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Insight Instant Wireless AirBridge (WBC502)

Insight Instant Wireless AirBridge (WBC502)


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Product type: Wireless AirBridge
    • Three independent modes
      • Long-distance wireless bridge, up to 500Mbps at 500ft (166m)
      • Outdoor WiFi access point
      • Outdoor client bridge (WiFi to Ethernet)
    • Long-distance wireless communication
    • Enhanced WiFi range for standard outdoor WiFi connection
    • IP55 enclosure rated to resist harsh weather (water and dust resistant, long sun exposure, snow, hail, frost…)


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    • Long distance point-to-point wireless bridge

      • Managed by Insight
      • Two units for point-to-point
      • More than two units in a point-to-multipoint
      • Line-of-sight
    • Outdoor access point

      • One WBC502 unit 
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    NETGEAR AirBridge is ideal for
    • Outdoor IP surveillance camera for home and business security
    • Outdoor WiFi expansion
    • Multiple buildings
    • Campgrounds
    • Schools
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    Expand your network by more than a mile
    NETGEAR Insight Instant Wireless AirBridge is a point-to-point or point-to-multipoint wireless bridge for long distance Outdoor WiFi range up to 9000ft (3km). NETGEAR AirBridge delivers 500Mbps at 500ft (166m) distance at line-of-sight and supports the latest 5GHz 802.11ac WiFi technology. It enables point-to-point or point-to-multipoint network expansion from the master site to one or more satellite sites in a distance.
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    Outdoor WiFi Client Bridge
    NETGEAR AirBridge can connect to an existing Wireless Router or Access Point for IP camera connectivity. In this case, the user connects the AirBridge to the Main site as a WiFi client. The AirBridge is located either indoor or outdoor, away from the Main Site. The IP Camera connects to the AirBridge through the Ethernet port. This mode is available through the local standalone management mode only.
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    Outdoor WiFi Access Point
    NETGEAR AirBridge can provide long-range WiFi service to outdoor clients. Set up an AirBridge that functions as an access point to serve multiple outdoor WiFi clients over a long range. Ideal for hot spots, campgrounds, schools, etc.
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    Remote monitoring and management with NETGEAR Insight
    • Instant discovery & set-up
    • Local and Cloud monitoring and management through the Insight app or Cloud Portal
    • Remote access and multi-device configuration
    • No additional Cloud controller, appliance, network manager, or PC/server is necessary
    • QR code intial configuaration for instant installation
    • Insight management is available on the point-to-point or point-to-multi-point bridge mode only

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    • Model Description
      • Insight Instant Wireless AirBridge (WBC502)
    • Frequency Band
      • 5GHz
    • Multi-User MIMO
      • Yes
    • Throughput
      • Delivers 500Mbps at 500ft (166m) distance at line-of-sight for long distance applications
    • Deployment options
      • Outdoor Point-to-Point Wireless Bridge: extend a network up to 9000ft (3km)
      • Outdoor WiFi Client Bridge: provide a WiFi connection to an outdoor device that is not WiFi-capable
      • Outdoor WiFi Access Point: outdoor long-range WiFi connectivity
    • LEDs
      • Display system and wireless transmission status
    • Outdoor use
      • IP55 (water and dust resistant, long sun exposure, snow, hail, frost, etc.)

    Netgear Warranty

    This product is backed by a NETGEAR limited 5-year Hardware Warranty. This product’s warranty is valid only if purchased from a NETGEAR authorized reseller, and covers unmodified hardware, fans and internal power supplies—not software or external power supplies, and requires product registration at within 90 days of purchase; see for details. Intended for indoor use only.

    Advanced Technical Support via phone, chat and email for 90 days. ProSUPPORT coverage can be extended by purchasing one, three, or five year contracts for extended and 24/7 support.