Cisco Small Business WAP581 Radio Acess Point

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  • Radio access point
  • 802.11ac Wave 2
  • Wi-Fi
  • Dual Band

Product Description

Cisco Small Business WAP581 Radio Acess Point

Today Wi-Fi is the primary way for mobile access;small to medium-sized businesses are looking for simple,yet easy-to-deploy Wi-Fi networks where they can provide excellent experience to their employees and customers. To stay productive,they need dependable,business-class access to network applications throughout the office. The Cisco WAP581 Wireless-AC Dual Radio Wave 2 Access Point with 2.5GbE LAN provides a simple,cost-effective way to extend highly secure,high-performance mobile networking to your employees and guests,so they can stay connected anywhere in the office,regardless of what mobile devices they use. The Cisco WAP581 Wireless-AC Dual Radio Wave 2 Access Point with 2.5GbE LAN uses concurrent dual-band radio for improved coverage and user capacity. The 4 x 4 MU-MIMO technology on the 5 GHz radio and 3 x 3 MIMO on the 2.4 GHz radio allow the access point to run at maximum performance and deliver better user experience. Two Gigabit Ethernet LAN interfaces,one with 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet and the second with 1 Gigabit Ethernet with PoE facilitate flexible installation and reduce cabling and wiring costs. Intelligent quality-of-service (QoS) features let you prioritize bandwidth-sensitive traffic for voice-over-IP (VoIP) and video applications. To provide highly secure guest access to visitors and other users,Cisco WAP581 Wireless-AC Dual Radio Wave 2 Access Point with 2.5GbE LAN supports a captive portal with multiple authentication options and the ability to configure rights,roles,and bandwidth. A customized guest login page lets you present a welcome message and access details,and reinforces your brand with company logos.

Technical Specification

Cisco Small Business WAP581 Radio Acess Point


Compliant Standards ICES-003, FCC Part 15.247, RSS-210, UL 60950-1, IEC 60950-1, EN 60950-1, FCC Part 15.107, FCC Part 15.109, FCC Part 15.407, EMI, EN 300 328, EN 301 489-1, AS/NZS 4268.2003, EN 301 893, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1, EN 301 489-17
Included Accessories Wall/ceiling mounting kit
Cables Included 1 x network cable


Device Type Radio access point
Width 22.9 cm
Depth 22.9 cm
Height 3.8 cm
Weight 1.4 kg
Localisation Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Thailand, United Kingdom, Europe, Turkey

Processor / Memory / Storage

RAM 256 GB
Flash Memory 128 MB


Form Factor External
Connectivity Technology Wireless
Data Transfer Rate 2.8 Gbps
Line Coding Format 64 QAM, 256 QAM, BPSK, QPSK, 16 QAM, OFDM
Data Link Protocol IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac Wave 2
Spread Spectrum Method OFDM, DSSS
Network / Transport Protocol NTP, DHCP, Bonjour
Remote Management Protocol SNMP 3, HTTP, HTTPS
Frequency Band 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Capacity VLANs supported: 32 ¦ Connection / user qty: 200 ¦ Concurrent users per radio: 50 ¦ Maximum number of access points (per cluster): 16 ¦ Maximum number of configured SSIDs: 16
Status Indicators Status
Features Load balancing, VLAN support, Syslog support, IPv6 support, firmware upgradable, Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) support, Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM) support, Access Control List (ACL) support, Quality of Service (QoS), reset button, 3T3R MIMO technology, rogue access point detection, DHCP client, Energy Efficient Ethernet, e-mail notification, 4T4R MIMO technology, security lock slot (cable lock sold separately), 802.1x authentication, VoIP support, Link Aggregation, Wireless Scheduler, Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS)
Encryption Algorithm WPA, WPA2, WPA-Enterprise, WPA2-Enterprise
Authentication Method RADIUS, Radio Service Set ID (SSID)
Compliant Standards IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.1D, IEEE 802.1Q, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.3af, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.1x, IEEE 802.11i, IEEE 802.11e, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.3at, IEEE 802.3az, IEEE 802.11ac


Antenna Internal
Antenna Qty 4

Expansion / Connectivity

Interfaces 1 x 2.5 GBase-T (PoE+) - RJ-45 ¦ 1 x 1000Base-T - RJ-45


Power Over Ethernet (PoE) Supported PoE+

Software / System Requirements

OS Provided Linux

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Limited warranty - lifetime

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
Max Operating Temperature 40 °C
Humidity Range Operating 10 - 85% (non-condensing)

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