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Yamaha 501 Connection Manual: Glossary Of Terms

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Glossary of Terms

Access point
MAC address
MAC address filter
Security setting of access
Wireless game adaptor
Wireless LAN
wireless network
A device that allows devices like your Yamaha instrument to connect to the Internet using a wireless network. Some
access points are combined with the modem.
An Internet connection technology/service (such as ADSL and optical fiber) that allows for highspeed, high-volume
data communication.
A standard or protocol by which IP addresses and other low-level network configuration information can be dynami-
cally and automatically assigned each time the computer and the instrument connect to the Internet.
A server that maps names to actual IP addresses of devices connected to a network.
A Gateway is a link between two computer programs or systems.
A huge network made up of networks, the Internet allows high-speed data transfer among computers, mobile
phones and other devices.
A string of numbers assigned to each computer connected to a network that indicate the device's location on the net-
Short for Local Area Network, this is a data-transfer network that connects a group of computers at a single location
(such as an office or home) by means of a special cable.
Location information in other sentences and images, etc. that are under buttons and character strings on a web
page. When the place with the link is clicked, the page selection jumps to the relevant link.
An identifying number used to distinguish network devices.
The mechanism for restricting network devices that can connect to an access point. Unless the device has regis-
tered its MAC address with the access point, it cannot connect to the access point.
A device which connects and allows data transfer between a conventional telephone line and a computer. It converts
the digital signals from the computer to analog audio for sending over the phone line, and vice versa.
A communications business that offers Internet connection services. In order to connect to the Internet, it is neces-
sary to contract to a provider.
This number determines which server port to connect to.
A computer that relays Internet communications for security and efficiency.
A device that allows multiple devices (e.g., computers, your Yamaha instrument) to share the same Internet connec-
Protects data passed from various access points from being intercepted from an unauthorized person/device.
A hardware system or computer used as a central point for a network, providing access to files and services.
Short for "website," this refers to the group of web pages that are opened together. For example, the collection of
web pages whose addresses begin with "" is referred to as the Yamaha site.
A name used to identify a particular access point, or the wireless networks set as the access point.
The structure for dividing a large-scale network.
A standard of security format of wireless LAN.
A device that allows easy wireless connection with digital consumer electronic devices, printers, and game
machines, etc. equipped with [LAN] ports.
A LAN connection that allows data transfer through a wireless, cable-free connection.
Wireless network where signal is sent and received by using electric waves.
A standard of security format of wireless LAN. It is more secure than the WEP format adopted in the past.
A structure to easily make a setting of wireless LAN by pushing only the WPS buttons of an access point and the
wireless LAN device.
U.R.G., Digital Musical Instruments Division
© 2010 Yamaha Corporation


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