WatchGuard AP327X

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Made to Thrive in Extreme Conditions

Today more than ever, people expect Wi-Fi access no matter where they are – outside, camping, even in walk-in freezers. This IP67-rated access point (AP) comes equipped with four N-Type connectors to support a variety of external antennas. Whether your project requires 360-degree coverage, narrow-beam directional, or longer distance point-to-point, the AP327X protects your Wi-Fi network in the harshest environments.

The AP327X extends your Trusted Wireless Environment to ideal locations such as school campuses, warehouses, manufacturing facilities, shopping malls, public hotspots, municipal Wi-Fi, and other outdoor or harsh weather deployments. Unlock the full potential of the AP327X when managed by the Wi-Fi Cloud for Wireless Intrusion Prevention System (WIPS) security, intelligent network visibility and troubleshooting of wired and wireless issues, location-based analytics, guest engagement and marketing tools.

Use Cases
Radios and
Deployment Number of
TX Power
Max. Data Rate
Ports Power over
Ethernet (PoE)
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Lower-density 2x2:2 MU-MIMO
Wave 2
Indoor 4 internal 20 dBm 867 Mbps / 300 Mbps 2x GbE 802.3af (PoE)
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Medium-density 2x2:2 MU-MIMO
Wave 2
3rd WIPS radio
Indoor 6 internal 20 dBm 867 Mbps / 400 Mbps 3x GbE 802.3at (PoE+)
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Medium-density 2x2:2 MU-MIMO
Wave 2
3rd WIPS radio
Indoor 6 internal 20 dBm 867 Mbps / 300 Mbps 2x GbE 802.3at (PoE+)
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Medium-density 2x2:2 MU-MIMO
Wave 2
Outdoor 4 N-Type
External Connectors
24 dBm 867 Mbps / 400 Mbps 2x GbE 802.3at (PoE+)
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High-density 4x4:4 MU-MIMO
Wave 2
3rd WIPS radio
Indoor 10 internal 27 dBm 1.7 Gbps / 800 Mbps 2x GbE 802.3at (PoE+)

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Ruggedized Enclosure

The AP327X is IP67-compliant and tested to withstand the harshest weather conditions, so it can be mounted with direct exposure to the elements – no overhang or shelter required. This AP is capable of operating in temperatures -40°C to 65°C (-40°F to 149°F).

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Dual-Band Omni Antennas

Omni-directional (360 degree) coverage is ideal for installations where the AP327X is centrally located and client devices require connectivity in all directions such as school recreation areas, outdoor pools, manufacturing buildings, and public hotspots. Designed to be used with the AP327X outdoor access point and suitable for any access point that supports N-Type connectors. Sold separately in sets of 2.

Remote Access Point (RAP) connects remote workers to the Firebox via Cloud

Remote Access Point (RAP)

The Remote Access Point solution gives businesses the flexibility to expand corporate SSID to remote workplaces such as home offices or small branch offices. Quickly and easily deploy secure remote access to where corporate data resides – allowing the remote workforce to be productive and secure with low user impact.

Cloud-Based Network Baselining and Troubleshooting

“Why is the Wi-Fi not working?” If this comment sounds all too familiar, you’re not alone. Whenever a user experiences a problem, they will often blame Wi-Fi. IT admins need access to better answers. The Wi-Fi Cloud provides real-time insight into the users’ experience and tracks why clients may fail to connect to the network. Wi-Fi Cloud baselines network traffic and automatically highlights anomalies by triggering alerts to network admins for resolving issues before users report them.

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We Protect Your Access Points from Wi-Fi Hacks

Each WatchGuard access point has the flexibility to operate as both an access point and a dedicated Wireless Intrusion Prevention System (WIPS) security sensor protecting 3rd party brand access points. Now you can create a Trusted Wireless Environment without having to replace your existing infrastructure.

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Join the Trusted Wireless Environment Movement

With the importance of Wi-Fi to all of our lives, every person in this world deserves to connect to a Wi-Fi they can trust. The only way to accomplish this is to establish a security standard for Wi-Fi. Be an advocate for change by signing our petition because your voice matters.

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Try Before You Buy. Wi-Fi Cloud Demo.

Take Wi-Fi Cloud for a free test drive today. See how easy it is to set up and manage Wireless Intrusion Prevention System (WIPS), troubleshoot your network, analyze your Wi-Fi users, create stunning splash pages and marketing campaigns, and so much more.

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24x7 Expert Wi-Fi Support Included

At WatchGuard, we understand just how important support is when you are trying to manage and secure your Wi-Fi network with limited resources. Sometimes you require additional knowledge and assistance in a fast-changing technology world where mobility is becoming ever more critical and complex, and downtime can spell disaster. Automatically included with the purchase of any access point and management package is 24x7 support with 4 hours target response time for high severity issues, advanced RMA replacement, and software updates. With over 20 Certified Wireless Network Professionals (CWNP), our support team gives you the backup you need from the moment you activate your WatchGuard AP.

Quick Facts

This outdoor AP supports any external antennas with the N‑Type connector.

Digital transformation will continue to drive increased reliance on secure Wi-Fi connections across various industries.

IP67-rated means the unit can be dropped into a body of water up to a meter deep for half an hour.

41% of campers said that having free Wi-Fi influenced their decision regarding what campground to stay at.
(Source: Engenius)

“For us, being able to extend the same Wi-Fi protection outside of the building with the AP327X while delivering robust Wi-Fi connectivity gives us peace of mind that our customers are protected from hackers automatically.”

Paul Sillars, Group Managing Director, Shiloh Marketing Services Pty Ltd

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