Ubiquiti sent a few access points to help us review its UniFi 3.0 Enterprise Wi-Fi platform. We found the 5 GHz performance of its latest AC1750 class Ubiquiti UAP-AC Acess Point disappointing and are working through some problems found during the retest. In the meantime, we also tested the N300 class UAP-LR (Long Range), so let's see how it stacks up.
The UAP-LR is an business-grade 2.4 GHz N300 class access point managed via the free UniFi 3.0 software controller that runs on Windows, MacOS or Linux. Included in its package are a mounting bracket, ceiling backing plate, various screws and nuts, power cord, 24V passive PoE injector and Controller CD with user guide.
The UAP-LR is meant to be installed on a wall or ceiling and includes brackets for mounting. As an enterprise-level access point, the exterior is all business. The human-facing side of the access point has an LED that shows the various states of the access point.
The back side has one 10/100 Ethernet port. The 10/100 port was surely used to keep product price point down and it is adequate for the N300 speeds the device is capable of. A reset button is also included that allows for returning to factory defaults.
This product can be professionally installed, in our service area, at a rate of $125 per hour. Call for an appointment.