quick 'N' question

Unanswered Question
Jun 23rd, 2008

i have 400 1242AG cisco access points, they can run 2.4 and/or 5ghz. im guessing due to the dual radio nature of MIMO on N that the 1242ags will not in any way support the completed 'n' draft spec.

I have this problem too.
0 votes
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Overall Rating: 0 (0 ratings)
Loading.
jeromehenry_2 Mon, 06/23/2008 - 02:17

Correct, due to the dual (or triple) radio nature of 802.11n, 1242 will not be 802.11n...

Hope it helps!

Jerome

meggerman Mon, 06/23/2008 - 02:49

bugger ! lol

thanks again jerome.

I suspected as such as two complete separate supplies are needed in the chain.

would moving to 'n' require gigabit switches ?

many thanks

jeromehenry_2 Mon, 06/23/2008 - 03:22

Haha! 1242 is a nice AP though huhu...

And yes, moving to 802.11n would imply making sure that the infrastructure behind could follow (or "benefit"), which means Gig switches... if you can afford the E series (3560E, 3750E) are also powerful enough to PoE a 1252 (802.11n, with its multiple radios, means that a normal switch is not powerful enough to PoE a 802.11n AP)...

:-)

meggerman Mon, 06/23/2008 - 03:42

thanks jerome,

so if we are upgrading the lan in future as the wlan administrator i should tell our boys to get that type of switch !

cheers

Megz

Actions

This Discussion

 

 

Trending Topics: Other Wireless Mobility

client could not be authenticated
Network Analysis Module (NAM) Products
Cisco 6500 nam
reason 440 driver failure
Cisco password cracker
Cisco Wireless mode