ORiNOCO® AP-4000
For Mobile Enterprise and Metro Area Network Applications
High-Performance Access Point Delivers Scalability for Large Wi-Fi® Deployments
AP-4000 Dual-radio Access Point
The ORiNOCO AP-4000 Access Point is the flagship solution in Proxim’s next-generation line of
access points supporting enterprise voice and video applications. The AP-4000 delivers
enterprise-scale security, management and QoS features, and is pre-configured with tri-mode
for best-in-class performance and flexibility in large deployments. The AP-4000 is perfect for
large production Wi-Fi and metro-Wi-Fi networks.
• Tri-mode and AP-to-AP communication for deployment in large or hard-to-reach areas
• Unique 802.11a scalability – external antenna connectors for increased transmit distance,
and maximum system gain on B/G radio for repeating configurations1
• Twice the memory of competing APs, ensuring software upgrade capacity
• Industry-leading throughput with 802.11g and 802.11a simultaneous operation, and new
Super Mode
ORiNOCO Wireless LAN
• New level of intelligent rogue access point and client detection
Proxim Wireless’ industry-leading
ORiNOCO® wireless LAN products deliver
enterprise-class 802.11 a/b/g functionality,
standards based networking, capacity,
security and Quality of Service.
This portfolio includes:
• Sophisticated hotspot interfaces with RADIUS integration
• ORiNOCO Client Products –
Ultimate flexibility to connect to any
Wi-Fi® network
ORiNOCO access points support the latest security standards, including IEEE 802.11i and AES
encryption, and add proactive security measures.
• ORiNOCO Access Points –
Enterprise-class AP with QoS support
and mesh capabilities
• Dynamic per-user, per-session rotating keys
• ORiNOCO Wi-Fi Mesh –
Outdoor and indoor Wi-Fi mesh for
service providers and municipalities
• Pre-standard IEEE 802.11e quality of service support for latency-sensitive applications
• Upgradeable to AP-4000M Mesh AP with ORiNOCO Mesh Creation Protocol Software download
Proactive Security Measures to Protect Your Network
• IEEE 802.1X mutual authentication
• Rogue access point detection, notification
• Secure management interfaces: SNMPv3, SSL and SSH
• Intra-cell blocking to prevent client-to-client snooping
Easy to Deploy and Manage
Proxim Wireless is a global provider of endto-end broadband wireless systems that
deliver the quadruple play. From Wi-Fi to
wireless Gigabit Ethernet – our WLAN, mesh,
WiMAX and point-to-point products are
available through our extensive global
channel networks.
Ease of deployment and integration with the wired network are critical factors in a successful,
profitable wireless LAN rollout. ORiNOCO access points excel with key capabilities that simplify
WLAN deployment.
• Tools to speed installation and optimization: automatic channel selection, adjustable
transmit power, external antenna connectors
• Wireless repeating functionality in areas without Ethernet wiring
• Remote management via SNMP, HTTP and Telnet
• Extensive RADIUS accounting support
• Powerful group configuration, software updates and automatic alerts via ProximVision®
Network Management System
Reliable by Design
With over 10 years of experience in the design and manufacture of wireless LANs, Proxim
understands that service providers and enterprises require the same uptime and reliability
in a wireless network as in a wired network. ORiNOCO access points offer:
• Robust features for enterprise, public access – compared to consumer grade APs
• Automatic reconfiguration of security policy in the event of power loss
• IEEE 802.3af Power-over-Ethernet, plenum rating, built-in Kensington lock and external
antenna connectors1
External antenna connectors not available on all models.
Technical Specifications
Tri-mode 802.11b, 802.11g and 802.11a Support
Pre-configured, simultaneous 802.11b, 802.11g and 802.11a support
Field upgradeable
Software upgradeable to support new standards
IEEE 802.11i and AES Encryption
Highest authentication and encryption methods including mutual authentication, message integrity check (MIC),
per-packet keys initialization vector hashing and broadcast key rotation
Rogue AP and Client Detection
Detects, alerts and stops unauthorized rogue Access Points and clients in both the 2.4 and 5 GHz bands2
Secure Management Interfaces
SNMPv3 and SSL protect against unauthorized AP changes via the management interface
Multiple VLAN Support
Up to 16 separate VLANs per radio, each able to support multiple authentication and encryption algorithms simultaneously
Multiple BSSID Support
Up to 4 Basic Service Set Identifiers (BSSIDs) per radio
Auto configuration via DHCP
Ensures new APs automatically receive correct configuration and prevents security vulnerabilities with deliberate resets
Central Management and Configuration
Allows centralized management of AP settings including group updates of firmware2
Assured Software Upgrades
Guarantees new AP configuration file is valid before deleting current image - dual image support
Quality of Service
Draft IEEE 802.11e along with 802.1p and 802.1q improves performance of video and voice applications
High Output Power
+20 dBm for 802.11b, +18 dBm for 802.11g and 802.11a
Transmit Power Control
Supports selectable transmit power levels to adjust coverage cell size
Automatic Channel Selection
Simplifies installation by choosing best possible channel upon installation
RADIUS Support
Extensive RADIUS Accounting support, intra-cell blocking to prevent client-to-client snooping, multiple VLAN support
with different security modes
Super Mode
Delivers greater than 30 Mbps throughput for ORiNOCO and Atheros-based clients while simultaneously compatible with
non-Atheros clients
Designed for Metro Wi-Fi
AP-to-AP communications for extension of wireless LAN to areas without Enthernet wiring (parking lots, long corridors,
etc.) for 802.11b, 802.11g and 802.11a
Advanced Filtering Capabilities
IEEE 802.1d bridging with static MAC address filtering, network protocol filtering, Proxy ARP, multicast/broadcast storm
threshold filtering, TCP/UDP port filtering, intra-cell traffic filtering, and Spanning Tree support
IEEE 802.3af and AC Power
Decreases installation costs up to $1000 per AP when Power over Ethernet is available
Integrated Diversity 2.4 and 5 GHz Antennas
with Horizontal and Vertical Polarization
Delivers optimum coverage in any mounting position and excellent performance in high
multipath environments
External Antenna Connectors for
802.11b/g and 802.11a
Allows use of shaped and higher gain antennas to design for most efficient AP placement3
Plenum Rated
Meets safety and insurance requirements when installed in air spaces
Wi-Fi® Certified
Industry certification guarantees interoperability with other Wi-Fi certified clients
10/100 base-T Ethernet (RJ-45)
1 integrated 802.11a/b/g radio;integrated 802.11a radio
Unit configuration
• Power, Ethernet LAN Activity
• Wireless 802.11a/b/g Activity
• SNMPv1, SNMPv2c and secure SNMPv3 management
• Standard & ORiNOCO traps
• ORiNOCO MIB, Etherlike MIB, 802.11 MIB,
Bridge MIB, MIB-II
• TFTP support
• Telnet CLI, Serial Port CLI (no proxy required)
• HTTPS (SSL) server for secure web-based management
• ProximVision® NMS for group management (not included)
• Syslog
• DHCP Server and Client
100,000 hours
1-year on parts and labor
• AP-4000 Access point with built-in 802.11a/b/g radio
(Qty 1)
• Power supply and support for Active Ethernet and
IEEE 802.3af (Qty 1)
• Software and documentation (Qty 1)
• Cable cover and mounting bracket (Qty 1)
ProximVision Network Management System, Proxim
Ekahau Site Survey and RF Prediction Software, ORiNOCO
11a/b/g ComboCard, Dual Band Range Extender Antenna,
Active Ethernet Injector, ServPak (US/CAN only)
32 MB SDRAM; 4 MB Flash
11.4 x 9.3 x 2.8 in (289.6 x 236.2 x 71.1 mm)
7.8 x 4.75 x 1 in (198 x 121 x 25 mm)
2.05 lbs (0.929 kg)
0.65 lbs (0.29 kg)
0° to 55°C
-20° to 85°C
Max 95% relative humidity (non-condensing)
Max 95% relative humidity (non-condensing)
• Integrated module
• Autosensing 100/240 VAC; 50/60 Hz
• IEEE 802.3af Active Ethernet for power over Ethernet 4
In conjunction with ProximVision NMS.
8675-AU, 8675-EU2 and 8675-US2 do not include external antenna connectors.
Active Ethernet injector sold separately.
For detailed technical specifications, please go to http://proxim.com/products/enterprise-wireless-lan-wi-fi-mesh/orinocor-ap-4000
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of Proxim Wireless Corporation. All other trademarks mentioned herein are property of their respective owners. Specifications are subject to
change without notice.
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