Cisco Access Point Mounting

Cisco Access Points usually ship with mounting hardware for a recessed ceiling (drop ceiling with recessed tiles). Detailed mounting instructions are posted at

A direct quote about Cisco recommended mounting: “Access points with integrated antennas perform best when the access point is mounted on horizontal surfaces such as a table top or ceiling. For advanced features such as voice, location, and rogue access point detection, ceiling mounting is strongly recommended.”

First choice for best coverage: mount to ceiling. Second choice for next-best coverage: set flat on table-top or furniture top. Last choice for so-so coverage: vertical mount to wall.

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