ZyXEL NWA3160-N 802.11a/b/g/n Business Access Point WLAN

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Ratification of IEEE 802.11n allows the technology to achieve good growth in commercial environments as it helps businesses to cope with challenges from increasingly complicated and bandwidth-hungry applications. In addition to enhancing throughput and coverage, the IEEE 802.11n standard offers the following benefits: elimination of bandwidth contention, future-proof support as well as accommodation for more users and floor space. To catch up the wave of 802.11n, ZyXEL introduced the enterprise-level NWA3000-N Series Access Point (AP) to meet the requirement of the 'n generation'. The new range provides various AP portfolios from single radio to concurrent radio, as well as dual-frequency APs (dual-band NWA3160-N as well as dual-band and dual-radio NWA3560-N). Designed to meet the requirements of SMB market segment, the NWA3000-N Series is ideally suited for advanced service delivery on mission-critical networks.


Undoubtedly, mobility is the key to improve employee productivity and efficiency in all modern businesses as more and more bandwidth-consuming Web applications and mobile devices are involved in daily operations today. Beyond mobility, the ratified 11n technology allows faster (up to 300 Mbps) data rates and better network reliability that supports more users to accommodate business needs. As performance of 11n Wireless LAN has exceeded the speed of basic wired Ethernet, it turns out to be a more cost-effective option for businesses building or expanding access networks over investing on a large number of wired LAN switches. The ZyXEL NWA3000-N Series is a 'hybrid' AP that acts as a standalone AP infrastructure or a centralized management structure with controller mode and managed AP. The hybrid feature has full flexibility to deploy secure and reliable WLAN networks. In the initial phase constructing a WLAN, the NWA3000-N Series can be configured as a fully functional standalone AP; with more APs installed, the NWA3000-N Series can be set to the WLAN controller mode to manage the rest of APs. The scalability is able to manage up to 24 APs and it is also suitable for companies with a staff of 300-500.



Wireless LAN

RF Network Standard

IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n

Frequency Band

2.4 / 5GHz



IEEE 802.1x ? MAC Filtering ? RADIUS Authentication ? Embedded RADIUS Server ? EAP-type EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS, PEAP, SIM, FAST, AKA ? Rogue AP Detection ? Rogue AP Containment



Ethernet: IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3z, IEEE 802.3az ? PoE: IEEE 802.3af, IEEE 802.3at ? Radio Modulation: IEEE 802.11a: BQSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM. IEEE 802.11b: DBQSK, DQPSK, CCK. IEEE 802.11g: BQSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM. IEEE 802.11n: BQSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM


Radio: FCC Part 15C 15.247. FCC Part 15E. ETSI EN 300 328 V1.7.1. ETSI EN 301 893. V1.2.3:08-2003. DGT LP0002 ? EMC: FCC Part 15B. EN 301 489-17 V1.2.1: 08-2002. EN 301 489-1 V1.5.1: 11-2004 ? Safety: EN 60950-1. EN 60601-1-2: 2002 (Medical Electrical Equipment)


Power Adaptor Output Voltage




Operating Temperature 0 to 40?C - Humidity 10 to 90%


Case Colour



19.8cm (W) x 13.8cm (D) x 4.5cm (H) - Weight 0.43kg


  • Higher bandwidth and superior performance with 802.11n
  • 3-in-1 hybrid AP WLAN including AP controller mode, managed AP mode and standalone AP mode
  • Brand new centralized graphic management interface for up to 24 WLAN APs
  • Back-up redundancy supported to provide reliable connection service
  • Secured tunnels for communication between controller and managed AP to prevent leaking of configurations
  • Enterprise-class AP functionalities with comprehensive configuration interfaces
  • Built with Low Smoke, Zero Halogen (LSOH) materials for plenum rating for UL 2043 support

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Catalogue No: EL-04035133