AirPremier G Indoor Wireless Access Point
The D-Link DWL-3260AP AirPremier G Indoor Wireless
configured to operate as an access point (AP mode), a
For Business-Class
Access Point is a powerful and reliable wireless access
point-to-point bridge or a point-to-multipoint bridge (WDS
point for business-class enterprise environments.
mode). In the AP mode, the DWL-3260AP uses its built-in
Designed for indoor installation, this access point
omni-directional antenna for multi-angle coverage. In the
+ Smoke Detector Shape for Mounting
provides advanced functions including 108Mbps Turbo
WDS mode, the DWL-3260AP can be mounted on a high
on Ceiling
speed, security, Quality of Service (QoS), and Power over
wall and externally fitted with an optional directional
+ Ideal for Indoor Deployments
Ethernet (PoE) for network administrators to deploy a
antenna through its SMA connector. Users wil disable
+ RP-SMA Connector for Optional
highly manageable and robust wireless network.
the built-in antenna through a slide switch, and the DWL-
External Directional Antenna
3260AP wil communicate only with wireless bridges,
Up to 108Mbps Wireless Speed. The DWL-3260AP delivers
using the external directional antenna, without allowing
Multiple Operation Modes
reliable wireless performance with standard 802.11g
wireless clients or workstations to access them.
+ Access Point
wireless throughput rates of up to 54Mbps. *It has the
added capability of reaching maximum wireless signal
Increased Network Flexibility and Efficiency. The
+ WDS With AP
rates of up to 108Mbps (Turbo mode) powered by D-Link
DWL-3260AP supports multiple SSIDs, al owing you to
108G technology. At the same time, the DWL-3260AP
separate applications based on security and performance
remains fully compatible with the IEEE 802.11b and 802.11g
requirements. You can enable encryption and authentication
High Performance Connectivity
on one SSID to protect private applications and no security
+ 802.11g Wireless Speeds
on another SSID to maximize open connectivity for public
Power Over Ethernet Support. For maximum coverage, the
usage. Multiple SSIDs means you can mix and match
+ Up to 108Mbps Wireless Data Transfer
DWL-3260AP can be placed at out-of-the-way locations
the broadcasting of SSIDs. For public Internet access
such as on a ceiling, using a mounting plate. Industry-
applications, you can broadcast the SSID to enable user
+ D-Link 108G Technology 108Mbps
standard 802.3af PoE support facilitates installation of this
radio cards to automatical y find available access points.
Wireless Speed
device on high places, where AC outlets are inaccessible
For private applications, you can disable SSID broadcast
and providing power to these locations is difficult and
to prevent intruders from identifying your network. You can
Trusted Security Features
expensive. From the ceiling, the DWL-3260AP can obtain
set the number of users that can associate via a particular
+ 64/128/152-bit WEP Data Encryption
power from a PoE switch located as far as 100 meters
SSID to control usage of particular applications. This can
+ WPA/WPA2 Personal
away through the existing network cable, doing away
help provide a somewhat limited form of bandwidth control
with the need to install separate power wiring.
for particular applications.
+ WPA/WPA2 Enterprise
Ceiling Mounting. The DWL-3260AP has a round shape
Cost Saving and Mobile Applications. By supporting
+ 802.1Q VLAN Tagging Support
and can be camouflaged as a smoke detector to distract
multiple SSIDs, the DWL-3260AP allows you to logically
the attention of network intruders. Its diagnostic LED
divide your access point into several virtual access points
+ MAC Address Filtering
can be turned off to make it appear even more like a
al within a single hardware platform. Rather than having
+ Rogue AP detection
smoke detector.
two separate WLANs, you can deploy one access point to
+ Multiple SSID (Up to 8)
support more than one application, such as public Internet
Advanced Wireless Security. Since wireless security
access and internal network control to increase flexibility
+ Network Access Protection
remains a strong concern among businesses, the DWL-
and keep costs down.
Convenient Installation
3260AP provides the latest wireless security technologies
by supporting both WPA/WPA2-Enterprise and to ensure
Advanced Network Management. Network administrators
+ Built-in 802.3af Power over Ethernet
complete network protection. Other security features
can manage all the DWL-3260AP’s settings via its web-
+ Mounting Plate Included
included in this Access Point are MAC Address Filtering,
based configuration utility or with Telnet. For advanced
Wireless LAN segmentation, Broadcast SSID Disabled,
network management, the administrators can use D-Link’s
Advanced Management
and support for Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) data
AP Manager II or D-View SNMP management module
+ Web Browser (HTTP)
to configure and manage multiple access points from a
single location. In addition to a streamlined management
+ Telnet/SSH
Network Access Protection. Additional y, the DWL-3260AP
process, network administrators can also verify and
+ AP Manager II
supports Network Access Protection (NAP), which is a
conduct regular maintenance checks without wasting
+ D-View
feature of Microsoft® Windows Server 2008. NAP allows
resources by sending personnel out to physically verify
network administrators to define multiple levels of network
proper operation.
access based on the needs of individual clients. If a client
is identified outside of their access area, the client will
be automatically brought back to their permitted network
access level.
WDS (Wireless Distribution System) Support. To maximize
total return on investment, the DWL-3260AP can be
* Maximum wireless signal rate based on IEEE standard 802.11g specifications. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors
lower actual data throughput rate. 108Mbps Turbo mode operates with other D-Link 108G or 108AG devices.

AirPremier G Indoor Wireless Access Point
Product Specifications
+ IEEE 802.11b

+ IEEE 802.11g
+ IEEE 802.3

+ IEEE 802.3u
+ IEEE 802.3af
Data Rates
For 802.11g:
+ 108, 54, 48, 36, 24, 18, 12, 9 and 6Mbps
For 802.11b:
+ 11, 5.5, 2 and 1Mbps
Wireless Frequency Range
+ 2.4GHz to 2.4835GHz
+ Internal omni-directional antenna
+ Reverse SMA connector for optional external antenna
Radio and Modulation Type
For 802.11b:

+ DBPSK @ 1Mbps
+ DQPSK @ 2Mbps

+ CCK @ 5.5 and 11Mbps
For 802.11g:

+ BPSK @ 6 and 9Mbps
+ QPSK @ 12 and 18Mbps
+ 16QAM @ 24 and 36Mbps
+ 64QAM @ 48 and 54Mbps

+ DBPSK @ 1Mbps
+ DQPSK @ 2Mbps

+ CCK @ 5.5 and 11Mbps
Transmit Output Power
+ 18dBm Typical
+ Typical EIRP Using 1dBi internal Antenna: 19dBm Typical
Receiver Sensitivity
For 802.11b:
+ 1Mbps: -94dBm

+ 2Mbps: -90dBm
+ 5.5Mbps: -89dBm

+ 11Mbps: -85dBm
For 802.11g:
+ 1Mbps: -94dBm

+ 2Mbps: -90dBm
+ 5.5Mbps: -89dBm

+ 6Mbps: -90dBm
+ 9Mbps: -84dBm

+ 11Mbps: -85dBm
+ 12Mbps: -82dBm

+ 18Mbps: -80dBm
+ 24Mbps: -77dBm

+ 36Mbps: -73dBm
+ 48Mbps: -72dBm

+ 54Mbps: -72dBm
Operation Modes
+ Access Point
+ WDS With AP

AirPremier G Indoor Wireless Access Point
+ 64-, 128-, 152-bit WEP data encryption
+ MAC address filtering
+ 802.1Q SSID broadcast enable/disable
+ Multiple SSIDs (maximum 8)
+ WLAN Partition
+ Rogue AP detection
+ Network Access Protection
+ 802.1Q VLAN Tagging
+ Up to 8 VLANs
Quality of Service
WMM (Wi-Fi Multimedia) certified
Device Management
Web Browser Interface:
+ Secure HTTP (HTTPS)
+ AP Manager II
+ SNMP support:
-Private MIB
+ D-View

Command Line Interface:
+ Telnet

+ Secure (SSH) Telnet

AirPremier G Indoor Wireless Access Point
Physical & Environmental
LED Diagnostics
+ Power

+ Status
+ Traffic Activity
Operating Voltage
+ 48VDC +/- 10% for PoE
Power Consumption
+ 6.24 watts (130mA) (max.)
+ Diameter: 171.97 mm (6.77 inches)
+ Height: 48.16 mm (1.90 inches)
+ 284 grams (0.63 lb)
Operating Temperature
0˚ to 40˚ C (32˚ to 104˚ F)
Storing Temperature
-20˚ to 65˚ C (-4˚ to 149˚ F)
Operating Humidity
10% to 90% (non-condensing)
Storing Humidity
5% to 95% (non-condensing)
+ FCC Class B
+ CE
+ Wi-Fi
+ IC
+ C-Tick
Specifications subject to change without prior notice.
D-Link is a registered trademark and AirPremier is a trademark of D-Link
Corporation/D-Link System Inc. All other trademarks belong to their proprietors.
Release 04 (April 2009)