Aruba 560EX Series Wi-Fi 6 HazLoc Access Point (802.11ax)

Aruba 560EX Series APs deliver Wi-Fi 6 performance and security for the most extreme conditions requiring Class 1 Division 2 or ATEX Zone 2 certification.

Multi-user Efficiency with Wi-Fi 6

The 560EX Series Hazardous Location APs feature Class 1 Division 2 and ATEX Zone 2 certification to operate in hazardous locations like oil and gas and potentially explosive environments – with Wi-Fi 6 to support critical access and IoT functionality.

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Ultimate efficiency

Supporting higher speed and higher user densities, the 560EX Series APs maximize performance and efficiency with support for OFDMA and MU-MIMO technologies, enabling the most efficient communication between the client and access point.

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IoT and location-ready

Aruba Wi-Fi 6 supports 802.15.4/Zigbee, Bluetooth, and third-party overlays to simplify the deployment and management of IoT services, asset-tracking services, security solutions, and IoT sensors. Ideal for IoT infrequent communications.

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Simple and secure access

Enforces built-in policy firewall (layer 7) for each new client on the network and utilizes Aruba ClearPass Policy Manager for centralized policy management. For enhanced security, the 560EX Series APs provide storage of credentials, keys, and booting.

Groundbreaking Wi-Fi 6 capabilities

Supports wired and wireless connectivity, in a single device, for up to 1.5 Gbps wireless throughput and 256 associated clients per radio.

1.5 Gbps maximum speed (HE80/HE20)

Delivers higher speed and reliability for hazardous locations like oil and gas and potentially explosive environments.

Wi-Fi 6 for OFDMA and WPA3

Handles multiple clients regardless of device or traffic type, plus WPA3 and Advanced Open increases enterprise security.

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.

Dynamic Segmentation and policy-enforcement firewalls

Enforces (automatically) consistent policies across all networks, keeping users and devices secure.

AI-powered, Wi-Fi radio frequency RF with AirMatch

Utilizes AI learning, Air Match provides automated RF optimization and looks at analytics across the entire network.

Air Slice for SLA-grade performance

Guarantees a predictable user experience, prioritizing traffic and arrival of time-sensitive data with Air Slice application.

Details and Specifications for the Aruba 560EX Series APs

Entry-level dual-band Wi-Fi 6

11ax radio supports dual-band 2x2

Integrated IoT radio

IoT radio supports 802.15.4/Zigbee and BLE

1G PoE Ethernet ports with Intelligent Power Monitoring

1Gbps Ethernet with included IP66/67 gland

Common outdoor Access Point mount

Shares common mounting rail for simplified outdoor access point installation

Details and Specifications for the Aruba 560EX Series APs


  • Hardware Variants
    • AP-565EX
      • Built-in Omni Directional Antennas
      • 5 GHz Antennas 5.4 dBi
      • 2.4 GHz Antennas 3.2 dBi
      • BLE/802.15.4 Antennas 3.3d Bi
    • AP-567EX
      • Built-in 90°H x 90°V Directional Antennas
      • 5 GHz Antennas 6.8 dBi
      • 2.4 GHz Antennas 7.1 dBi
      • BLE/802.15.4 Antennas 3.0 dBi
    Wi-Fi Radio Specifications
    • AP type:
      • Outdoor Hardened, Wi-Fi 6 dual radio, 5 GHz 2x2 MIMO and 2.4 GHz 2x2 MIMO
    • Software-configurable dual radio supports 5 GHz (Radio 0) and 2.4 GHz (Radio 1)
    • 5GHz:
      • Two spatial stream Single User (SU) MIMO for up to 1.2 Gbps wireless data rate with individual 2SS HE80 802.11ax client devices, or with two 1SS HE80 802.11ax MU-MIMO capable client devices simultaneously
    • 2.4GHz:
      • Two spatial stream Single User (SU) MIMO for up to 574 Mbps (287 Mbps) wireless data rate with individual 2SS HE40 (HE20) 802.11ax client devices or with two 1SS HE40 (HE20) 802.11ax MU-MIMO capable client devices simultaneously
    • Up to 256 associated client devices per radio
    • Up to 16 BSSIDs per radio
    • Supported frequency bands (country-specific restrictions apply):
      • 2.400 to 2.4835 GHz
      • 5.150 to 5.250 GHz
    • Maximum EIRP (limited by local regulatory requirements):
      • 2.4 GHz band:
        • 565: 29.2 dBm EIRP
        • 567: 33 dBm EIRP
      • 5 GHz band:
        • 565: 31.4 dBm EIRP
        • 567: 32.7 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, and 80-MHz
    • 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
    • Maximum (worst-case) power consumption:
      • 15.6W
    • Maximum (worst case) power consumption in idle mode:
      • 4.2W
    • Maximum (worst case) power consumption in deep-sleep mode:
      • 1.7
    • Power sources sold separately
    • Power over Ethernet (PoE+):
      • 802.3at-compliant
    • When powered by 1x 802.3at, there are no restrictions
    • When powered by 1x 802.3af 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 can be programmed.
    • When powered by 1x 802.3af with IPM disabled, the AP will lower the 2.4Ghz radio to 1x1:1
  • Additional Interfaces
    • E0: 10/100/1000BASE-T (RJ-45)
      • Auto-sensing link speed and MDI/MDX
      • PoE-PD: 48Vdc (nominal) 802.3at/bt (Class 3 or higher)
      • 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE)
    • Bluetooth 5 and 802.15.4 radio
      • 2.4 GHz
      • Bluetooth 5: up to 8 dBm 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
    • 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-565EX
      • Dimensions/weight (excluding mount):
        • 16.5 cm (W) x 16.5 cm (D) x 11 cm (H)
        • 6.5” (W) x 6.5” (D) x 4.3” (H)
        • 1.03 kg/2.27 lbs
    • AP-567EX
      • Dimensions/weight (excluding mount):
        • 16.5 cm (W) x 16.5 cm (D) x 11 cm (H)
        • 6.5” (W) x 6.5” (D) x 4.3” (H)
        • 1.09 kg/2.4 lbs
    • Operating:
      • Temperature: -40° C to +55° C (-40° F to +140° F) with full solar loading
      • Humidity: 5% to 95% 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
    • UL/IEC/EN 60950
    • EN 60601-1-1, EN60601-1-2
    • For more country-specific regulatory information and approvals, please see your Aruba representative.
    Regulatory Model Numbers
    • AP-565EX: APEX0565
    • AP-567EX: APEX0567
    • CB Scheme Safety, cTUVus
    • UL2043 plenum rating
    • Wi-Fi Alliance certified 802.11a/b/g/n/
    • Wi-Fi Alliance certified Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
    • Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ ac (with Wave 2 features)
    • Passpoint® (Release 2) with ArubaOS and Instant 8.3+
    • Class 1 Division 2 certified
    • ATEX Zone 2 certified
    Minimum Operating System Software Versions
    • ArubaOS and Aruba InstantOS
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Aruba is a Leader in the 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant for the Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure

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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