D-Link DAP-1350 Wireless-N Pocket Router
The D-Link Model DAP-1350 Wireless N Pocket Router / Access Point / Client is a 3-in-1 Wi-Fi Device. It features multi-mode functionality you can utilize as a wireless router to create an 11n Wi-Fi network or use as an access point to add Wi-Fi to an existing wired network. The DAP-1350 also functions as a wireless client to connect an Ethernet-ready device to a Wi-Fi network.
It is designed for portability, it can travel with you. It is compact and lightweight and equipped with a travel case.
Support for WPA and WPA2 wireless security.
This Wireless N Pocket Router/Access Point uses Wireless N technology with multiple intelligent antennas to maximize the speed and range of your wireless signal to significantly outperform Wireless G devices. The internal antennas bounce multiple wireless signals off walls and ceilings to work around obstructions and help eliminate dead spots.
- Multi-mode functionality with wireless router, access point, or wireless client mode
- Backward compatible with Wireless G devices
- Supports Power over USB allowing a PC to power the DAP-1350 if AC power is not accessible
- Secure wireless using WPA or WPA2 encryption
Very dynamic and useful in a portable application. Not recommended as a full time wireless AP or full time router. In 24/7 operation this unit gets very hot and will eventually fail. This unit is useful for temporary or portable use such as using as a wireless client on a laptop or as an adhoc AP or router when on the go.
Pros: Small, functional, many modes of operation.
Cons: Cooks itself to death in 24/7 operation after about 2 yrs of service.
Support and Documentation
The device default IP address is: 192.168.0.50 The default username and password is: admin / -blank-
For Router mode, you must connect using your wireless adapter. the Ethernet port will not allow access to the web based configuration utility.
Steps to Reset, Connect, and Program Access Point
1. D-Link DAP-1350 requires a crossover cable to be connected to switch, or use of an uplink port.
2. To reset the access point, locate the reset button (hole) on the rear panel of the unit. With the access point powered on, use a paperclip to hold the button down for 5 seconds. Release the button and the access point will go through its reboot process. Wait about 30 seconds to access the access point. It does not reboot right away. When it starts the reboot, the front light will turn red.
3. The default IP address is 192.168.0.50. If the selector switch is in AP mode it can be accessed via cabled LAN with web browser on that IP address. The username is admin and leave the password box empty. Web access is on the standard web port, port 80.