Aruba 580EX Series Access Points

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Aruba is the industry leader in wired, wireless and security networking solutions.

Ultimate performance and speed for hazardous environments

Weatherproof and temperature hardened Wi-Fi 6 APs with flexible power options that are purpose built to survive in hazardous locations.

Ruggedized connectivity you can depend on

Built on Wi-Fi 6 standards, these APs are Class 1 Division 2, ATEX Zone 2 and IP66 certified to survive in extreme environments – all backed by Aruba’s limited lifetime warranty.

Seamless Wi-Fi connectivity

With optimized connectivity of 2.97 Gbps maximum combined data rate to support high-density mobile and IoT demands, the Aruba 580EX Series is Wi-Fi 6 certified* for greater efficiency and better performance.

IoT Ready

Aruba 580EX series supports the most demanding ruggedized environments with high power Bluetooth/Zigbee and advanced IoT coexistence to operate at maximum capacity without interference.

Simple and secure

Integral part of SASE and zero trust security, these APs protect wireless traffic, authenticate users, and assign role-based access policies with Dynamic Segmentation, WPA3 and Enhanced Open.

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Aruba 580EX Series Outdoor Access Points

Flagship Wi-Fi 6 performance and flexible options for challenging outdoor environments


  • Weatherproofed and temperature hardened with HazLoc Class 1 Division 2, ATEX Zone 2 certification, and IP66 rating to support the harshest outdoor environments
  • Wi-Fi 6 support for UL and DL MU-MIMO and OFDMA
  • More power with 5 Gbps SmartRate Ethernet port
  • High power Bluetooth and 802.15.4/Zigbee radios to meet Industrial IoT requirements
  • Backed by Aruba’s Limited Lifetime Warranty for peace of mind

Technical Specifications

Hardware variants

  • AP-585EX
    • Built in omni-directional antennas (H and V polarized)
    • 5Ghz Antennas 4.5dBi uncorrelated avg (5.8dBi peak)
    • 2.4GHz Antennas 3.0dBi uncorrelated avg (4.4dBi peak)
    • Bluetooth Antenna 4.8dBi peak
  • AP-587EX
    • Built in directional antennas (H, V, and +/-45 polarized)
    • 5Ghz Antennas 5.2dBi uncorrelated avg (6.6dBi peak)
    • 2.4Ghz Antennas 5.7dBi uncorrelated avg (5.8dBi peak)
    • Bluetooth Antenna 6.3dBi peak

Wi-Fi radio specifications

    • AP type: Outdoor Hardened, Wi-Fi 6 dual radio, 5GHz and 2.4GHz 802.11ax 4x4 MIMO
    • 5GHz radio: Four spatial stream Single User (SU) MIMO for up to 2.4Gbps wireless data rate with individual 4SS HE80 (or 2SS HE160) 802.11ax client devices, or with four 1SS or two 2SS HE80 802.11ax MU-MIMO capable client devices simultaneously
    • 2.4GHz radio: Four spatial stream Single User (SU) MIMO for up to 1,150Mbps wireless data rate with individual 4SS HE40 802.11ax client devices or with two 2SS HE40 802.11ax MU-MIMO capable client devices simultaneously
    • Support for up to 1,024 associated client devices per radio (typical recommended limit for active outdoor clients is 100-200 depending on distance), and up to 16 BSSIDs per radio
    • Supported frequency bands (country-specific restrictions apply):
      • 2.400 to 2.4835GHz
      • 5.150 to 5.250GHz
      • 5.250 to 5.350GHz
      • 5.470 to 5.725GHz
      • 5.725 to 5.850GHz
    • Available channels: Dependent on configured regulatory domain
    • Dynamic frequency selection (DFS) optimizes the use of available RF spectrum
    • Supported radio technologies:
      • 802.11b: Direct-sequence spread-spectrum (DSSS)
      • 802.11a/g/n/ac: Orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM)
      • 802.11ax: Orthogonal frequency-division multiple access (OFDMA) with up to 37 resource units (for an 80MHz channel)
    • Supported modulation types:
      • 802.11b: BPSK, QPSK, CCK
      • 802.11a/g/n: BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM, 256-QAM (proprietary extension)
      • 802.11ac: BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM, 256-QAM, 1024-QAM (proprietary extension)
      • 802.11ax: BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM, 256-QAM, 1024-QAM
    • 802.11n high-throughput (HT) support: HT20/40
    • 802.11ac very high throughput (VHT) support: VHT20/40/80/160
    • 802.11ax high efficiency (HE) support: HE20/40/80/160
    • Supported data rates (Mbps):
      • 802.11b: 1, 2, 5.5, 11
      • 802.11a/g: 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54
      • 802.11n: 6.5 to 600 (MCS0 to MCS31, HT20 to HT40), 800 with 256-QAM
      • 802.11ac: 6.5 to 1,733 (MCS0 to MCS9, NSS = 1 to 4, VHT20 to VHT160), 2,166 with 1024-QAM
      • 802.11ax (2.4GHz): 3.6 to 1,147 (MCS0 to MCS11, NSS = 1 to 4, HE20 to HE40)
      • 802.11ax (5GHz): 3.6 to 2,402 (MCS0 to MCS11, NSS = 1 to 4, HE20 to HE160)
    • 802.11n/ac packet aggregation: A-MPDU, A-MSDU
    • Transmit power: Configurable in increments of 0.5 dBm
    • Maximum (aggregate, conducted total) transmit power (limited by local regulatory requirements):
      • 2.4 GHz band: +29 dBm (23dBm per chain)
      • 5 GHz band: +28 dBm (22 dBm per chain)
      • Note: conducted transmit power levels exclude antenna gain. For total (EIRP) transmit power, add antenna gain.

Advanced Cellular Coexistence (ACC) minimizes the impact of interference from cellular networks

  • Maximum ratio combining (MRC) for improved receiver performance
  • Cyclic delay/shift diversity (CDD/CSD) for improved downlink RF performance
  • 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
  • 802.11ax Target Wait Time (TWT) to support low-power client devices
  • Advanced IoT Existence (AIC) allows for concurrent operation of the IoT and 2.4Ghz radios without issue

Additional interfaces

  • Wired network interface (E0)
    • 100/1000/2500/5000Base-T Ethernet
    • 5Gbps Smart Rate: NBase-T, 802.3bz
    • PoE PD support on E0
    • IEEE/802.3az support
    • Support for jumbo frames (MTU up to 9,216 bytes)
  • Wired network interface (E1)
    • 10GBASE-R SFP+ port
    • IEEE/802.3az support (as applicable)
    • Support for jumbo frames (up to 9,216 bytes)
    • 1 x SFP+ cage
    • When used in operation it is expected that this is the primary uplink port
    • Only recommended industrial temperature SFP/SFP+ modules should be used for optimal performance
  • Wired network interface (E2)
    • 10/100/1000BaseT Ethernet
    • IEEE/802.3az support (as applicable)
    • Support for jumbo frames (up to 9,216 bytes)
    • Support for PoE PSE of 802.3af (may be able to reach 802.3at PSE with IPM policy if needed depending on temperature and load)
  • AC power interface: 110-240V (requires AP-AC-MLX power connector kit)
  • Bluetooth (BT5.0) and Zigbee (802.15.4) radio
    • BT: up to 8dBm transmit power (class 2) and -98dBm receive sensitivity (125kbps)
    • Zigbee: up to 8dBm transmit power and -96dBm receive sensitivity
  • Visual indictors (multi-color LED): for System and Radio status
  • Reset button: factory reset, LED mode control (normal/off)
  • USB-C console interface
  • Shielded Twisted Pair (STP) Ethernet cable should be used on all Ethernet interfaces for proper surge protection


  • The AP supports direct AC power and Power over Ethernet (802.3bt POE; on port E0 only)
  • When both AC and POE power sources are available, AC power takes priority over POE
  • Power sources are sold separately; see the ordering Information section below for details
  • See below conditions for each power configuration:
    • When powered by AC, the AP will operate without restrictions, including 802.3af/at support (with upper thermal limitations).* With IPM enabled, the AP will adjust power requirements to meet requirements, and will reduce according to established IPM policy
    • When powered by 802.3bt Class 6, the AP will operate without restriction, limited to 802.3af PSE support.* With IPM enabled, the AP will adjust power requirements to meet requirements, and will reduce according to established IPM policy
    • When powered by 802.3bt Class 5 with LLDP, full function but no PSE support*
    • When powered by 802.3at, AP will reduce 2.4Ghz to 1 chain, and will reduce the 5Ghz to 3 chains, no PsE out*
    • When powered by 802.3af, the AP will boot up, but not enable any radios, regardless of IPM settings.
      • With IPM enabled, the AP will adjust power requirements to meet requirements, and will reduce power as necessary according to the established IPM policy
  • Maximum (worst-case) power consumption
    • AC powered: 71W (802.3af/at*)
    • POE powered (802.3bt Class 6): 49.5W (802.3af PSE only)
    • POE powered (802.3bt Class 5 with LLDP): 35.5W (no PSE)
    • POE powered (802.3at, IPM disabled): 25.5W (1 chain @ 2.4Ghz, 3 chains @ 5Ghz, no PSE)
  • Maximum (worst-case) power consumption in idle mode: 9.2W (POE) or 10.8W (AC)
  • Maximum (worst-case) power consumption in deep-sleep mode: 3.0W (POE) or 4.4W (AC)

* In some power configurations and conditions, 802.3at may not support the full 30W


  • AP-OUT-MNT-V1A – Long arm wall or pole mounting bracket
  • AP-270-MNT-H1 – Single-tilt mounting bracket for wall or ceiling
  • AP-270-MNT-H2 – Flush ceiling or wall mounting bracket
  • AP-270-MNT-H3 – Dual-tilt mounting bracket for wall or ceiling

Mechanical specifications

  • AP-585EX
    • Dimensions/weight (AP-585EX unit only):
      • 324mm (W) x 313mm (D) x 320mm (H) / 12.6” (W) x 12.3” (D) x 9.6” (H)
      • 5.24 kg / 11.5 lbs
    • Dimensions/weight (AP-585EX shipping pkg, no mount):
      • 431mm (W) x 415mm (D) x 442mm (H) / 17” (W) x 16.3” (D) x 17.4” (H)
      • 7.81 kg / 17.2 lbs
  • AP-587EX
    • Dimensions/weight (AP-587EX unit only):
      • 302mm (W) x 300mm (D) x 174mm (H) / 11.9” (W) x 11.8” (D) x 6.9” (H)
      • 4.51 kg / 9.9 lbs
    • Dimensions/weight (AP-587EX shipping pkg, no mount):
      • 385mm (W) x 272mm (D) x 433mm (H) / 15.2” (W) x 10.7” (D) x 17” (H)
      • 6.03 kg / 13.3 lbs

Environmental specifications

  • Operating conditions
    • Temperature: -40°C to +65°C / -40°F to +149°F with full solar loading
    • Humidity: 5% to 93% non-condensing internal
    • Rated for operation in all weather conditions
  • Storage and transportation conditions
    • Temperature: -40°C to +70°C / -40°F to +158°F
  • Operating Altitude: 3,000 m
  • Water and Dust: IP66
  • Salt Tolerance: Test to ASTM B117-07A Salt Spray 200hrs


  •  Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF): 828,651hrs (~95yrs) at +25C operating temperature.

Regulatory compliance

  • CE Marked
  • RED Directive 2014/53/EU
  • EMC Directive 2014/30/EU
  • Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU
  • UL/IEC/EN 60950-1
  • IEC 60950-22
  • UL/IEC/EN 62368-1
  • IEC/EN60601-1-2
  • EN 50155
  • EN IEC 60079-0
  • EN IEC 60079-7
  • IEC 60079-0
  • IEC 60079-7
  • CSA C22.2 No.213-17
  • UL 121201
  • UL 50E
  • For more country-specific regulatory information and approvals, please see your Aruba representative.

Regulatory model numbers

  • AP-585EX: APEX0585
  • AP-587EX: APEX0587


  • Wi-Fi Alliance
  • Bluetooth SIG
  • Ethernet Alliance (E0, PoE PD device, class 6; E2, PoE PSE device, class 3)
  • Class 1 Div 2
  • ATEX Zone 2


  • Aruba’s hardware limited lifetime warranty

Minimum operating system software versions

  • ArubaOS and Aruba InstantOS

Aruba 580EX Series Unified Outdoor Access Points

Part numberDescription
R7T30AAruba AP-585EX (RW) Dual Radio 4x4:4 802.11ax Internal Omni Antennas Unified HazLoc AP
R7T35AAruba AP-587EX (RW) Dual Radio 4x4:4 802.11ax Internal Directional Antennas Unified HazLoc AP

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