2Connect the Cables
1.Provide power to the unit as follows:
A. A. If not using PoE, plug the power cord into the power jack and
B.the unit to an AC power outlet (100/240V, 50-60Hz).
C. B. If using PoE, connect power to the unit from a DC injector
device, such as the 1-Port Active Ethernet DC Injector hub.
Note:Note: If you are installing the AP in a plenum, you
must use PoE.
2.Optionally, connect an RS-232 cable to the RS-232 console port.
3.Wait for the power LED to turn green before proceeding.
4.Connect the AP-700 LAN port to a stand-alone PC using a cross-
over Ethernet cable, or to a network hub or switch.
5.When the RS-232 cable is not connected, you may optionally install a
security cover to prevent access to the power and LAN ports, and the
reset and reload buttons:
—Slide the hinging end of the security cover into the hole on the
rear panel of the AP-700 to the left of the connectors.
—Use two screws to attach the right side of the security cover to
the RS-232 screw holes on the rear panel of the AP-700.
3 Initialize the AP-700
There are two ways to initialize the AP:
If the AP is connected to a stand-alone PC using the cross-over
Ethernet cable and is in its factory default configuration state,
s ee Option A
B.If the AP is connected to a DHCP server
on the same subnet as
your computer, s ee Option B below.
1.Ensure there is no DHCP server running on the PC.
2.Set the IP address of the PC to 169.254.x.y (where x and y can be
any number between 1 and 254).
3.Set the subnet mask of the PC to 255.255.0.0.
Note that you will use the unit’s default IP address (169.254.128.132)
5.Proceed to Basic Configuration.
1.Select Start > All Programs > ORiNOCO > ScanTool. ScanTool
will discover the access point and display the IP address to use for
2.Note the IP address displayed and click the
Cancel button, OR
Click the Change button and then the Web Configuration button.
3.Proceed to Basic Configuration.
4 Basic Configuration
1.Open your browser and enter the IP Address configured in Step 3.
Press Enter. Result: The AP-700 Login screen appears.
2.Leave the user name field empty, enter your password (default is
public), and click OK. Result: The System Status screen appears.
3.Click the Configure button. Result: The System Configuration
screen appears. Each tab contains information for specific
4. If your AP model number ends in -WD, select the System tab and
choose the installation Country and location (indoor/outdoor). This
step is not required for model numbers not ending in -WD.