Skip to content


by Aruba
Product Line: Aruba 500H Series
Product Type: Dual-radio
Sold out
Original price $0.00 - Original price $0.00
Original price
$0.00 - $0.00
Current price $0.00
Title: Surplus

Orders typically ship within 1-3 Business days, if you need an item to ship sooner please contact us.

Product Description

The R3V48A Aruba AP-505H features a dual-radio 802.11ax 2x2 configuration, optimizing Wi-Fi 6 performance for hospitality environments, and includes 1+4 Ethernet ports, Power over Ethernet (PSE), and USB functionality for versatile connectivity. It supports a DC power interface of 48Vdc and offers multiple USB 2.0 host interfaces for cellular modems, IoT devices, and device battery charging, capable of delivering up to 1A / 5W power. Designed for durability and continuous operation, it operates within a temperature range of 0°C to 40°C and humidity levels from 5% to 93% non-condensing, with a maximum power consumption of 14W (without USB or PSE) and up to 51W when POE powered.

FAQs for the R3V48A

  • What are the key features of the Aruba AP-505H?
    The Aruba AP-505H features dual-radio 802.11ax 2x2 technology, 1+4 Ethernet ports, Power over Ethernet (PSE), USB 2.0 host interface, and visual indicators for power/system and radio status.
  • How does the AP-505H support power?
    It supports 48Vdc (nominal, +/- 5%) DC power through a 1.35mm/3.5mm center-positive circular plug and Power over Ethernet (PoE) powered (802.3bt) with a maximum power consumption of 14W / 51W.
  • Can the AP-505H be used for charging devices?
    Yes, the AP-505H's USB 2.0 host interface (Type A connector) is capable of sourcing up to 1A / 5W, suitable for device battery charging.
  • What are the dimensions and weight of the AP-505H?
    The unit measures 86mm (W) x 47mm (D) x 150mm (H) and weighs 360g, excluding the mount bracket.
  • What is the function of the USB 2.0 host interface on the AP-505H?
    The USB 2.0 host interface supports cellular modems, IoT or other plug-in accessories, and can charge devices with up to 1A / 5W power.
  • What are the visual indicators on the AP-505H?
    It has two multi-color LEDs for power/system status and radio status.
  • How does the AP-505H perform a factory reset?
    The reset button allows for a factory reset and LED mode control (normal/off).
  • What are the operating and storage conditions for the AP-505H?
    Operating conditions range from 0°C / +32°F to 40°C / 104°F with 5% to 93% non-condensing humidity. Storage and transportation conditions range from -40°C to +70°C / -40°F to +158°F with 5% to 93% non-condensing humidity.
  • What is the shipping weight and dimensions of the AP-505H?
    The shipping dimensions are 111mm (W) x 54mm (D) x 167mm (H) and the weight is 450g.
  • How is the AP-505H powered in environments without DC power?
    In environments without DC power, the AP-505H can be powered via PoE (802.3bt), supporting up to 51W power consumption.

Product Review

The Aruba AP-505H offers a dual-radio Wi-Fi 6 solution tailored for hospitality environments, featuring 1+4 Ethernet ports, Power over Ethernet (PoE) support, and multiple USB interfaces for connectivity and device charging. However, its power consumption peaks at 51W under PoE, which could be a concern for energy-conscious deployments. Additionally, while the unit is compact and includes visual indicators for status monitoring, the limitation to USB 2.0 might restrict its use with newer, higher-speed peripherals.


The Aruba R3V48A, known as the AP-505H, is a sophisticated Wi-Fi 6 Hospitality Access Point designed to cater to the demanding needs of hospitality environments. This device operates on a dual-radio 802.11ax 2x2 configuration, offering high-speed wireless connectivity. It comes equipped with a unique combination of Ethernet ports, consisting of one uplink and four local ports, supporting a variety of wired connections. Additionally, the AP-505H features Power over Ethernet (PoE) sourcing capabilities, a USB interface for connectivity and charging, and advanced visual indicators for status monitoring. The hardware specifications highlight its versatility and performance capabilities. The device is powered through a DC power interface requiring a 48Vdc nominal voltage, with a tolerance of +/- 5%, and uses a circular plug. For added functionality, the AP-505H includes a USB 2.0 host interface with a Type A connector, facilitating connections with cellular modems, IoT devices, and other accessories. Moreover, this interface can also serve as a charging port for devices, delivering up to 1A / 5W of power. Key hardware features include: -
  • Five Ethernet ports (1+4 configuration) for extensive wired network connectivity and PSE functionality.
  • Dual multi-color LEDs providing instant visual feedback on power/system and radio status.
  • A reset button for factory resets and LED mode adjustments.
The device's power consumption is optimized for efficiency, with a maximum draw of 14W under normal conditions and up to 50W/51W under maximum load, depending on whether it is DC or PoE powered. Its compact design, with dimensions of 86mm (W) x 47mm (D) x 150mm (H) and a weight of 360g, ensures that it can be easily installed in various settings without occupying excessive space. For shipping, the dimensions slightly increase to 111mm (W) x 54mm (D) x 167mm (H), with the total package weight at 450g. The AP-505H operates effectively within a temperature range of 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F) and can withstand humidity levels from 5% to 93% non-condensing, ensuring reliable performance across diverse environmental conditions. When it comes to storage and transportation, the device is resilient, tolerating temperatures from -40°C to +70°C (-40°F to +158F) and the same humidity range as its operating conditions. This Access Point is engineered to meet the rigorous demands of hospitality environments, offering seamless wireless connectivity, extensive wired networking capabilities, and user-friendly management features. Its robust construction and advanced specifications ensure that it delivers consistent, high-performance Wi-Fi access, making it an essential component for modern hospitality settings.


Part NumberR3V48A
ModelAP-505H (US) Dual-band Wi-Fi 6 Hospitality Access Point with five Ethernet ports, Power Source Equipment, USB
DC Power Input48Vdc (standard, +/- 5%), compatible with 1.35mm/3.5mm center-positive round plug, 9.5mm length
USB 2.0 Host PortSupport for cellular modems
USB 2.0 (Type A)For IoT or additional accessories
USB 2.0 (Type A)Charging port for devices
USB 2.0 (Type A)Delivers up to 1A / 5W power to connected devices
IndicatorsTwo LEDs for Power/System and Radio status
Reset FunctionResets to factory settings, controls LED mode (normal/off)
Power Usage MaximumDC: 14W / Max 50W without USB or PSE
Power Usage MaximumPOE: 14W / Max 51W without USB or PSE
Product Dimensions86mm (W) x 47mm (D) x 150mm (H), excluding mount
Weight360g, excluding mount
Package Dimensions111mm (W) x 54mm (D) x 167mm (H)
Package Weight450g
Operating Temperature0°C to 40°C / 32°F to 104°F
Operating Humidity5% to 93%, non-condensing
Storage Temperature-40°C to +70°C / -40°F to +158°F
Storage Humidity5% to 93%, non-condensing

Compare products

{"one"=>"Select 2 or 3 items to compare", "other"=>"{{ count }} of 3 items selected"}

Select first item to compare

Select second item to compare

Select third item to compare