Aruba IAP-305 (RW) in Dubai, UAE – The entry-level Aruba 300 Series Wave 2 access points deliver high performance and superb user experience for medium density environments. Featuring 3×3:3SS MU-MIMO capability, Aruba advanced ClientMatch radio management, and integrated Aruba Beacons, the 300 Series enables an all wireless digital work environment in a cost‑effective manner.

Aruba IAP-305 (RW)

Aruba IAP-305 (RW) 802.11n/ac Dual 2x2:2/3x3:3 MU-MIMO Radio Integrated Antenna Instant AP (JX945A)

• Access Point – deploy with or without controller
• Dual Radio 802.11ac access point with Multi-User MIMO
• Built-in Bluetooth Low-Energy (BLE) radio
• Advanced Cellular Coexistence (ACC)
• RF Management
• Intelligent app visibility and control

Aruba IAP-305 (RW) - Features

• Access Point – deploy with or without controller
• Dual Radio 802.11ac access point with Multi-User MIMO
• Built-in Bluetooth Low-Energy (BLE) radio
• Advanced Cellular Coexistence (ACC)
• RF Management
• Intelligent app visibility and control
• AP type: Indoor, dual radio, 5 GHz 802.11ac 4×4 MIMO and 2.4 GHz 802.11n 2×2 MIMO
• Software-configurable dual radio supports 5 GHz (Radio 0) and 2.4 GHz (Radio 1)
• Support for up to 255 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 IAP-305 (RW) - Specifications

AP-300 SERIES SPECIFICATIONS

• AP-304 (controller-managed) and IAP-304 (Instant):
– 5GHz 802.11ac 3×3 MIMO (1,300 Mbps max rate) and 2.4GHz 802.11n 2×2 MIMO (300 Mbps max rate) radios, with a total of three dual-band RP-SMA connectors for external antennas.
• AP-305 (controller-managed) and IAP-305 (Instant):
– 5GHz 802.11ac 3×3 MIMO (1,300 Mbps max rate) and 2.4GHz 802.11n 2×2 MIMO (300 Mbps max rate) radios, with a total of three integrated omni-directional downtilt dual- band antennas.

WI-FI RADIO SPECIFICATIONS

• AP type: Indoor, dual radio, 5GHz 802.11ac 3×3 MIMO and 2.4GHz 802.11n 2×2 MIMO
• Software‑configurable dual radio supports 5GHz (Radio 0) and 2.4GHz (Radio 1)
• 5GHz: Three spatial stream Single User (SU) MIMO for up to 1,300 Mbps wireless data rate to individual 3×3 VHT80 client devices
• 5GHz: Two spatial stream Multi User (MU) MIMO for up to 867 Mbps wireless data rate to up to two (1×1 VHT80) MU-MIMO capable client devices simultaneously
• 2.4GHz: Two spatial stream Single User (SU) MIMO for up to 300 Mbps wireless data rate to individual 2×2 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 0.5 dBm
• Maximum (aggregate, conducted total) transmit power (limited by local regulatory requirements):
– 2.4GHz band: +18 dBm per chain, +21 dBm aggregate (2×2)
– 5GHz band: +18 dBm per chain, +23 dBm aggregate (3×3)
– Note: conducted transmit power levels exclude antenna gain. For total (EIRP) transmit power, add antenna gain
• Advanced Cellular Coexistence (ACC) minimizes 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 (2.4GHz): 6.5 to 300 (MCS0 to MCS15)
– 802.11n (5GHz): 6.5 to 450 (MCS0 to MCS23)
– 802.11ac: 6.5 to 1,300 (MCS0 to MCS9, NSS = 1 to 3 for VHT20/40/80
• 802.11n high-throughput (HT) support: HT 20/40
• 802.11ac very high throughput (VHT) support: VHT 20/40/80
• 802.11n/ac packet aggregation: A-MPDU, A-MSDU

WI-FI ANTENNAS

• AP-304/IAP-304: Three RP-SMA connectors for external dual band antennas. Worst-case internal loss between radio interface and external antenna connectors (due to diplexing circuitry): 0.8dB in 2.4GHz and 1.6dB in 5GHz.
• AP-305/IAP-305: Three integrated dual-band downtilt omni-directional antennas for 3×3 MIMO with peak antenna gain of 3.9dBi in 2.4GHz and 5.4dBi in 5GHz. Built-in 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 each of the antennas of the MIMO radios, the peak gain of the effective per‑antenna pattern is 2.4dBi in 2.4GHz and 2.8dBi in 5GHz.

OTHER INTERFACES

• One 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet network interface (RJ-45)
– Auto-sensing link speed and MDI/MDX
– 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE)
• USB 2.0 host interface (Type A connector)
• Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) radio
– Up to 3dBm transmit power (class 2) and -92dBm receive sensitivity
– Integrated antenna with roughly 30 degrees downtilt and peak gain of 2.3dBi (AP‑304/IAP‑304) or 3.4dBi (AP-305/IAP-305)
• Visual indicators (multi-color LEDs): for System and Radio status
• Reset button: factory reset (during device power up)
• Serial console interface (proprietary; optional adapter cable available)
• 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
• Direct DC source: 12Vdc nominal, +/- 5%
– Interface accepts 2.1/5.5-mm center-positive circular plug with 9.5-mm length
• Power over Ethernet (PoE): 48 Vdc (nominal) 802.3af/802.3at compliant source
– Unrestricted functionality with 802.3at PoE
– When using IPM, the AP may enter power-save mode with reduced functionality when powered by an 802.3af PoE source (see details on Intelligent Power Monitoring elsewhere in this datasheet)
– Without IPM, the USB port is disabled when the AP is powered by an 802.3af PoE source
• Maximum (worst-case) power consumption: 13W (PoE) or 12W (DC)
– Excludes power consumed by external USB device (and internal overhead); this could add up to 6.5W (PoE) or 5.5W (DC) for a 5W/1A USB device
• Maximum (worst-case) power consumption in idle mode: 3.7W (PoE) or 2.6W (DC)

MOUNTING

• The AP ships with two (black) mounting 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/weight (unit, excluding mount accessories):
– 165mm x 165mm x 38mm
– 460g
• Dimensions/weight (shipping):
– 205mm x 205mm x 52mm
– 620g

ENVIRONMENTAL

• Operating:
– Temperature: 0° C to +50° C (+32° F to +122° F)
– Humidity: 5% to 93% non-condensing
• Storage and transportation:
– Temperature: -40° C to +70° C (-40° F to +158° F)

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-305/IAP-305)

RELIABILITY

MTBF: 1,116,000hrs (127yrs) at +25C operating temperature

REGULATORY MODEL NUMBERS

• AP-304 and IAP-304: APIN0304
• AP-305 and IAP-305: APIN0305

FEATURES

Aruba IAP-305 (RW) - Features

• Access Point – deploy with or without controller
• Dual Radio 802.11ac access point with Multi-User MIMO
• Built-in Bluetooth Low-Energy (BLE) radio
• Advanced Cellular Coexistence (ACC)
• RF Management
• Intelligent app visibility and control
• AP type: Indoor, dual radio, 5 GHz 802.11ac 4×4 MIMO and 2.4 GHz 802.11n 2×2 MIMO
• Software-configurable dual radio supports 5 GHz (Radio 0) and 2.4 GHz (Radio 1)
• Support for up to 255 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 IAP-305 (RW) - Specifications

AP-300 SERIES SPECIFICATIONS

• AP-304 (controller-managed) and IAP-304 (Instant):
– 5GHz 802.11ac 3×3 MIMO (1,300 Mbps max rate) and 2.4GHz 802.11n 2×2 MIMO (300 Mbps max rate) radios, with a total of three dual-band RP-SMA connectors for external antennas.
• AP-305 (controller-managed) and IAP-305 (Instant):
– 5GHz 802.11ac 3×3 MIMO (1,300 Mbps max rate) and 2.4GHz 802.11n 2×2 MIMO (300 Mbps max rate) radios, with a total of three integrated omni-directional downtilt dual- band antennas.

WI-FI RADIO SPECIFICATIONS

• AP type: Indoor, dual radio, 5GHz 802.11ac 3×3 MIMO and 2.4GHz 802.11n 2×2 MIMO
• Software‑configurable dual radio supports 5GHz (Radio 0) and 2.4GHz (Radio 1)
• 5GHz: Three spatial stream Single User (SU) MIMO for up to 1,300 Mbps wireless data rate to individual 3×3 VHT80 client devices
• 5GHz: Two spatial stream Multi User (MU) MIMO for up to 867 Mbps wireless data rate to up to two (1×1 VHT80) MU-MIMO capable client devices simultaneously
• 2.4GHz: Two spatial stream Single User (SU) MIMO for up to 300 Mbps wireless data rate to individual 2×2 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 0.5 dBm
• Maximum (aggregate, conducted total) transmit power (limited by local regulatory requirements):
– 2.4GHz band: +18 dBm per chain, +21 dBm aggregate (2×2)
– 5GHz band: +18 dBm per chain, +23 dBm aggregate (3×3)
– Note: conducted transmit power levels exclude antenna gain. For total (EIRP) transmit power, add antenna gain
• Advanced Cellular Coexistence (ACC) minimizes 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 (2.4GHz): 6.5 to 300 (MCS0 to MCS15)
– 802.11n (5GHz): 6.5 to 450 (MCS0 to MCS23)
– 802.11ac: 6.5 to 1,300 (MCS0 to MCS9, NSS = 1 to 3 for VHT20/40/80
• 802.11n high-throughput (HT) support: HT 20/40
• 802.11ac very high throughput (VHT) support: VHT 20/40/80
• 802.11n/ac packet aggregation: A-MPDU, A-MSDU

WI-FI ANTENNAS

• AP-304/IAP-304: Three RP-SMA connectors for external dual band antennas. Worst-case internal loss between radio interface and external antenna connectors (due to diplexing circuitry): 0.8dB in 2.4GHz and 1.6dB in 5GHz.
• AP-305/IAP-305: Three integrated dual-band downtilt omni-directional antennas for 3×3 MIMO with peak antenna gain of 3.9dBi in 2.4GHz and 5.4dBi in 5GHz. Built-in 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 each of the antennas of the MIMO radios, the peak gain of the effective per‑antenna pattern is 2.4dBi in 2.4GHz and 2.8dBi in 5GHz.

OTHER INTERFACES

• One 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet network interface (RJ-45)
– Auto-sensing link speed and MDI/MDX
– 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE)
• USB 2.0 host interface (Type A connector)
• Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) radio
– Up to 3dBm transmit power (class 2) and -92dBm receive sensitivity
– Integrated antenna with roughly 30 degrees downtilt and peak gain of 2.3dBi (AP‑304/IAP‑304) or 3.4dBi (AP-305/IAP-305)
• Visual indicators (multi-color LEDs): for System and Radio status
• Reset button: factory reset (during device power up)
• Serial console interface (proprietary; optional adapter cable available)
• 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
• Direct DC source: 12Vdc nominal, +/- 5%
– Interface accepts 2.1/5.5-mm center-positive circular plug with 9.5-mm length
• Power over Ethernet (PoE): 48 Vdc (nominal) 802.3af/802.3at compliant source
– Unrestricted functionality with 802.3at PoE
– When using IPM, the AP may enter power-save mode with reduced functionality when powered by an 802.3af PoE source (see details on Intelligent Power Monitoring elsewhere in this datasheet)
– Without IPM, the USB port is disabled when the AP is powered by an 802.3af PoE source
• Maximum (worst-case) power consumption: 13W (PoE) or 12W (DC)
– Excludes power consumed by external USB device (and internal overhead); this could add up to 6.5W (PoE) or 5.5W (DC) for a 5W/1A USB device
• Maximum (worst-case) power consumption in idle mode: 3.7W (PoE) or 2.6W (DC)

MOUNTING

• The AP ships with two (black) mounting 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/weight (unit, excluding mount accessories):
– 165mm x 165mm x 38mm
– 460g
• Dimensions/weight (shipping):
– 205mm x 205mm x 52mm
– 620g

ENVIRONMENTAL

• Operating:
– Temperature: 0° C to +50° C (+32° F to +122° F)
– Humidity: 5% to 93% non-condensing
• Storage and transportation:
– Temperature: -40° C to +70° C (-40° F to +158° F)

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-305/IAP-305)

RELIABILITY

MTBF: 1,116,000hrs (127yrs) at +25C operating temperature

REGULATORY MODEL NUMBERS

• AP-304 and IAP-304: APIN0304
• AP-305 and IAP-305: APIN0305