HPE Aruba Networking 570EX Series Hazardous Location Outdoor Access Points

High-performance Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) connectivity for hazardous outdoor environments such as oil fields, mining facilities, and potentially explosive environments.

Ultra-reliable, high performance

Delivers maximum performance to the most extreme outdoor hazardous environments requiring Class 1 Division 2 or ATEX Zone 2 requirements.

High efficiency

High efficiency

Built for Wi-Fi 6 standards and high-density outdoor connectivity, the 570EX Series APs maximize performance and efficiency. Supports OFDMA and MU-MIMO technologies enabling the most efficient communication between the client and access points.  

IoT platform and location-ready

IoT platform and location-ready

Supports 802.15.4/Zigbee and Bluetooth to simplify the deployment and management of IoT location-based services, asset-tracking services, security solutions, and IoT sensors. Target Wake Time (TWT) improves client power savings and reduces airtime contention with other clients.

Flexible, secure infrastructure

Flexible, secure infrastructure

Delivers secure, unified connectivity for wired and wireless clients with Zero Trust Security and Dynamic Segmentation. Easy to deploy with either cloud-based or on-premise management.

High performance, centrally managed in critical situations

Ensures predictable, secure, and optimized connectivity with centralized policy management for large, outdoor, harsh weather events and environments.

Class 1 Division 2 and ATEX Zone 2-Certified

For the most extreme indoor and outdoor areas with ignitable concentrations of flammable gases, vapors, or liquids.

Wi-Fi 6 for hazardous location environments

Handles multiple clients and drives efficiency with OFDMA and TWT capabilities.

Supports 512-associated clients per radio

Connects double clients per radio and a maximum aggregate data rate of 2.69 Gbps maximum real-world speed (HE80/HE20).

IoT-ready Bluetooth 5 and 802.15.4/Zigbee support

Simplifies deploying and managing IoT location services, asset-tracking services, security solutions, and IoT sensors.

Flexible deployment options

Deployed as cloud-based (HPE Aruba Networking Central) or multi-vendor (HPE Aruba Networking Airwave) and is controller-less (virtual) or controller-based.

Details and Specifications for the HPE Aruba Networking 570EX Series APs

  • Hardware Variants
    • AP-575EX
      • Built in Omni Directional Antennas
      • 5 GHz Antennas 5dBi
      • 2.4GHz Antennas 3.4dBi
      • BLE/Zigbee: Integrated omnidirectional antenna and the peak gain of 6dBi
    • AP-577EX
      • Built in 90°H x 90°V Directional Antennas
      • 5 GHz Antennas 5.6dBi
      • 2.4 GHz Antennas 6.8dBi
      • BLE/Zigbee: Integrated omnidirectional antennas with peak gain of 8.4dBi
    Wi-Fi Radio Specifications
    • AP type:
      • Outdoor Hardened, Wi-Fi 6 dual radio, 5 GHz 4x4 MIMO and 2.4 GHz 2x2 MIMO
    • Software-configurable dual radio supports 5 GHz (Radio 0) and 2.4 GHz (Radio 1)
    • 5GHz:
      • Four spatial stream Single User (SU) MIMO for up to 4.8 Gbps wireless data rate to individual 4SS HE160 Wi-Fi 6 client device (max)
      • Two spatial stream Single User (SU) MIMO for up to 1.2 Gbps wireless data rate to individual 2SS HE80 Wi-Fi 6 client device (typical)
      • Four spatial stream Multi User (MU) MIMO for up to 4.8 Gbps wireless data rate to up to four 1SS or two 2SS HE160 Wi-Fi 6 DL-MU-MIMO capable client devices simultaneously (max)
      • Four spatial stream Multi User (MU) MIMO for up to 2.4 Gbps wireless data rate to up to four 1SS or two 2SS HE80 Wi-Fi 6 DL-MU-MIMO capable client devices simultaneously (typical)
    • 2.4GHz:
      • Two spatial stream Single User (SU) MIMO for up to 575 Mbps wireless data rate to individual 2SS HE40 Wi-Fi 6 client device (max)
      • Two spatial stream Single User (SU) MIMO for up to 287 Mbps wireless data rate to individual 2SS HE20 Wi-Fi 6 client device (typical)
      • Support for up to 512 associated client devices per radio, and up to 16 BSSIDs per radio
      • Supported frequency bands (country-specific restrictions apply):
        • 2.400 to 2.4835 GHz (ISM)
        • 5.150 to 5.250 GHz (U-NII-1)
        • 5.250 to 5.350 GHz (U-NII-2A)
        • 5.470 to 5.725 GHz (U-NII-2C)
        • 5.725 to 5.850 GHz (U-NII-3/ISM)
        • 5.850 to 5.875 GHz (U-NII-4)
      • Available channels: Dependent on configured regulatory domain
      • Dynamic frequency selection (DFS) optimizes the use of available RF spectrum.
      • Supported radio technologies:
        • 802.11b: Direct-sequence spread-spectrum (DSSS)
        • 802.11a/g/n/ac: Orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM)
        • 802.11ax: Orthogonal frequency-division multiple access (OFDMA) with up to 16 resource units (RU)
      • Supported modulation types:
        • 802.11b: BPSK, QPSK, CCK
        • 802.11a/g/n: BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM, 256-QAM (proprietary extension)
        • 802.11ac: BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM, 256-QAM,1024-QAM (proprietary extension)
        • 802.11ax: BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM, 256-QAM, 1024-QAM
      • 802.11n high-throughput (HT) support: HT 20/40 802.11ac very high throughput (VHT) support: VHT 20/40/80/160
      • 802.11ax high efficiency (HE) support: HE20/40/80/160
      • Supported data rates (Mbps):
        • 802.11b: 1, 2, 5.5, 11
        • 802.11a/g: 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54
        • 802.11n (2.4GHz): 6.5 to 300 (MCS0 to MCS15, HT20 to HT40)
        • 802.11n (5GHz): 6.5 to 600 (MCS0 to MCS31, HT20 to HT40)
        • 802.11ac: (5 GHz): 6.5 to 3,467 (MCS0 to MCS9, NSS = 1 to 4 for VHT20 to VHT160)
        • 802.11ax (2.4GHz): 8.6 to 574 (MCS0 to MCS11, NSS = 1 to 2, HE20 to HE40)
        • 802.11ax (5GHz): 8.6 to 4803 (MCS0 to MCS11, NSS = 1 to 4, HE20 to HE160)
      • 802.11n/ac packet aggregation: A-MPDU, A-MSDU
      • Transmit power: Configurable in increments of 0.5 dBm
      • Maximum (conducted) transmit power (limited by local regulatory requirements):
        • 2.4 GHz band: +22 dBm per chain , +25dBm aggregate (2x2)
        • 5 GHz band: +22 dBm per chain , +28dBm aggregate (4x4)
        • Note: conducted transmit power levels exclude antenna gain.
      • Maximum EIRP (limited by local regulatory requirements):
        • 2.4 GHz band:
          • 575EX: 29.0 dBm EIRP
          • 577EX: 34.4 dBm EIRP
        • 5 GHz band:
          • 575EX: 32.6 dBm EIRP
          • 577EX: 36 dBm EIRP
      • Advanced Cellular Coexistence (ACC) minimizes interference from cellular networks.
      • Maximum ratio combining (MRC) for improved receiver performance.
      • Cyclic delay/shift diversity (CDD/CSD) to enable the use of multiple transmit antennas.
      • Short guard interval for 20-MHz, 40-MHz, 80-MHz and 160-MHz channels.
      • Space-time block coding (STBC) for increased range and improved reception.
      • Low-density parity check (LDPC) for high-efficiency error correction and increased throughput.
      • Transmit beam-forming (TxBF) for increased signal reliability and range.
    • 802.11mc Fine Timing Measurement (FTM):
      • for precision distance ranging
    Additional Interfaces
    • E0: HPE SmartRate port (RJ-45)
      • Auto-sensing link speed (100/1000/2500BASE-T) and MDI/MDX
      • 2.5Gbps speed complies with NBase-T and 802.3bz specifications
      • PoE-PD: 48Vdc (nominal) 802.3at/bt (Class 4 or higher)
      • 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE)
    • E1: 10/100/1000BASE-T (RJ-45)
      • Auto-sensing link speed and MDI/MDX
      • 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE)
      • PoE-PD: 48Vdc (nominal) 802.3at/bt (Class 4 or higher)
    • Link Aggregation (LACP) support between both network ports for redundancy and increased capacity
    • Bluetooth 5 and 802.15.4 radio
      • 2.4 GHz
      • Bluetooth 5: up to 8dBm transmit power and -95 dBm receive sensitivity
      • Zigbee: up to 8 dBm transmit power and -97 dBm receive sensitivity
      • Up to 4 dBm transmit power (class 2) and -91 dBm receive sensitivity
    • Visual indicator (multi-color LED):
      • For system and radio status
    • Reset button:
      • Factory reset (during device power up)
    • USB-C console interface
  • Power
    • Maximum (worst-case) power consumption:
      • PoE powered (dual ports): 32.0W
      • PoE powered (single port, full function): 26.1W
    • Maximum (worst-case) power consumption in idle mode:
      • 14.0W (single PoE) or 16.0W (dual PoE)
    • Maximum (worst-case) power consumption in deep-sleep mode:
      • 2.9W (single PoE) or 3.9W (dual PoE)
    • The AP supports Power over Ethernet (PoE) on port E0 and/or E1
    • When PoE power is supplied to both Ethernet ports, the AP can be configured to combine or prioritize power sources
    • Power sources are sold separately; see the ordering information for details
    • When powered by 1x 802.3at (class 4) PoE and with the IPM feature disabled, the AP will disable the other Ethernet port. In the same configuration but with IPM enabled, the AP will start up in unrestricted mode, but may dynamically apply restrictions depending on the PoE budget and actual power. The feature restrictions and order can be programmed.
    • Operating the AP with single or dual 802.3af (class 3 or lower) PoE source is not supported.
    • Optional mounting kits:
      • AP-OUT-MNT-V1A: Outdoor Pole/Wall Long Mount Kit
      • AP-270-MNT-V2: Outdoor Pole/Wall Short Mount Kit
      • AP-270-MNT-H1: Outdoor AP Hanging or Tilt Install Mount Kit
      • AP-270-MNT-H2: Outdoor Flush Wall or Ceiling Mount
      • AP-270-MNT-H3: Outdoor AP Hanging or Dual-Tilt Install Mount Kit
    • AP-575EX
      • Dimensions/weight (excluding mount):
        • 24 cm (W) x 24 cm (D) x 27 cm (H)/ 9.4” (W) x 9.4” (D) x 10.6” (H)
        • 2.5kg/5.6lbs
    • AP-577EX
      • Dimensions/weight (excluding mount):
        • 23 cm (W) x 22 cm (D) x 14 cm (H)/ 9.0” (W) x 8.7” (D) x 5.6” (H)
        • 2.1 kg/4.6 lbs
    • Operating:
      • Temperature: -40° C to +65° C (-40° F to +149° F) with full solar loading
      • Humidity: 5% to 93% non-condensing internal
      • Rated for operation in all weather conditions
    • Storage and transportation:
      • Temperature: -40° C to +70° C (-40° F to +158° F)
    • Operating Altitude: 3,000 m
    • Water and Dust: IP66/67
    • Salt Tolerance: Tested to ASTM B117-07A Salt Spray 200hrs
    • Wind Survival: Up to 165 Mph
    • Shock and Vibration: ETSI 300-19-2-4
    Regulatory Compliance
    • FCC/ISED
    • CE Marked
    • RED Directive 2014/53/EU
    • EMC Directive 2014/30/EU
    • Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU
    • IEC/EN/UL 62368-1
    • EN 60601-1-1, EN60601-1-2

    For more country-specific regulatory information and approvals, please see your HPE Aruba Networking representative.

    Regulatory Model Numbers
    • AP-575EX: APEX0575
    • AP-577EX: APEX0577
    • CB Scheme Safety, cTUVus
    • UL2043 plenum rating
    • Wi-Fi Alliance certified 802.11a/b/g/n/
    • Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ 6 (802.11ax)
    • Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ ac (with Wave 2 features)
    • Passpoint® (Release 2) with AOS and Instant
    • Class 1 Div 2
    • ATEX Zone 2
    Minimum Operating System Software Versions
    • ArubaOS & Aruba InstantOS
    • ArubaOS

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