What to consider • Dead spots • Elevators & 2.4 devices • Walls • Number of people
Dead spot • What is a dead spot? • A dead spot is when a device receives no wireless signal. • What can cause a dead spot? • Poor placement of wireless devices • Wireless devices overlapping • Wireless devices on the same channel
Walls • What can you do to prevent wall interference? • Nothing! You have to live with it!
Wireless antennas • Omni- Directional antenna • High gain Omni directional • Directional antenna • High-gain directional antenna • http://www.connect802.com/antennas.htm
Wireless device limitations • Access point can only handle a set number of people. • After limit is reached • Lose of outer layer • Slower speeds • http://www.tomsitpro.com/articles/local_area-network.-wi-fi-wireless-networking,2-262-5.html