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DSL-300

ADSL Ethernet Modem

User's Guide
Second Edition (January 2001)
6DSL300...02
Printed In Taiwan

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  • Page 1: Adsl Ethernet Modem

    DSL-300 ADSL Ethernet Modem User’s Guide Second Edition (January 2001) 6DSL300...02 Printed In Taiwan...
  • Page 3: Limited Warranty

    THIS WARRANTY APPLIES ON THE CONDITION THAT THE PRODUCT REGISTRATION CARD IS FILLED OUT AND RETURNED TO A D-LINK OFFICE WITHIN NINETY (90) DAYS OF PURCHASE. A LIST OF D-LINK OFFICES IS PROVIDED AT THE BACK OF THIS MANUAL, TOGETHER WITH A COPY OF THE REGISTRATION CARD.
  • Page 4 WITH THE APPLICABLE PRODUCT DOCUMENTATION PROVIDED BY D-LINK WITH SUCH SOFTWARE PRODUCT, FOR A PERIOD OF NINETY (90) DAYS FROM THE DATE OF PURCHASE FROM D-LINK OR ITS AUTHORIZED RESELLER. D-LINK WARRANTS THE MAGNETIC MEDIA, ON WHICH D-LINK PROVIDES ITS SOFTWARE PRODUCT, AGAINST FAILURE DURING THE SAME WARRANTY PERIOD.
  • Page 5: Limitation Of Liability

    ACCIDENT, FIRE, LIGHTNING OR OTHER HAZARD. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IN NO EVENT WILL D-LINK BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF PROFITS, COST OF COVER OR OTHER INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INDIRECT DAMAGES ARISING OUT THE INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE, USE, PERFORMANCE, FAILURE OR INTERRUPTION OF A D- LINK PRODUCT, HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY.
  • Page 6 FCC Warning This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS ABOUT THIS USER’S GUIDE ........................... 1 ............................1 EFORE TART ADSL Service ..............................1 Micro-filters................................1 VPI and VCI Settings ..............................1 INTRODUCTION ..............................2 ADSL? ..............................2 HAT IS ......................3 ODEM ESCRIPTION AND PERATION ............................3 RODUCT EATURES G.hs (Auto-handshake) ..........................
  • Page 9: About This User's Guide

    DSL-300 ADSL Ethernet Modem User’s Guide About This User’s Guide This user’s guide provides instructions on how to install the DSL-300 ADSL Modem and use it to connect a PC or Ethernet LAN to the Internet or a remote LAN. For the sake of simplicity, this document uses the terms Modem (first letter upper case) to refer specifically to the DSL-300 ADSL Modem, and modem (first letter lower case) to refer to all such devices including the DSL-300.
  • Page 10: Introduction

    ADSL technology is a relatively new technology and may be unfamiliar to the reader. In this section, we introduce you to ADSL technology and give a brief description of its key attributes. We also give a general description of the D-Link DSL-300 Modem and its main features.
  • Page 11: Modem Description And Operation

    DSL-300 ADSL Ethernet Modem User’s Guide Modem Description and Operation The DSL-300 ADSL Ethernet Modem is easy to install and use. The DSL-300 connects to an Ethernet LAN via a standard Ethernet 10BASE-T interface. Your ADSL connection is made using ordinary twisted-pair telephone line with standard RJ-11 connectors.
  • Page 12: Front Panel

    DSL-300 ADSL Ethernet Modem User’s Guide Front Panel Place the Modem in a location that allows a view of the LED indicators shown in the front panel diagram below. Front Panel Rear Panel The rear panel of the Modem provides access to the power cord connection as well as the various communication port connections.
  • Page 13: Led Indicators

    DSL-300 ADSL Ethernet Modem User’s Guide LED Indicators LED Indicators The LED Indicators read as follows: Power Steady green light indicates the unit is powered on. Status Lights steady green during the ADSL negotiation phase. Once the connection status has been settled, the light will blink green. ADSL: Link Steady green light indicates a valid ADSL connection.
  • Page 14: Hardware Installation

    DSL-300 ADSL Ethernet Modem User’s Guide Hardware Installation In this chapter you will learn about the various connections you will need to make in order to use the Modem. When selecting the location for the Modem be sure to allow room to access the connections on the rear panel.
  • Page 15: Connect Ethernet Lan To Modem

    DSL-300 ADSL Ethernet Modem User’s Guide Connect Ethernet LAN to Modem The Modem may be connected to any 10BASE-T Ethernet LAN. Any connection to an Ethernet concentrating device such as a switch or hub must operate at a speed of 10 Mbps only. Use standard twisted-pair cable with RJ-45 connectors. The RJ-45 port on the Modem is a straight-through (MDI-II) port.
  • Page 16: Pc/Server To Modem Connection

    DSL-300 ADSL Ethernet Modem User’s Guide PC/Server to Modem Connection You can connect the Modem directly to a 10BASE-T (10 Mbps) Ethernet adapter card (NIC) installed on a PC using the Ethernet cable and cross-over cable converter provided as shown in the diagram below: PC to Modem Connection...
  • Page 17: Software Installation

    In order to install the software driver for the Modem, you first need to install the DSL-300 Configuration Utility, D-Link’s GUI based management software. After using it for the initial setup and configuration you can use this utility to monitor the device or change its settings.
  • Page 18 DSL-300 ADSL Ethernet Modem User’s Guide 2. The Welcome window recommends exiting all other programs before starting the setup procedure. If you do not wish to close other programs click Cancel, otherwise quit all other programs and click Next. 3. The User Information window asks you for your name and company name. Enter this information in the appropriate field and click Next.
  • Page 19 5. The Select Program Folder window asks you to select a different folder or you can rename the D-Link DSL Family folder that has been created for the program icon. You can rename the folder by typing in a new name in the “Program Folder:”...
  • Page 20 DSL-300 ADSL Ethernet Modem User’s Guide 7. In the Setup Complete window you are presented with the option to launch the DSL-300 Configuration Utility program. If you wish to start the program now, click in the vacant box next to the “Yes, Launch the program file” option. A check mark (√) should appear in the box indicating it has been selected.
  • Page 21: Configure The Modem

    DSL-300 ADSL Ethernet Modem User’s Guide Configure The Modem With the DSL-300 Configuration Utility software installed, you are ready to configure the Modem. You must enter the VPI and VCI values that have been given to you by your ADSL service provider to define the path of connection to the ATM network backbone.
  • Page 22 DSL-300 ADSL Ethernet Modem User’s Guide 3. In the Enter Password window, type in the password and click OK. The default password is “Admin”. You can change this password using a console manager as described in Appendix B. 4. The main menu appears, click on the General ADSL Information tab to configure the Modem.
  • Page 23 DSL-300 ADSL Ethernet Modem User’s Guide 5. In the new window you must enter the VPI and VCI numbers (assigned to you by your ADSL service provider). Type in these numbers in the ADSL Setting field and click Finish. 6. The Save configuration and restart system window will appear. You will be asked if you would like to save the changes you have made (the VPI and VCI numbers) and restart the Modem.
  • Page 24: Modem Diagnostics

    DSL-300 ADSL Ethernet Modem User’s Guide Modem Diagnostics The DSL-300 Configuration Utility can be used to monitor the activity and performance of the Modem. The four status windows are read-only with the exception of the General ADSL Information. Once you have set the VCI and VPI values there should not be any need to change them.
  • Page 25 DSL-300 ADSL Ethernet Modem User’s Guide The General ADSL Information menu displays information on packets received and transmitted via the ADSL line as well as the ADSL settings. This is where you can change the VCI and VPI values, as described in the previous section. The Ethernet Information menu provides information about packets received and transmitted via the Ethernet interface.
  • Page 26: Advanced Diagnostics

    DSL-300 ADSL Ethernet Modem User’s Guide The Version Information menu lists the current device driver, firmware version and hardware version. Advanced Diagnostics To view the advanced diagnostics menus available with the configuration utitilty depress CTRL + V while the utility is displayed. The Advanced ADSL Information menu lists information about errors, signal...
  • Page 27: Re_Training - Number Of Attempts To Establish The Adsl Connection

    DSL-300 ADSL Ethernet Modem User’s Guide characteristics and loop distance. The data provided in the Advanced ADSL Information window includes: ♦ Re_training – number of attempts to establish the ADSL connection ♦ CRC – Cyclic Redundancy Checking, number of CRC errors since ADSL connection established ♦...
  • Page 28: Technical Specifications

    DSL-300 ADSL Ethernet Modem User’s Guide Technical Specifications General Standards: ITU G.992.1 (G.dmt) ITU G.992.2 (G.lite) ITU G.994.1 (G.Hs) ANSI T1.413 (Issue 2) Protocol: TCP/IP Data G.dmt full rate: Downstream up to 8 Mbps Transfer Upstream up to 640 Kbps Rate: G.lite: Downstream up to 1.5 Mbps Upstream up to 512 Kbps...
  • Page 29: Creating A New Password

    DSL-300 ADSL Ethernet Modem User’s Guide Creating a New Password You should change the access password for the DSL-300 Configuration Utility program when you first setup the device. In order to change the password you will need a console program such as Microsoft HyperTeminal installed on your PC and an RS-232 cable.
  • Page 30: Dsl-300 Firmware Upgrade Utility

    LAN from a remote host. You also need to download the latest firmware version file from the D-Link web site to the PC on which you will use the Upgrade Utility. Instructions for downloading the firmware are located on the web site at www.dlink.com...
  • Page 31 DSL-300 ADSL Ethernet Modem User’s Guide When you select a Router to upgrade you will be prompted for a password. The default password is Admin. If you want to change the password, you can change it using the console manager interface as described in Appendix B. Enter the password and click OK.
  • Page 32 DSL-300 ADSL Ethernet Modem User’s Guide off the Router while the flash memory is being updated. A warning will appear during the upgrade reminding you not to power off the device. When the new firmware has been successfully loaded a new window will inform you of the upgrade and tell you that the Router has been restarted.
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  • Page 34 2F, No. 119 Pao-Chung Road, Hsin-Tien, Taipei, Taiwan TEL: 886-2-2910-2626 FAX: 886-2-2910-1515 URL: www.dlinktw.com.tw E-MAIL: dssqa@tsc.dlinktw.com.tw U.K. D-LINK EUROPE D-Link (Europe) Ltd. 4 Floor Merit House, Edgware Road, Colindale, London NW95AB U.K. TEL: 44-20-8731-5555 FAX: 44-20-8731-5511 URL: www.dlink.co.uk E-MAIL: info@dlink.co.uk U.S.A...
  • Page 35: Registration Card

    3. What network protocol(s) does your organization use? XNS/IPX TCP/IP DECnet Others____________________________________________________________________ 4. What network operating system(s) does your organization use? D-Link LANsmart Novell NetWare NetWare Lite SCO Unix/Xenix PC NFS 3Com 3+Open Banyan Vines DECnet Pathwork Windows NT Windows NTAS...

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