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Rocket
Metal Strap
PoE Adapter (24V, 1A) (24V, 0.5A RocketM2 only)
Power Cord

Installation Requirements

Hardware Overview

RP-SMA Antenna Connectors

Used to attach RF cables (not included).

Power LED

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

Ethernet LED

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

Signal LEDs

In airOS®, you can modify the wireless signal strength threshold values for each LED on the Advanced tab under Signal LED Thresholds. The default values are shown below:

LAN

The 10/100 Ethernet port is used to connect the power and should be connected to the LAN and DHCP server.

Reset Button

To reset to factory defaults, press and hold the Reset button for more than 10 seconds while the device is already powered on.

Hardware Installation

The Rocket is designed to mount directly onto a Ubiquiti airMAX RocketDish antenna for Point-to-Point use or an airMAX Sector antenna for Point-to-MultiPoint use.

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  6. OR

Pole-Mounting

Connecting Power

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

OR

Accessing airOS

Verify connectivity in the airOS Configuration Interface.

  1. Make sure that your host system is connected via Ethernet to the device.
  2. Configure the Ethernet adapter on your host system with a static IP address on the 192.168.1.x subnet.
  3. Launch your web browser and type https://192.168.1.20 in the address field. Press enter (PC) or return (Mac).

  4. Enter ubnt in the Username and Password fields. Select your Country and Language. You must agree to the Terms of Use to use the product. Click Login.

The airOS Configuration Interface will appear, allowing you to customize your settings as needed. For details, refer to the User Guide available at ui.com/download/airmax

You can also manage your device using the Ubiquiti® Network Management System. Setup using the UNMS app requires the U-Installer, sold separately.

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.

Antenna

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. 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-R5M / IC : 6545A-R5M or FCC ID: SWX-RM2WP / IC : 6545A-RM2WP or FCC ID: SWX-M900 / IC : 6545A-M900 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.

Antenna

Frequency

Gain

Omni

2.4 GHz
5 GHz

13 dBi
7 dBi

Sector

2.4 GHz
5 GHz

17 dBi
20 dBi

Dish

2.4 GHz
5 GHz

24 dBi
30 dBi

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900 MHz

13 dBi

Specifications

RocketM

Dimensions

160 x 80 x 30 mm

(6.30 x 3.15 x 1.18")

Weight

500 g

(1.1 lb)

Port

(1) 10/100 Ethernet Port

RF Connectors

(2) RP-SMA (Waterproof)

Enclosure

Outdoor UV Stabilized Plastic

Max. Power Consumption

 

RocketM900/2/3/365 6.5W
RocketM5/6 8W

Power Supply

24V, 1A PoE Adapter (Included)
24V, 0.5A (RocketM2 only)

Power Method

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

Certifications

CE, FCC, IC

Operating Temperature

-30 to 75° C (-22 to 167° F)

Operating Humidity

5 to 95% Noncondensing

Shock and Vibration

ETSI300-019-1.4

RocketM900/M2/M3/M365/M6 Operating Frequency (MHz)

RocketM900

902 - 928

RocketM2

2402 - 2462

RocketM3

3370 - 3730*

RocketM365

3650 - 3675

RocketM6

5955 - 6400

* RocketM3 not supported in the USA.

RocketM5 Operating Frequency (MHz)

Worldwide

5150 - 5875

USA

U-NII-1

5150 - 5250

U-NII-2A

5250 - 5350

U-NII-2C

5470 - 5725

U-NII-3

5725 - 5850

IC

5470 - 5600, 5650 - 5725, 5725 - 5850