Note: The installation screenshots were taken in Windows XP. For other OS, the installation procedure will be exactly the same but the screenshots will differ. Contents of Package:
â€¢ DWL-5000AP Access Point â€¢ Power Supply â€“ 5V DC, 2.5A* â€¢ Manual on CD
â€¢ Printed Quick Installation Guide â€¢ Console Cable â€¢ Power Cable
*Using a power supply with a different voltage rating will damage and void the warranty for this product. If any of the above items are missing, please contact your reseller. System Requirements:
â€¢ Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator version 4 and higher with Java
â€¢ Computer with Windows; Macintosh; or Linux-based operating system with
an installed Ethernet adapter.
â€¢ Connect the power supply to the power cable. â€¢ Connect the power supply to the DWL-5000AP. â€¢ Connect the power cable to an electrical outlet. â€¢ Connect an Ethernet cable (cross-over) to the Ethernet port of the DWL-
â€¢ Connect the other end of the Ethernet cable to the computer with the
installed Ethernet adapter.
â€¢ Turn your computer on. TheEthernet LED being on will indicate the connection to the computer.
Configuring Ethernet Adapter Settings
â€¢ Go to Start > My Network Places > Right-click.
â€¢ Select Properties
â€¢ Right-click on the Local Area
Connection for the Ethernet adapter.
â€¢ Select Properties
Note: The computer used to configure the DWL-5000AP will need an IP address in the same range and subnet as the DWL- 5000AP. The DWL-5000AP has a default IP address of 192.168.0.50 and subnet of 255.255.255.0
â€¢ In the Local Area Connection
Properties, select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP).
â€¢ Select Properties
â€¢ In the General Tab, select Use the following IP address:
â€¢ In the IP Address, enter in the
following IP address: 192.168.0.2.
Note: The IP address entered must NOT be the same IP address assigned to any other device in the network. The IP address must follow the 192.168.0.x IP address format
â€¢ Under Subnet mask, input the
following address: 255.255.255.0
â€¢ Click OK to accept settings
Configuring the DWL-5000AP
Open a web browser and type in http://192.168.0.50. Be sure to use Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator version 4 and above.
â€¢ When the login screen appears, type
in the User Name and Password to access the Web Configuration Utility.
â€¢ By default the User Name is Admin
(case sensitive) and Password is blank.
â€¢ Click OK
3 The DWL-5000AP will work out of the box with D-Link AirPro DWL-A520 and DWL- A650 using the default factory settings.
â€¢ The default factory settings can be modified in the Configuration menu. â€¢ The default settings for the DWL-5000AP are the following:
SSID: default The SSID on the wireless network adapters must be the same in order to communicate with the DWL- 5000AP
Turbo: Off If the Turbo mode is enabled on the
default DWL-5000AP, then Turbo mode must also be enabled on the wireless adapters.
Enable Encryption: Disabled To enable Encryption, check this box and enter in the Encryption key. Note: If Encryption is enabled on the DWL-5000AP, then the Encryption on wireless adapters must also be enabled.
Enter the Encryption Key using the following guideline.
4 Advanced Configuration â€“ Adjusting Transmit Power Level
â€¢ By clicking on Configuration > Advanced button, users can modify
Advanced features of the DWL-5000AP.
Data Rate: best Recommended to keep Data Rate at best for highest wireless connection.
Transmit Power: full Users can adjust the Transmit Power settings to limit the area of wireless coverage (i.e. a room).
Advanced Configuration â€“ Using the
Access Control List (ACL) for Security
â€¢ Click on Configuration tab > Per Station Privacy.
â€¢ Select Enable in the ACL
selection. In the ACL Type, select one of the following options: Allow, Deny, Strict. For more information on the ACL Type, click on the help button.
â€¢ Click on Add
â€¢ In the MAC Address box,
enter in the 802.11a Network Adapterâ€™s MAC address.
â€¢ When all the information
has been filled, click on Add to List to allow wireless access to the provisioned wireless network adapters.
â€¢ If any changes are made in
the Configuration menu, be sure to click Update to save changes.
Note: Any changes in the settings will not take effect until the unit is restarted.
Your wireless connection setup is now complete! Please remember to change back the network settings for the computer used to configure the DWL-5000AP.
To reset the D-Link AirPro DWL-5000AP unit
â€¢ To do a hard-reset on the D-Link AirPro DWL-5000AP, please follow
1. On the back of the DWL-5000AP, locate the reset button.
2. Use a paper clip to press the reset button.
3. Hold for about 5 seconds and release.
4. After the unit reboots, the DWL-5000AP will reset.
The most recent software and documentation are available on the D-Link website.
D-Link provides free technical support for customers within the United States during
the warranty period on this product. U.S. customers can contact D-Link Technical Support through our web site, or by
phone. D-Link Technical Support over Telephone: (877) 453-5465 24 hours a day, seven days a week. D-Link Technical Support over the Internet: