Cisco Aironet 3500 Series Lightweight Access Point
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 About this Guide Safety Instructions Unpacking Overview Configuring the Access Point Mounting the Access Point Securing the Access Point Deploying the Access Point on the Wireless Network Troubleshooting
10 Declarations of Conformity and Regulatory Information 11 Configuring DHCP Option 43 and DHCPOption 60 12 Access Point Specifications
1 About this Guide
This Guide provides instructions on how to install and configure your Cisco Aironet 3500 Series Access Point. This guide also provides mounting instructions and limited troubleshooting procedures.
2 Safety Instructions
Translated versions of the following safety warnings are provided in the translated safety warnings document thatis shipped with your access point. The translated warnings are also in the Translated Safety Warnings for Cisco Aironet Access Points, which is available on your documentation CD and Cisco.com.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS This warning symbol means danger. You are in a situation that could cause bodily injury. Before you work on any equipment, be aware of the hazards involved withelectrical circuitry and be familiar with standard practices for preventing accidents. Use the statement number provided at the end of each warning to locate its translation in the translated safety warnings that accompanied this device. Statement 1071 SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
Read the installation instructions before you connect the system to its power source. Statement 1004Warning
This product must be connected to a Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) IEEE 802.3af compliant power source or an IEC60950 compliant limited power source. Statement 353
Installation of the equipment must comply with local and national electrical codes. Statement 1074
This product relies on the building’s installation for short-circuit (overcurrent) protection. Ensurethat the protective device is rated not greater than: 20A. Statement 1005
Do not operate your wireless network device near unshielded blasting caps or in an explosive environment unless the device has been modified to be especially qualified for such use. Statement 245B
In order to comply with FCC radio frequency (RF) exposure limits, antennas should be located at aminimum of 7.9 inches (20 cm) or more from the body of all persons. Statement 332
The fasteners you use to mount an access point on a ceiling must be capable of maintaining a minimum pullout force of 20 lbs (9 kg) and must use all 4 indented holes on the mounting bracket.
This product and all interconnected equipment must be installed indoors within the same building,including the associated LAN connections as defined by Environment A of the IEEE 802.af Standard.
The access point is suitable for use in environmental air space in accordance with section 300.22.C of the National Electrical Code and sections 2-128, 12-010(3), and 12-100 of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part 1, C22.1. You should not install the power supply or power injector in air handlingspaces.
Use only with listed ITE equipment.
Follow these steps: Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Unpack and remove the access point and the accessory kit from the shipping box. Return any packing material to the shipping container and save it for future use. Verify that you have received the items listed below. If any item is missing or damaged, contact your Ciscorepresentative or reseller for instructions.
– 3500 series access point – Mounting bracket – Standard ceiling adjustable T-rail clip – One thumbscrew – One grounding screw – Five 6-32 x 1/4 in. screws – Four screws with plastic wall anchors
The following illustrations show the access point connections and features. The 3500e access point has external antenna connectors; the 3500i...