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Hardware Installation and Maintenance Guide

AR100, AR120, AR150, AR160, AR200, AR1200, AR2200, AR3200, and AR3600

This section provides brief procedure for installing the AR series routers. This document describes preparations before AR series routers installation, installation methods and precautions, AR series routers maintenance, and common methods for troubleshooting typical hardware module faults.
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(Optional) Installing Antennas

(Optional) Installing Antennas


Only the AR1220W, AR1220VW and AR1220EVW support antennas.


The procedures and methods for installing antennas on different routers are the same. An AR1220VW router is used as an example here.

Tools and Accessories

  • Wi-Fi antenna


  1. Connect the Wi-Fi antennas to the SMA connectors on the rear panel of the router.

  2. Adjust positions of the antennas to obtain the optimal wireless transmission and receiving performance.
    • If the router is placed on a desk, make the Wi-Fi antennas vertical to the desk.

    • If the router is mounted on a wall, make the Wi-Fi antennas parallel with the wall.

Updated: 2019-05-17

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