What Are the Effects of DTIM on Mobile Computer Power Usage?

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Question

What Are the Effects of DTIM on Mobile Computer Power Usage?

Facts

Mobile Computer Power usage is affected by Access Port and Access Point DTIM (Delivery Traffic Indication Message) settings Other manufacturers’ Access Points may have DTIM set to two, meeting their default need for fixed point wireless users with a power source. Zebra Wireless Network systems have a default setting of 10 for DTIM, found to be best for Mobile Computers and hand held terminals.

Answer

For best power use by Mobile Computers the setting is recommend to be set to ten.
If battery life is short on mobile computers, check and change DTIM on the access point from 2 to 10.