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Contributor II

Single antenna on MIMO AP

Hi,

can I install MIMO AP just with one antenna? I heard when antenas have nonoverlaping coverage bad things may happen..

Typicall usecase: I need wireless bridge between two buildings it makes huge price difference to have two patch pannels or four patch pannels.

 

Thanks,

      V.D.

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Re: Single antenna on MIMO AP


v.dvorak wrote:

Hi,

can I install MIMO AP just with one antenna? I heard when antenas have nonoverlaping coverage bad things may happen..

Typicall usecase: I need wireless bridge between two buildings it makes huge price difference to have two patch pannels or four patch pannels.

 

Thanks,

      V.D.


Yes you can.  If the Mimo antenna has a dual connector, you should be fine.  The "overlapping coverage"  warning is for a single-connector antenna.

 



Colin Joseph
Aruba Customer Engineering

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Contributor II

Re: Single antenna on MIMO AP

OK, and now I want to use single-connector antenna - do I need to disable HT on this AP or how should I do it safely?

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