R700 AP 500 users

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Can anyone tell me if the advertised numbers of the R700 can really handle up to 500 users? This doesn't sound like real world to me.

Thanks,
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Duane Hensley

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Posted 3 years ago

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Monnat Systems, AlphaDog

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Hi Duane Hensley,

500 users mentioned are usually real numbers tested by QA in perfect conditions which are hard to get in REAL world + this number is when there is no security or encryption in place.

I have seen it that AP like a R700 can handle 60-70% of projected numbers in Open WLAN and real tough RF conditions too. 60% of projected numbers when security in place.

Again I am saying for what i have seen.

Hope this helps.
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Duane Hensley

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Thanks for the response, but I saw this else where on this forum. I have it in quotes below.

Should I assume that the R700 is the same or is it really capable of around 300 clients (60%) real world?

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Michael Brado (Official Rep) 8 months ago
7363 and 7962 dual-band APs have 64mb RAM

---- Maximum Users ----

TKIP : 26
AES : 100
Open: 250

7982 and 7372 dual-band APs have 128mb RAM

--- Maximum Users ---

TKIP : 26
AES : 100
Open : 500"
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Duane Hensley

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This guy gave this response>

"Jay Files 3 days ago
...R500/R600/R700 should be the same as the 7982/7372 numbers listed above."

This is obviously a lot less clients than 60% of 500.
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Michael Brado, Official Rep

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Yes, the advertised number 500 is maximum for Open auth client associations.

Real world use, where clients also pass more than just email/text traffic, would
reduce the best practice maximum users.