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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    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[...]

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

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

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

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    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[...]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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