Can the system handle multiple network cameras transmitting back to the same AP?
Yes, so long as the combined data rate from the cameras does not exceed the radios’ capabilities. A rule of thumb is to imagine only having 60% of the aggregate bandwidth (180 Mbps for a radio with 300 Mbps aggregate bandwidth) available through the AP or divided among the SUs. As long as the cameras operate within the bandwidth budget they can be combined in a point to multipoint configuration. For example, if your system contains 3 cameras on a 300 Mbps radio, each camera must be set to require a maximum of 60 Mbps.
How does a point to multipoint system work?
A point to multipoint system uses one access point (AP) radio with up to 16 subscriber radios (SU) to create a multipoint network link extension. Each SU must be individually keyed to the AP before installation. After key exchanging the installation ...
Can the system route packets between subscribers?
Yes, the AP monitors Ethernet traffic from each SU and transmits it to the appropriate destination, either another SU or into the network.
Can I add new radios to an existing AP? Can an SU become and AP and vice versa?
All radios with exception to the bridge pairs can be used to expand the existing wireless network. To add new radios to the network, simply key the new subscriber unit to the existing access point, ensuring that the Network Name, Encryption Key, and ...
How do the radios handle encryption?
All AvaLAN products use at least a 128-bit AES FIPS 197 NIST certified encryption protocol. We also offer radios that are NIST certified FIPS140-2 Level 2 encryption.
How do the radios handle retransmission of packets with errors?
AvaLAN products use a sub-block retransmission protocol rather than a full packet retransmission protocol. AvaLAN’s Smart Packet Fragmentation protocol breaks large Ethernet packets into smaller sub-blocks. If any sub-block has an error only that ...