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ZoneFlex 7982 indoor 802.11n access point

High Capacity, High performance, Three-stream Wi-Fi Access Point

For enterprises and carriers requiring increased wireless performance, capacity, unparalleled ease of use and greater business value, particularly within high-density environments, the ZoneFlex 7982 is one of the most reliable and highest performing product in the industry. The ZoneFlex 7982 delivers consistent performance and maintains stable connections within high-capacity environments and to smart mobile devices that constantly change their location and orientation. The simple variation of a device’s orientation can account for up to a 5x performance degradation among Wi-Fi products unable to adapt to such changes. To address these challenges, the ZoneFlex 7982 is the only three-stream 802.11n access point to combine dynamic polarization diversity with adaptive antenna arrays and transmit beamforming to give customers up to a 4x improvement in Wi-Fi performance, signal gain and reception.


ZoneFlex 7982


Ultra high performance and cost effective
  • Three-stream MIMO 3×3:3
  • Concurrent dual-band (5GHz/2.4GHz) support
  • 450 Mbps of user throughput per radio
  • Up to 6dB of signal-to-interference and noise (SINR) improvement and up to 15dB of interference mitigation
  • Transmit beamforming capable
  • Capable of supporting over 500 clients
  • Novel channel selection approach delivering up to 50 percent capacity gain over alternative background scanning approaches
Adaptive antenna arrays and Automatic interference mitigation
  • Up to 4 times extended range and coverage
  • Automatic interference mitigation, optimized for high-density environments
  • Dual polarized adaptive antenna arrays with 21 antenna elements and over 3000 antenna patterns for ultra-reliability
Concurrent support for HD IPTV, VoIP and data
  • Support for isochronous, multicast IP video streaming
  • Four queues per client station
Smart meshing increases flexibility, reduces costs
  • Smart Mesh Networking
  • Admission control/load balancing
Differentiated services with multiple SSIDs
  • 16 BSSIDs with unique QoS and security policies
  • WEP, WPA-PSK (AES), 802.1X support
  • Zero-IT and Dynamic PSK
  • Captive portal and guest accounts
  • RADIUS and Active Directory support


Physical Characteristics
DC Input: 12 VDC 1.5A
PoE: Compatible with 802.3af/at
Physical Size
20.3 cm / 7.99 In. (L), 20.3 cm / 7.99 In. (W), 5cm/1.97In. (H)
1kg (2.25 lbs)
Adaptive antenna array that provides 3,000+ unique antenna patterns
Physical antenna gain: 3dBi (2.4 and 5GHz)
BeamFlex+ SINR Tx gain*: up to 6dB
BeamFlex+ SINR Rx gain*: up to 4dB
Interference mitigation: up to 15 dB
Minimum Rx sensitivity†: -101 dBm
Ethernet Ports
2 ports, auto MDX, auto-sensing 10/100/1000 Mbps, RJ-45
Power over Ethernet (802.3af/at) with Category 5/5e/6 cable
Environmental Conditions
Operating Temperature: 32°F (0°C) - 122°F (50°C)
Operating Humidity: up to 95% non-condensing
Power Consumption
5W (minimum)
7W (typical)
13W (peak)
Performance and Capacity
PHY Data Rates
Up to 450 Mbps per radio
Concurrent Stations
Up to 500 clients per AP
Simultaneous VoIP Clients
Up to 60 (802.11e/WMM support), 30 per radio
Network Architechture
IPv4, IPv6, dual-stack
802.1Q (1 per BSSID or dynamic, per user based on RADIUS)
802.1x for Wired Ports
Multimedia and Quality of Service
Software Queues
Per WLAN priority (2), Per traffic type (4), per client
Traffic Classification
Automatic, heuristics and TOS based or VLAN-defined
Rate Limiting
Dynamic per-user or per-WLAN
Deployment Options
Standalone (individually managed)
Managed by ZoneDirector
Managed by FlexMaster
Web User Interface (HTTP/S)
CLI (Telnet/SSH), SNMP v1, 2, 3
TR-069 vis FlexMaster
Auto Software Updates
FTP or TFTP, remote auto available
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
2.4GHz and 5GHz concurrent operation
Supported Data Rates
802.11n: 6.5 Mbps – 216.7 Mbps (20MHz) 13.5 Mbps – 450 Mbps (40MHz)
802.11a: 54, 48, 36, 24, 18, 12, 9 and 6 Mbps
802.11b: 11, 5.5, 2 and 1 Mbps
802.11g: 54, 48, 36, 24, 18, 12, 9 and 6 Mbps
Radio Chains / Streams
3 x 3:3
RF Power Output††
Max Transmit Power(1) 28 dBm on 2.4 GHz; 26 dBM on 5 GHz
20 MHz and/or 40 MHz
Frequency Band
IEEE 802.11n: 2.4 – 2.484 GHz and 5.15 – 5.85 GHz
IEEE 802.11a: 5.15 – 5.85 GHz
IEEE 802.11b: 2.4 – 2.484 GHz
Operating Channels
US/Canada: 1-11, Europe (ETSI X30): 1-13, Japan X41: 1-13
5 GHz channels: Country dependent
Up to 32 per radio (64 total)
Power Save
Wireless Security
Authentication via 802.1X, local authentication database, support for RADIUS, LDAP, and ActiveDirectory
U.S., Europe, Canada
WEEE/RoHS compliance
EN 60601-1-2
Wi-Fi Alliance certified
UL 2043 plenum rated
Subway and Railroad Certifications
EN50121-1 EMC
EN50121-4 Immunity
IEC 61373 Shock & Vibration


ZoneFlex 7982