Airlink101 APSUSB1 Printer User Manual

Airlink101 APSUSB1 Printer User Manual

1-Port USB Print Server

Model # APSUSB1

Quick Installation Guide

Ver. 2A

Section 1

Connecting the Print Server

Warning:

Only a USB printer may be connected to the USB port of the Print Server. Connecting any other USB device to the Print Server may damage the Print Server.

Note:

Do not plug the power cord to the Print Server until you have reached

Step 4

of this section.

Step 1

Connect one end of the Ethernet cable to the RJ-45 port of the Print Server and attach the other end of the cable to a router.

Step 2

Make sure the printer is powered

OFF

, then connect one end of the USB cable to the USB port of the Print Server and attach the other end of the cable to the USB port of the printer.

Step 3

Power

ON

the printer.

Step 4

Plug one end of the power cord into the Print Server and the other end into an electrical outlet.

Section 2

Installing PS Utility

Step 1

Insert the provided CD and wait for the setup menu to appear.

Step 2

Click on

PS Utility

.

Note:

If the setup menu does not appear automatically after you have inserted the CD, go to

Start

,

Run

, type

D:\autorun.exe

(where

D

is the letter of your CD drive) and click

OK

.

Step 3

Click

Next

.

Step 4

Click

Next

.

Step 5

Click

Yes

.

Step 6

Click

Finish

.

Section 3

Configuring Network Setting

Before configuring the Print Server’s network setting, please take note of your computer’s

TCP/IP setting.

Step 1

Click on

Start

,

Run

, and type

command

(for Windows 95/98/ME) or

cmd

(for Windows 2000/

XP) and click

OK

.

Step 2

At the command prompt, type

ipconfig

and press

Enter

.

Step 3

Write down the information for the

IP Address

,

Subnet Mask

, and

Default Gateway

. You will need these information later.

Step 4

Run the PS Utility by going to

Start

,

(All) Programs

,

PS Utility

,

PS Utility v2.00

.

Step 5

Make sure the Print Server is listed under the

Device Name

and click on

Change IP Address

.

Step 6

In the

IP Address

field, enter a valid IP address, subnet mask, and default gateway that matches your local area network.

For example

: If your computer’s

IP Address

is

192.168.1

.100

, enter the same three numbers:

192.168.1

in the corresponding fields.

Note:

You can leave the last IP Address number

254

as is unless another network device

(i.e. the

Default Gateway

) is already using that number. If another network device is already using

254

, then change it to another number that is currently not in use (preferably

200 - 253

).

For the

Subnet Mask

and

Default Gateway

fields, enter the same number as the TCP/IP setting of your computer.

Step 7

Click

OK

.

Step 8

Close the PS Utility program.

Section 4

Verifying Network Connection

Step 1

Run the PS Utility by going to

Start

,

(All) Programs

,

PS Utility

,

PS Utility v2.00

.

Step 2

Make sure the Print Server is detected under the

Device Name

.

Step 3

Click on

Show Web Setup

to display the Print Server’s

Web Configuration Utility

.

Step 4

Click on the

Management

link and select

Printer Status

. Make sure the

Printer Status

displays

On line

.

Step 5

Click on the

Tools

link and select the port your printer is connected to and click the

Test

button.

The Print Server will perform a low-level print test, bypassing the operating system layer.

Note:

Your printer should print out a test page. If not, verify that the printer is powered on and all cables are securely connected and try again. If the printer still fails to print a test page, please check the printer compatibility list on our web site at www.airlink101.com

for a list of compatible printers. If your printer is not on the list, it may not be compatible with the Print Server.

Step 6

Once the printer successfully prints out a test page, you may close the web browser and proceed to the next section.

Section 5

Running PS Wizard

Warning:

Make sure you have installed the printer driver locally on every computer in your network before running the PS Wizard. Otherwise, the PS Wizard will not run properly. Be sure to run the PS

Wizard on all the computers in your network.

Step 1

Insert the provided CD and wait for the setup menu to appear.

Step 2

Click on

PS Wizard

.

Note:

If the setup menu does not appear automatically after you have inserted the CD, go to

Start

,

Run

, type

D:\autorun.exe

(where

D

is the letter of your CD drive) and click

OK

.

Step 3

Click

Next

.

Section 4

Step 4

Select the printer that is connected to the print server and click

Next

.

Step 5

Double-click on the

Print Server Name

, select the

Printer Port Name

, and click

Next

.

Step 6

Click

Reboot

(for Windows 95/98/ME) or

Finish

(for Windows 2000/XP).

Step 7

Run the

PS Wizard

on all the computers in your network that will use the print server.

Section 6

Performing Operating System Print Test

The final step in setting up the Print Server is to perform an operating system print test. Please note that the instructions below are for Windows XP, but the steps are similar for all the other Windows operating systems.

Step 1

Click on

Start

,

Settings

,

Printers and Faxes

.

Step 2

Right-click on the printer that is connected to the Print Server and select

Properties

.

Step 3

Click on the

Print Test Page

button. Windows should print out a test page.

You have successfully configured the Print Server for printing.

For more information on how to use the Web Configuration Utility or setup for

Mac OS, please refer to the User’s Manual in the provided CD.

Section 7

Technical Support

E-mail: [email protected]

Toll Free: 1-888-746-3238

Web Site: www.airlink101.com

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