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Cisco Aironet 802.11n G2 Series Indoor Access Points 600 Series 1600 Series 2600 Series 3600 Series
Product image 600 Series 1600 Series 2600 Series 3600 Series
Ideal for Remote worker Small or midsize enterprises, midmarket Small, midsize, large enterprises and mid-market Midsize or large enterprises
Site type Home Indoor office, small warehouse Indoor office, medium-sized warehouse Large office, midsize or large warehouse
Application performance profile Consumer data
Deployment flexibility
Enterprise-class
performance
Voice/video/multimedia
Any Device/BYOD optimized
Client scalability
RF interference mitigation
High client density
HD Video/VDI
802.11ac* migration
Comprehensive security
Future-proof modularity - - - Yes
802.11ac* Module
or
WSSI (Wireless Security and Spectrum Intelligence) Module
or
Cisco 3G Small Cell Module*
Crowded areas - - Yes Yes
Number of radios Dual (2.4GHz and 5.0GHz) Dual (2.4GHz and 5.0GHz) Dual (2.4GHz and 5.0GHz) Dual (2.4GHz and 5.0GHz)
Max data rate per radio 300 Mbps 300 Mbps 450 Mbps 1.3 Gbps (with 802.11ac module)
MIMO radio design: spatial streams 2x3:2 3x3:2 3x4:3 802.11n: 4 x 4:3
802.11ac: 3 x 3:3
Client count/ClientLink client count 15
No ClientLink support
128/32 200/128 802.11n: 4 x 4:3
200/128
Autonomous access point option - Yes Yes Yes
ClientLink 2.0 - Yes Yes Yes
CleanAir - CleanAir Express* Yes Yes
VideoStream - Yes Yes Yes
BandSelect - Yes Yes Yes
Rogue access point detection - Yes Yes Yes
Adaptive wireless intrusion protection system (wIPS) - Yes Yes Yes
OfficeExtend
(Integrated- antenna models only)
Yes Yes Yes Yes
FlexConnect - Yes Yes Yes
Power 100 to 240 VAC,
50-60 Hz
802.3af, AC adapter 802.3af, AC adapter 802.11n: 802.3af, AC adapter
802.11ac*: Enhanced PoE,
802.3at or Universal PoE (UPoE)
Temperature range 0 to 40°C 1600i: 0 to 40°C
1600e: -20 to 50°C
2600i: 0 to 40°C
2600e: -20 to 55°C
3600i: 0 to 40°C
3600e: 0 to 55°C
Antennas Internal 1600i: Internal
1600e: External
2600i: Internal
2600e: External
3600i: Internal
3600e: External
Wi-Fi standards 802.11a/b/g/n 802.11a/b/g/n 802.11a/b/g/n 802.11a/b/g/n/ac*
Government certifications
FIPS In plan In plan In process In process
Limited lifetime warranty Yes Yes Yes Yes

*Planned for future support

Cisco Aironet Outdoor Access Points 1552E/EU 1552C/CU 1552I 1552H 1552S
Product image 1552E/EU 1552C/CU 1552I 1552H 1552S
Type External antennas Cable modem Internal antennas Hazardous Sensor networks
Antennas E: Ext. dual-band
EU: Ext. single band
C: Internal
CU: External, single-band
Internal External dual-band External dual-band
CleanAir Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
ClientLink Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fiber SPF optics Yes - - Yes Yes
PoE out port
802.3af
Yes - - Yes Yes
Cable modem
DOCSIS/EuroDOCIS 3.0
- Yes - - -
Haz-Location
(Class 1 Div2/Zone2)
- - - Yes Yes
Battery backup Yes - - -
Power options AC, DC, PoE 40-90 VAC
Power over cable
AC, DC AC, DC, PoE AC, DC
Data rate 300 Mbps 300 Mbps 300 Mbps 300 Mbps 300 Mbps
Radio design
Tx-Rx:SS
2x3:2 2x3:2 2x3:2 2x3:2 2x3:2
BandSelect Yes/wired AP Yes/wired AP Yes/wired AP Yes/wired AP Yes/wired AP
VideoStream Yes/wired AP Yes/wired AP Yes/wired AP Yes/wired AP Yes/wired AP
Rogue AP detection Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
FlexConnect Yes/wired AP Yes/wired AP Yes/wired AP Yes/wired AP Yes/wired AP
Wireless mesh Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Data uplink (Mbps) 10/100/1000 10/100/1000 10/100/1000 10/100/1000 10/100/1000
Temperature range °C -40 to 55 -40 to 55 -40 to 55 -40 to 55 -40 to 55
Wi-Fi standards 802.11a/b/g/n 802.11a/b/g/n 802.11a/b/g/n 802.11a/b/g/n 802.11a/b/g/n
Government Certifications
FIPS In Process In Process

Wireless Controllers Virtual Controller Controller for ISR G2 2500 Series 5500 Series 5760 Series 3850 Series WiSM2 Flex 7500 Series 8500 series
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Virtual Controller Controller for ISR G2 2500 Series 5500 Series 5760 Series 3850 Series WiSM2 Flex 7500 Series 8500 series
Target deployments Small or midsize business branch Small or midsize business branch Small or midsize business branch Midsized to large enterprise Midsized to large enterprise Small to large enterprise Midsized to large enterprise Large number of branches Large enterprise and service provider
Form factor Virtual Machine Software ISR SRE Desktop 1RU appliance 1RU appliance 1RU switch Catalyst 6500 Module 1RU appliance 1RU appliance
Deployment Modes
FlexConnect Yes Yes Yes Yes - - Yes Yes Yes
Central mode (aka Local Mode) - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes - Yes
Mesh - Yes Yes Yes - - Yes Yes
(without MAP connected to RAPs)
Yes
OfficeExtend - - Yes Yes - - Yes Yes Yes
Scale
Minimum access points 5 5 5 12 25 1 100 300 300
Maximum access points 200 50 75 500 1000 50 1000 6000 6000
Maximum client support 3000 500 1000 7,000 12,000 2,000 15,000 64,000 64,000
Maximum RF tag support 3000 500 500 5,000 10,000 1,000 5,000 50,000 50,000
Maximum throughput 500 Mbps 500 Mbps 1 Gbps 8 Gbps 60 Gbps 20 Gbps and 40 Gbps 20 Gbps 1 Gbps 10 Gbps
Maximum number of access point groups 200 30 30 500 1000 50 1000 6000 6000
Maximum number of Flex groups 100 30 30 100 NA NA 100 2000 2000
Maximum access points per group 100 25 25 25 25 25 25 100 100
Maximum WLANs 512 16 16 512 512 64 512 512 512
Maximum VLANs 512 16 16 512 4096 4096 512 4096 4096
PLATFORM DETAILS
Interfaces or network I/O 2 vNICs ISR G2 backplane Four 1 GE Eight 1 GE 6 * 1/10 GbE 4 * 1 G/10 G uplink
2 * 1 G/10 G uplink
4 * 1 G uplink
24 and 48* 10/100/1000 Mbps data / PoE+
Catalyst 6500 backplane Two 10 GE Two 10 GE
Redundant power NA Yes
(option)
No Yes
(option)
Yes
(option)
Yes
(option)
Yes Yes
(installed)
Yes
(installed)
Redundant fans NA Yes Built-in Fan Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Maximum power consumption - Refer to SRE 80W 125W Refer to 3850 Datasheeet 220W 675W 675W
Standard hardware warranty NA 90 days 90 days 90 days 90 days E-LLW 90 days 90 days 90 days
Feature support
Workgroup bridge Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Link Aggregation Group (LAG) - - Yes Yes Yes Yes NA Yes Yes
Radio Resource Management (RRM) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Datagram Transfer Layer Security (DTLS) - - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Cisco Compatible Extensions Call Admission Control (CAC)/Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Cisco VideoStream - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes - Yes
Guest services (wireless) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Guest services (wired) - - - Yes - Yes Yes - -
Guest anchor - - Yes Yes Yes - Yes - -
Access control lists (ACLs) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
HA with AP SSO vSphere HA - - Yes In plan Yes Yes Yes Yes
Application Visibility and Control (AVC) - - Yes* Yes* In plan In plan Yes* - Yes*
Bonjour Gateway Yes** Yes** Yes** Yes** In plan In plan Yes** Yes** Yes**
Mobility L2 L2 and L3 L2 and L3 L2 and L3 L2 and L3 L2 and L3 L2 and L3 L2 L2 and L3
Bi-directional rate limiting - - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Government certifications
FIPS In plan   In plan Certified In plan In plan Certified In plan In plan
Common Criteria In plan   In plan Certified In plan In plan Certified In plan In plan
DISA UCAPL In plan   In plan Certified In plan In plan Certified In plan In plan

'*' - Denotes supported in central mode (formerly local mode) deployment

'**'- Denotes supported in central mode and FlexConnect (centrally switched) mode of deployments

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