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Table of Content
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Table of Contents
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Chapter 1 Introduction
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1.1 Product Overview
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1.2 Product Features & Benefits
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1.3 What is in the package
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1.4 LED lights
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1.5 Type of Wireless Networks
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Chapter 2 Installation
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2.1 System Requirements
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2.2 Hardware Installation
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2.3 Software Installation
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2.3.1 Install Driver Only Installation – an alternative way to install driver
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Chapter 3 Blitzz Wireless LAN Utility
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3.1 For Windows XP Users
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3.2 Installation
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3.3 Blitzz Wireless LAN Utility
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Chapter 4 Microsoft Wireless LAN Utility for Windows XP
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4.1 If you want to use Blitzz Wireless LAN Utility
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4.2 Basic Configuration
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4.2 Advanced Configuration
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Appendix A1
A. Glossary
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B. Product Specifications
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C. Troubleshooting
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D. Government Compliance Notices
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Chapter 1
Introduction
1.1. Product Overview
The BWU613B 11Mbps IEEE 802.11b Wireless LAN USB Adapter is
a standard USB interface adapter integrated with wireless LAN
technology. It provides you the easiest, fastest way to access your
wireless and wired network. Its 11Mbps data rate gives equivalent
Ethernet speed to access corporate network or the Internet in a
wireless environment.
The BWU613B WLAN USB Adaptor is fully compliant with
IEEE802.11b communication standard and interoperable with any
WLAN components which using the same IEEE802.11b and 802.11g
technology. When installed, BWU613B Wireless LAN USB Adapter is
able to communicate with any 802.11 and 802.11b compliant
products. It makes your further device purchase easier when
expanding your network.
The Blitzz BWU613B WLAN USB Adaptor also provides powerful
features such as the Windows-based configuration utility, WEP security
and more. Maximize network efficiency while minimizing your network
investment and maintenance costs.
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1.2. Features and Benefits
The Blitzz BWU613B Wireless USB Adaptor provides the following
features:
Features 11Mbps data rate by incorporating Direct Sequence
Spread Spectrum technology.
Fully IEEE 802.11b compatible. Allow inter-operation among
multiple vendors.
Operates in the fast and reliable 2.4Ghz ISM band, without the
need for an FCC license.
Rate adaptive on 1, 2, 5.5 and 11 Mbps.
Working range up to 800 ft. in open environment.
Supports point-to-point and point-to-multipoint access.
Seamless roaming within the 802.11 & 802.11b wireless LAN
infrastructure.
Provides user authentication to enforce tight security.
Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS) technology provides
robust, interference-resistant and secure wireless connection.
Supports Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP).
Supports Plug and Play. Easy installation.
Wireless connection without the cost of cabling. Greater
flexibility to locate or move networked PCs. Easy to install and
friendly to user, just plug and play!
Provides Window-based Diagnostic, Statistics Tools and Traffic
Monitoring.
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1.3 What's in the package?
BWU613B Wireless LAN USB Adaptor
Quick Installation Guide
USB Cable
NetWave Driver & Utility CD
All packages have been checked carefully for their completeness
before shipped. Please contact the place of purchase if any of the
above listed items are missing or damaged.
If you encountered any difficulty in using this product while all the
above items are complete, please refer to Appendix C for
Troubleshooting information before making the decision to return
your Wireless LAN USB Adaptor to your dealer.
1.4
LED Indicators
The BWU613B Wireless USB Stick Adaptor has 1 status LEDs show
the wireless linking status and a foldable antenna.
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Function
LED
1.5
Behavior
Dark
Green
Blinking
Definition
Power Off
Wireless connection established
Not connected.
Types of wireless LAN networks
There are two types of wireless network for this WLAN card, the
“Ad-Hoc mode” and the “Infrastructure mode”.
Ad-Hoc mode: Connecting to other computer with WLAN card. This
mode does not need AP to connect to each other.
Infrastructure mode: All wireless adapters are connected Via
“Access Point” (AP) to connect to the Internet. This mode further gives
wireless access to Internet or data sharing under a previously wired
environment. Comparing to Ad-Hoc mode, Infrastructure mode has the
following advantages:
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Longer distance: Through AP, the wireless access distance is
longer.
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Roaming: The wireless devices can move within the AP support
area.
Integration of wired and wireless environment.
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Chapter 2
Installation
Do not plug-in your BWU613B Wireless USB
Adapter yet. Although, you can install the driver
through traditional plug-and-play. We recommend
you install driver and Wireless LAN Utility by
following steps before hardware installation.
Attention
2.1
If you want to install the BWU613B driver only
without Wireless LAN Utility, please go section 2.5
Driver Installation directly for installation.
System Requirements
In order to use the BWU613B Wireless USB Adaptor, your
computer must be equipped with the following:
1. An available USB 1.1 socket.
2. Windows 98se/ME/2000/XP (with a Windows installation CDROM, diskettes for use during installation)
3. Minimum 500 Kbytes free disk space for installing driver and
utility program.
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2.2 Hardware installation
Depends on the the location of the USB port on your system, you
can choose directly plug the wireless USB adapter into the USB port
on your system or use the included USB cable to connect the system
at one end and connect the USB wireless adapter at the other.
Follow the steps below to install the BWU613B Wireless USB
Adaptor.
1. Find an available USB socket in your computer.
2. Plug one flat end (USB type A) of USB cable into any USB jack on
your computer. Plug the other end, square end (type B) of USB
cable into USB socket on BWU613B Wireless LAN USB Adaptor.
3. Please place the BWU613B in a good position to have the best
wireless connection.
2.3
Software installation
Note: The screens showed below are from Windows 2000. For other
Windows system, the steps are the same, but the screens shown
will be a little different.
2.3.1 Install Driver
1. The Windows will show a message that it has detected an USB
device after you plug the USB adapter into your system. Please
choose the default selection (with “Recommended”) and click
“Next”.
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3. Choose “CD ROM”, and insert the “BWU613B Manual & Driver”,
then click “Next”.
2. Your PC will recognize the “USB Wireless LAN Card”, and click
“Next” to install driver.
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3. At the last screen “Finish” to leave this dialogue window.
4. After installation, please check whether the installation is success.
5. Verification:
To verify that you have install the driver correctly,
press Start Button Setting Control Panel
Double click “System” click “Hardware” Device
manager Network Adapters. If the install is success, it
should include “USB Wireless Lan CARD” item.
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Chapter 3
Blitzz Wireless
LAN Utility
Blitzz Wireless LAN Utility, WLU, is the best utility to manage your
BWU613B Wireless USB Adapter. It is a Windows based utility that
works with Windows 98se, ME, 2000 and XP operating systems.
This chapter illustrates the installation process, configuration of the
Utility.
3.1 For Windows XP Users
Windows XP has its built-in Wireless LAN Utility. You can use either
Blitzz WLU or Microsoft Window XP WLU. Switching from Windows XP’s
Utility between Blitzz’, please do following steps. Right click on the
Blitzz WLU icon ( ) and click Exit. The Microsoft WLU will take over
the wireless management immediately.
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3.2 Installation
1. Insert the “Manual & Driver CD-ROM” into the CD-ROM driver of
your PC, and you’ll see the software installation window as shown
below.
2. Click “Setup Driver & Utility”, and choose the “default” item
through the installation process.
3. After successful installation, you’ll see the new icon appear in the
Icon Tray.
4. The software will automatically search for available APs for
connecting to the Internet.
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5. If the utility is not properly installed, the Icon appeared is in red
background.
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3.3 Blitzz Wireless LAN Utility
Interface
1.
Click the
icon and the software utility window shows up.
2.
Status window allows you to change Operation Mode,
Channel, SSID, Tx Rate, Int Roaming, and Radio. It also
shows the connecting signal and quality as reference to
adjust configurations.
Network Type
To connect your wireless station to a local network infrastructure,
set the station operation mode to Infrastructure (with Access Point,
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default setting). In case you do not wish to connect to a network
infrastructure, but prefer to setup a small wireless workgroup, you can
choose 802.11 Ad-Hoc (without Access Point). In Ad-Hoc network, all
wireless stations have to setup with the same radio channel and SSID.
NOTE: 1.The BWU613B Wireless LAN USB Adaptor works with any
IEEE802.11 and 802.11b compliant Access Points.
2. Ad-Hoc selection is only for peer-to-peer communication in
between many BWU613.
Channel
To connect your wireless station to Ad-Hoc mode, you need to set
the channel for the wireless stations. When the Ad-Hoc mode is
selected, be sure to set your wireless stations with the same channel.
ESSID however can be ignored.
Transmit Rate
The BWU613B Wireless LAN USB Adaptor provides various data
rate options for you to select. Data rates options include Auto, Fixed
1Mb/s, Fixed 2Mb/s, Auto Select 1M or 2M, Fixed 5.5Mb/s, and
Fixed 11Mb/s. In most networking scenarios, you will see that the
factory-set default Fully Auto will proved to be the most efficient
selection.
This setting allows your BWU613B to operate at the
maximum data rate. When the communications quality drops below a
certain level, the BWU613B will automatically switch to a lower data
rate. Transmitting data in lower data speeds are usually more reliable.
However, when the communications quality improves again, the
BWU613B will gradually increase the data rate, until it has reached the
highest available transmit rate.
ESS ID
The ESS ID (Extended Service Set) is a group ID. All wireless APs
and network adaptors must have the same ESS ID to identify each
other as a group member. The default ANY (case sensitive) means
when the Wireless USB Adapter starts to work, it will associate with
the Access Point that gives the fastest response. You can also enter a
specific ESSID of a network group you want to join.
It is
recommended you specify an ESSID. This will prevent your computer
from unintentionally connecting to a different wireless network.
BSS ID
The BSS ID (Basic Service Set) is a unique ID of an Access Point.
We use the AP’s MAC address as the BSS ID here.
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Chapter 4
Microsoft
Wireless LAN
Utility for
Windows XP
Windows XP has already included its wireless LAN utility for the
best wireless network performance. Please use the utility came with
Windows XP with following instructions.
4.1 If you want to use Blitzz
Wireless LAN Utility
If you want to use Blitzz Wireless LAN Utility in Windows XP, you
need to install the utility. Then follow the steps. To learn how to use
Blitzz Wireless LAN Utility, please see Chapter 3 Blitzz Wireless LAN
Utility.
1. Open Network Connections. Right-click Wireless Network
Connection, and then click Properties.
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4.
Click on the Wireless Networks tab. Clear Use Windows to
configure my wireless network settings check box. Click
OK to release the control of wireless network.
5.
Run the Blitzz WLU from menu and the Blitzz WLU icon (
will showup.
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4.2
Basic Configuration
To set up automatic wireless network configuration
1.
Open Network Connections.
2.
Right-click Wireless Network Connection, and then click
Properties.
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3.
Click on the Wireless Networks tab.
4.
Click on the Wireless Networks tab.
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Note
If a network does not broadcast its network name,
it will not appear under Available networks. To
connect to an access point (infrastructure) network
that you know is available but that does not
appear under Available networks, under
Preferred networks, click Add. In Wireless
Network Properties, specify the network name
(Service Set Identifier) and, if needed, the wireless
network key settings.
The Use Windows to configure my wireless network
settings is checked by default. Please keep it checked for
Wireless network management.
5.
To connect to an existing wireless network, do one of the
following:
Access point (infrastructure)
To connect to an existing access point (infrastructure)
network, such as BWA611 Wireless Router, under Available
networks, click the network name, and then click Configure.
You will see the Wireless Network Properties.
In Wireless Network Properties, specify the wireless
network key (Wired Equivalent Privacy) settings, or, if the
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network key is automatically provided for you (for example,
the key is stored on the wireless network adapter given to you
by your administrator), select the The key is provided for
me automatically check box. If you are unsure about
whether a network key is needed or which settings you need
to enter, contact your network administrator.
Computer-to-computer (ad hoc)
To connect to an existing computer-to-computer (ad hoc)
network, under Available networks, click the network name,
and then click Configure.
In Wireless Network Properties, specify the wireless
network key (Wired Equivalent Privacy) settings, or, if the
network key is automatically provided for you (for example, the
key is stored on the wireless network adapter given to you by
your administrator), select the The key is provided for me
automatically check box. If you are unsure about whether a
network key is needed or which settings you need to enter,
contact your network administrator.
If you want to connect to a computer-to-computer (ad hoc)
network and both computer-to-computer and access point
(infrastructure) networks are within range of your computer,
click Advanced, and then click Computer-to-computer (ad
hoc) networks only.
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6.
To configure a new wireless network connection, click Add,
and then do the following:
In Wireless Network Properties, specify the network name
(Service Set Identifier) and, if needed, the wireless network
key settings.
If the network connection that you are configuring is to a
computer-to-computer (ad hoc) network, select the This is a
computer-to-computer (ad hoc) network; wireless
access points are not used check box.
7.
To change the order in which connection attempts to preferred
networks are made, under Preferred networks, click the
wireless network that you want to move to a new position on
the list, and then click Move up or Move down.
8.
To change the wireless network connection settings for a
network that is listed in Preferred networks, click the
wireless network for which you want to change settings, click
Properties, and then change the settings as needed.
9.
To remove a wireless network from the list of preferred
networks, under Preferred networks, click the wireless
network that you want to remove, and then click Remove.
10. To update the list of available networks that are within range of
your computer, click Refresh.
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11. To automatically connect to available networks that do not
appear in the Preferred networks list, click Advanced, and
then select the Automatically connect to non-preferred
networks check box.
When
you
enable
automatic
wireless
network
configuration, you can connect to an existing wireless
network, change wireless network connection settings,
configure a new wireless network connection, and specify
preferred wireless networks. You will be notified when new
wireless networks are available. After you select a wireless
network, your wireless network adapter will be automatically
configured to match the settings of that network, and a
network connection attempt will be made.
Note
To configure settings on the Wireless Networks
tab, you must be logged on as an administrator.
For more information, see Microsoft Windows XP
user’s manual.
The BWU603 Wireless LAN USB Adaptor is a ready-to-use device.
Its default configuration is set for the typical Infrastructure Wireless
LAN. Simply install the USB Adaptor onto your computer and it is
ready to use.
In other situations, however, you may change to adjust
configuration settings depending on how you would like to manage
your wireless network. The WLU utility can let you make configuration
changes and perform user-level diagnostics with your BWU603
Wireless LAN USB Adaptor. When you minimize the window, a system
tray icon will be loaded in the toolbar. Clicking on the icon will open
the configuration window again.
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4.3 Advanced Configuration
If you are an advanced user, you can configure the BWU613
Wireless USB Adapter directly. Open Network Connections. Right-click
Wireless Network Connection, and then click Properties. Select
the Wireless USB Adapter in Connect using and click Configure.
802.11 Power Save: Enable the function to allow the Adapter
to go to sleep mode, during which data communication could
be interrupted. (Disabled or Enabled)
Fragmentation Threshold
Fragmentation mechanism is used for improving the efficiency
when high traffic flows along in the wireless network. If you
often transmit large files in wireless network with BWU613
Wireless LAN USB Adaptor, you can enable the Fragmentation
Threshold and it will split the packet. The value can be set
from 64 to 1500. The default value is 2432, which means
disabled.
Preamble Type
A preamble is a signal used in wireless environment to
synchronize the transmitting timing including synchronization
and start frame delimiter. (Note: Checking the setting of AP
prior to changing the Preamble type is recommended.)
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Long If in a "noisy" network environment, the Preamble
Type should be set to Long.
Short The Short preamble is intended for applications
where minimum overhead and maximum performance is
desired. If in a "noisy" network environment, the
performance would be decreased.
Auto Select Auto for the USB adapter to select the
Preamble type automatically depending on the Access
Point Preamble type.
Rate (Mbps)
The BWU613 Wireless LAN USB Adaptor provides various data
rate options for you to select. Data rates options include
Auto, Fixed 1Mb/s, 2Mb/s, Fixed 5.5Mb/s, and Fixed
11Mb/s. In most networking scenarios, you will see that the
factory-set default Auto will prove the most efficient. This
setting will allow your BWU613 to operate at the maximum
data rate. When the communications quality drops below a
certain level, the BWU613 will automatically switch to a lower
data rate. Transmitting data in lower data speeds are usually
more reliable. However, when the communications quality
improves again, the BWU613 will gradually increase the data
rate again, until it has reached the highest available transmit
rate.
RTS Threshold
RTS Threshold is a mechanism implemented to prevent the
“Hidden Node” problem. “Hidden Node” is a situation in which
two stations are within range of the same Access Point, but are
not within range of each other. The following figure illustrates
an example of the “Hidden Node” problem. Both stations (STA)
are within range of the Access Point, however, they cannot
hear each other. Therefore, they are hidden nodes for each
other. When a station starts data transmission with the Access
Point, it might not notice that the other station is already using
the wireless medium. When these two stations send data at
the same time, they might collide when arriving
simultaneously at the Access Point. The collision will most
certainly result in a loss of messages for both stations.
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STA
AP
STA
Thus, the RTS Threshold mechanism provides a solution to
prevent data collisions. When you enable RTS Threshold on a
suspect “hidden station”, this station and its Access Point will
use a Request to Send/Clear to Send protocol (RTS/CTS). The
station will send an RTS to the Access Point, informing that it is
going to transmit the data. Upon receipt, the Access Point will
respond with a CTS message to all station within its range to
notify all other stations to defer transmission. It will also
confirm the requestor station that the Access Point has
reserved it for the time-frame of the requested transmission.
Normally the default setting is used if you aren’t concerned
with the “Hidden Node” problem.
If the “Hidden Node”
problem is an issue, please specify the packet size. The RTS
mechanism will be activated if the packet size exceeds the
value you set. It is highly recommended that you set the
value ranging from 64 to 1500. The default value is 2432,
which means disabled.
NOTE: Enabling RTS Threshold might cause redundant network
overhead that could negatively affect the throughput
performance instead of providing a remedy
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Appendix A
Glossary
10Base-T
IEEE 802.3 standard for the use of Ethernet LAN technology over
unshielded twisted pair wiring, running at 10Mbps.
Access Point
An inter-networking device that seamlessly connects wired and
wireless networks.
Ad-Hoc
An Ad-Hoc wireless LAN is a group of computers each with wireless
adapters, connected as an independent wireless LAN. This type of
network is not center controlled, so the traffic will be significantly slow
down when the number of station is growing.
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Backbone
The core infrastructure of a network. A portion of the network that
transports information from one central location to another central
location where it is off-loaded onto a local system.
Base Station
In mobile telecommunications, a base station is the central radio
transmitter/receiver that maintains communications with the mobile
radio telephone sets within range. In cellular and personal
communications applications, each cell or micro cell has its own base
station; each base station in turn is interconnected with other cells'
base.
BSS
Stands for "Basic Service Set," an Wireless Micro Access Point and all
the wireless clients that associated with it.
Client
An intelligent workstation that makes requests to other computers
known as servers. PC computers on a LAN can be clients.
dBm
dBm is deciBels referenced to a value of 1 miliWatt of power. Power
over or under 1mW would be plus or minus dBm respectively. If you
have a transmitter that produces 1 watt of power that would be 1000
times more than 1 mW so that converts to 30 dBm.
DHCP
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol - Service that provides network
information (such as IP addresses, masks, domain names) to PCs and
other clients automatically.
DNS
Domain Name Service - Transmission Control Protocol/Internet
Protocol (TCP/IP) service which translates a name that a person can
remember into an IP address that a computer can use.
ESS
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Stands for "Extended Service Set." More than one BSS can be
configured as an Extended Service Set. Mobile users can roam
between BSS in an ESS.
Ethernet
A popular local area data communications network protocol, originally
developed by Xerox Corp., which accepts transmission from computers
and terminals. Ethernet operates on 10 Mbps base band transmission
over shielded coaxial cable or over shielded twisted pair telephone
wire.
Ethernet address
Sometimes referred to as a hardware address. A 48-bits long number
assigned to every Ethernet hardware device. Ethernet addresses are
usually expressed as 12-character hexadecimal numbers, where each
hexadecimal character (0 through F) represents four binary bits. Do
not confuse the Ethernet address of a device with its network address.
Firmware
System software stored in a device's memory that controls the device.
Infrastructure
An integrated wireless and wired LAN is called an Infrastructure
configuration. Use the network topology map listed under “Ad-Hoc”.
Internet
A set of networks connected together by routers. This is a general
term, not to be confused with the large, multi-organizational collection
of IP networks known as the Internet. An internet is sometimes also
known as an internetwork.
Internet address, IP address
Any computing device that uses the Internet Protocol (IP) must be
assigned an internet or IP address. This is a 32-bit number assigned
by the system administrator, usually written in the form of 4 decimal
fields separated by periods, e.g., 192.9.200.1. Part of the internet
address is the IP network number (IP network address), and part is
the host address (IP host address). All machines on a given IP network
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use the same IP network number, and each machine has a unique IP
host address. The system administrator sets the subnet mask to
specify how much of the address is network number and how much is
host address.
IP
Internet Protocol - A networking protocol developed for use on
computer systems that use the UNIX operating system. Often used
with Ethernet cabling systems. In this manual, IP is used as an
umbrella term to cover all packets and networking operations that
include the use of the Internet Protocol. See also TCP/IP.
LAN
Local area network - A privately owned network that offers high-speed
communications channels to connect information processing
equipment in a limited geographic area. (usually within a single
campus or building).
LED
Light Emitting Diodes - Type of indicator lights on the panel of the
router.
MAC layer/address
MAC
Media Access Control layer/address defined by the IEEE 802.3
specification which defines media access including framing and error
detection. Part of the OSI reference model data link layer.
Roaming
A wireless client around an ESS and get the continuous connection to
the Infrastructure network.
Ping
An echo message, available within the TCP/IP protocol suite, sent to a
remote node and returned; used to test the accessibility of the remote
node.
Port number
A number that identifies a TCP/IP-based service. Telnet, for example,
is identified with TCP port 23.
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Protocol
A set of rules for communication, sometimes made up of several
smaller sets of rules also called protocols.
RTS Threshold
Transmitters contending for the medium may not hear each other.
RTS/CTS mechanism can solve this " Hidden Node Problem". If the
packet size is smaller than the preset RTS Threshold size, the RTS/CTS
mechanism will NOT be enabled.
Server
A device or system that has been specifically configured to provide a
service, usually to a group of clients.
Subnet
A network address created by using a subnet mask to specify that a
number of bits in an internet address will be used as a subnet number
rather than a host address.
Subnet Address
An extension of the Internet 32-bit addressing scheme which allows
the separation of physical or logical networks within the single network
number. assigned to an organization. TCP/IP entities outside this
organization have no knowledge of the internal 'subnetting'.
Subnet mask
A 32-bit number to specify which part of an internet address is the
network number, and which part is the host address. When written in
binary notation, each bit written as 1 corresponds to 1 bit of network
address information. One subnet mask applies to all IP devices on an
individual IP network.
TCP/IP
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol - An open network
standard that defines how devices from different manufacturers
communicate with each other over one or more interconnected
networks. TCP/IP protocols are the foundation of the Internet, a
worldwide network of networks connecting businesses, governments,
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researchers, and educators. TCP provides a connection-oriented
transport layer ensuring end-to-end reliability in data transmission. IP
provides for network layer connectivity using connectionless
datagrams.
WAN
Wide Area Network - A network that consists of nodes connected by
long-distance transmission media, such as telephone lines. WANs can
span a state, a country, or even the world.
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Appendix B
■ Bus Type
Standard
■ Operating Frequency
■ Data Rate
Product
Specifications
■ USB Version 1.1
IEEE 802.11b
■ 2.400-2.4835 GHz
■ 11Mbps/5.5Mbps/2Mbps/1Mbps
(With dynamic adjustment)
■ Modulation
■ Operating Power
■ Transmitting Power
■ Receiving Sensitivity
■ Working Range
■ DSSS (Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum)
■ 5.0V
■ 32mW (15dBm)
■ -82 dBm (typical) at 11Mbps
■ Indoor: Up to 50m @11Mbps, 80m @5Mbps
or lower
■ Outdoor: Up to 150m @11Mbps, 300m
@5Mbps or lower
■ Security
■ 64/128-bit WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy)
encryption
■ Antenna
■ Operating Temperature
■ Storage Temperature
■ Humidity
■ Dimensions
■ Certification
■ Warranty
■ External Antenna
■ 0 to 45
■ -20 to 70
■ 10 – 95%, Non-condensing
■ 89mm x 31mm x 14mm
■ FCC, CE
■ 1 year
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Appendix C
Troubleshooting
This chapter is intended to help you troubleshoot problems you
may encounter while setting up and using the BWU613B Wireless LAN
USB Adaptor. It also describes some common hardware and software
problems and gives some suggestions to troubleshoot them.
Basic Diagnostics
BWU613B Wireless USB Adaptor cannot work
properly
Installation:
Insert the BWU613B into Notebook’s slot again. The Power LED
should be on if the adapter is properly inserted.
Check if the I/O and IRQ for BWU613B Wireless USB Adaptor has
conflict problem with other devices.
Make sure your BWU613B driver is properly installed on your
computer. See driver confirmation in software installation sectors.
Check the Settings for the Access Point.
Make sure the Access Point is powered on and working
properly.
Use the Ping command to ping any other host. If the host
does not respond, your Access Point might not be connected to the
network.
Re-configure and reset the Access Point.
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Use management tools to check whether Access Point is
connected to the network.
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Appendix D Government
Compliance
Notices
1.1.
FCC compliance
This equipment complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. On this
equipment is a label that contains, among other information, the FCC
registration number and Ringer Equivalence Number (REN) for this
equipment. You must, upon request, provide this information to your
telephone company.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the
limits for a Class A digital devices, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC
Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection
against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a
commercial environment.
This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency
energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instruction
manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communication.
Operation of this equipment in residential area is likely to cause
harmful interference in which case the user will be required to correct
the interference at this own expense. The user should not modify or
change this equipment without written approval from company name.
Modification could void authority to use this equipment.
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For the safety reason, people should not work in a situation which
RF Exposure limits be exceeded. To prevent the situation happening,
people who work with the antenna should be aware of the following
rules:
1.
Install the antenna in a location where a distance of 20 cm
from the antenna may be maintained.
2.
While installing the antenna in the location, please do not turn
on the power of wireless card.
3.
While the device is working, please do not contact the
antenna.
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