ENC: Maximizing 802.11b throuput

Sachin Ganu sachin at liman.rutgers.edu
Thu Mar 13 09:53:39 EST 2003


HI Andre,

We did some benchmarking on Intel PRO/Wireless 5000 series 802.11a based
access point using Iperf. The max we got was about 26 Mbps ( Line of
sight and single user)

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Sachin Ganu
Ph.D Candidate
WINLAB, Rutgers University
73 Brett Rd, Piscataway NJ 08854

On Thu, 13 Mar 2003, [iso-8859-1] André Luiz Ribeiro Moutinho wrote:

> Does anyone have any comments related to useful bandwith or
> throuput of the 54Mbit/s 802.11 version ??
> 
> >  -----Mensagem original-----
> > De: 	André Luiz Ribeiro Moutinho  
> > Enviada em:	quinta-feira, 13 de março de 2003 10:25
> > Para:	'hostap at shmoo.com'
> > Cc:	Mauricio Micoski; Marcelo Ferreira Vinhas; Marco Antônio Fernandes
> > Assunto:	Maximizing 802.11b throuput
> > 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I am implementing a realtime video streamming application using
> > 802.11b in order to transmit video data.
> > Transmitting MJPEG 320x240 at 30fps and 40% quality results a 
> > 3Mbit/s total bandwith. When I try to increase the video data 
> > bandwith (for instance, rising JPEG quality), the radio channel starts
> > failing to transmit all video information. I would like to know what
> > is the REAL 802.11 data transmittion throuput (4 or 5Mbit/s ??) and
> > what could be done in order to maximize the data throuput. For instance,
> > trying to optimize the transmitted data block size.
> > I need to use the maximum data bandwith available in order to transmit 
> > the maximum mount of video sessions possible.
> > 
> > Thanks a lot,
> > 
> > Andre Moutinho 
> 




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