Datto Networking: AP42 Access Point hardware and specifications



This article provides the feature and hardware specifications for the Datto Networking WiFi AP42 access point.


  • AP42


Form factor


Speed (rated) 2.4 GHz, 2 x 2, 300 Mbps
5 GHz, 2 x 2 867 Mbps
CPU Qualcomm Dakota IPQ4018
Band 2.4 + 5 GHz 802.11ac wave 2
MIMO (Multiple Input, Multiple Output) Multi-User MIMO
Antenna Four internal
Range (approximate) 75' - 150' indoor (3-4 walls)
400' - 600' outdoor
Max users (recommended) 50-100 per AP
Mounting Installation kit included: T-rail ceiling, solid ceiling or wall, ethernet jack, outdoor wall/pole
WLAN standard 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wave 2
Memory 256MB DRAM DDR3, Data Rate of 1600 Mbps
Zero config plug and play Yes
Self-forming, self-healing Mesh Yes
Seamless roaming Yes
Hardware watchdog CPU Yes
Cloud Management Yes
SSID to VLAN tagging Yes
Public & Private SSIDs Yes
Ethernet (WAN and LAN)  
PoE Standard 802.3af, Passive 18-24V (mode A, B, A+B)
Idle power consumption 4W
Indoor/Outdoor Rating CE Marked for Indoor/Outdoor Use, IP55
Certifications EN 60950-1, EN 55032, EN 62311 (SAR & MPE), UL 60950-1, cUL 60950-1, EN 300.328, EN 301.489-1 and EN 301.489-17, EN 301.893, RCM , C-Tick 4268(2.4GHz) +C-Tick 4268 (5GHz), C-Tick 3548, ICES-003, IC RSS-247(2.4GHz) + IC RSS-246(5GHz), FCC Pat 15 B, C, E
Operating Temperature -20° to 50° C
Size 6.69” x 6.69” x 1.2”
Warranty 3 years


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