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Indoor Wired and Wireless Access Points

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Instant 155
Highest Performance Wired + Wireless

Instant 155

Our top of the line wired and wireless access point, for highest speed connections to any device. Installs easily on your desk.

  • 450 Mbps, dual radio 802.11n Wi-Fi – the most bandwidth available for multimedia applications and large files
  • 3x3 MIMO, 3 spatial streams highest performance and reliability for all mobile devices
  • Gigabit Ethernet ports for connecting peripherals – connect printers, IP phones, servers and point of sale devices, with Power over Ethernet on two ports
  • Option for 3G/4G WAN uplink – for maximum uptime when a wired Ethernet connection is unavailable
  • Desktop installation model – simple to deploy by non-experts

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Wireless Operating Modes

  • 802.11a/b/g/n Mobility Controller-managed RAP
  • 802.11a/b/g/n Aruba Instant AP
  • 802.11a/b/g/n air monitor
  • Hybrid WLAN and air monitor
  • Configurable to support 802.11n HT 20/40 channels or mixed-mode deployment IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
 

Wired Operating Modes

  • 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet uplink port, four
  • 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet local ports
    • Two local Ethernet ports are PoE capable (product option)
  • User authentication: 802.1X, captive portal, MAC authentica tion or open access
  • Policy-based forwarding for local resource access
 

Wireless Radio Specifications

  • AP type: Dual radio, dual-band 802.11n indoor
  • Software-configurable dual radio supports 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz
  • 2x2 MIMO with two spatial streams and up to 300 Mbps wireless data rate in 2.4 GHz
  • 3x3 MIMO with three spatial streams and up to 450 Mbps wireless data rate in 5 GHz
  • Supported frequency band (country-specific restrictions apply):
    • 2.400 GHz to 2.4835 GHz
    • 5.150 to 5.250 GHz
    • 5.250 to 5.350 GHz
    • 5.470 to 5.725 GHz
    • 5.725 to 5.875 GHz
  • Available channels: Managed by Aruba Instant or Mobility Controller, depending upon the configured regulatory domain
  • Supported radio technologies:
    • 802.11b: Direct-sequence spread-spectrum (DSSS)
    • 802.11a/g/n: Orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM)
    • 802.11n (2.4 GHz): 2x2 MIMO with two spatial streams
    • 802.11n (5 GHz): 3x3 MIMO with three spatial streams
  • Supported modulation types:
    • 802.11b: BPSK, QPSK, CCK
    • 802.11a/g/n: BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM
  • Transmit power: configurable in increments of 0.5 dBm
  • Maximum (aggregate) transmit power (limited by local regulatory requirements):
    • 2.4-GHz band: +21 dBm
    • 5-GHz bands: +23 dBm
  • Advanced Cellular Coexistence (ACC) feature to effectively deal with interference from cellular systems
  • Maximum ratio combining (MRC) for improved receiver performance
  • Cyclic delay diversity for improved downlink RF performance
  • Short guard interval for 20-MHz and 40-MHz channels
  • Space-time block coding (STBC) for increased range and improved reception
  • Supported data rates (Mbps):
    • 802.11b: 1, 2, 5.5, 11
    • 802.11a/g: 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54
    • 802.11n (2.4 GHz): MCS0 to MCS15 (6.5 Mbps to 300 Mbps)
    • 802.11n (5 GHz): MCS0 to MCS23 (6.5 Mbps to 450 Mbps)
  • 802.11n high-throughput (HT) support: HT 20/40
  • 802.11n packet aggregation: A-MPDU, A-MSDU
 

Encrypted VPN Throughput

  • 100 Mbps (minimum)
 

Power

  • Supported power sources:
    • RAP-155: 12 V from external AC-to-DC power adapter (included)
    • RAP-155P: 54 V from external AC-to-DC power adapter (included)
  • Maximum power consumption:
    • Without USB device connected: 17.5 watts
    • With USB device: 20 watts
    • When sourcing PoE power (RAP-155P only), total power consumption may increase by up to 33 watts
  • PoE power sourcing capabilities (RAP-155P only):
    • 02.3af or 802.3at power sourcing support (PSE) provided two local Ethernet ports
    • Device capable of supplying one full 802.3at power or two full 802.3af power
 

Antennas

  • 2.4 GHz: Two integrated omni-directional antennas for 2x2 MIMO with maximum antenna gain of 3.0 dBi
  • 5 GHz: Three integrated omni-directional antennas for 3x3 MIMO with maximum antenna gain of 3.0 dBi
  • Antennas are optimized for vertical orientation of the RAP
 

Interfaces

  • Network:
    • ENET0 (uplink): One 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet (RJ-45), auto-sensing link speed and MDI/MDX
    • ENET1-4 (local): Four 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet (RJ-45), auto-sensing link speed and MDI/MDX
    • One port for DC power connector
      >> ENET1 and ENET2 capable of sourcing PoE power (RAP-155P only)
  • One port for DC power connector
  • One USB 2.0 port (Type A connector)
  • One four-pin console interface (custom)
  • Visual indicators (LEDs):
    • Power/system status
    • Ethernet link status (5x)
    • Radio status (2x)
    • PoE status (2x)
  • Kensington security slot
  • Reset button
 

Mounting

  • Desktop (vertical): Using stand supplied with product
  • Wall (vertical): Using built-in wall mount features
 

Mechanical

  • Dimensions (unit, including desk mount):
    • 185 mm (W) x 245 mm (H) x 65 mm (D)
    • 7.28” (W) x 9.65” (H) x .07” (D)
    • Depth of unit excluding desk mount is 35 mm (1.38”)
  • Weight (unit): 700 g (1.54 lbs)
  • Dimensions/weight (shipping): TBD
 

Environmental

  • Operating:
    • Temperature: 0° C to +40° C (+32° F to +104° F)
    • Humidity: 5% to 95% non-condensing
  • Storage and transportation:
    • Temperature: -40° C to +70° C (-40° F to +158° F)
 

Regulatory

  • FCC/Industry of Canada
  • CE Marked
  • R&TTE Directive 1995/5/EC
  • Low Voltage Directive 72/23/EEC
  • EN 300 328
  • EN 301 489
  • EN 301 893
  • UL/IEC/EN 60950
  • EN 60601-1-1, EN60601-1-2
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  • For more country-specific regulatory information and approvals, please see your Aruba representative.
 

Reguiatory Model Numbers

  • RAP-155: APINR155
  • RAP-155P: APINR15P
 

Certifications

  • CB Scheme Safety, cTUVus
  • Wi-Fi certified 802.11b/g/n
 

Warranty

 

Minimum Software Versions

  • ArubaOS™ 6.3.0.0
  • Aruba Instant 3.2
 

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