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3G-6200nL V2

Quick Installation Guide



05-2012 / v1.0
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PRODUCTINTRODUCTION

PackageContents

Beforeyoustartusingthisdevice,pleasecheckifthereisanythingmissinginthepackage,
andcontactyourdealertoclaimthemissingitem(s):

3Grouter(1pcs)
Quickinstallationguide(1pcs)
CDwithEZmaxwizard,usermanual&multilanguageQIG(1pcs)
Poweradapter(1pcs)
Ethernetcable(1pcs)
Antenna(1pcs)

LEDIndicators

LED
Name
Light
Status
Description
WAN On Connected to the Internet
Off Notconnected to the Internet
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Flashing Internet activity (transferring data)
LAN On LANport connected
Off LANport notconnected
Flashing LANactivity (transferringdata)
WiFi

On WiFiactivated (or WPSmodeactivated)


Off WiFinot activated
Flashing WiFiactivity (transferring data)
3G On Connected to the 3G network
Off Notconnected to the 3G network
Flashing 3Gactivity (transferring data)

Interfaces

ItemName Description
USBPort Connectsto 3G/3.75G USB modem cards
WPS/Reset
Button
Resetstherouter to factory default settingsoractivates
theWPSfunction(pressthisbuttonandholdfor20
secondstoclearallsettingsorpressthisbuttonfor25
secondstoactivate theWPS function)
Antenna
Connector
Connectsto the supplied antenna
Power
Connector
Connectsto the supplied power adapter
LANPort Connectsto computers or othernetworkdevices
WANPort Connectsto cable/xDSL modems

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GETTINGSTARTED

1. Plugyour3G/3.75GUSBmodemcardintotheUSBportonthisrouter.
2. ConnectyourcomputertotheroutersLANportviaEthernetcable.
3. PowerontherouterandinserttheinstallationCDintoyourcomputer.

4. Selectyourpreferredlanguageinthesetupwizardandstartconfiguring
yourrouter.
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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
SARcompliancehasbeenestablishedinthelaptopcomputer(s)configurationswithPCMCIAslotonthesidenear
thecenter,astestedintheapplicationforcertification,andcanbeusedinlaptopcomputer(s)withsubstantially
similarphysicaldimensions,construction,andelectricalandRFcharacteristics.UseinotherdevicessuchasPDAs
orlappadsisnotauthorized.Thistransmitterisrestrictedforusewiththespecificantennatestedinthe
applicationforcertification.Theantenna(s)usedforthistransmittermustnotbecolocatedoroperatingin
conjunctionwithanyotherantennaortransmitter.

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.

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We,EdimaxTechnologyCo.,Ltd.,declareunderoursoleresponsibility,thatthe
equipmentdescribedbelowcomplieswiththerequirementsoftheEuropeanCouncil
directive(2006/95/EC).

Equipment: N150Wireless3GCompactRouter
ModelNo.: 3G6200nLV2

ThefollowingEuropeanstandardsforessentialrequirementshavebeenfollowed:

Spectrum: ETSIEN300328V1.7.1(200610)
EMC: EN3014891V1.8.1(200804)
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