Model NWA5121-NI NWA5121-N NWA5123-NI
Product name802.11 b/g/n Unified Access Point802.11 b/g/n Unified Access Point802.11 a/b/g/n Dual-Radio Unified Access Point
Main Design
Wireless frequency2.4 GHz2.4 GHz2.4 GHz & 5 GHz
Radio112
AntennaEmbedded 2x2 7 dBi antenna2 External 3 dBi dipole antennaEmbedded 2x2 5 dBi/6 dBi antenna
RF Specifications
Frequency band2.4 GHz (11 g/n)
  • 2.4 GHz (IEEE 802.11 b/g/n)
  • USA (FCC): 2.412 to 2.462 GHz
  • Europe (ETSI): 2.412 to 2.472 GHz
  • Taiwan (TW): 2.412 to 2.462 GHz
  • 2.4 GHz (IEEE 802.11 b/g/n)
  • USA (FCC): 2.412 to 2.462 GHz
  • Europe (ETSI): 2.412 to 2.472 GHz
  • Taiwan (TW): 2.412 to 2.462 GHz
5 GHz (11 a/n)-
  • 5 GHz (IEEE 802.11 a/n)
  • USA (FCC): 5.15 to 5.35 GHz;5.725 to 5.850 GHz
  • Europe (ETSI): 5.15 to 5.35 GHz;5.470 to 5.725 GHz
  • Taiwan (TW): 5.15 to 5.35 GHz;5.725 to 5.850 GHz
Max. transmit power*US (FCC) 2.4 GHz20 dBm, 2 antennas20 dBm, 2 antenn23 dBm, 2 antennas
US (FCC) 5 GHz--26 dBm, 2 antennas
EU (ETSI) 2.4 GHz17 dBm, 2 antennas18 dBm, 2 antennas17 dBm, 2 antennas
EU (ETSI) 5 GHz--26 dBm, 2 antennas
Received sensitivity2.4 GHz:
  • 802.11b/g, min. up to -95 dBm
  • 802.11n/20 MHz, min. up to -93 dBm
  • 802.11n/40 MHz, min. up to -92 dBm
2.4 GHz:
  • 802.11b/g, min. up to -97 dBm
  • 802.11n/20 MHz, min. up to -93 dBm
  • 802.11n/40 MHz, min. up to -90
5 GHz:
  • 802.11a, min. up to -94 dBm
  • 802.11n/20 MHz, min. up to -93 dBm
  • 802.11n/40 MHz, min. up to -91 dBm
LAN
Number of 10/100/1000 Mbps LAN ports111
PoEYesYesYes
PoE power draw4 W4 W7 W
WLAN Security
Support data rate802.11g:
1, 2, 5.5, 6, 9, 11, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48 and 54 Mbps

802.11n:up to 300 Mbps in MCS15 (40 MHz; GI=400 ns)
802.11g:
1, 2, 5.5, 6, 9, 11, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48 and 54 Mbps

802.11n: up to 300 Mbps in MCS15 (40 MHz; GI=400 ns)
802.11 a/g:
1, 2, 5.5, 6, 9, 11, 12,18, 24, 36, 48 and 54 Mbps

802.11n: up to 300 Mbps in MCS15 (40 MHz; GI=400 ns)
WMM (Wi-Fi certified)YesYesYes
WEPYesYesYes
WPA/WPA2-PSKYesYesYes
WPA2 (Wi-Fi certified)YesYesYes
WPA/WPA2-EnterpriseYesYesYes
Network
VLANsYesYesYes
DHCP clientYesYesYes
QoS
WMMYesYesYes
WMM power savingYesYesYes
ZyXEL ONE Network
ZON utility
  • Discover ZyXEL switches, APs and gateways**
  • Centralized and batch configuration
    • IP configuration
    • IP renew
    • Device reboot
    • Device locating
    • Web GUI access
    • Firmware upgrade
    • Password configuration
    • ZAC access
Smart Connect
  • Discover neighboring devices
  • One-click remote management access to the neighboring ZyXEL devices
Management Features
ZAC
  • Batch AP configuration
  • Batch AP firmware upgrade
  • Batch AP profile backup
CLIYesYesYes
Others
Plenum ratingYesYesYes
MTBF (hr)627,152627,152781,396
Standard Compliance
EthernetIEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3uIEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3uIEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u
PoEIEEE 802.IEEE 802.3afIEEE 802.3
Radio modulationIEEE 802.11 a/g (OFDM/DSSS)
  • 48/54 Mbps (QAM-64)
  • 24/36 Mbps (QAM-16)
  • 12/18 Mbps (QPSK)
  • 6/9 Mbps (BPSK)
IEEE 802.11b (DSSS)
  • 5.5/11 Mbps (CCK)
  • 2 Mbps (DQPSK)
  • 1 Mbps (DBPSK)
IEEE 802.11n (OFDM/DSSS)
  • QAM-64
  • QAM-16
  • QPSK
  • BPSK
Certification
Radio
  • ETSI EN 300 328 V1.7.1: 11-2006
  • FCC Part 15.247
  • LP0002
  • EN 60601-1-2: 2007
  • ETSI EN 300 328 V1.7.1: 11-2006
  • EN 301 893 V1.5.1
  • FCC Part 15.247
  • FCC Part 15E
  • LP0002
  • EN 60601-1-2: 2007
EMC
  • EN 301 489-1 V1.8.1: 04-2008
  • EN 301 489-17 V2.1.1: 05-2009
  • EN55022: 2010
  • EN55024: 2010
  • EN61000-3-2/-3
  • FCC Part 15.107
  • BSMI CNS13438.99; CNS14336: 99
  • EN 301 489-1 V1.8.1: 11-2008
  • EN 301 489-17 V2.1.1: 05-2009
  • EN55022: 2010
  • EN55024: 2010
  • EN61000-3-2/-3
  • FCC Part 15.107
  • BSMI CNS13438.99;
  • CNS14336: 99
SafetyEN 60950-1: 2006 + A11: 2009 + A1: 2010 + A12: 2011
IEC 60950-1: 2005
BSMI
EN 60950-1: 2006 + A11: 2009 +
A1: 2010 + A12: 2011
IEC 60950-1: 2005
BSMI
Power Requirement
Power supply12 V DC, 1 A12 V DC, 1 A12 V DC, 1 A
Physical Specification
ItemDimensions
(WxDxH)(mm/in.)
130 x 130 x 54.5/
5.12 x 5.12 x 2.17
130 x 130 x 54.5/
5.12 x 5.12 x 2.17
130 x 130 x 54.5/
5.12 x 5.12 x 2.17
Weight (kg/lb.)0.23/0.510.23/0.510.25/0.55
PackingDimensions
(WxDxH)(mm/in.)
282 x 207 x 71/
11.10 x 8.15 x 2.80
282 x 207 x 71/
11.10 x 8.15 x 2.80
282 x 207 x 71/
11.10 x 8.15 x 2.80
Weight (kg/lb.)0.61/1.340.61/1.340.63/1.39
Included accessories
  • Power adapter
  • Wall/ceiling mount plate
  • Power adapter
  • Wall/ceiling mount plate
  • Power adapter
  • Wall/ceiling mount plate
Environmental Specifications
Operating
environment
Temperature0C to 50C/32F to 122F0C to 50C/32F to 122F0C to 50C/32F to 122F
Humidity10% to 90% (non-condensing)10% to 90% (non-condensing)10% to 90% (non-condensing)
Storage
environment
Temperature-30C to 70C/-22F to 158-30C to 70C/-22F to 158F-30C to 70C/-22F to 158F
Humidity10% to 90%10% to 90%10% to 90%

* Max. total channel
** Gateway supporting ZON utility is scheduled for future release.