Download Print this page

Advertisement

DP-311U
DP-311U
DP-311U
D-Link DP-311U
DP-311U
Wireless Print Server
Manual
Building Networks for People

Advertisement

   Also See for D-Link DP-311U

   Related Manuals for D-Link DP-311U

   Summary of Contents for D-Link DP-311U

  • Page 1

    DP-311U DP-311U DP-311U D-Link DP-311U DP-311U Wireless Print Server Manual Building Networks for People...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Unix/Linux Printing (See PS Admin Manual on CD-ROM) ...49 Setting up AppleTalk or LPR Printing in MAC OSX ...50 Setting up AppleTalk Printing in MAC OS9 ...55 Networking Basics ...58 Technical Specifications ...70 Contacting Technical Support ...71 Warranty and Registration ...72 Appendix: DP-311U Printer Compatibility List ...75...

  • Page 3: Package Contents

    Package Contents D-Link DP-311U Fast Ethernet Print Server Manual and Warranty on CD Printed Quick Installation Guide If any of the above items are missing, please contact your reseller. A computer with an installed Ethernet adapter Windows XP/2000/ME/98SE Apple Mac OS with AppleTalk Linux Internet Explorer 6.0, or Netscape Navigator version 6.0 or...

  • Page 4: Introduction

    PC acting as a print server can. With one USB (v1.1) port, the DP-311U can connect to almost any printer with a USB port.

  • Page 5: External Features

    External Features Port Connectors The DP-311U’s USB port is located on its rear panel. The USB can be configured using the PS Admin program or the print server’s Telnet interface. (See the PS Admin User’s Guide, available on the CD that came with the DP-311U, for information about configuring the print server’s ports.) The Print Server also...

  • Page 6: Front Panel Led Indicators

    Front Panel LED Indicators Power / USB Steady or flashing green light confirms that the Print Server is powered ON. The LED indicator lights up to show that the Print Server is transferring print data through the USB port. Ethernet/WLAN Steady or flashing green light confirms that the Print Server has a good connection to the Ethernet or Fast Ethernet network.

  • Page 7: Rear Panel Connectors

    Rear Panel Connectors Network Cable Connector The Print Server’s rear panel features an RJ-45 connector for connection to 10Base-T Ethernet cabling or 100Base-TX Fast Ethernet cabling (which should be Category 5 twisted-pair cable). The port supports the NWay protocol, allowing the Print Server to automatically detect or negotiate the transmission speed of the network.

  • Page 8: Wireless Basics

    D-Link wireless products are based on industry standards to provide easy-to-use and compatible high-speed wireless connectivity within your home, business or public access wireless networks. D-Link wireless products will allow you access to the data you want, when and where you want it. You will be able to enjoy the freedom that wireless networking brings.

  • Page 9

    D-Link Air devices. Installation Considerations The D-Link Air DP-311U lets you print through your network, using a wireless connection, from virtually anywhere within its operating range. Keep in mind, however, that the number, thickness and location of walls, ceilings, or other objects that the wireless signals must pass through, may limit the range.

  • Page 10: Setting Up The Dp-311u

    Follow this procedure to avoid complications at the configuration stage. Confirm proper operation of the printer to be connected to the DP-311U, When you have confirmed proper operation of the USB printer, switch it the power OFF.

  • Page 11

    Power ON Self-Test Every DP-311U has been factory-tested to operate properly. When the DP-311U is powered ON, it also automatically performs a Self-Test on each of its major components. The final result of the Self-Test is signaled by the state of the USB LED indicator following the Self-Test. Preliminary to the actual component tests, the LED indicators are tested to confirm their steady and flashing operation.

  • Page 12: Getting Started

    TCP/IP. Warning! Only a USB printer may be connected to the USB port of the DP-311U. Do not connect any other USB devices to the USB port of the DP-301U; to do so, may damage the unit and will void the warranty for this product.

  • Page 13: Using The Web Configuration

    Using the Web Configuration Open your web browser and type http://192.168.0.10 in the address box, and press <Enter>. This set of numbers is the default IP Address of your Print Server. Please note that the PC’s IP Address must correspond with the Print Server’s IP Address in the same segment for the two devices to communicate.

  • Page 14

    Home Click on Home tab from the tools bar of the main screen to display information of the DP-311U’s System Status and Printer Status. System Status and Printer Status When you choose and enter the Home tab, it will show you the system information (see below), providing general information regarding the Print Server.

  • Page 15

    Port Setting System Device and Port Setting This option will show you settings required to configure the DP-311U Print Server. Consult your printers owner manual for the PJL(Printer Job Language) and print speed supported on your printer. Click the <Save> button on the bottom of the...

  • Page 16

    Admin Contact: (Optional) Administrator name for the Print Server. Password: By default the DP-311U does not have a password. This is a security risk; it is recommended that you enter a password for the Print Server. Port Name: This is the assigned name for the USB port.

  • Page 17: Netbeui Protocol

    The TCP/IP Protocol section will show you the settings required to configure the DP-311U Print Server for TCP/IP printing. If you forget your IP Address, you can use the PS Admin program to configure the DP-311U Print Server. The default IP Ad- dress is 192.168.0.10.

  • Page 18

    Network...

  • Page 19: Print Test

    Page; it provides the control options that include Print Test and Reset. Print Test Print Test section will allow you to send an ASCII text page from the print server to your printer. Your USB printer will have to support native DOS mode for the test page to print. Reset Reset section will allow you to reset your print server.

  • Page 20

    Click on the Help link from the tools bar of the main screen to enter the Help Page, it provides a link to D-Link’s support website. D-Link’s support website will provide the most up to date information on your DP-311U Print Server. Please check the website regularly for product and firmware updates.

  • Page 21: Tcp/ip Printing For Windows Xp

    TCP/IP Printing for Windows XP Open the web browser, and type in the IP Address of the DP-311U. For example, type http://192.168.0.10 the Enter or (Return) Key. Note: The PC’s IP Address must be in the same subnet as the Print Server’s IP Address for the two devices to communicate.

  • Page 22

    TCP/IP Printing for Windows XP (continued) At the Configuration window, write down the Port Name for future reference. You will need this information later in the configuration process. Select your Connection Mode Enter the ESS-ID of the remote access point or wireless router you wish to connect to.

  • Page 23

    TCP/IP Printing for Windows XP (continued) When you select TCP/IP Protocol at the Network window, the screen below appears. (We recommend that you keep the default settings as shown.) If you need to make changes, make sure to click Save after you have made the changes.

  • Page 24

    TCP/IP Printing for Windows XP (continued) Go to Start > Settings > Printers and Faxes > Add a Printer Click Next...

  • Page 25

    TCP/IP Printing for Windows XP (continued) Select Local Printer Deselect Automatically detect and install my Plug and Play printer. Click Next Select Create a new port. At the pull-down menu, highlight Standard TCP/IP Port. Click Next Click Next...

  • Page 26

    Type in the IP address of the Print Server (i.e. 192.168.0.10). The Port Name will automatically be filled in. Select “Custom” Then click on Settings. Select “LPR” Input the port name of the port being used by the printer Click...

  • Page 27

    TCP/IP Printing for Windows XP (continued) Click Next Click Finish Highlight the printer, as shown. If the desired printer is not on the list, click Have Disk and insert the printer driver disk that came with your printer to install the printer drivers. Click Next...

  • Page 28

    TCP/IP Printing for Windows XP (continued) At this screen, you can input a name for the printer. Click Next Click Next Click Finish...

  • Page 29: Tcp/ip Printing For Windows 2000

    TCP/IP Printing for Windows 2000 Open the web browser, and type in the IP Address of the DP-311U. For example, type http://192.168.0.10 the Enter or (Return) Key. Note: The PC’s IP Address must be in the same subnet as the Print Server’s IP Address for the two devices to communicate.

  • Page 30

    At the Configuration window, write down the Port Names for future reference. You will need this information later in the configuration process. Select your Connection Mode Enter the ESS-ID of the remote access point or wireless router you wish to connect to.

  • Page 31

    TCP/IP Printing for Windows 2000 (continued) When you select TCP/IP Protocol at the Network window, the screen below appears. (We recommend that you keep the default settings as shown.) If you need to make changes, make sure to click Save after you have made the changes.

  • Page 32

    TCP/IP Printing for Windows 2000 (continued) Go to Start > Settings > Printers Double-click on the Add Printer icon. Click Next...

  • Page 33

    TCP/IP Printing for Windows 2000 (continued) Select Local Printer Click Next Select Create a new port at the pull-down menu, highlight Standard TCP/IP Port. Click Next...

  • Page 34

    TCP/IP Printing for Windows 2000 (continued) Click Next Type in the IP Address of the Print Server in the Printer Name or IP Address field. The Port Name field will automatically be filled in. Click Next Select “Custom” Then click on Settings.

  • Page 35

    TCP/IP Printing for Windows 2000 (continued) Select “LPR” Input the port name of the port being used by the printer Click Click Next Click Finish...

  • Page 36

    TCP/IP Printing for Windows 2000 (continued) Highlight the printer, as shown. If the desired printer is not on the list, click Have Disk and insert the printer driver disk that came with your printer to install the printer drivers. Click Next At this screen, you can input a name for the printer.

  • Page 37

    TCP/IP Printing for Windows 2000 (continued) Select Do not share this printer Click Next Select Yes to print a test page Click Next Click Finish The printer is now ready for printing with Windows 2000 on your network.

  • Page 38: Tcp/ip Printing For Windows 98se/me

    TCP/IP Printing for Windows 98SE/Me Open the web browser, and type in the IP Address of the DP-311U. For example, type http://192.168.0.10 the Enter or (Return) Key. Note: The PC’s IP Address must be in the same subnet as the Print Server’s IP Address for the two devices to communicate.

  • Page 39

    At the Configuration window, write down the Port Name for future reference. You will need this information later in the configuration process. The Port Name shown here is only an example. Select your Connection Mode Enter the ESS-ID of the remote access point or wireless router you wish to connect to.

  • Page 40

    TCP/IP Printing for Windows 98SE/Me(continued) When you select TCP/IP Protocol at the Network window, the screen below appears. (We recommend that you keep the default settings as shown.) If you need to make changes, make sure to click Save after you have made the changes.

  • Page 41

    TCP/IP Printing for Windows 98SE/Me (continued) Go to Start > Settings > Control Panel Double-click on Network Click Add Highlight Client Click Add...

  • Page 42

    TCP/IP Printing for Windows 98SE/Me (continued) At this window, click Have Disk. Insert the DP-311U CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. Select the letter representing the CD-ROM drive on your computer from the pull-down menu. Double-click on the folder lpr. 3. Highlight lpr.inf 4.

  • Page 43

    TCP/IP Printing for Windows 98SE/Me (continued) Click OK You should now be back to the Network Properties Page. Highlight LPR for TCP/IP Printing. Click Properties...

  • Page 44

    TCP/IP Printing for Windows 98SE/Me (continued) Click Add Port Type in the IP Address of the DP-301U. Make sure the Port Name is accu- rate. (The Port Name at right is just an example.) Click OK The Port name and IP Address will be displayed.

  • Page 45

    TCP/IP Printing for Windows 98SE/Me (continued) Click OK Windows will ask for a restart. Click...

  • Page 46

    TCP/IP Printing for Windows 98SE/Me continued) Once your computer has rebooted, click on Start > Settings > Printers > Add Printer When the Add Printer Wizard screen appears, Click Next. Select Network Printer. Click Next Type in the path if you know it,...

  • Page 47

    Name in this window is just an example.) Click OK If the network path is not specified, type in the IP Address of the DP-311U and the Port Name. (The Port Name shown at right is just an example.) Select Yes or No, to answer the question:...

  • Page 48

    TCP/IP Printing for Windows 98SE/Me (continued) Select Yes to print a test page. Click Finish Go to Start > Settings > Printers Check to see that your printer is installed.

  • Page 49: Unix/linux Printing (see Ps Admin Manual On Cd-rom)

    Unix/Linux Printing Please refer to the PS Admin Manual on the CD included with your purchase for information on setting up the Print Server in Unix/Linux.

  • Page 50: Setting Up Appletalk Or Lpr Printing In Mac Osx

    Printing in Mac OS X Note: Mac OS printing with this print server is sup- ported by Postscript printers only! With Mac OSX you can use AppleTalk or LPR printers using IP protocols for printing through Print Servers. Follow the instructions below for setting up the Print Server. After attaching the Print Server to your network using the directions provided in the Quick Installation Guide, change the IP Address of your Macintosh to access the Print Server’s web configuration.

  • Page 51

    Setting up Apple Talk or LPR Printing in Mac OS X (continued) The default IP Address of the Print Server is 192.168.0.10. Manually change your IP Address to 102.168.0.x, where x is any number between 1 and 254 (except 10 which is the IP Address of the Print Server.) The IP Addresses...

  • Page 52

    Setting up Apple Talk or LPR Printing in Mac OS X (continued) To print, open a document and select File > Print from the menu. Select Edit Printer List from the Printer dialog box. Click Add Printer...

  • Page 53

    Click on the Port to which the post-script printer is connected. Then select the printer model from the dialog box displayed here. Click Add Printer and the Printer Port configuration is complete. Select the Printer Port just configured in the Print window.

  • Page 54: Lpr Printers Using Ip

    Print Server into the LPR Printer’s Address field. In the Queue Name field, type in the Port Name of the post-script printer that is connected to the Print Server. The Port Name illustrated here is only an example. Select the printer model from the dialog box.

  • Page 55: Setting Up Appletalk Printing In Mac Os9

    EtherTalk connection, or indirectly through a LocalTalk-to-EtherTalk router. NOTE: The Chooser name of a printer connected to one of the Print Server’s ports is the same as its Port Name. If you are using AppleTalk printing, you will need to make sure that every Port Name is unique among all of the network printers in your AppleTalk zone.

  • Page 56: Printing From Macos Client Workstations

    Printing from MacOS Client Workstations The exact procedure for selecting a PostScript printer connected to your Print Server may vary slightly, depending on what printer driver version you are using. The procedure described below assumes you are using the LaserWriter 8.

  • Page 57

    If you wish to access this setting in the future, you can use the Setup button in the Chooser window. The selected printer will become your computer’s default printer. You may need to choose Page Setup in any applications you have open.

  • Page 58: Networking Basics

    Networking Basics Using the Network Setup Wizard in Windows XP In this section you will learn how to establish a network at home or work, using Microsoft Windows XP. Note: Please refer to websites such as http://www.homenethelp.com http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000 for information about networking computers using Windows 2000, ME or 98SE.

  • Page 59

    Networking Basics (continued) Please follow all the instructions in this window: In this window, select the best description of your computer. If your computer connects to the internet through a gateway/router, select the second option as shown. Click Next...

  • Page 60

    Enter a Computer description and a Computer name (optional.) Click Next Enter a Workgroup name. All computers on your network should have the same Workgroup name. Click Next...

  • Page 61

    Please wait while the Network Setup Wizard applies the changes. When the changes are complete, Click Next. Please wait while the Network Setup Wizard configures the computer. This may take a few minutes.

  • Page 62

    Networking Basics (continued) In this window, select the best option. In this example, Create a Network Setup Disk has been selected. You will run this disk on each of the computers on your network. Click Next Insert a disk into the Floppy Disk Drive, in this case drive A.

  • Page 63

    Networking Basics Please wait while the Network Setup Wizard copies the files. Please read the information under Here’s how in the screen below. After you complete the Network Setup Wizard you will use the Network Setup Disk to run the Network Setup Wizard once on each of the computers on your network. To continue, Click Next.

  • Page 64

    The new settings will take effect when you restart the computer. Click Yes to restart the computer. You have completed configuring this computer. Next, you will need to run the Net- work Setup Disk on all the other computers on your network. After running the Network Setup Disk on all your computers, your new wireless network will be ready to use.

  • Page 65

    Networking Basics How to assign a Name to your computer To name your computer, please follow these directions in Windows XP: Click Start (in the lower left corner of the screen) Right-click My Computer Select Properties and Click Select the Computer Name tab in the System Properties window.

  • Page 66

    Networking Basics How to assign a Name to your Computer n this window, enter the Computer name Select Workgroup and enter the name of the Workgroup All computers on your network must have the same Workgroup name. Click OK How to find your IP Address in Windows XP The adapter-equipped computers in your network must be in the same IP Ad- dress range.

  • Page 67

    How to find your IP Address in Windows XP This window will appear. Click the Support tab Click Close Assigning a Static IP Address in Windows XP/2000 Note: Residential Gateways/Broadband Routers will automatically assign IP Addresses to the computers on the network, using DHCP (Dynamic Host Con- figuration Protocol) technology.

  • Page 68

    Networking Basics (continued) Assigning a Static IP Address in Windows XP/2000 Double-click Network Connections Right-click Local Area Connections Double-click Properties...

  • Page 69

    Assigning a Static IP Address in Windows XP/2000 Click Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Click Properties Select Use the following IP Address in the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)Properties window. Input your IP Address and subnet mask. (The IP Addresses on your network must be within the same range.

  • Page 70: Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications Printer Connection Printer Port: USB port (ver 1.1) Bidirectional Communication: Network Connection Network Standards: IEEE 802.3 10Base-T Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b Wireless Standard Network Data Transfer Rate: 10/100 Mbps (megabits per second) Network Connector: RJ-45 connector for 10Base-T Category 5 twisted-pair connection Network Protocols Ethernet Frame Types: 802.2, 802.3, Ethernet II, SNAP (auto-switching)

  • Page 71: Contacting Technical Support

    You can find software updates and user documentation on the D-Link website. D-Link provides free technical support for customers within the United States and within Canada for the duration of the warranty period on this product. U.S. and Canadian customers can contact D-Link technical support through our website, or by phone.

  • Page 72: Warranty And Registration

    Warranty Period from the date of original retail purchase. If a material defect is incapable of correction, or if D-Link determines in its sole discretion that it is not practical to repair or replace the defective Hardware, the price paid by the original purchaser for the defective Hardware will be refunded by D-Link upon return to D-Link of the defective Hardware.

  • Page 73

    D-Link may reject or return any product that is not packaged and shipped in strict compliance with the foregoing requirements, or for which an RMA number is not visible from the outside of the package. The product owner agrees to pay D-Link’s reasonable handling and return shipping charges for any product that is not packaged...

  • Page 74

    D-Link Corporation/D-Link Systems, Inc., as stipulated by the United States Copyright Act of 1976. Contents are subject to change without prior notice. Copyright Corporation/D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 75: Appendix: Dp-311u Printer Compatibility List

    Appendix: DP-311U Printer Compatibility List For Windows The Canon Printer Canon BJC-55, 85 Canon S100SP Canon S200SP Canon S300 Canon S330 Canon S400SP Canon S450 Canon S520 Canon S600 Canon S750 Canon S4500 Canon S6300 Canon S9000 The Epson Printer...

  • Page 76

    Appendix: DP-311U Printer Compatibility List for Windows (continued) The Lexmark Printer Lexmark 4039 10R Lexmark 5700 Lexmark Optra Color 45 Lexmark Optra C710 Lexmark Optra E, E+, E310 Lexmark Optra K1220 Lexmark Optra M410, M412 Lexmark Optra N Lexmark Optra R+...

This manual also for:

311u - dp print server

Comments to this Manuals

Symbols: 0
Latest comments: