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HP Phoneline USB Network Adapter hn210p User Manual

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    The information contained in this document is subject to change without notice. Hewlett-Packard (HP) makes no warranty of any kind with regard to this material including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Hewlett-Packard shall not be liable for any errors or for incidental or consequential damages in connection with the furnishing, performance, or use of this material.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    contents introduction ............. 5 hp digital home networking phoneline USB network adapter ............. 5 features ................. 6 getting to know the phoneline USB network adapter ..7 ports ................7 LEDs................8 USB icon ............... 9 USB cabling ..............10 telephone jack splitter............

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  • Page 5: Introduction

    introduction hp digital home networking phoneline USB network adapter Congratulations on your purchase of the HP Digital Home Networking Phoneline USB Network Adapter. The Phoneline USB Network Adapter allows your phone line to carry network data at the same time it carries your regular telephone voice service.

  • Page 6: Features

    phoneline USB network adapter features The Phoneline USB Network Adapter has plug-and-play compatability with Windows 98, Millenium, 2000, and XP and includes the following: Network up to 30 computers using existing telephone line ❑ Easy plug-and-play installation ❑ 10 Mbps transfer rate over telephone lines ❑...

  • Page 7: Getting To Know The Phoneline Usb Network Adapter

    getting to know the phoneline USB network adapter ports Phoneline USB Network Adapter Ports to USB port to Phone port to Wall port Connect the Type B square end of the Universal Serial Bus (USB) cable (provided) to the adapter’s USB port and the Type A rectangular end to your computer’s Type A USB port.

  • Page 8: Leds

    phoneline USB network adapter LEDs Phoneline USB Network Adapter LEDs POWER LINK Power Lights green when the adapter is connected to a power source. Lights green when the adapter is successfully sending data over your phoneline network. LINK Lights green when the adapter is actively connected to your phoneline network.

  • Page 9: Usb Icon

    USB icon USB icon The USB icon identifies a USB port. USB icon...

  • Page 10: Usb Cabling

    phoneline USB network adapter USB cabling The Phoneline USB Network Adapter comes with one USB cable. The cable has two plugs: Type A rectangular plug ❑ Type B square plug ❑ USB plugs Type A Type B connecting the cable Follow the steps below to connect the cable: 1 Connect the Type B square plug to the Phoneline USB Network Adapter.

  • Page 11: Telephone Jack Splitter

    telephone jack splitter telephone jack splitter A telephone jack splitter (which can be purchased with two or more ports) allows you to plug a telephone and multiple computers into a single phone wall jack. Plug your telephone (or fax machine) into one of the splitter’s ports and the phone line cable from the computer's network adapter into the other port.

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  • Page 13: Troubleshooting

    troubleshooting Windows does not detect new hardware with the Phoneline USB Network Adapter hardware installed, or it continues to detect the adapter each time I restart the PC. Verify that the adapter is securely inserted into the appropriate port on your ❑...

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    phoneline USB network adapter Verify that the Phoneline USB Network Adapter’s phoneline configuration is set ❑ to Auto Configuration. If the PCs are far from each other, bring them closer together and connect them ❑ directly to each other. This will determine whether the phone line or the adapters are causing the network to malfunction.

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    troubleshooting 6 Select the Identification tab, and verify that your workgroup settings are consistent with your other computers. To locate computers on your network when the operating system is Windows ❑ 2000, Me, or XP: 1 On your Windows desktop, right-click My Network Places, then select Search for Computers.

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    phoneline USB network adapter On some laptop PCs, the Phoneline USB Network Adapter fails to configure correctly after the drivers have been loaded. After loading the drivers: ❑ 1 Log off and disconnect the adapter from your laptop’s USB port. 2 Turn off your laptop.

  • Page 17: Specifications

    specifications general Model number hn210p Standards HomePNA Version 2.0-compatible, Universal Serial Bus (USB) Version 1.0 or higher Protocol CSMA/CD Ports one USB Type B port two standard modular RJ–11 telephone ports with pass-through feature Speed 10 Mbps or 1 Mbps Cabling standard copper telephone cable with RJ–11 connectors...

  • Page 18: Environmental

    phoneline USB network adapter environmental Dimensions 97 mm x 66 mm x 30 mm (3.8 in x 2.6 in x 1.2 in) Power 5V bus, powered by PC Certifications FCC Part 68 and Part 15, Class B Operating temperature 32° F to 122° F (0° C to 49° C) Storage temperature –4°...

  • Page 19: Glossary

    glossary 10BaseT Ethernet standard topology for twisted pair (T) cabling (transfer rate of 10 Mbps over 100 meters). 100BaseT Fast Ethernet twisted pair cabling (transfer rate of 100 Mbps over 100 meters). ad-hoc network Group of computers, each with a wireless LAN network adapter, connected as an independent wireless local area network for the duration of a single communications session.

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    phoneline USB network adapter client/server network Network in which one computer (the “server”) shares resources with other computers, called “clients” (as opposed to a peer-to-peer network). CSMA/CD (Carrier Sense Multiple Access/Collision Detect) The protocol for carrier transmission access in an Ethernet network in which each device senses whether the line is idle and then sends data.

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    glossary DNS (Domain Name System) Method for matching Internet domain names with IP addresses. When a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) is entered into a Web browser, a domain name server retrieves the corresponding IP address for the domain name specified (“name resolution”) and sends the request to the appropriate server.

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    phoneline USB network adapter FHSS (Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum) Uses a narrowband carrier that changes frequency in a pattern known to both transmitter and receiver. Properly synchronized, the net effect is to maintain a single logical channel. To an unintended receiver, FHSS appears to be short- duration impulse noise.

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    glossary Internet Worldwide network of networks linking millions of computers together; see also WAN (Wide Area Network). intranet Private home or business network. IP (Internet Protocol) address A unique 12-digit number (for example, identifying each sender and receiver of network packets across the Internet. IPSec (Internet Protocol Security) A developing standard for security on the Internet.

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    phoneline USB network adapter network System connecting two or more computers and peripherals enabling them to communicate and share resources. network adapter See NIC (Network Interface Card). network mask See subnet mask. NIC (Network Interface Card) Card or adapter that allows a computer to connect to a network. Also called a network adapter.

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    glossary PPTP (Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol) Protocol allowing corporations to extend their corporate network over the Internet through private “tunnels.” This has the effect of using the Internet as a large private local area network known as a “virtual private network” or VPN. print server A hardware device that enables a printer to be connected directly to a network.

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    phoneline USB network adapter server Computer on a network that provides services to other computers on the network. SPI (stateful packet inspection) The ability of a firewall to remember outgoing requests to the Internet from internal network users and only allow responses to those requests back through the firewall, thus denying attempts to access the local network that have not been requested.

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    glossary TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) Basic communication language of the Internet (but can also be used in private networks). TCP keeps track of individual data packets, while IP handles the actual delivery of the data. TFTP (Trivial File Transfer Protocol) A simple, easy-to-implement protocol for transferring files on a network that lacks most of the features of a normal File Transfer Protocol (FTP) program (it cannot list directories or authenticate users).

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  • Page 29: Index

    index TX LED 8 cabling USB 10 USB cabling 10 USB icon (pictured) 9 USB port 7 features listed 6 summarized 5 wall port 7 glossary 19 indicators 8 introduction 5 jack splitter, telephone 11 LEDs 8 link LED 8 phone port 7 ports 7 power LED 8...

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  • Page 31: Regulatory Notices

    Pursuant to Part 15.21 of the FCC Rules, any changes or modifications to this equipment not ❑ expressly approved by Hewlett-Packard Company may cause harmful interference, and void your authority to operate this equipment. To maintain compliance with FCC Rules and Regulations, use only cable accessories provided.

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