Meraki AP MR42E

Meraki AP MR42E

Access Point for General Purpose Wireless


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The MR42E is a variation of the MR42 with five external antenna connectors. It is ideal for areas that need focused coverage and flexible deployments. The external antenna connectors provide maximum flexibility of the shape and size of the WiFi coverage area. Meraki has a line of eternal antennas, including panel and panel downtilt omni-directionals, wide patch, and narrow patch antennas, the MR42E is also compatible with any antennas with standard RP-TNC connectors.

At a Glance

  • 802.11ac
  • Wave 2
  • 3x3 MU-MIMO
  • Indoor Access Point
  • External Antenna Connectors

The MR42E features four radios that run concurrently: 

  • 2.4 GHz 802.11b/g/n/ac client access radio 
  • 5 GHz 802.11a/n/ac Wave 2 client access radio 
  • 2.4 GHz & 5 GHz dual-band WIDS/WIPS, spectrum analysis, & location analytics radio 
  • 2.4 GHz Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) radio with Beacon and BLE scanning support

For efficient transmission of data, the MR42E has MU-MIMO support and has a theoretical maximum aggregate frame rate of 1.9 Gbps. Furthermore, the MR42E powered primarily through Power-over-ethernet, but an AC adapter is also available.

The MR42E features Meraki’s AirMarshal Radio, a third radio dedicated to delivering 24x7 wireless security and RF analytics. This radio constantly monitors the local RF environment and adjusts RF usage to avoid interference. For guest access, the MR42E is equipped with one-click guest isolation so guests can only access the Internet. This access point also has an integrated Layer 7 firewall with mobile device policy management for further protection.

Lastly, when using a Meraki access point, you get one of the easiest to use and deploy access points on the market. The MR42E is capable of a zero-touch deployment, and all security updates, bug fixes, configurations, and more are handled through a cloud-based interface, the Meraki Dashboard. 


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