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User's Guide
WDE1000
CardBus Adaptor
WDE1100
Mini PCI Card
6802978C75-B
WDE1000
WDE1100
@6802978C75@
6802978C75-B
April 2006

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    User’s Guide WDE1000 CardBus Adaptor WDE1100 Mini PCI Card 6802978C75-B WDE1000 WDE1100 6802978C75-B @6802978C75@ April 2006...

  • Page 2: Declaration Of Conformity

    Statements included in this manual indicating support pro- As a personal computer peripheral, this device complies vided by Motorola are subject to changes at any time. with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the Motorola reserves the right to make changes to this manual.

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    Energy Exposure (EME) testing. As the ance and compliance with the RF energy exposure limits in WDE1000/1100 is not a stand-alone modem but is a PC the standards and guidelines listed in “Product Operation card, the WDE1000/1100 cannot be tested by itself for and EME Exposure”...

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    FCC ID: the network. AZ489FT7023. 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 Electro Magnetic Interference/Compatibility exceed the limit established by the government-adopted requirement for safe exposure.

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    • Turn the WDE1000/1100 OFF immediately if you If your WDE1000/1100 interior gets wet, then do not try to have any reason to suspect that interference is taking accelerate drying with the use of an oven or a dryer as this place.

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    Product. Repair, replacement ware will be uninterrupted or error-free. or refund of the purchase price, at Motorola's option, is the Normal and customary wear and tear. exclusive remedy. THIS WARRANTY IS GIVEN IN LIEU Non-Motorola manufactured equipment unless bearing OF ALL OTHER EXPRESS WARRANTIES.

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    Product may not be replaced, copied, distributed, modified in any way, or used to produce any derivative thereof. No Motorola will have no liability with respect to any claim of other use including, without limitation, alteration, modifi- patent infringement which is based upon the combination...

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  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    CHAPTER 2 - INSTALLATION ................Your Package Content ......................7 Getting to Know Your WDE1000 .................... 7 Inserting WDE1000 Into Your Laptop Computer ..............8 Removing WDE1000 from Your Laptop Computer ..............8 System Requirements ....................... 9 Installing the MCU (Motorola Client Utility) Application............. 10 Uninstalling the MCU (Motorola Client Utility) Application ..........

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    CHAPTER 5 - GLOSSARY ................. APPENDIX A - DISABLING/REMOVING WIFI DRIVERS......General............................ 49 Disabling WiFi Drivers......................49 For Windows XP Operating System................. 49 For Windows 2000 Operating System................50...

  • Page 11: Preface

    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 and its specifications. • Chapter 2-Installation - Gives information about your WDE1000 package content and instruc- tions that will enable you to install the card and its operating software.

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  • Page 13: Chapter 1 - Introduction

    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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    Chapter 1 - Introduction A general view of the WDE1000 is shown in Figure 1. A general view of the WDE1100 is shown in Figure 2. 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: 802.11b/g: 2.4~2.4835GHz modified 802.11a @ 4.9GHz: 4.94~4.99GHz Modulation Technique: 802.11b (DSSS and CCK) 802.11g (DSSS, CCK and OFDM) modified 802.11a @ 4.9GHz (OFDM) Output Power (typical): 802.11b/g: 18dBm for all modulation rates 4.9GHz band:...

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    3.3V + 10% Dimensions (W x L x H): 54 x 129 x 5mm (height is 13.8mm at extension board) Weight: Host Interface: WDE1000 - CardBus 32 bits WDE1100 - Mini PCI Channel Support: 802 b/g US: 11 (1~11) Modified 802.11a...

  • Page 17: Chapter 2 - Installation

    Your Package Content Verify that your WDE1000 package contains the following: Item Item Description Model Number Quantity WDE1000 Card F2889A CD-ROM HKVN4003A Getting to Know Your WDE1000 Figure 3 gives a detailed description of the WDE1000: Figure 3. WDE1000 - Detailed Description...

  • Page 18: Inserting Wde1000 Into Your Laptop Computer

    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 Computer...

  • Page 19: System Requirements

    PCMCIA Slot PCMCIA Release Button 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: Pentium® IV 1.5 GHz or higher Memory (RAM):...

  • Page 20: Installing The Mcu (motorola Client Utility) Application

    Found” pop-up dialog appears. Press “CANCEL” wether the driver name is displayed or not. Perform the following steps: 1. Quit all Windows applications. 2. Insert your WDE1000 into your laptop. The following screen appears after few seconds for first installation:...

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    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Chapter 2 - Installation 3. Press Cancel button. 4. Insert the MCU CD-ROM into your CD-ROM Drive. 5. In case the setup application does not start automatically, press Start button at the bottom Windows bar, select Run, type e:\setup.exe (the letter “e” stands for your CD-ROM drive...

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    Chapter 2 - Installation 6. In case other WiFi application installed on your Laptop is using the same services that WDE1000 card uses, the following screen appears: It is strongly recommended to uninstall or at least disable all WiFi applications installed on your NOTE Laptop before the installation.

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

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    9. Press Next. The following screen appears: 10. Read the License Agreement. To continue with the installation, mark the “I accept the terms of the license agreement” and press Next. If your WDE1000 is inserted into the laptop, steps 11 through 13 should be omitted.

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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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    Chapter 2 - Installation 15. Accept the default installation location or browse to select another location and press Next. The following screen appears: 16. Accept the program folder name or change it and press Next. 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 follow- ing screen appears:...

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    Chapter 2 - Installation 18. Read the recommendation and press Next. The following screen appears: This page left blank intentionally 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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    Chapter 2 - Installation 21. When the Setup Status bar is full, the following screen appears indicating the successful completion of the installation: 22. Select the “Yes, I want to restart my computer now” and press Finish to end the installa- tion process..

  • Page 33: Uninstalling The Mcu (motorola Client Utility) Application

    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Chapter 2 - Installation 24. Press Yes to disable the internal wireless configuration utility. Failure to comply with the above may cause WDE1000/1100 operation failures. NOTE 25. The setup application creates an MCU shortcut icon on your laptop desktop:...

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    Chapter 2 - Installation 3. In case the setup application does not start automatically, press Start button at the bottom Windows bar, select Run, type e:\setup.exe (the letter “e” stands for your CD-ROM drive letter) and press Ok. The following screen appears: 4.

  • Page 35: Upgrading The Mcu (motorola Client Utility) Application

    WDE1000 Into Your Laptop Computer” on page 8). 1. Perform steps 1 through 4 of “Uninstalling the MCU (Motorola Client Utility) Applica- tion” on page 23. 2. In the screen that appear after step 4, check the “Update the previous installation” and click Next.

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  • Page 37: Chapter 3 - Operation

    Using the MCU 1. Double click on the MCU shortcut to open the application. The following screen appears while the WDE1000 is attempting to connect to the network: Your MCU attempts to connect to the network using a default connection profile.

  • Page 38: Configuring A New Profile

    Chapter 3 - Operation Configuring a new profile Perform the following steps: 1. Click the Profile Management tab. The following screen appears: 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.

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    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Chapter 3 - Operation 3. Select the desired Network Name (Infrastructure or Ad-hoc) and click Activate.: If you are creating a profile after scanning for an available network and activating the desired network, NOTE omit step 4. Step 4 should be performed if the profile is created without scanning.

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    Chapter 3 - Operation 5. Enter the profile name and the Network Name (SSID1) in the dedicated fields: If you are creating a profile after scanning for an available network, the SSID of the network appears in NOTE the SSID1 field. Network Name is mandatory for Ad- hoc profile types only.

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    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Chapter 3 - Operation 6. Click the Advanced tab. The following screen appears:...

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    Chapter 3 - Operation 7. 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 8. Using the Power Save Mode drop-down menu, select the desired mode (see following screen): Power Save Mode menu is disabled for Ad-hoc profile types. NOTE...

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    Chapter 3 - Operation 9. 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 10. Select the frequency band of the wireless mode by checking the desired check box. 11. If you’ve checked the 4.9 GHz band, use the drop-down menu to select the bandwidth (see...

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    Chapter 3 - Operation 12. When configuring an Ad hoc profile, select the desired Wireless Mode When Starting Ad Hoc Network band (see following screen): Your WDE uses the above selection to determine the wireless mode it will use if, while in Ad-hoc, no other NOTE WDE was found and no association is possible.

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    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Chapter 3 - Operation 13. Click the Security tab and select your desired security level (see following screen):...

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    Chapter 3 - Operation 14. Press the Ok button. The following screen appears:...

  • Page 49: 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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    Chapter 3 - Operation 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-...

  • Page 51: Led Indicators Operation

    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Chapter 3 - Operation 4. You are now ready for data transfer operation. LED Indicators Operation Your WDE1000 is equipped with two LED indicators. LEDs indications are described in Table 4. TABLE 4. Indication LEDs Power LED...

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  • Page 53: Chapter 4 - Troubleshooting

    WiFi cards (see “Appendix A - Disabling/Removing Wifi Drivers” on page 49) and reinstall the MCU. The computer does not recognize the Verify that the WDE1000 is fully inserted into the PCMCIA slot. WDE1000. Verify that the WDE1000 is inserted into the same PCMCIA slot it was inserted to when installing the MCU.

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    (Infrastructure). Very small distance may create receiver overload. The set of profiles is different when Insert the WDE1000 into the same PCMCIA slot in the WDE1000 is inserted into another which it was installed. Profiles are linked to a given PCMCIA slot of the same computer.

  • Page 55: Chapter 5 - Glossary

    WDE1000/1100 User’s Guide - Chapter 5 - Glossary 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. packet A basic message unit for communication across a network.

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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 59: Appendix A - Disabling/removing Wifi Drivers

    Other problems such as degradation of WDE1000 performance or unexpected behavior of WDE1000 can also be caused by conflict problems between the WDE1000 and other WiFi cards at running time. In this case, the applications controlling the other cards should be disabled or uninstalled while WDE1000 is running.

  • Page 60: 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 10). To enable the above drivers, repeat the above steps and in the “Startup”...

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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. To enable the above drivers, repeat step 1 and select “Wireless On”...

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