Ubiquiti airFiber 5GHz 1Gbps Wireless Radio
- Class-licensed 5.8GHz ISM band (unlicensed-band)
- Up to 1Gbps aggregate throughput (500Mbps full duplex)
- 1/4QPSK to 256QAM adaptive modulation
- >500Mbps under 15km
- 50VDC GigE PoE injector & Australian 240VAC power cord included.
Innovative Proprietary Modem TechnologyUbiquiti’s innovative proprietary modem technology was purpose-built to address the specific challenges of outdoor, PtP (Point-to-Point) bridging and high-performance network backhauls. Every aspect of the radio has been carefully simulated and designed to optimize range, speed, and latency performance in the harshest RF noise environments.
Recommended UseDue to the very small antenna size, airFiber 5 units should only be used for short range links. Maximum recommended distance for AF5 units is around 10km, Telco engineers will not install these units outside 5km. For high capacity 5GHz links in excess of 5-10km please use the AFX with XFIRE dishes.
Synchronous Data Transmission and ReceptionConventional wireless standards impose a latency by having to receive a packet before a packet is transmitted. airFiber can transmit data synchronously without any wait time. airFiber features traditional TDD and FDD modes of operation in addition to the proprietary Hybrid Division Duplexing (HDD) mode, which provides a breakthrough in range and spectral efficiency performance. Based on the ranging algorithm built into the air protocol, the airFiber radios use patent-pending HDD technology to calculate the propagation delay and know when each radio can transmit and receive, so they send packets in precise synchronization. Packet transmission latency is virtually eliminated. AirFiber 24GHz model shown.