Ubiquiti airFiber 24 GHz Point-to-Point Gigabit Radio
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airFiber 24 GHz Point-to-Point Gigabit Radio
The airFiber®24 is ideal for outdoor, PtP bridging and carrier-class network backhauls.
Superior 24 GHz Performance
airFiber AF24/AF24HD provides a breakthrough in 24 GHz backhaul performance. Systems for millimeter-wave frequencies typically experience RF losses when part of the RF is lost in the switches and filters.
The Ubiquiti R&D team eliminated such RF losses with separate yet integrated TX and RX antennas, so the link budget is robust and the airFiber AF24/AF24HD has better noise figure and higher transmit power efficiency.
Two airFiber 24 GHz Models
Two models deliver superior speed with spectral efficiency in the worldwide, license-free, 24 GHz radio band. The standard model, AF24, delivers up to 1.4+ Gbps throughput at a range of up to 13+ km.
The heavy-duty model, AF24HD, provides more throughput at up to 2 Gbps and increased range of up to 20+ km. It also includes a more rugged exterior with a metal reflector, to protect against nature’s harshest elements.
airFiber 24 is a truly revolutionary Point-to-Point wireless platform from Ubiquiti Networks. Housed in a compact, highly efficient form factor, airFiber delivers amazing wireless gigabit+ performance, low latency, and long range.
airFiber ushers in a new era in price-disruptive wireless technology ideal for carrier backhaul, building-to-building enterprise use, or public safety applications.
Efficient by Design
Every detail of airFiber was designed and engineered by the Ubiquiti R&D Team. From the silicon chip up to the innovative split-antenna architecture, the Ubiquiti R&D Team created airFiber to deliver superior throughput with efficiency.
airFiber was purpose-built to create a high performance backhaul. Plug and Play Deployment Based on Ubiquiti’s innovative and intuitive airOS®, the airFiber Configuration Interface enables quick deployment.
With installation efficiency in mind, the mechanical design allows easy installation by one person. A two-person installation crew can effectively install and align an airFiber link.
To fine-tune the alignment, the received signal levels can be conveniently accessed via any of these methods:
- airFiber LED display
- airFiber Configuration Interface
- Audio tone feature
|Operating Frequency||24.05 – 24.25 GHz|
|Dimensions||649 x 426 x 303 mm (25.55 x 16.77 x 11.93")|
|Weight||10.5 kg (23.15 lb) Mount Included|
|Max. Power Consumption||50 W|
|Power Supply||50V, 1.2A PoE GigE Adapter (Included)|
|Power Method||Passive Power over Ethernet|
|Supported Voltage Range||42-58VDC|
|Certifications||CE, FCC, IC|
|Wind Loading||480 N @ 200 km/hr (108 lbf @ 125 mph)|
|Wind Survivability||200 km/hr (125 mph)|
|Mounting||Pole Mount Kit (Included)|
|Operating Temperature||-40 to 55° C (-40 to 131° F)|
|LEDs||(8) Status LEDs: Data Port Speed Data Port Link/Activity Configuration Port Speed Configuration Port Link/Activity GPS Synchronization Modulation Mode Master/Slave RF Status (1) Two-Digit LED Display Calibrated in dBm|
|Data Port||(1) 10/100/1000 Ethernet Port|
|Configuration Port||(1) 10/100 Ethernet Port|
|Auxiliary Port||(1) RJ-12, Alignment Tone Port|
|Maximum Throughput||1.4+ Gbps|
|Maximum Range||13+ km|
|Packets per Second||> 1 Million|
|Uplink/Downlink Ratio||50% Fixed|
|Modulation||Sensitivity||FDD Capacity*||TDD Capacity*|
|64QAM||-66 dBm||1500 Mbps||760 Mbps|
|16QAM||-72 dBm||1000 Mbps||507 Mbps|
|QPSK MIMO||-78 dBm||500 Mbps||253 Mbps|
|QPSK SISO||-80 dBm||250 Mbps||127 Mbps|
|¼x QPSK SISO||-87 dBm||62.5 Mbps||31.7 Mbps|
*FDD=(2) 100 MHz channels and TDD = (1) 100 MHz channel
|GPS||GPS Clock Synchronization|
|EIRP||~33 dBm (FCC/IC), ~20 dBm (CE)|
|Frequency Accuracy||±2.5 ppm without GPS Synchronization ±0.2 ppm with GPS Synchronization|
|Channel Bandwidth||100 MHz|
|Operating Channels||24.1 GHz, 24.2 GHz|
|Modulation||64QAM MIMO 16QAM MIMO QPSK MIMO QPSK SISO ¼x QPSK SISO|
|TX Gain||33 dBi|
|RX Gain||38 dBi|
|Front-to-Back Ratio||70 dB|
|Cross-Polarity Isolation||> 28 dB|