Aruba Ap-303 (Rw) in Dubai, UAE – The affordable mid-range Aruba 303 Series campus access point delivers high performance 802.11ac with MU-MIMO (Wave 2) for medium density enterprise environments. With the integrated BLE and supporting 802.3af power, the Aruba 303 Series AP enables enterprises to improve their work efficiency and productivity with the lowest TCO.

Aruba IAP-303 (RW)

Aruba AP-303 (RW) Dual 2x2:2 MU-MIMO Radio Integrated Antenna Instant AP (JZ320A)

• Unified AP – deploy with or without controller
• Dual Radio 2×2 802.11ac access point with Multi-User MIMO (wave 2)
• Built-in Bluetooth Low-Energy (BLE) radio
• Quality of service for unified communications applications
• Advanced Cellular Coexistence (ACC)
• AP type: Indoor, dual radio, 5GHz 802.11ac 2×2 MIMO and 2.4GHz 802.11n 2×2 MIMO

Aruba Ap-303 (Rw) - Features

• Unified AP – deploy with or without controller
• Dual Radio 2×2 802.11ac access point with Multi-User MIMO (wave 2)
• Built-in Bluetooth Low-Energy (BLE) radio
• Quality of service for unified communications applications
• Advanced Cellular Coexistence (ACC)
• AP type: Indoor, dual radio, 5GHz 802.11ac 2×2 MIMO and 2.4GHz 802.11n 2×2 MIMO
• Support for up to 256 associated client devices per radio, and up to 16 BSSIDs per radio
• One 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet network interface (RJ-45)
• Auto-sensing link speed and MDI/MDX
• 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE)
• The AP supports direct DC power and Power over Ethernet (PoE)

Aruba Ap-303 (Rw) - Specifications

Hardware Variants

• AP-303 models: single Ethernet
• AP-303P models: second Ethernet with PoE out

Wi-Fi Radio Specifications

• AP type: Indoor, dual radio, 5GHz 802.11ac 2×2 MIMO and 2.4GHz 802.11n 2×2 MIMO
• 5GHz (radio 0):
– Two spatial stream Single User (SU) MIMO for up to 867 Mbps wireless data rate to individual 2SS VHT80 client devices
– Two spatial stream Multi User (MU) MIMO for up to 867 Mbps wireless data rate to two 1SS MU-MIMO capable client devices simultaneously
• 2.4GHz (radio 1):
– Two spatial stream Single User (SU) MIMO for up to 300 Mbps wireless data rate to individual 2SS HT40 client devices
• Support for up to 256 associated client devices per radio, and up to 16 BSSIDs per radio
• Supported frequency bands (country-specific restrictions apply):
– 2.400 to 2.4835GHz
– 5.150 to 5.250GHz
– 5.250 to 5.350GHz
– 5.470 to 5.725GHz
– 5.725 to 5.850GHz
• Available channels: Dependent on configured regulatory domain
• Dynamic frequency selection (DFS) optimizes the use of available RF spectrum
• Supported radio technologies:
– 802.11b: Direct-sequence spread-spectrum (DSSS)
– 802.11a/g/n/ac: Orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM)
• Supported modulation types:
– 802.11b: BPSK, QPSK, CCK
– 802.11a/g/n/ac: BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM, 256-QAM
• Transmit power: Configurable in increments of 0.5dBm
• Maximum (aggregate, conducted total) transmit power (limited by local regulatory requirements):
– 2.4GHz band: +21dBm (18dBm per chain)
– 5GHz band: +21dBm (18dBm per chain)
– Note: conducted transmit power levels exclude antenna gain. For total (EIRP) transmit power, add antenna gain
• Advanced Cellular Coexistence (ACC) minimizes the impact of interference from cellular networks
• Maximum ratio combining (MRC) for improved receiver performance
• Cyclic delay/shift diversity (CDD/CSD) for improved downlink RF performance
• Short guard interval for 20MHz, 40MHz and 80MHz channels
• Space-time block coding (STBC) for increased range and improved reception
• Low-density parity check (LDPC) for high-efficiency error correction and increased throughput
• Transmit beam-forming (TxBF) for increased signal reliability and range
• Supported data rates (Mbps):
– 802.11b: 1, 2, 5.5, 11
– 802.11a/g: 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54
– 802.11n: 6.5 to 300 (MCS0 to MCS15)
– 802.11ac: 6.5 to 867 (MCS0 to MCS9, NSS = 1 to 2)
– 802.11n high-throughput (HT) support: HT20/40
– 802.11ac very high throughput (VHT) support: VHT20/40/80
– 802.11n/ac packet aggregation: A-MPDU, A-MSDU

Wi-Fi Antennas

• Two vertically polarized dual-band downtilt omni- directional antennas for 2×2 MIMO with peak antenna gain of:
– 3.3dBi in 2.4GHz and 5.8dBi in 5GHz for AP-303
– 3.4dBi in 2.4GHz and 7.8dBi in 5GHz for AP-303P
• The antennas are optimized for horizontal ceiling mounted orientation of the AP. The downtilt angle for maximum gain is roughly 30 degrees.
• Combining the patterns of both antennas per radio, the peak gain of the average (effective) pattern is:
– 2.1dBi in 2.4GHz and 5.7dBi in 5GHz for AP-303
– 2.1dBi in 2.4GHz and 5.9dBi in 5GHz for AP-303P

Other Interfaces

• E0: One 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet network interface (RJ-45)
– Auto-sensing link speed and MDI/MDX
– 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE)
– PoE-PD: 48Vdc (nominal) 802.3af/at/bt PoE
• DC power interface
• E1 (AP-303P models only): One 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet network interface (RJ-45)
– Auto-sensing link speed and MDI/MDX
– 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE)
– PoE-PSE (output): 48Vdc (nominal) 802.3af/at PoE
• Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) radio
• Zigbee 802.15.4 radio (AP-303P models only)
• Visual indicators (tri-color LEDs): for System and Radio status
• Reset button: factory reset (during device power-up), LED mode control (normal/off)
• Serial console interface (proprietary, µUSB physical jack)
• Kensington security slot

Power Sources and Consumption

• The AP supports direct DC power and Power over Ethernet (PoE)
• When both power sources are available, DC power takes priority over PoE
• Power sources are sold separately

AP-303 models:

• Direct DC source: 12Vdc nominal, +/- 5%
• DC power interface accepts 2.1/5.5-mm center-positive circular plug with 9.5-mm length
• Power over Ethernet (PoE): 48Vdc (nominal) 802.3af compliant source
• Maximum (worst-case) power consumption: 10.1W (PoE) or 8.8W (DC)
• Maximum (worst-case) power consumption in idle mode: 4.2W (PoE) or 4.0W (DC)

AP-303P models:

• Direct DC source: 48Vdc nominal, +/- 5%
• DC power interface accepts 1.35/3.5-mm center-positive circular plug with 9.5-mm length
• Power over Ethernet (PoE-PD) on E0: 48Vdc (nominal) 802.3af/at/bt compliant source
• PoE-PSE function on E1 disabled when powered by 802.3af PoE, limited to class 3 when powered by 802.3at PoE, unrestricted when powered by 802.3bt PoE or DC
• Maximum (worst-case) power consumption: 11.3 (PoE) or
11.5 (DC)
• Maximum (worst-case) power consumption in idle mode:
6.8 (PoE) or 7.0 (DC)
• Power consumption numbers exclude power to support PoE-PSE function on E1

Mounting

• The AP ships with a (black) mount clips to attach to a 9/16- inch or 15/16-inch flat T-bar drop-tile ceiling
• Several optional mount kits are available to attach the AP to a variety of surfaces; see the Ordering Information section below for details

Mechanical

• Dimensions and weight (unit, excluding mount accessories):
– 150mm (W) x 150mm (D) x 35mm (H) or 5.9” (W) x 5.9” (D) x 1.4” (H)
– AP-303 models: 260g or 9.2oz
– AP-303P models: 280g or 9.9oz
• Dimensions and weight (shipping):
– 190mm (W) x 180mm (D) x 60mm (H) or 7.4” (W) x 7.0” (D) x 2.4” (H)
– AP-303 models: 410g or 14.5oz
– AP-303P models: 430g or 15.2oz

Environmental

• Operating:
– Temperature: 0° C to +40° C (+32° F to +104° F)
– Humidity: 5% to 93% non-condensing
• Storage and transportation:
– Temperature: -40° C to +70° C (-40° F to +158° F)
Reliability (at +25C operating temperature)
• AP-303 models MTBF: 795khrs (91yrs)
• AP-303P models MTBF: 518khrs (59yrs)

Regulatory

• FCC/ISED
• CE Marked
• RED Directive 2014/53/EU
• EMC Directive 2014/30/EU
• Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU
• UL/IEC/EN 60950
• EN 60601-1-1 and EN 60601-1-2
• EN 50155 (AP-303)

Regulatory Model Numbers

• AP-303: APIN0303
• AP-303P: APINP303

FEATURES

Aruba Ap-303 (Rw) - Features

• Unified AP – deploy with or without controller
• Dual Radio 2×2 802.11ac access point with Multi-User MIMO (wave 2)
• Built-in Bluetooth Low-Energy (BLE) radio
• Quality of service for unified communications applications
• Advanced Cellular Coexistence (ACC)
• AP type: Indoor, dual radio, 5GHz 802.11ac 2×2 MIMO and 2.4GHz 802.11n 2×2 MIMO
• Support for up to 256 associated client devices per radio, and up to 16 BSSIDs per radio
• One 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet network interface (RJ-45)
• Auto-sensing link speed and MDI/MDX
• 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE)
• The AP supports direct DC power and Power over Ethernet (PoE)

SPECIFICATIONS

Aruba Ap-303 (Rw) - Specifications

Hardware Variants

• AP-303 models: single Ethernet
• AP-303P models: second Ethernet with PoE out

Wi-Fi Radio Specifications

• AP type: Indoor, dual radio, 5GHz 802.11ac 2×2 MIMO and 2.4GHz 802.11n 2×2 MIMO
• 5GHz (radio 0):
– Two spatial stream Single User (SU) MIMO for up to 867 Mbps wireless data rate to individual 2SS VHT80 client devices
– Two spatial stream Multi User (MU) MIMO for up to 867 Mbps wireless data rate to two 1SS MU-MIMO capable client devices simultaneously
• 2.4GHz (radio 1):
– Two spatial stream Single User (SU) MIMO for up to 300 Mbps wireless data rate to individual 2SS HT40 client devices
• Support for up to 256 associated client devices per radio, and up to 16 BSSIDs per radio
• Supported frequency bands (country-specific restrictions apply):
– 2.400 to 2.4835GHz
– 5.150 to 5.250GHz
– 5.250 to 5.350GHz
– 5.470 to 5.725GHz
– 5.725 to 5.850GHz
• Available channels: Dependent on configured regulatory domain
• Dynamic frequency selection (DFS) optimizes the use of available RF spectrum
• Supported radio technologies:
– 802.11b: Direct-sequence spread-spectrum (DSSS)
– 802.11a/g/n/ac: Orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM)
• Supported modulation types:
– 802.11b: BPSK, QPSK, CCK
– 802.11a/g/n/ac: BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM, 256-QAM
• Transmit power: Configurable in increments of 0.5dBm
• Maximum (aggregate, conducted total) transmit power (limited by local regulatory requirements):
– 2.4GHz band: +21dBm (18dBm per chain)
– 5GHz band: +21dBm (18dBm per chain)
– Note: conducted transmit power levels exclude antenna gain. For total (EIRP) transmit power, add antenna gain
• Advanced Cellular Coexistence (ACC) minimizes the impact of interference from cellular networks
• Maximum ratio combining (MRC) for improved receiver performance
• Cyclic delay/shift diversity (CDD/CSD) for improved downlink RF performance
• Short guard interval for 20MHz, 40MHz and 80MHz channels
• Space-time block coding (STBC) for increased range and improved reception
• Low-density parity check (LDPC) for high-efficiency error correction and increased throughput
• Transmit beam-forming (TxBF) for increased signal reliability and range
• Supported data rates (Mbps):
– 802.11b: 1, 2, 5.5, 11
– 802.11a/g: 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54
– 802.11n: 6.5 to 300 (MCS0 to MCS15)
– 802.11ac: 6.5 to 867 (MCS0 to MCS9, NSS = 1 to 2)
– 802.11n high-throughput (HT) support: HT20/40
– 802.11ac very high throughput (VHT) support: VHT20/40/80
– 802.11n/ac packet aggregation: A-MPDU, A-MSDU

Wi-Fi Antennas

• Two vertically polarized dual-band downtilt omni- directional antennas for 2×2 MIMO with peak antenna gain of:
– 3.3dBi in 2.4GHz and 5.8dBi in 5GHz for AP-303
– 3.4dBi in 2.4GHz and 7.8dBi in 5GHz for AP-303P
• The antennas are optimized for horizontal ceiling mounted orientation of the AP. The downtilt angle for maximum gain is roughly 30 degrees.
• Combining the patterns of both antennas per radio, the peak gain of the average (effective) pattern is:
– 2.1dBi in 2.4GHz and 5.7dBi in 5GHz for AP-303
– 2.1dBi in 2.4GHz and 5.9dBi in 5GHz for AP-303P

Other Interfaces

• E0: One 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet network interface (RJ-45)
– Auto-sensing link speed and MDI/MDX
– 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE)
– PoE-PD: 48Vdc (nominal) 802.3af/at/bt PoE
• DC power interface
• E1 (AP-303P models only): One 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet network interface (RJ-45)
– Auto-sensing link speed and MDI/MDX
– 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE)
– PoE-PSE (output): 48Vdc (nominal) 802.3af/at PoE
• Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) radio
• Zigbee 802.15.4 radio (AP-303P models only)
• Visual indicators (tri-color LEDs): for System and Radio status
• Reset button: factory reset (during device power-up), LED mode control (normal/off)
• Serial console interface (proprietary, µUSB physical jack)
• Kensington security slot

Power Sources and Consumption

• The AP supports direct DC power and Power over Ethernet (PoE)
• When both power sources are available, DC power takes priority over PoE
• Power sources are sold separately

AP-303 models:

• Direct DC source: 12Vdc nominal, +/- 5%
• DC power interface accepts 2.1/5.5-mm center-positive circular plug with 9.5-mm length
• Power over Ethernet (PoE): 48Vdc (nominal) 802.3af compliant source
• Maximum (worst-case) power consumption: 10.1W (PoE) or 8.8W (DC)
• Maximum (worst-case) power consumption in idle mode: 4.2W (PoE) or 4.0W (DC)

AP-303P models:

• Direct DC source: 48Vdc nominal, +/- 5%
• DC power interface accepts 1.35/3.5-mm center-positive circular plug with 9.5-mm length
• Power over Ethernet (PoE-PD) on E0: 48Vdc (nominal) 802.3af/at/bt compliant source
• PoE-PSE function on E1 disabled when powered by 802.3af PoE, limited to class 3 when powered by 802.3at PoE, unrestricted when powered by 802.3bt PoE or DC
• Maximum (worst-case) power consumption: 11.3 (PoE) or
11.5 (DC)
• Maximum (worst-case) power consumption in idle mode:
6.8 (PoE) or 7.0 (DC)
• Power consumption numbers exclude power to support PoE-PSE function on E1

Mounting

• The AP ships with a (black) mount clips to attach to a 9/16- inch or 15/16-inch flat T-bar drop-tile ceiling
• Several optional mount kits are available to attach the AP to a variety of surfaces; see the Ordering Information section below for details

Mechanical

• Dimensions and weight (unit, excluding mount accessories):
– 150mm (W) x 150mm (D) x 35mm (H) or 5.9” (W) x 5.9” (D) x 1.4” (H)
– AP-303 models: 260g or 9.2oz
– AP-303P models: 280g or 9.9oz
• Dimensions and weight (shipping):
– 190mm (W) x 180mm (D) x 60mm (H) or 7.4” (W) x 7.0” (D) x 2.4” (H)
– AP-303 models: 410g or 14.5oz
– AP-303P models: 430g or 15.2oz

Environmental

• Operating:
– Temperature: 0° C to +40° C (+32° F to +104° F)
– Humidity: 5% to 93% non-condensing
• Storage and transportation:
– Temperature: -40° C to +70° C (-40° F to +158° F)
Reliability (at +25C operating temperature)
• AP-303 models MTBF: 795khrs (91yrs)
• AP-303P models MTBF: 518khrs (59yrs)

Regulatory

• FCC/ISED
• CE Marked
• RED Directive 2014/53/EU
• EMC Directive 2014/30/EU
• Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU
• UL/IEC/EN 60950
• EN 60601-1-1 and EN 60601-1-2
• EN 50155 (AP-303)

Regulatory Model Numbers

• AP-303: APIN0303
• AP-303P: APINP303