802.11ac WLAN AP


Cambium Networks E502S Outdoor 30 degree sector 802.11ac WLAN AP with tilt bracket & PoE Injector – High-Density Long Range Access Point – Dual Band 2.4 GHz & 5 GHz (FCC) (PL-502SP00A-US)

E502S Overview:

The e502S 802.11ac Outdoor Sector Access Point includes an IP67 enclosure, 30° integrated sector antenna, supports 256 client associations, 16 SSIDs, WPA-2 encryption, Dynamic VLANs, DFS channels, Access Control Lists (ACL), and more.

Perfect for very high-density applications such as Stadiums, High-density event coverage, Public Wi-Fi in high noise environments or narrow aisle coverage in Warehouses and more – requiring cost-effective, controller managed WLAN Access Points.

E502S Designed for the outdoors 

  • WiFi802.11ac, 256 users, 16 SSIDs
  • 30° coverage
  • 23 dB front-back ratio
  • Tx Power: 29 dBm
  • Ant gain: 12.5/15.9 dBi
  • UV rated IP-67
  • Operating Temp: -30°C ~ +60°C
  • Electrical heater for cold start
  • Industrial grade components
  • Packaged with wall mount brackets
  • Special LTE coexistence filters
  • Lightweight ~ 1Kg

cnMaestro E502S – WiFi Controller

  • Guest Access: Custom Splash pages, Vouchers, Social login
  • Zero-touch Provisioning
  • Inventory tracking
  • Map location
  • Monitoring: key Stats, Alarms
  • Mass (bulk) upgrade
  • Integrated troubleshooting: WiFi APs, Clients & Cambium SMs
  • Controller: Cloud or Virtual On-premises (NOC) controller

The cnPilot Wi-Fi Network

E502S Specifications:

Access Point Specifications
Frequency Bands2.4 GHz: 2.4 – 2.4835 GHz
Channels 1 – 13 (ETSI/CE),
Channels 1 – 11 (US)
5 GHz: 5.15 – 5.85 GHz
SSID SecurityWPA-2 (802.11i): WPA2-Enterprise (802.1x/EAP) & WPA2-Preshared-keys, Open
Max SSIDs16
Max Concurrent Clients256
Max RangeClient: 213 m (700 Ft); Actual range will vary based on local RF conditions & client capability.
Mesh: 2.4 GHz: 3,000 m (9840 Ft.) 5 GHz: 1,500 m (4,900 Ft.)
Max Data Rates1.01 Gbps
Max Data Rates1.01 Gbps
Ethernet PortsDual Gigabit Ethernet ports (2 x 10/100/1000Base-T)
AntennaDual polarized. 2×2 MIMO. Integrated Sector antenna
Antenna Gain12.5 dBi @ 2.4 GHz
15.9 dBi @ 5 GHz
Power Supply56V/30W Gigabit passive PoE injector
PoE OutAux port: capable of 802.3af Power out or Canopy power (for supported Cambium ePMP or PMP450 SMs)
Transmit Power29dBm @ 2.4GHz
28dBm @ 5 GHz
Power ConsumedTypical: 8W Max: 12.95W (no auxiliary device connected)
Dimensions30 x 20.4 x 6.5 cm (without bracket)
WeightWithout bracket: 881 g (0.88 Kg); with Bracket: 1,063 g (1.06 Kg)
Operating Temperature-30°C ~ +60°C
Mounting OptionsPole mount bracket (included) or wall-mount (with included bracket or without)
LTE Co-ExistenceSpecial filter for rejecting interference on 2.4 GHz from adjacent LTE bands 38, 40
Physical SecurityKensington Lock bracket
Visual StatusTwo (2) multi-color LEDs indicating Access Point & cnMaestro connectivity status
Wi-Fi Features
Controller modes
  • Autonomous Controller-less operations (E.g.: roaming)
  • Cloud Managed
  • On-premise virtualized controller
Secure WLAN
  • WPA-TKIP, WPA2 AES, 802.1x
  • 802.11w (Protected Management Frames)
Hotspot 2.0/PasspointYes
Captive Portal
  • cnMaestro Controller
  • Stand-alone AP based
  • Redirection to external RADIUS Server
  • Server DNS logging
  • RADIUS-based 802.1x including EAP-SIM/AKA, EAP-PEAP, EAP-TTLS, and EAP-TLS
  • MAC authentication (local database or External RADIUS server)
AccountingYes. Supports RADIUS-based accounting to multiple AAAs
Scheduled SSIDTurn SSID ON/OFF on a daily/weekly/time of day basis
Guest AccessYes. With Active Directory Integration

  • Vouchers
  • Rate limiting
  • Splash page creation on cnMaestro
  • VLAN pooling, Dynamic VLAN assignment from RADIUS server.
  • VLAN per SSID per user
Data LimitingDynamic rate limiting of client traffic per SSID
Subscriber QoSWMM
Client IsolationYes
Controller-Less Fast RoamingYes. 802.11r, Opportunistic Key Caching supports Enhanced roaming Disconnect for sticky clients
Airtime FairnessYes
MeshingMulti-hop meshing supported (3)
ACS: Automatic Channel SelectionautoTune: Autonomous dynamic off-channel scans w/o disconnecting clients. Periodic scans and scheduled scanning
Automatic Tx Power controlautoRF: Autonomous controller-less transmit power control
DHCP ServerYes
FirewallYes. NAT logging
ACL, DNS-ACLYes. L2, L3 or DNS based access control
Band Steering Band BalancingYes
Airtime FairnessYes
  • L2TP
  • L2oGRE
  • PPPoE
  • Packet capture
  • IP connectivity
  • Wi-Fi Analyzer
  • Sniffer
  • Auto logging
  • ZapD (Open source) compliant performance test tool
  • NTP server config
  • Syslog servers
  • SNMP traps support
  • DNS proxy
  • cnPilot’s dependent resource state awareness feature (ADRES) turns SSID ON/OFF based on underlying resource connectivity state
APIsPresence Location API
CertificationsFCC, ETSI, CE
EN 60601-1-2 (Medical EMC)
UL2043 Plenum rated
cnMaestro Wi-Fi Controller
Common FrameworkSingle-pane-of-glass common manager for Cambium’s cnPilot WiFi, ePMP and PMP wireless backhaul products
On-BoardingSecure zero touches fast on-boarding
ProvisioningEasy zero touches virtual network provisioning
Provision before install (pre-provision)
Device InventoryInventory tracking
Trouble ShootingezDetect: Advanced end to end troubleshooting of WiFi Access Point and Client devices on one single screen. Extends to Wireless backhaul (PTP), Wi-Fi Hotspot & Clients. Includes Packet capture and Wireless Analyzer functions
Intuitive ViewsMap location
Hierarchical Dashboard views
Client InsightClient history with client manufacturer view
Monitoring & AlarmsAlarms and events management – Critical/Major/Minor
Key statistics graphs and sticky alarm summary display
ConfigurationGUI based configuration or template-based configuration options
Software UpgradeBulk upgrade with the ability to upgrade multiple WiFi APs
Multiple AdminsMultiple admin provisioning per account

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