Wireless LAN for 4 000 clients in small area of 65m x 120m

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Aug 26th, 2009
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I are planning to make a wireless network for 4000 PDAs (802.11g) in a trade fair has dimension of 65m (width) x 120m (long) x 11m (height). Accesspoints is placed near the ceiling (10m heigth).

I have search on the internet, but there are no way to do this (in my opinion).

I am a newbie in wireless.

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paolo bevilacqua Wed, 08/26/2009 - 10:47
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Why doy think there is no way? Split clients over channels 3 or 4 channels and you should have no issue.

Leo Laohoo Wed, 08/26/2009 - 14:30
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I agree with Paolo. If there's a will, there's a way.


Firstly, how many AP's are you planning to deploy?


Are you using Cisco's Wireless APs, WLC and WCS?


To manage that large amount of APs, a Wireless LAN Controller and Wireless Controller System combination will provide network managers a true plug-n-play wireless experience. Just do the configure ONCE.


Hope this helps.

Joseph W. Doherty Wed, 08/26/2009 - 18:48
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I could see where it might be very difficult, especially if the PDAs need to roam within the trade fair and limited to 802.11g. Perhaps somthing like Xirrus's Wi-Fi Array might help.


You might repost the question in the "Wireless - Mobility" forum.

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