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Making A Wi-fi Connection To Your Computer (ad Hoc Mode); Settings On The Computer - Sony CBK-WA01 Operating Instructions Manual

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Making a Wi-Fi
Connection to Your
Computer (Ad hoc Mode)
Notes
• Make sure that your computer is capable of making a
wireless connection.
• IEEE802.11n connections are not available while in ad
hoc mode.
• Use WEP as the data encryption method.

Settings on the Computer

The following settings are required.
• Create a network that will be used to connect to the
camcorder.
• Set the IP address corresponding to the IP address of the
camcorder.
The examples below illustrate the creation of a network
named "WF1" using Windows XP and Windows Vista.
For Windows XP
1
Click [Control Panel] >[Network Connections].
The [Network Connections] window opens.
2
Right click [Wireless Network Connection], and click
[Properties].
The [Wireless Network Connection Properties] dialog
opens.
3
Click to check [Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)] in the
[General] tab, and click [Properties].
The [Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Properties] dialog
opens.
4
Click [Use the following IP address], and make the
following settings.
IP address:
Subnet mask:
For xxx, enter the same value with the IP address
assigned to the camcorder.
For yyy, select a value which is not used for the IP
address assigned to the camcorder.
5
Click [OK] to close the dialog.
192.168.xxx.yyy
255.255.255.0
6
Click [Advanced...] under [Preferred networks] in the
[Wireless Networks] tab to open the [Advanced]
dialog. Select [Computer-to-computer (ad hoc)
networks only], then click [Close] to close the dialog.
7
Click [Add] under [Preferred networks] in the
[Wireless Networks] tab.
The [Wireless Networks Properties] dialog opens.
8
Click to uncheck [The key is provided for me
automatically], and make the following settings.
Network name (SSID):
Network Authentication:
Data encryption:
Network key:
Confirm network key:
Key index (advanced):
Set [Network key] to string of 5 or 13 ASCII
characters, or of 10 or 26 hexadecimal digits.
In this example, set the network name to "WF1", and
the network key to "12345".
Example settings
Network name (SSID):
Network Authentication:
Data encryption:
Network key:
Confirm network key:
Key index (advanced):
Note
Windows Vista computers support connection with
the WEP key index fixed to 1. If you use both
Windows Vista computers and Windows XP
computers, be sure to set [Key index] to 1.
9
Click [OK] to close the [Wireless Networks
Properties] dialog.
[WF1 (Automatic)] appears in the [Preferred
networks] list in the [Wireless Network Connection
Properties] dialog.
10
Click [OK] to close the dialog.
Note
When you are not making a Wi-Fi connection to your
camcorder, configure your computer to obtain an IP
address automatically (in step 4, select "Obtain an IP

Making a Wi-Fi Connection to Your Computer (Ad hoc Mode)

Any name
Open
WEP
1
WF1
Open
WEP
12345
12345
1
7

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