User's Manual
TeleWell WLAN 54Mbps
32-bit PCI Card
User’s Manual
Version: 1.1
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Version: 1.1
Table of Contents
1
INTRODUCTION .................................................................................................................... 4
1.1
1.2
1.3
1.4
1.5
1.6
2
INSTALL DRIVERS & CLIENT UTILITY ............................................................................... 8
2.1
2.2
2.3
3
FEATURES & BENEFITS ..................................................................................................... 4
PACKAGE CONTENTS ........................................................................................................ 4
PCI CARD DESCRIPTION................................................................................................... 5
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS .................................................................................................. 5
APPLICATIONS .................................................................................................................. 5
NETWORK CONFIGURATION............................................................................................... 6
BEFORE YOU BEGIN ......................................................................................................... 8
INSTALLING THE PC CARD DRIVERS .................................................................................. 8
VERIFY THE INSTALLATION............................................................................................... 13
USING THE CLIENT UTILITY.............................................................................................. 14
3.1
CURRENT STATUS .......................................................................................................... 15
3.1.1
Advanced Status ................................................................................................. 15
3.2
PROFILE MANAGEMENT .................................................................................................. 16
3.2.1
Available Networks .............................................................................................. 16
3.2.2
New Profile .......................................................................................................... 17
3.2.2.1
General ....................................................................................................... 18
3.2.2.2
Security ....................................................................................................... 18
3.2.2.2.1
None....................................................................................................... 19
3.2.2.2.2
WPA ....................................................................................................... 20
3.2.2.2.2.1
WPA – TLS .................................................................................... 20
3.2.2.2.2.2
WPA – PEAP ................................................................................. 21
3.2.2.2.3
WPA – PSK............................................................................................ 22
3.2.2.2.4
802.1X .................................................................................................... 23
3.2.2.2.4.1
802.1X – TLS ................................................................................. 24
3.2.2.2.4.2
802.1X – PEAP .............................................................................. 24
3.2.2.2.4.3
802.1X – LEAP .............................................................................. 26
3.2.2.2.5
Pre-Shared Key...................................................................................... 27
3.2.2.3
Advanced .................................................................................................... 28
3.2.2.3.1
Access Point .......................................................................................... 28
3.2.2.3.2
Ad Hoc.................................................................................................... 29
3.3
DIAGNOSTICS ................................................................................................................. 30
3.3.1
Advanced Statistics ............................................................................................. 30
3.3.2
Driver Information ................................................................................................ 31
3.4
ACTION .......................................................................................................................... 31
3.4.1
Disable/Enable Radio .......................................................................................... 32
3.4.2
Country Select ..................................................................................................... 34
3.4.3
Disable/Enable Tray Icon .................................................................................... 34
3.5
OPTIONS ........................................................................................................................ 35
4
UNINSTALLATION .............................................................................................................. 37
APPENDIX A – SPECIFICATIONS .............................................................................................. 39
APPENDIX B – REGULATORY COMPLIANCE INFORMATION ............................................... 41
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Revision History
Version
Date
Notes
1.0
1.1
October 16, 2003
October 27, 2003
Initial Version
Updated Features/Benefits, Specs, package contents
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1 Introduction
The High-Speed Wireless Cardbus Adapter is the most convenient way to let you put
a desktop/notebook computer almost anywhere without the hassle of running
network cables. Now you don’t need to suffer from the drilling holes and exposed
cables. Once you are connected, you can do anything, just like the wired network.
The High-Speed Wireless Cardbus Adapter operates seamlessly and simultaneously
in both modes of 2.4GHz frequency spectrum supporting the 802.11b (11Mbps) and
the 802.11g (54Mbps) wireless standards. It’s the best way to add wireless capability
to your existing wired network, or add bandwidth to your wireless installation.
To protect your wireless connectivity, the High-Speed Wireless Cardbus Adapter can
encrypt all wireless transmissions through 64/128/152-bit WEP data encryption.
Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS) puts your network on the cleanest channel in
your location. With the High-Speed Wireless Cardbus Adapter, you will experience
the best wireless connectivity available.
1.1 Features & Benefits
Features
High-speed data rate up to 108 Mbps
Up to 152-bit WEP data encryption
and TKIP
IEEE 802.1x client support (optional)
Multi-country roaming (802.11d)
support
Advanced power management
TPC (Transmission Power Control)
support
Benefits
Capable of handling heavy data payloads
such as MPEG video streaming.
Powerful data security.
Enhances authentication and security.
Automatically adjusts regulatory domain
to operate in different countries.
Low power consumption in power saving
mode.
TPC offers flexibility to adjust RF output
power.
1.2 Package Contents
One PCI Card
One 2.4Ghz Detachable Antenna
One Installation CD
One Quick Installation Guide
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1.3 PCI Card Description
The PCI card is a standard PCI card that fits into any 32-bit PCI slot. The PC
card has a LED indicator and one antenna.
Dipole Antenna
LED Indicator
1.4 System Requirements
The following are the minimum system requirements in order to use the PCI card.
• PC/AT compatible computer with a 32-bit PCI slot.
• Windows 98/ME/ /2000/XP operating system.
• 300 MHz or higher processor
• 32 MB or greater memory
1.5 Applications
The wireless LAN products are easy to install and highly efficient. The following
list describes some of the many applications made possible through the power
and flexibility of wireless LANs:
a) Difficult-to-wire environments
There are many situations where wires cannot be laid easily. Historic
buildings, older buildings, open areas and across busy streets make the
installation of LANs either impossible or very expensive.
b) Temporary workgroups
Consider situations in parks, athletic arenas, exhibition centers, disasterrecovery, temporary offices and construction sites where one wants a
temporary WLAN established and removed.
c) The ability to access real-time information
Doctors/nurses, point-of-sale employees, and warehouse workers can
access real-time information while dealing with patients, serving
customers and processing information.
d) Frequently changed environments
Show rooms, meeting rooms, retail stores, and manufacturing sites where
frequently rearrange the workplace.
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e) Small Office and Home Office (SOHO) networks
SOHO users need a cost-effective, easy and quick installation of a small
network.
f) Wireless extensions to Ethernet networks
Network managers in dynamic environments can minimize the overhead
caused by moves, extensions to networks, and other changes with
wireless LANs.
g) Wired LAN backup
Network managers implement wireless LANs to provide backup for
mission-critical applications running on wired networks.
h) Training/Educational facilities
Training sites at corporations and students at universities use wireless
connectivity to ease access to information, information exchanges, and
learning.
1.6 Network Configuration
To better understand how the wireless LAN products work together to create a
wireless network, it might be helpful to depict a few of the possible wireless LAN
PC card network configurations. The wireless LAN products can be configured
as:
a) Ad-hoc (or peer-to-peer) for departmental or SOHO LANs.
b) Infrastructure for enterprise LANs.
a) Ad-Hoc (peer-to-peer) Mode
This is the simplest network configuration with several computers
equipped with the PC Cards that form a wireless network whenever they
are within range of one another. In ad-hoc mode, each client is peer-topeer, would only have access to the resources of the other client and
does not require an access point. This is the easiest and least expensive
way for the SOHO to set up a wireless network. The image below depicts
a network in ad-hoc mode.
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b) Infrastructure Mode
The infrastructure mode requires the use of an access point (AP). In this
mode, all wireless communication between two computers has to be via
the AP. It doesn’t matter if the AP is stand-alone or wired to an Ethernet
network. If used in stand-alone, the AP can extend the range of
independent wireless LANs by acting as a repeater, which effectively
doubles the distance between wireless stations. The image below
depicts a network in infrastructure mode.
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2 Install Drivers & Client Utility
This chapter describes how to install the drivers and client utility in Windows
98/ME/2000/XP.
2.1 Before You Begin
Before installing the new drivers into your PC, you need to remove all of the Wireless
LAN PC card drivers that you have installed.
During the installation, Windows 98/ME/2000/XP may need to copy systems files
from its installation CD. Therefore, you may need a copy of the Windows installation
CD at hand before installing the drivers. On many systems, instead of a CD, the
necessary installation files are archived on the hard disk in C:\WINDOWS
\OPTIONS\CABS directory.
2.2 Installing the PC Card Drivers
Follow the steps below in order to install the PCI card drivers:
1. Insert the CD-ROM that was provided to you in this package. The setup
should run automatically. If the setup does not run automatically, then you
must manually select the setup.exe file from the CD-ROM drive.
2. Once the setup begins you will see the Install Shield Wizard, as the image
depicts below.
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3. Click on the Next button to continue. The Install Wizard will then let you
select a destination folder for the utility and drivers. Click on the Browse
button and specify another folder, or click on the Next button to use the
default folder.
4. The Install Wizard will then allow you to select a Program Folder. Select one
from the list, or click on the Next button to use the default program folder.
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5. The Install Wizard will then inform you that it has enough information to begin
the installation process. Click on the Next button to continue.
6. The Install Wizard will then begin to copy the files to your computer, as the
image depicts below.
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7. Click on the Finish button. The first part of the installation is complete.
8. Gently insert the PCI card into the 32-bit PCI slot of your PC. Windows will
automatically detect the PCI card and display the Found New Hardware
Wizard, as the image depicts below.
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9. Select the Install the software automatically (Recommended) radio
button, and then click on the Next button to continue. If you are using
Windows XP, you will see a message regarding Windows Logo Testing, click
on the Continue Anyway button to continue.
10. The setup will then begin to copy the necessary files. After the copying is
completed you will see the final screen of the installation procedure, as the
image depicts below.
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11. The installation of the PCI card is now complete. Click on the Finish button.
2.3 Verify the installation
Follow the steps below in order to verify that the PCI card has been installed and is
functioning properly:
1.
2.
3.
4.
Click on Start > Settings > Control Panel.
Double click on the System icon.
Click on the Hardware tab, and then click on the Device Manger button.
Select Network adapters to view a list of network adapters on your PC. You
will then see a window similar to the image below.
5. Make sure that a yellow (?) or a red (X) does not appear next to the PC card
(WLAN AR5001X+ Wireless Network Adapter). If you do see a (?) or (X) you
would need to uninstall the drivers, and reinstall them again. In order to
uninstall the drivers refer to Chapter 4 Uninstallation.
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3 Using the Client Utility
This chapter describes the features of the PCI card and its configuration process.
After a successful installation, an IEEE 802.11 program group will be added to the
Programs menu.
To launch the Client Utility click Start > Programs >
IEEE 80211 > 802.11 WLAN NIC Utility. You will
then see the Client Utility icon in the system tray of
you computer.
Client Utility
Right-click on the Client Utility icon in the system tray and then click on Open Client
Utility, as the image depicts below.
The Client Utility will then appear and display three tabs: Current Status, Power
Management, and Diagnostics. Each tab is described in detail in the next few
sections.
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3.1 Current Status
The first tab displayed in the Current Status tab. This tab displays the Profile
Name, Network Type, Current Mode, Current Channel, Link Status, Encryption Type,
and IP Address. Configuration for each of these items is described in their
respective sections.
3.1.1 Advanced Status
Click on the Advanced button to view more details about the status. You will then
see the following window.
The Advanced Status window displays the following: Country, Transmit Power
Level, Network Name (SSID), Power Save Mode, Frequency, Transmit Rate, and
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Receive Rate. Configuration for each of these items is described in their respective
sections. Click on the OK button to close this window and return to the Current
Status tab.
3.2 Profile Management
The second tab displayed in the Profile Management tab. This tab is used to create
a new profile, modify and existing profile, remove an existing profile, or activate an
existing profile.
3.2.1 Available Networks
Click on the Available Networks… button to select from a list of Access Point and
Ad Hoc networks. You will then see the following window.
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This window displays a list of Access Point and Ad-Hoc networks in the area. Details
included are the Network Name (SSID), Encryption Key, Signal Strength, Channel,
and Wireless Mode.
If you would like to associate with an Access Point or Ad-Hoc network, select a
Network Name (SSID) from the list and then click on Activate button. You will then
be associated with that network, if you have the correct permissions/keys.
3.2.2 New Profile
Click on the New button in order to create a new network to associate with.
Another window will then appear displaying three tabs: General, Security, and
Advanced. Each tab is described below.
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3.2.2.1 General
The first tab displayed is the General tab. Here you can specify a profile name and
SSID.
Profile Name: enter a name for this profile; this can be any name that you
may associate with your network.
SSID1: enter the SSID of the network. The SSID is a unique name shared
among all points in your wireless network. The SSID must be identical for all
points in the network, and is case-sensitive.
Click on the OK button to save the changes.
3.2.2.2 Security
The second tab displayed is the Security tab. Here you can specify and configure
the security method that is used by your network. There are five types of security
methods available: None, WPA, WPA-PSK, 802.1X, and Pre-Shared Key.
Configuration for each security method is described below.
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None
If your network does not use any type of security select the None radio button and
then click on the OK button.
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WPA
WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access) was designed to improve upon the security features
of WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy). The technology is designed to work with
existing Wi-FI products that have been enabled with WEP. WPA provides improved
data encryption through the Temporal Integrity Protocol (TKIP), which scrambles the
keys using a hashing algorithm and by adding an integrity-checking feature which
makes sure that keys haven’t been tampered with.
If your network uses WPA, select that radio button. You must then select an EAP
type from the drop-down list. The two options available are: TLS and PEAP. Each
one is described below.
3.2.2.2.2.1
WPA – TLS
EAP (Extensible Authentication Protocol) is an extension to the PPP protocol that
enables a variety of authentication protocols to be used. It passes through the
exchange of authentication messages, allowing the authentication software stored in
a server to interact with its counterpart in the client.
TLS (Transport Layer Security) is an IETF standardized authentication protocol that
uses PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) certificate-based authentication of both the client
and authentication server.
Select TLS from the drop-down list, and then click on the Configure button. The
Client Utility will then search your computer for any certificates. If you do not have
any certificates, you will see the following message, requiring you to select another
EAP option. Click on the OK button.
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WPA – PEAP
EAP (Extensible Authentication Protocol) is an extension to the PPP protocol that
enables a variety of authentication protocols to be used. It passes through the
exchange of authentication messages, allowing the authentication software stored in
a server to interact with its counterpart in the client.
PEAP (Protected Extensible Authentication Protocol) is a protocol developed jointly
by Microsoft, RSA Security, and Cisco for transmitting authentication data, including
passwords over a 802.11 wireless network. PEAP authenticates wireless LAN
clients using only server-side digital certificates by creating an SSL/TLS tunnel
between the client and the authentication server. The tunnel then protects the
subsequent user authentication exchange.
Select PEAP from the drop-down list, and then click on the Configure button. You
will then see the following window.
Server Properties: select a server name from the drop-down list.
User Name: enter the user name.
Password: enter the password.
Confirm Password: re-type the password for confirmation purposes.
Click on the OK button, or click on the Advanced Configuration button to
specify a server or login name.
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After clicking on the Advanced Configuration button, you will see the following
window.
Specific Server or Domain: place a check in this box and enter the server
or domain name. This field is optional.
Login Name: place a check in this box and enter the login name. This field
is optional.
3.2.2.2.3
WPA – PSK
WPA – PSK (Pre-shared Key) is used in a Pre Shared Key mode that does not
require an authentication server. Access to the Internet and the rest of the wireless
network services is allowed only if the pre-shared key of the computer matches that
of the Access Point. This approach offers the simplicity of the WEP key, but uses
stronger TKIP encryption.
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If your network uses WPA-PSK, select that radio button, and then click on the
Configure button. You will then see the following window.
Enter the WPA pass-phrase in the text box. The pass-phrase must be a minimum of
8 characters. This is the password shared between the Access Points and the
Clients. Click on the OK button when completed.
3.2.2.2.4
802.1X
802.1X provides an authentication framework for wireless LANs allowing a user to be
authenticated by a central authority. 802.1X uses an existing protocol called EAP.
EAP (Extensible Authentication Protocol) is an extension to the PPP protocol that
enables a variety of authentication protocols to be used. It passes through the
exchange of authentication messages, allowing the authentication software stored in
a server to interact with its counterpart in the client.
If your network uses 802.1X, select that radio button. You must then select an EAP
type from the drop-down list. The three options available are: TLS, PEAP, and LEAP.
Each one is described below.
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802.1X – TLS
EAP (Extensible Authentication Protocol) is an extension to the PPP protocol that
enables a variety of authentication protocols to be used. It passes through the
exchange of authentication messages, allowing the authentication software stored in
a server to interact with its counterpart in the client.
TLS (Transport Layer Security) is an IETF standardized authentication protocol that
uses PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) certificate-based authentication of both the client
and authentication server.
Select TLS from the drop-down list, and then click on the Configure button. The
Client Utility will then search your computer for any certificates. If you do not have
any certificates, you will see the following message, requiring you to select another
EAP option. Click on the OK button.
3.2.2.2.4.2
802.1X – PEAP
EAP (Extensible Authentication Protocol) is an extension to the PPP protocol that
enables a variety of authentication protocols to be used. It passes through the
exchange of authentication messages, allowing the authentication software stored in
a server to interact with its counterpart in the client.
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PEAP (Protected Extensible Authentication Protocol) is a protocol developed jointly
by Microsoft, RSA Security, and Cisco for transmitting authentication data, including
passwords over a 802.11 wireless network. PEAP authenticates wireless LAN
clients using only server-side digital certificates by creating an SSL/TLS tunnel
between the client and the authentication server. The tunnel then protects the
subsequent user authentication exchange.
Select PEAP from the drop-down list, and then click on the Configure button. You
will then see the following window.
Server Properties: select a server name from the drop-down list.
User Name: enter the user name.
Password: enter the password.
Confirm Password: re-type the password for confirmation purposes.
Click on the OK button, or click on the Advanced Configuration button to
specify a server or login name.
After clicking on the Advanced Configuration button, you will see the following
window.
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Specific Server or Domain: place a check in this box and enter the server
or domain name. This field is optional.
Login Name: place a check in this box and enter the login name. This field
is optional.
3.2.2.2.4.3
802.1X – LEAP
EAP (Extensible Authentication Protocol) is an extension to the PPP protocol that
enables a variety of authentication protocols to be used. It passes through the
exchange of authentication messages, allowing the authentication software stored in
a server to interact with its counterpart in the client.
LEAP (Lightweight Extensible Authentication Protocol) also known as CiscoWireless EAP provides username/password-based authentication between a
wireless client and a RADIUS server. LEAP is one of several protocols used with the
IEEE 802.1X standard for LAN port access control. LEAP also delivers a session key
to the authenticated station, so that future frames can be encrypted with a key that is
different than keys used by others sessions. Dynamic key delivery eliminates one big
vulnerability; static encryption keys that are shared by all stations in the WLAN.
Select LEAP from the drop-down list, and then click on the Configure button. You
will then see the following window.
User Name: enter the user name.
Password: enter the password.
Confirm Password: re-type the password for confirmation purposes.
Click on the OK button to continue.
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Pre-Shared Key
Pre-shared Key does not require an authentication server. Access to the Internet
and the rest of the wireless network services is allowed only if the pre-shared key of
the computer matches that of the Access Point. This approach offers the simplicity
of the WEP key, but uses stronger TKIP encryption.
If your network uses a Pre-Shared Key, select that radio button, and then click on
the Configure button. You will then see the following window.
Hexadecimal (0-9, A-F): select this radio button if you would like to use
hexadecimal characters as the Pre-shared Key.
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ASCII Text (all keyboard characters): select this option if you would like to
use ASCII text as the Pre-shared Key.
Per-User-Key: enter a per-user-key, and then select an encryption type
from the drop-down list (64/128/152-bit).
Shared Key 1-4: enter the shared-key, and then select an encryption type
from the drop-down list.
Click on the OK button to continue.
3.2.2.3 Advanced
The third tab displayed is the Advanced tab. Here you can configure details about
an Access Point or Ad Hoc network Configuration for each security method is
described below.
3.2.2.3.1
Access Point
Power Save Mode: select a power save mode from the drop-down list.
Network Type: select Access Point from the drop-down list.
802.11b Preamble: select Short & Long or Long Only.
Transmit Power Level: select a power level from the drop-down list.
Wireless Mode 2.4 GHz 11 Mbps: place a check in this box if you would
like to use 2.4 GHz 11 Mbps.
Wireless Mode 2.4 GHz 54 Mbps: place a check in this box if you would
like to use 2.4 GHz 11 Mbps.
Click on the OK button to continue.
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Ad Hoc
Network Type: select Ad Hoc from the drop-down list.
802.11b Preamble: select Short & Long or Long Only.
Transmit Power Level: select a power level from the drop-down list.
Wireless Mode 2.4 GHz 11 Mbps: place a check in this box if you would
like to use 2.4 GHz 11 Mbps.
Wireless Mode 2.4 GHz 54 Mbps: place a check in this box if you would
like to use 2.4 GHz 11 Mbps.
Channel: select a channel number from the drop-down list, or set the
channel to auto.
Click on the OK button to continue.
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3.3 Diagnostics
The third tab displayed in the Diagnostics tab.
receive frame details.
This tab displays transmit and
3.3.1 Advanced Statistics
Click on the Advanced Statistics button to view more detailed statistics.
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3.3.2 Driver Information
Click on the Driver Information button to view details about the driver. Included
information is: Card Name, MAC Address, Driver, Driver Version, and Driver Date.
3.4 Action
Click on the Action menu, you will then see three options: Disable/Enable Radio,
Country Select, and Disable Tray Icon. Each one is described in detail below.
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3.4.1 Disable/Enable Radio
In order to disable the radio, click on Action, and then select Disable Radio.
You will then see the following message confirming that the RF signals have been
disabled. Click on the OK button.
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In order to enable the radio, click on Action, and then select Enable Radio.
You will then see the following message confirming that the RF signals have been
enabled. Click on the OK button.
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3.4.2 Country Select
In order to configure the Country on the PC Card, click on Action and then select
Country Select.
Select your country from the drop-down list, and then click on the OK button.
3.4.3 Disable/Enable Tray Icon
This item allows you to set the system tray radio icon to appear or disappear. Click
on Action, and then select Disable Tray Icon.
To enable the Tray Icon, Click on Action, and the select Enable Tray Icon.
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3.5 Options
Click on the Options menu and then select Display Settings.
You will then see the following window. In this window you can configure the display
options of: Signal Strength, Refresh Interval, and Data Display.
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Signal Strength Display Units: select a display unit option: % or dB.
Refresh Interval (seconds): enter a refresh interval value.
Data Display: select a data display option: Relative or Cumulative.
Click on the OK button.
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4 Uninstallation
If the PC card installation is unsuccessful for any reason, the best way to solve
the problem may be to completely uninstall the PC card and its software and
repeat the installation procedure again.
Follow the steps below in order to uninstall the Client Utility:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Click on Start > Settings > Control Panel.
Double click on the System icon.
Click on the Hardware tab, and then click on the Device Manger button.
Select Network adapters to view a list of network adapters on your PC.
Right-click on the WLAN AR5001X+ Wireless Network Adapter, you will
then see a window similar to the image below.
6. Select Uninstall. You will then see the following message asking you to
confirm the device removal.
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7. Click on the OK button. The driver Uninstallation will then complete.
8. Click Start > Programs > 802.11 WLAN NIC Driver & Utility, you will then
see the following window.
9. Select the Remove radio button, and then click on the Next button.
10. A message will then appear asking to you confirm the Uninstallation. Click on
the OK button.
11. The Client Utility will then begin to uninstall. Another window will then appear
select Yes, I want to restart my computer now radio button, and then click
on the Finish button. The Uninstallation process is complete.
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High-Speed Wireless 32-bit PCI Card
Version: 1.1
Appendix A – Specifications
General
Data Rates
802.11g : 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48 & 54Mbps. (Super G: Up to
108Mbps)
802.11b : 1, 2, 5.5, 11Mbps.
Network Standards
IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11b
Compliance
FCC Part 15/UL, ETSI 300/328/CE
Current consumption
Continue Tx: < 850mA
Continue Rx: < 550mA
Drivers
Windows 98/ME/2000/XP
Operational voltage
3.3V
Security
IEEE802.1x Support for LEAP (Optional)
WPA - Wi-Fi Protected Access (64,128,152-WEP with TKIP, Shared
Key Authentication)
RF Information
Frequency Band
2.412~2.462GHz(US)
2.412~2.484GHz(Japan)
2.412~2.472GHz(Europe ETSI)
2.457~2.462GHz(Spain)
2.457~2.472GHz(France)
Channels
11 for North America, 14 for Japan, 13 for Europe,
2 for Spain, 4 for France
Media Access
Protocol
Carrier sense multiple access with collision avoidance (CSMA/CA)
Modulation
Technology
802.11g : OFDM (64-QAM, 16-QAM, QPSK, BPSK)
802.11b : DSSS (DBPSK, DQPSK, CCK)
Receive Sensitivity
(typical)
-93dBm @ 1Mbps -89dBm @ 9Mbps -80dBm @ 36Mbps
-92dBm @ 2Mbps -88dBm @ 12Mbps -74dBm @ 48Mbps
-91dBm @ 5.5Mbps -87dBm @ 18Mbps -70dBm @ 54Mbps
-90dBm @ 6Mbps -83dBm @ 24Mbp
Super G: -71dBm @ 96Mbps -67dBm @ 108Mbps
Transmit Output
Power (Typical)
802.11g :
19dBm +-2dBm @ 6~24Mbps
18dBm +-2dBm @ 36 Mbps
16dBm +-2dBm @ 48 Mbps
15dBm +-2dBm @ 54~108 Mbps
802.11b :
20dBm +-2dBm for all rates
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High-Speed Wireless 32-bit PCI Card
Version: 1.1
Physical
LED
RF Link activity
Interface
32-bit PCI V2.0 Interface
Antenna
Integrated built-in diversity Antenna
Dimensions
(HxWxL)
6.3mm x 54mm x 118mm ( 0.30in x 2.13in x 4.65in)
Environmental
Temperature Range
Humidity (noncondensing)
0°C to 50°C - Operating
-40°Cto 70°C - Storage
5%~95% Typical
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High-Speed Wireless 32-bit PCI Card
Version: 1.1
Appendix B – Regulatory Compliance
Information
Radio Frequency Interference Requirements
This device complies with Part 15 of FCC Rules and Canada RSS-210. Operation is subject to the
following conditions:
1.
2.
3.
4.
This device may not cause harmful interference.
This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause
undesired operation.
To comply with RF safety requirements, you must maintain a distance of 20 cm from the antenna
when operating the device.
This transmitter must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or
transmitter.
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 the 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 of the following measures:
1.
2.
3.
4.
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is
connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
FCC Caution: To assure continued compliance, (example – use only shielded interface cables when
connecting to computer or peripheral devices). Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by
the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment.
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