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802.11ac Wave 2 Dual-Radio Unified Access Point

Specifications

Models WAC500
Models
WAC500
Wireless
Standard IEEE802.11 ac/n/g/b/a
MIMO MU-MIMO
Wireless speed 2.4 GHz:
  • 300Mbps
5 GHz:
  • 866Mbps
Frequency band 2.4 GHz
  • USA (FCC): 2.412 to 2.462 GHz
  • Europe (ETSI): 2.412 to 2.472 GHz
5 GHz
  • USA (FCC): 5.15 to 5.25 GHz; 5.725 to 5.850 GHz
  • European (ETSI): 5.15 to 5.35 GHz; 5.470 to 5.725 GHz
Bandwidth 20-, 40- and 80-MHz
Conducted typical transmit output power US (2.4GHz/5GHz)
  • 23/26dBm
EU (2.4GHz/5GHz)
  • 19/26dBm
RF Design
Antenna type 2x2 MIMO Embedded Antenna
Antenna gain 2.4GHz
  • 3 dBi
5GHz
  • 4 dBi
Minimum receive sensitivity Up to -99 dBm
WLAN feature
Band Steering Yes
WDS / Mesh Yes
Fast roaming Pre-authentication, PMK caching and 802.11r/k/v
DCS Yes
Load balancing Yes
Security
Encryption
  • WEP
  • WPA
  • WPA2-PSK
  • WPA3
Authentication
  • WPA
  • WPA2-Enterprise
  • EAP
  • IEEE 802.1X
  • RADIUS authentication
Access management
  • L2-isolation
  • MAC filtering
Networking
IPv6 Yes
VLANs Yes
WMM Yes
U-APSD Yes
DiffServ marking Yes
Management
Operating mode
  • Cloud managed
  • standalone
ZON Utility
  • Discovery of Zyxel switches, APs and gateways
  • Centralized and batch configurations
    • IP configuration
    • IP renew
    • Device reboot
    • Device locating
    • Web GUI access
    • Firmware upgrade
    • Password configuration
Zyxel Wireless Optimizer
  • WiFi AP planning
  • WiFi coverage detection
  • Wireless health management
Web UI/ CLI Yes
SNMP Yes
Physical Specifications
Item Dimensions (WxDxH)(mm/in.)
140 x 140 x 37.5 /5.51 x 5.51 x 1.48
Weight (g/lb.)
249/0.55
Packing Dimensions (WxDxH)(mm/in.)
185 x 155 x 59 / 7.28 x 6.10 x 2.32
Weight (g/lb.)
419/0.92
Included accessories Ceiling-mount plate
MTBF(hr) 630,794
Physical Interfaces
Ethernet port 1 x 10/100/1000M LAN
Power
  • Input: AC 100 - 240V - 50/60 Hz 0.3A; Output: DC +12V 1A
  • PoE (802.3af): power draw 11 W
Environmental Specifications
Operating Temperature
0°C to 50°C/32°F to 122°F
Humidity
10% to 90% (non-condensing)
Storage Temperature
-40°C to 70°C/-40°F to 158°F
Humidity
10% to 90% (non-condensing)
Certifications
Radio
  • FCC Part 15C
  • FCC Part 15E
  • ETSI EN 300 328
  • EN 301 893
  • LP0002
  • EN 60601-1-2
EMC
  • FCC Part 15B
  • EN 301 489-1
  • EN 301 489-17
  • EN55022
  • EN55024
  • EN61000-3-2/-3
  • BSMI CNS13438
Safety
  • EN 60950-1
  • IEC 60950-1
  • BSMI CNS14336-1

* All specifications are subject to change without notice.