Site Survey Tool - TamoGraph

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System Requirements
Differences between the Windows and macOS Versions
Driver Installation - Microsoft Windows
Wi-Fi Capture Engine Installation - macOS
Licensing and Trial Version Limitations
Interface Overview
Access Point List
Floor Plan / Site Map
Plans and Surveys, Properties, and Options Panel
Main Menu
Spectrum and Networks Panel
Performing a Site Survey
New Project Wizard
Adapter Signal Level Correction
Data Collection
Understanding Survey Types: Passive, Active, and Predictive
Active Survey Configuration
Best Practices, Tips, and Tricks
Survey Job Splitting
RF Predictive Modeling
Drawing Walls and Other Obstructions
Drawing Attenuation Zones
Copying, Pasting, and Deleting Multiple Objects
Undo and Redo
Virtual APs Placement Methods
Manual Placing and Configuring Virtual APs
Antenna Selection
Creating Vendor-Specific AP Presets
Automatic Placing and Configuring Virtual APs
Reconfiguring Virtual APs
Applying Visualizations
Working with Multi-floor Sites
Mixing Real and Virtual Data
Best Practices, Tips, and Tricks
Analyzing Data – Passive Surveys and Predictive Models
Selecting Data for Analysis
Adjusting AP Locations After Passive Surveys
Splitting an AP into Multiple Unique APs
Working with Multi-SSID APs
Visualization Types
Signal Level
Signal-to-Noise Ratio
AP Coverage Areas
Signal-to-Interference Ratio
Number of APs
Expected PHY Rate
Frame Format
Channel Bandwidth
Channel Map
Analyzing Data – Active Surveys
Selecting Data for Analysis
Visualization Types
Actual PHY Rate
TCP Upstream and Downstream Rate
UDP Upstream and Downstream Rate
UDP Upstream and Downstream Loss
Round-trip Time
Associated AP
Spectrum Analysis
Hardware Requirements
Spectrum Data Graphs
Performing Spectrum Analysis Surveys
Viewing Collected Spectrum Data
Exporting Spectrum Data
Reporting and Printing
Customizing Reports
Google Earth Integration
Configuring TamoGraph
Plans and Surveys
Plan / Map
Client Capabilities
Colors and Value Ranges
AP Detection and Placement
Visualization Settings
Tips Panel
Configuring GPS Receiver
Using GPS Configuration Dialog
Finding the GPS Receiver Port Number
Taking Photographs
Voice Control
Using TamoGraph in a Virtual Machine
Command-Line Options
Frequently Asked Questions
Sales and Support

System Requirements

TamoGraph requires a portable computer with the following minimal system requirements:


Computers running Microsoft Windows

  • Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 , Windows Server 2012 R2. Both 32- and 64-bit versions are supported.
  • Intel Core 2 or similar CPU. A multi-core CPU such as Intel i5 or i7 is recommended.
  • 4 GB of RAM.
  • A compatible wireless adapter for passive surveys. For the up-to-date list of compatible adapters, please visit our Web Site. Any modern wireless adapter may be used for active surveys.
  • An NMEA-compliant GPS receiver or a Windows GPS or GLONASS sensor, if you plan to perform GPS-assisted site surveys.
  • A USB spectrum analyzer, Wi-Spy by MetaGeek, if you plan to perform spectrum analysis surveys.
  • Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher, if you plan to import street maps from one of the online map services.
  • 60 MB of free disk space.

Computers running macOS

  • macOS Sierra (10.12), High Sierra (10.13), Mojave (10.14), or Catalina (10.15).
  • MacBook, MacBook Pro, or MacBook Air manufactured in 2011 or later.
  • 4 GB of RAM.
  • An NMEA-compliant GPS receiver, if you plan to perform GPS-assisted site surveys.
  • A USB spectrum analyzer, Wi-Spy by MetaGeek, if you plan to perform spectrum analysis surveys.
  • 60 MB of free disk space.

You can also run TamoGraph on a desktop computer that is not equipped with a compatible wireless adapter. This operating mode may be feasible if you would like to collect Wi-Fi data using portable computers and then import, merge, and analyze the data on a desktop PC or iMac based on faster hardware and using a larger display.