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Cisco Aironet 3800 Series Access Points

Cisco Aironet 3800 Series Access Points

Prep your network to handle a lot more devices

Make sure your wireless network is ready to meet tomorrow’s business needs. Stay flexible and keep up with bandwidth demands from the growing number of wireless devices and applications. Our best-in-class 3800 Series access points support 802.11ac Wave 2, the latest Wi-Fi standard.  And it has plenty of other features to help your business soar.

Explore the 3800 Series

Aironet 3800i AP

Aironet 3800i AP

  • 802.11ac Wave 2 support
  • MU-MIMO 4x4, 3 spatial streams
  • Flexible Radio Assignment
  • Internal antenna

Aironet 3800e AP

Aironet 3800e AP

  • 802.11ac Wave 2 support
  • MU-MIMO 4x4, 3 spatial streams
  • Flexible Radio Assignment
  • External antenna

Aironet 3800p AP

Aironet 3800p AP

  • 802.11ac Wave 2 support
  • MU-MIMO 4x4, 3 spatial streams
  • Flexible Radio Assignment
  • Ideal for stadiums, arenas, convention centers

Features and capabilities

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Better performance for many client devices

The 3800 Series supports 802.11ac Wave 2, which includes multiuser MIMO (MU-MIMO). Multiple data streams can travel from the access point to Wave 2-supported devices. The devices connect all at once and get information faster.

Networking for the digital era

Networking for the digital era

Networks are getting more complex. When you combine the 3800 with Cisco's Digital Network Architecture (DNA), you can transform your network so your organization can move faster, more efficiently, and securely.

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Higher speed, lower cabling costs

The 3800 Series supports multigigabit Ethernet (mGig), with existing Cat 5e, Cat 6, and 10GBASE-T (Cat 6A) cabling. mGig Ethernet helps you increase speed without any added expenses to upgrade your cabling.

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Support for high-density traffic in real time

Your wireless network can get hit hard with unexpected traffic. The 3800 access points’ dual radios automatically adjust to these surprises. With Flexible Radio Assignment, your network is automatically upgraded and always ready.

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More efficiency with Cisco HDX

High-Density Experience (HDX) comes standard. This gives the 3800 Series top-of-the-line network efficiency over a large number of wireless clients. HDX is built for best-in-class RF architecture and targets high-density networks.

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Flexible deployment modes

The 3800 supports both a controller-based solution for large networks and a virtual-controller-based solution such as Cisco Mobility Express, which is perfect for any small to medium-sized network. 

Cisco Aironet access point modules

Aironet Developer Platform

Aironet Developer Platform

  • Ready your wireless network for the future
  • Create apps with a third-party developer platform
  • Get help from the Cisco DevNet community
  • Use with mobility IoT for access-point solutions
Beacon Point Module (AP not included)

Cisco Beacon Point Module

  • Multiple virtual beacons per unit
  • More cost-effective than physical beacons
  • Both wayfinding and proximity engagement
  • Remotely modified and managed

Featured technology

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Multigigabit switches with NBASE-T

Prepare your access switches for 802.11ac Wave 2 with Cisco Catalyst multigigabit technology. 

Use the 3800 Series to...

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Upgrade your wireless network

Get more speed, capacity, and reliability for business-critical applications.

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Empower your staff

Let employees work securely the way they want but put fewer demands on IT.

See our BYOD solution
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Connect with customers

Deliver personalized location-based experiences.

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Performance put to the test

An independent test report compares Cisco Aironet 2800 and 3800 APs against a competitor.

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