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Dell™ Wireless Dock

User Manual

Model Name: E16WD01
Model Type: E16WD01001
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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Dell™ Wireless Dock User Manual Model Name: E16WD01 Model Type: E16WD01001 w w w . d e l l . c o m | s u p p o r t . d e l l . c o m...
  • Page 2 Reproduction of these materials in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden. Trademarks used in this text: Dell and the DELL logo are trademarks of Dell Inc.; Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista, and Aero are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries;...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    About Your Dell Wireless Dock Front and Back View Configuring Your Dell Wireless Dock Installing the Software Turning Your Dell Wireless Dock On Associating Your Dell Wireless Dock Associating Your Dell Wireless Dock Using Cable Association Associating Your Dell Wireless Dock...
  • Page 4 Troubleshooting General Video Output Audio Output Specifications General Safety Information General Power Safety Earphone and Headphone Safety Ergonomic Instructions Environmental Information Recycling Information Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive Registration, Evaluation, and Authorization of Chemicals (REACH) Finding Additional Information Export Regulations Additional Country-Specific Safety, Regulatory, and Environmental Information...
  • Page 5: About Your Dell Wireless Dock

    Wi-Fi technology and is not discoverable by any Wi-Fi device. You can associate up to sixteen different notebooks with the Dell Wireless Dock. However, you can connect the Dell Wireless Dock to only one of the associated hosts at a given time.
  • Page 6: Front And Back View

    Front and Back View About Your Dell Wireless Dock power light wireless link and activity light line out (speaker) line in (microphone) USB connectors (2) antenna reset button mini-USB connector for cable association USB connectors (2) DVI-I connector DC-IN connector...
  • Page 7: Configuring Your Dell Wireless Dock

    Configuring Your Dell Wireless Dock Installing the Software The Drivers and Utilities media that ships with your Dell™ Wireless Dock contains the software required for installing and associating your Dell Wireless Dock. NOTE: You must install the software and drivers before you begin to use your Dell Wireless Dock.
  • Page 8 3 Select UWB Card and Wireless Dock drivers and click Next to continue. 4 The Dell Wireless USB card installation begins. This may take several minutes. Configuring Your Dell Wireless Dock...
  • Page 9 5 Click Next to install the Dell Wireless USB card. 6 The Dell Wireless USB card installation continues. This may take several minutes. Configuring Your Dell Wireless Dock...
  • Page 10 7 The Dell Wireless USB card firmware update wizard appears. NOTE: The installer will skip this step if your firmware is already up to date. Scroll and read the General Notes section and then click Next. Click Next to continue.
  • Page 11 Click OK. The firmware update for the Wireless USB card begins. This may take several minutes. Click Finish to close the firmware update wizard. 8 Click Finish to continue. Configuring Your Dell Wireless Dock...
  • Page 12 9 The Dell Wireless USB installation continues. This may take several minutes. 10 Click Next to install the Dell Wireless Dock software. Configuring Your Dell Wireless Dock...
  • Page 13 11 The Dell Wireless Dock installation begins. This may take several minutes. NOTE: Your notebook’s display may flicker or go blank for a few seconds during the installation of the Dell Wireless Dock device drivers. 12 The Dell Wireless Dock Firmware Upgrade Utility appears.
  • Page 14 If you do not have the latest Dell Wireless Dock firmware, click Upgrade. The firmware update begins. Click Finish. Disconnect the AC adapter and the USB cable connecting the Dell Wireless Dock to the notebook. Configuring Your Dell Wireless Dock...
  • Page 15 13 Click Finish to continue. 14 The Dell Wireless Dock installation continues. This may take several minutes. 15 Click Finish. Configuring Your Dell Wireless Dock...
  • Page 16: Turning Your Dell Wireless Dock On

    Connect the AC adapter to the DC-IN connector on the Dell Wireless Dock and an electrical outlet. The power light on the Dell Wireless Dock turns on. Associating Your Dell Wireless Dock You can associate your Dell Wireless Dock with your notebook using one of the following methods: •...
  • Page 17: Associating Your Dell Wireless Dock Using Cable Association

    3 Connect one end of the USB cable, shipped with the Dell Wireless Dock, to the mini-USB connector on the Dell Wireless Dock and then connect the other end of the USB cable to any of the USB connectors of the notebook.
  • Page 18 The association process begins and the Dell Wireless Dock icon appears in the Connection Manager window. 4 Disconnect the USB cable connecting your notebook to the Dell Wireless Dock. The Dell Wireless Dock icon turns green indicating a successful wireless connection has been established.
  • Page 19: Associating Your Dell Wireless Dock Using Pin Association

    3 On the Wireless USB Manager screen, click Add New Device. The notebook scans for wireless devices. 4 The Add new device window appears. Enter the PIN code found on the label located on the bottom of your Dell Wireless Dock then click the Connect button. located on the taskbar.
  • Page 20 If the PIN code is incorrect, a PIN association failed message appears. Click OK and repeat step 3 to step 6 to try again. If the notebook does not detect your Dell Wireless Dock, a No wireless devices found message appears. Move your notebook closer to the Dell Wireless Dock and repeat step 3 to step 6 to try again.
  • Page 21: Setting Up Your Dell Wireless Dock

    Setting Up Your Dell Wireless Dock NOTE: You can connect devices to the Dell Wireless Dock while your notebook is turned on. Adjusting Your Display Settings (If a Monitor is Connected) 1 Right-click the Wireless USB Display icon 2 Select the display mode: •...
  • Page 22 Positioning the Dell Wireless Dock It is recommended that you place the Dell Wireless Dock next to a monitor, as shown in Figure (a). Do not place the Dell Wireless Dock behind a monitor or any other object, as shown in Figure (b).
  • Page 23 When the wireless link between the notebook and the Dell Wireless Dock becomes weak, move the notebook closer to the Dell Wireless Dock or rotate the notebook to find a position with a stronger wireless link. For example, if you find that the wireless signal strength is reduced when the notebook lid is closed, you can try to rotate the notebook to find the best reception.
  • Page 24 NOTE: When the lid is closed, the performance and maximum range may reduce. If you need to use the Dell Wireless Dock for high performance or long range applications, it is recommended to use the notebook with the lid open.
  • Page 25: Using The Dell Wireless Usb Manager

    USB Manager The Dell™ Wireless USB Manager interface allows you to monitor the connection status of the Dell Wireless Dock. It also allows you to change settings on your notebook and the Dell Wireless Dock, as well as other devices that have been associated to your notebook.
  • Page 26: Uwb Radio And Host Settings

    Dell Wireless Dock are turned on and within range of each other. Connection Mode - Select this if you do not want the Dell Wireless Dock to connect Manual automatically. To connect your Dell Wireless Dock to the notebook in this mode, you must click the Dell Wireless Dock icon and select Connect under the Options menu.
  • Page 27 Radio Status allows you to enable or disable the Wireless USB radio. Audio Select allows you to send audio output to your notebook or to external speakers connected to your Dell Wireless Dock. Using the Dell Wireless USB Manager...
  • Page 28 Using the Dell Wireless USB Manager...
  • Page 29: Resetting The Dell Wireless Dock

    Resetting the Dell Wireless Dock To delete all associations stored on your Dell™ Wireless Dock, press and hold down the reset button for 10 seconds. All notebook-to-dock associations will be lost and you will have to re-establish a connection. To re-establish a connection to a notebook, you must repeat the association process.
  • Page 30 Resetting the Dell Wireless Dock...
  • Page 31: Troubleshooting

    • Ensure that the notebook is within six meters of the • Ensure that the wireless USB radio is on by checking • Ensure that the Dell Wireless Dock has an icon in the • If there is a device icon in the Connection Manager for •...
  • Page 32: Video Output

    Video Output Problem Possible Solution The monitor is blank. • Ensure that the notebook connected to the Dell Wireless Dock My monitor is not To correctly display video and images in Windows Vista, you correctly displaying must set the notebook to Windows Aero...
  • Page 33: Audio Output

    Possible Solution I cannot hear By default, most notebooks send the audio output to the anything through Dell Wireless Dock when associated, thereby disabling my notebook your notebook’s built-in speakers and microphone. speakers and my To enable the speakers and microphone:...
  • Page 34 Troubleshooting...
  • Page 35: Specifications

    Specifications Physical Height Depth Width Weight I/O Connectors mini-USB Audio Video AC Adapter Power Input Voltage Wattage Amperage System Level Operational Specifications Temperature (system external) Temperature ramp rate Humidity (non-condensing) Humidity ramp rate Altitude Operating Range 172 mm 26–80 mm 116 mm 320 g Four 4-pin USB 2.0 compliant connectors...
  • Page 36 System Level Non-Operational and Shipping Specifications Temperature (system external) Temperature ramp rate Humidity (non-condensing) Humidity ramp rate Altitude Specifications -40ºC to 65ºC 0ºC/hr–20ºC/hr 5%–95% 20%/hr maximum 0–10670 m...
  • Page 37: General Safety Information

    CAUTION: Dell products are not intended for use in patient healthcare environments unless specially designated. CAUTION: Dell products are not designed for use in flammable or explosive environments.
  • Page 38: General Power Safety

    If your equipment uses an AC adapter: • Use only the Dell provided AC adapter approved for use with this device: E16WD01:PA-2E. Use of another AC adapter may cause a fire or explosion. • Place the AC adapter in a ventilated area, such as a desk top or on the floor, when you use it to run the Dell Wireless Dock.
  • Page 39: Earphone And Headphone Safety

    Compliance Homepage at www.dell.com/regulatory_compliance. Environmental Information Recycling Information Dell recommends that customers dispose of their used computer hardware, monitors, printers, and other peripherals in an environmentally sound manner. Potential methods include reuse of parts or whole products and recycling of products, components, and/ or materials.
  • Page 40: Registration, Evaluation, And Authorization Of Chemicals (reach)

    Registration, Evaluation, and Authorization of Chemicals (REACH) REACH is the European Union chemical substances regulatory framework. Information on substances of very high concern contained in Dell products in a concentration above 0.1% weight by weight (w/w) can be found at www.dell.com/reach.
  • Page 41: Additional Country-specific Safety, Regulatory, And Environmental Information

    "X" indicates the hazardous and toxic substance content of the part is over the threshold defined by the MCV Standard. In all cases where an X is shown, Dell uses an allowable exemption per EU RoHS. Toxic or Hazardous Substances and Elements...
  • Page 42 General Safety Information...

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