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Meraki CW9163E

Ultra-High Performance Wi-Fi 6E Wireless

The Cisco Wireless 9163E is an outdoor-rated, enterprise-class 802.11ax on-prem or cloud-managed access point. This AP is equipped with Tri-Band concurrent radios geared towards low/medium density applications. It will work with different external antennas for required directivity.

It features 2x2 Tri-Band traffic radios (2x2 2.4 GHz + 2x2 5 GHz + 2x2 6 GHz), 1x1 Tri-Band scanning radio and a 2.4 GHz IoT radio for (BLE/Zigbee/Thread etc.). It also has an inbuilt GNSS receiver for 6 GHz AFC compliance.

SKU: CW9163E-MR

Meraki CW9163E

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SKU: CW9163E-MR

Flexible Deployment Options

  • 2x2:2 MU-MIMO 802.11ax, up to 3.9 Gbps tri-radio aggreagate frame rate
  • 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz, and 6 GHz radios; dedicated tri-band auxiliary radio, 2.4 GHz IoT radio
  • 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz + 6 GHz omnidirectional dipole antenna *sold separately
  • Built-in GPS antenna
  • Optional active GPS/GNSS antenna
    SKU: CW9163E-MR

Details that matter

  • 2x2:2 MU-MIMO 802.11ax, up to 3.9 Gbps tri-radio aggreagate frame rate
  • 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz, and 6 GHz radios; dedicated tri-band auxiliary radio, 2.4 GHz IoT radio
  • 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz + 6 GHz omnidirectional dipole antenna *sold separately
  • Built-in GPS antenna
  • Optional active GPS/GNSS antenna
    SKU: CW9163E-MR

RF optimization

  • Tri-band radios with Air Marshall
  • 6 GHz standard power with AFC (when and where available)
  • 1x 2.5G mGig
  • Integrated IoT radio

Layer 7 traffic shaping

  • Classify hundreds of applications
  • Create per-application bandwidth limits
  • Prioritize productivity apps
  • Restrict or block recreational traffic

Cloud management

  • Network-wide visibility and control
  • Self-provisioning for rapid deployment
  • Automatic reporting
  • Seamless firmware updates

Presence location analytics

  • Measure visitor capture rate, visit length, and repeat visit rate
  • Measure visitor trends over time and compare performance across locations

Enterprise security

  • 802.1X and native Active Directory integration
  • Air Marshal: real-time WIPS with forensics
  • Built-in Umbrella DNS security

Flexible Deployment Options

The Cisco Wireless 9163E outdoor Wi-Fi 6E access point is designed with a weatherized and robust enclosure, ensuring uninterrupted wireless access even in the most challenging outdoor environments. As part of the Cisco Wireless 916X series, these access points offer the flexibility to choose between on-premises and cloud management with the ability to change at any time, giving you the freedom to network your way. This next-generation access point is specifically designed to extend your Wi-Fi 6E network outdoors, catering to a wide range of use cases from campus environments and municipal Wi-Fi to stadiums, airport hangers, and everything in between. These access points are not only reliable and secure but also highly flexible and intelligent, adapting to your network requirements seamlessly.

The Cisco Wireless 9163E Wi-Fi 6E access points are equipped with three client-serving 2x2 radios, one IoT radio, and a tri-band scanning radio. It offers a range of advanced features, tailored to meet any outdoor Wi-Fi requirements. With options for a variety of external antennas, the CW9163E provides the flexibility to expand your 6GHz wireless coverage according to your specific needs.

Perfect for organizations that require extended 6GHz Wi-Fi coverage outside, the CW9163E combines high-density coverage with fast and dependable connectivity to address even the most demanding outdoor scenarios. The CW9163 includes a built-in GPS antenna to report location data to AFC services that enable standard power and outdoor operation. It also offers an optional external GPS antenna for extended satellite coverage. Standard power allows for increased range in both indoor and outdoor deployments, unlocking the full potential of 6 GHz Wi-Fi spectrum. By utilizing the 6 GHz band, these access points neutralize interference, minimize latency, and provide wider channels and more spectrum resulting in higher bandwidth to address today’s most crucial wireless requirements.

With the industry’s leading on-premises network platform (Catalyst) joining the industry’s leading cloud IT platform (Meraki), these access points deliver an unparalleled network experience. If your organization seeks a solution to provide an exceptional outdoor Wi-Fi experience, the Cisco Wireless 9163E Access Points are the optimal choice.

Note: AFC approval is pending. Once approved, 6 GHz will be enabled for outdoor use and standard power in the 6 GHz band.

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