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WIRELESS DUAL-BAND N ROUTER
PLAY N450 DB
User Manual
F9K1105 8820ed00843
English
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    WIRELESS DUAL-BAND N ROUTER PLAY N450 DB User Manual F9K1105 8820ed00843 English...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Enabling Auto Update on Your Belkin Router . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • Page 3: Getting Started, What's In The Box, Initial Setup

    Power supply (attached to router) such as those found in speakers . Raising the Router above floor level can improve the strength of your wireless signal . Network information card (attached to router) Belkin Setup CD with User Manual...

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    gETTing sTaRTED how to set it Up modem...

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    3 . Put the CD into your computer . If the CD doesn’t open automatically, please browse to your CD drive and double-click on the Belkin Setup CD icon . Setup 4 . Click the Setup icon on the CD menu .

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    gETTing sTaRTED 5 . After a brief installation, the setup software will ask you for the network name and password from the network information card that is attached to your Router . Store the card under the base of your Router for future reference .

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    . This may take a few minutes to complete . Once finished, a “Success” message will appear indicating that you are connected to the Internet via your new Belkin Router . During setup you may be asked for additional information .

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    gETTing sTaRTED advanced Tools & settings After the initial setup is complete, you have the option to change settings like your network name, security type, and password . To make these changes and others, click on the Advanced Tools icon at the CD Setup menu and select one of the following settings that you would like to change: network name &...

  • Page 9: The Belkin Router Manager

    To access the Router settings, click on the icon and select from the menu that appears . The status of your Router is shown by the Belkin Router Manager Network problem detected… icon, which closely mimics the light on the front of the Router .

  • Page 10: Manual Setup Using Your Browser

    gETTing sTaRTED Manual setup Using Your browser In your browser, type “http://router” (you do not need to type in anything else such as “www”) . Then press the Enter key . If you’re still having trouble running the manual setup option, type “192 .

  • Page 11: Adding Computers To Your Network

    . This may take a few minutes to complete . Once finished, a “Success” message will appear indicating that you are connected to the Internet via your new Belkin Router . note: The setup software runs only on Windows and Mac OS X systems .

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    . 2 . Within two minutes, press the WPS button on 2 . Select your Belkin Router from the list of available networks . You your Router and hold for two seconds . can identify your Belkin Router by locating the network name (SSID) from the card located underneath the foot of your Router .

  • Page 13: Additional Capabilities

    gETTing sTaRTED additional Capabilities guest access You can allow guests to use your Internet connection without joining your personal network . The network name and password for the guest network is located on the network information card found under the foot of your Router . A person using your guest network will be able to join without a password, but will be shown a login page when they attempt to surf the Web .

  • Page 14: Getting To Know Your Router, Front Panel

    gETTing TO KnOW YOUR ROUTER front Panel b) Wi-fi Protected setup (WPs) light and button The WPS button on the front of your Router can be used to help establish a secure connection between your Router and other WPS-enabled Wi-Fi devices such as computers . To use the WPS feature on your Router, see “Getting Started >...

  • Page 15: Back Panel

    gETTing TO KnOW YOUR ROUTER back Panel a) Modem (Wan) Connector C) Reset button D) Power Connector Connect your modem to this This button is used to restart Connect the included power port using an Ethernet cable . your Router in rare cases when it supply to this jack .

  • Page 16: Technical Details, Technical Features

    Router can reach data transfer speeds of up to 150Mbps on the 2 .4 GHz The Belkin Router Monitor application helps you to monitor signal, and up to 300Mbps on the 5 GHz signal . your Router’s status and change network settings .

  • Page 17: System Requirements

    TEChniCal DETails system Requirements setup software A computer running Windows XP SP3 or higher, Windows ® Vista , or Windows 7; or Mac OS X v10 .5 or v10 .6 only ® ® Router Minimum 1GHz processor and 512MB RAM Broadband Internet connection such as a cable or DSL modem with RJ45 (Ethernet) connection 600MB of free hard-drive space for installation...

  • Page 18: Using Your Router, Enabling Auto Update On Your Belkin Router

    Using YOUR ROUTER Enabling auto Update on Your belkin Router The Router has the capability to automatically check for a newer version of firmware and alert you when it’s available . You can choose to download the new version or ignore it .

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    Using YOUR ROUTER 
 5 . Toward the lower-half side of the screen you will find “Auto Update Firmware Enabling” . 6 . Select “Enable” by clicking the radio button and then click “Apply Changes” at the bottom of the screen . 4 .

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    . setup steps: 1 . Click on the green Belkin Router Manager icon (right-click for Windows) in your system tray (Windows) or menu bar (Mac) . 2 . Select “Check for Updates” or “Update Available” from the menu .

  • Page 21: Updating The Router's Firmware Via The Web Interface

    Internet as this interface is built into the Router itself . setup steps: 1 . Locate and download the firmware file from the Belkin support site . (Type your part number into the search box in the top right corner and look for “Firmware” in the title .) 2 .

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    Using YOUR ROUTER 4 . Open a web browser on the computer . 5 . In the address bar of the web browser, type “http://192 . 1 68 .2 . 1 ” and press “Enter” on your keyboard . 6 . Click “Login” in the upper right-hand corner of the page . The Router does not ship with a password, so just click “Submit”...

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    Using YOUR ROUTER 9 . Select the firmware file by left-clicking on it and then click the “Open” button in the lower-right corner of the window . This will take you back into the Router’s interface . 8 . Click the “Browse” button toward the middle of the screen to search for the file you saved previously .

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    Using YOUR ROUTER 11 . A prompt asking, “Are you suryou want to continue with upgrading?” will appear . Click “OK” . 12 . A second prompt will open telling you the Router will not respond during the upgrade and warning you not to remove the power supply from the Router .

  • Page 25: Resetting The Router, Restoring Your Router To Factory Defaults

    Using YOUR ROUTER Resetting the Router Restoring Your Router to factory Defaults Reset button – Red Press and hold the “Reset” button for at least 10 seconds, and then release it . The lights on the Router will momentarily The “Reset” button is used in rare cases when the Router flash .

  • Page 26: Restoring The Router To Default Settings Using The Web Interface

    Using YOUR ROUTER Restoring the Router to Default settings Using the Web interface symptoms You need to restore the factory defaults using the web interface . This may be because the Router is not performing as expected 3 . Click “Login” in the upper right-hand corner of the page . The or you wish to remove all previously configured settings .

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    Using YOUR ROUTER 
 4 . Click on “Restore Factory Defaults” in the left- 5 . Click on the “Restore Defaults” button . hand column under the “Utilities” heading .

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    Using YOUR ROUTER 7 . The Router will begin the restoring process . Once the restore is complete, the Router will reboot . note: This may take several minutes . Your Router has successfully been restored to its factory settings . 6 .

  • Page 29: Troubleshooting, Support, And Warranty, Troubleshooting

    TROUblEshOOTing, sUPPORT, anD WaRRanTY Troubleshooting belkin setup cannot find my Router . If Belkin Setup is not able to communicate with your Router during the installation process, please check the following items . The setup CD does not automatically start .

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    Web . The light on the front of my Router is blinking amber . If Belkin Setup is not able to connect the Router to the Internet, please check the following items: 1 .

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    Web . The light on the front of my Router is solid amber . If the light on the front of the Router is solid blue, then your 1 . Use the troubleshooting suggestions within Belkin Setup . Router is connected to the Internet . You may not be connected to the Router’s wireless network .

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    TROUblEshOOTing, sUPPORT, anD WaRRanTY i can’t connect to the internet wirelessly and my My wireless network per formance is slow, inconsistent, network name is not listed in available networks . suffers from weak signal, or i’m having difficulty maintaining a VPn connection .

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    TROUblEshOOTing, sUPPORT, anD WaRRanTY limiting the wireless transmit rate—Limiting the wireless transmit i’ve installed this new Router and some of my network clients rate can help improve range and connection stability . Most wireless (computers, game consoles, etc .) are now unable to connect . cards have the ability to limit the transmission rate .

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    TROUblEshOOTing, sUPPORT, anD WaRRanTY Does the Router support Wireless 5 . Click “Apply Changes” to finish . Your wireless Protected access (WPa) security? connection is now encrypted . Each computer using your wireless network will need to use the new key . The Router ships with WPA/WPA2 security turned on .

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    TROUblEshOOTing, sUPPORT, anD WaRRanTY i am having difficulty setting up Wired Equivalent 5 . Click “Apply Changes” to finish . Your wireless Privacy (WEP) security on my Router . activity is now encrypted . Each computer using your wireless network will need to use the new key . 1 .

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    .belkin .com/uk/networking/ POLAND 00800 - 441 17 37 www .belkin .com/uk/networking/ You can find technical-support information on our website, www .belkin .com, by navigating to the tech-support section . PORTUGAL 707 200 676 www .belkin .com/uk/networking/ RUSSIA 495 580 9541 www .belkin .com/networking/...

  • Page 37: Belkin International, Inc ., Limited 2-year Product Warranty

    What is not covered by this warranty? 2-Year Product Warranty All above warranties are null and void if the Belkin product is not provided to Belkin for inspection upon Belkin’s request at the sole expense of the purchaser, or if Belkin determines that the Belkin product has been improperly installed, altered What this warranty covers .

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    TROUblEshOOTing, sUPPORT, anD WaRRanTY how to get service . Belkin reserves the right to review the damaged Belkin product . All costs of shipping the Belkin product to Belkin for inspection To get service for your Belkin product you shall be borne solely by the purchaser . If Belkin determines,...

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    Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitations may not apply to you . IN NO EVENT SHALL BELKIN BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL OR MULTIPLE DAMAGES SUCH AS, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,...

  • Page 40: Regulatory Information, Fcc Statement

    ElECTROMagnETiC COMPaTibiliTY against harmful interference in a residential installation . We, Belkin International, Inc ., of 12045 E . Waterfront Drive, Playa Vista, CA 90094, declare under our sole responsibility that the device, This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency f9K1003 v1, complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules .

  • Page 41: European Compliance Statement

    Cet appareil numérique de la classe B conforme á la norme NMB-003 du Canada . European Compliance statement: Belkin International hereby declares that this F9K1105 PLAY N450 Dual Band Wireless N Router is in compliance with the essential requirements and other revelant provisions of the RTT&E Directive 1999/5/EC, the EMC Directive 2004/108/EC, and the Low Voltage...

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    © 2011 Belkin International, Inc . All rights reserved . All trade names are registered trademarks of respective manufacturers listed . Mac and Mac OS are trademarks of Apple Inc ., registered in the U .S . and other countries . Windows, Windows Vista, and Internet Explorer are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries .

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