D-Link DSL-G604T User Manual

D-Link DSL-G604T User Manual

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Getting the Most out of your
Aussie Broadband ADSL Service
D-Link DSL – G604T
This guide is also suitable for:
• DSL-502T
Getting Connected
Configuring your ADSL modem
Common Setup Connection Difficulties
Filters and why they are needed
Internet Speeds Explained
DSL Troubleshooting Tips and more...


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  • Page 1 ADSL/2+ Getting the Most out of your Aussie Broadband ADSL Service D-Link DSL – G604T This guide is also suitable for: • DSL-502T Included: Getting Connected Filters and why they are needed • • Configuring your ADSL modem Internet Speeds Explained •...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents The Welcome letter ..................... 3 Filters – why are they needed? ................3 Getting Connected ....................4 Configuring your ADSL modem ................5 ADSL & Your Telephone Service ................8 Common Setup Connection Difficulties..............8 Internet Speed: Some Basics ................9 Internet Speed: How to Carry out A Speed Test ...........
  • Page 3: The Welcome Letter

    The Welcome letter If you have not already, you will receive a Welcome Letter from Aussie Broadband. This includes details such as your username, passwords and email addresses. We recommend that you keep this letter in a safe place near your computer, as it holds important information that you may need in the future.
  • Page 4: Getting Connected

    ADSL Service has been connected. Congratulations! 4. Connect one end of the You have successfully connected up your D-Link ADSL provided Ethernet Gateway. cable to your computer’s Ethernet adapter. Connect the other end of the...
  • Page 5: Configuring Your Adsl Modem

    Configuring your ADSL modem NOTE: The images below are shown using Internet Explorer. Your browser may appear slightly different. NOTE: To configure your modem you will require the Welcome Letter Aussie Broadband has mailed you. 1. Open your preferred browser (EG: Internet Explorer, Safari, or Mozilla Firefox). 2.
  • Page 6 6. Click WAN on the left hand menu. Enter the following information as found on your Welcome Letter. All other settings not mentioned are to be left as default. VPI / VCI 8 / 35 ATM Encapsulation Routed LLC Virtual Circuit Enabled WAN Setting PPPoE/PPPoA...
  • Page 7 8. Click on the Tools tab. Then click on System on the left. Click the Save and Reboot button. 9. Click OK 10. Congratulations! You have now successfully setup your ADSL modem. NOTE: It can take up to 5 minutes after settings are saved for your modem to connect.
  • Page 8: Adsl & Your Telephone Service

    ADSL & Your Telephone Service Even though your telephone voice service and your ADSL may be provided by different companies, they are still closely tied together. This is because the ADSL Service and Voice Service share the same telephone line. Before you make any changes to your voice service always ask if the change will interfere with your ADSL service.
  • Page 9: Internet Speed: Some Basics

    Internet Speed: Some Basics When you sign up with Aussie Broadband your internet speed is determined by the Plan that you selected. This speed determines how fast you can transfer data to and from the internet. For example, you may have selected the 1500/256 plan with 10GB Peak data and 10GB Off-Peak data. The 1500 represents the download speed and the 256 represents the upload speed.
  • Page 10: Internet Speed: What Affects It

    Internet Speed: What Affects It? The speed of your ADSL connection can be affected by numerous factors, as shown below. Some of these you may be able to improve yourself, while others you have no control over. • Distance from the exchange: One of the main factors that determine the speed of your ADSL connection is the cable distance from the telephone exchange to your property.
  • Page 11: Positioning Your Linksys Modem

    Positioning your Modem You will want to place your wireless modem somewhere that it will receive the strongest signal with the least amount of interference. For best results: Place in a Central Location: Place the modem as close to the centre of your home as possible to increase the wireless signal strength.
  • Page 12 NOTE: To Setup Wireless Settings in your modem, first connect your computer to the modem with an Ethernet Cable. Once you have finished Configuring the Settings you can remove the cable and connect wirelessly. Connect to your ADSL modem Follow steps 1 to 4 on page 6 to log onto your ADSL modem Configuring the Wireless Network 1.
  • Page 13: Connecting To Your Wireless Network

    Connecting to your Wireless Network If Windows is not your wireless connectivity tool you will need to contact On a Windows XP Machine your computer manufacturer to find out how to connect wirelessly to a network On the Lower Right hand side of the screen, near the time, there should be a Wireless Network icon.
  • Page 14 If the network has security enabled on it, Windows XP will prompt you to enter a key. Type the encryption key into the Network Key and Confirm network Key boxes. Click Connect. Fig 3.4 – Type in Network Key & Confirm The progress will be shown as the computer connects to the network.
  • Page 15 Turning Wireless On Click on the Wireless icon and Select Turn Airport On. Fig 3.8 – Turning Airport on The wireless icon will then change to Once the wireless is turned on, if you click on the wireless icon again you will see the computer searching for available wireless networks.
  • Page 16: Dsl Troubleshooting Tips

    DSL Troubleshooting Tips If you ever have problems with your ADSL connections try the following tips to help you get back on line faster: • Power Cycle Everything: It may seem trivial, but you should always turn your computer, ADSL modem and any other networking equipment off for a minimum of 1 minute at least once a week.
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  • Page 20: Before Contacting The Helpdesk, Please Carry Out The Following

    Before Contacting the Helpdesk, Please Carry Out the following An Isolation Test: To do this, unplug all devices such as phones, answering machines, fax machines, home alarm system etc from your telephone line. Test your Internet with only your ADSL2+ modem/router plugged into the first telephone line into the property.

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