Motorola AP 7131

802.11n support
with 3X3 MIMO

Delivers maximum wireless network throughput to support virtually any enterprise application, including voice and video

Tri-radio, dualband design

Works with any standards based IEEE WLAN

Multi Mode Rogue AP
detection: On-board IDS,
Mobile unit assist mode,
dedicated Wireless IPS
sensor radio

Around the clock network
protection through instant
identification and reporting
of unauthorised users

Adaptive AP mode

Can be controlled with a
wireless switch to enable
central management from
the NOC, and in the event
of loss of connectivity,
resumes functionality as a
standalone access point

Integrated router, DHCP
server, Stateful Packet
Inspection Firewall, AA
server, NAT , and Hotspot

Eliminates need to purchase
and manage additional
equipment; simplifies
provisioning of network
services and public access

Mesh networking

Allows wireless extension
of existing wired or wireless
networks in remote or outdoor locations

802.11i, WPA2 and
WPA; IPSec encryption

End-to-end enterprise class
wired and wireless security

Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM™)
Quality of Service (QoS)
and voice prioritisation

Superior performance for
demanding mission critical
applications, including voice
and video

WAN and LAN Ethernet ports

Single device solution for both
wired and wireless networking

Java™ web-based
graphical user interface;
SNMPv3; command line
interface (CLI)

Flexible management options;
easy-to-use “anytime,
anywhere” management

Integrated VPN

Cost-effective secure
site-to-site communications

Power-over- Ethernet (PoE) support

Eliminates need and expense to power access point; supports 802.3af, 802.3at (draft)

DFS compliance

Increased throughput through greater channel availability in the 5 GHz bands


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The re-defined access point:
a true wired network replacement

The 802.11a/b/g/n AP-7131 Access Point delivers the throughput, coverage and resiliency required to enable a wireless enterprise. The tri-radio expandable design provides simultaneous support for three major networking functions: high-speed wireless voice and data services for client access, self-healing mesh networking and non-data applications including Wireless IPS sensor functionality for around the clock protection of the wireless and wired network. The fully DFS compliant 802.11n Draft 2.0 AP-7131 offers speeds of up to 600 Mbps per Access Point — six times the bandwidth of an 802.11a/g access point. The Adaptive AP architecture allows the device to offer two modes of operation, without changing the firmware — either as a stand-alone access point or as a wireless switch adopted access point for centralized management. The ability to self-configure in an 802.3af environment further simplifies deployment. The elegant industrial design with an optional snap-on antenna façade enables enterprise wide deployment — from the warehouse to the front lobby.

Standalone Access Point: wired and
wireless ‘Enterprise in a box’ for the SME

As a standalone access point, the AP-7131 provides small and medium-sized businesses with a consolidated wired and wireless networking infrastructure, all in a single device. The integrated router, gateway, firewall, DHCP and AAA Radius servers, VPN, hot-spot gateway, Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) simplify and reduce the costs associated with networking by eliminating the need to purchase and manage multiple pieces of equipment.

Centrally managed Access Point: Adaptive AP Mode

The AP-7131 is also designed to meet the needs of large, distributed enterprises by converging the functionality of a thick access point and thin access port into a single device. This mode enables the deployment of a fully featured intelligent access point that can be centrally configured and managed via a Motorola wireless switch in either corporate headquarters or a network operations center (NOC). In the event the connection between the AP-7131 and the wireless switch is lost, a Remote Site Survivability (RSS) feature ensures the delivery of uninterrupted wireless services at the local or remote site. All traffic between the adaptive access points and the wireless switch is secured though an IPSec tunnel. And compatibility with Motorola’s RF Management Suite allows you to centrally plan, deploy, monitor, and secure large AP-7131 deployments.

Mesh: cost-effective networking for challenging locations

Mesh functionality enables the cost-effective wireless extension of the enterprise network to areas where Ethernet or fiber cabling is cost-prohibitive or otherwise impractical. Mesh functionality includes multi-node, multi-link networks as well as simple point-to-point bridging to connect two wired networks. Self-healing ensures continuity of service in the event of a wired or wireless network failure. The self-forming highly resilient, VLAN and WMM QoS-aware mesh technology enables enterprises to wirelessly extend reliable high-performance voice and data services to workers in remote and outdoor locations.

Enterprise-class manageability and end-to-end security

AP-7131’s stateful firewall supports key standardsbased security protocols ensuring enterprise-level protection for the wired and wireless network infrastructure, as well as for data in transmission over the wireless LAN. Only authorized users are granted access to your network, protecting your network perimeter and your resources. The powerful feature set enables security to be administered by either local, non-technical staff or remote IT professionals at your headquarters or NOC. The AP-7131 can also function as a Wireless Intrusion Protection System (IPS) sensor, enabling automatic 24x7 monitoring of your wireless network.

End-to-end solution: from 802.11n network design to everyday support

Motorola provides full life-cycle support for your 802.11n mobility deployment, from network design to day-to-day support. Motorola’s RF Management suite provides a comprehensive planning tool that enables the easy creation of a well-designed 802.11n wireless LAN, eliminating the high cost associated with an iterative trial-and-error approach and multiple site surveys. Motorola Professional Services offer expertise to assist with assessment through implementation of your mobility solution. Once your Motorola mobility solution is deployed, our responsive Customer Services keep your solution up and running, with maximum uptime — reducing your total cost of ownership.

A rapid return on investment (ROI)

You can count on this multi-function multi-purpose device to deliver a rapid return on investment. The AP-7131 can be deployed as a standalone or centrally managed device to provide wireless voice and data services, mesh backhaul and Wireless IPS sensor functionality, all in one device. This built-in flexibility simplifies the mobility architecture. There is less equipment to purchase and manage, reducing capital and operational expenditures.

802.11n Draft 2.0 Capabilities

3X3 MIMO with 2 Spatial Streams
20 MHz and 40 MHz Channels
300 Mbps Data Rates per Radio
Packet Aggregation (AMSDU, AMPDU)
Reduced Interframe Spacing
802.11 DFS

Physical Characteristics

Dimensions: 13.97 cm L x 20.32 cm W x 2.79 cm H
Weight 0.98 kg
Housing: Metal, plenum-rated housing (UL2043)
Available Mounting No additional hardware required to mount

6 top mounted LEDs, 1 bottom mounted LED, with multiple modes indicating 802.11a/g/n activity, power, Ethernet adoption and errors

Uplink: 2 ports (GE1, GE2) Auto-sensing 10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet
Console Port: RJ45 Console Port

User Environment

Operating Temperature: -20°C to 50°C
Storage Temperature: -40°C to 70°C
Operating Humidity: 5 to 95% RH non-condensing
Operating Altitude: 8000 ft./2438 m @ 28°C
Storage Altitude: 15000 ft./4572 m @ 12°C
Electrostatic Discharge: 15kV air, 8kV contact

Power Specifications

Operating Voltage: 38-54V DC
Operating Current: Not to exceed 600mA @ 48VDC
Integrated PoE Support 802.3af, 802.3at (draft)

Radio Specifications

Wireless Medium: Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS),
Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing
(OFDM), and Spatial multiplexing (MIMO)
Network Standards: 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.3, 802.11n
Draft 2.0
Data Rates Supported: 802.11g: 1,2,5.5,11,6,9,12,18,24,36,48, and
802.11a: 6,9,12,18,24,36,48, and 54Mbps
802.11n: MCS 0-15 up to 300Mbps
Operating Channels:

All channels from 4920 MHz to 5825 MHz except
channel 52 thru 64
Chan 1-13 (2412-2472 MHz)
Chan 14 (2484 MHz) Japan only
Actual operating frequencies depend on regulatory body

Maximum Available Transmit Power: 20dBm
Transmit Power Adjustment: 1dB increments
Antenna Configuration: 3x3 MIMO (transmit and receive on all three
Operating Bands (EU):

2.412 to 2.472 GHz
5.150 to 5.250 GHz
5.150 to 5.350 GHz
5.470 to 5.725 GHz


Standards Compliance: Wi-Fi: 802.11a/b/g/n WPA2, WMM,
WMM-UAPSD (Planned Q2 2008)
Product Safety Certifications: UL / cUL 60950-1, IEC / EN60950-1, UL2043, RoHS
Radio Approvals: FCC (USA), Industry Canada, CE (Europe) and TELEC (Japan)

Part Numbers

AP-7131-60020-WR AP-7131 Single Radio 802.11n Access Point
AP-7131-66040-WR AP-7131 Dual Radio 802.11n Access Point
AP-PSBIAS-1P3-AFR High Power Single Port PoE Injector

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