User`s manual | Edimax Technology EU-4207 Network Card User Manual

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Table of Contents
1. Introduction ....................................................................... 1
Features ............................................................................... 1
Package Contents................................................................ 1
System Requirements.......................................................... 2
LED Status ........................................................................... 2
2. Driver Installation .............................................................. 3
On Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003/Vista ............................ 3
Verifying the Driver Installation on Windows ........................ 5
On MAC OS X 10.x .............................................................. 6
Verifying the Driver Installation on Mac ............................... 9
3. Specifications .................................................................. 10
4. Federal Communication Commission .......................... 11
5. CE Mark Warning ............................................................ 11
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1. Introduction
The USB 2.0 Ethernet Adapter allows your computer instantly connect to a
10/100Mbps network through simply a USB port; no hassle to open up your
computer case as is required for an internal card now! It’s also an ideal
USB-to-LAN alternative for gaming console that needs network access in an
environment lacking wireless capability. Compared with USB 1.1 standard
which offers 12 Mbps speed, the adapter’s compliance with USB 2.0
(480Mbps) ensures true 10/100 Mbps network speed without any compromise.
Furthermore, the adapter is in compact size and is USB bus-powered; it
requires no external power adapter, so that you can use it without crowding
your workspace at all.
Features
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Complies with IEEE 802.3/802.3u standards
Complies with USB 2.0/1.1 specifications
Supports 10/100Mbps auto-negotiation
Supports bus-powered design and no external power adapter required
Supports Window 2000/XP/Server 2003/Vista and MAC OS 10.4.x and
above
Package Contents
Before installation, please check the items of the package. The package
should contain the following items:
„ USB2.0 to Fast Ethernet Adapter x1
„ Quick Installation Guide x1
„ CD (Driver & Multi-language Quick Installation Guide & User Manual) x1
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System Requirements
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CPU : Pentium III 1G above or similar
Memory size : 256MB RAM
One CD-ROM drive
Hard Disk : At least 100MB available space
One available USB port
OS: Window 2000/XP/Server 2003/Vista or MAC OS 10.4.x and above
LED Status
LED
Color
Description
Power
Green
On for connection to a 100Mbps network.
Off for connection to a 10Mbps or not connected.
Link
Green
LAN activity. Blinking when there is data flow
between LAN and the host computer.
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2. Driver Installation
On Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003/Vista
1. With your computer switched on, insert the “USB2.0 to Fast Ethernet
Adapter” into an available USB2.0 port of your computer. The following
message will appear on your screen, Please click ‘Cancel’ and use the
wizard to install driver.
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2. Please insert the installation CD into your CDROM drive. The Autorun
setup programs should run under Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003/Vista,
or you can click on the “Browse CD” to find other OS drivers in the CD.
3. Connect the Ethernet adapter’s USB end to a free USB port of your
computer. Then a pop-up message will appear in the notification area
indicating the installation is complete.
* Actual strings depend on your operation system. These screen shots are
from Windows Vista and might vary slightly for each operation system.
Now the installation is complete. You can connect the adapter to a network
device by an Ethernet cable:
1. Connect an Ethernet cable to the Ethernet port on the adapter.
2. Connect the other end of the Ethernet cable to your network hub, switch or
router.
The Link LED should light up green to indicate a proper physical connection
between the adapter and the network. If the Link LED doesn’t light up, please
verify the cable connections between all the network devices.
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Verifying the Driver Installation on Windows
Once you finish the installation, you can open Windows Device Manager to
verify if your Ethernet adapter is properly installed. To access the Device
Manager:
„ On Windows Vista: Right-click Computer on the desktop and click
Properties > Device Manager.
„ On Windows XP/2000: Right-click My Computer on the desktop and click
Properties > (Hardware) > Device Manager.
In the Network adapters group, an item named ASIX AX88772 USB2.0 to
Fast Ethernet Adapter should be displayed.
If there is a question or exclamation mark next to that item, then the driver is
not properly installed. Please delete the item, select the Delete the driver
software for this device option (if provided), unplug the adapter from your
computer and then repeat the installation steps.
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On MAC OS X 10.x
1. Insert the provided driver CD into your CD-ROM drive. Double-click
the CD and navigate to the directory of \Drivers\Mac
2. In the directory of Mac10.x, please double-click AX88772_10.4 to
execute the installer program.
3.
The onscreen prompted and please click on Continue to go to next
step.
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4. Please select a destination volume to install driver software and
click on Continue.
5. Click on Upgrade or Install to continue this installation.
6. Make sure that you want to install this driver now and the computer
will be restarted once the installation is done. Please click on
Continue Installation to continue this installation.
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7. Click on Restart to take the new settings effect.
Now the installation is complete. You can connect the adapter to a
network device by an Ethernet cable:
1. Connect an Ethernet cable to the Ethernet port on the adapter.
2. Connect the other end of the Ethernet cable to your network hub,
switch or router.
The Link LED should light up green to indicate a proper physical
connection between the adapter and the network. If the Link LED
doesn’t light up, please verify the cable connections between all the
network devices.
* Actual strings depend on your operation system. These screen shots
are from Mac OS X v10.4 and might vary slightly for each operation
system.
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Verifying the Driver Installation on Mac
Once you finish the installation of Ethernet Adapter, please navigate to
System Profiler>Hardware>USB, then you will find the driver of AX88772.
Also navigate to System Preference>Network, please click on Renew DHCP
Lease and Apply Now as following to verify the installation of driver and
Ethernet Adapter.
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3. Specifications
Items
Descriptions
Network Standards
IEEE 802.3: 10Base-T
IEEE 802.3u: 100Base-T
Data Transfer Rates
Ethernet: 10Mbps/20Mbps (Half/Full Duplex)
Fast Ethernet: 100Mbps/200Mbps (Half/Full
Duplex)
Data Bus
USB 2.0 (1.1 compliant)
LED Indicators
Power, Link
Power Consumption
850mW
Power Management
Suspend mode, hibernation mode
Network Interface
Female RJ45 jack
RAM
Embedded 20KB SRAM for RX packet
buffering and 20KB SRAM for TX packet
buffering
Operating System
Support
Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Mac OS X 10.x
Dimensions
72 x 52x 26 mm (L x W x H)
Weight
58g
Operating
Temperature
0℃ to 70℃
Certifications
FCC, CE
* Specification is subject to change without further notice.
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4. 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 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 or
more of the following measures:
1. Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
2. Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
3. Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which
the receiver is connected.
4. Consult the dealer or an experienced radio technician for help.
5. CE Mark Warning
This is a class B product. In a domestic environment, this product may cause
radio interface, in which case the user may be required to make adequate
measures.
A CE declaration of conformity is available on www.edimax.com
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