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Cisco Antenna Question

Hi   

Will a AIR-ANT2524V4C-R= ceiling mount dual band (MIMO) antenna work with a Cisco  AIR-LAP1242AG-E-K9 access point?   

Thanks in advance for any replies.          

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Cisco Antenna Question

Jason,

Funny you ask this question. We looked at this as well. I cant speak to the power becuase I notice the E country code of your ap. But yes, it would work, but I dont know if this would be Cisco supported. The wording of MIMO is confusing to me because the antenna spec doesn't have a lot of detail. The 1242 isnt a MIMO ap.

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Cisco Antenna Question

Thanks George, Have you actually tried this combination?

Due to the 1242 not having dual-band antenna ports I assumed it wouldn't work correctly.

Using dual-band antenna ports allows the access point to support these added transceivers while maintaining a reasonably low number of antenna connections. Each dual-band antenna can transmit or receive Wi-Fi signals in both the 2.4-GHz and 5-GHz bands simultaneously.

Jay

Cisco Antenna Question

I agree with your statement. I have a MIMO ant plugged into a non mimo ap and it works. I dont see any specific issues, but I wouldnt do this for a customer. This is in my lab.

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Cisco Antenna Question

We have installed dual bands antennas meant for the 3600's temporally on 1242's until my customer was able to swap out the AP's.  They worked fine.

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Scott

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