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Perfect for well-designed, weather resistant Outdoor Access Points

The sign of a great Outdoor Access Point is how it withstands the extremeties of hot and cold temperatures, as well as the dust, water, dirt, high winds and wet conditions that come part-in-parcel with continuous operation in an outdoor setting. As they use higher-grade, high-tolerance components to withstand extreme temperatures, Outdoor Wireless Access Points can often be priced higher than their indoor counterparts.

Along with ruggedised casing designed to protect the access point from water & dust ingress in all environments, which requires IP65, IP66, or IP67 rated housings to fully protect the access point from the elements.

Power over Ethernet – or PoE – is often used to conveniently run both power and network cabling to the outdoor access point with a single cable. Passive PoE injectors can be used to reliably power an outdoor access point with a full 100 meter cable run.

DrayTek’s outdoor wireless access point solution, includes models that are IP67 rated with a sealed weatherproof housing, enhanced heat dissipation and high-grade components to ensure reliable operation in extreme hot and cold environments. The VigorAP 918RPD integrates a 5GHz high-gain directional antenna that can build a point-to-point wireless bridge or Mesh.

 

DrayTek VigorAP 918 Series

Outdoor 802.11ac Mesh Wireless Outdoor Access Points

Each outdoor VigorAP model can be used in a Mesh network, provisioned by DrayTek Vigor routers or VigorAPs and remotely managed with DrayTek’s VigorACS platform.

 

VigorAP 918R-K
VigorAP 918R
Wireless Access Point
VigorAP 918RPD-K
VigorAP 918RPD
Wireless Access Point
Management Mesh Router-based AP-based
VigorACS VigorConnect
Mesh Router-based AP-based
VigorACS VigorConnect
Wireless AC 1300 AC 1300
Power PoE+ PoE+
Desk
Mount
Ceiling
Mount
Wall
Mount
✔️ ✔️
Outdoor Pole / Wall Mount ✔️ ✔️
Ports 1x GE 2x GE

 

DrayTek VAP918R-K VigorAP 918R
Outdoor Wireless Access Point

DrayTek VAP918R-K VigorAP 918R Wireless Access Point
VigorAP 918R is a wireless access point designed for outdoor environments. It is ideal for providing wireless access to users and devices in any outdoor scenario, including restaurants, gardens, marinas, educational premises or, really, anywhere where outdoor access is needed.

The VigorAP 918R is a dual-band 802.11ac Wave 2 wireless access point and range extender that can be used a part of a DrayTek Mesh Wireless solution, designed to eliminate wireless drop outs, stuttering videos, slow download speeds, poor signal and Wi-Fi dead zones. One access point acts as the controller (Mesh root) and in total up to 8 access points create an easy to manage wireless mesh. Extend coverage without running expensive cabling.

Initial setup of the VigorAP 918R is easy with the DrayTek Wireless app, whether it’s creating a new Mesh network or being set up in AP and Range Extender modes, the Quick Start Wizard assists throughout.

Manage the VigorAP 918R centrally through the VigorACS central management platform, VigorConnect, Router AP Management, or simply on its own as a stand-alone access point.

Features:

  • Ruggedised Outdoor AP: Suitable for installation in any outdoor environment with water & dust resistant IP67 rated casing
  • Directional High-Gain Antenna: Connect two locations wirelessly with the VigorAP 918RPD’s directional antenna
  • Mesh Wireless: Link up to 8 DrayTek VigorAP access points over wireless with Mesh – Mesh auto configures wireless links
  • Gigabit PoE LAN Ports: Power the VigorAP 918R with PoE. Connect a second device with the VigorAP 918RPD
  • Temperature Sensor: Integrated temperature and humidity sensing ensures you’re aware of water ingress or heat problems
  • Multi-SSID over Mesh: Provide separate wireless networks for 4 separate LANs over Mesh
  • Easy to Configure and Manage: Setup of the VigorAP 918R is easy with the DrayTek Wireless app
  • Dual-Band 11ac Wave 2 Access Point: Up to 866Mbps + 300Mbps total wireless bandwidth, connecting 128 clients per wireless band, 256 in total
  • Wireless Optimisation: Band Steering, Airtime Fairness and AP-Assisted Mobility features help to improve wireless network efficiency
  • Wireless Security & VLANs: Secure your wireless networks with 802.1x and Access Control
  • AP & Repeater Modes: Use the VigorAP 1000C as an Access Point or extend an existing wireless network
  • Mesh – Auto-Optimisation: DrayTek Mesh is Self-organising & Self-Healing to ensure reliable wireless connectivity
  • Central Management with VigorACS: Manage VigorAPs from the cloud with DrayTek VigorACS
  • Central Management with a DrayTek Router: Manage, monitor and provision VigorAPs connected to a DrayTek Vigor router

Buy DrayTek VigorAP VAP918R-K Outdoor Access Point

 

DrayTek VAP918RPD-K VigorAP
Outdoor Wireless Access Point – includes Directional Antenna and PoE-PSE Output

DrayTek Vigor 2927ax router with Wi-Fi 6 AX3000 wireless
VigorAP 918RPD is a wireless access point designed for outdoor environments. It is ideal for providing wireless access to users and devices in any outdoor scenario, including restaurants, gardens, marinas, educational premises or, really, anywhere where outdoor access is needed.

The VigorAP 918RPD is a dual-band 802.11ac Wave 2 wireless access point and range extender that can be used a part of a DrayTek Mesh Wireless solution, designed to eliminate wireless drop outs, stuttering videos, slow download speeds, poor signal and Wi-Fi dead zones. One access point acts as the controller (Mesh root) and in total up to 8 access points create an easy to manage wireless mesh. Extend coverage without running expensive cabling.

Initial setup of the VigorAP 918RPD is easy with the DrayTek Wireless app, whether its creating a new Mesh network or being set up in AP and Range Extender modes, the Quick Start Wizard assists throughout.

Manage the VigorAP 918R centrally through the VigorACS central management platform, VigorConnect, Router AP Management, or simply on its own as a stand-alone access point.

Features:

  • Ruggedised Outdoor AP: Suitable for installation in any outdoor environment with water & dust resistant IP67 rated casing
  • Directional High-Gain Antenna: Connect two locations wirelessly with the VigorAP 918RPD’s directional antenna
  • Mesh Wireless: Link up to 8 DrayTek VigorAP access points over wireless with Mesh – Mesh auto configures wireless links
  • Gigabit PoE LAN Ports: Power the VigorAP 918R with PoE. Connect a second device with the VigorAP 918RPD
  • Temperature Sensor: Integrated temperature and humidity sensing ensures you’re aware of water ingress or heat problems
  • Multi-SSID over Mesh: Provide separate wireless networks for 4 separate LANs over Mesh
  • Easy to Configure and Manage: Setup of the VigorAP 918R is easy with the DrayTek Wireless app
  • Dual-Band 11ac Wave 2 Access Point: Up to 866Mbps + 300Mbps total wireless bandwidth, connecting 128 clients per wireless band, 256 in total
  • Wireless Optimisation: Band Steering, Airtime Fairness and AP-Assisted Mobility features help to improve wireless network efficiency
  • Wireless Security & VLANs: Secure your wireless networks with 802.1x and Access Control
  • AP & Repeater Modes: Use the VigorAP 1000C as an Access Point or extend an existing wireless network
  • Mesh – Auto-Optimisation: DrayTek Mesh is Self-organising & Self-Healing to ensure reliable wireless connectivity
  • Central Management with VigorACS: Manage VigorAPs from the cloud with DrayTek VigorACS
  • Central Management with a DrayTek Router: Manage, monitor and provision VigorAPs connected to a DrayTek Vigor router

Buy DrayTek VigorAP VAP918RPD-K Outdoor Access Point

 

For convenience of installation, these Outdoor Access Points can be powered solely through either PoE+ or with the VigorPoE 600 High Power Passive PoE Injector.

 

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