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PW-DN427
Wireless N USB Adapter
Rev: 2.0.0
1910020432

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    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter Rev: 2.0.0 1910020432...

  • Page 2: Fcc Statement

    FCC STATEMENT This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.

  • Page 3: Ce Mark Warning

    CE Mark Warning This is a class B product. In a domestic environment, this product may cause radio interference, in which case the user may be required to take adequate measures. National restrictions This device is intended for home and office use in all EU countries (and other countries following the EU directive 1999/5/EC) without any limitation except for the countries mentioned below: Country Restriction...

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Package Contents ....................1 Chapter 1 Introduction ..................2 Product Overview .................... 2 Main Features ....................2 LED Status ...................... 2 Chapter 2 Installation Guide ................. 3 Hardware Installation ..................3 Software Installation ..................3 2.2.1 Overview ......................3 2.2.2 Installation Guide ....................

  • Page 5: Package Contents

    The following items should be found in your package:  One PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter  One USB extension cable  Quick Installation Guide  One Resource CD for PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter, including: • Drivers and Utility • User Guide • Other Helpful Information ...

  • Page 6: Chapter 1 Introduction

    TKIP, AES,WPA and WPA2 encryption to prevent outside intrusion and protect your personal information from being exposed. The adapter is easy to install and manage. The PW-DN427 supports WPS function, which can help you create a wireless connection immediately. Quick Setup Wizard is supported and detailed instructions are provided step by step in this user guide.

  • Page 7: Chapter 2 Installation Guide

    2.2.2 Installation Guide 1. Insert the Resource CD into your CD-ROM drive, then go to My Computer to double-click CD-ROM PW-DN427 3.0, and you will see the screen as Figure 2-1. Double-click Setup.exe to start the installation. - 3 -...

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    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide Figure 2-1 Start the Installation 2. You’ll see the screen as below. You can choose which to be installed and click Next. Figure 2-2 Setup Type 3. In the following screen, select the configuration tool and click Next.

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    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide Figure 2-3 Setup Type 1) If you want to install the RL52 Wireless N Client Utility, please select the Wireless Configuration Tool. 2) If you only want to use the Microsoft Zero Configuration Tool to configure the wireless connection, please select Microsoft Zero Configuration Tool.

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    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide 5. You will see the next screen as below. Click Install to continue. Figure 2-5 Ready to Install the Program 6. The following screen for installing will appear. Figure 2-6 Setup Status ...

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    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide Figure 2-7 Windows XP Warning Box 7. After the files have been successfully copied, the screen in Figure 2-8 will appear. Click the Finish button to finish the installation and reboot the system.

  • Page 12: Uninstall Software

    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide 2.3 Uninstall Software 2.3.1 Uninstall the utility software from your PC On the Windows taskbar, click the Start button, point to All programsWireless, and then click Uninstal-RL52 Wireless N Client Utility. Follow the Install Shield Wizard to uninstall the utility software from your PC.

  • Page 13: Chapter 3 Configuration

    Chapter 3 Configuration 3.1 Configuration of Utility PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter can be configured by its utility for Windows XP/ Vista/ 7. This section will take the configuration in Windows XP for example and guide you to configure your wireless adapter for wireless connectivity with trustable data security encryption features.

  • Page 14: Site Survey

    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide 3.1.1 Site Survey Click the Site Survey icon on the screen of the Utility and the Site Survey screen with many available wireless network choices will appear. The AP list will be updated every two seconds.

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    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide Edit a profile  Import a profile   Export a profile Add a WPS profile  Figure 3-3 Profile List - Click to add a new profile.  - Deletes an existing profile.

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    Infrastructure - All wireless clients will connect to an access point or wireless router. • Ad Hoc - Directly connecting to another computer, for peer-to-peer communication, using wireless network adapters on each computer, such as two or more PW-DN427 wireless adapters. ...

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    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide Figure 3-5 Authentication and Encryption  Authentication - You can choose the Authentication Type from the pull-down list with seven options, Open, Shared, WPA, WPA-PSK, WPA2, WPA2-PSK, and 802.1X.  Encryption - Displays which encryption type that the adapter is using. When you select Open as Authentication, there are two options: None and WEP.

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    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide Figure 3-7 Use Pre-logon Connection Use Pre-logon Connection - Use ID and Password in Profile.  5. Some advanced settings can be made in Figure 3-8. Figure 3-8 Profile Tx Power - Manually force the AP’s transmitting power.

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    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide Figure 3-9 Profile Added Successfully 3.1.2.2. Delete a profile Highlight the desired profile name on Profile List and click the Delete icon . The profile will be removed from the list. Figure 3-10 Delete a Profile 3.1.2.3.

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    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide Figure 3-11 Edit a Profile 3.1.2.4. Import a profile From the Profile List screen (shown in Figure 3-3), click the Import icon . Then the Import Profile screen will appear below. Browse to the directory where the profile is located.

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    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide Figure 3-13 Export a Profile 3.1.2.6. Add a WPS profile Click the Add WPS Profile icon of the Utility and you can configure the WPS function to join an existing network quickly in the following screen.

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    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide PBC Method If your Access Point is equipped with a push-button for Wi-Fi Protected Setup, you can connect the adapter to the Access Point by Push-Button Configuration (PBC) method. Step 1 Press the WPS button on your Access Point device.

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    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide Step 5 The Adapter will search for the AP to establish connection automatically. Figure 3-18 Step 6 Wait a moment until Figure 3-19 appears. Figure 3-19 II. PIN Method If your Access Point supports Wi-Fi Protected Setup and the PIN method, you can add the...

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    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide Figure 3-20 Step 3 Choose the Config Mode as Enrollee and click the Next icon on the screen below. Meanwhile, enter the PIN code of the adapter (here takes 51349417 in the screen for example) into the configuration utility of the AP. For the detailed instructions of the AP configuration, please refer to the User Guide of the AP.

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    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide Enter a PIN from my Access Point Step 1 Click the Add WPS Profile icon on the screen as Figure 3-14. Step 2 Tick PIN/numeric code and then select the desired SSID from the WPS AP List (take Network for example) on the screen below.

  • Page 26: Link Information

    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide Step 5 When Figure 3-19 appears, the configuration is complete.  Note: The default PIN code of the AP always can be found in its label or User Guide. 3.1.3 Link Information Click the Link Information icon of the Utility and you will see the following screen displaying the receiving and transmitting statistical information.

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    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide Figure 3-27 Throughput  Link Quality - Displays connection quality based on signal strength and TX/RX packet error rate.  Signal Strength - This shows the strength of the signal. Link Speed - Shows current transmit rate and receive rate.

  • Page 28: Advanced

    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide Figure 3-29 Receive Statistics Received Successfully - The number of frames successfully received.  Received With CRC Error - The number of frames received with a CRC error.   Dropped Due To Out-of-Resource - The number of frames dropped due to a resource issue.

  • Page 29: About

    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide the access point with which it associates.  Enable TX Burst - It can translate more data when it is enabled. Enable TCP Window Size - It can enhance the TCP throughput when it is enabled.

  • Page 30: Configure With Windows Xp Wireless Zero Configuration

    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide list. Enter Test for the Profile Name, and select Infrastructure for the Network Type, then click Next icon to the next page. Select WPA2-PSK for the Authentication, AES for the Encryption and click Next icon to continue.

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    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide Figure 3-34 Enter Network Key 4. If the connection is finished, you will see the screen as Figure 3-35 shows. Figure 3-35 Connected - 27 -...

  • Page 32: Chapter 4 Ap Mode

    At this time, if your PC has Installed other network card (wireless or wired), you will be prompted “ICS Select WAN Adapter” to select one of them to be “WAN”. With this function PW-DN427 can serve as wireless router based on the selected card connecting to the Internet, which will make the APs of the LAN share the Internet.

  • Page 33: Config Ap

    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide Config AP Click the Config AP icon to load the following screen and set the AP as you need. Step 1. Click Config AP icon , the following screen will pop up. Click Next icon continue.

  • Page 34: Advanced

    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide Step 3. The AP’s authentication mode and encryption type can be set in the following figure. Figure 4-6 Step 4. Enter the Key in the empty field to make your AP security enabled (here takes 1234567890 for example).

  • Page 35: Access Control List

    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide Interval value determines the time interval of the beacons. The default value is 100.  TX Power - Manually force the AP’s transmitting power. System default is 100%. Idle Time - Manually force the Idle Time using a selected value. The default is 300.

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    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide Figure 4-10 Add an Mac Address to the List Figure 4-11 Remove an existing Mac Address from the List - 32 -...

  • Page 37: Associate List

    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide Figure 4-12 Clear All MAC Addresses 4.4 Associate List Figure 4-13 shows the link status page. It displays detailed station information of current connection. Figure 4-13 Mac Table Function  MAC Address - The station’s Mac address of the current connection.

  • Page 38: About

    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide  AID - Raise value by current connection.  Power Saving Mode - Support Power Saving Mode on the currently connected station. Status - The link status of the current connection.  4.5 About The About page displays the wireless card and driver version information as shown in Figure 4-14.

  • Page 39: Chapter 5 Example For Application

    Please ensure the software and hardware environments are well established before configuring. For hardware, at least a PC, a PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter and a PSP device are needed. For software, the PW-DN427 Adapter driver should be properly installed.

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    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide Right-click “My Computer” and select Management. In the prompt page, click Device Step 5. Manager, then right-click “Wireless N Client Adapter “and select Properties. Then set the value of “PSP Xlink Mode” as Enable following the red marked instruction in the figure.

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    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide Figure 5-4 Step 8. In the prompt page shown below, select Use the Following IP Address, and set the IP and Subnet mask. After completing setting, click OK. Figure 5-5  Note: Please set the IP address in different network segment with the other network card to avoid conflict.

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    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide Figure 5-6 Step 11. Click the icon on the right top corner to enter the Arena Mode, highlight the arena of your wanted game, and then join or start a new game. Figure 5-7...

  • Page 43: Appendix A: Glossary

    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide Appendix A: Glossary 802.11b - The 802.11b standard specifies a wireless networking at 11 Mbps using direct-sequence spread-spectrum (DSSS) technology and operating in the unlicensed radio spectrum at 2.4GHz, and WEP encryption for security. 802.11b networks are also referred to as Wi-Fi networks.

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    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide Spread Spectrum - Spread Spectrum technology is a wideband radio frequency technique developed by the military for use in reliable, secure, mission-critical communications systems. It is designed to trade off bandwidth efficiency for reliability, integrity, and security. In other words,...

  • Page 45: Appendix B: Specifications

    PW-DN427 Wireless N USB Adapter User Guide Appendix B: Specifications General Interface USB 2.0 Connector Standards IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11b Operating System Windows XP/ Vista/ 7 Safety & Emission FCC, CE Frequency 2.4 ~ 2.4835 GHz 130M: -68dBm...

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