WaveMAX-SA High performance, long range, point to point and multi-point outdoor wireless bridging

Wavemax SAEliminating the cost, delays and disruption of laying fibre or leasing lines, Wavesight’s WaveMAX-SA offers a flexible, cost-effective, high-performance, feature-rich outdoor bridging solution. WaveMAX-SA can be used in both point-to-point (PtP) and point-to-multi-point (PtMP) configurations, in either transmit or receive mode. The advanced OFDM radio and propriety technologies used within WaveMAX-SA enable data transmission ranges of up to 40Km and data rates of up to 108 Mbps. WaveMAX-SA is supplied with an N-Type connector and is suitable for use with a range of specialised sector and omni-directional antennas for maximum flexibility and performance.

Key Features

  • Satellite or multi-point base station for up to 4 satellite units
  • For use with external antenna
  • Up to 40km operating range
  • Up to 108Mbps data rate
  • IP67 construction
  • OFDM Modulation for increased interference resistance

UHX 108 Mbps (Ultra High eXchange) Turbo mode

  • Real time Hardware data compression
  • SPG1 – Wavesight’s unique packet compression and bursting technology, ensuring even greater throughput and added security
  • Dynamic frequency selection (DFS) and transmit power control (TPC) security
  • Advanced Security Optimisation Hardware Encryption for WPA: 802.11i128 bit AES plus TKIP152 bit WEP802.1x Radius SupportMAC address filteringSSID suppression
  • 4W EIRP power output
  • 48VDC POE (802.3af)
  • 14cm x 16.5cm x 7.4cm, 0.98Kg

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Operating Frequency 5.150-5.350GHz / 5.470-5.725GHz / 5.725-5.825
GHz (country dependant)
Operating Range Up to 40Km

Operating Mode

– Satellite
– Single-Point Base Station

Multi-Point Base Station
– Max Satellites Supported

Modulation 802.11a, OFDM
Maximum RF Output Power 4W EIRP
Data Rate Up to 54 Mbps or 108 Mbps (Turbo Mode)
Frequency & Power Control DFS, TPC
Antenna External
Status Indicators Power, Ethernet polarity/link, fault
Management Tools RF Analyser software suite / SNMPv1


IEEE 801.1P
VLAN 802.1Q


Ethernet Interface 10/100 BaseT Auto Sensing, All ports screened
Antenna Port


Security WEP 64/128/152, WEP 2, WPA, 128 Bit AES with
TKIP and 256 Bit pre-shared key, Access Control, SSID Suppress, MAC Address Filtering
802.1x / EAP, 802.1x Radius Client Support
Authentication 802.1x with Radius Authentication


Power input 48V DC PoE (802.3af compliant),
Power Consumption 9W at 48VDC
Input protection Over voltage protection, reverse polarity
protection, thermal fuse protection

POE POWER SUPPLY UNIT(included as standard)

Input Voltage 110VAC – 240VAC, 47Hz – 63Hz
Output Voltage 48V DC (802.3af compliant)


Dimensions (HxWxD) 138x165x174mm
Weight 0.98Kg
Mounting Wall or pole mount (bracket included)


IP Rating IP67
Operating Temperature -20°C to +60°C
Humidity 95% Relative Humidity (Non Condensing)


Approvals EN 300 328; EN 301 893; EN 302 502; EMC EN 301 489-17; EN 60950

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WaveMAX is ideally suited for Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) PtP and PtMP applications, such as:

  • Community and Residential Wireless Broadband Access
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Wireless Backhaul
  • Hotspots (Fixed & Mobile)
  • Telco and ISPs VoIP and Data Networks
  • Last Mile Access
  • Enterprise Network Expansion
  • Building to building
  • Campus Networks
  • Wireless CCTV Video transmission
  • Train to Track – VoIP, Video and Data transmission
  • Ship to Shore – VoIP, Video and Data transmission
  • Covert and Overt Security Surveillance systems
  • MAN (Metropolitan Area Networking)
  • WAN (Wide Area Networking)

Campus / Building to building


Security & Surveillance


MAN (Metropolitan Area)


Wifi Hotspots


Train to Track


Wireless Backhaul