Aruba 270 Series outdoor Wi-Fi 5 access points

The 270 Series outdoor access point delivers fast and reliable 802.11ac Wave 1 Wi-Fi performance under any weather conditions.

Purpose-built for the harshest outdoor environments

This reliable and predictable access point extends gigabit Wi-Fi to outdoor enterprise environments.
Bringing Wi-Fi 5 to outdoor and harsh environments

Bringing Wi-Fi 5 to outdoor and harsh environments

Purpose-built for the harshest outdoor environments, 270 Series APs can withstand extreme temperatures, persistent moisture, and precipitation, and are fully sealed to keep out airborne contaminants.

Wi-Fi client optimization

Wi-Fi client optimization

ClientMatch eliminates sticky client behavior and ensures consistency by gathering session performance metrics that steer mobile devices to the best access point and radio on the WLAN.

Simple to buy, simple to deploy

Simple to buy, simple to deploy

The 270 Series APs are as simple to install as an outdoor video camera and feature integrated antenna options for easy deployment.

Flexible management options

Flexible management options

Available management solutions include Aruba Central (available in cloud-managed and on-premises options), as well as Aruba AirWave, which supports multi-vendor networks. Access points can be deployed with zero-touch provisioning to reduce deployment time, centralize configuration, and simplify inventory management.

Fast and reliable under any weather conditions

The 270 Series APs support ClientMatch, Aruba Beacon Solution, Advance Cellular Coexistence (ACC), and AppRF. Additionally, all electrical interfaces include industrial-strength surge protection.

Purpose-built for challenging outdoor environments

The 270 Series APs can withstand temperatures of -40°C to +65°C (-40°F to +149°F),  humidity levels of 5% to 95% non-condensing, and an operating altitude of 3,000m.

Dual radio operations

With a maximum data rate of 1.3 Gbps in the 5GHZ band and 600 Mbps in the 2.4GHZ band, 270 Series outdoor access points support concurrent dual-radio operation.

Dynamic Segmentation

Automatically enforces real-time, device-level access policies on Aruba wired and wireless networks for improved network security and simplicity.

Spectrum analysis

The 270 Series APs are capable of part-time or dedicated spectrum analysis, which scans the 2.4GHZ and 5GHz radio bands to identify sources of RF interference.

Powered with beamforming

Able to extend the performance benefits of beamforming to outdoor environments, where maximizing the range of Wi-Fi is most critical.

Specifications for the Aruba 270 Series APs


  • Access Point Models
    • AP-275 and IAP-275
      • 2.4-GHz (600 Mbps max) and 5-GHz (1.3 Gbps max) radios, each with 3×3 MIMO and three integrated omni-directional antennas
    • AP-274 and IAP-274
      • 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz radios, each with 3x3 MIMO and three external antenna connectors
    • AP-277 and IAP-277
      • 2.4-GHz and 5-GHz radios, each with 3x3 MIMO and three integrated 80° H x 80° V beamwidth directional antennas
    Wireless Radio Specifications
    • AP type: Outdoor, dual radio, 5-GHz 802.11ac and 2.4-GHz 802.11n
      • In addition to 802.11n data rates, the 2.4-GHz radio supports 802.11ac data rates using 256-QAM modulation. This gives TurboQAM-enabled clients a 33% boost above the maximum supported data rate to deliver up to 600 Mbps.
    • 3×3 MIMO with three spatial streams and up to 1.3 Gbps wireless data rate
    • Supported frequency bands (country-specific restrictions apply):
      • 2.4000 GHz to 2.4835 GHz
      • 5.150 GHz to 5.250 GHz
      • 5.250 GHz to 5.350 GHz
      • 5.470 GHz to 5.725 GHz
      • 5.725 GHz to 5.875 GHz
    • Available channels: Dependent upon 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)
      • 802.11n/ac: 3×3 MIMO with up to three spatial streams
    • Supported modulation types:
      • 802.11b: BPSK, QPSK, CCK
      • 802.11a/g/n: BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM, 256-QAM (with TurboQAM clients)
      • 802.11ac: BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM, 256-QAM
    • Transmit power: Configurable in increments of 0.5 dBm
    • Maximum (aggregate, conducted total) transmit power (limited) by local regulatory requirements):
      • 2.4-GHz band: +28 dBm (23 dBm per chain)
      • 5-GHz bands: +28 dBm (23 dBm per chain)
    • Advanced cellular coexistence (ACC) feature to minimize interference from cellular systems
    • Maximum ratio combining (MRC) for improved receiver performance
    • Cyclic delay diversity (CDD) for improved downlink RF performance
    • Short guard interval for 20-MHz, 40-MHz and 80-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
    • Explicit transmit beam-forming (TxBF) for increased reliability in signal delivery
    • Supported data rates (Mbps):
      • 802.11b: 1, 2, 5.5, 11
      • 802.11a/g: 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54
      • 802.11n: 6.5 to 450 (MCS0 to MCS23, 1 to 3 spatial streams)
      • 802.11ac: 6.5 to 1,300 (MCS0 to MCS9, 1 to 3 spatial streams)
    • 802.11n high-throughput (HT) support: HT 20/40
    • 802.11ac very high throughput (VHT) support: VHT 20/40/80
    • 802.11n/ac packet aggregation: A-MPDU, A-MSDU Power
    • Maximum power consumption: 23 watts
    • Direct AC source: 100-240 Volt AC
    • Power over Ethernet (PoE): 48 Vdc (nominal) 802.3at compliant source
    • AP-274:
      • Six N-type female connectors for external antennas
    • AP-275:
      • Six integrated omni-directional antennas for 3×3 MIMO with maximum antenna gain of 5 dBi in 2.4 GHz and 5 dBi in 5 GHz. Built-in antennas are optimized for horizontal mounted orientation of AP-275.
    • AP-277:
      • Six integrated multipolarized directional antennas with 80° H x 80° V beamwidths for 3 x 3 MIMO with maximum antenna gain of 6.5 dBi in 2.4 GHz and 5GHz
    Regulatory Model Numbers
    • AP-274 and IAP-274: APEX0101
    • AP-275 and IAP-275: APEX0100
    • AP-277 and IAP-277: APEX0102
    • Aruba limited lifetime warranty
  • Mounting
    • Must be ordered separately
    • Optional mounting kits:
      • AP-270-MNT-V1: Aruba 270 series AP long mount kit for pole/wall mounting. Reduces impact of obstruction by pole or extends away from corner.
      • AP-270-MNT-V2: Aruba 270 series AP short mount kit for pole/wall mounting
      • AP-270-MNT-H1: Aruba 270 series AP mount kit for hanging from inclined/horizontal structures
      • AP-270-MNT-H2: Low profile mount primarily for AP-277
      • AP-270-MNT-H3: Aruba AP-270 Dual-articulating wall or pole mount
    • Operating:
      • Temperature: -40° C to +65° C (-40° F to +150°F)
      • Humidity: 5% to 95% non-condensing
    • Storage and transportation
      • Temperature: -40° C to +70° C (-40° F to +158°F)
    • Maximum operating altitude: 3000m
    • Chassis rating: IP66 and IP67
    • Wind survivability: Up to 165 mph
    • Shock and vibration: ETSI 300-19-2-4 spec T41.E 4M3
    Other Interfaces
    • One PoE+ PD port 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet network interfaces (RJ-45)
      • Auto-sensing link speed and MDI/MDX
    • One port 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet network interfaces (RJ-45)
      • Auto-sensing link speed and MDI/MDX
    • AC power interface, power cords sold separately
    • Serial console interface (micro USB)
    • Reset button
    • Visual indicator (LED):
      • Power/system status; automatically disabled after initial operation period
    • AP-274
      • Dimensions/weight (excluding mount):
        • 23 cm (W) x 24 cm (D) x 19 cm (H) with aesthetic cover
        • 9.0” (W) x 9.4” (D) x 7.5” (H)
        • 2.7 kg/6 lbs
        • 23 cm (W) x 24 cm (D) x 14 cm (H) without aesthetic cover
        • 9.0” (W) x 9.4” (D) x 5.5” (H)
        • 2.4 kg/5.3 lbs
    • AP-275
      • Dimensions/weight (excluding mount):
        • 23 cm (W) x 24 cm (D) x 27 cm (H)
        • 9.0” (W) x 9.4” (D) x 10.6” (H)
        • 2.4 kg/5.3 lbs
    • AP-277
      • Dimensions/weight (excluding mount):
        • 23 cm (W) x 22 cm (D) x 13 cm (H)
        • 9.0" (W) x 8.7" (D) x 5.1" (H)
        • 2.1 kg/4.6 lbs
    • FCC/Industry of Canada
    • CE Marked
    • R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC
    • Low Voltage Directive 2006/95/EC
    • EN 300 328
    • EN 301 489
    • EN 301 893
    • UL/IEC/EN 60950
    • EN 60601-1-1, EN60601-1-2
    • For more country-specific regulatory information and approvals, please see your Aruba representative.
    • CB Scheme Safety, cTUVus
    • Wi-Fi Alliance certified 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
    Minimum Software Versions
    • ArubaOS 6.4 (AP-274, AP-275)
    • Aruba OS 6.4.3 (AP-277)
    • Aruba Instant 4.1 (AP-274, AP-275)
    • Aruba Instant 4.2.0 (AP-277)
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We’re honored to have been named a Leader 16x in a row. Gartner has also scored Aruba #1 in most use cases (3 of 5) in their 2021 Critical Capabilities report.

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