Setting Up Connection by Specifying Detailed Settings

If you want to specify the security settings in detail or cannot establish the wireless connection using the other procedures, manually enter all the required information for the wireless LAN connection. Before specifying detailed settings, check and write down the required information, including the SSID, network key, and wireless security protocols. Checking the SSID and Network Key
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Select <Wireless LAN Settings> in the Home screen. Home Screen
When a message appears on the display of the machine, select <Yes>.
If a message is displayed telling that no access point can be found, select <Close>.
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Select <Other Connections>.
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Select <Manually Enter Network Name (SSID)>.
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Enter the network name (SSID) that you have written down, and select <Apply>.
On how to enter text, see Entering Text.
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Specify the security settings based on the information that you have written down.
If you do not need to specify the security settings, select <None>.
Using WEP
Using WPA-PSK or WPA2-PSK
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Wait until message <Connected.> is displayed.
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Select <Close>.
Wait several minutes until the IP address and other items are set automatically.
Signal strength
When more than one wireless router is available for connection, the machine connects to the device with the strongest signal. Signal strength is measured using RSSI (Received Signal Strength Indication).
You can set the IP address manually. Setting IP Addresses
While the machine is connected to the wireless LAN, the Wireless LAN icon is displayed in the Home screen or the Basic Features screen of each function. Home Screen
Reducing power consumption
You can set the machine to enter <Power Save Mode> based on signals emitted from the wireless router. <Power Save Mode>
If the IP address of the machine has changed
In a DHCP environment, the IP address of the machine may be changed automatically. If this happens, the connection is maintained as long as the machine and the computer belong to the same subnet.
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