Wireless Recommendations

Mario Eirea meirea at charterschoolit.com
Wed Feb 15 18:00:51 CST 2012


Just be careful with Xirrus. A little known secret is that only 3 of those radios can be running in the 2.4ghz band at any time.

Mario Eirea
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From: Jonathan Lassoff [jof at thejof.com]
Sent: Tuesday, February 07, 2012 2:50 PM
To: Arzhel Younsi
Cc: Mario Eirea; nanog at nanog.org
Subject: Re: Wireless Recommendations

On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 11:19 AM, Arzhel Younsi <xionox at gmail.com> wrote:
> Xirrus say that they can support 640 clients with this device:
> http://www.xirrus.com/Products/Wireless-Arrays/XR-Series/XR-4000-Series
> I heard about it a couple weeks ago, didn't try it yet.

That's a pretty neat product -- it seems like it takes care of
spectrally isolating clients by utilizing 4 - 8 radios per AP-box and
8 - 24 directional sector antennas.

I feel like this addresses the suggestions that I and others gave to
utilize more APs rather than a big central one, but it just packages
it all into one box with many antennas.

Cheers,
jof



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