Cambium Unveils Outdoor Wi-Fi 6 APs to Boost Connectivity

Cambium Networks announced new XV2-2T outdoor Wi-Fi 6 access points (APs) for covering “significantly larger areas” in campus area networks and public Wi-Fi hotspots. The APs offer up to a 1-kilometer range and can be paired with Cambium’s 60GHz cnWave solutions for Wi-Fi backhaul.

The XV2-2T outdoor Wi-Fi 6 access point is part of Cambium’s wireless fabric portfolio of solutions, which includes multi-GB fixed wireless distribution and backhaul, indoor and outdoor high-performance Wi-Fi access and wireless-optimized switching. All releases can be centrally managed via the cnMaestro system.

The XV2-2T includes functionality to support:

  • Average odBi gain over 360 degrees with maximum gain and minimum nulls.
  • PoE-out up to 30 Watts for external IP/Ethernet devices such as an IP camera, 60 GHz node, or another Wi-Fi access point.
  • Improved guard interval and preamble boost to improve signal integrity.
  • Omni-directional and 120-degree sectored coverage design.

“The XV2-2T’s greater range means that a given area can be covered with far fewer APs,” said Bruce Miller, Cambium VP of Enterprise Marketing. “This translates to significantly lower equipment, backhaul, cabling, installation and ongoing maintenance costs. Combine this with the highly attractive price point of the product itself and you dramatically reduce both the initial investment in the solution and the total cost of ownership over its lifetime.”