Fortinet FortiAP 832
802.11ac Wave 1 | Dual Radio 2.4 and 5 GHz | 6 External Antennas
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Fortinet AP series Access Points (APs) provide a high-performance, premise-managed WiFi network with a broad range of 802.11ac Wave 1 and Wave 2 APs that ease deployment and scaling and offer a number of compelling quality-of-experience advantages. They also provide a complete portfolio of security services that offer additional means of protection to combat the ever-evolving threat landscape. Fortinet also offers an RF technology that uniquely manages the spectrum utilization, allowing it to dramatically simplify deployment vs competing solutions.
Provides administrators with Application Visibility to prioritize applications to improve the user experience by guaranteeing more capacity to select groups, such as mission-critical applications or mobile point-of-sale (mPoS) devices.
Air Traffic Control
Provides sophisticated air traffic control mechanisms to govern station airtime so every client gets a fair turn on-air, which prevents the slowest, or the fastest, devices from hogging resources.
Single Channel Technology
Unique technology that manages spectrum utilization to overcome the interference-related deployment barriers commonly encountered in high density environments.
The OAP832e is an 802.11ac outdoor access point (AP) capable of supporting a variety of external antennas. Designed for high-density deployments such as stadiums, arenas, university campuses, hospitals, convention centers, and warehouses. The OAP832e supports an aggregate 1.75 Gbps data rate for demanding business applications like video and voice.
The OAP832e access point allows administrators to prioritize applications with Fortinet’s unique channel-layering technology to improve the user experience. For schools, this means Learning Management System applications can be assigned to a dedicated channel layer, while online classroom video feeds can be carried on another channel layer. For healthcare, life-critical applications such as patient monitoring can be dynamically assigned to one channel layer, doctor and nursing applications to a second layer, and patient applications to a third.
The OAP832e also provides unique roaming support because Fortinet enables the network (not the client) to control AP client hand-off via our Air Traffic Control® technology, resulting in the industry’s lowest roaming latency figures — a true zero-handoff.
Additionally, Fortinet’s single-channel technology allows the OAP832e to leverage the 802.11ac design for pervasive, real-world deployments of 80 MHz channels, effectively doubling the available data rate and dramatically increasing throughput. It should be noted that all the Fortinet APs in this document can operate in multi channel mode as well as virtual cell mode.
As with other Fortinet APs, the OAP832e integrates seamlessly with FortiConnect and other applications to bring intelligent management and resilient wireless services to your network.
- Provides an optimized 802.11ac experience with Very High Throughput (VHT) capabilities
- Delivers seamless mobility, with no channel planning
- Offers flexible deployment options for different customer requirements
- Offers full management and security assurances
|802.11E support (including WMM)|
|Dynamic WMM rate adaptation|
|Configurable QoS rules per user and application|
|Centralized deployment mode|
|Distributed deployment mode|
|Remote VPN tunnel mode|
|WEP, WPA-PSK, WPA-TKIP, WPA2-AES, 802.11i, 802.1X (EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS, PEAP, LEAP, EAP-FAST, EAP-SIM, EAP-AKA, and EAP-MD5)|
|802.1X and captive portal authentication against local database on the controller, RADIUS, and Active Directory|
|RADIUS-assisted per-user and per-ESSID access control via MAC filtering|
|Centrally managed by any Fortinet controller running System Director|
|Automatically discovers controllers and downloads configuration settings for plug-and-play deployment|
|Upgrades and management using System Director/E(z)RF® Network Manager|
|Support for SNMP|
|OAP832e IEEE802.11a/b/g/n/ac access point, dual radio with six N-type connectors for external antennas|
|Supported radio technologies|
|2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio access point|
|3x3:3SS (three spatial streams)|
|Supported 2.4 GHz (TurboQAM Mode)|
|Supported transmit beam-forming (TxBF)|
|IEEE Std 802.11ac standard|
|IEEE Std 802.11n/ac with Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM)|
|IEEE Std 802.11b with Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS)|
|IEEE Std 802.11ac with 20/40/80 MHz (VHT20/40/80) channel width|
|IEEE Std 802.11n with 40 MHz (HT40) channel width|
|IEEE Std 802.11a/g with 20 MHz channel|
|IEEE Std 802.11b with 22 MHz channel|
|IEEE Std 802.11ac: BPSK, QPS K, 16-QAM, 64-QAM, and 256-QAM|
|IEEE Std 802.11a/g/n: BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, and 64-QAM|
|IEEE Std 802.11b: BPSK, QPSK, CCK|
|Featured 256-TurboQAM modulation for 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz operations|
|Supported MCS Index|
|Supported MCS0–MCS9 (NSS=1-3) for IEEE Std 802.11ac|
|Supported MCS0–MCS23 for IEEE Std 802.11n|
|Supported Frequency Bands|
|2.400 to 2.4835 GHz (ISM)|
|5.150 to 5.250 GHz (UNII-1)|
|5.250 to 5.350 GHz (UNII-2, DFS)|
|5.470 to 5.725 GHz (UNII-2 Extends, DFS)|
|5.725–5.825 GHz (UNII-3)|
|Country-specific restrictions apply: adjusted by controller upon approval|
|2.4 GHz channels
- CH1–11 for U.S., Canada
- CH1–13 for Japan, Europe, rest of world
|5 GHz HT20 (20 MHz) Channel
- Non-DFS Channel: CH36, 40, 44, 48, 144, 149, 153, 161, 165
- DFS Channel upon approval: CH 52, 56, 60, 64, 100, 104, 108, 112, 116, 120*, 124*, 128*, 132*, 136, 140, 144 (*weather radar)
|5 GHz HT40 (40 MHz) Center Channel
- Non-DFS channel: CH38, 46, 151, 159
- DFS channel upon approval: CH54, 62, 102, 110, 118*, 116*, 134* 134, 142 (*weather radar)
|5 GHz VHT80 (80 MHz) Center Channel
- Non-DFS channel: CH42, 155
- DFS channel upon approval: CH58, 106, 122* (*weather channel)
|Platform supports Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS & DFS/TPC) for future 5 GHz channel adoption|
|Country-specific restrictions apply; adjusted by controller upon approval|
|Supported Data Rate (Mbps)|
|IEEE Std 802.11ac three streams: 19.5–1300 Mbps (MCS0-HT20@800nS to MCS9-HT40@400nS)|
|IEEE Std 802.11ac per stream: 6.5–433.3 Mbps (MCS0-HT20@800nS to MCS9-HT40@400nS)|
|IEEE Std 802.11n three streams: 13–450 Mbps (MCS9-HT20@800nS to MCS23-HT40@400nS)|
|IEEE Std 802.11n per stream: 6.5–150 Mbps (MCS0-HT20@800nS to MCS7-HT40@400nS)|
|IEEE Std 802.11a/g: 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps|
|IEEE Std 802.11b: 1, 2, 5.5, 11 Mbps|
TRANSMIT POWER (TX) AND RECEIVER SENSITIVITY (RX) PER STREAM
|CONFIGURATION||MAXIMUM CONDUCTIVE POINT TRANSMIT POWER PER STREAM (DBM)||MAXIMUM EIRP WITH EXTERNAL ANTENNAS||RECEIVER SENSITIVITY (DBM)|
|802.11n, 2.4 GHz HT20||23.0||28.0||-73|
|802.11n, 2.4 GHz HT40||23.0||27.0||-70|
|802.11n, 5 GHz, HT20||22.0||23.0||-73|
|802.11n, 5 GHz, HT40||22.0||23.0||-70|
|802.11ac, 5 GHz, HT20||22.0||23.0||-69|
|802.11ac, 5 GHz, HT40||22.0||22.0||-64|
|802.11ac, 5 GHz, VHT80||21.0||21.0||-61|
|Configurable Transmission Power|
|Transmission power configurable in 1.0 dBm increments|
|Unused radios can be disabled via software for lower power consumption|
6 external omnidirectional antennas for 3x3 MIMO with maximum antenna gain of 6 dBi in 2.4 Ghz and 7 dBi in 5 Ghz
|Operates at IEEE 802.3at power|
|Powered by IEEE Std 802.1at PoE (Power over Ethernet) injector or switch|
|Networks: 1x 10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet RJ45 uplink (G1), 1x 10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet RJ45 (G2) for downlink and future expansion purposes, auto-sensing link speed and MDI/MDX|
|6 N-Type connectors for external antenna SKU (AP832e)|
|1 RJ45 port (G1) support IEEE Std 802.3af or 802.3at PoE|
|1 USB 2.0 port (Type-A) for future feature|
|1 Kensington security slot|
|1 LED for AP Power ON status|
|2 LEDs for Ethernet activity over two RJ45 ports (LAN1 & LAN2)|
|2 LEDs for the 2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz radio status indicator|
|1.5–1.6 inch (5–7.5 cm) diameter pole-mounting kit (included).|
|Wall-mounting kit (included).|
|11.0 x 8.54 x 2.0 inches (28.0 x 21.7 x 5.0 cm)|
|OAP832e (without mounting bracket): 5 lbs (2.27 kg)|
|OAP832e (with mounting bracket): 7 lbs (3.18 kg)|
|Operating temperature: -40˚–149°F (-40–65°C)|
|Operating humidity: 5–95% non-condensing|
|Storage temperature: -40–158˚ F (-40–70°C) ambient|
|Storage humidity: 5–95% non-condensing|
|Surge protection built in|
* Frequency selection and power may be restricted to abide by regional regulatory compliance laws.
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