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Aruba AP-518 802.11ax 4.80 Gbit/s Wireless Access Point (R4H02A)

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Aruba R4H02A

High performance Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) for harsh weather-protected and indoor environments

The hardened, Aruba 518 Series access point delivers high Wi-Fi 6 performance in harsh, weather-protected environments such as warehouses, industrial freezers or enclosures in extreme environments such as stadiums. It delivers 4x4:4SS MU-MIMO capability, Aruba's advanced ClientMatch and integrated Bluetooth to enable Aruba location services.

Purpose-built to survive in the harshest outdoor environments, 518 Series APs withstand exposure to extreme high and low temperatures, persistent (non-precipitant) moisture, and are sealed to keep out airborne contaminants. All electrical interfaces include industrial strength surge protection.

Aruba Wi-Fi 6 access points provide high-performance connectivity in dense mobile and IoT environments. With maximum aggregate on air data rate of 3 Gbps (HE80/HE40), the 518 Series APs deliver the speed and reliability needed for demanding environments.

INCREDIBLE EFFICIENCY

The 518 Series APs are designed to optimize user experience by maximizing Wi-Fi efficiency and dramatically reducing airtime contention between clients.

Features include Uplink and Downlink Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access (OFDMA), Downlink Multi-User MIMO (MU MIMO) and cellular co-location. With up to 4 spatial stream and 160 MHz channel capability, the 518 provides groundbreaking wireless capabilities for any application.

Advantages of OFDMA

This capability allows Aruba Wi-Fi 6 APs to handle multiple Wi-Fi 6 enabled clients simultaneously on a single radio. Channel utilization is optimized per transaction by matching allocated bandwidth in a channel to the offered user load. These sub divisions of the channel are referred to as Resource Units (RU).

Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO)

The 518 Series APs support downlink MU-MIMO similar to Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac Wave 2) APs. With the introduction OFDMA in Wi-Fi 6, the overhead for this capability is reduced and MU-MIMO effectiveness is substantially improved for large client counts.

Wi-Fi 6 and MU-MIMO aware client optimization

Aruba's patented AI powered ClientMatch technology ensures that all clients are attached to their best serving Access Point. Session metrics, network metrics, applications and client type are used to identify and maintain the best connection.

Advanced Cellular Coexistence (ACC)

The ACC feature uses built in filtering to automatically minimize the impact of interference of high power cellular base stations, in building distributed antenna systems as well as small cell and femtocell equipment.

Intelligent Power Monitoring (IPM)

Aruba APs continuously monitor and report hardware energy consumption. APs can be configured to enable or disable capabilities based on the available PoE power - ideal when wired switches have exhausted their power budget.

IOT PLATFORM CAPABILITIES

Aruba Wi-Fi 6 APs include an integrated Bluetooth 5 and 802.15.4 radio (for Zigbee support) to simplify deploying and managing IoT-based location services, asset tracking services, security solutions and IoT sensors. This allow organizations to leverage the 518 as an IoT platform, which eliminates the need for an overlay infrastructure and additional IT resources.

Tech Specs

General Information
Manufacturer:Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Brand Name:Aruba
Product Series:518
Product Model:AP-518
Product Name:AP-518 Wireless Access Point
Product Type:Wireless Access Point
Technical Information
Wireless LAN Standard:802.11ax
Bluetooth Standard:Bluetooth 5
Frequency Band:2.40 GHz
5 GHz
Wireless Transmission Speed:4.80 Gbit/s
MIMO Technology:Yes
Beamforming Technology:Yes
Interfaces/Ports
Ethernet Technology:2.5 Gigabit Ethernet
Gigabit Ethernet
Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports:2
PoE PD Port:Yes
USB:Yes
Management Port:Yes
Physical Characteristics
Height:2.8"
Width:8.3"
Depth:8.3"
Weight (Approximate):3.31 lb

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