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  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Starting the Software ... 24 Using the Wireless PC-on-TV Application ... 26 Settings ... 27 General ... 27 Device Settings ... 27 D-Link DPG-100 User Manual Table of Contents TV Type ... 28 Connection ... 29 Internet Connections ... 30 TCP/IP ...

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    Wireless Basics ... 45 Networking Basics ... 50 Check your IP Address ... 50 Statically Assign an IP Address ... 51 Technical Specifications ... 52 Contacting Technical Support ... 53 Warranty ... 54 Registration ... 59 D-Link DPG-100 User Manual...

  • Page 4: Safety Information

    TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE, ELECTRIC SHOCK, OR PRODUCT DAMAGE, DO NOT EXPOSE THE UNIT TO RAIN, MOISTURE, DRIPPING, OR SPLASHING. DO NOT PLACE OBJECTS FILLED WITH LIQUIDS UPON THE UNIT. D-Link DPG-100 User Manual Safety Information CAUTION! CAUTION!

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    • Do not attempt to service this product yourself. Opening the cover may expose you to dangerous voltage or other hazards. For service, please contact a qualified service technician. D-Link DPG-100 User Manual CAUTION! CAUTION!

  • Page 6

    This device has been designed to operate with an antenna having a maximum gain of 2 dB. Antenna having a higher gain is strictly prohibited per regulations of Industry Canada. The required antenna impedance is 50 ohms. D-Link DPG-100 User Manual...

  • Page 7: Product Overview

    Media Player Composite Audio/Video Cable * Ethernet cable is required for initial setup and for a wired connection. If you are using a wireless connection, you will not need this cable. D-Link DPG-1200 User Manual Product Overview Package Contents HOME...

  • Page 8: Minimum System Requirements

    • Cable or DSL Modem • Router (Wired/Wireless 802.11b/g) • Subscription with an Internet Service Provider (ISP) Television with: • Available video input connection. VGA/Component Video/Composite Video (Not recommended for CRT-based TVs) • Available audio input connection. D-Link DPG-100 User Manual...

  • Page 9: Introduction

    The D-Link PC-on-TV media player brings your favorite music, photo, and video files from your PC to your televison. Enjoy televison shows and sporting events from your favorite websites in the comfort of your living room. PC-on-TV enables you to connect your desktop or laptop computer to a television or home theater projector, allowing you to watch movies or share photos with friends and family with ease.

  • Page 10: Hardware Overview

    Section 1 - Product Overview Hardware Overview Front Panel Power LED Press the Power button on your remote control (see page 12), and the PC-on-TV device will illuminate. D-Link DPG-100 User Manual...

  • Page 11: Back Panel

    VGA Output Plug one end of the VGA cable (not included) into the PC-on-TV device, and plug the other end into your television or home theater projector. D-Link DPG-100 User Manual Back Panel IR Extender port Plug in the supplied IR extender that...

  • Page 12: Using The Remote Control

    D-Link DPG-100 User Manual Using the Remote Control (1) Power Turn the DPG-1200 ON or OFF. (2) SETTINGS Press to bring up the settings screen. (3) DESKTOP Press to minimize all windows and show the desktop. (4) SCREEN SAVER Press to launch default screensaver.

  • Page 13: Installation Wizard

    Installation Wizard Follow the simple steps below to run the installation wizard to guide you quickly through the installation process. Insert the included DPG-1200 Installation CD into the CD-ROM drive. The step-by-step instructions which are shown in Windows XP, are similar to those in Windows Vista ®...

  • Page 14

    Note: If you are asked to reboot, please continue to reboot your PC. To begin the PC-on-TV Installation Wizard, click the PC-on-TV icon on the Windows software via the Windows Start -> All Programs -> PC-on-TV. Double-click the PC-on-TV Icon D-Link DPG-100 User Manual desktop. You can also start the ®...

  • Page 15

    Select the image if you want to connect to the device wirelessly or wired via Ethernet cable. If you select WIRED, skip to the “Connecting Your Television” section on page 20; or continue to page 16 if you select WIRELESS. D-Link DPG-100 User Manual...

  • Page 16: Wireless Setup

    Ethernet cable. This is a temporary connection for first time device setup only. Click NEXT Plug the power adapter into the PC-on-TV device and connect the other end to a power outlet. Click NEXT D-Link DPG-100 User Manual Wireless Setup...

  • Page 17

    The software will search for available PC-on-TV devices. Please allow up to 2 minutes. Select the wireless network you would like to connect to and click NEXT. Click RESCAN if you need to refresh the wireless network list. Click NEXT D-Link DPG-100 User Manual...

  • Page 18: Wireless Manual Setup

    Section  - Installation Wireless Manual Setup Provide the SSID, Channel and Encryption Type used for your wireless network. Please check your access point/wireless settings to verify the information required. Click NEXT D-Link DPG-100 User Manual...

  • Page 19

    Note: Please write down or remember your key, you will have to enter it again. Click NEXT The unit will now reboot and attempt to connect to your wireless network. This may take about a minute. D-Link DPG-100 User Manual...

  • Page 20: Connecting Your Television

    Select one of the three connection methods shown. Once you connect the PC-on-TV device to your TV, click NEXT. Note: If you are connecting wirelessly, skip to the “Finalizing Your Setup” section on page 22. Click NEXT D-Link DPG-100 User Manual...

  • Page 21: Wired Setup

    Note: This following screen will appear only if you choose to connect with a wired connection. Make sure you visit the “Connecting Your Television” section on the previous page before you begin the wired setup instructions. Click NEXT D-Link DPG-100 User Manual...

  • Page 22: Finalizing Your Setup

    Connect the power adapter to the PC-on-TV device, and plug the other end into a power outlet. Click NEXT From your TV, select the correct input source. Please refer to your TV’s user manual for more information. Click NEXT D-Link DPG-100 User Manual Finalizing Your Setup...

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    Section  - Installation Click FINISH to complete your setup. Click FINISH D-Link DPG-100 User Manual...

  • Page 24: Using The Software

    Refresh button to search for the device again. If the device is still not listed, your PC-on-TV may not be properly connected. Run the wizard again or check the Troubleshooting section of this manual to remedy the problem. D-Link DPG-100 User Manual...

  • Page 25

    If multiple PC-on-TV devices are located, a list of device names for available PC-on-TV devices will appear. Select the device you want to connect to, and click the Connect button. Note: Please allow up to 30 seconds to connect to the PC-on-TV device. D-Link DPG-100 User Manual...

  • Page 26: Using The Wireless Pc-on-tv Application

    Causes a blank screen to appear (Video/Audio mute). Select this option when you want to “hide” the screen. Close: Clicking this button stops the display and disconnects your computer from the PC-on-TV device. D-Link DPG-100 User Manual Minimize Close Settings...

  • Page 27: Settings

    PC-on-TV device is physically in the same location as the television or home theater projector. Apply: Click the Apply button to save the Device Name settings. Wizard: The Wizard button activates the Installation Wizard. D-Link DPG-100 User Manual Settings General Device Settings...

  • Page 28: Tv Type

    TV Type If you are connecting the PC-on-TV device to a High-Definition TV, click on the HDTV picture. Otherwise, click on the Standard TV picture. Selecting the appropriate Television Type will improve the video quality and performance. D-Link DPG-100 User Manual...

  • Page 29: Connection

    Component: Highest quality video signal that has been split into two or more components. VGA: This is the recommended connection for high video quality, and is the standard analog computer display connector. D-Link DPG-100 User Manual Connection...

  • Page 30: Internet Connections

    Used for an Ethernet wire connection between your computer and the PC-on-TV device. Subnet Mask: Enter the Subnet Mask IP Address. Gateway: Enter the Gateway IP Address. DNS: Enter the DNS IP Address. D-Link DPG-100 User Manual Internet Connections TCP/IP...

  • Page 31: Network Connection

    (that you select from the list) to access the Internet. Enable Display This setting allows you to encrypt the wireless link Encryption: from your computer to the PC-on-TV device. Change Encryption Allows you to enter a new Encryption Key. Key: D-Link DPG-100 User Manual Network Connection...

  • Page 32: Advanced

    Internet Connections. The password can be alphanumeric and up to 32 characters in length. Confirm Password: Re-enter the exact same password you entered above. Apply: Click Apply to save your new settings. D-Link DPG-100 User Manual Advanced Password Setup...

  • Page 33: Video Setting

    Select this option if you would like to optimize the Playback for Image video playback for image quality. Quality: Optimize Video Select this option if you would like to optimize the Playback for Frame video playback for frame rate. Rate: D-Link DPG-100 User Manual Video Setting...

  • Page 34: Sending Video From Your Pc To Your Tv

    PC-on-TV device to be projected to your TV. Web content can be streamed to your PC and viewed immediately, therefore, eliminating the need to download the entire file before viewing with a media player. D-Link DPG-100 User Manual...

  • Page 35: Recommended Media Player

    • VLC Player - The VLC Player is reliable while playing MPEG and DVD files. Viewing Pictures and Presentations Pictures and presentations (such as Microsoft Power Point) are best displayed using “Photo” mode. This option can be selected from the main dialog interface by clicking on the “Photo” button. D-Link DPG-100 User Manual...

  • Page 36: Wireless Security

    This section will show you the different levels of security you can use to protect your data from intruders. The DPG-1200 offers the following types of security: • WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access 2) • WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) WEP stands for Wired Equivalent Privacy. It is based on the IEEE 802.11 standard and uses the RC4 encryption algorithm.

  • Page 37: What Is Wpa

    WPA/WPA2 incorporates user authentication through the Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP). EAP is built on a more secure public key encryption system to ensure that only authorized network users can access the network. D-Link DPG-100 User Manual What is WPA?

  • Page 38: Wireless Installation Considerations

    1. Keep the number of walls and ceilings between the D-Link PC-on-TV and router to a minimum - each wall or ceiling can reduce your PC-on-TV’s range from 3-90 feet (1-30 meters.) Position your devices so that the number of walls or ceilings is minimized between the PC-on-TV and your router.

  • Page 39: Troubleshooting

    • Open an Internet browser that is not set to a blank page. This initiates the installation of the PC-on-TV device application. Follow the instructions to complete the installation. D-Link DPG-100 User Manual Troubleshooting...

  • Page 40: Connection Questions And Issues

    Some laptops have settings that bring down CPU performance when operating on battery power. When this feature is enabled (mostly through default setting), the frame rate is likely reduced and you will see degradation in transitions between images. Check your computer documentation and disable these settings for higher quality. D-Link DPG-100 User Manual...

  • Page 41: Frequently Asked Questions

    • For showing video playback, the computer must be connected to AC power. • For Windows XP, make sure Service Pack 2 is installed. ® • For Windows XP, increase the RAM beyond 512 MB and configure the virtual memory to the maximum setting. D-Link DPG-100 User Manual Frequently Asked Questions...

  • Page 42

    MAC address. This is necessary to avoid MAC address conflict and improper operation of the device. Note that with a dummy MAC address, there may be some computers which may not be able to connect to the device. D-Link DPG-100 User Manual...

  • Page 43

    When the PC-on-TV device application is launched, it disables the “power save” feature of the wireless adapter and enables it when the application is exited. This only applies if the feature is enabled at the time of PC-on-TV device launch. D-Link DPG-100 User Manual...

  • Page 44

    How can I play a DVD in extended mode? To play a DVD in extended mode, enable DirectDraw: 1. Open Windows Start menu and select Run. 2. Enter the following command: dxdiag 3. Go to the Display tab and click the Enable button. D-Link DPG-100 User Manual ®...

  • Page 45: Wireless Basics

    Strictly adhering to the IEEE standard, the D-Link wireless family of products will allow you to securely access the data you want, when and where you want it. You will be able to enjoy the freedom that wireless networking delivers.

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    Why D-Link Wireless? D-Link is the worldwide leader and award winning designer, developer, and manufacturer of networking products. D-Link delivers the performance you need at a price you can afford. D-Link has all the products you need to build your network.

  • Page 47

    Who uses wireless? Wireless technology has become so popular in recent years that almost everyone is using it, whether it’s for home, office, or business, D-Link has a wireless solution for it. Home • Gives everyone at home broadband access •...

  • Page 48

    Appendix A - Wireless Basics Using a D-Link Cardbus Adapter with your laptop, you can access the hotspot to connect to the Internet from remote locations like: Airports, Hotels, Coffee Shops, Libraries, Restaurants, and Convention Centers. A wireless network is easy to setup, but if you’re installing it for the first time it could be quite a task not knowing where to start.

  • Page 49

    An Infrastructure network contains an Access Point or wireless router. All the wireless devices, or clients, will connect to the wireless router or access point. An Ad-Hoc network contains only clients, such as laptops with wireless cardbus adapters. All the adapters must be in Ad-Hoc mode to communicate. D-Link DPG-100 User Manual Wireless Modes...

  • Page 50: Networking Basics

    Check your IP Address After you install your new D-Link PC-on-TV device, by default, the TCP/IP settings should be set to obtain an IP address from a DHCP server (i.e. wireless router) automatically. To verify your IP address, please follow the steps below.

  • Page 51: Statically Assign An Ip Address

    Set Default Gateway the same as the LAN IP address of your router (Typically 192.168.0.1 for D-Link Routers). Set Primary DNS the same as the LAN IP address of your router (192.168.0.1). The Secondary DNS is not needed or you may enter a DNS server from your ISP.

  • Page 52: Technical Specifications

    • Wired LAN: 10/100Mbps Ethernet Wireless Security • WPA ™ and WPA2 ™ • Hardware-based WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) D-Link DPG-100 User Manual Power • Power Source: 5V 2.5A Humidity • 5% - 95% (Non-Condensing) Temperature • Operating: 32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C) •...

  • Page 53: Contacting Technical Support

    • Hardware Revision (located on the label on the bottom of the router (e.g. rev A1)) • Serial Number (s/n number located on the label on the bottom of the router). You can find software updates and user documentation on the D-Link website as well as frequently asked questions and answers to technical issues.

  • Page 54: Warranty

    Any repair or replacement will be rendered by D-Link at an Authorized D-Link Service Office. The replacement hardware need not be new or have an identical make, model or part. D-Link may, at its option, replace the defective Hardware or any part thereof with any reconditioned product that D-Link reasonably determines is substantially equivalent (or superior) in all material respects to the defective Hardware.

  • Page 55

    Warranty Period and is subject to the same limitations and exclusions. If a material non-conformance is incapable of correction, or if D-Link determines in its sole discretion that it is not practical to replace the non-conforming Software, the price paid by the original licensee for the non-conforming Software will be refunded by D-Link;...

  • Page 56

    • The customer is responsible for all in-bound shipping charges to D-Link. No Cash on Delivery (“COD”) is allowed. Products sent COD will either be rejected by D-Link or become the property of D-Link. Products shall be fully insured by the customer and shipped to D-Link Systems, Inc., 17595 Mt.

  • Page 57

    This Limited Warranty provides specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. Trademarks: D-Link is a registered trademark of D-Link Systems, Inc. Other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

  • Page 58: Fcc Statement

    • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. For detailed warranty information applicable to products purchased outside the United States, please contact the corresponding local D-Link office. D-Link DPG-100 User Manual...

  • Page 59: Registration

    Appendix F - Registration Registration Product registration is entirely voluntary and failure to complete or return this form will not diminish your warranty rights. Version 1.0 February 14, 2008 D-Link DPG-100 User Manual...

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