The Newest Cisco Aironet Antennas and Accessories Options

EoS and EoL Announcement for the Cisco Aironet Antennas and Accessories

Cisco Aironet Antennas and Accessories have been announced end-of-sale and end-of-life items.

Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) as shown in Table1 of the EoL bulletin.

  • Table1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the affected product(s).
  • Table2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement. For customers with active and paid service and support contracts, support will be available under the terms and conditions of customers’ service contract.

The last day to order the affected product(s) is April 30, 2019.

Table1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco Aironet Antennas and Accessories

Milestone Definition Date
End-of-Life Announcement Date The date the document that announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life of a product is distributed to the general public. April 30, 2018
End-of-Sale Date:
HW
The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date. April 30, 2019
Last Ship Date:
HW
The last-possible ship date that can be requested of Cisco and/or its contract manufacturers. Actual ship date is dependent on lead time. July 30, 2019
End of SW Maintenance Releases Date:
HW
The last date that Cisco Engineering may release any final software maintenance releases or bug fixes. After this date, Cisco Engineering will no longer develop, repair, maintain, or test the product software. April 29, 2020
End of Vulnerability/Security Support:
HW
The last date that Cisco Engineering may release a planned maintenance release or scheduled software remedy for a security vulnerability issue. April 29, 2022
End of Routine Failure Analysis Date:
HW
The last-possible date a routine failure analysis may be performed to determine the cause of hardware product failure or defect. April 29, 2020
End of New Service Attachment Date:
HW
For equipment and software that is not covered by a service-and-support contract, this is the last date to order a new service-and-support contract or add the equipment and/or software to an existing service-and-support contract. April 29, 2020
End of Service Contract Renewal Date:
HW
The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product. July 29, 2023
Last Date of Support:
HW
The last date to receive applicable service and support for the product as entitled by active service contracts or by warranty terms and conditions. After this date, all support services for the product are unavailable, and the product becomes obsolete. April 30, 2024

HW = Hardware    OS SW = Operating System Software  App. SW = Application Software

Table2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement-The Newest Cisco Aironet Antennas and Accessories Options

End-of-Sale Product Part Number
Product Description
Replacement Product Part Number
Replacement Product Description
AIR-ANT1728 2.4 GHz, 5.2 dBi Ceiling Omni Ant. w/RP-TNC Connector See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.
AIR-ANT24020V-R= 2.4 GHz, 2 dBi Omni Ceiling Antenna w/ RP-TNC Connector AIR-ANT2524V4C-R= 2.4GHz 2dBi/5GHz 4dBi Ceiling Mount Omni Ant., 4-port, RP-TNC
AIR-ANT2430V-R= 2.4-GHz 3 dBi Triple Omni Antenna 3 RP-TNC; Spare AIR-ANT2524V4C-R= 2.4GHz 2dBi/5GHz 4dBi Ceiling Mount Omni Ant., 4-port, RP-TNC
AIR-ANT2440NV-R= 2.4 GHz 4 dBi 802.11n Omni wall mount antenna AIR-ANT2544V4M-R= 2.4GHz 4dBi/5GHz 4dBi Multi Mount Omni Ant., 4-port, RP-TNC
AIR-ANT2450S-R= 2.4 GHz, 5 dBi, 135-degree Sector w/ RP-TNC Connector See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.
AIR-ANT2451NV-R= 2.4 GHz 2.5dBi/5 GHz 3.5dBi 802.11n Omni Antenna, RP-TNC AIR-ANT2524V4C-R= 2.4GHz 2dBi/5GHz 4dBi Ceiling Mount Omni Ant., 4-port, RP-TNC
AIR-ANT2451V-R= 2.4 GHz, 3 dBi; 5 GHz, 3.5 dBi Omni Ant w/RP-TNC Connectors AIR-ANT2524V4C-R= 2.4GHz 2dBi/5GHz 4dBi Ceiling Mount Omni Ant., 4-port, RP-TNC
AIR-ANT2452V-R= 2.4 GHz 5.2 dBi Diversity pillar mount ant, RP-TNC Connectors AIR-ANT2544V4M-R= 2.4GHz 4dBi/5GHz 4dBi Multi Mount Omni Ant., 4-port, RP-TNC
AIR-ANT2460NP-R= 2.4 GHz 6 dBi 802.11n directional antenna AIR-ANT2566P4W-R= 2.4 GHz 6 dBi/5 GHz 6 dBi Directional Ant., 4-port, RP-TNC
AIR-ANT2460P-R 2.4 GHz, 6 dBi Patch Antenna w/RP-TNC Connector AIR-ANT2566P4W-R= 2.4 GHz 6 dBi/5 GHz 6 dBi Directional Ant., 4-port, RP-TNC
AIR-ANT2465P-R 2.4 GHz, 6.5 dBi Diversity Patch Antenna w/RP-TNC Connectors AIR-ANT2566P4W-R= 2.4 GHz 6 dBi/5 GHz 6 dBi Directional Ant., 4-port, RP-TNC
AIR-ANT2506 2.4 GHz, 5.2 dBi Mast Mount Omni Ant w/RP-TNC Connector AIR-ANT2544V4M-R= 2.4GHz 4dBi/5GHz 4dBi Multi Mount Omni Ant., 4-port, RP-TNC
AIR-ANT2506-SK 5.2 dBi Omnidirectional Mast Mount Antenna See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.
AIR-ANT25137NP-R4= 2.4 GHz 13 dBi/5 GHz 7 dBi 11n Dual Band Patch Ant., Qty 4 AIR-ANT2513P4M-N= 2.4 GHz/5 GHz 13 dBi Patch Antenna., 4 port, N conn.
AIR-ANT25137NP-R= 2.4 GHz 13 dBi/5 GHz 7 dBi 802.11n Dual Band Patch Antenna AIR-ANT2513P4M-N= 2.4 GHz/5 GHz 13 dBi Patch Antenna., 4 port, N conn.
AIR-ANT5140NV-R= 5 GHz 4 dBi 802.11n Omni wall mount antenna AIR-ANT2544V4M-R= 2.4GHz 4dBi/5GHz 4dBi Multi Mount Omni Ant., 4-port, RP-TNC
AIR-ANT5140V-R 5 GHz, 4 dBi Omni Antenna w/ RP-TNC Connectors(3), 1250 Series AIR-ANT2524V4C-R= 2.4GHz 2dBi/5GHz 4dBi Ceiling Mount Omni Ant., 4-port, RP-TNC
AIR-ANT5140V-R= 5-GHz 4 dBi Triple Omni Antenna 3 RP-TNC; Spare AIR-ANT2524V4C-R= 2.4GHz 2dBi/5GHz 4dBi Ceiling Mount Omni Ant., 4-port, RP-TNC
AIR-ANT5145V-R 5 GHz 4.5dBi Diversity Omni w/RP-TNC connector AIR-ANT2524V4C-R= 2.4GHz 2dBi/5GHz 4dBi Ceiling Mount Omni Ant., 4-port, RP-TNC
AIR-ANT5160NP-R= 5 GHz 6 dBi 802.11n directional antenna AIR-ANT2566P4W-R= 2.4 GHz 6 dBi/5 GHz 6 dBi Directional Ant., 4-port, RP-TNC
AIR-ANT5160V-R 5GHz 6dBi Omni Antenna w/RP-TNC connector AIR-ANT2544V4M-R= 2.4GHz 4dBi/5GHz 4dBi Multi Mount Omni Ant., 4-port, RP-TNC
AIR-ANT5160V-R= 5Ghz 6dBi Omni Antenna w/RP-TNC connector See the Product Migration Options section below for detailed information on replacing this product.
AIR-PWRADPT-1530= Power Adapter (AC/DC) – Outdoor AP1530 Series AIR-PWRADPT-RGD1= Power Adapter for AP1530/1560 Series, no AC connector
AIR-PWRADPT2-1530= Power Adapter (AC/DC) – Outdoor AP1530 Series, Japan AIR-PWRADPT-RGD1= Power Adapter for AP1530/1560 Series, no AC connector
Cisco Antenna 2.4 5 5.8 GHz

Customers are encouraged to migrate to the latest Cisco Aironet dual band antennas.

Customers may be able to use the Cisco Technology Migration Program (TMP) where applicable to trade-in eligible products and receive credit toward the purchase of new Cisco equipment. For more information about Cisco TMP, customers should work with their Cisco Partner or Cisco account team. Cisco Partners can find additional TMP information on Partner Central at: https://www.cisco.com/web/partners/incentives_and_promotions/tmp.html.

The EoL News from https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/collateral/wireless/aironet-antennas-accessories/eos-eol-notice-c51-740708.html

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