D-Link DAP-1610 User Manual

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Version 1.01 | 2019/12/19
User Manual
AC1200 Wi-Fi Range Extender
DAP-1610

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  • Page 1 Version 1.01 | 2019/12/19 User Manual AC1200 Wi-Fi Range Extender DAP-1610...
  • Page 2: Preface

    Trademarks D-Link and the D-Link logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of D-Link Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States or other countries. All other company or product names mentioned herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    WPA/WPA2 ................44 Web-based Setup ...............20 Windows® 7 ...................46 Setup Wizard ................21 WPA/WPA2 ................46 Connecting Your Device via WPS ........22 Windows Vista® ................49 WPS Successful ...............23 WPA/WPA2 ................50 WPS Unsuccessful ............23 Extend an Existing Network ..........24 Troubleshooting ..............52 D-Link DAP-1610 User Manual...
  • Page 4 Table of Contents Wireless Basics ..............54 Tips ....................55 Technical Specifications ..........56 GPL Code Statement............57 Safety Statements ............58 D-Link DAP-1610 User Manual...
  • Page 5: Product Overview

    Section 1 - Product Overview Package Contents DAP-1610 AC1200 Wi-Fi Range Extender Wi-Fi Configuration Note Wi-Fi Configuration Card Quick Installation Guide If any of the above items are missing, please contact your reseller. D-Link DAP-1610 User Manual...
  • Page 6: System Requirements

    • An Apple® iPhone®, iPod touch®, iPad®, or Android™ mobile device Web-based Configuration Utility Requirements Browser Requirements: • Internet Explorer® 9 or later • Firefox® 20.0 or later • Safari® 5.1 or later • Google Chrome™ 25.0 or later D-Link DAP-1610 User Manual...
  • Page 7: Introduction

    Simple Setup All it takes is a press of a button to connect compatible WPS devices to the DAP-1610. Its easy-to-use web interface lets you quickly and easily connect the DAP-1610 to an uplink router, configure the extended wireless network, and manage the administrative settings.
  • Page 8: What Is A Wireless Extender

    What is a Wireless Extender? The DAP-1610 acts as a repeater to extend the range of an existing wireless network to provide a better signal for parts of your home or office that may have poor or no reception. Your existing wireless signal will be re-broadcast by the DAP-1610, allowing you to reach the farthest corners of your home or office.
  • Page 9: Hardware Overview

    Section 1 - Product Overview Hardware Overview Use an unfolded paperclip to press and hold the reset button on the bottom of DAP-1610 until the Reset Button status LED turns red, to reset the device back to factory default settings.
  • Page 10: Bottom

    Section 1 - Product Overview Hardware Overview Bottom Connect an Ethernet cable if you are adding wireless to an existing wired network. D-Link DAP-1610 User Manual...
  • Page 11 Status/WPS LED Indicator LED Indicator Color Status Description Solid The DAP-1610 is receiving power and connected to a host network. Green Blinking WPS mode is active and ready to add a wireless device. Power/Status Solid The DAP-1610 is booting or an error has occurred.
  • Page 12: Back

    Back You may locate the Wi-Fi name (SSID) and password for your DAP-1610. This information is printed on the specification sticker on the back of the device. You will need this information to connect your computer or mobile device to the default network (SSID) of your DAP-1610.
  • Page 13: Installation

    Wireless Installation Considerations The DAP-1610 lets you extend your existing wireless network’s coverage as long as it is within range of the uplink network. Keep in mind that the DAP-1610’s extension network’s range may be limited by the number, thickness and location of walls, ceilings, or other objects that the wireless signals must pass through.
  • Page 14: Antenna Setup

    Antenna Setup The DAP-1610 is designed to give you the fastest, most stable network connection possible. In order to maximize performance, fully extend the antennas to provide optimal wireless coverage. Keep the extender in an open area for better wireless coverage.
  • Page 15: Hardware Setup

    Section 2 - Installation Hardware Setup Plug the DAP-1610 into a wall outlet, and wait until the Status/WPS LED is blinking amber. Ethernet Outlet Ethernet Outlet D-Link DAP-1610 User Manual...
  • Page 16: Getting Started

    Mobile App Setup” on page 15 for setup instructions. • D-Link Setup Wizard - This wizard will launch when you log into the Extender’s web configuration utility for the first time. Refer to ”Setup Wizard” on page 21 for setup instructions.
  • Page 17: Wps-Pbc Configuration

    While the Status/WPS LED is blinking amber. Push the WPS button on the source wireless router or AP, and then push the WPS button on the DAP-1610. The Status/WPS LED will start to flash green. Please allow up to two minutes for the process to finish.
  • Page 18: Optimize Extender Location

    The Status/WPS LED will turn solid green when the DAP-1610 has connected successfully to a wireless network and is extending that network. If the Smart Signal LED has a single amber bar after the connection process has finished, the DAP-1610 has established a poor quality connection.
  • Page 19: Qrs Mobile App Setup

    QRS Mobile App Setup The DAP-1610 can be set up from your iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, or Android smartphone or tablet device using the QRS Mobile app. Note: The screenshots may be different depending on your mobile device’s OS version.
  • Page 20 Section 3 - Configuration Click Start to continue. Click Next to continue. D-Link DAP-1610 User Manual...
  • Page 21 Section 3 - Configuration QRS Mobile will first detect your DAP-1610, then scan for available Wi-Fi networks. Select the network you wish to extend. Tap Rescan if your network doesn’t show up the first time. Enter a password for the existing Wi-Fi network. Click Next to continue.
  • Page 22 Section 3 - Configuration Enter a network name (SSID) and password for the extended Wi-Fi network. Click Next to continue. Create an admin password for the DAP-1610’s web-based configuration utility. Click Next to continue. D-Link DAP-1610 User Manual...
  • Page 23 To connect to the extended network, you can now change your mobile device and laptop Wi-Fi settings to the wireless network name and password you just created. You can also share your Wi-Fi information by clicking Share by E-mail. D-Link DAP-1610 User Manual...
  • Page 24: Web-Based Setup

    IP address based on your network’s DHCP settings. You will need to log in to your router to see what IP address is assigned to your DAP-1610. For multiple DAP-1610s, go to http://dlinkapxxxx.local. as shown on the included Wi-Fi Configuration Card, with “xxxx”...
  • Page 25: Setup Wizard

    In the future, if you wish to set up your extender using the setup wizard, click the Uplink Router icon. The setup wizard is designed to guide you through a step-by-step process to configure your new DAP-1610 AC1200 Wi-Fi Range Extender to extend your wireless network and connect to the Internet. The steps are:...
  • Page 26: Connecting Your Device Via Wps

    Section 3 - Configuration Connecting Your Device via WPS After clicking the Next button from the previous step, the DAP-1610 will automatically initiate a WPS-PBC (Wireless Protected Setup - Push Button Control) search to find an uplink network to extend. If your existing wireless networking device has a physical or virtual WPS button, press or enable it within the 120 seconds allotted by the countdown timer.
  • Page 27: Wps Successful

    WPS feature, you can try using one of the alternative configuration options: Extend an existing network, see page 24 for more information or Add wireless to your wired network, see page 27 for further setup information. D-Link DAP-1610 User Manual...
  • Page 28: Extend An Existing Network

    Manual button. Note: If the wireless network you would like to extend to was not detected by the scan, your DAP-1610 might be out of range and you may need to reposition the extender closer to the host network device.
  • Page 29 If you chose Manual , enter the Wireless Network Name, type of Security, and Password of the existing Wi-Fi network you wish to connect to. Click Next to continue on to configure your extension network settings, or click Back to return to the previous step. dlinkrouter D-Link DAP-1610 User Manual...
  • Page 30 Click Next to proceed to Configure Administrator Password, refer to page 29 for *Wireless network names and passwords are shown for example only. more information, or click Back to return to the previous step. D-Link DAP-1610 User Manual...
  • Page 31: Add Wireless To Your Wired Network

    Click Add wireless to your wired network to proceed. Connect an Ethernet cable to your DAP-1610 if you have not already done so. After making the connection, you will automatically be forwarded to the next step.
  • Page 32 Click Next to proceed to Configure Administrator Password, refer to page 29 for *Wireless network names and passwords are shown for example only. more information, or click Back to return to the previous step. D-Link DAP-1610 User Manual...
  • Page 33: Configure Administrator Password

    In order to secure the extender’s web configuration utility, please enter a new password. You will be prompted for this password each time you want to use the extender’s web configuration utility. Click Next to continue onward to Save Your Configuration. D-Link DAP-1610 User Manual...
  • Page 34: Save Your Configuration

    You will be asked if you wish to create a bookmark to the web configuration utility. Your changes will be saved and the extender will reboot. Devices may be connected to the new wireless extension network(s) once the extender successfully reboots. D-Link DAP-1610 User Manual...
  • Page 35: Configuration

    If there’s no active uplink connection, click on the Uplink Router icon to start the setup wizard. Uplink Router: This icon shows the status of the Internet connection to the uplink router. It is grey if the DAP-1610 is not connected to an uplink router. Once connected, click on it to see its connection details.
  • Page 36 Section 3 - Configuration Once your Internet connection is set up, you can view the details of both the uplink network and the extended Wi-Fi network by clicking on the DAP-1610 icon. Upon clicking the Uplink Router icon, you will see the connection type, network status, connection up time, network name (SSID), and password.
  • Page 37: Settings

    Extender Settings This page lets you configure the settings for the DAP-1610’s extended wireless network. To access this page, click the Settings drop- down menu at the top of the page, and select Extender. Click Save to apply the settings and return to the home page.
  • Page 38 Status: Enable or disable this 5 GHz network by toggling this slider. Wi-Fi Name This is the name of the DAP-1610’s extended network. (SSID): If using Wi-Fi, the DAP-1610 will rebroadcast the uplink router’s Internet connection under this SSID. You may also manually set the SSID of the extended network.
  • Page 39: Network Settings

    Network Settings This page lets you configure the network settings for the DAP-1610. To access this page, click the Settings drop-down menu at the top of the page, then select Network. Click Save at any time to save the changes you have made on this page.
  • Page 40: Autoconfiguration (Slaac/Dhcpv6)

    Autoconfiguration (SLAAC/DHCPv6) IPv6 Device Management Interface My IPv6 Select Autoconfiguration (SLAAC/DHCPv6) to have the Connection is: DAP-1610 automatically receive an IPv6 address from the uplink router. Obtain IPv6 You can select to obtain IPv6 DNS server information DNS Servers automatically, or you can select to configure DNS servers Automatically: manually by clicking on the radio dial next to the option.
  • Page 41: Static Ipv6

    Enter the default gateway. Primary DNS Enter the primary IPv6 DNS server address. Server: Secondary DNS Enter the secondary IPv6 DNS server address. This is optional Server: but will provide backup if the primary server fails. D-Link DAP-1610 User Manual...
  • Page 42: Link-Local Only

    Section 3 - Configuration Link-local Only IPv6 Device Management Interface My IPv6 Select Link-local only to only set an IPv6 address for the Connection is: local network. LAN IPv6 Link- The link-local address of the DAP-1610. Local Address: D-Link DAP-1610 User Manual...
  • Page 43: Management

    Admin This page will allow you to set a new password for the administrator account used to configure the DAP-1610. You can also enable graphical authentication (CAPTCHA) on this page. To access this page, click the Management drop down menu at the top of the page, and select Admin.
  • Page 44: System

    System This page allows you to save or restore your system configuration, reset, or reboot the DAP-1610. To access this page, click the Management drop down menu at the top of the page, and select System. Click Save at any time to save the changes you have made on this page.
  • Page 45: Upgrade

    Upgrade Firmware and language upgrades may be provided for the DAP-1610 in the future. You can check and upgrade your firmware and language pack on this page. To access this page, click the Management drop down menu at the top of the page, and select Upgrade.
  • Page 46: Statistics

    The table displays the following in real-time: • Total Packets • Total Byte(s) • Total Kbit(s) • Kbits/sec Extended Wi-Fi Click on the Extended Wi-Fi tab to display the statistics for the connection between the DAP-1610 and any connected clients. D-Link DAP-1610 User Manual...
  • Page 47: Connecting Wireless Clients To The Extended Network

    Many wireless devices such as wireless routers, media players, printers, and cameras will have a WPS button (or a software utility with WPS) that you can press to connect to the DAP-1610. Please refer to the user manual for the wireless device you want to connect to make sure you understand how to enable WPS.
  • Page 48: Windows® 8

    Wireless Icon Clicking on this icon will display a list of wireless networks which are within connecting proximity of your computer. Select the desired network by clicking on the network name. D-Link DAP-1610 User Manual...
  • Page 49 WPS button on your router at this point to enable the WPS function. When you have established a successful connection with a wireless network, the word Connected will appear next to the name of the network to which you are connected. D-Link DAP-1610 User Manual...
  • Page 50: Windows® 7

    If you are joining an existing network, you will need to know the security key or passphrase being used. 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-1610 User Manual...
  • Page 51 If you get a good signal but cannot access the Internet, check your TCP/IP settings for your wireless adapter. Refer to the Wireless 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-1610 User Manual...
  • Page 52 It may take 20-30 seconds to connect to the wireless network. If the connection fails, please verify that the security settings are correct. The key or passphrase must be exactly the same as on the wireless router. D-Link DAP-1610 User Manual...
  • Page 53: Windows Vista

    (displayed using the SSID) and click Connect. If you get a good signal but cannot access the Internet, check the TCP/ IP settings for your wireless adapter. Refer to “Troubleshooting” on page 52 for more information. D-Link DAP-1610 User Manual...
  • Page 54: Wpa/Wpa2

    1. Open the Windows Vista® Wireless Utility by right-clicking on the wireless computer icon in your system tray (lower right corner of screen). Select Connect to a network. 2. Highlight the wireless network (SSID) you would like to connect to and click Connect. D-Link DAP-1610 User Manual...
  • Page 55 It may take 20-30 seconds to connect to the wireless network. If the connection fails, please verify that the security settings are correct. The key or passphrase must be exactly the same as on the wireless router. D-Link DAP-1610 User Manual...
  • Page 56: Troubleshooting

    • Google Chrome 25.0 or later • Make sure that you are connected to the same wireless network which is listed on the base of the DAP-1610. If you have an active wired LAN Ethernet connection, try temporarily unplugging the Ethernet cable from the computer you are using, as this may eliminate possible conflicts from having two simultaneous connections on the same computer.
  • Page 57 • Access the web management interface. Open your web browser and enter the address of your extender (http://dlinkap.local) in the address bar. This should open the login page for your web management. If the DAP-1610 is not connected to an uplink router, you can try accessing the web interface using the default IP address http://192.168.0.50.
  • Page 58: Wireless Basics

    D-Link wireless products are based on industry standards to provide easy-to-use and compatible high-speed wireless connectivity within your home, business or public access wireless networks. Strictly adhering to the IEEE standard, the D-Link wireless family of products will allow you to securely and conveniently access your network. You will be able to enjoy the freedom that wireless networking delivers.
  • Page 59: Tips

    Don’t let your neighbors or intruders connect to your wireless network. Secure your wireless network by utilizing the WPA or WEP security feature on the extender and uplink router. Refer to the relevant sections of this manual for further details. D-Link DAP-1610 User Manual...
  • Page 60: Technical Specifications

    • QRS Mobile setup app for iOS and Android devices • PSB • CB Device Management Dimensions • Web UI • 50 x 97 x 48 mm Diagnostic LEDs Weight • Status/WPS • 139 grams (4.9 ounces) Frequency range varies depending on local regulations D-Link DAP-1610 User Manual...
  • Page 61: Gpl Code Statement

    For details, see the GPL code and the LGPL code for this product and the terms of the GPL and LGPL. Where such specific license terms entitle you to the source code of such software, D-Link will provide upon written request via email and/or traditional paper mail the applicable GPL and LGPLsource code files via CD-ROM for a nominal cost to cover shipping and media charges as allowed under the GPL and LGPL.
  • Page 62: Safety Statements

    20cm between the radiator & your body. This transmitter must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter. Country Code selection feature to be disabled for products marketed to the US/CANADA Industry Canada statement: D-Link DAP-1610 User Manual...
  • Page 63 Cet équipement est conforme aux limites d’exposition aux rayonnements IC établies pour un environnement non contrôlé. Cet équipement doit être installé et utilisé avec un minimum de 20 cm de distance entre la source de rayonnement et votre corps. D-Link DAP-1610 User Manual...
  • Page 64 Appendix D - Safety Statements NCC 警語 : 電磁波曝露量 MPE 標準值 (MPE) 1mW/cm ,送測產品實值為 0.085mW/cm 經型式認證合格之低功率射頻電機,非經許可,公司,商號或使用者均不得擅自變更頻率、加大功率或變更原設計之特性及功能。 低功率射頻電機之使用不得影響飛航安全及干擾合法通信;經發現有干擾現象時,應立即停用,並改善至無干擾時方得繼續使用。 前項合法通信,指依電信法規定作業之無線電通信。 低功率射頻電機須忍受合法通信或工業、科學及醫療用電波輻射性電機設備之干擾。 在 5.25-5.35 秭赫頻帶內操作之無線資訊傳輸設備,限於室內使用。 D-Link DAP-1610 User Manual...