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  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    DHCP ..................20 Advanced ..................44 Static IP ................21 Advanced Wireless .............44 Advanced ..................22 Maintenance ................45 MAC Address Filter .............22 Admin ..................45 Advanced Wireless .............23 System ..................46 Wi-Fi Protected Setup ............24 Language Pack ..............47 Guest Zone ................25 Firmware ................47 D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

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    Using Windows XP ..............66 ® Configure WPA-PSK ............67 Troubleshooting ..............69 Wireless Basics ..............71 What is Wireless? .................72 Tips ....................74 Wireless Modes ................75 Networking Basics ............76 Check your IP address ...............76 Statically Assign an IP address ..........77 D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 4: Product Overview

    DAP-1560 Media Streaming Adapter Ethernet Cable Power Adapter CD-ROM Note: Using a power supply with a different voltage rating than the one included with the DAP-1560 will cause damage and void the warranty for this product. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 5: System Requirements

    Users: Make sure you have the latest version of Java ® installed. Visit www.java.com to download the latest version. Computer with the following: CD Installation Wizard • Windows 7/Vista /XP (Service Pack 3) ® ® Requirements • An installed Ethernet adapter • CD-ROM drive D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 6: Introduction

    Section 1 - Product Overview Introduction The D-Link Media Streaming Adapter (DAP-1560) enable you to easily upgrade any router to support streaming of High-Definition (HD) multimedia content over a wireless connection. This device lets you create a ‘bridge’ between two different physical media types.

  • Page 7: Features

    Features High-Definition Performance The D-Link Media Streaming Adapter (DAP-1560) enables you to easily upgrade any router to support streaming of High- Definition (HD) multimedia content over a wireless connection. Connect any Ethernet-enabled devices in your entertainment center like your game consoles, Digital Video Recorder (DVR) or Digital Media Adapters (DMA) to the DAP-1560 to upgrade your network and enable dual-band wireless streaming.

  • Page 8: Hardware Overview

    Hold the reset button for at least 6 seconds to reset the device back to the factory default Reset Button settings. All the LEDs will turn on for 2 second and then begin the reboot process. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 9: Leds

    A blinking green light indicates the wireless function is working. The light will blink fast Wireless LED during data transmission. The light will be off during device reboot or if the wireless radio is disabled. WPS LED A blinking light indicates that the DAP-1560 is performing the WPS function. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 10: Installation

    If you already have a wired or wireless router, and want to add a MediaBand (5GHz wireless), to your network, you will need to move the switch on the back panel of the DAP-1560 to AP. Refer to page 14 for configuration instructions. Computer Computer Media Player Internet Modem Router DAP-1560 D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 11: Bridge Mode

    DAP-1560 to Bridge. Refer to page 36 for configuration instructions. Computer Gaming Console Internet Modem Router DAP-1560 Network TV Viewer Digital Media Player D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 12

    DAP-1560 to your router and move the switch on the back panel to AP. The second DAP-1560 will need to be placed next to your Ethernet-enabled device and you will need to move the switch on the back panel to Bridge. Computer Gaming Console Internet Modem Router DAP-1560 DAP-1560 Network TV Viewer Digital Media Player D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 13: Wireless Installation Considerations

    1. Keep the number of walls and ceilings between the D-Link access point and other network devices to a minimum. Each wall or ceiling can reduce your adapter’s range from 3-90 feet (1-30 meters.) Position your devices so that the number of walls or ceilings is minimized.

  • Page 14: Configuration (ap Mode)

    Section 3 - Configuration Configuration (AP Mode) This section will show you how to configure your new D-Link wireless access point using the web-based configuration utility. Web-based Configuration Utility 1. On the back of the DAP-1560, slide the mode selector to the left (AP Mode).

  • Page 15: Wireless Setup Wizard

    If you want to enter your settings without running the wizard, click Manual Wireless Network Setup and skip to page 18. Click Next to continue. Select WPS to connect using WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) and then click Next. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 16

    Next, enter an encryption key (Network Key). The key can be between 8 and 63 characters and is case-sensitive. You must enter this key on any wireless device that will connect to the DAP-1560. Click Next to continue. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 17

    Section 3 - Configuration Click Save to save your settings. The DAP-1560 will reboot. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 18: Manual Configuration

    Channel Scan, this option will be grayed out. Channel Width: Select the Channel Width: Auto 20/40 - Select if you are using both 802.11n and non-802.11n wireless devices. 20MHz - Select if you are not using any 802.11n wireless clients. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 19

    DAP-1560 will not be seen by Site Survey utilities so your wireless clients will have to know the SSID of your DAP-1560 in order to connect to it. Security Mode: Refer to page 52 for more information regarding the wireless security. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 20: Network Settings

    (DHCP) to automatically obtain an IP address on the LAN/private network. Device Name: Enter the Device Name of the AP. It is recommended to change the Device Name if there is more than one D-Link device within the subnet. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 21: Static Ip

    Enter the Gateway of your network (usually the IP address of your router). Device Name: Enter the Device Name of the AP. It is recommended to change the Device Name if there is more than one D-Link device within the subnet. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 22: Advanced

    MAC Address List is refused access to the network. MAC Address: Enter the MAC address of the adapter (client) that you want to filter. Click Save Settings at the top to save the filter rule. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 23: Advanced Wireless

    Short GI: Check this box to reduce the guard interval time therefore increasing the data capacity. However, it is less reliable and may create higher data loss. WLAN Partition: Check to enable WLAN Partition. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 24: Wi-fi Protected Setup

    Reset to Resets Wi-Fi Protected Status to Not Configured. Unconfigured: Vista WPS icon will only be displayed when the Wi-Fi Protected Status is Not Configured. Reset Pin to Default: Restores the default Pin of the access point. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 25: Guest Zone

    You can create your own times in the Tools > Schedules section. Wireless Network Enter a wireless network name (SSID) that is Name: different from your main wireless network. Enable Routing Check to allow network connectivity between Between Zones: the different zones created. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 26: Maintenance

    Check this box to require users to type letters or Graphical numbers from a distorted image displayed on Authentication: the login screen to prevent online hackers and unauthorized users from gaining access to your router’s network settings. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 27: System

    Save button above. Note: Restoring the factory default settings will not reset the Wi-Fi Protected Status to Not Configured. Reboot the Click to reboot the access point. Device: D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 28: Language Pack

    You can upgrade the firmware of the access point here. Make sure the firmware you want to use is on the local hard drive of the computer. Click on Browse to locate the firmware file to be used for the update. Please check the D-Link support website for firmware updates at http://support.dlink.com.

  • Page 29: Time

    To manually input the time, enter the values in these fields for the Year, Month, Day, Hour, Minute, and Second and then click Save Settings. You can also click the Copy Your Computer’s Time Settings button at the bottom of the screen. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 30: Schedules

    Save Settings at the top for your schedules to go into effect. Schedule Rules The list of schedules will be listed here. Click the List: Edit icon to make changes or click the Delete icon to remove the schedule. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 31: Status

    Displays the access point’s time and firmware version. LAN: Displays the MAC address and the private (local) IP settings for the access point. Wireless LAN: Displays the wireless MAC address and your wireless settings such as SSID and Channel. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 32: Logs

    Updates the log details on the screen so it displays any recent activity. Clear: Clear all of the log contents. Save Log: This option will save the access point to a log file on your computer. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 33: Statistics

    RX Packets Displays the number of packets that were dropped Dropped: while receiving, due to errors, collisions, or access point resource limitations. Collisions: Displays the number of collisions. Errors: Displays the number of errors. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 34: Wireless

    The wireless section allows you to view the wireless clients that are connected to your wireless access point. Connection TIme: Displays the amount of time the wireless client has been connected to the access point. MAC Address: Displays the MAC address of the wireless client. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 35: Help

    Section 3 - Configuration Help D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 36: Configuration (bridge Mode)

    Section 3 - Configuration Configuration (Bridge Mode) This section will show you how to configure your new D-Link wireless access point using the web-based configuration utility. Web-based Configuration Utility 1. On the back of the DAP-1560, slide the mode selector to the right (Bridge Mode).

  • Page 37: Setup Wizard

    This wizard is designed to assist you in configuring the wireless settings for your bridge. It will guide you through step-by-step instructions on how to setup your wireless network. Click Launch Wireless Setup Wizard Click Next to continue. Select WPS to connect using WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) and then click Next. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 38

    Select Manual as the configuration method to set up your network manually. Click Next to continue. Enter the wireless network name (SSID) of the network you want to connect to. The SSID is case-sensitive. Click Next to continue. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 39

    Connect. Select the type of wireless security you would like to use and click Connect to continue. If you choose WEP, enter the wireless security password and click Next to complete the Setup Wizard. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 40

    Section 3 - Configuration If you choose WPA or WPA2, enter the Passphrase and click Next to complete the Setup Wizard. Click Finish to complete the Setup Wizard. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 41: Wireless

    If you did not use the Site Survey option, enter the SSID or Name: network name exactly as it is set on your wireless router or access point. Security Mode: Refer to page 52 for more information regarding wireless security. Enable: Enable the Wi-Fi Protected Setup feature. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 42: Network Settings

    Enter the Gateway you want to assign the bridge. Device Name: Enter the Device Name of the AP and click Next to continue. It is recommended to change the Device Name if there is more than one D-Link device within the subnet. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 43: Dhcp

    LAN/private network. Device Name: Enter the Device Name of the AP and click Next to continue. It is recommended to change the Device Name if there is more than one D-Link device within the subnet. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 44: Advanced

    Section 3 - Configuration Advanced Advanced Wireless Transmit Power: Set the transmit power of the antennas. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 45: Maintenance

    Check this box to require users to type letters or Authentication: numbers from a distorted image displayed on the login screen to prevent online hackers and unauthorized users from gaining access to your router’s network settings. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 46: System

    If you want to save the current access point configuration settings, use the Save button above. Reboot The Device: Click to reboot the bridge. Clear Language Click to clear the language pack. This will put the Pack: web UI back to English. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 47: Language Pack

    You can upgrade the firmware of the access point here. Make sure the firmware you want to use is on the local hard drive of the computer. Click on Browse to locate the firmware file to be used for the update. Please check the D-Link support site for firmware updates at http://support.dlink.com.

  • Page 48: Status

    Displays the DAP-1560’s time and firmware version. LAN: Displays the MAC address and the private (local) IP settings for the access point. Wireless LAN: Displays the wireless MAC address and your wireless settings such as SSID and Channel. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 49: Logs

    Updates the log details on the screen so it displays any recent activity. Clear: Clear all of the log contents. Save Log: This option will save the access point to a log file on your computer. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 50: Statistics

    RX Packets Displays the number of packets that were dropped Dropped: while receiving, due to errors, collisions, or access point resource limitations. Collisions: Displays the number of collisions. Errors: Displays the number of errors. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 51: Help

    Section 3 - Configuration Help D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 52: Wireless Security

    WPA/WPA2 incorporates user authentication through the Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP). EAP is built on a more secure public key encryption system to ensure that only authorized network users can access the network. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 53: Configure Wpa-personal (ap Mode)

    7. Click Save Settings at the top of the window to save your settings. If you are configuring the access point with a wireless adapter, you will lose connectivity until you enable WPA-PSK on your adapter and enter the same passphrase as you did on the access point. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 54: Configure Wpa-enterprise (ap Mode)

    7. Next to RADIUS Server Port, enter the port you are using with your RADIUS server. 1812 is the default port. 8. Next to RADIUS Server Shared Secret, enter the security key. 9. Click Save Settings at the top of the window to save your settings. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 55: Configure Wpa-personal (bridge Mode)

    7. Click Save Settings at the top of the window to save your settings. If you are configuring the access point with a wireless adapter, you will lose connectivity until you enable WPA-PSK on your adapter and enter the same passphrase as you did on the access point. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 56: Connect To A Wireless Network

    If you are joining an existing network, you will need to know the security key or passphrase being used. 1. Click on the wireless icon in your system tray (lower-right corner). Wireless Icon 2. The utility will display any available wireless networks in your area. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 57

    If you get a good signal but cannot access the Internet, check your TCP/IP settings for your wireless adapter. Refer to the Networking Basics section in this manual for more information. 4. The following window appears while your computer tries to connect to the router. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 58

    It may take 20-30 seconds to connect to the wireless network. If the connection fails, please verify that the security settings are correct. The key or passphrase must be exactly the same as on the wireless router. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 59: Configure Wps

    7. Carry out the following steps to use Windows 7 to ® ® configure the WPS feature of the DAP-1560: 1. Click the Start button and select Computer from the Start menu. 2. Click the Network option. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 60

    3. Double-click the DAP-1560. 4. Input the WPS PIN number (displayed in the WPS window on the Router’s LCD screen or in the Setup > Wireless Setup menu in the Router’s Web UI) and click Next. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 61

    Section 4 - Security 5. Type a name to identify the network. 6. To configure advanced settings, click the icon. Click Next to continue. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 62

    Make a note of the security key as you may need to provide this security key if adding an older wireless device to the network in the future. 9. Click Close to complete WPS setup. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 63: Using Windows Vista

    Network and Sharing Center. The utility will display any available wireless networks in your area. Click on a network (displayed using the SSID) under Select a network to connect to and then click the Connect button. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 64

    The utility will display the following window to indicate a connection is being made. The final window indicates the establishment of a successful connection. The next two pages display the windows used to connect to either a WEP or a WPA-PSK wireless network. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 65: Configure Wpa-psk

    Click on a network (displayed using the SSID) using WPA-PSK under Select a network to connect to and then click the Connect button. Enter the appropriate security key or passphrase in the field provided and then click the Connect button. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 66: Using Windows Xp

    (displayed using the SSID) and click the Connect button. If you get a good signal, but cannot access the Internet, check you TCP/ IP settings for your wireless adapter. Refer to the Networking Basics section in this manual for more information. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 67: Configure Wpa-psk

    1. Open the Windows® XP Wireless Utility by right-clicking on the wireless computer icon in your system tray (lower-right corner of screen). Select View Available Wireless Networks. 2. Highlight the wireless network (SSID) you would like to connect to and click Connect. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 68

    It may take 20-30 seconds to connect to the wireless network. If the connection fails, please verify that the WPA-PSK settings are correct. The WPA-PSK passphrase must be exactly the same as on the wireless access point. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 69: Troubleshooting

    1. Why can’t I access the web-based configuration utility? When entering the IP address of the D-Link access point (192.168.0.50 for example), you are not connecting to a website on the Internet or have to be connected to the Internet. The device has the utility built-in to a ROM chip in the device itself. Your computer must be on the same IP subnet to connect to the web-based utility.

  • Page 70

    • Close your web browser (if open) and open it. • Access the web management. Open your web browser and enter the IP address of your D-Link access point in the address bar. This should open the login page for your the web management.

  • Page 71: 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. Strictly adhering to the IEEE standard, the D-Link wireless family of products will allow you to securely access the data you want, when and where you want it. You will be able to enjoy the freedom that wireless networking delivers.

  • Page 72: What Is Wireless

    D-Link is the worldwide leader and award winning designer, developer, and manufacturer of networking products. D-Link delivers the performance you need at a price you can afford. D-Link has all the products you need to build your network. How does wireless work? Wireless works similar to how cordless phone work, through radio signals to transmit data from one point A to point B.

  • Page 73

    Who uses wireless? Wireless technology as become so popular in recent years that almost everyone is using it, whether it’s for home, office, business, D-Link has a wireless solution for it. Home • Gives everyone at home broadband access •...

  • Page 74: Tips

    The wireless connection in public places is usually called “hotspots”. Using a D-Link Cardbus Adapter with your laptop, you can access the hotspot to connect to Internet from remote locations like: Airports, Hotels, Coffee Shops, Libraries, Restaurants, and Convention Centers.

  • Page 75: Wireless Modes

    An Infrastructure network contains an Access Point or wireless bridge. All the wireless devices, or clients, will connect to the wireless bridge or access point. An Ad-Hoc network contains only clients, such as laptops with wireless cardbus adapters. All the adapters must be in Ad-Hoc mode to communicate. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 76: Networking Basics

    This will display the IP address, subnet mask, and the default gateway of your adapter. If the address is 0.0.0.0, check your adapter installation, security settings, and the settings on your router. Some firewall software programs may block a DHCP request on newly installed adapters. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 77: Statically Assign An Ip Address

    Set Primary DNS the same as the LAN IP address of your router (192.168.0.1). The Secondary DNS is not needed or you may enter a DNS server from your ISP. Step 5 Click OK twice to save your settings. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 78: Technical Specifications

    • 10% ~ 90% maximum (non-condensing) Adapter Voltage Safety & Emissions • 5V, 2.5A • FCC • IC Current Consumption • 1800mA Range varies depending on country’s regulation. The DAP-1560 does not include 5.25-5.35GHz & 5.47~5.725GHz. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 79

    Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate. Environmental conditions will adversely affect 260.0 540.0 288.89 600.0 wireless signal range. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 80: Contacting Technical Support

    • Hardware Revision (located on the label on the bottom of the access point (e.g. rev A1)) • Serial Number (s/n number located on the label on the bottom of the access point). You can find software updates and user documentation on the D-Link website as well as frequently asked questions and answers to technical issues.

  • Page 81: Warranty

    Any repair or replacement will be rendered by D-Link at an Authorized D-Link Service Office. The replacement hardware need not be new or have an identical make, model or part. D-Link may, at its option, replace the defective Hardware or any part thereof with any reconditioned product that D-Link reasonably determines is substantially equivalent (or superior) in all material respects to the defective Hardware.

  • Page 82

    D-Link further warrants that, during the Software Warranty Period, the magnetic media on which D-Link delivers the Software will be free of physical defects. The customer’s sole and exclusive remedy and the entire liability of D-Link and its suppliers under this Limited Warranty will be, at D-Link’s option, to replace the non-conforming Software (or defective media) with software that substantially conforms to D-Link’s...

  • Page 83

    D-Link Systems, Inc., 17595 Mt. Herrmann, Fountain Valley, CA 92708. D-Link will not be held responsible for any packages that are lost in transit to D-Link. The repaired or replaced packages will be shipped to the customer via UPS Ground or any common carrier selected by D-Link.

  • Page 84

    D-Link. The repaired or replaced packages will be shipped to the customer via Purolator Canada or any common carrier selected by D-Link. Return shipping charges shall be prepaid by D-Link if you use an address in Canada, otherwise we will ship the product to you freight collect.

  • Page 85: Limitation Of Liability

    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 WARRANTY IS REPAIR, REPLACEMENT OR REFUND OF THE DEFECTIVE OR NONCONFORMING PRODUCT.

  • Page 86: Federal Communication Commission Interference Statement

    This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. This equipment should be installed and operated with minimum distance 20cm between the radiator & your body. This transmitter must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 87: Industry Canada Statement

    The firmware setting is not accessible by the end user. For detailed warranty information applicable to products purchased outside the United States, please contact the corresponding local D-Link office. D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

  • Page 88: Registration

    Appendix F - Registration Registration Product registration is entirely voluntary and failure to complete or return this form will not diminish your warranty rights. Version 1.0 October 25, 2010 D-Link DAP-1560 User Manual...

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