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Fortinet FortiAP 431F
4x4 MU-MIMO Access Point with Dual Radio, RP-SMA External Antennas

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Tri radio (2x 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, 4x4 MIMO and 1x 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wave 2, 2x2 MU-MIMO), internal antennas, 1x 100/1000/2500 Base-T RJ45, 1x 10/100/1000 Base-T RJ45, BT/BLE, 1x Type A USB, 1x RS-232 RJ45 Serial Port. Ceiling/wall mount kit included. For power order: 802.3at PoE injector GPI-130 or AC power adaptor SP-FAP400-PA. Region Code A
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Overview:

This high throughput enterprise class 802.11ax indoor AP provides three radios and 8 spatial streams. This top-of-the line access point supports OFDMA, a 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet port, plus an additional 1 Gbps Ethernet port for PoE diversity. The AP can provide 24/7 scanning across both bands while still providing access on both the 2.4 and 5 GHz bands. The integrated BLE radio can be used for beacons and locationing applications.

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Key Features:

  • 802.11ax
  • Tri-Radio 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz + scanning
  • 5 Internal/External Antennas
  • 4x4 MU-MIMO
  • Up to 1,147 Mbps + 2,402 Mbps

Antenna Radiation Patterns

FortiAP 431F antenna pattern

Deployments

FortiAPs allow for a versatile collection of installation topologies with options to fit any enterprise.

FortiAP Deployment

Specifications:


  FortiAP-431F FortiAP-433F
Hardware
Hardware Type Indoor AP Indoor AP
Number of Radios 3 + 1 BLE 3 + 1 BLE
Number of Antennas 5 Internal + 1 BLE Internal 5 External (RP-SMA) + 1 BLE Internal
Antenna Type and Peak Gain PIFA:
4 dBi for 2.4 GHz, 5 dBi for 5 GHz
Omni directional rubber duck antenna:
4 dBi for 2.4 GHz, 6 dBi for 5 GHz
Frequency Bands (GHz) 2.400–2.4835, 5.150–5.250, 5.250–5.350, 5.470–5.725, 5.725–5.850
Radio 1 Capabilities Frequency Band: 2.4 GHz
Channel width: 4x4 20/40 MHz
Modulation: BPSK, QPSK, QAM64, QAM256, and QAM1024
MIMO chains: 4x4 service
Radio 2 Capabilities Frequency Band: 5.0 GHz
Channel width: 4x4 20/40/80MHz and 2x2 160MHz
contiguous Modulation: BPSK, QPSK, QAM64, QAM256, and QAM1024
Mimo chains: 4x4 service
Radio 3 Capabilities Frequency band: 2.4/5.0 GHz MIMO chains: 1x1 frequency scanning
Maximum Data Rate Radio 1: up to 1147 Mbps
Radio 2: up to 2402 Mbps
Radio 3: scan only
Radio 1: up to 1147 Mbps
Radio 2: up to 2402 Mbps
Radio 3: scan only
Bluetooth Low Energy Radio Bluetooth scanning and iBeacon advertisement @ 6 dBm max TX power
Interfaces 1x 100/1000/2500 Base-T RJ45,
1 x 10/100/1000 Base-T RJ45,
1x Type A USB, 1x RS-232 RJ45 Serial Port
Power over Ethernet (PoE) 802.3at PoE default
1 port powered by 802.3at or 2 ports powered by 802.3af
- Full System functionality + USB support 1 port is connected to 802.3af - No USB support, Operate
in 2x2 mode with reduced power R1/R2 17dBm(Tx power)
Simultaneous SSIDs Up to 16 (14 if background scanning enabled)
EAP Type(s) EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS/MSCHAPv2, PEAPv0/EAP-MSCHAPv2, PEAPv1/EAP-GTC, EAP-SIM, EAP-AKA, EAP-FAST
User/Device Authentication WPA™, WPA2™, and WPA3™ with 802.1x or Preshared key, WEP, Web Captive Portal, MAC blocklist and allowlist
Maximum Tx Power (Conducted) Radio 1: 2.4 GHz 24 dBm / 251 mW (4 chains combined)*
Radio 2: 5 GHz 23 dBm / 200 mW (4 chains combined)*
Radio 3: NA
Kensington Lock Yes Yes
IEEE Standards 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11d, 802.11e, 802.11g, 802.11h, 802.11i,802.11j, 802.11k, 802.11n, 802.11r, 802.11v, 802.11w,
802.11ac, 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6), 802.1Q, 802.1X, 802.3ad, 802.3af, 802.3at, 802.3az, 802.3bz
SSID Types Supported Local-Bridge, Tunnel, and Mesh Local-Bridge, Tunnel, and Mesh
Per Radio Client Capacity 512 clients per radio (Radio1 and Radio2) 512 clients per radio (Radio1 and Radio2)
Cellular Co-existence Yes Yes
LED Off Mode Yes Yes
Reset Button Yes Yes
Advanced 802.11 Features
OFDMA Yes (UL and DL) Yes (UL and DL)
2.4 GHz OFDMA Yes Yes
Spatial Reuse (BSS Coloring) Yes Yes
UL MU-MIMO 802.11ax mode Yes Yes
DL-MU-MIMO Yes Yes
HE-MU-MIMO Yes Yes
Enhanced Target Wake Time (TWT) Yes Yes
ZeroWait DFS/Agile DFS No No
Wireless Monitoring Capabilities
Rogue Scan radio modes Background, Dedicated Background, Dedicated
WIPS / WIDS radio modes Background, Dedicated (recommended)
Packet Sniffer Mode Yes Yes
Spectrum Analyzer Yes Yes
Dimensions
Length x Width x Height 8.27 x 8.27 x 2.22 inches (210 x 210 x 56.5 mm)
Weight 2.16 lbs (0.98 kg) 2.19 lbs (0.995 kg)
Mounting Options Ceiling, T-Rail, and Wall Ceiling, T-Rail, and Wall
Included Accessories Mount kit for Ceiling, T-Rail and Wall Mount kit for Ceiling, T-Rail and Wall. 5 RP-SMA Male dual-band dipole antenna
Environment
Power Supply SP-FAP400-PA-XX or GPI-130 SP-FAP400-PA-XX or GPI-130
Power Consumption (Maximum) 24.5 W
Humidity 5 - 90% non condensing
Operating / Storage Temperature 32–113°F (0–45°C) / -31–-94°F (-35–70°C)
Directives Low Voltage Directive • RoHS
UL2043 Plenum Material No No
Mean Time Between Failures > 10 Years > 10 Years
Surge Protection Built In Yes Yes
Hit-less PoE Failover Yes Yes
Certifications
WiFi Alliance Certified Yes Yes
DFS FCC, IC, CE, Japan, Korea, Taiwan
Warranty
Limited Lifetime Warranty Yes Yes

Documentation:

Download the Fortinet FortiAP Series Datasheet (PDF).

Pricing Notes:

Fortinet Products
FortiAP 431F Access Point
Fortinet FortiAP 223E Indoor Wireless Access Point
Tri radio (2x 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, 4x4 MIMO and 1x 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wave 2, 2x2 MU-MIMO), internal antennas, 1x 100/1000/2500 Base-T RJ45, 1x 10/100/1000 Base-T RJ45, BT/BLE, 1x Type A USB, 1x RS-232 RJ45 Serial Port. Ceiling/wall mount kit included. For power order: 802.3at PoE injector GPI-130 or AC power adaptor SP-FAP400-PA. Region Code A
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List Price: $1,215.00
Our Price: $895.58
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