3-Port USB Print Server Model # APSUSB2 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 1Connect 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 all the printers are powered OFF, then connect one end of the printer cable to the printer port of the Print Server and attach the other end of the cable to the printer port of the printer. Step 3 Power ON the printer(s). 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 for each of the connected ports displays On line. Step 5 Click on the Tools link and select the port that a printer is connected to and click the Test button. The Print Server will perform a low-level print test, bypassing the operating system layer. Perform the print test for each port that has a printer connected to it. 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. Step 4 Select a printer that is connected to the print server and click Next. Section 4 Note: If you have more than one printer connected to the print server, you’ll need to re-run the PS Wizard again to setup the other printers. Step 5 Double-click on the Print Server Name, select the Printer Port that the printer is connected to, and click Next. Step 6 Click Reboot (for Windows 95/98/ME) or Finish (for Windows 2000/XP). Step 7 Re-run the PS Wizard and setup any remaining printer(s) that are connected to the print server. Step 8 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. Step 4 Repeat Steps 1 - 3 for any remaining printer(s) that you want to test. 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. 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