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  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Wireless MAC Cloning...............54 Wireless Settings..............25 Network Settings ..............55 Network Settings ..............27 Static...................55 DHCP ..................27 DHCP ..................56 Static IP ................28 Advanced ..................57 Advanced ..................29 Advanced Wireless .............57 MAC Address Filter .............29 Maintenance ................58 Advanced Wireless .............30 Admin ..................58 D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

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    Configure WPA-Personal (Bridge Mode) ......74 Connect to a Wireless Network........75 Using Windows ® 7 ...............75 Configure WPS ..............78 Using Windows Vista ® ..............82 Configure WEP ..............84 Configure WPA-PSK............85 ® Using Windows XP ..............86 Configure WEP ..............87 Configure WPA-PSK............89 D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 4: Product Overview

    DAP-1560 Media Streaming Adapter Ethernet Cable Power Adapter CD-ROM Note: Using a power supply with a different voltage rating than the one included with the DAP-1560 will cause damage and void the warranty for this product. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 5: System Requirements

    Browser Requirements: Web-based Configuration Utility Requirements Windows ® Users: Make sure you have the latest version of Java installed. Visit www.java.com to download the latest version. Computer with the following: CD Installation Wizard ® ® Requirements D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 6: Introduction

    Section 1 - Product Overview Introduction The D-Link Media Streaming Adapter (DAP-1560) enable you to easily upgrade any router to support streaming of High-Definition (HD) multimedia content over a wireless connection. This device lets you create a ‘bridge’ between two different physical media types.

  • Page 7: Features

    Features High-Definition Performance The D-Link Media Streaming Adapter (DAP-1560) enables you to easily upgrade any router to support streaming of High- Definition (HD) multimedia content over a wireless connection. Connect any Ethernet-enabled devices in your entertainment your network and enable dual-band wireless streaming.

  • Page 8: Hardware Overview

    Hold the reset button for at least 6 seconds to reset the device back to the factory default Reset Button settings. All the LEDs will turn on for 2 second and then begin the reboot process. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 9: Leds

    A blinking green light indicates the wireless function is working. The light will blink fast Wireless LED during data transmission. The light will be off during device reboot or if the wireless radio is disabled. WPS LED A blinking light indicates that the DAP-1560 is performing the WPS function. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 10: Installation

    This section will walk you through the installation process. Placement of the DAP-1560 is very important. Do not place the Wireless Modes Depending on how you want to use your DAP-1560 will determine which mode you use. This section will help you figure out which setting works with your setup.

  • Page 11: Bridge Mode

    Section 2 - Installation Bridge Mode attached storage devices you will need to move the switch on the back panel of the DAP-1560 to Bridge. Refer to page 44 for configuration instructions. Computer Gaming Console Internet Modem Router DAP-1560 Switch...

  • Page 12

    If you have two DAP-1560 devices and want to create a wireless network with full MediaBand technology you will need to connect one DAP-1560 to your router and move the switch on the back panel to AP. The second DAP-1560 will need to be Bridge.

  • Page 13: Wireless Installation Considerations

    1. Keep the number of walls and ceilings between the D-Link access point and other network devices to a minimum. Each wall or ceiling can reduce your adapter’s range from 3-90 feet (1-30 meters.) Position your devices so that the number of walls or ceilings is minimized.

  • Page 14: Configuration (ap Mode)

    Section 3 - Configuration Configuration (AP Mode) This section will show you how to configure your new D-Link wireless access point using the web-based configuration utility. Web-based Configuration Utility to the left (AP Mode). dlinkap or 192.168.0.50 in the address field.

  • Page 15: Setup Wizard

    Section 3 - Configuration Setup Wizard Click Launch Wireless Setup Wizard to quickly configure your access point. If you want to enter your settings without running the WIRELESS SETUP on the left side and skip to page 25. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 16: Wireless Setup Wizard

    Enter the Device Name of the AP and click Next to continue. It is recommended to change the Device Name if there is more than one D-Link device within the subnet. enter a new password and click Next.

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    Section 3 - Configuration Click Save to save your network settings. The following screen opens to indicate that you have successfully saved your new settings. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

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    Section 3 - Configuration Select Manual as the configuration method to set up your network manually. Click Next to continue. Enter a network name and select Automatically assign a network key. Click Next to continue. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

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    Network Key to enter on your wireless clients. Click Save to finish the Setup Wizard. show you your Network Key to enter on your wireless clients. Click Save to finish the Setup Wizard. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

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    Section 3 - Configuration Select Manually assign a network key to create your own key. Click Next to continue. using 0-9 and A-F. Click Next to continue. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

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    Section 3 - Configuration show you your network key to enter on your wireless clients. Click Save to finish the Setup Wizard. For WEP 0-9 and A-F. Click Next to continue. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

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    Section 3 - Configuration If you select WEP show you your network key to enter on your wireless clients. Click Save to finish the Setup Wizard. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 23: Add Wireless Device With Wps

    Select PIN to use your PIN number from your wireless device to connect to your network. For PBC Click Connect to continue. Start WPS on the wireless device within 2 minutes (120 seconds) you are adding to your wireless network to complete the setup. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 24

    Select PBC to use the Push Button Configuration in order to connect to your network. Click Connect to continue. Press down the Push Button on the wireless device that you are adding to your network to complete the setup within 2 minutes (120 seconds). D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 25: Manual Configuration

    Enable Auto The Auto Channel Scan setting can be selected to allow the Channel Scan: DAP-1560 to choose the channel with the least amount of interference. Wireless Indicates the channel setting for the DAP-1560. If you enable Channel: 802.11 Band:...

  • Page 26

    Select the transmit rate. It is strongly recommended to select Best (automatic) for best performance. Enable Hidden Wireless: of the DAP-1560 will not be seen by Site Survey utilities so your wireless clients will have to know the SSID of your DAP-1560 in order to connect to it.

  • Page 27: Network Settings

    (DHCP) to automatically obtain an IP address on Device Name: Enter the Device Name of the AP. It is recommended to change the Device Name if there is more than one D-Link device within the subnet. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 28: Static Ip

    Enter the Gateway of your network (usually the IP address of your router). Device Name: Enter the Device Name of the AP. It is recommended to change the Device Name if there is more than one D-Link device within the subnet. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 29: Advanced

    MAC address listed in the MAC Address List is refused access to the network. MAC Address: Enter the MAC address of the adapter (client) that you want to filter. Click Save Settings at the top to save the filter rule. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 30: Advanced Wireless

    2000 is the default setting. WMM Enable: WMM is QoS for your wireless network. This will improve the quality of video and voice applications for your wireless clients. Short GI: higher data loss. WLAN Partition: Check to enable WLAN Partition. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 31: Guest Zone

    Wireless Band: Select Auto 2.4GHz 5GHz. Wireless Network Enter a wireless network name (SSID) that is Name: different from your main wireless network. Enable Routing Check to allow network connectivity between Between Zones: the different zones created. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 32: Maintenance

    Enter the same password that you entered in the Password: Enable numbers from a distorted image displayed on Graphical Authentication: the login screen to prevent online hackers and unauthorized users from gaining access to your router’s network settings. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 33: System

    Note: Restoring the factory default settings will not reset the Wi-Fi Protected Status to Not Configured. Reboot the Click to reboot the access point. Device: Clear Language Click to clear the language pack. This will put the Pack: web UI back to English. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 34: Language Pack

    You can upgrade the firmware of the access point here. Make sure the firmware you want to use is on the local hard drive of the computer. Click on Browse to locate the firmware file to be used for the update. Please check the D-Link support website...

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    Section 3 - Configuration Maintenance > System and click on Clear Clear Language Pack. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 36: Time

    Enter the NTP server or select one from the drop-down Used: menu. Manual: and Second and then click Save Settings. You can also click the Copy Your Computer’s Time Settings button at the bottom of the screen. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 37: Schedules

    Save Settings at the top for your schedules to go into effect. Schedule Rules The list of schedules will be listed here. Click the List: Edit icon to make changes or click the Delete icon to remove the schedule. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 38: Watchdog

    Response IP: back to the access point. Enable Mail Alert: Check to have the DAP-1560 email you if it cannot ping the above IP address. Syslog must be enabled for this feature to work. Enter the SMTP mail server address (IP address or...

  • Page 39: Status

    Section 3 - Configuration Status Device Info This page displays the current information for the DAP-1560. It will display the LAN and wireless LAN information. General: Displays the access point’s time and firmware version. LAN: Displays the MAC address and the private (local) IP settings for the access point.

  • Page 40: Logs

    Updates the log details on the screen so it displays any recent activity. Clear: Clear all of the log contents. Save Log: This option will save the access point to a log file on your computer. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 41: Statistics

    Displays the number of packets that were dropped Dropped: point resource limitations. RX Packets Displays the number of packets that were dropped Dropped: point resource limitations. Collisions: Displays the number of collisions. Errors: Displays the number of errors. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 42: Wireless

    The wireless section allows you to view the wireless clients that are connected to your wireless access point. Connection TIme: Displays the amount of time the wireless client has been connected to the access point. MAC Address: Displays the MAC address of the wireless client. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 43: Help

    Section 3 - Configuration Help D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 44: Configuration (bridge Mode)

    Section 3 - Configuration Configuration (Bridge Mode) This section will show you how to configure your new D-Link wireless access point using the web-based configuration utility. Web-based Configuration Utility to the right (Bridge Mode). dlinkap or 192.168.0.50 in the address field.

  • Page 45: Setup Wizard

    Click Launch Wireless Setup Wizard Enter the Device Name of the AP and click Next to continue. It is recommended to change the Device Name if there is more than one D-Link device within the subnet. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 46

    Section 3 - Configuration enter a new password and click Next. Select Auto configuration if you want to use Wi-Fi Protected Setup. Click Next to continue. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 47

    Select PIN to connect your wireless device with WPS. For PBC Enter the PIN number used into you access point and click Connect. Start WPS on the wireless device you are adding to you wireless network to complete the setup. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 48

    Click Connect to continue. Press down the WPS Button on the wireless device you are adding to your network to complete the setup. Select Manual configuration to set up your network manually. Click Next to continue. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 49

    Section 3 - Configuration Enter the Wireless Network Name of the AP or click the Site Survey button to find the AP. Click Next to continue. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

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    If you clicked on Site Survey be displayed. Find your access point from the list and click Connect to complete the Setup Wizard. Choose which Security Mode you want to use and click Next to continue. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 51

    Section 3 - Configuration If you choose WEP and click Next to complete the Setup Wizard. If you choose WPA WPA Personal Passphrase and click Next to complete the Setup Wizard. and click Next to complete the Setup Wizard. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

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    Section 3 - Configuration The following screen opens to indicate that you have successfully saved your new settings. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 53: Wireless

    Wireless Client will be displayed. Site Survey: Click to display available wireless networks within range of the DAP-1560. Select the network you want to connect to and enter any security settings required. Wireless Type: Select Infrastructure if connecting to a wireless router or access point (most common) or Ad-Hoc if connecting directly to another wireless client in Ad-Hoc mode.

  • Page 54: Wireless Mac Cloning

    Enable the Wi-Fi Protected Setup feature. Wireless MAC Cloning Enabling this option allows the user to manually assign the source MAC address to packets forwarded by the DAP-1560. If MAC Address: Enter the desired MAC address connected to your DAP-1560 to enable the clone function.

  • Page 55: Network Settings

    Enter the Gateway you want to assign the bridge. Device Name: Enter the Device Name of the AP and click Next to continue. It is recommended to change the Device Name if there is more than one D-Link device within the subnet. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 56: Dhcp

    Select DHCP to automatically obtain an IP address Type: Device Name: Enter the Device Name of the AP and click Next to continue. It is recommended to change the Device Name if there is more than one D-Link device within the subnet. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 57: Advanced

    This value should remain at its default setting of minor modification should be made. Fragmentation Threshold: setting will be fragmented before transmission. 2346 is the default setting. Short GI: it is less reliable and may create higher data loss. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 58: Maintenance

    Enter the same password that you entered in the Enable Graphical Authentication: numbers from a distorted image displayed on the login screen to prevent online hackers and unauthorized users from gaining access to your router’s network settings. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 59: System

    If you want to save the current access Save button above. Click to reboot the bridge. Reboot The Device: Clear Language Click to clear the language pack. This will put the web UI back to English. Pack: D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 60: Language Pack

    You can upgrade the firmware of the access point here. Make sure the firmware you want to use is on the local hard drive of the computer. Click on Browse to locate the firmware file to be used for the update. Please check the D-Link support site support site.

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    Section 3 - Configuration Maintenance > System and click on Clear Clear Language Pack. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 62: Time

    Enter the NTP server or select one from the NTP Server Used: drop-down menu. Manual: and Second and then click Save Settings. You can also click the Copy Your Computer’s Time Settings button at the bottom of the screen. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 63: Watchdog

    Enter the IP address of a device that can respond Response IP: back to the access point. Enable Mail Alert: Check to have the DAP-1560 email you if it cannot ping the above IP address. Syslog must be enabled for this feature to work. SMTP Server:...

  • Page 64: Status

    Section 3 - Configuration Status Device Info This page displays the current information for the DAP-1560. It will display the LAN and wireless LAN information. General: Displays the DAP-1560’s time and firmware version. LAN: Displays the MAC address and the private (local) IP settings for the access point.

  • Page 65: Logs

    Updates the log details on the screen so it displays any recent activity. Clear: Clear all of the log contents. This option will save the access point to a log file Save Log: on your computer. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 66: Statistics

    Displays the number of packets that were dropped Dropped: resource limitations. RX Packets Displays the number of packets that were dropped Dropped: resource limitations. Collisions: Displays the number of collisions. Errors: Displays the number of errors. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 67: Help

    Section 3 - Configuration Help D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 68: Wireless Security

    Section 4 - Security Wireless Security This section will show you the different levels of security you can use to protect your data from intruders. The DAP-1560 offers the following types of security: What is WEP? WEP stands for Wired Equivalent Privacy. It is based on the IEEE 802.11 standard and uses the RC4 encryption algorithm. WEP provides security by encrypting data over your wireless network so that it is protected as it is transmitted from one wireless device to another.

  • Page 69: What Is Wpa

    EAP is built on a more secure public-key encryption system to ensure that only authorized network users can access the network. entered on your wireless bridge or access point. secure public key encryption system to ensure that only authorized network users can access the network. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 70: Configure Wep In Ap Mode

    4 different keys using the Default WEP Key drop-down menu. Authentication Open or Shared Key. 6. Click Save Settings at the top of the window to save your settings. If you are configuring the access point with a wireless access point. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 71: Configure Wpa-personal (ap Mode)

    The passphrase must be between 8-63 characters. 7. Click Save Settings at the top of the window to save your settings. If you are configuring the access point with a wireless the access point. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 72: Configure Wpa-enterprise (ap Mode)

    WPA and WPA2. TKIP, AES, or TKIP and AES. Group Key Update Interval changed. RADIUS Server IP Address RADIUS Server Shared Secret 9. Click Save Settings at the top of the window to save your settings. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 73: Configure Wep (bridge Mode)

    4 different keys using the Default WEP Key drop-down menu. 5. For Authentication Open or Shared Key. 6. Click Save Settings connectivity until you enable WEP on your adapter and enter the same WEP key as you did on the access point. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 74: Configure Wpa-personal (bridge Mode)

    The passphrase must be between 8-63 characters. 7. Click Save Settings at the top of the window to save your settings. If you are configuring the access point with a wireless the access point. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 75: Connect To A Wireless Network

    Section 4 - Security Connect to a Wireless Network Using Windows ® 1. Click on the wireless icon in your system tray (lower-right corner). Wireless Icon 2. The utility will display any available wireless networks in your area. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 76

    3. Highlight the wireless network (SSID) you would like to connect to and click the Connect button. Basics section in this manual for more information. 4. The following window appears while your computer tries to connect to the router. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 77

    5. Enter the same security key or passphrase that is on your router and click Connect. You can also connect by pushing the WPS button on the router. It may take 20-30 seconds to connect to the wireless network. If the router. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 78: Configure Wps

    Section 4 - Security Configure WPS The WPS feature of the DAP-1560 can be configured using Windows ® 7. Carry out the following steps to use Windows ® 7 to configure the WPS feature of the DAP-1560: 1. Click the Start button and select Computer from the Start menu.

  • Page 79

    Section 4 - Security 3. Double-click the DAP-1560. 4. Input the WPS PIN number (displayed in the WPS window on the Router’s LCD screen or in the Setup > Wireless Setup menu in the Router’s Web UI) and click Next.

  • Page 80

    Section 4 - Security 5. Type a name to identify the network. Click Next to continue. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 81

    7. The following window appears while the Router is being configured. Wait for the configuration to complete. 8. The following window informs you that WPS on the DAP-1560 has been setup successfully. Make a note of the security key as you may need to provide this security key if adding an older wireless device to the network in the future.

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