[Rack] AP1200s upgraded

Dr. Jesus j at hug.gs
Mon May 17 00:06:06 PDT 2010


On Sun, May 16, 2010 at 10:18 PM, Jonathan Lassoff <jof at thejof.com> wrote:
> Excerpts from Dr. Jesus's message of Sun May 16 21:36:56 -0700 2010:
>> I installed 12.3(8)JED1 on them.  Two of them have the 802.11A module
>> installed, the third one doesn't.  They're ready to go into service
>> once power supplies are found.  Matt reports that the original 48V
>> power supplies aren't around, so to get them working we'll have to
>> either find some 48V supplies or use PoE.
>
> Awesome! Noisebridge will have a nice covering of APs. Being able to
> increase the number of APs and placing them closer to clients will
> reduce congestion over the air and increase users' throughput
> (hopefully).
>
> POE makes the most sense to me, however we keep finding use for one-off
> injectors.
> Would it be worthwhile to just cobble together a large 48V supply and
> just patch it into the right pairs on the patch panel?

If they're like the VoIP phones Cisco makes, they're going to want a
smart PoE supply and not just some potential on the wires.


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