Toshiba WN4301A-LF-JT User Manual
Toshiba WN4301A-LF-JT User Manual

Toshiba WN4301A-LF-JT User Manual

Wireless lan pc card


Wireless LAN PC Card
User's Manual


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  • Page 1 TOSHIBA WN4301A-LF-JT Wireless LAN PC Card User’s Manual...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction Features Applications System Requirements Package Checklist Hardware Description LED Indicators Hardware Installation Driver and Utility Installation Windows 98/Me/2000 Installation Windows XP Installation Utility Configuration Using Wireless Card Manager Configuration Link Information IP information Site browse Version information Network Configuration and Planning Network Topologies Ad Hoc Wireless LAN Infrastructure Wireless LAN...
  • Page 3: Introduction

    Introduction The WN4301A-LF-JT is a Wireless LAN PC Card, support a 54 Mbps wireless network adapter that seamlessly integrates with existing Ethernet networks to support applications such as mobile users or temporary conferences. This solution offers a high data rate and reliable wireless connectivity with considerable cost savings over wired LANs (which include long-term maintenance overhead for cabling).
  • Page 4: Applications

    Wireless LAN PC Card Applications Offers a fast, reliable, cost-effective solution for wireless client access to the network in applications like these: • Remote access to corporate network information E-mail, file transfer, and terminal emulation • Difficult-to-wire environments Historic or old buildings, asbestos installations, and open areas where wiring is difficult to employ •...
  • Page 5: Hardware Description

    Hardware Description The Wireless LAN PC Card supports up to 54Mbps connections to Ethernet networks. This wireless card is fully complient with the specifications defined in IEEE 802.11g. It can be installed in any notebook with a Type Ⅱ PCMCIA slot. And this card supports Windows 98/ME/200/XP.
  • Page 6: Hardware Installation

    Wireless LAN PC Card Hardware Installation Warnings: Network cards are sensitive to static electricity. To protect the card, always touch the metal chassis of your computer or the ground before handling the card. To install the card: Turn on your notebook. Install the driver and utility program into your system.
  • Page 8 Wireless LAN PC Card This screen will appear, though the driver is fully compatible with Windows 2000, it has not yet been Logo tested by Microsoft. Click Yes to continue with the installation. Note: Do not click No, as this will cancel the installation and the driver will not be installed properly.
  • Page 10 Wireless LAN PC Card After inserting the card, the Found New Hardware Wizard window appears. Select Install the software automatically, then click Next. This screen will then appear, though the driver is fully compatible with Windows XP, it has not yet been Logo tested by Microsoft. Click Continue Anyway. Note: Do not click STOP Installation, as this will cancel the installation process, and the driver will not be installed properly.
  • Page 11: Windows Xp Installation

    Windows XP Installation The Wizard will start to install the software into your system. This may take a few minutes. When the wizard has finished installing the driver, the following screen will appear. Click Finish to exit the window. Select the country in which you are using the Wireless LAN PC Card. The installation process in now completed.
  • Page 14 Wireless LAN PC Card Encryption — Select 64 bit or 128 bit to enable the WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) function. This function is implemented in the card to prevent unauthorized access. Key Type — Select ASCII or Hex. Default Key — Choose one key to use for encryption. Passphrase —...
  • Page 15: Using Wireless Card Manager

    Using Wireless Card Manager Step 1. Select 64 bit or 128 bit in the Encryption field. Step 2. Select ASCII or Hex in the Key Type field. Step 3. In the Default Key field, select one number to use as the default key from the drop-down menu.
  • Page 20: Network Configuration And Planning

    Wireless LAN PC Card Network Configuration and Planning This Wireless Solution supports a stand-alone wireless network configuration, as well as an integrated configuration with Ethernet LANs. The Wireless LAN PC Card can be configured as: • Ad hoc for peer-to peer communications •...
  • Page 21: Infrastructure Wireless Lan

    Network Topologies Infrastructure Wireless LAN The Wireless 802.11g/b Card can also provide wireless workstations with access to a wired LAN. An integrated wired and wireless LAN is called an Infrastructure configuration. A Basic Service Set (BSS) consists of a group of wireless PC users, and an access point that is directly connected to the wired LAN.
  • Page 22: Setting The Communication Domain

    Wireless LAN PC Card Setting the Communication Domain Stationary Wireless PCs The Basic Service Set (BSS) is the communication domain for each access point. For wireless PCs that do not need to support roaming, set the domain identifier (SSID) for the wireless card to the SSID of the access point you want to connect to.
  • Page 23: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Check the following troubleshooting items before contacting Technical Support. Adapter Installation Problems If your laptop cannot find the Wireless PC Card or the driver software does not install correctly, check the following: • Make sure the adapter is securely seated in the PCMCIA slot. Check for any hardware problems, such as physical damage to the card’s connector.
  • Page 24: Network Connection Problems

    Wireless LAN PC Card Network Connection Problems If the Link LED on the Wireless PC Card does not light, or if you cannot access any network resources from the notebook, check the following: • Make sure the correct software driver is installed for your operating system. If necessary, try reinstalling the driver.
  • Page 25: Compliances

    Compliances Compliances Federal Communication Commission Interference 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 26: Ce Mark Declaration Of Conformance For Emi And Safety (Eec)

    Wireless LAN PC Card CE Mark Declaration of Conformance for EMI and Safety (EEC) This information technology equipment complies with the requirements of the Council Directive 89/336/EEC on the Approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to Electromagnetic Compatibility and 73/23/EEC for electrical equipment used within certain voltage limits and the Amendment Directive 93/68/EEC.
  • Page 27: Specifications

    Specifications Specifications Functional Criteria Data Rate 1, 2, 5.5, 6, 9, 11, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps Operating Range Up to 18 m (60 ft) at 54 Mbps Up to 40 m (132 ft) at 11 Mbps Radio Signal Radio Technology Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) Complementary Code Keying (CCK)
  • Page 28 Wireless LAN PC Card Certification Emissions EN 50081-1, EN 55022 Class B EN 50082-1, EN 61000-4-2/3/4/6/11 FCC Part 15(B), ETSI 300-328, ARIB STD33 & T66 Software Drivers NDIS Drivers Windows 98 Windows Me Windows 2000 Windows XP...

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