Utilizing APs of different models in the design

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I am designing a WLAN for office environment and I was wondering is it a recommended practice to you use different models depending on the requirements? For example, there are few conference rooms and the user density is not always high. Most of the users are capable of using the 5Ghz channels. So I want to place AP250s in that area to use the software radios and AP230s in other areas where they might be some users on 2.4GHz channels. Does this design cause any performance issues ?
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Om Prakash Ravipati

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Jonas Dekkers

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All type of Aerohive ap's work together. So no problem
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No problem, just different settings because of I understand correctly you will whant to set the ones for 5Ghz to only use that or maybe let it be the first thing a device will go for and for the other ones maybe a different kind of settings (depending on what you choose for the 5Ghz). Two policies van be easier then instead of changing them manually per AP.
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As Jonas says no problem at all. With the proper use of channel planning you should be able to minimise co-channel interference. I'm very interested to try out the software configurable radios available on the AP250. 
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In office environment, we are using AP130 standard (even in conference rooms till 30 people) and AP230 in very crowded area's (like cantines, big conference room). Depending on the number of users, this will work fine.