When using WEP as an encryption method, the authentication method is able to fix to Open System
or Shared Key.
For WPA/WPA2, authentication method is PSK.
The printer automatically changes its authentication method to match the wireless router.
◦ Open System
In this authentication method, the communication partner is authenticated without using WEP key
even if Use WEP is selected.
◦ Shared Key
In this authentication method, the communication partner is authenticated using the WEP key that
was set for encryption.
A service built into Mac OS X operating system to detect the connectable devices on a network
Frequency channel for wireless communication. In the infrastructure mode, the channel is
automatically adjusted to match that set to the wireless router. This machine supports channels 1 to
13. (Channels 12 and 13 are not supported depending on the country or region of purchase.) Note
that the number of channels that can be used for your wireless LAN varies depending on the region or
• Default Gateway
A relay device to connect to another network such as a router or a computer.
• Direct connection (Access point mode)
The machine is used as a wireless router to connect external wireless communication devices (e.g.
computers, smartphones, or tablets) in an environment where no wireless router is available. You can
connect up to 5 devices to the machine using the direct connection (access point mode).
• DHCP server functionality
The router assigns an IP address automatically whenever the printer or the personal computer on a
network starts up.
• DNS server
A server that converts device names into IP addresses. When specifying IP addresses manually,
specify the addresses of both a primary and a secondary server.