NETGEAR WAC740-100NAS ProSAFE Premium 4×4 802.11ac Wave 2 Wireless Access Point



  • Premium business class WiFi with superior Wave 2 802.11ac performance and range, 4×4 with 4 streams of data for aggregate throughput of up to 2.3Gbps (600 Mbps at 2.4GHz and 1.7 Gbps at 5GHz)
  • Multi-User Multiple In Multiple Out (MU-MIMO) avoids congestion and ensures performance in high client density deployments like public WiFi hotspots
  • Controller managed, supporting easy centralized management with all NETGEAR wireless controllers from small (WC7500) to mid (WC7600) and large-size (WC9500) deployments. (Controller not included)
  • Two Ethernet ports, including a Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) 2.5G multi-Gig port for ease of deployment (PoE switch & AC/DC power adapter are not included)
  • LIFETIME WARRANTY, LIFETIME Next Business Day Replacement, LIFETIME Advanced Tech Support via chat.

Package Contents

  • ProSAFE Business Dual Band Wireless-AC Access Point (WAC740)
  • Ethernet cable
  • Ceiling and wall mount kit
  • Installation guide

4×4 802.11ac Wave 2

Featuring 802.11ac Wave 2 technology with 4×4 dual band concurrent operation – This translated into English means ‘Really fast WiFi’.

Multi-user MIMO

Allows the AP to concurrently transmit data to multiple wireless clients. Less waiting, faster speeds. Perfect for high density WiFI environments.

2.5G Multi-Gigabit Port

The 2.5G Multi-Gigabit port on the WAC740 unlocks the full potential of 11ac. No more 1G ports holding back the WiFi. (Multi-Gigabit switch needed of course).

Power over Ethernet (PoE)

WAC740 features an 802.3at Power over Ethernet (PoE+) port. One cable for both data and power. Say goodbye to messy wiring and out of reach power outlets

Technical Specifications


  • IEEE 802.11ac Wave 2 standard
  • WMM Wireless Multimedia Prioritization
  • WDS Wireless Distribution System
  • Power over Ethernet (PoE) IEEE 802.3af/802.3at

Physical Specifications

  • Physical Dimensions (W x D x H): 197 x 197 x 40mm (7.76 x 7.76 x 1.57in)
  • Weight: 726g (1.6lb)

Physical Interfaces

  • One (1) 10/100/1000/2500BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45) ports with Auto Uplink (Auto MDI-X) with IEEE 802.3af or 802.3at Power over Ethernet (PoE) support
  • One (1) 10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45) ports with Auto Uplink (Auto MDI-X)
  • Static link aggregation (LAG) support for redundancy and aggregate throughput exceeding 1Gbps
  • Power adapter (not included): 12V DC, 2.5A; plug is localized to country of sale
  • One (1) console port with RJ45 Interface
  • Four (4) reverse SMA antenna connectors for dual band 2.4 and 5GHz external antennas (not included)
  • Five (5) LED: Power, Link/ACT, LAN, 2.4GHz, 5GHz


  • WiFi Protected Access (WPA/WPA2), 802.11i
  • Multiple VPN pass-through support
  • MAC address filtering with access control
  • 802.1x RADIUS support with EAP TLS, TTLS, PEAP
  • Rogue AP detection
  • Block SSID Broadcast
  • Secure SSH Telnet
  • Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
  • Remote management login
  • Peer-to-peer blocking so users may not access another user’s PC


  • Controller managed by WC7500/ WC7600/WC9500

Advanced Wireless Features

  • Bridge mode: Point-to-point wireless WDS mode
  • Bridge mode: Point-to-multipoint wireless WDS mode
  • Repeater mode
  • Adjustable Transmit Power Control (TPC)


NETGEAR ProSAFE Premium 4×4 802.11ac Wave 2 Wireless Access Point (WAC740-100NAS)


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