Antenna Type

Wireless access points come with either 1 ("x1") or 2 ("x2") antennas of one of the following types.

Internal
Internal antennas are built into the device and cannot be changed or pointed in specific directions.

External
External antennas can be made to point in different directions; This may be used to increase range of the device.

Detachable
Detachable antennas are screwed into the device and can be upgraded or replaced easily.