The A42 is a 2x2 universal 802.11ac Wave 2 cloud-managed WiFi access point with simultaneous 2.4GHz and 5GHz radios and MU-MIMO. The A42 supports a high volume of simultaneous users, making it perfect for dense deployments. Install the A42 almost anywhere, indoors and out, with the included universal installation kit.
A42: Wave 2 Cloud-managed WiFi
The A42 is a 2x2 universal 802.11ac Wave 2 cloud-managed WiFi access point with simultaneous 2.4GHz and 5GHz radios and MU-MIMO. The A42 includes hardware watchdog, two Gigabit Ethernet ports and a USB port. The A42 can be powered by standard 802.3af PoE or passive 18-24V PoE.
Water and dust resistant, the A Series can be set on a desktop, mounted to an ethernet wall plate (EU, UK, US), installed on a wall or T-rail ceiling or fastened to an outdoor wall or pole. A universal installation kit is included for deployments almost anywhere.
The A42 is cloud managed and includes a license for CloudTrax, Open Mesh’s cloud-based network controller. Deploy access points in minutes and build, manage and monitor your network from anywhere.
The A42 is available in a 2x2, 300+867 Mbps MU-MIMO configuration for strong performance, especially in dense environments.
The A Series was carefully designed to be installed almost anywhere. Mount the A Series indoors or out with the included universal installation kit.
Includes a license for CloudTrax, Open Mesh’s cloud-based network controller. No on-site server or controller required.
With device fingerprinting, you'll know who is on your network in terms of device operating system, name, bandwidth used and more.
Mesh technology enables access points to work together to form a self-organizing, self-healing wireless network.
From CloudTrax to hardware, brand the Open Mesh solution as your own. Learn more.
The A42 is PoE only and can be powered with standard 802.3af PoE or passive 18-24V PoE. Bundle with a PoE injector or S Series switch.
Multiple SSIDs allow you to broadcast up to four unique networks, some “public” and some “private.”
Custom-branded splash pages automatically scale to fit any device, or use Facebook Wi-Fi to let users check-in to your page before using the web for free.
Automated outage alerts by email if any access point goes down and doesn’t come back up within an hour.
Authenticate users with WPA2 or WPA-Enterprise security; charge for access, use vouchers and connect to your hotel PMS system1.
Set upload and download caps on each user and block individual abusive devices to ensure there is enough bandwidth available for everyone.
Built-in firewall prevents users on the public network from seeing each other or your wired network by default.
Build, manage and monitor your networks from anywhere with free iOS and Android applications.
|SPEED (RATED)||300 + 867 Mbps|
|ANTENNA||Internal: 2 dual-band|
|RANGE (APPROXIMATE)||70' - 150' indoor (3-4 walls); 400' - 600' outdoor|
|PROCESSOR||Qualcomm Dakota IPQ4018|
|USERS||50-100 per AP|
|MAX USERS (RECOMMENDED)||50-100 per AP|
|MEMORY||256MB DRAM DDR3|
|ZERO CONFIG, PLUG AND PLAY||Yes|
|SELF-FORMING, SELF-HEALING MESH WITH SEAMLESS ROAMING||Yes|
|WIRELESS LAN||4 SSIDs, bridge to LAN, bridge to VLAN (tagging), Public & Private SSIDs|
|HARDWARE WATCHDOG CPU||Yes|
|FREE CLOUD MANAGEMENT||Built-in cloud management (no onsite controller/management appliance required), WPA/WPA2 Personal and enterprise, captive portal throttling with splash pages, Facebook WiFi, SSID to VLAN tagging, user management capabilities and much more|
|POE||Standard 802.3af or Passive 18-24V (mode A, B, A+B)|
|LEDS||Multi-colour LED status indicator for easy troubleshooting|
|SECURITY||WPA/WPA2 Personal, WPA/WPA2 Enterprise, 802.1X RADIUS, captive portal, client isolation|
|2.4 GHZ||2 stream, 802.11 b/g/n (max rate: 300 Mbps)|
|5 GHZ||2 stream, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (max rate: 867 Mbps) Wave 2, MU-MIMO|
|AUTOMATIC FIRMWARE UPGRADES||Yes|
|PORTS||2 Gigabit Ethernet, 1 USB|
|OPERATING TEMPERATURE||-20 to 50 C|
|INDOOR/OUTDOOR RATING||CE Marked for indoor/outdoor use, IP55|
|SIZE||6.5" x 6.5" x 1.2"and .85 Lbs|
|MOUNTING OPTIONS||Ethernet or junction box (EU, UK, US), solid wall, solid ceiling, t-rail ceiling, outdoor wall or pole (Universal installation kit included)|
A42 Universal 802.11ac Wave 2 Cloud-Managed WiFi Access Point
- Brand: Open-Mesh
- Product Code: A42
- Availability: Out Of Stock