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Product Line: Cisco MR Series
Product Type: Cloud Managed Access Point
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Product Description

The MR46-HW Cisco is equipped with 4x4:4 MU-MIMO and OFDMA technology, supporting 802.11ax Wi-Fi standards across both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio frequencies, delivering a dual-radio aggregate frame rate of 2.98 Gbps. It features four radios and four spatial streams, with internal antennas, designed for versatile mounting options including desktop, ceiling, and wall. Power requirements are met through Power over Ethernet (42.5 to 57 V) or a 12 V DC input, with a maximum power consumption of 30 W, and it offers a variety of interfaces including 1 10/100/1000 BASE-T Ethernet (RJ45) and 1 DC power connector.

FAQs for the MR46-HW

  • What Wi-Fi standards does the device support?
    The device supports 802.11ax Wi-Fi standards.
  • How does the device's power over Ethernet range compare?
    The power over Ethernet range is 42.5 to 57 V.
  • Can the device operate on both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequencies?
    Yes, it operates on both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequencies.
  • What is the maximum power consumption of the device?
    The maximum power consumption is 30 W.
  • What type of antenna does the device use?
    The device uses an internal antenna type.
  • What are the mounting options available for the device?
    The device can be mounted on a desktop, ceiling, or wall.
  • How many spatial streams can the device support?
    The device supports four spatial streams.
  • What security features are included with the device?
    It includes two security screw options and a Kensington lock hard point for physical security.
  • What is the device's frame rate capability?
    The device has a frame rate capability of 2.98 Gbps (Dual-Radio Aggregate).
  • How many radios does the device have, and what technology does it utilize?
    The device has four radios and utilizes 4x4:4 MU-MIMO and OFDMA technology.

Product Review

The Cisco MR46-HW supports 802.11ax with 4x4:4 MU-MIMO and OFDMA technologies, offering high-speed connectivity with a dual-radio aggregate frame rate of 2.98 Gbps, suitable for dense environments. However, its power consumption peaks at 30W and requires PoE of 42.5 to 57V or a 12V DC input, which may necessitate additional power infrastructure in some deployments. Additionally, the device excels in versatility with options for desktop, ceiling, and wall mounting, and it ensures device security through integrated physical security features, although its operational temperature range is limited to 0-40°C, potentially restricting its use in extreme environments.


The Cisco MR46-HW is a high-performance wireless access point designed to cater to the demanding needs of modern networks, offering advanced features and specifications that ensure reliable and fast connectivity. This device operates on dual-band technology, supporting both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequencies to accommodate a wide range of devices and applications. It is equipped with four radios and utilizes 4x4:4 MU-MIMO and OFDMA technologies, enabling it to handle multiple users and devices simultaneously without compromising on speed or reliability. The MR46-HW adheres to the latest Wi-Fi standards, 802.11ax, which ensures compatibility with a broad array of wireless devices while providing enhanced network efficiency and capacity. It boasts a notable frame rate of 2.98 Gbps across dual-radio aggregate, facilitating high-speed data transmission and seamless streaming experiences. This access point features an internal antenna type, designed to blend seamlessly into any environment without the need for external hardware. Configuring the MR46-HW is straightforward, thanks to its self-configuring style, which simplifies setup and reduces the need for extensive technical support. The device supports four spatial streams and employs QAM up to 1024, further enhancing its throughput capabilities. For power, it accepts Power over Ethernet ranging from 42.5 to 57 V or a DC input voltage of 12 V, with a maximum power consumption of 30 W. Mounting options for the MR46-HW are versatile, including desktop, ceiling, and wall installations, making it suitable for various environments. It also prioritizes physical security with two security screw options and a Kensington lock hard point to prevent unauthorized removal or tampering. Operating conditions for the MR46-HW are broad, supporting a temperature range from 0 °C to 40 °C and humidity levels from 5% (non-condensing) to 95% (non-condensing). It is designed to operate at altitudes up to 40,000 ft, ensuring reliability in diverse environments. The device's mean time between failures (MTBF) is rated at 1,406,652 hours, highlighting its durability and long service life. Key physical aspects of the MR46-HW include its dimensions, measuring 12.05 x 5.06 x 1.74 in., and a weight of 800 g, making it compact and easy to install in tight spaces. Connectivity options are comprehensive, featuring: - One 10/100/1000 BASE-T Ethernet (RJ45) for network connections - One DC power connector for alternative power supply - LED indicators provide visual status updates for power, booting, and firmware upgrades, ensuring users can easily monitor the device's operation status. In summary, the Cisco MR46-HW is a powerful and efficient wireless access point that combines advanced technologies like 4x4:4 MU-MIMO and OFDMA with dual-band support and high frame rates to deliver superior wireless performance. Its easy configuration, versatile mounting options, and robust security features make it an ideal choice for businesses seeking to upgrade their network infrastructure.


Item NumberCisco MR46-HW
Operation BandsDual
Total Radios4
Wireless Technology4x4:4 MU-MIMO, OFDMA
Compliance with Wi-Fi802.11ax
Supported Frequencies2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Maximum Throughput2.98 Gbps (Aggregated Across Both Radios)
Antenna ConfigurationInternal
Setup MethodSelf-Configuring
Spatial Streams Count4
ModulationUp to 1024-QAM
Power via Ethernet42.5 to 57 V
DC Power Requirement12 V
Maximum Power Draw30 W
Installation OptionsDesktop, Ceiling, Wall
Security FeaturesTwo Security Screw Choices, Kensington Lock Slot
Operating Temperature Range0 °C to 40 °C
Humidity Range for Operation5% to 95% (Non-Condensing)
Max Operational AltitudeUp to 40,000 ft
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)1,406,652 Hours
Dimensions12.05 x 5.06 x 1.74 in
Unit Weight800 g
Connectivity Ports1 10/100/1000 BASE-T Ethernet (RJ45), 1 DC Power
Status IndicatorsSingle LED for Power, Boot, Firmware Upgrade

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