The Tirade WIP5800N-WR is a versatile, very efficient, and stable 5 GHz wireless access point. The unit is equipped with an extreme output power (up to 29 dBm) 802.11n MIMO radio wrapped securely inside a robust IP-65 compliant enclosure with two N-type connectors, suited for wide coverage area applications. The robust hardware is coupled with an advanced and feature-rich operating system optimized for high performance communications which allows compatibility with older 802.11a standards while adding support for the latest in wireless communications. The WIP5800N-WR supports access point, station, and WDS operating modes and can act as bridge or as router making it one of the most flexible devices on the market. The software engine running on the WIP5800N-WR provides a user-friendly Adobe Flex-based GUI with instant changes, includes useful installation tools (site survey, antenna alignment, delayed reboot) and also is compatible with Wireless Network Management System for one of the most advanced management tools on the market. This wireless access point is an ideal device for point-to-multiple point applications as a base-station with and external sector or omni-directional antenna. It is also suited for medium- to long-range point-to-point applications with an external high-gain dual polarized antenna (panel or dish).