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How many clients per AP

Hi all.

Can you help me to find url or some information about: How many client can connect to a AP in the same time ?

I think this number is 20-30 clients per AP, but i can't find the correct information or relational things.

Plz, help me.


Chung Tran

Hall of Fame Super Red

Re: How many clients per AP

Hi Chung,

You are right on track here with your numbers.Here is a cisco doc that relates to this question;

Q. How many clients can associate to the AP?

A. The AP has the physical capacity to handle 2048 MAC addresses. However, because the AP is a shared medium and acts as a wireless hub, the performance of each user decreases as the number of users increases on an individual AP. Ideally, not more than 24 clients should associate with the AP because the throughput of the AP is reduced with each client that associates to the AP.

From this Q&A doc;

Here is great thread that asks/answers this exact question with super answers from Scott,Matthew,Mark and Emily;

Hope this helps!


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New Member

Re: How many clients per AP

Thank Rob.

Your information is very useful for me.

Thank alot.


Chung Tran