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menuUAP-AC-IW Quick Start Guide

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Cover Plate
UAP-AC-IW
Back Plate
Wall-Mount Screws (Qty. 4)
Torx Screws (Qty. 2)
Phillips Screws (Qty. 2)
Torx Security Screw
Phillips Security Screw

Installation Requirements

IMPORTANT: UniFi Controller v5.4 is recommended for managing the UAP-AC-IW and is available for download at: ui.com/download/unifi

Pre-installed electrical wall box

System Requirements

Hardware Overview

Back Panel

PoE In + Data

10/100/1000 Ethernet port supports data and 802.3at PoE+ input. The UAP-AC-IW itself requires 7W.

802.3at PoE+ input is required to use PoE passthrough. Connect this port to a UniFi Switch with PoE that is connected to your LAN and DHCP server.

Bottom Panel

Security Screw

(Optional) The Security Screw secures the Cover Plate after installation. You have the option to use the included Torx (shown) or Phillips Security Screw.

PoE Out + Data

10/100/1000 Ethernet port supports data and PoE passthrough (requires 802.3at PoE+ input). The maximum PoE passthrough output is 12W.

Note: To power and connect an 802.3af device to the LAN, you must use 802.3at PoE+ input.

Reset

The Reset button serves two functions for the UAP-AC-IW:

  • Restart Press and release the Reset button quickly.
  • Restore to Factory Default Settings Press and hold the Reset button for more than five seconds.

Data

10/100/1000 Ethernet port supports data only. Used to connect a client device to the LAN.

LED

Security Tab

In addition to the optional Security Screw, the Security Tab helps to secure the Cover Plate after installation. If you need to remove it, use a flathead screwdriver to depress the Security Tab while detaching the Cover Plate:

Back Plate

The Back Plate offers a variety of mounting holes for use with different wall boxes. Here are a few examples with the appropriate mounting holes outlined in blue:

USA or China

Europe

Hardware Installation

An electrical wall box should be pre-installed with an Ethernet cable running from the box to a UniFi Switch with PoE.

  1.  
  2. OR

  3. Optional

    OR

Specifications

UAP-AC-IW

Dimensions

139.7 x 86.7 x 25.75 mm
(5.5 x 3.41 x 1.01")

Weight

200 g (6.43 oz)

Networking Interface

(3) 10/100/1000 Ethernet Ports

Button(s)

Reset

Power Method

802.3at PoE+ Supported

Power Supply

UniFi Switch (PoE)

Power Save

Supported

PoE Out

48V Passthrough (Pins 1, 2+; 3, 6-)

Max. Power
Consumption

  • with PoE
    Passthrough

7W
 

  • 19W*
     

Max. TX Power

  • 2.4 GHz
  • 5 GHz
  • 20 dBm
  • 20 dBm

MIMO

  • 2.4 GHz
  • 5 GHz
  • 2 x 2
  • 2 x 2

Max. Data Speed

  • 2.4 GHz
  • 5 GHz
  • 300 Mbps
  • 866.7 Mbps

Max. Range

100 m (328')

Antennas

(1) Dual-Band Antenna, Single-Polarity

Antenna Gain

  • 2.4 GHz
  • 5 GHz
  • 1 dBi
  • 2 dBi

Wi-Fi Standards

802.11 a/b/g/n/ac

Wireless Security

WEP, WPA-PSK, WPA-Enterprise
(WPA/WPA2, TKIP/AES)

Mounting

1-Gang Electrical Wall Box (Not Included)

Operating Temperature

-10 to 50° C (14 to 122° F)

Operating Humidity

5 to 95% Noncondensing

Certifications

CE, FCC, IC

* Requires 802.3at PoE+ switch.

Operating Frequency (MHz)

US/CA

2400 - 2483.5

U-NII-1

5150 - 5250

U-NII-2A

5250 - 5350

U-NII-2C

5470 - 5725

U-NII-3

5725 - 5850

Worldwide

2400 - 2483.5
5150 - 5875