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Wi-fi Indicator Light Is Blinking Orange During Installation - Dell All-in-One Wireless Printer P513w User Manual

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M
OVE THE COMPUTER AND
)
ROUTER
The possible distance between devices in 802.11b or 802.11g networks is 300 feet, while the wireless network
range potentially doubles in 802.11n networks. The range of your wireless network depends on many factors,
including the abilities of your router and network adapters. If you are having trouble printing, try placing the
computer and printer no more than 100 feet apart.
You can find the strength of the network signal on the printer network setup page.
C
MAC
HECK
ADDRESS
If your network uses MAC address filtering, make sure that you include the MAC address of the printer in the MAC
address filter list. This will allow the printer to operate on the network.

Wi-Fi indicator light is blinking orange during installation

When the Wi-Fi indicator light is blinking orange, it indicates that the printer has been set up for wireless networking
but cannot connect to the network for which it has been configured. The printer may be unable to join the network
because of interference, its distance from the wireless access point (wireless router), or until its settings are changed.
Try one or more of the following:
M
AKE SURE THE ACCESS POINT IS ON
Check the access point, and if necessary, turn it on.
M
OVE YOUR ACCESS POINT TO MINIMIZE INTERFERENCE
There may be temporary interference from other devices such as microwave ovens or other appliances, cordless
phones, baby monitors, and security system cameras. Make sure your access point is not positioned too closely to
these devices.
M
OVE THE COMPUTER AND
The possible distance between devices in 802.11b or 802.11g networks is 300 feet, while the wireless network
range potentially doubles in 802.11n networks. The range of your wireless network depends on many factors,
including the abilities of your access point and wireless network adapters. If you are having trouble printing, then
try placing the computer and printer no more than 100 feet apart.
You can find the signal strength of the network on the network setup page.
C
WEP
HECK YOUR
If your access point is using WEP security, then the WEP key should be:
Exactly 10 or 26 hexadecimal characters. Hexadecimal characters are A–F, a–f, and 0–9.
or
Exactly 5 or 13 ASCII characters. ASCII characters are letters, numbers, and symbols found on a keyboard.
/
OR PRINTER CLOSER TO THE WIRELESS ACCESS POINT
/
OR PRINTER CLOSER TO THE ACCESS POINT
WPA
KEY OR
PASSPHRASE
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