Quick start

Congratulations on your Digi WR54 purchase. The following steps guide you through the setup.

Step 1: What's in the box

When you open the WR54 package, look for the following:

Step 2: Gather accessories

Note Digi offers several WR54 accessory kits so you to purchase exactly what you need to support your WR54. See WR54 support.

Here's the list of accessories used in this Quick start:

Antennas

Use antennas provided by a Digi accessory kit or use alternate antennas that complies with the WR54 antenna requirements.

Ethernet cable

Use an Ethernet cable to connect the WR54 ETH2, ETH3, or ETH4 port to a laptop or PC to access the local web interface via a browser or connect to a WAN.

Phillips-head screwdriver

Use a # 1 Phillips-head screwdriver to remove and replace the SIM gasket cover when installing SIM cards.

Power supply

Use a power supply provided by a Digi accessory kit or use an alternate power supply that complies with the power supply requirements.

Smart phone or tablet

Use a smart phone or table to to automatically register your WR54 in your Digi Remote Manager account and connect to your cellular network.

Laptop or personal computer

If you intend to access the WR54 local web interface via a browser, use an Ethernet cable to connect your WR54 to a laptop or PC.

SIM card(s)

Acquire SIM cards as needed. Note the carrier, network APN (Access Point Name), and SIM pin (if any) for each card.

Step 3: Connect hardware and power up

  1. Install SIM card(s). See Install SIM cards.
  2. Attach antenna(s).
  3. Connect DC power. See WR54 power connector for details.
  4. Power on the WR54 by pressing the Power button on the front panel.
  5. Indicator LEDs blink to show status during startup.
  6. Wait for the power LED to stop blinking. The device is ready.

Step 4: Access the WR54 local web interface

  1. Use an Ethernet cable to connect the WR54 ETH2, ETH3, or ETH4 port to your PC.
  1. Open a browser and go to 192.168.1.1.
  1. Log into the WR54:

User name: Use the default user name: admin

Password: Use the unique password printed on the bottom label of the device (or the printed label included in the package)

The WR54 Getting Started Wizard appears.

Next steps

Congratulations! You have completed the Quick start.

To manage and configure your WR54 remotely using Digi Remote Manager, see Digi Remote Manager User Guide.

To manage and configure your WR54 locally using the local web interface, see Digi WR Routers User Guide.

Quick start using the Digi Remote Manager mobile app

After connecting your hardware and powering up, you can use the Digi Remote Manager mobile app to quickly register your WR54 into your Digi Remote Manager account.

Here's how:

If you already have a Digi Remote Manager account:

  1. Download the Digi Remote Manager mobile app from the App Store (iPhone) or Google Play (Android).
  2. Click Log in or Sign Up and log in to your account.
  3. From the menu, select Install a device with a QR or bar code and scan the installation QR code on the label.
  4. Follow the prompts to complete your WR54 registration.

If you need to sign up for a Digi Remote Manager account:

  1. Click here to create a new account. You'll receive an email with login instructions.
  2. On your smartphone or tablet, download the Digi Remote Manager mobile app from the App Store (iPhone) or Google Play (Android).
  3. Open the Digi Remote Manager mobile app, click Log in and log into your new account.
  4. From the menu, select Install a device with a QR or bar code and scan the installation QR code on the label.
  5. Follow the prompts to complete your WR54 registration.

 

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Quick start updated on 20 Jul 2019 01:31 PM