Ubiquiti Networks Ubiquiti UniFi Long-Range 6 Access Point
Powered with 802.3at PoE (PoE injector not included).
The Ubiquiti UniFi 6 is a dual-band access point, which means that it can provide Wi-Fi to any device at any speed, including 802.11n, 802.11g, and 802.11b. It's easy to set up, and it offers solid performance, with easy-to-reach tech support. The UniFi 6 has a bigger footprint than our previous top pick, but it has four radios instead of two, so it's more powerful and able to accommodate more devices at the same time. Its management software has more features, and it's more user-friendly, too. The UniFi 6 is a larger device than our previous top pick, but it's also more powerful. The Ubiquiti UniFi 6 costs about the same, but it's not quite as versatile. The UniFi 6's management software has a few quirks, and it requires more time to set up, and it's less portable than our previous pick.
Ubiquiti Networks UAP-AC-M-PRO US UniFi AC Mesh Outdoor Wide-Area Dual-Band Access Point OPEN BOX
Passive Power over Ethernet
The Ubiquiti UniFi AC Mesh Wide-Area Outdoor Dual-Band Access Point is the lowest priced mesh AP in our roundup, but it still comes with several features you won't find in much less expensive equipment. This AP comes with (2) 10/100/1000 Ethernet Ports, so it can be used in homes or small offices that don't have CAT 5/6 cabling. The AP supports 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi standards, so it will work with any modern device. This AP comes with an integrated Omni antenna, and it supports a range of up to 600 feet. The AP is compact and easy to mount, and it can be installed on the ceiling or on the exterior of a building. The AP comes with a 30-day return policy and a one-year warranty.
Ubiquiti Networks Ubiquiti UniFi Lite 6 Access Point
802.3af PoE adapter not included
The Ubiquiti UniFi 6 Lite Access Point is an excellent low-cost access point with features that will appeal to microbusinesses and home offices. It offers a 3x3 802.11ac radio with 1.2 Gbps 802.11ac MU-MIMO and OFDMA, and it has two 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports (one is PoE). The UniFi 6 Lite uses Ubiquiti's Instant Mesh technology, which allows multiple access points to function as a single network. The UniFi 6 Lite is also capable of acting as an access point, repeater, or wireless bridge, and it supports 802.11ac Wave 2 (5G) with the latest 4x4 MU-MIMO and OFDMA technology. The UniFi 6 Lite is expandable, and you can add access points and other devices to the network at any time. The UniFi 6 Lite is also compatible with several Ubiquiti access points, including UniFi Instant, UniFi Security Gateway, UniFi Video, and UniFi Video Routing. The UniFi 6 Lite is easy to set up, and it runs on the Ubiquiti UniFi Controller software, which makes it easy to configure and manage your network. The UniFi 6 Lite has a sleek design, with an integrated stand and a simple, easy-to-use interface. The UniFi 6 Lite comes with a one-year warranty, and Ubiquiti provides free lifetime technical support.
Ubiquiti Networks Ubiquiti Ap-AC Unifi Lite
2.4 GHz Speed : 300 Mbps, 5 GHz Speed : 867 Mbps
The Unifi AP AC Lite is a small, unobtrusive wireless access point that, when paired with the company's Unifi networks wireless access points, creates a wireless mesh network. The AP connects wired and mobile devices, providing an extensible Wi-Fi mesh network. The AP can push out data over a 100-meter range, and it's designed with an omnidirectional antenna that transmits data in all directions. The AP is powered by two AA batteries, but it requires an AC adapter for power. The AP is small and unobtrusive, and we found that it worked out of the box. The AP's software is straightforward and easy to use, and the AP can be set up in minutes. The AP supports WPA2 encryption and works over both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz networks. The AP is also backward compatible with 802.11b/g/n networks, so it can be used to connect older Wi-Fi devices. The AP also has a built-in LED, which can help you keep track of its signal strength. The AP is backwards compatible with Unifi's UniFi Security Gateway, so you can communicate with the UniFi Security Gateway through the AP. The AP is ideal for creating or extending a wireless mesh network.
Ubiquiti Networks UniFi in-Wall Wi-Fi Point Access 802.11AC Wave 2 (UAP-IW-HD-US)
Dimensions: 139.7 x 86.7 x 25.75 mm (5.5 x 3.41 x 1.01"). weight: 210 g (7.41 oz).
The Ubiquiti UniFi in-Wall Wi-Fi Access Point (UAP-IW-HD-US) is a solid option for an enterprise-grade 802.11ac access point for small to medium-sized businesses. It's compact, yet powerful, and it includes a range of features that make it easy to set it up and start using it. Like other Ubiquiti products, the UAP-IW-HD-US is easy to install and setup, and can be wall mounted or used on a desktop. It has four ports, all of which are 10/100/1000, and though only one port can be powered through PoE, they all includes PoE pass-through. UniFi uses 802.11AC Wave 2, and includes 4×4 MU-MIMO on 5GHz (1733Mbps Max PHY rate), and 2×2 MU-MIMO on 2.4GHz (300Mbps Max PHY rate), making it a good choice for businesses. The UniFi controller is intuitive, and it's easy to set up and manage. The UniFi controller is web-based, so it can be accessed from any computer, and there's no software installation required. The UniFi app is also available in Android and iOS versions.
UBNT Ubiquiti Networks Networks UAP-AC-M-US UniFi AC Wide-Area Mesh In/Out Dual-Band Access Point (US Version)
Multiple Power Options: Compatible with 802.3af PoE Alternative A and 24V passive PoE. You can power it with an 802.3af Alternative switch, EdgePoint EP-R6, UniFi PoE Switch, or the included Gigabit PoE adapter.
The Ubiquiti Networks UAP-AC-M-US is a 6-inch square mesh access point that plugs directly into a power outlet. The UniFi AC Mesh Wide-Area In/Out Dual-Band Access Point (US Version) offers 3x3 MIMO technology, supporting speeds of up to 1,000 Mbps, and works with any 5 GHz omni antenna. The UniFi AC Mesh Wide-Area In/Out Dual-Band Access Point supports 802.3af PoE, which means you only need a single cable for power and data. The UniFi AC Mesh Wide-Area In/Out Dual-Band Access Point includes adjustable dual-band omnidirectional antennas, but can be used with any 5 GHz omni antenna for spot-beam coverage in high-density locations with numerous APs and clients. The UniFi AC mesh access point is easy to install, and offers both wired and wireless data connections, as well as 2 wired 10/100/1000 ports. The UniFi AC mesh access point includes a built-in USB port, which allows you to set up and configure the access point using a USB flash drive, or you can access the onboard web server using a browser. The Ubiquiti Networks UAP-AC-M-US is easy to set up and use, and works well for a home or small office. It's affordable, and is easy to install and configure; however, it's not as feature-rich as some of the other access points we tested.
Ubiquiti Networks Ubiquiti Access UniFi Hub
Managed with UniFi Access Controller in UDM-Pro
The Ubiquiti UniFi Access Hub is an all-in-one IP networked access control solution. It combines a PoE++ switch, motion detectors, request-to-exit devices, and a door position switch into a single device. The UniFi Access Hub is designed to work with Ubiquiti's UniFi Access Point (UAP-AP-US), a single- or dual-reader access point that can be installed in any location, and supports PoE++, 802.3af PoE, and 802.3at PoE+. Once you've installed the AP, you can program the UniFi Access Hub to control which network users have access to, and which devices are connected to that network. The UniFi Access Hub can integrate with other UniFi products, including UniFi Video Surveillance (US-VS-US) and UniFi Access Point (UAP-AP-US), as well as with third-party products. The UniFi Access Hub has built-in dry contact relays, which allow you to control door position, request-to-exit devices, and motion sensors. The UniFi Access Hub also has built-in 12V powered relays, which let you control door locks and gates. Finally, the UniFi Access Hub has built-in PoE ports, which allow you to connect UniFi Readers (UAP-reader-US) and UniFi G3 Flex Surveillance Cameras (US-flex-70-US), as well as other PoE devices. The UniFi Access Hub has a three-year warranty.
Ubiquiti Networks Ubiquiti UniFi nanoHD Compact 802.11ac MU-MIMO Wave2 Enterprise Access Point ( UAP-NANOHD-US)
Optional covers (sold separately) allow the Unifi nanohd AP TO discreetyly blend into its setting
Ubiquiti's UniFi nanoHD is a compact, affordable, and easy-to-use access point for everyday business use. It's capable of delivering wireless speeds of up to 1.3 Gbps, and it connects via Gigabit Ethernet, so it's perfect for small offices, classrooms, and offices where you need a secure wireless network but don't have a lot of room for an access point. The UAP-NANOHD-US comes with a built-in WDS controller, so you don't need a separate wireless controller or router. It also supports 802.3af PoE, so you can easily connect power devices to it, such as wireless speakers. The UBNT_NanoHD_US is easy to set up, and it comes with Ubiquiti's standard UniFi controller software and interface, so it's simple to configure. And it's rigorously tested, so it's less likely to fail or start causing problems than cheap access points. The UniFi controller interface is intuitive and easy to use, so users can set up their network quickly, and it offers a lot of options, including wired and wireless security, guest access, VPN support, user authentication, and more. The UAP-NANOHD-US is also backward-compatible with 802.11n, so you can use your existing 802.11n networks without being limited by the speeds of the UAP-NANOHD-US. The UniFi controller software is also simple and easy to use, and it offers a lot of features, including user authentication, guest access, advanced wireless security, and more.
Meraki Go by Cisco
COST EFFECTIVE & SCALABLE: Easily add ports as your businesses technology needs grow and manage from one place; desktop or wall mountable
The Meraki Go GS110-8P is an affordable 8-port PoE switch that is easy to use and manage. The GS110-8P is cloud managed, meaning that you can access, configure, and update the device and network from any computer with internet access. The switch automatically updates, and you can easily add multiple admins to help manage your networking equipment. The GS110-8P is PoE enabled, meaning that it can supply up to 30 watts of power, and it can also supply 2 data connections, either with 1 x 1 Gbps or 2 x 100 Mbps. The switch has 8 PoE ports, and it also supports up to 4 802.11n access points and up to 8 VoIP phones. For small businesses that don't have a dedicated network administrator, the Meraki Go GS110-8P is a great option. The switch comes with everything you need, including mounting and screw kit, and it's also affordable. The GS110-8P is less expensive than our previous pick, the Ubiquiti GS-108P, and it's also smaller and more compact.
UBNT Systems UniFi AP AC Mesh UAP-AC-M-US in/Out Wide-Area Dual-Band Access Point (4 Pack)
The UniFi AC Mesh can be mounted on a pole, wall, or Ubiquiti high-gain antenna.
The Ubiquiti UniFi AP AC Mesh UAP-AC-M-US Wide-Area in/out Dual-Band Access Point (4 Pack) is one of the fastest-performing access points we've tested so far. It is capable of reaching aggregate speeds of up to 1167 Mbps, making it a great choice for any large home or office. The AP-AC-M-US also offers 5GHz and 2.4GHz frequencies, which means that you can even connect two access points on the same frequency. The AP-AC-M-US is built for outdoor use, so it's weatherproof and can withstand even the harshest environmental conditions. The AP-AC-M-US is also rugged and durable, so it's designed to last for years to come. The AP-AC-M-US has a Gigabit Ethernet port, but it's compatible with both 802.3af PoE and 24V passive PoE. The AP-AC-M-US is easy to set up, and you can control your access point remotely from a smartphone or laptop. The AP-AC-M-US also offers 2.4 GHz and 5GHz frequencies, so it's a great choice for any large home or office.