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User Manual

R8 Series Wireless Router

2/24/2010
Forwell Wireless Co., Ltd.
Shandy Feng
User Manual

R8 Series Wireless Router


User Manual

Power by Forwell Wireless

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Important Notice
Due to the nature of wireless communications, transmission and reception of data can never
be guaranteed. Data may be delayed, corrupted (i.e., have errors) or be totally lost. Although
significant delays or losses of data are rare when wireless devices such as the Forwell Wireless
device are used in a normal manner with a well‐constructed network, the Forwell Wireless
device should not be used in situations where failure to transmit or receive data could result in
damage of any kind to the user or any other party, including but not limited to personal injury,
death, or loss of property. Forwell Wireless accepts no responsibility for damages of any kind
resulting from delays or errors in data transmitted or received using the Forwell Wireless device,
or for failure of the Forwell Wireless device to transmit or receive such data.

Safety and Hazards


Do not operate the Forwell Wireless device in areas where blasting is in progress, where
explosive atmospheres may be present, near medical equipment, near life support equipment, or
any equipment which may be susceptible to any form of radio interference. In such areas, the
Forwell Wireless device MUST BE POWERED OFF. The Forwell Wireless device can transmit signals
that could interfere with this equipment. Do not operate the Forwell Wireless device in any
aircraft, whether the aircraft is on the ground or in flight. In aircraft, the Forwell Wireless device
MUST BE POWERED OFF. When operating, the Forwell Wireless device can transmit signals that
could interfere with various onboard systems.

Note: Some airlines may permit the use of cellular phones while the
aircraft is on the ground and the door is open. Forwell Wireless device
may be used at this time.

The driver or operator of any vehicle should not operate the Forwell Wireless device while in
control of a vehicle. Doing so will detract from the driver or operator’s control and operation of
that vehicle. In some states and provinces, operating such communications devices while in
control of a vehicle is an offence.

Limitations of Liability
This manual is provided “as is”. Forwell Wireless makes no warranties of any kind, either
expressed or implied, including any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular
purpose, or noninfringement. The recipient of the manual shall endorse all risks arising from its
use.
The information in this manual is subject to change without notice and does not represent a
commitment on the part of Forwell Wireless. FORWELL WIRELESS AND ITS AFFILIATES

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SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM LIABILITY FOR ANY AND ALL DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, GENERAL,
INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES INCLUDING, BUT NOT
LIMITED TO, LOSS OF PROFITS OR REVENUE OR ANTICIPATED PROFITS OR REVENUE ARISING OUT
OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE ANY FORWELL WIRELESS PRODUCT, EVEN IF FORWELL
WIRELESS AND/OR ITS AFFILIATES HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES
OR THEY ARE FORESEEABLE OR FOR CLAIMS BY ANY THIRD PARTY.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, in no event shall Forwell Wireless and/or its affiliates
aggregate liability arising under or in connection with the Forwell Wireless product, regardless of
the number of events, occurrences, or claims giving rise to liability, be in excess of the price paid
by the purchaser for the Forwell Wireless product.

Copyright
© 2009 Forwell Wireless Co., Ltd. All rights reserved.

Trademarks

“Forwell Wireless®” and are filed or registered trademarks of

Forwell Wireless in P.R.China and/or in other countries.


Windows® is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation.
QUALCOMM® is a registered trademark of QUALCOMM Incorporated. Used under license.
Other trademarks are the property of the respective owners.

Contact Information
Sales Desk Phone +86-755-26624211
Hours 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM GMT+8
E-mail sales@forwellwireless.com
FAX +86-755-26621490
Post 2-4A, Chaguang Industrial Park,
Nanshan District, Shenzhen, Guangdong Province,
P.R.China
Web http://www.forwellwireless.com

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Contents
Wireless Router R8 Series User Manual............................................................................................ 1
Important Notice............................................................................................................................... 3
Safety and Hazards ............................................................................................................................ 3
Limitations of Liability ....................................................................................................................... 3
Copyright ........................................................................................................................................... 4
Trademarks........................................................................................................................................ 4
Contact Information .......................................................................................................................... 4
Document History ............................................................................................................................. 7
Overview ......................................................................................................... 错误!未定义书签。
Introduction ...................................................................................................................................... 7
Important Remarks ................................................................................................................... 7
References ................................................................................................................................. 7
Abbreviations ............................................................................................................................ 7
Produclist .................................................................................................................................. 8
Appearance ....................................................................................................................................... 8
Front Panel ................................................................................................................................ 8
Rear Interface ............................................................................................................................ 8
Specification ...................................................................................................................................... 8
Connection ........................................................................................................................................ 9
Login the router .............................................................................................................................. 10
Configuration Describe.................................................................................................................... 11
3G Router ................................................................................................................................ 11
Operation Mode ...................................................................................................................... 11
Internet settings ...................................................................................................................... 12
Wide Area Network (WAN) Settings ............................................................................... 12
Local Area Network (LAN) Settings ................................................................................. 13
DHCP Client List ............................................................................................................... 13
Static Routing Settings..................................................................................................... 14
Wireless settings ..................................................................................................................... 15
Basic Wireless Settings .................................................................................................... 15
Wireless Security/Encryption Settings ............................................................................ 16
Wireless Distribution System .......................................................................................... 16
Wi-Fi Protected Setup ..................................................................................................... 16
Station List ....................................................................................................................... 17
Firewall .................................................................................................................................... 17
MAC/IP/Port Filtering Settings ........................................................................................ 17
Virtual Server Settings ..................................................................................................... 18
DMZ Settings ................................................................................................................... 18
System Security Settings ................................................................................................. 18
Filter Settings .................................................................................................................. 19
Webs URL Filter Settings ................................................................................................. 19
Administration......................................................................................................................... 19

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System Management ...................................................................................................... 19


Upgrade Firmware........................................................................................................... 20
Settings Management ..................................................................................................... 20
Access Point Status .......................................................................................................... 21
Statistic ............................................................................................................................ 21
System Log ...................................................................................................................... 22
Product Parts List ............................................................................................................................ 22

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Introduction
This user guide describes the R8 series router. The aim of the manual is to ease the test,
install and disposition.

Note: Though all features are documented in this manual, new features
may still be in beta stage at publication and therefore may not yet be
validated. Please refer to the Customer Release Note for complete and
detailed information regarding beta and validated features at time of
release.

Document History

Version Comments Date Writer


1.00 Standard December 16 2009 Shandy

References

R86 ROUTER DATASHEET


R87 ROUTER DATASHEET
R88 ROUTER DATASHEET

Abbreviations

APN Access Point Name


DAC Digital Analog Converter
GGSN Gateway GPRS Support Node
GPRS General Packet Radio Service
IP Internet Protocol
KB Kilobyte
MCC Mobile Country Code
MNC Mobile Network Codes
MS Mobile Station
PDU Protocol Data Unit
PLMN Public Land Mobile Network
RSSI Received Signal Strength Indication
SMA Small Adapter
SMS Short Message Services

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Produclist

Product Type Description


R86 EV-DO Rev. A
R87 HSDPA
R88 TD-SCDMA

Appearance

Front Panel

LED Description
Power Lights while the router initial.
Blinks while the router running.
3G Lights while 3G dialup successful.
Blinks while data trasmit through 3G.
Wi-Fi Lights while Wi-Fi function enable.
Blinks while data trasmit through Wi-Fi.
WAN Lights while WAN connecting.
Blinks while data trasmit through WAN.
LAN X 4 Lights while LAN connecting.
Blinks while data trasmit through LAN.

Rear Interface

Interface Description
3G Antenna SMA interface
SIM 3.3V
Consol Monitor and data transmit for serial port.
WAN RJ45
LAN X 4 RJ45
Power Φ2.0
Wi-Fi Antenna SMA interface

Specification
 WAN X 1, 10/100M, support xDSL modem/cable modem/Ethernet.

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 LAN X 4, 10/100M.
 802.11 b/g/n inside.
 Support 802.11 n drafts, up to 300mbps.
 Support WEP/WPA/WPA2/WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK.
 SSID broadcast control.
 NAT & DMZ
 DHCP
 Firewall function, support URL filter & MAC filter.
 IP-MAC binds function.
 Static route configurable.
 Update firmware via web.
 Remote configure via web.
 Multi-language web interface.

Connection
The router default parameters as follow, the manual function describe will base the default
parameters.
IP: 10.10.10.254, sub mask: 255.255.255.0.
There are two way to setting the PC IP address, which connect to the router.

1. Manual setting
Setting the PC IP as 10.10.10.xxx (xxx = 1~253), subnet mask: 255.255.255.0, default
gateway: 10.10.10.254, primary DNS: 10.10.10.254.

2. DHCP
Setting the PC IP properties, support “Obtain an IP address automatically” and “Obtain DNS
server address automatically”.

After IP setting, check it by ping. Click Windows start menu, run, execute “cmd” command.
Input “ping 10.10.10.254” in the DOS window.

This information means the connection is work.

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This information means the connection is failure. If so, please check the network cable
connection and IP address setting.

Login the router


Run the IE, open the URL: “http://10.10.10.254”, the default user name and password both
are “admin”

Follow is the configuration web.

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Configuration Describe

3G Router

Select language, the router support English and simple Chinese.


The status, statistic and management web link.

Operation Mode

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The router operation mode and NAT select. There are three operation modes supported:
bridge mode, gateway mode, AP client mode.

Internet settings

Wide Area Network (WAN) Settings

WAN connection type support: Static IP, DHCP, PPPoE, L2TP, PPTP, 3G.
System supports the follow 3G module: HUAWEI EM560, HUAWEI EM660, and HUAWEI EM770.
3G SIM PIN: enter PIN code
Operation mode: always online, connect on demand, connect on timer, manual.
MAC clone: enable and disable the MAC clone function.
Mobile MSP parameters: edit the MSP parameters.
MSP list: MSP profile list.

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Local Area Network (LAN) Settings

Setting the LAN parameters, include IP address, sub mask, VLAN, DHCP, etc.

DHCP Client List

The list of DHCP clients.

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Static Routing Settings

Static routing edit area and rules list.

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Wireless settings

Basic Wireless Settings

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The basic parameters of Wi-Fi setting.


The Radio function enable and disable.
The network mode supports 802.11 b/g/n (draft).
Support multi-SSID up to 8.

Wireless Security/Encryption Settings

The SSID select from multi-SSID setting.


Security mode include: disable, open, share, wep auto, WPA, wpa-psk, wpa2, wpa2-psk,
wpa-psk/wpa2-psk, wpa/wpa2, 802.1X.
Access policy: setting the MAC list for access or deny.

Wireless Distribution System

WDS support lazy mode, bridge mode, repeater mode

Wi-Fi Protected Setup

Wi-Fi protected setup.

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Station List

Wi-Fi station list.

Firewall

MAC/IP/Port Filtering Settings

Package Filter base the MAC/IP/Port rule. The page contains the rule edit area and rule list.

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Virtual Server Settings

The NAT setting and rules list.

DMZ Settings

DMZ setting.

System Security Settings

Remote management allows or deny.


Ping from WAM allow or deny.
SPI enable or disable.

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Filter Settings

Webs URL Filter Settings

Web content filter for proxy, java, and activeX.


URL filter and keyword filter setting.

Administration

System Management

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Select the language, change the administration account, and time setting.

Upgrade Firmware

Upgrade the boot loader and firmware.

Settings Management

Router parameters export, import and load factory default.

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Access Point Status

The system running status.

Statistic

The network sends and receives Statistics

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System Log

The system log.

Product Parts List


Name Unit Number Description Picture
R8 Item 1 Device

Guarantee Card Piece 1 Standard supply

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Power Adapter Item 1 DC12V2A

Network Cable Item 1 Standard supply

3G Antenna Item 1 Standard supply

Wi-Fi Antenna Item 1 Standard Supply

Product CD Piece 1 Standard supply

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