802.11ax 2×2 Managed Wireless Indoor Access Point

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EnGenius EWS357AP 802.11ax 2x2 Managed Indoor Wireless Access Point features 802.11ax technology, which deepens and expands the capabilities of Wi-Fi and utilizes EnGenius enterprise-level management and AP features. The sleek, low-profile AP is loaded with new hardware components to run more efficiently and consume less power for maximum theoretical speeds of 574 Mbps (2.4 GHz frequency) and 1,200 Mbps (5 GHz frequency). To give your network elevated security,  the latest Wi-Fi security standard WPA3 makes connecting client and IoT devices more secure and easier.
  • Dual concurrent 802.11ax architecture & backward-compatible with 11ac/a/b/g/n client devices
  • WPA3 authentication support
  • 3 dBi integrated 2x2 antenna
  • Supports up to 1,200 Mbps in the 5-GHz frequency band & 574 Mbps in the 2.4-GHz frequency band
  • Local and remote management over EWS management switches & ezMaster without fees
  • 1 GB 802.3af PoE port for easy placement up to 328 feet from a power source
  • Choice of AP and WDS modes to meet your management & deployment requirements


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Technical Specifications


IEEE 802.11ax on 2.4 GHz IEEE 802.11ax on 5 GHz

Backward compatible with 802.11b/g/n/ac


Qualcomm® Quad-Core ARM Cortex A53s @ 1.0GHz CPU


2 x 2.4 GHz: 3 dBi 2 x 5 GHz: 3 dBi Integrated Omni-Directional Antenna

Physical Interface

1 x 10/100/1000 BASE-T, RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet Port 1x DC Jack 1 x Reset Button

LED Indicators

1 x Power 1 x LAN 1 x 2.4 GHz 1 x 5 GHz

Power Source

Power-over-Ethernet: 802.3af Input Optional 12VDC /1.5A Power Adapter

Maximum Power Consumption


Wireless & Radio Specifications

Operating Frequency

Dual-Radio Concurrent 2.4 GHz & 5 GHz

Operation Modes

Managed mode: AP, Mesh Stand alone: AP, Mesh, WDS AP, WDS BR, WDS STA Frequency Radio 2.4 GHz: 2400 MHz ~ 2835 MHz 5 GHz: 5150 MHz ~ 5250 MHz, 5250 MHz ~ 5350 MHz, 5470 MHz ~ 5725 MHz, 5725 MHz ~ 5850 MHz

Transmit Power

Up to 22* dBm on 2.4 GHz Up to 22* dBm on 5 GHz (The data is for EWS357AP hardware v3 only. For hardware v1 & v2, the Tx-power is 20 dBm.)

Tx Beamforming (TxBF)

Radio Chains/Spatial Stream



Two(2) spatial stream SU-MIMO for 2.4GHz and Two(2) spatial stream SU-MIMO for 5GHz up to 1,774 Mbps wireless data rate to a single 11AX wireless client device under both 2.4gHz and 5GHz radio.


Two(2) spatial streams SU-MIMO for 2.4GHz and two(2) spatial streams SU-MIMO for 5GHz up to 1,774Mbps wireless data rate to a single 11AX wireless client device under both 2.4GHz and 5GHz radio. Two(2) Multiple (MU)-MIMO for up to 574 Mbps wireless data rate to transmit to one(1) two streams MU-MIMO 11AX capable wireless client devices under 2.4GHz simultaneously.

Supported Data Rates (Mbps):

802.11ax: 2.4 GHz: 9 to 287 (MCS0 to MCS11, NSS = 1 to 2) 5 GHz: 18 to 1200 (MCS0 to MSC11, NSS = 1 to 2) 802.11b: 1, 2, 5.5, 11 802.11a/g: 6, 9, 12, 18, 36, 48, 54 802.11n: 6.5 to 300 Mbps (MCS0 to MCS15) 802.11ac: 6.5 to 867 Mbps (MCS0 to MCS9, NSS = 1 to 2)

Supported Radio Technologies

802.11ax: Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access(OFDMA) 802.11b: Direct-sequence spread-spectrum (DSSS) 802.11ac/a/g/n: Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple (OFDM)


802.11ax supports very high throughput (VHT) —VHT 20/40/80 MHz 802.11ac supports very high throughput (VHT) —VHT 20/40/80 MHz 802.11n supports high throughput (HT) —HT 20/40 MHz 802.11n supports very high throughput under the 2.4GHz radio –VHT40 MHz (256-QAM) 802.11n/ac/ax packet aggregation: A-MPDU, A-SPDU

Supported Modulation

802.11ax: BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM, 256-QAM, 1024-QAM 802.11ac: BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM, 256-QAM 802.11a/g/n: BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM 802.11b: BPSK, QPSK, CCK

Management Features

Multiple BSSID

8 SSIDs for both 2.4GHz and 5GHz radios.

VLAN Tagging

Supports 802.1q SSID-to-VLAN Tagging Cross-Band VLAN Pass-Through Management VLAN

Spanning Tree

Supports 802.1d Spanning Tree Protocol

QoS (Quality of Service)

Compliant with IEEE 802.11e Standard WMM


v1, v2c, v3


I/II, Private MIB

Deployment Options

Stand-Alone (Individually Managed) Managed Mode (with Neutron Series Switch/ezMaster)

Stand-Alone Management Features

Auto Channel Selection Auto Transmit Power Wireless STA (Client) Connected List Guest Network Fast Roaming (802.11k & 802.11r) Pre-Authentication (802.11i, 802.11x) PMK Caching (802.11i) Band Steering per SSID Traffic Shaping per SSID/per user VLAN Per SSID Backup/Restore Settings Auto Reboot E-Mail Alert Site Survey Save Configuration as Users’ Default

Wireless Management Features (With ezMaster & Neutron Switch)

AP Auto-Discovery & Provisioning AP Auto IP Assignment AP Group Management Auto AP Rebooting AP Device Name Editing AP Radio Settings Band Steering Per SSID Traffic Shaping Per SSID/User Fast Roaming (802.11k & 802.11r) Pre-Authentication (802.11i, 802.11x) PMK Caching (802.11i) AP Client Limiting Client Fingerprinting AP VLAN Management VLAN Per SSID Captive Portal Per SSID Multi-Tenant Account AP Traffic Log Access Point Status Monitoring Wireless Client Monitoring Email Alert Wireless Traffic & Usage Statistics Real-Time Throughput Monitoring Visual Topology View Floor Plan View Map View Wireless Coverage Display Secure Control Messaging (SSL Certificate) Local MAC Address Database Remote MAC Address Database (RADIUS) Unified Configuration Import/Export Bulk Firmware Upgrade Capability One-Click Update Intelligent Diagnostics Kick/Ban Clients Wi-Fi Scheduler Schedule reboot

Control Features

Managed Mode (w/Neutron Switch/ezMaster) Distance Control (ACK Timeout) Multicast Supported Wi-Fi Scheduler Client Traffic Status RADIUS Accounting (802.1x) Power Save Mode (U-APSD Support) CLI Support HTTPS

Wireless Security

WPA3 WPA2 Enterprise (AES) Hide SSID in Beacons Wireless STA (Client) Connected List Client Isolation

Environmental & Physical

Temperature Range

Operating: 32ºF~104ºF (0 ºC~40 ºC) Storage: -22 ºF~176 ºF (-30 ºC~80 ºC)

Humidity (non-condensing)

Operating: 90% or less Storage: 90% or less

Dimensions & Weight

EWS357AP Device

Length: 160 mm Width: 160 mm Height: 27 mm

Package Contents

1 – EWS357AP Dual-Band AX1800 Indoor Access Point 1 – Ceiling Mount Base (9/16” Trail) 1 – Ceiling Mount Base (15/16” Trail) 1 – Ceiling and Wall Mount Screw Kits 1 – Quick Installation Guide Certifications



Limited Lifetime Warranty (LLW)

2 Years

Model Comparison





Model Number
Wi-Fi Standard 802.11ax 802.11ax 802.11ac Wave2 802.11ac Wave2
Radio 2.4 GHz & 5 GHz 2.4 GHz & 5 GHz - -
Max. Data Rates(2.4 GHz) 574 Mbps 1,148 Mbps 800 Mbps 800 Mbps
Max. Data Rates(5 GHz) 1,200 Mbps 2,400 Mbps 1,733 Mbps 1,733 Mbps
Max. Data Rates(6 GHz) - - - -
Radio Chains 2 x 2:2 4 x 4:4 4 x 4:4 4 x 4:4
Transmit Power on(2.4 GHz) Up to 22 dBm Up to 23 dBm - -
Transmit Power on(5 GHz) Up to 22 dBm Up to 23 dBm - -
Transmit Power on(6 GHz) - - - -
Antenna 2 x 3 dBi (2.4 GHz); 2 x 3 dBi (5 GHz) 4x 3dBi (2.4 GHz) Omni ; 4x 3dBi (5 GHz) Omni 8 x 3 dBi Omni 8 x 3 dBi Omni
Power-over-Ethernet 802.3af/at 802.3at - -
Ethernet Ports 1 x 10/100/1000 Ethernet Port 1 x 10/100/1000/2500 Ethernet Port - -
Mounting Type Ceiling / Wall Ceiling / Wall - -
Dimensions 160 x 160 x 27 mm 205 x 205 x 33.2 mm 215 x 215 x 56 mm 215 x 215 x 56 mm
Mesh Technology Yes Yes - -
Cloud To-Go app - - - -
EnWiFi app Yes Yes - -
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