Outdoor Mobility Point Installation Guide

Outdoor Mobility Point Installation Guide
Outdoor Mobility Point
Installation Guide
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About This Guide
This guide details how to install a Juniper Networks Mobility Point™ (MP™) access point, models
MP-620, MP-622, and MP-632, in a Juniper Networks Mobility System™ wireless LAN (WLAN).
The MP-620, MP-622, and MP-632 are suitable for installation outdoors.
This guide is intended for network administrators or others involved in installing MP access
points in a network.
Juniper Networks Mobility System
The Juniper Networks Mobility System is an enterprise WLAN solution that seamlessly integrates
with an existing wired enterprise network. The Juniper Networks system provides secure
connectivity to both wireless and wired users in large environments such as office buildings,
hospitals, and university campuses.
The Juniper Networks Mobility System fulfills the three fundamental requirements of an enterprise
WLAN: it eliminates the distinction between wired and wireless networks, allows users to work
safely from anywhere (secure mobility), and provides a comprehensive suite of intuitive tools for
planning and managing the network before and after deployment, greatly easing the operational
burden on IT resources.
The Juniper Networks Mobility System consists of the following components:
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RingMaster tool suite—A full-featured graphical user interface (GUI) application used to plan,
configure, deploy, and manage a WLAN and its users
One or more Mobility Exchange™ (MX™) switches—Distributed, intelligent machines for
managing user connectivity, connecting and powering Mobility Point (MP) access points, and
connecting the WLAN to the wired network backbone
Multiple Mobility Point™ (MP™) access points—Wireless access points (APs) that transmit
and receive radio frequency (RF) signals to and from wireless users and connect them to an MX
switch
Mobility System Software™ (MSS™)—The operating system that runs all MX switches and
MP access points in a WLAN, and is accessible through a command-line interface (CLI), the
Web View interface, or the RingMaster GUI
Documentation
The following documents provide information on how to plan, install, configure, and manage a
Juniper Networks Mobility System.
Planning, Configuration, and Deployment
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RingMaster Configuration Guide — Instructions for configuring wireless services as well as MX
appliances and MPs on a WLAN. Read this guide to learn how to configure a WLAN network.
RingMaster Management Guide — Instructions on how to manage and optimize the entire
WLAN with the RingMaster tool suite.
Installation
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Mobility Exchange Hardware Installation Guide — Instructions and specifications for installing
an MX switch
Mobility System Software Quick Start Guide — Instructions for performing basic setup of secure
(802.1X) and guest (WebAAA™) access, and for configuring a Mobility Domain for roaming
Mobility Point MP-372 Installation Guide — Instructions and specifications for installing an MP
access point and connecting it to an MX switch
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Outdoor Mobility Point Installation Guide v.7.1 (this document) — Instructions and specifications
for installing the MP-620 and MP-632 access point and connecting it to an MX.
Regulatory Guide— Important safety instructions and compliance information that you must
read before installing Juniper Networks products.
Configuration and Management
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RingMaster Publication Suite — Instructions for planning, configuring, deploying, and managing
the entire WLAN with the RingMaster tool suite
Mobility System Software Configuration Guide — Instructions for configuring and managing the
system through the MSS CLI
Mobility System Software Command Reference — Functional and alphabetic reference to all
MSS commands supported on MX appliances and MPs
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 MP-620, MP-622 and MP-632 Overview
Hardware Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1
MP-620 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1
MP-622 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1
MP-632 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2
Package Checklist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2
External Hardware Features for the MP-620 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3
External Antenna Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3
Ethernet Port. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-4
Power Injector Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-4
Receive Signal Strength Indicator (RSSI) BNC Connector. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-5
Grounding Point . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-5
Wall- and Pole-Mounting Bracket Kits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-5
Lightning Protector for Outdoor Antenna . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-5
System Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-5
Features and Benefits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-6
External Hardware Features for the MP-622 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-7
LED Indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-8
External Antenna Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-9
Ethernet Port. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-9
Power Injector Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-10
Grounding Point . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-10
Water Tight Test Point . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-11
Wall- and Pole-Mounting Bracket Kits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-11
Lightning Protector for Outdoor Antenna . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-11
System Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-11
Features and Benefits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-11
External Hardware Features for the MP-632 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-13
External Antenna Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-14
Multiple External Antenna Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-15
High Power Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-15
Ethernet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-15
Features and Benefits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-16
Chapter 2 Outdoor MP Network Configurations
Infrastructure Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1
WLAN Mesh Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-2
Wireless Bridge Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-3
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Table of Contents
Chapter 3 Installing and Connecting an Outdoor MP
Installation Requirements and Recommendations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-1
RingMaster Network Plan and Work Orders. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-1
MX Appliance Recommendation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-1
Weather Conditions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-1
Ethernet Cabling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-2
Grounding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-2
MP Radio Safety Advisories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-3
Installing an MP-620 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-3
Mounting the Unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-3
Connecting External Antennas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-5
Connecting Cables to the Unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-7
Connecting the Outdoor Power Supply. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-7
Connecting an MP to an MX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-7
Aligning Antennas for Bridge or Mesh Links . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-8
Installing an MP-622 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-11
Mounting the Unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-11
Connecting External Antennas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-15
Connecting Cables to the Unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-17
Connecting the Outdoor Power Supply. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-18
Connecting the Power Injector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-18
Checking the LED Indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-19
Connecting an MP to an MX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-20
Aligning Antennas for Bridge or Mesh Links . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-22
Installing an MP-632 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-24
Mounting the Unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-24
Connecting External Antennas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-28
Multiple External Antenna Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-29
High Power Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-29
Ethernet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-29
Connecting Cables to the Unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-30
Connecting the Power Injector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-30
Connecting an MP to an MX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-32
Chapter 4 Outdoor MP Technical Specifications
Outdoor MP Mechanical and Compliance Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-1
Federal Communication Commission Interference Statement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-3
Industry Canada Statement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-4
MAC Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-5
Antenna Specifications for MP-620 and MP-622 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-5
8 dBi Omnidirectional (2.4 GHz) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-5
8 dBi Omnidirectional (5 GHz) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-6
13.5 dBi 120-Degree Sector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-7
10 dBi 120-Degree Sector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-8
18 dBi 18-Degree Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-9
Signal Loss from Lightning Protector and Coaxial Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-9
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Antenna Specifications for MP-632. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-10
High-Power Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-11
Supported Antennas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-12
MP-632 Mechanical and Compliance Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-12
RSSI Meter Functionality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-12
Chapter 5 Cables and Pinouts
Twisted-Pair Cable Assignments for the MP-620 and MP-622 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-1
10/100BASE-TX Pin Assignments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-1
Straight-Through Wiring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-2
Crossover Wiring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-2
8-Pin DIN Connector Pinout for the MP-620 and MP-622 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-3
8-Pin DIN to RJ-45 Cable Wiring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-3
MP-632 External Connectors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-4
Ethernet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-4
Chapter 6 Wireless Bridge Link Planning
Radio Path Planning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-1
Antenna Height . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-2
Radio Interference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-3
Weather Conditions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-3
Ethernet Cabling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-4
Grounding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-5
MP-622 Antenna Position and Orientation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-5
MP Radio Safety Advisories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-5
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MP-620, MP-622 and MP-632 Overview
A Juniper Networks Mobility Point (MP) model MP-620 provides IEEE 802.11 wireless access to
the network. MP access points are designed for use with a Juniper Networks Mobility Exchange
(MX). MPs require hardware installation only. All configuration for an MP is performed on the MX.
Warning!
Note:
Installation must be performed by qualified service personnel only. Read and follow
all warning notices and instructions marked on the product or included in the
documentation. Before installing the product, read the Regulatory Guide document.
The MP radios are disabled by default and can be enabled only by a system
administrator using the MX.
Hardware Overview
MP-620
The MP-620 provides wireless access point services for clients in the local LAN area, and can
provide point-to-point or point-to-multipoint wireless bridge links between remote Ethernet LANs.
The MP is housed in a weatherproof enclosure for mounting outdoors and includes brackets for
attaching to a wall, pole, radio mast, or tower structure. The unit is powered through an Ethernet
cable connection from a power injector module installed indoors. The MP-620 provides a 54 Mbps
half-duplex connection for each active channel.
A wireless bridge system offers a solution for connectivity between remote Ethernet wired LANs,
or to provide Internet access to an isolated site where a wired link may be difficult or expensive to
deploy. The wireless bridge connection provides data rates of up to 108 Mbps.
Radio Characteristics – The IEEE 802.11a and 802.11g standards use a radio modulation
technique known as Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM), and a shared collision
domain (CSMA/CA). The 802.11a standard operates in the 5 GHz Unlicensed National Information
Infrastructure (UNII) band, and the 802.11g standard in the 2.4 GHz band.
IEEE 802.11g includes backward compatibility with the IEEE 802.11b standard. IEEE 802.11b also
operates at 2.4 GHz, but uses Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS) and Complementary
Code Keying (CCK) modulation technology to achieve a communication rate of up to 11 Mbps.
MP-622
The MP-622 provides only external antenna options and is designed to operate as the “root
bridge” in point-to-multipoint configurations, supporting wireless bridge connections to as many as
six units. The MP is housed in a weatherproof enclosure for mounting outdoors and includes
brackets for attaching to a wall, pole, radio mast, or tower structure. The wireless bridge
connection provides data rates of up to 54 Mbps. An MX cannot be used to power the outdoor AP.
The MP requires an outdoor power supply for proper operation.
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MP-632
The MP-632 is a 802.11a/b/g/n outdoor AP that is designed for pole-mounting and wall mounting.
The MP-632 supports 6 antenna ports, three for the 11a/n radio and three for the 11b/g/n radio. An
MX cannot be used to power the outdoor AP. An XPS-6201-OUT or XPS-6202-OUT outdoor
power supply that uses the IP67 multi-pin DIN connector is required. The MP-632 supports a new
set of external antennas that are commercially available. The MP-632 does not support internal
antennas or PoE
Warning!
The MP-622 and MP-632 must only be used with a Juniper Networks-approved
XPS-6201-OUT or XPS-6202-OUT outdoor power supply in order to prevent
possible damage to the unit.
Package Checklist
The MP-620 package includes:
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One MP-620 Mobility Point (MP)
One Category 5 network cable, length 50 m (164 ft)
One power injector module and power cord
Outdoor pole-mounting bracket kit
Installation manual
Optional: Two N-type RF coaxial cables
Optional: Outdoor wall-mounting bracket kit
Optional: Lightning protector for outdoor antenna
The MP-622 package includes:
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One MP-622 Mobility Point (MP)
XPS-6201-OUT or XPS-6202-OUT (packaged in a separate box)
Installation manual
Optional: Lightning protector for outdoor antenna
The MP-632 package includes:
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One MP-632 Mobility Point (MP)
Mounting brackets, split washers and mounting hardware
Weather sealing caps for all 6 external antenna connectors
Installation manual
Separate package for XPS-6201-OUT or XPS-6202-OUT outdoor power supply.
Circular DIN to RJ-45 dongle cable and waterproof caps for RJ-45 dongle
Two-hole tabular lug for AWG #8 ground cable
Antenna connector terminator. Any unused antenna connector on an active radio must be
terminated.
Contact Juniper Networks if there are any incorrect, missing or damaged parts. If possible, retain
the carton, including the original packing materials. Use them again to repack the product in case
there is a need to return it.
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External Hardware Features for the MP-620
Figure 1–1 and Figure 1–2 below show the external hardware features of the MP-620.
Figure 1–1. MP Access Point Model MP-620—Bottom View
Ethernet Port
RSSI Connector
with Protective Cap
Grounding Point Screw
Figure 1–2. Access Point Model MP-620—Top View
N-Type External
Antenna Connector
(2.4 GHz)
N-Type External
Antenna Connector
(5 GHz)
External Antenna Options
The MP-620 unit does not include an integrated antenna, but provides various external antenna
options for both 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz operation. The MP-620 unit both requires the 2.4 GHz 8 dBi
omnidirectional external antenna for 2.4 GHz operation. The following table summarizes the
external antenna options:
Antenna Type
Gain (dBi)
HPBW*
Horizontal
HPBW*
Vertical
Polarization
5 GHz Omnidirectional
8
360
12
Linear, vertical
5 GHz 120-Degree Sector 13.5
120
6
Linear, vertical
5 GHz 18-Degree Panel
18
18
18
Linear, vertical
2.4 GHz 120-Degree
Sector
10
120
15
Linear, vertical
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Antenna Type
Gain (dBi)
HPBW*
Horizontal
HPBW*
Vertical
Polarization
2.4 GHz Omnidirectional
8
360
15
Linear, vertical
* Half-power beam width in degrees
External antennas connect to the N-type RF connectors on the MP-620 using the provided coaxial
cables.
Ethernet Port
The MP-620 has one 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX 8-pin DIN port that connects to the power injector
module using the included Ethernet cable. The Ethernet port connection provides power to the
MP-620 as well as a data link to the local network.
Note:
The power injector module does not support Power over Ethernet (PoE) based on the
IEEE 802.3af standard. The MP-620 must always be powered on by being connected
to the power injector module.
Power Injector Module
The MP-620 receives power through the network cable connection using power-over-Ethernet
technology. A power injector module is included in the MP-620 package and provides two RJ-45
Ethernet ports, one for connecting to the MP-620 (Output), and the other for connecting to an MX
switch or a local LAN switch (Input).
The Input port uses an MDI (i.e., internal straight-through) pin configuration. You can therefore use
straight-through twisted-pair cable to connect this port to most network interconnection devices
such as a switch or router that provide MDI-X ports. However, when connecting the access point to
a workstation or other device without MDI-X ports, you must use crossover twisted-pair cable.
Figure 1–3. Power Injector Module
AC Power Socket
(Hidden)
LED Indicator
Input
Ethernet from
Local Network
Output
Ethernet and Power
to MP-620
The MP-620 does not have a power switch. It is powered on when the Ethernet port is connected
to the power injector module, and the power injector module is connected to an AC power source.
The power injector includes one LED indicator that turns on when AC power is applied.
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The power injector module automatically adjusts to any AC voltage between 100-240 volts at 50 or
60 Hz. No voltage range settings are required.
The power injector module is designed for indoor use only. Never mount the power
injector outside with MP-620 unit.
Warning!
Receive Signal Strength Indicator (RSSI) BNC Connector
The RSSI connector provides an output voltage that is proportional to the received radio signal
strength. A DC voltmeter can be connected the this port to assist in aligning the antennas at both
ends of a wireless bridge link.
Grounding Point
Even though the MP-620 includes a built-in lightning protection, it is important that the unit is
properly connected to ground. A grounding screw is provided for attaching a ground wire to the
unit.
Wall- and Pole-Mounting Bracket Kits
The MP-620 includes bracket kits that can be used to mount the unit to a wall, pole, radio mast, or
part of a tower structure.
Lightning Protector for Outdoor Antenna
If you are using the MP-620 with an outdoor antenna, Juniper Networks recommends installing an
external lightning protector for the antenna. An external lightning protector may be obtained from
Juniper Networks.
System Configuration
At each location where an MP-620 unit is installed, it must be connected to the local network using
the power injector module. The following figure illustrates the system component connections.
Figure 1–4. System Component Connections
Lightning
Protector
Indoor
Outdoor
External Antenna
RF Coaxial Cable
MP-620 Unit
LAN Switch
Ethernet Cable
Ethernet Cable
Power
Injector
AC Power
Ground Wire
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Features and Benefits
The MP-620 provides the following features and benefits:
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The MP-620 supports access point services for the 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz radios using various
external antenna options
Maximum data rate up to 108 Mbps on the 802.11a (5 GHz) radio
Outdoor weatherproof design
IEEE 802.11a and 802.11b/g compliant
Local network connection via 10/100 Mbps Ethernet port
Powered through its Ethernet cable connection to the power injector module
Includes wall- and pole-mount brackets
Security through 64/128/152-bit Wired Equivalent Protection (WEP) or 128-bit Advanced
Encryption Standard (AES) encryption
Scans all available channels and selects the best channel and data rate based on the
signal-to-noise ratio
External Hardware Features for the MP-622
Figure 1–5. MP Access Point Model MP-622—Bottom View
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Figure 1–6. Access Point Model MP-622—Top View. Antenna ports are numbered from the left 1
to 4.
Port 1
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Port 3
Port 4
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LED Indicators
The LEDs are used for RSSI signal strength measurements to aim directional antennas and to
indicate the state of the AP. The access point includes eight status LED indicators, as shown
below. The LEDs are viewed right to left as you look at the back of the MP.
802.11b/g Wireless
Link/Activity
11b/g
11a
Power
Link
Power
Ethernet
Link/Activity
802.11a Wireless
Link/Activity
The table below describes the system status LEDs.
Table 1– 1.
LED
Power
Link
Status
Description
Green
Indicates that the system is working normally.
Amber
Indicates a system reset.
Off
The bridge is not receiving power or there is a fault with the
power supply.
Green
Indicates a valid 10/100 Mbps Ethernet cable link with no
activity.
Flashing Green
Indicates that the access point is transmitting or receiving
data on a 10/100 Mbps Ethernet LAN. Flashing rate is
proportional to network activity.
Off
No link is present or the Ethernet LAN port is disabled.
The 11a and 11b/g LEDs operate in two display modes, which are configurable through the
management interface. The RSSI mode is for aligning antennas in a bridge link. The AP mode is
for indicating data traffic rates.
The table below describes the wireless status LEDs in AP mode.
Table 1– 2.
1–8
LED
Status
Description
11a (three
LEDs)
Slow Flashing Green
The 802.11a radio is enabled with a low level of network
activity.
Fast Flashing Green
Indicates a medium level of network activity.
Green
Indicates a high level of network activity.
Off
No signal detected or the 802.11a radio is disabled.
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LED
Status
11b/g
Slow Flashing Amber
(three LEDs)
Description
The 802.11b/g radio is enabled with a low level of network
activity.
Fast Flashing Amber
Indicates a medium level of network activity.
Off
No signal detected or the 802.11b/g radio is disabled.
The table below describes the wireless status LEDs in RSSI mode.
Table 1– 3.
LED
Status
Description
11a
(three LEDs)
Off
No signal detected or the 802.11a radio is disabled.
Slow Flashing Green
The 802.11a radio is enabled with a low level signal.
Fast Flashing Green
Indicates a medium level signal.
On Green
Indicates a high level signal.
Off
No signal detected or the 802.11b/g radio is disabled.
Slow Flashing Green
The 802.11b/g radio is enabled with a low level signal.
Fast Flashing Green
Indicates a medium level signal.
11b/g
(three LEDs)
External Antenna Options
The MP-622 supports one or two antennas per radio. If there are two antennas connected to the
radio then antenna diversity is used to send all traffic types. If there is one antenna then proper
operations of antenna diversity may be affected.
By default there is one external antenna so there will be no use of antenna diversity for MPs with
external antennas defined. The setting below is applied per radio so you can have one radio
indoors and one radio outdoors.
set ap num radio num external-antennas num
This is a new command, and it is only supported in MSS 7.1 or higher.
Note:
The splitting of antennas on a single radio between indoors and outdoors is not
allowed.
Warning!
The MP-622 supports one or two antennas per radio. If there are two antennas they must be the
same antenna model. A single antenna will always be connected to the connector 1 for 2.4 GHz
and connector 3 for 5Ghz.
The MP-622 supports four antenna ports, two for the 11a radio and two for the 11bg radio. The
supported antennas models are:
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802.11bg Radio
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ANT-1120-OUT
ANT-1360-OUT
802.11a Radio
❍ ANT-5120-OUT
❍ ANT-5360-OUT
❍ ANT-5PNL-OUT (for single antenna only for use on port 3)
❍
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External antennas connect to the N-type RF connectors on the wireless bridge either directly or
using coaxial cables.
Ethernet Port
The wireless bridge has one 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX 8-pin DIN port that connects to the power
injector module using the included Ethernet cable. The Ethernet port connection provides power to
the wireless bridge as well as a data link to the local network.
The wireless bridge appears as an Ethernet node and performs a bridging function by moving
packets from the wired LAN to the remote end of the wireless bridge link.
Note:
The power injector module does not support Power over Ethernet (PoE) based on the
IEEE 802.3af standard. The wireless bridge unit must always be powered on by
being connected to the power injector module.
Power Injector Module
The MP-622 receives power through the network cable connection using Power-over-Ethernet
(PoE) technology. An outdoor power injector module is available seperately and provides two
RJ-45 Ethernet ports, one for connecting to the MP-622 (PoE Output), and the other for
connecting to an MX or a local LAN switch Data (Input).
The Input port uses an MDI (i.e., internal straight-through) pin configuration. You can therefore use
straight-through twisted-pair cable to connect this port to most network interconnection devices
such as a switch or router that provide MDI-X ports. However, when connecting the access point to
a workstation or other device without MDI-X ports, you must use crossover twisted-pair cable.
Figure 1–7. Power Injector Module
Ethernet Cabl e
Ground Wire
To MP-622
The MP-622 does not have a power switch. It is powered on when the Ethernet port is connected
to the power injector module, and the power injector module is connected to an AC power source.
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The power injector module automatically adjusts to any AC voltage between 100-240 volts at 50 or
60 Hz. No voltage range settings are required.
The power injector module is designed for indoor or outdoor use.
Warning!
Grounding Point
In order for the MP-622 includes a built-in lightning protector to work properly, the unit must be
properly connected to ground. A grounding screw is provided for attaching a ground wire to the
unit.
Water Tight Test Point
Do not remove or loosen this screw. If you do, you can damage the unit.
Warning!
Wall- and Pole-Mounting Bracket Kits
The MP-622 includes bracket kits that can be used to mount the unit to a wall, pole, radio mast, or
part of a tower structure.
Lightning Protector for Outdoor Antenna
If you are using the MP-622 with an outdoor antenna, Juniper Networks strongly recommends
installing an external lightning protector for the antenna. An external lightning protector may be
obtained from Juniper Networks.
System Configuration
At each location where an MP-622 unit is installed, it must be connected to the local network using
the power injector module. The following figure illustrates the system component connections.
Figure 1–8. System Component Connections
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Lightning
Protector
Indoor
Outdoor
External Antenna
RF Coaxial Cable
MP-622 Unit
LAN Switch
Ethernet Cable
Ethernet Cable
Power
Injector
AC Power
Ground Wire
Features and Benefits
The MP-622 provides the following features and benefits:
❑
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The MP-622 supports access point services for the 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz radios using various
external antenna options
MP-622 units support 5 GHz point-to-multipoint links using various external antenna options
Maximum data rate up to 54 Mbps on the 802.11a (5 GHz) radio
Outdoor weatherproof design
IEEE 802.11a and 802.11b/g compliant
Local network connection via 10/100 Mbps Ethernet port
Powered through its Ethernet cable connection to the power injector module
Includes wall- and pole-mount brackets
Security through 64/128/152-bit Wired Equivalent Protection (WEP) or 128-bit Advanced
Encryption Standard (AES) encryption
Scans all available channels and selects the best channel and data rate based on the
signal-to-noise ratio.
Manageable through an easy-to-use web-browser interface, command line (via Telnet), or SNMP
network management tool.
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External Hardware Features for the MP-632
2.4GHz
Antenna Ports
LEDs
Power
Ethernet Port
5GHz
Antenna Ports
Note:
Two separate cables are required for power and ethernet function on the MP-632.
Both the cable dongles are RJ-45 on one end, but one cable is specific to power and
one is specific to data. If the RJ-45 cable ends are swapped, the unit will not power
up but will not be damaged. If the RJ-45 cable ends are correctly inserted, the unit
will function normally.
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LED Indicators
The MP-632 has LEDs that provide status information for the device. The table below lists the
function of the LEDs.
LED
Appearance
Solid green
Meaning
All the following are true:
Management link with an MX is operational.
❑ MP has booted.
❑ MP has received a valid configuration from an MX.
❑ At least one radio is enabled or is in sentry mode.
❑
Health
Solid amber
MP is waiting to receive boot instructions and a configuration file
from an MX.
Alternating green and
amber
MP is booting and receiving a configuration file from an MX.
After the MP boots and receives a configuration, this LED
appearance persists until a radio is enabled or is placed in sentry
mode.
Solid green
A client is associated with the radio.
Blinking green
Associated client is sending or receiving traffic.
Blinking amber
Non-associated client is sending or receiving traffic.
Alternating green and
amber
Radio is unable to transmit. This state can occur due to any of the
following:
❑ Excessive radio interference in the environment is preventing
the radio from sending beacons.
❑ DFS has detected radar and is restricting traffic.
❑ The radio has failed.
Radio 1
Radio 2
Unlit
Means one of the following:
Radio is disabled and active scan is enabled. (The radio is in
sentry mode.)
❑ Radio is enabled, but no clients are associated with it.
❑
The LEDs are also used to indicate RSSI signal level during mesh link calibration. RSSI meter
functionality is discussed in Chapter 4, “Outdoor MP Technical Specifications” of this guide.
External Antenna Options
The MP-632 supports six antenna ports, 3 for the 11a/n radio and 3 for the 11b/g/n radio. The 3
802.11 b/g/n antenna ports are on the top of the AP and are numbered 1 to 3 from left to right. The
3 802.11a/b/g/n antenna ports are on the bottom of the AP with the ethernet and power ports. The
antenna ports are numbered 4 to 6 from left to right with port 4 on the outside edge of the RJ-45
ethernet port.
The supported antennas models are:
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802.11bgn Radio
❍ ANT-7360A-OUT (N-type female connector)
❍ ANT-77555-OUT (3 RPSMA- male connector)
❍ ANT-74520-OUT (3 RPSMA- male connector)
802.11an Radio
❍ ANT-7360A-OUT (N-type female connector)
❍ ANT-74520-OUT (3 RPSMA- male connector)
❍ ANT-77555-OUT (3 RPSMA- male connector)
❍ ANT-5007-OUT (2-N-type connector)
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The port usage depends on the antennas in use. If the OMNI antennas are used there must be 3
antennas installed for the radio. If the ANT-5007-OUT antenna is used then the two edge ports
must be connected to the antenna (ports 4 and 6). The middle port will be turned off by the
software and should be terminated. If either the ANT-77555 or 74520 are used all three
connectors must be connected to the MP for the correct radio. (A RPSMA N-type adaptor is
required.)
set ap apnum radio num antennatype {ANT-7360A-OUT | ANT 77555-OUT
74520-OUT | ANT-5007-OUT} …
| ANT
The antenna-location must be either indoors or outdoors. Although this is an outdoor AP it may be
used indoors.
set ap apnum radio # antenna-location {indoors | outdoors}
Splitting the antennas between indoors and outdoors on the same radio band is not
allowed.
Note:
Multiple External Antenna Support
The MP-632 supports the use of multiple antenna ports per radio. Since there are always multiple
antennas connected, antenna diversity is always on. The command to set the number of external
antennas does not apply to the MP-632. The number of antenna ports in use is determined by the
antenna type.
set ap num radio num external-antennas num
If the ANT-5007-OUT antenna is in use on the 11a/n radio then the radio configuration will revert to
2 x 3 mode rather than 3 x 3 mode and the middle port for the radio must not be used.
Ethernet
The MP-632 supports a single IEEE 802.3-compliant auto-sensing 10/100/1000 BaseT Ethernet
interface on the Ethernet input connector. The MP is configured as auto MDI/MDIX. The MP-632 is
powered from the XPS-6201-OUT or XPS-6202-OUT power supplies.
Warning!
The MP-622 and MP-632 must only be used with a Juniper Networks-approved
XPS-6201-OUT or XPS-6202-OUT outdoor power supply in order to prevent
possible damage to the unit.
The 10/100 data port on the XPS is not used.
Warning!
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Warning!
If you convert the 8 pin female circular DIN data port on the MP-632 bulkhead to a
standard RJ-45 waterproof connection for the 10/100/1000 data port, PoE on the
10/100/1000 port must be disabled to prevent service interruption.The MP-632 does
not support PoE on the 10/100/1000 Ethernet data port.
Always add the waterproof cap to the RJ-45 cable when installing the DIN-RJ-45
dongle. Water can cause damage to the unit and the cables.
The MP-632 48VDC / Ethernet inputs provides primary and secondary lightning protection up to
4KV on all conductors.
The Ethernet interface supports a cable length of up to 100m over CAT5e or CAT6 cable.
Grounding Point
The MP-632 has a two-hole grounding boss with threaded screws and washers for direct electrical
connection to earth ground. The two-hole tubular lug can be crimped (standard crimp tool is
required) on a AWG #8 copper wire for grounding.
Water Tight Test Point
Do not remove or loosen the pressure balance plug on the side of the unit. If you do,
you can damage the unit.
Warning!
Wall- and Pole-Mounting Bracket Kits
The MP-632 includes bracket kits that can be used to mount the unit to a wall, pole, radio mast, or
part of a tower structure.
Lightning Protector for Outdoor Antenna
If you are using the MP-632 with an outdoor antenna, Juniper Networks strongly recommends
installing an external lightning protector for the antenna. An external lightning protector may be
obtained from Juniper Networks.
System Configuration
At each location where an MP-632 unit is installed, it must be connected to the local network but
the power injector is not required. The following figure illustrates the system component
connections.
Figure 1–9. System Component Connections
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Lightning
Protector
Indoor
Out door
External Antenna
RF Coaxial Cable
MP-632 Unit
LAN Switch
Ethernet Cable
Ethernet Cable
XPS
Outdoor AP
Ground Wire
Features and Benefits
The MP-632 provides the following features and benefits:
❑
❑
❑
❑
❑
❑
❑
❑
❑
❑
❑
802.11 a/b/g/n Features
High performance 11 Mbps (802.11b) or 54Mbps (802.11a/g) or 300Mbps(802.11n) data rate
Wi-Fi, WPA interoperability ready
WPA/WPA2 with PSK/802.1x with TKIP/AES
40-bit and 128-bit WEP
Seamless roaming within the IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n WLAN infrastructure.
Adjustable output power support
Interoperability with Juniper Networks Wireless Security Switch
Auto-sensing 10/100/1000 Ethernet port with auto MDI/MDI-X but has no PoE support on the
the 10/100/100 (data) port
Comply with IEEE 802.3, 802.3u and 802.3ab
Powered by 30W/48Vdc outdoor AC/DC power supply.
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Outdoor MP Network Configurations
This chapter illustrates network configurations supported for the Juniper Networks Outdoor MPs.
Infrastructure Configuration
In an infrastructure topology, the MP-620, MP-622, and MP-632 provide access to a wired LAN for
802.11a/b/g wireless workstations (802.11 a/b/g/n with MP-632 only). Since both the MP-620,
MP-622 and MP-632 have weatherproof casing, they can be installed outdoors (for example, on a
pole) to provide network access to clients located outside.
Figure 2–1. Infrastructure Topology with Outdoor AP
Backbone
MX-216
MX Switch
Campus Building
Client
The MP-620, MP-622, and MP-632 can be connected directly to an MX or indirectly over the
network. Power must be available at the location where the MP-620, MP-622, or MP-632 is
installed.
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WLAN Mesh Configuration
WLAN mesh services allow an MP to provide wireless services to clients without a wired interface
for the MP. Instead of a wired interface, the MP has a radio link to another MP with a wired
interface.
WLAN mesh services can be used at sites where running Ethernet cable to a location is
inconvenient, expensive or impossible. Note that power must be available at the location where
the Mesh AP is installed.
The following illustration shows how a client can connect to a network using WLAN mesh services.
Figure 2–2. WLAN Mesh Topology
MX-216
Backbone
MX Switch
Mesh Portal AP
Mesh Link
Mesh AP
Client
In the illustration, a client is associated with a Mesh AP, which is an MP without a wired interface to
the network. The Mesh AP is configured to communicate with a Mesh Portal AP, an MP with wired
connectivity to an MX. Communication between the Mesh AP and the Mesh Portal AP takes place
over a secure radio link (a Mesh Link). When associated with the Mesh AP, the client has the same
connectivity to the network as if the Mesh AP is using a wired link.
The Mesh AP and Mesh Portal AP make use of both radios. One radio (for example, the 802.11a
radio) can be used for Mesh Link communications, using an SSID reserved for this purpose, while
the Mesh AP can use its other radio for client associations in the same way a non-Mesh AP can.
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Wireless Bridge Configuration
You can use WLAN mesh services in a wireless bridge configuration, with the MP-620, MP-622 or
MP-632 units serving as bridge endpoints in a transparent Layer 2 bridge. A typical application of
wireless bridging is to provide network connectivity between two buildings using a wireless link, as
shown in the following illustration.
Figure 2–3. Point-to-Point Wireless Bridge Topology
MX-216
MX Switch
Building 1
Building 2
The wireless bridge is established between a Mesh Portal AP and a Mesh AP to which it is
associated. The data packets that are bridged are those present on the Ethernet interfaces of the
two MPs. A Mesh AP serving as a bridge endpoint picks up packets from a wired port and
transfers them to the other bridge endpoint. A simple source/destination learning mechanism is
used to avoid forwarding packets across the bridge unnecessarily.
A Mesh Portal AP serving as a bridge endpoint can support up to five Mesh APs serving as bridge
endpoints in a point-to-multipoint configuration.
Figure 2–4. Point-to-Multipoint Wireless Bridge Topology (figure applies to MP-620, MP-622 and
MP-632)
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MP-620
Mesh AP
MP-620
Mesh AP
MP-620
Mesh AP
MP-620
Mesh AP
MP-620
Mesh AP
MP-620
Mesh Portal AP
with Omnidirectional
Antenna
MP-620
Mesh AP
MP-620
Mesh Portal AP
with Sector
Antenna
MP-620
Mesh AP
MP-620
Mesh AP
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Note:
Before installing an MP access point, you might need to generate a network plan
and an MP work order with RingMaster.
Installation Requirements and Recommendations
For best results, follow these requirements and recommendations before installing an MP-620,
MP-622, or MP-632.
RingMaster Network Plan and Work Orders
If you are using RingMaster to plan your Juniper Networks Mobility System installation, you might
want to create and verify a network plan for the entire Juniper Networks installation and generate
an MP work order, before installing MP access points. A network plan and the MP work orders
generated from it provide the following information about MP access point installation and
configuration:
❑
❑
❑
Number of MP access points required for adequate WLAN capacity in each coverage area
Detailed installation location for each MP access point
Settings for all MP access points in the WLAN
MX Appliance Recommendation
Juniper Networks recommends that you install and configure the MX before installing an MP. If the
MX is already installed and configured for the MPs, you can immediately verify the cable
connection(s) when you plug the cable(s) into the MP.
MP models MP-620,MP-622 and MP-632 are designed to receive power only from a
Juniper Networks-provided or Juniper Networks-approved power injector.
Warning!
Weather Conditions
When planning an MP-620, MP-622, or MP-632 installation, you must take into account any
extreme weather conditions that are known to affect your location. Consider the following factors:
Temperature
Operating an MP in temperatures outside of the supported range may cause the unit to fail.
❑
The MP-620 is tested for normal operation in temperatures from 33°C to 55°C (-27.4 ° to
131°F).
❑
The MP-622 is tested for normal operation in temperatures from -30° to 55 °C (-22° to
131°F).
❑
The MP-632 is tested for an ambient operating temperature range of -40°C to +55°C (-40
to 131°F).
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Wind Velocity
You must consider the known maximum wind velocity and direction at the site and be sure
that any supporting structure, such as a pole, mast, or tower, is built to withstand this
force.
❑
The MP-620, MP-622, and MP-632 can operate in winds up to 144 km/h (90 mph) and
survive higher wind speeds up to 201 km/h (125 mph).
Lightning
The MP-620, MP-622, and MP-632 both include built-in lightning protection. However, you
should make sure that the unit, any supporting structure, and cables are all properly
grounded. Additional protection using lightning rods, lightning arrestors, or surge
suppressors may also be employed.
Rain
❑
The MP-620 and MP-622 units are weatherproofed against rain. Also, prolonged heavy
rain has no significant effect on the radio signal. However, it is recommended to apply
weatherproof sealing tape around the Ethernet port and antenna connectors for extra
protection. If moisture enters a connector, it may cause a degradation in performance.
❑
The MP-632 weatherproof enclosure is designed to protect against dust, rain, and water
jets.
Snow and Ice
❑
Falling snow, like rain, has no significant effect on the radio signal. However, a build up of
snow or ice on antennas may cause a degradation in performance. In this case, the snow
or ice has to be cleared from the antennas to restore proper operation of the unit.
Ethernet Cabling
When you have determined a suitable location for the MP-620, MP-622, or MP-632, you must plan
a cable route from the MP outdoors to the power injector module indoors. Consider these points:
❑
❑
❑
❑
The Ethernet cable length should never be longer than 100 m (328 ft) over CAT5, CAT5e, or
CAT6 cable.
Determine a building entry point for the cable.
Determine if conduits, bracing, or other structures are required for safety or protection of the
cable.
For lightning protection at the power injector end of the cable, consider using a lightning arrestor
immediately before the cable enters the building.
Note:
See the Outdoor Power Supply Installation Guide for details on installing the power
supply for the MP-620.
Grounding
MP-620, MP-622, and MP-632
❑
3–2
It is important that the MP-620, MP-622 and MP-632 units, cables, lightning arrestors, and any
supporting structures are properly grounded. The MP-620 and MP-622 units include a
grounding screw for attaching a ground wire. Be sure that grounding is available and that it
meets local and national electrical codes. The MP-632 includes two grounding screws and a
tubular lug for attaching a crimped ground wire.
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MP Radio Safety Advisories
When you enable the MP radio(s) as part of MX configuration, the radios are able to receive and
transmit radio frequency energy as soon as you connect the MP to the MX, either directly or
through the network.
Radio Frequency Exposure
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Docket 96-8 for Spread Spectrum Transmitters
specifies a safety standard for human exposure to radio frequency electromagnetic energy emitted
by FCC-certified equipment. When used with the proper antennas (shipped in the product),
Juniper Networks MP access point products meet the uncontrolled environmental limits found in
OET-65 and ANSI C95.1-1991. Proper installation of the MP access point according to the
instructions in this manual will result in user exposure that is below the FCC recommended limits.
Additional Radio Safety Advisories
For additional radio safety warnings, the Regulatory Guide document.
Installing an MP-620
The MP-620 includes a bracket kit for mounting the unit to a 3.81 to 5.08 cm (1.5 to 2 inch)
diameter steel pole or tube. The pole-mounting bracket allows the unit to be mounted to part of a
radio mast or tower structure. The unit also has a wall-mounting bracket kit that enables it to be
installed on a building wall or roof when using external antennas.
Hardware installation of the MP-620 involves these steps:
1. Mount the unit on a wall, pole, mast, or tower using the mounting bracket.
2. Mount external antennas on the same supporting structure as the MP-620 and connect them
to the unit.
3. Connect the Ethernet cable and a grounding wire to the unit.
4. Connect the power injector to the Ethernet cable, a local LAN switch, and an AC power source.
5. For wireless bridge or Mesh Services installations, align antennas at the bridge or mesh link
endpoints.
Mounting the Unit
You can mount the MP-620 using either the pole-mounting bracket or the wall-mounting bracket.
Use one of the following procedures.
Note:
If you are installing the MP-620 as a Mesh AP in a WLAN Mesh or wireless bridge
configuration, and the MP will not have a wired link to an MX , you must configure the
MP connection using a wired link to an MX switch before deploying the MP-620 in a
final location.
See the Mobility System Software Configuration Guide for information about
configuring WLAN Mesh Services and wireless bridging.
Using the Pole-Mounting Bracket
Perform the following steps to mount the unit to a 3.81 to 5.08 cm (1.5 to 2 inch) diameter steel
pole or tube using the mounting bracket:
1. Always attach the bracket to a pole with the open end of the mounting grooves facing up.
2. Place the U-shaped part of the bracket around the pole and tighten the securing nut just
enough to hold the bracket to the pole. (The bracket may need to be rotated around the pole
during the alignment process.)
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Figure 3–1. Attaching the Bracket to the Pole
Attach bracket to
pole with mounting
grooves facing up
3. Use the included nuts to tightly secure the MP-620 to the bracket.
Mounting on Larger Diameter Poles
In addition, there is a method for attaching the pole-mounting bracket to a pole that is 5.08 to 12.7
cm (2 to 5 inches) in diameter using an adjustable steel band strap (not included in the kit). A steel
band strap up to 0.5 inch (1.27 cm) wide can be threaded through the main part of the bracket to
secure it to a larger diameter pole without using the U-shaped part of the bracket. This method is
illustrated in the following figure.
Figure 3–2. Attaching the Bracket Using a Steel Band Strap
Steel Band Clamp
Using the Wall-Mounting Bracket
Perform the following steps to mount the unit to a wall using the wall-mounting bracket:
1. Always attach the bracket to a wall with the open end of the mounting grooves facing up (see
following figure).
Figure 3–3. Wall-Mounting Bracket
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Mounting Grooves
2. Position the bracket in the intended location and mark the position of the three mounting screw
holes.
3. Drill three holes in the wall that match the screws and wall plugs included in the bracket kit,
then secure the bracket to the wall.
4. Use the included nuts to tightly secure the MP-620 to the bracket.
Connecting External Antennas
When deploying an MP-620, you must mount external antennas and connect them to the unit.
Typically, access point operation requires a 2.4 GHz antenna, and bridge link operation requires a
5 GHz antenna.
Perform these steps:
1. Mount the external antenna to the same supporting structure as the MP-620, within 3 m (10 ft)
distance, using the bracket supplied in the antenna package.
2. If you are installing the optional lightning arrestor for an outdoor antenna, perform the following
steps. Otherwise, skip to step 3.
a. Solder the ground wire to the ground-wire terminal lug supplied with the lightning arrestor.
Juniper Networks recommends that you use 6-gauge cable for the ground wire. The ground
wire must be properly earthed in order to provide adequate protection.
b. Attach the ground-wire terminal lug, lock washer, and hex nut to the lightning arrestor, in the
order shown in Figure 3–4 below.
Note:
To meet regulatory requirements, you must ensure that the external antenna specified
with the set ap radio antennatype command exactly matches the external antenna
attached to the MP-620 external antenna port.
Figure 3–4. Attaching the Ground-Wire Terminal Lug, Lock Washer, and Hex Nut to the Lightning
Arrestor
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Locking Washer
Grounding Nut
Lightning Protector
To MP-620
Hex Nut
To External Antenna
6-gauge
Grounding Cable
c. Connect one end of the short RF coaxial cable to the MP-620 N-type connector, and
connect the other end to the lightning arrestor.
d. Connect one end of the 3m RF coaxial cable to the lightning arrestor, and connect the other
end to the outdoor antenna. Continue with step 4.
3. Connect the antenna to the MP-620 N-type connector using the RF coaxial cable provided in
the antenna package.
4. Apply weatherproofing tape to the antenna connectors to help prevent water entering the
connectors.
Figure 3–5. Connecting External Antennas to the MP-620
2.4 GHz
N-type Connector
5 GHz
N-type Connector
5 GHz External
High-gain Panel
Antenna
MP-620
2.4 GHz External
Omnidirectional
Antenna
Optional
Lightning
Protector
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RF Coaxial Cable
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Connecting Cables to the Unit
1. Attach the Ethernet cable to the Ethernet port on the MP-620.
Note:
The Ethernet cable included with the package is 30 m (100 ft) long. To wire a longer
cable (maximum 100 m, 325 ft), use the connector pinout information in Appendix B.
2. For extra protection against rain or moisture, apply weatherproofing tape (not included) around
the Ethernet connector.
3. Be sure to ground the unit with an appropriate grounding wire (not included) by attaching it to
the grounding screw on the unit.
Be sure that grounding is available and that it meets local and national electrical
codes. For additional lightning protection, use lightning rods, lightning arrestors, or
Warning! surge suppressors.
Figure 3–6. Attaching an Ethernet Cable to the MP-620
Ethernet Cabl e
Ground Wire
Connecting the Outdoor Power Supply
For instructions on connecting the outdoor power supply to the MP-620, refer to the Outdoor
Power Supply Installation Guide. Be sure to contact a fully qualified electrician to perform the
installation.
Connecting an MP to an MX
You can connect an MP directly to an MX or indirectly to the MX through an intermediate Layer 2
or Layer 3 network. If you are connecting the MP directly to an MX, use the following procedure to
insert the cable into the MX and verify the link.
You can use the CLI or RingMaster to configure an MP connection. If you are installing the MP-620
as a Mesh AP in a WLAN Mesh or wireless bridge configuration, you must configure the MP
connection before deploying the MP-620 in its final location. (See the Mobility System Software
Configuration Guide.)
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Figure 3–7 shows how to insert a Cat 5 cable into 10/100 Ethernet port on an MX. Refer to this
figure as you perform the procedure.
Figure 3–7. 10/100 Cat 5 Cable Installation
1. Insert a Cat 5 cable with a standard RJ-45 connector as shown in Figure 3–7. For connection
to an MP, use a straight-through cable.
2. When the link is activated, observe the MP LED for the port on the MX:
MX Port LEDs for MP
Connections
Solid green
Meaning
For an MP access point active link, all the following are true:
MP has booted.
❑ MP has received a valid configuration from the MX switch.
❑ Management link with an MP is operational.
❑ At least one radio is enabled or is in sentry mode.
For an MP secondary link, the link is present.
❑
Alternating green and
amber
MP is booting with an image received from the MX switch. After the access
point boots and receives its configuration, this LED appearance persists until a
radio is enabled or is placed in sentry mode.
Solid amber
PoE is on.
Blinking amber
MP is unresponsive or there is a PoE problem.
Unlit
PoE is off.
Note:
An MX switch 10/100 Ethernet ports are configured as wired network ports by default.
You must change the port type for an MX port directly connected to an MP to activate
the link. (See the Mobility Exchange Installation and Basic Configuration Guide.)
Aligning Antennas for Bridge or Mesh Links
If you are installing MP-620 units for wireless bridge or Mesh Services operation, after the units
have been mounted, connected, and the radios are operating, the antennas must be accurately
aligned to ensure optimum performance on the bridge or mesh links.
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This alignment process is particularly important for long-range point-to-point links. In a
point-to-multipoint configuration, the Mesh Portal AP uses an omnidirectional or sector antenna,
which does not require alignment, but Mesh APs still need to be correctly aligned with the Mesh
Portal antennna.
❑
❑
Point-to-Point Configurations – In a point-to-point configuration, the alignment process
requires two people at each end of the link. The use of cell phones or two-way radio
communication may help with coordination. To start, you can just point the antennas at each
other, using binoculars or a compass to set the general direction. For accurate alignment, you
must connect a DC voltmeter or RSSI meter to the BNC connector on the MP-620 and monitor
the voltage as the antenna moves horizontally and vertically.
Point-to-Multipoint Configurations – In a point-to-multipoint configuration all Mesh APs must
be aligned with the Mesh Portal antenna. The alignment process is the same as for
point-to-point links, but only the Mesh AP end of the link requires the alignment.
The MP-620 BNC connector provides an output voltage between 0 and 3.28 VDC that is
proportional to the received radio signal strength. The higher the voltage reading, the stronger the
signal. The radio signal from the remote antenna can be seen to have a strong central main lobe
and smaller side lobes. The object of the alignment process is to set the antenna so that it is
receiving the strongest signal from the central main lobe.
Figure 3–8. Aligning the MP-620 Antenna According to Signal Strength
Vertical Scan
Remote
Antenna
Maximum Signal
Strength Position for
Vertical Alignment
Horizontal Scan
Main Lobe
Maximum
RSSI
Voltage
RSSI Voltage
Side Lobe
Maximum
Maximum Signal Strength Position
for Horizontal Alignment
To align the antennas in the link using the output voltage, start with one antenna fixed and then
perform the following procedure to align the other antenna:
1. Optionally configure the MP with the fixed antenna to send link calibration packets.
A link calibration packet is an unencrypted 802.11 management packet of type Action. When
enabled on an MP radio, link calibration packets are sent at a rate of 5 per second. When the
MP-620 receives a link calibration packet, it emits a voltage to the RSSI meter proportional to
the received signal strength of the packet. This can aid in positioning the MP-620 where it has
a strong signal to the MP sending out the packets.
To configure an MP radio to send out link calibration packets, use the following command on
the MX:
set ap num radio num link-calibration mode {enable | disable}
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Only one radio on an MP can be configured to send link calibration packets. Link calibration
packets are intended to be used only during installation of MPs and not on a continual basis.
2. On the MP-620, remove the BNC connector cover and connect a DC voltmeter or RSSI meter
using a cable with a male BNC connector (not included).
Figure 3–9. Connecting a Voltmeter to the MP-620
RSSI BNC
Connection
Voltmeter
3. Pan the antenna horizontally back and forth while checking the RSSI voltage. If using the
pole-mounting bracket with the MP-620, you must rotate the mounting bracket around the pole.
Other external antenna brackets may require a different horizontal adjustment.
4. Find the point where the signal is strongest (highest voltage) and secure the horizontal
adjustment in that position.
Note:
Sometimes there may not be a central lobe peak in the voltage because vertical
alignment is too far off and only two similar peaks for the side lobes are detected. In
this case, fix the antenna so that it is halfway between the two peaks.
5. Loosen the vertical adjustment on the mounting bracket and tilt the antenna slowly up and
down while checking the RSSI voltage.
6. Find the point where the signal is strongest and secure the vertical adjustment in that position.
7. Remove the voltmeter cable and replace the connector cover.
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Installing an MP-622
The MP-622 includes a bracket kit for mounting the unit to a 3.81 to 5.08 cm (1.5 to 2-inch)
diameter steel pole or tube. The pole-mounting bracket allows the unit to be mounted to part of a
radio mast or tower structure. The unit also has a wall-mounting bracket kit that enables it to be
installed on a building wall or roof when using external antennas.
Hardware installation of the MP-622 involves these steps:
1. Mount the unit on a wall, pole, mast, or tower using the mounting bracket.
2. Mount external antennas on the same supporting structure as the MP-622 and connect them
to the unit.
3. Connect the Ethernet cable and a grounding wire to the unit.
4. Connect the power injector to the Ethernet cable, a local LAN switch, and an AC power source.
5. For wireless bridge or Mesh Services installations, align antennas at the bridge or mesh link
endpoints.
Mounting the Unit
You can mount the MP-622 using either the pole-mounting bracket or the wall-mounting bracket.
Use one of the following procedures.
Note:
If you are installing the MP-622 as a Mesh AP in a WLAN Mesh or wireless bridge
configuration, the MP does not have a wired link to an MX. You must configure the
MP connection using a wired link to an MX before deploying the MP-622 in a final
location.
See the Mobility System Software Configuration Guide for information about
configuring WLAN Mesh Services and wireless bridging.
Using the Pole-Mounting Bracket
Perform the following steps to mount the unit to a 3.81 to 5.08 cm (1.5 to 2-inch) diameter steel
pole or tube using the mounting bracket:
Note:
Always attach the bracket to a pole with the open end of the mounting grooves facing
up.
1. Place the V-shaped part of the bracket around the pole and tighten the securing nuts just
enough to hold the bracket to the pole. (The bracket may need to be rotated around the pole
during the alignment process.)
Figure 3–10. Attaching the Bracket to the Pole
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2. Fit the edges of the V-shaped part into the slots in the rectangular plate, and use the included
nuts to tightly secure the MP-622 to the bracket.
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3. Attach the adjustable rectangular plate to the bridge with supplied screws.
4. Attach the bridge with bracket to the plate already fixed to the pole.
5. Use the included nuts to secure the wireless bridge to the pole bracket. Note that the wireless
bridge tilt angle may need to be adjusted during the antenna alignment process. Be sure to
take account of the antenna polarization direction. All antennas in a link must be mounted with
the same polarization.
Mounting on Larger Diameter Poles
There is also a method for attaching the pole-mounting bracket to a pole that is 5.08 to 12.7 cm
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(2 to 5 inches) in diameter using an adjustable steel band strap (not included in the kit). A steel
band strap up to 1.27 cm (0.5 inch) wide can be threaded through the main part of the bracket to
secure it to a larger diameter pole without using the U-shaped part of the bracket. This method is
illustrated in the following figure.
Figure 3–11. Attaching the Bracket Using a Steel Band strap
Using the Wall-Mounting Bracket
Perform the following steps to mount the unit to a wall using the wall-mounting bracket.
Note:
The wall-mounting bracket does not allow the integrated antenna of the wireless
bridge to be aligned. It is intended for use with the unit using an external antenna.
1. Always attach the bracket to a wall with the flat side flush against the wall (see following
figure).
Figure 3–12. Wall-Mounting Bracket
2. Position the bracket in the intended location and mark the position of the four mounting screw
holes.
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3. Drill four holes in the wall that match the screws and wall plugs included in the bracket kit, then
secure the bracket to the wall.
4. Use the included nuts to tightly secure the MP-622 to the bracket.
Connecting External Antennas
For some applications, when deploying an MP-622, you must mount external antennas and
connect them to the unit. Typically, access point operation requires a 2.4 GHz antenna, and bridge
link operation requires a 5.0 GHz antenna.
The primary port for 802.11bg (2.4Ghz) is port 1 and the primary port for 802.11a is Port 3. The
MP-622 supports one or two antennas connected to each band. If you install one antenna it must
be installed in the primary port. If you install two antennas they must be the same antenna model.
There are no additional configuration requirements for adding the second antenna. If antenna
diversity between the two antennas is a desired option it must be configured.
The default for the 802.11bg radio is ANT-1360-OUT.
set ap apnum radio num antennatype {ANT-1120-OUT | ANT-1360-OUT |
ANT-5360-OUT | ANT-5120-OUT | ANT-5PNL-OUT}
The antenna-location must be either indoors or outdoors. Placing and configuring one antenna
indoors and the other outdoors is not allowed.
set ap apnum antenna-location {indoors | outdoors}
To connect external antennas follow these steps:
1. Mount the external antenna to the same supporting structure as the MP-622, within 10 ft (3 m)
distance, using the bracket supplied in the antenna package.
2. If you are installing the optional lightning arrestor for an outdoor antenna, perform the following
steps. Otherwise, skip to step 3.
a. Solder the ground wire to the ground-wire terminal lug supplied with the lightning arrestor.
Juniper Networks recommends that you use 6-gauge cable for the ground wire. The ground
wire must be properly earthed in order to provide adequate protection.
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b. Attach the ground-wire terminal lug, lock washer, and hex nut to the lightning arrestor, in the
order shown in Figure 3–4 below.
Note:
To meet regulatory requirements, you must ensure that the external antenna
specified with the set ap radio antennatype command exactly matches the external
antenna attached to the MP-622 external antenna port.
Figure 3–13. Attaching the Ground-Wire Terminal Lug, Lock Washer, and Hex Nut to the Lightning
Arrestor
Locking Washer
Grounding Nut
Lightning Protector
To MP-632
Hex Nut
To External Antenna
6-gauge
Grounding Cable
c. Connect one end of the short RF coaxial cable to the MP-622 N-type connector, and
connect the other end to the lightning arrestor.
d. Connect one end of the 3m RF coaxial cable to the lightning arrestor, and connect the other
end to the outdoor antenna. Continue with step 4.
3. Connect the antenna to the MP-622 N-type connector using the RF coaxial cable provided in
the antenna package.
4. Apply weatherproofing tape to the antenna connectors to help prevent water entering the
connectors.
Figure 3–14. Connecting External Antennas to the MP-622
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2.4 GHz N-type Connector
5 GHz External
High-gain Panel
Antenna
5 GHz
N-type Connector
2.4 GHz External
Omnidirectional
Antenna
RF Coaxial Cable
Connecting Cables to the Unit
1. Attach the Ethernet cable to the Ethernet port on the MP-622.
2. For extra protection against rain or moisture, apply weatherproofing tape (not included) around
the Ethernet connector.
3. Be sure to ground the unit with an appropriate grounding wire (not included) by attaching it to
the grounding screw on the unit.
4. Be sure to install a lightning arrestor on the Ethernet cable between the bridge and power
injector. The lightning arrestor should be placed outdoors, immediately before the Ethernet
cable enters the building.
Be sure that grounding is available and that it meets local and national electrical
codes. For additional lightning protection, use lightning rods, lightning arrestors, or
Warning! surge suppressors.
Figure 3–15. Attaching an Ethernet Cable to the MP-622
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Connecting the Outdoor Power Supply
For instructions on connecting the outdoor power supply to the MP-622, refer to Installing an
Outdoor Power Supply (Model XPS-620x-OUT). Be sure to contact a fully qualified electrician to
perform the installation.
Connecting the Power Injector
To connect the wireless bridge to a power source:
Note:
The Ethernet port on the wireless bridge does not support Power over Ethernet (PoE)
based on the IEEE 802.3af standard. Do not try to power the unit by connecting it
directly to a network switch that provides IEEE 802.3af PoE. Always connect the unit
to the included power injector module.
1. Connect the Ethernet cable from the wireless bridge to the RJ-45 port labeled “Output” on the
power injector.
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2. Connect a straight-through unshielded twisted-pair (UTP) cable from a local LAN switch to the
RJ-45 port labeled “Input” on the power injector. Use Category 5e or better UTP cable for 10/
100BASE-TX connections.
Warning!
Note:
Always align the UTP cable with the pins in the RJ-45 “Input” port. You can bend the
power injector pins and cause other damage to the unit by forcing the the cable into
the port.
The RJ-45 port on the power injector is an MDI port. If connecting directly to a
computer for testing the link, use a crossover cable.
3. Insert the power cable plug directly into the standard AC receptacle on the power injector.
4. Plug the other end of the power cable into a grounded, 3-pin socket, AC power source.
Note:
For International use, you may need to change the AC line cord. You must use a line
cord set that has been approved for the receptacle type in your country.
Checking the LED Indicators
The 11a and 11b/g LEDs on the MP-622 operate in two display modes, which are configurable
through the software. The default AP mode indicates data traffic rates. The RSSI mode indicates
the received signal power and is used when aligning antennas in a bridge link.
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When the bridge is connectedd to power, the LEDs indicate as follows:
LED
Color
Indicates
Power
Green
The bridge is powered up and operating normally.
Off
The bridge is not receiving power or there is a fault with the power supply.
Amber
The system is under cold reset status.
Green
The bridge has a 10/100 Mbps Fast Ethernet connection, but there is no
activity.
Flashing
Indicates that the bridge is transmitting or receiving data on a 10/100 Mbps
Ethernet LAN. Flashing rate is proportional to network activity.
Link
11a
(Three
LEDs)
11g
(Three
LEDs)
Off
No link is present or the Ethernet LAN port is disabled.
Green and
Flashing
The 802.11a 5.3 GHz radio is enabled.
RSSI Mode:
❑ One fully lit LED indicates a low RSSI output level, two LEDs.a medium
level, and three LEDs the maximum level.
❑ A flashing LED indicates an intermediate RSSI output level AP Mode:
❑ One fully lit LED indicates a low traffic rate, two LEDs.a medium rate, and
three LEDs the maximum rate.
❑ A flashing LED indicates an intermediate traffic rate level
Off
No link is present or the 802.11a radio is disabled.
Amber and
Flashing
The 802.11g 2.4 GHz radio is enabled.
RSSI Mode:
❑ One fully lit LED indicates a low RSSI output level, two LEDs.a medium
level, and three LEDs the maximum level.
❑ A flashing LED indicates an intermediate RSSI output level AP Mode:
❑ One fully lit LED indicates a low traffic rate, two LEDs.a medium rate, and
three LEDs the maximum rate.
❑ A flashing LED indicates an intermediate traffic rate level
Off
No link is present or the 802.11g radio is disabled.
Connecting an MP to an MX
Note:
For lightning protection at the power injector end of the cable, consider using a
lightning arrestor immediately before the cable enters the building.
You can connect an MP directly to an MX or indirectly to the MX through an intermediate Layer 2
or Layer 3 network. If you are connecting the MP directly to an MX, use the following procedure to
insert the cable into the MX and verify the link.
You can use the CLI or RingMaster to configure an MP connection. If you are installing the MP-622
as a Mesh AP in a WLAN Mesh or wireless bridge configuration, you must configure the MP
connection before deploying the MP-622 in its final location. (See the Mobility System Software
Configuration Guide.)
Figure 3–7 shows how to insert a Cat 5 cable into 10/100 Ethernet port on an MX. Refer to this
figure as you perform the procedure.
Figure 3–16. 10/100 Cat 5 Cable Installation
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1. Insert a Cat 5 cable with a standard RJ-45 connector as shown in Figure 3–7. For connection
to an MP, use a straight-through cable.
2. When the link is activated, observe the MP LED for the port on the MX:
MX Port LEDs for MP
Connections
Solid green
Meaning
For an MP access point active link, all the following are true:
MP has booted.
❑ MP has received a valid configuration from the MX switch.
❑ Management link with an MP is operational.
❑ At least one radio is enabled or is in sentry mode.
For an MP secondary link, the link is present.
❑
Alternating green and
amber
MP is booting with an image received from the MX switch. After the access
point boots and receives its configuration, this LED appearance persists
until a radio is enabled or is placed in sentry mode.
Solid amber
PoE is on.
Blinking amber
MP is unresponsive or there is a PoE problem.
Unlit
PoE is off.
Note:
The MX 10/100 Ethernet ports are configured as wired network ports by default. You
must change the port type for an MX port directly connected to an MP to activate the
link. (See the Mobility Exchange Installation and Basic Configuration Guide.)
Aligning Antennas for Bridge or Mesh Links
If you are installing MP-622 units for wireless bridge or Mesh Services operation, after the units
have been mounted, connected, and the radios are operating, the antennas must be accurately
aligned to ensure optimum performance on the bridge or mesh links.
This alignment process is particularly important for long-range point-to-point links. In a
point-to-multipoint configuration, the Mesh Portal AP uses an omnidirectional or sector antenna,
which does not require alignment, but Mesh APs still need to be correctly aligned with the Mesh
Portal antenna.
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❑
❑
Point-to-Point Configurations – In a point-to-point configuration, the alignment process
requires two people at each end of the link. The use of cell phones or two-way radio
communication may help with coordination. To start, you can just point the antennas at each
other, using binoculars or a compass to set the general direction. For accurate alignment,
monitor the RSSI’s LED indicator as you move the antenna horizontally and vertically.
Point-to-Multipoint Configurations – In a point-to-multipoint configuration all Mesh APs must
be aligned with the Mesh Portal antenna. The alignment process is the same as for
point-to-point links, but only the Mesh AP end of the link requires the alignment.
The LEDs are viewed right to left as you look at the back of the MP. The range from 1 to 12 will
cover the signal range to accurately align the antenna. The signal strength LEDs indicate the
received radio signal strength for a particular bridge link. The more LEDs that turn on, the stronger
the signal. (RSSI level 1 should equate to the lowest useful signal). Alternatively, you can monitor
the Receive Signal Strength Indicator (RSSI) value directly from the management interface. The
higher the RSSI value, the stronger the signal.
When you move the antenna during alignment, the radio signal from the remote antenna can be
seen to have a strong central main lobe and smaller side lobes. The object of the alignment
process is to set the antenna so that it is receiving the strongest signal from the central main lobe.
Figure 3–17. Aligning the MP-622 Antenna According to Signal Strength
Vertical Scan
Remote
Antenna
Maximum Signal
Strength Position for
Vertical Alignment
Horizontal Scan
Main Lobe
Maximum
RSSI
Value
RSSI Value
Side Lobe
Maximum
Maximum Signal Strength Position
for Horizontal Alignment
When aligning the antennas the MP with the antenna that is being aligned to must be set to send
link-calibration packets. Use the following command to setup the MP that the MP-622 is being
aligned with.
set ap num radio num link-calibration mode {enable | disable}
Link-calibration should be disabled under normal operation of the MP.
If the MP-622 is installed with two directional antennas, connect the first antenna to the primary
antenna port with antenna diversity off and align it. Then disconnect the first antenna and connect
the second antenna to the primary antenna port. If the second antenna is being aligned with a
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different MP, disable link-calibration on the original MP and enable it on the new MP. Once both
antennas are properly aligned, connect them to their desired ports.
To align the antennas in the link using the output LEDs, start with one antenna fixed and then
perform the following procedure to align the other antenna:
1. Pan the antenna horizontally back and forth while checking the RSSI LEDs. If using the
pole-mounting bracket with the MP-622, you must rotate the mounting bracket around the
pole. Other external antenna brackets may require a different horizontal adjustment.
2. Find the point where the signal is strongest (all LEDs on) and secure the horizontal adjustment
in that position.
Note:
Sometimes there may not be a central lobe peak in the RSSI LED indicators
because vertical alignment is too far off and only two similar peaks for the side lobes
are detected. In this case, fix the antenna so that it is halfway between the two
peaks.
3. Loosen the vertical adjustment on the mounting bracket and tilt the antenna slowly up and
down while checking the LEDs.
Find the point where the signal is strongest and secure the vertical adjustment in that position.
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Installing an MP-632
The MP-632 includes a bracket kit for mounting the unit to a 3.81 to 5.08 cm (1.5 to 2-inch)
diameter steel pole or tube. The unit also has a wall-mounting bracket kit that can be used to
install the unit on a building wall. You also have the option to mount the MP on a larger pole (up to
30.48 cm or 12-inch diameter) using the bracket kit and two metal band straps (straps not provided
by Juniper Networks). Hardware installation of the MP-632 involves these steps:
1. Mount the unit on a wall, pole, mast, or tower using the mounting bracket.
2. Mount external antennas on the same supporting structure as the MP-632 and connect them
to the unit.
3. Connect the Ethernet cable and a grounding wire to the unit.
4. Connect the other end of the circular DIN power cable to the XPS outdoor power supply.
Warning!
The MP-622 and MP-632 must only be used with a Juniper Networks-approved
XPS-6201-OUT or XPS-6202-OUT outdoor power supply in order to prevent
possible damage to the unit.
5. Connect the circular DIN Ethernet cable and prepare the RJ45 cable with the waterproof cover
that is provided.
Mounting the Unit
You can mount the MP-632 using either the wall-mounting bracket or the wall-mounting bracket
combined with the pole-mounting bracket (brackets are provided for both a 3.81 to 5.08 cm (1.5 to
2-inch) diameter steel pole or tube or a larger size pole or tube). Use one of the following
procedures.
Using the Pole-Mounting Bracket
Perform the following steps to mount the unit to a 3.81 to 5.08 cm (1.5 to 2-inch) diameter steel
pole or tube using the mounting bracket:
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1. Insert the four large screws (included in kit) through the four circular holes in the bracket as
shown below.
2. Position the flat bracket behind the pole as shown below and align the screws on the front
bracket with the holes in the flat bracket.
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3. Insert the four screws into the holes on the flat bracket and secure the brackets to the pole
using the provided split washers and nuts.
4. Position the MP-632 unit so that the mounting holes overlap with the same-sized holes on the
pole-mounting bracket.
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5. Use the 2 small bolts and washers (included in kit) to tightly secure the MP-632 to the
pole-mounting bracket.
Note:
This pole mounting procedure can also be used to attached the MP-632 unit to a
horizontal pole.
Mounting on Larger Diameter Poles
There is also a method for attaching the pole-mounting bracket to a larger diameter pole using two
adjustable steel band straps (not included in the kit). The two steel band straps can be threaded
through the rectangular holes in the bracket to secure it to a larger diameter pole. This method is
shown in the following figure.
Figure 3–18. Attaching the Bracket Using Steel Band Straps
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Using the Wall-Mounting Bracket
Perform the following steps to mount the unit to a wall using the wall-mounting bracket.
Note:
Always attach the bracket to a wall with the flat side flush against the wall (see
following figure).
Figure 3–19. Wall-Mounting Bracket
1. Position the bracket on the intended wall location and drill four large screws (not included in kit)
in through the circular holes on the bracket until it is firmly secured to the wall.
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2. Position the MP-632 unit so that the mounting holes overlap with the same-sized holes on the
wall-mounted bracket..
3. Use the 2 small bolts and washers (included in kit) to tightly secure the MP-632 to the
wall-mounted bracket.
Connecting External Antennas
The supported antennas models are:
❑
802.11bgn Radio
❍ ANT-7360A-OUT (stick, N-type jack)
If this antenna is used the unused center antenna port must be terminated.
❍ ANT-77555-OUT (3 RP-SMA jack)
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❑
❍ ANT-74520-OUT (3 RP-SMA)
802.11an Radio
❍ ANT-7360A-OUT (stick)
❍ ANT-74520-OUT (3 RP-SMA)
❍ ANT-77555-OUT (3 RP-SMA)
❍ ANT-5007-OUT (2 N-type)
The port usage depends on the antennas in use. If the OMNI antennas are used there must be 3
antennas installed for the radio. If an antenna is used then the two edge ports must be connected
to the antenna (ports 4 and 6). The middle port will be turned off by the software and should be
terminated. If either the ANT-77555 or 74520 are used all three connectors must be connected to
the MP for the correct radio.
set ap apnum radio num antennatype {ANT-7360A-OUT | ANT-77555-OUT
ANT-74520-OUT | ANT-5O07-OUT} …
|
The antenna-location must be either indoors or outdoors. Although this is an outdoor AP it may be
used indoors. The following command is per radio.
set ap apnum antenna-location {indoors | outdoors}
Splitting the antennas between indoors and outdoors is not allowed.
Note:
Multiple External Antenna Support
The MP-632 supports the use of multiple antenna ports per radio. Since there are always multiple
antennas connected, antenna diversity is always on. The command to set the number of external
antennas does not apply to the MP-632. The number of antenna ports in use is determined by the
antenna type.
set ap num radio num external-antennas num
If the external-antenna command is used for the MP-632 it will be ignored at the CLI.
If the ANT-5007-OUT antenna is in use on the 11a/n radio then the radio configuration will revert to
2 x 3 mode rather than 3 x 3 mode and the middle port for the radio must not be used.
Ethernet
The MP-632 supports a single IEEE 802.3-compliant auto-sensing 10/100/1000 BaseT Ethernet
interface on the Ethernet input connector. The MP is configured as auto MDI/MDIX and is powered
from the XPS-6201-OUT or XPS-6202-OUT power supplies.
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The MP-622 and MP-632 must only be used with a Juniper Networks-approved
XPS-6201-OUT or XPS-6202-OUT outdoor power supply in order to prevent
possible damage to the unit.
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The MP-632 receives separate primary 48VDC power input and Ethernet signal from separate
48VDC and Ethernet input connectors.
Warning!
If you convert the 8 pin female circular DIN data port on the MP-632 bulkhead to a
standard RJ45 waterproof connection for the 10/100/1000 data port, PoE on the
10/100/1000 port must be disabled to prevent service interruption.The MP-632 does
not support PoE on the 10/100/1000 Ethernet data port.
The MP-632 48VDC / Ethernet inputs provides primary and secondary lightning protection on all
conductors. (The 48VDC / Ethernet inputs to the MP-632 need lightning protection because the
power supply can be up to 100m away.)
The Ethernet interface supports a cable length of at least 100m over CAT5, CAT5e, or CAT6 cable.
Figure 3–20. Attaching the Ground-Wire Terminal Lug, Lock Washer, and Hex Nut to the Lightning
Arrestor
Locking Washer
Grounding Nut
Lightning Protector
Hex Nut
To MP-632
To External Antenna
6-gauge
Grounding Cable
e. Connect one end of the short RF coaxial cable to the MP-632 N-type connector, and
connect the other end to the lightning arrestor.
f. Connect one end of the 3m RF coaxial cable to the lightning arrestor, and connect the other
end to the outdoor antenna. Continue with step 4.
4. Connect the antenna to the MP-632 N-type connector using the RF coaxial cable provided in
the antenna package.
5. Apply weatherproofing tape to the antenna connectors to help prevent water entering the
connectors.
Connecting Cables to the Unit
1. Attach the Ethernet cable to the Ethernet port on the MP-632.
2. For extra protection against rain or moisture, apply weatherproofing tape (not included) around
the Ethernet connector.
3. Be sure to ground the unit with an appropriate grounding wire (not included) by attaching it to
the grounding screw on the unit.
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4. Be sure to install a lightning arrestor on the Ethernet cable between the bridge and power
injector. The lightning arrestor should be placed outdoors, immediately before the Ethernet
cable enters the building.
Be sure that grounding is available and that it meets local and national electrical
codes. For additional lightning protection, use lightning rods, lightning arrestors, or
Warning! surge suppressors.
Connecting the Power Injector
To connect the wireless bridge to a power source:.
Note:
Warning!
The Ethernet port on the wireless bridge does not support Power over Ethernet
(PoE) based on the IEEE 802.3af standard. Do not try to power the unit by
connecting it directly to a network switch that provides IEEE 802.3af PoE. Always
connect the unit to the included power injector module.
The MP-622 and MP-632 must only be used with a Juniper Networks-approved
XPS-6201-OUT or XPS-6202-OUT outdoor power supply in order to prevent
possible damage to the unit.
1. Connect the Ethernet cable from the wireless bridge to the PoE Output port labeled “POE
Output” on the power injector.
Always align the DIN cable with the pins in the PoE Output port . You can bend the
power injector pins and cause other damage to the unit by forcing the the cable into
Warning! the port.
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The RJ-45 port on the power injector is not used.
Note:
2. Insert the power cable plug directly into the standard AC receptacle on the power injector.
3. Plug the other end of the power cable into a grounded, 3-pin socket, AC power source.
Note:
For International use, you may need to change the AC line cord. You must use a line
cord set that has been approved for the receptacle type in your country.
Checking the LED Indicators
The MP-632 has LEDs that provide status information for the device. The table below lists the
function of the LEDs.
Table 1.
LED
Health
Appearance
Meaning
Solid green
All the following are true:
❑ Management link with an MX is operational.
❑ MP has booted.
❑ MP has received a valid configuration from an MX.
❑ At least one radio is enabled or is in sentry mode.
Solid amber
MP is waiting to receive boot instructions and a configuration file from
an MX.
Alternating green and amber
MP is booting and receiving a configuration file from an MX.
After the MP boots and receives a configuration, this LED appearance
persists until a radio is enabled or is placed in sentry mode.
Solid green
A client is associated with the radio.
Blinking green
Associated client is sending or receiving traffic.
Blinking amber
Non-associated client is sending or receiving traffic.
Alternating green and amber
Radio is unable to transmit. This state can occur due to any of the
following:
❑ Excessive radio interference in the environment is preventing the
radio from sending beacons.
❑ DFS has detected radar and is restricting traffic.
❑ The radio has failed.
Radio 1
Radio 2
Unlit
Means one of the following:
Radio is disabled and active scan is enabled. (The radio is in sentry
mode.)
❑ Radio is enabled, but no clients are associated with it.
❑
The LEDs are also used to indicate RSSI signal level during mesh link calibration. RSSI meter
functionality is discussed in Chapter 4, “Outdoor MP Technical Specifications” of this guide.
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Connecting an MP to an MX
Note:
For lightning protection at the power injector end of the cable, consider using a
lightning arrestor immediately before the cable enters the building.
You can connect an MP directly to an MX or indirectly to the MX through an intermediate Layer 2
or Layer 3 network. If you are connecting the MP directly to an MX, use the following procedure to
insert the cable into the MX and verify the link.
You can use the CLI or RingMaster to configure an MP connection. If you are installing the MP-632
as a Mesh AP in a WLAN Mesh or wireless bridge configuration, you must configure the MP
connection before deploying the MP-632 in its final location. (See the Mobility System Software
Configuration Guide.)
Figure 3–7 shows how to insert a Cat 5 cable into a 10/100/1000 Non-PoE port on an MX. Refer to
this figure as you perform the procedure.
Figure 3–21. 10/100 Cat 5 Cable Installation
MX-200
Mgmt (3)
Console
1
2
1. Insert a Cat 5 cable with a standard RJ-45 connector as shown in Figure 3–7. For connection
to an MP, use a straight-through cable.
2. When the link is activated, observe the MP LED for the port on the MX:
MX Port LEDs for MP
Connections
Solid green
Meaning
For an MP access point active link, all the following are true:
MP has booted.
❑ MP has received a valid configuration from the MX switch.
❑ Management link with an MP is operational.
❑ At least one radio is enabled or is in sentry mode.
For an MP secondary link, the link is present.
❑
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Alternating green and
amber
MP is booting with an image received from the MX switch. After the access point
boots and receives its configuration, this LED appearance persists until a radio
is enabled or is placed in sentry mode.
Solid amber
PoE is on.
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MX Port LEDs for MP
Connections
Meaning
Blinking amber
MP is unresponsive or there is a PoE problem.
Unlit
PoE is off.
Note:
The MX 10/100 Ethernet ports are configured as wired network ports by default. You
must change the port type for an MX port directly connected to an MP to activate the
link. (See the Mobility Exchange Installation and Basic Configuration Guide.)
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Outdoor MP Technical Specifications
This chpater lists the technical specifications for the Juniper Networks MP-620, MP-622, and
MP-632. For detailed compliance information, see the Regulatory Guide document.
(For specifications for the MX switch, see the Mobility Exchange Installation and Basic
Configuration Guide.)
Note:
This Listed Accessory is designed and approved to be used only with Juniper
Networks Mobility Exchange (MX) models MX-20, MX-8, MX-216, and MXR-2. (The
MX-200 does not directly connect to the MP.)
Note:
The MP radios are disabled by default and can be enabled only by the system
administrator using the RingMaster management application or the MX switch’s
command-line interface (CLI).
Note:
The radio frequency band, operating channels, and transmit power depend on the
country of operation specified by the system administrator using RingMaster or the
MX switch’s CLI.
Outdoor MP Mechanical and Compliance Specifications
Table 4– 1 lists the mechanical and compliance specifications for the MP-620 and MP-622.
Table 4– 1. MP-620 and MP-622 Mechanical and Compliance Specifications
Specification
Description
Maximum Channels (Outdoor)
Based on the country of operation specified by the system administrator
Data Rates
802.11a:
6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps per channel
802.11g:
6, 9, 11, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps per channel
802.11b:
1, 2, 5.5, 11 Mbps per channel
Maximum Clients
64 for the radio interface set to access point mode
Modulation Types
802.11a: BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM
802.11g: CCK, BPSK, QPSK, OFDM
802.11b: CCK, BPSK, QPSK
Network Configuration
Access Point Mode:
Infrastructure
Bridge Mode:
Point-to-point and point-to-multipoint
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Table 4– 1. MP-620 and MP-622 Mechanical and Compliance Specifications (continued)
Specification
Description
Operating Frequency
802.11a:
5.15 GHz to 5.825 GHz based on country regulations
802.11b/g:
2.4 GHz to 2.4835 GHz based on country regulations
Power Injector (MP-620)
Input: 100-240 VAC, 47-63 Hz, 1.5 A
Output: 48 VDC, 1.2 A
Power Injector (MP-622)
Input: 90-240 VAC; 50/60 Hz
Output: 48 Vdc/0.63A, 12Vdc/1A
Physical Size (MP-620)
19.8 x 19.8 x 6.33 cm (7.8 x 7.8 x 2.49 in)
Physical Size (MP-622)
19.5 x 19 x 7.4 cm (7.68 x 7.48 x 2.91 in)
Weight (MP-620)
4.8 kg (10.58 lbs)
Weight (MP-622)
1.54 kg (3.4 lbs)
Temperature (MP-620)
Operating: -33 to 55 °C (-27.4 to 131°F)
Storage: -40 to 80 °C (-40 to 176 °F)
Temperature (MP-622)
Operating: -30 to 55 °C (-22 to 131 °F)
Storage: -40 to 80 °C (-40 to 176 °F)
Humidity
5% to 95% (non-condensing)
EMC Compliance (Class B)
FCC Class B (US)
RTTED 1999/5/EC
DGT (Taiwan)
Radio Signal Certification
FCC Part 15 15.407(b) (5 GHz)
FCC Part 15.247 (2.4 GHz)
IC RSS-210
EN 300.328, EN 302.893
EN 300 826, EN 301.489-1, EN 301.489-17
ETSI 300.328; ETS 300 826 (802.11b)
Safety
UL/cUL60950-1, IEC60950-1 (CB) and IEC60529 IP68 (NEMA250 6P)
Standards
IEEE 802.3 10BASE-T, IEEE 802.3u 100BASE-TX,
IEEE 802.11a, b, g
Table 4– 2 lists the mechanical and compliance specifications for the MP-632.
Table 4– 2. MP-632 Mechanical and Compliance Specifications
Specification
Description
Maximum Channels
(Outdoor)
Each MP-632 will operate with a single base MAC Address, and will consume 64
sequential MAC Addresses after the base MAC address for a total of 32 addresses
allocated per radio
Data Rates
802.11b/g/n Channel:
1 CH ~ 11 CH (FCC)
1 CH ~ 13 CH (ETSI)
1 CH ~ 14 CHs (Japan) Channel 14 required for 11b
802.11a/n Channel:
FCC (20 channels): 52, 56, 60, 64, 100, 104, 108, 112, 116, 120, 124, 128, 132, 136,
140, 149, 153, 157, 161, 165 (except for Hong Kong where 36-48 outdoor is allowed).
For indoor application only: channels 36-48.
EU (11 channels): 100, 104, 108, 112, 116, 120, 124, 128, 132, 136, 140. For indoor
application only: channels 36-48, 52-64+.
Japan (8 channels):
Maximum Clients
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Table 4– 2. MP-632 Mechanical and Compliance Specifications (continued)
Specification
Description
Modulation Types
802.11a: OFDM (BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM)
802.11b/g:
DSSS (DBPSK, DQPSK, CCK)
OFDM (BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM)
802.11n:
DSSS (DBPSK, DQPSK, CCK)
OFDM (BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM)
Network Configuration
Operating Frequency
Radio 1 supports:
2.4 GHz to 2.4835 GHz: Channels 1 to 14.
Radio 2 supports:
5.15 GHz to 5.35 GHz: Channels 52 to 64 (36 to 48 for Hong Kong only as well as
indoor application)
5.47 GHz to 5.725 GHz: Channels 100 to 140
5.75 to 5.85 GHz: Channels 149 to 165
Power Injector
Input: 48Vdc
Output:
Physical Size
Weight
❑
❑
❑
❑
without bracket: 4.4 kgs (9.8 lbs)
w/wall mount bracket: 5.08 kgs (11.2 lbs)
with bracket needed for small pole mount: kgs 5.4 (12 lbs)
with bracket and straps for large pole mount: 5.2 kgs (11.5 lbs)
Temperature
Operating: -40 to 55°C (-40 to 131°F)
Storage: -40 to 70 °C (-40 to 158 °F)
Humidity OK
10% to 95% (non-condensing)
EMC Compliance
(Class B)
USA : 47CFR(FCC) part 15 Subpart B - class B
Canada: ICES 003, class B
EU&EFTA :ETSI EN55022: 1998 class B
Japan :VCCI (Japan) Class B
Australia:/New Zealand : AS/NZS CISPR 22 Class B
EU medical Directive EN 60601-1-2
Radio Signal
Certification
Safety
UL 60950-1
CSA C22.2 No.60950-1-03
NEMA 4X
IP67
K44/K45 Surges
Standards
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Federal Communications Commission Interference Statement (United
States)
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device,
pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection
against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can
radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions,
may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that
interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful
interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off
and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one of the following measures:
❑
❑
❑
❑
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is
connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
!
FCC Caution: Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party
responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment.
Caution
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two
conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept
any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
For product available in the USA/Canada market, only channel 1~11 can be operated. Selection of
other channels is not possible.
This device and its antenna(s) must not be co-located or operation in conjunction with any other
antenna or transmitter.
This device is going to be operated in 5.15~5.25GHz frequency range, it is restricted in indoor
environment only..
!
Caution
!
Caution
FCC Notice: To comply with FCC part 15 rules in the United States, the system must
be professionally installed to ensure compliance with the Part 15 certification. It is the
responsibility of the operator and professional installer to ensure that only certified
systems are deployed in the United States. The use of the system in any other
combination (such as co-located antennas transmitting the same information) is
expressly forbidden.
FCC Radiation Exposure Statement: This equipment complies with FCC radiation
exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. This equipment should be
installed and operated with minimum distance 20cm between the radiator and your
body
Canadian Department of Communications Industry Canada Notice
(Canada)
This digital apparatus meets the requirements of Canadian Interference-Causing Equipment
Regulation RSS-210.
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
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Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
1. This device may not cause interference.
2. This device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired
operation of the device.
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B conforme á la norme NMB-003 du Canada.
Country Code Statement: For product available in the USA/Canada market, only channel 1~11
can be operated. Selection of other channels is not possible.
This device and its antenna(s) must not be co-located or operation in conjunction with any other
antenna or transmitter.
To reduce potential radio interference to other users, the antenna type and its gain should be so
chosen that the equivalent isotropically radiated power (e.i.r.p) is not more than that permitted for
successful communication.
This device has been designed to operate with the antennas listed below, and having a maximum
gain of [23.5] dB. Antennas not included in this list or having a gain greater than [23.5] dB are
strictly prohibited for use with this device. The required antenna impedance is 50 ohms.
The device could automatically discontinue transmission in case of absence of information to
transmit, or operational failure. Note that this is not intended to prohibit transmission of control or
signaling information or the use of repetitive codes where required by the technology.
The device for the band 5150-5250 MHz is only for indoor usage to reduce potential for harmful
interference to co-channel mobile satellite systems.
The maximum antenna gain permitted (for devices in the band 5725-5825 MHz) to comply with the
e.i.r.p. limits specified for point-to-point and non point-to-point operation as appropriate, as stated
in section A9.2(3).
The maximum antenna gain permitted (for devices in the bands 5250-5350 MHz and 5470-5725
MHz) to comply with the e.i.r.p. limit.
High-power radars are allocated as primary users (meaning they have priority) of the bands
5250-5350 MHz and 5650-5850 MHz and these radars could cause interference and/or damage to
LE-LAN devices.
!
Caution
IC Radiation Exposure Statement: This equipment complies with IC RSS-102
radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. This equipment
should be installed and operated with minimum distance 20cm between the radiator
& your body.
MAC Addresses
Each MP is assigned a unique block of 64 MAC addresses. Each radio has 32 MAC addresses
and can therefore support up to 32 SSIDs, with one MAC address assigned to each SSID as its
BSSID.
An MP’s MAC address block is listed on a label on the back of the MP. If the MP is already
deployed and running on the network, you can display the MAC address assignments by using the
show {ap | dap} status command.
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All MAC addresses on an MP are assigned based on the MP’s base MAC address, as described in
Table 4– 3.
Table 4– 3. MAC Address Allocations on MP-620, MP-622, and MP-632
MP base MAC
Address
❑
The MP has a base MAC address. All the other addresses are assigned based on this
address.
Ethernet Port MAC
Addresses
❑
The Ethernet port equals the MP base MAC address.
❑
The 802.11a radio equals the MP base MAC address + 1.
The BSSIDs for the SSIDs configured on the 802.11a radio end in odd numbers. The
first BSSID is equal to the MP’s base MAC address + 1. The next BSSID is equal to the
MP’s base MAC address + 3, and so on.
802.11a Radio and
SSID MAC
Addresses
802.11b/g Radio
and SSID MAC
Addresses
❑
❑
❑
The 802.11b/g radio equals the MP base MAC address.
The BSSIDs for the SSIDs configured on the 802.11b/g radio end in even numbers. The
first BSSID is equal to the MP’s base MAC address. The next BSSID is equal to the
MP’s base MAC address + 2, and so on.
Antenna Specifications for MP-620 and MP-622
8 dBi Omnidirectional (2.4 GHz)
Table 4– 4. 8 dBi Omnidirectional (2.4 GHz) Antenna Specifications
4–6
Specification
Description
Model Number
ANT-1360-OUT
Frequency Range
2.400 - 2.500 GHz
Gain
8 dBi
VSWR
2.0: 1 max
Polarization
Linear, vertical
HPBW
Horizontal: 360°
Downtilt
0°
Power Handling
50 W (cw)
Impedance
50 Ohms
Connector
N type, male
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Table 4– 4. 8 dBi Omnidirectional (2.4 GHz) Antenna Specifications (continued)
Specification
Description
Radome
Material: Fiber glass
Color: Gray-white
Environmental
Survival Wind Speed: 216 km/hr (134 mph)
Temperature: -40° C to 80° C (-40° F to 176° F)
Humidity: 95% @ 25 °C (77° F)
Mechanical
Dimensions: 58 x 2.1 cm (diameter) (22.8 x 0.82 in)
Weight: 200 g (0.44 lbs)
8 dBi Omnidirectional (5 GHz)
Table 4– 5. 8 dBi Omnidirectional (5 GHz) Antenna Specifications
Specification
Description
Model Number
ANT-5360-OUT
Frequency Range
5.725 - 5.875 GHz
Gain
8 dBi
VSWR
2.0 : 1 max
Polarization
Linear, vertical
HPBW
Horizontal: 360°
Downtilt
0°
Power Handling
5 W (cw)
Impedance
50 Ohms
Connector
N type, female
Radome
Material: Fiber glass
Color: Gray-white
Environmental
Survival Wind Speed: 216 km/hr (134 mph)
Temperature: -40 °C to 80 °C (-40° F to 176° F)
Humidity: 95% @ 25 °C (77° F)
Mechanical
Dimensions: 32.5 x 2.2 cm diameter (12.8 x 8.6 in)
Weight: 1100 g (2.4 lbs)
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13.5 dBi 120-Degree Sector
Table 4– 6. 13.5 dBi 120-Degree Sector Antenna Specifications
4–8
Specification
Description
Model Number
ANT-5120-OUT
Frequency Range
5.150 - 5.875 GHz
Gain
13.5 dBi
VSWR
2.0 : 1 max
Polarization
Linear, vertical
HPBW
Horizontal: 120°
Vertical: 6°
Downtilt
0°
Power Handling
5 W (cw)
Impedance
50 Ohms
Connector
N type, female
Radome
Material: ABS
Color: Gray, white
Environmental
Survival Wind Speed: 216 km/hr (134 mph)
Temperature: -40 °C to 80 °C (-40° F to 176° F)
Humidity: 95% @ 25 °C (77° F)
Mechanical
Dimensions: 62 x 8.8 x 7 cm (24.4 x 3.46 x 2.76 in)
Weight: 590 g (1.3 lbs)
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10 dBi 120-Degree Sector
Table 4– 7. 10 dBi 120-Degree Sector Antenna Specifications
Specification
Description
Model Number
ANT-1120-OUT
Frequency Range
2.4 - 2.5 GHz
Gain
10 dBi
VSWR
2.0 : 1 max
Polarization
Linear, vertical
HPBW
Horizontal: 120°
Vertical: 15°
Downtilt
0°
Power Handling
10 W (cw)
Impedance
50 Ohms
Connector
N type, female
Radome
Material: ABS
Color: Gray, white
Environmental
Survival Wind Speed: 216 km/hr (134 mph)
Temperature: -40 °C to 80 °C (-40° F to 176° F)
Humidity: 95% @ 25 °C (77° F)
Mechanical
Dimensions: 75 x 8.8 x 7 cm (29.5 x 3.46 x 2.76 in)
Weight: 700 g (1.5 lbs)
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18 dBi 18-Degree Panel
Table 4– 8. 18 dBi 18-Degree Panel Antenna Specifications
Specification
Description
Model Number
Frequency Range
4.9 - 5.875 GHz
Gain
18 dBi
VSWR
2.0 : 1 max
Polarization
Linear, vertical
HPBW
Horizontal: 18°
Vertical: 18°
Downtilt
0°
Power Handling
5 W (cw)
Impedance
50 Ohms
Connector
N type, female
Radome
Material: ABS
Color: Gray, white
Environmental
Survival Wind Speed: 216 km/hr (134 mph)
Temperature: -40 °C to 80 °C (-40° F to 176° F)
Humidity: 95% @ 25 °C (77° F)
Mechanical
Dimensions: 21.5 x 20 x 5 cm (8.46 x 7.87 x 1.97 in)
Weight: 825 g (1.82 lbs)
Signal Loss from Lightning Protector and Coaxial Cable
Table 5.
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Frequency
Loss from Lightning
Protector
Loss from
3m cable
Loss from
1.8m cable
Loss from
0.3m cable
2.4 GHz
0.08 dBi
0.75 dBi
0.59 dBi
0.24 dBi
5.5 GHz
0.25 dBi
1.17 dBi
0.89 dBi
0.37 dBi
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Antenna Specifications for MP-632
This section describes external antenna options and supported configurations for the MP-632.
Antenna Connectors 1, 2, and 3 are positioned on the top of the MP-632. The connectors are
labeled from left to right, when viewed from the front.
Antenna Connectors 4, 5, and 6 are positioned on the bottom of the MP-632. The connectors are
labeled accordingly, from left to right, when viewed from the front.
The table below lists the external user-accessible connectors that are required on the MP-632. A
watertight RJ-45 is an acceptable alternative to the circular DIN connector for the Ethernet
interface.
Table 4– 1.
Conn Name
Connector Type
Use
Label
Antenna 1
N-Type Jack
1st Antenna Element for Radio 1
2.4GHZ Ant 1
Antenna 2
N-Type Jack
2nd Antenna Element for Radio 1
2.4GHZ Ant 2
Antenna 3
N-Type Jack
3rd Antenna Element for Radio 1
2.4GHZ Ant 3
Antenna 4
N-Type Jack
1st Antenna Element for Radio 1
5GHZ Ant 4
Antenna 5
N-Type Jack
2nd Antenna Element for Radio 1
5GHZ Ant 5
Antenna 6
N-Type Jack
3rd Antenna Element for Radio 1
5GHZ Ant 6
48 VDC
IP67 multipin
DIN connector
48VDC power input
Pwr In
Ethernet
Weather-tight RJ-45
802.3 10/100/1000 Ethernet
data input only
Ethernet
Ground
Anti-rotational
Lightning surge ground
Safety Gnd
Multi-element antennas (an antenna with multiple antenna elements) have multiple antenna
cables, one for each antenna element. Some single-element omni stick antennas, on the other
hand, do not require an antenna cable in order to attach to an antenna connector.
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The figure below shows an MP-632 with three single-element antennas connected to the 2.4GHz
radio and one dual-element antenna connected to the 5GHz radio.
Single-Element
Omni-directional
Antennas
MP-632
1
2
3
4
5
6
Dual-Element
Directional
Antenna
Antenna
Connectors
Antenna
Cables
Each radio may be independently configured for operation. Antenna configuration options do not
depend upon whether 802.11a/b/g or 802.11n modes are specifically enabled or disabled.
When more than one antenna is connected to a radio, all antennas connected to that radio must
be the same type. The mixing of different antenna types on a specific radio is prohibited.
However, the antennas used on radio 1 can be different than the antennas used on radio 2.
For each radio, the number of antenna elements in use will be identical to the number of antenna
connectors in use. It is important to understand that the number of antennas for a given radio and
the number of antenna elements (and antenna connectors) in use for that radio are not necessarily
the same. The figure shown above demonstrates that there are three antennas in use for radio 1,
and there are also three antenna elements in use for radio 1. There is only one antenna in use for
radio 2, while there are two antenna elements in use for radio 2.
Supported Antennas
The table below lists the Juniper Networks supported antenna configurations.
ANT Model
Band
Number of
Antennas
in Use
Connector Ports in Antenna Type
Use
11n Mode
ANT-7360A-OUT
2.4GHz
3
Conn 1,2, & 3
3x3
5GHz
3
Conn 4,5, & 6
2.4GHz
1
Conn 1,2, & 3
5GHz
1
Conn 4,5, & 6
ANT-74520-OUT
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Dual-band Omni
3x3
Dual-band,
Tri element,
Directional Panel
3x3
3x3
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ANT Model
Band
Number of
Antennas
in Use
Connector Ports in Antenna Type
Use
11n Mode
ANT-77555-OUT
2.4GHz
1
Conn 1,2, & 3
1
Conn 4,5, & 6
Dual-band,
Tri element,
Directional Panel
3x3
5GHz
5GHz
1
Conn 4 & 6
Single-band,
Dual-element,
Directional Panel
2x3
ANT-5007-OUT
3x3
MP-632 Mechanical and Compliance Specifications
RSSI Meter Functionality
The MP-632 supports an LED-based RSSI indicator when either radio operates in mesh link
calibration mode. The RSSI reading must be able to support the indication of received signal levels
across a 35dB dynamic range, from a high of -60 dBm to a low of -95 dBm.
The RSSI is indicated by on/off/flashing LED patterns, as shown in the table below. The granularity
varies between 2dBm, 3dBm, and 6dBm.
Table 4– 2. 5G Ch.36
LED 1
LED 2
LED 3
RSSI
Off
Off
Off
No signal
Flashing Slow
Off
Off
Flashing Fast
Off
Off
On
Off
Off
On
Flashing Slow
Off
On
Flashing Fast
Off
On
On
Off
On
On
Flashing Slow
On
On
Flashing Fast
On
On
On
Strong signal
Very low signal
Low signal
Operational signal
Table 4– 3. 2.4G Ch.13
LED 1
LED 2
LED 3
RSSI
Off
Off
Off
No signal
Flashing Slow
Off
Off
Flashing Fast
Off
Off
On
Off
Off
On
Flashing Slow
Off
On
Flashing Fast
Off
On
On
Off
On
On
Flashing Slow
On
On
Flashing Fast
On
On
On
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Very low signal
Low signal
Operational signal
Strong signal
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Cables and Pinouts
This chapter describes the wiring and pin assignments for the cables and connectors that can be
used with the MP-620, MP-622 and MP-632.
Twisted-Pair Cable Assignments for the MP-620 and
MP-622
For 10/100BASE-TX connections, a twisted-pair cable must have two pairs of wires. Each wire
pair is identified by two different colors. For example, one wire might be green and the other, green
with white stripes. Also, an RJ-45 connector must be attached to both ends of the cable.
Each wire pair must be attached to the RJ-45 connectors in a specific orientation.
Warning!
Never plug a phone jack connector into a power injector RJ-45 port. Use only
twisted-pair cables with RJ-45 connectors that conform with FCC standards.
Warning!
The following figure illustrates how the pins on the RJ-45 connector are numbered. Be sure to hold
the connectors in the same orientation when attaching the wires to the pins.
Figure 5–1. Pin Numbering on RJ-45 Connector
8
1
8
1
10/100BASE-TX Pin Assignments
Use unshielded twisted-pair (UTP) or shielded twisted-pair (STP) cable for RJ-45 connections:
100-ohm Category 3 or better cable for 10 Mbps connections, or 100-ohm Category 5 or better
cable for 100 Mbps connections. Also be sure that the length of any twisted-pair connection does
not exceed 100 meters (328 feet).
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The RJ-45 Input port on the power injector is wired with MDI pinouts. This means that you must
use crossover cables for connections to PCs or servers, and straight-through cable for
connections to switches or hubs. However, when connecting to devices that support automatic
MDI/MDI-X pinout configuration, you can use either straight-through or crossover cable.
Table 5– 1. 10/100BASE-TX MDI and MDI-X Port Pinouts
Pin
MDI-X Signal Name
MDI Signal Name
1
Receive Data plus (RD+)
Transmit Data plus (TD+)
2
Receive Data minus (RD-)
Transmit Data minus (TD-)
3
Transmit Data plus (TD+)
Receive Data plus (RD+)
6
Transmit Data minus (TD-)
Receive Data minus (RD-)
4,5,7,8 Not used
Not used
Note: The “+” and “-” signs represent the polarity of the wires that make
up each wire pair.
Straight-Through Wiring
Because the 10/100 Mbps Input port on the power injector uses an MDI pin configuration, you
must use “straight-through” cable for network connections to hubs or switches that only have
MDI-X ports. However, if the device to which you are connecting supports automatic MDI/MDI-X
operation, you can use either “straight-through” or “crossover” cable.
Figure 5–2. Straight-Through Cable Wiring
EIA/TIA 568B RJ-45 Wiring Standard
10/100BASE-TX Straight-through Cable
White/Orange Stripe
Orange
End A
White/Green Stripe
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Blue
White/Blue Stripe
Green
White/Brown Stripe
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
End B
Brown
Crossover Wiring
Because the 10/100 Mbps port on the power injector uses an MDI pin configuration, you must use
“crossover” cable for network connections to PCs, servers or other end nodes that only have MDI
ports. However, if the device to which you are connecting supports automatic MDI/MDI-X
operation, you can use either “straight-through” or “crossover” cable.
Figure 5–3. Crossover Cable Wiring
EIA/TIA 568B RJ-45 Wiring Standard
10/100BASE-TX Crossover Cable
White/Orange Stripe
Orange
End A
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
White/Green Stripe
Blue
White/Blue Stripe
Green
White/Brown Stripe
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
End B
Brown
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8-Pin DIN Connector Pinout for the MP-620 and MP-622
The Ethernet cable from the power injector connects to an 8-pin DIN connector on the MP-620 and
MP-622. This connector is described in the following figure and table.
Figure 5–4. 8-Pin Ethernet DIN Connector
2
1
3
7
4
8
5
6
Table 5– 2. 8-Pin DIN Ethernet Port Pinout
Pin
Signal Name
1
Transmit Data plus (TD+)
2
Transmit Data minus (TD-)
3
Receive Data plus (RD+)
4
+48 VDC power
5
+48 VDC power
6
Receive Data minus (RD-)
7
Return power
8
Return power
Note: The “+” and “-” signs represent
the polarity of the wires that make up
each wire pair.
8-Pin DIN to RJ-45 Cable Wiring
To construct an extended Ethernet cable to connect from the power injector’s RJ-45 Output port to
the MP-620 and MP-622’s 8-pin DIN connector, follow the wiring diagram below. Use Category 5
or better UTP or STP cable, maximum length 100 m (328 ft), and be sure to connect all four wire
pairs.
Note:
To construct a reliable Ethernet cable, always use the proper tools or ask a
professional cable supplier to construct the cable.
Figure 5–5. 8-Pin DIN to RJ-45 Cable Wiring
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White/Orange Stripe
Orange
8-Pin DIN
Female
1
7
2
3
8
4
6
5
White/Green Stripe
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Blue
White/Blue Stripe
Green
White/Brown Stripe
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
RJ-45
Brown
8-Pin DIN Female
Front View
MP-632 External Connectors
The MP-632 accepts power from the XPS-6201-OUT or XPS-6202-OUT power supplies using the
IP67 multi-pin DIN connector. The MP-632 accepts separate primary 48VDC power input and
Ethernet signal from separate 48VDC and Ethernet input connectors.
Warning!
The MP-622 and MP-632 must only be used with a Juniper Networks-approved
XPS-6201-OUT or XPS-6202-OUT outdoor power supply in order to prevent
possible damage to the unit.
The MP-632 48VDC / Ethernet inputs provide primary and secondary lightning protection on all
conductors. The 48VDC / Ethernet inputs to the MP-632 require lightning protection because the
power supply can be up to 100m away.
Ethernet
The MP-632 supports a single IEEE 802.3-compliant auto-sensing 10/100/1000BaseT Ethernet
interface on the Ethernet input connector. It should be configured as auto MDI/MDIX.
The Ethernet interface supports a cable length of at least 100m over CAT5, CAT5e, or CAT6 cable.
A watertight RJ-45 is an acceptable alternative to the circular DIN connector for the Ethernet
interface.
The Ethernet cable from the power injector connects to an 8-pin DIN connector on the MP-620 and
MP-622. This connector is described in the following figure and table.
Figure 5–6. 8-Pin Ethernet DIN Connector
5–4
2
1
3
7
4
8
5
6
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Table 5– 3. 8-Pin DIN Ethernet Port Pinout
Pin
Signal Name
1
Transmit/Receive Data plus (TD/+/RD/+)
2
Transmit/Receive Data minus (TD/-/RD/-)
3
Transmit/Receive Data plus (TD+/RD-)
4
+48 VDC power 3+
5
+48 VDC power 3-
6
Receive Data minus (RD-)
7
Return power 4+
8
Return power 4-
Note: The “+” and “-” signs represent the polarity of
the wires that make up each wire pair.
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Wireless Bridge Link Planning
The MP-620, MP-622, and MP-632 support fixed point-to-point or point-to-multipoint wireless links.
A single link between two points can be used to connect a remote site to a larger core network.
Multiple bridge links can provide a way to connect widespread Ethernet LANs.
For each link in a wireless bridge network to be reliable and provide optimum performance, some
careful site planning is required. This chapter provides guidance and information for planning your
wireless bridge links.
Note:
The planning and installation of a wireless bridge link requires professional personnel
that are trained in the installation of radio transmitting equipment. The user is
responsible for compliance with local regulations concerning items such as antenna
power, use of lightning arrestors, grounding, and radio mast or tower construction.
Therefore, it is recommended to consult a professional contractor knowledgeable in
local radio regulations prior to equipment installation.
Radio Path Planning
Although the MP-620 uses IEEE 802.11a radio technology, which is capable of reducing the effect
of multipath signals due to obstructions, the wireless bridge link requires a “radio line-of-sight”
between the two antennas for optimum performance.
The concept of radio line-of-sight involves the area along a radio link path through which the bulk
of the radio signal power travels. This area is known as the first Fresnel Zone of the radio link. For
a radio link not to be affected by obstacles along its path, no object, including the ground, must
intrude within 60% of the first Fresnel Zone.
The following figure illustrates the concept of a good radio line-of-sight.
Figure 6–1. Radio Line-of-Sight
Visual Line of Sight
Radio Line of Sight
If there are obstacles in the radio path, there may still be a radio link but the quality and strength of
the signal will be affected. Calculating the maximum clearance from objects on a path is important
as it directly affects the decision on antenna placement and height. It is especially critical for
long-distance links, where the radio signal could easily be lost.
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Note:
For wireless links less than 500 m, the IEEE 802.11a radio signal will tolerate some
obstacles in the path and may not even require a visual line of sight between the
antennas.
When planning the radio path for a wireless bridge link, consider these factors:
❑
❑
❑
❑
❑
Avoid any partial line-of-sight between the antennas.
Be cautious of trees or other foliage that may be near the path, or may grow and obstruct the
path.
Be sure there is enough clearance from buildings and that no building construction may
eventually block the path.
Check the topology of the land between the antennas using topographical maps, aerial photos,
or even satellite image data (software packages are available that may include this information
for your area)
Avoid a path that may incur temporary blockage due to the movement of cars, trains, or aircraft.
Antenna Height
A reliable wireless link is usually best achieved by mounting the antennas at each end high
enough for a clear radio line of sight between them. The minimum height required depends on the
distance of the link, obstacles that may be in the path, topology of the terrain, and the curvature of
the earth (for links over 3 miles).
For long-distance links, a mast or pole may need to be constructed to attain the minimum required
height. Use the following table to estimate the required minimum clearance above the ground or
path obstruction (for 5 GHz bridge links).
Table 6– 1. Required Clearance Above Obstructions
Max Clearance for Approximate
of First
Total Link Distance 60%
for
Fresnel Zone at 5.8 Clearance
Earth Curvature
GHz
Total Clearance
Required at
Mid-point of Link
402 m (0.25 mile)
1.4 m (4.5 ft)
0
1.4 m (4.5 ft)
805 m (0.5 mile)
1.95 m (6.4 ft)
0
1.95 m (6.4 ft)
1.6 km (1 mile)
2.7 m (9 ft)
0
2.7 m (9 ft)
3.2 km (2 miles)
3.9 m (12.7 ft)
0
3.9 m (12.7 ft)
4.8 km (3 miles)
4.8 m (15.6 ft)
0.5 m (1.8 ft)
5.3 m (17.4 ft)
6.4 km (4 miles)
5.5 m (18 ft)
1.0 m (3.2 ft)
6.5 m (21.2 ft)
8 km (5 miles)
6.1 m (20 ft)
1.5 m (5 ft)
7.6 m (25 ft)
11.3 km (7 miles)
7.3 m (24 ft)
3.0 m (9.8 ft)
10.3 m (33.8 ft)
14.5 km (9 miles)
8.2 m (27 ft)
4.9 m (16 ft)
13.1 m (43 ft)
19.3 km (12 miles)
9.5 m (31 ft)
8.8 m (29 ft)
18.3 m (60 ft)
24.1 km (15 miles)
10.7 m(35 ft)
13.7 m (45 ft)
24.4 m (80 ft)
27.4 km (17 miles)
11.3 m(37 ft)
17.7 m (58 ft)
29 m (95 ft)
To avoid any obstruction along the path, the height of the object must be added to the minimum
clearance required for a clear radio line-of-sight. Consider the following simple example, illustrated
in the figure below.
Figure 6–2. Establishing a Clear Line-of-Sight
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Radio Line of Sight
Visual Line of Sight
3 miles (4.8 km)
2.4 m
A
5.4 m
B
1.4 m
9m
20 m
17 m
12 m
Example
A wireless bridge link is deployed to connect building A to a building B, which is located 4.8 km (3
miles) away. Midway between the two buildings is a small tree-covered hill. From the above table it
can be seen that for a three-mile link, the object clearance required at the mid-point is 5.3 m (17.4
ft). The treetops on the hill are at an elevation of 17 m (56 ft), so the antennas at each end of the
link need to be at least 22.3 m (73 ft) high. Building A is six stories high, or 20 m (66 ft), so a 2.3 m
(7.5 ft) mast or pole must be constructed on its roof to achieve the required antenna height.
Building B is only three stories high, or 9 m (30 ft), but is located at an elevation that is 12 m (39 ft)
higher than building A. To mount an antenna at the required height on building B, a mast or pole of
only 1.3 m (4.3 ft) is needed.
Never construct a radio mast, pole, or tower near overhead power lines.
Warning!
Note:
Local regulations may limit or prevent construction of a high radio mast or tower. If
your wireless bridge link requires a high radio mast or tower, consult a professional
contractor for advice.
Radio Interference
The avoidance of radio interference is an important part of wireless link planning. Interference is
caused by other radio transmissions using the same or an adjacent channel frequency. You should
first scan your proposed site using a spectrum analyzer to determine if there are any strong radio
signals using the 802.11a channel frequencies. Always use a channel frequency that is furthest
away from another signal.
If radio interference is still a problem with your wireless bridge link, changing the antenna
polarization direction may improve the situation.
Weather Conditions
When planning an MP-620, MP-622, or MP-632 installation, you must take into account any
extreme weather conditions that are known to affect your location. Consider the following factors:
Temperature
Operating an MP in temperatures outside of the supported range may cause the unit to fail.
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❑
The MP-620 is tested for normal operation in temperatures from -33°C to 55°C (-27.4° to
131°F).
❑
The MP-622 is tested for normal operation in temperatures from -30° to 55 °C (-22° to
131°F).
❑
The MP-632 is tested for an ambient operating temperature range of -40°C to + 50°C. (-40
to 122°F)
Wind Velocity
You must consider the known maximum wind velocity and direction at the site and be sure
that any supporting structure, such as a pole, mast, or tower, is built to withstand this
force.
❑
The MP-620 can operate in winds up to 144 km/h (90 mph) sand survive higher wind
speeds up to 125 mph.
❑
The MP-622 can operate in winds up to 201 km/h (90 mph) and survive higher wind
speeds up to 125 mph.
❑
The MP-632 can operate in winds up to 265 km/h (165 mph) gusts (>100 mph sustained).
Lightning
The MP-620, MP-622, and MP-632 both include built-in lightning protection. However, you
should make sure that the unit, any supporting structure, and cables are all properly
grounded. Additional protection using lightning rods, lightning arrestors, or surge
suppressors may also be employed.
Rain
❑
The MP-620 and MP-622 units are weatherproofed against rain. Also, prolonged heavy
rain has no significant effect on the radio signal. However, it is recommended to apply
weatherproof sealing tape around the Ethernet port and antenna connectors for extra
protection. If moisture enters a connector, it may cause a degradation in performance.
❑
The MP-632 weatherproof enclosure is designed to protect against dust, rain, and water
jets.
Snow and Ice
❑
Falling snow, like rain, has no significant effect on the radio signal. However, a build up of
snow or ice on antennas may cause a degradation in performance. In this case, the snow
or ice has to be cleared from the antennas to restore proper operation of the unit.
Ethernet Cabling
When you have determined a suitable location for the MP-620, MP-622, or MP-632, you must plan
a cable route from the MP outdoors to the power injector module indoors. Consider these points:
❑
❑
❑
❑
The Ethernet cable length should never be longer than 100 m (328 ft) over CAT5, CAT5e, or
CAT6 cable.
Determine a building entry point for the cable.
Determine if conduits, bracing, or other structures are required for safety or protection of the
cable.
For lightning protection at the power injector end of the cable, consider using a lightning arrestor
immediately before the cable enters the building.
Note:
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See the Outdoor Power Supply Installation Guide for details on installing the power
supply for the MP-620.
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Grounding
MP-620, MP-622, and MP-632
❑
It is important that the MP-620, MP-622 and MP-632 units, cables, lightning arrestors, and any
supporting structures are properly grounded. The MP-620 and MP-622 units include a
grounding screw for attaching a ground wire. The MP-632 unit includes a two-hole grounding
lug. Be sure that grounding is available and that it meets local and national electrical codes.
MP-622 Antenna Position and Orientation
Once the required antenna height has been determined, other factors affecting the precise
position of the MP-622 must be considered:
❑
❑
❑
❑
Be sure there are no other radio antennas within 2 m (6 ft) of the MP-622
Place the MP-622 away from power and telephone lines
Avoid placing the MP-622 too close to any metallic reflective surfaces, such as roof-installed
air-conditioning equipment, tinted windows, wire fences, or water pipes
The MP-622 antennas at both ends of the link must be positioned with the same polarization
direction, either horizontal or vertical
Antenna Polarization — The MP-622’s integrated antenna sends a radio signal that is polarized
in a particular direction. The antenna’s receive sensitivity is also higher for radio signals that have
the same polarization. To maximize the performance of the wireless link, both antennas must be
set to the same polarization direction. Ideally the antennas should be pointing upwards mounted
on the top part of a pole.
Figure 6–3. Antenna Polarization Markings on the MP-622
MP Radio Safety Advisories
When you enable the MP radio(s) as part of MX configuration, the radios are able to receive and
transmit radio frequency energy as soon as you connect the MP to the MX, either directly or
through the network.
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Radio Frequency Exposure
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Docket 96-8 for Spread Spectrum Transmitters
specifies a safety standard for human exposure to radio frequency electromagnetic energy emitted
by FCC-certified equipment. When used with the proper antennas (shipped in the product),
Juniper Networks MP access point products meet the uncontrolled environmental limits found in
OET-65 and ANSI C95.1-1991. Proper installation of the MP access point according to the
instructions in this manual will result in user exposure that is below the FCC recommended limits.
Additional Radio Safety Advisories
For additional radio safety warnings, the Juniper Networks Regulatory Guide document.
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