Cisco CW9163E-MR



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Cloud-managed outdoor Wi-Fi 6E

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. 

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.

Product Highlights

  • 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 (antennas sold separately) 
  • Built-in GPS antenna
  • Optional active GPS/GNSS antenna (CW-ANT-GPS2-S-00) for extended satellite coverage

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

License Details

All Meraki products use the Meraki cloud for centralized management and control. The Meraki cloud is licensed on a “per device, per year” basis and is required for each device to operate. Licensing options may differ between products.

In addition to Meraki Cloud Access; license features include:

  • Lifetime* hardware warranty and advanced overnight replacement at no additional cost
  • Frequent Security and Firmware Upgrades
  • 24 x 7 Cisco Meraki Support

For further assistance or questions, please call 1-855-462-9434 to speak with a Rhino Networks Cisco Meraki Specialist.

*Excluding accessories (1YR), outdoor access points (1YR), security cameras (3YR or 5YR depending on model) and environmental sensors (3YR).


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