M510 Indoor Access Point

Mobile Indoor 802.11ac Wave 2 2x2:2 Wi-Fi AP with LTE Backhaul

In a fiercely competitive marketplace, managed service providers (MSP) are looking for new ways to differentiate their services and open new revenue streams. 

The Ruckus M510 mobile-wireless access point (AP) is designed to leverage LTE networks as a backhaul and connect wirelessly back to any network without the need for an Ethernet cable connection.

Because of the wireless LTE backhaul capability, the M510 addresses multiple deployment scenarios not previously served, including mobile “in-vehicle” Wi-Fi ("mobile AP"), rapid Wi-Fi deployment for pop-up retail or first-responders and temporary Wi-Fi deployments at a construction site. M510’s LTE backhaul can serve as a failover or redundancy for the WAN connectivity.

Mobile Wi-Fi
Superior performance, managed Wi-Fi without cable pulls using an LTE connection to support mobile hotspot requirements.
Carrier-Grade Management
M510 with SmartZone brings in carrier-grade management features. MSPs can leverage physical or virtual SmartZone controller to manage all APs.
Onboard GPS
GPS support location aware services for tracking the mobile unit.
Enterprise Wi-Fi Coverage
Provide an excellent user experience in any environment with patented BeamFlex+™ adaptive antenna technology and multiple directional antenna patterns.
Automate 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 also enhancing non-Wave 2 device performance.
More Than Wi-Fi
Support services beyond Wi-Fi with the Ruckus IoT Suite, Cloudpath security and onboarding software, SPoT Wi-Fi locationing engine, and SCI network analytics.

Overview

  • Description
    Mobile Indoor 802.11ac Wave 2 Wi-Fi AP with LTE Backhaul
  • Maximum PHY Rate
    • 2.4GHz: 300Mbps
    • 5GHz: 867Mbps
  • Wi-Fi Technology
    • 802.11ac Wave 2 (5 GHz)
    • 802.11n (2.4 GHz)
  • Concurrent users
    512
  • Radio Chains:Streams
    2x2:2
  • PD-MRC
    Yes
  • Rx Sensitivity
    -101 dbM
  • ChannelFly
    Yes
  • Smart Meshing
    Yes
  • USB
    Yes
  • Ethernet Ports
    2x1 GbE

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi standards
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wave 2
Supported rates
  • 802.11ac: 6.5 to 867 (MCS0 to MCS9, NSS = 1 to 4 for VHT20/40/80, NSS = 1 to 2 for VHT160)
  • 802.11n: 6.5Mbps 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
  • 2x2 SU-MIMO
  • 2x2 MU-MIMO
Spatial Streams
  • 2 SU-MIMO
  • 2 MU-MIMO
Channelization
20, 40, 80, 160/80+80 MHz
Security
  • WPA-PSK, WPA-TKIP, WPA2 AES, 802.11i, Dynamic PSK
  • WIPS/WIDS
  • Captive Portal,
  • WISPr
Other Wi-Fi Features
WMM, Power Save, Tx Beamforming, LDPC, STBC, 802.11r/k/v; Hotspot 2.0, Captive portal, WISpr

RF

Antenna Type
  • BeamFlex+ adaptive antennas with polarization diversity
  • Adaptive antenna that provides up to 64 unique antenna patterns
Antenna gain (max)
  • 2.4GHz: 2dBi
  • 5GHz: 3dBi
Peak transmit power (aggregate across MIMO chains)*
  • 2.4GHz: 24dBm
  • 5GHz: 23dBm
Minimum receive sensitivity
  • -101dBm (2.4GHz)
  • -95dBm (5GHz)
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
Notes
* Max transmit power varies by country to operate in accordance with local regulation

2.4GHz Receive Sensitivity

MCS0 HT20
-95dBm
MCS7 HT20
-77dBm
MCS0 HT40
-92dBm
MCS7 HT40
-74dBm

5GHz Receive Sensitivity

MCS0 VHT20
-95dBm
MCS7 VHT20
-77dBm
MCS0 VHT40
-92dBm
MCS7 VHT40
-74dBm
MCS0 VHT80
-89dBm
MCS7 VHT80
-71dBm

2.4GHz Tx Power Target

MCS0 HT20
24
MCS7 HT20
21
MCS0 HT40
23
MCS7 HT40
21
MCS8 VHT20
20
MCS9 VHT40
19

5GHz Tx Power Target

MCS0 VHT20
23
MCS0 VHT80
22
MCS7 VHT40, VHT80
22
MSC9 VHT40, VHT80
20

Performance & Capacity

Physical layer rates
  • 2.4GHz: 300Mbps
  • 5GHz: 867Mbps
Client capacity
Up to 512 clients per AP
SSID
  • Up to 16 on 2.4GHz
  • Up to 16 on 5GHz

Physical Interfaces

Ethernet
2 x 1GbE ports, RJ-45
USB
1 USB 2.0 port, Type A connector

GPS Specifications

GPS Radio
GNSS: GPS, CLONASS, BeiDou, Calileo
Antenna conector
SMA female
Antenna (included with M510
Magnetic mount, 2dBi active GPS antenna, 3m/10ft cable

3G-4G Radio Specifications

Physical Layer Rates (LTE)
  • LTE FDD: Max 150Mbps (DL)/Max 50Mbps (UL)
  • LTE TDD: Max 130Mbps (DL)/Max 35Mbps (UL)
Physical Layer Rates (UMTS)
  • DC-HSDPA: Max 42Mbps (DL)
  • HSUPA: Max 5.76Mbps (UL)
  • WCDMA: Max 384Kbps (DL)/Max 384Kbps (UL)
Bands (USA (AT&T) SKU)
  • LTE FDD: B2/B4/B12
  • WCDMA: B2/B4/B5
Bands (Domain 1 SKU)
  • LTE FDD: B1/B3/B5/B7/B8/B20
  • LTE TDD: B38/B40/B41
  • WCDMA: B1/B5/B8
Bands (Domain 2 SKU)
  • LTE FDD: B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B28
  • LTE TDD: B40
  • WCDMA: B1/B2/B5/B8
Bands (Japan SKU)
  • LTE FDD: B1/B3/B8/B18/B19/B26
  • LTE TDD: B41
  • WCDMA: B1/B6/B8/B19
Peak Transmit Power
  • 23dBm for LTE
  • 24dBm for WCDMA
Minimum Receive Sensitivity
  • < -99.5dBm for LTE
  • < -110dBm for WCDMA
Antenna connectors
2 x SMA female
Antennas (included with M510)
2 x whip antennas, hinged, 700-2700MHz, peak gain 2dBi
SIM Card
2 x SIM Card slots (primary & redundant), Mini-SIM size (2FF)

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

Physical Characteristics

Physical size
  • 17.2(L) x 16.7(W) x 4.2(H) cm
  • 6.8 (L) x 6.6(W) x 1.6(H) in.
Weight
450g (15.9oz)
Mounting
  • Wall, Drop ceiling, Desk (mounting hardware included)
  • Vehicle (flange mounting bracket sold separately)
Physical Security
  • Hidden latching mechanism
  • Kensington Lock
Operating Temperature
-40ºC (-40ºF) to 65ºC (149ºF)
Operating Humidity
Up to 95%, non-condensing

Networking

Controller platform support
  • SmartZone
  • Standalone
Mesh
SmartMesh wireless meshing technology. Self-healing Mesh
IP
IPV4, IPV6
VLAN
  • 802.1Q (1 per BSSID or dynamic per use based on RADIUS
  • VLAN Pooling
  • Port-based
802.1x
Authenticator & Supplicant
Tunnel
L2TP, GRE, soft-GRE
Gateway & Routing
NAT/DHCP
Policy Management Tools
  • Application Recognition and Control
  • Access Control Lists
  • Device Fingerprinting
  • RateLimiting

Power Consumption

PoE+ (802.3at)
18.738W max
12VDC Input – Barrel connector
16.999W max
12VDC Input – Terminal block
16.999W max

Certifications & Compliance

Wi-Fi Alliance
  • Wi-Fi CERTIFIEDTM a, g, h, n, ac
  • Passpoint®, Vantage, AMB, OCE
Standards Compliance *
  • EN 60950-1 Safety
  • EN 61000-4-2/3/5 Immunity
  • EN 50155 Railway
  • EN 50121-3-2 Railway EMC
  • IEC 61373 Railway Shock & Vibration
  • EN 45545 Railway Fire Protection
  • UL 2043 Plenum
  • EN 62311 Human Safety/RF Exposure
  • EN 50385 Human Safety/RF Exposure
  • WEEE & RoHS
  • ISTA 2A Transportation
  • E-Mark Automotive
Mobile Radio Approvals
GCF, PTCRB, AT&T
Notes
  • * For complete list of WFA certifications, please see Wi-Fi Alliance website.
  • * For current certification status, please see price list
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