By leveraging the 6 GHz band, Aruba 650 Series Campus APs delivers peak performance and far greater capacity than previous generations of Wi-Fi. With up to 1200 MHz of new channels, capacity is nearly tripled - so you can meet growing demand due to bandwidth-hungry video, increasing numbers of client and IoT devices and growth in cloud. Unique to Aruba, the 650 Series includes ultra tri-band filtering to minimize channel interference and dual configurable 5 Gbps ethernet ports to eliminate coverage gaps, provide greater resiliency, and deliver fast, secure connectivity.
MORE CAPACITY AND WIDER CHANNELS
The 650 Series APs are designed to take advantage of the 6GHz band, which translates into far greater speeds, wider channels for multi-gigabit traffic, and less interference. It delivers 7.8 Gbps maximum aggregate data rates tri-radio, 4x4:4 uplink/downlink MIMO in all three bands (7.8 Gbps aggregate peak).
Advantages of 6GHz
Wi-Fi 6E provides up to 1200MHz in the 6GHz band for higher throughput and improved application performance. With up to seven 160MHz channels, Wi-Fi 6E can better support lowlatency, bandwidth hungry applications like high-definition video and artificial reality/virtual reality applications. Only Wi-Fi 6E capable devices can use the 6GHz band so there is no interference or slowdowns due to legacy devices.
Device class support
The 650 Series APs are part of the low power indoor (LPI) device class. This fixed indoor-only class uses lower power levels and does not require an Automated Frequency Coordination service (AFC) to manage incumbent outdoor services which is required for standard class APs.
650 Series Access Points include Aruba's ultra tri-band filtering, which enables enterprises to take advantage of the high end of 5GHz with the lower end of 6GHz without experiencing interference. Since there is only 50MHz between 5GHz and the 6GHz, without advanced filtering, enterprises would likely experience problems between the bands and would therefore be limited in the number of channels available. By applying advanced filtering capabilities, enterprises can take full use of available spectrum without creating coverage gaps or islands.
The Series 650 APs provide high availability with two HPE Smart Rate ethernet ports for hitless failover for both data and power. Configurable to 1, 2.5, or 5 Gbps, these dual ports provide business continuity for mission critical applications.
While the need for more Wi-Fi capacity is recognized across the globe, countries are approaching 6GHz differently. The 650 Series APs are set up to automatically update regulatory rules once 6E regulations have been approved and certified.
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