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Cisco WAP131 Wireless-N Dual Radio Access Point with PoE (Australia/New Zealand)

  • Provides cost-effective 802.11n connectivity for 2.4-GHz and 5-GHz clients
  • Single Power over Ethernet (PoE) Gigabit Ethernet for connecting to PoE switch
  • PD port allows access point to be powered by backbone switch
  • Works right out of the box with easy installation and simple web-based configuration and wizard
Product Overview
In todays dynamic business environment, employees are becoming more mobile and collaborative than ever. To stay productive, they need dependable, business-class access to network applications throughout the office. TheCisco  WAP131 Wireless-N Dual Radio Access Point provides a simple, cost-effective way to extend secure, high-performance mobile networking to your employees and guests, so they can stay connected anywhere in the office. This flexible solution lets you connect dozens of employees, and can scale to accommodate additional users and changing business needs.
The Cisco WAP131 Wireless-N Dual Radio Access Point uses concurrent dual-band radios for improved coverage and user capacity. The Gigabit Ethernet port allows the AP to be powered by PoE switch to help reduce cabling and wiring costs. Intelligent quality-of-service (QoS) features let you prioritize bandwidth-sensitive traffic for voiceover-IP (VoIP) and video applications.
The Cisco WAP131 Wireless-N Dual Radio Access Point is easy to set up and use, with intuitive wizard-based configuration to get you up and running in minutes. An attractive desktop design with an integrated stand allows you to place the AP on your desk vertically or horizontally.
To enhance reliability and safeguard sensitive business information, the Cisco WAP131 Wireless-N Dual Radio Access Point supports both Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) Personal and Enterprise, encoding all your wireless transmissions with powerful encryption. In addition, 802.1 X RADIUS authentications help keep unauthorized users out.
Figure 1. shows the front panel of the Cisco WAP131 Wireless-N Dual Radio Access Point with PoE, and Figure 2 shows the back panel.
Figure 2. Back Panel of Cisco WAP131 Wireless-N Dual Radio Access Point with PoE
  • Concurrent dual-band radio support for up to 300 Mbps per radio to maximize capacity and coverage.
  • Single Gigabit Ethernet LAN interface enables a high-speed uplink to the wired network.
  • Robust security, including WPA2, 802.1X with RADIUS secure authentication, and rogue-access-point detection, helps protect sensitive business information.
  • Simple installation and intuitive web-based configuration and wizard enable fast, simple deployment and setup in minutes.
  • Desktop design with integrated stand, for easy access and placement.
  • Intelligent QoS prioritizes network traffic to help keep critical network applications running at top performance.
  • Power-saving sleep mode and port control features help maximize energy efficiency.
  • Workgroup Bridge mode lets you expand your network by wirelessly connecting to a second Ethernet network.
  • Support for IPv6 lets you deploy future networking applications and operating systems without costly upgrades.
  • Limited lifetime hardware warranty provides peace of mind.
Table 1 lists the specifications, package contents, and minimum requirements for the Cisco WAP131 access point, and Table 2 gives RF performance information.
Table 1.       Specifications for the Cisco WAP131 Wireless Access Point




IEEE 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.3af, 802.3u, 802.1X (security authentication), 802.1Q (VLAN), 802.1D (Spanning Tree), 802.11i (WPA2 security), 802.11e (wireless QoS), IPv4 (RFC 791), IPv6 (RFC 2460)

Cabling type

Category 5e or better


Internal antennas optimized for desktop installation with vertical orientation

LED indicators

Power, WLAN, LAN

Operating system


Physical Interfaces


10/100/1000 Ethernet, with support for 802.3af/at PoE, Power Port for AC adapter

Power Supply

External 12V 1.5A DC power jack (Energy Star 2.0 compliant with Efficiency Level 5) and 802.3af/at PoE


Reset button, Power (on/off), Push button

Lock slot

Slot for Kensington lock


Power, Wireless, Ethernet

Physical Specifications

Physical dimensions (W x D x H)

6.693 x 6.693x 1.413 in. (170 x 170 x 35.9 mm)


0.89 lb (0.40kg)

Network Capabilities

VLAN support


Number of VLANs

1 management VLAN plus 8 VLANs for SSIDs

802.1X supplicant


SSID-to-VLAN mapping


Auto channel selection


Spanning tree


Load balancing




 IPv6 host support
 IPv6 RADIUS, syslog, Network Time Protocol (NTP), etc.

Layer 2

802.1Q-based VLANS, 8 active VLANS plus 1 management VLAN


WPA and WPA2

Yes, including Enterprise authentication

Access control

Yes, management access control list (ACL) plus MAC ACL

Secure management


SSID broadcast


Rogue-access-point detection


Mounting and Physical Security

Mounting options

Desktop only

Physical security lock

Kensington lock slot

Quality of Service

Quality of service (QoS)

Wi-Fi Multimedia and Traffic Specification (WMM TSPEC), Client QoS


Wireless throughput

Up to 300-Mbps data rate (real-world throughput will vary)

Recommended user support

Up to 32 connective users, 16 active users per radio


Web user interface

Built-in web user interface for easy browser-based configuration (HTTP/HTTPS)


Management protocols

Web browser, Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) v3, Bonjour

Remote management


Event logging

Local, remote syslog, email alerts

Network diagnostics

Logging and packet capture

Web firmware upgrade

Firmware upgradable through web browser, imported/exported configuration file

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)

DHCP client

IPv6 host


HTTP redirect




Dual concurrent radios (2.4 and 5 GHz)

Radio and modulation type

Dual radio, orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM)



2x2 multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) with 2 spatial streams

20, and 40 MHz for 802.11n

PHY data rate up to 600 Mbps

Data rates supported


 54, 48, 36, 24, 18, 12, 9, 6, 11, 5.5, 2, and 1 Mbps
 802.11n: 6.5 to 300 Mbps
 20-MHz bandwidth: MCS 0-15 for supported data rates
 40-MHz bandwidth: MCS 0-15 for supported data rates

Frequency Band and 20-MHz Operating Channels

A Regulatory Domain:

 2.412 to 2.462 GHz; 11 channels
 5.180 to 5.240 GHz; 4 channels
 5.745 to 5.825 GHz; 5 channels

E Regulatory Domain:

 2.412 to 2.472 GHz; 13 channels
 5.180 to 5.240 GHz; 4 channels


C Regulatory Domain:

 2.412 to 2.462 GHz; 11 channels
 5.745 to 5.805 GHz; 4 channels

Maximum Number of Nonoverlapping Channels

2.4 GHz

 20 MHz: 3
 20 MHz: 3

5 GHz

 20 MHz: 9
 20 MHz: 9
 40 MHz: 4

Wireless isolation

Wireless isolation between clients

External antennas


Internal antennas

Internal Fixed PiFA Antenna

Antenna gain in dBi

Maximum antenna gain of 3.4 dBi on 2.4 GHz

Maximum antenna gain of 4.5 dBi on 5 GHz

Wireless distribution system (WDS)




Multiple SSIDs


Wireless VLAN map


WLAN security


Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM)

Yes, with unscheduled automatic power save

Operating Modes

Access point

Access Point mode, WDS Bridging, Workgroup Bridge mode


Power options

IEEE 802.3af/at Ethernet switch

Cisco Power Injector - SB-PWR-INJ2-xx

AC Adapter - included 12v1.5A

PoE Peak power: 7.42W



 UL 60950-1
 CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1
 IEC 60950-1
 EN 60950-1

Radio approvals:

 FCC Part 15.247, 15.407
 RSS-210 (Canada)
 EN 300.328, EN 301.893 (Europe)
 AS/NZS 4268.2003 (Australia and New Zealand)

EMI and susceptibility (Class B):

 FCC Part 15.107 and 15.109
 ICES-003 (Canada)
 EN 301.489-1 and -17 (Europe)

Operating temperature

0 to 40C (32 to 104F)

Storage temperature

-20 to 70C (-4 to 158F)

Operating humidity

10% to 85% noncondensing

Storage humidity

5% to 90% noncondensing

System memory

128-MB RAM

128-MB Flash

Package Contents

 Cisco WAP131 Wireless-N Dual Radio Access Point
 AC Power Adapter
 User guide on CD-ROM
 Quick-start guide
 Ethernet network cable

Minimum Requirements

 Switch or router with PoE support, PoE injector, or AC Power Adapter
 Web-based configuration: Java-enabled web browser


Access point

Limited lifetime

No additional files, specification sheets, guides or documentation found for product.

Warranty: 1 Year Return to Base

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