Anyone have info on what is the max height an AP can be mounted?
Could not find this info on any doc.
I am using 3802i (internal antenna) type APs and will be installing in a high ceiling environment.
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As Leo said get a site survey done. You will generally find that internal APs mounted above 3-4m will have issues with signal strength to/ from the devices
ok, so having ascertained that from experience an indoor AP with integrated antennas (3802i) should generally be mounted at a maximum height of 3-4m.
"When practical position the APs as close to the users as possible ideally suspending the AP-4800 12-15 feet (enterprise ceiling height) when practical to do so. See section above on electrical box mounting for pictures."
"If the AP is 30 feet in the air, (that is an additional 30 feet farther the signal has to go, “best case”). When configuring coverage for aisles, try to use directional (Patch) antennas on the wall and shoot down the aisles; or use low-gain Omni-directional antennas on the ceiling (such as dipoles) or units with integrated antennas as high gain omnidirectional antennas tend to have more nulls.
In your opinion/experience, could we increase this height using APs with external antennas (3802e) combined Low-Gain Dipole Antenna like AIR-ANT2524? and what could be an optimal height before choise to use a patch antenna?