Install the Access Point on a Standard
Install the access point on a
standard 15/16 in. dropped ceiling rail.
Before you begin
Hardware requirements for standard ceiling rail install:
An AP410C access point
An AH-ACC-BKT-AX-TB bracket
AH-ACC-BKT-AC-KIT adapter, when the ceiling rail protrusion is 1/8 in. or ¼
About this task
The AP410C access point ships with a mounting bracket for
standard dropped ceiling rail installation.
You must use the AH-ACC-BKT-AC-KIT adapter with the -TB bracket when there is a 1/8
in. or ¼ in. ceiling rail protrusion.
Remove the ceiling tiles.
Put together the AH-ACC-BKT-AC-KIT protruded ceiling tile bracket set
If you are not using the -KIT bracket set, go to Step 4 of this procedure.
Insert the bracket tabs into the slots.
Ensure that the locking tabs
slide smoothly one behind the other.
Slide the two bracket halves in the direction shown in the following
When the locking tabs click into place, the bracket ends will line
When the bracket parts are put together properly, the parts
are interlocked in three places and is locked together as a single
Using the bracket guide on the top half of the AH-ACC-BKT-AC-KIT, align and
attach the -KIT on the ceiling rail.
Align the -TB accessory back metal hinges on the bottom half of the
Rotate the -TB accessory clockwise until the metal hinges hook over the
-KIT bracket part and clicks in place.
If you are not using the AH-ACC-BKT-AC-KIT, attach the -TB accessory directly
onto the ceiling rail.
Align the accessory on the ceiling rail in such a way that the accessory
metal hinges are almost parallel to the sides of the ceiling rail.
Rotate the accessory clockwise until the metal hinges hook over the edge
of the rail and the white tabs click in place.
There are two white
tabs in the back of the accessory that holds on to the ceiling rail
in place. Use your finger to push and unhook one side of the white
tab if you want to remove the accessory from the ceiling rail.
Metal hinges on the AH-ACC-BKT-AX-TB accessory
Mounting holes for wall mounting
White tab on the AH-ACC-BKT-AX-TB accessory
Attach the Ethernet port cap to the access point Ethernet port.