Aruba Instant On AP17


The perfect choice for patios,
pool areas, and shipping docks.


Reliable Wi-Fi outdoors? The AP17 is a breath of fresh air.

Aruba Instant On AP17 Outdoor access points extend Wi-Fi outdoors so you can meet your customers where they are. The durable, weatherproof case can withstand outdoor conditions, including wind, rain, and snow, guaranteeing business as usual, no matter what mother nature throws your way

Perfect For:

  • Pool Areas
  • Patios
  • Parking Lots
  • Open Air Venues


Supports up to 50 devices

Delivering MU-MIMO capabilities, the AP17 is capable of supporting up to 50 devices at a time. Providing uninterrupted coverage to your customers, this high-speed Wi-Fi access point is perfect for your outdoor locations.

Environmental & reliability

Made for harsh outdoor environments, including rain, snow, hail, or extreme temperatures, this affordable access point extends quality Wi-Fi to outdoor seating areas in restaurants and cafés, or patios and swimming pools in boutique hotels. The AP17 supports:

  • IP55 Enclosure
  • Operating Temperature: -40°C to +50°C (-40°F to +122°F)
  • MTBF: 300khrs (34yrs) at +25°C


Delivering multi-user capabilities and data rates of 867 Mbps on 5 GHz (.11ac) | 300 Mbps on 2.4 GHz (.11n) for a total 1167 Mbps throughput (a Unit has one Gigabit 100/1000 uplink connection), this powerful outdoor access point is built to handle the harshest weather.

Powering your AP17

To power the AP17 access point, connect an outdoor rated Cat5e or above Ethernet cable from the Ethernet port of the AP17 to a PoE port of an 802.3af-compliant PoE Injector. (Power over Ethernet (PoE) is a standard defining how to carry both power and data over an Ethernet cable.)

Set up

Get up and running in minutes with the Aruba Instant On Mobile App. The cloud-hosted web interface and mobile app make it easy to manage multiple Aruba Instant On access points deployed in your facility while keeping network access logins and security settings consistent. For other parts of your network, simply mix and match with different Instant On access points.


Stopping people and bots from accessing your network from the outside is critical for small businesses. That’s why the AP17 has a built-in security gateway and firewall to keep business and guest traffic separate. Offering WPA2/WP3 & Enhanced Open authentication for secure Wi-Fi access, this future-ready access point delivers a worry-free networking experience.


Ideal Deployment

  • Outdoor cafés, poolside, or open-air restaurants

Recommended max number of active devices per AP

  • 50

Max data rates

  • 1167 Mbps


  • 2×2


  • 650g


  • 2.4 Ghz 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4); 5 Ghz 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5 Wave 2)


  • 156mm (W) x 67mm (D) x 178mm (H)


  • 802.3af PoE, 13.5W Max