Cisco Systems AIRSAP1602IAK9 User Manual 2
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Cisco Aironet 1600 Series Access Points

December, 2012

Revised: April 16, 2013

1About this Guide

2Introduction to the Access Point

3Safety Instructions



6Access Point Ports and Connectors

7Configuring the Access Point

8Mounting the Access Point

9Deploying the Access Point on the Wireless Network


11Declarations of Conformity and Regulatory Information

12Access Point Specifications

1 About this Guide

This Guide provides instructions on how to install and configure your Cisco Aironet 1600 Series Access Point. The 1600 Series Access Point is referred to as the 1600 series orthe access point in this document.

2 Introduction to the Access Point

The 1600 series offers dual-bandradios (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz) with integrated and external antenna options. The access points support fullinter-operabilitywith leading 802.11n clients, and support a mixed deployment with other access points and controllers.

The 1600 series access point is available in controller-basedmode and incloud-enabledmode and supports:

Simultaneous single-bandordual-band(2.4 GHz/5 GHz) radios

Integrated antennas on 1602I access point models (AIR-CAP1602I-x-K9)

External antennas on 1602E access point models (AIR-CAP1602E-x-K9)

Note The ‘x’ in the model numbers represents the regulatory domain. Refer to“Regulatory Domains” section on page 6 for a list of supported regulatory domains.

The features of the 1600 series are:

Processing sub-systems(including CPUs and memory) and radio hardware which supports:

Network management

ClientLink 2.0—BeamFormingto 802.11n clients as well as legacy 802.11a/g OFDM clients





Radio Resource Management (RRM)

Rogue detection

Management Frame Protection (MFP)

Cloud-basedmode (onAIR-CLD1602I-x-K9models)

32 MB flash size



CDP (Cisco Discovery Protocol)

2.4 GHz and 5 GHz 802.11n radios with the following features:

3TX x 3RX

2 spatial streams, 300 Mbps PHY rate

DPD (Digital Pre-Distortion)technology

Radio hardware is capable of explicit compressed beamforming (ECBF) per 802.11n standard

3 Safety Instructions

Translated versions of the following safety warnings are provided in the translated safety warnings document that is shipped with your access point. The translated warnings are also in the Translated Safety Warnings for Cisco Aironet Access Points, which is available on






This warning symbol means danger. You are in a situation that could cause bodily injury. Before you work on any equipment, be aware of the hazards involved with electrical circuitry and be familiar with standard practices for preventing accidents. Use the statement number provided at the end of each warning to locate its translation in the translated safety warnings that accompanied this device. Statement 1071


Read the installation instructions before you connect the system to its power source.

Statement 1004

Installation of the equipment must comply with local and national electrical codes.

Statement 1074

This product relies on the building’s installation for short-circuit(overcurrent) protection. Ensure that the protective device is rated not greater than:

20A. Statement 1005



Do not operate your wireless network device near unshielded blasting caps or in an




explosive environment unless the device has been modified to be especially qualified for




such use. Statement 245B










In order to comply with FCC radio frequency (RF) exposure limits, antennas should be




located at a minimum of 7.9 inches (20 cm) or more from the body of all persons.




Statement 332








The fasteners you use to mount an access point on a ceiling must be capable of




maintaining a minimum pullout force of 20 lbs (9 kg) and must use all 4 indented holes




on the mounting bracket.







This product and all interconnected equipment must be installed indoors within the same




building, including the associated LAN connections as defined by Environment A of the




IEEE Standard.





Note The access point is suitable for use in environmental air space in accordance with section 300.22.C of the National Electrical Code and sections2-128,12-010(3),and12-100of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part 1, C22.1. You should not install the power supply or power injector in air handling spaces.

Note Use only with listed ITE equipment.

4 Unpacking

To unpack the access point, follow these steps:

Step 1 Unpack and remove the access point and the accessory kit from the shipping box.

Step 2 Return any packing material to the shipping container and save it for future use.