Xterasys USB Adapter User Manual

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802.11b/g Mini Wireless LAN
USB 2.0 Adapter
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    802.11b/g Mini Wireless LAN USB 2.0 Adapter User’s Manual...

  • Page 2: Regulatory Statements

    REGULATORY STATEMENTS FCC Certification The United States Federal Communication Commission (FCC) and the Canadian Department of Communications have established certain rules governing the use of electronic equipment. Part15, Class B This device complies with Part 15 of FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: 1) This device may not cause harmful interface, and 2) This device must accept any interface received, including interface that may...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents


  • Page 4: Introduction, F Eatures

    INTRODUCTION The 802.11b+g Wireless LAN USB Adapter is designed for a USB type A port of a laptop or desktop computer for creating a wireless workstation compliant which connects to any available USB port on a notebook or desktop computer. The 802.11b+g Wireless LAN USB Adapter complies with IEEE 802.11g standard that offers a data rate up to 54Mbps in a wireless LAN environment.

  • Page 5: Software Installation, D River & U Tility

    SOFTWARE INSTALLATION Install the Driver & Utility Caution Do not insert the wireless LAN adapter into your computer until the procedures in “ Install the Driver& Utility” have been performed. Exit all Windows programs. Insert the included CD-ROM into your computer.

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    Wireless Configuration Tool: Choose to use our configuration utility. Microsoft Zero Configuration Tool: Choose to use built-in Zero Configuration Utility (ZCU). Click Next to continue. There are two modes for you to choose in this screen, either choose WiFi mode or performance mode (TxBurst mode). This mode selection screen is set for the default mode shown in the utility screen, you can still change its mode later in the utility screen.

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    When the following screen appears, click Finish to complete the software installation.

  • Page 8: Nstallation V Erification

    HARDWARE INSTALLATION Note: Before you install the device to your computer, make sure you have installed the driver and utility as described in the previous section. Windows 98SE/2000/ME / XP 1. Locate your USB host and insert the USB Adapter. 2.

  • Page 10: Network Connection, Se/me

    NETWORK CONNECTION Once the device driver is well installed, a network setting described in the following should be also established. In Windows 98SE/ME Go to Start Settings 2. Make sure that all the required components are installed. If any components are missing, click on the Add button to add them Control Panel Network.

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    3. For making your computer visible on the network, enable the File and Print Sharing. 4. Click the Identification tab. Make up a name that is unique from the other computers' names on the network. Type the name of your workgroup, which should be the same used by all of the other PCs on the network.

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    5. Click the Access Control tab. Make sure that “Share-level access control” is selected. If connecting to a Netware server, share level can be set to “User-level access control.” 6. When finished, restart your computer to activate the new device.

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    In Windows 2000/XP 1. (In Windows 2000) Go to Start Settings Control Panel Network and Dial-up Connections Local Area Connection Properties. (In Windows XP) Go to Start Control Panel Network and Internet Connections Network Connection Wireless Network Connection Properties. 10 -...

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    Make sure that all the required components are installed. 3. If any components are missing, click on the Install… button to select the Client/Service/Protocol required. After selecting the component you need, click Add… to add it in. For making your computer visible on the network, make sure you have installed File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks.

  • Page 15: Ip Addres

    IP Address Note: When assigning IP Addresses to the computers on the network, remember to have the IP address for each computer set on the same subnet mask. If your Broadband Router use DHCP technology, however, it won’t be necessary for you to assign Static IP Address for your computer.

  • Page 16: Configuration Utility

    Configuration Utility After the Wireless adapter has been successfully installed, users can use the included Configuration Utility to set their preference. Go to Start Program Wireless LAN USB 2.0 Adapter Wireless Utility You can also open the Configuration Utility by clicking the icon. 13 -...

  • Page 17: P Rofile

    Profile The Profile Manager enables you to create, edit and delete the profiles that the station uses to connect to WLAN networks, to activate and de-activate profiles, and to raise and lower a profiles’s priority. Profile Tab Profile Name SSID Channel Authentication Encryption...

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    Edit Activate Link Status The link status page displays the detail information of current connection. Link Status Tab Status Extra Info Channel Link Speed Throughput Click to edit a profile. Click to make a connection between devices. Click to exit this page. Shows the current connection status.

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    Link Quality Signal Strength Noise Level Site Survey The Site Survey page displays the information of surrounding APs from last scan result. List information including SSID, BSSID, Signal, Channel, Encryption algorithm, and Network type. Site Survey SSID Shows the name of BSS of IBSS network. BSSID Shows the MAC address of the AP or randomly generated of IBSS.

  • Page 20: S Tatistics

    Channel Shows the currently used channel. Encryption Shows the encryption type currently in use. Valid value includes WEP, TKIP, AES, and Not Use. Authentication Authentication mode used within the network, including Unknown, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WPA and WPA2. Network Type Network type in use, Infrastructure for BSS, Ad-Hoc for IBSS network.

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    Transmit Statistics Frames Transmitted Successfully Frames Transmitted Successfully Without Retry Frames Transmitted Successfully After Retry Frames Fail To Receive ACK After All Retries RTS Frames Successfully Receive RTS Frames Fail To Receive CTS Receive Statistics Frames Received Successfully Frames Received With CRC Error Frames Dropped Due To Frames successfully sent.

  • Page 22: A Dvanced

    Out-of-Resource Duplicate Frames Received Reset Counter Advanced This Advanced page provides advanced settings. Advanced Tab Wireless mode Ad hoc wireless mode Select ad hoc wireless mode. 802.11b only and 802.11 b/g 11B/G Protection Auto Duplicate received frames. Reset counters to zero. Select wireless mode.

  • Page 23: About

    TX Rate Tx Burst Fast Roaming at Select Your Country Region Code CCX2.0: support Cisco Compatible Extensions function: Radio Off/On Apply About About page display the wireless card and driver version information Select the Tx rate from the pull-sown menu. The default is auto.

  • Page 24: Uninstallation

    UNINSTALLATION In case you need to uninstall the Utility and driver, please refer to below steps. (As you uninstall the utility, the driver will be uninstalled as well.) 1. Go to Start Programs Wireless LAN USB 2.0 Adapter Uninstall - Utility. 2.

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