General Questions about Deco X50-Outdoor
Q1: Questions about the POE feature.
Please refer to General questions about PoE feature on Deco X50-PoE | TP-Link
Q2: What do I need to pay attention to when mounting Deco X50-outdoor?
1. The recommended mounting height of Deco X50-outdoor is 0~8m, and all installations will vary with the environment. So it's always good to do the pre-and post-installation site survey, measured to your desired data rates, which is always the best advice to determine AP coverage.
2. Please do not mount the Deco X50-outdoor inverted or side-standing, wrong mounting may cause the device to fail to achieve the waterproof function correctly.
Q3: Can X50-outdoor be used underwater?
No, the X50-outdoor only supports IP65, which means protection from the intrusion of sprayed water.
Q4: How long is the AC power cord? Can I buy and use a longer AC power cord myself?
3 meters. Yes, but we prefer to recommend that you buy outdoor waterproof plugs or waterproof sockets rather than replacing the original power cord.
If you must replace the AC power cord, here are the specifications for the AC power cord used by X50-outdoor.
Tail Plug: Plum Gauge
Power: 100-240V~50/60Hz 0.5A AC
Q5: How long is the Ethernet cable in the box? Can I buy and use a longer Ethernet cable myself?
1.2 meters. Yes, and we recommend that the length of the Ethernet cable does not exceed 100m.
Q6: Can the Deco X50-outdoor be used indoor?
Q7: What is the best distance between the X50-outdoor and the Deco inside?
It is recommended that the X50-outdoor be placed within 10m of the signal source in a straight line. You can also refer to How can I find a suitable spot for my Deco? | TP-Link
Q8: Will Ethernet backhaul still work with PoE power?
Q9: Is the Deco X50-outdoor suitable for use in areas with frequent hurricanes?
Yes, but you will need additional reinforcement for the X50-outdoor.
Q10: Is the Deco X50-outdoor suitable for use in areas with frequent thunderstorms?
Yes, X50-outdoor can suppress common mode surge voltage of 2KV. But we prefer to recommend that you purchase an additional shielded wire to wrap around the Deco's housing and ground it.
Q11: Which Deco models does the Deco X50-outdoor work with?
All TP-Link Deco models.
Q12: What is the coverage area of Deco X50-outdoor? How many clients can I connect to the Deco’s Wi-Fi?
Covers up to 2500ft² per pack. Deco X50-Outdoor can be used outside due to its waterproof and dust-proof feature. It is not suitable for outdoor long-distance communication.
The X50-outdoor can connect over 150 devices in situations where you don't have a device that needs to consume a lot of bandwidth in real time.
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