AirPremier N Dual Band Exterior Access Point
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The DAP-3520 AirPremier N Dual Band Exterior Access Point is the ideal solution for outdoor users that need network and Wi-Fi Internet access at all times. Designed specifcally  for  outdoor  environments,  the  DAP-3520  is compatible with a large range of wireless devices due to its support of the 802.11a/b/g and ‘N’ (draft) standards.

High Speed Dual Band Technology
Reach  wireless  speeds  of  up  to  300Mbps  using  the 802.11n  draft  standard.1 The DAP-3520  also  enables  you to  switch  between  2.4GHz  and  5GHz  bands  expanding the  possibilities  of  your  network while  also maintaining backwards compatibility.

Powerful & Durable Outdoor Solution
The  DAP-3520  is  designed  to  handle  a  wide  variety  of outdoor environments. It has a die-cast watertight housing, a  built-in  heater  and  a  temperature  sensor.  Supporting 802.3af  Power  over  Ethernet  (PoE),  it  can  be  placed  at outdoor  locations  where  power  outlets  are  not  easily
accessible. Besides functioning as an AP, this device can be confgured to operate as a Wireless Distribution System (WDS) to act as a bridge for  linking together networks  in different buildings.

Advanced Network Security
The  DAP-3520  supports  64/128-bit WEP  data  encryption and WPA/WPA2 security functions. In addition, it provides MAC  Address  Filtering  to  control  user  access,  and  the Disable SSID Broadcast function to limit outsiders’ access to the internal network.

Additionally,  the  DAP-3520  supports  Network  Access Protection  (NAP),  which  is  a  feature  of  Microsoft® Windows Server 2008. NAP allows network administrators to defne multiple  levels of network access based on the needs of individual clients. If a client is identifed outside of their access area, the client will be automatically brought back to their permitted network access level.

Network Flexibility and Effciency
The  DAP-3520  supports  up  to  4  SSIDs,  allowing  the administrators  to  logically  divide  the  access  point  into several virtual access points all within a single hardware platform.  Rather  than  having  separate  networks  with several access points, administrators can deploy one single AP  to support more  than one application, such as public Internet access and  internal network control  to  increase fexibility  and  keep  costs  down.  The DAP-3520  supports 802.1Q  VLAN  Tagging,  operating  with  multiple  SSID  to segment traffc to enhance performance and security. The DAP-3520  provides WLAN  partitioning,  a  function  useful for deployments such as hot spots. With station-to-station partitioning enabled, security is enhanced, since wireless users  cannot  peek  at  each  other,  and  the  possibility  for data  thievery  is  reduced.  Administrators  can,  however, disable  this  function,  so wireless  users  at  an  offce  can share  hard  disks  and  information,  and  peripherals  such as  wireless  printers.    The  DAP-3520  also  supports  AP grouping,  allowing  several  access  points  to  balance wireless  network  traffc  and wireless  clients  among  the AP  with  the  same  SSID  and  different  non-overlapping frequency channels.

Network Management

Network  administrators  can  manage  DAP-3520  settings via  web-based  confguration  and  Telnet.  Administrators can also use a Windows-based utility called AP Manager II to automatically locate all wireless devices installed on the network and do bulk confguration of multiple APs to save time and effort. Additionally, D-Link’s D-View 6.0 can also be used.

General features

+  IEEE 802.11a/b/g WLAN
+  IEEE 802.11n (draft) WLAN
+  IEEE 802.3/802.3u Ethernet
+  IEEE 802.3x Flow Control (for Ethernet)

Ethernet Interface
+  10/100/1000 BASE-TX Ethernet port  with 802.3af PoE and auto-MDI/MDIX support

Operating Frequency 
For 802.11a:
    +  5150 to 5350MHz
    +  5470 to 5725MHz
    +  5725 to 5850MHz (for Europe)
For 802.11b:
    +  2400 to 2497MHz
For 802.11g:
    +  2400 to 2483.5MHz
For 802.11n (draft):
    +  2400 to 2483.5MHz (2.4 GHz band)
    +  5150 to 5825MHz (5 GHz band)

Channel Numbers

+  11 Channels (FCC)
+  13 Channels (ETSI)

Maximum Transmit Output Power2

+  18dBm@2.4GHz
+  17dBm@5GHz

Antennas Embedded Dual Band antennas (8dBi for 2.4GHz, 10dBi for 5GHz)
Two RN-P N type connectors for optional antennas4

+  64/128-bit WEP data encryption
+  TKIP, AES support
+  MAC address filtering user access
+  WLAN partitioning
+  Multiple SSID for network segmentation
+  SSID broadcast disable function
+  802.1Q VLAN Tagging
+  Rogue AP detection
+   Network Access Protection

Quality of Service
+  Wireless Multimedia (WMM)

Configurable Operation Modes
+  Access Point
+  WDS with AP
+  WDS
+  Wireless Client

Performance Enhancement  
+  AP grouping for load balance

Device Management 
+  Web Browser Interface:
    - HTTP
    - Secure HTTP (HTTPS)
+  AP Manager II
+  D-View 6.0
+  SNMP support:
    - Private MIB
+  Command Line Interface:
    - Telnet
    - SSH

Diagnostic LEDs
+  Power
+  LAN

Accessories Provided for Outdoor Installation
+ PoE base unit
+ Ethernet cable (4 meters long)
+ Set of grounding wires
+ Wall mount
+ Pole mount (option) 3

Operating Voltage
48VDC +/- 10% for PoE


+  190 (L) x 160 (W) x 55 (H) mm


+  774g (Without mounting kit)

Operating Temperature
-20˚ to +60˚ C

Storage Temperature
-20˚ to +65˚ C

Operating Humidity
10% to 90% non-condensing, all-weather enclosure

Regulation Certification
+  FCC Class B
+  CE
+  IP 65
+  C-Tick
+  CSA International
+  Wi-Fi®a/b/g/n

1 300Mbps is the maximum theoretical wireless signal rate when using multiple MIMO antennas (derived from 802.11n draft specifcations). Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffc, building materials and construction, and network overhead lower actual data throughput rate. Environmental conditions will adversely affect wireless signal range.
2 Maximum power setting will vary according to individual country regulations.
3 This device can be mounted on a pole using an optional mounting kit (part number B15900-0033000).
4 Embedded patch antennas will be disabled when optional antennas are connected.
5 IP65 standard means the device is protected from dust and low pressure jets of water from all directions - limited ingress permitted. It is recommended to place this device under a roof.



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DAP-3520   AirPremier N Dual Band Exterior Access Point


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