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Version 1.0 | 07/17/2013
User Manual
PowerLine AV2 600 Gigabit Starter Kit
DHP-601AV

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  • Page 1 Version 1.0 | 07/17/2013 User Manual PowerLine AV2 600 Gigabit Starter Kit DHP-601AV...
  • Page 2: Preface

    Preface D-Link reserves the right to revise this publication and to make changes in the content hereof without obligation to notify any person or organization of such revisions or changes. Manual Revisions Revision Date Description July 17, 2013 • Initial release for hardware A1...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Hardware Overview ..............6 LEDs ................... 6 Connection ................7 Hardware Installation ............8 Push Button Security ..............11 PowerLine Installation Considerations .......13 Safety ....................14 Troubleshooting ..............15 Technical Specifications ..........16 Contacting Technical Support ........17 Warranty ................18 Registration ..............23 D-Link DHP-601AV User Manual...
  • Page 4: Product Overview

    Minimum Requirements Network Requirements • Windows® 7, Vista® or XP (with Service Pack 3) • Ethernet Network Interface (10/100/1000 Mbps) • PC with 1.5GHz Processor • Router with Internet Connection • An available electrical outlet D-Link DHP-601AV User Manual...
  • Page 5: Introduction

    Additional D-Link PowerLine AV series products are required to add new devices to the network. A minimum of two D-Link PowerLine AV series products are required to create a network. Connecting this product to a power strip with a surge protector may adversely affect the performance of this product.
  • Page 6: Hardware Overview

    • Green: The PowerLine link rate is best. • Amber: The PowerLine link rate is better. • Red: The PowerLine link rate is good. • Solid Green: The Ethernet port is linked. Ethernet LED • Off: There is no Ethernet connection. D-Link DHP-601AV User Manual...
  • Page 7: Connection

    Press and hold the button for two seconds to secure your network. Simple Connect Button/Reset (Refer to “Push Button Security” on page 11 for more information.) Button Hold the button for 10 seconds to reset the device back to the factory default settings. D-Link DHP-601AV User Manual...
  • Page 8: Hardware Installation

    Installation 1. Plug in one of the DHP-600AV adapters and connect to your router with an Ethernet cable. The Power and Ethernet LEDs should both light up. DHP-600AV DHP-600AV Router Internet INTERNET POWER 5V 2.5A D-Link DHP-601AV User Manual...
  • Page 9 Simple Connect button on the other adapter for two seconds. Once the Power LEDs stop blinking, verify that the PowerLine LEDs on both adapters are lit (as in Step 3). This indicates that your adapters are properly connected to each other. DHP-600AV DHP-600AV DHP-600AV DHP-600AV Simple Connect Button Simple Connect Button D-Link DHP-601AV User Manual...
  • Page 10 The DHP-600AV will automatically go into Power Saving Mode when there is no activity for five minutes. The Power LED will blink intermittently while the device is in Power Saving Mode. Note: D-Link PowerLine devices can not be configured while in Power Saving Mode. D-Link DHP-601AV User Manual...
  • Page 11: Push Button Security

    Note: To change the private encryption key, please reset the adapter back to its default value by pressing the Reset button for one second and then follow the security setup procedure above. D-Link DHP-601AV User Manual...
  • Page 12 Note: Both Simple Connect buttons must be pressed within two minutes. After performing the above Push Button Security Setup steps, your PowerLine network will be securely configured using the same network encryption key for all PowerLine adapters. D-Link DHP-601AV User Manual...
  • Page 13: Powerline Installation Considerations

    4. Verify that your PowerLine devices are electrically rated to operate with the power available in your location. 5. Be sure to plug the power cables into properly grounded electrical outlets in order to help prevent against electrical shock. D-Link DHP-601AV User Manual...
  • Page 14: Safety

    Keep the devices out of direct sunlight. Do not cover or block the vents on the devices. Make sure that the devices have adequate room for ventilation. Avoid placing the devices near a heater or a radiator. D-Link DHP-601AV User Manual...
  • Page 15: Troubleshooting

    If you get an error message during configuration, make sure you have not inadvertently unplugged the PowerLine adapter. If I plugged the connection cable into another network adapter and now the utility does not work correctly? Make sure you restart the utility each time you disconnect the cable. D-Link DHP-601AV User Manual...
  • Page 16: Technical Specifications

    Interference from devices that emit electrical noise, such as vacuum cleaners and hair dryers, may adversely affect the performance of this product. This product may interfere with devices such as lighting systems that have a dimmer switch, short wave radios, or other PowerLine devices that do not follow the HomePlug AV standard. D-Link DHP-601AV User Manual...
  • Page 17: Contacting Technical Support

    • Serial Number (s/n number located on the label on the bottom of the box). You can find software updates and user documentation on the D-Link website as well as frequently asked questions and answers to technical issues. For customers within the United States:...
  • Page 18: Warranty

    Warranty Period or ninety (90) days, whichever is longer, and is subject to the same limitations and exclusions. If a material defect is incapable of correction, or if D-Link determines that it is not practical to repair or replace the defective Hardware, the actual price paid by the original purchaser for the defective Hardware will be refunded by D-Link upon return to D-Link of the defective Hardware.
  • Page 19 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 20 • USA residents send to 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 21 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 22 No part of this publication or documentation accompanying this product may be reproduced in any form or by any means or used to make any derivative such as translation, transformation, or adaptation without permission from D-Link Corporation/D-Link Systems, Inc., as stipulated by the United States Copyright Act of 1976 and any amendments thereto.
  • Page 23: Registration

    Appendix D - Registration Registration Register your product online at registration.dlink.com Product registration is entirely voluntary and failure to complete or return this form will not diminish your warranty rights. Version 1.0 July 17, 2013 D-Link DHP-601AV User Manual...