NETGEAR WGPS606 Router Manual (Setup & Configuration)

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NETGEAR
, Inc.
4500 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054 USA
Phone 1-888-NETGEAR
Reference Manual for the
NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless
USB Print Server with 4-Port
Switch WGPS606
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NETGEAR, INC.
Technical Support
Please register to obtain technical support
. Please retain your proof of purchase and warranty
information.
To register your product, get product support or obtain product information and product
documentation, go to
www.netgear.com
. If you do not have access to the World Wide Web, you can
register your product by filling out the registration card and mailing it to NETGEAR customer
service.
You will find technical support information at:
www.netgear.com/support/main.asp
through the customer service area. If you want to contact
technical support by telephone, see the support information card for the correct telephone number
for your country.
© 2005 by NETGEAR, Inc. All rights reserved.
Trademarks
NETGEAR is a registered trademark of NETGEAR, INC. Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft
Corporation. Other brand and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective
holders. Information is subject to change without notice. All rights reserved.
Statement of Conditions
In the interest of improving internal design, operational function, and/or reliability, NETGEAR reserves the
right to make changes to the products described in this document without notice. NETGEAR does not
assume any liability that may occur due to the use or application of the product(s) or circuit layout(s)
described herein.
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Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Compliance Notice:
Radio Frequency Notice
Note
:
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by NETGEAR, Inc. could void the user's
authority to operate this equipment.
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
1.
This device may not cause harmful interference.
2.
This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired
operation.
Note
:
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. However, there is no guarantee that
interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful
interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off
and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following
measures:
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is
connected
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
RF Exposure Requirements
WARNING!
To ensure compliance with FCC RF exposure requirements, the antenna used for this device
must be installed to provide a separation distance of at least 20 cm (8 in) from all persons and must not be
co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or radio transmitter. Installers and end-users
must follow the installation instructions provided in this user guide.
Radio Frequency Interference Requirements
This device is restricted to indoor use due to its operation in the 2.4 GHz frequency range. FCC requires this
product to be used indoors in 2.4 GHz the frequency range to reduce the potential for harmful interference to
co-channel Mobile Satellite systems.
FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE
Tested to Comply
with FCC Standards
NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless USB Print Server with 4-Port Switch WGPS606
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Product and Publication Details
Model Number:
WGPS606
Publication Date:
March 2005
Product Family:
wireless USB print server
Product Name:
NETGEAR 54 Mbps Wireless USB Print Server with 4-Port Switch
WGPS606
Home or Business Product:
Home
Language:
English
Publication Part Number:
202-10083-01
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Contents
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Contents
Chapter 1
About This Manual
Audience, Scope, Conventions, and Formats
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1-1
How to Print this Manual
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1-2
Chapter 2
Introduction
About the Wireless USB Print Server
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2-1
Support for Standards
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2-1
Key Features
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2-2
802.11g Standards-based Wireless Networking
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2-2
Autosensing Ethernet Connections with Auto Uplink
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2-3
System Requirements
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2-3
What’s In the Box?
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2-4
Bottom Label Description
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2-4
Power Socket
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2-6
Reset and Restore to Factory Defaults Button
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2-6
RJ-45 Ethernet Port
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2-6
Antenna
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2-6
Chapter 3
Basic Installation and Configuration
Overview of Wireless USB Print Server Setup
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3-1
WGPS606 Default Factory Settings
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3-1
Verify Printer and Network Readiness
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3-2
Understanding WGPS606 Wireless Security Options
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3-3
Observe these Precautions
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3-3
Set Up the Print Server
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3-4
Now, Set Up a PC
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3-5
Troubleshooting Tips
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3-6
Two Ways to Log In to the WGPS606
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3-7
How to Log in Using the IP Address of the WGPS606
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3-7
Using the IP Settings Options
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