Ubiquiti Rocket 5AC airPrism Basestation
Ubiquiti Rocket 5AC airPrism Basestation (R5AC-PRISM), airMAX AC Multi-Point radio with AirPRISM technology, 27dBm, Gigabit LAN, 2x RSMA, 5GHz 2X2 802.11ac, improved SNR, Removed Interference
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The Rocket5ac Prism is designed to deliver maximum spectral efficiency and throughput.
5 GHz Frequency Band With plenty of available spectrum, this unlicensed band works well for long‑distance links. The Rocket5ac Prism features full-band 5 GHz coverage and maximizes output power for the US market, meeting strict OOBE requirements.
airView Use the real-time spectrum analyzer so you can identify noise signatures and design your wireless links to minimize noise interference.
High Performance To take full advantage of its design and capabilities, deploy the Rocket5ac Prism for PtP or PtMP links in high RF noise environments.
airPrism Sector Antenna You can mount three Rocket5ac Prism radios on the airPrism 5 GHz 3x30° HD Sector Antenna, model AP‑5AC‑90‑HD, for PtMP links. Each Rocket radio corresponds with a specific 30° beamwidth and independently transmits and receives.
EMI-Shielded Metal Housing Helps protect the Rocket5ac Prism against electromagnetic interference.
Gigabit Ethernet Delivers high throughput over its wired connection.
Passive Power over Ethernet (PoE) 24V Passive PoE functionality is included. Both power and data are carried over a single Ethernet cable to the Rocket ac. Use the included PoE Adapter or an optional PoE switch.
Plug and Play Integration Every airMAX antenna has a built-in Rocket mount, so no tools are needed to install the Rocket5ac Prism. (airMAX ac antennas are recommended for optimal performance.)
To enhance airMAX ac performance, Ubiquiti Networks introduces our patented airPrism technology, which is featured on the Rocket5ac Prism, model R5AC-PRISM.
High data rates require a high Signal‑to‑Noise Ratio (SNR), which is challenging to achieve, especially in noisy, high‑density areas.
Integrated into Ubiquiti’s custom silicon, airPrism technology creates a high SNR by isolating signals within the operating channel and rejecting interference using specialized circuitry, the High‑Selectivity Receiver (HSR).
Depending on the product model and operating mode, available channel widths may include 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, and/or 80 MHz.
Theoretically APs operate on different channels; however, because of the wider channel bandwidths, there can be overlap in spectrum usage.
airPrism technology removes up to an additional 30+ dB of adjacent channel interference through the active filtering design, so an airMAX ac AP with airPrism technology can provide significantly greater performance than a typical AP.
Facilitates AP Co-Location
Co-location is vital in many scenarios. For example, a WISP may have limited tower space, so it must co‑locate all APs within that allotted footprint. Shielding and other means can lessen interference but may be impractical.
By deploying airMAX ac APs with airPrism technology, you can co‑locate APs and enhance the overall performance of your wireless network.
Number of APs / Channel Width
4 / 80 MHz*
8 / 40 MHz
16 / 20 MHz
* PtP only
Dimensions: 88 x 40 x 230 mm (3.47 x 1.58 x 9.06")
Weight: 400 g (14.11 oz)
Power Supply: 24V, 0.5A Gigabit PoE
Max. Power Consumption: 8.5W
Power Method: Passive PoE (Pairs 4, 5+; 7, 8 Return)
Supported Voltage Range: 18-26VDC
Operating Frequency: Worldwide 5150 - 5875 MHz
Networking Interface: (1) 10/100/1000 Ethernet Port
RF Connectors: (2) RP-SMA (Waterproof), (1) GPS (Waterproof )
Processor Specs: Atheros MIPS 74Kc, 720 MHz
Memory: 128 MB DDR2 SDRAM, 16 MB NOR Flash
LEDs: Power, LAN, GPS, (4) Signal Strength
Signal Strength LEDs: Software-Adjustable to Correspond to Custom RSSI Levels
Channel Sizes PtP Mode: 10/20/30/40/50/60/80 MHz
Channel Sizes PtMP Mode: 10/20/30/40 MHz
Enclosure Characteristics: Die-Cast Aluminum with White Powder Coating
ESD/EMP Protection: Air: ± 24 kV, Contact: ± 24 kV
Operating Temperature: -40 to 80° C (-40 to 176° F)
Operating Humidity: 5 to 95% Noncondensing
Wireless Approvals: FCC, IC, CE
RoHS Compliance: Yes
Shock and Vibration: ETSI300-019-1.4
Modes: Access Point, Station
Services: Web Server, SNMP, SSH Server, Telnet , Ping Watchdog, DHCP, NAT, Bridging, Routing
Utilities: Antenna Alignment Tool, Discovery Utility, Site Survey, Ping, Traceroute, Speed Test
Distance Adjustment: Dynamic Ack and Ackless Mode
Power Adjustment: Software Adjustable UI or CLI
Security: WPA2 AES Only
QoS: Supports Packet Level Classification WMM and User Customer Level: High/Medium/Low
Statistical Reporting: Up Time, Packet Errors, Data Rates, Wireless Distance, Ethernet Link Rate
Other: Remote Reset Support, Software Enabled/Disabled, VLAN Support, 256QAM, GPS, TX Filter
Ubiquiti Specific Features: 30/50/60 MHz Channels, airMAX ac Mode, Traffic Shaping with Burst Support, Discovery Protocol, Frequency Band Offset, Ackless Mode
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