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Pair button (optional)
Pairing devices via the Pair button
Use the Pair button to create a secure powerline network, and add up to 16 powerline devices to this network.
Creating a secure powerline network
2.
Press the Pair button on your PL-N12.
1.
Press the Pair/Reset button on your
Wait until the powerline LED lights
PL-E14.
up, indicating that a secure powerline
network has been created.
PL-N12 Wireless Settings (optional)
1.
Set up your PL-N12 via wired or wireless connection. For details, refer to the section
Plug-n-Play on the previous page.
2.
Go to http://ap.asus.com
3.
Use admin as both the username and password.
4.
Go to Wireless > General and set the SSID (network name) and password.
When done, click Apply.
5.
Joining a secure powerline network
1.
Press the Pair button on a powerline device in the powerline network.
Blinking
On
LEDs and buttons
PL-E41 Adapter
Power LED
Ethernet LED
Powerline LED
Ethernet port
Pair/Reset
button
LED
STATUS
Power
On/Off
Your PL-N12 is on/off.
When switched on, the power LED turns from red to green
in about one minute, indicating that it is ready to use.
Blinking
Blinking every second: Pairing is in progress.
Powerline On
The device is connected to one or more powerline devices.
Off
The device is not connected to any powerline devices.
Blinking
In Power-Saving mode, the powerline LED blinks every 15
seconds.
Ethernet
On/Off
A device is connected or not connected to the Ethernet
port.
Blinking
The powerline adapter is transferring data via the Ethernet
port.
Wi-Fi
Blinking rapidly
Your PL-N12 is cloning the parent AP's SSID and password.
Blinking every five
Your PL-N12 is resetting to the factory default settings.
seconds
BUTTON
Clone
Press and hold the button for about one second to start cloning the parent AP's SSID
and password.
Pair
Press and hold the button for about one second to start the pairing process.
Reset
Press and hold the button for about five seconds to restore the PL-N12 to the factory
default settings.
2.
Press the Pair button on another extend-
er. Wait until the powerline LED lights up,
indicating that pairing is successful.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
PL-N12 Extender
Q1:
With your PL-N12 switched on, use a pin to press and hold the Reset button until the
Wi-Fi LED starts blinking. When the power LED turns green and the Wi-Fi LED is on, the
reset process is completed.
Power LED
Ethernet LED
Powerline LED
Q2:
Wi-Fi LED
Ethernet ports
Reset button
Pair button
Clone button
Power switch
Q3:
DESCRIPTION
DESCRIPTION
How do I reset my PL-N12?
My devices cannot connect to the Internet.
Check your Internet connection.
Ensure that the powerline LED lights up on all your powerline devices in the
network. If they do not, try pairing the devices again.
Ensure that all your devices are in the same network.
Ensure that all the extenders and adapters are in the same electrical circuit.
My successfully-paired PL-N12 does not work after I moved it to a new
location.
Ensure that all the extenders and adapters are in the same electrical circuit.
Try to pair your extender with your adapter again. For details, see Pairing devices
via the Pair button.
Check for any possible interferences that may be too close to your extenders
or adapters such as air conditioners, washing machines, and other electrical
appliances.
Ensure that all your devices are in the same network.
IMPORTANT! Ensure that you plug PL-N12/PL-E41 to
wall outlets in the same electrical circuit.
Power Strip
Blinking
On
Wall Outlet

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