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SonicPoint Model Comparison

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Model:SonicPoint ACcSonicPoint ACiSonicPoint N2
 SonicPoint-ACiSonicPoint-ACeSonicPoint N2

Hardware Specifications:

Dimensions6.9 (D) x 1.5 (H) in
175 (D) x 38 (H) mm
6.7 (D) x 1.5 (H) in
175 (D) x 40 (H) mm
6.9 (D) x 1.5 (H) in
175 (D) x 38 (H) mm
Weight0.53 kg / 1.2 lbs0.48 kg / 1.1 lbs0.53 kg / 1.2 lbs
WEEE Weight1.2 kg / 2.6 lbs0.53 kg / 1.2 lbs0.74 kg / 1.6 lbs
Shipping Weight1.74 kg / 3.8 lbs0.79 kg / 1.8 lbs1.1 kg / 2.4 lbs
PoE Power Requirements802.3at
Power Supply802.3at + AC Adapter (12 v)802.3at PoE802.3at PoE
Maximum Power Consumption (W)15.2 W15.6 W13.7 W
Status indicatorsSix (6) LED (WLAN/Link) (LAN/Link) Power, Test
Antennas3+3 (SMA 2.4 GHz + TNC 5 GHz)6 fully internal3+3 (SMA 2.4 GHz + TNC 5 GHz)
Wired network ports(2) 10/100/1000 auto-sensing RJ-45 for Ethernet and Power over Ethernet (PoE); (1) RJ-45 console; (1) USB 2.0
MechanicalWall or ceiling mount kit
Virtual access pointsUp to 8 per SonicPoint
Maximum clients supported256 (128 per radio)
ChassisUL 2043 plenum rated

Standards and compliance

ComplianceIEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11i, IEEE 802.3e, IEEE 802.3i, IEEE 802.3at, WPA/WPA2, TKIP, AES
RegulatoryFCC/ICES Class B, CE, RCM/ACMA, VCCI Class B, TELEC, BSMI, NCC, MSIP, ANATEL, Customs Union, RoHS (Europe/China), WEEE
Certifications PendingWiFi, Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS)
SafetyUL, cUL, TUV/GS, CB, CE, BSMI, Mexico CoC, Customs Union

Environmental:

Temperature Range32 to 104°F, 0 to 40°C
Humidity10 - 95%, non-condensing

Radio Specifications:

RadiosDual: 3x3 11n + 3x3 11acDual: 3x3 11n + 3x3 11n
Frequency Bands
  • 802.11a: 5.180-5.825 GHz
  • 802.11b/g: 2.412-2.472 GHz
  • 802.11n: 2.412-2.472 GHz, 5.180-5.825 GHz
  • **802.11ac: 2.412-2.472 GHz, 5.180-5.825 GHz
Operating Channels
  • 802.11a: US and Canada 12, Europe 11, Japan 4, Singapore 4, Taiwan 4
  • 802.11b/g: US and Canada 1-11, Europe 1-13, Japan 1-14 (14-802.11b only)
  • 802.11n (2.4 GHz): US and Canada 1-11, Europe 1-13, Japan 1-13
  • 802.11n (5 GHz): US and Canada 36-48/149-165, Europe 36-48, Japan 36-48, Spain 36-48/52-64
  • **802.11ac: US and Canada 36-48/149-165, Europe 36-48, Japan 36-48, Spain 36-48/52-64
Transmit Output PowerBased on the regulatory domain specified by the system administrator
Transmit Power ControlSupported
Data Rates Supported
  • 802.11a: 6,9,12,18,24,36,48,54 Mbps per channel
  • 802.11b: 1,2,5.5,11 Mbps per channel
  • 802.11g: 6,9,12,18,24,36,48,54 Mbps per channel
  • 802.11n: 7.2, 14.4, 21.7, 28.9, 43.3, 57.8, 65, 72.2, 15,30, 45, 60, 90, 120, 135, 150 Mbps per channel
  • **802.11ac: 7.2, 14.4, 21.7, 28.9, 43.3, 57.8, 65, 72.2, 86.7, 96.3, 15, 30, 45, 60, 90, 120, 135, 150, 180, 200, 32.5, 65, 97.5, 130, 195, 260, 292.5, 325, 390, 433.3, 65, 130, 195, 260, 390, 520, 585, 650, 780, 866.7 Mbps per channel
Modulation Technology Spectrum802.11a: Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM), BPSK, QPSK, 1-QAM, 64-QAM; 802.11b: Direct Sequence Spread (DSSS), CCK, DBPSK, DQPSK; 802.11g: Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM), BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM; 802.11n: 802.11n draft 2.0

Security:

Data EncryptionWPA2; IPSec, 802.11i, WPA; 64/128/152-bit WEP, TKIP, AES, SSL VPN*
AuthenticationRADIUS, Active Directory, Novell e-Directory, SAMBA, single sign-on (SSO)

*When used with Dell SonicWALL Secure Remote Access Series appliance
**Available on SonicPoint ACe and SonicPoint ACi only

Model:PoE Injector

Hardware Specifications:

Number of Ports2: (1) Data In; (1) Data & Power Out
Dimensions1.22(H) in x 2.30(W) in x 5.71(D) in; 31(H) mm x 58.5(W) mm x 145(D) mm
Weight1.0 lbs (450g)
ConnectorsShielded RJ-45, EIA 568A and 568B
IndicatorsSystem Indicator: AC Power (Green); User Indicator: Channel Power Active (Green)
Data Rates10/100/1000 Mbps

Power over LAN Output:

Pin Assignment and Polarity4/5 (+), 7/8 (-)
Output Power Voltage-48 VDC
User Port Power15.4 W minimum

Input Power Requirements:

AC Input Voltage100 to 240 VAC
AC Frequency50 to 60 Hz
AC Input Currency0.8A at 100-240 VAC

Standards and Compliance:

Regulatory ComplianceCE, RoHS, WEE
Electromagnetic Emission and ImmunityEN 55022 Class B (Emissions), FCC Part 15, Class B EN 55024 (Immunity), VCCI
SafetyUL/cUL 60950-1, GS Mark per IEC 60950-1

Environmental Conditions:

Operating Ambient Temperature32 to 104 °F, 0 to 40 °C
Operating HumidityMaximum 90%, non-condensing
Storage Temperature-4 to 158 °F, -20 to 70 °C
Storage HumidityMaximum 93%, non-condensing
Operating Altitude-1,000 to 10,000 ft. (-304.8 to 304.8 m)

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