I'm in the Aruba Advocate program on Spiceworks and just recieved the AP11 and I tested it out home and 2 different client sites today and noticed a terrible pattern - Cell phones (Samsung and LG) are getting less than half the speeds versus existing, competing wifi AP's.
Here's my current home network. Comcast 60 down 5 up. Ubiquiti edgerouter, cisco dumb switch, then a couple devices connected thruout. On the Ubiquiti ap ac lite (very competitively priced versus the pro), I easily get 60 plus down and 5 plus up. This Aruba AP, I get a measely 19 down and 5 up. And this is comparing apples to apples, 5ghz network to 5ghz network which I checked. Even on the 2.4ghz Ubi network, I still get 25 plus down. Even worse, I can have my phone right next to the AP and I still don't get full speeds and end up at a max of 90%.
My laptop and desktop work fine however though I will say that wall penetration isn't that fantastic compared to Ubiquiti's lowest model (AP lite). Could this just be a firmware bug?
My biggest concern is that if you are marketing this for small shops or doctors offices, most devices are cell phones and I wouldn't want to deploy these in any place with an issue like this.
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@sunny2456 I ran some independent testing of an AP15 and a AP12 meshed to the AP15. I just used cell phones ( Galaxy S8+ Android 9) and a (Razr M Android 4.4.2) and a (iPhone 8Plus IOS 12.4)my ISP is 30Mbps up and down. I consistently had 28 Mbps down and 30+ Mbps up from all 3 phones. It did not matter if I was connected to the AP15 or to the Meshed AP12.
@GThiesen Could this be an ap11d issue then? Are there any logs I can see or send to you? Any way to hard reset it? The entire reason I took it with me to 2 other client sites is to make sure my network at home wasn't causing conflicts and I got the same slow results at all those places.
@sunny2456 Please reach out to support and open a case as they are the ones that can access your logs and assist you. I have not heard of any bugs with the AP11.