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Get to Know the WAP361 Wireless-AC N Dual Radio Wall Plate Access Point with PoE
The WAP361 Wireless-AC/N Dual Radio Wall Plate Access Point with PoE uses concurrent dual-band radio for improved coverage and user capacity. Gigabit Ethernet LAN interfaces with Power over Ethernet (PoE) facilitate flexible installation and reduce cabling and wiring costs.
To provide highly secure guest access to visitors and other users, WAP361 supports a captive portal with multiple authentication options and the ability to configure rights, roles, and bandwidth. Configure a cluster of WAPs for seamless roaming within a campus and manage them through a single IP address.
Concurrent dual-band radio support up to 1.2 Gbps on both radios to make the most of capacity and coverage
Single Point Setup, a controller-less technology, simplifies the deployment and management of multiple access points without requiring additional hardware
Five Gigabit Ethernet Local Area Network (LAN) interfaces can enable a high-speed uplink to the wired network and also link aggregation support to increase the overall bandwidth between the two ports
A captive portal support facilitates highly secure, customized guest access with multiple rights and roles
Simple installation through a Setup Wizard and an intuitive web-based configuration facilitate fast, simple deployment, and setup in minutes
Support for Power over Ethernet (POE) allows for easy installation without expensive additional wiring
Multiple internal antennas
Designed to be mounted on a wall and junction boxes in a vertical orientation with an additional security screw on top.
Intelligent Quality of Service (QoS) prioritizes network traffic to help keep critical network applications running at top performance
Support for IPv6 lets you deploy future networking applications and operating systems without costly upgrades.
a) WAP361 Wireless-AC/N Dual Radio Wall Plate Access Point with PoE
b) Ethernet cable
c) Quick Start Guide
d) Wall mount bracket
e) Wall mounting kit
A switch or router that has PoE support, PoE injector, or AC power adapter
Java-enabled web browser for the web-based configuration
LAN IP Address
Fallback LAN IP
Front and Right Side Panel View
The front panel shows the Cisco logo and the Multi-function LED and on the right side panel, the Kensington lock slot and the 48VDC adapter port are located.
Back Panel View
At the back panel, the sticker showing some information about the device such as the exact model number with the device description, the power specifications, the serial number, the MAC address, and other vital information can be seen. The Reset button and one out of the five Gigabit Ethernet (GE) ports are also located at the back.
Bottom Panel View
The bottom panel shows the four Ethernet ports, one PoE port, and four out of the five Gigabit Ethernet Ports.
This LED indicates the status of the device depending on what state it is in.
Multifunction System LED
The WAP361 is out of power
Solid – At least one wireless client is connected to the WAP.
Blinking – Firmware upgrade is in process
Solid – No wireless clients are connected
Blinking – WAP361 is booting
Solid – WAP361 fails to boot with both firmware images
Located on the left of the port. The light goes steady when a link between the corresponding port and other device is detected. The light flashes when the port is passing traffic.
(Amber) Located on the right of the port. The light goes steady when power is being supplied to a device attached to the corresponding port.
Note: To know more about the product and hardware specifications of the WAP361 Wireless-AC/N Dual Radio Wall Plate Access Point with PoE, click here.