Which Ubiquiti Unifi Access Point Should i Choose

Ubiquiti UniFi WiFi Access Points – Enterprise WiFi Systems

The Ubiquiti UniFi Access Points (APs) are revolutionary, enterprise WiFi solutions that combine carrier- class performance, unlimited scalability, disruptive pricing and a virtual management controller. They create reliable, wireless local area networks (WLAN) indoors and outdoors.

Types of UniFi Access Point include the AC, In- Wall, HD, SHD, NanoHD, Mesh, and XG.

With constant evolution and improvement, the models in the series ensure that there is a solution for any given scenario. UniFi Access Points offer powerful features for Enterprise, Hospitality, and Education Markets.

Ubiquiti UniFi AC APs

Ubiquiti UniFi AC Access Points

Ubiquiti UniFi AC Access Points have powerful features and a stylish yet industrial design suitable for discreet wall or ceiling mounting. UniFi AC access points are an excellent choice for users in enterprise, hospitality and education markets.

Available models include the UAP-AC-PRO, UAP-AC-HD, UAP-AC-LR, UAP-AC- LITE and UAP-AC-M-PRO. Some units are also available in multi-packs.

The Ubiquiti UniFi AC AP range features up to 5x faster speeds to support high-density Wi-Fi networks. The UniFi AC Access Points deliver the throughput needed for bandwidth-intensive applications, including HD video streaming, interactive online gaming, and cloud

Ubiquiti UniFi UAP AC Pro Indoor / Outdoor Access Point (UAP-AC-PRO)

The Ubiquiti UniFi UAP-AC-PRO models benefit from WiFi 802.11ac, 3×3 MIMO technology for deployment in both indoor and outdoor settings. With a refined industrial design, the UniFi AC Pro is a great choice for maximum‑performance wireless networks. It benefits from a range of up to 122m.

Ubiquiti UniFi UAP-AC-PRO Key Features

  • 802.11ac
  • 3×3 MIMO
  • Simultaneous dual-band
  • 2.4GHz throughput of 450Mbps
  • 5GHz throughput of 1300Mbps
  • 2 Gigabit Ethernet Ports

 The UniFi UAP-AC-PRO features instand upgrade using the same mount as the standard UAP model.

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The UniFi UAP-AC-PRO combines enterprise performance, unlimited scalability, and a central management controller. UniFi 802.11AC Dual‑Radio Access Points (APs) have a refined industrial design and can be easily installed using the included mounting hardware.

The UniFi UAP-AC-PRO is easily accessible through any standard web browser, and the UniFi Controller software is a powerful software engine ideal for high-density client deployments requiring low latency and high uptime performance. Use the UniFi Controller software to quickly configure and administer an enterprise Wi-Fi network – no special training required. RF map and performance features, real-time status, automatic UAP device detection, and advanced security options are all seamlessly integrated.
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Unlike traditional enterprise Wi-Fi systems that use a hardware controller, UniFi comes bundled with a non-dedicated software controller that can be deployed on an on-site PC, Mac, or Linux machine; in a private cloud; or using a public cloud service.

Powerful Hardware

The UniFi 802.11AC Dual-Radio APs feature the latest in Wi-Fi 802.11AC MIMO technology. Intuitive UniFi Controller Software Configure and manage your APs with the easy-to-learn user interface. Build wireless networks as big or small as needed. Start with one (or upgrade to a three‑pack) and expand to thousands while maintaining a single unified management system.Designed for Optimal RF Performance

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Ubiquiti UniFi UAP-AC-PRO Technical Specification

General

  • Dimensions: 196.7 x 196.7 x 35 mm (7.74 x 7.74 x 1.38″)
  • Weight: 350 g (12.4 oz) 
  • Weight With Mounting Kits: 450 g (15.9 oz)
  • Networking Interface: (2) 10/100/1000 Ethernet Ports
  • Port: (1) USB 2.0 Port
  • Buttons: Reset
  • Power Method:- Passive Power over Ethernet (48V)- 802.3af/802.3at Supported (Supported Voltage Range: 44 to 57VDC)
  • Power Supply: UniFi Switch (PoE)
  • Power Save: Supported
  • Maximum Power Consumption: 9W
  • Maximum TX Power:- 2.4 GHz: 22 dBm- 5 GHz: 22 dBm
  • Antennas (3): Dual-Band Antennas, 2.4 GHz: 3 dBi, 5 GHz: 3 dBi
  • Wi-Fi Standards: 802.11 a/b/g/n/r/k/v/ac
  • Wireless Security: WEP, WPA-PSK, WPA-Enterprise (WPA/WPA2, TKIP/AES)
  • BSSID: Up to 8 per Radio
  • Mounting: Wall/Ceiling (Kits Included)
  • Operating Temperature: -10 to 70° C (14 to 158° F)
  • Operating Humidity: 5 to 95% Noncondensing
  • Certifications: CE, FCC, IC

Advanced Traffic Management

  • VLAN: 802.1Q
  • Advanced QoS: Per-User Rate Limiting
  • Guest Traffic Isolation: Supported
  • WMM: Voice, Video, Best Effort, and Background
  • Concurrent Clients: 250+

Supported Data Rates (Mbps)

  • Standard: Data Rates
  • 802.11ac: 6.5 Mbps to 1300 Mbps (MCS0 – MCS9 NSS1/2/3, VHT 20/40/80)
  • 802.11n: 6.5 Mbps to 450 Mbps (MCS0 – MCS23, HT 20/40)
  • 802.11a: 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps
  • 802.11g: 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps

Ubiquiti UniFi UAP AC Lite Indoor Access Point – Gen2 – 802.3af/A PoE & 24V PoE

The Ubiquiti UniFi UAP AC Lite access point delivers a cost-effective combination of value and performance in a reduced footprint, with an ultra compact design. The UAP-AC-Lite is 25% smaller than the standard UAP. It provides simultaneous, dual-band and 2×2 MIMO technology.

Ubiquiti UniFi AC Lite Key Features

  • 802.3af/A PoE & 24V PoE
  • 2 x 2 MIMO
  • Simultaneous dual-band
  • 2.4GHz throughput of 300Mbps
  • 5GHz throughput of 867Mbps
  • Range of 122 m (400 ft)
  • 1 Gigabit Ethernet Ports
  • 24v / 48v compatible

The UniFi UAP-AC-Lite combines enterprise performance, unlimited scalability, and a central management controller. UniFi 802.11AC Dual‑Radio Access Points (APs) have a refined industrial design and can be easily installed using the included mounting hardware.

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Compact Form Factor
The UAP-AC-Lite has a range of 122m (400ft). The below image shows the size comparison to the standard UniFi model.


Scalable Wi-Fi Management
The UAP-AC-Lite is easily accessible through any standard web browser, and the UniFi Controller software is a powerful software engine ideal for high-density client deployments requiring low latency and high uptime performance.

Ubiquiti UniFi UAP-AC-Lite – Technical Specifications

General

  • Dimensions 160 x 160 x 31.45 mm (6.30 x 6.30 x 1.24″)
  • Weight 170 g (6.0 oz) With Mounting Kits 185 g (6.5 oz)
  • 24v / 48v compatible
  • Networking Interface (1) 10/100/1000 Ethernet Port
  • Buttons Reset
  • Antenna (2) Dual-Band Antennas, 3 dBi Each
  • Wi-Fi Standards 802.3af/A PoE & 24V PoE
  • Power Method Passive Power over Ethernet (24V), (Pairs 4, 5+; 7, 8 Return)
  • Power Supply 24V, 0.5A Gigabit PoE Adapter*
  • Maximum Power Consumption 6.5W
  • Maximum TX Power 2.4 GHz 20 dBm 5 GHz 20 dBm
  • BSSID Up to Four per Radio
  • Power Save Supported
  • Wireless Security WEP, WPA-PSK, WPA-Enterprise (WPA/WPA2, TKIP/AES)
  • Certifications CE, FCC, IC
  • Mounting Wall/Ceiling (Kits Included)
  • Operating Temperature -10 to 70° C (14 to 158° F)
  • Operating Humidity 5 to 95% Noncondensing
    * Only the single-pack of the UAP-AC-LITE includes a PoE adapter.

Advanced Traffic Management

  • VLAN 802.1Q
  • Advanced QoS Per-User Rate Limiting
  • Guest Traffic Isolation Supported
  • WMM Voice, Video, Best Effort, and Background
  • Concurrent Clients 200+

Supported Data Rates (Mbps)

  • Standard Data Rates
  • 802.11a 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps
  • 802.11n 6.5 Mbps to 300 Mbps (MCS0 – MCS15, HT 20/40)
  • 802.11ac 6.5 Mbps to 867 Mbps (MCS0 – MCS9 NSS1/2, VHT 20/40/80)
  • 802.11b 1, 2, 5.5, 11 Mbps
  • 802.11g 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps