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TP Link TL-WN620G User Manual

Tp link tl-wn620g wireless adapters: user guide.
TL-WN620G User Guide
108M Wireless USB Adapter
Rev: 1.0.2
1910010034

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    TL-WN620G User Guide 108M Wireless USB Adapter Rev: 1.0.2 1910010034...

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    COPYRIGHT & TRADEMARKS Specifications are subject to change without notice. is a registered trademark of TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. Other brands and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. No part of the specifications may be reproduced in any form or by any means or used to make any derivative such as translation, transformation, or adaptation without permission from TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.

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    FCC 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.

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    CE Mark Warning This is a class B product. In a domestic environment, this product may cause radio interference, in which case the user may be required to take adequate measures. National Restrictions 2400.0-2483.5 MHz Country Restriction Reason/remark Bulgaria General authorization required for outdoor use and public service France Outdoor use limited to...

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    Package Contents The following contents should be found in your package: One TL-WN620G Wireless USB Adapter One USB Extension Cable Quick Installation Guide One TL-WN620G Wireless Adapter Resource CD, including: • TL-WN620G Wireless Client Utility and Drivers • User Guide •...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Chapter 1 Introduction ..................1 Product Overview ...................... 1 Main Features ......................1 Overview the User Guide ..................2 Conventions ......................2 Chapter 2 Hardware Installation ................. 3 Hardware Installation ....................3 2.1.1 LED Explanation.......................3 Software Installation for Windows 2000 ..............3 Configuration for Windows Vista ................

  • Page 8: Chapter 1 Introduction, Product Overview, Main Features

    108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide Chapter 1 Introduction 1.1 Product Overview The TP-LINK TL-WN620G Wireless USB Adapter gives you the flexibility to install your PC or notebook PC in the most convenient location available, without the cost of running network cables.

  • Page 9: Overview The User Guide, Conventions

    Software Installation Guide Appendix 1.4 Conventions The Adapter or TL-WN620G, or device mentioned in this User guide stands for TL-WN620G Wireless USB Adapter without any explanations. Parameters provided in the pictures are just references for setting up the product, which may differ from the actual situation.

  • Page 10: Chapter 2 Hardware Installation, Hardware Installation, Led Explanation, Software Installation For Windows 2000

    You can click Cancel to end the installation on the Preparing Setup screen, Figure 2-1. Otherwise, the Setup Wizard will display a screen similar to that shown in Figure 2-2 after a moment. Figure 2-1 TP-LINK TL-WN620G – Install Shield Wizard...

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    108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide To continue, click Next on the screen,Figure 2-2. Click Cancel to end the Installation. Figure 2-2 TP-LINK TL-WN620G Installation Program The Setup Wizard will ask you to choose a Setup type in Figure 2-3. It is recommended that you select Install Client Utilities and Driver.

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    TL-WN620G 108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide Figure 2-4 Question Click Browse to change the Destination Location of the software in Figure 2-5. Click Next to continue the Installation. Click Back to return to the previous page, or click Cancel to end the Installation.

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    TL-WN620G 108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide Figure 2-6 Select a Program Folder The Setup Wizard will notify you of how to proceed with the installation, shown in Figure 2-7. Click OK to continue the Installation. Figure 2-7 Information Prompt While files are copying, you will see a warning box, shown in Figure 2-8.

  • Page 14: Configuration For Windows Vista

    TL-WN620G 108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide Figure 2-8 Windows 2000 Warning Box 10. After the files have been successfully copied, the screen in Figure 2-9will appear. Click OK to reboot the system. Figure 2-9 Finish 2.3 Configuration for Windows Vista After the Adapter's driver has been installed, Windows Vista will display a wireless Network Connection message like this one.

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    TL-WN620G 108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide Figure 2-11 The screen that appears will show you many available wireless networks. Highlight the network that you want, and then click Connect. Figure 2-12 To continue, click Connect Anyway. Click the Cancel button to end the Installation.

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    TL-WN620G 108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide Figure 2-13 After that, the installation will proceed as shown in Figure 2-14, click close. Figure 2-14 The screen below will appear if the connection is successful.

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    TL-WN620G 108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide Figure 2-15...

  • Page 18: Chapter 3 Configuration

    If the icon is green, there is excellent signal strength and the RSSI is more than 20dB. Double-click the icon and the Current Status screen of TL-WN620G Wireless Client Utility will appear. From this screen, you can view the strength of the Adapter’s signal and the quality of its connection.

  • Page 19: Current Status

    Server Based Authentication - Shows whether server based authentication is used. Signal Strength - Shows the strength of the signal. Note: In the TL-WN620G Wireless Client Utility, access the General tab, Security tab, Advanced tab by clicking New or Modify on the Profile Management tab.

  • Page 20: Profile Management

    Figure 3-2 Advance Status 3.2 Profile Management Click the Profile Management tab of the TL-WN620G Wireless Client Utility and the Profile management screen will appear, Figure 3-3The Profile Management tab provides tools to: Add a profile...

  • Page 21: Add Or Modify A Configuration Profile

    TL-WN620G 108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide Figure 3-3 Profile Management tab 3.2.1 Add or Modify a Configuration Profile To add a new configuration profile, click New on the Profile Management tab. To modify a configuration profile, select the configuration from the Profile list and click Modify.

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    TL-WN620G 108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide Figure 3-4 General Tab of Profile Management Edit the Security tab Edit the fields in the Security tab of Profile Management to configure the profile. To define the security mode, select the radio button of the desired security mode.

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    TL-WN620G 108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide Figure 3-5 Security tab of Profile Management Figure 3-6 Define Shared Keys Edit the Advanced tab Power Save Mode - • Maximum - Select maximum mode to let the access point buffer incoming messages for the wireless adapter.

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    TL-WN620G 108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide short message response time. 802.11b Preamble - Specifies the preamble setting in 802.11b. The default setting is Short & Long (access point mode), which allows both short and long headers in the 802.11b frames.

  • Page 25: Remove A Profile, Switch Another Profile, Import A Profile

    TL-WN620G 108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide Figure 3-7 Advanced tab of Profile Management 3.2.2 Remove a profile Go to the Profile Management tab. Select the profile to remove from the Profile List. Click Remove. 3.2.3 Switch another Profile Go to the Profile Management tab.

  • Page 26: Export A Profile, Scan Available Networks

    TL-WN620G 108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide Figure 3-8 Import Profile Dialog 3.2.5 Export a Profile From the Profile Management tab, highlight the profile to export. Click Export…, the Export Profile window will then appear. Browse the directory to export the profile.

  • Page 27: Auto Profile Selection Management

    TL-WN620G 108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide General tab. Fill in the Profile name and click OK to create the configuration profile for that network. Figure 3-10 Scan Available Networks Dialog 3.2.7 Auto Profile Selection Management The auto selection feature allows the wireless adapter to automatically select a profile from the list of profiles and use it to connect to the network.

  • Page 28: Diagnostics

    Figure 3-11 Auto Profile Selection Management Dialog 3.3 Diagnostics The Diagnostics tab of the TL-WN620G Wireless Client Utility provides buttons used to retrieve receiving and transmitting statistics. The Diagnostics tab does not require any configuration. The Diagnostics tab lists the following receive and transmit diagnostics for frames received by or...

  • Page 29: Check Driver Information, Check Receive And Transmit Statistical Information

    TL-WN620G 108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide Figure 3-12 Diagnostics tab 3.3.1 Check Driver Information The Adapter Information contains general information about the network interface card (the wireless network adapter) and the network driver interface specification (NDIS) driver. Access the adapter information from the Diagnostics tab.

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    TL-WN620G 108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide Figure 3-13 Advanced Statistics...

  • Page 31: Appendix A: Specifications

    TL-WN620G 108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide Appendix A: Specifications Normal Interface A-type USB 2.0 Connector Standards IEEE802.11b; IEEE802.11g Operating System Windows 98Se, Me, 2000, XP and Vista Transmission Indoor up to 100m, outdoor up to 300m (Standard transmission Distance distance, It is limited to the environment).

  • Page 32: Appendix B: Glossary

    TL-WN620G 108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide Appendix B: Glossary 108M Super G WLAN Transmission Technology - 108M Super G WLAN Transmission Technology employs multiple performance-enhancing techniques including packet bursting, fast frames, data compression, and dynamic turbo mode that combine to improve the throughput and range of wireless networking products.

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    TL-WN620G 108M Wireless USB Adapter User Guide FHSS (Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum) - FHSS continuously changes (hops) the carrier frequency of a conventional carrier several times per second according to a pseudo-random set of channels. Because a fixed frequency is not used, and only the transmitter and receiver know the hop patterns, interception of FHSS is extremely difficult.

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