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Amped Wireless TAP-EX Setup Manual

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SETUP GUIDE
HIGH POWER TOUCH SCREEN WI-FI RANGE EXTENDER
Getting to Know the Range Extender
LCD Screen:
3.5" LCD touch screen. Displays the user
1
interface for configuring the Range Extender.
2
Stylus:
Input tool that assists in navigating the LCD
touch screen menu.
3
Antenna
RJ-SMA antenna connector. Compatible with all
Connector:
antennas that have RP-SMA connectors.
4
Reset:
Button used to reset device. Push down once to reboot, hold
down for 5-10 seconds to reset to factory default settings.
5
USB Port:
USB 2.0 Port used to attach USB storage devices, such as a USB flash drive or external hard
drive, for file sharing.
6
Wired Ports:
RJ-45 ports for connecting wired computers or network devices.
7
Power (PWR):
Power adapter port. DC 12V 1A.
Find an Optimal Setup Location Between your Wireless Router
1
and your Wireless Dead Zone
Wi-Fi Router
Home/Office Network
SIGNAL STRENGTH
IMPORTANT:
2
Power on the Range Extender
c
3

Welcome to the Dashboard

4

Scan for a Home Network to Extend

5
Home Network Security Settings (if necessary)
6
Configure Settings for your Extended Network
7

Setup Summary

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Navigating the Touch Menu
READ FIRST
Setting Up Your Range Extender
Wi-Fi Range Extender
RECOMMENDED
PLACE THE RANGE EXTENDER IN A LOCATION
WHERE IT CAN RECEIVE A STRONG SIGNAL
FROM YOUR WIRELESS ROUTER.
>70%
This can be done before or after setup is complete. The Range Extender will save your settings.
a
b
Home Button:
Language Selection:
Back Arrow:
Navigation:
Keyboards/Keypads:
See back for additional connection instructions and features.
The Dashboard will provide you with the current status
of the Range Extender.
Tap
Scan
to find available networks to extend.
Note: The Setup Guide will refer to the existing network that you wish to extend
as the Home Network. The new, expanded network will be referred to as your
Extended Network.
Select the Wi-Fi network that you wish to extend.
Recommended Signal
Select the Wi-Fi network with a signal
>70%
strength greater than 70% for the most
reliable connection.
Poor signal connections may cause slow speeds or
dropped connections.
Tap
Next
to continue.
If you do not see your desired wireless network, move
the Range Extender closer to the router and scan again
as it may be out of range.
If your Home Network has security enabled, you will
need to enter the key here.
Tap
Next
to continue.
The default ID of your Extended Network is:
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If you choose to
Clone Settings
Network, the wizard will copy the SSID and Security
Key of your Home Network. The SSID of the Extended
Network will have a "_RE" at the end of its name. For
example: Home_Network_RE
You can also manually enter a new Network ID and
Security Key. The new Security Key must be at least 8
characters long.
Tap
Next
to apply the settings.
The Setup Wizard will apply your settings. Please be
patient. If there are any problems with the connection
a prompt will appear letting you know what to fix.
At this point you can connect your Wi-Fi devices to
your Extended Network using the Wi-Fi network
name and password on the screen.
If you haven't already positioned your Range Extender
in an optimal location, you may do so now. All Range
Extender settings are saved and can be safely
powered off for relocation.
You may also attach any wired network devices to
the wired ports on the side of the Range Extender.
If you experience any problems during this process,
please contact Amped Wireless Elite Support:
Phone:
888-573-8820
Email:
techsupport@ampedwireless.com
Web:
www.ampedwireless.com/support
Tap the
Home
icon, found on the bottom of many screens,
to return to the Dashboard at any time.
Tap the
Globe
icon, found on the bottom of the Settings
screen, to change the language of the menu.
Tap the
Left
Arrow, found on the upper left corner of many
screens, to navigate back to the previous page.
Tap the
Left
or
Right Arrow
pages for one screen. The dots in this example indicate
there are 3 pages to see.
Tap on a
Blank Field
to access a keyboard or keypad
for entering in information such as your Network ID and
Security Key.
?
GOT QUESTIONS?
Phone: 888-573-8820 or 909-217-3168
Email: techsupport@ampedwireless.com
Web: www.ampedwireless.com/support
TAP-EX
Stylus
2
1
Dead Zone
Attach the included antenna.
a
Attach the Power Adapter to the
b
Range Extender's power port
and an available power outlet.
The Amped Wireless logo will
c
appear as the unit boots up, then
the Dashboard screen will appear.
from your Home
or
909-217-3168
to navigate between multiple
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5
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  • Page 1: Welcome To The Dashboard

    You may also attach any wired network devices to the wired ports on the side of the Range Extender. If you experience any problems during this process, please contact Amped Wireless Elite Support: Phone: 888-573-8820 909-217-3168 Email: techsupport@ampedwireless.com...
  • Page 2 Visit our website for more support information and answers to frequently asked questions: www.ampedwireless.com/support Amped Wireless A Division of Newo Corporation Copyright © 2014 Amped Wireless / Newo Corporation. All rights reserved. Amped Wireless, Newo Corporation, Amped Wireless Logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Newo Corporation. v090814...

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  • Darlene Stetler Aug 31, 2019 12:08:
    Do I have to program any informatio​n into my phone, lab top I just hooked up high power WiFi