The Router is an ADSL2+ Integrated Access Device (IAD) and supports ADSL link with downstream up to 24 Mbps and upstream up to 1 Mbps. It provides a simple and cost-effective ADSL Internet connection for a private Ethernet or an 802.11n/802.11g/802.11b wireless network. The Router supports high-speed ADSL Internet connection, IP routing for LAN and wireless connectivity. It can provide high access performance application for individual users, the SOHOs, and small enterprises.
You can configure and manage the Router through a web-based management interface using the local Ethernet or through remote management via the WAN interface.
1. Attach antennas. Screw two antennas into place to ensure your router will have range throughout your location.
2. Plug router into a power source.
3. If you don’t have dedicated ADSL jack-point, plug ADSL Splitter-Filter into the wall-jack point. And plug phone(DSL) cable from phone port of ADSL Splitter-Filter to ADSL port of TL-W8960N.
4. If you have dedicated ADSL jack-point, plug phone(DSL) cable from wall jack-point to ADSL port of TL-W8960N.
5. Connect your PC to the router. Connect your PC or network switch to LAN1-LAN4 port.
6. Go to the router’s access page in your browser. Open your browser and type http://192.168.1.1 into the address bar.
Then, you can see the login pop-up window. The default username and password is admin.
7. Start setup wizard. After successfully log in, you will see the Login screen. Click Quick Setup to configure your router.
Choose ADSL WAN for the WAN Type, and then click Next.
Then please select PPPoA(PPP over ATM) for WAN Link Type.
If you select PPPoA(PPP over ATM) for WAN Link Type, the page will become like below.
Enter all fields properly.
Country : Select New Zealand
ISP : Select Other
VPI/VCI : Insert 0 for VPI, and 100 for VCI
WAN Link Type : PPPoA(PPP over ATM) selected at above
PPP Username : Put your username for PPPoA authentication. (e.g., johnkey58)
PPP Password : Put the password for your username
MTU : Default value us 1498 and you can just leave it as a default.
8. Wireless Configuration The WLAN function is enabled by default. You can rename your wireless network name and create your own password in this page. The default wireless name is TP-LINK_XXXXXX, and the default wireless password, the same as the PIN code, is printed on the bottom label.
Wireless Network Name : The name you can see among available wireless networks.
Network Authentication : The type of authentication you want to use. WPA2-Personal is recommended.
Wireless Network Key : You can change it to your own password for WIFI connection. You must keep it safely.
Click Next to continue.
9. Summary You will see the Summary screen below, click Confirm to make your settings take effect.
10. Connect WIFI. Once above configurations are done, next is to check the wireless connection.
Search SSID you set at step8 from the available WIFI networks.
Put WIFI password you configured at step 8 into popup window.
11. Congratulations. You should now have a fully functioning and secure TP-Link TL-W8960N adsl router.