802.11ax (WiFi 6) Dual-Radio Outdoor PoE Access Point

Bringing WiFi 6 Outdoors

Durable, Weatherproof Outdoor WiFi 6 AP

Thinking of upgrading to the 11ax (WiFi 6) technology for your outdoor wireless network? Zyxel NWA55AXE is your answer!

Designed for harsh outdoor environments, the IP55-rated, weatherproof NWA55AXE is the best WiFi 6 outdoor access point to extend your wireless network outside.

Smart Mesh for Extended Coverage

Zyxel Smart Mesh Technology not only forms dynamic wireless links between APs for extended range, but can also bridge the wireless connectivity from one building to another. It is no doubt that NWA55AXE is an ideal choice for a simple expansion of your outdoor wireless network or forming an interconnected wireless network through outdoor inter-building links.

Simple Installation. Easy Configuration.

No networking expertise required – The NWA90AX can be easily installed and configured by everyone in small hotels, coffee shops, home offices, or boutique/retail stores. It supports both device’s local web interface and Nebula Cloud networking management, the simple setup allows you to quickly configure the AP with only a few clicks, making it super easy to set up guest and employee network on your own and start enjoying the ultra-fast WiFi 6 speeds in no time.

Manage it your way!

The NWA50AX with NebulaFlex offers the flexible manageability for you to freely choose between the device’s local web interface or onboarding to our super easy Nebula cloud management interface that you never need to worry about forgetting the IP address or lost account and password whatsoever.


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Anytime, Anywhere with Nebula Mobile App

  •  Easy device onboarding with QR code scan & installation wizard
  •  Network and device status at a glance
  •  WiFi sharing via QR code or mobile messaging apps
  •  Network client access control
  •  Live troubleshooting tools
  •  Push notifications for abnormal network events

How to Configure


Standard IEEE802.11 ax/ac/n/g/b/a
Wireless speed 2.4GHz: 575 Mbps
5GHz: 1200 Mbps
Frequency band 2.4 GHz:
USA (FCC): 2.412 to 2.462 GHz
Europe (ETSI): 2.412 to 2.472 GHz

5 GHz:
USA (FCC): 5.15 to 5.35 GHz; 5.470 to 5.850 GHz
European (ETSI): 5.15 to 5.35 GHz; 5.470 to 5.725 GHz
Bandwidth 20-, 40-, 80-MHz
Conducted typical transmit output power*1 US (2.4GHz/5GHz):
23/26 dBm

EU (2.4GHz/5GHz):
20/25 dBm
RF Design
Antenna Type 2x2 External Antenna
Antenna gain 2.4 GHz: 4 dBi
5 GHz: 5 dBi
Minimum receive sensitivity Min. Rx sensitivity up to -99 dBm
WLAN Feature
Band steering Yes
WDS/Mesh*2 Yes
Fast roaming Pre-authentication, PMK caching, and 802.11r/k/v
Load balancing No
Encryption WPA Personal
WPA2 Personal
WPA3 Personal
Authentication No
Access management L2-isolation
MAC filtering
Rogue AP detection
IPv6 Yes
Operating mode Nebula cloud managed
ZON Utility Discovery of Zyxel switches, APs and gateways
Centralized and batch configurations:
IP configuration
IP renew
Device reboot
Device locating
Web GUI access
Firmware upgrade
Password configuration
Web UI/CLI Yes
Physical Specifications
Item Dimensions (WxDxH)(mm/in.)
308 x 136.4 x 49.6 /12.13 x 5.37 x 1.95

Weight (g/lb.)
Packing Dimensions (WxDxH)(mm/in.)
221 x 188 x 59 / 8.70 x 7.40 x 2.32

Weight (g/lb.)
Included accessories PoE injector
Mounting screws
MTBF (hr) 1,091,186
Physical Interfaces
Ethernet port 1 x 10/100/1000M LAN
PoE (802.3at) power draw 16 W
Environmental Specifications
Weather protection IP55
Operating Temperature
20°C to 60°C/ -4°F to 140°F

10% to 90% (non-condensing)
Storage Temperature
-40°C to 70°C/-40°F to 158°F

10% to 90% (non-condensing)
Radio FCC Part 15C
FCC Part 15E
ETSI EN 300 328
EN 301 893
EN 60601-1-2
EMC FCC Part 15B
EN 301 489-1
EN 301 489-17
Safety EN 60950-1
IEC 60950-1
BSMI CNS14336-1

All specifications are subject to change without notice.

  1. Conducted typical transmit output power excludes antenna gain. For total (EIRP) transmit power, add antenna gain.
  2. WDS, ZyMesh, Smart Mesh and Industry’s Open Mesh, Easy Mesh are different mesh systems that do not work with one another.

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