H320 Indoor Access Point

Wall-Mounted 802.11ac Wave 2 Wi-Fi AP and Switch

As users bring more devices into hotel rooms, meeting rooms, and classrooms, Wi-Fi has become a critical amenity. But delivering great performance in every room can quickly become cost-prohibitive.

The Ruckus H320 wall-mounted 802.11ac Wave 2 Wi-Fi access point and switch makes it easy to provide superior wired and wireless connectivity to every user and device. Designed for in-room deployments, the H320 can be discretely mounted over standard electrical junction boxes. With two Ethernet ports, it can securely connect IPTV set-tops, IP phones, and other wired devices without unsightly cabling, while delivering blazing-fast Wi-Fi.

Upgrade your in-room technology with the industry’s best Wi-Fi, along with converged wired connectivity in a single, cost-effective solution. 

Affordable All-In-One
Deliver great in-room Wi-Fi and concurrent wired IP connectivity with 802.11ac Wave 2 speed and a built-in 2-port switch.
Stunning Wi-Fi Performance
Extends coverage with patented BeamFlex+TM adaptive antenna technology while mitigating interference by utilizing multi-directional antenna patterns.
In-room device provides integrated Wi-Fi AP and Ethernet wall switch for a wide range of devices and applications
Multiple SSIDs, port-based VLANs support, concurrent IP-based services such as IPTV, high-speed Internet access and in-room device connectivity
Robust authentication options include: 802.1x, MAC-based, LDAP, RADIUS, Active Directory and authentication through an internal user database
Multiple Management Options
Manage the H320 from the cloud, or with on-premises physical/virtual appliances.
Get Optimal Throughput
ChannelFly dynamic channel technology uses machine learning to automatically find the least congested channels. You always get the highest throughput the band can support.
Serve More Devices
Connect more devices simultaneously with two MU-MIMO spatial streams and concurrent dual-band 2.4/5GHz radios while enhancing non-Wave 2 device performance.
Support More Services
Multiple SSIDs and switch ports help support services such as VoIP, IPTV, and high-speed Internet access and in-room device connectivity.
Keep Existing Switches and Cables
Designed to operate on existing PoE switches and CAT 5e cabling to minimize costly upgrades.
More Than Wi-Fi
Enhance your network with Cloudpath security and management software, SPoT real-time Wi-Fi location engine and analytics software, and SCI network analytics.

Overview

  • Description
    Dual-band 802.11ac Wave 2 wall-mounted access point with 10/100 Mbps Ethernet ports
  • Maximum PHY Rate
    867 Mbps (5GHz) 150 Mbps (2.4 GHz)
  • Wi-Fi Technology
    802.11ac Wave 2 (2.4/5GHz)
  • Concurrent Users
    100
  • Radio Chains:Streams
    2x2:2 for 5GHz, 1x1:1 for 2.4GHz
  • BeamFlex Gains
    2dB
  • Max. Interference Mitigation
    5dB
  • PD-MRC
    Yes
  • Rx Sensitivity
    -99Bm
  • ChannelFly
    Yes
  • Ethernet Ports
    2

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi Standards
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wave 2
Supported Rates
  • 802.11ac: 6.5 to 876Mbps (MCS0 to MCS9, NSS = 1 to 2 for VHT20/40/80, NSS = 1 to 2 for VHT160)
  • 802.11n: 6.5 Mbps to 300Mbps (MCS0 to MCS15)
  • 802.11a/g: 54, 48, 36, 24, 18, 12, 9 , 6Mbps
  • 802.11b: 11, 5.5, 2 and 1 Mbps
Supported Channels*
  • 2.4GHz: 1-13
  • 5GHz: 36-64, 100-144, 149-165
MIMO
  • 1x1 2.4GHz
  • 2x2 MU-MIMO 5GHz
Spatial Streams
  • 1 Stream 2.4GHz
  • 2 Streams SU/MU-MIMO 5GHz
Channelization
20, 40, 80MHz
Security
  • WPA-PSK, WPA-TKIP, WPA2 AES, 802.11i, Dynamic PSK
  • WIPS/WIDS
Other Wi-Fi Features
  • WMM, Power Save, Tx Beamforming, LDPC, STBC, 802.11r/k/v
  • Captive Portal
  • Hotspot
  • Hotspot 2.0
  • WISPr
Notes
* Channel availability is country dependent according to the local regulations

RF

Antenna Type
  • BeamFlex+ adaptive antennas with polarization diversity.
  • Adaptive antenna that provides multiple-antenna patterns per band
Antenna Gain (Max)
  • TX: 2dB
  • RX: 3-5dB (PD-MRC)
Peak Transmit Power (Aggregate across MIMO chains)
  • 16dBm for 2.4GHz
  • 20dBm for 5GHz
Minimum Receive Sensitivity
-99dBm
Frequency Bands
  • ISM 2.4-2.484GHz
  • U-NII-1 5.15-5.25GHz
  • U-NII-2A 5.25-5.35GHz
  • U-NII-2C 5.47-5.725GHz
  • U-NII-3 5.725-5.85GHz

2.4GHz Receive Sensitivity

MCS0 HT20
-93
MCS7 HT20
-75
MCS0 HT40
-90
MCS7 HT40
-72

5GHz Receive Sensitivity

MCS0 VHT20
-93
MCS7 VHT20
-76
MCS0 VHT40
-90
MCS7 VHT40
-73
MCS0 VHT80
-87
MCS7 VHT80
-71

2.4GHz Tx Power Target

MCS0 HT20
16
MCS7 HT20
15

5GHz Tx Power Target

MCS0 VHT20
17
MCS7 VHT20
14
MCS0 VHT40, VHT80
17
MCS7 VHT40, VHT80
14
MCS9 VHT40, VHT80
12

Performance & Capacity

Peak PHY Rates
  • 2.4GHz: 150Mbps
  • 5GHz: 867Mbp
Client Capacity
Up to 100 clients per AP
SSID
Up to 8 per AP

Ruckus Radio Management

Antenna Optimization
  • BeamFlex+
  • Polarization Diversity with Maximal Ratio Combining (PD-MRC)
Wi-Fi Channel Management
  • ChannelFly
  • Background Scan Based
Client Density Management
  • Adaptive Band Balancing
  • Client Load Balancing
  • Airtime Fairness
  • Airtime-based WLAN Prioritization
SmartCast Quality of Service
  • QoS-based scheduling
  • Directed Multicast
  • L2/L3/L4 ACLs
Mobility
SmartRoam
Diagnostic Tools
  • Spectrum Analysis
  • SpeedFlex

Networking

Controller Platform Support (Initial release)
  • SmartZone
  • ZoneDirector
  • Cloud Wi-Fi
  • Unleashed*
  • Standalone
IP
IPv4, IPv6, dual-stack
VLAN
  • 802.1Q (1 per BSSID or dynamic per user based
  • on RADIUS)
  • Port-based
802.1x
Authenticator and Supplicant
Policy Management Tools
  • Application Visibility and Control
  • Access Control Lists
  • Device Fingerprinting
Notes
* Refer to Unleashed datasheets for SKU ordering information

Physical Interfaces

Ethernet
  • One 1GbE port backhaul, PoE (802.11af/at)
  • 2 x 10/100Mbps Ethernet switch ports

Physical Characteristics

Physical Size
  • 89mm (L), 136mm (W), 29mm (H)
  • 3.5in (L) x 5.35in (W) x 1.1in (H)
Weight
  • 195g without bracket (6.9oz)
  • 276g with bracket (9.7oz)
Mounting
  • Electrical wallbox; Standard US and EU single gang wall jack
  • Optional bracket for offset and wall mount
Operating Temperature
0°C (32°F) - 40°C (104°F)
Operating Humidity
Up to 95% non-condensing

Power

Power Draw
  • Idle: 3W
  • Typical: 4W
  • Peak: 6W

Certifications & Compliance

Wi-Fi Alliance*
  • Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ a, b, g, n, ac
  • Passpoint®, Vantage
Standards Compliance*
  • EN 60950-1 Safety
  • EN 60601-1-2 Medical
  • EN 61000-4-2/3/5 Immunity
  • EN 50121-1 Railway EMC
  • EN 50121-4 Railway Immunity
  • IEC 61373 Railway Shock & Vibration
  • UL 2043 Plenum
  • EN 62311 Human Safety/RF Exposure
  • WEEE & RoHS
  • ISTA 2A Transportation
Notes
  • * For complete list of WFA certifications, please see Wi-Fi Alliance website.
  • * For current certification status, please see price list