Ubiquiti airFiber AF-5XHD vs AF-5X PtP Radio – What’s the Difference?

Ubiquiti recently replaced its popular AF-5X PtP (Point to Point) radio with an updated and upgraded version – the airFiber AF-5XHD. Many of our customers have been asking what’s the difference between these two models, given its slight increase in price (around 8%) and what sort of improvements can they expect with the newer AF-5XHD.

If we’re talking about performance, users of the AF-5XHD can expect an increase of up to 20% on backhaul capacity, without wasting frequency spectrum. This is a pretty big gain in performance over the AF-5X and this is based on “real world” figures as detailed in this post on the Ubiquiti forum.
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