HP RF Planner

Product overview

HP RF Planner is built on a unique, patent-pending RF propagation model. This model provides outstanding accuracy by drawing from a comprehensive knowledge base of RF characteristics for HP Access Points and sensors; third-party equipment (client cards, access points, and directional antennas); and building materials. Open-air modeling capabilities facilitate the design of outdoor campus and municipal networks. In addition, integration with RF Manager allows importing of planning and device placement information for easy deployment.
  • For design and installation of HP mobility systems
  • Unique, patent-pending RF propagation model
  • Graphical display of wireless LAN spillage
  • Security coverage modeling
  • Outdoor modeling capability

Additional information

  • Unique, patent-pending RF propagation model — models wireless LAN coverage quickly and accurately, without physical site surveys
  • Fine-grain heat map overlaid on floor plan — enables users to visualize coverage
  • Graphical display of wireless LAN spillage — allows for easy evaluation of security risks
  • Security coverage modeling — helps ensure that every installation has the proper level of coverage for its security risk profile
  • Supports 2.4 and 5 GHz frequencies and IEEE 802.11a, b, g, and n wireless LAN protocols — makes it is compatible with a wide variety of existing network configurations
  • Simple drag-and-drop technique — makes it easy for planners to evaluate changes and experiment with "what-if" scenarios
  • Outdoor modeling capability — extends planning to open-air environments
  • Integration with RF Manager — allows importing of planning and device placement information into RF Manager from RF Planner for easy deployment
  • Support for HP wireless products — provides a comprehensive planning tool across all HP wireless solutions

Technical features

  • RF prediction engine — IEEE 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11b/g, and 802.11n
  • Wireless sensor coverage modeled — modeling coverage occurs across all supported sensors
  • Modeling inputs — access point vendor, power level, and antenna type
  • Building floor plan inputs — TIF, JPEG, and BMP AutoCAD files (DWG and DXF) can be converted into these formats as well as input
  • Placement method — uses drag and drop
  • Reports views modeled — provides indoor RF coverage, outdoor RF coverage, link speed, channel allocation, AP placement, sensor placement, sensor coverage, and spillage
  • Report contents — input model, network security and performance assessment, and wireless LAN equipment list

Warranty and support

HP RF Planner

HP RF Planner (J9400A)
Software
Minimum system hardware 1.6 GHz Intel® Pentium® 4 or equivalent processor
1 GB RAM memory
100 MB storage
Recommended software Microsoft® Windows® 2000
Microsoft® Windows® XP
Recommended system hardware 2.0 GHz Intel® Pentium® 4 or equivalent processor, 2 GB RAM memory, 200 MB free hard disk space
Additional requirements 1024 x 768 screen resolution recommended

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HP RF Planner
  • 3-Year, 9x5 SW phone support, software updates (UQ120E)
  • 3-year, 24x7 SW phone support, software updates (UQ121E)

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