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3Com WL-605

details: 802.11n 2.4+5GHz PoE Access Point
hardware type: Wireless Access Point
date added: 2010-04-21
updated: 2015-01-28
The 3Com WL-605 dual-radio access point has both 2.4 and 5 GHz 802.11n radios allowing it to support simultaneous 2.4 GHz 11b/g/n and 5 GHz 11a/n wireless connections. Advanced MIMO technology provides enhanced wireless range and coverage area for improved roaming and ubiquity.

This access point is powered using a single, standard IEEE 802.3af PoE connection, eliminating the need for proprietary PoE injectors or bulky and inefficient external power supplies.

The WL-605 is offered in a fat and fit versions:

In the fat version, the AP is a stand-alone device and can be managed via the Web interface, the CLI/Telnet interface, IMC (3Com's intelligent Management Center) or any SNMP Management station. This fat access point can also be upgraded to work as a fit AP via a simple conversion command and software upgrade.

As a fit AP, the WL-605 can be managed via a 3Com WX 3000, WX 5000 or wireless controller modules for selected 3Com chassis to get all the features that high end enterprise customers are looking for.
 WL-605 Features
 Availability: discontinued
 Street price: $469
 Warranty: 1 year(s)
 LAN / WAN Connectivity
 WAN ports: 0
 LAN ports: 1
 LAN ports type: Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
 LAN ports auto cross-over: yes
 DHCP server: yes
 DHCP client: yes
 QoS: yes
 Routing Protocols: VLAN tagging (802.1q)
IGMP Multicast (RFC 1112)
 Maximum Wireless Speed: 300 Mbps (Wi-Fi 4)
 WiFi standards supported: 802.11b (Wi-Fi 1)
802.11a (Wi-Fi 2)
802.11g (Wi-Fi 3)
802.11n (Wi-Fi 4)
 Wifi security/authentication: WEP
RADIUS authentication
Wireless MAC Address filtering
 WiFi modes: Access point
Wireless bridge (PtP)
Multipoint bridge (PtMP)
 internal antenna(s): 3
 external antenna(s): 3
 ext antenna(s) removable ?: yes
 Antenna connector: RP-SMA (Reverse SMA)
 Multiple SSID: yes
 WDS compatible: yes
 WMM (QoS): yes
 Dual Band (2.4GHz/5GHz): yes
 Simultaneous Dual Band (2.4GHz/5GHz): yes
 Device Management
 Default IP address:
 Default admin username: admin
 Default admin password: password
 Administration: Web-based (LAN)
Remote configuration (WAN)
Telnet / CLI
 Firmware upgradeable: yes
 Configuration backup/restore: yes
 Event log: yes
 Usage Statistics: yes
 Diagnostic functions: yes
ping, traceroute
 Misc hardware info
 SNMP support: SNMP v.1, SNMP v.2, SNMP v.3
 Power over Ethernet (PoE): yes
 Notes: This AP features an additional auto-negotiating RJ-45 console port.
 Product page:

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