Draytek VigorAP 906 WiFi 6 2x2 Dual Band Access Point & 5 Port Switch

Product Ref: VAP906-K

The DrayTek VigorAP 906 WiFi 6 Mesh Access Point is a high-performance WiFi 6 AX3000 solution for your home or business network and is designed to handle high density environments, where many clients are expected to connect to your wireless network. The VigorAP 906 access point is designed to enhance wireless signal coverage which can help eliminate WiFi dead zones and improve the quality of the WiFi connection. This high-performance AX3000 access point can offer datalink rates up to 2400 Mbps in 5GHz band and up to 574 Mbps in 2.4GHz band. The VigorAP 906’s compatibility with a variety of DrayTek AP management options helps reduce the cost of network deployments. Options include VigorACS (sold separately), VigorConnect, router-based AP management, and AP-based AP management. Standard standalone mode is also supported for flexible installations and five (5) Gigabit Ethernet ports allows multiple wired devices to be connected as well.

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Technical Specifications

Physical Interfaces/Controls

  • 5 x Gigabit Ethernet LAN Ports (port A4 accepts PoE power)
  • WLAN On/Off & WPS Button
  • Power On/Off Rocker Switch
  • Factory Reset Button (recessed)
  • DC Power Socket

Wireless Performance

  • AX3000 Class Wireless Access Point
  • Max Concurrent Clients: 254 total, 127 per band
  • Max Wireless Networks (SSIDs): 8 total, 4 per band
  • 2.4GHz: Up to 574Mb/s PHY Rate
  • 5GHz: Up to 2402Mb/s PHY Rate

Wireless Antennas

  • 2 x External Dipole Dual-Band Antennas
  • 2.4GHz Gain: 2.7dBi
  • 5GHz Gain: 2.5dBi

Wireless LAN Compatibility

  • 2.4GHz Standards: IEEE 802.11ax / b / g / n, 2x2 MIMO, up to 1024-QAM
  • 5GHz Standards: IEEE 802.11ax / ac Wave 2 / a / n, 2x2 MU-MIMO, up to 1024-QAM

Wireless LAN Features

  • WiFi 6
  • Dual Band 802.11ax - 2.4 GHz & 5Ghz
  • Backwards compatible with 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
  • 2.4GHz Channel Bandwidth: 20 / 40 MHz
  • 5GHz Channel Bandwidth: 20 / 40 / 80 / 160 MHz
  • 2.4GHz Channels: 1 to 13
  • 5GHz Channels: Extended 5Ghz Band - Channels 36-48, 52-64, 100-140
  • DFS/TPC Support for 5GHz channels 52 to 140
  • OFDMA – Higher Efficiency
  • BSS Colouring - Improves Interference Handling
  • TX Beamforming
  • 1024-QAM
  • Multi-User MIMO

Security Features

  • Wireless Encryption:
    • WPA2: Personal, Enterprise (802.1x)
    • WPA3: Personal, Enterprise, OWE
    • WPA/WEP for legacy applications
  • Built in 802.1x server (PEAP / EAP-TLS)
  • 802.1x RADIUS Proxy (PEAP / EAP-TLS)
  • PMK Caching & Pre-authentication
  • Wireless Client Isolation
  • Controllable Isolation of 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands
  • Hidden SSIDs (Selectable)
  • WPS - WiFi Protected Setup
  • MAC Address Filtering (ACL) - Up to 256 entries
  • Mobile Device Management
  • EAPOL Key Retry - Protect unpatched WLAN clients from KRACK

Access Point Modes

  • Access Point
  • Mesh Root
  • Mesh Node
  • Range Extender

Wireless Control Features

  • Wireless Client Status List in WUI
  • Up to four distinct SSIDs (for VLANs) for each frequency band (2.4/5Ghz)
  • Client Limit: Per Radio & Per SSID
  • MAC Cloning
  • 802.1q VLAN
  • Built-in DHCP Server & DHCP Relay
  • Station Control - Time limit wireless connectivity per Station (e.g. 1 hour) & set allowed Reconnection time (e.g. 1 day)
  • Device Object/Group Control - Schedule access for individual devices or groups

Wireless Performance Optimisation

  • Airtime Fairness
  • Band Steering
  • AP-Assisted Client Mobility
  • WMM (Wireless MultiMedia)
  • Bandwidth Management (Per Station / Per SSID)
  • Fast Roaming 802.11r

Mesh Features

  • Up to 8 APs per Mesh Group
  • Up to 3 Mesh Hops per chain with optional Wired Uplinks
  • Config Sync
  • Self-Healing
  • Can be configured & managed with the DrayTek Wireless App
  • Mesh Syslog

Diagnostic Features

  • Dashboard: Traffic Graph & Client Usage
  • System Log
  • Speed Test
  • Traffic Graph
  • Wireless LAN Statistics
  • Interference Monitor - Built-in Site Surveyor

Management

  • Web Interface (HTTP/HTTPS)
  • DHCP Client
  • TR-069 Control (For VigorACS or another TR-069 platform)
  • CLI (Command Line Interface) - Telnet
  • Firmware upgrade by TR-069/HTTP
  • Central AP Management (from compatible DrayTek router/AP/controller)
  • Central AP Management – manage up to 30 VigorAPs
  • SNMP v2, v2c, v3
  • Management VLAN
  • Configuration File Export (with password) & Import
  • Wireless Auto On/Off
  • Schedule: WiFi Up/Down, Auto-Reboot, LED On/Off

Power Requirements

  • Maximum Power Consumption: 17.3 Watts
  • DC 12V via external 100-240v AC/DC PSU (supplied)
  • 802.3at PoE+ via LAN port. Requires PoE+ injector or a PoE+ switch such as the VigorSwitch P2100 (sold separately)

Environmental & Physical

  • Operating Temperature: 0°C to 45°C
  • Operating Humidity: 10% to 90% (Non-condensing)
  • Physical Dimensions (H x W x D): 194 x 155 x 50 mm
  • Weight: 680g
  • Fitting: Wall Mountable or Free Standing

Package Contents

  • 1 x VigorAP 906 Wireless Access Point
  • 1 x Wall Mount Bracket & Fittings Kit
  • 1 x Quick Start Guide
  • 1 x DC 12V PSU

Product Features

  • WiFi 6 - Fast & Efficient
    Dual-band AX3000 WiFi 6 access point for fast performance with greater capacity.
  • Power Over Ethernet
    Power the VigorAP 906 through its Ethernet cable with standard IEEE 802.3af PoE (DC 12V PSU included, PoE injector sold separately).
  • WPA3 Security & VLANs
    Supports the latest WiFi security standard. Segment wireless networks with VLANs and WPA3-Enterprise.
  • AP & Range Extender Operating Modes
    Extend wireless signal from an existing network or use the VigorAP 906 as a standalone AP.
  • Desk or Wall Mounted
    Flexible mounting options allow you to choose the most practical location.
  • Router-based Central Management
    Manage, monitor and provision VigorAPs connected to a DrayTek Vigor router (sold separately).
  • Five (5) Gigabit LAN Ports
    Provide fast network connectivity to wired devices. Use the VigorAP 906 as a wireless Ethernet bridge.
  • AP-Assisted Roaming
    DrayTek VigorAPs ensure that clients are always connected to their closest access point.
  • Wireless Optimisation
    Band Steering, Airtime Fairness and AP-Assisted Mobility features improve wireless network efficiency.
  • Easy to Configure and Manage
    Setup of the VigorAP 906 is easy with the DrayTek Wireless app.
  • Mobile Device Management
    Visualise client data usage and control client access through the VigorAPs advanced web interface.
  • Central Management with VigorACS
    Manage VigorAPs from the cloud with DrayTek VigorACS.

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