Epson 80211b manual

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
55
56
57
58
59
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
67
68

Go to page of

A good user manual

The rules should oblige the seller to give the purchaser an operating instrucion of Epson 80211b, along with an item. The lack of an instruction or false information given to customer shall constitute grounds to apply for a complaint because of nonconformity of goods with the contract. In accordance with the law, a customer can receive an instruction in non-paper form; lately graphic and electronic forms of the manuals, as well as instructional videos have been majorly used. A necessary precondition for this is the unmistakable, legible character of an instruction.

What is an instruction?

The term originates from the Latin word „instructio”, which means organizing. Therefore, in an instruction of Epson 80211b one could find a process description. An instruction's purpose is to teach, to ease the start-up and an item's use or performance of certain activities. An instruction is a compilation of information about an item/a service, it is a clue.

Unfortunately, only a few customers devote their time to read an instruction of Epson 80211b. A good user manual introduces us to a number of additional functionalities of the purchased item, and also helps us to avoid the formation of most of the defects.

What should a perfect user manual contain?

First and foremost, an user manual of Epson 80211b should contain:
- informations concerning technical data of Epson 80211b
- name of the manufacturer and a year of construction of the Epson 80211b item
- rules of operation, control and maintenance of the Epson 80211b item
- safety signs and mark certificates which confirm compatibility with appropriate standards

Why don't we read the manuals?

Usually it results from the lack of time and certainty about functionalities of purchased items. Unfortunately, networking and start-up of Epson 80211b alone are not enough. An instruction contains a number of clues concerning respective functionalities, safety rules, maintenance methods (what means should be used), eventual defects of Epson 80211b, and methods of problem resolution. Eventually, when one still can't find the answer to his problems, he will be directed to the Epson service. Lately animated manuals and instructional videos are quite popular among customers. These kinds of user manuals are effective; they assure that a customer will familiarize himself with the whole material, and won't skip complicated, technical information of Epson 80211b.

Why one should read the manuals?

It is mostly in the manuals where we will find the details concerning construction and possibility of the Epson 80211b item, and its use of respective accessory, as well as information concerning all the functions and facilities.

After a successful purchase of an item one should find a moment and get to know with every part of an instruction. Currently the manuals are carefully prearranged and translated, so they could be fully understood by its users. The manuals will serve as an informational aid.

Table of contents for the manual

  • Page 1

    User ’ s Guid e ZLUHOHVVVHUYHUERRN3DJHL)ULGD0D?[...]

  • Page 2

    Copyright Notice All rights reserved. No part of this publicat ion may be reprod uced, stored in a [...]

  • Page 3

    iii Contents INTRODUCTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Wireless N[...]

  • Page 4

    iv CONFIGURING WIRELE SS PRINTING FOR MACINTOS H . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [...]

  • Page 5

    1 Introduction The E psonN et 802 .11b W ireless P rint S erver lets you print fr om any computer i[...]

  • Page 6

    2 Wireless Networking The E psonNet 802 .11b Wireless P r int Se r ver is designed for u se in a sma[...]

  • Page 7

    3 The illu strati on bel ow shows a wireles s network that uses an access point. If y ou don ’ t [...]

  • Page 8

    4 Windows System Requirements F or printing wi th the E psonN et 802.11b W ireless P rint Server ,[...]

  • Page 9

    5 Macintosh System Requirements F or printing wi th the E psonN et 802.11b W ireless P rint Serve[...]

  • Page 10

    6 Where To Get Information U se thi s booklet to set up and configure your E PSON printer and E pso[...]

  • Page 11

    7 Setting Up Your Print Server This chapter descri bes how t o unp a ck and set up your print serv[...]

  • Page 12

    8 Unpacking the Print Server T ake e verythi ng out of the box and make s ure you have the items sho[...]

  • Page 13

    9 Connecting the Print Server After you have verified that the pr inter is working cor rectly , you [...]

  • Page 14

    10 5. Connect the powe r supply to the print ser ver . 6. Plug the AC adapter into an electrical[...]

  • Page 15

    11 Configuring Wireless Printing for Windows This chapter explains how to i nstall the software an[...]

  • Page 16

    12 Preparing to Install Configuring the p rint ser ver is the process of setting it up to work wi[...]

  • Page 17

    13 Checking Your Netwo rk Befor e you begin the ins tallation process, do the follo wing: ■ F [...]

  • Page 18

    14 Installing the EpsonNet Wireless Utilities Before you i nstall the utilit ies, ma ke sure you c[...]

  • Page 19

    15 4. Click Ne x t . Y ou see th e licen se agr eement . 5. Read the license agreement, and c lic[...]

  • Page 20

    16 Configuring the P r int Server After the softwar e is ins talled, you ’ re ready to establish [...]

  • Page 21

    17 Y ou see the f ollowing: If yo u see the mess age Wirele ss Communic ation Failed , click OK, th[...]

  • Page 22

    18 For desc riptions of all the settings on the Wi reless Server Conf igur atio n scre en, see Ap[...]

  • Page 23

    19 8. Make any other changes you want and click OK . F or example, you might want to change the [...]

  • Page 24

    20 Y ou see the EpsonNet I nst allation Program again: 3. D o one of the f ollowi ng: ■ If you ?[...]

  • Page 25

    21 Setting Up Additi onal Computers After you confi gure the print ser ver , you n eed to set up a n[...]

  • Page 26

    22 Setting Up a Network Port on Windows XP o r 2000 The process of se tting up a netw ork port is [...]

  • Page 27

    23 5. Click Ne x t . Y ou see a window l ike the fo llowing: 6. In the Printer Name or I P Addr[...]

  • Page 28

    24 Setting Up a Network Port on Windows Me, 98, or 95 Befor e you begin, run W P-Admin and note t[...]

  • Page 29

    25 4. Righ t-click yo ur printer icon, and the n click Properties . Y ou see the P roperties wind[...]

  • Page 30

    26 Y ou see the Browse for Printer win dow: . 7. Click the + next to Entire Network , then c lick[...]

  • Page 31

    27 Setting Up a Network Port on Windows NT 4.0 Ma ke sure you have M i cros oft T CP/IP P rinting[...]

  • Page 32

    28 6. Click Cl ose to close t he P rinter P orts win dow . 7. Click OK to close the P roper ties[...]

  • Page 33

    29 Configuring Wireless Printing for Macintosh This chapter explains how to i nstall the software [...]

  • Page 34

    30 Preparing to Install Configuring the p rint ser ver is the process of setting it up to work wi[...]

  • Page 35

    31 If Your Macin tosh Has an AirP ort Wireless Adapter ■ Mak e s ure AirP ort is enabled in the A[...]

  • Page 36

    32 If Your Maci ntosh Has a Non- AirPort Wireles s Adapter ■ M ake sur e your M acintosh c ompute[...]

  • Page 37

    33 Installing the EpsonN et Wireless Print Server 1. Insert the prin ter CD-R OM in your drive. 2[...]

  • Page 38

    34 Configuring the P r int Server After the softwar e is ins talled, you ’ re ready to establish [...]

  • Page 39

    35 If you see the m essage Wirele ss Communica tion Failed, clic k OK, then cl ick CONFIGU RE again[...]

  • Page 40

    36 This pas sword does no t affect acce ss to your Air Port network. To enabl e password prot ectio[...]

  • Page 41

    37 Setting Up Additi onal Macintosh Computers Once the print ser ver is co nfigured on your wirel[...]

  • Page 42

    38 If Your Maci ntosh Has a Non- AirPort Wireles s Adapter ■ M ake sur e your M acintosh c ompute[...]

  • Page 43

    39 Solving Wireless Printing Problems This chapter give s you inf ormation on solving pr oblems w[...]

  • Page 44

    40 Problem s and Solu tions Here are some troubleshooting t ips if you are having trouble setting up[...]

  • Page 45

    41 ■ Ho l d down the test button on the back of the print ser ver for at least f ive seconds [...]

  • Page 46

    42 ■ If you ’ ve set the Boot Method in WP-Admin t o AUTO or DHCP and unplugged the pri nt [...]

  • Page 47

    43 ■ Make sure you ’ re connec ting to the correct pri nt ser ver . Chec k the MAC address on t[...]

  • Page 48

    44 You wa nt to use a password on your AirPor t network. Because AirP ort uses p asswords that do [...]

  • Page 49

    45 6. T o use the printer in computer-to-c omputer mode, do the follo wing: ■ Cr eate a c omputer[...]

  • Page 50

    46 Uninst alling the Soft ware Y ou may need to uninstal l and then reinstall the softwar e for yo[...]

  • Page 51

    47 Where To Get Help If you need help with your prin t serve r , see th e contact infor mation below[...]

  • Page 52

    48 ZLUHOHVVVHUYHUERRN3DJH)ULGD0D[...]

  • Page 53

    49 Appendix A: Configuration Settings The W i reless S er ver Config uration screen includes both f[...]

  • Page 54

    50 Firmware R evision Indicates the version of the software embed ded in the pr int ser ver . Th i[...]

  • Page 55

    51 Subnet Mask Set the subnet mask of your print ser ver to the correct setting for your network. T[...]

  • Page 56

    52 Data Rate Indicates the throughput spe ed in Mbps of th e wireless Ethernet connect ion (1, 2[...]

  • Page 57

    53 WEP Key Disables o r enables WEP (Wired Equi valent Privacy), wh ich provides a level of secur[...]

  • Page 58

    54 ZLUHOHVVVHUYHUERRN3DJH)ULGD0D[...]

  • Page 59

    55 Appendix B: Specifications and Notices Print Server Specifications Printer Connection Parallel [...]

  • Page 60

    56 Sensitiv ity (typ, AWGN, 8 E-2 PER) : –91 dBm at 1 M bps –88 dBm at 2 M bps –87 dBm at [...]

  • Page 61

    57 Epson Am erica, In c. Limited Wa rranty What Is Co v ered: Epso n America, Inc. (“Epson”) w[...]

  • Page 62

    58 products, or service other tha n by an Epson Author i zed Servicer. If a claim ed defect cann[...]

  • Page 63

    59 FCC Compliance Statement For Un ited State s Users This equipment has been tested and found to c[...]

  • Page 64

    60 Declaration of Conformity Accordi ng to 47CFR, Part 2 and 15 for Cl ass B Person al Computers an[...]

  • Page 65

    61 Index Numerics 128 Bi t/ 64 Bit WEP Key setting, 53 802.11b Ad Hoc mode, 21, 32, 38 , 52 A Acc[...]

  • Page 66

    62 F Firmwar e d ownload s, 56 Firmware Revision setting, 5 0 G Gateway setting, 51 H Help , E PSO [...]

  • Page 67

    63 speci ficat ions, 55 to 56 status l i ghts, 10 , 40 test but ton, 10, 39 Pri nter connecting to[...]

  • Page 68

    64 Wir eless Mod e set tin g, 52 Workgroup settin g, 50 WP-Admin config urat ion sett ings, 49 to [...]