Generally speaking, Wireless AP is the wireless device we always use except wireless router. Wireless router is widely used at home, but for commercial area, like hotel, supermarket, hospital, we always use wireless AP. In general, the average cost for wireless AP will be higher than wireless routers.why?
Wireless AP is for the company use and commercial market, while the wiring is for the home, so there are differences in configuration and quality.
A common wireless router can support 10 clients (laptop.cellphone. The pad, etc.), but when the number of terminals continues to increase, the Internet speed is slow. Problems such as offline will occur.
The professional wireless AP can support 30-60 or more wireless clients, because of the higher performance hardware configuration, stronger transmission features, and more stability than wireless routers.
What’s the difference between a wireless AP and a wireless router?
- Wireless router supports convert from a NAT address (allowing many people to share the Internet) and DHCP (automatically allocated to the smart terminal IP address). Most wireless AP do not have the two functions above, namely, wireless AP is equivalent to a wireless switch, and cannot be placed at the network exit instead of routing.
- Wireless AP support PoE power supply reduces the complexity of weak current construction. Wireless routers normally does not support PoE power supply.
- Wireless AP supports centralized management, which can be upgraded in batches restart. For operations such as changing passwords and SSID, this is the advantage of AP in a large number of projects.
If use wireless router as wireless AP, it is easy to have a line by DHCP exit routing function DHCP leads to Intranet function contradiction PC no line by distribution IP problem is unable to access the Internet.
Advantages of wireless AP
① layout is simple, plug and play.
② Simply function, will be more stable, can reduce the possibility to have trouble.
③ hardware configuration, strong stability.
④ supports PoE power supply, reducing the construction difficulty.
⑤ supports AC management centralization for strong convenience.
(1)In wall AP
IN WALL AP is suitable for routing. Many rooms, small space, such as a hotel room. Small conference room. Campus dormitory. Family and other environments. Its feature is unique, and indoor home integration, wireless coverage is guaranteed.
(2) Ceiling AP
Top-absorbing AP is suitable for wireless coverage in large spaces, such as conference halls.dining room.classroom. Access, and other environments. The characteristic is less line.. Easy to install.
(3) Outdoor AP
Outdoor AP supports waterproof and dust-proof, suitable for parks.scenic spot.depot. Environment, such as a logistics warehouse.