NetXL Logo






0330 043 3000

DrayTek VigorAP 918R Outdoor WiFi 5 PoE+ Access Point

Part Number: VAP918R-K

VAP918R-K Image 1

Click to zoom

VAP918R-K Image 1
VAP918R-K Image 2
VAP918R-K Image 3
VAP918R-K Image 4
VAP918R-K Image 5
Screenshot 1
Screenshot 2
Screenshot 3
Screenshot 4

DrayTek VigorAP 918R Outdoor WiFi 5 PoE+ Access Point

Part Number: VAP918R-K

The DrayTek Vigor AP918R is a ruggedised, long range Outdoor Mesh Wireless Access Point. The VAP 918R features Dual-Band 11ac Wave 2 bandwidth and can allow a total of 256 concurrent clients. The VAP918R-K is perfect for outdoor locations to provide point to point links, suitable for applications in industrial environments and outdoor events.

Out of stock

This product is out of stock. Please call on 0330 043 3000 to confirm availability.

£323.04inc VAT

Shipping from £4.79

Free Returns (Ts&Cs apply)

Price Breaks

  • 1 = 


  • 5+  

    Call to quote

  • 10+  

    Call to quote

More Information - DrayTek VAP918R Outdoor Access Point

The VigorAP 918R is compliant with 802.11ac WAVE2, supporting Dual-Band operation that allows 128 concurrent clients per wireless band, making 256 in total. It also provides advanced features, such as AirTime Fairness, Band Steering, and AP-Assisted Roaming.

The VigorAP 918R offers various operating modes, including Access Point and Range Extender, Mesh Root, Mesh Node. It is powered through its Gigabit Ethernet interface with Power over Ethernet, for convenient installation, making it an ideal solution for flexible network deployment.

Designed to deliver wireless connectivity to outdoor environments, the VA918R has an IP67 certified enclosure that can withstand extreme weather conditions, dust, and a wide operating temperature range of -40°C to 70°C. The integrated temperature and humidity sensor will alert you if any water or heat issues may be about to arise. This Access Point can also be a solution for harsh indoor environments such as factories or warehouses.

DrayTek's Mesh system connects and intelligently manages and auto configures up to 8 DrayTek VigorAP Access Points. You can configure, manage and monitor your network through DrayTek's Central Management System, VigorACS, their Wireless management app.

Please note: PoE adapter not supplied, requires PoE injector such as the VigorPoE-600 or a PoE switch such as the VigorSwitch P1092

For more information about mesh networks and network extension, read our blog!

VAP918R-K Key Highlights

  • AC1300 Class Wireless Access Point
  • MIMO: 2 x 2 Antenna Design
  • IEEE 802.11ac (Wave 1 & 2)/a/b/g/n
  • Frequency Band 2.4 GHz & 5.8Ghz - Simultaneous Operation
  • Mesh can use 2.4GHz or 5GHz radios for operation
  • Bandwidth management per Station/SSID
  • Up to 256 total clients (128 per radio)
  • 5GHz: PHY Rate 866Mb/s
  • 2.4GHz: PHY Rate 400Mb/s
  • 3.5 dBi Gain at 2.4GHz
  • 5 dBi Gain at 5GHz
  • Wireless LAN Compatibility
  • MAC Address Filtering
  • Ruggedised IP67 enclosure
  • Maximum Power Consumption: up to 18 Watts
  • Wall or Pole Mountable
  • TX/RX Dual-Band
  • 1 x Gigabit Ethernet LAN Port, RJ-45 (PoE-PD input)
  • PoE Standards: 802.3at
  • Antenna Connectors: 2x RP-SMA Type
  • Centrally Managed or Standalone operation

What's in the Box?

  • 1 x VigorAP 918R Wireless Access Point
  • Power Adaptor
  • Ground Wire
  • Ethernet Cable
  • 2 x Dual-Band Outdoor Antenna
  • 2 x Stainless Adjustable Pipe Clamps
  • Quick Start Guide


Data Sheet:

VAP918R-K Datasheet

You might also like

More by DrayTek

Related Content

Poynting Antenna Buying Guide: Transport & Mobility

Poynting Antenna Buying Guide: Transport & Mobility

Whether you own a motorhome, van or emergency vehicle, Poynting antennas can bring you the stable and reliable connection you need to stay in touch no matter the conditions or circumstances. Here is your buying guide to find the perfect model for you!

21 Mar 2023 | 4min read

How to boost Wi-Fi signal around your home or office

How to boost Wi-Fi signal around your home or office

Buffering videos, browsing taking far too long, that little sad face that pops up when you have no internet connection, we all know these feelings far too well. Apart from just being plain annoying, signs like these could mean that your Wi-Fi signal has slowed down, and it's time to boost that Wi-Fi connection.

24 Feb 2023 | 9min read

Access points explained

Access points explained

So, you want to improve your Wi-Fi signal and you keep hearing access points pop up all over the place as a solution. They sound pretty useful, but what are they, and what can they actually do? We’re here to answer all of your questions.

26 Jan 2023 | 6min read

Bold Smart Locks for AirBnB

Bold Smart Locks for AirBnB

Are you an AirBnB owner looking to simplify and improve your security measures? Keep reading to find out how Bold can be the ultimate solution.

Revised 23 Dec 2022 | 5min read

Smart Lock vs Traditional Lock; What’s the difference?

Smart Lock vs Traditional Lock; What’s the difference?

Today we will be explaining the difference between traditional locks and smart locks. Keep reading to discover how Smart Locks can reduce the stress of keys and make your life easier!

23 Dec 2022 | 7min read

NetXL Christmas Gift Guide 2022

NetXL Christmas Gift Guide 2022

From Networking to Smart Home, we have a Christmas Guide that's tailored to the techy in your life! Read on to find your loved one the perfect gift this Christmas.

15 Dec 2022 | 6min read

Spotlight interview: Hugo from POYNTING

Spotlight interview: Hugo from POYNTING

Poynting has been a huge part of NetXL since its launch in 2019. Let's chat with Hugo to find out what makes Poynting so special and why it's the perfect solution for you!

8 Dec 2022 | 3min read

How can TP-Link's OC200 Omada Cloud Controller make my life easier?

How can TP-Link's OC200 Omada Cloud Controller make my life easier?

Searching for a smart networking management solution? Look no further. Read to find out how TP-Links OC200 can make your life easier.

10 Nov 2022 | 2min read