Channels Wireless networks use channels. The access point and wireless network devices regularly send wireless packets referred to as a beacon which has the SSID information. You will like this printer. The Brother printer uses the WEP keys as the pre-determined key. Very helpful Helpful Not helpful.

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The Brother printer uses the Hl270w keys as the pre-determined key. The wireless network devices you want to associate to the wireless network should match the access point.

Brother HLW Support

Click the gray nl2170w button at the bottom of the screen when you are done. Do not choose this SSID.

You can view many of his articles on associatedcontent. This is just the paper tray ONLY. Click the “Configure Wireless” option at the bottom of the screen.

Nothing else is included. This printer was connected to a co Tested — works perfectly!

Number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date. This page was last updated: To achieve optimum results with normal everyday document printing, place the Brother printer as close to the network access point router as possible with minimal obstructions.

Configure the Brother machine for a wireless network with a network cable using the Installation CD-ROM This FAQ explains how to configure your Brother machine for a wireless network using the Wireless setup wizard and a network cable temporarily.


There are up to 14 different channels that can be used when using a wireless network. Important points you need to confirm before configuring your Wlreless machine for a wireless network.

If your question was not answered, have you checked other FAQs? Printer has been used and tested recently and is in excellent condition. Channels Wireless networks use channels.

Configuring the wireless network settings (For HLW)

Wait at least one minute for the printer to refresh itself with the wireless settings. Keep holding the “Go” button down until all of the lights on the top of the printer are illuminated, then release the “Go” button.

This will open a login window. Open wirelesss Web browser on your computer, type the IP address of the printer into the address bar at the top of the screen and press “Enter” on your keyboard.

FAQs & Troubleshooting

Go to the Manuals section. Unsure of in levels or drum life. You will like this printer. Although Brother HLW can be used in a both wired and wireless network, only one of the connection methods can be used at a brpther.

How to Set up an Hl-2170W for Wireless

The computer must be on your network. Press the “Go” button tjhree times to print out the printer settings again. If this listing says “Inactive,” you need to connect the Ethernet cable to a different port on wirelesz back of the router, then repeat this step. See each listing for international shipping options and costs.


If your access point is set to not broadcast the SSID you can manually add it by clicking the Add button. Change the “Communication Mode” option to “Infrastructure,” then click the gray “Browse” button next to “Wireless Network Name” and select your wireless network from the list.

Shared key A secret pre-determined key is shared by all devices that will access the wireless network. Power cord and usb cord included. A printer requires space, a power source and, typically, a cable that has to be connected to your computer but that is rarely included.

These security settings define the authentication how the device identifies itself to the network and encryption how the data is encrypted as it is sent on the network.