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AP61 Specifications

Table 1 lists the specifications for the AP61.

Table 1: Specifications for AP61
Parameter Description
Physical Specifications

AP61—12.2 in. (310 mm) x 12.2 in. (310 mm) x 4.3 in. (107 mm)

AP61E—12.2 in. (310 mm) x 13.5 in. (343 mm) x 4.3 in. (107 mm)

  • AP61—9.85 lb (4.47 kg)

  • AP61E—10.1 lb (4.59 kg)

Enclosure IP67/NEMA 4 compliant
Environmental Specifications
Operating temperature
  • Without solar loading— –4 °F (–20 °C) through 149 °F (65 °C)

  • With solar loading— –4 °F (–20 °C) through 131 °F (55 °C)

Operating humidity 10% through 90% maximum relative humidity, non-condensing
Operating altitude Up to 10,000 ft (3,048 m)
Other Specifications
Wireless standard 802.11ac Wave 2
Internal antennas (AP61)
  • Four 2.4-GHz omnidirectional antennas with a peak gain of 4 dBi

  • Four 5-GHz omnidirectional antennas with a peak gain of 5 dBi

External antennas (AP61E)

The AP does not support an external antenna if the antenna gain exceeds the values listed here:

  • Omnidirectional antennas
    • 2.4-GHz antenna—4-dBi peak gain

    • 5-GHz antenna—6-dBi peak gain

  • Directional antennas
    • 2.4-GHz antenna—8-dBi peak gain

    • 5-GHz antenna—8-dBi peak gain

Bluetooth 16 directional antennas and 1 omnidirectional antenna
Power options

802.3at (PoE+)

Radio frequency (RF)
  • 5-GHz radio—4x4:4SS 802.11ac Wave 2 MU-MIMO and SU-MIMO

  • 2.4-GHz radio—4x4:4SS 802.11ac MU-MIMO and SU-MIMO

  • 2.4-GHz or 5-GHz scanning radio

  • 2.4-GHz BLE with dynamic antenna array

Maximum PHY rate (maximum transmit rate at the physical layer)
  • Total maximum PHY rate—2533 Mbps

  • 5 GHz—1733 Mbps

  • 2.4 GHz—800 Mbps

Maximum devices supported on each radio 256