HiveAP 121 WiFi coverage radius

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What is the min and max WiFi coverage radius (eg; 8m) for hiveap 121?
i can't find any info regarding this at Aerohive website.

 
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dee 2

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J. Goodnough, Champ

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Nominal max for wifi is usually around 100m, but you'll never achieve that in practice. Coverage areas really depend on your environment and client use cases.
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Nick Lowe, Official Rep

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Yup, it's not particularly helpful to know this information as it is so environmentally specific.
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Manoah Coenraad, Champ

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Hello Dee,

You can use the free planning tool in the hivemanager to see if you have enough coverage (which is an estimate), or if  you can do a onsite survey with a tool like airmagnet, Ekahau..etc..
Every environment is different, the're no fixed values with the minimum and maximum coverage for an AP121.

With regards,

Manoah Coenraad