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4-668-080-11 (1)
Wireless LAN Card
Operating Instructions
PEGA-WL100
2002 Sony Corporation

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  • Page 1 4-668-080-11 (1) Wireless LAN Card Operating Instructions PEGA-WL100 2002 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2 The model number and serial number are located at the rear of the product. Record the model number and the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product.
  • Page 3: Declaration Of Conformity

    être prêt à accepter tout brouillage radioélectrique reçu, même si ce brouillage est susceptible de compromettre le fonctionnement du dispositif. : SONY : PEGA-WL100 : 1 Sony Drive, Park Ridge, NJ 07656 USA : 201-930-6972 Continued on next page...
  • Page 4 Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB- 003 du Canada. For the customers in European countries : Sony hereby declares that this product is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of European Directive 1999/5/EC.
  • Page 5 • In no event will SONY be liable for any financial damages, or loss of profits, including claims made by third parties, arising out of the use of the software supplied with this unit.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introduction ... 7 Names of Parts ... 9 Inserting/Removing the Wireless LAN Card ... 10 Installing the Software ... 12 Performing Communications via a Wireless LAN Access Point (Infrastructure Mode) ... 14 Basic Settings ... 14 Advanced Settings ... 20 Connecting your CLIÉ...
  • Page 7: Introduction

    Introduction This product is a Wireless LAN Card for the Sony Personal Entertainment Organizer (mentioned as CLIÉ handheld after this) of the Palm OS 5 (ver5.0). This product complies with IEEE 802.11b* and allows you to access the Internet wirelessly in locations where there is a Wi-Fi certified wireless LAN access point.
  • Page 8: Accessing The Internet

    Accessing the Internet You can access the Internet from your CLIÉ handheld in which this Wireless LAN card is inserted through a LAN access point, and enjoy browsing various websites or sending/receiving email. PEGA-WL100 and CLIÉ handheld Notes • To access the Internet through a LAN access point, you need to be a subscriber to a telecommunications company and an Internet Service Provider (ISP) in advance.
  • Page 9: Names Of Parts

    Names of Parts Wireless LAN Card Front Rear Other items included CD-ROM (1) Hard case (1) Operating Instructions (1) Warranty card (1) End-User’s License Agreement (1) LED indicator Blinks slowly while your CLIÉ handheld is connected to an access point, etc. Blinks rapidly during data transfer.
  • Page 10: Inserting/Removing The Wireless Lan Card

    Inserting/Removing the Wireless LAN Card Inserting the Wireless LAN card in your CLIÉ handheld Insert the Wireless LAN card in Wireless Communication Slot of the CLIÉ handheld. Notes • Insert the Wireless LAN card straight in Wireless Communication Slot of the CLIÉ...
  • Page 11 Removing the Wireless LAN card from your CLIÉ handheld After use, terminate communications. Then, pull the wireless LAN card up straight. When using this Wireless LAN card with a Flip&Rotate style CLIÉ handheld Do not rotate the display when the wireless LAN card is inserted in the Wireless Commnunication Slot of the CLIÉ...
  • Page 12: Installing The Software

    Installing the Software When you try to perform wireless LAN communications for the first time after inserting the Wireless LAN card in your CLIÉ handheld, you need to install the Wireless LAN utility in your CLIÉ handheld. You can install the Wireless LAN utility by using the supplied CD- ROM.
  • Page 13 However, this utility restores only the setting file when a HotSync operation is performed, and it does not restore the utility itself. Therefore, it is necessary to reinstall this utility after a hard reset. icon on the task tray, click [Programs] ([All ® XP), [Sony Handheld], and then [HotSync...
  • Page 14: Performing Communications Via A Wireless Lan Access Point (Infrastructure Mode)

    Performing Communications via a Wireless LAN Access Point (Infrastructure Mode) You can wirelessly access the Internet or perform communications with other communication device through a wireless LAN access point. Basic Settings Before setting You first need to input a couple of values to set the wireless LAN access point you use.
  • Page 15 Tap V of [Service], and select [Wireless LAN]. Tap [Details...] in the lower left corner of the screen. The [Wireless LAN Setup] screen appears. Tap [Create]. A new input screen of [Wireless LAN Setup] appears. Check that [Infrastructure] is selected (highlighted) in [ConnectMode].
  • Page 16 Tapping the mark in the upper right corner of the screen shows a brief explanation for the setting. Enter a profile name in [ProfileName]. Specify a name freely according to the name of the other communication device, access point, etc. Enter a network ID in [NetworkID (SSID)].
  • Page 17 Select the encryption level in [WEP]. WEP (encryption level) is fixed depending on the access point you use. Be sure to select the encryption that is used by your access point. When you select [None] in [WEP], you do not need to enter a WEP key. In this case, skip the next step, and go to Step 11.
  • Page 18 When you select 40/64bit: alphanumeric string (5 characters) Enter a 5-digit password using alphabet (a-z), numbers (0-9) and symbols. When you select 40/64bit: hexadecimal notation (10 figures (Hex)) Enter a 10-digit password using alphabet (a-f) and numbers (0-9). When you select 104/128bit: alphanumeric string (13 characters) Enter a 13-digit password using alphabet (a-z), numbers (0-9) and symbols.
  • Page 19 Modifying the settings 1 Tap the [Prefs] icon on the home screen of your CLIÉ handheld. The [Preferences] screen appears. 2 Tap V in the upper right corner of the screen, and select [Network]. The [Network] screen appears. 3 Tap V of [Service], and select [Wireless LAN]. 4 Tap [Details...] in the lower left corner of the screen.
  • Page 20: Advanced Settings

    Advanced Settings Setting a network manually When it is necessary to set a network IP address or DNS address, follow the procedure below. Tap [Advanced Setup] in the lower right corner of the [Wireless LAN Setup] input screen. Tap the checkbox of [Auto] in [IP Address] or [DNS Address], and remove the tick.
  • Page 21: Connecting Your Clié Handheld To A Wireless Lan

    Connecting your CLIÉ Handheld to a Wireless LAN Insert the Wireless LAN card in Wireless Communication Slot of your CLIÉ handheld. Tap the [Prefs] icon on the home screen of your CLIÉ handheld. The [Preferences] screen appears. Tap V in the upper right corner of the screen, and select [Network].
  • Page 22 Tap [Details...] in the lower left corner of the screen. The [Wireless LAN Setup] screen appears. Tap V below [Profile Name], and select the profile name you want to use. Tap [OK]. The [Preferences] screen appears again. Tap [Connect] at the bottom of the screen. Your CLIÉ...
  • Page 23: Performing Communications Directly Between Your Clié Handheld And Another Device On A Wireless Lan (Ad-Hoc Mode)

    Performing Communications Directly between your CLIÉ Handheld and Another Device on a Wireless LAN (Ad-Hoc Mode) Your CLIÉ handheld can communicate directly with another device on a wireless LAN without using a wireless LAN access point. The Ad-hoc mode settings and communications require network knowledge. Basic Settings Insert the Wireless LAN card in Wireless Communication Slot of your CLIÉ...
  • Page 24 Tap [Details...] in the lower left corner of the screen. The [Wireless LAN Setup] screen appears. Tap [Create]. A new input screen of [Wireless LAN Setup] appears. Tapping the mark in the upper right corner of the screen shows a brief explanation for the setting.
  • Page 25 Enter a network ID in [NetworkID (SSID)]. Specify an alphanumeric string freely. The same network ID (SSID) needs to be entered in both your CLIÉ handheld and the other communication device. Select the encryption level in [WEP]. Be sure to select the same encryption level for both your CLIÉ handheld and the other communication device.
  • Page 26 Enter a WEP key. Be sure to enter the same WEP key in both your CLIÉ handheld and the other communication device. For details on WEP key, see pages 17-18. Tap [Adhoc] in [ConnectMode]. The Ad-hoc mode is selected as the connection type.
  • Page 27 Tap V of [ch] below [Adhoc], and select a channel. Be sure to select the same channel for both your CLIÉ handheld and the other communication device. Select a channel from 1 to Tap [Advanced Setup] in the lower right corner of the screen.
  • Page 28 Enter an IP address and a sub-netmask. Enter different IP addresses in your CLIÉ handheld and the other communication device. Enter the same Subnet mask in your CLIÉ handheld and the other communication device. (Eg.) IP address Subnet mask Enter a gateway address if necessary. When it is necessary to enter a DNS address, tap and tick the checkbox of [Auto] in [DNS Address] before entering the DNS address.
  • Page 29 Modifying the settings 1 Tap the [Prefs] icon on the home screen of your CLIÉ handheld. The [Preferences] screen appears. 2 Tap V in the upper right corner of the screen, and select [Network]. The [Network] screen appears. 3 Tap V of [Service], and select [Wireless LAN]. 4 Tap [Details...] in the lower left corner of the screen.
  • Page 30: Connecting Your Clié Handheld To Another Device On A Wireless Lan

    Connecting your CLIÉ Handheld to Another Device on a Wireless LAN Insert the Wireless LAN card in Wireless Communication Slot of your compatible CLIÉ handheld. Tap the [Prefs] icon on the home screen of your CLIÉ handheld. The [Preferences] screen appears. Tap V in the upper right corner of the screen, and select [Network].
  • Page 31 Tap [Details...] in the lower left corner of the screen. The [Wireless LAN Setup] screen appears. Tap V below [Profile Name], and select the profile name you want to use. Tap [OK]. The [Preferences] screen appears again. Tap [Connect] at the bottom of the screen. Your CLIÉ...
  • Page 32: Performing A Hotsync Operation Via A Network With A Wireless Lan Card

    Performing a HotSync Operation via a Network with a Wireless LAN Card This Wireless LAN card can be used in various ways. For example, you can perform a HotSync operation with a Windows computer via a wireless LAN. Follow the procedures below. Preparing your computer 1 Click the icon in the Windows task tray (bottom-right corner...
  • Page 33 2 Rotate the Jog Dial navigator to select HotSync and press the Jog Dial navigator on the Application Launcher screen. The [HotSync] screen is displayed. You can also tap the [HotSync] icon to display the HotSync screen. 3 Tap the Menu icon, and tap [Primary PC Setup] from the [Option] menu.
  • Page 34: Troubleshooting

    Customers in European Countries: http://www.clie-link.com/ Customers in Asia-Pacific Countries: http://vaio-online.sony.com/clie/ If the problem persists, contact the Sony dealer where you purchased this product or a Sony service representative serving your area. Symptom Your CLIÉ handheld does not recognize this Wireless LAN card.
  • Page 35 Symptom You cannot connect your CLIÉ handheld to an access point. You cannot access the Internet. The data transfer rate is slow. Cause/Remedy • Your CLIÉ handheld and the access point are placed too far apart. p Decrease the distance between them. •...
  • Page 36 Symptom The data transfer rate is slow. You forget a WEP (encryption) key. You cannot send or receive email. You cannot perform a HotSync operation. You cannot browse homepages. You can view the data of the communication preferences. While performing communications using your CLIÉ handheld in which this Wireless LAN card is inserted, show the [Network] screen of [Preferences].
  • Page 37: Precautions On Use

    Precautions on Use Handling this Wireless LAN Card • Do not subject the card to excessive shock, and take care not to drop it to prevent malfunction. • Do not use or store this unit in locations subject to: - extremely high temperature, such as in direct sunlight or near a heater.
  • Page 38: Specifications

    Specifications Power source Powered by CLIÉ handheld Power consumption When transmitting: Approx. 560 – 920 mW (typ)* Idle: Approx. 90 mW (typ)* * At the default setting (Note: The Wireless LAN card consumes no electricity when the LED indicator is off.) Dimensions Approx.
  • Page 40 Customer Support For the latest support information, check our official Sony CLIÉ Web site Customers in USA, Canada and Mexico: http://www.ita.sel.sony.com/support/clie/access/ Customers in European Countries: http://www.clie-link.com/ Customers in Asia-Pacific Countries http://vaio-online.sony.com/clie/ Printed on 100% recycled paper using VOC (Volatile Organic Compound)-free vegetable oil based ink.

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