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RE210
AC750 WiFi Range Extender
REV1.0.0
1910011140

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  • Page 1 RE210 AC750 WiFi Range Extender REV1.0.0 1910011140...
  • Page 2 Specifications are subject to change without notice. is a registered trademark of TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. Other brands and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. No part of the specifications may be reproduced in any form or by any means or used to make any derivative such as translation, transformation, or adaptation without permission from TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
  • Page 3: Fcc Statement

    FCC STATEMENT This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
  • Page 4: Industry Canada Statement

    CE Mark Warning This is a class B product. In a domestic environment, this product may cause radio interference, in which case the user may be required to take adequate measures. National Restrictions This device is intended for home and office use in all EU countries (and other countries following the EU directive 1999/5/EC) without any limitation except for the countries mentioned below: Country Restriction...
  • Page 5 This device complies with RSS 210 of Industry Canada. This Class B device meets all the requirements of the Canadian interference-causing equipment regulations. Cet appareil numérique de la Classe B respecte toutes les exigences du Règlement sur le matériel brouilleur du Canada. Korea Warning Statements 당해...
  • Page 6: Safety Information

    Safety Information When product has power button, the power button is one of the way to shut off the product;  when there is no power button, the only way to completely shut off power is to disconnect the product or the power adapter from the power source. Don’t disassemble the product, or make repairs yourself.
  • Page 7: Declaration Of Conformity

    TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY For the following equipment: Product Description: AC750 WiFi Range Extender Model No.: RE210 Trademark: TP-LINK We declare under our own responsibility that the above products satisfy all the technical regulations applicable to the product within the scope of Council Directives:...
  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Package Contents ....................1 Chapter 1 Introduction ................... 2 Product Overview .................... 2 Main Features ....................2 Appearance ..................... 2 Chapter 2 Hardware Installation ................4 Before You Begin .................... 4 Basic Requirements ..................4 Connecting the Device ..................5 Chapter 3 Quick Installation Guide ...............
  • Page 9: Package Contents

    Conventions The Range Extender, the Device or RE210 mentioned in this User guide stands for RE210 AC750 WiFi Range Extender without any explanations. Parameters provided in the pictures are just references for setting up the product, which may differ from the actual situation.
  • Page 10: Chapter 1 Introduction

    Even though you may not be familiar with the Range Extender, you can easily configure it with the help of this Guide. Before installing the Range Extender, please look through this Guide to get the full information of the RE210 AC750 WiFi Range Extender. Main Features Complies with IEEE 802.11ac...
  • Page 11: Led Explanation

    RE: If your Wireless router or AP supports WPS or QSS function, you can press the WPS or  QSS button and then press the RE button to establish a secure connection between the Wireless router or AP and the Range Extender RE210. Power: The switch for the power. ...
  • Page 12: Chapter 2 Hardware Installation

    RF (radio frequency) noise in your home or office. In order to optimize the performance of RE210, please follow the instructions below to achieve an ideal location (please make sure it is always within the wireless coverage of the wireless router).
  • Page 13: Connecting The Device

    1. Connect the Cable/DSL modem to a Wireless router with an Ethernet cable. 2. Plug your RE210 directly to a standard electrical wall socket, which is near the Wireless router. 3. Connect your Wireless Clients (such as notebook, pad, smart phone, etc.) to RE210 wirelessly.
  • Page 14: Chapter 3 Quick Installation Guide

    RE210 AC750 WiFi Range Extender easily with a Web-based utility. With a Web-based utility, it is easy to configure and manage the RE210 AC750 WiFi Range Extender. The Web-based utility can be used on any Windows, Macintosh or UNIX OS with a Web browser, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Apple Safari.
  • Page 15 RE210 AC750 WiFi Range Extender User Guide After successful login, there will pop up the Quick Setup Wizard page. Click Next to get the quick setup started. Figure 3-3 Quick Setup Start  Note: If you want to go through the Quick Setup right away, you can click Exit and enter the main menu of the device.
  • Page 16 RE210 AC750 WiFi Range Extender User Guide A list of available 2.4GHz wireless network will appear. Check the box before the SSID of your desired network, and then click Next. Figure 3-6 Quick Setup – Available Wireless Networks  Note: If you could not find your wireless network name (SSID) in the list, you can click Rescan to redetect it or tick the checkbox before "Set SSID and MAC Manually"...
  • Page 17 RE210 AC750 WiFi Range Extender User Guide A list of available 5GHz wireless network will appear. Check the box before the SSID of your desired network, and then click Next. Figure 3-8 Quick Setup – Available Wireless Networks  Note: If you could not find your wireless network name (SSID) in the list, you can click Rescan to redetect it or tick the checkbox before "Set SSID and MAC Manually"...
  • Page 18 RE210 AC750 WiFi Range Extender User Guide Double-check your wireless setting and network setting, when Figure 3-10 appears. If verified, click Finish to complete the Quick Setup. If there is anything wrong, click Back to return to the previous pages and reconfigure it.
  • Page 19: Chapter 4 Configure The Device

    AC750 WiFi Range Extender User Guide Chapter 4 Configure the Device This Chapter describes how to configure your Range Extender via the web-based management page. The RE210 AC750 WiFi Range Extender is easy to configure and manage with the Web-based (Internet Explorer, Netscape ®...
  • Page 20 RE210 AC750 WiFi Range Extender User Guide Figure 4-1 Status Firmware Version - This field displays the current firmware version of the Range Extender.  Hardware Version - This field displays the current hardware version of the Range Extender. ...
  • Page 21: Quick Setup

    RE210 AC750 WiFi Range Extender User Guide Connection Status - It shows whether your device has been connected to a wireless  network currently. "Connected" means the range extender have connected to a wireless network, while if it shows "disconnected", you can click "connect" to connect.
  • Page 22: Lan

    RE210 AC750 WiFi Range Extender User Guide 4.3.1 LAN Selecting Network > LAN will enable you to configure the IP parameters of Network on this page. Figure 4-3 LAN – Dynamic IP Figure 4-4 LAN – Static IP MAC Address - The physical address of the LAN port, as seen from the LAN. The value ...
  • Page 23: Dhcp Settings

    RE210 AC750 WiFi Range Extender User Guide If you are not familiar with the setting items in this page, it's strongly recommended to keep the provided default values, otherwise may result in lower wireless network performance or even can't work.
  • Page 24 RE210 AC750 WiFi Range Extender User Guide Figure 4-7 DHCP Settings – Off DHCP Server - Selecting the radio button before Auto/On/Off will disable/enable the DHCP  server on your Range Extender. The default setting is Auto. If you disable the Server, you must have another DHCP server within your network or else you must manually configure the computer.
  • Page 25: Dhcp Client List

    RE210 AC750 WiFi Range Extender User Guide 4.3.3 DHCP Client List Selecting Network > DHCP Client List will enable you to view the Client Name, MAC Address, Assigned IP and Lease Time for each DHCP Client attached to the device (Figure 4-8).
  • Page 26: Extender Settings

    RE210 AC750 WiFi Range Extender User Guide get a connection to the internet (show in Figure 4-10). Figure 4-10 Connect to Existing Network Click the Next button to continue, for detailed steps, please refer to Chapter 3 Quick Installation Guide Click the Exit button to quit.
  • Page 27 RE210 AC750 WiFi Range Extender User Guide Figure 4-12 Wireless MAC Filtering To filter wireless users by MAC Address, click Enable. The default setting is Disabled. MAC Address - The wireless station's MAC address that you want to filter. ...
  • Page 28: Advanced Settings

    RE210 AC750 WiFi Range Extender User Guide Click the Delete All button to delete all entries. Click the Next button to go to the next page. Click the Previous button to return to the previous page. For example: If you desire that the wireless station A with MAC address 00-0A-EB-B0-00-0B and...
  • Page 29: High Speed

    RE210 AC750 WiFi Range Extender User Guide Beacon Interval - Specifies a value between 40-1000 milliseconds. The beacons are the  packets sent by the device to synchronize a wireless network. Beacon Interval value determines the time interval of the beacons. The default value is 100.
  • Page 30: Led On/Off

    RE210 AC750 WiFi Range Extender User Guide Figure 4-16 Wireless Statistics MAC Address - Shows the connected wireless station's MAC address.  Current Status - The connected wireless station's running status, one of STA-AUTH /  STA-ASSOC / STA-JOINED / WPA / WPA-PSK / WPA2 / WPA2-PSK / AP-UP / AP-DOWN / Disconnected.
  • Page 31: System Tools

    RE210 AC750 WiFi Range Extender User Guide 4.6 System Tools System Tools option helps you to optimize the configuration of your device. You can upgrade the Range Extender to the latest version of firmware as well as backup or restore the Range Extender’s configuration files.
  • Page 32: Factory Defaults

    RE210 AC750 WiFi Range Extender User Guide Download more recent firmware upgrade file from TP-LINK website (http://www.tp-link.com). Enter the path name or click Browse… to select the downloaded file on the computer into the File blank. Click Upgrade.  Note: Do not turn off the device or press the Reset button while the firmware is being upgraded.
  • Page 33: Reboot

    RE210 AC750 WiFi Range Extender User Guide To restore the device's configuration, follow these instructions: Click Browse… to find the configuration file which you want to restore. • Click Restore to update the configuration with the file whose path is the one you have input or •...
  • Page 34: Password

    RE210 AC750 WiFi Range Extender User Guide 4.6.5 Password Selecting System Tools > Password allows you to change the factory default user name and password of the device on the screen shown in Figure 4-23. Figure 4-23 Password It is strongly recommended that you change the factory default user name and password of the device.
  • Page 35 RE210 AC750 WiFi Range Extender User Guide Log Type - By selecting the log type, only logs of this type will be shown.  Log Level - By selecting the log level, only logs of this level will be shown.
  • Page 36: Appendix A: Factory Defaults

    RE210 AC750 WiFi Range Extender User Guide Appendix A: Factory Defaults Item Default Value Common Default Settings Username admin Password admin IP Address 192.168.0.254 Subnet Mask 255.255.255.0 Domain http://tplinkrepeater.net Wireless SSID TP-LINK_Extender_2.4GHz, TP-LINK_Extender_5GHz Wireless Security Disabled Wireless MAC Address Filtering...
  • Page 37: Appendix B: Troubleshooting

    T1. How do I restore my Range Extender’s configuration to its factory default settings? There are TWO methods available to restore the factory defaults. Method 1: With the Range Extender RE210 powered on, press the Reset button on the side panel for 5 seconds before releasing it. Method 2: Get logged in to the web-based management page of RE210, then go to “System Tools ->...
  • Page 38 Feel free to contact our technical support, if the problem still persists. T4. How can I know that my wireless signal has been repeated and boosted by RE210? An easy way is to compare the signal strength of your target wireless network (symbolized by its SSID), with RE210 in operation vs.
  • Page 39: Appendix C: Specifications

    RE210 AC750 WiFi Range Extender User Guide Appendix C: Specifications General IEEE 802.3, 802.3u, 802.11ac, 802.11n, 802.11b and 802.11g, Standards and Protocols TCP/IP, DHCP Safety & Emission Ports One 10/100/1000M Auto-Negotiation LAN RJ45 port Wireless Frequency Band 2.4GHz & 5GHz...
  • Page 40: Appendix D: Glossary

    RE210 AC750 WiFi Range Extender User Guide Appendix D: Glossary 802.11ac - IEEE 802.11ac is a wireless computer networking standard of 802.11.This  specification will enable multi-station WLAN throughput of at least 1 gigabit per second .This is accomplished by extending the air interface concepts embraced by 802.11n: wider RF bandwidth, more MIMO spatial streams, multi-user MIMO, and high-density modulation (up to 256 QAM).
  • Page 41 RE210 AC750 WiFi Range Extender User Guide Wi-Fi –A trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance and the brand name for products using the IEEE  802.11 family of standards. WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network) - A group of computers and associated devices ...