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Ubiquiti airMAX NanoStation M2 Loco

Ubiquiti Elite Distributor
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Ubiquiti

Manufacturer part number

LOCOM2

Warranty
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12 months

EAN

0810354022333
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Detailed description

Low-cost and efficient broadband 2.4 GHz CPE with a link range 5+ km.

The airMAX NanoStation M2 Loco, designated by the manufacture part number LocoM2,stands as a testament to Ubiquiti Networks' commitment to providing compact, cost-effective, and powerful wireless broadband solutions. This compact, yet powerful device is engineered to bridge the gap between ease of deployment and professional performance in wireless networking, making it an ideal solution for a wide range of applications including point-to-point (PtP) and point-to-multipoint (PtMP) connections.
The NanoStation M2 Loco can establish a wireless link with another NanoStation M2 Loco (or a compatible Ubiquiti device) to form a PtP connection. This setup is used to bridge two network segments over a distance, effectively transmitting data from one point to another without the need for physical cabling. In this scenario, one LocoM2 unit acts as the transmitter, while the other serves as the receiver. The LocoM2 can also be used as either the base station (access point) or as a client (station) in a PtMP network. When used as a base station, it communicates wirelessly with multiple client devices spread out over an area to distribute internet or network access from a single point. Conversely, as a client, it connects to a central base station to receive network access.
Crafted with precision, the LocoM2 integrates Ubiquiti’s proprietary airMAX technology which employs a Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) protocol. This advanced protocol enhances network performance by enabling more efficient bandwidth use and reducing latency across the network, thus supporting the high demands of data-intensive applications. The device operates on the 2.4 GHz frequency band, providing an optimal balance between coverage and throughput, which is crucial for applications requiring broad wireless coverage such as outdoor Wi-Fi, video surveillance, and bridging networks over considerable distances.
The NanoStation M2 Loco is distinguished by its compact form factor and integrated antenna design. Despite its small size, the device boasts a 8 dBi antenna gain, enabling it to maintain strong and reliable connections even over extended distances. This is complemented by its robust hardware platform, which includes a powerful processor and sufficient memory to handle the demands of processing high-throughput data streams, ensuring smooth and efficient operation.
For connectivity, the LocoM2 features a single Ethernet port that supports Power over Ethernet (PoE). This functionality not only simplifies the cabling requirements by allowing power and data to be carried over a single Ethernet cable but also enables flexible deployment options, as the device can be placed in locations where power outlets are scarce. The Ethernet port facilitates seamless integration with existing network infrastructures, making it possible to extend network coverage without significant modifications to the existing setup.
Ubiquiti’s attention to durability is evident in the NanoStation M2 Loco’s design, which features a weather-resistant case to withstand the rigors of outdoor deployment. This makes the LocoM2 an excellent choice for outdoor applications where exposure to the elements is a concern. Furthermore, the device is equipped with advanced software features provided by Ubiquiti’s airOS firmware. This intuitive interface offers sophisticated configuration options, real-time network insights, and powerful wireless settings, enabling network administrators to finely tune the device to meet specific networking requirements.

Application scenarios

The airMAX NanoStation M2 Loco, with its robust design and airMAX technology, excels in scenarios where extending wireless coverage across large distances is crucial. For instance, consider a sprawling agricultural farm where monitoring and managing operations across vast lands are imperative. Deploying a series of LocoM2 units in a point-to-multipoint (PtMP) configuration can create a wireless network that spans the entire farm. This network can support a variety of IoT devices used in precision agriculture, such as soil moisture sensors and weather stations, enabling real-time data collection and analysis. This setup not only improves the efficiency of farm operations but also reduces the need for physical cabling across difficult terrain, offering a cost-effective solution to the challenges of modern agriculture.
In urban environments, the LocoM2 is equally valuable, particularly for connecting multiple buildings within a campus without the intrusive and costly process of laying down fiber optics. Schools, for instance, can leverage the LocoM2 to establish point-to-point (PtP) links between the main campus and remote classrooms or administrative buildings. This ensures seamless network access across the entire educational institution, facilitating online learning platforms, administrative operations, and security systems. By enabling high-speed internet connectivity across separate buildings, the LocoM2 aids in creating a unified, efficient, and digitally connected educational environment, thereby enhancing both teaching and learning experiences.

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Wireless Standard
802.11b/g/n
802.11a/n
802.11ac
2.4GHz Radio Rate
150 Mbps
5GHz Radio Rate
150 Mbps
450 Mbps
Wireless Antenna Frequency Range & Gain
2.412 - 2.462 (GHz) 8 (dBi)
5.170 - 5.875 (GHz) 13 (dBi)
5.150 - 5.875 (GHz) 13 (dBi)
Antenna beamwidth
60 °
45 °
45 °
Ethernet Ports
1 x 100 Mbps
1 x 100 Mbps
1 x 1 Gbps
Chipset
Atheros MIPS 24Kc, 400 MHz
Atheros MIPS 74Kc, 560 MHz
Atheros MIPS 74Kc, 560 MHz
RAM
32 MB
64 MB
64 MB
Storage Memory
8 MB
8 MB
Operating Temperature
-30 °C to 75 °C
-30 °C to 75 °C
-40 °C to 70 °C
Max Power Consumption
6 W
6 W
7 W
Weight
0.18 kg
0.18 kg
0.18 kg
 
Wireless Standard 802.11b/g/n
802.11a/n
802.11ac
2.4GHz Radio Rate 150 Mbps
5GHz Radio Rate
150 Mbps
450 Mbps
Wireless Antenna Frequency Range & Gain2.412 - 2.462 (GHz) 8 (dBi)
5.170 - 5.875 (GHz) 13 (dBi)
5.150 - 5.875 (GHz) 13 (dBi)
Antenna beamwidth 60 °
45 °
45 °
Ethernet Ports 1 x 100 Mbps
1 x 100 Mbps
1 x 1 Gbps
Chipset Atheros MIPS 24Kc, 400 MHz
Atheros MIPS 74Kc, 560 MHz
Atheros MIPS 74Kc, 560 MHz
RAM 32 MB
64 MB
64 MB
Storage Memory 8 MB
8 MB
Operating Temperature -30 °C to 75 °C
-30 °C to 75 °C
-40 °C to 70 °C
Max Power Consumption 6 W
6 W
7 W
Weight 0.18 kg
0.18 kg
0.18 kg

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