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Epson OT-WL05 Technical Reference Manual

Epson OT-WL05 Technical Reference Manual


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Technical Reference Guide
Product Overview
This chapter explains features, product
configuration and specifications.
This chapter explains the connection and
installation of the wireless LAN unit.


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  • Page 1 Technical Reference Guide Product Overview This chapter explains features, product configuration and specifications. Installation This chapter explains the connection and installation of the wireless LAN unit. M00099500 Rev.A...
  • Page 2  Neither is any liability assumed for damages resulting from the use of the information contained herein.  Neither Seiko Epson Corporation nor its affiliates shall be liable to the purchaser of this product or third parties for damages, losses, costs, or expenses incurred by the purchaser or third parties as a result of: accident, misuse, or abuse of this product or unauthorized modifications, repairs, or alterations to this product, or (excluding the U.S.) failure to strictly comply with Seiko Epson Corporation’s operating and...
  • Page 3: For Safety

    For Safety Key to Symbols The symbols in this manual are identified by their level of importance, as defined below. Read the following carefully before handling the product. You must follow warnings carefully to avoid serious bodily injury. WARNING Provides information that must be observed to prevent damage to the equipment or loss of data.
  • Page 4: Cautions

    Product Servicing This product cannot be serviced at the component level. In case of a fault, replace the OT-WL05 itself.
  • Page 5: Cautions Regarding Radio Wave Radiation

     In auto channel setting for the access point, do not select a channel in which the devices may cause radio wave interference. ❏ Never disassemble or modify this product. Seiko Epson Corporation shall not be liable for interference to radio/TV resulting from changes or modifications to this product not expressly approved by Seiko...
  • Page 6: Cautions Regarding Wireless Lan Connections

    Cautions Regarding Wireless LAN Connections ❏ In the infrastructure mode, W53 and W56 channels are not available to connect to a stealth SSID access point. ❏ Because not all the combinations of the product and wireless LAN devices have been checked for operation, the operation of the product in combination with all the wireless LAN devices is not guaranteed.
  • Page 7: Cautions Regarding Security

    Cautions Regarding Security Notes on Security when Using Wireless LAN (Important information on customer rights (maintaining privacy)) The advantage of using a wireless LAN over a LAN cable is that, because information is exchanged using radio signals, you can easily connect to the network if you are within range of the radio signals. A disadvantage of this is that within a certain range, the electromagnetic signals can pass through barriers such as walls, so that if security countermeasures are not implemented in some way, problems such as the following may occur.
  • Page 8: About This Manual

    About this Manual Aim of the Manual This manual is aimed to provide the necessary information on installation and network connection for this product. Manual Content The manual is made up of the following sections: Chapter 1 Product Overview Chapter 2 Installation...
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Contents ■ For Safety........................3 Key to Symbols................................3 Warnings ..................................3 Cautions.................................... 4 ■ Restriction of Use .....................4 ■ Product Servicing.....................4 ■ Cautions Regarding Radio Wave Radiation ............5 The influence on the environment of radio wave radiation................5 The influence on the human body of radio wave radiation ................5 Note about interference .............................
  • Page 11: Product Overview

    This chapter explains the product overview. Features The OT-WL05 is a wireless LAN cable set for Epson TM printers. Compatible printers have a description to that effect in their manual or guide. Be sure to confirm compatibility before using this product.
  • Page 12: Specifications

    Specifications Power-supply Voltage DC 5 V Current Consumption Maximum 0.5 A Frequency Range USA/ IEEE 802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz): Canada 1 to 11ch IEEE 802.11a/n (5.0GHz): W52 (36,40,44,48ch) W53 (52,56,60,64ch) W56 (100,104,108,112,116,132,136,140ch) W58 (149,153,157,161,165ch) Europe/ IEEE 802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz): Oceania 1 to 13ch IEEE 802.11a/n (5.0GHz): W52 (36,40,44,48ch) W53 (52,56,60,64ch)
  • Page 13: Environmental Specifications

     When setting the encryption type, there are the following restrictions:  WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK/WPA2-Enterprise are not available in the ad hoc mode.  When using the OT-WL05 in the ad hoc mode, printing a status sheet is subject to the following restrictions ...
  • Page 15: Installation

    Chapter 2 Installation Installation This chapter explains the connection and installation of the wireless LAN unit. Connecting the Wireless LAN Unit Confirm that the printer's power is off, then insert this product into the printer's USB connector (Type-A). If it causes interference with other cables or poor transmission, connect via the USB extension cable as shown in the figure.
  • Page 16  Device for setting: iOS or Android device  Utility for setting: Epson TM Utility for iOS or Epson TM Utility for Android Running Epson TM Utility Run the Epson TM Utility Set from “Wi-Fi Setup Wizard” in the menu.
  • Page 17 Chapter 2 Installation Setting up from a Windows Computer Necessary Items Prepare the following items.  TM printer fitted with this product  Computer for setting: Computer equipped with Windows 10/8/7/Vista, and a wireless LAN function  Utility for setting: EpsonNet Config or EpsonNet Config (Web version) The setup procedure using EpsonNet Config is explained here.
  • Page 18 Start up the EpsonNet Config of the setting computer. The tool automatically detects printers connected to the network and displays a list. It may take up to a minute for the printer to be displayed in the list. If it is not displayed, check that [Filter] is set to "(All)" or "Network-connected devices", then click [Refresh].
  • Page 19: Software

     Printer status display  Quick pairing by NFC/QR code  Easy print by NFC/QR code EpsonNet Config A network setting tool for Epson network Windows, Mac products. Download You can obtain software and manuals from one of the following URLs.

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