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Harbour 2.0
USB 2.0 LAN Docking Station
User's Manual
Version 2.0 04/04/2005

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  • Page 1 Harbour 2.0 USB 2.0 LAN Docking Station User’s Manual Version 2.0 04/04/2005...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    ………………………………………...………………………….…..……………...4 ONNECTORS 1.5 A ………………………………..……………………………………………5 VAILABLE UNCTIONS 1.6 LED I …………………………………………………………………….……………….6 NDICATOR 2. INSTALLING HARBOUR 2.0... 7 2.1 D ………………………………………………………...….………….……...7 RIVER NSTALLATION 2.1.1 Win98/98SE Driver Installation………………………………………………………..7 2.1.2 WinME Driver Installation………………………………………..………….…….….17 2.1.3 Win2000 Driver Installation……………………………………….………………...20 2.1.4 WinXP Driver Installation...………………………………………..………...….……23 2.2 T …..…………………………………..………………………………25...
  • Page 3: Features And Specifications

    1. Instruction Thank you for ordering Harbour 2.0. Harbour 2.0 is an intelligent expansion module, which connects to a PC or notebook via Universal Serial Bus (USB) port, providing one high-speed RS-232 serial port, one printer port, one PS/2 keyboard & mouse, 3 downstream USB2.0 ports and one Ethernet access.
  • Page 4: System Requirements

    Ref. Fig.1 1. One DB-9 RS-232 serial interface connector supports baud rates from 2,400 to 115.2K. 2. One DB-25 parallel printer connector supports IEEE-1284 printer port. 3. One Mini-din for PS/2 keyboard, mouse. 4. Three USB receptacles type A downstream ports.
  • Page 5: Led Indicator

    The available functions of Harbour 2.0 depend on the status of power supplied: Bus powered 1. Connect the USB2.0 cable to your PC to provide bus power. 2. When you provide bus power only, the PS/2 mouse & keyboard, RS232, printer and Ethernet ports will be enabled. However, the USB2.0 Downstream Ports can also work under low power mode.
  • Page 6: Installing Harbour 2.0

    ON again. LAN Indicators 1. Link/Act (Orange): This LED turns on if the 10/100Mbps (100BASE-TX) Ethernet is connected. 2. Transmission (Green): Blinking to indicate that the data is being received or transmitted through the RJ-45 port. USB Indicators LAN Indicators 2.
  • Page 7: Driver Installation

    1. This installation guide is written in accordance with different operation systems. Including Windows 98/98SE/ME, Windows 2000, and Windows XP. 2. Power on your computer and make sure that the USB port is enabled and working properly. 3. Connect the power adapter into Harbour 2.0. (For full functions) 4.
  • Page 8 (Ref Fig. Win98-A4) A5. Press “Finish” to complete the installation of USB HUB. (Ref Fig. Win98-A5) B1. Please insert the “Harbour 2.0” CD into your CD-ROM drive and press “Next” to continue. (Ref. Fig. Win98-B1) Harbour 2.0 User’s Manual...
  • Page 9 (Ref. Fig. Win98-B2). B3. Tick “Specify a location” and click “Browse” to select the location of the driver folder in the “Harbour 2.0” CD. Press “Next” to start the searching process. (Ref. Fig. Win98-B3). B4. Press “Next” to start the installation process.
  • Page 10 B5. Press “Finish” to complete the installation of USB-to-Parallel Port. (Ref. Fig. Win98-B5) C1. Please insert the “Harbour 2.0” CD into your CD-ROM drive and press “Next” to continue. (Ref. Fig. Win98-C1) C2. Tick “Search for the best driver for your device”...
  • Page 11 2.0” CD. Click “Next” to start the searching process. (Ref. Fig. Win98-C3) C4. Press “Next” to start the installation process. (Ref. Fig. Win98-C4) C5. Press “Finish” to complete the installation of USB-to-Serial Port. (Ref. Fig. Win98-C5) Harbour 2.0 User’s Manual...
  • Page 12 (Ref. Fig. Win98-D1) D2. Tick “Search for the best driver for your device” and press “Next” to continue. (Ref. Fig. Win98-D2) D3. Tick “CD-ROM drive” and press “Next” to start the searching process. (Ref. Fig. Win98-D3) Harbour 2.0 User’s Manual...
  • Page 13 (Ref. Fig. Win98-D4) D5. Press “Finish” to complete the installation of Composite Device. (Ref. Fig. Win98-D5) E1. Please insert the “Harbour 2.0” CD into your CD-ROM drive and press “Next” to continue. (Ref. Fig. Win98-E1) Harbour 2.0 User’s Manual...
  • Page 14 (Ref. Fig. Win98-E2) E3. Tick “Specify a location” and click “Browse” to select the location of the driver folder in the “Harbour 2.0” CD. Press “Next” to start the searching process. (Ref. Fig. Win98-E3) E4. Press “Next” to start the installation process.
  • Page 15 Fig. Win98-E5 F. USB HID Device for PS/2 keyboard & mouse Installation (This step might repeat once due to two different devices, mouse and keyboard) Fig. Win98-F1 Fig. Win98-F2 E5. Press “Finish” to complete the installation of Ethernet Port. (Restart Windows might necessary).
  • Page 16 F3. Tick “CD-ROM drive” and press “Next” to start the searching process. (Ref. Fig. Win98-F3) F4. Press “Next” to start the installation process. (Ref. Fig. Win98-F4) F5. Press “Finish” to complete the installation of HID. (Ref. Fig. Win98-F5) Harbour 2.0 User’s Manual...
  • Page 17: Winme Driver Installation

    2.1.2 WinME Driver Installation The driver installation for WinME is divided into A to C three-steps. Please install Harbour 2.0 under WinME step by step by the following instructions: A. USB-to-Parallel Port Installation Fig. WinME-A1 Fig. WinME-A2 B. USB-to-Serial Port Installation Fig.
  • Page 18 C2. Tick “Search for the best driver for your device” and then choose “Specify a location”. Click “Browse” to select the location of the driver folder in the “Harbour 2.0” CD. Press “Next” to continue. (Ref. Fig. WinME-C2) Harbour 2.0 User’s Manual...
  • Page 19 Fig. WinME-C3 Fig. WinME-C4 2.1.3 Win2000 Driver Installation The driver installation for Win2000 is divided into A, B two-steps. Please install Harbour 2.0 under Win2000 step by step by the following instructions: A. USB-to-Serial Port Installation Fig. Win2k-A1 C3. Press “Next” to start the installation process.
  • Page 20: Win2000 Driver Installation

    A2. Tick “Search for a suitable driver for my device” and press “Next” to continue. (Ref Fig. Win2k-A2) A3. Please insert “Harbour 2.0” CD into your CD-ROM drive and press “Next” to start the searching process. (Ref Fig. Win2k-A3) A4. Press “Next” to start the installation process.
  • Page 21 Fig. Win2k-A5 B. Ethernet Port Installation B1. Press “ Next” to continue. (Ref Fig. Win2k-B1) Fig. Win2k-B1 B2. Tick “Search for a suitable driver for my device” and press “Next” to continue. (Ref Fig. Win2k-B2) Fig. Win2k-B2 Harbour 2.0 User’s Manual...
  • Page 22 B5. You will receive a message stating that the software you are installing has not passed Windows Logo testing. But this driver is fully compatible with Windows 2000, so just press “Yes” to continue. (Ref. Fig. Win2k-B5) Harbour 2.0 User’s Manual...
  • Page 23: Winxp Driver Installation

    Fig. Win2k-B6 2.1.4 WinXP Driver Installation Please install Harbour 2.0 under Win2000 step by step by the following instructions: A. Serial Port Installation Fig. WinXP-A1 Fig. WinXP-A2 B6. Press “Finish” to complete the installation of Ethernet port. (Ref. Win2k-B6) A1. Please insert the “Harbour 2.0”...
  • Page 24 Fig. WinXP-A3 B. Ethernet Port Installation B1. Tick “Install the software automatically” and press “Next” to continue (Ref Fig. WinXP-B1) Fig. WinXP-B1 B2. Press “Finish” to complete the installation of Ethernet Port. (Ref Fig. WinXP-B2) Fig. WinXP-B2 Harbour 2.0 User’s Manual...
  • Page 25: Things You Need To Know

    2.2 Things you need to know Before connecting the printer to the parallel port of Harbour 2.0, the printer driver must be installed on your computer in advance, otherwise it might print unknown format of characters. Please refer to "Setting Up the Printer Device" section to connect your printer to the Harbour 2.0.
  • Page 26 Congratulations!! You have finished installing Harbour 2.0. Please click on Start, Settings, Control Panel, double-click System, and Device Manager. Please double check “Human Interface Devices”, “Keyboard”, “Mouse”, “Network adapters”, “Ports”, and “Universal serial bus controller” on the dialog box and see if they are working properly.
  • Page 27: Set Up The Printer Device

    1. Connect the Harbour 2.0 to your printer with the parallel cable and then turn on the printer. 2. Connect the Harbour 2.0 to the USB port on your computer with the USB2.0 transfer cable provided. 3. Please go to Start, Settings, Control Panel, double click System, and Device Manager.
  • Page 28 7. Windows will ask you which port the printer will be used, choose LPT2: USB to Parallel Port. (Ref. Fig.7) Follow the instructions to complete the installation. Run Print Test Page to see if the printer is working without any problem. Fig.6 Fig.7 Harbour 2.0 User’s Manual...
  • Page 29: For Windows 2000/Xp

    1. Connect the Harbour 2.0 to your printer with the parallel cable and then turn on the printer. 2. Connect the Harbour 2.0 to the USB port on your computer with the USB2.0 transfer cable provided. 3. If you have installed a printer device before, go to Start, Settings, and Printers.
  • Page 30: Set Up The Hyperterminal With Usb To Serial Port

    Communications, click Details button and enable HyperTerminal to install the program to your Windows system. 2. Go to Start, Settings, Control Panel, double click System, and click on Device Manager. Check which COM port is located by USB to serial port. (Ref. Fig.10) Fig.9...
  • Page 31 If it is your first time to setup HyperTerminal, you will see the following page during the setup procedure. (Ref. Fig.11) 4. Click the Connect using item to indicate the proper COM port, which appeared in step 1. Follow the instructions to complete the setup. Fig.11 Harbour 2.0 User’s Manual...
  • Page 32: Uninstalling Harbour 2.0

    3. Uninstalling Harbour 2.0 If you want to remove Harbour 2.0 and its driver, you can uninstall it by the following steps: 3.1 Remove the device 1. Please Unplug the USB cable. 3.2 Uninstall the driver 1. For the Windows 2000/XP users: since the system has built in the USB Printer Class driver already, so you do not need to remove the printer driver.
  • Page 33: For Windows 2000/Xp

    (Ref. Fig.16) 3.2.2 For Windows 2000/XP ( Remove Serial Driver ): 1. Run DRemover98_2k.exe from the driver folder in Harbour 2.0 CD. 2. Please Press “OK” to remove Serial Converter. (Ref. Fig.17) 3. Press “Yes” to reboot your Windows system to complete.
  • Page 34: Application Note

    Ethernet and 3 downstream ports can operate without the external power adapter. 2. Please note that if the external power adaptor is not be used and heavy power consumption USB device is connected, the 3 downstream ports may not function normally. Therefore the used of external power adaptor is highly recommend.
  • Page 35 “Set up the Printer Device “ >> for Windows 2000 and XP . 2 year warranty. If you encounter any problem with your Harbour 2.0, please contact our local dealer. You can find a list of all dealers on this CD.
  • Page 36: Fcc Statement

    Increase the separation between the device and receiver. Connect the computer into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. Harbour 2.0 User’s Manual...

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