Wireless LAN
Single-radio outdoor 11ac WLAN access point for professional outdoor WLAN
applications – either in the 2.4-GHz or 5-GHz frequency band
The LANCOM OAP-821 is ideal for the reliable wireless coverage of open spaces either in the 2.4-GHz or 5-GHz
frequency band. Thanks to the integrated 5-GHz antenna it is also suitable for high-speed point-to-point
connections for a wireless networking buildings.
a Single operation WLAN – operation at 2.4 or 5 GHz with up to 300 Mbps with IEEE 802.11n and 867 Mbps
with IEEE 802.11ac
a Integrated 5-GHz directional antenna and external antenna connectors for 2.4 GHz
a Robust IP66 protective housing – reliable even at extreme temperatures (-33°C to +70°C)
a Dynamic WLAN optimization thanks to LANCOM Active Radio Control (ARC)
a Professional security features such as IEEE 802.1X
a IPSec-VPN support with LANCOM OAP VPN Option
a Zero-touch deployment with a LANCOM WLAN controller or LSR
a Connector for Gigabit Ethernet with Power over Ethernet as per IEEE 802.3af
Single Operation WLAN with up to 867 Mbps
Optional VPN functionality
The LANCOM OAP-821 provides either reliable WLAN
The LANCOM OAP VPN Option upgrades the outdoor access
coverage in the 2.4-GHz frequency band or high-speed P2P
points of the OAP-8xx series with VPN functionality. This
links for connecting remote buildings in the 5-GHz band with
way, maintanance and management can be conducted
up to 250 Mbps.
remotely via an encrypted IPSec VPN tunnel. Furthermore, a
trusted WLAN can be provided via a securely encrypted VPN
Maximum reliability in all weathers
tunnel to the company headquarters.
The LANCOM OAP-821 has a rugged IP-66 protective
housing, making it fully dust proof and water-jet resistant.
Support for zero-touch deployment
It withstands temperatures between -33°C and +70°C to
Quick and easy network integration of the access points as
guarantee reliable operations even under extreme conditions.
well as automatic assignment of the configuration - without
manual configuration. For WLAN controller or LSR-based
Wireless freedom
installations, the access point receives an appropriate
The LANCOM OAP-821 supports IEEE 802.11ac for highly
configuration immediately after network authentication.
powerful point-to-point links for the interconnection of
separate buildings. Setting up a wireless network of this type
Maximum future-proofing
spares you the need for laborious cable installations and
The LANCOM OAP-821 supports the high-speed WLAN
expensive leased lines.
standard IEEE 802.11ac, so that you are well equipped for
future challenges. LANCOM products are designed for a
Active Radio Control for dynamic radio-field
service life of several years and are equipped with hardware
dimensioned for the future. Even reaching back to older
The LANCOM OAP-821 supports the WLAN optimization
product generations, updates to the LANCOM Operating
concept LANCOM Active Radio Control. This intelligent
System - LCOS - are available several times a year, free of
combination of innovative features included with the LCOS
charge and offering major features.
operating system - such as Adaptive Noise Immunity,
Adaptive RF Optimization or Client Steering - sustainably
increases WLAN performance and supports administrators
with professional tools for WLAN management.
LANCOM security for wireless networks
With numerous integrated security features, such as IEEE
802.1X, this outdoor access point provides optimal security
for networks. Administrators and employees alike benefit
from professional security policies on the network.
LCOS 9.18
WLAN product specifications
Frequency band 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz
2400-2483.5 MHz (ISM) or 5150-5825 MHz (depending on country-specific restrictions)
Integrated Antenna Gain
up to 18 dBI in 5 GHz possible with the integrated dual polarisation antenna
5 GHz: 16° horizontal, 16° vertikal
Data rates IEEE 802.11ac/n
867 Mbps according to IEEE 802.11ac with MCS9 (fallback to 6,5 Mbps with MCS0). Compatible to IEEE 802.11ac/n/a, IEEE 802.11
ac/n, IEEE 802.11n/a compatibility mode or pure IEEE 802.11ac, pure IEEE 802.11n, pure IEEE 802.11a mode and data rates selectable
Data rates IEEE 802.11n
300 Mbps according to IEEE 802.11n with MCS15 (fallback to 6,5 Mbps with MCS0). Compatible to IEEE 802.11a/n, IEEE 802.11g/n,
IEEE 802.11b/g/n or IEEE 802.11b/g compatibility mode or pure IEEE 802.11n, pure IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g or pure IEEE 802.11b
mode and data rates selectable
Data rates IEEE 802.11a/ h
54 Mbps (fallback to 48, 36 , 24, 18, 12, 9, 6 Mbps, Automatic Rate Selection), fully compatible with TPC (adjustable power output)
and DFS (automatic channel selection, radar detection) and data rates selectable
Data rates IEEE 802.11b/g
54 Mbps to IEEE 802.11g (fallback to 48, 36, 24, 18, 12, 9, 6 Mbps, Automatic Rate Selection) compatible to IEEE 802.11b (11, 5.5,
2, 1 Mbps, Automatic Rate Selection), IEEE 802.11b/g compatibility mode or pure IEEE 802.11g or pure IEEE 802.11b and data rates
Range (outdoor / P2P)
The actual range depends on the environmental conditions. The Antenna Distance Calculator on www.lancom.de provides information
on the possible data rates and distances.
Output power at radio module, 5 GHz and IEEE 802.11a/h: +17 dBm @ 54 MBit/s; IEEE 802.11an/ac: +16 dBm @ (MCS7, 20 MHz), +15 dBm @ (MCS7, 40 MHz), +15 dBm (MCS9,
per transmit chain
20 MHz), +14 dBm (MCS9, 40/80 MHZ)
Output power at radio module, 2.4 GHz
and per transmit chain
IEEE 802.11b/g: +18 dBm @ 54 MBit/s, IEEE 802.11n: +16 dBm @ (MCS7, 20 MHz), +16 dBm @ (MCS7, 40 MHz)
Max. allowed radiation power (EIRP), 5 GHz IEEE 802.11a/h: Up to 30 dBm / 1000 mW EIRP (depending on national regulations on channel usage and subject to further obligations
such as TPC and DFS)
Max. allowed radiation power (EIRP), 2.4
IEEE 802.11b/g: Up to 20 dBm / 100 mW EIRP (transmission power control according to TPC)
Minimum transmission power
Transmission power reduction in software in 1 dB steps to min. 0.5 dBm
Receiver sensitivity 5 GHz
IEEE 802.11a/h: -80 dBm @ 54 MBit/s, IEEE 802.11an/ac: -75 dBm @ (MCS7, 20/40MHz), -71 dBm @ (MCS9, 20/40 MHz), -68 dBm
(MCS9, 80 MHz)
Receiver sensitivity 2.4 GHz
IEEE 802.11b/g: -80 dBm @ 54 MBit/s, IEEE 802.11n: -77 dBm @ (MCS7, 20 MHz), -75 dBm @ (MCS7, 40 MHz)
Radio channels 5 GHz
Up to 26 non-overlapping channels (available channels and further obligations such as automatic DFS dynamic channel selection
depending on national regulations)
Radio channels 2.4 GHz
Up to 13 channels, max. 3 non-overlapping (depending on country-specific restrictions)
Up to 15 independent WLAN networks
Concurrent WLAN clients
Up to 65 clients (recommended), 512 clients (max.)**
**) Note
The 11ac WLAN module supports max. 128 clients, this specification refers to the combination with the 11n radio module.
Supported WLAN standards
IEEE standards
IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11i, IEEE 802.1X, IEEE 802.11u, IEEE 802.11r (Fast
Roaming), IEEE 802.11w (Protected Management Frames), WME and U-APSD/WMM Power Save as defined in IEEE 802.11e, IEEE
802.11h, IEEE 802.11d
Standard IEEE 802.11ac
Supported features
2x2 MIMO, 80 MHz channels, QAM-256
Standard IEEE 802.11n
Supported features
2x2 MIMO, 40-MHz channel, 20/40MHz coexistence mechanisms in the 2.4 GHz band, MAC aggregation, Block Acknowledgement,
STBC (Space Time Block Coding), LDPC (Low Density Parity Check), MRC (Maximal Ratio Combining), Short Guard Interval
WLAN operating modes
WLAN access point (standalone, WLC or Lightweight Controller architectur managed), WLAN bridge (P2P or P2MP) (standalone or
AutoWDS*), (standalone, WLC or Lightweight Controller architectur managed), WLAN client mode, transparent WLAN client mode
LCOS 9.18
Encryption options
IEEE 802.1X (WPA2-Enterprise), IEEE 802.11i (WPA2-Personal), Wi-Fi Certified™ WPA2™, WPA, WEP, IEEE 802.11w (Protected
Management Frames), LEPS (LANCOM Enhanced Passphrase Security)
AES:CCMP (Advanced Encryption Standard with Counter Mode and Cipher Block Chaining Message Authentication Code Protocol),
TKIP (Temporal Key Integrity Protocol), RC4 (only used by WEP)
EAP types (authenticator)
User administration MAC-based, rate limiting, passphrases, VLAN user based, authentication of IEEE 802.1X clients via EAP-TLS,
WLAN protocol filters, IP-redirection of any packet received over the WLAN interface, IEEE 802.1X supplicant, background scanning,
client detection ("rogue WLAN client detection"), Wireless Intrusion Detection System (WIDS)
LANCOM Active Radio Control
Client Steering*
Steering of WLAN clients to the ideal access point
Managed RF Optimization*
Selection of optimal WLAN channels by the administrator
Adaptive Noise Immunity
Better WLAN throughput due to immunity against interferences
Spectral Scan
Monitoring your WLAN for sources of interference
Adaptive RF Optimization
Dynamic selection of the optimal WLAN channel
Airtime Fairness
Improved utilization of the WLAN bandwidth
*) Note
Only in installations with WLAN controller
IAPP (Inter Access Point Protocol), IEEE 802.11r (Fast Roaming), OKC (Opportunistic Key Caching), Fast Client Roaming (only in operating
mode client modus)
Layer 2 features
4.096 IDs based on IEEE 802.1q, dynamic assignment, Q-in-Q tagging
Quality of Service
WME based on IEEE 802.11e, Wi-Fi Certified™ WMM®
Rate limiting
SSID based, WLAN client based
Ethernet over GRE-Tunnel (EoGRE), ARP-Lookup, LLDP, DHCP option 82, IPv6-Router-Advertisement-Snooping, DHCPv6-Snooping,
LDRA (Lightweight DHCPv6 Relay Agent), Spanning Tree, Rapid Spanning Tree, ARP, Proxy ARP, BOOTP, DHCP
Layer 3 features
Stateful inspection firewall including paket filtering, extended port forwarding, N:N IP address mapping, paket tagging, user-defined
rules and notifications
Quality of Service
Traffic shaping, bandwidth reservation, DiffServ/TOS, packetsize control, layer-2-in-layer-3 tagging
Intrusion Prevention, IP spoofing, access control lists, Denial of Service protection, detailed settings for handling reassembly,
session-recovery, PING, stealth mode and AUTH port, URL blocker, password protection, programmable reset button
PPP authentication mechanisms
High availability / redundancy
VRRP (Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol), analog/GSM modem backup
IPv4-, IPv6-, NetBIOS/IP multiprotokoll router, IPv4/IPv6 dual stack
Router virtualization
ARF (Advanced Routing and Forwarding) up to separate processing of 16 contexts
IPv4 services
HTTP and HTTPS server for configuration by web interface, DNS client, DNS server, DNS relay, DNS proxy, dynamic DNS client, DHCP
client, DHCP relay and DHCP server including autodetection, NetBIOS/IP proxy, NTP client, SNTP server, policy-based routing
IPv6 services
DHCPv6 client, DHCPv6 server, DHCPv6 relay
IPv6 compatible LCOS applications
WEBconfig, HTTP, HTTPS, SSH, Telnet, DNS, TFTP, firewall, RAS dial-in
Dynamic routing protocol
IPv4 protocols
LCOS 9.18
Layer 3 features
IPv6 protocols
NDP, stateless address autoconfiguration (SLAAC), stateful address autoconfiguration (DHCPv6), router advertisements, ICMPv6,
WAN operating mode
VDSL, ADSL1, ADSL2 or ADSL2+ with external ADSL2+ modem at an ETH port
WAN protocols
PPPoE, Multi-PPPoE, ML-PPP, GRE, EoGRE, PPTP (PAC or PNS), L2TPv2 (LAC or LNS) and IPoE (using DHCP or no DHCP), RIP-1, RIP-2,
VLAN, IPv6 over PPP (IPv6 and IPv4/IPv6 dual stack session), IP(v6)oE (autokonfiguration, DHCPv6 or static)
Tunneling protocols (IPv4/IPv6)
6to4, 6in4, 6rd (static and over DHCP), Dual Stack Lite (IPv4-in-IPv6-Tunnel)
Ethernet port
1 x 10/100/1000BASE-T autosensing (RJ-45), PoE (Power over Ethernet)
External antenna connectors
Two N connectors
Temperature range -33° to +70 °C
Power consumption (max)
11 Watts, incl. PoE-Injector
Robust metal housing, IP 66 protection rating, ready for wall and pole mounting, 3 LEDs for status display, please note: device must
not be mounted in salt water environments without a suitable protective housing; Dimensions 255 × 250 × 80 mm (length x width x
Management and monitoring
LANconfig, WEBconfig, LSR (LANCOM Large Scale Rollout), WLAN controller, LANCOM Layer 2 management (emergency management)
Management functions
Alternative boot configuration, voluntary automatic updates for LCMS and LCOS
Two stored firmware versions, incl. test mode for firmware updates
LANmonitor, WLANmonitor, LSM (LANCOM Large Scale Monitor)
Monitoring functions
Device SYSLOG, SNMPv2c, extensive LOG and TRACE options, PING and TRACEROUTE for checking connections, internal logging buffer
for firewall events
Monitoring statistics
Extensive Ethernet, IP and DNS statistics; SYSLOG error counter, accounting information exportable via LANmonitor and SYSLOG
Declarations of conformity*
EN 60950-1, EN 301 489-1, EN 301 489-17
EN 301 893
2.4 GHz WLAN
EN 300 328
IPv6 Ready Gold
*) Note
You will find all declarations of conformity in the products section of our website at www.lancom-systems.eu
Scope of delivery
Hardware Quick Reference (EN, DE), Installation Guide (DE/EN/FR/ES/IT/PT/NL)
Data medium with management software (LANconfig, LANmonitor, WLANmonitor, LANCAPI) and documentation
Water-resistant, UV-resistant Ethernet PoE cable with water-resistant screw connector, 15m
Mounting Kit
Mounting kit for wall and pole mounting
Power supply unit
Via Power over Ethernet compliant with IEEE 802.3af, 1 x PoE Injector supplied
3 years support via hotline and Internet KnowledgeBase
Software updates
Regular free updates (LCOS operating system and LANCOM Management System) via Internet
LANCOM Warranty Basic Option L
Option to extend the manufacturer´s warranty from 3 to 5 years, item no. 10712
LANCOM Warranty Advanced Option L
Option to extend the manufacturer´s warranty from 3 to 5 years and replacement of a defective device on the next working day, item
no. 10717
LCOS 9.18
Option for the extension of the LANCOM OAP-8xx series with IPSec VPN functionality, 5 active VPN channels enable the secure
maintenance and management of OAPs, and the provision of confidential WLANs via a VPN connection to the company headquarters,
item no. 61635
LANCOM Public Spot
Hotspot option for LANCOM access points and the LANCOM 17xx series for user authentication (up to 64), versatile access (via voucher,
e-mail, SMS), including a comfortable setup wizard, secure separation of guest access and internal network, item no. 60642
LANCOM WLAN controllers
LANCOM WLC-4006+, item no. 62035 (EU), item no. 62036 (UK) and item no. 62037 (US), LANCOM WLC-4025+, item no. 61378,
item no. 61379 and item no. 61384 (US), LANCOM WLC-4100, item no. 61369 (EU) and item no. 61377 (UK), LANCOM WLC Basic
Option for Routers, item no. 61639
External antenna, outdoor use
AirLancer Extender O-D80g, item no. 61221, AirLancer Extender O-D60a, item no. 61222, AirLancer Extender O-D9a, item no. 61224
Antenna cable
AirLancer cable NJ-NP 3m, item no. 61230, AirLancer cable NJ-NP 6m, item no. 61231, AirLancer cable NJ-NP 9m, item no. 61232
Surge arrestor (antenna cable)
AirLancer Extender SA-5L surge arrestor (2.4 and 5 GHz), to be integrated between Access Point and antenna, item no. 61553
Surge arrestor (LAN cable)
AirLancer Extender SA-LAN surge arrestor (LAN cable), item no. 61213
LAN cable (outdoor)
LANCOM OAP Ethernet cable (30 m), item no. 61347
Power over Ethernet Injector
1-port PoE injector with Gigabit support, integrated power supply, compatible with the standard IEEE 802.3af/at, item no. 61738 (EU)
and 61739 (UK)
*) Note
The polarization diversity antennas require 2 cables and surge arrestors
Item number(s)
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