D-Link WL-211F User Manual

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D-Link Air DCF-660W
2.4 GHz Wireless Compact Flash Adapter
Manual
Rev. 041202
Building Networks for People

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    D-Link Air DCF-660W 2.4 GHz Wireless Compact Flash Adapter Manual Rev. 041202 Building Networks for People...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Package Contents ...3 Introduction ...4 Wireless Basics ...5 Getting Started...8 Using the Configuration Utility ... 11 Troubleshooting ...17 Technical Specifications...18 Contacting Technical Support ...20 Limited Warranty and Registration...21...

  • Page 3: Package Contents

    Package Contents Link/Power LED Antenna Contents of Package: D-Link Air DCF-660W 2.4GHz Wireless Compact Flash Adapter Manual, Drivers, and Utility on CD Quick Installation Guide (printed) If any of the above items are missing, please contact your reseller. System Requirements: PDA with Windows CE 3.0/Pocket PC 2002 with at least 32 MB of...

  • Page 4: Introduction

    Introduction The D-Link Air DCF-660W 2.4GHz Wireless Compact Flash Adapter is a standard Type II CF interface adapter (backwards compatible to Type I) integrated with WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network) technology. It provides an easy and quick way to access a wireless network.

  • Page 5: Wireless Basics

    Strictly adhering to the IEEE standard, the D-Link Air wireless family of products will allow you to 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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    Installation Flexibility The D-Link Air DCF-660W offers a fast, reliable, cost-effective wireless solution for client access to the network in a wide variety of scenarios and applications: 1. Remote access to corporate network information E-mail, file transfer and terminal emulation 2.

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    Designed to go up to 1,311 feet (approximately 400 meters), the D-Link Air DCF-660W lets you access your network from virtually anywhere. Keep in mind, however, that the number, thickness and location of walls, ceilings or other objects that the wireless signals must pass thru may limit range.

  • Page 8: Getting Started

    DHCP Router/Access Point/Print Server - D-Link Air DI-713P A laptop computer with a wireless network adapter - D-Link Air DWL-650 A desktop computer with an Ethernet adapter - D-Link DFE-530TX+ A desktop computer with a wireless network adapter- D-Link Air DWL-520...

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    Setting Up an Infrastructure Network Please remember that D-Link Air wireless devices are pre-configured to connect together, right out of the box, with the default settings. You will need a broadband Internet access (Cable/DSL) subscription. Consult with your Cable/DSL provider for proper installation of the modem.

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    Setting up a Wireless Ad Hoc Network Install a network adapter into one computer. above, a D-Link Air DWL-120 USB Wireless Network adapter is installed. A DWL-520 Wireless PCI Adapter could also be installed in a desktop computer. included with the product for installation instructions.

  • Page 11: Using The Configuration Utility

    Using the Configuration Utility Using the Utility in Windows CE 3.0 / Pocket PC 2002 Please note: The DCF-660W Wireless Compact Flash Adapter is a ready-to-use device. Its default settings are compatible with a typical Infrastructure WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network). If you choose to adjust the settings, please see the following instructions: On the PDA, go to Start >...

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    Flash adapter and the Access point the Access Point that is associated with the Signal Level – This bar graph displays signal D-Link Air DCF- strength as reported by the radio, averaged 660W Compact over all frames that are received from the...

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    Select the CONFIGURATION tab to view the current settings for: SSID (Service Set Identifier) is a name that identifies a wireless network. Access Points and wireless clients attempting to connect to a specific WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network) must use the same SSID.

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    Using the Configuration Utility LINK The LINK tab is similar to the Ping Command. It allows you to monitor transmission quality between two stations. Enter the IP address of another station, set the timeout and packet size to see if the communication was sent successfully.

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    SECURITY If an additional measure of security is desired on the wireless network, WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) encryption can be enabled. Select Enable to activate encryption. Select 64 Bit or 128 Bit WEP Key Length Select WEP Key Type: Character or Hexadecimal Select Authentication Type:...

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    Using the Configuration Utility ABOUT The About tab shows the driver and utility version for the DCF-660W Wireless LAN Compact Flash Card.

  • Page 17: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Tips to Configure the PDA for accessing the Internet To Configure the following: The Access Point’s SSID WEP keys (if required) DHCP/Fixed IP (under IE browser) IP Addresses for device, Proxy server (under IE browser) If DNS, WINS is needed (most IP addresses are automatically assigned.) After you shut down your PDA, when you power on the PDA again, it will...

  • Page 18: Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications Standards IEEE 802.11b Wi-Fi Compatible Host interface Compact Flash V1.4, CF+ I/O interface, Type I & Type II compliant Protocols TCP/IP Data Security 64/128-bit WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) Encryption Data Rate & Modulation 11Mbps: CCK 5.5Mbps: CCK 2Mbps: DQPSK 1Mpbs: DBPSK Auto Fall-Back Range Coverage (Open Environment)

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    Operating Channels 11 North America (FCC) Antenna PIFA (Patched Inverse “F” Antenna) Type Antenna Sensitivity @ PER<0.08 11Mbps < -83dBm 5.5Mbps < -86dBm 2 Mbps < -89dBm 1 Mbps < -91dBm Frequency Range 2.412-2.462 GHz, Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS) Temperature Operating Temperature Storage Temperature -4º...

  • Page 20: Contacting Technical Support

    Contacting Technical Support You can find the most recent software and user documentation on the D-Link website. D-Link provides free technical support for customers within the United States for the duration of the warranty period on this product. U.S. customers can contact D-Link technical support through our web site, or by phone.

  • Page 21: Limited Warranty And Registration

    (90) days after any replacement Software is delivered. 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;...

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    WITH ANY PRODUCT RETURNED TO D-LINK FOR WARRANTY SERVICE) RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THE PRODUCT, RELATING TO WARRANTY SERVICE, OR ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH OF THIS LIMITED WARRANTY, EVEN IF D-LINK HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE SOLE REMEDY FOR A BREACH OF THE FOREGOING LIMITED ARRANTY IS REPAIR, REPLACEMENT OR REFUND OF THE DEFECTIVE OR NON-CONFORMING PRODUCT.

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