Ubiquiti airGateway
airMAX WISP Customer Wi-Fi Solution

Ubiquiti airGateway

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The airGateway™ is an airMAX  WISP customer Wi-Fi solution. It simultaneously connects indoor client devices and powers the outdoor airMAX CPE (Customer Premises Equipment).

The airGateway is available in two different models: the airGateway, which is the standard model with an internal antenna, and the airGateway-LR, which includes an external antenna for extended range.

In the diagram on the right, the airGateway supports multiple functions:

  • Acts as an indoor wireless device connecting multiple wireless clients
  • Connects to a switch to support wired clients
  • Powers the airMAX CPE on the roof

Typical airGateway Application

Typical airGateway Application

The airGateway is deployed indoors to connect client devices.

Network Modes

The airGateway can operate in any of these network modes to meet the needs of your network:

  • SOHO (Small Office/Home Office) Router
  • Router
  • Bridge

Wireless Modes

The airGateway supports these wireless modes to fulfill your wireless requirements:

  • Access Point mode to function as the center of your wireless network
  • Station mode to extend your wireless network

Such versatile functionality makes the airGateway extremely convenient and economical to deploy.

Power Options

The airGateway is compatible with Ubiquiti PoE Adapters featuring 24V, 0.5A or 15V, 0.3A.

ESD/Surge Protection

The airGateway provides an additional ±24kV of Ethernet isolation for built-in protection that lessens the risk of ESD or surge damage to your devices.

Ubiquiti PoE Adapter Compatibility

The airGateway plugs into a Ubiquiti PoE Adapter. Compatible with POE-15-12W & POE-24-12W.

Ubiquiti PoE Adapter Compatibility


Convenient Customer Wi-Fi

The airGateway™ seamlessly bridges airMAX connectivity to Wi-Fi for client devices at the customer's location.

Convenient Customer Wi-Fi

Remote Management

Use the airOS Configuration Interface to provision the airGateway™, monitor its configuration and restrict/enable customer management.

Remote Management

Sleek Mechanical Design

The airGateway™ features an innovative design that interlocks with an existing airMAX PoE Adapter.

Sleek Mechanical Design

High-Performance Wi-Fi

Designed for performance and reliability, the airGateway™ delivers Wi-Fi connectivity with 99.9% uptime.

High-Performance Wi-Fi

Installing the airGateway™ for Indoor Wi-Fi

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Top View

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Bottom View

Left Angle View
Left Angle View

Top Angle View
Top Angle View

Ubiquiti PoE Adapter
Ubiquiti PoE Adapter Compatibility
Model Number: POE-15-12W and POE-24-12W
The airGateway plugs into a Ubiquiti PoE Adapter.


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Top View
Bottom View
Bottom View

airGateway Specification
System Information
Processor Specs Atheros MIPS 24KC, 400 MHz
Memory 32 MB DDR1
Physical / Electrical / Environmental
Dimensions 54 x 44 x 30 mm
Weight 56 g
Enclosure Characteristics Polycarbonate
Networking Interface (2) 10/100 Ethernet Ports
Connector (1) Male RJ-45 Connector
Buttons Reset, Reset Ext
Antenna Internal 2.4 GHz Antenna
System LED Dual-Color
Wi-Fi Standards 802.11 b/g/n
Operating Frequency 2.412 GHz to 2.484 GHz
Maximum Power Consumption 4 W
Maximum TX Power 18 dBm
Power Method PoE Adapter, 15 / 18 / 24VDC (Not Included)
ESD/EMP Protection 24kV RJ-45 Interface
Operating Temperature -10 to 60° C
Operating Humidity 5 to 95% Noncondensing
Supported Data Rates
Standards Data Rates
802.11n 6.5 Mbps to 150 Mbps (MCS0 - MCS7, HT 20/40)
802.11b 1, 2, 5.5, 11 Mbps
802.11g 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps
Regulatory / Compliance Information
Wireless Approvals FCC, IC, CE
RoHS Compliance Yes


Exceptionally Intuitive Interface

airOS is an intuitive, versatile, highly developed Ubiquiti firmware technology. It is exceptionally intuitive and was designed to require no training to operate. Behind the user interface is a powerful firmware architecture, which enables high-performance networking.

Easy Deployment

After installing the airGateway, configure it via Wi-Fi from a computer, tablet, smartphone, or other wireless client device. During the initial setup, the airGateway Setup Wizard will appear and guide you through the basic configuration.

Convenient Configuration

For advanced configuration, access the airOS Configuration Interface to manage the following:

  • Wireless settings
  • Network settings
  • System management services and settings

Intuitive User Interface

The interface is designed for efficient setup and control:

  • Access via a web browser
  • Web-based management pages for convenient configuration
  • Multi-language support

Powerful Features

airOS supports a variety of networking features, including:

  • Protocol support
  • Channel shifting and spectral width adjustment
  • ACK auto-timing
  • Address Allocation Protocol (AAP) technology
  • Network administration and monitoring tools

System Management Services

Manage these services from airOS:

  • Ping Watchdog
  • SNMP
  • Servers (web, SSH, Telnet)
  • NTP
  • DDNS
  • System log
  • Device discovery
View link status information, current settings, and network traffic statistics.

Configure the wireless settings, including the channel and frequency in Advanced Configuration Mode.

Configure the network operating mode and IP settings.


Download the Ubiquiti airGateway Datasheet (PDF).