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Ruckus ZoneFlex R500 Dual-Band 802.11AC Smart WiFi Access Point

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Product Description:

Ruckus ZoneFlex R500 Dual-Band 802.11AC Smart WiFi Access Point

High Performance, 802.11ac Mid-Range Smart Wi-Fi Access Points with Adaptive Antenna Technology
The Ruckus ZoneFlex R500 delivers high-performance and reliable 802.11ac wireless networking at a competitive price point.

Unlike any other 802.11ac wireless solution in its class, the ZoneFlex R500 combines patented adaptive antenna technology and automatic interference mitigation to deliver consistent, predictable performance at extended ranges with up to an additional 4dB of BeamFlex gain on top of the physical antenna gain and up to 10dB of interference mitigation.

The R500 is ideal for wireless networks servicing mobile devices with dual-polarized antennas that adapt in real time to hand-held device movement and rotation ensuring consistent performance.

Each ZoneFlex R500 integrates Ruckus-patented BeamFlex, a software-controlled, high gain antenna array that continually forms and directs each Wi-Fi packet over the best performing signal path.
The ZoneFlex R500 automatically selects channels for highest throughput potential using Ruckus ChannelFly dynamic channel management, adapting to environmental changes. Once deployed, enterprises never have to worry about constant site surveys as the environment changes.

A sleek and low-profile design, the ZoneFlex R500 was purposebuilt for enterprises requiring reliable high speed client connectivity.
It is ideal for a variety of medium density enterprise and hotspot environments including SMBs, hotels, schools, retail outlets, and branch offices


• Dual-band concurrent (5GHz/2.4GHz)
• Adaptive antenna technology and advanced RF management
• Up to an additional 4dB BeamFlex gain / 10dB interference mitigation / 3 dBi physical antenna gain
• Automatic interference mitigation, optimized for high-density environments
• Integrated smart antenna technology
• Standard 802.3af Power over Ethernet (PoE)
• Router mode with NAT and DHCP services
• IP multicast video streaming support
• Advanced QoS packet classification and automatic priority for latency-sensitive traffic
• Dynamic, pre-user rate-limiting for hotspot WLANs
• WPA-PSK (AES), 802.1X support for RADIUS and Active Directory**
• Ethernet 802.1x port-based authentication (authenticator and supplicant)
• BYOD, Zero-IT and Dynamic PSK*
• Admission control/load balancing*
• Band steering and airtime fairness support
• Captive portal and guest accounts*
• Application recognition and control*
• SmartWay Bonjour gateway*
• SecureHotspot*
• SPOT location services*
• Band balancing*
* when used with Ruckus ZoneDirector or SmartZone controller.


Physical Specifications:

• Power: DC Input: 12 VDC 1.0A
• Power over Ethernet 802.3 af

Physical Size
• 15.8 cm (L) x 15.8 cm (W) x 4 cm (H)

• 350 g (0.77 lb.)

Ethernet Ports
• 2 auto MDX, auto-sensing 10/100/1000 Mbps, RJ-45, POE port (on one port)

Lock Options
• Hidden latching mechanism
• Kensington Lock Hole
• T-bar Torx
• Bracket (902-0108-0000) Torx screw & padlock (sold separately

Environmental Conditions
• Operating Temperature: 0°C - 50°C
• Operating Humidity: 10% - 95% non-condensing

Power Draw
• Idle: 4W
• Typical: 5.95W
• Peak: 10.5W
• Idle: 4W
• Typical: 6.13W
• Peak: 11.1W


Concurrent Stations
• Up to 500 clients per AP

Simultaneous VoIP Clients
• Up to 30


• Adaptive antenna that provides up to 64 unique antenna patterns per radio
• Full omnidirectional polarization diversity

Physical Antenna Gain
• Up to 3 dBi

BeamFlex* SINR TX Gain
• Up to 4 dB

BeamFlex* SINR RX Gain
• 3-5 dB (PD-MRC)

Interference Mitigation
• Up to 10 dB

Minimum RX Sensitivity
• Up to -100 dBm


Deployment Options
• Standalone (individually managed)
• Managed by ZoneDirector
• Managed by SmartZone
• Managed by FlexMaster
• Managed by SmartCell™ Gateway 200

• Web User Interface (HTTP/S)
• CLI (Telnet/SSH), SNMP v1, 2, 3
• TR-069 vis FlexMaster

Auto AP Software Updates
• FTP or TFTP, remote auto available


• IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
• 2.4GHz and 5GHz

Supported Data Rates
• 802.11n/ac: 6.5Mbps – 173.4Mbps (20MHz)
• 13.5Mbps – 400Mbps (40MHz)
• 29.3Mbps – 867Mbps (80MHz)
• 802.11a: 54, 48, 36, 24, 18, 12, 9 and 6Mbps
• 802.11b: 11, 5.5, 2 and 1 Mbps
• 802.11g: 54, 48, 36, 24, 18, 12, 9 and 6 Mbps

Radio Chains
• 2x2

Spatial Streams
• 2

RF Power Output (Aggregate)
• 25 dBm for 2.4GHz†
• 25 dBm for 5GHz†

• 20MHz, 40MHz, 80MHz

Frequency Band
• IEEE 802.11 b/g/n: 2.4 – 2.484 GHz
• IEEE 802.11a/ac: 5.15 – 5.25 GHz; 5.25 – 5.35 GHz; 5.47 – 5.725 GHz; 5.725 – 5.85 GHz

Operating Channels
• US/Canada: 1-11, Europe ( ETSI X30): 1-13, Japan X41: 1-13
• 5 GHz channels: Country dependent

Power Save
• Supported

Wireless Security
• WPA-PSK, WPA-TKIP, WPA2 AES, 802.11i
• Authentication via 802.1X with the ZoneDirector, local authentication database, support for RADIUS, LDAP, and ActiveDirectory

• U.S., Europe, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand, UAE, Vietnam
• WEEE/RoHS compliance
• EN-60601-1-2 (Medical)
• Wi-Fi Alliance
• EN50121-1 Railway EMC
• EN50121-4 Railway Immunity
• IEC 61373 Railway Shock & Vibration
• UL 2043 plenum rated
• 5GHz UNII-1 (2014)

* BeamFlex gains are statistical system level effects translated to enhanced SINR based on observations over time in real-world conditions with multiple APs and many clients

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Additional Details:

  • Stock Availability: Out of Stock!
  • Warranty: Lifetime
  • Manufacturer: Ruckus Shop
  • Product Found In: Access Points
  • Model Number: 901-R500-WW00
  • Part Number: XD04963