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PicoStation M2 HP
Wall Mount
Screws (Qty. 2)
Zip Tie
PoE Adapter (15V, 0.8A)
Power Cord

Hardware Overview

RP-SMA Antenna Connector

Used to attach the included Antenna.

Signal LEDs

In airOS®, you can modify the threshold values for the wireless signal strength LEDs on the Advanced tab under Signal LED Thresholds. The default values are shown below:

Ethernet LED

The Ethernet LED will light steady green when an active Ethernet connection is made and flash when there is activity.

Power LED

The Power LED will light green when the device is connected to a power source.

Ethernet Port

This 10/100 Ethernet port is used to connect the power and should be connected to the LAN and DHCP server.

Reset Button

To reset to factory defaults, press and hold the Reset button for more than 10 seconds while the device is already powered on.

Hardware Installation

Pole Mounting

Wall Mounting

Connecting Power

WARNING: The switch port must comply with the power specifications listed in the “Specifications”.


Accessing airOS

Installer Compliance Responsibility

Devices must be professionally installed and it is the professional installer’s responsibility to make sure the device is operated within local country regulatory requirements.


Select your antenna from the list. If Calculate EIRP Limit is enabled, transmit output power is automatically adjusted to comply with the regulations of the applicable country. For a Custom antenna, Antenna Gain is entered manually. Note the requirements and antenna types listed below.

Cable Loss (When applicable)

Enter the cable loss in dB. Output power is adjusted to compensate for loss between the radio and the antenna.

Certified Antenna Types

This radio transmitter FCC ID: SWX-M2B / IC: 6545A-M2B has been approved by FCC / ISED Canada to operate with the antenna types listed below with the maximum permissible gain for each antenna type indicated. Antenna types not included in this list or having a gain greater than the maximum gain indicated for that type, are strictly prohibited for use with this device.





2.4 GHz

5 dBi




136 x 20 x 39 mm (5.35 x 0.79 x 1.54")


100 g (3.53 oz)


Outdoor UV Stabilized Plastic


Atheros MIPS 24KC, 400 MHz


32 MB SDRAM, 8 MB Flash

Networking Interface

(1) 10/100 Ethernet Port

Antenna Connector

External RP-SMA


USA(1) External, 5 dBi Omni Antenna (Included)
EU(1) External, 2 dBi Omni Antenna (Included)

Max. Power Consumption


Max. TX Power

28 dBm

Power Supply

15V, 0.8A PoE Adapter (Included)

Power Method

Passive Power over Ethernet
(Pairs 4, 5+; 7,8-)

Shock and Vibration


Operating Temperature

-20 to 70° C

(-4 to 158° F)

Operating Humidity

5 to 95% Noncondensing



Operating Frequency (MHz)


2412 - 2462