Scan code: LN71464 Manufacturer code: AP910C-K

Ceiling Mountable Access Point with 11ac Wireless from Draytek

Draytek Vigor AP-910C Ceiling Wireless POE Access Point, Dual Band, WPA/2

Scan code: LN71464 Manufacturer code: AP910C-K
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Product Overview

Reliable and Flexible Coverage

The DrayTek Vigor AP-910c is a wireless access point which can be operated in standalone or centrally managed/monitored mode (with the use of a central DrayTek management product - see later). The AP-910c is a high specification professional access point providing reliable and flexible coverage to all manner of applications. A vast array of security and management features helps the AP-910c improve and protect flexibility and integrity of your wireless LAN. The Vigor AP-910c is ideal for adding wireless connectivity to an existing LAN, or for expanding the range of an existing wireless LAN by using the WDS repeater features.


Unobstructed Coverage

The ceiling format of the unit means that it can provide unobstructed coverage to the area around it and aesthetically blends into any home or office environment thanks to its shape, size and hidden cable entry. The AP-910c can also be wall mounted. For both options, a circular mounting plate (included with the unit) is fitted and then the AP-910c is attached. The AP-910c can be used together with our other access points (AP-710, AP-810 and AP-910c).


Simultaneous Dual-Band Operation & Extended 5Ghz Bands

The Vigor AP-910c supports simultaneous operation of the common 2.4Ghz band and the new 5Ghz band. The 5Ghz band is far less congested so if your PCs or other devices support the 5Ghz band, you can use that. The Vigor AP-910c operates both bands at the same time, so your devices can use either band and each has its own bandwidth so overall wireless capacity is also increased. The 5Ghz supports the full range of extended domestic 5Ghz channels, due to its support for DFS/TPC. You can select all 5Ghz channels up to channel 140, as opposed to just the 4 'Band A-Lower' channels (which provides only two non-overlapping channels @ 80Mhz channel width).


Mounting & Coverage

The AP-910c is designed to be installed on ceilings in order to serve the area below it. The cables (Ethernet or Power) can reach the AP-910c from the rear or the side. For solid ceiling fixing a backplate is supplied. The backplate fixes to the ceiling and the AP-910c then clips in. Alternatively, T-Bar mounts enable quick and easy attachments to suspended ceilings (see photo below). The AP-910c can also be wall-mounted - keyhole slots on the back allowing any orientation.


Beeping Access Point

Locating all of your access points optimally helps ensure you have everywhere covered. Once the units are installed, to help you identifying each access points, you can switch on a beeper inside each unit. The unit will then beep so that you can locate it easily.


Central Wireless Management

The AP-910c can operate in standalone autonomous mode or can form part of a centrally managed wireless installation by adding a compatible DrayTek wireless controller (a Vigor 2860 or 2925 router). This enables you to centrally control, manage and administer multiple AP-910c devices installed around your building/campus. Management also enables efficient usage of your wireless access point through load-balancing, whereby wireless clients are distributed across several access points to reduce congestion.


Wireless Security & VLANs

The AP-910c features multiple levels of wireless security. Encryption using WEP, WPA, WPA2 (802.11i) is available you can also use the access control list (ACL) to specify the hardware addresses of clients which are permitted to connect (by MAC hardware address). Any unauthorised hardware is refused access.

For additional user authentication, you can activate 802.1x RADIUS (Remote Authentication Dial-in User Service) which allows you to centrally manage and store user names and passwords either within the AP-910c setup itself (thus not needing any external server) on an external radius server which can permit time limited, temporary or continuous access to your clients as required.

The Vigor AP-910c supports the 802.1q VLAN protocol so that if it is connected to an 802.1q enabled LAN, it can split tagged data (whether its different subnets or intended for different users) and broadcast each on its own SSID. This means, for example, that your guest WiFi access is provided on a separate isolated SSID with no access to your company data.


WMM - WiFi Multimedia

The AP-910c implements intelligent wireless traffic prioritisation for the most efficient management of wireless traffic by using the Wi-Fi Multimedia standard (WMM). WMM defines Quality of Service (QoS) in Wi-Fi networks. It is a precursor to the upcoming IEEE 802.11e WLAN QoS standard, intended to improve timing critical applications such as audio, video and voice applications over WiFi. WMM adds prioritised capabilities to Wi-Fi networks and optimises their performance when multiple concurrent applications, each with different latency and throughput requirements, compete for network resources.


Power-over-Ethernet

The AP-910c supports PoE (802.3af Power over Ethernet) as standard (built-in) so if the AP-910c is connected to a PoE-enabled Ethernet switch or PoE injector, you don't need any local power to the unit (power supply) - the AP-910c will take its power from the Ethernet cable. The AP-910c supports Gigabit PoE (if you have a Gigabit PoE switch/injector) such as our VigorSwitch P2261 or P-1090 models (or any other 802.3af device). PoE is ideal for situations where you do not have mains power available in the exact location where you want to install the AP-910c or just for general aesthetic neatness, perhaps where the AP-910c is installed somewhere prominent.

Features
Physical Interfaces/Controls
• LAN : 1 x Gigabit Ethernet, RJ45 (accepts PoE Power).
• Factory Reset Button (recessed).
• DC Power Socket.

Wireless LAN Compatibility
• IEEE 802.11ac.
• 802.11a / b / g / n.
• Frequency Band 2.4 GHz & 5.8Ghz - Simultaneous Operation.
• Extended 5Ghz Band - Channels 36-140.
• DFS/TPC Support.

Security Features
• Wireless Encryption : WPA2 (802.11i) Encryption.
• Also supports WPA/WEP (Not recommended).
• User Authentication : 802.1x (using built-in or external Radius Server) (MD5/PEAP Modes).
• Wireless Client Isolation.
• Hidden SSIDs (Selectable).
• WPS - WiFi Protected Setup.
• MAC Address Filtering / Control (ACL).

Wireless Control Features
• Up to 64 Wireless Clients Supported (per band).
• MAC Address Control.
• Wireless Client Status List in WUI.
• Up to four distinct SSIDs (for VLANs) for each frequency band (2.4/5Ghz).
• WMM (Wireless MultiMedia).
• Built-in DHCP server & client.
• 802.1q VLAN.

Management
• Web Interface (HTTP/HTTPS*).
• TR-069 Control (For Vigor-ACS-SI or other TR-069 platform).
• CLI (Command Line Interface) - Telnet.
• Firmware upgrade by TR-069/HTTP.
• SNMP V2 / 2c / 3.
• Central AP Management (from compatible DrayTek router/controller).

Power, Environmental & Physical
• Temperature Operation: 0 ° C to 40 ° C.
• Humidity Requirements: 10% to 90 % (Non-condensing).
• Physical Dimensions: 162mm (wide/diameter) x 42mm (high).
• Weight: 0.4kg (main unit, including Aerials).
• Ceiling or Wall Mountable (requires rear cable entry).
• Pack Contents: AP-910C main unit, ceiling mount, UK PSU (220-240VAC), quick start guide.
• Power: 12VDC via AC/DC PSU (supplied) or 802.3af PoE.
• Warranty: 2 Years RTB.
Specifications
Networking, Connectivity & Ports
Model  
Form-Factor  
Device Type N/A
Compatible Internet Connections  
Network Connectivity Wireless LAN
Network Ports  
Other Connectors 1 x RJ-45 Console Port
USB Applications  
Wired Protocols  
Total LAN Connections  
Total WAN Connections  
64 Bytes L3 Forwarding Performance  
512+ Bytes L3 Forwarding Performance  
Wireless
Wireless Speed N/A
Wireless Protocols
  • IEEE 802.11a
  • IEEE 802.11ac
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.11n
Wireless Band Dual Band
Frequency
  • 2.4 GHz
  • 5 GHz
Operation Channel  
Wireless Transmitter Power N/A
Antenna  
Core Features
Features  
Router/Modem Processor  
Internal RAM Memory  
Internal RAM Memory Type  
Internal Flash Memory  
LED Indicators  
Buttons  
OS Support  
Max. Power Consumption  
PSU Type  
Security & VPN
Security Protocols
  • Hidden SSID
  • WPA
  • WPA2
Firewall/NAT No
Management  
VPN Support  
Physical Specifications
Dimensions  
Weight  
Additional Specifications
Note N/A
Additional Information
Scan Code LN71464
Model Number AP910C-K
GTIN 4716779079012
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
24 months
Type:
Return to base
DOA Period:
14 days
RTB Period:
24 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
Scan/Draytek
Telephone:
0845 527 7864 9:00am-5:30pm Mon/Fri
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Reviews
Draytek Vigor AP-910C Ceiling Wireless POE Access Point, Dual Band, WPA/2 is rated 3.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Concerned about long term stability I've used a pair of AP-910Cs to replace a Netgear WNAP 210. Compared to the Netgear, the range is not as good. I've had these running two weeks now and have had two incidents of devices not being able to connect because 'the WiFi password is incorrect'. Rebooting the AP-910C solves the issue. AP910 are separated by 4 channels on the 2.4 and 5.0 networks and used the same SSIDs and passwords. They are both using POE.
Date published: 2017-12-21
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Ceiling Mountable Access Point with 11ac Wireless from Draytek
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