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Asus WL-330 Quick Start Manual

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E1486
®
Pocket Wireless Access Point
(WL-330)

Quick Start Guide

Copyright © 2003 ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. All Rights Reserved.

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  • Page 1: Quick Start Guide

    E1486 ® Pocket Wireless Access Point (WL-330) Quick Start Guide Copyright © 2003 ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. All Rights Reserved.
  • Page 2: Package Contents

    Quick Start Guide Package contents Check the following items in your ASUS Pocket Wireless AP package. Contact your retailer if any item is damaged or missing. ASUS Pocket Wireless AP (WL-330) Compact universal power adapter and plug (100V ~ 240V)
  • Page 3: Installing The Device

    Installing the device Follow these instructions to install the ASUS Pocket Wireless AP. Access point mode (DC power) 1. Connect one end of the RJ-45 cable to the Ethernet port of the device. 2. Connect the other end of the...
  • Page 4: Led Indicators

    Quick Start Guide LED indicators The ASUS Pocket Wireless AP comes with a Power, Wireless, and Ethernet LED indicators. Refer to the table below for LED indications. Status Mode* Power AP/EA AP/EA Blinking AP/EA Wireless Blinking AP/EA Ethernet AP/EA AP/EA...
  • Page 5: Installing The Utilities

    Installing the utilities The support CD contains the utilities for configuring the ASUS Pocket Wireless AP. To install the device utilities in your computer: 1. Insert the support CD to the optical drive. 2. Click “Install ASUS WLAN AP Utilities” when the ASUS Wireless LAN Access Point WL-330 installation window appears.
  • Page 6: Using The Setup Wizard Utility

    Quick Start Guide Using the Setup Wizard utility The Setup Wizard utility allows easy configuration of the ASUS Pocket Wireless AP settings in both access point and Ethernet adapter modes. You may launch the Setup Wizard utility directly from the support CD or from the Windows desktop.
  • Page 7 Click Configure to change these settings. 3. Configure the AP WEP encryption. Click OK when done. ASUS Pocket Wireless Access Point (WL-330) Quick Start Guide 2. Enter the Network Name (SSID) and channel you wish to use. Click the WEP link or the Encryption tab to set the WEP encryption.
  • Page 8 Connecting to an AP or other wireless devices (Ethernet adapter mode) The Setup Wizard utility also allows you to use your ASUS Pocket Wireless AP as an Ethernet adapter that connects to an AP or other wireless device(s). To connect the ASUS Pocket Wireless AP to an AP or wireless device(s): 1.
  • Page 9 8. Enable or disable MAC Cloning. 9. Click the WEP link or the Encryption tab. • The SSID and WEP encryption keys of the ASUS Pocket Wireless AP must be the same with that of the AP or wireless device to establish connection.
  • Page 10: Web Configuration Utility

    Launching the Web Configuration utility To launch the Web Configuration utility using the Device Discovery utility: 1. Click Start > All Programs > ASUS Utility > Wireless AP WL-330 > Device Discovery. 2. The Device Discovery window appears.
  • Page 11: Access Point Mode

    Quick Start Guide Access point mode When you set the ASUS Pocket Wireless AP in AP mode, the Web Configuration window displays the default values. You may change the AP settings in this page. If you wish to load the default values after changing these settings, press the reset button for more than 5 seconds, then refresh your browser to display the default values.
  • Page 12 Quick Start Guide Wireless Distribution System The Wireless Distribution System allows your ASUS Pocket Wireless AP to communicate simultaneously with wireless clients (AP mode) and with other APs (wireless bridge mode) in your location. The WDS is a cost-effective and easy way of integrating multiple wireless networks.
  • Page 13: Firmware Upgrade

    Firmware Upgrade The Firmware Upgrade page displays the product ID, firmware version, and regulation domain. This page also allows you to restore or update the ASUS Pocket Wireless AP firmware when it becomes outdated or corrupted. NOTE. The Power LED blinks continuously when the firmware is corrupted or when the firmware upgrade fails.
  • Page 14: Ethernet Adapter Mode

    Quick Start Guide Ethernet adapter mode Click the link in the home page to configure the ASUS Pocket Wireless AP Ethernet adapter settings. IMPORTANT! You must switch the device to Ethernet adapter mode using the mode switch before changing any Ethernet adapter setting.
  • Page 15: Simple Setup

    Using the device in a local network In a local network, you may use the ASUS Pocket Wireless AP to connect a WLAN-enabled desktop PC or notebook with or without a DHCP server. To connect a WLAN-enabled desktop PC or notebook to the ASUS Pocket Wireless AP: 1.
  • Page 16: Replacing The Ethernet Cables Of Other Devices

    5. Check your connection. Connecting to another AP as an adapter or wireless bridge Follow these instructions to set your ASUS Pocket Wireless LAN AP as a WLAN adapter to access another AP with disabled WEP encryption and valid SSID.

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