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Transmit Power


Hi experts!

Question 1.Do you know whats the real maximum transmission power for AP7532 ?This is the information on datasheet:

Maximum Conducted Transmit Power
Internal antennas ( AP-7532-67030-xx)
2.4 GHz Band
:
1 Antenna Tx Power : 20 dBm
2 Antennas Tx Power : 23 dBm
3 Antennas Tx Power : 24.7 dBm
5 GHz Band:
1 Antenna Tx Power : 20 dBm
2 Antennas Tx Power : 23 dBm
3 Antennas Tx Power : 24.7 dBm
External antennas ( AP-7532-67040-xx)
2.4 GHz Band
:
1 Antenna Tx Power : 19 dBm
2 Antennas Tx Power : 22 dBm
3 Antennas Tx Power : 23.7 dBm
5 GHz Band:
1 Antenna Tx Power : 18 dBm
2 Antennas Tx Power : 21 dBm
3 Antennas Tx Power : 22.7 dBm

BUT on wing this is the maximum transmit power to configure:

1 to 30 dBm



If i want to compare an AP7532 with AP2702 from Cisco its correct to say that AP7532 has more power? the Max Transmit Power for AP2702 is 24 dBm.
Question 2.
Its possible to add an AP7532 to a Cisco WLAN ?

Thank you in advance.

5 replies

Userlevel 7
#2 - No, if you mean to add a WiNG AP to a 3rd party controller
Userlevel 6
Ron wrote:

#2 - No, if you mean to add a WiNG AP to a 3rd party controller

Pretty much correct!
Adoption-wise it is not possible.

However, under certain conditions you can controll APs using SNMP (i.e. using ADSP)

Regards,
Ondrej
Userlevel 6
Hey Ismael,

thanks for joining the community!

This question was here couple of times already and you can find pieces of information scattered around.

The biggest collection would be here:

ap7522 do not assign max radio power automatically

Or you can also check our KB article here

Why AP radio Tx power shows less than configured?

Let me know if this explains the thing.

Regards,
Ondrej
Hello Ismael,

In regards to your power question, although the power stated shows 1 - 30 dbm, the actual max power that the radio will transmit at is also based on the regulations of the country where the AP is installed. If the regulations of the country you are installing this in allows for only 20 dbm then that is what the radio will be transmitting at. This will be determined when you select the country code.

In regards to the second question, If you'd like to install these APs as independent APs in a Cisco environment, then it is possible, but as stated by other members, you will not be able to manage them using a Cisco controller.
Userlevel 3
Hi Ismael,

Christoph's summarization is right on point to your questions.

1-RF output power is determined by local regulations depending on the country.
2-You can have a WiNG AP co-exist with other vendor gear as a stand alone unit, but not have it managed by a third party vendor.

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