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i-SENSYS MF5980dw

FAQ ID: 8201283800
Last modified: 13-Oct-11


FAQ: Setting the Wireless LAN Manually (MF5980dw Only)

Helpful Information:

Solution:


Switching the Connection Method to Wireless LAN

1. Press [ ] (Menu).

2. Select <Network Settings> with [ ] or [ ], and then press [OK].


The next screen is displayed for approximately 5 seconds.
Turn OFF/ON using Step 5. Turning this OFF/ON is not required.

3. Select <Select Wired/Wireless LAN> using [ ] or [ ], and then press [OK].

4. Select <Wireless LAN> using [ ] or [ ], and then press [OK].

5. Restart the machine when the following screen disappears.

It is necessary to turn the machine OFF/ON to activate the settings.
Turn OFF the machine and wait for at least 10 seconds before turning it back ON.

Setting by Manually Selecting an Access Point

From the list of access points searched by the machine, select a wireless LAN router or an access point to be connected and enter a network key for connection.

NOTE
  • Selecting Access Point

For selecting access points, WEP 802.11 authentication system is set to <Open System>, while WPA/WPA2 encryption method is set to <Auto> (either AES-CCMP or TKIP).
If you want to set 802.11 authentication system to <Shared Key> or the WPA/WPA2 encryption method to <AES-CCMP>, manually enter the value.
See "Setting by Manually Entering SSID" in the e-Manual.

1. Switch the connection method to wireless LAN.
See "Switching the Connection Method to Wireless LAN" in the "Checking the Available Connection Methods for the Wireless LAN (MF5980dw Only)"

2. Write down the following information required for the settings. The information is needed in steps 9 through 11.

* For more information on how to check, refer to the instruction manual of the wireless LAN router or access point, or contact the manufacturer.


SSID

* It may be indicated as access point name or network name.

Write down all if there is multiple SSID.

It is used when selecting an access point in Step 8.


Network key

* It may be indicated as encryption key, WEP key, WPA/WPA2 passphrase, PSK or pre-shared key.

You write down here is the network key that is currently specified for the wireless LAN router or access point.

It is used when entering an network key in Step 10.

• Number of network key characters (digits)

Select the entry format that matches the number of network key characters (digits) in Step 9.


NOTE
Checking for SSID and network keys
  • There are cases when the defaults are written on the body of the wireless LAN router or access point. If the settings for the wireless LAN router or access point have changed or are not written, or if you are not sure of the settings, see the following "Checking the SSID or Network Key of the Wireless LAN Router/Access Point" in the-e-Manual.

3. Press [ ] (Menu).

4. Select <Network Settings> using [ ] or [ ], and then press [OK].

When the system manager ID and system manager PIN are specified
Use the numeric keys to enter the ID and number, and then press [ ] (Log In/Out).

5. Select <Wireless LAN Settings> using [ ] or [ ], and then press [OK].

6. Press [OK].

7. Select <SSID Settings> using [ ] or [ ], and then press [OK].

8. Select <Select Access Point> using [ ] or [ ], and then press [OK].



* See the following when the <Cannot find access point.> is displayed.
(See "Onscreen Messages" in the e-Manual.)

9. Select the matched SSID that you have written down in step 1 using [ ] or [ ], and then press [OK].
If the multiple matched SSID are displayed, select the one that is displayed at the top (a stronger signal).


Ex.) SampleNOP WPA2-PSK 9


Signal strength (Strong)
SampleNOPSSID
WPA2-PSKTypes of encryption
9Channel

* See the following when you cannot find an access point you want to connect.
(See "Checking the SSID or Network Key of the Wireless LAN Router/Access Point" in the e-Manual.)

10. Select the entry format that matches the number of network key characters (digits) that you have written down in step 2 using [ ] or [ ], and then press [OK].
Either of the following screens is displayed.


11. Enter the network key that you have written down in step 1.
ASCII text

(1) Press [ ] (Tone), and then select <Entry Mode>.
(2) Enter the network key.
* You can enter it using the numeric keys.
(3) Select <Apply> using [ ] or [ ], and then press [OK].
Hexadecimal

(1) Enter the network key.
* Select the character using [ ] or [ ], and then press [OK] to enter.
(2) Select <Apply> using [ ] or [ ], and then press [OK].

12. Select <Yes> using [ ] and press [OK].



The Wi-Fi indicator blinks.


The next screen is displayed for approximately 2 seconds, and then the Wi-Fi indicator lights.

* When the message appears, press [OK] to close the screen and start the procedure again from Step 6.
If after retrying the access point it cannot be connected, see the following:
(See "Onscreen Messages" in the e-Manual.)

13. Wait until the machine sets the IP address automatically (approx. 2 min).
If you want to set the IP address manually, see the following.
[ Setting the IP Address ]

Checking the Wireless LAN Setting is Completed

1. Press [ ] (Status Monitor/Cancel).

2. Select <Network Information> with [ ] and [ ], and then press [OK].

3. Select <IPv4> with [ ] and [ ], and then press [OK].

4. Select <IP Address> with [ ] and [ ], and then press [OK].

5. Take note of the IP address.

6. Press [ ] (Status Monitor/Cancel) to close the screen.

7. Start the web browser of a computer which is connected to a network.

8. Enter http://<IP address of the machine>/ in the address field, and then press the [ENTER] key on your keyboard. The <IP address of the machine> is the address noted in step 5 above.

9. Check that the screen of the Remote UI is displayed.


NOTE
When the Remote UI is not displayed
  • Peform steps 1 to 9 again.

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