802.11ac 3x3:3 Wave 2 Wireless Access Point

Built for high performance and challenging indoor environments

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The AP245X enterprise access point combines high-performance 802.11ac Wave 2 with the simplicity of Aerohive’s distributed, cooperative architecture. This power-optimized access point uniquely incorporates a 2.4 GHZ 802.11b/g/n radio, next generation of 802.11ac 5 GHz radio and integrated BLE (BlueTooth Low Energy) to provide uncompromised wireless performance on the standard 802.3af PoE power.


  • Energy-efficient AP245X energy allows full 3-stream, 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz 802.11ac performance while using existing 802.3af PoE infrastructure
  • Integrated BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) radio enables mobile engagement services that can be based on ambient data, micro-location or orientation
  • Certified with 3 different indoor antennas: standard omni directional, 60° sector, and 120° sector antennas
  • Radio Specifications—802.11ac

    • 5.150–5.850 GHz Operating Frequency
    • 802.11ac Modulation (256-QAM)
    • Rates (Mbps): MCS0–MCS9 (6.5Mbps - 1300Mbps), NSS = 1-3.
    • 3x3:3 Stream Multiple-In, Multiple-Out (MIMO) Radio
    • VHT20/VHT40/VHT80 support

  • Radio Specifications—802.11n

    • 2.4–2.5 GHz & 5.150–5.850 GHz Operating Frequency
    • 802.11n Modulation
    • Rates (Mbps): MCS0–MCS23 (6.5Mbps - 450Mbps)
    • 3x3:3 Stream Multiple-In, Multiple-Out (MIMO) Radio
    • HT20 High-Throughput (HT) Support (for both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz)
    • HT40 High-Throughput (HT) Support for 5 GHz
    • A-MPDU and A-MSDU Frame Aggregation

  • Radio Specifications—802.11 a/b/g

    • DSSS,HR/DSSS, ERP-DSSS, OFDM , ERP-OFDM client access auto fallback

  • Included Mounting Options

    • Wall Mount
    • Ceiling Tile flush 15/16” and Wall Mount locking accessory included with AP

  • Mounting

    • Desktop
    • Ceiling Tile Recessed 15/16”, 3/8”, 9/16” sold as an accessory
    • Ceiling Tile flush 3/8”, 9/16” sold as an accessory
    • Suspend Mount sold as an accessory
    • Plenum Mount sold as an accessory
    • Silhouette and Interlude sold as an accessory

  • Antennas

    • 3x RP-SMA connector 2.4 GHz
    • 3x RP-SMA connector 5 GHz
    • 1x BLE internal antenna

  • Interfaces

    • Two Autosensing 10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet ports. PoE (Power over Ethernet 802.3af) ca pability on one of the ports
    • RJ-45 console port
    • Standard USB port

  • Physical

    • WxDxH: 7.25” x 7.25” x 1.87”(18.4 cm x 18.4 cm x 1.87cm)
      [plus .25”, mounting hardware – 2.12” (5.4 cm) H total ]
    • Weight: 1.8 lb ( 0.81 kg)

  • Environmental

    • Operating: 0 to +50°C, Storage: -40 to +70°C
    • Humidity: 95%

  • Environmental Compliance

    • UL2043

  • Power Specifications

    • IEEE 802.3af PoE Power: Full 3x3:3 802.11ac MU-MIMO performance and BLE. No USB port, no 2nd Ethernet port.
    • IEEE 802.3at PoE Power: full set of features (all of the above plus USB port and 2nd Ethernet port).

  • Power Options

    • IPower Draw: Typical 11.22W, Max 15.74W

  • Certifications

    • WPA/WPA2
    • Voice-Enterprise

  • Datasheet


    Aerohive AP245X Datasheet (486 KB)

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    Aerohive HiveOS Datasheet (143 KB)

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    Aerohive 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz Dual Band MIMO Sector Antenna 60° (897 KB)

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    Aerohive 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz Dual Band MIMO Sector Antenna 120° (956 KB)

  • Guides


    Aerohive 802.11ac Access Points At-a-Glance (458 KB)

  • More Resources


    Aerohive AP245X Hardware User Guide

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    Aerohive Security Bracket Installation Guide

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    Aerohive Wall Mount Bracket Installation Guide

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    Aerohive Plenum and Suspended Ceiling Mount Installation Guide

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    Aerohive Silhouette and Interlude Ceiling Mount Installation Guide

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    Aerohive 15/16” (2.38 cm) Recessed and Flush Ceiling Track Installation Instructions

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    Aerohive 9/16” (1.34 cm) Recessed and Flush Ceiling Installation Instructions

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    AP245X Sector Antenna Installation Guide

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    Aerohive Rubber Feet Installation Guide

Features & Benefits

Enterprise Connectivity

Enterprise Connectivity

  • 3x3 Wave 2 802.11ac technology with MU-MIMO capability and 3 spatial streams
  • Built-in Bluetooth Low Energy for iBeacon/other beacon technologies
  • IoT readiness with USB port
  • Full performance with IEEE 802.3af power
  • Trusted Platform Module (TPM) – Hardware-based key storage and encryption
  • RF-IQ antenna and radio technology
Cloud Management

Cloud Management

  • Network Device and Client Monitoring
  • Global Search and Filter function
  • Auto-Provisioning Tools for quick and easy deployment
  • Network Health View
  • Versatile RF Planning
  • Guided Network Configuration Setup
  • 802.1X and PSK Secured Networks
  • Guest Access functionality with configurable Captive Web Portal
HiveCare Support

HiveCare Support

  • HiveCare Community Support: forum-based interactive support
  • HiveCare Connect CallBack service (optional)
  • Wide array of online resources and tools

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