Cisco Aironet 1600 Series AP Review

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The Cisco Aironet 1600 Series Access Point (AP1600) is a second generation, entry-level AP. It offers small and midsized enterprises great performance, functionality, and reliability at a competitive price.

AP 1600 Cisco Access Points

The 802.11n-based Aironet 1600 Series offers small and midsized enterprises an entry-level access point with advanced features. The Cisco Aironet 1600 Series is a component of the Cisco Unified Wireless Network, which can scale to up to 18,000 access points with full Layer 3 mobility across central or remote locations on the enterprise campus, in branch offices, and at remote sites.

Note: The Cisco Unified Wireless Network is the industry’s most flexible, resilient, and scalable architecture delivering secure access to mobility services and applications, and offering the lowest total cost of ownership and investment protection by integrating seamlessly with the existing wired network.

With the Aironet 1600 Series, customers can modernize their network to handle today’s explosion of more clients, applications, and bandwidth demands.

Key Features of Cisco Aironet 1600 Series AP

Significant features include:

  • •ClientLink 2.0

–Adds a key function when upgrading from the AP 1040/1140 and the AP 1260
–Supports 802.11n clients up to 1-SS
–Supports 802.11a/b/g clients
–Supports (beam-form) up to 32 clients per radio interface

  • •3×3:2 architecture

–Better performance than the 2×2:2 AP 1040

–Better throughput performance than the AP 1140 and the AP 1260

  • •External antenna model for entry-level and mid-level market
  • •Up to 128 clients per radio for a total of 256 clients
  • •Different LED color change compared to earlier access points
  • •CleanAir Express – Basic Spectrum Analysis available soon via software upgrade

More about Cisco Aironet 1600 Series

Cisco CleanAir Express

Cisco CleanAir Express technology is enabled on the advanced silicon design of the AP 1600. With CleanAir Express, the AP 1600 has the ability to effectively detect RF interference, identify the source, locate it on a map, and make automatic adjustments to optimize wireless coverage. With CleanAir Express technology, organizations have a basic spectrum analysis capability to support their wireless networks while simplifying ongoing operations.

Comparison of CleanAir Features in the 1600/2600/3600 Series

Comparison of CleanAir Features in the 1600,2600,3600 Series

Comparison of Indoor Access Points

A comparison of the indoor access points for the 3600/2600/1600/600 Series

Comparison of the 3600,2600, 1600, 600 Series

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