Covert WiLAN AP Mount Solution for use in High-Volume Office Areas


The typical installation of AP’s in customer’s office environments was unacceptable as the constant blinking lights were an area distraction.
A covert solution was needed and Cetacea engineers did not fail.
Using special antenna placement and designing a mount panel capable spreading out the weight load, the CET5100 answered the call.

  • Safe 5 minute installation
  • Requires only pliers
  • No metal frame or enclosure
  • Ceiling or wall mountable
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Request Design covert WiLAN AP mount solution for use in high volume office areas
  • Covert AP mount for use in office environments
  • High output diversity antennas to broadcast signal over large areas
  • Lightweight - Requiring no large enclosure, hardware, bracket or frame
  • Adjustable - Able to be moved easily to maximize coverage
  • Must meet or exceed all applicable safety and installation regulations throughout USA
  • Must meet or exceed all applicable safety and installation standards for international use
Solution Part Number CET5100
Product Description
  • Lightweight ABS panel
  • AP mounts on panel to minimize signal cable loss
  • Panel lies on top of suspended acoustic tile or any non-metallic ceiling
  • Panel spreads weight out over large area supported by tile
  • Safety lanyard adds safety to pre and post installation
  • Entire solution is invisible to users and ill-doers
Capabilities Applied/Processes
  • In-house machining, sealing and hand assembly of panel/antenna assembly for safe use in high-volume office environments
  • Connector termination by hand to insure highest quality
  • Print and application of required labeling
Equipment Used to Manufacture Part
  • Centurion 2.4 GHz antennas
  • Cetacea - Plastic Products & Cabling
Overall Part Dimensions Panel - 16”h x 10”w x 2”d (406.4mm x 254mm x 50.8mm)
  • AP mounts on panel to minimize signal cable loss
  • High-output diversity linearly-polarized antennas
  • Installable by only one technician
  • Lightweight and compact
  • Lower cost-per-unit deployment
  • Requires no special hardware, brackets or enclosures
  • Steel safety lanyard included to aid in safe installation and longterm use
In process testing performed
  • Initial Inspection - Check for quality, dimensions, pre-machining and finish
  • Manufacturing Inspection - Continual check of belted components on production line for quality, dimensions, modification machining and finish
  • Final QC Inspection - Check for overall quality, finish, included accessories verification
Estimated Part Weight Panel - 2 lbs. (0.9kg)
Packaging Ships in one (1) standard shipping box shippable standard freight
Standards Met
  • Customer requirements
  • Safety and installation standards for applicable facilities