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  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 1
    RT-N16 Multi-functional Gigabit Wireless N Router User Manual
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    ... serial number of the product is defaced or missing. ASUS PROVIDES THIS MANUAL "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND,... OF BUSINESS AND THE LIKE), EVEN IF ASUS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH ..., AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS A COMMITMENT BY ASUS. ASUS ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY ...
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    ... panel...8 Bottom panel...9 Mounting options...10 Knowing your wireless router Chapter 2: Setting up the ... a wireless connection...12 Configuring the wireless router...13 Using the web GUI...13 Setting up the hardware Chapter 3: Accessing the wireless router...14 Setting an IP address for wired...
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    ...43 Firmware Restoration...43 WPS Wizard...44 Using WPS Wizard...44 Download ... Using the Download Master...50 Installing the utilities Chapter 6: Troubleshooting...52 ASUS DDNS Service... to install and configure the ASUS Wireless Router. How this guide is organized This guide contains the following ...
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    ... clients This chapter provides instructions on setting up the clients in your network to work with your ASUS Wireless Router. • Chapter 4: ...This chapter provides you with a troubleshooting guide for solving common problems you may encounter when using the ASUS Wireless Router. • Appendices ...
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    Knowing your wireless router Package contents 1 Check the following items in your ASUS Wireless Router package. RT-N16 Wireless Router Power adapter Support CD (manual, utilities) RJ45 cable Quick Start Guide Note: If any of the items is ...
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 7
    ...Status indicators LED (Power) Off On Flashing-slow Flashing-quick (Wireless Network) LAN 1-4 (Local Area Network) Off ...physical connection Has physical connection to an Ethernet network Transmitting or receiving data (through Ethernet cable) RT-N16 Indication Chapter 1: Knowing your wireless router...
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    ... This button launches the WPS wizard. This button restores the system to its factory default settings. Connect an RJ-45 Ethernet ... signal interference among the three antennas, we recommend that you orient them as the following illustration shows:  RT-N16 Chapter 1: Knowing your wireless router
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 9
    ... router. 2 Note: For details on mounting your router on a wall or ceiling, refer to the section Mounting options on the next page of this user manual. Chapter 1: Knowing your wireless router RT-N16 
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    ... of the ASUS Wireless Router onto the screws. Note: Re-adjust the screws if you cannot latch the ASUS Wireless Router onto the screws or if it is too loose. 10 RT-N16 Chapter 1: Knowing your wireless router
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    ... up the hardware Setting up the wireless router 2 The ASUS Wireless Router meets various working scenarios... Wizard in Chapter 5 of this user manual. Setting up a wired connection The ASUS Wireless Router is supplied ...port to your PC's LAN port. Chapter 2: Setting up the hardware RT-N16 11
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    ... adapter. Refer to your wireless adapter user manual for wireless connection procedures. By default, the SSID of ASUS Wireless Router is "ASUS" (in upper case), encryption is disabled and open system authentication is used. 12 RT-N16 Chapter 2: Setting up the hardware
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    ... Choose a wireless network window. Wait for it to connect. Note: By default, the SSID of wireless router is ASUS. Connect to this default SSID. 3. After establishing a wireless connection, launch a web browser. ... 4: Configuring via the web GUI. Chapter 2: Setting up the hardware RT-N16 13
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    ... clients' IP addresses are within the same subnet as the ASUS Wireless Router. By default, the ASUS Wireless Router integrates the DHCP server function, which ...) • DNS: 192.168.1.1 (ASUS Wireless Router) or assign a known DNS server in your network 14 RT-N16 Chapter 3: Configuring the clients
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    Windows® 9x/ME 1. Click Start > Control Panel > Network to display the Network setup window. 2. Select TCP/IP then click Properties. 3. If you want your ... click OK. Otherwise, click Specify an IP address, then key in the IP address and Subnet Mask. Chapter 3: Configuring the clients RT-N16 15
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    4. Select the Gateway tab, and key in New gateway then click Add. 5. Select the DNS configuration tab and click Enable DNS. Key in Host, Domain, and DNS Server Search Order, then click Add. 6. Click OK. 16 RT-N16 Chapter 3: Configuring the clients
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    ... the type of network adapter installed in your system. • Set the router to assign IP address automatically. • Manually set up the IP address, subnet mask, and default gateway. Chapter 3: Configuring the clients RT-N16 17
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 18
    4. Select the DNS tab then click Add under the DNS Service Search Order and key in DNS. Windows® 2000 1. Click Start > Control Panel > Network and Dial-up Connection. Right-click Local Area Connection then click Properties. 18 RT-N16 Chapter 3: Configuring the clients
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    ...Use the following IP address: and key in IP address, Subnet mask, and Default gateway. 4. Select Obtain DNS server address automatically if you want the DNS...> Control Panel > Network Connection. Right-click Local Area Connection then select Properties. Chapter 3: Configuring the clients RT-N16 19
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 20
    ... following IP address: and key in IP address, Subnet mask, and Default gateway. 4. Select Obtain DNS server address automatically if you want ... following DNS server addresses: and key in the Preferred and Alternate DNS server. 5. Click OK when done. 20 RT-N16 Chapter 3: Configuring the clients
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    Windows® Vista 1. Go to Start > Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center. Click View status > Properties > Continue. 2. Select... DNS server addresses: and key in the Preferred and Alternate DNS server. 5. Click OK when done. Chapter 3: Configuring the clients RT-N16 21
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 22
    ...browser. The login page automatically launches. Note: You may also manually key in the router's default IP address (192.168.1.1) to launch the router's...web interface. 2. On the login page, key in the default user name (admin) and password (admin). 22 RT-N16 Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI
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    ... From the main page, click the navigation menu or links to configure the various features of the ASUS Wireless Router. Using the Network Map Network Map allows you to view ...Launch the WPS wizard from the System status screen. Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI RT-N16 23
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 24
    .... USB printer status Click this icon to display information about the USB printer connected to the wireless router. Setting up WAN using the Quick Internet Setup..., PPPoE, PPTP, L2TP, and Static IP. 3. Click Apply all settings to save the settings. 24 RT-N16 Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI
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    ...Server from the navigation menu at the left side of your screen. 2. Select Enabled. Your wireless router is now ready to share the media files stored in the USB disk. Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI RT-N16 25
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 26
    ...360: 1. Launch Xbox360 and enter System > Edit Settings to set up the wireless network connection. 2. Set IP Settings to Automatic and ensure that ... Xbox360 gets a valid IP address. 3. To play music from the USB hard disk, select Media > Music. 26 RT-N16 Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 27
    4. Select Computer. 5. Select Yes, continue when prompted to install Window Media Connect on your PC. 6. Xbox360 automatically searches for the wireless router. Select the wireless router to establish the connection. Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI RT-N16 27
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 28
    ... ensure that you have inserted a USB disk into the USB port of your wireless router. To use AiDisk: 1. Click AiDisk from the navigation menu at the left side of your screen. 2. From the Welcome to AiDisk wizard screen, click Go. 28 RT-N16 Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 29
    ... DDNS services, select I will use the service and accept the Terms of service. Otherwise, select Skip ASUS DDNS setting. Click Next to finish the setup. 5. When done,... you created, launch a web browser and key in the ftp link (ftp://). Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI RT-N16 29
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 30
    ... Internet applications traffic at first priority. AiDisk The router handles at first priority the traffic of downloading/ uploading data to/from ... handles the audio/video traffic at first priority. 3. Click Save to save the configuration settings. 30 RT-N16 Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 31
    Upgrading the firmware Note: Download the latest firmware from the ASUS website at http://www.asus.com To upgrade the firmware: 1. Click Advanced Setting ...on this utility, refer to the section Firmware Restoration in Chapter 5 of this user manual. Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI RT-N16 31
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 32
    ..., click Restore/Save/Upload Setting. 3. Select the tasks that you want to do: • To restore to the default factory settings, click Restore, and ... settings, click Browse to locate the system file that you want to restore, then click Upload. 32 RT-N16 Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 33
    Using the USB application The ASUS Wireless Router provides two USB 2.0 ports for connecting USB devices such as a USB storage device and USB...client/computer in your network. Retype the password to confirm. Click Add to add the account to the list. Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI RT-N16 33
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 34
    ... enable all computers within WORKGROUP to access the wireless router's USB storage device. 6. Launch My Network Place from a computer connected...the Workgroup category. All files on the USB storage device are now shared to computers in your network. 34 RT-N16 Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 35
    Setting up an FTP site The ASUS Wireless Router enables you to share files from your USB storage device with computers in LAN or through the Internet. Notes: .... 5. From any LAN computer, key in ftp://192.168.1.1 on a web browser. Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI RT-N16 35
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 36
    Connecting a USB printer Connect a compatible USB printer to the USB 2.0 port of the ASUS Wireless Router and share the USB printer with your LAN ... printer. 2. Select Local printer attached to this computer and click Next. 36 RT-N16 Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 37
    ...click Next. 4. Click Next to set up the TCP/IP port for accessing the network printer. 5. Key in the IP address of the wireless router in the Printer Name of IP Address field and click Next. Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI RT-N16 37
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 38
    6. Select Custom and click Settings... 7. Set Protocol to LPR and type LPRServer in Queue Name field. Click Next to continue. 8. Press Next to finish the standard TCP/IP port setting. 38 RT-N16 Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 39
    ... driver from the vendor-model list. If your printer is not in the list, click Have Disk to manually assign the location of driver. 11. Click Next to accept the default name for the printer. Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI RT-N16 39
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 40
    .... Note: If you use Windows® 98 or ME which does not support Standard TCP/IP port, you need to use Remote Port which is supported by the ASUS Wireless Router. 40 RT-N16 Chapter 4: Configuring via the web GUI
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 41
    ... utilities 5 The support CD contains the utilities for configuring the ASUS Wireless Router. To install the ASUS WLAN Utilities in Microsoft® Windows, insert the support ... CD. To install the utilities: 1. Click Install...Utilities. 2. Click Next. Chapter 5: Installing the utilities RT-N16 41
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 42
    3. Click Next to accept the default destination folder or click Browse to specify another path. 4. Click Next to accept the default program folder or enter another name. 5. Click Finish when setup is completed. 42 RT-N16 Chapter 5: Installing the utilities
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 43
    ... computer's desktop, click Start > All Programs > ASUS Utility > RT-N16 Wireless Router > Device Discovery. Firmware Restoration Firmware ... desktop, click Start > All Programs > ASUS Utility RT-N16 Wireless Router > Firmware Restoration. Note: This is not a firmware upgrade utility and cannot ...
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 44
    ...v3.0.6.0 or later ASUS 160N/130N driver v2.0.0.0 or later Intel wireless LAN card ASUS 167gv2 driver v1.2.2.0 or later ASUS 160N/130N .... If the wireless client cannot discover the wireless router, shorten the distance between the client and the router. 44 RT-N16 Chapter 5: Installing the utilities
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 45
    2. Push the WPS button at the rear panel of the wireless router for more than five seconds. WPS button 3. On the WPS Wizard, ... the WPS Wizard, the PWR indicator flashes and Internet connection pauses briefly and then reestablishes the connection. Chapter 5: Installing the utilities RT-N16 45
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 46
    4. Assign a name to your network, then click Next. 5. Use the auto-generated passphrase as your network's security key or manually assign a passphrase containing between 8 and 63 characters. Click Next. 46 RT-N16 Chapter 5: Installing the utilities
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 47
    ..., refer to the section Adding network devices using a USB flash drive on the next page. 7. You have connected to the wireless router. If you want to configure the Internet settings, click Setup. Click Finish to close the WPS Wizard. Chapter 5: Installing the utilities RT-N16 47
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 48
    ...USB flash drive With the WPS utility, you can add devices to your network using a USB flash drive. To add network devices using a USB flash ...USB port on your computer, and then select the drive from the dropdown list. When done, click Next to continue. 48 RT-N16 Chapter 5: Installing the utilities
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 49
    ...and then plug to the computer that you want to add to the wireless network. 4. Locate the SetupWireless.exe from the USB drive, and double-click to run it....the computer to the wireless network. 5. Click OK to exit the Wireless Network Setup Wizard. Chapter 5: Installing the utilities RT-N16 49
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 50
    ... support table. 1. Launch the Download Master from Start > All Programs > ASUS Utility > RT-N16 Wireless Router > Download Master. Click File > Connect to connect to the wireless router. 2. Follow the instructions below to organize the download...
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 51
    ... the Options field. Key in the FTP site address, Port number, User Name, Password. Click Download to start. BT download Save the BT seed on your ... copy the finished files to your local hard disk. The incomplete tasks are kept in the InComplete folder. Chapter 5: Installing the utilities RT-N16 51
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 52
    ... that you may encounter while installing or using the ASUS Wireless Router. These problems require simple troubleshooting that you can perform by ... seconds. • Check the setting in the wireless adapter such as SSID and encryption settings. 52 RT-N16 Chapter 6: Troubleshooting
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    ... Access is possible. • Restart your computer. • Refer to the Quick Start Guide of the wireless router and re-configure the settings. • Check if the WAN LED ... web browser is configured to use the local LAN, and is not configured to use a proxy server. Chapter 6: Troubleshooting RT-N16 53
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 54
    ... five seconds. How to restore the system to its default settings? • Press the Restore button at the rear panel of the wireless router for more than five seconds. • ...) Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0 DNS Server 1: 192.168.1.1 DNS Server 2: (Blank) SSID: ASUS 54 RT-N16 Chapter 6: Troubleshooting
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 55
    ASUS DDNS Service RT-N16 supports the ASUS DDNS service. When exchanging devices at the service center, if you have registered the ASUS DDNS service ... one domain name for one router. Use port mapping to implement security in the network. Chapter 6: Troubleshooting RT-N16 55
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 56
    ... DDNS service free, or is it just a trial version? The ASUS DDNS service is a free and embedded service in some ASUS routers. Check your ASUS router if it supports the ASUS DDNS service. 56 RT-N16 Chapter 6: Troubleshooting
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 57
    ... radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no... and its antenna(s) must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter Appendices RT-N16 57
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 58
    ... Mark Warning This is a Class B product, in a domestic environment, this product may cause radio interference, in which case the user may be required to take adequate measures. 58 RT-N16 Appendices
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 59
    ... to your programs, too. When we speak of free software, we are referring to freedom, not price. Our General Public Licenses are designed to make sure that you have the freedom to ...receive or can get the source code. And you must show them these terms so they know their rights. Appendices RT-N16 59
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    ... its recipients to know that what they have is not the original, so that any problems introduced by others will not reflect on the original authors' reputations. Finally, any free ... or any portion of it, thus forming a work based on the Program, and copy and distribute such 60 RT-N16 Appendices
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    ..., a complete machine-readable copy of the corresponding source code, to be distributed under the terms of Sections 1 and 2 above on a medium customarily used for software interchange; or, Appendices RT-N16 61
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    ... to this License. 7. If, as a consequence of a court judgment or allegation of patent infringement or for any other reason (not limited to patent issues), conditions are imposed 62 RT-N16 Appendices
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    ... Free Software Foundation. 10. If you wish to incorporate parts of the Program into other free programs whose distribution conditions are different, write to the author to ask for permission. Appendices RT-N16 63
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 64
    ... YOU. SHOULD THE PROGRAM PROVE DEFECTIVE, YOU ASSUME THE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION. 12 IN NO EVENT UNLESS REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAW OR ... OR OTHER PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. END OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS DGT warning 64 RT-N16 Appendices
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    ..., TAIWAN Address: No. 150, LI-DE RD., PEITOU, TAIPEI Authorised representative ASUS Computer GmbH in Europe: Authorised distributors in Turkey: Address: HARKORT STR. 21... +90 212 3312121 NO:9 AYAZAGA/ISTANBUL Address: AYAZAGA MAH: CENDERE YOLU Address: AYAZAGA MAH. KEMERBURGAZ Appendices RT-N16 65
  • Asus RT-N16 | User Manual - Page 66
    ....com* Harkort Str. 21-23, D-40880 Ratingen, Germany +492102959911 www.asus.com.de www.asus.com.de/sales ASUS COMPUTER INTERNATIONAL (America) ASUS COMPUTER GmbH (Germany and ...on this site is an online Technical Inquiry Form that you can fill out to contact technical support. 66 RT-N16 Appendices



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Asus RT-N16 - Wireless Router Manual