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A42 Universal 802.11ac Wave 2 Cloud-Managed WiFi Access Point

The A42 is a 2x2 universal 802.11ac Wave 2 cloud-managed WiFi access point with simultaneous 2.4GHz and 5GHz radios and MU-MIMO. The A42 supports a high volume of simultaneous users, making it perfect for dense deployments. Install the A42 almost anywhere, indoors and out, with the included universal installation kit.



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A42: Wave 2 Cloud-managed WiFi

Facebook Wi-FiThe A42 is a 2x2 universal 802.11ac Wave 2 cloud-managed WiFi access point with simultaneous 2.4GHz and 5GHz radios and MU-MIMO. The A42 includes hardware watchdog, two Gigabit Ethernet ports and a USB port. The A42 can be powered by standard 802.3af PoE or passive 18-24V PoE.

Water and dust resistant, the A Series can be set on a desktop, mounted to an ethernet wall plate (EU, UK, US), installed on a wall or T-rail ceiling or fastened to an outdoor wall or pole. A universal installation kit is included for deployments almost anywhere.

The A42 is cloud managed and includes a license for CloudTrax, Open Mesh’s cloud-based network controller. Deploy access points in minutes and build, manage and monitor your network from anywhere.

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Highlights

High performance
The A42 is available in a 2x2, 300+867 Mbps MU-MIMO configuration for strong performance, especially in dense environments.
Universal installation
The A Series was carefully designed to be installed almost anywhere. Mount the A Series indoors or out with the included universal installation kit.
Cloud-managed
Includes a license for CloudTrax, Open Mesh’s cloud-based network controller. No on-site server or controller required.
User insight
With device fingerprinting, you'll know who is on your network in terms of device operating system, name, bandwidth used and more.
Mesh-enabled
Mesh technology enables access points to work together to form a self-organizing, self-healing wireless network.
Custom brandable
From CloudTrax to hardware, brand the Open Mesh solution as your own. Learn more.
Standard PoE
The A42 is PoE only and can be powered with standard 802.3af PoE or passive 18-24V PoE. Bundle with a PoE injector or S Series switch.
Multiple SSIDs
Multiple SSIDs allow you to broadcast up to four unique networks, some “public” and some “private.”
Your brand
Custom-branded splash pages automatically scale to fit any device, or use Facebook Wi-Fi to let users check-in to your page before using the web for free.
Outage alerts
Automated outage alerts by email if any access point goes down and doesn’t come back up within an hour.
Custom authentication
Authenticate users with WPA2 or WPA-Enterprise security; charge for access, use vouchers and connect to your hotel PMS system1.
Bandwidth management
Set upload and download caps on each user and block individual abusive devices to ensure there is enough bandwidth available for everyone.
Secure
Built-in firewall prevents users on the public network from seeing each other or your wired network by default.
Mobile apps
Build, manage and monitor your networks from anywhere with free iOS and Android applications.

Notes:

  • The A Series is PoE only and does not include a power supply. The A42 can be powered with standard 802.3af PoE or passive 18-24V PoE. Bundle with a PoE injector or S Series switch.
  • A Series access points are backward compatible with most Open Mesh devices capable of running 6.4 firmware (check compatibility here). This includes OM2Pv3 and most later OM Series devices along with MR600 and later MR Series devices. The A Series will not mesh with OM5P but can run on the same network.
  • The A42 access point requires a minimum of 6.4.x firmware.

1 PMS integration is a partner service.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GRP-A42
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