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Package Contents

UniFi AP AC Pro
Mounting Bracket
Ceiling Backing Plate
Flat Head Screws (Qty. 4)
Keps Nuts (Qty. 4)
Screws (Qty. 4)
Screw Anchors (Qty. 4)
Cable Feed Plug
Gigabit PoE* (48V, 0.3A) with Mount Bracket
Power Cord*

* Included only in the single-pack of the UAP-AC-PRO

Installation Requirements

IMPORTANT: The UAP-AC-PRO requires the UniFi Network Application v5.4 or higher, available at: ui.com/download/unifi

Outdoor Installation Requirements

IMPORTANT: The UAP-AC-PRO may be installed outdoors under an eave or other protected location. Do not install the UniFi AP in an open environment.

System Requirements

Hardware Overview



Security Slot

If you need to remove the UniFi AP from the Mounting Plate, insert a flat, thin object like a zip tie or large paper clip in the Security Slot to release the Lock Tab and turn the UniFi AP counterclockwise.


The Secondary port is a Gigabit Ethernet port used for bridging.


The Reset button serves two functions for the UniFi AP:

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


The USB port is reserved for future use.


The Main port is a Gigabit Ethernet port used to connect the power and should be connected to the LAN and DHCP server.

Hardware Installation

The UniFi AP can be mounted on the wall or ceiling. Perform the steps for the appropriate installation:

Wall Mount

  1. Optional

  2. Optional

Ceiling Mount

Powering the UniFi AP

The UAP-AC-PRO features auto-sensing 802.3af/802.3at PoE support and can be powered by any of the following:

The single-pack of the UAP-AC-PRO includes one Gigabit PoE adapter. For multi-pack units, PoE adapters or a UniFi Switch with PoE may be purchased separately.

Connecting to a PoE Switch

Connect the Ethernet cable from the UniFi AP directly to a PoE port on the switch.




196.7 x196.7 x 35 mm

(7.74 x 7.74 x 1.38")


  • with Mounting Kit

350 g (12.35 oz)

450 g (15.87 oz)

Networking Interface

(2) 10/100/1000 Ethernet Ports



Power Method

PoE 802.3af/802.3at

Power Supply

48V, 0.3A Gigabit PoE Adapter*

Max. Power Consumption


Operating Frequency

2.4 GHz

5 GHz

Max. TX Power

  • 2.4 GHz
  • 5 GHz
  • 22 dBm
  • 22 dBm


(3) Dual-Band Antennas, 3 dBi each

Wi-Fi Standards

802.11 a/b/g/n/ac

Wireless Security


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


Wall/Ceiling (Kits Included)

Operating Temperature

-10 to 70° C (14 to 158° F)

Operating Humidity

5 to 95% Noncondensing



* Included with the single-pack of the UAP-AC-PRO