EnGenius is networking product Manufacture Company. Its produce wireless as well wired networking product like, wireless access point, networking switch, and other network accessories. As the post included a complete configuration guide for EnGenius EAP2200 indoor Wireless access point, so I would like to give brief hardware and software specification for EAP2200.
EnGenius EAP2200 is a turbo engine series indoor access point with 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz dual wireless radio. Dual Wireless radio gives you highest speed on both the network with seamless connectivity. As the today 100Mbps speed is normal plan for a home users but wireless access point should also to capable to delivery same speed to wireless user. With EnGenius EAP2200 AP gives you the true and complete internet speed to LAN as well as wireless network.
EnGenius EAP2200 Tri Band Indoor Wireless AP Specification.
To understand power of EnGenius EAP2200 Wireless access point we should look into hardware and software specification of device. EAP2200 is a home and commercial product range which can be used to provide stronge wireless connectivity with maximum internet speed.
When we look into hardware side of EnGenius EAP2200 we get maximum hardware option to use for various function.
EAP2200 having 2 10/100/1000 LAN interface with LAN1 and LAN2 with 802.3af PoE input. Inbuilt 2*2.4 Omni antenna and 4*5GHz Omni direction antenna to provide you better signal coverage. Additional DC 12Volt socket gives your one more option to power on EAP2200 when you can connect directly to power socket. 1 reset button to reset device incase of forgotten IP Address and login detail of EnGenius EAP2200 AP.
Classic and universal design gives you freedom of mount in wall as well as ceiling according to your choice.
Engenius EAP2200 support Wireless AP, WDS Bridge, WISP and Client Router mode. Multiple mode operation can be utilize as per requirement. Device support main SSID as well as guest SSID to provide wireless connectivity with limitation to guest. EAP2200 support latest wireless security type to ensure your network protection from hackers. Engenius EAP2200 turbo Series AP support VLAN and other routing feature when using in gateway mode.
EnGenius EAP2200 Tri Band Indoor Wireless AP Connection Diagram.
To start any device configuration first step is always comes physical connection of product to access from mobile and laptop.
EAP2200 LAN 1 support 48 Volt PoE input so if you are using PoE for power connect PoE Adapter PoE out port to EnGenius LAN1 and PoE Adapter LAN to Laptop/computer LAN. see the network diagram for more detail and understand.
Once you have physically connected Engenius wireless AP to your PC/Laptop then next steps required configure Laptop/PC LAN IP address to Engenius default IP series to access Engenius device.
PC/Laptop LAN Configuration
1.Go to Laptop or PC LAN settings.
- Right click on LAN properties
- go to TCP/IPv4 properties
- Choose Static IP address
EnGenius Default IP is 192.168.1.1 so use the 192.168.1.10 in your PC/Laptop Lan to access device web interface.
Engenius EAP2200 Indoor Wireless Access Point Default settings.
To access EnGenius device in Laptop or PC required default settings. You can the default settings details also from box of products or Engenius quick user guide comes with product.
EnGenius Default IP address is 192.168.1.1
Default username / password- admin/admin
Engenius EAP 2200 Wireless Access Point Login First time
To Login EnGenius EAP 2200 Access point open Broswer such as internet explorer, Firefox Mozill, Google chrome or any other.
Type 192.168.1.1 and hit enter.
Type admin/admin username and password to login.
Device will open with overview page after click login button.
Overview page show the device information such as wireless information, MAC details, system up time, firmware version and country with time.
EnGenius EAP2200 Tri Band Wireless Mode settings.
To configuration of any brand access point first steps is choosing the wireless mode we want to use for device. As the Engenius EAP2200 support multiple mode so in this steps we have to choose the Access Point mode to configure device as an AP mode.
To choose Operation mode
Go to Network-Wireless
- 2.4 GHZ
Operation mode- Access Point,
Wireless Mode – 802.11 B/G/N
Channel HT mode – default 20MHz ( can be change to 40 and 80 as per bandwidth required on wireless)
Channel – Default Auto (please use the 1,6,11 channel number if you are using more than one AP at same location to avoid channel over ride issue.
2 :– 5GHz-1 – use the Mode Access Point
3: 5GHz -2 – choose Mode Access Point also in both band to configure as Access Point mode.
EnGenius EAP2200 Tri Band Wireless AP 2.4GHz Configuration
EnGenius eap2200 is a three band wireless AP with 2.4GHz and 5GHZ radio. first we will configure 2.4GHz band SSID and wireless security.
- Wireless Settings-2.4GHz
- Check box to enable SSID and change the Wireless name in SSID box.
- Edit the button to change Wireless name and password configuration for wireless network.
EnGenius EAP2200 Tri Band Wireless Security Configuration
After click Edit button you will get the option change wireless name as well as security settings.
- Security mode – WPA2-PSK Mixed (use the WPA2-PSK security mode recommended to stronger wireless security.
- Passphrase – type your 2.4GHz wireless password in this box.
EnGenius EAP2200 Tri Band Wireless AP 5GHz Configuration
EAP2200 is a turbo series with 2, 5GHz band wireless access point. Here you can see the 5GHz wireless configuration and can apply for both band accordingly.
- Wireless settings – 5GHz-1
- Check the box to enable SSID for 5GHz band
- Edit button to configure wireless security as shown above steps.
To configuration of 5GHz security please check the abov steps of 2.4GHz security.
EnGenius EAP2200 Tri Band Wireless AP LAN settings.
LAN settings is most important steps when we are using multiple wireless device in same networks. We always recommend change the default IP address to any other IP Address to avoid conflict and network slow down issue due to default settings for all devices.
To LAN settings go to Network – Basic.
1:- IP Network Settings – use Static IP
2:- IP Address– change the IP Address here
Subnet Mask– use the as per IP series
Gateway – use the internet gateway.
Click Save and Apply to effect settings.
How to change EnGenius EAP2200 Wireless AP Login password
Make the habit to change default password always when buying new Wi-Fi router or doing any hotspot project. Default settings easily can be get from company website so always change the login details first to keep protected your wireless network.
1 – To change admin password go to System Manager – Account
2: Administrator username – admin
Current Password– use the current password in this box
New password– type the new password for AP
Verify password– type new password again to confirm new password.