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  • 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 20, 2012 • Text Modification...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Introduction ................... 5 Features .................... 5 Hardware Overview ..............6 LEDs ................... 6 Connection ................7 Hardware Installation ...............8 Push Button Security ..............9 Configuration ................12 Using the Setup Wizard ............12 Configuration ................13 Main ....................14 Security ..................16 D-Link DHP-P306AV User Manual...
  • Page 4: Product Overview

    • Ethernet Cable • CD-ROM with User Manual and Utility • Quick Install Guide DHP-P307AV • D-Link DHP-P306AV PowerLine AV Passthrough Adapter X2 • Ethernet Cable X2 • CD-ROM with User Manual and Utility • Quick Install Guide System Requirements •...
  • Page 5: Introduction

    Section 1 - Product Overview Introduction D-Link announces a fast, 200Mbps* PowerLine AV Passthrough Adapter which allows you to connect your home computers, networking devices and gaming devices through the most pervasive medium in your house - the electric PowerLines - and share Internet connections, printers, transfer files, play games, and more.
  • Page 6: Hardware Overview

    • Off. The device is not receiving Ethernet LED • Solid. The Ethernet port is linked. electrical power. • Blinking. The device is transmitting data. • Off. There is no Ethernet connection. D-Link DHP-P306AV User Manual...
  • Page 7: Connection

    Press to secure your network. Refer to page 9 for more information. Reset Button Press and hold the button for 1 second to reset to factory default. Ethernet Port Connect Ethernet cable to your PC or Ethernet device. D-Link DHP-P306AV User Manual...
  • Page 8: Hardware Installation

    Hardware Installation Power Plug in the DHP-P306AV into an AC wall outlet or power strip. Note: Power source is confirmed when the Power LED on the DHP-P306AV is illuminated. Connect the Ethernet Cable Connect the included Ethernet cable to the network...
  • Page 9: Push Button Security

    Press Simple connect button of the first adapter for no more than three seconds. The Power LED will start blinking after you release the button. The adapter will create a private, randomly generated encryption key that each PowerLine AV Passthrough Adapter will use. 3. Second Adapter D-Link DHP-P306AV User Manual...
  • Page 10 Note: Both Simple connect buttons must be pressed within two minutes. After above network security setup steps, your PowerLine network will be securely configured with the same network encryption key. D-Link DHP-P306AV User Manual...
  • Page 11 Section 2 - Installation ROOM C DHP-P306AV ROOM A ROOM B ROOM C DHP-P306AV DHP-P306AV DHP-P306AV Internet Router EXISTED PLC NETWORK D-Link DHP-P306AV User Manual...
  • Page 12: Configuration

    Follow the simple steps below to run the Setup Wizard to guide you quickly through the installation process. Insert the D-Link DHP-P306AV CD into your CD-ROM drive. If the CD Autorun function does not automatically start on your computer, click Start > Run.
  • Page 13: Configuration

    DHP-P306AV. Double-click the D-Link PowerLine Utility icon The D-Link PowerLine Utility provides you the option of setting your own PowerLine network and the network information of connected PowerLine devices. D-Link DHP-P306AV User Manual...
  • Page 14: Main

    • One square - Suitable for data and Internet activity connection. Link Rate: Shows the link rate of the connected device. MAC Address: Shows the MAC address of the connected device. Firmware Version: Shows the firmware version of the connected device. D-Link DHP-P306AV User Manual...
  • Page 15 Factory Reset Button: Select a PowerLine device first and then reset to factory default encryption key and firmware version. Firmware Upgrade Button: The firmware upgrade is only for local device. Select the appropriate firmware files and then proceed. D-Link DHP-P306AV User Manual...
  • Page 16: Security

    • Local Device: You do not need to enter the device password before changing the encryption key. • Remote Device: You must enter the device password before changing the encryption key. Note: Each device has a unique device password on the device label. D-Link DHP-P306AV User Manual...
  • Page 17: D-Link Dhp-P306Av User Manual

    Then follow the 1 to 4 steps of “Setting your private Encryption Key”. Your PowerLine network will securely be configured with a customized encryption key and all devices can communicate with each other after your setting. D-Link DHP-P306AV User Manual...
  • Page 18: Installation Considerations

    6. The PowerLine device is equipped with a three-pronged plug to help ensure proper grounding. Do not use adapter plugs or remove the grounding prong from the cable. 7. Important safety instructions Please read all of the safety and operating instructions before using your device: D-Link DHP-P306AV User Manual...
  • Page 19 10. The device should be located only where sufficient ventilation can be ensured. 11. The purpose of this product is to create a constant network connection for your devices. If you wish to power down this product, please simply unplug it from the power outlet. D-Link DHP-P306AV User Manual...
  • Page 20: Troubleshooting

    • I’m having a lot of problems configuring my network: If you are having many problems configuring the network with two or more PowerLine AV Passthrough Adapter, please make a reset to all of the Network adapters and start configuring the adapters again. D-Link DHP-P306AV User Manual...
  • Page 21: Technical Specifications

    • 0°C ~ 40°C FR Type • 250V/16A maximum Storage Temperature • -10°C ~ 70°C Standard • Compatible with IEEE1901 Humidity • Homeplug AV • Operation: 10% ~ 90% RH • Storage: 5% ~ 90% RH D-Link DHP-P306AV User Manual...