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Specifications and Product Requirements of the WAP150 Access Point

Objective

The Cisco WAP150 Wireless-AC/N Dual Radio Access Point with Power over Ethernet (PoE) provides a simple, cost-effective way to extend a more secure, high-performance mobile network to your employees and guests so they can stay connected anywhere in the office. This flexible solution lets you connect dozens of employees, and can be scaled to accommodate additional users and changing business needs. 

This article explains the product specification and requirements of the WAP150 Access Point with PoE.

Applicable Devices

  • WAP150

Software Version

  • 1.0.0.13

WAP150 Specifications

Specification Description
Standards IEEE 802.11ac, 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.3af, 802.3u, 802.1X (security authentication), 802.1Q (VLAN), 802.1D (Spanning Tree), 802.11i (WPA2 security), 802.11e (wireless QoS), IPv4 (RFC 791), IPv6 (RFC 2460)
Ports LAN Gigabit Ethernet auto-sensing
Cabling Type Category 5e or better
Antennas Internal antennas optimized for installation on a wall or ceiling
LED Indicators 1 multifunction LED
Operating System Linux
Physical Interfaces
Ports
 10/100/1000 Ethernet, with support for 802.3af /at PoE, power port for AC adapter (included)
Buttons Reset button, power on/off push button
Lock Slot Slot for Kensington lock
LEDs 1 LED
Physical Specifications
Physical Dimensions
(W x D x H)
5.31 x 5.31x 1.5 in. (135 x 135 x 38 mm)
Weight 0.77 lb or 350 g
Network Capabilities
VLAN support
 Yes
Number of VLANs 1 management VLAN plus 8 VLANs for SSIDs
802.1X supplicant
 Yes
SSID-to-VLAN mapping Yes
Auto-channel selection Yes
Spanning tree Yes
Load balancing Yes
IPv6 Yes

  • IPv6 host support

  • IPv6 RADIUS, syslog, Network Time Protocol (NTP)
Layer 2
 802.1Q-based VLANs, 8 active VLANs plus 1 management VLAN
Security
WPA, WPA2
 Yes, including Enterprise
Access control Yes, management Access Control List (ACL) plus MAC ACL
Secure management HTTPS
SSID broadcast Yes
Rogue access point detection Yes
Mounting and Physical Security
Multiple Mounting Options
 Desktop or wall
Physical Security Lock Kensington lock slot

Quality of Service

QoS
 Wi-Fi Multimedia and Traffic Specification (WMM TSPEC), client QoS
Performance
Wireless throughput
 Up to 1.2 Gbps data rate (real-world throughput will vary)
Recommended user support Up to 64 connective users, 10 active users per radio
Multiple-Access Point Management
Single Point Setup Yes
Number of access points per cluster 4
Active clients per cluster 120
Configuration
Web user interface Built-in web user interface for easy browser-based configuration (HTTP, HTTPS)
Management
Management protocols Web browser, Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) v3, Bonjour
Remote management Yes
Event logging Local, remote syslog, email alerts
Network diagnostics Logging and packet capture
Web firmware upgrade Firmware upgradable through web browser, imported or exported configuration file
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) DHCP client
IPv6 host Yes
HTTP redirect Yes
Wireless
Frequency Dual concurrent radios (2.4 and 5 GHz)
Radio and Modulation Type Dual radio, Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM)
Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) 802.11n/ac

2x2 Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) with 2 spatial streams at 5 GHz
2x2 MIMO with 2 spatial streams at 2.4 GHz

20-, 40-, and 80 Mhz channels for 802.11ac

20 and 40 Mhz for 802.11n

PHY data rate up to 1.2 Gbps

802.11 Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS)
Data Rates Supported 802.11a/b/g:
  • 54, 48, 36, 24,18, 12, 9, 6, 11, 5.5, 2, and 1 Mbps
  • 802.11n: 6.5 to 300 Mbps
- 20 MHz bandwidth: MCS 0-15 for supported data rates
- 40 MHz bandwidth: MCS 0-15 for supported data rates
  • 802.11ac: 6.5 to 867 Mbps
- 20 MHz bandwidth: MCS 0-9 for supported data rates
- 40 MHz bandwidth: MCS 0-9 for supported data rates
- 80 MHz bandwidth: MCS 0-9 for supported data rates
Frequency Band and Operating Channels A/B Regulatory Domain
  • 2.412 to 2.462 GHz; 11 channels
  • 5.180 to 5.240 GHz; 4 channels
  • 5.260 to 5.320 GHz; 4 channels
  • 5.500 to 5.700 GHz; 8 channels
  • 5.745 to 5.825 GHz; 5 channels
E Regulatory Domain:
  • 2.412 to 2.472 GHz; 13 channels
  • 5.180 to 5.240 GHz; 4 channels
  • 5.260 to 5.320 GHz; 4 channels
  • 5.500 to 5.700 GHz; 8 channels
C Regulatory Domain:
  • 2.412 to 2.462 GHz; 11 channels
  • 5.180 to 5.240 GHz; 4 channels
  • 5.260 to 5.320 GHz; 4 channels
  • 5.745 to 5.825 GHz; 5 channels
K Regulatory Domain:
  • 2.412 to 2.472 GHz; 13 channels
  • 5.180 to 5.240 GHz; 4 channels
  • 5.260 to 5.320 GHz; 4 channels
  • 5.500 to 5.620 GHz; 7 channels
  • 5.745 to 5.805 GHz; 4 channels
Non-overlapping Channels 2.4 GHz
  • 802.11b/g

- 20 MHz: 3 

  • 802.11n

- 20 MHz: 3 

5 GHz
  • 802.11a
- 20 MHz: 21 

  • 802.11n
  • 20 MHz: 21
- 40 MHz: 9 

  • 802.11ac

  • 20 MHz: 21
  • 40 MHz: 9
- 80 MHz: 4
Wireless Isolation Wireless isolation between clients
External Antennas None
Internal Antennas Internal Fixed Planar Inverted-F Antenna (PIFA)
Antenna Gain in dBi Maximum antenna gain of 3.61 dBi on 2.4 GHz Maximum antenna gain of 3.85 dBi on 5 GHz
Wireless Distribution System (WDS) Yes
Fast Roaming Yes
Multiple SSIDs 8
Wireless VLAN Map Yes
WLAN Security Yes
Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM) Yes, with unscheduled automatic power save
 
Operating Modes
Access point Access point mode, WDS Bridging, Workgroup Bridge mode
Environmental
Power Options IEEE 802.3af Ethernet switch

Cisco Power Injector - SB-PWR-INJ2-xx

AC adapter – SB-PWR-12 V/1.5 A power adapter in a box
POE power

Peak power: 9.5 Watts
Compliance Safety:
  • UL 60950-1

  • CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1
  • EC 60950-1

  • EN 60950-1
Radio approvals:
  • FCC Part 15.247, 15.407

  • RSS-210 (Canada)

  • EN 300.328, EN 301.893 (Europe)

  • AS/NZS 4268.2003 (Australia and New Zealand)
EMI and susceptibility (Class B):
  • FCC Part 15.107 and 15.109

  • ICES-003 (Canada)

  • EN 301.489-1 and -17 (Europe)
Operating Temperature 0° to 40°C (32° to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -20° to 70°C (-4° to 158°F)
Operating Humidity 10% to 85% noncondensing
Storage Humidity 5% to 90% noncondensing
System Memory 256 MB RAM
128 MB flash
Package Contents
  • WAP150 Wireless-AC/N Dual Radio Access Point
  • Power adapter 12 V1.5A

  • Quick-start guide

  • Ethernet network cable
Minimum Requirements
  • Switch or router with PoE support, PoE injector, or AC power adapter
  • Web-based configuration: Java-enabled web browser
Warranty
Access point Limited lifetime
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