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by Cisco
Product Line: Cisco Meraki MR Series
Product Type: Wireless Access Point
Original price $835.00 - Original price $932.00
Original price
$835.00 - $932.00
Current price $835.00
Title: Surplus

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Product Description

The MR72-HW Cisco features 2x2 MU-MIMO technology and supports 802.11ac Wi-Fi standards, offering a maximum data rate of 1.2 Gbit/s across dual-band frequencies of 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz. It is designed for durability in harsh conditions, with an IP67 protection rating and operating temperatures ranging from -40 °C to 60 °C. Connectivity options include 1 100/1000Base-T Ethernet (RJ45) and 4 External N-Type Female Antenna Connectors, and it supports Power over Ethernet (37 to 57 V) for flexible installation.

Key Feature for the MR72HW

  • What is the maximum data rate supported by this device?
    The maximum data rate is 1.2 Gbit/s (Aggregate Dual-Band).
  • How does the device handle power?
    It supports Power over Ethernet (PoE) ranging from 37 to 57 V and consumes a maximum of 13.87 W.
  • Can the device operate in extreme temperatures?
    Yes, it operates between -40 °C and 60 °C, suitable for harsh environments.
  • What security features are included?
    The device includes a security screw, Kensington lock hard point, integrated policy firewall, and supports PMK and OKC for fast layer 2 roaming.
  • How many radios does the device have and what technology does it support?
    It has 3 radios and supports 2x2 MU-MIMO technology.
  • What are the Wi-Fi standards and radio frequencies of this device?
    It supports 802.11ac Wi-Fi standards and operates on 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio frequencies.
  • What type of mounting options are available?
    The device can be mounted on walls and vertical poles.
  • How does the device handle environmental challenges?
    With an IP67 protection rating, it's designed for use in harsh outdoor locations and industrial indoor conditions.
  • What are the interface options available on this device?
    It features 1 100/1000Base-T Ethernet (RJ45) port and 4 external N-Type female antenna connectors.
  • How is the device configured and what are its spatial stream capabilities?
    The device is self-configuring and supports 2 spatial streams.

Product Review

The Cisco MR72-HW offers dual-band connectivity with 2x2 MU-MIMO technology, supporting a maximum data rate of 1.2 Gbit/s across the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequencies, suitable for demanding outdoor and industrial indoor environments. However, it is limited by having only two spatial streams and a single Ethernet interface, which may restrict performance and connectivity options in high-density scenarios. Its durability is enhanced with an IP67 protection rating, operating temperature range of -40 °C to 60 °C, and options for wall or vertical pole mounting, making it resilient in harsh conditions.


The Cisco MR72-HW is designed to meet the demands of harsh outdoor locations and industrial indoor conditions, offering a durable solution for high-density wireless networks. This device showcases an impressive set of hardware specifications that ensure reliable and high-speed wireless connectivity. With an aggregate dual-band maximum data rate of 1.2 Gbit/s, the MR72-HW stands out for its capacity to handle significant data throughput, making it suitable for environments requiring robust wireless performance. Equipped with three radios and supporting 2x2 MU-MIMO technology, the MR72-HW can simultaneously communicate with multiple devices, enhancing the efficiency of wireless networks. This multi-user, multiple-input, multiple-output (MU-MIMO) capability is essential for improving network performance and user experience in crowded wireless environments. The device operates on both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio frequencies, offering flexibility in network planning and deployment to avoid congestion and interference. The MR72-HW adheres to the 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard, ensuring compatibility with a wide range of wireless devices and facilitating easy integration into existing networks. It also features two spatial streams, which contribute to its high throughput and reliable connectivity. For connectivity, the MR72-HW includes one 100/1000Base-T Ethernet (RJ45) interface and four external N-Type female antenna connectors, providing options for network connection and external antenna attachment for enhanced signal coverage and quality. The device's power requirements are met through Power over Ethernet (PoE), requiring 37 to 57 V, with a maximum power consumption of 13.87 W. Installation flexibility is a key consideration for the MR72-HW, offering wall and vertical pole mounting options. This versatility ensures that the device can be deployed in a variety of settings to meet specific network requirements. Additionally, the device features physical security measures, including a security screw and a Kensington lock hard point, to prevent unauthorized access or tampering. The MR72-HW is built to withstand extreme temperatures, operating reliably in conditions ranging from -40 °C to 60 °C. Its IP67 protection rating signifies its resistance to dust and water, making it an ideal choice for outdoor or industrial environments where exposure to the elements is a concern. -
  • Integrated Policy Firewall for advanced security
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  • Support for VLAN tagging (802.1q) and mobility features like PMK and OKC for fast Layer 2 roaming
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  • LED indicators for power, booting, and firmware upgrade status
  • Compliance with RoHS standards underscores the MR72-HW's commitment to environmental responsibility, ensuring that it adheres to stringent regulations regarding hazardous substances. In summary, the Cisco MR72-HW is engineered to provide reliable, high-speed wireless connectivity in challenging environments. Its combination of high data throughput, flexible deployment options, and rugged construction makes it a compelling choice for industrial and outdoor wireless networks.


    Item Code Cisco MR72-HW
    Creator Cisco
    Frequency Bands Dual
    Transmitter Count 3
    Transmission Technology 2x2 Multi-User MIMO
    Supported Wi-Fi Protocols 802.11ac
    Operating Frequencies 2.4 GHz & 5 GHz
    Peak Data Throughput 1.2 Gbps (Combined for Both Bands)
    Antenna Configuration External
    Setup Type Automatic Configuration
    Stream Quantity 2
    Power via Ethernet 37V - 57V
    Energy Use Up to 13.87 Watts
    Installation Options Wall or Pole Mount
    Device Security Features Security Screw, Slot for Kensington Lock
    Operational Temperature Range -40 °C to 60 °C
    Environmental Resistance IP67 Certified
    Dimensions 256.5 x 158 x 83.8 mm
    Mass 1.4 kilograms
    Connection Ports 1 Gigabit Ethernet (RJ45), 4 N-Type Antenna Connectors
    Indicator Lights Status for Power, Boot, and Firmware Update
    Network Segmentation Support 802.1q VLAN
    Handover Support Supports PMK and OKC for Seamless L2 Handoffs
    Network Protection Built-in Access Control Firewall
    Regulatory Adherence Meets RoHS Standards
    Application Environment Suitable for Extreme Outdoor Use and Industrial Indoor Settings

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