Black Box® SmartPath™ Enterprise Wireless Access Points

Wireless Networking at the Speed of Hardwired Connections


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What's special about these WAPs?

  • Wirelessly distributes an Ethernet connection up to 1000Mbps throughout a commercial facility with virtually no loss of bandwidth, allowing seamless video, VoIP, and other real-time traffic
  • Automatically joins the network by contacting the SmartPath Enterprise Management System, and works with other WAPs to improve throughput and consistency
  • Supports up to 1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, ensuring support for future upgrades
  • Uses much less cabling and hardware than similar solutions, simplifying installation and maintenance
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SmartPath Enterprise WAPs by Black Box® provide a practical and easy solution for building a wireless network. Designed to deliver the convenience of wireless access without sacrificing speed, these access points support up to 1000Mbs Gigabit Ethernet and use a cooperative control protocol that allows all points to work together for unparalleled redundancy.


Wireless Access Points
BB-LWN602A SmartPath with Integrated Antennas, U.S. 6.5"H x 6.5"W x 2"D
(16.5 x 16.5 x 5 cm)
1.75 lb. (0.8 kg) DISCONTINUED
BB-LWN602AE SmartPath with Integrated Antennas, International DISCONTINUED
BB-LWN602HA SmartPath Hardened without Antennas, U.S. 0.25"H x 8.5"W x 8"D
(3.2 x 21.5 x 20.3 cm)
3 lb. (1.4 kg) DISCONTINUED
BB-LWN602HAE SmartPath Hardened without Antennas, International  DISCONTINUED
BB-LWN600PS Power Supply - 1.2 lbs (0.54 kg) DISCONTINUED
BB-LWN600A-ANTK Antenna Kit for SmartPath Hardened - 0.7 lbs (0.31 kg) DISCONTINUED
BB-LWN600A-BKT Drop Ceiling Mounting Bracket for Hardened Version Only 0.25"H x 8.5"W x 8"D
(3.2 x 21.5 x 20.3 cm)
1 lb (2.2 kg) DISCONTINUED
BB-LWN600CM-1 1-Year Cloud-based License per Access Point   DISCONTINUED
BB-LWN600CM-3 3-Year Cloud-based License per Access Point DISCONTINUED


  • Can be ceiling mounted to keep the unit out of the reach of unauthorized personnel and provide easy access to cabling from cable trays and ceiling spaces
  • Available in two models, depending on your environment:
    • Small form factor indoor model contains integrated antennas and keeps a low profile for quick setup and clean installations
    • Hardened model features an aluminum casing that resists impact and corrosion, and has an available enclosure for outdoor use; Requires antennas for operation, sold separately. Able to mount on a drop ceiling with available bracket
  • Two different management options available:
    • Cloud-based Management: Access point configuration is stored on a remote server. Requires no hardware aside from access points
    • Perpetual Management: Requires the Enterprise Management System; each access point requires a lower cost license appropriate for systems with a large number of access points
  • Up to 2000 units can be used in a single network when used with the SmartPath Enterprise Management System for consistent speeds in larger networks
  • Ideal for schools, retail stores, healthcare facilities, and other enterprise-level applications
Property Value
Link Rates (Aggregate) 300 Mbps
Packets per Second Up to 28K pps 
Operating Temperature 32 to 104° F (0 to 40° C)
Operating Humidity Up to 95% non-condensing
Connectors RJ-45
Power 100–240 VAC, 50–60 Hz, autosensing
Dimensions Indoor: 6.5"H x 6.5"W x 2"D
(16.5 x 16.5 x 5 cm)
Hardened: 0.25"H x 8.5"W x 8"D
(3.2 x 21.5 x 20.3 cm)
Weight Indoor: 1.75 lb. (0.8 kg)
Hardened: 3 lb. (1.4 kg)
CE Approval Yes
RoHS Yes
Authentication Protocols Supported
  • 802.11x for WEP
  • WPA
  • WPA2 private preshared keys (PSK),
  • Unique preshared keys PSK for each user within (1) SSID
  • LDAP support
  • Active Directory™
  • RADIUS server support (per AP, per SSID)
  • MAC-based RADIUS authentication
  • (100) associated clients per radio
Security Protocols Supported Trusted Platform Module (TPM); WPA™ and WPA2™, 802.11i, WEP, 802.1X, PSK; VLANs, QoS, mobility policies, and security policies for each network user entrant; AES-CCMP, TKIP, RC4 (WEP only) encryption; time-of-day and day-of-week access control and SSID enabling; on-board stateful-inspection firewall policy enforcement with session state sync with neighbors; ALG support for SIP, DNS, TFTP, FTP; destination-based MAC firewall support; tunneled guest networks; cluster-wide client isolation; WPA-TKIP vulnerability protection







SmartPath Hardened WAP Outdoor EnclosureBlack Box® SmartPath Hardened WAP Outdoor Enclosure
Designed to protect SmartPath Wireless Access Points mounted to poles and walls in outdoor applications, this stainless steel enclosure guards equipment against weather, high-speed winds, vandalism and other destructive elements.
GigaTrue  Plus, Cat 6GigaTrue® Plus, Cat 6, 4-Pair Unshielded Twisted Pair Bulk Cable
The GigaTrue® Plus Cat 6 Solid Bulk Cable by Black Box is ideal for high speed applications. This premium Ethernet cable has been sweep tested to 250 MHz, is marked in two foot increments and is perfect for data centers, call centers or home theaters.
Signamax Fast Ethernet SwitchesSignamax Fast Ethernet Unmanaged Switches
These models transparently pass packets of up to 1,522 bytes, allowing their use in networks utilizing IEEE 802.1p and IEEE 802.1Q tagged packets.
Black Box Voice/Data Tool KitBlack Box Voice/Data Tool Kit
The Voice data tool kit from Black Box has the best tools for installing and repairing phone lines and LANs. It is the complete and perfect tool kit for network installation and general computer repair and maintenance.

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