ASUS ET12 ZenWi-Fi Pro Wi-Fi System User Guide

ASUS ET12 ZenWi-Fi Pro Wi-Fi System User Guide & troubleshooting

ASUS ET12 ZenWi-Fi Pro Wi-Fi System

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Hardware Explanations

  1. Plug the adapter into the DCIN port, and press the power switch.
  2. The power LED will light up when your hardware is ready.
Button and Port Explanations

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2.5G / 1G WAN port

  • Connect your optical modem

LAN ports 1-2

  • Connect your PC to a LAN port with a network cable.

2.5G / 1G LAN port

  • Connect your PC to a 2.5G / 1G LAN port with a network cable.

Specifications:

DC Power adapter DC Output: +19V with max 2.37A current +19.5V with max 2.31A current
Operating Temperature  0~40ºC Storage Temperature 0~70ºC
Operating Humidity 50~90% Storage Humidity 20~90%

Before Setup

Setting up a standalone router

❶ Go to ONE ROUTER SETUP STEPS.
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Setting up an AiMesh WiFi system

❶ Prepare two or more ASUS routers supporting AiMesh.
❷ Assign one as AiMesh router, and another one as AiMesh node.
** If you have multiple AiMesh routers, we recommend using the router with the highest specifications as your AiMesh router and the others as AiMesh nodes.
❸ Go to AiMesh SETUP STEPS.
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One Router Setup Steps WE SUGGEST

Prepare your Modem

❶ Unplug the power of cable / DSL modem. If it has a battery backup, remove the battery.
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❷ Connect your modem to the router with the network cable provided.
❸ Power on the modem. Plug modem to the power outlet and power on.
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❹ Check the modem LED lights to ensure the connection is active.

1. Power on the router. Plug in and press the Power On/ Off button at the back of your router.

Connect your Device

❶ Power on the router.
Plug in and press the Power On/ Off button at the back of your router.
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❷ Check that the LED turns solid blue to indicate that the hardware connection is ready for setup.
[Web] Connect your PC to the router using an additional network cable.
[App] Or you can use a phone or pad to complete the setup via ASUS Router App.
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Login and Connect

[Web] Open a web browser.
You will be redirected to the ASUS Setup Wizard. If not, navigate to http://router.asus.com.
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[App] Launch ASUS Router App and follow the instructions to complete the setup.

AiMesh Setup Steps

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Prepare

Place your AiMesh router and node within 3 meters of each other during the setup process.

AiMesh node

Keep your AiMesh node powered on and standby for AiMesh system settings.

AiMesh router

❶ ❷ ❸ ❹ ❺ ❻ ❼ ❽ ❾ ❿ ⓫ ⓬ ⓭ ⓮ ⓯ ⓰ ⓱ ⓲ ⓳ ⓴

  1. [Web] ❶ Refer to ONE ROUTER SETUP STEPS to connect your AiMesh router to your PC and modem, and then log in into the web GUI.
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  2. Go to Network Map page, click AiMesh icon and then Search for your extending AiMesh node.
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  3. Click Search, it will automatically search for your AiMesh node nearby. When the AiMesh node shows on this page, click it to add it into the AiMesh system.
    ** If you cannot find any AiMesh node, please go to TROUBLE SHOOTING.
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  4. A message is displayed when synchronization is completed.
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  5. Congratulations! You will find the pages below show up when an AiMesh node has been successfully added to the AiMesh network.
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Troubleshooting

If your AiMesh router cannot find any AiMesh node nearby or synchronization fails, please check the following and try again.

a Move your AiMesh node closer to the AiMesh router ideally. Ensure that it is within 3 meters.
b Your AiMesh node is powered on.

ASUS Router App

Download free ASUS Router APP to set up and manage your router(s).

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Relocation THE BEST PERFORMANCE

Locate the AiMesh router and node at the best place.

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NOTES: To minimize interference, keep the routers away from devices like cordless phones, Bluetooth devices and microwave ovens.
We recommend that you place the routers in an open or spacious location.

ZenWiFi Pro ET12 LED indications

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FAQ FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q1: Does the AiMesh router support Access Point mode?
A: Yes. You can choose to set the AiMesh router as router mode or access point mode. Please go to web GUI (http://router.asus.com), and go to the page Administration > Operation Mode.

Q2: Could I setup wired connection between AiMesh routers (Ethernet backhaul)?
A: Yes. AiMesh system supports both wireless and wired connection between AiMesh router and node to maximize throughput and stability. AiMesh analyzes the wireless signal strength for each frequency band available, and then determines automatically whether a wireless or wired connection is best to serve as the inter-router connection backbone.

  1. Follow the setup steps to establish a connection between the AiMesh router and node via WiFi first.
  2. Place the node in the ideal locations for best coverage. Run an Ethernet cable from the LAN port of the AiMesh router to the WAN port of AiMesh node.
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  3. AiMesh system will auto-select the best path for data transmission, whether wired or wireless.

ASUS Recycling/Takeback Services
ASUS recycling and takeback programs come from our commitment to the highest standards for protecting our environment. We believe in providing solutions for you to be able to responsibly recycle our products, batteries, other components, as well as the packaging materials. Please go to http://csr.asus.com/english/Takeback.htm for the detailed recycling information in different regions.

REACH
Complying with the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of Chemicals) regulatory framework, we published the chemical substances in our products at ASUS REACH website at http://csr.asus.com/english/REACH.htm

Federal Communications Commission Statement
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

  • This device may not cause harmful interference.
  • This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

FCC regulations restrict the operation of this device to indoor use only. This device cannot operate as a subordinate between separate buildings or structures. The operation of this device is prohibited on oil platforms, cars, trains, boats, and aircraft, except that operation of this device is permitted in large aircraft while flying above 10,000 feet. Operation of transmitters in the 5.925-7.125 GHz band is prohibited for control of or Communications with unmanned aircraft systems.

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

  • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
  • Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
  • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
  • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

ASUS ET12 ZenWi-Fi Pro Wi-Fi System User Guide  & troubleshooting 24 WARNING! Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.

Prohibition of Co-location
This device and its antenna(s) must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.

IMPORTANT NOTE:
Radiation Exposure Statement: This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. End users must follow the specific operating instructions for satisfying RF exposure compliance. To maintain compliance with FCC exposure compliance requirement, please follow operation instruction as documented in this manual.

ASUS ET12 ZenWi-Fi Pro Wi-Fi System User Guide  & troubleshooting 25 WARNING! This equipment must be installed and operated in accordance with provided instructions and the antenna(s) used for this transmitter must be installed to provide a separation distance of at least 26 cm from all persons and must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.

Compliance Statement of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)
This device complies with Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada licence exempt RSS standard(s). Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.

Operation in the band 5150­5250 MHz is only for indoor use to reduce the potential for harmful interference to co-channel mobile satellite systems.

CAN ICES-3(B)/NMB-3(B)

Radio Frequency (RF) Exposure Information
The radiated output power of the ASUS Wireless Device is below the Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada radio frequency exposure limits. The ASUS Wireless Device should be used in such a manner such that the potential for human contact during normal operation is minimized.

This equipment should be installed and operated with a minimum distance of 26 cm between the radiator any part of your body.

This device has been certified for use in Canada. Status of the listing in the Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada’s REL (Radio Equipment List) can be found at the following web address: http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/ceb-bhst.nsf/eng/h_tt00020.html

Additional Canadian information on RF exposure also can be found at the following web:
https://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/smt-gst.nsf/eng/sf08792.html

Safety Notices

  • Use this product in environments with ambient temperatures between 0°C(32°F) and 40°C(104°F).
  • Refer to the rating label on the bottom of your product and ensure your power adapter complies with this rating.
  • DO NOT place on uneven or unstable work surfaces. Seek servicing if the casing has been damaged.
  • DO NOT place or drop objects on top and do not shove any foreign objects into the product.
  • DO NOT expose to or use near liquids, rain, or moisture. DO NOT use the modem during electrical storms.
  • DO NOT cover the vents on the product to prevent the system from getting overheated.
  • DO NOT use damaged power cords, accessories, or other peripherals.
  • If the Adapter is broken, do not try to fix it by yourself. Contact a qualified service technician or your retailer.
  • To prevent electrical shock hazard, disconnect the power cable from the electrical outlet before relocating the system.
  • DO NOT mount this equipment higher than 2 meters.
  • Utilisez ce produit dans un environnement dont la température ambiante est comprise entre 0°C (32°F) et 40°C (104°F).

Manufacturer

ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
Tel: +886-2-2894-3447
Address: 4F, No. 150, LI-TE RD., PEITOU, TAIPEI 112, TAIWAN

Authorised representative in Europe

ASUS Computer GmbH
Address: HARKORT STR. 21-23, 40880 RATINGEN, GERMANY

Authorised distributors in Turkey

BOGAZICI BILGISAYAR TICARET VE SANAYI A.S.
Tel./FAX No.: +90 212 331 10 00 / +90 212 332 28 90
Address: ESENTEPE MAH. BUYUKDERE CAD. ERCAN HAN B BLOK NO.121 SISLI, ISTANBUL 34394
CIZGI Elektronik San. Tic. Ltd. Sti.
Tel./FAX No.: +90 212 356 70 70 / +90 212 356 70 69
Address: GURSEL MAH. AKMAN SK.47B 1 KAGITHANE/ISTANBUL
KOYUNCU ELEKTRONiK BiLGi iSLEM SiST. SAN. VE DIS TIC. A.S.
Tel. No.: +90 216 5288888
Address: EMEK MAH.ORDU CAD. NO:18, SARIGAZi, SANCAKTEPE ISTANBUL
ENDEKS BİLİŞİM SAN VE DIŞ TİC LTD ŞTİ
Tel./FAX No.: +90 216 523 35 70 / +90 216 523 35 71
Address: NECIP FAZIL BULVARI, KEYAP CARSI SITESI, G1 BLOK, NO:115 Y.DUDULLU, UMRANIYE, ISTANBUL
PENTA TEKNOLOJI URUNLERI DAGITIM TICARET A.S
Tel./FAX No.: +90 216 528 0000
Address: ORGANIZE SANAYI BOLGESI NATO YOLU 4.CADDE NO:1 UMRANIYE, ISTANBUL 34775

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