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Broadband cable modem with usb & ethernet
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  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Network Overview ............. 12 Connecting the Cable Modem ........13 Using the USB Port ............14 Network Overview ............. 15 Installing the Hardware ..........15 Installing the Software Drivers ........16 Verify USB Installation ..........21 Troubleshooting ........... 22 D-Link DCM-202 User Manual...
  • Page 3: Product Overview

    Verify that you have these items before beginning the installation: • A cable-line splitter (not included), if you plan to have the cable modem and a television connected to the same wall cable outlet. • An active two-way cable line. D-Link DCM-202 User Manual...
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Section 1 - Product Overview Introduction Thank you for purchasing the D-Link “Broadband Cable Modem with USB & Ethernet” DCM-202, which is an MCNS DOCSIS™ 2.0 cable modem featuring the latest DOCSIS technology. The cable modem enables your network cable operator to provide you with broadband applications such as telecommunications, IP dedication for your small office/home office (SOHO), or high-speed residential Internet access.
  • Page 5: Features

    • USB port allows easy plug-and-play attachment to PCs with the latest Windows operating system. ® • Extensive SNMP management support: MIB-II. • Ethernet-like MIB, Bridge MIB, Cable Device MIB, Baseline privacy Interface MIB, RF Interface MIB. • Easy-to-read front panel LED’s clearly display network status and activity. D-Link DCM-202 User Manual...
  • Page 6: Hardware Overview

    • The condition of the connection between your cable modem and electrical power. Online LED Power LED Carrier & Server Status Power receiving US LED Link/Act LED DS LED Upstream Status PC Connection/Data Status Downstream Status D-Link DCM-202 User Manual...
  • Page 7: Back Panel Connectors

    RJ-45 female port for connection included in the product package of Ethernet cable. CABLE USB ’B’-type port. Connects through RF connector to attach the cable USB cable to a computers’s USB for broadband internet access. ‘A’-type port. D-Link DCM-202 User Manual...
  • Page 8: Before You Begin

    • Do not restrict the airflow around the cable modem. • To enhance the best performance and proper function of the cable modem, place it on a horizontal surface or workplace and make sure that the cable modem does not move when it is operating. D-Link DCM-202 User Manual...
  • Page 9: Installation

    To install the cable modem using the USB port: • Any PC running Microsoft Windows Vista , XP, or 2000 operating systems. ™ • Original Windows Vista, XP, or 2000 installation CD or diskettes. • An active USB port on your computer. D-Link DCM-202 User Manual...
  • Page 10: Using The Ethernet Port

    Ethernet connection. See “Installing the Cable Modem Using the USB Port” in this manual to set up the USB Connection. When using the Ethernet connection, do NOT install the modem drivers. They are only for the USB connection. D-Link DCM-202 User Manual...
  • Page 11: Verify The Tcp/Ip Configuration

    • Scroll to the Internet Protocol TCP/IP option. • Click to place a check mark in the Internet Protocol check box • Click OK. • You can now connect the cable modem. D-Link DCM-202 User Manual...
  • Page 12: Network Overview

    Section 2 - Installation Network Overview Below are two common ways to connect your DCM-202 modem to your network. The diagram on the left shows the connection with a broadband router. The diagram on the right shows the connection directly to a computer.
  • Page 13: Connecting The Cable Modem

    5. Power on the computer. When installation is complete, your setup should resemble the illustration above. The modem is operating properly if the Power, Cable, Status and ETH light emitting diodes (LEDs) are solid green (lit and not blinking). D-Link DCM-202 User Manual...
  • Page 14: Using The Usb Port

    If you have or plan on purchasing a router, please refer to the “Using the Ethernet Port” section on page 11. You cannot use the USB connection with a router. Note: Do not plug the USB modem into an external USB hub. Plug directly to your computer. D-Link DCM-202 User Manual...
  • Page 15: Network Overview

    Section 2 - Installation Network Overview The diagram below displays the connect of your DCM-202 modem to your computer using the USB cable. Installing the Hardware To install the hardware: 1. Connect the coaxial cable to the cable modem’s CATV cable connector.
  • Page 16: Installing The Software Drivers

    (OS). Do not install these drivers if you are using the Ethernet connection. Power on the computer. After windows boots up, insert the DCM-202 CD-ROM. If the Welcome window opens, click Close. Plug the other end of the USB cable into an available USB slot on your computer. It is strongly recommended that you do not plug this modem into an USB hub.
  • Page 17 The Found New Hardware screen will appear. If you receive a Can Windows connect to Windows Update to search for software message, select No, not this time. Click Next to continue. Select Install from a list or specific location (advanced) and then click Next. D-Link DCM-202 User Manual...
  • Page 18 Section 2 - Installation Check Search removable media (floppy, CD-ROM...) and then click Next to search for the necessary driver files from the D-Link CD-ROM. Once the drivers are installed, click Finish. D-Link DCM-202 User Manual...
  • Page 19 The Found New Hardware Wizard screen appears. Click Next to Continue. Select Search for a suitable driver for my device (recommended) and click Next. Check the CD-ROM Drives check box and click Next to search for the necessary driver D-Link DCM-202 User Manual...
  • Page 20 When the correct location of the driver file appears, click OK. The Found New Hardware Wizard displays the search results. Click Next to install the driver files for the cable modem. Click Finish to continue. D-Link DCM-202 User Manual...
  • Page 21: Verify Usb Installation

    Hardware 2000 Users: Click on Start > Settings > Control Panel > System > Hardware Click the Device Manager tab. Scroll down and click the + sign next to Network Adapters. The D-Link modem will appear. D-Link DCM-202 User Manual...
  • Page 22: Troubleshooting

    Section 3 - Troubleshooting Troubleshooting This chapter provides solutions to problems that can occur during the installation and operation of the DCM-202. Read the following descriptions if you are having problems. (The examples below are illustrated in Windows XP. If you have a different operating ®...
  • Page 23 Internet. 3. Verify that you have installed TCP/IP properly (for Windows 2000 or XP : ipconfig), and that the TCP/IP parameters provided by your local cable provider are correct for your computer. D-Link DCM-202 User Manual...
  • Page 24 • You might be using the wrong power adapter. Check that the power adapter you are using is the one that came with the cable modem. CAUTION: You must use the supplied power adapter that comes with the DCM-202 cable modem. Using the wrong power adapter can damage the cable modem.
  • Page 25: Technical Specifications

    800, 1600, 3200 and 6400 kHz S-CDMA: 1600, 3200 and 6400 kHz Power Supply: • Signal Level: +8dBmV to +58dBmV (QPSK)+8dBmV to • AC-DC Adapter: Linear AC-DC Adapter 110V±10 %, +55dBmV (16QAM) TDMA: +8 to +54 dBmV (32QAM, 50/60Hz D-Link DCM-202 User Manual...
  • Page 26 • Operating humidity: 10% to 90% (Non condensing) • Storage temperature: -4°F (-20°C) to 140°F (60°C) LED: • Power, Cable, Status, Ethernet USB’ Dimensions (without AC Adapter): • 120mm(W) x 142mm(H) x 30mm(D); without Stand (Approximately) Weight: • 0.3kg(Approximately) D-Link DCM-202 User Manual...
  • Page 27: Contacting Technical Support

    • Hardware Revision (located on the label on the bottom of the product (e.g. rev A1)) • Serial Number (s/n number located on the label on the bottom of the product). You can find software updates and user documentation on the D-Link website as well as frequently asked questions and answers to technical issues.
  • Page 28: 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 29 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 functional specifications for the Software or to refund...
  • Page 30 • The customer is responsible for all in-bound shipping charges to D-Link. No Cash on Delivery (“COD”) is allowed. Products sent COD will either be rejected by D-Link or become the property of D-Link. Products shall be fully insured by the customer and shipped to D-Link Systems, Inc., 17595 Mt.
  • Page 31: Limitation Of Liability

    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 32 • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. For detailed warranty information applicable to products purchased outside the United States, please contact the corresponding local D-Link office. Note to CATV System Installer - This reminder is provided to call the CATV systems installer’s attention to Section 820-93 of the National Electric Code, which provides guidelines for proper grounding, and in particular, it specifies that the Coaxial cable shield be connected to the grounding system of the building as close to the point of cable entry as pratical.
  • Page 33: Registration

    Appendix D - Registration Registration Product registration is entirely voluntary and failure to complete or return this form will not diminish your warranty rights. Version 2.0 09/14/09 D-Link DCM-202 User Manual...