NETGEAR WPN824v2 Router Manual (Setup & Configuration)

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NETGEAR
, Inc.
4500 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054 USA
Reference Manual for the
RangeMax Wireless
Router WPN824
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© 2005 by NETGEAR, Inc. All rights reserved. November 2005.
Trademarks
NETGEAR is a trademark of Netgear, Inc.
Microsoft, Windows, and Windows NT are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
Other brand and product names are registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective holders.
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.
Maximum Wireless Signal Rate Derived from IEEE Standard 802.11 Specifications
Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic,
building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate.
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Compliance Notice: Radio Frequency Notice
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.
EN 55 022 Declaration of Conformance
This is to certify that the RangeMax Wireless Router WPN824 is shielded against the generation of radio interference in
accordance with the application of Council Directive 89/336/EEC, Article 4a. Conformity is declared by the application
of EN 55 022 Class B (CISPR 22).
Bestätigung des Herstellers/Importeurs
Es wird hiermit bestätigt, daß das RangeMax Wireless Router WPN824 gemäß der im BMPT-AmtsblVfg 243/1991 und
Vfg 46/1992 aufgeführten Bestimmungen entstört ist. Das vorschriftsmäßige Betreiben einiger Geräte (z.B. Testsender)
kann jedoch gewissen Beschränkungen unterliegen. Lesen Sie dazu bitte die Anmerkungen in der Betriebsanleitung.
Das Bundesamt für Zulassungen in der Telekommunikation wurde davon unterrichtet, daß dieses Gerät auf den Markt
gebracht wurde und es ist berechtigt, die Serie auf die Erfüllung der Vorschriften hin zu überprüfen.
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Certificate of the Manufacturer/Importer
It is hereby certified that the RangeMax Wireless Router WPN824 has been suppressed in accordance with the
conditions set out in the BMPT-AmtsblVfg 243/1991 and Vfg 46/1992. The operation of some equipment (for example,
test transmitters) in accordance with the regulations may, however, be subject to certain restrictions. Please refer to the
notes in the operating instructions.
Federal Office for Telecommunications Approvals has been notified of the placing of this equipment on the market
and has been granted the right to test the series for compliance with the regulations.
Voluntary Control Council for Interference (VCCI) Statement
This equipment is in the second category (information equipment to be used in a residential area or an adjacent area
thereto) and conforms to the standards set by the Voluntary Control Council for Interference by Data Processing
Equipment and Electronic Office Machines aimed at preventing radio interference in such residential areas.
When used near a radio or TV receiver, it may become the cause of radio interference.
Read instructions for correct handling.
Customer Support
Refer to the Support Information Card that shipped with your RangeMax Wireless Router WPN824.
World Wide Web
NETGEAR maintains a World Wide Web home page that you can access at the universal resource locator (URL)
. A direct connection to the Internet and a Web browser such as Internet Explorer
or Netscape are required.
Product and Publication Details
Model Number:
WPN824
Publication Date:
November 2005
Product Family:
Wireless Router
Product Name:
RangeMax Wireless Router WPN824
Home or Business Product:
Home
Language:
English
Publication Part Number:
202-10122-01
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Contents
Reference Manual for the RangeMax Wireless Router WPN824
Chapter 1
About This Manual
Audience, Scope, Conventions, and Formats
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How to Use This Manual
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1-2
How to Print this Manual
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1-2
Chapter 2
Introduction
Key Features
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2-1
RangeMax™ Multi-In, Multi-Out (MIMO) Technology
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2-2
802.11g Wireless Networking
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2-2
A Powerful, True Firewall with Content Filtering
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2-3
Security
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2-3
Autosensing Ethernet Connections with Auto Uplink
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2-4
Extensive Protocol Support
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2-4
Easy Installation and Management
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2-5
Maintenance and Support
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2-5
NETGEAR Related Products
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2-5
Package Contents
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2-6
The Router’s Front Panel
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2-7
The Router’s Rear Panel
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2-8
A Road Map for ‘How to Get There From Here’
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2-9
Chapter 3
Connecting the Router to the Internet
Prepare to Install Your Wireless Router
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3-1
First, Use the Smart Wizard to Configure the Wireless Router
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3-2
Now, Set Up a Computer for Wireless Connectivity
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3-3
Troubleshooting Tips
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3-4