Cisco Aironet 1832i Dual-Band 802.11ac Wave 2 Indoor Access Point with Lightweight AP Software

Cisco Aironet 1832i Dual-Band 802.11ac Wave 2 Indoor Access Point with Lightweight AP Software

Cisco Aironet 1832i Dual-Band 802.11ac Wave 2 Indoor Access Point with Lightweight AP Software

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  • 1Description

The Aironet 1832i Dual-Band 802.11ac Wave 2 Indoor Access Point from Cisco is suitable for small and medium-sized networks that need high-speed, secure, and reliable Wi-Fi connectivity for consumer devices, such as smartphones, tablets, and high-performance laptops. It features 3 x 3 multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) technology with two spatial streams when operating in single-user or multiuser MIMO mode, offering data rate of up to 867 Mbps on the 5 GHz radio. It also enables a total aggregate dual-radio data rate of up to 1 Gbps, providing the necessary foundation for enterprise and service provider networks to stay ahead of the performance and bandwidth expectations and needs of their wireless users.

The Aironet 1832i Access Point is factory-shipped with a lightweight AP software image, based on the Control and Provisioning of Wireless Access Points (CAPWAP) protocol, for joining a wireless controller. However, it can manually be converted onsite to have the Cisco Mobility Express software image via the firmware available from the Cisco website. Post conversion, the access point can be configured to operate as a master AP (with integrated wireless controller functionality) in a Cisco Mobility Express network. Other APs, referred to as subordinate APs, associate themselves with this master AP. The master AP operates as a WLC to manage and control the subordinate APs, besides operating as an AP to serve clients.

Supported Wireless LAN Controllers
Cisco 2500 Series Wireless Controllers
Cisco Wireless Controller Module for ISR G2
Cisco Wireless Services Module 2 (WiSM2) for Catalyst 6500 Series Switches
Cisco 5500 Series Wireless Controllers
Cisco Flex 7500 Series Wireless Controllers
Cisco 8500 Series Wireless Controllers
Cisco Virtual Wireless Controller
Cisco 5760 Series Wireless Controllers
Cisco Catalyst 3650/3850 Series Switches with Integrated Controller
802.11ac Wave 2 with 3 x 3 multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) technology with two spatial streams when operating in single-user or multiuser MIMO mode, offering data rate of up to 867 Mbps rates for high capacity and reliability.
Multiuser MIMO (MU-MIMO) allows transmission of data to multiple 802.11ac Wave 2-capable clients simultaneously to improve client experience.
Transmit beamforming technology improves downlink performance to mobile devices, including one-and two-spatial-stream devices on 802.11ac, while improving battery life on mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Flexible deployment mode through the Mobility Express Solution is ideal for small to medium-sized deployments that require 25 or fewer access points 1
UPC: 882658857225
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Cisco Aironet 1832i Dual-Band 802.11ac Wave 2 Indoor Access Point with Lightweight AP Software
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    • 1Description
    Software 8.1 MR1 or later for the Cisco Aironet 1830 Series Access Points
    Deployment Modes:
    Centralized, standalone, sniffer, Cisco FlexConnect aqtyddrxyaxbvswyrtsucrcvzfuruyzcssw

    Standalone mode supported via Cisco Mobility Express with controller function running on the access point

    802.11n Version 2 and Related Capabilities:
    3 x 3 MIMO with two spatial streams
    Maximal ratio combining (MRC)
    20 and 40 MHz channels
    PHY data rates up to 300 Mbps (40 MHz with 5 GHz)
    Packet Aggregation: A-MPDU (Tx/Rx), A-MSDU (Tx/Rx)
    802.11 dynamic frequency selection (DFS)
    Cyclic shift diversity (CSD) support
    802.11ac Wave 1 and 2 Capabilities:
    3 x 3 MIMO with two spatial streams, single-user or multiuser MIMO
    802.11ac beamforming (transmit beamforming)
    20, 40, and 80 MHz channels
    PHY data rates up to 867 Mbps (80 MHz in 5 GHz)
    Packet aggregation: A-MPDU (Tx/Rx), A-MSDU (Tx/Rx)
    802.11 DFS
    CSD support
    Frequency Band and Operating Channels 2.412 to 2.462 GHz; 11 channels
    5.180 to 5.320 GHz; 8 channels
    5.500 to 5.720 GHz; 12 channels
    5.745 to 5.825 GHz; 5 channels
    Nonoverlapping Channels 2.4 GHz:
    20 MHz @ 802.11b/g: 3
    20 MHz @ 802.11n: 3

    5.0 GHz:
    20 MHz @ 802.11a: 25
    20 MHz @ 802.11n: 25
    40 MHz @ 802.11n: 12
    20 MHz @ 802.11ac: 21
    40 MHz @ 802.11ac: 12
    80 MHz @ 802.11ac: 6
    Max Transmit Power 2.4 GHz:
    802.11b/g: 22 dBm, 3 antennas
    802.11n (HT20): 22 dBm, 3 antennas

    5.0 GHz:
    802.11a: 23 dBm, 3 antennas
    802.11n (HT20/40): 23 dBm, 3 antennas
    802.11ac (Non-HT80, VHT20/40/80: 23 dBm, 3 antennas

    The maximum power setting will vary by channel and according to individual country regulations.

    Available Total Transmit Power Settings 2.4 GHz: 22 / 19 / 16 / 13 / 10 / 7 / 4 / 1 dBm
    5.0 GHz: 23 / 20 / 17 / 14 / 11 / 8 / 5 / 2 dBm

    The maximum power setting will vary by channel and according to individual country regulations.

    Integrated Antenna 2.4 GHz, gain 3 dBi, internal omni, horizontal beamwidth 360°
    5.0 GHz, gain 5 dBi, internal omni, horizontal beamwidth 360°
    Interfaces 1 x 10/100/1000Base-T autosensing (RJ45), Power over Ethernet (PoE) Management console port (RJ45)
    USB 2.0 (enabled via future software update)
    Indicators Status LED indicates boot loader status, association status, operating status, boot loader warnings, boot loader errors
    System Memory 1 GB DRAM
    256 MB flash
    Compliance Safety:
    UL 60950-1
    CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1
    UL 2043
    IEC 60950-1
    EN 60950-1

    Radio Approvals:
    FCC Part 15.247, 15.407
    RSS-210 (Canada)
    EN 300.328, EN 301.893 (Europe)
    ARIB-STD 66 (Japan)
    ARIB-STD T71 (Japan)
    EMI and susceptibility (Class B)
    FCC Part 15.107 and 15.109
    ICES-003 (Canada)
    VCCI (Japan)
    EN 301.489-1 and -17 (Europe)
    IEEE Standard:
    IEEE 802.11a/b/g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11h, IEEE 802.11d
    IEEE 802.11ac Draft 5

    802.11i, Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 (WPA2), WPA
    Advanced Encryption Standards (AES), Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP)

    EAP Types:
    Extensible Authentication Protocol-Transport Layer Security (EAP-TLS)
    EAP-Tunneled TLS (TTLS) or Microsoft Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol Version 2 (MSCHAPv2)
    Protected EAP (PEAP) v0 or EAP-MSCHAPv2
    Extensible Authentication Protocol-Flexible Authentication via Secure Tunneling (EAP-FAST)
    PEAPv1 or AP-Generic Token Card (GTC)
    EAP-Subscriber Identity Module (SIM)

    Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM)

    FCC Bulletin OET-65C
    Powering Options 802.3af/802.3at
    Enhanced PoE
    Cisco local power supply, AIR-PWR-C
    Cisco power injector, AIR-PWRINJ5 (supports 802.3af only) aqtyddrxyaxbvswyrtsucrcvzfuruyzcssw

    If 802.3af is the source of power, the USB port is disabled

    Input Power Requirements 44 to 57 VDC
    Power Supply and Power Injector: 100 to 240 VAC, 50 to 60 Hz
    Power Draw 16 W

    When deployed using a PoE specification, the power drawn from the power sourcing equipment will be higher by some amount, depending on the length of the interconnecting cable

    Temperature Non-Operating Storage: -22 to 158°F (-30 to 70°C)
    Non-Operating Storage Altitude Test: 77°F (25°C) at 15,000' (4,572 m)
    Operating: 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
    Operating Humidity 10 to 90% (non-condensing)
    Altitude (Operating) 104°F (40°C) @ 9,843' (3,000 m)
    Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.3 x 8.3 x 2.0" (21.1 x 21.1 x 5.1 cm)
    Weight 3.12 lb (1.41 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 4.3 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.449 x 8.976 x 3.386"
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