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G-CONNECT Hardware Specifications

G-CONNECT Hardware Specifications

Product Features & Diagram
The following diagram will help you become familiar with your new G-CONNECT device.

  1. Power Button

    Press the Power button on the device to turn the G-CONNECT 'On' or 'Off'. The Power/HDD light will begin to flash as the Wi-Fi light and Status light will blink when the device is turned on. The Power/HDD light will blink periodically through your work session.

    When turning the device 'Off' you will see the Power/HDD light brighten and then the Status light will blink rapidly, followed by all lights shutting off.

  2. Wi-Fi Button

    The Wi-Fi button is used to enable/disable Wi-Fi and to the device.

    In the case that you need to perform a factory reset on your G-CONNECT press and hold this button until the LED's on the front of the device begins to oscillate.

  3. Power Port

    Connect the device to the power adapter to enable wireless access.

  4. USB Port

    On the rear of the device is a USB 2.0 port and Ethernet port. Use the USB port when you mount the device on a laptop or desktop computer.

  5. Ethernet Port

    Use the Ethernet port to connect G-CONNECT to your local Internet router, and use the device as a private Wi-Fi hotspot for wireless devices.


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