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.

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
• 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)

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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