Ubiquiti airMAX RocketDish AC - 31dBi

 

Key Features

 

  • Integrated mount for Rocket

  • 2x2 MIMO 5.8GHz

  • Designed specifically for airMAX Rocket M5.

 

Usage

 

  • The RocketDish RD-5G31-AC is a 2X2 MIMO dish antenna that was designed to seamlessly integrate with RocketM radios (RocketM sold separately)

  • Pair the RocketM’s radio with the RocketDish antenna’s reach to create the endpoint of a high-performance, Point-to-Point (PtP) backhaul

  • We regularly deploy RocketDish M5s as the high bandwidth backbone between two sites, typically out to 15km (rLOS). In shorter range communications smaller form-factor equipment can be deployed, but this can leave the link susceptible to interference and reduced throughput due to link adaptation

  • Another concern is causing channel pollution (observed as a rise in noisefloor at other APs/stations), particularly when the transmitter is tower or rooftop mounted.

 

While Ubiquiti spec this antenna at 31dBi, in real world terms 0.6m dishes have around 27-28dBi gain. If your link requires ~30dBi gain antennas please look at the below 0.9m antennas:

 

This is one example of how the RocketDish can be deployed.

 

 
  • The Ubiquiti Research and Development team engineered the RocketDish RD-5G31-AC with high isolation and Front-to-Back (F/B) ratio. The main benefit is improved Signal-to-Noise Ratio (S/N or SNR).

  • The improved F/B ratio and lower sidelobes reduce the interference from other transmitters in the area – potentially on the same tower

  • The improved S/N ratio allows a higher-order modulation to be used, for example, 256QAM rather than 16QAM. This in turn increases the number of bits per second for a fixed bandwidth, which is also known as the data rate.

 

 

Network Compatibility
Yes/No
Gain
AirMAX M5 2x2 MIMO (5800MHz)
compatible
31dBi

 

Electrical Specifications

 

  • Frequency Range: 5450-5850MHz

  • Input Impedance: 50Ω

  • VSWR: <1.4:1

  • Polarisation: Dual Linear V & H

  • Cross Pol Isolation: >35dB F/B

  • Ratio: >34dB

  • Horisontal Beamwidth: 5°

  • Vertical Beamwidth: 5°

  • Radiation: Highly Directional

 

Mechanical/Environmental Specifications

 

  • Cable: 2x RP-SMA jumper cables included

  • Connector: 2x RP-SMA Female

  • Wind Rating: 192km/hr

  • Weight: 9.8kg

  • Mounting: Pole mounting bracket included

  • Dimensions: 648mm (OD) EN 302 326 DN2

 

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(RD-5G31-AC)

SKU RD-5G31-AC
Brand Ubiquiti
Shipping Weight 0.0450kg
Shipping Width 0.450m
Shipping Height 0.900m
Shipping Length 0.450m
Shipping Cubic 0.182250m3