Zoom X6 DSL Modem Setup

Before you begin...

  • Below is a front and back view of the Zoom X6. Be certain that the Ethernet cable, phone cable, and power cable are connected properly before continuing setup.
  • The LINK light will become solid green when the DSL connection is active.
  • LAN lights will become solid green when a computer is turned on and connected to the specified Ethernet port.
  • The WLAN light will become lit when the Wireless Network is active.
  • The STATUS light should be dark. It will only light if there is a hardware problem with the modem.





Configuring the X6

  1. Log into the router by typing in the address http://10.0.0.2 in the address bar and pressing the Enter key. When prompted, type the username and password as follows:
    Username -- admin
    Password -- zoomadsl
  2. Within Basic Setup, enter the following information:
    • Protocol- PPPoE
    • EncapsulationLLC
    • VPI -- 0
    • VCI -- 35
    • Username -- DSL username
    • Password -- DSL password
  3. Click the Save Changes button.
  4. Click the Write Settings to Flash button.
  5. Close Internet Explorer or click the Home button to begin surfing the Internet.

Configuring the Wireless Network for WPA encryption
Requires Windows XP, Vista, or OSX.

  1. Click on the Wireless tab.
  2. Enter the following information:
    • Wireless - Enable
    • SSID - The name of your Wireless Network (Typically the user's last name)
    • Default Channel - 4
    • Profile - 11g+b
    • Encryption - WPA
    • Key - An 8 character password to give a wireless device access to your Internet connection.
  3. Click Save Changes and then Write Settings to Flash.
  4. Close the window and begin using wireless.

Click here for assistance on setting up your computer to use a wireless connection.

Configuring the Wireless Network for WEP encryption

Windows 2000, ME, 98 and Mac OS 9 must use WEP encryption on wireless networks (limited support available).

  1. Log into the router as shown above.
  2. Under the Wireless tab, enter the following information:
    Wireless -- Enable
    SSID -- The name of your Wireless Network (Typically the user's last name)

    Hide SSID -- False
    Default Channel -- 4
    Profile -- 11g+b
    Encryption -- WEP 64-bit
  3. Key 1 -- Enter a 10 character wireless key. You may use the characters A through F, and the numbers 0 through 9. You must separate the key with dashes to look like the following:
    a1-b9-c3-d6-f1
  4. Click Save Changes and then Write Settings to Flash.
  5. Close the window and begin using wireless. Note: you should *not* use the dashes when typing in your wireless key on your keyboard.

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