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Wall Plate (Optional)

System Requirements

* 5 GHz required.

Hardware Overview

System LED

Flashing White



Factory defaults, waiting for integration.

Alternating White/Blue

Device is busy; do not touch or unplug it. This usually indicates that a process such as a firmware upgrade is taking place.


Successfully integrated into a network and working properly.

Flashing Blue

This is used to locate a device.

When you click Locate in the UniFi Network Controller software, the LED will flash blue. The software will also display the location of the device on the map.

Reset Button

Resets to factory defaults. The device should be running after bootup is complete. Press and hold the Reset button for about 10 seconds until the LED starts flashing and then becomes solidly lit. After a few seconds, the LED will turn off, and the device will automatically reboot.

Connecting Power

Replacing the Wall Plate (Optional)

If the UAP-BeaconHD doesn’t fit over the existing wall plate, install the included Wall Plate instead.

Before You Begin

The UAP-BeaconHD is automatically discovered by the UniFi Network Controller of a UniFi AP or UDM that can hear the UAP-BeaconHD.

Before adopting the UAP-BeaconHD, access the configuration screen of the nearby UniFi AP or UDM. Ensure that Allow meshing from other access points is enabled (enabled by default).

Adopting the UAP-BeaconHD

You have the following options:

Using the UniFi Network App

  2. The System LED will turn blue to confirm that it has been successfully adopted.

Using the UniFi Network Software

  1. From the UniFi Network Controller dashboard, click Devices in the left menu bar.

  2. On the Devices screen, locate the UAP-BeaconHD in the list of devices under the Model column. To adopt the UAP-BeaconHD, click Adopt.

  3. The System LED will turn blue to confirm that it has been successfully adopted.




169.7 x 112.15 x 32.2 mm

(6.68 x 4.42 x 1.27")


260 g

(9.17 oz)

Max. Power Consumption


Power Method


Power Supply


Supported Voltage Range

100 - 240VAC, 0.3A Max., 50/60 Hz


System Status

Operating Frequency

2.4 GHz

5 GHz

Max. TX Power (EIRP)

2.4 GHz24.8 dBm
5 GHz30 dBm

Wi-Fi Standards

802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ac-wave2

Wireless Security

WPA-Enterprise (WPA/WPA2, TKIP/AES)

Operating Temperature

-10 to 60° C (14 to 140° F)

Operating Humidity

5 to 95% Noncondensing



Antenna Gain of 4 Single-Polarity Antennas

(2) Dual-Band

2.4 GHz

4.5 dBi

5 GHz

5 dBi

(2) Single-Band

5 GHz

5 dBi