Models

WAC6503D-S
  • 802.11ac Dual Radio Smart Antenna 3x3 Access Point
WAC6502D-S
  • 802.11ac Dual Radio Smart Antenna 2x2 Access Point
WAC6502D-E
  • 802.11ac Dual Radio External antenna 2x2 Access Point
WAC6553D-E
  • 802.11ac Dual Radio External Antenna 3x3 Outdoor Access Point

RF Specifications

Support data rate
WAC6503D-S and WAC6553D-E
  • 802.11n: up to 450 Mbps in MCS15 (40 MHz)
  • 802.11ac: up to 1300 Mbps in MCS9 (80 MHz)
WAC6502D-E and WAC6502D-S
  • 802.11n: up to 300 Mbps in MCS15 (40 MHz)
  • 802.11ac: up to 866 Mbps in MCS9 (80 MHz)
802.11n/ac premium features
  • WAC6503D-S / WAC6553D-E 3x3 MIMO with three spatial streams
  • WAC6502D-S / WAC6502D-E 2x2 MIMO with two spatial streams
  • Maximal Ratio Combining (MRC)
  • 20-, 40- and 80-MHz channels
  • Packet aggregation: A-MPDU (Tx/Rx), A-MSDU (Tx/Rx)
  • Cyclic Delay Diversity (CSD) support
  • Maximum Likehood Demodulation (MLD) support
  • Low Density Parity Check (LDPC) support
Antenna
  • WAC6503D-S: 6 embedded smart antenna with 4dBi gain at 2.4GHz and 6dBi gain at 5GHz
  • WAC6502D-S: 4 embedded smart antenna with 4dBi gain at 2.4GHz and 6dBi gain at 5GHz
  • WAC6502D-E: 4 external with 5dBi gain at 2.4GHz and 7dBi gain at 5GHz
  • WWAC6553D-E: 6 N-type connectors *1

*1: The antenna is not embedded and external antennas are separately sold

Receive sensitivity
  • Min. Rx sensitivity up to -102 dBm

WLAN

WLAN maximum throughput
  • WAC6503D-S/WAC6553D-E Up to 900 Mbps
  • WAC6502D-S/WAC6502D-E Up to 600 Mbps
Security and privacy
  • Supported WEP, WPA/WPA2-Enterprise, WMM (Wi-Fi certified) ,multiple EAP types, IEEE802.1X, MAC filtering, Layer-2 isolation , RADIUS authentication and more encryption supported when working with ZyXEL NXC controller series
Network
  • Support IPv6, VLANs, DHCP Client
QoS
  • WMM, WMM power save, DiffServ marking

Management

ZON utility

Discovery of ZyXEL switches, APs and gateways in local area network.

Centralized and batch configurations.

  • IP configuration
  • IP renew
  • Device factory reset
  • Device reboot
  • Device locating
  • Web GUI access
  • Firmware upgrade
  • Password configuration
  • One-click quick association with ZyXEL AP Configurator (ZAC)
Smart connect
  • Discover neighboring devices
  • One-click remote management access to the neighboring ZyXEL devices
ZyXEL AP configurator *2
  • Batch AP configuration
  • Batch AP firmware upgrade
  • Batch AP profile backup

*2: Features supported on Standalone AP mode

ZyXEL wireless optimizer
  • Wi-Fi AP Planning
  • Wi-Fi coverage detection
  • Wireless health management

Physical Interfaces

Interfaces
  • 2 gigabit port
  • 1 RJ-45 serial console port
  • Support 802.3at PoE for full functional operation
Input power
  • DC input: 12 VDC 2 A
  • PoE: 802.3at compliant (WAC6553D-E only support POE)

Standard Compliance

Ethernet
  • IEEE 802.3
  • IEEE 802.3u
  • IEEE 802.11ab
  • IEEE 802.3au
  • IEEE 802.3az
  • IEEE 802.3at
PoE
  • IEEE 802.3at*3

*3: Compatible with 802.3af mode with restricted function: 1x3 MIMO or 1x2 MIMO with 1 special stream

PoE power draw
WAC6503D-S
  • 17.04W
WAC6502D-S
  • 15.12W
WAC6502D-E
  • 15.12W
WAC6553D-E
  • 25W
WLAN
  • 802.11b: DBPSK, DQPSK, CCK
  • 802.11g: BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM
  • 802.11a: BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM
  • 802.11n: BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM
  • 802.11ac: BPSK, QPSK, 64-QAM, 256-QAM

Certifications

Radio
  • FCC Part 15C
  • FCC Part 15E
  • ETSI EN 300 328
  • EN 301 893
  • LP0002
EMC
  • FCC Part 15B
  • EN 301 489-1
  • EN 301 489-17
  • EN55022
  • EN55024
  • EN61000-3-2/-3
  • EN60601-1-2
  • BSMI CNS13438
Safety
  • EN 60950-1
  • IEC 60950-1
  • BSMI CNS14336-1

Physical Specifications

Dimensions (WxDxH)(mm/in.)
WAC6503D-S,WAC6502D-S and WAC6502D-E
  • 236 x 227 x 62mm / 9.28 x 8.95 x 2.43in. (WxDxH)
WAC6553D-E
  • 255 x 256 x 62mm / 10.04 x 10.08 x 2.44in. (WxDxH)
Weight
  • WAC6503D-S: 982g / 2.17lb.
  • WAC6502D-S: 961g / 2.12lb.
  • WAC6502D-E: 841g / 1.86lb.
  • WAC6553D-E: 1708g / 3.77lb.

Environmental Specifications

Weather Protection
  • IP66 enclosures with embedded heater for harsh weather (WAC6553D-E only)
Operating Temperature and Humidity
WAC6503D-S andWAC6502D-S
  • Temperature: 0°C to 50°C / 32°F to 122°F
  • Humidity: 10% to 90% (non-condensing)
WAC6502D-E and WAC6553D-E
  • Temperature: -20°C to 60°C / -4°F to 140°F
  • Humidity: 10% to 95% (non-condensing)
Storage Temperature and Humidity
WAC6503D-S & WAC6502D-S
  • Temperature: 0°C to 50°C / 32°F to 122°F
  • Humidity: 10% to 90% (non-condensing)
WAC6502D-E and WAC6553D-E
  • Temperature: -20°C to 60°C / -4°F to 140°F
  • Humidity: 10% to 95% (non-condensing)

For more detailed information, please download the datasheet here.