Denon Pro DN-200WS - Frequently Asked Questions

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denon pro DN 200WS mainInstantly add DLNA and AirPlay support to an audio system. The DN-200WS receives signals over 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi and sends audio output via its XLR or balanced ¼-inch outputs. This article walks through a number of frequently asked questions about the DN-200WS.

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions  

 

What is the DN-200WS used for?

DN-200WS is a Wi-Fi audio receiver with professional-grade audio outputs. It lets you add wireless stereo audio reception to any professional audio system and supports high-resolution audio files using DLNA and AirPlay streaming. Once your wireless device is connected to DN-200WS’s Wi-Fi network, you can send your device’s audio signal out of the balanced XLR or unbalanced 1/4” (6.35 mm) outputs to your mixer, loudspeakers, or amplification system.


How far is the WIFI range of the DN-200WS?

Wireless Antenna: This antenna transmits and receives the wireless signal. DN-200WS has a transmission range up to 65.6 feet (20 meters) in AP Mode and up to 164 feet (50 meters) in STA Mode, depending on the strength of the original wireless signal.

 

What do the different pairing modes mean?

There are multiple pairing options for this unit "AP Mode", "STA Mode", and "WPS Mode".

  • AP Mode - Stands for access point. This is the most basic way to set up the DN-200WS, which will act as a wireless access point (like a standard wireless router) for your wireless device. See the following AP Mode to learn how to set this up.

  • STA Mode - STA stands for station. This lets you use DN-200WS in an existing wireless network, extending the signal of the original wirelessaccess point. Connecting your wireless device to DN-200WS connects it to the existing wireless network. See the following STA Mode to learn how to set this up.

  • WPS Mode - WPS stands for Wi-Fi Protected Setup. This lets you connect DN-200WS to your wireless router, allowing you to send audio to DN- 200WS over your Wi-Fi network. (Your router must support WPS. Please see your router’s documentation for more information.) See the following WPS Mode to learn how to set this up.

 

How do you enter into these different modes on the DN-200WS?

Here is how you can enter into the different pairing modes of the DN-200WS

To enter DN-200WS’s settings:

  1. Connect your wireless device to DN-200WS.

  2. On your wireless device, open your web browser and go to http://192.168.0.1. The Settings page will appear and show several fields, described below.
  • AP SSID (for AP Mode): Use this field to set the SSID (service set identifier). If this field is empty, the default SSID will have DN-200WS in the name followed by a unique code for your particular unit. If you rename the SSID, the unit’s code will be appended to the new name. 

  • AP Password (for AP Mode): Use this field to set the password. The default password is pr215denn. If this field is empty, there will be no password.
     
  • STA Network Select (for STA Mode or WPS Mode): Use this field to select the desired wireless network. 

  • STA Security Mode (for STA Mode or WPS Mode): Use this field to set the wireless network’s security mode. Note: If you select WPA, WPA2, WPA-Personal, or WPS, you will need to enter a password. 

  • STA Network Password (for STA Mode or WPS Mode): Use this field to set the wireless network password.
     
  • Display Password (for STA Mode or WPS Mode): Check this box this to display the STA Network Password. Uncheck this box to hide it. 

  • Device Name: Use this field to set DN-200WS’s name, which will appear in the settings display of your wireless device (like a standard wireless router’s name). 

  • Submit: Click this to send the new settings to your DN-200WS.

 

How do you pair to the DN-200WS?

Here is how to setup this unit in the different modes it offers.

  • AP Mode - To set up DN-200WS in AP Mode:
    1. If the AP Mode Light is off, press and hold the Mode Button for 3 seconds.

    2. On your wireless device, enter the page or control panel used to select a wireless network.

    3. From the list of wireless networks, select DN-200WS. By default, this is the one with DN-200WS in the name followed by a unique code for your particular unit. If you already entered a new network name in the AP SSID field in the Settings page, select that name instead. The unit’s code appended to the new name.

    4. Enter the password for the wireless network. The default is pr215denn. If you already entered a new password in the AP Password field in the Settings page, enter that password instead. If you left the AP Password field empty, no password is required. Your wireless device is now connected to DN-200WS. Play audio on your wireless device to send it from DN-200WS’s outputs to your loudspeakers or mixer.
  • STA Mode - To set up DN-200WS in STA Mode:
    1. Make sure DN-200WS is in AP Mode (as described earlier in AP Mode).

    2. On your wireless device, open your web browser and go to http://192.168.0.1. The Settings page will appear.

    3. Click the STA Network Select field to select the desired wireless network.

    4. Click the STA Security Mode field to select the desired wireless network’s security mode. Note: If you select WPA, WPA2, WPA-Personal, or WPS, you will need to enter a password.

    5. Click the STA Network Password field and enter the password for the desired wireless network. (Check the Display Password checkbox to reveal the password, or uncheck it to hide it again.)

    6. Click Submit (under the Device Name field). You will see a webpage confirming the new settings were sent to DN-200WS.

    7. Disconnect DN-200WS from its power source, and then reconnect it. It will automatically enter STA Mode using the new wireless network information. The STA Mode Light will turn on. Your wireless device is now connected to DN-200WS. Play audio on your wireless device to send it from DN-200WS’s outputs to your loudspeakers or mixer.
  • WPS Mode - To set up DN-200WS in WPS Mode:
    1. Make sure DN-200WS is in STA Mode (as described earlier in STA Mode).

    2. Press the Mode Button once. The AP Mode Light and STA Mode Light will flash.

    3. On your wireless router, press its WPS, QSS, or Resetbutton. (Your router must support WPS. Please see your router’s documentation for more information.)

    4. Wait for 5–10 seconds. DN-200WS will automatically enter WPS Mode, and the STA Mode Light will turn on.
    • To exit WPS Mode, do one of the following: • Disconnect DN-200WS from its power outlet, and then reconnect it. • Press the Reset button on DN-200WS.

What type of audio equipment will the DN-200WS work with?

Once you pair your Bluetooth device to DN-200WS, you can send outputs to your mixer, loudspeakers, or amplification system.  Below is an illustration showing you possible connections this can be used with.

 

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Further Technical Support

Whether you are a customer or dealer, if you already own a Denon Professional product, or if you just have pre-sales questions, the Denon Professional technical support team is available to help! Visit the link below to connect with any of the following support options: phone support, email support.  

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