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Package Contents

Antenna Feed
Center Reflector Panel
Side Reflector Panels (Qty. 2)
Feed Receiver
Azimuth Mount
Elevation Mount
Metal Strap
Wingnut Kit
Gigabit PoE* (24V, 0.3A) with Mounting Bracket
Power Cord

Installation Requirements

Application Examples

The LiteBeam AC mounted outdoors with the reflector installed provides directional outdoor coverage (gain reflector-dependent).

The LiteBeam AC mounted outdoors without the reflector installed provides outdoor-to-indoor coverage using the 3 dBi Antenna Feed only.

Hardware Overview

Ethernet LED

The LED will light steady blue when an active Ethernet connection is made and flash when there is activity.

Power LED

The LED will light blue when the device is connected to a power source.

Reset Button

To reset to factory defaults, press and hold the Reset button for more than 10 seconds while the LiteBeam AC is powered on. The LiteBeam AC may also be reset remotely using the auxiliary Reset button located on the bottom of the Gigabit PoE adapter.

Ethernet Port

Supports 10/100/1000 connections and passive PoE. This port should be connected to the LAN and DHCP server.

Hardware Installation

Pole Mounting

Connecting Power

WARNING: The switch port must comply with the power specifications listed in this Quick Start Guide.



Accessing airOS via Wi-Fi

Installer Compliance Responsibility

Devices must be professionally installed and it is the professional installer's responsibility to make sure the device is operated within local country regulatory requirements.


Select your antenna from the list. If Calculate EIRP Limit is enabled, transmit output power is automatically adjusted to comply with the regulations of the applicable country. For a Custom antenna, Antenna Gain is entered manually. Note the requirements and antenna types listed below.

Cable Loss (When applicable)

Enter the cable loss in dB. Output power is adjusted to compensate for loss between the radio and the antenna.

Certified Antenna Types

This radio transmitter FCC ID: SWX-LBE5ACG2 / IC: 6545A-LBE5ACG2 has been approved by FCC / ISED Canada to operate with the antenna types listed below with the maximum permissible gain for each antenna type indicated. Antenna types not included in this list or having a gain greater than the maximum gain indicated for that type, are strictly prohibited for use with this device.





5 GHz

23 dBi




358 x 271.95 x 272.50 mm
(14.09 x 10.71 x 10.73


With Mount980 g (2.16 lb)
Without Mount800 g (1.76 lb)

Networking Interface

(1) 10/100/1000 Ethernet Port

Antenna Gain

23 dBi

Max. Power Output

25 dBm

Max. Power Consumption


Power Supply

24V, 0.3A Gigabit PoE Adapter*

Power Method

Passive PoE (Pairs 4, 5+; 7, 8 Return)

Operating Temperature

-40 to 70° C
(-40 to 158° F)

Operating Humidity

5 to 95% Noncondensing

ESD/EMP Protection

± 24 kV Contact / Air

Shock and Vibration


Wind Survivability

200 km/h (125 mph)

Wind Loading

275 N @ 200 km/h
(61.8 lbf @ 125 mph)



* Only the single-pack of the LBE-5AC-Gen2 includes a PoE adapter.

Operating Frequency (MHz)


5150 - 5875



5150 - 5250


5250 - 5350


5470 - 5725


5725 - 5850

Management Radio (MHz)


2412 - 2472


2412 - 2462