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  • Please verify the hardware version of your device for the firmware version. Wrong firmware upgrade may damage your device and void the warranty. ( Normally V1.x=V1)
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Published Date: 2010-04-29 Language: English File Size: 2.535 MB

Modifications and Bug Fixes:

  1. Fixed a bug in Multi-SSID mode that the AP cannot forward the packets which are bigger than 1514 bytes.
  2. Beta firmware.


Published Date: 2010-04-08 Language: English File Size: 2.485 MB

Modifications and Bug Fixes:

  1. Improve the throughput when work at bridge mode.
  2. Fix a bug that the AP can´t connect to a remote AP which doesn´t broadcast SSID when work at client mode.


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Published Date: 2010-02-22 Language: English File Size: 2.484 MB

Modifications and Bug Fixes:

  1. Fix a bug that when working at Multi SSID mode and the VLAN function is enabled, the AP can´t be logged on.
  2. Fix a bug that if DHCP function is enabled, but there is no DHCP server connected to the LAN port, the AP can´t be logged on.
  3. Improve the wireless throughput when working at Repeater mode.


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