The HP 425 802.11n Dual Radio Access Point Series work in unison with the HP network controllers to deliver a high performance WLAN solution. Offering two spatial stream access and up to 300 Mbps of throughput per radio they are ideal for voice and multi-media communications and offer embedded high gain and optional external antennas for improved wireless coverage and reliability.

Built-in spectral analysis and integrated wireless IDS/IPS provides detection, classification and intelligent avoidance of non-IEEE 802.11 interference and comprehensive threat protection.

What's New

  • Dual radio with two spatial stream access supporting up to 300 Mbps per radio.
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty 2.0 with three year 24x7 phone support.


Enhanced Wi-Fi Performance

  • The HP 425 802.11n Dual Radio Access Point Series offers dual radio, two spatial stream access supporting up to 300 Mbps per radio for enhanced voice and rich media applications.
  • Supports both centralized and distributed traffic forwarding offering enhanced application performance and WLAN scalability.
  • Provides advanced Quality of Service (QoS) for voice and video communication supporting IEEE 802.1p traffic priority handling and Spectralink Voice Priority (SVP).
  • Extends network availability with self-healing, self-optimizing local mesh.

Improved Coverage and Reliability

  • The HP 425 802.11n Dual Radio Access Point Series optimizes WLAN coverage and reliability with Wi-Fi Clear Connect automatic power adjustment capability, providing real-time identification of interference, and intelligent channel switching.
  • Enhances the user experience with airtime fairness, providing equal RF transmission time for wireless clients in mixed user environments.
  • Improves client performance by automatically redirecting 5 GHz-capable clients to the less-congested 5 GHz spectrum with band steering.
  • Improves wireless coverage in dense client environments with embedded high gain internal antennas and optional external antennas.

Comprehensive Security

  • The HP 425 802.11n Dual Radio Access Point Series provides comprehensive threat protection with integrated Intrusion Detection System (IDS) offering granular threat detection and location tacking capabilities.
  • Simplifies client authentication with support for both internal and external authentication, authorization and accounting servers, per user VLAN mapping and authentication.
  • Locks out unauthorized wireless access by authenticating users prior to granting network access and enhances data integrity of the wireless traffic with Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) or Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP).

Investment Protection

  • The HP 425 802.11n Dual Radio Access Point Series provides industry leading Limited Lifetime Warranty 2.0 and 3 year 24x7 phone support.
  • Provides interoperability with all IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n client devices through Wi-Fi Alliance certifications.


Eco-friendly 8 pack bundles

HP now offers an environmentally-friendly eight-pack bundle of the HP 425 802.11n Dual Radio Access Point. This bundle reduces the amount of waste by taking advantage of an environmentally-friendly bulk shipping package. Please consider ordering bundles for orders that exceed seven HP 425 Access Points.


  • Wi-Fi Clear Connect — Provides a system-wide approach to improving WLAN reliability by proactively determining and adjusting to changing RF conditions; helps optimize WLAN performance by mitigating interference from Wi-Fi and non-Wi-Fi sources—using spectrum analysis capabilities built into the APs, identifying rogue activity, and making decisions at a system-wide level
  • Advanced radio resource management
    • Automatic radio power adjustments — include real-time power adjustments based on changing environmental conditions and signal coverage adjustment
    • Automatic radio channel — provides intelligent channel switching and real-time Interference detection
    • Intelligent client load balancing — determines number of clients across neighboring APs and adjusts client allocation to balance the load
    • Airtime fairness — provides equal RF transmission time for wireless clients
  • Spectrum analysis
    • Power/frequency spectrum analysis — measures noise from IEEE 802.11 remote sources
    • Signal detection/classification — identifies source of RF interference, for example, Bluetooth®, cordless phones, and microwave ovens
    • Channel quality evaluation — helps detect severe channel degradation and improves the reporting of poor RF performance
  • Integrated IDS — Detects and locates unknown and rogue devices (refer to the controller data sheet for details)
  • AP management — Provides a secure Web browser (SSL and VPN), a command-line interface, an SNMP v2c,an SNMP v3, MIB-II with traps, and a RADIUS Authentication Client MIB (RFC 2618); offers an embedded HTML management tool with secure access (SSL and VPN); and implements scheduled configuration and firmware upgrades from a central controller
  • HP Intelligent Management Center and Wireless Services Manager Software — Provide centralized discovery, logging, status, and configuration management
  • Diagnostics — Records association, authentication, and DHCP events in the client event log; provides a packet capture tool for Ethernet and IEEE 802.11 interfaces (PCAP format); and includes a data rate matrix
  • Enhanced AP survivability — continues to operate using the old IP address while the AP searches for a new controller
  • Compatible with HP controllers and Unified switches and modules
    • Refer to the HP Access Point—Controller Compatibility Matrix at GetDocument.aspx?docname=4AA5-0345ENW&cc=us&lc=en
    • Refer to the release notes for minimum version numbers required.

Quality of Service (QoS)

  • Rate limiting — supports per-wireless client ingress-enforced maximums and per-wireless client, per-queue guaranteed minimums
  • Centralized traffic — Maintains L2 and L3 QoS settings, when using centralized traffic or guest access
  • IEEE 802.1p prioritization — delivers data to devices based on the priority and type of traffic
  • Wireless
    • L2/L3/L4 classification — Using IEEE 802.1p VLAN priority, SpectraLink SVP, and DiffServ
    • Multiple SSIDs per radio — assign Wi-Fi MultiMedia (WMM), IEEE 802.11e EDCF, and Service-Aware priority
  • Microsoft Lync Server 2010 and 2013 Qualified — Qualified in the Microsoft Lync Server Wi-Fi interoperability program to ensures that products comply with Microsoft's guidelines for voice and video quality of service (QoS) delivery
  • SpectraLink Voice Priority (SVP) support — prioritizes SpectraLink voice IP packets sent from a SpectraLink NetLink SVP server to SpectraLink wireless voice handsets to help ensure excellent voice quality


  • IEEE 802.3af Power over Ethernet (PoE) support — simplifies deployment and dramatically reduces installation costs by helping to eliminate the time and cost involved in supplying local power at each access point location
  • Local power option — offers 48V DC power connector for use with an optional power supply when PoE is not available
  • Auto-MDIX — adjusts automatically for straight-through or crossover cables on the Ethernet interface
  • Console port — aids problem resolution


  • Bandsteering — redirects 5 GHz-capable clients automatically to the less-congested 5 GHz spectrum
  • HP 425 Antenna
    • Embedded antenna — Provides excellent coverage through the use of embedded high-gain antennas (4 dBi antenna at 2.4 GHz and 5 dBi antenna at 5 GHz); and helps save on the added cost of external antennas
    • Optional external antenna — Includes four indoor RP-SMA connectors to be used with optional external antennas
  • Anywhere, anytime wireless coverage — Dual-radio IEEE 802.11b/g/n and 802.11a/n AP; Per-radio software-selectable configuration of frequency bands; Self-healing, self-optimizing local mesh that extends network availability; Wi-Fi alliance certifications for interoperability with all IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n client devices; and IEEE 802.3af PoE
  • Medical standards — meets the European EN60601-1-2 standard for healthcare
  • Multiple SSIDs per radio
    • Up to 16 SSIDs per radio, each with a unique MAC address and configurable SSID broadcasts
    • Individual security and QoS profiles
    • Configurable DTIM and minimum data rate
    • Each mapped to a separate IEEE 802.1Q VLAN
    • WMM and/or WMM-PS
    • Security filter
  • AP client access control functions
    • offers IEEE 802.1X authentication using EAP-SIM, EAP-FAST, EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS, and PEAP
    • delivers MAC address authentication using local or RADIUS access lists
    • provides RADIUS AAA using EAP-MD5, PAP, CHAP, and MS-CHAPv2
    • supports RADIUS Client (RFC 2865 and 2866) with location-aware support
    • provides Layer 2 wireless client isolation


  • Integrated IDS support
    • Automated AP and client classification — reduces manual effort (administrator can override AP classification)
    • Comprehensive detection capabilities — detects a wide range of attacks
    • Flexible event reporting — enables configuration of which events will result in notifications
    • Location tracking capabilities — helps identify the rogue device location
    • Flexible deployment models — supports time slicing or dedicating a radio to detect full-time (see the controller datasheet for details)
  • IEEE 802.1X support — provides port-based user authentication with support for Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) MD5, TLS, TTLS, and PEAP with choice of AES, TKIP, and static or dynamic WEP encryption for protecting wireless traffic between authenticated clients and the access point
  • Choice of IEEE 802.11i, WPA2, or WPA — locks out unauthorized wireless access by authenticating users prior to granting network access; robust Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) or Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP) encryption secures the data integrity of wireless traffic
  • TKIP/WEP encryption — is supported only on legacy IEEE 802.11a/b/g clients as it has been deprecated from the IEEE 802.11n standard
  • Local wireless bridge client traffic filtering — prevents communication between wireless devices associated with the same access point

Additional information

  • RFC support — refer to the controller datasheet for specific RFCs and other industry standards supported

Warranty and support

HP 425 Wireless Dual Radio 802.11n (AM) Access Point (JG653A)
HP 425 Wireless Dual Radio 802.11n (WW) Access Point (JG654A)
HP 425 Wireless Dual Radio 802.11n (JP) Access Point (JG655A)
HP 425 Wireless Dual Radio 802.11n (IL) Access Point (JG656A)
HP 425 Wireless Dual Radio 802.11n (AM) 8 unit Eco-pack Access Points (JG687A)
HP 425 Wireless Dual Radio 802.11n (WW) 8 unit Eco-pack Access Points (JG688A)
I/O ports and slots
1 RJ-45 autosensing 10/100/1000 port

1 RJ-45 serial console port

AP characteristics
Radios (built-in) 802.11a/n, b/g/n
Antenna (2) 4 dBi 2.4 GHz and (2) 5 dBi 5 GHz omnidirectional antennas
Number of internal antennas 4
Number of external antennas 4
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 7.43(w) x 7.43(d) x 2(h) in (18.86 x 18.86 x 5.08 cm)
Weight 1.65 lb (.75 kg)
Memory and processor
Single core @ 560 MHz, 128 MB flash, 128 MB SDRAM
Mounting and enclosure
Indoor, plenum rated;Includes ceiling/wall mount kei as well as two ceiling mounting clips
Operating temperature 32°F to 113°F (0°C to 45°C)
Operating relative humidity 5% to 95%, noncondensing
Electrical characteristics
Maximum power rating 12.9 W
What's included
What's in the box (1) HP 425 Dual Radio 802.11n Access Point, quick start documentation and wall/ceiling mounting hardware.
Warranty Limited Lifetime warranty: Advance hardware replacement with next-business-day delivery (available in most countries). See for duration details.;Electronic and telephone support: limited electronic and telephone support is available from HP refer to for details on the support provided and the period during which support is available;Software releases: refer to for details on the software releases provided and the period during which software releases are available for your product(s)

HP 1-port Power Injector (J9407B)

The HP 1 Port Power Injector provides 802.3af PoE power for an access point in areas where using an AC power supply of a traditional PoE switch is inconvenient.

Physical characteristics

Dimensions: 5.5(d) x 2(w) x 1.3(h) in. (13.97 x 5.08 x 3.3 cm)
Weight: 1 lb. (0.45 kg)


Operating temperature: 32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C)
Operating relative humidity: 5% to 93%, noncondensing
Nonoperating/Storage temperature: -4°F to 158°F (-20°C to 70°C)
Nonoperating/Storage relative humidity: 5% to 95%, noncondensing
Altitude: up to 10,000 ft. (3 km)

Electrical characteristics

Voltage: 100-240 VAC
Current: 0.3/0.2 A
Frequency: 50/60 Hz
Notes: IEEE 802.3af compliant


UL 60950
EN 60950


EN 55024
EN 55022 (CISPR 22) Class B with FTP Cabling
FCC Part 15, Class B with FTP cabling


The 1-port power converter has 1 AC power cord input, 1 RJ-45 10/100/1000 Mbps port for data coming from the network infrastructure, and 1 RJ-45 for data plus IEEE 802.3af-compliant PoE for Gigabit Ethernet to power the access point.

Compatible products

HP Gigabit IntelliJack 48V Power Supply (JD055B)

The HP Gigabit Intellijack 48V Power Supply is an external power supply for that HP NJ1000G and NJ200G IntelliJack Switches. Using this power supply allows you to forward 802.3af PoE power on two ports of the Intellijack switches.

Physical characteristics

Dimensions: 3.76(d) x 2.26(w) x 1.32(h) in. (9.55 x 5.75 x 3.35 cm)
Weight: 0.64 lb. (.29 kg)


Operating temperature: 32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C)
Operating relative humidity: 20% to 85%, noncondensing
Nonoperating/Storage temperature: -4°F to 140°F (-20°C to 60°C)
Nonoperating/Storage relative humidity: 5% to 95%, noncondensing

Electrical characteristics

Voltage: 100-240 VAC
Current: 1/.6 A
Maximum power rating: .5 W
Frequency: 50 Hz
Notes: Maximum power rating and maximum heat dissipation are the worst-case theoretical maximum numbers provided for planning the infrastructure with fully loaded PoE (if equipped), 100% traffic, all ports plugged in, and all modules populated.


UL 60950-1


EN 55022

Compatible products

HP Indoor Omnidirectional Dual Band 2.5/6dBi MIMO 4 Element Antenna (JG696A)

HP Indoor Omnidirectional Dual Band 2.5/6dBi MIMO 4 Element Antenna (JG696A)

2dBi @2.4GHz and 6dBi @5GHz indoor omnidirectional MIMO 4 element antenna with ceiling mount accessories with RP-SMA connectors

Electrical characteristics

Frequency range 1: 2400 - 2500
Gain 1 dBi (with antenna cable): 2.5
Frequency range 2: 5150 - 5850
Gain 2 dBi (with antenna cable): 5.9
VSWR max: 2:0
H-Plane (3 dB beamwidth): Omnidirectional
Polarization: Linear (vertical)
Impedance (Ohms): 50
RF connector: Reverse SMA (male)
Cable length: 2.75 ft (0.84 m)

Physical characteristics

8.58(w) x 1.69(h) in (21.79 x 4.29 cm)
Weight: 1.5 lb (0.68 kg)
Mounting style: Single 1 inch diameter hole
Enclosure: Polycarbonate


Operating temperature: -22°F to 131°F (-30°C to 55°C)
Nonoperating/Storage temperature: -40°F to 149°F (-40°C to 65°C)

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HP 425 802.11n Dual Radio Access Point Series

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