Dynex DX-E402 Router Manual (Setup & Configuration)

There is no better technical help than having the manual of any given product. Fortunately, we are presenting router guide for Dynex DX-E402 router. If you need help on topics like web panel access for management, router hard reset, parental control settings, band width allocation, changing your router IP or password from default, port forwarding, then reading this guide is a must.

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USER GUIDE
GUIDE DE L’UTILISATEUR • GUÍA DEL USUARIO
4-Port 10/100 Mbps Router
Routeur à 4 ports à 10/100 Mbps
Enrutador de 4 puertos de 10/100 Mbps
DX-E402
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Contents
Dynex DX-E402
4-Port 10/100 Mbps Router
Contents
Introduction
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Setting up and using your router
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Appendix - FAQ
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Specifications
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Legal notices
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One-year limited warranty
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Français
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Español
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Introduction
Thank you for choosing the DX-E402 10/100M router. This router provides you with a
dedicated solution for small office/home office (SOHO) networks. With your network all
connected, your local network can share files, printers, and Internet access for multiple
computers through one ISP account.
your router has an easy, Web-based setup for installation and management. Even though
you may not be familiar with your router, this guide will make configuring your router easy.
Before installing your router, look through this guide to get to know all of your router's
functions.
Built-in firewall, supporting IP address filtering, domain name filtering, and MAC
address filtering
Supports connecting to and disconnecting from the Internet at a specified time
Supports access control, allowing parents and network administrators to establish
restricted, time-based access for children or staff
Supports TCP/IP, PPPoE, DHCP, ICMP, NAT, and SNTP
Supports UPnP, dynamic DNS, static routing, and VPN pass-through
Supports traffic statistics
Supports ICMP-FLOOD, UDP-FLOOD, and TCP-SYN-FLOOD filtering
Ignores ping packets from WAN or LAN ports
Supports firmware upgrades
Supports remote and Web management
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Front Panel
The front panel of your router consists of several LED indicators, which are designed to
indicate active connections.
Rear Panel
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Indicator
Description
1
Power
LED On - Power is on
LED Off - Power is off
2
System
LED On - your router is initializing
LED Off - your router has an error
LED Blinking - your router is working correctly
3
Link/Act
LED On - there is a device linked to the corresponding port
LED Off - there is no device linked to the corresponding port
LED Blinking - Data is being sent or received on the corresponding port
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Function
Description
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AC power jack
Plug the AC connector from the AC power adapter into this jack.
Caution
: Use only the AC power adapter supplied with your router,
or damage may result.
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3
2
1
4
3
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Setting up and using your router
Setting up and using your router
System requirements
Broadband Internet access service (DSL/cable/Ethernet)
A cable or DSL modem that has an RJ-45 connector (not necessary if you connect your
router to Ethernet)
Each computer on your LAN needs a working Ethernet adapter and an Ethernet cable
with RJ-45 connectors
TCP/IP protocol must be installed on each computer
A Web browser, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or later, or Netscape Navigator
6.0 or later.
Installation requirements
Do not place in direct sunlight or near a heater or heating vent
There should be at least 2 inches (5 cm) of clear space on all sides of your router
Place in a well ventilated position, especially if it is in a closet
Operating temperature: 32° F~104° F (0° C~40° C )
Operating Humidity: 10%~90% RH, Non-condensing
Default settings
The default IP address of your router is 192.168.1.1, and the default subnet mask is
255.255.255.0. You can see these values from the LAN and you can change them as needed
(examples in this guide use the default values).
Connecting your router
Before you install your router, you should be able to successfully connect your computer to
the Internet through your broadband service. If there is any problem, contact your ISP for
help. After you have successfully connected to the Internet, install your router according to
the following steps.
You will first connect your hardware and then you will configure your router using the Quick
Setup wizard. You can configure and manage your router with a Web-based (Internet
Explorer or Netscape® Navigator) utility. The Web-based utility can be used on any Windows,
Macintosh, or UNIX OS with a Web browser.
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Factory default RESET button
Press this button and hold it about five to seven seconds until the
System LED flashes three times, then release the button and wait
for your router to reboot.
3
WAN port (RJ-45)
Plug the RJ-45 cable from the cable or DSL modem into this port.
4
10/100 LAN ports (RJ-45)
Plug the RJ-45 cables from LAN ports on your local computers into
these ports.
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Function
Description
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Warning
: Unplug your router and keep your hands dry to avoid electrical shock.
To connect your hardware:
1
Turn off your computer(s), your cable or DSL modem, and the router. You may need to
unplug the device if no power switch is available.
2
Locate the Ethernet cable that connects your modem and computer. Unplug that cable
from your modem, and plug it into LAN Port 1 port on the back of the router.
3
Connect the supplied Ethernet cable to on the WAN port back of the router.
4
Connect the other end of the supplied Ethernet cable to your modem, in the port that's
now free.
5
If needed, connect additional computers, switches, or hubs to the LAN ports on the
router.
6
Connect the power adapter to the power connector on the back of the router, then
plug the other end into a power outlet. The router starts to work automatically.
RESET
Switch or Hub
To LAN 1
To WAN
LAN
To power
Internet
To LAN
XDSL Cable
Ethernet