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Getting to know the Linksys AC1200 Dual Band Access Point, LAPAC1200

The Linksys AC1200 Dual Band PoE Access Point, LAPAC1200 is the latest Wi-Fi technology to offer a powerful wireless network.  It provides wireless connection to a wired network or extends the wireless coverage of an existing wireless network.  Through the use of this access point, employees can bring their own devices to work, and deploy access point easily with Power over Ethernet (PoE) supported.  With multiple SSIDs, wireless clients can be divided into different groups to have different access privileges.

The Linksys AC1200 Dual-Band Access Point, LAPAC1200 operates on the latest wireless networking standard (802.11ac) providing your devices with a more powerful network.  Upgrade your wired network to wireless or extend the wireless coverage of your existing network using this wireless-AC access point with Power over Ethernet (PoE) support.  With multiple SSIDs, you can group and provide different access privileges to your wireless clients.  By deploying this, your employees can now bring their own devices at work.
The Linksys AC1200 Dual Band Access Point, LAPAC1200 can be used in:
  • hotspots operated by an Internet Service Provider (ISP)
  • small offices, home or free hotspots
  • setting up secure wireless networking for wireless clients to access the Internet 
  • 802.11ac Draft
  • Dual Band PoE Access Points
  • Supports 2x2 MIMO
  • Data rates:
    • Up to 300 Mbps (2.4 GHz)
    • Up to 867 Mbps (5 GHz)
  • Supports up to 8 SSID for each band (16 total)
  • AP Isolation
  • Workgroup Bridge Mode
  • Advanced Security and Preventions (802.1x Supplicant, SSID to VLAN Mapping, MAC Access Control, Rogue AP detection)
  • IPv6 Support
  • 1 -10/100/1000 Mbps (PoE)
  • SNMP v1/v2/v3
Top panel
LED ColorActivityStatus
GreenBlinkingSystem is booting
SolidSystem is normal; no wireless device connected
BlueBlinkingSoftware upgrade in process
SolidSystem is normal; at least one (1) wireless device connected
RedSolidBooting process or update failed; hard reset or service required
Bottom panel
  • Power port  - Connect the AC power adapter to this port. 
NOTE:  Use only the adapter that came with your access point. 
  • Ethernet port  - Connect a wired network device to this port.  This port supports Power over Ethernet (PoE) with a PoE switch or PoE injector.  LAPAC1200 is powered on from an 802.3at compliant source. 
QUICK TIP:  When both PoE and AC power adapter are connected to the access point, the device will get power from PoE as higher precedence.  Using Cat5e or better cable is highly recommended.
  • Reset button  - Press and hold this button for less than 15 seconds to powercycle the device.  Press and hold up to 25 seconds to reset the device to factory default settings.

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