Connecting to a Wireless LAN

Connect a computer to the machine via a wireless LAN router (access point).
Depending on your wireless LAN router, the connection type and security standards may vary. Check for a connection type and security standard that are supported by both the wireless LAN router and the machine, and then establish a connection according to the connection type.
Depending on the connection type, you must enter the security information of the wireless LAN router.
Connect with a Secure Network Environment
The radio waves used for wireless communication can reach beyond walls and other obstructions within a certain range. Therefore, connecting the machine to a network without proper security measures may leak personal data and other information to third parties. Connect the machine to a wireless LAN at your own discretion and responsibility. Protecting the Network
Reducing Power Consumption
When Power Save Mode is enabled, the machine regularly enters the power save state according to the signal transmitted by the wireless LAN router. [Power Save Mode]

Checking the Connection Types and Security Standards Supported by the Machine

Connection Type

Connect using a type that is supported by your wireless LAN router. To specify the authentication, encryption, or other security method in detail, use the manual setup method to connect.
The following connection types are supported by the machine:
Push Button Mode (WPS)
If the wireless LAN router has the above symbol on the package or the button of the device, you can easily connect by pressing the button.
Connecting to a Wireless LAN by Using the Router Button (Push Button Mode)
WPS PIN Code Mode
If you are using a WPS router that does not support the push button mode, enter the PIN code to connect.
Connecting to a Wireless LAN by Entering a PIN Code (WPS PIN Code Mode)
* If the wireless LAN router is set up to use WEP authentication, you may not be able to connect with WPS. In this case, use the manual setup method to connect.
Access Point Setup Method
Search for the wireless LAN router from the machine, and enter the network key manually to connect.
Connecting to a Wireless LAN by Searching for a Router (Access Point Setup Method)
When you connect with the access point setup method, the following authentication and encryption methods are set:
WEP authentication method: Open System
Encryption for WPA/WPA2: AES-CCMP or TKIP is set automatically according to the selected wireless LAN router.
To specify a different authentication or encryption method, use the manual setup method to connect.
Manual Setup Method
In addition to the SSID and network key, manually enter all the wireless LAN settings such as the authentication and encryption methods to connect.
Connecting to a Wireless LAN by Setting the Details (Manual Setup Method)

Security Standards

The wireless LAN of the machine supports the security standards below. For details on whether your wireless LAN router supports these standards, see the manual of the wireless LAN router or contact the manufacturer.
WEP
WPA-PSK
WPA2-PSK
WPA-EAP
WPA2-EAP

Wireless LAN Router Information Required for Connection

When connecting with the access point setup method or the manual setup method, you must set the information below.
This information is listed on the main unit of the wireless LAN router. For details, see the manual of the wireless LAN router or contact the manufacturer.
SSID
This is the name used to identify the wireless LAN router. This may be listed as the access point name or network name.
Network Key
This is the keyword used for data encryption or the password used for network authentication. This may be listed as the encryption key, WEP key, WPA/WPA2 passphrase, or pre-shared key (PSK).
Security Standards
These are required when connecting with the manual setup method. Check the following information:
Security Standards
WEP
WPA-PSK
WPA2-PSK
WPA-EAP
WPA2-EAP
WEP Authentication Method
Open System
Shared Key
Encryption for WPA/WPA2
TKIP
AES-CCMP
IEEE 802.1X Authentication
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