Unified Wireless Dual‑Band PoE Access Point

DWL‑8500AP

  • Product Status: Phased Out

Hardware

  • Solid die cast metal housing design for indoor deployment
  • Built-in 802.3af Power over Ethernet (PoE)
  • Detachable dualband 5Ghz/2.4Ghz antennae
  • Locking brackets included

High Performance Connectivity

  • 802.11g WLAN standard
  • 802.11a WLAN Standard
  • Up to 108Mbps wireless data transfer rates* (Turbo mode)
  • RF Channels and output power auto-adjustment
  • Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM) certified

*802.11g only. Maximum wireless signal rate based on IEEE standard 802.11g specifications. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors may lower actual data throughput rate.

Security

  • 64/128/152-bit WEP data encryption
  • WPA Personal/WPA Enterprise
  • WPA2 Personal/WPA2 Enterprise
  • 802.1X User Authentication
  • Rogue AP detection
  • 802.1Q VLAN tagging
  • Multiple SSIDs
  • MAC address filtering

Management

  • Exclusively through DWS-3024 Wireless Switch

FAQ

  • Can I configure this access point from a PC? Read Answer
  • How do I upgrade the firmware on this access point? Read Answer
  • How do I login to this access point? What is the default IP? Read Answer
  • Which switches support this wireless access point? Read Answer
Version Date Type File Size
Datasheet (English) - PDF 0.41mb Download
Version Description Date Type File Size
Unified Access Point (AP) Administrator’s Unified Access Point (AP) Administrator’s Guide (English) 01.02.2008 PDF 3.44mb Download
Version Description Date Type File Size
1.03 Quick Installation Guide (English) 04.01.2011 PDF 1.29mb Download
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Version Description Date
Firmware 3.0.0.17
Firmware
15.03.2012 Download
Firmware 3.0.0.14 Firmware 26.05.2011 Download
Version Description Date
DEU_CE_A3_EN_FR_RevA Certificate of Declaration A3 (English and French) 21.09.2009 Download
DEU_CE_A2_EN_FR_RevA Certificate of Declaration A2 (English and French 05.02.2009 Download
DEU_CE_A1_RevA Certificate of Declaration A1 18.01.2007 Download
DEU_GNU_GPL_RevA GNU General Public License 01.06.1991 Download