Chapter 4. Design the RF Network

After you determine the position and number of access points (AP) required for your deployment, you need to design the wireless network. The first step is to ensure that the wired network is ready to support the devices you plan to added.

Determine the Infrastructure Requirements

A first consideration is power. Each AP has its own combination of power options and requirements. To provide power to an APs, you have three options:

Use a power module: The AP receives power from its DC connector through the AP model-specific power module and communicates with the wired network through its Ethernet port.

Use a power injector: A power injector is connected to the AP Ethernet port. Some pins are connected to a DC ...

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