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    Federal Communication Commission Interference Statement This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.

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    Europe – EU Declaration of Conformity This device complies with the essential requirements of the R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC. The following test methods have been applied in order to prove presumption of conformity with the essential requirements of the R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC: EN60950-1:2006 Safety of Information Technology Equipment EN50385 : (2002-08)

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    Hereby, TRENDware declares that this TEW-637AP is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. Español Por medio de la presente TRENDware declara que el TEW-637AP cumple con los [Spanish] requisitos esenciales y cualesquiera otras disposiciones aplicables o exigibles de la Directiva 1999/5/CE.

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    Contents Package Contents ........................6 Minimum System Requirements ....................6 Introduction ..........................7 Features ..........................7 Hardware Overview ....................... 8 Hardware Overview ....................... 8 Installation Considerations ....................10 Getting Started ........................11 Using the Configuration Menu ....................18 Network ........................... 19 Network LAN Setting ......................

  • Page 6: Package Contents, Minimum System Requirements

    Package Contents  TEW-637AP  Multi-Language Quick Installation Guide  CD-ROM (Setup Wizard and User’s Guide)  1 x network cable(0.6 m/ 2 ft.)  Power adapter (12vDC 0.5A) Using a power supply with a different voltage than the one included with your product will cause damage and void the warranty for this product.

  • Page 7: Introduction, Features

    Introduction The 300Mbps Wireless Easy-N-UpgraderTM upgrades your old, perfectly functioning router, to high speed wireless n. Enjoy up to 12 times the speed and 6 times the coverage of a wireless g network Eliminate wireless dead spots, seamlessly surf the Internet and help the environment by not throwing away your old router.

  • Page 8: Hardware Overview

    HARDWARE OVERVIEW WLAN LED A solid light indicates that the wireless segment is ready. This LED blinks green during wireless data transmission. WPS LED This LED blinks green during WPS function is enabled. LAN LED Front View A solid light indicates a connection to a Router on the LAN port.

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    Auto MDI/MDIX 10/100Mbps LAN Ports This port automatically senses the cable type when connecting to Router. Reset Buttonressing the reset button restores the AP to its original factory default settings. Power Switch (EU version) Rear View On/off Switch DC-IN The DC power input connector is a single jack socket to supply power to the TEW-638APB.

  • Page 10: Installation Considerations

    INSTALLATION CONSIDERATIONS There are a number of factors that can impact the range of wireless devices. 1. Adjust your wireless devices so that the signal is traveling in a straight path, rather than at an angle. The more material the signal has to pass through the more signal you will lose. 2.

  • Page 11: Getting Started

    Connect one end of the provided network cable into your computer’s network port, and connect the other end of the provided network cable into the TEW-637AP’s Ethernet port. Plug the power adapter to outlay, and connect the power jack to the TEW-637AP. Verify that the Power & Ethernet LEDs are lit.

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    Verify the Power & Ethernet LEDs are light. EU Version please make sure the power switch is on the On position Your computer will detect TEW-637AP and the Device List screen appears on your monitor. Click Configure button to continue (default TEW-638APB IP Address is

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    11. Enter password for the Access Point. The default password is “admin”. Click Login button to continue. 12. The default IP address is, you can choose to obtain network setting automatically, or set the IP address manually. After setting, click Next to continue. 13.

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    15. Use Push Button Method, click Connect button to continue. You also need to enable WPS function of the wireless client device to make connection. 16. Use PIN Method and enter your wireless client PIN number on Wireless Device PIN, and then click Connect button to make wireless connection.

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    18. Enter SSID of TEW-638APB, click Next button. 19. Choice Wireless Mode. 20. To disable Security Mode, select None and click Next button. Page 15...

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    21. To use WEP security, select WEP and click Next button. Select 64-bit or 128-bit WEP key length, and enter your WEP key. For 64-bit encryption, enter 10 hexadecimal characters, For 128-bit encryption, enter 26 hexadecimal characters. Click Next to continue the setting. 22.

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    23. Confirm your new settings. It is recommended that you save or print your wireless settings with the Save or Print buttons. Once finished, click Configure to continue. 24. Save you setting to a text file in a desired location. 25. Congratulations you have configured you TEW-637AP. Page 17...

  • Page 18: Using The Configuration Menu

    Open the Web browser.  Type in the current IP Address of the AP (i.e. If you have changed the default IP Address assigned to the TEW-637AP, make sure to enter the correct IP Address.  Type admin in the User Name field.

  • Page 19: Network, Network Lan Setting

    Network The Network tab provides the following configuration options: LAN Setting. NETWORK LAN SETTING These are the settings of the LAN (Local Area Network) interface for the Access Point. The Access Point's local network (LAN) settings are configured based on the IP Address and Subnet Mask assigned in this section.

  • Page 20: Wireless, Wireless Basic

    MAC address into the “AP MAC Addr. (Optional)” field. You must also configure the TEW-637AP with the same SSID, channel and wireless encryption settings of the remote access point.

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    To repeat Wireless N Router’s signal, enter its wireless MAC address into “AP MAC Addr.” field Wireless Mode If all of the wireless devices you want to connect with this Access Point can connect in the same transmission mode, you can improve performance slightly by choosing the appropriate "Only" mode. If you have some devices that use a different transmission mode, choose the appropriate "Mixed"...

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    Operating Mode If you have both 11g and 11n client devices included on your wireless network at the same time, you should choose Mixed Mode. And if you only have 11n client devices on your wireless network, you can choose Green Field to enjoy high throughput. Channel Bandwidth The "20/40”...

  • Page 23: Wireless Advanced

    WIRELESS ADVANCED Beacon Interval Beacons are packets sent by a wireless Access Point to synchronize wireless devices. Specify a Beacon Period value between 20 and 1000. The default value is set to 100 milliseconds. Fragment Threshold This setting should remain at its default value of 2346. Setting the Fragmentation value too low may result in poor performance.

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    transmitting the shorter preamble at 1Mbps and the header at 2Mbps, shortening the transmit time to 96 Usec. IAPP(Inter-Access Point Protocol) IEEE 802.11F or Inter-Access Point Protocol is a recommendation that describes an optional extension to IEEE 802.11 that provides wireless access-point communications among multivendor systems. The protocol is designed for the enforcement of unique association throughout an Extended Service Setand for secure exchange of station's security context between the current AP and the new AP during the handoff period.

  • Page 25: Mac Filter

    WLAN Partition When two clients link to this AP, they won't be able to communicate with each other if the WLAN Partition is enabled. STBC (Space Time Block Coding) A transmitter diversity technique of spreading the transmit signal over multiple antennas to improve reception.

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    When "Disable" is selected, MAC addresses are not used to control network access. Add MAC Filtering Rule Use this section to add MAC addresses to the list below. MAC Address Enter the MAC address of a computer that you want to control with MAC filtering. Computers that have obtained an IP address from the router's DHCP server will be in the DHCP Client List.

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    A method of encrypting data for wireless communication intended to provide the same level of privacy as a wired network. WEP is not as secure as WPA encryption. To gain access to a WEP network, you must know the key. The key is a string of characters that you create. When using WEP, you must determine the level of encryption.

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    WPA/WPA2-Personal This option uses Wi-Fi Protected Access with a Pre-Shared Key (PSK). Pre-Shared Key: The key is entered as a pass-phrase of up to 63 alphanumeric characters in ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange) format at both ends of the wireless connection. It cannot be shorter than eight characters, although for proper security it needs to be of ample length and should not be a commonly known phrase.

  • Page 29: Station List

    You can setup security easily by choosing PIN or PBC method to do Wi-Fi Protected Setup. WPS mode Two WPS modes can be selected – PIN & PBC. If PIN is selected, you should enter PIN code of your wireless client device to get wireless connection with this AP. STATION LIST You can monitor stations which associated to this AP.

  • Page 30: Administrator, System Management, Upload Firmware

    Administrator This Administrator section is used to set password for access to the Web-based management, also provide function of firmware upgrade. The Administrator tab provides the following configuration options: Management, Upload Firmware, Settings Management & Status. SYSTEM MANAGEMENT At this page, you can configure administrator account and password. UPLOAD FIRMWARE By assigning firmware location, you can upload firmware at this page.

  • Page 31: Settings Management, Status

    SETTINGS MANAGEMENT You can save system settings by exporting them to a configuration file, restore them by importing the file, or reset them to factory default. STATUS You can check system information and network configurations on this page. Page 31...

  • Page 32: Glossary

    Glossary Access Control List ACL. This is a database of network devices that are allowed to access resources on the network. Access Point AP. Device that allows wireless clients to connect to it and access the network Ad-hoc network Peer-to-Peer network between wireless clients Address Resolution Protocol ARP.

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    Data Information that has been translated into binary so that it can be processed or moved to another device Data-Link layer The second layer of the OSI model. Controls the movement of data on the physical link of a network Decibels related to dipole antenna Decibels relative to isotropic radiator Decibels relative to one milliwatt...

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    Gain The amount an amplifier boosts the wireless signal Gateway A device that connects your network to another, like the internet Gbps Gigabits per second Gigabit Ethernet Transmission technology that provides a data rate of 1 billion bits per second Graphical user interface Half-duplex Data cannot be transmitted and received at the same time...

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    IP address A 32-bit number, when talking about Internet Protocol Version 4, that identifies each computer that transmits data on the Internet or on an Intranet IPsec Internet Protocol Security Internetwork Packet Exchange is a networking protocol developed by Novel to enable their Netware clients and servers to communicate Internet Service Provider Java...

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    Network Address Translation allows many private IP addresses to connect to the Internet, or another network, through one IP address NetBEUI NetBIOS Extended User Interface is a Local Area Network communication protocol. This is an updated version of NetBIOS NetBIOS Network Basic Input/Output System Netmask Determines what portion of an IP address designates the Network and which part designates the Host...

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    Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service allows for remote users to dial into a central server and be authenticated in order to access resources on a network Reboot To restart a computer and reload it's operating software or firmware from nonvolatile storage. Rendezvous Apple's version of UPnP, which allows for devices on a network to discover each other and be connected without the need to configure any settings...

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    TCP/IP Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol TCP Raw A TCP/IP protocol for transmitting streams of printer data. TFTP Trivial File Transfer Protocol is a utility used for transferring files that is simpler to use than FTP but with less features Throughput The amount of data that can be transferred in a given time period Traceroute A utility displays the routes between you computer and specific destination...

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    An updated version of security for wireless networks that provides authentication as well as encryption Wide Area Network The larger network that your LAN is connected to, which may be the Internet itself, or a regional or corporate network Wireless ISP A company that provides a broadband Internet connection over a wireless connection Wireless LAN Connecting to a Local Area Network over one of the 802.11 wireless standards...

  • Page 40: Specifications

    Specifications Hardware Standards IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, 802.3u and 802.3 Interface 1 x 10/100Mbps Auto-MDIX LAN port Windows 7 (32/64-bit), Vista(32/64-bit), XP(32/64-bit), and 2000 CD Wizard OS Compatibility LED Indicators Power, LAN, WPS, and Wireless Power Supply 12 V DC 0.5A external power adapter Dimensions (LxWxH) 120 x 26 x 88 mm (4.7 x 1.0 x 3.4 in) Weight...

  • Page 41: Limited Warranty

    TRENDnet products. Products that are sent to TRENDnet for RMA service must have the RMA number marked on the outside of return packages and sent to TRENDnet prepaid, insured and packaged appropriately for safe shipment. Customers shipping from outside of the USA and Canada are responsible for return shipping fees.

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    Download section and look for the desired TRENDnet product to access to the GPL Code or LGPL Code. These codes are distributed WITHOUT WARRANTY and are subject to the copyrights of the developers. TRENDnet does not provide technical support for these codes. Please go to http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.txt...

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