Unified Wireless N Simultaneous Dual‑Band PoE Access Point

DWL‑8600AP

  • Product Status: Phased Out

The DWL-8600AP is a versatile and powerful indoor access point for business environments. With adjustable antennae the wireless signal can be optimised to given maximum data transmission speeds.

The DWL-8600AP can be deployed as a standalone wireless Access Point or used as the foundation for a managed wireless network.


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Performance without Compromise

Using the latest generation of Wireless N technology, the DWL-8600AP delivers great wireless performance and coverage in a compact design.

Broadcast on 32 SSIDs Simultaneously

Supports up to 32 SSIDs, 16 per radio, including Station Isolation

Managed using Wireless Controller or Unified Wireless Switch

All D-Link’s Unified Wireless Access Points can be managed using D-Link’s Wireless Controller or Unified Switch.

Simultaneous Dual-Band Wireless

Supports up to 600Mbps for the 5Ghz band and up to 300Mbps for the 2.4Ghz band

Fast seamless roaming

Combining the DWL-8600AP with a Unified Wireless Switch or Controller allows you to create a wireless network that enables people to move freely around a building without losing connectivity.

Designed for optimum wireless coverage

The DWL-8600AP delivers concurrent wireless performance and maximum signal rates in both frequency bands simultaneously. Its external antenna design enables network administrators to adjust the direction of the wireless signal to optimise coverage.

Versatility built as Standard

Whether you intend to use a single Access Point or roll out a large corporate network, the DWL-8600AP coupled with D-Link's Wireless Controller or Switch makes managing your wireless network simple.

  • Standalone

  • Large Deployment

Secure and Green Design

The DWL-8600AP incorporates a wireless scheduler feature, which turns off wireless operation when it isn’t needed, saving power and increasing network security.

Product Comparison

 
  DWL-2600AP DWL-3600AP DWL-6600AP DWL-8600AP
Wireless Standard B, G, N B, G, N B, G, N B, G, N
Frequency 2.4GHz 2.4GHz 2.4GHz, 5GHz 2.4GHz, 5GHz
2.4GHz Throughput 300Mbps 300Mbps 300Mbps 300Mbps
5GHz Throughput - - 300Mbps 300Mbps
Aspect Indoor Indoor Indoor Indoor
Range* 100m 100m 100m 100m
Suggested number of users Up to 25
users
Up to 40
users
Up to 75
users
Up to 100
users

* Range indicates the maximum distance where the highest throughput can be achieved, anything beyond this distance results in a loss of throughput.

Type
Hardware-managed AP
Wireless standard
Wireless N
Frequency band mode
Dual-band simultaneous
Wireless speed
300 Mbps 2.4 GHz

300 Mbps 5 GHz
Antenna type
4 detachable omni-directional antennas
Antenna gain
4 dBi for 2.4 GHz

6 dBi for 5 GHz
Power-over-Ethernet
Yes
Wired interface
1 x Gigabit Ethernet LAN
Console port
Supported
Indoor/outdoor
Indoor
Type of housing
Metal
Plenum rated (UL-2043)
Supported
Wireless modes
Access Point (AP)

WDS bridge

WDS with AP
Advanced features
MIMO
Maximum number of SSIDs
16 per radio
Auto channel selection
Supported
WMM-PS/802.11e (U-APSD)
Supported
Wi-Fi scheduler
Supported
AP traffic load balance
Supported
L2 roaming
Supported
WEP 64/128 bit
Supported
WPA/WPA2-Personal/Enterprise
Supported
TKIP/AES encryption
Supported
WPA_WPA2_PSK over WDS
Supported
WLAN partition
Supported
SSID broadcast disable
Supported
Rogue AP detection
Supported
Station isolation
Supported
MAC address filtering
Supported
802.1X authentication
Supported
Wireless controller/unified switch managed features
AP load balance

Auto-channel, auto-RF management

Captive portal

L2/L3 fast roaming

Rogue AP mitigation

View neighbour AP information

WIDS/WIPS
Management platform
Hardware controller: DWC/DWS Series
WEB
Supported
SNMP (v1, v2c, v3)
Supported
CLI
Supported
Telnet
Supported
SSH
Supported
Syslog
Supported
Central management (through AP Manager II and/or D-View Wireless Control Module)
Supported
Configuration group sync through AP Array (up to 8 APs)
Supported

FAQ

  • How to Configure a Cluster between Two (or more) - DWC-1000 and DWC-2000 Read Answer
This product was phased out on: 14.10.2016
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Datasheet (English) - PDF 0.33mb Download
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Manual (English) Manual (English) - PDF 2.68mb Download
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1.00 Quick Installation Guide (English) - PDF 0.49mb Download
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Firmware Release notes included 4.3.0.2 Firmware
Release notes included
17.08.2015 Download
MIB file 4.3.0.2

MIB file

17.08.2015 Download
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CE doc 1.30 Revision A1 CE document 09.05.2016 Download