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Product Line: Fortinet Series
Product Type: Wireless Access Point
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Product Description

The FAP-223C-A Fortinet features dual radio technology, supporting both 802.11 a/n/ac and 802.11 b/g/n standards, with 2x2 MIMO 2 spatial stream providing a maximum throughput of 300 Mbps on Radio 1 and 867 Mbps on Radio 2. It includes 4 RP-SMA External antennas with a peak gain of 3 dBi for both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands, ensuring wide coverage and reliable connectivity. Designed for flexibility, it comes with a ceiling/wall mount kit, supports WME Multimedia Extensions with four priority queues, and operates within a wide range of temperatures from 32–104˚F, with power consumption averaging at 7.8W and peaking at 12W.

FAQs for the FAP-223C-A

  • What is the maximum transmission power of this device?
    The maximum transmission power is 20 dBm (100 mW).
  • How many antennas does the device feature?
    It includes 4 RP-SMA External antennas.
  • Can this device be mounted on both ceilings and walls?
    Yes, a ceiling/wall mount kit is included for versatile installation options.
  • What is the peak antenna gain for both frequency bands?
    The peak antenna gain is 3 dBi for both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequency bands.
  • What are the supported frequency bands?
    The device supports multiple frequency bands: 2.400–2.4835, 5.150–5.250, 5.250–5.350, 5.470–5.725, and 5.725–5.850 GHz.
  • What is the power consumption during maximum operation?
    During maximum operation, the power consumption is 12W.
  • Does the device support WME Multimedia Extensions?
    Yes, it supports WME Multimedia Extensions with 4 priority queues for voice, video, data, and background traffic.
  • What are the throughput rates for Radio 1 and Radio 2?
    Throughput for Radio 1 is up to 300 Mbps, and for Radio 2, it is up to 867 Mbps.
  • What type of physical security feature is included?
    The device includes a Kensington Lock for physical security.
  • What are the device's dimensions and weight?
    The device measures 6.3 x 6.3 x 1.5 inches (16.0 x 16.0 x 3.8 cm) and weighs 0.64 lb (0.3 kg).

Product Review

The Fortinet FAP-223C-A supports dual radio frequencies with a throughput of up to 300 Mbps on Radio 1 and up to 867 Mbps on Radio 2, offering flexibility for both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz networks. Despite its comprehensive coverage and dual-band support, its maximum transmit power is capped at 20 dBm, which may limit range and signal strength in larger or more obstructed environments. Additionally, the device's power consumption is relatively efficient, averaging 7.8W under normal conditions, aligning with eco-friendly operational standards.


The Fortinet FAP-223C-A is a dual-radio wireless access point designed to provide secure and high-speed wireless connectivity. Equipped with four RP-SMA external antennas and supporting both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequency bands, this device ensures comprehensive coverage and optimal performance in a variety of deployment scenarios. The device features a 1x GE RJ45 port for network connectivity and includes a ceiling/wall mount kit for flexible installation. Key specifications of the FAP-223C-A include: - Two radios operating on 802.11 a/n/ac (Radio 2) and 802.11 b/g/n (Radio 1) standards, facilitating a maximum throughput of up to 300 Mbps for Radio 1 and up to 867 Mbps for Radio 2. This capability ensures efficient handling of high bandwidth applications. - The access point supports WME Multimedia Extensions, offering four priority queues for voice, video, data, and background traffic, optimizing the performance of multimedia content across the network. - Peak antenna gain is rated at 3 dBi for both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequencies, enhancing the signal quality and reach. Other notable features include: - The device's maximum transmit power is 20 dBm (100 mW), allowing for strong and clear signal transmission. - Power consumption is optimized, with a maximum consumption of 12W and an average consumption of 7.8W, ensuring energy efficiency. - The FAP-223C-A is designed with physical security in mind, featuring a Kensington Lock slot to prevent unauthorized removal. In terms of physical dimensions, the FAP-223C-A measures 6.3 x 6.3 x 1.5 inches and weighs 0.64 lb, making it compact and lightweight for easy installation. The package weight, including all accessories and packaging, is 1.37 lb. The device operates within a temperature range of 32–104˚F (0–40˚C) and can withstand humidity levels from 5–90% non-condensing, ensuring reliable performance in various environmental conditions. Storage temperature tolerance ranges from -4˚F (-20˚C) to 140˚F (60˚C), allowing for flexibility in storage conditions before deployment. In summary, the Fortinet FAP-223C-A is a versatile and efficient wireless access point suitable for a wide range of networking environments. Its dual-radio capability, combined with advanced features like multimedia extensions and efficient power consumption, make it an ideal solution for organizations looking to deploy a reliable wireless network infrastructure.


Item CodeFAP-223C-A by Fortinet
Antennas Count4 RP-SMA Detachable
Connectivity Port1x Gigabit Ethernet RJ45
Wireless ModesDual-band (802.11 a/n/ac & 802.11 b/g/n)
Mounting OptionsIncluded for both ceiling and wall
Radio Units2
Device Security SlotKensington Lock Compatible
Max Transmit Power20 dBm (100 mW)
Max Power Use12 Watts
Avg Power Use7.8 Watts
WME Multimedia SupportEnabled (4 priority levels for traffic management)
Max Antenna Gain3 dBi at 2.4 GHz, 3 dBi at 5 GHz
Operational Bands (GHz)2.400–2.4835, 5.150–5.250, 5.250–5.350, 5.470–5.725, 5.725–5.850
1st Radio Frequency2.4 GHz b/g/n or 5 GHz a/n
2nd Radio Frequency5 GHz a/n/ac
Throughput for 1st RadioUp to 300 Mbps
Throughput for 2nd RadioUp to 867 Mbps
MIMO Configuration2x2 MIMO with 2 spatial streams
Product Dimensions6.3 x 6.3 x 1.5 inches (16.0 x 16.0 x 3.8 cm)
Device Weight0.64 lb (0.3 kg)
Shipping Weight1.37 lb (0.62 kg)
Power Adapter SpecsInput: 100–240V, 50/60Hz, 0.4A; Output: 12V DC, 2A
Humidity Tolerance5–90% (non-condensing)
Operating Temp Range32–104˚F (0–40˚C)
Min Storage Temp-4˚F (-20˚C)
Max Storage Temp140˚F (60˚C)

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