Cisco Small Business 500 Series Wireless Access Points

Get High-Performance, Highly Secure Connectivity

Your small business can deliver business-class, high-capacity WLAN and guest access services that are highly secure and reliable--without a controller. Easy-to-deploy Cisco Small Business 500 Series Wireless Access Points offer 802.11n wireless connectivity with a dual concurrent radio or a selectable single radio.

Video Data Sheet

Video Data Sheet

Manage connectivity and offer highly secure guest access without a controller. (2:38 min)

Features and Capabilities

Get exceptional performance and coverage for mobile devices and bandwidth-heavy applications. Use the simple, controller-less management of Cisco Small Business 500 Series Wireless Access Points and get:

  • High performance and wide coverage
  • Simple installation and deployment
  • Scalability
  • Enhanced mobile guest experiences
  • Strong security
  • Limited lifetime hardware warranty

High Performance and Wide Coverage

Get selectable or concurrent dual-band radio support of up to 450 Mbps per radio with optimized SmartSignal Antenna technology.

Simple Installation and Deployment

Easily install and deploy these access points with an intuitive web-based configuration and integrated setup wizard.


Easily expand your wireless coverage with controller-less technology, without the need for additional hardware.

Enhanced Mobile Guest Experiences

Provide highly secure guest access with a customized login page for better user experiences.

Strong Security

Use advance encryption and security protocols to help keep your wireless network as secure as your wired network.

Limited Lifetime Hardware Warranty

Get protection for your investment.

Online Device Emulator

Browse through Cisco Small Business product management and configuration features to see firsthand how you can enhance business operations.

Specifications at a Glance

Specifications Description
Interfaces 10/100/1000BASE-T autosensing (RJ45)
Powering options 802.3af Ethernet switch, Cisco SB-PWR-INJ-12V-xx power injector
Radio 802.11n dual concurrent radio (Cisco WAP561) or selectable single radio (Cisco WAP551)
Wireless 802.11n, 3 x 3 multiple-input, multiple-output (MIMO)
Operating Modes Access point mode, wireless distribution system (WDS) bridging, Client Bridge mode
VLAN Support Yes
Multiple SSIDs 16

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