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  • User Guide - Page 3

    ... are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and,... exposure compliance requirements, this grant is applicable to only Mobile Configurations. The antennas used for this transmitter must be installed to provide a separation distance of at least 20 cm from all persons and...
  • User Guide - Page 6

    ... 4.4.4 4.4.5 4.4.6 Basic Settings ...16 Wireless Mode ...17 Survey...22 Security Settings...23 MAC Filtering ...27 Wireless Statistics...29 4.5 DHCP...30 4.5.1 4.5.2 4.5.3 DHCP Settings...30 DHCP Clients List ...32 Address Reservation ...32 4.6 4.7 Wireless Settings ...33 System Tools ...34 4.7.1 4.7.2 4.7.3 Firmware...35 Factory Defaults...36 Backup & Restore...36
  • User Guide - Page 9

    TL-WA500G 54M Wireless Access Point User Guide Overview of This Guide Package Contents: Chapter 1 Introduction: Tells what are contained in the box. Gives an introduction for the TL-WA500G Wireless Access Point. Introduces advantages of using this... PC. Allows you to make some advanced configurations for your wireless network. Allows you to update the firmware, restore the factory defaults, backup...
  • User Guide - Page 10

    ...Chapter 1 Introduction Thank you for choosing the TL-WA500G 54M Wireless Access Point. 1.1 Product ...Range™ WLAN transmission technology, TL-WA500G Wireless Access Point provides exceptional ...PSK), as well as advanced Firewall protections, the TL-WA500G Wireless Access Point delivers complete ...Before installing the AP, please look through this Guide to get the full information of the TL-WA500G...
  • User Guide - Page 11

    TL-WA500G 54M Wireless Access Point User Guide 1.2 Main Features Features Benefits ... the stations' MAC addresses Makes the AP an ideal solution for your wireless local area network You ...or more wired LANs Bridge (Point to Point, Point to Multi-point) Supports Firmware Upgrade You can easily upgrade ... management page Allows you to manage your wireless LAN easily through the web-based management ...
  • User Guide - Page 14

    TL-WA500G 54M Wireless Access Point User Guide Chapter 2 Hardware Installation 2.1 Before You Begin Please read this User Guide carefully before ... 2-1 is an example of the typical application of TL-WA500G in the infrastructure network. An Infrastructure network contains an access point or a wireless router. Figure 2-1 The Example of Infrastructure Network Incorporating the TL-WA500G 7
  • User Guide - Page 16

    TL-WA500G 54M Wireless Access Point User Guide Chapter 3 Configure PC This chapter will guide you to configure your PC to communicate with the AP. The wireless adapter-equipped computers in your network must be in the same IP Address range without overlap ... choose Properties. Figure 3-1 2. On the My Network Connections window shown as Figure 3-2 below, right-click LAN (Local Area Connection) and...
  • User Guide - Page 17

    TL-WA500G 54M Wireless Access Point User Guide Figure 3-2 3. In the General tab of Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Properties window, highlight Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and click Properties. Figure 3-3 4. Configure the IP address manually. 10
  • User Guide - Page 18

    TL-WA500G a) b) 54M Wireless Access Point User Guide Select Use the following IP address. Enter 192.168.1.* (* is any integer between 1 to 253) into the IP...settings. c) Figure 3-4 5. Verify the network connection between your PC and the AP via the Ping command. The following example is in Windows XP Operating System. a) b) Click Start > Run tab. Enter cmd in the filed and click Ok. Type ping ...
  • User Guide - Page 20

    TL-WA500G 54M Wireless Access Point User Guide Chapter 4 Configure the Device This Chapter describes how to configure your Access Point via the web-based management page. The TL-WA500G 54M Wireless Access Point is easy to configure and manage with the Web-based ( Internet Explorer, ... the web-based management page: Status, Network, Wireless, DHCP, Wireless Settings and System Tools. Submenus will ...
  • User Guide - Page 21

    TL-WA500G 54M Wireless Access Point User Guide Figure 4-3 AP Status Firmware Version - This field displays the current firmware ... Version - This field displays the current hardware version of the AP LAN - This field displays the current settings or information for the Network, including the MAC address, IP address and Subnet Mask. Wireless - This field displays basic information or status for ...
  • User Guide - Page 34

    TL-WA500G WPA2-PSK - Pre-shared key of WPA2. 54M Wireless Access Point User Guide PSK...some filtering rules to control wireless stations accessing the AP, which depend on the station's MAC address on the following screen as shown Figure 4-16. Figure 4-16 Wireless MAC address Filtering If you want to enable the list to access. Figure 4-17 Add or Modify Wireless MAC Address Filtering entry 27
  • User Guide - Page 37

    TL-WA500G Sent Packets - Packets sent by the station. 54M Wireless Access Point User Guide You cannot change any of the values on this... Protocol. The DHCP Server will automatically assign dynamic IP addresses to the computers on the network. This protocol simplifies network management and allows new wireless devices to receive IP addresses automatically without the need to manually assign new IP ...
  • User Guide - Page 39

    TL-WA500G 54M Wireless Access Point User Guide 4.5.2 DHCP Clients List Selecting ...Here displays the name of the DHCP client. MAC Address - Here displays the MAC address of the DHCP client. ... page. To update this page and to show the current attached devices, click on the Refresh button. 4.5.3 Address ...4-23). Figure 4-23 Address Reservation MAC Address - Here displays the MAC address of the PC for...
  • User Guide - Page 41

    TL-WA500G 54M Wireless Access Point User Guide traffic. A long transmit preamble may... does not have power selection option. The wireless advanced settings for this version are shown below. Note: The ... of your device. You can upgrade the AP to the most recent version of firmware as well as back up ... the System Tools menu (shown as Figure 4-25): Firmware, Factory Defaults, Backup & Restore, Reboot, ...
  • User Guide - Page 42

    ... with the current hardware version. New firmware versions are posted on and can be downloaded for free. There is no need to upgrade the firmware unless the new firmware has ... its firmware. To upgrade the AP's firmware, follow these instructions: 1. 2. 3. Download a more recent ( firmware upgrade file from the TP-LINK ...
  • User Guide - Page 43

    TL-WA500G 54M Wireless Access Point User Guide Note: Do not turn off the AP or press the Reset button while the firmware is being upgraded. The AP will reboot after the Upgrading has been finished. 4.7.2 Factory Defaults Selecting System Tools > Factory Defaults allows you to restore the factory default settings for the AP on the screen below (Figure 4-27). Figure 4-27 Restore Factory ...
  • User Guide - Page 44

    TL-WA500G 54M Wireless Access Point User Guide Note: 1. The current configuration will be covered with the uploading ...: Change LAN IP Address. (System will reboot automatically) DHCP service function. Static address assignment of DHCP server. Upgrade the firmware of the AP (system will reboot automatically). Restore the AP's settings to factory default (system will reboot automatically). ...
  • User Guide - Page 47

    TL-WA500G 54M Wireless Access Point User Guide 2). On the My Network Connections window, right-click Wireless Network and choose Enable to enable wireless network function. 3). Right-click the wireless connection icon " View Available Wireless Networks. " on the screen of the PC and then select 4). Highlight the SSID of the AP(Here is TP-LINK) and click Connect to add to the network. 40
  • User Guide - Page 50

    TL-WA500G 54M Wireless Access Point User Guide Appendix C: Troubleshooting 1. No LEDs... used. Use a standard Category 5 Ethernet patch cable. If the network device has Auto ... Restart the computer. The computer with the wireless adapter may not have the correct TCP/IP settings to...up properly for that network. The usual setting for Windows is "Obtain an IP address automatically" in Network Properties....
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