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High Power Wireless-N 600mW Smart Repeater
SR10000

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  • Page 1 User’s Guide High Power Wireless-N 600mW Smart Repeater SR10000...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    SR10000 USER’S GUIDE CONTENTS INTRODUCTION ..........2 SMART FEATURES ..........23 GETTING STARTED ..........3 Access Schedule ........... 24 Package Contents ..........3 User Access Control ..........25 LED Indicators ............4 Wireless Coverage Controls ......... 26 Back Panel Description .......... 5 IP SETTINGS ............
  • Page 3: Introduction

    USER’S GUIDE INTRODUCTION Thank you for purchasing this Amped Wireless product. At Amped Wireless we strive to provide you with the highest quality products through innovation and advanced technology. We pride ourselves on delivering products that outperform the competition and go beyond your expectations. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us.
  • Page 4: Getting Started

    SR10000 USER’S GUIDE GETTING STARTED Package Contents Check to make sure you have all the contents within your package:  High Power Smart Repeater  Two Detachable 5dBi High Gain Antennas  RJ-45 Ethernet Cable  Setup Guide  CD: User’s Manual, Installation Video ...
  • Page 5: Led Indicators

    SR10000 USER’S GUIDE LED Indicators (From Top to Bottom) Power: Indicates when the High Power Smart Repeater is powered on. The LED will stay lit when power adapter is plugged into repeater. Wireless Activity: Blinks rapidly when wireless data traffic is passing through the Smart Repeater.
  • Page 6: Back Panel Description

    SR10000 USER’S GUIDE Back Panel Description Antenna Connectors (1-2): RJ-SMA antenna connectors. Compatible with all antennas that have RP-SMA connectors. Upgradable to high gain antennas for more range. Reset: Push down once to reboot the High Power Repeater. Hold down for 5-10 seconds to reset the repeater back to factory settings.
  • Page 7: Setup Guide

    SR10000 USER’S GUIDE SETUP GUIDE Find a Setup Location The location of where you install the Smart Repeater is very important to how it will function. The optimal setup location should be somewhere no more than halfway between your wireless router and your wireless...
  • Page 8 SR10000 USER’S GUIDE Connect your PC to the Smart Repeater Connect the two included high gain antennas by screwing them into the antenna connectors. b. Use the included Ethernet cable to connect one end into any Wired Port on the Smart Repeater and use the other end to connect to the network port on your laptop or desktop computer.
  • Page 9 SR10000 USER’S GUIDE Open your Web Browser to Access the Setup Wizard Open your web browser. b. Type in: http://setup.ampedwireless.com into the web address bar If the web menu fails to open, type in the following IP address into your web address bar: http://192.168.1.240...
  • Page 10: Welcome To The Smart Setup Wizard

    SR10000 USER’S GUIDE Welcome to the Smart Setup Wizard When the web menu appears, click Next to proceed with the Smart Setup Wizard. The diagram on this page displays the terms used to describe: 1) The network you are trying to repeat (Home Network).
  • Page 11: Scan For A Wireless Network

    SR10000 USER’S GUIDE Scan for a Wireless Network Click SCAN to begin searching for available wireless networks to repeat. Highlight your network and click Next to continue. Check that your Wireless Network has a signal strength of 70% or greater.
  • Page 12: Connecting To A Secure Network

    SR10000 USER’S GUIDE Connecting to a Secure Network If the wireless network you are trying to repeat has wireless security enabled, you will be prompted to enter a security key. If you did not select a secure network, continue to the next step.
  • Page 13: Repeater Settings (Ssid)

    SR10000 USER’S GUIDE Repeater Settings (SSID) The default SSID of the Smart Repeater is “Amped_SR” This SSID for the Extended Network may be changed by adjusting the name in the field for the Extended Wireless Network ID. This ID will be used by wireless users connecting to the Smart Repeater to identify the Smart Repeater’s...
  • Page 14: Repeater Settings (Security)

    SR10000 USER’S GUIDE Repeater Settings (Security) By default, the Extended Network has security enabled. The WPA security key is “wireless.” Users trying to connect to the Smart Repeater wirelessly will be prompted to enter this key. It is recommended that you use the default settings for the wireless security key.
  • Page 15: Setup Summary

    SR10000 USER’S GUIDE Setup Summary Once the Smart Repeater has rebooted, it will load the Setup Summary page and provide you with the details of your setup. At this time, you may disconnect from the Smart Repeater and start a wireless connection.
  • Page 16 SR10000 USER’S GUIDE If the Home/Office Network connection fails try the following… Check to see that your Home Network security settings are correct. b. Check on the SCAN page that your Home Network is showing a signal of 70% or greater. If not, move the Smart Repeater closer to your Home Network router and try again.
  • Page 17: Wireless Settings

    SR10000 USER’S GUIDE WIRELESS SETTINGS Home Network Settings The Home Network Settings page allows you to adjust settings for your Home Network connection. These settings are for adjusting the Smart Repeater after you have already gone through the Smart Setup Wizard and wish to adjust your current configurations.
  • Page 18: Extended Network Settings

    SR10000 USER’S GUIDE Extended Network Settings The Extended Network Settings page allows you to adjust settings for your Extended Network. Band: Allows you to setup access under a specific combination of Wi-Fi speed standards. Broadcast SSID: Selecting Disable Broadcast SSID will hide the visibility of the repeater’s SSID.
  • Page 19 SR10000 USER’S GUIDE Guest Network Click “Enable” to create a Guest Network. Guest Networks provide a separate wireless network, with unique settings for users to connect to. SSID: This is the name of your Guest Network. Data Rate: You can restrict access to the Guest Network by setting a lower bandwidth by changing the band (i.e.
  • Page 20 If you are using the Multiple AP/SSID feature, you will be able to adjust the security settings for your additional SSIDs here as well. For more information on the differences between the types of Wi-Fi security available, please check the Learning Center of the Amped Wireless website: www.ampedwireless.com...
  • Page 21: Wi-Fi Protected Setup (Wps)

    SR10000 USER’S GUIDE Wireless Settings: Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) WPS is a Wi-Fi feature created to make Wi-Fi setup simple and easy. Some wireless routers and adapters support this feature with varying names (i.e. one touch setup or WPS). You may enable WPS setup here by selecting the type of WPS setup you wish to use.
  • Page 22: Advanced Settings

    SR10000 USER’S GUIDE Wireless Settings: Advanced Settings It is recommended that only experts in Wi-Fi configuration adjust the advanced wireless settings for the Smart Repeater. These settings allow you to control the details of your wireless network configuration. Here are a few definitions on some settings.
  • Page 23 SR10000 USER’S GUIDE Preamble Type: Defines the length of the Cyclic Redundancy Check for communication between the repeater and roaming wireless users. IAPP: Inter-Access Point Protocol STBC: Space Time Block Coding improves reception by coding the data stream in blocks.
  • Page 24: Smart Features

    SR10000 USER’S GUIDE SMART FEATURES The Smart Repeater provides your Extended Network with Smart Features that help to provide convenience and protection for your Extended Network. Smart Features allow you to control access to your Extended Network through on/off schedules, specific user authorizations as well as through the size of your wireless coverage for your Extended Network.
  • Page 25: Access Schedule

    SR10000 USER’S GUIDE Wireless Settings: Access Schedule You can set a schedule for when your Wi-Fi is enabled or disabled (both Home Network and the Extended Network) through the Access Schedule feature. To do Enable Access Schedule. b. Select which days you wish for your Wi-Fi to be available.
  • Page 26: User Access Control

    SR10000 USER’S GUIDE Wireless Settings: User Access Control User Access allows you to deny access or allow access to specific users connecting wirelessly to the Extended Network. Each networking device has a unique address called a MAC address (a 12 digit hex number).
  • Page 27: Wireless Coverage Controls

    SR10000 USER’S GUIDE Wireless Settings: Wireless Coverage Controls Adjust the output power of the Smart Repeater to control the coverage distance of your Extended Wireless Network. For a smaller coverage area you can select a lower output power. For the maximum wireless coverage select the 100% selection.
  • Page 28: Ip Settings

    SR10000 USER’S GUIDE IP SETTINGS IP Address: The IP address of the Smart Repeater. Subnet Mask: The subnet of the Smart Repeater. Default Gateway: The access point to another network, normally the Smart Repeater or your router. DHCP: The Smart Repeater includes a complex AUTO DHCP feature to help manage the IP addresses within your Extended network and with your Home Network.
  • Page 29 SR10000 USER’S GUIDE DHCP Client Range: The range of IP addresses the Smart Repeater’s DHCP server will assign to users and devices connecting to the Smart Repeater. Static DHCP: You may set a static IP address within your DHCP network. The Smart Repeater will track the device via its MAC address and assign it a pre-defined IP address each time the device logs into the network.
  • Page 30: Management Features

    SR10000 USER’S GUIDE MANAGEMENT FEATURES The Management features on the Smart Repeater allow you to view the status of your Smart Repeater and adjust other settings such as your System Clock, Passwords, and Firmware Upgrades among other administrative functions.
  • Page 31: System Status

    SR10000 USER’S GUIDE Management: System Status The System Status provides you with a snapshot of your Smart Repeater’s current connections and settings. System Information: This section provides you with information on the version and build time of your firmware. This is used to help our support department determine what firmware version your device is running.
  • Page 32 SR10000 USER’S GUIDE Connection State: The Connection State will say "Connected" when there are no problems with the connection to your Home Network. If the Connection State shows "Waiting for Keys" then the WPA/WPA2 security key you entered is incorrect.
  • Page 33: Statistics

    SR10000 USER’S GUIDE Management: Statistics These statistics show the data activity for each network connection. Connection to Home Network: This statistics shows the data activity for all upload and download data between the Home Network and the Smart Repeater. Extended Wireless Network: These statistics shows all data activity for all users connected wirelessly to the Smart Repeater.
  • Page 34: System Clock

    SR10000 USER’S GUIDE Management: System Clock Maintain the internal clock for the Smart Repeater by syncing with your computer’s time. Your system clock settings need to be accurate in order for logs and wireless access schedules to work correctly.
  • Page 35: System Logs

    System Logs are useful for viewing the activity and history of the repeater. The System Logs are also used by Amped Wireless techs to help troubleshoot your repeater when needed. It is recommended that you enable all logs in the event that troubleshooting is required. All log entries are...
  • Page 36: Upgrade Firmware

    USER’S GUIDE Management: Upgrade Firmware Amped Wireless continuously updates the firmware for all products in an effort to constantly improve our products and their user experiences. Check the Downloads page for your product frequently to see if there are any updates.
  • Page 37: Save And Reload Settings

    SR10000 USER’S GUIDE Management: Save and Reload Settings Saving your current settings allows you to back-up your current settings which may be reloaded at a later time. This feature may be useful for testing new features and settings without having to worry about returning to a stable platform.
  • Page 38: Password Settings

    SR10000 USER’S GUIDE Management: Password Settings By default, the Smart Repeater does not require a password to login to the web menu. If you wish to enable a password to protect unauthorized access to the web menu and Smart Setup Wizard, you may enter...
  • Page 39: Technical Specifications

    SR10000 USER’S GUIDE TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS Wireless Standard: 802.11n, 802.11b/g Antennas:  2 x Detachable High Gain 5dBi Antennas Frequency Band: 2.4 GHz  2 x Reverse SMA Connector Wireless Speed: 300Mbps (Rx), 300Mbps (Tx) Amplifier: Dual 600mW High Power Amplifiers Ports: ...
  • Page 40: Default Settings

    SR10000 USER’S GUIDE DEFAULT SETTINGS The default settings for your Smart Repeater are listed here. If for some reason you need to return your Smart Repeater back to default settings, hold down the Reset button on the back panel for 10 seconds. The Smart Repeater will reset back to factory settings as listed below: IP Address: 192.168.1.240...
  • Page 41: Troubleshooting

    SR10000 USER’S GUIDE TROUBLESHOOTING AND SUPPORT INFORMATION We are here to help. If you have any issues with your Smart Repeater please contact us. To contact Amped Wireless’ Technical Support use one of the following methods: Phone: 888-573-8820 Email: techsupport@ampedwireless.com Web: www.ampedwireless.com/support...
  • Page 42: Troubleshooting

    SR10000 USER’S GUIDE Troubleshooting The tips in this guide are listed in order of relevance. Try solution (a) before trying solution (b), etc. I entered setup.ampedwireless.com and it failed to open the Web Menu. Make sure your computer is connected to the Smart Repeater using the included Ethernet cable. Do not try to connect with a wireless connection.
  • Page 43 SR10000 USER’S GUIDE I cannot connect to my Home Network. I received an Error when running the Smart Setup Wizard. Your Home Network may be secured. Double check that you have the correct security key to connect to the Home Network.
  • Page 44 SR10000 USER’S GUIDE d. Make sure that your Home Network’s wireless SSID is broadcasting and not hidden. If your Home Network SSID is hidden, you will need to manually setup the Smart Repeater through the Wireless Settings > Home Network Settings menu.
  • Page 45 SR10000 USER’S GUIDE connection has been reestablished by viewing a website. If you do not have a connection, logon to http://setup.ampedwireless.com and configure a new Home Network connection. d. Check to see that your home wireless router is still on. If it has been turned off please turn it back on.
  • Page 46 SR10000 USER’S GUIDE I am connected to a Home Network however I do not have Internet Access. The Home Network itself may not have Internet access. Check to see that you have internet access by connecting directly to the Home Network first. If you are able to go online then this is not a problem.
  • Page 47 SR10000 USER’S GUIDE I could NEVER log onto the Smart Repeater wirelessly. Check that your wireless adapter supports WPA2 wireless security. If it does not then you will need to change the wireless security on the Smart Repeater. Go to the Web Menu, select Wireless Settings and then Wireless Security.
  • Page 48 SR10000 USER’S GUIDE Reset the Smart Repeater back to default settings and try the Smart Setup Wizard again. To reset the Repeater back to default settings, push the Reset Button (on the back panel) down for five (5) to ten (10) seconds then let go.
  • Page 49 SR10000 USER’S GUIDE The range from the Smart Repeater seems low. Check to see that your wireless output settings are at 100%. Go to the Web Menu, Wireless Settings and check the Advanced Settings. Make sure the output power is at 100%.
  • Page 50: Warranty Information

    The Amped Wireless (A division of Newo Corporation, Inc.) Limited Warranty Warranty Period: The Amped Wireless Limited Warranty is for one (1) year from the date of purchase for new products. Refurbished products carry the Limited Warranty for thirty (30) days after the date of purchase.
  • Page 51 (b) the product or its software or firmware has been altered or modified, (c) the product has not been used and installed in accordance to Amped Wireless’ instructions, (d) the product has been subjected to misuse, or negligence. Amped Wireless does not guarantee the continued availability of a third party’s service for which this product’s use or operation may require.
  • Page 52 Amped Wireless. The bearer of cost related to shipping repaired or replaced product back to the purchaser will be at the sole discretion of Amped Wireless and determined based on the details of each RMA case. Customers outside of the United States of America are responsible for all shipping and handling costs including custom duties, taxes and all other related charges.
  • Page 53 USER’S GUIDE Regulatory Information FCC Statement and Declaration: Amped Wireless declares that this device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules and Regulations. Operation of this device is subject to the following two (2) conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference (2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  • Page 54 SR10000 USER’S GUIDE Connect the equipment to 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. FCC Caution and Safety Notices: Any changes or modifications (including the antennas) made to this device that are not expressly approved by the manufacturer may void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
  • Page 55 SR10000 USER’S GUIDE Industry Canada Statement: This Class B digital apparatus complies with RSS-210 and ICES-003 of the Industry Canada Rules. Operation of this device is subject to the following two (2) conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference (2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  • Page 56 SR10000 USER’S GUIDE Déclaration d’Industrie Canada : Cet appareil numérique de classe B est conforme aux réglementations RSS- 210 et ICES-003 d’Industrie Canada. Le fonctionnement de cet appareil est sujet aux deux conditions suivantes: (1) Cet appareil ne peut pas causer de brouillage préjudiciable (2) Cet appareil doit accepter toute interférence reçue, y compris les interférences pouvant provoquer un...
  • Page 57 888-573-8820 e-mail techsupport@ampedwireless.com www.ampedwireless.com Amped Wireless A Division of Newo Corporation Copyright © 2011 Amped Wireless / Newo Corporation. All rights reserved. Amped Wireless, Newo Corporation, the Amped Wireless Logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Newo Corporation.