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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 the latest Wi-Fi standard -- 802.11ac Wave 2.


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Features and benefits

802.11ac Wave 2 Support

  • 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. 

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.

Networking for the digital era

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

Flexible deployment modes

  • The 3800 supports both controller-based and Cisco Mobility Express controllerless deployments for large networks and enterprise-class performance.

Compare Aironet 3800 models

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Aironet 3800i AP

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

Aironet 3800e AP

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

Aironet 3800p AP

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

Get assured wireless performance with Cisco DNA software

Cisco DNA software subscriptions power analytics and assurance across your network. Benefit from an always-available network that scales with your organization’s growth in applications, users, and devices.

Explore our Cisco Aironet access point modules

  • 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

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Customer reviews - Aironet 3800