2.3 Access Point Placement
For optimal performance, install the Access Point away from transformers, heavy-duty motors, fluorescent lights,
microwave ovens, refrigerators and other industrial equipment. Signal loss can occur when metal, concrete, walls
or floors block transmission. Install the Access Point in an open area or add Access Points as needed to improve
Antenna coverage is analogous to lighting. Users might find an area lit from far away to be not bright enough. An
area lit sharply might minimize coverage and create dark areas. Uniform antenna placement in an area (like even
placement of a light bulb) provides even, efficient coverage.
Place the Access Point using the following guidelines:
• Install the Access Point at an ideal height of 10 feet from the ground.
• Orient the Access Point antennas vertically for best reception.
To maximize the Access Point's radio coverage area, Motorola recommends conducting a site survey to define and
document radio interference obstacles before installing the Access Point.
2.4 Integrated Antenna Model Wall Mount Instructions
This mounting requires hanging the AP650 Access Point along its width or length using the two slots on the bottom
of the unit. The AP650 can be mounted on to any plaster, wood, or cement wall surface using the provided wall
anchors when necessary. The illustration on the next page shows a lengthwise mount.
2.4.1 Wall Mount Hardware
Two wide-shoulder Phillips pan head self-tapping screws
Two wall anchors
Security cable (optional)
In the event that the original mounting screws are lost, the following
screws can be used instead: (ANSI Standard) #6-18 X 0.875in. Type A or
AB Self-Tapping Screw, or (ANSI Standard Metric) M3.5 X 0.6 X 20mm
Type D Self-Tapping Screw.
AP650 Access Point