Motorola WDE1000 User Manual

Cardbus adapter, mini pci card.
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6802978C75-C
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July 2006

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    6802978C75-C @6802978C75@ July 2006...

  • Page 2: Declaration Of Conformity

    Disclaimer Statements included in this manual indicating support pro- vided by Motorola are subject to changes at any time. Motorola reserves the right to make changes to this manual. Declaration of Conformity Per FCC CFR 47 Part 2 Section 2.1077(a) Responsible Party Name: Motorola, Inc.

  • Page 3: Safety And General Information

    CFR Title 47, Part 15 and Part 90. This includes Elec- tromagnetic Energy Exposure (EME) testing. As the WDE1000/1100 is not a stand-alone modem but is a PC card/Mini PCI, the WDE1000/1100 cannot be tested by itself for EME certification and was tested while inserted in a laptop computer.

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    Before a WDE1000 model is available for sale to the pub- lic, it must be tested and certified to the FCC that it does not exceed the limit established by the government-adopted requirement for safe exposure.

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    This product is not water proof, and exposing the unit to liquids may result in permanent damage to the unit. If your WDE1000/1100 interior gets wet, then do not try to accelerate drying with the use of an oven or a dryer as this will damage the WDE1000/1100 and void the warranty.

  • Page 6: Warranty Information

    Shake excess liquid from WDE1000/1100. Place the WDE1000/1100 in an area that is at room temperature and has good air flow. Let the WDE1000/1100 dry for 72 hours before power- ing on again. If the WDE1000/1100 does not work after following the steps listed above, contact your dealer for servicing infor- mation.

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    Product or its parts as established by Motorola. Motorola will have no liability with respect to any claim of patent infringement which is based upon the combination of the Product or its parts furnished hereunder with soft-...

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  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    CHAPTER 2 - INSTALLATION ... Your Package Content ... 9 Getting to Know Your WDE1000 ... 10 Inserting WDE1000 Into Your Laptop Computer ... 11 Removing WDE1000 from Your Laptop Computer ... 11 System Requirements ... 12 Installing the MCU (Motorola Client Utility) Application... 13 Uninstalling the MCU (Motorola Client Utility) Application ...

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    CHAPTER 5 - GLOSSARY ... APPENDIX A - DISABLING/REMOVING WIFI DRIVERS... General... 55 Disabling WiFi Drivers... 55 For Windows XP Operating System... 55 For Windows 2000 Operating System... 56 APPENDIX B - OVER THE AIR PROGRAMMING ... General... 59 Upgrading the MCU SW Version (Silent Installation)... 59 General...

  • Page 11: Preface, Scope Of This Manual, Arrangement Of This Manual, Applicable Documentation

    This manual is arranged as follows: • Preface - Contains the scope of the manual and its arrangement. • Chapter 1-Introduction - Gives a general description of the WDE1000/1100 and its specifica- tions. • Chapter 2-Installation - Gives information about your WDE1000/1100 package content and instructions that will enable you to install the card and its operating software.

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  • Page 13: Chapter 1 - Introduction, General Description

    The Wireless Device Enabler (WDE) CardBus adaptor, referred to throughout this manual as WDE1000 and the Mini PCI that is referred to as WDE1100, provides modem functionality so that a client is able to access the WLAN communication services provided by the system network.

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    A general view of the WDE1000 is shown in Figure 1. A general view of the WDE1100 is shown in Figure 2. NOTE Figure 1. WDE1000 - General View Figure 2. WDE1100 - General View The WDE1100 is installed inside your Laptop computer and is not visible during normal operation.

  • Page 15: Wde1000/1100 Specifications

    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Chapter 1 - Introduction WDE1000/1100 Specifications Frequency Range: Modulation Technique: Output Power (typical): Regulatory Compliance: Average Antenna Gain (typical): WDE1000: WDE1100: 802.11b/g: 2.4~2.4835GHz modified 802.11a @ 4.9GHz: 4.94~4.99GHz 802.11b (DSSS and CCK) 802.11g (DSSS, CCK and OFDM) modified 802.11a @ 4.9GHz (OFDM)

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    3.3V + 10% WDE1000 54 x 129 x 5mm (height is 13.8mm at extension board) WDE1100 44.6 x 59.8 x 4.9mm WDE1000 WDE1100 14.2g WDE1000 - CardBus 32 bits WDE1100 - Mini PCI 802 b/g US: 11 (1~11) Chapter 1 - Introduction...

  • Page 17: Operating System

    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Chapter 1 - Introduction Operating System: Modified 802.11a 7 overlapping 20 MHz bandwidth channels 9 overlapping 10 MHz bandwidth channels 10 overlapping 5 MHz bandwidth channels Windows 2000 (Service Pack 4) Windows XP Professional (Service Pack 2)

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  • Page 19: Chapter 2 - Installation, Your Package Content

    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Chapter 2 - Installation Your Package Content Verify that your WDE1000 package contains the following: Item Verify that your WDE1100 package contains the following: Item NOTE Item Description Model Number WDE1000 HKLN4273A WDE1000 Card F2889A CD-ROM...

  • Page 20: Getting To Know Your Wde1000

    Chapter 2 - Installation Getting to Know Your WDE1000 Figure 3 gives a detailed description of the WDE1000: Indicators External Antenna Connectors Cover WDE1000 - Upper View Internal Antenna WDE1000 - Bottom View Figure 3. WDE1000 - Detailed Description...

  • Page 21: Inserting Wde1000 Into Your Laptop Computer, Removing Wde1000 From Your Laptop Computer

    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Chapter 2 - Installation Inserting WDE1000 Into Your Laptop Computer Perform the following steps (see Figure 4): 1. Gently insert the WDE1000 into the PCMCIA slot. Verify that the card is sliding along the guides. Laptop Push Card Inside...

  • Page 22: System Requirements

    3. Gently pull the card out from the slot. Figure 5. WDE1000 - Removing from a Laptop System Requirements The Motorola Client Utility (MCU) requires an IBM PC or compatible computer with the following minimum configuration: Processor: Memory (RAM): PCMCIA slot (for WDE1000):...

  • Page 23: Installing The Mcu (motorola Client Utility) Application

    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Chapter 2 - Installation Installing the MCU (Motorola Client Utility) Application NOTE Perform the following steps: 1. Quit all Windows applications. The MCU must be installed by a system administrator. The WDE1000 must be inserted, or...

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    Chapter 2 - Installation 2. Insert your WDE1000 into your laptop, or verify that the WDE1100 is installed in your laptop. The following screen appears after few seconds for first installation: 3. Press Cancel button. 4. Insert the MCU CD-ROM into your CD-ROM Drive.

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    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Chapter 2 - Installation 5. In case the setup application does not start automatically, press Start button at the bottom Win- dows bar, select Run, type e:\setup.exe (the letter “e” stands for your CD-ROM drive letter) and...

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    6. In case other WiFi application installed on your Laptop is using the same services that WDE1000/ 1100 card uses, the following screen appears: NOTE 7. Close all applications and press OK on the following screen. It is strongly recommended to...

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    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Chapter 2 - Installation 8. The following screen appears after few seconds:...

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    10. Read the License Agreement. To continue with the installation, mark the “I accept the terms of the license agreement” and press Next. NOTE If your WDE1000 is inserted into the laptop, steps 11 through 13 should be omitted. Chapter 2 - Installation...

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    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Chapter 2 - Installation 11. If the WDE1000 is not inserted into your laptop, the following screen appears: 12. Insert the WDE1000 and press Next.

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    Chapter 2 - Installation 13. Press Cancel if the following screen appears:...

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    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Chapter 2 - Installation 14. If you have accepted the license agreement and the WDE1000 is inserted, the following screen appears:...

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    15. Accept the default installation location or browse to select another location and press Next. The following screen appears: This page left blank intentionally 16. Accept the program folder name or change it and press Next. NOTE If your computer is equipped with Microsoft Windows 2000, steps 17 through 19 should be omitted.

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    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Chapter 2 - Installation 17. When installing the MCU on a computer using Windows XP operating system, the following screen appears:...

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    Chapter 2 - Installation 18. Read the recommendation and press Next. The following screen appears: 19. Select the MCU as your configuration tool and press Next.

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    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Chapter 2 - Installation 20. The application is being installed. The following Setup Status screen appears:...

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    21. When the Setup Status bar is full, the following screen appears indicating the successful comple- tion of the installation: This page left blank intentionally 22. Select the “Yes, I want to restart my computer now” and press Finish to end the installation pro- cess..

  • Page 37: Uninstalling The Mcu (motorola Client Utility) Application

    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Chapter 2 - Installation Uninstalling the MCU (Motorola Client Utility) Application NOTE NOTE Perform the following steps: 1. Close the MCU application. NOTE 2. Insert the MCU CD-ROM into your CD-ROM Drive. 3. In case the setup application does not start automatically, press Start button at the bottom Win- dows bar, select Run, type e:\setup.exe (the letter “e”...

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    4. Close all applications and press Ok. The following screen appears: This page left blank intentionally 5. Check the “Uninstall the previous installation” and click Next. The following screen appears: 6. Click the Ok button. The MCU is being uninstalled. 7.

  • Page 39: Upgrading The Mcu (motorola Client Utility) Application

    Upgrading the MCU (Motorola Client Utility) Application NOTE 1. Perform steps 1 through 4 of “Uninstalling the MCU (Motorola Client Utility) Application” on page 27. 2. In the screen that appear after step 4, check the “Update the previous installation” and click Next.

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  • Page 41: Chapter 3 - Operation, Using The Mcu

    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Chapter 3 - Operation Using the MCU NOTE 1. Double click on the MCU shortcut appears while the WDE1000/1100 is attempting to connect to the network: Chapter 3 - Operation Verify that the WDE1000 is installed in the same PCMCIA slot it was inserted to when you have installed the MCU.

  • Page 42: Configuring A New Profile

    NOTE Configuring a new profile Perform the following steps: 1. Click the Profile Management tab. The following screen appears: NOTE Your MCU attempts to connect to the network using a default connection profile. You may edit this profile or create a new one to suit your needs. If you are creating a new profile without scanning for an available network, start from step 7.

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    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Chapter 3 - Operation 2. If you want to find an available network (according to the active profile) and create a new profile based on it, click Scan on the Profile Management window. The Available Infra- structure and Ad Hoc Networks window appears: 3.

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    Chapter 3 - Operation 4. Insert the Profile Name, see following window: 5. Click OK. The following window appears:...

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    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Chapter 3 - Operation 6. Your new profile is now active. NOTE 7. Press the New button. The following screen appears: Step 7 and on apply if you are creating a new profile without using the Scan.

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    8. Enter the profile name and the Network Name (SSID1) in the dedicated fields: NOTE Network Name is mandatory for Ad- hoc profile types only. Chapter 3 - Operation...

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    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Chapter 3 - Operation 9. Click the Advanced tab. The following screen appears:...

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    Chapter 3 - Operation 10. Using the Network Type drop-down menu, select Infrastructure or Ad hoc (see following screen):...

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    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Chapter 3 - Operation 11. Using the Power Save Mode drop-down menu, select the desired mode (see following screen): NOTE Power Save Mode menu is disabled for Ad-hoc profile types.

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    Chapter 3 - Operation 12. Using the Transmit Power Level drop-down menus, select the desired power level for 802.11b/g and 802.11a (see following screen):...

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    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Chapter 3 - Operation 13. Select the frequency band of the wireless mode by checking the desired check box. 14. If you’ve checked the 4.9 GHz band, use the drop-down menu to select the bandwidth (see...

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    15. When configuring an Ad hoc profile, select the desired Wireless Mode When Starting Ad Hoc Network band (see following screen): NOTE Your WDE uses the above selection to determine the wireless mode it will use if, while in Ad-hoc, no other WDE was found and no association is possible.

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    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Chapter 3 - Operation 16. Click the Security tab and select your desired security level (see following screen):...

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    Chapter 3 - Operation 17. Press the Ok button. The following screen appears:...

  • Page 55: Activating And Using Your New Profile

    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Chapter 3 - Operation Activating and Using Your New Profile 1. To use your new profile, select the profile name (see previous screen) and press the Activate button. The following screen appears:...

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    2. Click the Current Status tab to monitor the WDE1000 status. While the card is scanning for a communication channel, the following screen appears: 3. When scanning is finished and a channel is found, communication is established. The fol- lowing screen appears:...

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    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Chapter 3 - Operation 4. Using the Action drop-down menu, activate the antenna type you are using (internal or external). See following screen: NOTE 5. You are now ready for data transfer operation.: NOTE If you’ve activated the external...

  • Page 58: Led Indicators Operation

    LED Indicators Operation Your WDE1000 is equipped with two LED indicators. LEDs indications are described in Table 4. Power LED Network (Green) LED (Green) Blinking slowly Alternating blink: Blinking Blinking slowly slowly Blinking Blinking Rapidly Rapidly TABLE 4. Indication LEDs Indication WDE1000 is not receiving power.

  • Page 59: Chapter 4 - Troubleshooting, General

    WiFi cards (see “Appendix A - Disabling/Removing Wifi Drivers” on page 55) and reinstall the MCU. 1. Verify that the WDE1000 is fully inserted into the PCMCIA slot. Verify that the WDE1000 is inserted into the same PCMCIA slot it was inserted to when installing the MCU.

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    (Ad hoc) or between the station and the access point (Infrastructure). Very small distance may create receiver overload. Insert the WDE1000 into the same PCMCIA slot in which it was installed. Profiles are linked to a given slot. 1. In the active profile, select the specific definitions of the environment in which you want to work, e.g.

  • Page 61: Chapter 5 - Glossary

    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Chapter 5 - Glossary 802.11 The IEEE standard that specifies carrier sense media access control and physical layer specifications for 1 - and 2 - megabit-per-second (Mbps) 2.4GHz wireless LANs. 802.11a The IEEE standard that governs the deployment of 5GHz (4.9) systems. It specifies the implementation of the physical layer for wireless UNII bands and provides four channels per 100MHz of bandwidth.

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    With LEAP, a user name and password are used by the client adapter to perform mutual authentication with the server through an access point. Motorola Client Utility. An application that enables the user to operate the adapter. OTAP...

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    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Chapter 5 - Glossary SSID Service Set Identifier. A unique identifier that stations must use to be able to communicate with an access point. The SSID can be any alphanumeric entry up to a maximum of 32 characters.

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  • Page 65: Appendix A - Disabling/removing Wifi Drivers, General, Disabling Wifi Drivers, For Windows Xp Operating System

    Several problems such as WDE1000/1100 MCU application not detecting the WDE1000/1100 card or other internal WiFi cards stopping to work might be caused by conflict problems between WDE1000/1100 card and other WiFi cards using the same Atheros chipset (Cisco, D-Link, Proxim, etc.) during installation process.

  • Page 66: For Windows 2000 Operating System

    5. Select the “Startup” tab. 6. Uncheck all running network applications and press OK. 7. Restart your computer. 8. Install the MCU (refer to “Installing the MCU (Motorola Client Utility) Application” on page 13). NOTE For Windows 2000 Operating System 1.

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    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Appendix A - Disabling/Removing Wifi Drivers 2. Select the Wireless Off option (see example below). 3. Verify that the application is disabled. 4. Repeat steps 1-3 for all other existing WiFi applications. NOTE To enable the above drivers, repeat step 1 and select “Wireless On”...

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  • Page 69: Appendix B - Over The Air Programming, General, Upgrading The Mcu Sw Version (silent Installation)

    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Appendix B - Over the Air Programming General NOTE Over the Air Programming (OTAP) is a feature that enables upgrading the MCU application through the air. The OTAP also enables sending of profiles and setting the active profile for the user.

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    Appendix B - Over the Air Programming 2. Go to DOS, move to the package location and run: Setup.exe /z”OTAP” (see following screen).

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    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Appendix B - Over the Air Programming 3. The update package is installed now. The following screen appears: NOTE 4. After the installation process ends, the computer preforms an un-notified restart (see fol- lowing message). This apply to computers with Windows XP operating system only.

  • Page 72: Updating And Setting Profiles, General, Detailed Procedure

    Updating and Setting Profiles General Updating and setting profiles require: Source computer 1. To perform Export all profiles. 2. To send the profiles and MTU.exe to the target computer. Target computer 1. To run the profile setting update process. Detailed Procedure Preparing the Profiles Package NOTE 1.

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    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Appendix B - Over the Air Programming 4. Press OK button. Your profiles are ready in the indicated location. NOTE Upgrading Profiles and Setting Active Profile NOTE To upgrade the profiles perform the following steps: 1. Copy the mtu.exe file and the ExportProfiles files into C:\temp\MCU.

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