Top 10 Best Cisco Outdoor Access Points
for May 2022

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Meraki Go by Cisco | Outdoor WiFi Access Point | Cloud Managed | Mesh | IP67 Rated | [GR60-HW-US]

CISCO DESIGNED Meraki Go by Cisco

Outdoor WiFi Access Point, Cloud Managed, Mesh, IP67 Rated, [GR60-HW-US]

by CISCO SYSTEMS - ENTERPRISE
What We like

COST EFFECTIVE & SCALABLE: Easily add acess points as your businesses coverage needs grow and simply manage from one place; desktop or wall mountable; mesh

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Product Features

  • HARDWARE: Dual-band, 802. 11ac Wave 2 2x2: 2 MU-MIMO, IP67 rated
  • EASY TO SET-UP AND MANAGE: Outdoor WiFi cloud managed access point with simple management from anywhere using the Meraki Go mobile app; easily add multiple admins to help manage your networking equipment
  • ALL-INCLUSIVE WITH NO SUBSCRIPTION REQUIRED: Automatic updates, mobile app management and tech support included; mounting kit, GR60, QSG, PSU, and ethernet cables in the box
  • FEATURES FOR BUSINESSES: Create guest WiFi with a tap, a custom splash page in seconds, or use guest insights to better engage with customers
  • PEACE OF MIND: Remote visibility, troubleshooting tools, and alerts with the Meraki Go mobile app

Easy to set-up and manage: outdoor wifi cloud managed access point with simple management from anywhere using the meraki go mobile app; easily add multiple admins to help manage your networking equipment Peace of mind: remote visibility, troubleshooting tools, and alerts with the meraki go mobile app All-inclusive with no subscription required: automatic updates, mobile app management and tech support included; mounting kit, gr60, qsg, psu, and ethernet cables in the box Hardware: dual-band, 802. 11ac wave 2 2x2: 2 mu-mimo, ip67 rated Features for businesses: create guest wifi with a tap, a custom splash page in seconds, or use guest insights to better engage with customers

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Cisco Meraki MR86 Wi-Fi 6 Outdoor Access Point w/Security and Bluetooth Radio (MR86-HW)

Unknown Cisco Meraki MR86 Wi-Fi 6 Outdoor Access Point w/Security and Bluetooth Radio (MR86-HW)

by Meraki
What We like

5 GHz 4x4:4 radio and 2 GHz 4x4:4 radio offer a combined dual-radio aggregare rom rate of 3.55 Gbps*, with up to 2,402 Mbps in the 5GHz nand and 1,148 Mbps in the GHz band. Technologies like transmit beamforming and enhanced receive sensitivity allow the MR86 to support a higher client density than typical enterprise-class access points, resulting in better performance for more clients, from each AP.

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Product Features

  • Management of the MR86 is performed through the Meraki cloud, with an intuitive browser-based interface that enables rapid deployment. Because the MR86 is self-configuring and managed over the web, it can be deployed at a remote location in a matter of minutes, even without on-site IT staff. 24x7 monitoring via the Meraki cloud delivers real-time alerts if a network encounters problems. The MR86s firmware is automatically kept up to date via the cloud.
  • Cisco Meraki MR86 Wi-Fi 6 Outdoor Access Point w/ Security and Bluetooth Radio (MR86-HW)
  • Designed for challenging enterprise environments, the MR access points use advanced Wi-Fi 6 technologies including MU-MIMO, OFDMA, beam forming and channel bonding to deliver the throughput and reliable coverage required by demanding business applications

Cisco Meraki mr86 wi-fi 6 outdoor access point w/ security and bluetooth radio (mr86-hw) Designed for challenging enterprise environments, the mr access points use advanced wi-fi 6 technologies including mu-mimo, ofdma, beam forming and channel bonding to deliver the throughput and reliable coverage required by demanding business applications Management of the mr86 is performed through the Meraki cloud, with an intuitive browser-based interface that enables rapid deployment. because the mr86 is self-configuring and managed over the web, it can be deployed at a remote location in a matter of minutes, even without on-site it staff. 24x7 monitoring via the Meraki cloud delivers real-time alerts if a network encounters problems. the mr86s firmware is automatically kept up to date via the cloud.

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Cisco Aironet 1542I-B-K9 Wi-Fi Outdoor Access Point, 802.11ac Wave 2, with Internal Antenna, Wall or Ceiling Mountable (AIR-AP1542I-B-K9)

Cisco Aironet 1542I-B-K9 Wi-Fi Outdoor Access Point

802.11ac Wave 2, with Internal Antenna, Wall or Ceiling Mountable (AIR-AP1542I-B-K9)

by CISCO SYSTEMS - ENTERPRISE
What We like

COMPACT AND LIGHTWEIGHT: At 2.5 pounds (1 kg) and with a small footprint, the 1540 series is one of the smallest outdoor access points with internal antennas

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Product Features

  • MU-MIMO: 802.11ac Wave 2 with 2x2 Multiple Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) technology with up to two spatial streams, offering 1.1 GBps rates for high capacity and reliability
  • LOW POWER CONSUMPTION: Achieves full operation on standard 802.3af power (13.9W)

Mu-mimo: 802.11ac wave 2 with 2x2 multiple input multiple-output (mimo) technology with up to two spatial streams, offering 1.1 gbps rates for high capacity and reliability Low power consumption: achieves full operation on standard 802.3af power (13.9w)

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Cisco Aironet 1562D-B-K9 Wi-Fi Outdoor Access Point, 802.11ac Wave 2 (AIR-AP1562D-B-K9)

Cisco Aironet 1562D-B-K9 Wi-Fi Outdoor Access Point

802.11ac Wave 2 (AIR-AP1562D-B-K9)

by CISCO SYSTEMS - ENTERPRISE
What We like

RADIO RESOURCE MANAGEMENT: Cisco Radio Resource Management (RRM) allows Cisco's Unified WLAN Architecture to continuously analyze the existing RF environments, automatically adjusting each APs' power and channel configurations to help mitigate such things as co-channel interference and signal coverage problems. RRM reduces the need to perform exhaustive site surveys, increases system capacity, and provides automated self-healing functionality to compensate for RF dead zones and AP failures

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Product Features

  • HDX HIGH DENSITY EXPERIENCE: Award-winning CleanAir to mitigate Wi-Fi & non-Wi-Fi interference, ClientLink to conserve battery life on mobile devices
  • MU-MIMO: 802.11ac Wave 2 with 3x3 Multiple Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) technology with up to three spatial streams, offering 1.3-Gbps rates for high capacity and reliability
  • OPTIMIZE RADIO COVERAGE: Cisco Flexible Antenna Port technology uses software configurable for either single- or dual-band antennas. It allows you to use the same antenna ports for either dual-band antennas to reduce footprint or single-band antennas to optimize radio coverage

Hdx high density experience: award-winning cleanair to mitigate wi-fi & non-wi-fi interference, clientlink to conserve battery life on mobile devices Optimize radio coverage: cisco flexible antenna port technology uses software configurable for either single- or dual-band antennas. it allows you to use the same antenna ports for either dual-band antennas to reduce footprint or single-band antennas to optimize radio coverage Mu-mimo: 802.11ac wave 2 with 3x3 multiple input multiple-output (mimo) technology with up to three spatial streams, offering 1.3-gbps rates for high capacity and reliability

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Cisco Aironet Outdoor Access Point Fixed Mount Kit, for Vertical Wall or Pole Mount, 90-Day Limited Hardware Warranty (AIR-ACC1530-PMK1=)

Cisco Aironet Outdoor Access Point Fixed Mount Kit

for Vertical Wall or Pole Mount, 90-Day Limited Hardware Warranty (AIR-ACC1530-PMK1=)

by CISCO SYSTEMS - ENTERPRISE
What We like

Compatible devices: Aironet 1532I

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Product Features

  • MOUNT TYPE: For vertical mounting on a wall or pole (2- to 8-inch diameter)
  • POLE TYPE: Can be used with metal, wood, or fiberglass poles
  • DURABILITY: Band straps are stainless steel
  • COMPATIBILITY: For use with Cisco Aironet 1560 Series access points

Pole type: can be used with metal, wood, or fiberglass poles Durability: band straps are stainless steel Mount type: for vertical mounting on a wall or pole (2- to 8-inch diameter) Compatibility: for use with cisco aironet 1560 series access points

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Cisco Aironet Outdoor Access Point Pivoted Mount Kit with C Clamp, for Wall or Pole Mount, 90-Day Limited Hardware Warranty (AIR-ACC1530-PMK2=)

Cisco Aironet Outdoor Access Point Pivoted Mount Kit with C Clamp

for Wall or Pole Mount, 90-Day Limited Hardware Warranty (AIR-ACC1530-PMK2=)

by CISCO SYSTEMS - ENTERPRISE
What We like

durability: band straps are stainless steel

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Product Features

  • mount type: for vertical or horizontal mounting on a wall or pole (2- to 8-inch diameter)
  • pole type: can be used with metal, wood, or fiberglass poles
  • compatibility: for use with cisco aironet 1560 series access points

Mount type: for vertical or horizontal mounting on a wall or pole (2- to 8-inch diameter) Pole type: can be used with metal, wood, or fiberglass poles Compatibility: for use with cisco aironet 1560 series access points

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WAVLINK AC1200 High Power Outdoor Weatherproof WiFi Range Extender/Wireless Access Point/Mesh with Passive POE, Dual Band 2.4GHz 300Mbps+5.8 GHz 867Mbps, 4x7dBi Detachable Omni Directional Antenna

WAVLINK AC1200 High Power Outdoor Weatherproof WiFi Range Extender/Wireless Access Point/Mesh with Passive POE

Dual Band 2.4GHz 300Mbps+5.8 GHz 867Mbps, 4x7dBi Detachable Omni Directional Antenna

by WAVLINK
What We like

Multiple Operation Modes: WL-WN572HP3 supports AP, Repeater, Mesh operation modes. And under AP mode, it provides Client, Client+Repeater modes for various wireless solutions.

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Product Features

  • Weater-Proof RJ45 Connector, Integragted Passive Power over Ethernet (PoE). Passive PoE Support for Flexible Deployment
  • Build in lightning arrester (15kV ESD), robust weatherproof case withstands harsh outdoor conditions.
  • Dual Band: Speed up to 2.4GHz 150Mbps and 5.8 GHz 867Mbps, high transmission power breaking down the barries of WiFi
  • High Power and four external omnidirectional dual-band Antenna; With high transmission power up to 30dBm/ 1000mW and an enhanced receiver design, WL-WN572HP3 gets a perfect performance in long-distance.

Dual band: speed up to 2.4ghz 150mbps and 5.8 ghz 867mbps, high transmission power breaking down the barries of wifi Build in lightning arrester (15kv esd), robust weatherproof case withstands harsh outdoor conditions. Weater-proof rj45 connector, integragted passive power over ethernet (poe). passive poe support for flexible deployment High power and four external omnidirectional dual-band antenna; with high transmission power up to 30dbm/ 1000mw and an enhanced receiver design, wl-wn572hp3 gets a perfect performance in long-distance.

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Cisco AIR-CAP1532I-A-K9 Aironet 1532I Wireless Access Point 802.11 B/A/G/N

Cisco AIR-CAP1532I-A-K9 Aironet 1532I Wireless Access Point 802.11 B/A/G/N

by CISCO SYSTEMS - ENTERPRISE
What We like

Sleek design with internal antennas, ideal for office environments

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Product Features

  • Form Factor: external - outdoor
  • Extended operating temperature, ideal for factories, warehouses, and other indoor industrial environments

Extended operating temperature, ideal for factories, warehouses, and other indoor industrial environments Form factor: external - outdoor

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NETGEAR Wireless Desktop Access Point (WAC104) - WiFi 5 Dual-Band AC1200 Speed | 3 x 1G Ethernet Ports | Up to 64 Devices | WPA2 Security | Desktop | MU-MIMO | Supports 3 SSIDs | 802.11ac

NETGEAR Wireless Desktop Access Point (WAC104) - WiFi 5 Dual-Band AC1200 Speed

3 x 1G Ethernet Ports, Up to 64 Devices, WPA2 Security, Desktop, MU-MIMO, Supports 3 SSIDs, 802.11ac

by Netgear Inc
What We like

Easy to setup and configure with WiFi Protected System (WPS) button for easy one-touch client connectivity

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Product Features

  • Advanced Security and Flexible Wireless Configuration - access point, and WDS point-to-point, point-to-multipoint wireless bridge mode. Memory:128MB NAND flash and 128MB DDR3 RAM
  • Four built-in Gigabit Ethernet ports to connect to PC, laptops, and other wired devices
  • Works with all N150, N300, N600 and AC devices. IPV6 support for improved performance
  • Fast dual band 802.11ac WiFi at a combined aggregate speed of 1.2 Gbps (300Mbps at 2.4 GHz and 867Mbps at 5 GHz)
  • Factory tuned external antennas provide superior signal and far reaching WiFi coverage

Works with all n150, n300, n600 and ac devices. ipv6 support for improved performance Four built-in gigabit ethernet ports to connect to pc, laptops, and other wired devices Factory tuned external antennas provide superior signal and far reaching wifi coverage Fast dual band 802.11ac wifi at a combined aggregate speed of 1.2 gbps (300mbps at 2.4 ghz and 867mbps at 5 ghz) Advanced security and flexible wireless configuration - access point, and wds point-to-point, point-to-multipoint wireless bridge mode. memory:128mb nand flash and 128mb ddr3 ram

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TP-Link EAP620 HD | Omada WiFi 6 AX1800 Wireless Gigabit Access Point for High-Density Deployment | OFDMA, Seamless Roaming & MU-MIMO | SDN Integrated | Cloud Access & Omada App | PoE+ Powered | White

TP-Link EAP620 HD

Omada WiFi 6 AX1800 Wireless Gigabit Access Point for High-Density Deployment, OFDMA, Seamless Roaming & MU-MIMO, SDN Integrated, Cloud Access & Omada App, PoE+ Powered, White

by TP-Link
What We like

PoE+ for Easy Installation Supports standard 802.3at PoE+ for flexible deployment and convenient installation

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Product Features

  • Cloud Access Remote Cloud access and Omada app brings centralized cloud management of the whole network from different sitesall controlled from a single interface anywhere, anytime
  • Ultra-Fast Wi-Fi 6 Speeds Designed with the latest wirelessWi-Fi 6 technology featuring 1024-QAM and Long OFDM Symbol, the EAP620 HD boosts dual-band Wi-Fi speeds up to 1800 Mbps. With 4 Spatial streams, multi-user throughput is incredibly increased to drive more applications
  • Integrated into Omada SDN Omada's Software Defined Networking (SDN) platform integrates network devices including access points, switches & gateways with multiple control options offered - Omada Hardware controller or Omada Software Controller. Standalone mode also applies
  • High-Density Connectivity OFDMAand Uplink & Downlink MU-MIMOincrease network capacity by up to 4 versus Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) in high-density environments to connect more devices simultaneously
  • SDN Compatibility For SDN usage, make sure your devices/controllers are either equipped with or can be upgraded to SDN version. SDN controllers work only with SDN Access Points, Switches & Gateways. Non-SDN controllers work only with non-SDN APs. For devices that are compatible with SDN firmware, please visit From the manufacturer Q&A section or TP-Link website

Ultra-fast wi-fi 6 speeds designed with the latest wirelesswi-fi 6 technology featuring 1024-qam and long ofdm symbol, the eap620 hd boosts dual-band wi-fi speeds up to 1800 mbps. with 4 spatial streams, multi-user throughput is incredibly increased to drive more applications Integrated into omada sdn omada's software defined networking (sdn) platform integrates network devices including access points, switches & gateways with multiple control options offered - omada hardware controller or omada software controller. standalone mode also applies Cloud access remote cloud access and omada app brings centralized cloud management of the whole network from different sitesall controlled from a single interface anywhere, anytime High-density connectivity ofdmaand uplink & downlink mu-mimoincrease network capacity by up to 4 versus wi-fi 5 (802.11ac) in high-density environments to connect more devices simultaneously Sdn compatibility for sdn usage, make sure your devices/controllers are either equipped with or can be upgraded to sdn version. sdn controllers work only with sdn access points, switches & gateways. non-sdn controllers work only with non-sdn aps. for devices that are compatible with sdn firmware, please visit from the manufacturer q&a section or TP-Link website

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