TD-8816 Hardware Installation

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2.1 The Front Panel

Figure 2-1

The LEDs locate on the front panel, which indicate the device’s working status. For details, please refer to LED Explanation.

LED Explanation:

2.2 The Back Panel

  • On/OFF: The switch for the power.
  • POWER: The Power plug is where you will connect the power adapter.
  • RESET: There are two ways to reset the Router's factory defaults.
Method one: With the Router powered on, use a pin to press and hold the Reset button (about 5 seconds) until the SYS LED becomes quick-flash from slow-flash. And then release the button and wait the router to reboot to its factory default settings.
Method two: Restore the default setting from “Maintenance-SysRestart” of the Router's Web-based Utility.
  • LAN: Through the port, you can connect the Router to your PC or the other Ethernet network devices.
  • LINE: Through the port, you can connect the Router with the telephone.
2.3 Installation Environment
  • The Product should not be located where it will be exposed to moisture or excessive heat.
  • Place the Router in a location where it can be connected to the various devices as well as to a power source.
  • Make sure the cables and power cord are placed safely out of the way so they do not create a tripping hazard.
  • The Router can be placed on a shelf or desktop.
2.4 Connecting the Router

Before installing the device, please make sure your broadband service provided by your ISP is available. If there is any problem, please contact your ISP. You need to connect the device to the phone jack, the power outlet, and your computer or network. Before cable connection, cut off the power supply and keep your hands dry. You can follow the steps below to install it.

Step 1: Connect the ADSL Line.

Method one: Plug one end of the twisted-pair ADSL cable into the ADSL LINE port on the rear panel of TD-8816, and insert the other end into the wall socket.
Method two: You can use a separate splitter. External splitter can divide the data and voice, and then you can access the Internet and make calls at the same time.
The external splitter has three ports:
LINE: Connect to the wall jack
PHONE: Connect to the phone sets
MODEM: Connect to the ADSL LINE port of TD-8816 Plug one end of the twisted-pair ADSL cable into the ADSL LINE port on the rear panel of TD-8816. Connect the other end to the MODEM port of the external splitter.

Step 2: Connect the Ethernet cable. Attach one end of a network cable to your computer’s Ethernet port or a regular hub/switch port, and the other end to the LAN port on the TD-8816.

Step 3: Attach the power adapter. Connect the AC power adapter to the POWER connector on the rear of the device and plug in the adapter to a wall outlet or power extension.

Step 4: Turn on the TD-8816 and power on the computers and LAN devices.

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