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Bullet High Speed Wireless Platform


Point to Point Bridging Instructions

PLEASEREADTHESEINSTRUCTIONSBEFORECONFIGURINGORDEPLOYINGYOURBULLETHIGHSPEED
WIRELESSPLATFORM(S)

ThankyouforpurchasingaRadioLabsBulletHighSpeedWirelessPlatform.Usingthisdevice,youwill
beabletobridgeLANconnectionswithwirelessspeedsupto/over100megabits/second(condition
anddistancedependent).TheBulletPointtoPointBridgecanactasanonroutingLANextensionoras
aNATenabledgatewaytolinktwolocationsviatheIEEE802.11Nwirelessprotocol.

ConnectionDiagram

PartsnecessarytocreateBulletWirelessBridge
2BulletHighSpeedWirelessPlatforms(PowerOverEthernetInjectorsincluded)
22.4GhzWirelessAntennas
4Category5EthernetCables

ConnectingtheBulletHighSpeedWirelessPlatformtoyourcomputerforconfiguration.

ConnectaCategory5EthernetcablebetweenyourPC/MACsethernetportandtheLANportofthePOE
Injector.

ConnectasecondCategory5EthernetcablebetweenthePOEportofthePOEinjectorandtheEthernet
portoftheBullet.

ConnectthePOEInjectortoACpowerwiththeincludedpowercable.

YouwillnotneedtoconnectanantennatotheBulletatthistime,youwillbepromptedtodosofurther
alongtheseinstructions.

BeforeconfiguringyourBulletHighSpeedWirelessPlatform(s),youwillneedtodisableyourinternal
wirelesscardorAirport(ifapplicably)andsetastaticorunchangingIPaddress.

Windows

XP:OpenStartMenuandselectControlPanel

SelectNetworkConnections(ifunavailable,selectshowClassicview)

Vista:SelectStartMenu/WindowsLogo>Network>NetworkandSharingCenter>ManageNetwork
Connections

Windows7:SelectStartMenu/WindowsLogo>Network>NetworkandSharingCenter>Change
AdapterSettings

Onceyoucanviewyoursystemsnetworkconnections,rightclickonWirelessNetworkConnection
andselectDisable.

MacintoshOSX

SelecttheAirportStatusIcon (upperrighthandcornerofscreen)andselectTurnAirportOff

WhenloggingintotheBullettoconfiguretheunit,youwillneedtohaveaStaticIPaddressonyour
PC/MACsEthernetAdapter.

Windows

XP:OpenStartMenuandselectControlPanel

SelectNetworkConnectionsandrightclickLocalAreaConnection

SelectProperties

SelectInternetProtocol(TCP/IP)orInternetProtocol(IPv4)andclickProperties

SelectUseTheFollowingIPAddressandEnter192.168.1.10intotheIPAddressfieldand255.255.255.0
intothesubnetmaskfield

SelectOKandselectCloseontheLocalAreaConnectionpropertieswindow.

Vista:StartMenu/WindowsLogo>ControlPanel>NetworkandSharingCenter>ManageNetwork
Connections>rightclickLocalAreaConnectionandfollowinstructionsfrompage5.

Windows7:StartMenu/WindowsLogo>ControlPanel>NetworkandSharingCenter>ChangeAdapter
Settings>rightclickLocalAreaConnectionandfollowinstructionsfrompage5.

OnceyouhaveconfiguredyourBullet(s),youwillneedtofollowthesestepsagainandselectObtainan
IPaddressautomatically

YourPC/MACisnowreadytoconfiguretheBulletHighSpeedWirelessPlatform.

Openawebbrowser(InternetExplorer,MozillaFirefox,Safari,etc.)andenter192.168.1.20intothe
addressbarandhitEnter.

Enterubnt(minusquotations)intoboththeUserNameandPasswordfieldandselectOK
(ThisisthedefaultusernameandpasswordfortheBullet,thiscanbechangedintheSystemtab)

ThisisthemainconfigurationpageofyourBulletHighSpeedWirelessPlatform.Thiswillshowthe
currentstatusoftheunitalongwithLAN/WLANthroughputandsignalstrengthoncetheunitis
configured.

SelecttheWirelesstabandchangetheWirelessModetoAccessPointWDS.

ThiswillopentheWDSPeerstable.EntertheMACAddressofthesecondaryBullet(12digit
alphanumericcodelocatedonthetopoftheBulletproductbox)intothefirstWDSPeersfield.

DonotentertheMACaddressoftheunityouareconfiguringintotheWDSPeersfield.Ifyouarenotsure
ofwhichaddressiscorrect,youcanverifytheaddressagainsttheWLANMACaddressattheMainTab
oftheconfigurationscreen

SelectChangeinthelowerrighthandcornerandthenApplyattheupperrighthandcorner.


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OncetheBullethasrebooted,youarereadytoconfigurethesecondhalfofthebridge.Unplugthe
EthernetcablefromtheBulletyouhavejustconfiguredandconnecttotheEthernetportofthesecond
Bullet.

Followthesameprocedureasthepreviousunit(page8)

SelecttheWirelesstabandchangetheWirelessModetoStationWDS

EntertheMACAddressoftheprimaryBullet(theonepreviouslyconfigured)intotheLocktoAPMAC
field.SelectChangeinthelowerrighthandcornerandthenApplyattheupperrighthandcorner.

SelecttheNetworkTabandchangetheIPAddressfieldto192.168.1.21

SelectChangeinthelowerrighthandcornerandthenApplyattheupperrighthandcorner.
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YourBulletHighSpeedWirelessPlatformsarenowconfiguredasaPointtoPointBridge.Antennascan
nowbeconnectedtotheintegratedNTypeconnectorandthesystemcanbedeployed.Theconnection
diagramatthebeginningofthismanualdetailsthecorrectcablingconnectionsforintegrationintoan
existingnetworkorLAN.Ifyouarebridgingtoasinglecomputer,theLANconnectionofthePOEInjector
oftheremoteunitorStationcanbeconnecteddirectlytothecomputersEthernetporttoallow
networkaccess.

AdditionalInformation

MostconnectionissuescanattributedtoincorrectMACaddressentry.Ifyouareunabletogainnetwork
accessorifthebridgeisnotfunctioningcorrectly,doublechecktheMACaddressentriesagainstthe
WLANMACaddresseslistedontheMainTabofeachoftheBulletsconfigurationpage.

TheBulletHighSpeedWirelessPlatformis,bydefault,configuredasanonrouting,nonaddressing
networkdevice.IfyouwishtousetheseunitstoforwardDHCPassignedaddressestoaremotelocation,
thedefaultBridgenetworkmodewillsuffice(listedundertheNetworktab).Ifyouwishtohavethe
oneoftheBulletsactasaDHCPserverorNATgateway,selecttheRouteroptionandtheunitwill
allowconfigurationofyourLAN/WLANaddressingandDHCPfunctionaility.

Wirelessspeedsareaffectedbymanydifferentenvironmentalvariables,includinglineofsight,
frequencyinterferenceandambientradionoise.TheBulletHighSpeedWirelessPlatformsupports
speedsupto100megabits/second(truethroughput),however,duetonaturalvarianceinsignalandthe
automaticspeedselection,thismayvary.Ifsustainedspeedsarerequired,youcanlocktheBullet(s)into
athroughputrateusingtheTransmissionRate,MbpsmenuundertheWirelessTab