What type of antennas are supported on the AP141?

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The connectors on both the AP141 and AP350 are standard RP-SMA.
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Maarten Heldens

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So, any antenna on the market with an RP-SMA connector is supported?? Also antennas with a RP-TNC connector and a converter to RP-SMA??
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As with all access points you should test the antenna before deployment as:

1. The actual signal propagation is nearly always different to the antenna specifications. This is particularly true for semi-directional and directional antennas.

2. Third party antenna are, most likely, not certified for use with the vendor's equipment and this may cause post installation support issues.

3. Some access points have a limit to the maximum antenna gain they can support.

There is nothing worse than finding that an antenna does not work correctly with your access point when you are 15m up on a cherry picker.
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Robert Grossmann

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could you tell me, if the RP-SMA Connectors are Male or Female?
I need this information to buy appropriate antenna cables. We do not have an AP141 yet.

Thanks a lot
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They're female on the APs, so you need a male to connect to them
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okay. thanks a lot Nick.
Then we could order the AP141 and separate antenna + cables and lightning protection now.