Wireless Switching 108 G Access Point
The DWL-3500AP Wireless Switching 108 G Access
Ideal for Business
Point is a high-performance wireless access device
+ 802.11b/g WLAN Standard
that provides up to 108Mbps transmission rates 1 on
+ Solid Die Cast Metal Housing Design for
the 2.4GHz frequency band. This AP provides unparallel
Indoor Deployment
wireless mobility and client access to the functions of the
DWS-3024/3026 wireless switches. Connected to these
High-Performance Connectivity
switches, each DWL-3500AP continually tunes itself for
optimal RF channel and transmits power to provide all
+ Up to 108Mbps (Turbo Mode) 1
mobile clients with the best wireless signals.
+ Dual Detachable Dipole Antennas Ensure
Maximum Coverage
Up to 108Mbps Speed
+ Self-Tuning Features to Adjust & Optimize
With transmission speeds of up to 108Mbps (Turbo
RF Settings
mode) 1, the DWL-3500AP is an ideal solution for
bandwidth intensive WLAN application. In a typical
Trusted Security Features
working environment with multiple users accessing the
network at the same time, the DWL-3500AP can operate
+ 64/128/152-bit WEP Data Encryption
at double times the throughput of regular 802.11g wireless
+ WPA/WPA2 Personal
LAN equipment.
+ WPA/WPA2 Enterprise
Sensitive Information Not Stored Locally
+ 802.1x User Authentication
Individual DWL-3500AP access points have no local
+ 802.1Q VLAN Tagging for Network
storing of any data so they can be safely installed in
unsecured areas without fear of hacking or theft. The
+ MAC Address Filtering
DWS-3024/3026 switch is the hardware that stores vital
network, and user information in plain site is typically
+ Rogue AP Detection
stored in a secure location. DWL-3500AP can link to the
+ 8 SSID
DWS-3024/3026 directly or through the existing wired
+ WMM (Wi-Fi Multimedia) Certified
network, and roam in high speed within a single DWS-
3024/3026 or even across Layer 3 boundaries between
Convenient Installation
several peer DWS-3024/3026 switches.
+ 802.3af Power Over Ethernet Facilitates
Self Configuration & Easy Installation
Physical Setup
The DWS-3024/3026 switch automatically configures
+ Zero-Configuration Installation
every connected DWL-3500AP, so no configuration is
+ Supports Variety of External High-Gain
necessary during installation. If a DWL-3500AP needs to
be replaced, the replacement DWL-3500AP automatically
inherits the same configuration, making the replacement
+ Locking Brackets Included
process as simple as a child’s game.
+ Management Via DWS-3024/3026 WLAN
Controller Switch
PoE Facilitates Wireless Deployment
For maximum coverage, the DWL-3500AP can be placed
at out-of-the-way locations such as on a ceiling or a high
Total Security & Quality of Service
wall, where AC outlets are inaccessible and providing
The DWL-3500AP supports 64/128/152-bit WEP data
power to these locations is difficult and expensive. The
encryption, WPA/WPA2 security and multiple SSID per
DWL-3500AP can easily obtain power from a DWS-
RF frequency band. Connected to the DWS-3024/3026
3024/3026 switch located as far as 100 meters away
switch, these function along with wireless user MAC
through the existing network cable, doing away with the
Address Filtering and SSID Broadcast Disable can
need to install separate power wiring. With industry-
be used to set up security and limit outsiders’ access
standard 802.3af PoE support, this wireless access point
to the internal network. The DWL-3500AP supports
does not even require a PoE injector.
802.1Q VLAN Tagging and WMM (Wi-Fi Multimedia)
for important wireless transmissions such as VoIP and
Continuous Channel Scanning To Detect Rogue AP
streaming media applications, delivering critical user-
DWL-3500AP continuously scans the wireless frequency
based services, such as prioritized delivery of voice
band and its associated channels to detect rogues while
simultaneously providing wireless connectivity to mobile
1 Maximum wireless signal rate 54Mbps based on IEEE standard 802.11g
clients. If a rogue is detected, it reports the result to the
specifications. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and
DWS-3024/3026 wireless switch that manages it. From
environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials
and construction, and network overhead can lower actual data throughput rate.
a management console, administrators can identify the
rouge AP and take appropriate action.

Wireless Switching 108 G Access Point
Technical Specifications
+ IEEE 802.11b, 802.11g Wireless LAN
+ IEEE 802.3, 802.3u Ethernet
+ IEEE 802.3x Flow Control
+ IEEE 802.3af Power over Ethernet (PoE)
Data Transfer Rates 1
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
RF Channels
+ 11 Channels for United States
+ 13 Channels for EU
+ 13 Channels for Japan
+ 11 Channels for United States
+ 13 Channels for Europe Countries
+ 13 Channels for Japan
Radio and Modulation Type
For 802.11b (DSSS):
+ DBPSK @ 1Mbps
+ DQPSK @ 2Mbps
+ CCK @ 5.5 and 11Mbps
For 802.11g (OFDM):
+ BPSK @ 6 and 9Mbps
+ QPSK @ 12 and 18Mbps
+ 16QAM @ 24 and 36Mbps
+ 64QAM @ 48, 54 and 108Mbps
For 802.11g (DSSS):
+ DBPSK @ 1Mbps
+ DQPSK @ 2Mbps
+ CCK @ 5.5 and 11Mbps
Transmit Output Power 2
For 802.11b:
(Typical at Each Throughput Rate)
+ 18dBm at 11, 5.5, 2 and 1Mbps
For 802.11g:
+ 18dBm at 6, 9, 12 and 18Mbps
+ 16dBm at 24 and 36Mbps
+ 14dBm at 48 and 54Mbps
Typical EIRP Using 5dBi Antennas: 63mW (18dBm)
Receiver Sensitivity
For 802.11b:
+ -83dBm at 11Mbps
+ -89dBm at 2Mbps
For 802.11g:
+ -87dBm at 6Mbps
+ -86dBm at 9Mbps
+ -85dBm at 12Mbps
+ -83dBm at 18Mbps
+ -80dBm at 24Mbps
+ -76dBm at 36Mbps
+ -71dBm at 48Mbps
+ -66dBm at 54Mbps

Wireless Switching 108 G Access Point
Dual 5dBi Gain Detachable Dipole 2.4GHz Antennas With Reverse SMA Connectors
Ethernet Interface
10/100BASE-TX Port With 802.3af PoE
Configurable Operation Mode
Access Point Only
+ 64/128/152-bit WEP Data Encryption
+ MAC Address Filtering
+ 802.11i-ready
+ 802.1Q SSID Broadcast Enable/Disable
+ 8 SSID
+ Isolated Security for Each SSID (Different Security Setting for Each SSID)
Supported Management Methods/Protocols
Uses Protocols Supported in DWS-3024/3026 Wireless Switches
Diagnostic LEDs
+ Power
+ Operating Voltage: 48VDC +/- 10% for PoE
+ Power Supply: Through 48VDC, 0.4A External Power Adapter
+ Power Consumption: Max.7W without POE Max.8.5W with POE
277.7 mm (L) x 155 mm (W) x 45 mm (H)
(10.93 x 6.10 x 1.77 inches)
+ Operating Temperature: 0˚ to 40˚ C (32˚ to 104˚ F)
+ Storage Temperature: -20˚ to 65˚ C (-4˚ to 149˚ F)
+ Operating Humidity: 10% to 90% (Non-Condensing)
+ Storage Humidity: 5% to 95% (Non-Condensing)
+ FCC Class B
+ CE
+ C-Tick
+ UL
1 Maximum wireless signal rate 54Mbps based on IEEE standard 802.11g specifications. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental
factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead can lower actual data throughput rate.
2 Maximum power setting will vary according to individual country regulations.
ACN 052 202 838
Specifications subject to change without prior notice.
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Release 03 (Nov. 2006)