MR42



MR42

802.11ac Wave 2 with Dedicated Security & Bluetooth Beacons

Cloud management, 802.11ac performance, and a dedicated security radio

Highlights

Ideal use cases
  • Performance-critical wireless LANs
  • High-density environments
Hardware features
  • 3 radios: 2.4 and 5 GHz, dual-band WIDS/WIPS
  • 3-stream 802.11ac Wave 2 and 802.11n, up to 1.9 Gbps
  • Gigabit Ethernet port
  • PoE: Full functionality under 802.3at (compatible with 802.3af)
  • AC adapter available
Cloud management
  • Network-wide visibility and control
  • Self-provisioning for rapid deployment
  • Automatic reporting
  • Seamless firmware updates
Enterprise security
  • 802.1X and native Active Directory integration
  • Air Marshal: real-time WIPS with forensics
  • Stateful Layer 3-7 firewall
  • Identity-based group policies
  • Built-in antivirus scan (NAC)
Guest access
  • 1-click secure guest access
  • Guest isolation firewall
  • Customizable splash pages
  • Integrated Facebook login
RF optimization
  • Dual-concurrent radios with MU-MIMO support
  • Radios optimized for rate-vs-range performance
  • Third radio dedicated to security and RF management
  • Built-in real-time RF spectrum view
  • Cloud-based automatic RF optimization
Layer 7 traffic shaping
  • Classifies hundreds of applications
  • Create per-application bandwidth limits
  • Prioritize productivity apps
  • Restrict or block recreational traffic
Presence location analytics
  • Measure visitor capture rate, visit length, and repeat visit rate
  • Measure visitor trends over time and compare performance across locations
Device management
  • Create device-specific firewall rules
  • Monitor and track device inventory
  • Deploy applications and enforce security settings
MR18
MR30H
MR32
MR33
MR42
MR52
MR53

MR18

MR30H

MR32

MR33

MR42

MR52

MR53

Usage

Performance oriented for enterprise, campus, healthcare In-room hotel or dormitory deployments that must service IP-enabled devices General purpose 802.11ac for futureproof deployments General use 802.11ac Wave 2 wireless High performance 802.11ac Wave 2 for high density campus and enterprise Highest performance 802.11ac Wave 2 for high density campus and enterprise Highest performance 802.11ac Wave 2 with Multigigabit for high density campus and enterprise

Radios

1 × 802.11b/g/n
1 × 802.11a/n
1 × WIDS/WIPS

600 Mbit/s max rate

2×2:2 SU-MIMO with beamforming
1 × 802.11b/g/n
1 × 802.11a/n/ac
1 × WIDS/WIPS
1 × Bluetooth

1.3 Gbit/sec max rate

2×2:2 MU-MIMO with beamforming
1 × 802.11b/g/n
1 × 802.11a/n/ac
1 × WIDS/WIPS
1 × Bluetooth

1.2 Gbit/sec max rate

2×2:2 SU-MIMO with beamforming
1 × 802.11b/g/n
1 × 802.11a/n/ac
1 × WIDS/WIPS
1 × Bluetooth

1.3 Gbit/sec max rate

2×2:2 MU-MIMO with beamforming
1 × 802.11b/g/n
1 × 802.11a/n/ac
1 × WIDS/WIPS
1 × Bluetooth

1.9 Gbit/sec max rate

3×3:3 MU-MIMO with beamforming
1 × 802.11b/g/n
1 × 802.11a/n/ac
1 × WIDS/WIPS
1 × Bluetooth

2.5 Gbit/sec max rate

4×4:4 MU-MIMO with beamforming
1 × 802.11b/g/n
1 × 802.11a/n/ac
1 × WIDS/WIPS
1 × Bluetooth

2.5 Gbit/sec max rate

4×4:4 MU-MIMO with beamforming

Interface

1 × Gigabit Ethernet port 1 × Gigabit Ethernet input

1 × Gigabit Ethernet LAN port with 802.3af PoE

3 × Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports
1 × Gigabit Ethernet port 1 × Gigabit Ethernet port 1 × Gigabit Ethernet port 2 × Gigabit Ethernet port 1 × 2.5Gbps Multigigabit Ethernet port

1 × Gigabit Ethernet port

Power

802.3af PoE
DC power adaptor
802.3af PoE 802.3af PoE
DC power adaptor
802.3af PoEbr
DC power adaptor
802.3at/802.3af PoE
DC power adaptor
802.3at PoE
DC power adaptor
802.3at PoE
DC power adaptor

Performance features

2×2:2 SU-MIMO

Hardware-accelerated encryption

Band steering
2×2:2 MU-MIMO

Priority Voice, Power Save (802.11e/WMM)

Hardware-accelerated encryption

Band steering
2×2:2 SU-MIMO

Priority Voice, Power Save (802.11e/WMM)

Hardware-accelerated encryption

Band steering
2×2:2 MU-MIMO

Priority Voice, Power Save (802.11e/WMM)

Hardware-accelerated encryption

Band steering
3×3:3 MU-MIMO

Priority Voice, Power Save (802.11e/WMM)

Hardware-accelerated encryption

Band steering
4×4:4 MU-MIMO

160 MHz channels

Priority Voice, Power Save (802.11e/WMM)

Hardware-accelerated encryption

Band steering
4×4:4 MU-MIMO

160 MHz channels

Priority Voice, Power Save (802.11e/WMM)

Hardware-accelerated encryption

Band steering

* North American list price shown. International pricing, discounts and promotions available through Meraki authorized resellers. Contact Cisco Meraki for a custom quote.

  • Radios
    • 2.4 GHz 802.11b/g/n client access radio
    • 5 GHz 802.11a/n/ac client access radio
    • 2.4 & 5 GHz dual-band WIDS/WIPS, spectrum analysis, & location analytics radio
    • 2.4 GHz Bluetooth radio with Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and Beacon support
    • Concurrent operation of all four radios
    • Max aggregate frame rate 1.9 Gbit/s
    • Supported frequency bands (country-specific restrictions apply):
      • 2.412-2.484 GHz
      • 5.150-5.250 GHz (UNII-1)
      • 5.250-5.350 GHz (UNII-2)
      • 5.470-5.600, 5.660-5.725 (UNII-2e)
      • 5.725-5.825 GHz (UNII-3)
  • Antenna
    • Integrated omni-directional antennas (5 dBi gain at 2.4 GHz, 5.5 dBi gain at 5 GHz)
    • Individual antenna elements for each radio
  • 802.11ac Wave 2 & 802.11n Capabilities
    • 3x3 multiple input, multiple output (MIMO) with three spatial streams
    • SU-MIMO and MU-MIMO support
    • Maximal ratio combining (MRC) & beamforming
    • 20 & 40 MHz channels (802.11n)
    • 20, 40, & 80 MHz channels (802.11ac)
    • Up to 256-QAM on both 2.4 & 5 GHz
    • Packet aggregation
  • Power
    • Power over Ethernet: 37 - 57 V (802.3af compatible, with functionality-restricted 802.3af mode supported)
    • Alternative 12V DC input
    • Power consumption: 20 W max (802.3at)
    • Power over Ethernet injector and DC adapter sold separately
  • LED Indicators
    • Multi-color & multi-function status indicator
  • Interfaces
    • 1 × 10/100/1000Base-T Ethernet (RJ45)
    • 1 × DC power connector (5.5mm x 2.5mm, center positive)
  • Mounting
    • All standard mounting hardware included
    • Desktop, ceiling, and wall mount capable
    • Ceiling tile rail (9/16, 15/16 or 1 ½" flush or recessed rails)
    • Assorted cable junction boxes
    • Bubble level on mounting cradle for accurate horizontal wall mounting
  • Physical Security
    • Security screw included
    • Kensington lock hard point
    • Anti-tamper cable bay
    • Concealed mount plate
  • Environment
    • Operating temperature: 32 °F to 104 °F (0 °C to 40 °C)
    • Humidity: 5 to 95% non-condensing
  • Physical Dimensions
    • 10.0” x 6.1” x 1.5” (253.4 mm x 155.8 mm x 37.1 mm), not including deskmount feet or mount plate
    • Weight: 25 oz (0.7kg)
  • Security
    • Integrated Layer 7 firewall with mobile device policy management
    • Real-time WIDS/WIPS with alerting and automatic rogue AP containment with Air Marshal
    • Flexible guest access with device isolation
    • VLAN tagging (802.1q) and tunneling with IPsec VPN
    • PCI compliance reporting
    • WEP, WPA, WPA2-PSK, WPA2-Enterprise with 802.1X
    • EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS, EAP-MSCHAPv2, EAP-SIM
    • TKIP and AES encryption
    • Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) & Mobile Device Management (MDM) integration
  • Quality of Service
    • Advanced Power Save (U-APSD)
    • WMM Access Categories with DSCP and 802.1p support
    • Layer 7 application traffic identification and shaping
  • Mobility
    • PMK and OKC credential support for fast Layer 2 roaming
    • Distributed or centralized layer 3 roaming
  • Analytics
    • Embedded location analytics reporting and device tracking
    • Global L7 traffic analytics reporting per network, per device, & per application
  • Warranty
    • Lifetime hardware warranty with advanced replacement included
  • Ordering Information
    • MR42-HW
      Meraki MR42 Cloud Managed 802.11ac AP
    • MA-PWR-30W-XX
      Meraki AC Adapter for MR Series (XX = US, EU, UK, or AU)
    • MA-INJ-4-XX
      Cisco Meraki 802.3at PoE Injector (XX = US, EU, UK, or AU)

Note: Meraki access point license required.