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802.11ac and 11n Unified Access Point

Model NWA5121-NI NWA5121-N NWA5123-AC
Product name 802.11n Dual-Radio
Unified Access Point
802.11n
Unified Access Point
802.11ac Dual-Radio
Unified Access Point
Model NWA5121-NI NWA5121-N NWA5123-AC
Wireless frequency 2.4 GHz 2.4 GHz 2.4 GHz & 5 GHz
Radio 1 1 2
Antenna Embedded 2x2 7 dBi antenna 2 External 3 dBi dipole antenna Embedded 2X2 3 dBi/4 dBi antenna
Model NWA5121-NI NWA5121-N NWA5123-AC
Frequency band 2.4 GHz
(11 g/n)
  • 2.4 GHz (IEEE 802.11 b/g/n)
  • USA (FCC): 2.412 to 2.462 GHz
  • Europe (ETSI): 2.412 to 2.472 GHz
  • Taiwan (TW): 2.412 to 2.462 GHz
5 GHz
(11 a/n)
- -
  • 5 GHz
    (IEEE 802.11 a/n/ac)
  • USA (FCC):
    5.15 to 5.35 GHz;5.725 to 5.850 GHz
  • Europe (ETSI):
    5.15 to 5.35 GHz;5.470 to 5.725 GHz
  • Taiwan (TW):
    5.15 to 5.35 GHz;5.725 to 5.850 GHz
Conducted typical transmit output power US (FCC)
2.4 GHz
20 dBm,
2 antennas
20 dBm,
2 antenn
23 dBm,
2 antennas
US (FCC)
5 GHz
- - 26 dBm,
2 antennas
EU (ETSI)
2.4 GHz
17 dBm,
2 antennas
18 dBm,
2 antennas
20 dBm,
2 antennas
EU (ETSI)
5 GHz
- - 26 dBm,
2 antennas
Received sensitivity
2.4 GHz:
  • 802.11b/g, min. up to -95 dBm
  • 802.11n/20 MHz, min. up to -93 dBm
  • 802.11n/40 MHz, min. up to -92 dBm
2.4 GHz:
  • 802.11b/g, min. up to -99 dBm
  • 802.11n/20 MHz, min. up to -93 dBm
  • 802.11n/40 MHz, min. up to -88
5 GHz:
  • 802.11a, min. up to -95 dBm
  • 802.11n/20 MHz, min. up to -94 dBm
  • 802.11n/40 MHz, min. up to -92 dBm
  • 802.11ac/40 MHz, min. up to -92 dBm
  • 802.11ac/80 MHz, min. up to -89 dBm

Model NWA5121-NI NWA5121-N NWA5123-AC
Number of 10/100/1000 Mbps LAN ports 1 1 1
PoE Yes Yes Yes
PoE power draw 4 W 4 W 9 W
Model NWA5121-NI NWA5121-N NWA5123-AC
Support data rate
802.11g:
1, 2, 5.5, 6, 9, 11, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48 and 54 Mbps

802.11n:up to 300 Mbps in MCS15 (40 MHz; GI=400 ns)
802.11g:
1, 2, 5.5, 6, 9, 11, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48 and 54 Mbps

802.11n: up to 300 Mbps in MCS15 (40 MHz; GI=400 ns)
802.11 a/g:
1, 2, 5.5, 6, 9, 11, 12, 18, 24,36, 48, and 54 Mbps

802.11n:
up to 300 Mbps in MCS15(40 MHz; GI = 400 ns)

802.11ac:
up to 866 Mbps in MCS9(80 MHz; 2 spatial streams; GI = 400 ns)
WMM (Wi-Fi certified) Yes Yes Yes(Compliance)
WEP Yes Yes Yes
WPA/WPA2-PSK Yes Yes Yes
WPA2 (Wi-Fi certified) Yes Yes Yes
WPA/WPA2-Enterprise Yes Yes Yes
IEEE 802.1X Yes Yes Yes
Number of multiple SSID 8 8 16
MAC filtering Yes Yes Yes
RADIUS authentication Yes Yes Yes
EAP types TLS, TTLS, PEAP, FAST, AKA and SIM
Rogue AP detection Yes Yes Yes
Model NWA5121-NI NWA5121-N NWA5123-AC
VLANs Yes Yes Yes
DHCP client Yes Yes Yes

Model NWA5121-NI NWA5121-N NWA5123-AC
WMM Yes Yes Yes
WMM power saving Yes Yes Yes
Model NWA5121-NI NWA5121-N NWA5123-AC
ZON Utility
  • Discover Zyxel switches, APs and gateways
  • Centralized and batch configuration
    • IP configuration
    • IP renew
    • Device reboot
    • Device factory reset
    • 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
Model NWA5121-NI NWA5121-N NWA5123-AC
ZAC
  • Batch AP configuration
  • Batch AP firmware upgrade
  • Batch AP profile backup
CLI Yes Yes Yes
Model NWA5121-NI NWA5121-N NWA5123-AC
Plenum rating Yes Yes Yes
MTBF (hr) 627,152 627,152 1,241,824
Model NWA5121-NI NWA5121-N NWA5123-AC
Ethernet IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u
PoE IEEE 802.3af
Radio modulation
IEEE 802.11 a/g (OFDM/DSSS)
  • 48/54 Mbps (QAM-64)
  • 24/36 Mbps (QAM-16)
  • 12/18 Mbps (QPSK)
  • 6/9 Mbps (BPSK)
IEEE 802.11b (DSSS)
  • 5.5/11 Mbps (CCK)
  • 2 Mbps (DQPSK)
  • 1 Mbps (DBPSK)
IEEE 802.11n (OFDM/DSSS)
  • QAM-64
  • QAM-16
  • QPSK
  • BPSK
IEEE 802.11a/g(OFDM/DSSS)
  • 48/54 Mbps
  • (QAM-64)
  • 24/36 Mbps
  • (QAM-16)
  • 12/18 Mbps (QPSK)
  • 6/9 Mbps (BPSK)
IEEE 802.11b(DSSS)
  • 5.5/11 Mbps (CCK)
  • 2 Mbps (DQPSK)
  • 1 Mbps (DBPSK)
IEEE 802.11n (OFDM/DSSS)
  • QAM-64
  • QAM-16
  • QPSK
  • BPSK
IEEE 802.11ac (OFDM/DSSS)
  • 256-QAM
  • 64-QAM
  • QPSK
  • BPSK
Model NWA5121-NI NWA5121-N NWA5123-AC
Radio
  • ETSI EN 300 328 V1.7.1: 11-2006
  • FCC Part 15.247
  • LP0002
  • EN 60601-1-2: 2007
  • ETSI EN 300 328 V1.7.1 : 11-2006
  • EN 301 893 V1.5.1
  • FCC Part 15.247
  • FCC Part 15E
  • LP0002
  • EN 60601-1-2: 2007
EMC
  • EN 301 489-1 V1.8.1: 04-2008
  • EN 301 489-17 V2.1.1: 05-2009
  • EN55022: 2010
  • EN55024: 2010
  • EN61000-3-2/-3
  • FCC Part 15.107
  • BSMI CNS13438.99; CNS14336: 99
  • EN 301 489-1 V1.8.1: 11-2008
  • EN 301 489-17 V2.1.1: 05-2009
  • EN55022:2010
  • EN55024:2010
  • EN61000-3-2/-3
  • FCC Part 15.107
  • BSMI CNS13438.99; CNS14336:99
Safety EN 60950-1: 2006 + A11: 2009 + A1: 2010 + A12: 2011
IEC 60950-1: 2005
BSMI
Model NWA5121-NI NWA5121-N NWA5123-AC
Power supply 12 V DC, 1 A 12 V DC, 1 A 12 V DC, 1 A
Model NWA5121-NI NWA5121-N NWA5123-AC
Item Dimensions
(WxDxH)(mm/in.)
130 x 130 x 54.5/5.12 x 5.12 x 2.17 130 x 130 x 54.5/5.12 x 5.12 x 2.17 130 x 130x 54.7/5.12 x 5.12 x 2.17
Weight (kg/lb.) 0.23/0.51 0.23/0.51 0.30/0.67
Packing Dimensions
(WxDxH)(mm/in.)
282 x 207 x 71/
11.10 x 8.15 x 2.80
282 x 207 x 71/
11.10 x 8.15 x 2.80
278 x 209 x 72/10.94 x8.23 x 2.83
Weight (kg/lb.) 0.61/1.34 0.61/1.34 0.70/1.54
Included accessories Power adapter • Wall/ceiling mount plate
Model NWA5121-NI NWA5121-N NWA5123-AC
Operating
environment
Temperature 0°C to 50°C/32°F to 122°F 0°C to 50°C/32°F to 122°F 0°C to 50°C/32°F to 122°F
Humidity 10% to 90% (non-condensing) 10% to 90% (non-condensing) 10% to 90% (non-conlensiog)
Storage
environment
Temperature -30°C to 70°C/-22°F to 158 -30°C to 70°C/-22°F to 158°F -30°C to 70°C/-22°F to 158°F
Humidity 10% to 90% 10% to 90% 10% to 90%
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