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Ubiquiti AF24-INTL airFiber 24 GHz Point-to-Point Gigabit Radio

  • SKU: AF-24-INTL
  • Manufacturer: Ubiquiti Networks
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US$‎1,497.50

Operating Frequency24.05 – 24.25 GHz
Dimensions649 x 426 x 303 mm (25.55 x 16.77 x 11.93")
Weight10.5 kg (23.15 lb) Mount Included
Max. Power Consumption50 W
Power Supply50V, 1.2A PoE GigE Adapter (Included)
Power MethodPassive Power over Ethernet
Supported Voltage Range42-58VDC
CertificationsCE, FCC, IC
Wind Loading480 N @ 200 km/hr (108 lbf @ 125 mph)
Wind Survivability200 km/hr (125 mph)
MountingPole 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 Throughput1.4+ Gbps
Maximum Range13+ km
Packets per Second> 1 Million
Encryption128-Bit AES
Uplink/Downlink Ratio50% Fixed

RX Sensitivity

ModulationSensitivityFDD Capacity*TDD Capacity*
64QAM-66 dBm1500 Mbps760 Mbps
16QAM-72 dBm1000 Mbps507 Mbps
QPSK MIMO-78 dBm500 Mbps253 Mbps
QPSK SISO-80 dBm250 Mbps127 Mbps
¼x QPSK SISO-87 dBm62.5 Mbps31.7 Mbps

*FDD=(2) 100 MHz channels and TDD = (1) 100 MHz channel

Radio Frequency

GPSGPS 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 Bandwidth100 MHz
Operating Channels24.1 GHz, 24.2 GHz
Modulation64QAM MIMO 16QAM MIMO QPSK MIMO QPSK SISO ¼x QPSK SISO
TX Gain33 dBi
RX Gain38 dBi
Beamwidth< 3.5°
Front-to-Back Ratio70 dB
PolarityDual-Slant Polarization
Cross-Polarity Isolation> 28 dB

airFiber 24 GHz Point-to-Point Gigabit Radio International Version

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