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802.11ac and 11n Unified Access Point

Model NWA5121-NI NWA5123-AC
Product name 802.11n Unified Access Point 802.11ac Dual-Radio Unified Access Point
Model NWA5121-NI NWA5123-AC
Wireless frequency 2.4 GHz 2.4 GHz & 5 GHz
Antenna Embedded 2x2 7 dBi antenna Embedded 2X2 3 dBi/4 dBi antenna
Model NWA5121-NI 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
  • 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 23 dBm, 2 antennas
US (FCC) 5 GHz - 26 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 NWA5123-AC
Number of 10/100/1000 Mbps LAN ports 1 1
PoE power draw 4 W 9 W
Model NWA5121-NI 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)
802.11 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(Compliance)
WEP Yes Yes
WPA/WPA2-PSK Yes Yes
WPA2 (Wi-Fi certified) Yes Yes
WPA/WPA2-Enterprise Yes Yes
IEEE 802.1X Yes Yes
Number of multiple SSID 8 16
MAC filtering Yes Yes
RADIUS authentication Yes Yes
EAP types TLS, TTLS, PEAP, FAST, AKA and SIM TLS, TTLS, PEAP, FAST, AKA and SIM
Rogue AP detection Yes Yes
Model NWA5121-NI NWA5123-AC
VLANs Yes Yes
DHCP client Yes Yes

Model NWA5121-NI NWA5123-AC
WMM Yes Yes
WMM power saving Yes Yes
Model NWA5121-NI 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
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ZAC
  • Batch AP configuration
  • Batch AP firmware upgrade
  • Batch AP profile backup
  • Batch AP configuration
  • Batch AP firmware upgrade
  • Batch AP profile backup
CLI Yes Yes
Model NWA5121-NI NWA5123-AC
Plenum rating Yes Yes
MTBF (hr) 627,152 1,727,244
Model NWA5121-NI NWA5123-AC
Ethernet IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u
PoE IEEE 802.3af 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 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 NWA5123-AC
Power supply 12 V DC, 1 A 12 V DC, 1 A
Model NWA5121-NI NWA5123-AC
Item Dimensions
(WxDxH)(mm/in.)
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 0.30/0.67
Packing Dimensions
(WxDxH)(mm/in.)
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 0.70/1.54
Included accessories Power adapter • Wall/ceiling mount plate
Model NWA5121-NI 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
Humidity 10% to 90% (non-condensing) 10% to 90% (non-condensing)
Storage
environment
Temperature -30°C to 70°C/-22°F to 158 -30°C to 70°C/-22°F to 158°F
Humidity 10% to 90% 10% to 90%