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BR6428nSV2

BR6428nC

UserManual

082013/v1.0

CONTENTS
I. ProductInformation...............................................................................1
I1.
I2.
I3.
I4.

PackageContents..........................................................................................................1
LEDStatus......................................................................................................................2
BackPanel......................................................................................................................3
SafetyInformation.........................................................................................................4

II. Installation.............................................................................................5
II1.
II2.
II3.
II4.
II5.

WiFiRouterMode........................................................................................................8
AccessPointMode.......................................................................................................12
RangeExtenderMode.................................................................................................16
WPSSetup....................................................................................................................22
ResettoFactoryDefaultSettings................................................................................22

III. BrowserBasedConfigurationInterface.................................................23
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Login.............................................................................................................................23
SaveSettings................................................................................................................25
MainMenu..................................................................................................................26
Status...........................................................................................................................27
SetupWizard................................................................................................................28
Internet........................................................................................................................30
WANSetup...................................................................................................................30
DynamicIP...................................................................................................................30
StaticIP........................................................................................................................31
PPPoE...........................................................................................................................33
PPTP.............................................................................................................................35
L2TP..............................................................................................................................37
WISP.............................................................................................................................39
DDNS............................................................................................................................40
LAN...............................................................................................................................42
2.4GHzWireless...........................................................................................................45
Basic.............................................................................................................................45
Disable.........................................................................................................................46
WEP..............................................................................................................................47
WPAPreSharedKey....................................................................................................48
WPARadius..................................................................................................................49
Guest............................................................................................................................50
WPS..............................................................................................................................52
AccessControl..............................................................................................................53
Schedule.......................................................................................................................55

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Firewall.........................................................................................................................57
URLBlocking................................................................................................................57
AccessControl..............................................................................................................59
DMZ..............................................................................................................................63
DoS...............................................................................................................................64
QoS...............................................................................................................................66
QoS...............................................................................................................................66
Advanced.....................................................................................................................70
StaticRouting...............................................................................................................70
PortForwarding...........................................................................................................71
VirtualServer...............................................................................................................73
2.4GHzWireless...........................................................................................................74
ALG...............................................................................................................................75
IGMP............................................................................................................................76
UPnP.............................................................................................................................76
Administration.............................................................................................................77
TimeZone....................................................................................................................77
Password......................................................................................................................78
RemoteAccess.............................................................................................................79
Backup/Restore...........................................................................................................80
Upgrade.......................................................................................................................80
Restart..........................................................................................................................81
Logs..............................................................................................................................81
ActiveDHCPClient.......................................................................................................82
Statistics.......................................................................................................................82

IV. Appendix..............................................................................................83
IV1.
IV11.
IV111.
IV112.
IV113.
IV114.
IV115.
IV12.
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IV122.
IV123.
IV124.
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IV13.
IV131.

ConfiguringyourIPaddress.........................................................................................83
HowtocheckthatyourcomputerusesadynamicIPaddress...................................84
WindowsXP.................................................................................................................84
WindowsVista.............................................................................................................86
Windows7...................................................................................................................88
Windows8...................................................................................................................91
MacOS.........................................................................................................................95
HowtomodifytheIPaddressofyourcomputer........................................................97
WindowsXP.................................................................................................................97
WindowsVista.............................................................................................................99
Windows7.................................................................................................................100
Windows8.................................................................................................................103
Mac............................................................................................................................107
HowtoFindYourNetworkSecurityKey...................................................................110
Windows7&Vista.....................................................................................................110

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IV2.
IV3.
IV4.

Mac............................................................................................................................112
HowtoFindYourRoutersIPAddress.......................................................................115
WindowsXP,Vista&7...............................................................................................115
Windows8.................................................................................................................117
Mac............................................................................................................................120
ConnectingtoaWiFinetwork..................................................................................122
Troubleshooting.........................................................................................................124
Glossary......................................................................................................................128

I. ProductInformation
I1.PackageContents

Beforeyoustartusingthisproduct,pleasecheckifthereisanythingmissingin
thepackage,andcontactyourdealertoclaimthemissingitem(s):

BR6428nSV2
or
(5dBiAntennax2)

EthernetCable

BR6428nC
(9dBiAntennax2)

PowerAdapter

QuickInstallationGuide

CDROM

I2.LEDStatus

LED
PWR

WLAN

WAN

LAN(14)

LEDStatus

Description

On

Deviceison.

Off

Deviceisoff.

On

WiFiisactive(orWPSisactive).

Flashing

WiFiactivity(transferringdata).

Off

WiFiisnotactive.

On

WANportconnected.

Flashing

WANactivity.

Off

WANportnotconnected.

On

Ethernetportisconnectedtoanetwork
device.

Flashing
Off

LANactivity.
Ethernetportisnotconnectedtoa
networkdevice.

I3.BackPanel

PowerPort

10/100Mbps
LANPorts14

10/100Mbps

WPS/ResetButton

WANPort

BR6428nSV2:
Fixed5dBiAntennax2

BR6428nC:
Detachable9dBiAntennax2

I4.SafetyInformation

Inordertoensurethesafeoperationofthedeviceanditsusers,pleaseread
andactinaccordancewiththefollowingsafetyinstructions.

1.Thedeviceisdesignedforindooruseonly;donotplaceitoutdoors.

2.Donotplacethedeviceinornearhot/humidplaces,suchasakitchenor
bathroom.

3.Donotpullanyconnectedcablewithforce;carefullydisconnectitfromthe
BR6428nSV2/nC.

4.Handlethedevicewithcare.Accidentaldamagewillvoidthewarrantyof
thedevice.

5.Thedevicecontainssmallpartswhichareadangertosmallchildrenunder
3yearsold.Pleasekeepthedeviceoutofreachofchildren.

6.Donotplacethedeviceonpaper,cloth,orotherflammablematerials.The
devicemaybecomehotduringuse.

7.Therearenouserserviceablepartsinsidethedevice.Ifyouexperience
problemswiththedevice,pleasecontactyourdealerofpurchaseandask
forhelp.

8.Thedeviceisanelectricaldeviceandassuch,ifitbecomeswetforany
reason,donotattempttotouchitwithoutswitchingthepowersupplyoff.
Contactanexperiencedelectricaltechnicianforfurtherhelp.

II. Installation

1. Plugtheincludedpoweradapterintothedevices5VDCpowerportand
theotherendintoanelectricalsocket.

2. EnsurethatthepowerLEDislit.Ifnot,thedeviceisnotproperly
connected.

3. UseaWiFidevice(e.g.computer,tablet,smartphone)tosearchforaWiFi
networkwiththeSSIDedimax.setupandconnecttoit.

iOS4orAndroid4andabovearerequiredforsetupona
smartphoneortablet.

4. OpenawebbrowserandifyoudonotautomaticallyarriveattheGet
Startedscreenshownbelow,entertheURLhttp://edimax.setupandclick
GetStartedtobeginthesetupprocess.

Ifyoucannotaccesshttp://edimax.setup,pleasemakesureyour
computerissettouseadynamicIPaddress.RefertoIV1.
ConfiguringyourIPaddressformoreinformation.

5. SelectthemodeforyourBR6428nSV2/nCandclickNexttocontinue.

WiFiRouter

AccessPoint

Thedeviceconnectstoyourmodemand
enablesInternet(wirelessandEthernet)
accessonyournetworkdevices.
Thedeviceconnectstoanexistingroutervia
EthernetcableandprovidesInternet(wireless
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andEthernet)accessforyournetworkdevices.

RangeExtender

Thedeviceconnectswirelesslytoyourexisting
networkandrepeatsthewirelesssignal.

Followtheappropriateinstructionsforyouroperatingmode:

II1. WiFiRouterMode

1. ConnecttheblueWANportofyourBR6428nSV2/nCtotheLANportof
yourmodemusinganEthernetcable,andthenclickNext.

2. PleasewaitamomentwhiletheBR6428nSV2/nCteststheconnection.

3. ClickNexttocontinueandconfigurethedeviceswirelessnetwork.

4. Enteranameandpasswordforyourwirelessnetwork,thenclickNext
tocontinue.

5. Asummaryofyourconfigurationwillbedisplayed,asshownbelow.
CheckthatallofthedetailsarecorrectandthenclickNexttoproceed.

Ifyouwishtobackupthedevicessettings,clickBackupthis
configurationtoopenanewwindowandsaveyourcurrent
configurationtoarouter.txtfile.

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6. Pleasewaitamomentuntilthedeviceisready.

7. Afinalcongratulationsscreenwillindicatethatsetupiscomplete.Please
closethebrowserwindow.

8.TheBR6428nSV2/nCisworkingandreadyforuse.Youcannowconnect
tothedevicesnewSSID.PleaserefertoIV2.ConnectingtoaWiFi
networkifyourequiremoreguidance.

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II2. AccessPointMode

1. ConnecttheyellowLANportofyourBR6428nSV2/nCtotheLANportof
yourexistingrouterusinganEthernetcable,thenclickNext.

2. SelectObtainanIPaddressautomaticallyorUsethefollowingIP
addressforyourBR6428nSV2/nC.IfyouareusingastaticIP,entertheIP
address,subnetmaskanddefaultgateway.ClickNexttoproceedtothe
nextstep.

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ObtainanIPaddressautomaticallyistherecommendedsetting
formostusers.FormoreguidanceonstaticIPaddresses,please
refertoIV1.ConfiguringyourIPaddress.

3. Enteranameandpasswordforyourwirelessnetwork,thenclickNext
tocontinue.

4. Asummaryofyourconfigurationwillbedisplayed,asshownbelow.
CheckthatallofthedetailsarecorrectandthenclickNexttoproceed.

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Ifyouwishtobackupthedevicessettings,clickBackupthis
configurationtoopenanewwindowandsaveyourcurrent
configurationtoaAP.txtfile.

5. PleasewaitamomentuntiltheBR6428nSV2/nCisready.

6. Afinalcongratulationsscreenwillindicatethatsetupiscomplete.Please
closethebrowserwindow.

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7.TheBR6428nSV2/nCisworkingandreadyforuse.Youcannowconnect
tothedevicesnewSSID.PleaserefertoIV2.ConnectingtoaWiFi
networkifyourequiremoreguidance.

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II3.

RangeExtenderMode

1. PleaseensureyourBR6428nSV2/nCiswithinWiFirangeofyourexisting
wirelessrouter.ClickNexttocontinue.

2. TheWirelessSiteSurveypagedisplaysallavailablewirelessnetworks
withinrange.SelecttheWiFinetworkname(SSID)whichyouwishto
connecttoandenteraDeviceSSID(BR6428nSV2/nCsSSID)and
SecurityKey(existingSSIDspassword)ifrequired.ClickNextto
continue.

IftheWiFinetworkyouwishtoconnecttodoesnotappear,try
clickingRefresh.

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InRangeExtendermode,theBR6428nSV2/nCsdefaultSSIDis
yourexistingrouter/accesspointsSSID+_2EX.Forexampleif
yourroutersSSIDisYourSSIDthentheBR6428nSV2/nCsSSID
willbeYourSSID_2EX.YoucanchangetheBR6428nSV2/nCS
SSIDintheDeviceSSIDfield.

ToconnecttoahiddenSSID,checktheSetupextendermanually
boxandentertheSSID,deviceSSIDandencryptioninformation.

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SSID
DeviceSSID

Encryption

EntertheSSID(networkname)ofyour
existing,hiddennetwork.
EnteranSSIDfortheBR6428nS V2/nCor
leaveitblanktouseadefaultwhichconsists
ofyourexistingroutersSSID(above)
+"_2EX".
Entertheencryptioninformationforyour
existing,hiddennetwork.

3. PleasewaitwhiletheBR6428nSV2/nCteststheconnection.

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IftheBR6428nSV2/nCcannotobtainanIPaddress(below)from
yourexistingrouter/accesspointthenclicktheStaticIPbutton
toassignanIPaddresstotheBR6428nSV2/nC.Formore
guidanceonstaticIPaddresses,pleaserefertoIV1.Configuring
yourIPaddress.

4. Asummaryofyourconfigurationwillbedisplayed,asshownbelow.
CheckthatallofthedetailsarecorrectandthenclickNexttoproceed.

Thedevicewillusethesamewirelesspassword/securitykeyas
theexistingwirelessnetwork.

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IfyouwishtobackuptheBR6428nSV2/nCssettings,click
Backupthisconfigurationtoopenanewwindowandsaveyour
currentconfigurationtoa"rangeextender.txt"file.

5. PleasewaitamomentuntiltheBR6428nSV2/nCisready.

6. Afinalcongratulationsscreenwillindicatethatsetupiscomplete.Please
closethebrowserwindow.

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7. TheBR6428nSV2/nCisworkingandreadyforuse.Youcannowconnect
tothedevicesnewSSID.PleaserefertoIV2.ConnectingtoaWiFi
networkifyourequiremoreguidance.

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II4.

WPSSetup

IfyourwirelessdevicesupportsWPS(WiFiProtectedSetup)thenyoucanusethis
methodtoconnecttotheBR6428nSV2/nCsWiFinetwork.

1. PresstheWPSbuttonontheBR6428nS
V2/nCfor25secondstoactivateWPS.The
WLANLEDwillflashtoindicatethatWPSis
active.

2. Withintwominutes,presstheWPSbutton
onthewirelessdevice/clienttoactivateits
WPS.

3. Thedeviceswillestablishaconnection.Repeatforadditionalwirelessdevices.

Pleasechecktheinstructionsforyourwirelessdeviceforhowlong
youneedtoholddownitsWPSbuttontoactivateWPS.

II5. ResettoFactoryDefaultSettings

IfyouexperienceproblemswithyourBR6428nSV2/nC,youcanresetthe
devicebacktoitsfactorysettings.Thisresetsallsettingsbacktodefault.

1. PressandholdtheWPS/Resetbuttonfoundonthebackpanelforatleast
10seconds,untilthepowerLEDbeginstoflash.

2. ReleasethebuttonwhenthepowerLEDisflashing.

3. WaitfortheBR6428nSV2/nCtorestart.TheBR6428nSV2/nCisready
forsetupwhenthepowerLEDdisplayson.

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III. BrowserBasedConfigurationInterface

AfteryouhavesetuptheBR6428nSV2/nCasdetailedinII.Installationorthe
includedQuickInstallationGuide,youcanusethebrowserbased
configurationinterfacetoconfigureadvancedsettings.

PleaseensurethatyourcomputerissettouseadynamicIP
address.RefertoIV1.ConfiguringyourIPaddressformore
information.

III1. Login

1. Toaccessthebrowserbasedconfigurationinterfaceenter
http://edimax.setupintotheURLbarofabrowseronanetworkdevice
connectedtothesameWiFinetworkastheBR6428nSV2/nC.

Ifyoucannotaccesshttp://edimax.setup,connectthedevicetoa
computerusinganEthernetcableandtryagain.

2. Youwillbepromptedforausernameandpassword.Thedefault
usernameisadminandthedefaultpasswordis1234.

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3. YouwillarriveattheStatusscreen.Usethemenudowntheleftsideto
navigate.

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III2. SaveSettings

1. Afteryouconfigureanysettings,clicktheSaveSettingsbuttonatthe
bottomofthescreentosaveyourchanges.

Thedeviceneedstorestartinordertobringanychangesinto
effect.

2. Then,clickClickheretorestartinordertorestartthedeviceandbring
thechangesintoeffect.

3. Tomakeseveralchangesatonce,usetheSaveSettingsbuttonafter
eachchangeandthenclickclickheretorestartafteryourfinalchange.
OnlyonerestartisnecessaryaslongaseachchangeissavedwiththeSave
Settingsbutton.

Afteryouclickclickheretorestart,allsavedchangeswillcome
intoeffect.

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III3. MainMenu

Themainmenudisplaysdifferentoptionsdependingonyourdevices
operatingmode.

WiFiRouter
AccessPoint
RangeExtender

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III31.Status

TheStatuspagedisplaysbasicsysteminformation
aboutthedevice,arrangedintofourcategories:
System,LAN,Internet&2.4GHzWireless.

Screenshotsdisplayedareexamples.Theinformationshownon
yourscreenwillvarydependingonyourconfiguration.

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III32.SetupWizard

Youcanrunthesetupwizardagaintoreconfigurethe
basicsettingsofthedevice,oryoucanrunawizardto
helpyouswitchthedevicetoadifferentoperatingmode.SelectSetup
WizardorSwitchtoRouter/AP/RangeExtenderandthenclickRun
Wizardtobegin.

SetupWizard

Switchto
Router/AP/Range
Extender

Thiswizardwillhelpyoutosetupthebasic
functionsandsettingsofthedevice.For
guidanceaboutusingthesetupwizard,please
refertoII.Installation.
Thiswizardwillhelpyoutoswitchthedevice
toadifferentoperatingmode:WiFirouter
mode,accesspointmodeorrangeextender
mode(seebelow).

SwitchtoRouter/AP/RangeExtender:

1. Followtheonscreeninstructionstobackupyourcurrentsettingsand
thenresetthedevicebacktoitsfactorydefaultsettings.

2. Afterthedevicehasresetyouwillseethescreenbelow.Reconnecttothe
devicesdefaultSSIDedimax.setupandgototheURL
http://Edimax.Setupinawebbrowser.

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3. Followtheonscreenwizardtosetupyourdeviceinadifferentmode.
RefertoII.InstallationStep3onwardsforhelpifneeded.

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III33.

Internet

TheInternetmenuprovidesaccesstoWANand
DDNSsettings.Clickonanitemfromthesubmenuto
viewand/orconfigurethesettings.

III331. WANSetup

SelectaWideAreaNetwork(WAN)connectionmodeandconfigurethe
settings.Ifyouareunsureaboutyourconnectiontype,contactyourISP.

III3311. DynamicIP

SelectDynamicIP.IfyourInternetserviceproviderassignsIPaddress
automaticallyusingDHCP(DynamicHostConfigurationProtocol).

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HostName
MACAddress

Enterthehostnameofyourcomputer.
Forsomeapplications,youmayneedto
designateaspecificMACaddressforthe
router.PleaseentertheMACaddresshere.If
youareconnectingtheroutertoacomputer,
pressCloneMactoautomaticallyenter
yourcomputersMACaddress.
DNSAddress
SelectObtainanIPaddressautomaticallyor
UsethefollowingIPaddress.Checkwith
yourISPifyouareunsure.
DNSAddress1,2&3 EntertheDNSaddress(es)assignedbyyour
ISPhere.
MTU
Enterthemaximumtransmissionunit(MTU)
valueofyournetworkconnection.The
defaultvalueis1500.
TTL
Enable/Disabletimetolive(TTL) function
whichlimitsthelifespanofnetworkdatato
improveperformance.

III3312. StaticIP

SelectStaticIPifyourISPprovidesInternetaccessviaafixedIPaddress.
YourISPwillprovideyouwithsuchinformationasIPaddress,subnetmask,
gatewayaddress,andDNSaddress.

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FixedIPAddress
SubnetMask
DefaultGateway
Address
MACAddress

DNSAddress1,2&
3
MTU
TTL

InputtheIP address assigned by yourISP


here.
Inputthesubnet mask assigned byyourISP
here.
Inputthedefault gateway assignedbyyour
ISPhere.SomeISPsmaycallthisDefault
Route.
Forsomeapplications,youmayneedto
designateaspecificMACaddressforthe
router.PleaseentertheMACaddresshere.If
youareconnectingtheroutertoacomputer,
pressCloneMactoautomaticallyenter
yourcomputersMACaddress.
EntertheDNSaddress(es)assignedbyyour
ISPhere.
Enterthemaximumtransmissionunit(MTU)
valueofyournetworkconnection.The
defaultvalueis1500.
Enable/Disabletimetolive(TTL)function
whichlimitsthelifespanofnetworkdatato
improveperformance.

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III3313. PPPoE

SelectPPPoEifyourISPisprovidingyouInternetaccessviaPPPoE
(PointtoPointProtocoloverEthernet).

UserName
Password
MACAddress

DNSAddress

DNSAddress1,2&
3

Enterthe user name assigned by yourISP


here.
Enterthe password assigned by yourISPhere.
Forsomeapplications,youmayneedto
designateaspecificMACaddressforthe
router.PleaseentertheMACaddresshere.If
youareconnectingtheroutertoacomputer,
pressCloneMactoautomaticallyenter
yourcomputersMACaddress.
SelectObtainanIPaddressautomaticallyor
UsethefollowingIPaddress.Checkwith
yourISPifyouareunsure.
EntertheDNSaddress(es)assignedbyyour
ISPhere.
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TTL
ServiceName
MTU
ConnectionType

IdleTimeOut

EnableDualWAN
Access

Enable/Disabletimetolive(TTL)function
whichlimitsthelifespanofnetworkdatato
improveperformance.
Givethis Internet service aname(optional).
Enterthemaximumtransmissionunit(MTU)
valueofyournetworkconnection.The
defaultvalueis1392.
Specifyaconnection type:

1. Continuous:Connectedallthetime.
2. ConnectonDemand:Connectwhenyou
initiateanInternetconnection.
3. Manual:Connect/disconnectmanually
usingtheConnectandDisconnect
buttons.
Specify the amountoftime therouterwaits
beforeshuttingdownanidleconnection.
OnlyavailablewhenConnectonDemand
(above)isselected.
Enable/disabledualWANaccess. Whenyou
enabledualWANaccess,selectanIGMP
sourceandenteraHostNameandMAC
Address.

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III3314. PPTP

SelectPPTPifyourISPisprovidingyouInternetaccessviaPPTP
(PointtoPointTunnelingProtocol).ThenselectObtainanIPaddress
automaticallyorUsethefollowingIPaddressdependingonyourISP.

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HostName

Enterthe host name of your computerhereIf


required.
MACAddress
Forsomeapplications,youmayneedtodesignatea
specificMACaddressfortherouter.Pleaseenter
theMACaddresshere.Ifyouareconnectingthe
routertoacomputer,pressCloneMacto
automaticallyenteryourcomputersMACaddress.
StaticIPAddress
InputtheIP address assigned by yourISPhere.
SubnetMask
Inputthesubnet mask assigned byyourISPhere.
Inputthedefault gateway assignedbyyourISP
DefaultGateway
Address
here.Some ISPsmay call this DefaultRoute.
MACAddress
Ifyour ISP filtersaccessby MAC addresses,enter
yourcomputersMACaddresshere.ClickClone
MACtoautomaticallyenteryourcomputersMAC
address.
DNSAddress
SelectObtainanIPaddressautomaticallyorUse
thefollowingIPaddress.CheckwithyourISPifyou
areunsure.
DNSAddress1,2&3 EntertheDNSaddress(es)assignedbyyourISP
here.
Enable/disabledualWANaccess.Whenyouenable
EnableDualWAN
Access
dualWANaccess,selectanIGMPsourceandenter
aHostNameandMACAddress.
UserID
InputtheusernameassignedbyyourISPhere.
Password
InputthepasswordassignedbyyourISPhere.
PPTPGateway
InputthePPTPgatewayassignedbyyourISPhere.
ConnectionID
Specifyareferencename/IDfortheconnection.
MTU
Enterthemaximumtransmissionunit(MTU)value
ofyournetworkconnection.Thedefaultvalueis
1392.
BEZEQISRAEL
ChecktheEnableboxifyouareusingBEZEQ
networkservices (Israelusersonly).
ConnectionType
Specifyaconnectiontype:

1. Continuous:Connectedallthetime.
2. ConnectonDemand:Connectwhenyou
initiateanInternetconnection.
3. Manual:Connect/disconnectmanuallyusing
theConnectandDisconnectbuttons.
IdleTimeOut
Specifytheamountoftimetherouterwaitsbefore
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shuttingdownanidleconnection.Onlyavailable
whenConnectonDemand(above)isselected.

III3315. L2TP

SelectL2TPifyourISPisprovidingyouInternetaccessviaL2TP(Layer2
TunnelingProtocol).

HostName
MACAddress

Enterthe host name of your computerhereIf


required.
Forsomeapplications,youmayneedtodesignatea
specificMACaddressfortherouter.Pleaseenter
theMACaddresshere.Ifyouareconnectingthe
routertoacomputer,pressCloneMacto
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automaticallyenteryourcomputersMACaddress.
StaticIPAddress
InputtheIP address assigned by yourISPhere.
SubnetMask
Inputthe subnet mask assigned byyourISPhere.
Inputthedefault gateway assignedbyyourISP
DefaultGateway
Address
here.Some ISPsmay call this DefaultRoute.
MACAddress
Ifyour ISP filtersaccessby MAC addresses,enter
yourcomputersMACaddresshere.ClickClone
MACtoautomaticallyenteryourcomputersMAC
address.
DNSAddress
SelectObtainanIPaddressautomaticallyorUse
thefollowingIPaddress.CheckwithyourISPifyou
areunsure.
DNSAddress1,2&3 EntertheDNSaddress(es)assignedbyyourISP
here.
Enable/disabledualWANaccess.Whenyouenable
EnableDualWAN
Access
dualWANaccess,selectanIGMPsourceandenter
aHostNameandMACAddress.
UserID
InputtheusernameassignedbyyourISPhere.
Password
InputthepasswordassignedbyyourISPhere.
L2TPGateway
InputtheL2TPgatewayassignedbyyourISPhere.
ConnectionID
Specifyareferencename/IDfortheconnection.
MTU
Enterthemaximumtransmissionunit(MTU)value
ofyournetworkconnection.Thedefaultvalueis
1392.
ConnectionType
Specifyaconnectiontype:

1. Continuous:Connectedallthetime.
2. ConnectonDemand:Connectwhenyou
initiateanInternetconnection.
3. Manual:Connect/disconnectmanuallyusing
theConnectandDisconnectbuttons.
IdleTimeOut
Specifytheamountoftimetherouterwaitsbefore
shuttingdownanidleconnection.Onlyavailable
whenConnectonDemand(above)isselected.

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III3316. WISP

SelectWISPifyouuseawirelessinternetservicefromInternetService
Provider(WISP).

WISP
ESSID

SelectSiteSurvey
ChannelNumber
SecuritySettings

Enable or disable theWISP function.


EntertheSSIDoftheWISPnetwork,orclick
SelectSiteSurveybelowtoviewall
availablenetworksinanewwindowand
selecttheWISPnetworkfromthere.
ClickSelect Site Survey todisplayall
availablewirelessSSIDsinanewwindowand
selectyourWISPnetwork.
EnterthechannelnumberoftheWISP
network.
Enterthesecurityinformationrequiredby
yourISP.

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III332. DDNS

DynamicDNS(DDNS)isaservicewhichprovidesahostnametoIPservicefor
dynamicIPusers.ThechangingnatureofdynamicIPsmeansthatitcanbe
difficulttoaccessaserviceprovidedbyadynamicIPuser;aDDNSservice
thoughcanmapsuchdynamicIPaddressestoafixedhostname,foreasier
access.TheroutersupportsseveralDDNSserviceproviders,formoredetails
andtoregisterforaDDNSaccountpleasevisittheDDNSproviderswebsite(s),
examplesofwhicharelistedbelow.

Enable/Disable
Provider
DomainName
Account/Email
Password/Key

Enable or disable DDNS


SelectDDNSserviceprovider.
Enterthedomainnameprovidedbythe
DDNSprovider.
PleaseentertheDDNSregistration
account/email.
EntertheDDNSservicepassword/key.

ThefollowingDDNSservicesaresupported:
3322 http://www.3322.org
DHS http://www.dhs.org
DynDNS http://www.dyndns.org
ODS http://ods.org
TZO http://www.tzo.com
GnuDIP http://gnudip2.sourceforge.net
DyNS http://www.dyns.cx/
ZoneEdit http://www.zoneedit.com
DHIS http://www.dhis.org/
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CyberGate http://cybergate.planex.co.jp/ddns/
NS2GO http://www.ns2go.com/
NOIP http://www.noip.com/

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III34.

LAN

YoucanconfigureyourLocalAreaNetwork(LAN)on
thispage.Youcanenabletheroutertodynamically
allocateIPaddressestoyourLANclients,andyoucan
modifytheIPaddressofthedevice.ThedevicesdefaultIPaddressis
192.168.2.1.

Youcanaccessthebrowserbasedconfigurationinterfaceusing
thedevicesIPaddressinsteadofusingtheURL
http://edimax.setup.

IPAddress
SubnetMask
802.1dSpanning
Tree

DHCPServer
LeaseTime

SpecifytheIPaddresshere.ThisIPaddress
willbeassignedtotheBR6428nSV2/nCand
willreplacethedefaultIPaddress.
Specifyasubnetmask.Thedefaultvalueis
255.255.255.0
SelectEnableorDisabletoenable/disable
802.1dSpanningTree.Thiscreatesatreeof
connectedlayer2bridges(typicallyEthernet
switches)withinameshnetwork,and
disablesthoselinksthatarenotpartofthe
tree,leavingasingleactivepathbetweenany
twonetworknodes.
EnableordisabletheDHCPserver.
SelectaleasetimefortheDHCPleaseshere.
TheDHCPclientwillobtainanewIPaddress
aftertheperiodexpires.Iftherearelessthan
30computersconnectedtotherouter,you
canselectForever.

YourdevicesDHCPserverautomaticallyassignsIPaddressestocomputersonits
network,betweenadefinedrangeofnumbers.
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StartIP
EndIP
DomainName

EnterthestartIPaddressfortheDHCP
serversIPaddressleases.
Entertheend IPaddressfortheDHCP
serversIPaddressleases.
Enteradomainnameforyournetwork.

YourdevicesDHCPservercanbeconfiguredtoassignstatic(fixed)IPaddressesto
specifiedcomputers.

EnableStaticDHCP
Leases
MACAddress
IPAddress
Add
Clear
DeleteSelected/
DeleteAll

Enable/disablestaticDHCPleases.
Enterthe specifiedcomputersMACaddress
here.
AssignafixedIPaddressforthespecified
computerhere.
Addtheinformationto theStaticDHCP
LeasesTable.
CleartheMAC address and IP addressfields.
Deleteselectedorallentriesfromthetable.

TheLANIPpagewillbedisplayedasbelowwhenyourdeviceis
settoaccesspointorrangeextendermode.

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III35.

2.4GHzWireless

The2.4GHzWirelessmenuallowsyoutoconfigure
SSIDandsecuritysettingsforyourWiFinetworkalong
withaguestWiFinetwork.WPS,accesscontroland
schedulingfunctionscanalsobemanagedfromhere.

III351. Basic

TheBasicscreendisplayssettingsforyourprimary2.4GHzWiFinetwork.

DisableWireless
Band

WirelessNetwork
Name(ESSID)

Checktheboxtodisablethewirelessfunction
ofyourdevice.
Displaysthewirelessstandardusedforthe
BR6428nSV2/nCs.2.4GHz(B+G+N)means
that802.11b,802.11g,and802.11nwireless
clients can connect totheBR6428nSV2/nC.
Thisisthe name of yourWiFinetworkfor
identification,alsosometimesreferredtoas
SSID.TheESSIDcanconsistofany
combinationofupto32alphanumerical
characters.
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BroadcastESSID

ChannelNumber
WirelessClients

EnableordisableESSIDbroadcast.When
enabled,theESSIDwillbevisibletoclientsas
anavailableWiFinetwork.Whendisabled,
theESSIDwillnotbevisibleasanavailable
WiFinetworktoclientsclientsmust
manuallyentertheESSIDinordertoconnect.
Ahidden(disabled)ESSIDistypicallymore
securethanavisible(enabled)SSID.
Selectawirelessradiochannelorusethe
defaultAutosettingfromthedropdown
menu.
ClickShowlist todisplaya newwindow
showinginformationaboutwirelessclients.
Pleasedisableanypopupblockersifyou
havedifficultyusingthisfunction.

WirelessSecurity:

Selectanencryptiontypefromthedropdownmenu:

WPAPresharedKeyistherecommendedandmostsecure
encryptiontype.

III3511. Disable

Encryptionisdisabledandnopassword/keyisrequiredtoconnecttothe
BR6428nSV2/nC.

Disablingwirelessencryptionisnotrecommended.When
disabled,anybodywithinrangecanconnecttoyourdevicesSSID.

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III3512. WEP

WEP(WiredEquivalentPrivacy)isabasicencryptiontype.Forahigher
levelofsecurityconsiderusingWPAencryption.

KeyLength
KeyFormat

EncryptionKey

Enable802.1x
Authentication

Select64bitor128bit.128bitismoresecure
than64bit.
ChoosefromASCII(anyalphanumerical
character09,azandAZ)orHex(any
charactersfrom09,afandAF).
Enteryourencryptionkey/passwordaccording
totheformatyouselectedabove.Acomplex,
hardtoguesskeyisrecommended.Checkthe
Hideboxtohideyourpasswordfrombeing
displayedonscreen.
Checkthebox to enable the802.1x
authentication.ARADIUSserverisrequiredto
perform 802.1x authentication.

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III3513. WPAPreSharedKey

WPApresharedkeyistherecommendedandmostsecureencryption
type.

WPAUnicast
CipherSuite

PresharedKey
Format
PresharedKey

SelectfromWPA(TKIP),WPA2(AES)orWPA2
Mixed.WPA2(AES)issaferthanWPA(TKIP),
butnotsupportedbyallwirelessclients.Please
makesureyourwirelessclientsupportsyour
selection.WPA2(AES)isrecommended
followedbyWPA2Mixedifyourclientdoesnot
supportWPA2(AES).
ChoosefromPassphrase(863
alphanumericcharacters)orHex(upto64
charactersfrom09,afandAF).
Pleaseenter akeyaccordingtotheformatyou
selectedabove.Acomplex,hardtoguesskey
isrecommended.ChecktheHideboxtohide
yourpasswordfrombeingdisplayedonscreen.

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III3514. WPARadius

WPARADIUSisacombinationofWPAencryptionandRADIUSuser
authentication.IfyouhaveaRADIUSauthenticationserver,youcan
authenticatetheidentityofeverywirelessclientagainstauserdatabase.

SelectfromWPA(TKIP),WPA2(AES)orWPA2
Mixed.WPA2(AES)issaferthanWPA(TKIP),
butnotsupportedbyallwirelessclients.Please
makesureyourwirelessclientsupportsyour
selection.WPA2(AES)isrecommended
followedbyWPA2Mixedifyourclientdoesnot
supportWPA2(AES).
RADIUSServerIP
InputtheIPaddressoftheRADIUS
address
authenticationserverhere.
RADIUSServerPort InputtheportnumberoftheRADIUS
authenticationserverhere.Thedefaultvalue
is1812.
InputthepasswordoftheRADIUS
RADIUSServer
Password
authenticationserverhere.
WPAUnicast
CipherSuite

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III352. Guest

YoucansetupanadditionalGuestWiFinetworksoguestuserscanenjoy
WiFiconnectivitywithoutaccessingyourprimarynetwork.TheGuest
screendisplayssettingsforyourguest2.4GHzWiFinetwork.

Theguestnetworkisseparatefromyourprimary2.4GHznetwork.
Thesettingsforyourprimary2.4GHznetworkcanbefoundunder
Basicinthe2.4GHzWirelessmenu.

EnableGuestSSID
WirelessGuest
Name
EnableWireless
ClientsIsolation

Band

ChannelNumber

Check/unchecktheboxtoenable/disablethe
guestWiFinetwork.
Enterareference/IDnameforyourguest
wirelessnetwork.
Checktheboxtoenablewirelessclients
isolation.Thispreventswirelessclients
connectedtotheBR6428nSV2/nCfrom
communicatingwitheachotherandimproves
security.Typically,thisfunctionisusefulfor
corporateenvironmentsorpublichotspots
andcanpreventbruteforceattacksonclients
usernamesandpasswords.
Displaysthewirelessstandardusedforthe
BR6428nSV2/nCsfrequencyband:
2.4GHz(B+G+N):Allows802.11b,802.11g,and
802.11nwirelessclientstoconnecttothe
BR6428nSV2/nC.
Channelnumberfortheguestnetworkisthe
sameasthemainSSIDandcannotbeadjusted
independently.

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Encryption

Please refertoIII351.Basic:Wireless
Security fordetailsaboutsecuritysettings.

WPARADIUSencyrptiontypeisnotavailablefortheguest
network.

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III353. WPS

WiFiProtectedSetupisasimplewaytoestablishconnectionsbetweenWPS
compatibledevices.WPScanbeactivatedoncompatibledevicesbypushinga
WPSbuttononthedeviceorfromwithinthedevicesfirmware/configuration
interface.WhenWPSisactivatedinthecorrectmannerandatthecorrect
timefortwocompatibledevices,theywillautomaticallyconnect.PINcode
WPSincludestheuseofaPINcodebetweenthetwodevicesforverification.

EnableWPS

SelfPINCode

Check/uncheckthisboxtoenable/disable
WPS.
DisplaysConfiguredorunConfigured
dependingonwhetherWPSandSSID/security
settingsforthedevicehavebeenconfiguredor
not,eithermanuallyorusingtheWPSbutton.
DisplaystheWPSPINcodeofthe device.

SSID

DisplaystheSSID(ESSID)ofthedevice.

WPSStatus

Displaysthewirelesssecurityauthentication
Authentication
Mode
modeofthedevice.
AuthenticationKey Displaysthewirelesssecurityauthentication
key.
Configuration
TheconfigurationmodeofthedevicesWPS
Mode
settingisdisplayedhere.Registrarmeans
thedeviceactsasanaccesspointforawireless
clienttoconnecttoandthewirelessclient(s)
willfollowthedevices wirelesssettings.
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ConfigureviaPush ClickStartPBC(PushButtonConfiguration)
Button
toactivateWPSontheaccesspoint.WPSwill
beactivefor2minutes.
ConfigureviaClient EnterthewirelessclientsPINcodehereand
PINCode
clickStartPINtoactivatePINcodeWPS.
Refertoyourwirelessclientsdocumentationif
youareunsureofitsPINcode.

III354. AccessControl

AccessControlisasecurityfeaturethatcanhelptopreventunauthorized
usersfromconnectingtoyourwirelessrouter.

Thisfunctionallowsyoutodefinealistofnetworkdevicespermittedto
connecttotheBR6428nSV2/nC.Devicesareeachidentifiedbytheirunique
MACaddress.IfadevicewhichisnotonthelistofpermittedMACaddresses
attemptstoconnecttotheBR6428nSV2/nC,itwillbedenied.

Toenablethisfunction,checktheboxlabeledEnableWirelessAccess
Control.

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MACaddress

Comment
Add
Clear

SelectaPCname from thedropdownlistand


click>>toaddenteritintotheblankfieldto
theright.

ClickRefreshinthedropdownmenuto
refreshthelistofavailableMACaddresses.If
theaddressyouwishtoaddisnotlisted,enter
itmanually.

EnteraMACaddressofcomputerornetwork
devicemanuallywithoutdashesorcolonse.g.
forMACaddressaabbccddeeffenter
aabbccddeeff.
Enteracommentforreference/identification
consistingofupto16alphanumerical
characters.
ClickAdd toaddtheMACaddresstothe
MACaddressfilteringtable.
Clearallfields.

MACaddressentrieswillbelistedinthetableasshownbelow.Selectanentry
usingtheSelectcheckbox.

DeleteSelected/
DeleteAll

Deleteselectedorallentriesfromthetable.

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III355. Schedule

Theschedulefeatureallowsyoutoautomatethewirelessradiotoswitch
on/offatspecifiedtimes.Multipleschedulescanbeconfigured.
Check/unchecktheboxEnableScheduleSettingstoenable/disablethe
wirelesson/offschedulingfunction.

TheBR6428nSV2/nCmustremainconnectedtotheInternetand
useanNTPserverfortheschedulefeaturetofunctioncorrectly.

Wirelessschedulingcansaveenergyandincreasethesecurityof
yournetwork.

1. Usethecheckboxestoselectwhichday(s)toincludeintheschedule.

2. Specifyatime(hourandminute)forthescheduleusingthedropdown
menu.

3. Selectwhichcommandappliestothisschedulefromthedropdownmenu,
eitherWirelessOnorWirelessOff.

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Add
Clear

Addtheschedule tothetableofactive
schedules.
Clearallfields.

Activescheduleswillbedisplayedinthetableasshownbelow.Selectanentry
usingtheSelectcheckbox.

DeleteSelected/
DeleteAll

Deleteselectedorallentriesfromthetable.

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III36.Firewall

TheFirewallmenuprovidesaccesstoURLblocking,
accesscontrol,DMZandDoSfunctionstoimprove
thesecurityofyourwirelessnetwork.

SPIfirewall

Enableordisablethestatefulpacket
inspection(SPI)firewall.

III361. URLBlocking

ThisfunctioncanblockInternetaccessbyeitherspecificURLsorkeywords.
Check/unchecktheEnableURLBlockingboxtoenable/disableURLblocking.

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URL/Keyword
Add
Clear

EntertheURLorkeywordtobeblocked.
AddtheURLorkeywordtotheblockedtable.
Clearallfields.

BlockedURLs/keywordsentrieswillbelistedinthetableasshownbelow.
SelectanentryusingtheSelectcheckbox.

DeleteSelected/
DeleteAll

Deleteselectedorallentriesfromthetable.

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III362. AccessControl

AccessControl(MACfiltering)canalsobeconfiguredfrom
III354.AccessControl.

AccessControlisasecurityfeaturethatcanhelptopreventunauthorized
usersfromconnectingtoyourwirelessrouter.

Thisfunctionallowsyoutodefinealistofnetworkdevicespermittedor
deniedtoconnecttotheBR6428nSV2/nC.Devicesareeachidentifiedby
theiruniqueMACaddressorIPaddress.Specificservicescanalsobe
allowed/deniedforIPaddresses.

Check/unchecktheEnableMACFilteringand/orEnableIPFilteringboxto
enable/disableMACfilteringand/orIPfiltering.

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MACFiltering:

EnableMAC
Filtering
ClientPCMAC
Address
ComputerName

Comment
Add
Clear

ChecktheboxtoenableMACfilteringand
selectwhethertoDenyorAllowaccessfor
specifiedMACaddress.
Entera MACaddressofcomputerornetwork
devicemanuallywithoutdashesorcolonse.g.
forMACaddressaabbccddeeffenter
aabbccddeeff.
Selectacomputername fromthedropdown
listandclick<<toadditsMACaddressinto
theClientPCMacAddressfield.

ClickRefreshinthedropdownmenuto
refreshthelistofavailableMACaddresses.If
theaddressyouwishtoaddisnotlisted,enter
itmanually.
Enteracommentforreference/identification
consistingofupto16alphanumerical
characters.
ClickAdd toaddtheMACaddresstothe
MACaddressfilteringtable.
Clearallfields.

MACaddressentrieswillbelistedinthetableasshownbelow.Selectanentry
usingtheSelectcheckbox.

DeleteSelected/
DeleteAll

Deleteselectedorallentriesfromthetable.

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IPFiltering:

EnableIPFiltering
AddPC

ChecktheboxtoenableIPfilteringandselect
whethertoDenyorAllowaccessfor
specifiedIPaddress.
OpensanewwindowtoaddanewIPtothe
list,todenyorallowaccess/servicesaccording
toabove.

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Enteradescriptionforreference/identification
ClientPC
Description
ofupto16alphanumericcharacters.
ClientPCIPaddress Entera startingIPaddressintheleftfieldand
theendIPaddressintherightfieldtodefinea
rangeofIPaddresses;orenteranIPaddressin
theleftfieldonlytodefineasingleIPaddress.
ServiceName
Variousservicesarelistedherewithashort
description.Check/unchecktheboxforeach
serviceyouwishtoselect.
Protocol
SelectprotocolTCPorUDPorBothfora
servicenotincludedintheClientPCService
list.
PortRange
Entertheportrangefortheservicenot
includedintheClientPCServicelist.

Enterasingleportnumbere.g.110,arangeof
portnumberse.g.110120,ormultipleport
numbersseparatedbyacommae.g.
110,115,120.
Add
ClickAdd toaddselectedservicesorauser
definedservicetotheIPfilteringtable.
Clear
Clearallfields.

IPfilteringentrieswillbelistedintheIPfilteringtableasshownbelow.

DeleteSelected/
DeleteAll

Deleteselectedorallentriesfromthetable.

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III363. DMZ

ADemilitarizedZone(DMZ)isanisolatedareainyourlocalnetworkwhere
privateIPaddressesaremappedtospecifiedinternetIPaddresses,allowing
unrestrictedaccesstotheprivateIPaddressesbutnottothewiderlocal
network.

YoucandefineavirtualDMZhosthere.Thisisusefulforexample,ifa
networkclientPCcannotrunanapplicationproperlyfrombehindanNAT
firewall,sinceitopenstheclientuptounrestrictedtwowayaccess.

EnableDMZ
Public

ClientPC
ComputerName
Add
Clear

Check/unchecktheboxtoenable/disablethe
devicesDMZfunction.
SelectDynamicIPorStaticIPhere.

ForDynamicIPselectanInternetconnection
sessionfromdropdownmenu.

ForStaticIPentertheIPaddressthatyou
wanttomaptoaspecificprivateIPaddress.
EntertheprivateIPaddressthattheinternetIP
addresswillbemappedto.
Selectacomputernamefromthelistandclick
<<toenteritsIPaddressintotheClientPC
field(above).
ClickAdd toaddtheclienttotheCurrent
DMZTable.
Clearallvalues.
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DMZentrieswillbedisplayedinthetablebelow:

DeleteSelected/
DeleteAll

Deleteselectedorallentriesfromthetable.

III364. DoS

DenialofService (DoS) is a common form of malicious attack against a


network.Theroutersfirewallcanprotectagainstsuchattacks.

Ifyouarenotfamiliarwiththesefunctions,itisrecommendedyoukeepthe
defaultsettings.

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PingofDeath

Specifythefrequencyofpingofdeathpackets
whichwilltriggertheroutersDoSprotection
function.
DiscardPingfrom Checkthisboxandtherouterwillnotanswer
WAN
pingrequestsfromtheInternet.
PortScan
Intrudersuseportscannerstodetectopen
InternetIPaddressports.Checkeachtypeof
portscantoprevent.
SyncFlood
Specifythefrequencyofsyncfloodpackets
whichwilltriggertheDoSprotectionfunction.

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III37.QoS

QualityofService(QoS)isafeaturetomanage
Internetbandwidthefficiently.Someapplications
requiremorebandwidththanotherstofunction
properly,andQoSallowsyoutoensurethatsufficientbandwidthisavailable.
Minimumormaximumbandwidthcanbeguaranteedforaspecified
application.

QoScanimprovetheBR6428nSV2/nCsperformance.QoSis
recommendedtooptimizeperformanceforonlinegaming.

III371. QoS

Check/unchecktheboxEnableQoStoenable/disabletheQoSfunction.
ClickAddtoopenanewwindowandsetupaQoSrule.TheCurrentQoS
TabledisplaysallQoSrules.

TotalDownload
Bandwidth
TotalUpload
Bandwidth
Add

Enteryour totaldownloadbandwidthlimit
fromyourInternetserviceprovider(ISP)in
kbits.
Enteryourtotaluploadbandwidthlimitfrom
yourInternetserviceprovider(ISP)inkbits.
OpensanewwindowtoaddanewQoSrule
tothecurrentQoStable.

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RuleName
Bandwidth

LocalIPAddress

EnteranamefortheQoSrulefor
reference/identification.
SetthebandwidthlimitsfortheQoSrule:

(1) (2) (3)

1. SelectDownloadorUploadforthe
QoSrule.

2. Enterthebandwidthlimit.

3. Selectwhetherthebandwidthisa
Guarantee(minimum)orMax
(maximum).
EntertheIPaddressrangetowhichtheQoS
rulewillbeapplied.

EnterastartingIPaddressintheleftfield
andtheendIPaddressintherightfieldto
definearangeofIPaddresses;orenteranIP
address intheleftfieldonlytodefineasingle
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LocalPortRange
RemoteIPAddress

RemotePortRange

TrafficType
Protocol
Save
Reset

IPaddress.
EntertheportrangetoactivatetheQoSrule.
Enterasingleportnumbere.g.110ora
rangeofportnumberse.g.110120
EntertheremoteIPaddressrangewhichwill
activatetheQoSrule.

EnterastartingIPaddressintheleftfield
andtheendIPaddressintherightfieldto
definearangeofIPaddresses;orenteranIP
addressintheleftfieldonlytodefineasingle
IPaddress.
Entertheremoteportrangetoactivatethe
QoSrule.
Enterasingleportnumbere.g.110ora
rangeofportnumberse.g.110120
Selecttraffictypeasanalternativeto
specifyingaportrangeabove.
SelectaTCP orUDPprotocoltype.
ClickaddbuttontoaddanewQoSrule
(detailedinstructionswillbegivenbelow).
Ifyouwanttoeraseallvaluesyoujust
entered.ClickReset

QoSruleentrieswillbelistedintheCurrentQoSTableasshownbelow.
SelectaruleusingtheSelectcheckbox.

WhenusingtheEditbuttononlyonerulecanbeselectedeach
time.

QoSruleswillbeprocessedintheorderthattheyarelistedi.e.
theruleatthetopofthelistwillbeappliedfirst,andthenthe
secondruleetc.TheordercanbeadjustedusingtheMove
Up/Downbuttons.

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Edit
DeleteSelected/
DeleteAll
MoveUp/Down

Editaselectedrule.
Deleteselectedorallentriesfromthe
table.
Moveselectedruleup ordownthelist.

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III38.Advanced

AdvancedfeaturesoftheBR6428nSV2/nCcanbe
configuredfromtheAdvancedmenu.

III381. StaticRouting

Staticroutingisamethodofconfiguringpathselectionofrouters,
characterizedbytheabsenceofcommunicationbetweenroutersregarding
thecurrenttopologyofthenetwork.Theoppositeofstaticroutingisdynamic
routing,sometimesalsoreferredtoasadaptiverouting.

Youcanconfigurestaticroutingandmanuallyaddroutestotheroutingtable
onthispage.

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EnableStaticRouting Check/unchecktheboxtoenable/disable
staticrouting.
DestinationLANIP
EnterthedestinationnetworksIPaddress.
SubnetMask
Enterthesubnetmaskofthedestination
network.
DefaultGateway
Enterthedefaultgatewayofthedestination
network.
HopCount
Enterthehopcount(thedistancebetween
destinationnetworkandthisbroadband
router)here.
Interface
Entertheinterfacewhichleadsto
destinationnetwork.
Add
Addtheroutetothecurrentstaticrouting
table.
Clear
Clearallfields.

III382. PortForwarding

Thisfunctionallowsyoutoredirectasingleportorconsecutiveportsofan
internetIPaddresstothesameportofalocalIPaddress.Theportnumber(s)
oftheinternetIPaddressandlocalIPaddressmustbethesame.

IftheportnumberoftheinternetIPaddressandlocalIPaddressisdifferent,
pleaseusetheVirtualServerfunctioninstead.

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PrivateIP
ComputerName

Type
PortRange

Comment

EntertheIPaddressofthecomputeronthe
localnetwork.
Windowscomputersonthelocalnetwork
willbelistedhereselectacomputerfrom
thelistandclick<<toautomaticallyaddthe
IPaddresstothePrivateIPfield.
Selectthetypeofconnection,TCP,UDP
orBoth.
Inputthestartingportnumberintheleft
field,andinputtheendingportnumberin
therightfield.Ifyouonlywanttoredirecta
singleportnumber,onlyenteraport
numberintheleftfield.
Enteracommentforreferenceor
identification.

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III383. VirtualServer

Thisfunctionallowsyoutosetupaninternetserviceonalocalcomputer,
withoutexposingthelocalcomputertotheinternet.Youcanalsobuild
varioussetsofportredirection,toprovidevariousinternetserviceson
differentlocalcomputersviaasingleinternetIPaddress.

PrivateIP
ComputerName

PrivatePort
Type
PublicPort
Comment

SpecifytheIPaddressofthecomputeron
yourlocalnetwork.
SelectthenameofaWindowscomputer
fromthedropdownmenuandclick to
autoinputitsIPaddressinthePrivateIP
field.
Specifytheprivateportyouwishtouseon
thecomputerinyourlocalnetwork.
SelectthetypeofInternetProtocol.
Specifyapublicporttoaccessthecomputer
onyourlocalnetwork.
Enteracommentforreferenceor
identification.

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III384. 2.4GHzWireless

Thesesettingsareforexperiencedusersonly.Pleasedonotchangeanyofthe
valuesonthispageunlessyouarealreadyfamiliarwiththesefunctions.

FragmentThreshold
RTSThreshold
BeaconInterval
DTIMPeriod
DataRate
NDataRate
ChannelWidth

SettheFragmentthresholdofthewireless
radio.Thedefaultvalueis2346.
SettheRTSthresholdofthewirelessradio.
Thedefaultvalueis2347.
Setthebeaconintervalofthewirelessradio.
Thedefaultvalueis100.
SettheDTIMperiodofwirelessradio.The
defaultvalueis3.
Setthewirelessdatatransferrate.The
defaultissettoauto.
Setthedatarateof802.11n.Thedefaultis
settoauto.
Selectwirelesschannelwidth(bandwidth
usedbywirelesssignalsfromthedevice)
therecommendedvalueisAuto20/40MHz.
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PreambleType
CTSProtect

TxPower

WMM

Setthewirelessradio preambletype.The
defaultvalueisShortPreamble.
Enablingthissettingwillreducethechance
ofradiosignalcollisionsbetween802.11b
and802.11gwirelessaccesspoints.Its
recommendedtosetthisoptiontoAuto.
Setthepoweroutputofthewirelessradio.
Youmaynotrequire100%outputpower.
Settingalowerpoweroutputcanenhance
securitysincepotentiallymalicious/unknown
usersindistantareaswillnotbeableto
accessyoursignal.
WMM(WiFiMultimedia)technologycan
improvetheperformanceofcertainnetwork
applications,suchasaudio/videostreaming,
networktelephony(VoIP)andothers.When
WMMisenabled,thedevicewillprioritize
differentkindsofdataandgivehigher
prioritytoapplicationswhichrequireinstant
responses forbetterperformance.

III385. ALG

ApplicationLayerGateway(ALG)isanetworksecuritygatewaywhich
supportsspecificnetworkapplicationssuchasgamingandinstantmessaging.
ALGenablestheseapplicationstocommunicatewiththeirserver.

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III386. IGMP

IGMPisacommunicationsprotocolusedtoestablishmulticastgroup
memberships.Itallowsforamoreefficientuseofresourcesandbetter
performanceforapplicationssuchasIPTVvideostreaming.

IGMPSnooping

IGMPProxy

IGMPsnoopingmonitorstrafficbetween
hostsandmulticastrouterstofacilitate
bandwidthconservation.Selectenableor
disable.
IGMPproxyenablesintelligentmulticast
forwardingbasedonIGMPsnooping
information. Selectenableordisable.

ItisrecommendedtosetIGMPSnoopingandIGMPProxyto
Enable.

III387. UPnP

Universalplugandplay(UPnP)isasetofnetworkingprotocolswhichenables
networkdevicestocommunicateandautomaticallyestablishworking
configurationswitheachother.SelectEnableorDisable.

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III39.Administration

Variousadministrativefunctionscanbeaccessedfrom
theAdministrationmenu.

III391. TimeZone

SetTimeZone
TimeServerAddress

DaylightSaving

Selectthetimezoneofyourcountryor
region.
ThetravelroutersupportsNTP(Network
TimeProtocol)forautomatictimeanddate
setup.InputthehostnameoftheIPserver
manually.
Ifyourcountry/regionusesdaylightsaving
time,pleasechecktheEnableFunction
box,andselectthestartandenddate.

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III392. Password

Youcanchangethepasswordusedtologintothebrowserbased
configurationinterfacehere.Itisadvisedtodosoforsecuritypurposes.

Pleasemakeanoteofthenewpassword.Intheeventthatyou
forgetthepasswordandareunabletologintothebrowser
basedconfigurationinterface,seeII5.Resettofactorydefault
settingsforhowtoresetthedevice.

CurrentPassword
Enteryourcurrentpassword.
NewPassword
Enteryournewpassword.
ConfirmedPassword Confirmyournewpassword.

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III393. RemoteAccess

CheckEnabledtoenabletheremoteaccessfeatureandthenenterthe
appropriatevalues.

HostIPAddress
Port

SpecifytheIPaddresswhichisallowedremote
access.
Specifyaportnumber(065535)usedfor
remoteaccess.

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III394. Backup/Restore

BackupSettings
RestoreSettings
Restoreto
FactoryDefault

ClickSave tosavethecurrentsettingsonyour
computerasconfig.binfile.
ClickBrowse tofindapreviouslysaved
config.binfileandthenclickUploadtoreplace
yourcurrentsettings.
ClickReset torestoresettingstothefactory
default.Apopupwindowwillappearandask
youtoconfirmandenteryourlogindetails.
Enteryourusernameandpasswordandclick
Ok.Seebelowformoreinformation.

III395. Upgrade

Theupgradepageallowsyoutoupgradethesystemfirmwaretoamore
recentversion.YoucandownloadthelatestfirmwarefromtheEdimax
website.Aftertheupgrade,thesystemwillrestart.

Donotswitchoffordisconnectthedeviceduringafirmware
upgrade,asthiscoulddamagethedevice.Itisrecommendedthat
youuseawiredEthernetconnectionforafirmwareupgrade.

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III396. Restart

Intheeventthattheroutermalfunctionsorisnotresponding,thenitis
recommendedthatyourestartthedevice.

III397. Logs

Youcanviewthesystemlogandsecuritylog.Usethedropdownmenuinthe
toprightcornertoselectwhichlogtoview.

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Save
Clear
Refresh

ClickSave tosavethelog onyourcomputer


as.txtfile.
ClickCleartoclear/erasetheexistinglog.
ClickRefreshtorefreshthelog andupdateany
activity.

III398. ActiveDHCPClient

InformationaboutactiveDHCPclientsisshowninthetable,whichdisplays
theDHCPserverassignedIPaddress,MACaddressandtimeexpiredfor
eachcomputerordeviceonthelocalnetwork.

III399. Statistics

Displayssentandreceivedpacketnetworkstatistics.

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IV. Appendix

IV1. ConfiguringyourIPaddress

ForfirsttimeaccesstotheURLhttp://Edimax.Setuppleaseensureyour
computerissettouseadynamicIPaddress.Thismeansyourcomputercan
obtainanIPaddressautomaticallyfromaDHCPserver.Youcancheckifyour
computerissettouseadynamicIPaddressbyfollowingIV11.Howtocheck
thatyourcomputerusesadynamicIPaddress.

StaticIPuserscanalsotemporarilymodifyyourcomputersIPaddresstobe
inthesameIPaddresssubnete.g.192.168.2.x(x=3254)astheBR6428nS
V2/nCinordertoaccesshttp://Edimax.Setup.

TheBR6428nSV2/nCsdefaultIPaddressis192.168.2.1.

TheprocedureformodifyingyourIPaddressvariesacrossdifferentoperating
systems;pleasefollowtheguideappropriateforyouroperatingsystemin
IV12.HowtomodifytheIPaddressofyourcomputer.

StaticIPuserspleasemakeanoteofyourstaticIPbeforeyou
changeit.

YoucanassignanewIPaddresstothedevicewhichiswithinthesubnetof
yournetworkduringsetuporusingthebrowserbasedconfigurationinterface
(refertoIII34.LAN).ThenyoucanaccesstheURLhttp://Edimax.Setupin
futurewithoutmodifyingyourIPaddress.

PleaseremembertochangeyourIPaddressbacktoitsoriginal
valueafterthedeviceisproperlyconfigured.

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IV11.HowtocheckthatyourcomputerusesadynamicIPaddress
Pleasefollowtheinstructionsappropriateforyouroperatingsystem.

IV111. WindowsXP

1. ClicktheStartbutton(itshouldbelocatedinthelowerleftcornerof
yourcomputer),thenclickControlPanel.DoubleclicktheNetworkand
InternetConnectionsicon,clickNetworkConnections,andthen
doubleclickLocalAreaConnection.TheLocalAreaConnectionStatus
windowwillthenappear,clickProperties.

2. ObtainanIPaddressautomaticallyandObtainDNSserveraddress
automaticallyshouldbeselected.

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IV112. WindowsVista

1. ClicktheStartbutton(itshouldbelocatedinthelowerleftcornerof
yourcomputer),thenclickControlPanel.ClickViewNetworkStatusand
Tasks,thenclickManageNetworkConnections.RightclickLocalArea
Network,thenselectProperties.TheLocalAreaConnectionProperties
windowwillthenappear,selectInternetProtocolVersion4(TCP/IPv4),
andthenclickProperties.

2. SelectObtainanIPaddressautomaticallyandObtainDNSserver
addressautomaticallyshouldbeselected.

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IV113. Windows7

1. ClicktheStartbutton(itshouldbelocatedinthelowerleftcornerof
yourcomputer),thenclickControlPanel.

2. UnderNetworkandInternetclickViewnetworkstatusandtasks.

3. ClickLocalAreaConnection.

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4. ClickProperties.

5. SelectInternetProtocolVersion4(TCP/IPv4)andthenclickProperties.

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6. SelectObtainanIPaddressautomaticallyandObtainDNSserver
addressautomaticallyshouldbeselected.

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IV114. Windows8

1. FromtheWindows8Startscreen,youneedtoswitchtodesktopmode.
Moveyourcursertothebottomleftofthescreenandclick.

2. Indesktopmode,clicktheFileExplorericoninthebottomleftofthe
screen,asshownbelow.

3. RightclickNetworkandthenselectProperties.

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4. Inthewindowthatopens,selectChangeadaptersettingsfromtheleft
side.

5. Chooseyourconnectionandrightclick,thenselectProperties.

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6. SelectInternetProtocolVersion4(TCP/IPv4)andthenclickProperties.

7. SelectObtainanIPaddressautomaticallyandObtainDNSserver
addressautomaticallyshouldbeselected.

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IV115. MacOS

1. HaveyourMacintoshcomputeroperateasusual,andclickonSystem
Preferences.

2. InSystemPreferences,clickonNetwork.

3. ClickonWiFiintheleftpanelandthenclickAdvancedinthelower
rightcorner.

4. SelectTCP/IPfromthetopmenuandUsingDHCPinthedropdown
menulabeledConfigureIPv4shouldbeselected.

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IV12.HowtomodifytheIPaddressofyourcomputer

Pleasefollowtheinstructionsappropriateforyouroperatingsystem.Inthe
followingexamplesweusetheIPaddress192.168.2.10thoughyoucanuse
anyIPaddressintherange192.168.2.x(x=3254)inordertoaccessiQ
Setup/browserbasedconfigurationinterface.

PleasemakeanoteofyourstaticIPbeforeyouchangeit.

IV121. WindowsXP

1. ClicktheStartbutton(itshouldbelocatedinthelowerleftcornerof
yourcomputer),thenclickControlPanel.DoubleclicktheNetworkand
InternetConnectionsicon,clickNetworkConnections,andthen
doubleclickLocalAreaConnection.TheLocalAreaConnectionStatus
windowwillthenappear,clickProperties.

2. SelectUsethefollowingIPaddressandUsethefollowingDNSserver
addresses,theninputthefollowingvalues:

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YourexistingstaticIPaddresswillbedisplayedintheIP
addressfieldbeforeyoureplaceit.PleasemakeanoteofthisIP
address,subnetmask,defaultgatewayandDNSserver
addresses.

IPaddress:192.168.2.10
SubnetMask:255.255.255.0
PreferredDNSServer:192.168.2.1

ClickOKwhenfinished.

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IV122. WindowsVista

1. ClicktheStartbutton(itshouldbelocatedinthelowerleftcornerof
yourcomputer),thenclickControlPanel.ClickViewNetworkStatusand
Tasks,thenclickManageNetworkConnections.RightclickLocalArea
Network,thenselectProperties.TheLocalAreaConnectionProperties
windowwillthenappear,selectInternetProtocolVersion4(TCP/IPv4),
andthenclickProperties.

2. SelectUsethefollowingIPaddressandUsethefollowingDNSserver
addresses,theninputthefollowingvalues:

YourexistingstaticIPaddresswillbedisplayedintheIP
addressfieldbeforeyoureplaceit.PleasemakeanoteofthisIP
address,subnetmask,defaultgatewayandDNSserver
addresses.

IPaddress:192.168.2.10
SubnetMask:255.255.255.0
PreferredDNSServer:192.168.2.1

ClickOKwhenfinished.
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IV123. Windows7

1. ClicktheStartbutton(itshouldbelocatedinthelowerleftcornerof
yourcomputer),thenclickControlPanel.

2. UnderNetworkandInternetclickViewnetworkstatusandtasks.

3.ClickLocalAreaConnection.

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4. ClickProperties.

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5.SelectInternetProtocolVersion4(TCP/IPv4)andthenclickProperties.

6. SelectUsethefollowingIPaddressandUsethefollowingDNSserver
addresses,theninputthefollowingvalues:

YourexistingstaticIPaddresswillbedisplayedintheIP
addressfieldbeforeyoureplaceit.PleasemakeanoteofthisIP
address,subnetmask,defaultgatewayandDNSserver
addresses.

IPaddress:192.168.2.10
SubnetMask:255.255.255.0
PreferredDNSServer:192.168.2.1

ClickOKwhenfinished.

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IV124. Windows8

1. FromtheWindows8Startscreen,youneedtoswitchtodesktopmode.
Moveyourcursertothebottomleftofthescreenandclick.

2. Indesktopmode,clicktheFileExplorericoninthebottomleftofthe
screen,asshownbelow.

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3. RightclickNetworkandthenselectProperties.

4. Inthewindowthatopens,selectChangeadaptersettingsfromtheleft
side.

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5. Chooseyourconnectionandrightclick,thenselectProperties.

6. SelectInternetProtocolVersion4(TCP/IPv4)andthenclickProperties.

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7. SelectUsethefollowingIPaddressandUsethefollowingDNSserver
addresses,theninputthefollowingvalues:

YourexistingstaticIPaddresswillbedisplayedintheIP
addressfieldbeforeyoureplaceit.PleasemakeanoteofthisIP
address,subnetmask,defaultgatewayandDNSserver
addresses.

IPaddress:192.168.2.10
SubnetMask:255.255.255.0
PreferredDNSServer:192.168.2.1

ClickOKwhenfinished.

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IV125. Mac

1. HaveyourMacintoshcomputeroperateasusual,andclickonSystem
Preferences

2. InSystemPreferences,clickonNetwork.

3. ClickonWiFiintheleftpanelandthenclickAdvancedinthelower
rightcorner.

4. SelectTCP/IPfromthetopmenuandselectManuallyfromthedrop
downmenulabeledConfigureIPv4,thenclickOK.

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YourexistingstaticIPaddresswillbedisplayedintheIP
addressfieldbeforeyoureplaceit.PleasemakeanoteofthisIP
address,subnetmask,defaultgatewayandDNSserver
addresses.

5. IntheIPv4AddressandSubnetMaskfieldenterIPaddress
192.168.2.10andsubnetmask255.255.255.0.ClickonOK.

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6. ClickApplytosavethechanges.

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IV13.HowtoFindYourNetworkSecurityKey

Tofindyournetworksecuritykey,pleasefollowtheinstructionsappropriate
foryouroperatingsystem.

IfyouareusingWindowsXPorearlier,pleasecontactyourISPor
routermanufacturertofindyournetworksecuritykey.

IV131. Windows7&Vista

1. OpenControlPanelandclickonNetworkandInternetinthetop
menu.

2. ClickonViewnetworkstatusandtaskswhichisundertheheading
NetworkandSharingCenter.

3. ClickonManagewirelessnetworksintheleftmenu.

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4. YoushouldseetheprofileofyourWiFinetworkinthelist.Rightclickon
yourWiFinetworkandthenclickonProperties.

5.ClickontheSecuritytab,andthenchecktheboxlabeledShow
characters.Thiswillshowyournetworksecuritykey.ClicktheCancel
buttontoclosethewindow.

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IV132. Mac

1. OpenanewFinderwindow,andselectApplicationsfromthemenuon
theleftside.OpenthefolderlabeledUtilitiesandthenopenthe
applicationKeychainAccess.

2. SelectPasswordsfromthesubmenulabeledCategoryontheleftside,
asshownbelow.ThensearchthelistinthemainpanelfortheSSIDofyour
network.Inthisexample,theSSIDisEdimaxWirelessthoughyourSSID
willbeuniquetoyournetwork.

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3. DoubleclicktheSSIDofyournetworkandyouwillseethefollowing
window.

4. ChecktheboxlabeledShowpasswordandyouwillbeaskedtoenter
youradministrativepassword,whichyouusetologintoyourMac.Enter
yourpasswordandclickAllow.

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Yournetworksecuritypasswordwillnowbedisplayedinthefieldnextto
theboxlabeledShowpassword.Intheexamplebelow,thenetwork
securitypasswordisedimax1234.Pleasemakeanoteofyournetwork
securitypassword.

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IV14.HowtoFindYourRoutersIPAddress

TofindyourroutersIPaddress,pleasefollowtheinstructionsappropriatefor
youroperatingsystem.

IV141. WindowsXP,Vista&7

1. GotoStart,selectRunandtypecmd,thenpressEnterorclickOK.

2. Anewwindowwillopen,typeipconfigandpressEnter.

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3. YourroutersIPaddresswillbedisplayednexttoDefaultGateway.

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IV142. Windows8

1. FromtheWindows8Startscreen,moveyourcursertothetopright
cornerofthescreentodisplaytheCharmsbar.

2. ClickSearchandentercmdintothesearchbar.ClicktheCommand
Promptappwhichbedisplayedontheleftside.

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3. Anewwindowwillopen,typeipconfigandpressEnter.

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4.YourroutersIPaddresswillbedisplayednexttoDefaultGateway.

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IV143. Mac

1. LaunchSystemPreferencesandclickonNetwork.

2. IfyouareusinganEthernetcabletoconnecttoyournetwork,your
routersIPaddresswillbedisplayednexttoRouter.

3. IfyouareusingWiFi,clickWiFiintheleftpanel,andthenAdvanced
inthebottomrightcorner.

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4. ClicktheTCP/IPtabandyourroutersIPaddresswillbedisplayednext
toRouter.

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IV2. ConnectingtoaWiFinetwork

ForhelpconnectingtoyourdevicesEdimax.SetupSSIDforinitialsetup,orto
connecttoyourdevicesnewWiFinetwork(SSID)aftersetupiscomplete,
followtheguidebelow:

BelowisanexampleofhowtoconnectusingWindowsVistathe
processmayvaryslightlyforotherversionsofWindows.

1. Clickthenetworkicon(

or )inthesystemtrayandselectConnect

toanetwork.

2. SearchfortheSSIDofyourBR6428nSV2/nCandthenclickConnect.If
yousetapasswordforyournetwork,youwillthenbepromptedtoenterit.

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3. Aftercorrectlyenteringyourpassword,youwillbesuccessfullyconnected
totheBR6428nSV2/nCswirelessnetwork.

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IV3. Troubleshooting

IfyouareexperiencingproblemswithyourBR6428nSV2/nC,pleasecheck
belowbeforecontactingyourdealerofpurchaseforhelp.

Ifyouareexperiencingproblemsimmediatelyafterafirmware
upgrade,pleasecontactyourdealerofpurchaseforhelp.

1. Inrangeextendermode,howdoIconnecttoanetworkwhich
hasahiddenSSID?
a. DuringiQSetupselectSetupextendermanuallyasshownbelow.Manually
entertheSSIDofthehiddennetwork,anSSIDforyourdeviceandthe
encryptioninformationforthehiddennetwork.

SSID

EntertheSSID(networkname)ofyourexisting,hidden
network.
DeviceSSID EnteranSSIDfortheBR6428NsV2/nCorleaveitblankto
useadefaultwhichconsistsofyourexistingroutersSSID
(above)+"_2EX".
Encryption Entertheencryptioninformationforyourexisting,hidden
network.

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2. IcantaccesstheInternet.
a. Ensurethatallcablesareconnectedproperly.TryadifferentEthernetcable.
b. SwitchyourBR6428nSV2/nCandnetworkdeviceoffandbackonagain.Check
theLEDstatusoftheBR6428Ns/nC.
c. Checkifyoucanaccessthewebbasedconfigurationinterface.Ifnot,please
ensureyourcomputerissettouseadynamicIPaddress.
d. LogintothewebbasedconfigurationinterfaceandgotoInternet>WANSetup
andcheckthattheconnectiontypeiscorrect.Ifyouareunsurewhichinternet
connectiontypeyouhave,pleasecontactyourInternetServiceProvider(ISP).
e. Connectyourcomputerdirectlytoyourmodemandcheckifyoucanaccessthe
internet.Ifyoucant,pleasecontactyourInternetserviceproviderfor
assistance.

3. Icantopenthebrowserbasedconfigurationinterface.
a. PleaseensureyourcomputerissettouseadynamicIPaddress.Refertothe
usermanualforguidanceifyouareunsurehowtodothis.
b. Ensureyouenterthecorrectpassword.Thepasswordiscasesensitive.

4. HowdoIresetmydevicetofactorydefaultsettings?
a. Toresetthedevicebacktoitsfactorydefaultsettings,pressandholdthe
WPS/Resetbuttonforover10seconds,untilthepowerLEDbeginstoflash.
Pleasewaitafewminutesfortheproducttorestart.Whenthedevicerestarts,
allsettingswillbereset.Defaultsettingsaredisplayedontheproductlabelon
thebackofthedevice,asshownbelow:

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RouterLogin

EnterthisURLinawebbrowsertoruniQSetupor
configureadvancedsettings.Youmustbe
connectedtothedevicebyWiFiorEthernet
cable.
Username/Password Thisisthedefaultusernameandpasswordto
accessthebrowserbasedconfigurationinterface
whenyougototheRouterLoginURL(above).
WiFiNetwork
ThisisthedefaultWiFinetworknameforthe
Name
device.Searchforthisname(SSID)andconnectto
itinordertoaccesstheRouterLoginURL
(above).
MAC
AMACaddressisuniquetoeverydeviceandis
usedforidentificationwithinanetwork.Your
devicesuniqueMACaddressisdisplayedhere.
PINCODE
ThisisyourdevicesPINcodeforWiFiProtected
Setup(WPS).

5. Iforgotmypassword.
a. Resettheroutertoitsfactorydefaultsettingsandusethedefaultusername
adminanddefaultpassword1234.Defaultsettingsaredisplayedontheproduct
labelonthebackofthedevice,asshownabove.

6. MyBR6428nSV2/nChasaweakwirelesssignalinrange
extendermode.
a. Weaksignalsareusuallycausedbyinterferencefromotherdevicesorobstacles
blockingtheBR6428nSV2/nCswirelesssignal:
b. Keepthedeviceawayfromotherradiodevicessuchasmicrowavesorwireless
telephones.
c. Donotputthedeviceinthecornerofaroomorunder/nearbymetal.
d. EnsurethereareasfewobstaclesaspossiblebetweentheBR6428nSV2/nCand
yourwirelessnetworkdevice.

Inrangeextendermode,theBR6428nSV2/nCSweakwirelesssignalmaybein
turncausedbyaweaksignalfromyourexistingrouter.Itsimportanttochoosea
goodlocationfortheBR6428nSV2/nCinrelationtoyourexistingwirelessrouter.
Thebestlocationisroughlyinthemiddlebetweenyourexistingwirelessrouter
andtheareayouwouldliketobecoveredbytheBR6428nSV2/nC.Ifyouaretoo
farawayfromyourexistingrouter,thenitisdifficultfortheBR6428nSV2/nCto
receiveawirelesssignal.
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7. DotheWANandLANportsworkthesamewhenthedeviceisin
differentmodes?
No,theWANandLANportshaveslightlydifferentfunctionsdependingonthe
operatingmodeofthedevice.

a. InWiFiroutermode,theWANportisforadirectconnectiontoyourxDSL
modem.TheLANportsareforwirednetworkclients.
b. Inaccesspointmode,theWANportisnotfunctional.Connectyourexisting
routertothedevicesLANport,andtheotherLANportscanconnectwired
networkclients.
c. Inrangeextendermode,theWANportisnotfunctionalandtheLANportsare
forwirednetworkclients.Donotconnectyourexistingroutertothedevices
WANorLANports,asthiscancausethedevicetomalfunction.

8. MynetworkisconfiguredtousestaticIPaddresses.HowcanI
assignastaticIPaddresstomyBR6428nSV2/nC?
a. YoucanmodifythedevicesIPaddressusingthebrowserbasedconfiguration
interface.PleaserefertoIII34.LAN.

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IV4. Glossary

DefaultGateway(Wirelessbridge):EverynonaccesspointIPdeviceneedsto
configureadefaultgatewaysIPaddress.WhenthedevicesendsoutanIP
packet,ifthedestinationisnotonthesamenetwork,thedevicehastosend
thepackettoitsdefaultgateway,whichwillthensenditouttowardsthe
destination.

DHCP:DynamicHostConfigurationProtocol.Thisprotocolautomaticallygives
everycomputeronyourhomenetworkanIPaddress.

DNSServerIPAddress:DNSstandsforDomainNameSystem,whichallows
Internetserverstohaveadomainname(suchaswww.Broadbandaccess
point.com)andoneormoreIPaddresses(suchas192.34.45.8).ADNSserver
keepsadatabaseofInternetserversandtheirrespectivedomainnamesand
IPaddresses,sothatwhenadomainnameisrequested(asintyping
"Broadbandaccesspoint.com"intoyourInternetbrowser),theuserissentto
theproperIPaddress.TheDNSserverIPaddressusedbythecomputerson
yourhomenetworkisthelocationoftheDNSserveryourISPhasassignedto
you.

DSLModem:DSLstandsforDigitalSubscriberLine.ADSLmodemusesyour
existingphonelinestotransmitdataathighspeeds.

Ethernet:Astandardforcomputernetworks.Ethernetnetworksare
connectedbyspecialcablesandhubs,andmovedataaroundatupto10/100
millionbitspersecond(Mbps).

IPAddressandNetwork(Subnet)Mask:IPstandsforInternetProtocol.AnIP
addressconsistsofaseriesoffournumbersseparatedbyperiods,that
identifiesasingle,uniqueInternetcomputerhostinanIPnetwork.Example:
192.168.2.1.Itconsistsof2portions:theIPnetworkaddress,andthehost
identifier.

TheIPaddressisa32bitbinarypattern,whichcanberepresentedasfour
cascadeddecimalnumbersseparatedby.:aaa.aaa.aaa.aaa,whereeach
aaacanbeanythingfrom000to255,orasfourcascadedbinarynumbers
separatedby.:bbbbbbbb.bbbbbbbb.bbbbbbbb.bbbbbbbb,whereeachb
caneitherbe0or1.

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Anetworkmaskisalsoa32bitbinarypattern,andconsistsofconsecutive
leading1sfollowedbyconsecutivetrailing0s,suchas
11111111.11111111.11111111.00000000.Thereforesometimesanetwork
maskcanalsobedescribedsimplyasxnumberofleading1s.
Whenbotharerepresentedsidebysideintheirbinaryforms,allbitsintheIP
addressthatcorrespondto1sinthenetworkmaskbecomepartoftheIP
networkaddress,andtheremainingbitscorrespondtothehostID.

Forexample,iftheIPaddressforadeviceis,initsbinaryform,
11011001.10110000.10010000.00000111,andifitsnetworkmaskis,
11111111.11111111.11110000.00000000
Itmeansthedevicesnetworkaddressis
11011001.10110000.10010000.00000000,anditshostIDis,
00000000.00000000.00000000.00000111.Thisisaconvenientandefficient
methodforaccesspointstorouteIPpacketstotheirdestination.

ISPGatewayAddress:(seeISPfordefinition).TheISPGatewayAddressisan
IPaddressfortheInternetaccesspointlocatedattheISP'soffice.

ISP:InternetServiceProvider.AnISPisabusinessthatprovidesconnectivity
totheInternetforindividualsandotherbusinessesororganizations.

LAN:LocalAreaNetwork.ALANisagroupofcomputersanddevices
connectedtogetherinarelativelysmallarea(suchasahouseoranoffice).
YourhomenetworkisconsideredaLAN.

MACAddress:MACstandsforMediaAccessControl.AMACaddressisthe
hardwareaddressofadeviceconnectedtoanetwork.TheMACaddressisa
uniqueidentifierforadevicewithanEthernetinterface.Itiscomprisedof
twoparts:3bytesofdatathatcorrespondstotheManufacturerID(unique
foreachmanufacturer),plus3bytesthatareoftenusedastheproducts
serialnumber.

NAT:NetworkAddressTranslation.Thisprocessallowsallofthecomputers
onyourhomenetworktouseoneIPaddress.Usingthebroadbandaccess
pointsNATcapability,youcanaccesstheInternetfromanycomputeron
yourhomenetworkwithouthavingtopurchasemoreIPaddressesfromyour
ISP.
Port:NetworkClients(LANPC)usesportnumberstodistinguishonenetwork
application/protocoloveranother.Belowisalistofcommonapplicationsand
protocol/portnumbers:

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Application ProtocolPortNumber
Telnet
TCP
23
FTP
TCP
21
SMTP
TCP
25
POP3
TCP
110
H.323
TCP
1720
SNMP
UCP
161
SNMPTrap UDP
162
HTTP
TCP
80
PPTP
TCP
1723
PCAnywhereTCP
5631
PCAnywhereUDP
5632

Accesspoint:Aaccesspointisanintelligentnetworkdevicethatforwards
packetsbetweendifferentnetworksbasedonnetworklayeraddress
informationsuchasIPaddresses.

SubnetMask:Asubnetmask,whichmaybeapartoftheTCP/IPinformation
providedbyyourISP,isasetoffournumbers(e.g.255.255.255.0)configured
likeanIPaddress.ItisusedtocreateIPaddressnumbersusedonlywithina
particularnetwork(asopposedtovalidIPaddressnumbersrecognizedbythe
Internet,whichmustbeassignedbyInterNIC).
TCP/IP,UDP:TransmissionControlProtocol/InternetProtocol(TCP/IP)and
UnreliableDatagramProtocol(UDP).TCP/IPisthestandardprotocolfordata
transmissionovertheInternet.BothTCPandUDParetransportlayerprotocol.
TCPperformspropererrordetectionanderrorrecovery,andthusisreliable.
UDPontheotherhandisnotreliable.TheybothrunontopoftheIP(Internet
Protocol),anetworklayerprotocol.

WAN:WideAreaNetwork.Anetworkthatconnectscomputerslocatedin
geographicallyseparateareas(e.g.differentbuildings,cities,countries).The
Internetisawideareanetwork.

WebbasedmanagementGraphicalUserInterface(GUI):Manydevices
supportagraphicaluserinterfacethatisbasedonthewebbrowser.This
meanstheusercanusethefamiliarNetscapeorMicrosoftInternetExplorer
toControl/configureormonitorthedevicebeingmanaged.

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FederalCommunicationCommissionInterferenceStatement

ThisequipmenthasbeentestedandfoundtocomplywiththelimitsforaClassBdigitaldevice,pursuanttoPart
15ofFCCRules.Theselimitsaredesignedtoprovidereasonableprotectionagainstharmfulinterferenceina
residentialinstallation.Thisequipmentgenerates,uses,andcanradiateradiofrequencyenergyand,ifnot
installedandusedinaccordancewiththeinstructions,maycauseharmfulinterferencetoradiocommunications.
However,thereisnoguaranteethatinterferencewillnotoccurinaparticularinstallation.Ifthisequipmentdoes
causeharmfulinterferencetoradioortelevisionreception,whichcanbedeterminedbyturningtheequipment
offandon,theuserisencouragedtotrytocorrecttheinterferencebyoneormoreofthefollowingmeasures:

1.Reorientorrelocatethereceivingantenna.
2.Increasetheseparationbetweentheequipmentandreceiver.
3.Connecttheequipmentintoanoutletonacircuitdifferentfromthattowhichthereceiverisconnected.
4.Consultthedealeroranexperiencedradiotechnicianforhelp.

FCCCaution
Thisdeviceanditsantennamustnotbecolocatedoroperatinginconjunctionwithanyotherantennaor
transmitter.ThisdevicecomplieswithPart15oftheFCCRules.Operationissubjecttothefollowingtwo
conditions:(1)thisdevicemaynotcauseharmfulinterference,and(2)thisdevicemustacceptanyinterference
received,includinginterferencethatmaycauseundesiredoperation.Anychangesormodificationsnotexpressly
approvedbythepartyresponsibleforcompliancecouldvoidtheauthoritytooperateequipment.

FederalCommunicationsCommission(FCC)RadiationExposureStatement
ThisequipmentcomplieswithFCCradiationexposuresetforthforanuncontrolledenvironment.Inordertoavoid
thepossibilityofexceedingtheFCCradiofrequencyexposurelimits,humanproximitytotheantennashallnotbe
lessthan2.5cm(1inch)duringnormaloperation.

FederalCommunicationsCommission(FCC)RFExposureRequirements
ThisEUTiscompliancewithSARforgeneralpopulation/uncontrolledexposurelimitsinANSI/IEEE
C95.11999andhadbeentestedinaccordancewiththemeasurementmethodsandproceduresspecifiedin
OETBulletin65SupplementC.TheequipmentversionmarketedinUSisrestrictedtousageofthechannels
111only.

R&TTEComplianceStatement
ThisequipmentcomplieswithalltherequirementsofDIRECTIVE1999/5/ECOFTHEEUROPEANPARLIAMENTAND
THECOUNCILofMarch9,1999onradioequipmentandtelecommunicationterminalequipmentandthemutual
recognitionoftheirconformity(R&TTE).TheR&TTEDirectiverepealsandreplacesinthedirective98/13/EEC
(TelecommunicationsTerminalEquipmentandSatelliteEarthStationEquipment)AsofApril8,2000.

Safety
Thisequipmentisdesignedwiththeutmostcareforthesafetyofthosewhoinstallanduseit.However,special
attentionmustbepaidtothedangersofelectricshockandstaticelectricitywhenworkingwithelectrical
equipment.Allguidelinesofthisandofthecomputermanufacturemustthereforebeallowedatalltimesto
ensurethesafeuseoftheequipment.

EUCountriesIntendedforUse
TheETSIversionofthisdeviceisintendedforhomeandofficeuseinAustria,Belgium,Bulgaria,Cyprus,Czech,
Denmark,Estonia,Finland,France,Germany,Greece,Hungary,Ireland,Italy,Latvia,Lithuania,Luxembourg,Malta,
Netherlands,Poland,Portugal,Romania,Slovakia,Slovenia,Spain,Sweden,Turkey,andUnitedKingdom.TheETSI
versionofthisdeviceisalsoauthorizedforuseinEFTAmemberstates:Iceland,Liechtenstein,Norway,and
Switzerland.

EUCountriesNotIntendedforUse
None

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EUDeclarationofConformity

English:

Thisequipmentisincompliancewiththeessentialrequirementsandotherrelevant
provisionsofDirective1999/5/EC,2009/125/EC.
Franais:
Cetquipementestconformeauxexigencesessentiellesetautresdispositionsdela
directive1999/5/CE,2009/125/CE
etina:
Totozazenjevsouladusezkladnmipoadavkyaostatnmipslunmiustanovenmi
smrnic1999/5/ES,2009/125/ES.
Polski:
Urzdzeniejestzgodnezoglnymiwymaganiamiorazszczeglnymiwarunkami
okrelonymiDyrektywUE1999/5/EC,2009/125/EC
Romn: Acestechipamentestenconformitatecucerineleesenialeialteprevederirelevanteale
Directivei1999/5/CE,2009/125/CE.
:

1999/5/EC,2009/125/EC.
Magyar:
Ezaberendezsmegfelelazalapvetkvetelmnyekneksmsvonatkozirnyelveknek
(1999/5/EK,2009/125/EC)
Trke:
Bucihaz1999/5/EC,2009/125/ECdirektiflerizorunluisteklervedierhkmlerleile
uyumludur.
: 1999/5/EC,2009/125/EC.
Slovenina: Totozariadeniespazkladnpoiadavkyaalieprslunustanoveniasmernc
1999/5/ES,2009/125/ES.
Deutsch:
DiesesGerterflltdieVoraussetzungengemdenRichtlinien1999/5/EC,2009/125/EC.
Espaol:
ElpresenteequipocumplelosrequisitosesencialesdelaDirectiva1999/5/EC,
2009/125/EC.
Italiano: Questoapparecchioconformeairequisitiessenzialieallealtredisposizioniapplicabili
dellaDirettiva1999/5/CE,2009/125/CE.
Nederlands: Ditapparaatvoldoetaandeessentileeisenenanderevantoepassingzijndebepalingen
vanrichtlijn1999/5/EC,2009/125/EC.
Portugus: EsteequipamentocumpreosrequesitosessnciaisdaDirectiva1999/5/EC,2009/125/EC
Norsk:
DetteutstyreterisamsvarmeddeviktigstekraveneogandrerelevanteregleriDirektiv
1999/5/EC,2009/125/EC.
Svenska:
Dennautrustningriverensstmmelsemeddevsentligakravenochvrigarelevanta
bestmmelseridirektiv1999/5/EG,2009/125/EG.
Dansk:
Detteudstyrerioverensstemmelsemeddevsentligstekravogandrerelevante
forordningeridirektiv1999/5/EC,2009/125/EC.
Suomi:
Tmlaitetyttdirektiivien1999/5/EY,2009/125/EYoleellisetvaatimuksetjamuut
asiaankuuluvatmrykset.

WEEEDirective&ProductDisposal

Attheendofitsserviceablelife,thisproductshouldnotbetreatedashouseholdorgeneralwaste.It
shouldbehandedovertotheapplicablecollectionpointfortherecyclingofelectricalandelectronic
equipment,orreturnedtothesupplierfordisposal.

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DeclarationofConformity

We,EdimaxTechnologyCo.,Ltd.,declareunderoursoleresponsibility,thatthe
equipmentdescribedbelowcomplieswiththerequirementsoftheEuropeanR&TTE
directives.

Equipment: N300MultiFunctionWiFiRouter
ModelNo.: BR6428nSV2/BR6428nC

ThefollowingEuropeanstandardsforessentialrequirementshavebeenfollowed:
Directives 1999/5/EC
Spectrum
:
EMC
:
Safety (LVD)

ETSI EN 300 328 V1.8.1 (2012-04);


EN 301 489-1 V1.9.2 (2011-09);
EN 301 489-17 V2.2.1 (2012-09);
IEC 60950-1:2005 (2nd Edition);
EN 60950-1:2006+A11:2009+A1:2010+A12:2011

Recommendation99/519/EC
EMF
:
EN 50385: 2002
Directives 2006/95/EC
Safety (LVD)
:
IEC 60950-1:2005 (2nd Edition);
EN 60950-1:2006+A11:2009+A1:2010+A12:2011

EdimaxTechnologyCo.,Ltd.
No.3,WuChuan3rdRoad,
WuKuIndustrialPark,
NewTaipeiCity,Taiwan

DateofSignature: September6th,2013
Signature:

PrintedName:
Title:

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AlbertChang
Director
EdimaxTechnologyCo.,Ltd.

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