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Aerohive AP550 4×4 802.11ac Dual 5 GHZ Radio Wireless Access Point

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Aerohive AP550 4×4 802.11ac Dual 5 GHZ Radio Wireless Access Point

Aerohive AP550 4×4 802.11ac Dual 5 GHZ Radio Wireless Access Point

£895.00 Excluding VAT

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Aerohive AP550 high-density WiFi performance, ideal for enterprise, stadium and conference centre wireless environments. Devised for demanding high capacity environments.

AP550 Indoor plenum rated, 2 radio 4×4:4 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Access Point, MU-MIMO, 2 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports, CE regulatory domain, without power supply (Internal Antenna only). Includes HiveManager Connect & HiveCare Community.

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    The AP550 is an excellent choice to provide instant adaption to ever-changing capacity and density needs. AP550 features 4×4:4 MU-MIMO with aggregate data rates up to 3.46 Gbps per access point. Software configurable radio allows IT managers to enable dual 5 GHz 802.11ac performance on both radios to provide the best of coverage and capacity WiFi design and maximize ROI. Built-in BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) radio enables proximity, indoor location tracking, and other location-based mobile engagement services.

    • Software selectable radio allows either two 5 GHz radios (for high density-high capacity deployments) or concurrent 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radios
    • Full 4×4:4 Wave 2 802.11ac MU-MIMO and dual 5 GHz performance
    • Built-in BLE for iBeacon and other beacon technologies
    • IoT readiness with USB port for other wireless technologies to connect seamlessly


    • 5.150–5.850 GHz Operating Frequency
    • 802.11ac Modulation (256-QAM)
    • Rates (Mbps): MCS0–MCS9 (6.5Mbps – 1733Mbps), NSS = 1-4.
    • 4×4 4-Stream Multiple-In, Multiple-Out (MIMO) Radio
    • VHT20/VHT40/VHT80 support


    • 2.4–2.5 GHz & 5.150–5.850 GHz Operating Frequency
    • Rates (Mbps): MCS0–MCS23 (6.5Mbps – 300Mbps)
    • 4×4 4-Stream Multiple-In, Multiple-Out (MIMO) Radio
    • HT20 High-Throughput (HT) Support for 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz
    • HT40 High-Throughput (HT) Support for 5 GHz
    • A-MPDU and A-MSDU Frame Aggregation


    • 2.4–2.5 GHz Operating Frequency
    • Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) Modulation
    • Rates (Mbps): 54, 48, 36, 24, 18, 12, 9, 6 w/ auto fallback


    • 2.4–2.5GHz Operating Frequency
    • Direct-Sequence Spread-Spectrum (DSSS) Modulation
    • Rates (Mbps): 11, 5.5, 2, 1 w/auto fallback


    • 5.150–5.850 GHz Operating Frequency
    • Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) Modulation
    • Rates (Mbps): 54, 48, 36, 24, 18, 12, 9, 6 w/ auto fallback


    • Wall Mount
    • Ceiling Tile flush 15/16


    • Desktop
    • Ceiling Tile Recessed 15/16”, 3/8”, 9/16” sold as an accessory
    • Ceiling Tile flush 3/8”, 9/16” sold as an accessory
    • Suspend Mount sold as an accessory
    • Plenum Mount sold as an accessory
    • Silhouette and Interlude sold as an accessory


    • 12x WiFi internal antennas (4x 2.4 GHz antennas and 8x 5 GHz antennas)
    • 1x BLE internal antenna


    • Two Autosensing 10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet ports. PoE (Power over Ethernet 802.3af) capability on both ports for redundancy and high availability
    • RJ-45 console port
    • Standard USB port


    • WxDxH: 8.15” x 8.15” x 2.17” (208mm x 208mm x 55mm)
    • Weight: 2.4 lbs (1.1 Kg)


    • Operating: 0 to +40°C, Storage: -40 to +70°C
    • Humidity: 95%


    • UL2043


    • IEEE 802.3at PoE+ Power required for full 4×4:4 MU-MIMO, dual 5 GHz, USB, BLE and 2 Ethernet ports to operate


    • Power Draw: Typical 10.5W, Max 12.9W Typical DC 16.9W, Max DC 21.6W


    • WPA/WPA2
    • Voice-Enterprise
    • Passpoint

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