Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) compatible with Multigigabit Ethernet

Wi-Fi 6 performance and efficiency, and a dedicated security radio

MR55

Ideal use cases
  • Performance-critical wireless LANs
  • High-density environments
Hardware features
  • 4 radios: 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz, dual-band
  • Embedded WIDS/WIPS and Bluetooth
  • 8-stream MU-MIMO 802.11ax compatible
  • 1 × 5 Gbps Multigigabit Ethernet port
  • PoE: 802.3at
  • AC adapter available
Cloud management
  • Network-wide visibility and control
  • Self-provisioning for rapid deployment
  • Automatic reporting
  • Seamless firmware updates
Enterprise security
  • 802.1X and native Active Directory integration
  • Air Marshal: Real-time WIPS with forensics
  • Stateful Layer 3-7 firewall
  • Identity-based group policies
  • Built-in antivirus scan (NAC)
Guest access
  • 1-click secure guest access
  • Guest isolation firewall
  • Customizable splash pages
  • Integrated Facebook login
RF optimization
  • Dual-concurrent radios with MU-MIMO support
  • Radios optimized for rate-vs-range performance
  • Third radio dedicated to security and RF management
  • Built-in real-time RF spectrum view
  • Cloud-based automatic RF optimization
Layer 7 traffic shaping
  • Classifies hundreds of applications
  • Create per-application bandwidth limits
  • Prioritize productivity apps
  • Restrict or block recreational traffic
Presence location analytics
  • Measure visitor capture rate, visit length, and repeat visit rate
  • Measure visitor trends over time and compare performance across locations
Device management
  • Create device-specific firewall rules
  • Monitor and track device inventory
  • Deploy applications and enforce security settings
    • Radios
      • 2.4 GHz 802.11b/g/n/ax client access radio
      • 5 GHz 802.11a/n/ac/ax client access radio
      • 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz dual-band WIDS/WIPS, spectrum analysis, and location analytics radio
      • 2.4 GHz Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) radio with Beacon support
      • Concurrent operation of all four radios
      • Max aggregate frame rate: 5.9 Gbps
      • Supported frequency bands (country-specific restrictions apply):
        • 2.412-2.484 GHz
        • 5.150-5.250 GHz (UNII-1)
        • 5.250-5.350 GHz (UNII-2)
        • 5.470-5.600, 5.660-5.725 GHz (UNII-2e)
        • 5.1725-5.825 GHz (UNII-3)
    • Antenna
      • Integrated omni-directional antenna (5 dBi gain at 2.4 GHz, 6.2 dBi gain at 5 GHz)
      • Individual antenna elements for each radio
    • 802.11ax compatible, 802.11ac Wave 2, and 802.11n Capabilities
      • DL-OFDMA, TWT support
      • 8×8 multiple input, multiple output (MIMO) with 8 spatial streams
      • 4×4 multiple input, multiple output (MIMO) with 4 spatial streams
      • SU-MIMO and DL MU-MIMO support
      • Maximal ratio combining (MRC) and beamforming
      • 20 and 40 MHz channels (802.11n)
        20, 40, and 80 MHz channels (802.11ac Wave 2)
      • Up to 1024 QAM on both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands
      • Packet aggregation
    • Power
      • Power over Ethernet: 42.57-57 V
        (802.3at required; functionality-restricted 802.3af mode supported)
      • Alternative 12 V DC input
      • Power consumption: 22 W max (802.3at)
      • Power over Ethernet injector and DC adapter sold separately
    • Interfaces
      • 1× 100/1000/2.5 /5G BASE-T Ethernet
      • 1× DC power connector (5.5 mm × 2.5 mm, center positive)
    • Mounting
      • All standard mounting hardware included
      • Desktop, ceiling and wall mount capable
      • Ceiling tile rail (9/16, 15/16, or 1 1/2″ flush or recessed rails), assorted cable junction boxes
      • Bubble level on mounting cradle for accurate horizontal wall mounting
    • Physical Security
      • Two security screw options included
      • Kensington lock hard point
      • Concealed mount plate with anti-tamper cable bay
  • Environment
    • Operating temperature: 32 °F to 104 °F (0 °C to 40 °C)
    • Humidity: 5 to 95% non-condensing
  • Physical Dimensions
    • 12.83″ × 5.54″ × 1.76″ (32.6 cm × 14.08 cm × 4.47 cm), not including deskmount feet or mount plate
    • Weight: 35.27 oz (1 kg)
    • Security
      • Integrated Layer 7 firewall with mobile device policy management
      • Real-time WIDS/WIPS with alerting and automatic rogue AP containment with Air Marshal
      • Flexible guest access with device isolation
      • VLAN tagging (802.1Q) and tunneling with IPSec VPN
      • PCI compliance reporting
      • WEP, WPA, WPA2-PSK, WPA2-Enterprise with 802.1X
      • EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS, EAP-MSCHAPv2, EAP-SIM
      • TKIP and AES encryption
      • Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) and Mobile Device Management (MDM) integration
      • Cisco ISE integration for guest access and BYOD posturing
    • Quality of Service
      • Advanced Power Save (U-APSD)
      • WMM Access Categories with DSCP and 802.1p support
      • Layer 7 application traffic identification and shaping
    • Mobility
      • PMK, OKC, and 802.11r for fast Layer 2 roaming
      • Distributed or centralized Layer 3 roaming
    • Analytics
      • Embedded location analytics reporting and device tracking
      • Global L7 traffic analytics reporting per network, per device, and per application
    • Warranty
      • Lifetime hardware warranty with advanced replacement included
    • Ordering Information
      • MR55-HW: Meraki MR55 Cloud Managed 802.11ax AP
      • MA-PWR-30W-XX: Meraki AC Adapter for MR Series (XX = US/EU/UK/AU)
      • MA-INJ-5-XX: Cisco Meraki 802.3at Power over Ethernet Injector (XX = US/EU/UK/AU)
      • Note: Meraki access point license required