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ZoneFlex R700 indoor 802.11ac access point

The industry’s Highest Capacity, Highest Performing three-stream access point

The ZoneFlex R700 ensures the most reliable connectivity within challenging and ever-changing RF environments. With BeamFlex+, the ZoneFlex R700 is capable of delivering 6 dB of signal-to-interference-plus-noise (SINR) improvement and up to 15 dB of interference mitigation over other APs. The ZoneFlex R700 simultaneously supports spatial multiplexing and BeamFlex+ to deliver the best price/performance of any three-stream 802.11ac AP.

Ruckus ZoneFlex R700

ZoneFlex R700 is purpose-built for high-capacity, high performance and interference-laden environments such as airports, public venues, hotels, universities and conference centers. The perfect choice for data-intensive streaming multimedia applications, the ZoneFlex R700 delivers picture perfect HD-quality IP video while supporting VoIP and data applications that have stringent quality of service requirements.



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 (2.4 GHz) and 1300 Mbps (5 GHz)
  • 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 antennas and Automatic interference mitigation
  • Up to 2 times extended range and coverage
  • Automatic interference mitigation, optimized for high-density environments
  • Dual polarized adaptive antennas 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
Differentiated services with multiple SSIDs
  • 32 BSSIDs with unique QoS and security policies (8 BSSIDs at 5 GHz)
  • 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: 802.3af compliant
Physical Size
20.3 cm (L), 20.3 cm (W), 5 cm (H)
(7.99 in, 7.99 in, 1.99 in)
1kg (2.25 lbs.)
RF (1,2,3)
Adaptive antenna array that provides 3,000+ unique antenna patterns
Maximum Transmit Power(Aggregate)(1) 29 dBm on 2.4 GHz; 27 dBM on 5 GHz
Physical antenna gain: 3 dBi (2.4 and 5GHz)
BeamFlex SINR Tx gain(2): up to 6 dB
BeamFlex SINR Rx gain: up to 4 dB
Interference mitigation: up to 15 dB
Minimum Rx sensitivity(3): -99 dBm
Ethernet Ports
2 ports, auto MDX, auto-sensing 10/100/1000 Mbps, RJ-45
Power over Ethernet (802.3af) 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)
12.95W (peak)
Performance and Capacity
PHY Data Rates
Up to 450 Mbps (2.4GHz)
Up to 1300Mbps (5GHz)
Concurrent Stations
Up to 500
Simultaneous VoIP Clients
Up to 60 (802.11e/WMM support), 30 per radio
Network Architecture
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/ac
2.4GHz and 5GHz concurrent operation
Supported Data Rates
802.11ac: 29.3 Mbps – 1300 Mbps (80MHz)
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
20 MHz, 40 MHz, and/or 80 MHz
Frequency Band
IEEE 802.11ac: 5.15 – 5.85 GHz
IEEE 802.11a/n: 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 (2.4 GHz)
Up to 16 (5 GHz)
Power Save
WEEE/RoHS compliance
EN 60601-1-2 (Medical)
Wi-Fi Alliance certified
UL 2043 plenum rated
Subway and Railroad Certifications
EN50121-1 EMC
EN50121-4 Immunity
IEC 61373 Shock & Vibration


ZoneFlex R700