Cisco Aironet 1850 Series Access Points

Gigabit Wi-Fi Has Fully Arrived

Redesign your enterprise wireless LAN to support the explosion of mobile devices. Cisco has developed an enterprise access point that supports the latest Wi-Fi technology (802.11ac Wave 2). Designed for small and medium networks, the Aironet 1850 Series provides the performance you need for ongoing proliferation of 802.11ac Wave 2 as well as legacy Wi-Fi device support.

Features and Capabilities

Cisco Aironet 1850 Series Access Points deliver industry-leading performance. They support the new generation of Wi-Fi clients, as well as prior generations of 802.11a/g/n Wi-Fi clients. Examples include smartphones, tablets, and laptops that include integrated 802.11ac Wave 1 or Wave 2 support.

The Aironet 1850 Series offers customers:

Flexible deployment modes.

  • Controller-based deployments support small and medium networks
  • Integrated and external antenna models are available for various deployment environments
  • For solutions of up 25 access points, Cisco Mobility Express Solution provides an easy to set up solution that does not require a controller appliance

Better Wi-Fi coverage and performance with the latest Wi-Fi technology.

  • Supports 802.11ac Wave 2 (dual radio, 80 MHz channel size) and 4X4 MIMO

Improved client performance with multi-user multiple input and multiple output (MU-MIMO).

  • Get MU-MIMO with three spatial streams for 802.11ac Wave 2 clients
  • Transmit beam-forming for a better client experience

Fast offload to a wired network.

The 1850 Series provides two Gigabit Ethernet ports to support Link Aggregation Group (LAG).


Get the Most Out of Wave 2 Wi-Fi

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Up and Running in 2 Minutes

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Specifications at a Glance

Key Features Details
Wi-Fi Standard 802.11ac Wave 2


Dual 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz, up to 80 MHz maximum bandwidth

Maximum PHY data rate

Total aggregate maximum PHY rate = 1950 Mbps

  • 5 GHz: 1733 Mbps
  • 2.4 GHz: 217 Mbps

MIMO radio design: spatial streams

2.4 GHz: 3x4:3SS SU-MIMO
5 GHz: 4x4:4SS SU-MIMO, 4x4:3SS MU-MIMO

Max. associated clients

200 per radio, 400 maximum per access point


Transmit beamforming


  • Uplink: 1x 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet (RJ-45, PoE)
  • 1x 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet (RJ-45) for Uplink LAG (No PoE)
  • USB 2.0
  • Management console port (RJ-45)
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