IEEE802.11g Wireless Access Point with Client

IEEE802.11g Wireless Access Point with Client
IEEE802.11g Wireless
Access Point with
Client
User’s Manual
FCC Certifications
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This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class
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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
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This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the
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FCC Radiation Exposure Statement:
This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an
uncontrolled environment. This equipment should be installed and operated
with minimum distance 20cm between the radiator & your body.
This transmitter must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any
other antenna or transmitter.
IEEE 802.11b or 802.11g operation of this product in the U.S.A. is
firmware-limited to channels 1 through 11.
CE Mark Warning
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compatibility, EN 55022 class B for ITE, the essential protection requirement of
Council Directive 89/336/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the Member
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Table of Contents
Unpacking Information··········································· 1
Introduction ···························································· 2
General Description ········································································ 2
Key Features ················································································· 2
The Front Panel·············································································· 3
The Rear Panel··············································································· 4
Connecting This AP to Your Network. ···················· 5
Management························································ 6
Configuring the IP address of your computer ······································ 6
Starting the WEB-Based Management Interface ·································· 8
Status ························································································ 10
Items ·················································································· 10
Information·········································································· 10
LAN Interface Setup ····································································· 11
System Log ················································································· 12
Password Setup ··········································································· 13
Basic Settings ·············································································· 14
Advanced Settings········································································ 17
Security ······················································································ 19
WEP Encryption ···································································· 19
WPA Encryption ···································································· 20
WPA2 Encryption··································································· 21
WPA2 Mixed Encryption·························································· 22
Access Control ············································································· 23
Statistics····················································································· 24
Upgrade Firmware ········································································ 25
Save and Reload Settings ······························································ 26
Log out ······················································································· 26
Product Specifications ·········································· 27
Unpacking Information
Thank you for purchasing the product. Before you start, please check all
the contents of this package.
The product package should include the following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
One
One
One
One
One
Wireless AP
power adapter
Quick installation Guide
User Manual (CD)
detachable antenna
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Introduction
General Description
Easily constructing your LAN, this wireless access point offers a
wireless interface and eliminates your effort busying cabling form one
computer to another.
With being compliant to IEEE 802.11g specification, this wireless
access point supports data rate up to 54Mbps and hence help to
construct your high-speed home or office wireless network. 802.11g is
also backward compatible with IEEE 802.11b wireless devices.
This access point equips one LAN port and one embedding antenna.
With supporting DHCP server and client, the W430 is easy to install and
setup. The wireless security mechanism is provided over 64/128-bit
WEP, WPA (TKIP with IEEE 802.1x), WPA2 and AES.
This device supports WEB-based graphics user interface that helps
users to configure this device easily.
Key Features
Complies with IEEE 802.11b/g wireless standards
Provides one 802.11b/g wireless Reverse SMA detachable antenna
High speed transfer data rate up to 54Mbps
Supports turbo mode for 72Mbps data transfer
Supports wireless data encryption with 64/128-bit WEP, WPA (TKIP with
IEEE 802.1x), WPA2 and AES functions
Supports one switch for selecting AP client mode or AP mode
Supports Ad Hoc mode, Infrastructure mode, AP Bridge mode, AP Bridge
WDS mode and Repeater mode
Supports authentication for wireless connectivity based on ESSID
Provides MAC access control and hidden SSID function
WDS supported with WEP, TKIP and AES encryption
Supports DHCP server
Supports firmware upgrade function via Web
Compliant with FCC Part 15.247 for US, ETS 300 328 for Europe
Flash: 2MB, SDRAM : 8MB
Certifications: FCC Class B, CE Mark
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The Front Panel
LED definition
LED
Status
WALN
LAN
Status
Definition
Steady Blue
Blinking Blue
Off
Blinking Blue
Off
Blinking Blue
System down or System restarting
System works normally.
System down
Wireless interface enabled
Wireless interface disabled
Data transmitting/receiving on LAN
port
Valid connection on LAN port
Invalid connection on LAN port
Steady Blue
Off
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The Rear Panel
DC 12V
Plug this connector with the circle end of the
included power adapter. Plug the adapter to an
outlet to power on the AP.
AP/Client switch Push this switch to either side to function this AP in
AP mode or Client mode.
Restore
Press and hold this button for 5 seconds to restore
the default values.
LAN
The RJ-45 port for connect this AP to your LAN.
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Connecting This AP to Your Network.
This Chapter provides a step-by-step guide to the installation and
configuration of this wireless access point.
Connect the power adapter with the connector end to the power
connector in the rear panel of the device and the plug end to an
appropriate outlet.
Connect the LAN port with RJ-45 cable to:
1. a broad band router to allow wireless clients to connect to WAN.
2. a switch to allow wireless clients to communicate with wired LAN.
3. a computer directly to use the computer configuring this AP.
Note: You have to configure the network settings of this AP to be
communicable with your router, switch or computer first. To change the default
network settings of the AP, please refer to “LAN Interface setup”.
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Management
Configuring the IP address of your computer
In order to manage with this Wireless AP, you have to configure the IP
addresses of your computer to be compatible with this device.
Note:
1.
The default network setting of the device:
IP address:
192.168.1.1
Subnet Mask:
255.255.255.0
Default Gateway:
192.168.1.254
2.
3.
In the following TCP/IP configuration guide, the IP address
“192.168.1.2 ” is assumed to be your IP address. Please DO NOT
choose 192.168.1.1 for the IP address (192.168.1.1) has been set as
the default IP for this device.
The following TCP/IP configuration guide uses windows XP as the
presumed operation system.
Procedures to configure IP addresses for your computer
1.
2.
If you are in Classic Start menu view, click Start Settings Control
Panel Network Connections.
If you are in Start menu view, click Start Control Panel Network
Connections.
Double click “Local Area Connection”
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3.
Choose Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and click Properties.
4.
Choose “Use the following IP address” to specify IP addresses manually.
Fill in the IP addresses in each column. Please click the OK button after your
configuration.
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Starting the WEB-Based Management Interface
The device uses WEB as the management interface. You can use a
browser to access the management interface easily. Please follow up
the steps listed below.
1. Double click the Internet WEB browser icon on your desktop screen
(Netscape Communicator 4.0 and Internet Explorer 3.0 or update
version)
2. Type 192.168.1.1 into the URL WEB address location and press Enter.
3. The Username and Password Required window appears.
Enter admin in the User Name location (default value).
Enter admin in the Password location (default value).
Click “OK” button
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The Graphic User Interaface
After the password authorization, the Setup Wizard shows up as the home
page of the Graphic User interface. You may click on each folder on left
column of each page to get access to each configuration page.
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Status
The Status page shows the following information of the device.
Items
Uptime
Firmware version
Mode
Band
SSID
Channel Number
Encryption
BSSID
Associated Clients
Attain IP Protocol
IP Address
Subnet Mask
Default Gateway
MAC Address
Information
The period that you turn the device on.
The current firmware version of the device.
Shows if the device is operating in AP or WDS mode.
The band that the wireless AP operating.
The name of this wireless network.
The channel that the wireless network using.
The security encryption type that the wireless network
using.
The Basic Service Set Identity of this AP(This parameter is
the same as the MAC address of LAN port)
The number of members who is currently connected with
this AP.
The way for this AP to get a IP address.
The current IP address of this AP.
The current subnet mask of this AP.
The current default gateway of this AP.
The current MAC address of this AP.
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LAN Interface Setup
This page allows users to configure the LAN network settings.
Configuration
IP address
The IP of your AP LAN port (Default 192.168.1.1)
Subnet Mask
Subnet Mask of you LAN (Default 255.255.255.0)
Default Gateway The default gateway of this AP.
DHCP
Server
Select “Enable” to enable the DHCP server.
DHCP Client
Range
Specify the DHCP Client IP address range. You can also click
the “Show Client” button to list those connected DHCP clients.
DNS Server
The DNS (domain name server) of this AP.
Domain Name
The name that the AP is going to be recognized in LAN.
802.1d Spanning To prevent from network loops and preserve the quality of
tree
bridged network
MAC cloning feature allows the MAC address reported by WAN
side network interface card to be set to the MAC address
already registered with the ISP eliminating the need to
Clone MAC
register the new MAC address with the ISP. This feature does
Address
not change the actual MAC address on the NIC, but instead
changes the MAC address reported by this device to client
requests. To Change the MAC address, enter it in the text box.
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System Log
This System Log page shows the information of the current activities on the AP.
To enable system log function:
1.
2.
3.
Mark the “Enable Log” checkbox.
To see all information of the system, select the “system all”
checkbox.
To see wireless information only, select the “wireless” checkbox.
To send the log information to a certain note, select the “Enable
Remote Log” checkbox and fill in the IP address in the “Log Server
IP Address” box.
Click the “Apply Changes” button to activate
You could also click the “Refresh” button to refresh the log information or click
the “clear” button to clean the log table.
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Password Setup
This page allows users to configure the username and password for getting
accessed to this WEB based user interface.
To change the username/password, please fill in the username, New password
and click the “Apply Changes” button after confirming the password.
You may also cancel the password authentication by leaving those blanks
empty then clicking the “Apply Changes” button.
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Basic Settings
This page provides setting up the wireless configuration and monitoring the
Wireless Clients that associate with this AP.
Configuration
Disable
Wireless To Disable interface of Wireless LAN
LAN Interface
Band
To select a band for this device to match 802.11b,
802.11g or both.
AP Mode Type
Configure this device as AP, WDS or both.
SSID
The name of the wireless network
Country
Select the region you live.
Channel Number
The channel used by the wireless LAN. All devices in the
same wireless LAN should use the same channel.
Associated Clients
Click the "Show Active Clients" button, then an "Active
Wireless Client Table" will pop up. You can see the
status of all active wireless stations that are connecting
to the access point.
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WDS Setting
Enable Universal
Repeater Mode
Root AP SSID
Click the “Show WDS Setting” button to configure WDS
settings. The WDS settings pops up.
Mark this checkbox to enable Universal Repeater Mode
which acts this device as an AP and client
simultaneously.
While you enable the Universal Repeater Mode, you
have to specify an SSID for the extended interface.
Click <Apply changes> button at the bottom of the screen to save the above
configurations. You can now configure other advance sections or start using the
AP (with the advance settings in place)
Active Wireless Client Table
This is the window that pops up after clicking the “Show Active Clients”
button.
MAC Address
MAC address of this active wireless station.
Tx Packet
The number of transmitted packets that are sent out
from this active wireless station.
Rx Packet
The number of received packets that are received by
this active wireless station.
TX Rate
The transmission rate
Power Saving Shows if the wireless client is in Power Saving mode
Expired Time
This is the time in second before dissociation. If the
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wireless keeps idle longer than the expired time, this
wireless AP will dissociate it. The wireless client station
has to associate again when it is active.
Refresh
Refresh the "Active Wireless Client Table".
Close
Close the "Active Wireless Client Table".
WDS Settings
This is the window that pops up after clicking the “Show WDS Setting”
button.
Wireless Distribution System allows this AP to communicate with other APs
wirelessly. To make it work, you must ensure that these APs are in the same
Channel and add these APs MAC Address and Comment values into the WDS
list. Don’t Forget to Enable the WDS by click the check box of “Enable WDS”
and press “Apply Changes” button to save.
To Delete the AP on the list, Click the check box in the select item and click the
“Delete Selected”. If you want to delete all APs on the list, click “Delete All” to
remove all of them.
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Advanced Settings
You can set advanced wireless LAN parameters of this AP. The
parameters include Authentication Type, Fragment Threshold,
RTS Threshold, Beacon Interval, Data Rate, Preamble Type,
Broadcast SSID, IAPP and 802.11g Protection.
Configuration
Open System Allow communication with no security.
mode
Authentication
Type
Fragment
Threshold
RTS Threshold
Shared Key
mode
Allow communication with devices with the
same WEP key only.
Auto
The wireless client can associate with this AP
by using any one of these two Modes.
To specifies the maximum size of packet during the data
transition. The lower values you set, the worst performance
it will be.
If the packet size is smaller the RTS threshold, the AP will
not send this packet by using the RTS/CTS mechanism.
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Beacon Interval The period of time how long a beacon is broadcasted.
Data Rate
The "Data Rate" is the data packets limitation this wireless
AP can transmit. The wireless AP will use the highest
possible selected transmission rate to transmit the data
packets.
It defines the length of CRC block in the frames during the
wireless communication. "Short Preamble" is suitable for
Preamble Type
heavy traffic wireless network. "Long Preamble" provides
much communication reliability
If you enable "Broadcast SSID", every wireless station
located within the coverage of this wireless AP can discover
Broadcast SSID this wireless AP easily. If you are building a public wireless
network, enabling this feature is recommended. Disabling
"Broadcast SSID" can provide better security.
IAPP
To enables multiple AP to communicate and pass information
regarding the location of associated Stations.
802.11g
Protection
Some 802.11g wireless adapters support 802.11g protection,
which allows the adapters searches for 802.11g singles only.
Select the “Disabled” to disable supporting 802.11g
protection or select “enable” to support this function.
RF Output
power
Select the RF (Radio Frequency) power. The RF output power
has positive correlation with signal strength.
Turbo Mode
Some of our wireless adapters supports turbo mode, which
provides a better connection quality. Select “Always” to
support turbo mode or select “off” to turn it off . Select
“Auto” turns it on or off automatically.
Click the <Apply Changes> button at the bottom of the screen to save the
above configurations. You can now configure other advance sections or start
using the AP.
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Security
At the page, you can set up the WEP, WPA Encryption to ensure the security of
your Wireless. You will have to do different configurations to each encryption
modes. Click on the Encryption drop list to select an encryption mode or select
“Disabled” to transmitting data without encryption.
WEP Encryption
Configuration
Encryption
To enable WEP, WPA, WPA2 and WPA2 Mixed
encryption modes, select the option in the drop
list. If you select none, any data will be
transmitted without Encryption and any station
can access the AP
Key Length
Select a key length as 64-bit or 128-bit.
Key Format
Select a key format as Hex or ASCII
Default Tx Key
Select a default key for transmitting data.
Use 802.1x
Authentication
Mark this check box. Fill in the RADIUS server IP
address, Port Number, and Password to enable
802.1x authentication.
Click <Apply Change> at the bottom of the screen to save the above
configurations. You can now configure other advance sections or start
using the AP.
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WPA Encryption
Configuration
Encryption
To enable WEP, WPA, WPA2 and WPA2 Mixed
encryption modes, select the option in the drop
list. If you select none, any data will be
transmitted without Encryption and any station
can access the AP.
WPA Cipher Suite
Select the WPA Cipher Suite to be TKIP or AES
WPA Authentication
Mode
Select the WPA mode as “Enterprise
(WPA-Radius)” or “Personal (Pre-Shared Key)”.
Pre-Shared key
Format
Click on the drop list to select an Pre-Shared
Key Format as Passphrase or Hex
Pre-shared Key
Enter the Pre-shared Key according to the
pre-shared key format you select.
Click <Apply Change> at the bottom of the screen to save the above
configurations. You can now configure other advance sections or start
using the AP.
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WPA2 Encryption
Configuration
Encryption
To enable WEP, WPA, WPA2 and WPA2 Mixed
encryption modes, select the option in the drop
list. If you select none, any data will be
transmitted without Encryption and any station
can access the AP.
WPA2 Cipher Suite
Select the WPA2 Cipher Suite to be TKIP or AES
WPA Authentication
Mode
Select the WPA mode as “Enterprise
(WPA-Radius)” or “Personal (Pre-Shared Key)”.
Pre-Shared key
Format
Click on the drop list to select an Pre-Shared
Key Format as Passphrase or Hex
Pre-shared Key
Enter the Pre-shared Key according to the
pre-shared key format you select.
Click <Apply Change> at the bottom of the screen to save the above
configurations. You can now configure other advance sections or start
using the AP.
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WPA2 Mixed Encryption
Configuration
Encryption
To enable WEP, WPA, WPA2 and WPA2 Mixed
encryption modes, select the option in the drop
list. If you select none, any data will be
transmitted without Encryption and any station
can access the AP.
WPA Cipher Suite
Select the WPA Cipher Suite to be TKIP or AES
WPA2 Cipher Suite
Select the WPA2 Cipher Suite to be TKIP or AES
WPA Authentication
Mode
Select the WPA mode as “Enterprise
(WPA-Radius)” or “Personal (Pre-Shared Key)”.
Pre-Shared key
Format
Click on the drop list to select an Pre-Shared
Key Format as Passphrase or Hex
Pre-shared Key
Enter the Pre-shared Key according to the
pre-shared key format you select.
Click <Apply Change> at the bottom of the screen to save the above
configurations. You can now configure other advance sections or start
using the AP.
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Access Control
To restrict the Number of Access authentication of Stations, Set up the
control list in this page.
Configuration
Wireless Access
Control Mode
Click on the drop list to choose the access control
mode. You may select “Allow listed” to allow those
allowed MAC addresses or select “Deny Listed” to ban
those MAC addresses from accessing to this device.
MAC Address &
Comment
To set up the Value of MAC Address & Comment; enter
the MAC Address and Comment of station and click
Apply Changes to save.
Current Access
Control list
To Delete the station on the list, Click the check box in
the select item and click the “Delete Selected”. If you
want to delete all stations on the list, click “Delete All”
to remove all of them.
Click <Apply Change> button to save the above configurations. You can now
configure other advance sections or start using the AP.
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Statistics
On this page, you can monitor the sent & received packets counters of
wireless, Ethernet LAN, and Ethernet WAN. To see the latest report,
click refresh button.
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Upgrade Firmware
To Upgrade Firmware,
STEPS
1.
Click “browse…” button to select the
firmware you want to upgrade.
2.
Click Upload to start the upgrade process.
Please don’t close the WEB-browser and
wait for the process to be completed.
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Save and Reload Settings
To save setting to file, click “Save...” button.
To load setting from file,
1. Click “Browse…” on the to select the file
2. Click upload to start the process and wait for it to complete
To reset setting to Default, click the Reset button to start the process.
Log out
Click the “Apply Change” button to log out the system and save your
changes simultaneously.
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Product Specifications
Standard
Interface
Cable Connections
Network Data Rate
IEEE802.3, 10BASE-T
IEEE802.3u, 100BASE-TX
IEEE802.3x full duplex operation and flow control
IEEE802.11b wireless LAN infrastructure
IEEE802.11g wireless LAN infrastructure
1 * LAN port
Antenna: 802.11b/g wireless reverse SMA
detachable
RJ-45 (10BASE-T): Category 3,4,5 UTP
RJ-45 (100BASE-TX): Category 5 UTP
802.11b: 1, 2, 5.5 and 11Mbps
802.11g: 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 54Mbps
Transmission Mode
Auto-Negotiation (Full-duplex, Half-duplex)
LED indications
1*Power, 1*WLAN, 1*LAN
Security
Receiver Sensitivity
64/128-bit WEP,
WPA(TKIP with IEEE 802.1x), WPA2, AES
54Mbps OFDM, 10%PER, -68dBm
11Mbps CCK, 10%PER, -86dBm
1Mbps BPSK, 10%PER, -93dBm
Memory
Flash : 2MB, SDRAM : 8MB
Transmit Power
16dBm~18dBm
Range Coverage
Indoor 30m at 54Mbps
Outdoor 61m at 54Mbps.
Emission
FCC CLASS B, CE
Environmental
Operating Temperature: 0° ~ 40°C (32° ~ 104°F)
Storage Temperature: -10° ~ 70°C (-14° ~ 140°F)
Humidity: 10 ~ 95% RH non-condensing
Power Supply
External Power Adapter, 12VDC/ 1A
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DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
RADIO AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS TERMINAL EQUIPMENT
ACT (FTEG) AND DIRECTIVE 1999/5/EC (R & TTE DIRECTIVE)
= European Community Conformity Mark
We, Manufacturer/Importer
Longshine Technologie (Europe) GmbH
An der Strusbek 9
22926 Ahrensburg
Germany
Declare That The Product
LCS-WA5-45
Wireless 802.11g Access Point
Is In Conformity With:
Standards
Results
EN 301489-1V1.5.1 (2004-11)
EN 301489-17V1.2.1 (2002-08)
EN 55022 :1994+A1 :1995 + A2 :1997. Class B
EN 61000-3-2 :2000, Class A **(see note below)
EN 61000-3-3:1995+A1:2001
EN 61000-4-2:1995+A1:1998+A2:2001
EN 61000-4-3:1996+A1:1998+A2:2001
EN 61000-4-4 :2004
EN 61000-4-5 :1995+A1:2001
EN 61000-4-6 :1996+A1 :2001
EN 61000-4-11 :2004
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Identification of signatory empowered to bind the manufacturer or his authorized representative.
Signature
Manufacturer/Importer
Date: 13.02.2007
**The power consumption of EUT is 6.062W, which are less than 75W and no limits apply.
Therefore it is deemed to comply with EN 61000-3-2:2000 without any testing
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