Deco M5 - Exterior Installation?

Deco M5 - Exterior Installation?
Deco M5 - Exterior Installation?
2021-10-08 01:11:09 - last edited 2021-10-09 01:04:27
Model: Deco M5
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Are the Deco M5 units suitable for exterior installation?  I need to traverse an outdoor space over a fairly long distance.  At least one unit would need to be in an outdoors setting.  

If the Deco M5 is not suitable, is there a better product for this job?

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2021-10-08 03:46:19 - last edited 2021-10-09 01:04:27

@MrsNoName 

Hi, Deco M5 only supports Ethernet-WAN connection, which means you have to get an Ethernet output from the internet source in an outdoor space.

Moreover, M5 is intended for home use and does not have a water-proof design.

So M5 might not be a suitable product for outdoor settings. 

 

There are some business products which might be more appropriate.

You could refer to this link and add more details about your scenario to get the recommended models:

https://www.tp-link.com/us/business-networking/solution/?filterby=scenario

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2021-10-08 03:46:19 - last edited 2021-10-09 01:04:27

@MrsNoName 

Hi, Deco M5 only supports Ethernet-WAN connection, which means you have to get an Ethernet output from the internet source in an outdoor space.

Moreover, M5 is intended for home use and does not have a water-proof design.

So M5 might not be a suitable product for outdoor settings. 

 

There are some business products which might be more appropriate.

You could refer to this link and add more details about your scenario to get the recommended models:

https://www.tp-link.com/us/business-networking/solution/?filterby=scenario

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2021-10-08 13:35:31

@TP-Link 

 

Thank you.  That is exactlywhat I needed.

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@MrsNoName 

Hi, Deco M5 only supports Ethernet-WAN connection, which means you have to get an Ethernet output from the internet source in an outdoor space.

Moreover, M5 is intended for home use and does not have a water-proof design.

So M5 might not be a suitable product for outdoor settings. 

 

There are some business products which might be more appropriate.

You could refer to this link and add more details about your scenario to get the recommended models:

https://www.tp-link.com/us/business-networking/solution/?filterby=scenario

 

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