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The Aruba Instant On AP12 provides robust performance improvement for indoor locations with support for 75 simultaneous devices, or slightly smaller numbers with more intense networking requirements.Buy now
Aruba Instant On AP12 has all the features you need right out of the box
- Supports up to 75 devices
- High performance
- Built in Wi-Fi router/gateway functionality
- Separate employee and guest networks
- 802.11k to eliminate sticky client issue
Supports up to 75 devices
The AP12 can handle heavy network users who spread their work throughout the day, or lighter users who might connect at the same time. Made to fit your budget, this indoor access point supports up to 75 devices simultaneously. Delivering MU-MIMO capabilities, it has a maximum aggregate peak data rate of 1.6 Gbps.
Stopping people and bots from accessing your network from the outside is critical for small businesses. That's why the AP12 has a built-in security gateway and firewall to keep business and guest traffic separate. Offering WPA2/WPA3/OWE authentication for secure Wi-Fi access, this future-ready access point delivers a worry-free networking experience.
AP12 delivers 5 GHz 802.11ac 3x3 MIMO for up to 1,300 Mbps wireless data rate, with Multi User MIMO support (Wi-Fi 5) 2.4 GHz 802.11n 2x2 MIMO for up to 300 Mbps wireless data rate (Wi-Fi 4). This powerful access point is designed to meet mobile, IoT, and security needs, and supports high-definition video streaming and cloud-application requirements.
Built in Wi-Fi router/gateway functionality
Aruba Instant On is designed to serve as the primary Wi-Fi router to your network. Just connect your access point to your modem and you’re ready to go. By setting up your Wi-Fi in router mode, you’ll eliminate the need for additional devices.
Separate employee and guest networks
Customize the experience with your logo, authentication, and rules of use, or keep it simple. You can easily apply bandwidth rates, set data usage per app, and limit the duration of use of an external portal or service like Facebook Wi-Fi. Additionally, you can open guest networks for quick and easy access, applying bandwidth limits for your clients or your network.
802.11k to eliminate sticky client issue
802.11k provides a smoother, non-disruptive experience by giving users consistent network access. Even when roaming, the result is fewer disruptions to applications, and faster service as a result of improved WLAN utilization.
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Read what people are saying about Aruba Instant On
Instant On installation is as simple as you could ask for. If you can use a mobile or tablet, you can deploy the AP12. All we had to do was download the free Instant On app onto an iPad, then connect the AP12 to the switch and power it all up. A final strength is Aruba’s mesh technology, which is a great inclusion for the price.IT Pro Review | December 9, 2020
AP12 access points come with a very clean and professional portal. Installing and configuring a multi-SSID and VLAN deployment was quick and easy. The data and statistics in the portal are a nice touch and give great insight into wireless clients and traffic. In the end, I was pleased with the price point and design and it met my requirements.LinkedIn
Wish I'd found Aruba Instant On earlier. Very good performance and extremely easy to set up no matter how many access points you need!Amazon Review | October 16, 2020
Technical specifications for the Aruba Instant On AP12
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AP22Ideal deploymentMedical offices, cafés, restaurants, or boutique hotelsSOHOs, boutiques, retail shopsBoutique hotels, independent schools, restaurants, and professional officesRecommended max number of active devices per AP755075Max data rates1600 Mbps1167 Mbps1774 MbpsMIMO3x32x22x2Weight483g193g500gRadios2.4 Ghz 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4); 5 Ghz 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5 Wave 2)2.4 Ghz 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4); 5 Ghz 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5 Wave 2)2.4 GHz 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6); 5 GHz 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)Dimensions157mm (W) x 157mm (D) x 34mm (H)152mm (W) x 152mm (D) x 34mm (H)160mm (W) x 160mm (D) x 37mm (H)Power802.3af PoE, 13.0W Max, or 12Vdc802.3af PoE, 13.0W Max, or 12Vdc802.3af PoE, 10.1W Max, or 12Vdc
AP17Ideal deploymentAnimation firms, tech start-upsBoutique hotels, SOHO, medical officesOutdoor cafés, poolside, or open-air restaurantsRecommended max number of active devices per AP1005050Max data rates2033 Mbps1167 Mbps1167 MbpsMIMO4x42x22x2Weight674g313g650gRadios2.4 Ghz 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4); 5 Ghz 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5 Wave 2)2.4 Ghz 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4); 5 Ghz 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5 Wave 2)2.4 Ghz 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4); 5 Ghz 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5 Wave 2)Dimensions183mm (W) x 183mm (D) x 41mm (H)150mm (W) x 86mm (D) x 40mm (H)156mm (W) x 67mm (D) x 178mm (H)Power802.3af PoE, 14.4W Max, or 12Vdc802.3af PoE, 9.7W Max to 25.3W Max, or 48Vdc802.3af PoE, 13.5W Max