: PROJECTOR ID ___________________________________________________________ 10
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Introduction
1.1 Features Overview
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Automatic driver download and installation
1024 x 768 video resolution at 16-bit color depth
Proprietary patented Codec
802.11 b/g compatible1
Internet accessible
Firmware upgradeable
Multiple levels of security
1.2 Product Specification
Hardware Overview
Video Connector
Audio Connector
Network
Power Supply
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DVI-I male
DVI to VGA adapter
1 x 3.5mm audio jack
2 channel stereo
RJ45 10/100 Mbps Ethernet
Wireless 802.11 b/g
DC 5V 2A
1.3 Minimum System Requirements
Operating System
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Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional (SP4) or later, or
Microsoft Windows Home Edition or Professional
Computer System
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900 MHz CPU or higher processor-based computer system with 256MB RAM
IEEE802.11b/g capability (built-in or external adapter)
10MB free hard drive space
For optimized performance, 802.11g connection is recommended.
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Configuration and Setup2
2.1 Network Connections
The wireless video adapter needs to assign your PC an IP address. Please configure your
wireless network interface to obtain IP address and DNS automatically.
1. Log on to your PC with an administrative
privilege user account.
2. Click Start and then click Control Panel.
3. Double-click on Network Connections,
right-click on wireless network connection
and then click Properties.
4. Double-click on Internet Protocol
(TCP/IP) and the Internet Protocol
(TCP/IP) Properties dialog window
(figure 1) appears.
5. Click Obtain an IP address
automatically and click Obtain DNS
server address automatically.
6. Click OK to apply the setting and the
dialog window will close.
Figure 1: TCP/IP Properties
2.2 LAN Settings
If your PC is configured to connect to the proxy server, then please follow the instructions below
on how to temporarily disable the proxy server connection while using the Addlogix wireless
video adapter.
For Internet Explorer users:
1. Open Internet Explorer.
2. Click Tools from the menu bar and click
Internet Options.
3. Click Connections tab and click LAN
Settings….
4. In the Local Area Network (LAN)
Settings dialog window (figure 2),
uncheck the option Use a proxy server for
your LAN.
Figure 2: LAN Settings
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Please consult a network administrator if you cannot perform such configuration.
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For Firefox users:
1. Launch Mozilla Firefox.
2. Click Tools from the menu bar and click
Options.
3. Click Connection Settings… in General
Options.
4. In Connection Settings dialog window (figure
3), select Direct connection to the Internet
and click OK.
Figure 3: Firefox Connection Settings
2.3 Connecting Wireless Video Adapter
You can connect Addlogix wireless video adapter to a display monitor that supports DVI or
VGA input. The display monitor will be ready to show video wirelessly.
1. Connect the wireless video adapter to a
display monitor’s DVI3 or VGA input port.
2. Connect the included power adapter. The
included power adapter is optional if the
display monitor’s DVI port supplies
power4.
3. When the Addlogix splash screen (figure
3) is shown on the display monitor, the
wireless video adapter is properly powered,
connected and ready to use.
Figure 4: Addlogix Splash Screen
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Adapter (not included) is required to connect a DVI-D or DVI-A display monitor.
Please refer to owner’s manual of the display monitor. Addlogix wireless video adapter is not guaranteed to work with every display monitor
that uses a DVI-I connector for video output.
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Software Installation
3.1 Installing for the First Time
All software files are stored in Addlogix wireless video adapter. Installation process takes place
wirelessly between your PC and the adapter. No CD is required.
Connecting Wireless Network
1. Click Start and then click Control Panel.
2. Double-click on Network Connections, right-click on wireless network connection and then
click View Available Wireless Networks.
3. In the Wireless Network Connection dialog window, click to select the wireless network
that’s shown on the splash screen matching the SSID (i.e. AddLogix-XX) in the top right
corner and click Connect5.
4. Close the Wireless Network Connection dialog window when the wireless network status
for AddLogix-XXXX is shown connected.
Automatic Download and Installation
1. Disconnect Ethernet (network) cable from your PC and launch the default Internet browser
used by the computer.
2. The driver installation process will automatically begin.
3. During the installation, two Hardware Installation dialog windows will appear to notify
that the drivers being installed have not passed Windows certification. These are normal
activities and do not mean that there’s a problem with your PC. Click Continue Anyway
button to continue with the installation. The PC screen will flicker temporarily for testing
purposes after each message prompt.
4. When the installation process is completed, please reboot the computer.
CD-ROM Installation
1. Insert the driver CD to an optical drive.
2. The driver installation process will automatically begin.
3. During the installation, two Hardware Installation dialog windows will appear to notify
that the drivers being installed have not passed Windows certification. These are normal
activities and do not mean that there’s a problem with your PC. Click Continue Anyway
button to continue with the installation. The PC screen will flicker temporarily for testing
purposes after each message prompt.
4. When the installation process is completed, please reboot the computer.
3.2 Updating Software
When Addlogix wireless video adapter’s firmware is upgraded (see Section 4, Upgrade
Firmware), please uninstall the current wireless video adapter’s software that is in your PC and
follow the steps in Installing for the First Time to update your PC with the new software.
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If your computer does not use Windows’ wireless network connection application to connect to a wireless network, then please consult with
your wireless utility’s user guide.
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3.3 Uninstalling Software
Once the un-installation begins, you cannot stop or cancel this process.
1. Click Start and navigate the mouse cursor to All Programs > AddlogixWP
2. Click Uninstall and the software removal process will begin.
3. When the un-installation process is finished, reboot your PC.
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Using Wireless Video Application
4.1 Addlogix Wireless Video Application Features
Exit
Easy Mode
Minimize
Freeze
The video screen is the last frame from your PC and it is a still image showing on the display
monitor. You are able to continue working on your PC without showing it on the display
monitor.
Hide
The video screen becomes black on the display monitor. You are able to continue working on
your PC without showing it on the display monitor.
Stop Projecting
The wireless video session is ended and the display monitor shows Addlogix splash screen. The
wireless video application is still opened and the Stop Projecting button becomes Projecting
button. Press the Projecting button to resume wireless video session.
Select Projector
One or more available Addlogix wireless video adapter(s) is shown in an optional menu for you
to select6.
Display Options
Windows’ Display Properties dialog windows is appeared for you to change your video
resolution.
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Addlogix wireless video application can only display video wirelessly to one adapter at a time.
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Settings
Administrative and advance options namely setting password, enabling LAN, changing SSID,
wireless security encryption and upgrading adapter’s firmware are available here.
About
Addlogix wireless video adapter’s firmware version is shown in this prompt.
Minimize
The wireless video application window is minimized to an icon in the system tray.
Easy Mode
A simplify version of the wireless video application that contains hide, freeze and projecting
functionalities.
Figure 5: Easy Mode
Exit
Disconnect your PC from projecting video wirelessly and close the wireless video application.
4.2 Enabling Access ID
The projector access ID is a security layer to restrict users who are not in the same room as the
Addlogix wireless video adapter from accessing it. This access ID is randomly generated each
time when the wireless video adapter is powered on and it can only been seen on the splash
screen.
1. Click Settings on the main wireless video
application window.
2. In the Settings window (figure 6), click the
check box Enter the Projector ID to start
projecting.
3. The display monitor will show the
Addlogix splash screen and the projector
ID is located on the top left corner.
Figure 6: Projector ID
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4.3 Configuring Administrative Password
Applying the administrative password prevents unauthorized users to access wireless video
adapter’s system settings.
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Click Settings on the main wireless video application window.
Click Configuration password setup and then click Set a new password.
Type-in the password in the appropriate fields and click OK.
You will be prompted to type-in the password upon next time entering Settings.
4.4 Connecting to the Internet
You can access the Internet while using Addlogix wireless video adapter7.
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Connect the Ethernet cable to the network port on the wireless video adapter.
If your network assigns an IP address automatically, then please go to step 6.
Click Settings on the main wireless video application window.
Click Network settings and click Use the following IP address.
Type-in the IP address, Netmask, Gateway and DNS addresses. Click OK to apply the
settings.
6. Cycle-power the Addlogix wireless video adapter.
7. Re-launch the Addlogix wireless video application.
4.5 Upgrading Firmware
Addlogix wireless video adapter’s firmware can be remotely upgraded via the Internet8. Your
wireless video adapter can always equip with the latest firmware.
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Click Settings on the main wireless video application window.
Click Network settings and click Upgrade firmware.
The wireless video application will automatically detect for the last firmware available.
Follow the message prompts to complete firmware upgrade process.
Cycle-power the Addlogix wireless video adapter and update the software in your PC (see
section 3 Updating Software).
4.6 Enabling External Antenna
Addlogix wireless video adapter offers the option to attach an external antenna that maximizes
its wireless connectivity.
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Connect the external antenna to the Addlogix wireless video adapter.
Click Settings on the main wireless video application window.
Click Use external antenna checkbox.
Click Select Projector and reconnect your Addlogix wireless video adapter.
Only the user who is currently projecting the PC screen wirelessly can access the Internet.
Please see Connecting to the Internet on how to make the wireless video adapter Internet accessible.
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4.7 Security Settings
WEP Encryption
1. Click Settings on the main wireless video application window.
2. Click Security Settings and use the drop down menu to select WEP encryption type. Please
note that application version 1.54 does not support WPA2PSK encryption type.
3. Enter 5 or 13 ASCII characters or enter 10 or 26 hexadecimal characters for the encryption
keys and click Ok to apply the setting.
4. In the main wireless video application window, click Select Projector and select the
corresponding SSID from the wireless projector list.
5. Click Yes when the message prompt asks “Do you wish to use your own wireless utility?”.
6. Launch your PC’s default wireless network utility to connect the AddLogix-XXXX SSID. In
wireless network key (security) settings, select “Share” for the network authentication and
“WEP” for the Data encryption.
7. Once the connection is established, click “Done” on the message prompt.
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Troubleshooting
Be sure your PC is on and it’s not standby or hibernate mode. In addition, make sure the PC’s
wireless network interface is enabled and it supports either 802.11g or 802.11b specification.
If your display monitor does not show Addlogix splash screen
! Make sure the wireless video adapter is firmly connected to the display monitor.
! Please check the power adapter is connected. If you don't use the included power adapter,
then please be sure that the DVI connector of your display monitor supplies sufficient power.
If you cannot download and install wireless video adapter software driver and application
! Please refer to section 2, Configuration and Setup and configure your PC accordingly.
! Be sure you have selected the correct wireless network, i.e. AddLogix-XXXX.
! Click Download link on the Addlogix webpage and click Run to begin software installation
process.
If your connection to the wireless video adapter is intermittent
! Make sure the wireless video adapter is not placed nearby a wireless network router.
! Try changing the AddLogix wireless video adapter’s channel in network settings.
1. Click Settings on the main wireless video application window.
2. In the Settings window, click Network Settings and use the drop down menu to select a
different channel.
! Be sure your wireless video adapter is located at a reasonable distance between the PC.
Please refer to 802.11b/g standards for more information.
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