DrayTek Vigor AP-918R Outdoor Mesh Access Point
Outdoor 802.11ac Mesh Wireless Access Point
VigorAP 918R is a wireless access point designed for outdoor environments. It is ideal for providing wireless access to users and devices in any outdoor scenario, including restaurants, gardens, marinas, educational premises or, really, anywhere where outdoor access is needed.
The VigorAP 918R is a dual-band 802.11ac Wave 2 wireless access point and range extender that can be used a part of a DrayTek Mesh Wireless solution, designed to eliminate wireless drop outs, stuttering videos, slow download speeds, poor signal and Wi-Fi dead zones. One access point acts as the controller (Mesh root) and in total up to 8 access points create an easy to manage wireless mesh. Extend coverage without running expensive cabling.
Initial setup of the VigorAP 918R is easy with the DrayTek Wireless app, whether it’s creating a new Mesh network or being set up in AP and Range Extender modes, the Quick Start Wizard assists throughout.
Manage the VigorAP 918R centrally through the VigorACS central management platform, VigorConnect, Router AP Management, or simply on its own as a stand-alone access point.
The VigorAP 918R has the flexibility to be used how you need it, in any environment.
Outdoor Wireless AP – Weather Resistant
The VigorAP 918R series is designed for use outdoors with a water and dust resistant IP67 casing. Designed to reliably operate in extreme hot or cold conditions, the VigorAP 918R is an ideal access point for permanent outdoor installation.
Benefits: Reliable Wireless access in tough outdoor conditions. Withstands extreme hot or cold.
Mesh Wireless – Auto Optimising
DrayTek’s Mesh system connects and intelligently manages a group of VigorAPs over wireless. The Self-Optimising Mesh ensures your wireless network nodes are always using the fastest path to the Mesh Root.
Benefits: Quick to set up and easy to manage. Reduces the need for cable installation.
Gigabit PoE Ports
The VigorAP 918R is powered by Power over Ethernet by its Gigabit Ethernet port for convenient installation. Connect & power extra devices through the VigorAP 918RPD’s secondary Gigabit Ethernet port with PoE-Output.
Benefits: High Speed connections even in locations without mains power. Convenient Installation.
Easy to Configure and Manage
The DrayTek Wireless app simplifies setting up your network. Optionally configure and monitor through one of DrayTek’s management platforms – VigorACS cloud, VigorConnect, Router AP Management, or directly via the AP’s Web Interface.
Benefits: Quick to install and change configuration.
Long Range Point-to-Point Wireless
Create long distance wireless links with the VigorAP 918RPD’s High-Gain directional antenna. Connect two locations potentially over a kilometre apart with 11ac wireless. Signal strength LED indicators simplify aiming & installation.
Benefits: High speed wireless connectivity between two locations.
802.11ac Wave 2: Multi-User MIMO improves efficiency.
Band Steering: Allows 5GHz devices to achieve optimum speeds.
Airtime Fairness: Improves time management for wireless clients.
AP Assisted Roaming: Helps clients connect to the best AP.