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Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh
Access Point Hardware Installation Guide
April 2011
Revised February 20, 2013
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Text Part Number: OL-24247-01

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    Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide April 2011 Revised February 20, 2013 Americas Headquarters Cisco Systems, Inc. 170 West Tasman Drive San Jose, CA 95134-1706 http://www.cisco.com Tel: 408 526-4000 800 553-NETS (6387) Fax: 408 527-0883...

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    You can determine whether your equipment is causing interference by turning it off. If the interference stops, it was probably caused by the Cisco equipment or one of its peripheral devices. If the equipment causes interference to radio or television reception, try to correct the interference by using one or more of the following measures: •...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Cisco Aironet 2.4-GHz 8-dBi Omnidirectional Antenna (AIR-ANT2480V-N) 1-19 Cisco Aironet 5-GHz 4-dBi Omnidirectional Antenna (AIR-ANT5140V-N) 1-20 Cisco Aironet 5-GHz 8-dBi Omnidirectional Antenna (AIR-ANT5180V-N) 1-20 Multiple Power Sources 1-21 Cable Modem (POC) 1-22 Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Acces Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

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    2-18 Assembling the Pole Clamp Bracket and the Mounting Bracket 2-18 Mounting Bracket Assembly on a Pole 2-20 Installing 1552E, 1552EU, or 1552I in the Mounting Bracket 2-23 Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Acces Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

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    Connecting a 1500 Series Power Injector 2-45 Connecting an Ethernet Cable to the Access Point 2-46 AC Power Cords for Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Points 2-49 Connecting Streetlight AC Power 2-51 Connecting an AC Power Cable to the Access Point...

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    VCCI Statement for Japan Administrative Rules for Cisco Aironet Access Points in Taiwan Chinese Translation English Translation B-10 Chinese Translation B-10 English Translation B-10 Statement 371—Power Cable and AC Adapter B-11 Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Acces Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

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    Configuring Option 43 for 1000, 1500, and 1550 Series Access Points Configuring Option 43 for 1100, 1130, 1200, 1240, 1250, 1300, 1520, and 1550 Series Access Points L O S S A R Y Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Acces Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

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    Contents Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Acces Point Hardware Installation Guide viii OL-24247-01...

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    Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide. Objectives This publication explains the steps for installing the Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point (called the access point in this document). The access point is available in model 1552.

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    Elements in square brackets are optional. Terminal sessions and information the system screen font displays are in screen font. Information you must enter is in boldface screen boldface screen font font. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

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    Gebruik het nummer van de verklaring onderaan de waarschuwing als u een vertaling van de waarschuwing die bij het apparaat wordt geleverd, wilt raadplegen. BEWAAR DEZE INSTRUCTIES Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

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    å forhindre ulykker. Bruk nummeret i slutten av hver advarsel for å finne oversettelsen i de oversatte sikkerhetsadvarslene som fulgte med denne enheten. TA VARE PÅ DISSE INSTRUKSJONENE Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

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    Använd det nummer som finns i slutet av varje varning för att hitta dess översättning i de översatta säkerhetsvarningar som medföljer denna anordning. SPARA DESSA ANVISNINGAR Figyelem Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide xiii OL-24247-01...

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    Brug erklæringsnummeret efter hver advarsel for at finde oversættelsen i de oversatte advarsler, der fulgte med denne enhed. GEM DISSE ANVISNINGER Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

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    Running H/F 3 Running H/F 2 Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 16: Related Documents

    Click this link to browse to the Cisco Wireless documentation home page: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/wireless/index.html To browse to the access point documentation, click Cisco Aironet 1550 Series listed under “Outdoor Wireless.” The documentation can be accessed from the Support box. To browse to the Cisco Wireless LAN Controller documentation, click Standalone Controllers listed under “Wireless LAN Controllers.”...

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    The CM MAC address is only available on the access point cable configuration. It is located to the right of the MAC address. You need your product serial number when requesting support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center. Obtaining Documentation, Support, and Security Guidelines For information on obtaining documentation and support, providing documentation feedback, security guidelines, and recommended aliases and general Cisco documents, see the monthly What’s New in...

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    Running H/F 3 Running H/F 2 Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide xviii OL-24247-01...

  • Page 19: About The 1552 Access Point

    C H A P T E R Overview The Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point (hereafter called the access point or AP) is a modularized wireless outdoor access point designed for use in a mesh network. The access point also supports wireless client access, point-to-point bridging, point-to-multipoint bridging, and point-to-multipoint mesh wireless connectivity.

  • Page 20: Chapter 1 Overview

    Table 1-2. The Cisco Aironet 1552 Series access points includes two additional models, 1552S and 1552H, that are specifically intended for deployment in hazardous locations. For information on these models, refer to the Cisco Aironet 1550 Series for Hazardous Locations Installation Guide.

  • Page 21

    (regulatory domains) are represented by the variable x in the product model number. For specific regulatory domains supported by this model, refer to the product data sheet at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/wire less/ps5679/ps5861/product_data_sheet0900aecd 80537b6a.html Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 22: Regulatory Domains

    For specific regulatory domains supported by each 1552 access point model, refer to the Wireless LAN Compliance Status at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/wireless/ps5679/ps5861/product_data_sheet0900aecd805 37b6a.html To locate the 1552 access point models, click on 802.11abgn Mesh Access Points. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 23: Hardware Features

    Liquid-tight adapters are provided for connector openings, which can be installed before or after deploying the access point. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 24: E/1552eu Connectors

    AC power entry port for model AIR-CAP1552E/EU-x-K9 only Antenna ports 1, 2, and 3 are not shown in Figure 1-1. These ports are located on the top of the access Note point. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

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    Console Port for Access Point Models AIR-CAP1552E-x-K9 and AIR-CAP1552EU-x-K9 Console port Not used Figure 1-3 Access Point Model AIR-CAP1552EU-x-K9 Top Connectors Antenna port 1 Antenna port 3 Antenna port 2 Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 26: I Connectors

    Access Point Model AIR-CAP1552C-x-K9 Bottom/Side Connectors F-Connector adapter (splitter) for cable POC Console port (optional) AC power connector (Not used) LEDs (Status, Up Link, RF1, RF2) Not used Not used Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 27

    AC power connector (Not used) LEDs (Status, Up Link, RF1, RF2) Not used Not used Figure 1-7 Access Point Model AIR-CAP1552CU-x-K9 Top Connectors Antenna port 1 Antenna port 3 Antenna port 2 Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 28: Connectors For All Models

    Access Point DC Power Connector and Ground Lug (All Models) DC power port Bracket mounting nut Bracket mounting hole Ground lug location (connection for earth grounding (minimum VD 16 mm,6 AWG) Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 1-10 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 29: Antenna Port Locations

    Antenna port 4 - Type N connector (with cap) Not used Antenna port 5 - Type N connector (with cap) Not used Antenna port 6 - Type N connector (with cap) Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 1-11 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 30: Multiple Radio Operation

    The total maximum output power for the upper ISM band is 28 dBm. Output power is configurable for 5 power levels in 3 dB steps. The three receivers enables maximum-ratio combining (MRC). Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 1-12 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 31: Antenna Configurations

    Cisco Light Gray weatherproof radome for outdoor operation. • Figure 1-12 shows an integrated low-profile dual-band (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz) 3-element array antenna built-in only on models AIR-CAP1552I-x-K9 and AIR-CAP1552C-x-K9. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 1-13 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 32: Cisco Aironet Dual-band Omnidirectional Antenna (air-ant2547v-n)

    Antenna element (TX/RX) Cisco Aironet Dual-Band Omnidirectional Antenna (AIR-ANT2547V-N) The Dual-Band Omnidirectional Antenna, referred to as a “stick” antenna, is designed for outdoor use with Cisco Aironet Outdoor Access Points with radios operating in the 2.4-GHz and 5-GHz frequency bands (Figure 1-13).

  • Page 33: Cisco Aironet 2.4-ghz/5-ghz 8-dbi Directional Antenna (air-ant2588p3m-n)

    (RX only) Cisco Aironet 2.4-GHz/5-GHz 8-dBi Directional Antenna (AIR-ANT2588P3M-N) The Cisco Aironet 2.4-GHz/5-GHz 8-dBi Directional Antenna is designed for outdoor use with Cisco Aironet Outdoor Access Points with radios operating in both the 2.4-GHz and 5-GHz frequency bands. This antenna has 8-dBi gain in both bands.

  • Page 34: Cisco Aironet 5-ghz 14-dbi 2-port Directional Antenna (air-ant5114p2m-n)

    AIR-CAP1552E-x-K9 Cisco Aironet 5-GHz 14-dBi 2-Port Directional Antenna (AIR-ANT5114P2M-N) The Cisco Aironet 5-GHz 14-dBi 2-Port Directional Antenna is designed for outdoor use with Cisco Aironet Outdoor Access Points with radios operating in the 5-GHz frequency band. This antenna has 14-dBi in the 5-GHz band.

  • Page 35: Cisco Aironet 2.4-ghz 13-dbi 2-port Directional Antenna (air-ant2413p2m-n

    AIR-CAP1552EU-x-K9 and AIR-CAP1552CU-x-K9 Cisco Aironet 2.4-GHz 13-dBi 2-Port Directional Antenna (AIR-ANT2413P2M-N The Cisco Aironet 2.4-GHz 13-dBi 2-Port Directional Antenna is designed for outdoor use with Cisco Aironet Outdoor Access Points with radios operating in the 2.4-GHz frequency band. This antenna has 13-dBi gain in the 2.4-GHz frequency band.

  • Page 36: Cisco Aironet 2.4-ghz 2-dbi Omnidirectional Antenna (air-ant2420v-n)

    Hardware Features Cisco Aironet 2.4-GHz 2-dBi Omnidirectional Antenna (AIR-ANT2420V-N) The Cisco Aironet 2.4-GHz 2-dBi Omnidirectional Antenna is designed for outdoor use with Cisco Aironet Outdoor Access Points with radios operating in the 2.4-GHz frequency band. Basic operating features of the antenna are: Operates in the 2.4-GHz frequency band...

  • Page 37: Cisco Aironet 2.4-ghz 8-dbi Omnidirectional Antenna (air-ant2480v-n)

    AIR-CAP1552EU-x-K9 and AIR-CAP1552CU-x-K9 Cisco Aironet 2.4-GHz 8-dBi Omnidirectional Antenna (AIR-ANT2480V-N) The Cisco Aironet 2.4-GHz 8-dBi Omnidirectional Antenna is designed for outdoor use with Cisco Aironet Outdoor Access Points with radios operating in the 2.4-GHz frequency band. This antenna has 8-dBi gain in the 2.4-GHz frequency band.

  • Page 38: Cisco Aironet 5-ghz 4-dbi Omnidirectional Antenna (air-ant5140v-n)

    Hardware Features Cisco Aironet 5-GHz 4-dBi Omnidirectional Antenna (AIR-ANT5140V-N) The Cisco Aironet 5-GHz 4-dBi Omnidirectional Antenna is designed for outdoor use with Cisco Aironet Outdoor Access Points with radios operating in the 5-GHz frequency band. Basic operating features of the antenna are: Operates in the 5-GHz frequency band •...

  • Page 39: Multiple Power Sources

    • • Internal battery power Warning This unit might have more than one power supply connection. All connections must be removed to de-energize the unit. Statement 1028 Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 1-21 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 40: Cable Modem (poc)

    PoE-in port uses an RJ-45 connector (with a liquid tight adapter) to link the access point to the 10/100/1000BASE-T network. The Ethernet cable is used to send and receive Ethernet data and to optionally supply inline 56-VDC power from the power injector. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 1-22 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 41: Fiber Option

    Client data is passed to the network controller through the fiber connection via a fiber-capable switch. Configuration information can be found in the controller configuration guide of the controller you are using. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 1-23 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 42: Gps Option

    Battery, 6 amp hour (AIR-1520-BATT-6AH) • FIPS kit (AIRLAP-FIPSKIT=) • Optional directional-antenna mounting kit (AIR-ACCAMK-1) • Lightning Arrestor kit (CGR-LA-NM-NF) • Third-party lightning arrestors as required by local authorities • Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 1-24 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 43: Network Deployment Examples

    Figure 1-23. To support Ethernet bridging, you must enable bridging on the controller for each access point. By default this capability is turned-off for all access points. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 1-25 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 44: Point-to-multipoint Bridging

    Figure 1-24 illustrates an example of access point-to-multipoint bridging. Figure 1-24 Access Point to Multipoint Bridging Example (5 GHz) (5 GHz) Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 1-26 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 45: Point-to-multipoint Mesh Network

    Figure 1-25 Typical Mesh Configuration Using Access Points Network MAP 1 MAP 3 MAP 2 MAP 6 MAP 4 MAP 5 MAP 8 MAP 7 MAP 9 Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 1-27 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 46: Layer 3 Network Operation

    Cisco. Figure 1-26 illustrates a typical Layer-3 wireless network configuration containing access points and a controller. Figure 1-26 Typical Layer 3 Access Point Network Configuration Example Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 1-28 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 47

    Connecting a Fiber-Optic Cable to the Access Point, page 2-42 • Powering the Access Point, page 2-45 • Configuring the Access Point, page 2-60 • What to Do Next, page 2-63 • Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 48: Unpacking The Access Point

    Pole Installation Hardware and Tools, page 2-3 • Cable Strand Installation Hardware and Tools, page 2-4 • Optional Tools and Hardware The optional tools and hardware that can be obtained from Cisco are: Optional power injector (AIR-PWRINJ1500-2=) • • Optional AC power cord –...

  • Page 49: Chapter 2 Installing The Acces Point

    To install the access point on a vertical or horizontal metal, wood, or fiberglass pole, you need the following additional hardware and tools: Pole mount kit (AIR-ACCPMK1550=) • Pole clamp bracket – Two gusset strap brackets – Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 50: Cable Strand Installation Hardware And Tools

    • Warnings Translated versions of all safety warnings are available in the safety warning document that shipped with your access point or on Cisco.com. To browse to the document on Cisco.com, refer to Appendix A, “Translated Safety Warnings” for instructions.

  • Page 51: Safety Information

    FCC-certified equipment. When used with approved Cisco Aironet antennas, Cisco Aironet products meet the uncontrolled environmental limits found in OET-65 and ANSI C95.1, 1991. Proper operation of this radio device according to the instructions in this publication results in user exposure substantially below the FCC recommended limits.

  • Page 52

    (for example, U.S.:NFPA 70, National Electrical Code, Article 810, Canada: Canadian Electrical Code, Section 54). Statement 1052 Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 53: Avoiding Damage To Radios In A Testing Environment

    Caution a suitable service disconnect. For additional important safety instructions for AC power cords, refer to the AC Power Cords for Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Points document that shipped with your AC power cords. For safety and to achieve a good installation, please read and follow these safety precautions: Select your installation site with safety, as well as performance in mind.

  • Page 54: Installation Guidelines

    Because the access point is a radio device, it is susceptible to common causes of interference that can reduce throughput and range. Follow these basic guidelines to ensure the best possible performance: For information on planning and initially configuring your Cisco Mesh network, refer to the Cisco •...

  • Page 55: Before Beginning The Installation

    When not using the AC input connector to power the 1552E (for example when powering using the Cisco power injector), it is important to cover the AC power entry connector. The correct cap is Remke part number 75-0086 (http://www.remke.com/).

  • Page 56

    Overvoltage IV to Overvoltage Category II at the AC power input of the access point. The over-voltage and fault-current protection components used to achieve this protection must comply with the IEC 61643 Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-10...

  • Page 57

    Pole (wood, metal, or fiberglass) 1552 series access point model 2 to 16 in. (5.1 to 40.6 cm) diameter AIR-CAP1552E-x-K9 Mounting bracket (part of pole mount kit) Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-11 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 58

    F-connector adapter for the POC cable (only on model AIR-CAP1552C-x-K9) Cable bundle Figure 2-4 Streetlight Power Tap Adapter Installation Outdoor light control 6-AWG copper grounding wire Streetlight power tap adapter Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-12 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 59: Opening The Access Point Hinged Cover

    When closing the access point cover, be careful not to pinch internal wires. Step 1 Carefully position the cover flush with all sides of the access point, then slowly hand-tighten each bolt. Step 2 Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-13 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 60: Mounting The Access Point

    Installation Options There are two optional installation kits: Strand mount kit—Used for cable strand installations • Pole mount kit—Used for pole, wall, or streetlight installations • Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-14 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 61: Access Point Mounting Orientation

    Table 2-1 lists the material that you will need to provide in addition to the pole mount kit. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-15 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 62

    Use the mounting bracket as a template to mark four screw hole locations on your mounting surface. See Step 1 Figure 2-7 for the mounting bracket screw hole locations. You can optionally use the individual mounting holes or the mounting slots. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-16 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 63

    Installing 1552E, 1552EU, or 1552I in the Mounting Bracket, page 2-23 Installing Step 3 1552C or 1552CU in the Mounting Bracket, page 2-26, depending on what you purchased. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-17 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 64: Installing The Mounting Bracket On A Pole (all Models)

    When installing an access point on a vertical pole, mast, or a streetlight pole, you should use the optional Cisco pole mount kit. The kit supports metal, wood, or fiberglass poles from 2 to 16 inches in diameter. Assembling the Pole Clamp Bracket and the Mounting Bracket When installing an access point on a pole, mast, or a streetlight, you should use the optional Cisco pole mount kit.

  • Page 65

    Screw the M8 nut onto the pole clamp bracket support bolt, and tighten just enough to prevent the bolt Step 2 from falling off. Step 3 Go to the “Mounting Bracket Assembly on a Pole” section on page 2-20. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-19 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 66: Mounting Bracket Assembly On A Pole

    Do not place the metal straps in the large open area between the pole clamp bracket and the strap brackets, because this does not properly secure the access point. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-20...

  • Page 67

    Figure 2-11) to provide maximum holding strength for extreme environments. Following the instructions provided with the banding strap tool (BAND IT) (AIR-BAND-INST-TL=), loop each metal strap twice. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-21 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 68

    Note unless the metal bands are cut or disassembled. Tighten the metal bands using the banding strap tool (BAND IT) (Cisco AIR-BAND-INST-TL=) by Step 5 following the operating instructions in the box with the tool. Ensure that the metal bands are as tight as possible.

  • Page 69: Installing 1552e, 1552eu, Or 1552i In The Mounting Bracket

    2-14, depending on what you purchased). These bolts are supplied with pole mount kit. Do not screw the bolt all the way in. Leave a gap of approximately 0.25 inch (0.635 cm). Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-23...

  • Page 70

    Figure 2-14 Location of Access Point Top Support Bolt Hole on 1552I M8 x16 bolt hole Ground lug location M8 x16 bolt hole (top support bolt hole) Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-24 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 71

    For the 1552I model, ensure that the access point is positioned with the LEDs facing inward toward the mounting bracket. Figure 2-15 Access Point 1552E/1552EU Hanging in Mounting Bracket Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-25 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 72: Installing 1552c Or 1552cu In The Mounting Bracket

    Attach a ground wire. • Connect cables and power to the access point. • The access point must be installed on a cable strand by a professional cable installer. Note Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-26 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 73

    Secure each strap bracket with two M8 x16 bolts (with lock washers) on each side of the access point with the antennas facing down. (Figure 2-18). Only hand-tighten the bolts to 13 to 15 ft lbs (17.6 to 20.3 Nm). Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-27 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 74

    Height and Pivot Adjustment (supplied with cable mount kit) Antenna unit assembly (shown with the Height and Tilt Adjustment Low Profile Dual-Band 2.4/5 GHz Omni Antenna Array) Strap bracket assemblies Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-28 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 75

    Profile Dual-Band 2.4/5 GHz Omni Antenna Array) Strand support cable F-Connector Adapter (for Cable Modem models only); sometimes referred to as a “stringer” Fiber or Cable bundle Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-29 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 76

    When installing the 1552C or 1552CU access point using the pole mount kit, the grounding lug and cable must be attached to the access point before attaching the access point to the mounting bracket. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-30...

  • Page 77

    “Grounding the Access Point” section Step 6 on page 2-41. Figure 2-21 Attaching Grounding Lug to Grounding Point Unused Grounding lug Phillips head M4 x10mm screw (supplied with pole mount kit) Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-31 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 78

    For the 1552CU access point, continue with Installing Antennas, page 2-36. For the 1552C access point, Step 11 continue with Connecting a Cable POC Power to the Access Point, page 2-58. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-32 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 79

    Use four customer-supplied screws and optional screw anchors to attach the mounting plate to the Step 2 mounting surface. If necessary, use suitable screw anchors and an exterior-grade plywood backboard to mount the Note access point to the base. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-33 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 80

    Screw a M8 x16 bolt in the top support bolt hole on each side the access point (see Figure 2-22). Do not Step 4 screw the bolt all the way in; leave approximately a 0.25 inch (0.635 cm) space. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-34 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 81

    (17.6 to 20.3 Nm). Step 8 For the 1552CU access point, continue with Installing Antennas, page 2-36. For the 1552C access point, continue with Powering the Access Point, page 2-45. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-35 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 82: Installing Antennas

    For installation instructions and detailed information on these antennas, refer to the appropriate document located at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/wireless/ps469/prod_installation_guides_list.html Follow all safety precautions when installing the antennas. For information on safety, refer to “Safety Precautions” section on page 2-41. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-36 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 83: Antenna N-type Connector Locations

    The access point antenna N-type connectors are located on the bottom of model AIR-CAP1552E-x-K9 and on both the top and bottom of the AIR-CAP1552EU-x-K9 and the AIR-CAP1552CU-x-K9. The N-type connectors support variety of the Cisco Aironet antennas. For detailed information on these antennas, refer to Antenna Configurations, page 1-13.

  • Page 84: Antenna Mounting Options

    Directional-Antenna Mounting Kits on Cisco 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Points. Figure 2-28 through Figure 2-31 show the antenna mounting options supported by the various 1552 access point models. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-38 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 85

    AIR-CAP1552C-x-K9 and AIR-CAP1552I-x-K9 The AIR-CAP1552E-x-K9 model must always be operated with the three external antennas attached, as shown in Figure 2-29. Figure 2-29 AIR-CAP1552E-x-K9 1-3 AIR-ANT2547V-N AIR-ANT2588P3M-N Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-39 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 86

    AIR-CAP1552CU-x-K9 model can be operated with configuration shown in Figure 2-31. Figure 2-31 AIR-CAP1552CU-x-K9 5-GHz antenna AIR-ANT5140V-N 2.4-GHz antenna AIR-ANT2420V-N Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-40 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 87: Safety Precautions

    National Electrical Code, Article 810, Canada: Canadian Electrical Code, Section 54). Statement 280 For your safety, read and follow these safety precautions. Before you install an antenna, contact your Cisco account representative to explain which mounting method to use for the size and type of antenna that you are about to install.

  • Page 88: Connecting A Fiber-optic Cable To The Access Point

    You need a customer-supplied outdoor-rated fiber-optic cable with an LC connector. The cable diameter Note must be 0.20 to 0.35 in. (0.52 to 0.89 cm) in diameter. To connect a fiber-optic cable to the access point, follow these steps: Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-42 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 89

    Figure 2-32 Fiber-Optic Cable Components Not used Four screws for each reel assembly SFP module slot Fiber-optic connector plug Fiber reels (large reel with small reel on top) Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-43 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 90

    Use an adjustable or open-end wrench to tighten the round end of the adapter to 2.7 to 3.2 ft lbs (3.66 to 4.34 Nm). Close the hinged cover (see the “Closing the Access Point Hinged Cover” section on page 2-13). Step 14 Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-44 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 91: Powering The Access Point

    When not using the AC input connector to power the 1552E or 1552EU (for example when powering Note using the Cisco power injector), it is important to cover the AC power entry connector. The correct cap is Remke part number 75-0086 (http://www.remke.com/).

  • Page 92: Connecting An Ethernet Cable To The Access Point

    To forward bridge traffic, add a switch between the power injector and controller. Refer to the Cisco Wireless Mesh Access Points, Design and Deployment Guide, Release 7.0 for more information.

  • Page 93

    For information on data cable entry, refer to Figure 1-1 on page 1-6 Note Loosen the round end of the liquid-tight adapter by turning counterclockwise, but do not remove (see Step 4 Figure 2-35). Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-47 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 94

    Inserting RJ-45 Connector into the Ethernet Port Opening in Case Liquid-tight adapter RJ-45 connector Ethernet port opening in access point case Shielded outdoor-rated Ethernet (CAT5e or better) cable Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-48 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 95: Ac Power Cords For Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Points

    AC Power Cords for Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Points The Cisco Aironet 1550 series outdoor mesh access point supports these AC power cord options: 40-ft (12.2-m) power cord (AIR-CORD-R3P-40NA=) for light pole installations in the US and •...

  • Page 96

    If your power cord does not use an AC power plug, you must ensure that the power source is OFF before Caution connecting or disconnecting the power cord wires from the power source. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-50 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 97: Connecting Streetlight Ac Power

    Statement 363 For additional important safety instructions for AC power cords, refer to the AC Power Cords for Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Points document that shipped with your AC power cords.

  • Page 98

    LAST. Note Ensure that your antennas are connected to the access point before you apply power to the access point. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-52 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 99

    Ensure that the antennas are connected to the access point before you apply power to the access point. Step 12 Turn on the power to the outdoor light control fixture at the designated circuits. Step 13 Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-53 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 100: Connecting An Ac Power Cable To The Access Point

    National Electrical Code (NEC). Note For additional important safety instructions for AC power cords, refer to the AC Power Cords for Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Points document that shipped with your AC power cords. The access point supports this Cisco AC power cable: 40 ft (12.2 m) AC power cable (AIR-CORD-R3P-40NA=)

  • Page 101: Connecting A Dc Power Cable To The Access Point

    Use an adjustable wrench, a 22-mm socket, or a Sealcon S-2200 -WR wrench to remove the plug in the Step 3 DC power connector opening (see Figure 2-41 for the location of the DC power connector). Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-55 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 102

    Step 7 Insert each wire into the two-position terminal strip (supplied), and tighten each wire using a 0.1 inch (0.25 cm) flat screw driver (see Figure 2-43). Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-56 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 103

    Insert the two-position terminal strip into the DC power opening in the access point case, and carefully Step 8 push the terminal strip into the internal connector (see Figure 2-44). Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-57 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 104: Connecting A Cable Poc Power To The Access Point

    UL/IEC/EN 60950-1 safety standard. The cable distribution network used with this access point must provide transient reduction to the level for this type of circuit classification (that is, 500V transient/lightning surge). Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-58 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 105

    Use a Phillips screw driver to loosen the pin capture screw, but be careful not to remove it. Step 5 Cut the cable stinger connector pin (see Figure 2-46) to 0.75 + 0.1 inch (1.91 + 0.25 cm). Step 6 Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-59 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 106: Configuring The Access Point

    To add a MAC filter entry on the controller, follow these steps: Step 1 Log into your controller using a web browser. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-60 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 107: Configuring A Rap

    If you have two RAPs in your network in the same area (for more capacity), we recommend that you configure the two RAPs with the same BGN, but on different channels. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-61...

  • Page 108

    (last node) from the RAP and move towards the RAP. If you start configuring the BGN in a different location, then the access points beyond this point (farther away) are dropped, as they have a different BGN. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-62 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 109: What To Do Next

    When you power up a MAP that is not connected to a wired Ethernet, fiber-optic, or cable network to the controller, the access point uses the Cisco Adaptive Wireless Path Protocol (AWPP) to bind to another mesh access point (MAP) with the best path to a root access point (RAP) connected to the wired network to a controller.

  • Page 110

    Chapter 2 Installing the Access Point What to Do Next Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 2-64 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 111: Troubleshooting

    Changing the Bridge Group Name, page 3-6 • • Connecting to the Access Point Locally, page 3-6 • Access Point Power Injector, page 3-8 • Using the Reset Button, page 3-9 Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 112: Chapter 3 Troubleshooting

    A root access point (RAP) attempts to connect to a controller using any of the wired ports (cable, • fiber-optic, PoE-in, or PoE-out). If the wired ports are operational, the RAP can potentially spend several minutes on each port prior to connecting to a controller. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 113: Bridge Loop

    Controller GUI—Log into your controller web interface using a web browser, and choose • SECURITY > AAA > MAC Filtering to view the MAC addresses added to the controller filter list. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 114: Using Dhcp Option 43

    It is expected that there will be small variations in LED color intensity and hue from unit to unit. This is within the normal range of the LED manufacturer specifications and is not a defect. The access point LED signals are listed in Table 3-1. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 115: Verifying Controller Association

    Click Wireless, and verify that your access point MAC address is listed under Ethernet MAC. Step 2 Log out of the controller, and close your web browser. Step 3 Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 116: Changing The Bridge Group Name

    Connect a nine-pin, female DB-9 to RJ-45 serial cable to the RJ-45 console port on the access point and to the COM port on a computer (see Figure 3-2 Figure 3-3 for the console port locations). Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 117

    Figure 3-3 Console Port Location on Access Point Models AIR-CAP1552E-x-K9 and AIR-CAP1552EU-x-K9 Console port Not used The Cisco part number for the DB-9 to RJ-45 serial cable is AIR-CONCAB1200. To order a Note serial cable, browse to: http://www.cisco.com/pcgi-bin/marketplace/welcome.pl Step 2 Set up a terminal emulator program on your PC to communicate with the access point.

  • Page 118: Access Point Power Injector

    The power injector (AIR-PWRINJ1500-2=) has three LEDs on the front end of the case (see Figure 3-4). For detailed information on the power injector, see the Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Power Injector Installation Instructions. Figure 3-4...

  • Page 119: Monitoring The Power Injector Leds

    Reset the access point—Press the reset button for less than 10 seconds. • Disable battery backup power—Press the reset button for more than 10 seconds. • Figure 3-5 Reset Button Location - Models AIR-CAP1552E-x-K9 and AIR-CAP1552EU-x-K9 Reset button Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 120: Reboot The Access Point

    The LEDs turn off for approximately 5 seconds and then reactivate. If your access point does not contain a battery backup unit, the access point only reboots. Note Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 3-10 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 121

    The battery backup unit is reactivated when the access point is rebooted (power cycled) Note again. Step 3 Replace the reset button screw, and use a Phillips screwdriver to tighten to 22 to 24 in. lbs (2.49 to 2.71 Nm). Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 3-11 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 122

    Chapter 3 Troubleshooting Using the Reset Button Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide 3-12 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 123

    Removing a Backup Battery, page 4-4 • Installing a New Backup Battery, page 4-5 • Connecting the Backup Battery Cable and Closing the Radio Cover, page 4-6 • Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 124: C H A P T E R 4 Installing Or Replacing The Backup Battery

    Open the access point’s radio cover. If applicable, remove the defective backup battery. Install the new backup battery. Connect the backup battery cable. Close the access point radio cover. Deploy your access point. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 125: Opening The Access Point Radio Cover

    Use a #8 Torx screwdriver to unscrew all the Torx screws on the access point cover, but do not attempt to remove the screws (see Figure 4-1). Figure 4-1 Access Point Radio Cover Screws Radio cover Torx screws Carefully open the cover. Step 3 Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 126: Removing A Backup Battery

    Battery Backup Location Backup battery Internal connector for the backup battery cable Backup battery cable Radio boards (Do not touch) Carefully place the cover onto your static-protected table. Step 2 Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 127: Installing A New Backup Battery

    Use the four supplied screws to attach the backup battery to the radio cover and tighten to 5.5 to 6.5 in. Step 3 lbs (0.62 to 0.73 Nm). Step 4 Position and bend the backup battery cable as shown in Figure 4-3. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 128: Connecting The Backup Battery Cable And Closing The Radio Cover

    Carefully read and follow the safety and installation guidelines contained in the “Installation Guidelines” section on page 2-8 and the installation and mounting instructions contained in the “Mounting the Access Point” section on page 2-14. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 129: Appendix

    Step 5 Click Install and Upgrade. Click Install and Upgrade Guides. Step 6 Click Translated Safety Warnings for Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Points. Step 7 Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 130: Appendix A Translated Safety Warning

    Appendix A Translated Safety Warnings Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 131: Appendix

    A P P E N D I X Declarations of Conformity and Regulatory Information This appendix provides declarations of conformity and regulatory information for the Cisco Aironet 1552 Outdoor Mesh Access Point. This appendix contains the following sections: Manufacturers Federal Communication Commission Declaration of Conformity Statement, •...

  • Page 132: A P P E N D I X B Declarations Of Conformity And Regulatory Information

    The Part 15 radio device operates on a non-interference basis with other devices operating at this Caution frequency when using Cisco-supplied antennas. Any changes or modification to the product not expressly approved by Cisco could void the user’s authority to operate this device.

  • Page 133: Industry Canada

    This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Cisco Aironet Access Points are certified to the requirements of RSS-210. The use of this device in a system operating either partially or completely outdoors may require the user to obtain a license for the system according to the Canadian regulations.

  • Page 134: European Community, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, And Liechtenstein

    This declaration is only valid for configurations (combinations of software, firmware, and hardware) provided and supported by Cisco Systems. The use of software or firmware not provided and supported by Cisco Systems may result in the equipment no longer being compliant with the regulatory requirements.

  • Page 135

    Appendix B Declarations of Conformity and Regulatory Information Declaration of Conformity with regard to the R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC & Medical Directive 93/42/EEC Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 136

    This equipment is intended to be used in all EU and EFTA countries. Outdoor use may be restricted to Note certain frequencies and/or may require a license for operation. For more details, contact Cisco Corporate Compliance. The product carries the CE Mark:...

  • Page 137: Declaration Of Conformity For Rf Exposure

    7.9 inches (20 cm) for antennas with less than 8 dBi gain and 20 inches (50 cm) for antennas up to 13 dBi gain. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 138: Guidelines For Operating Cisco Aironet Access Points In Japan

    Guidelines for Operating Cisco Aironet Access Points in Japan Guidelines for Operating Cisco Aironet Access Points in Japan This section provides guidelines for avoiding interference when operating Cisco Aironet access points in Japan. These guidelines are provided in both Japanese and English.

  • Page 139: Vcci Statement For Japan

    When such trouble occurs, the user may be required to take corrective actions. Administrative Rules for Cisco Aironet Access Points in Taiwan This section provides administrative rules for operating Cisco Aironet Access Points in Taiwan. The rules are provided in both Chinese and English. Chinese Translation...

  • Page 140: English Translation

    The U-NII devices shall accept any interference from legal communications and shall not interfere the legal communications. If interference is caused, the user must stop operating the device immediately and can't re-operate it until the harmful interference is clear. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide B-10 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 141: Statement 371-power Cable And Ac Adapter

    Material Safety Law prohibits the use of UL-certified cables (that have the “UL” shown on the code) for any other electrical devices than products designated by CISCO. The use of cables that are certified by Electrical Appliance and Material Safety Law (that have “PSE” shown on the code) is not limited to CISCO-designated products.

  • Page 142: Regulatory Information

    This equipment operates on a secondary basis and consequently must accept harmful interference, including interference from stations of the same kind. This equipment may not cause harmful interference to systems operating on a primary basis. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide B-12 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 143: Appendix

    Step 5 Click Install and Upgrade. Click Install and Upgrade Guides. Step 6 Click Channels and Maximum Power Settings for Cisco 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Points Step 7 document. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide...

  • Page 144

    Appendix C Channels and Power Levels Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 145: Appendix

    Access Point Specifications Table D-1 lists the technical specifications for the Cisco Aironet 1552 Outdoor Mesh Access Points. For detailed specifications, refer to the Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Access Point data sheet at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/wireless/ps5679/ps11451/data_sheet_c78-641373.html Table D-1 Access Point Specifications...

  • Page 146

    F (40 Non-operating—16,000 ft (4,877 m) at –13 F (–25 Wind resistance Wind resistance: Up to 100 MPH sustained winds • Up to 165 MPH wind gusts • Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 147

    Maximum output depends on the regulatory domain in which the access Note point is installed. For additional information, refer to the Appendix C, “Channels and Power Levels” section. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 148

    2.400 to 2.4835 GHz; 13 channels • 5.725 to 5.850 GHz; 5 channels • -T Domain: 2.400 to 2.4835 GHz; 11 channels • 5.470 to 5.850 GHz; 16 channels • Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 149

    802.3af client connected Fiber user as backhaul Battery backup in charging state (1552E only) Total Power Consumption Table D-3 lists the power distribution budget for 1552C access point configurations. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 150

    Power Distribution Budget for the AIR-CAP1552I-x-K9 Access Point Configuration Nominal Absolute Power Max Power Element (Watts) (Watts) Total power budget when using DC power source Total power budget when using AC power source Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 151

    20-MHz Rate (Mbps) 40-MHz Rate (Mbps) 20-MHz Rate (Mbps) 40-MHz Rate (Mbps) 13.5 14.4 19.5 40.5 21.7 28.9 43.3 57.8 58.5 121.5 72.2 14.4 28.9 43.3 57.8 86.7 115.6 144.4 Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 152

    Appendix D Access Point Specifications Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 153: Appendix

    Ethernet signal pair (10/100/1000BASE-T) and 56 VDC return Ethernet signal pair (10/100/1000BASE-T) and 56 VDC (+) Ethernet signal pair (1000BASE-T) and 56 VDC (+) Ethernet signal pair (1000BASE-T) and 56 VDC return Shield Chassis ground Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 154

    Ethernet signal pair (1000BASE-T) and 56 VDC return Shield Chassis ground The power injector output connector (To AP) only supplies 56 VDC power when the Ethernet cable is Note connected to the 1550 PoE-in connector. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide OL-24247-01...

  • Page 155: Appendix

    Configuring DHCP Option 43 This appendix describes the steps needed to configure DHCP Option 43 on a DHCP server, such as a Cisco Catalyst 3750 series switch, for use with Cisco Aironet Access Points. This appendix contains these sections: Overview, page F-2 •...

  • Page 156: Overview

    Overview Overview This section contains a DHCP Option 43 configuration example on a DHCP server for use with Cisco Aironet Access Points. For other DHCP server implementations, consult DHCP server product documentation for configuring DHCP Option 43. In Option 43, use the IP address of the controller management interface.

  • Page 157: Configuring Option 43 For 1000, 1500, And 1550 Series Access Points

    43 ascii “Comma Separated IP Address List” For example, if you are configuring Option 43 for Cisco 1000, 1500, or 1500 series access points using the controller IP addresses 10.126.126.2 and 10.127.127.2, add the following line to the DHCP pool in the Cisco IOS CLI: option 43 ascii “10.126.126.2,10.127.127.2”...

  • Page 158: Configuring Option 43 For 1100, 1130, 1200, 1240, 1250, 1300, 1520, And 1550 Series Access Points

    Configuring Option 43 for 1100, 1130, 1200, 1240, 1250, 1300, 1520, and 1550 Series Access Points To configure DHCP Option 43 for Cisco Aironet 1100, 1130, 1200, 1240, 1250, 1300, 1520, and 1550 series access points in the embedded Cisco IOS DHCP server, follow these steps: Enter configuration mode at the Cisco IOS CLI.

  • Page 159: G L O S S A R Y

    High gain antennas have a more focused radiation pattern in a specific direction. A station is configured properly to allow it to wirelessly communicate with an associated access point. Adaptive Wireless Path Protocol. AWPP Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide GL-1 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 160

    A ratio of decibels to an isotropic antenna that is commonly used to measure antenna gain. The greater the dBi value, the higher the gain, and the more acute the angle of coverage. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide GL-2 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 161

    Software that is programmed on a memory chip. firmware A device that connects two otherwise incompatible networks together. gateway Gigahertz. One billion cycles per second. A unit of measure for frequency. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide GL-3 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 162

    Orthogonal frequency division multiplex is a modulation technique used by OFDM IEEE 802.11a-compliant wireless LANs for transmission at 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 54 Mb/s. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide GL-4 OL-24247-01...

  • Page 163

    A feature of some access points that allows users to move through a facility roaming while maintaining an unbroken connection to the LAN. A connector type unique to Cisco Aironet radios and antennas. Part 15.203 of RP-TNC the FCC rules covering spread spectrum devices limits the types of antennas that may be used with transmission equipment.

  • Page 164

    LAN systems. It is derived from and will be forward-compatible with the upcoming IEEE 802.11i standard. WPA leverages TKIP (Temporal Key Integrity Protocol) for data protection and 802.1X for authenticated key management. Cisco Aironet 1550 Series Outdoor Mesh Access Point Hardware Installation Guide GL-6 OL-24247-01...

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