NETGEAR WAC540 Wireless Access Point

The NETGEAR┬«┬áInsight Managed Smart Cloud Tri-band 4×4 Wireless Access Points WAC540B03 delivers superior WiFi performance and ultra-high client density for enterprises requiring ubiquitous and reliable wireless for all business applications. Purchasing a bundle of 3 is ideal for larger areas for a lower total cost of ownership. All WAC540s are managed by NETGEAR Insight, for a fully centralized Cloud real-time monitoring, with no need for extra management hardware. The WAC540 features 4×4 Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO) to achieve aggregate speeds up to 3 Gbps, superior WiFi roaming and comes with 1 Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) 1Gb LAN port as well as a second 1G port. The two ports can be lagged (LAG) to increase the backhaul throughput. WAC540 comes with market leading 5-year warranty.


  • Business Class Access Point with superior 802. 11AC Wave 2 performance (up to 3 Gbps). 3 radio streams for 2.4GHz (400 Mbps), 5GHz Low-Band (867 Mbps) and 5GHz High-Band (1733 Mbps)
  • Exceptional performance Tri-Band WiFi with high range and coverage, WAC540 is perfect solution for high-density areas such as auditoriums, schools, hotels or campus deployments. Wall or ceiling mount
  • 802. 3at Power over Ethernet – Simplify deployment and flexibility (can be powered via a power adapter – not included)
  • Dual Gigabit Ethernet ports with support for LAG (Link Aggregation Groups)
  • NETGEAR Insight Managed for ease of centralized cloud management.NETGEAR Instant WiFi to automatically set and configure the channel selection and power management of deployments with large number of Access Points

Remote monitoring and management with NETGEAR Insight

  • Instant discovery & set-up
  • Local and Cloud monitoring and management through the Insight app or Cloud Portal
  • Remote access and multi-device configuration
  • No additional Cloud controller, appliance, network manager, or PC/server is necessary
  • QR code initial configuration for instant installation

Ultimate WiFi performance and roaming for high-density environment

  • Tri-band concurrent operation between 2.4GHz and high and low 5GHz frequency ranges
  • Maximum performance with multi-gigabit throughput (up to 3 Gbps)
  • 4×4 Multi-User MIMO enable concurrent wireless transmit and receive with multiple clients
  • Automatic Power and Channel management for seamless roaming and superior coverage and performance
  • Load balancing to assure that the clients are evenly spread on the radios and they are all enjoying the best possible WiFi experience.
  • Airtime fairness to guarantee reasonable performance for slower clients.
  • Beamforming for maximum performance and penetration for all clients.
  • Advanced Roaming to ascertain that clients can freely move around the WiFi space conducting voice and video calls without interruption.

Flexible deployment with Power over Ethernet and accessories

  • Standard based 802.3at Power over Ethernet (PoE)
  • Access Point mode for multiple WAC540 for mid-size office environment
  • Ceiling and wall mount for ease of placement


Frequency Band: 2.4GHz and 5GHz
Multi-User MIMO: Yes

Maximum Theoretical Throughput:
400 Mbps (2.4Ghz)
867 Mbps (Low 5GHz)
1733 Mbps (High 5GHz)

Power over Ethernet (PoE) IEEE 802.3at: Yes
SNMP: v1, v2c

Deployment options:
NETGEAR Insight management solution

WiFi Protected Access (WPA, WPA2)
MAC Address filtering
Block SSIDs per Radio

Routing Function: No
802.11AC WAVE: Wave 2
Simultaneous Bridge/Client Association: Yes
VLAN Support: Yes
Bandwidth Management: Yes
Bonjour Gateway: No
Link Layer Discovery Protocol: Yes
Default Reset: Yes

Product Ordering Information:
WAC540-100NAS, WAC540PA-100NAS, WAC540B03-100NAS
WAC540-10000S, WAC540PA0100NAS (Amazon Only), WAC540B03-10000S


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