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ADTRAN NetVanta 160
Dual Radio 802.11n Access Point with internal MIMO antenna array

ADTRAN NetVanta 160

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The NetVanta 160 is a lightweight wireless Access Point (AP) designed to extend a wireless reach to a NetVanta-based network. Providing concurrent 802.11n radio support at speeds up to 300Mbps, this business-class access point is perfect for the corporate environment needing a secure, integrated WLAN solution. Hosted through a variety of NetVanta Wi-Fi Access Controllers for a wide range of entry-level price points, flexible connectivity options, and the ability to be centrally managed.

Wi-Fi enable your NetVanta network with a NetVanta 160 or 161 lightweight Access Point (AP).

Providing 802.11a/b/g/n radio support at speeds up to 300 Mbps, these business-class APs are perfect for the corporate environment needing a secure, integrated WLAN solution.

The NetVanta 160/161 are ideally suited for organizations requiring true enterprise mobility. Designed for environments and applications that require high capacity, scale and speed, these access points provide predictable and reliable wireless coverage that improve client performance and the end-user experience.


These 802.11n access points support 2 x 300 Mbps streams and include a Gigabit Ethernet port —delivering market leading coverage and throughput. The NetVanta 160/161 APs are fully functional with the power delivered by a single-port 802.3af PoE solution.

Wireless VoIP and Video

Leveraging ADTRAN's technology leadership, the NetVanta 160/161 APs are engineered to support the requirements of high-speed wireless technologies, emerging bandwidth intensive applications and latency sensitive services such as voice and video.

Virtual Access Points

The NetVanta 160/161 employs Virtual Access Points (VAPs), the equivalent of wireless Virtual LANs (VLANs). Each radio in the NetVanta 160/161 supports up to eight VAPs, enabling enterprise customers to securely segment their wireless network traffic.

Unmatched Security

The NetVanta 160/161 APs support local MAC authentication, 802.1x port-based authentication, Wireless Protected Access (WPA), and 802.11i (WPA2) with multiple Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) methods for user authentication such as PEAP, FAST, TTLS, AKA, SIM and TLS.

Antenna Options

To meet customers' specific requirements, ADTRAN offers internal and external antenna options. The NetVanta 160 access point features an internal, six antenna array for standard coverage. The NetVanta 161 access point features six external RP-SMA connectors for specialized antennas that are commonly used in the deployment of outdoor or directional antennas.


  • 802.11n wireless Access Point supporting internal MIMO antenna technology
  • Dual radio 2.4 Ghz and 5 Ghz
  • Embedded antenna array
  • Full 2x3:2 MIMO performance powered by 802.3af Power over Ethernet (PoE)
  • Robust, business-class security including WPA and WPA2 support
  • Supports WMM/802.11e and Quality of Service (QoS) for Enterprise-class Voice over Wi-Fi
  • Automatic channel and power adjustments to optimize coverage and maximize performance
  • 802.1x user authentication
  • 802.3af compliant PoE support for flexible deployment
  • Supports Virtual Access Points
  • Centrally manage multiple access points
  • Requires R10.4.0 and above


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NetVanta 160 Specifications
  • One auto-sensing, 10/100/1000Base-T, RJ-45 connector
  • RJ-45 Console Port
Antenna Six internal MIMO antennas
  • 802.11a/n and 802.11b/g/n
  • A-MPDU frame aggregation
  • HT20 and HT40 modes
Mobility Services Eight SSIDs per radio
Voice Quality of Service
  • Wireless Multi-Media QoS
  • Seamless Layer 2
  • WMM Power Save (U-APSD)
  • Single click voice configuration
    • Simple and automatic policy configuration
    • Advanced quality of service
  • 802.1x port-based authentication
  • WEP-64/128
  • WPA/WPA2-Personal
  • WPA/WPA2-Enterprise
Operating Temperature -22° to 131° F (-30° to 55° C)
Humidity Maximum 95% noncondensing
Dimensions 2.1" H x 7.8" W x 7.8" D (5.4cm x 19.8cm x 19.8cm)
Weight 2lbs (0.9kg)
  • Requires AOS 10.4 or higher
  • NetVanta Wi-Fi Access Controller required to manage
  • Familiar CLI via Wi-Fi Access Controller
  • Web GUI via Wi-Fi Access Controller
Supported Wi-Fi Controllers
  • NetVanta 1234/1234P*
  • NetVanta 1238/1238P*
  • NetVanta 1335/1335P
  • NetVanta 1534/1534P
  • NetVanta 1544/1544P/1544F
  • NetVanta 1638/1638P
  • NetVanta 3120
  • NetVanta 3130
  • NetVanta 3430
  • NetVanta 3448
  • NetVanta 3450
  • NetVanta 3458
  • NetVanta 4430
  • NetVanta 6355
  • NetVanta 7060
  • NetVanta 7100
  • Total Access® 900/900e Series
  • 100mW TX
  • 802.3af compliant Power over Ethernet (PoE)
  • External 12V DC power adapter (optional)
  • Desktop/wall/ceiling/t-bar mount kit included
  • Plenum rated
  • Flush mount suspended ceiling kit (optional)
  • Anti-theft: Compatible with Kensington-style locks
Electrical/Safety Compliance
  • UL 1950
  • CSA 22.2
  • IEC 60950
  • EN 60950
Radio Approvals
  • FCC Part 15.247
  • RSS-210 (Canada)
  • EN 300.328 (Europe)
  • AS/NZS 4771 (Australia & New Zealand)
  • NCC (Taiwan) and IDA (Singapore)
EMI and Susceptibility (Class A)
  • FCC Part 15.107 and 15.109
  • ICES-003 (Canada)
  • EN 301.489-1 and -17 (Europe)
  • AS/NZS 3548
Warranty One-year
* 2nd generation units only


NetVanta 160 Deployment


Download the ADTRAN NetVanta 160 and 161 Datasheet (PDF).