You can use the guide below for a simple introduction to your new Thomson TG585 router. It will help you set it up step by step, as well as some simple fault diagnosis using the LED lights on the top of your router. There are also written instructions below the guide if you need to print a copy for future reference.
Setting up your router
1. Unpack the contents of the box, together with the router, power supply, filters and cables and connect them.
2. Plug the grey ADSL cable into the routers DSL socket, then connect the other end of the cable to one of the supplied ADSL filters and plug the filter into your BT socket.
3. Connect your PC's and any other networking equipment to the yellow Ethernet sockets.
4. Switch the power on and leave the router to initialise, the lights on the front of the router will flash as the device is powering up.
Using your router
Your ADSL router will of been dispatched pre-configured with your connection details and should not need to be changed unless advised by our customer services team.
You should wait for the Internet light on your router to become Green, once the light has changed to Green this indicates that a connection has been made with our network, you should now be able to enjoy your new connection provided by Gradwell.
Advanced settings and troubleshooting
The Thomson TG585 can communicate its status using the lights on the front of the device, the table below shows the status of the lights:
|Power||Green||On||Power on, normal|
|Red||On||Power on, self test fialed|
|Ethernet||Green||Blinking||LAN device active|
|On||LAN device connected|
|Off||Off||No LAN device connected|
|WLAN||Green||Blinking||Wireless activity, WPA encryption|
|On||No wireless activity, WPA encryption|
|Amber||Blinking||Wireless activity, WEP encryption|
|On||No wireless activity, WEP encryption|
|Red||Blinking||Wireless activity, no encrypion|
|On||No wireless activity, no encryption|
|On||DSL in sync|
|Off||Off||No DSL present, check cabling or contact ISP|
|On||Internet connected, no activity|
|Red||On||Internet failed, contact ISP|
|Off||Off||No Internet connection, contact ISP|