DWL-122 - D-Link

DWL-122 - D-Link
This product works with the following operating
system software: Windows XP, Windows
2000, Windows Me, Windows 98SE,
Macintosh OS X (10.2.x or later)
2.4GHz USB
Wireless Adapter
Before You Begin
You must have at least the following for Macintosh OS X Based Computers:
• A Power Mac G3 or G4, iMac, iBook, or PowerBook (post PowerBook G3) with
at least 128MB RAM.
• An 802.11b Access Point (i.e., D-Link Wireless Router, access point or Airport
Base Station for Infrastructure Mode) or another 802.11b wireless adapter (for
Ad-Hoc; Peer-to-Peer networking mode).
• Properly installed and working USB Controller.
Check Your Package Contents
These are the items included with your DWL-122 purchase:
DWL-122 Wireless USB Adapter
CD-ROM (containing Drivers, Manual and Warranty)
USB Extension Cable
If any of the above items are missing, please contact your reseller.
©2003 D-Link Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective holders. Software and
specifications subject to change without notice. 1G-BDWL-122 04222003
Product Overview
USB Connector
Connects to your
desktop or laptop
Link/Power LED
Link - Blinks when data is being
transmitted through the wireless
Power - Indicates that the DWL-122
is properly installed in the computer.
Used to wirelessly
connect to 802.11b
Macintosh OS X Driver Installation
Turn on your Macintosh and Insert the D- Link Air DWL-122
Driver CD in the CD-ROM drive.
The step-by-step instructions that follow are shown in Macintosh OS X
(10.2.x). An Icon like the one shown should appear on your desktop.
Double Click
To start the installation, double
click the “MAC” Folder , then
double click “DLinkUsbDriver.dmg”
That will extract the installation
package, “DLinkUsbDriver.pkg.”
Double Click to begin.
Double Click
Your system may require you
to enter a username and
password to be able to install
The initial install screen will
appear and you must click
Continue to begin the installation process.
Click Continue
You will be prompted for a
destination for the installation files. Select the location by double-clicking the
appropriate hard disk drive.
Click Continue
Click Continue Installation
Macintosh OS X Driver Installation (cont.)
Click Restart
Finished! Your Computer Will Now Restart
Installing the DWL-122 Wireless USB
Adapter to Your Computer
Removing the protective covering for the DWL-122.
Begin by pressing down on
the cover with your thumb.
Then pull the cover away
from the DWL-122.
A. Insert one end of the
USB Adapter into the
provided USB cable and
plug the other end into
your computer’s USB
Connecting to a Wireless Network
Load System Preferences and you will see
an icon located near the bottom called
Wireless Adaptor
Single Click
Start Scan refreshes the Available Wireless Network list.
A. Select an Available Wireless
Network by single clicking it.
B. Once highlighted, Click the
Connect button. The Connect
button remains grayed out until
you select a Wireless Network.
Appendix A
Using the Configuration Utility
For Macintosh OS X (10.2.x)
Load System Preferences and you will see
an icon located near the bottom called
Wireless Adaptor
Single Click
A. Network Name: The
Service Set Identifier is the
name assigned to the
wireless network. The
factory SSID setting is set
to default.
D. Signal Strength: The
Signal Strength represents the wireless signal
between the access point
and the DWL-122.
B. Network Type:
Displays the type of
network you are connected to. The factory
setting is set to Access
point. Ad-Hoc mode is
used for peer-to-peer
E. Available Wireless
Networks: Wireless
Networks within range
of the DWL-122. Also
displays the type of
network, signal
strength, channel, and if
encryption is enabled.
C. Channel: Displays the
channel information. By
default, the channel is set to 6.
Please note that the DWL-122
will automatically adjust
channel depending on the
Access Point.
F. My Networks: For setting up
multiple network profiles.
Convenient for users travelling
between wireless networks in
different areas.
Appendix A (cont.)
By clicking Properties and
Create this screen will appear.
Here you can modify your WEP
Settings and set the Key Index
and also setup new profiles.
Click Apply to finalize the settings.
Technical Support
You can find software updates and user documentation on the D-Link website.
D-Link provides free technical support for customers within the United States and
within Canada for the duration of the warranty period on this product.
U.S. and Canadian customers can contact D-Link technical support through our
website, or by phone.
Tech Support for customers within the United States:
D-Link Technical Support over the Telephone:
(877) 453-5465
24 hours a day, seven days a week.
D-Link Technical Support over the Internet:
Tech Support for customers within Canada:
D-Link Technical Support over the Telephone:
(800) 361-5265
Monday to Friday 8:30am to 9:00pm EST
D-Link Technical Support over the Internet:
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