Glossary of Terms
MAC address ﬁlter
Wireless game adaptor
A device that allows devices like your Yamaha instrument to connect to the Internet using a wireless network. Some
access points are combined with the modem.
An Internet connection technology/service (such as ADSL and optical ﬁber) that allows for highspeed, high-volume
A standard or protocol by which IP addresses and other low-level network conﬁguration information can be dynami-
cally and automatically assigned each time the computer and the instrument connect to the Internet.
A server that maps names to actual IP addresses of devices connected to a network.
Protects data passed from various access points from being intercepted from an unauthorized person/device.
A Gateway is a link between two computer programs or systems.
A huge network made up of networks, the Internet allows high-speed data transfer among computers, mobile
phones and other devices.
A string of numbers assigned to each computer connected to a network that indicate the device's location on the net-
Short for Local Area Network, this is a data-transfer network that connects a group of computers at a single location
(such as an ofﬁce or home) by means of a special cable.
Location information in other sentences and images, etc. that are under buttons and character strings on a web
page. When the place with the link is clicked, the page selection jumps to the relevant link.
An identifying number used to distinguish network devices.
The mechanism for restricting network devices that can connect to an access point. Unless the device has regis-
tered the MAC address with the access point, it cannot connect to the access point.
A device which connects and allows data transfer between a conventional telephone line and a computer. It converts
the digital signals from the computer to analog audio for sending over the phone line, and vice versa.
A communications business that offers Internet connection services. In order to connect to the Internet, it is neces-
sary to contract to a provider.
This number determines where on the server to connect to.
A computer that relays Internet communications for security and efﬁciency.
A device that allows multiple devices (e.g., computers, your Yamaha instrument) to share the same Internet connec-
A hardware system or computer used as a central point for a network, providing access to ﬁles and services.
Short for "website," this refers to the group of web pages that are opened together. For example, the collection of
web pages whose addresses begin with "http://www.yamaha.com/" is referred to as the Yamaha site.
A name used to identify a particular access point.
The structure for dividing a large-scale network.
An encryption format used by wireless networks.
An encryption key used by WEP encryption format.
A device that allows easy wireless connection with digital consumer electronic devices, printers, and game
machines, etc. equipped with [LAN] ports.
A LAN connection that allows data transfer through a wireless, cable-free connection.
Wireless network where signal is sent and received by using electric waves.
U.R.G., Pro Audio & Digital Musical Instrument Division, Yamaha Corporation
© 2009 Yamaha Corporation