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Black MR42 covers?

Hey!

 

Can anyone recommend a black cover for the MR42?

 

 

Thanks!

 

 

Mick~

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Maybe message these guys and see if they have or can make one for a MR42 https://coverandhyde.com/

 

I feel like some type of stretchy fabric would work well and not impede signal.  

Adam R MS | CISSP, CISM, VCP, MCITP, CCNP, ITILv3, CMNO
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They look cool @Adam!

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@Adam Thanks

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@Adam I'm actually looking at the 

33-MR53-COVER

Here:

https://oberoninc.com/products/wap-vanity-covers

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@CotyMick I saw those but it looked like a metal box.  But now that I read the spec it says they are plastic and don't impede the signal so may be fine.  Would be interesting to test. 

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Hey team, a colleague and I just had this conversation with a customer recently. We found a local sign shop that does vinyl graphics & wrapping.  They wrapped the APs for around US $30 per AP.  It was for a zoo and they wanted the outdoor APs to blend in.  Some where camo, some were brick pattern, some just matched the wall color.  I’d search for local sign shops or someone that does vinyl car wrapping for example.  

 

I did a couple quick searches and the stuff is fairly cheap and also looks pretty simple to do (depending on how much of a perfectionist you are!)  Here’s someone doing a laptop. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WvSCkLNPb30

 

Maybe we'll see a video sometime soon of someone vinyl wrapping a Meraki AP?!?

 

 

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@MerakiDave How would wrapping a Meraki AP in vinyl affect its warranty?

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It appears the painting the units is indeed a semi-supported solution, albeit still voids warranty. Would be dead simple to tape off and spray...

https://documentation.meraki.com/zGeneral_Administration/Inventory_and_Devices/Painting_Cisco_Meraki...

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I wrapped my personal AP at home and am contemplating it for my new install... Stuff I got on amazon peels off easily and leaves no residue any different than a normal label. Looks good to me will be trying on next install. its 3.5mil thick.... cant impede anymore than a wrap or box. 

 

 

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