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Cisco WAP200 Wireless-G Access Point: PoE/RangeBooster Cisco Small Business Access Points

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Wireless Access Point That Extends Network Connectivity for Small Businesses


• Increases wireless throughput and range and reduces "dead spots" in the wireless coverage area with RangeBooster technology

• Connects to Power over Ethernet devices, simplifying installation and eliminating the need for and cost of installing external power supplies

• Protects network traffic to safeguard business information with enhanced security, including advanced encryption and security monitoring for additional visibility

• Provides consistent network performance with integrated quality of service to support voice and video applications

• Simplifies installation and configuration with easy-to-use web interface

Figure 1. Cisco WAP200 Wireless-G Access Point: PoE/RangeBooster

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Product Overview

RangeBooster technology is a compatible add-on to standard Wireless-G that can nearly double your wireless network's range and increase its throughput by up to 35 percent. Unlike ordinary wireless technologies that are confused by signal reflections, RangeBooster uses two smart receivers at each end to detect and decode reflected signals at distances where standard technologies give up. You'll find that "dead spots" in the wireless coverage area are reduced, too.
The advanced security features make this solution ideal for your business. Advanced wireless security using Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA2) with up to 256-bit encryption, and Wireless Security Monitoring give your business the visibility and protection it needs. Used when Cisco ® WUSB 200, WMP200 or WPC200 Wireless adapters are present, Wireless Security Monitoring alerts you of possible wireless intruders and vulnerabilities in the wireless deployment and gives you visibility into denial-of-service attacks.
The Cisco WAP200 Wireless-G Access Point (Figure 1) lets you connect Wireless-G (802.11g) or Wireless-B (802.11b) devices to your wired network so you can add PCs to the network with no cabling hassle. Power over Ethernet (PoE) support makes it easy to install - you can mount the access point anywhere, even without ready access to a power plug. With appropriate PoE support at the other end, you need to run only one cable to the access point to deliver both data and power. Of course, you can also use the included AC adapter if power is available nearby.
The integrated quality of service (QoS) features provide consistent voice and video quality on both the wired and wireless networks, enabling the deployment of business-quality voice over IP (VoIP) and video applications.
Additional features like multiple basic service set identifiers (BSSIDs), wireless roaming, and auto-channel selection, make this solution ideal for your business.


• 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX Ethernet port, autosensing half/full duplex and medium dependent interface (MDI) and MDI crossover (MDI-X)

• Full backward compatibility with 802.11b

• Easy installation and configuration

• Supports Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP), WPA Pre-Shared Key (WPA-PSK), WPA2-PSK, WPA-ENT, and WPA2-ENT authentication (802.11i ready)

• SMA detachable dipole antennae with 1x2 multiple-input, multiple-output (MIMO) to increase coverage

• Supports PoE or external DC power

• Supports 4 BSSID and 802.1Q VLAN to service set identifier (SSID) mapping

• Supports Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) and features an intuitive web-based interface

• Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM) wireless QoS support, upgradable to 802.11e

• Supports wireless roaming based on 802.11F (Inter-Access Point Protocol [IAPP])

• Supports access point, bridge mode, and repeater mode

• Supports wireless security monitoring (working together with Cisco WUSB 200, WMP200 or WPC200 client cards)

• Supports wireless client isolation

• Limited lifetime warranty


Table 1 gives specifications, package contents, and minimum requirements for the Cisco WAP200 Wireless-G Access Point.

Table 1. Specifications for the Cisco WAP200 Wireless-G Access Point: PoE/RangeBooster



IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3af (PoE), 802.1p (QoS priority), 802.1q (VLAN), 802.1X (security authentication), 802.11i ready (security WPA2), 802.11e ready (wireless QoS), 802.11F (wireless roaming)


10BASE-T/100BASE-TX Ethernet, 12V DC power



Cabling type

Unshielded twisted pair (UTP) Category 5


Power, PoE, Wireless, Ethernet

Operating system



Web user interface

Built-in web user interface for easy browser-based configuration (HTTP/HTTPS)


SNMP version

SNMP version 1, 2c, 3

Event logging

• Email notification
• Remote syslog

Web firmware upgrade

Firmware upgradable through web browser



Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)

DHCP client

Operating Modes

Access point

Access point mode, point-to-point bridge mode, point-to-multipoint bridge mode, repeater mode



Radio and modulation type: 802.11b/DSSS, 802.11g/OFDM


Operating channels: 11 North America, 13 most of Europe (ETSI and Japan)

External antennas

2 (omnidirectional) SMA detachable

Transmit power

Transmit power (adjustable) at normal temperature range:

• 802.11b: 18~19 dBm
• 802.11g: 14~15 dBm

Antenna gain in dBi


Receiver sensitivity

802.11.g: 54 Mbps at -72 dBm, 802.11.b: 11 Mbps at -85 dBm



WEP 64-bit/128-bit, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WPA-ENT, WPA2-ENT

Access control

Wireless connection control: MAC-based

SSID broadcast

SSID broadcast enable/disable


IEEE 802.1X support

Wireless client isolation

Wireless client devices can be isolated from each other either within an SSID or between 2 SSIDs

Wireless Security Monitor

Scan and classify wireless devices in the network

Report new client and access point joining network and suspicious network events (works together with Cisco WUSB 200, WMP200 or WPC200 business client adapters):

• Intrusion alarms (e.g., rogue client detected, spoofed MAC address)
• Denial-of-service alarms (e.g., duration attack, association table full)
• Vulnerability alarms (e.g., access point is not using encryption, access point is broadcasting SSID)
• Other alarms (e.g., low speed connection)

Quality of Service


• 4 queues
• Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM) wireless priority


• Wireless roaming based on IAPP
• Auto-channel selection


W x H x D

6.69 x 8.07 x 7.68 in.
(170 x 205 x 195 mm)

Unit weight

0.88 lb (0.4 kg)


12V 1A DC Input, and IEEE 802.3af compliant PoE

Maximum power draw: 3.36W



Operating temperature

32º to 104ºF (0º to 40ºC)

Storage temperature

-4º to 158ºF (20º to 70ºC)

Operating humidity

10% to 85% noncondensing

Storage humidity

5% to 90% noncondensing

Package Contents

• Cisco WAP200 Wireless-G Access Point
• 2 SMA detachable dipole antennas
• User guide on CD-ROM
• Ethernet network cable
• Power adapter
• Product stands
• Registration card

Minimum Requirements

• 802.11b, 802.11g wireless adapter with TCP/IP installed per PC
• Switch/router with PoE support or PoE injector when used with PoE
• Web-based configuration: Java-enabled web browser

Product Warranty

Limited lifetime hardware warranty with return to factory replacement.

Cisco Limited Lifetime Warranty for Cisco Small Business Products

This Cisco Small Business product comes with a limited lifetime hardware warranty with return to factory replacement and a 1-year limited warranty for fans and/or power supplies. In addition, Cisco offers telephone technical support at no charge for the first 12 months following the date of purchase and software bug fixes, as available, for the warranty term. To download software updates, go to:
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