Note:Before you setup internet for your D-Link DIR-450, please make sure you are able to connect to the internet with the PCMIA(EVDO) card in your laptop/desktop, without the D-Link DIR-450 being in the configuration.
Connect to your Network
Note: Ensure that the power to your DIR-450 mobile router is not connected before performing the installation steps below:
32-bit PCMCIA(EVDO)card connection
Step 1: Attach the antenna to the router.Once secured, position the antenna upward in its connecting joint. This will ensure optimal reception.
Step 2: Insert your wireless 32-bit PCMCIA (EVDO) card into the internet slot on the back of the router.
Step 3: Insert the ethernet cable into the LAN port 1 on the back panel of the DIR-450 mobile router, and an available ethernet port on the network adapter, in the computer you will use to configure the unit.
Step 4: Connect the power adapter to the receptor on the back panel of your D-Link DIR-450 Mobile Router. Then plug the other end of the power adapter into a wall outlet or power strip.
The Power LED will turn ON to indicate power has been applied.
Other LEDs will flash ON and OFF as the DIR-450 Mobile Router performs initialization and internet connection processes. This will take a few minutes.
When complete, the following LEDs will illuminate Blue: Power, Status, Internet, WLAN and LAN port 1 (or your specific LAN port connection)
Step 5: Open your web browser and enter the IP address of your DIR-450 Mobile Router (192.168.0.1). Enter username (admin) and your password (blank by default).
Note: You will need to set a static ip address on the computer, on the same subnet, for example, 192.168.0.20/24)
Step 6: Under Setup, click Internet on the left. Select Manual Configure from the bottom of the page.
Step 7: Under WWAN, select your PCMCIA card from the drop down menu.
Step 8: Enter your WWAN Username, Password, Server Name, and Dial Number.
Step 9: Click Save Settings to save your settings. Once the router has finished rebooting, click Continue.
Please allow 1-2 minutes to connect.
Tags: DIR-450, EVDO, PCMCIA, power adapter