HP J8135A Quick Install Manual

Procurve 802.11b 150wl card - 11/13/14 channel channel/procurve 802.11g 170wl card 11/13/14 channel
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  • Page 3 HP ProCurve 802.11b and 802.11g AP Cards Quick Install Guide...
  • Page 4: Applicable Products

    The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introducing the 802.11b and 11g AP Cards ..1 Network Options ........2 802.11b and 11g AP Cards Features .
  • Page 6 Regulatory Information ......18 Notice for U.S.A..........18 Notice for Canada .
  • Page 7: Introducing The 802.11B And 11G Ap Cards

    North America only 2. A transparent protective casing for storing your 802.11b and 11g AP Card while not in use. 3. The HP ProCurve 802.11b and 802.11g AP Cards Quick Install Guide (this document). Figure 1. Kit Contents...
  • Page 8: Network Options

    HP ProCurve Wireless Access Point 520wl. Figure 2. Stand Alone Wireless LAN With the HP ProCurve Wireless Access Point 520wl you can connect to a corporate Local Area Network (LAN) infrastructure to have wireless access to all network facilities.
  • Page 9: 802.11B And 11G Ap Cards Features

    The 802.11b and 11g AP Cards are wireless network cards that fit into either radio slot on an HP ProCurve Wireless Access Point 520wl. These cards have two LED indicators and two integrated antennas. Optionally you can use these cards in combination with the external HP ProCurve Range Extender Antenna 100wl.
  • Page 10: 802.11B And 11G Ap Cards Features (Continued)

    802.11b and 11g AP Cards Features (continued) The 150wl (802.11b AP card) supports the following wireless LAN features: The 802.11b AP card is Wi-Fi (Wireless Fidelity) ■ certified by the Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance (WECA). This means that your 802.11b AP card will communicate with other vendors’...
  • Page 11 Rogue AP detection will provide the ability to detect unauthorized ■ APs within a given coverage area. When enabled, the AP will scan the range of coverage and identify the active APs in the area. SNMPv3 support is for supporting the Simple Network Management ■...
  • Page 12: Installing And Configuring The 802.11B And 11G Ap Cards

    Installing and Configuring the 802.11b and 11g AP Cards The 802.11b and 11g AP Cards can be installed only in HP ProCurve Wireless Access Point 520wl. To setup your 520wl, please see the documentation that came with that product. Installing an AP Card 1.
  • Page 13: Configuring The Basic Items

    1. Open your web browser on the network computer 2. If necessary, disable the browser’s internet proxy settings. 3. Type in the IP Address of the HP 520wl. If you don’t know the IP address, please see the HP 520wl Unit Installation foldout for information on how to determine the IP address.
  • Page 14: Association Test

    Client Manager application. 2. Configure that card to match the network name and encryption key of the 802.11b and 11g AP Card you just installed in the HP 520wl Access Point. 3. Verify the Client Manager application shows association with...
  • Page 15: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Common Situations If you encounter difficulty using and/or installing these cards in your Access Point, the error may be related to various causes: The cards are not firmly inserted into the card slot. ■ ■ Client is out of range (too far away from the access point). This prevents the cards from establishing a wireless connection with the client.
  • Page 16: Led Activity

    LED Activity The starting point to troubleshoot problems with the card inserted into your Access Point is looking at the LED activity of the card. The following table provides an overview of the various modes of operation and the associated LED activity. It also includes a number of trouble- shooting hints, that may help solve the problem.
  • Page 17: Clients Cannot Connect To The Access Point

    3. Refer to the documentation that came with your client cards for addi- tional troubleshooting suggestions. Intermittent Loss of Connection 1. Ensure the client is within range of the HP 520wl. For more information regarding range see the Range/Transmit Rate chart on page 2.
  • Page 18: Client Does Not Receive An Ip Address - Cannot Connect To Internet

    DHCP settings are being used. DHCP Server 2. If you are using the DHCP feature on the HP 520wl, then ensure your local DHCP server is operating on the same subnet mask as your HP 520wl.
  • Page 19: Other Problems

    If you are still having problems with the 802.11b and 11g AP Card and you have not been able to fix them with the Troubleshooting suggestions from this booklet, please refer to the more detailed instructions in the Trouble- shooting chapter of the HP 520wl User Guide.
  • Page 20: Card Specifications

    Card Specifications Physical (LxWxH) 117.8 x 53.95 x 8.7 mm Dimensions 45 grams Weight Temperature & Humidity (non condensing) 0° to 40° C Maximum humidity 95% Operation (32° to 104° F) -10° to 50° C Maximum humidity 95% Storage (14° to 122° F) Networking CSMA/CA (Collision Avoidance) with Acknowledgment (ACK) Media Access Protocol...
  • Page 21: Radio Characteristics

    Radio Characteristics RF Frequency Band 2.4 GHz (2400-2500 MHz) (Center Frequencies) Supported sub- 2412 channels 2417 2422 2427 2432 2437 2442 2447 2452 2457 (default) 2462 2467 2472 2484 Modulation Technique Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum CCK 11 & 5.5 Mbps, DQPSK for 2 Mbps, and DBPSK for 1 Mbps Spreading 11-chip Barker Sequence...
  • Page 22 11b Card Range/ 11 Mbps 5.5 Mbps 2 Mbps 1 Mbps Transmit Rate Open Office 142 m 177 m 219 m 272 m (892 (466 ft.) (581 ft.) (718 ft.) ft.) Semi-Open Office 98 m 122 m 151 m 187 m (322 ft.) (400 ft.) (495 ft.)
  • Page 23 In Closed Office environments, work space is separated by floor-to- ■ ceiling brick walls. Auto Channel Selection. When inserted into the HP ProCurve Wireless Access Point 520wl, the 802.11b and 11g AP Card will use the factory-set default channel (channel 10, printed in bold), unless the LAN Administrator selected a different channel when configuring the access point device.
  • Page 24: Regulatory Information

    Regulatory Information Wireless communication is often subject to local radio regulations. Although wire- less networking products have been designed for operation in the license-free 2.4 GHz band, local radio regulations may impose a number of limitations to the use of wireless communication equipment.
  • Page 25: Notice For Canada

    Please check with ART (http://www.art-telecom.fr) for local rulings and authorization. 2. For up-to-date information on worldwide country authorizations, power levels and usage restrictions, please visit http://www.hp.com/go/hpprocurve. Click on technical support, then manuals. Select your wireless product and open the document Wireless Radio...
  • Page 26 The product herewith complies with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive 73/23/EEC, the EMC Directive 89/336/EEC and the R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC and carries the CE marking accordingly. The Product was tested in a typical configuration with an HP ProCurve Wireless Access Point 520wl. Roseville, July 11, 2003 European Contact: Your local Hewlett-Packard Sales and Service Office or Hewlett-Packard GmbH, Department HQ-TRE, Herrenberger Straße 140, D-71034 Böblingen (FAX: + 49-7031-14-3143)
  • Page 27 Hewlett-Packard Company Manufacturer's Address: 8000 Foothills Blvd. Roseville, CA 95747-5502 U.S.A. declares, that the product Product Name: HP Procurve Wireless 802.11g AP Card 170wl Product Number(s): J8430A Regulatory Model: RSVLC-0402 conforms to the following Product Specifications: Safety: EN 60950:2000 / IEC 60950:1999...
  • Page 28: Notice For Japan

    Notice for Japan...
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  • Page 30 Technical information in this document is subject to change without notice. Copyright 2004, Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. All rights reserved. Reproduction, adaptation, or translation without prior written permission is prohibited except as allowed under the copyright laws. Edition 2 March 2004 Manual Part Number 5990-6054 *5990-6054*...

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