Installing the Antenna
CAUTION : The AIR-ANT2524Dx-R series of antennas are dual-band antennas, meaning that they operate in both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequency bands. The AIR-ANT2524Dx-R series antennas have an orange ID band on them to indicate their dual-band functionality. Connect these antennas only to dual-band antenna ports, which are identified with orange text on Cisco Aironet access points. Using these antennas on Cisco Aironet access points that employ single-band antennas might result in lower performance.
To install the antenna:
1. Verify that the connector to which you are connecting the antenna is a dual-band antenna port, identified by orange text on the access point.
2. Align the antenna connector with the RP-TNC connector on the access point.
3. Engage the antenna connector threads with the RP-TNC connector on the access point.
4. Tighten the antenna by hand. Do not use a wrench or any other tool to tighten the antenna.
5. Adjust the antenna articulating joint to the desired position.
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