Mesh connection distance suggestion

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I'm wondering how far two AP170 can be to create a mesh connection in open air. Can they work 100-150m from each other in a line of sight?

Can you please suggest what kind of antennas I should use, is standard one enough?

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Marek Szymonski

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Paa Kwesi

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Hi Marek,

My personal opinion will be to use a different antenna. Even though the standard antenna may work in your scenario i wouldn't recommend it.

Check the last reply of this post by Edward Nice, it has some good some antenna suggestions.

Hope this helps even though I have not used any 3rd party antenna's with our aerohives.
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We installed 2 AP170s around 100M from each other. Using the 5GHz Directional Antennae from Aerohive getting roughly - 59 - 64 RSSI.