RidgeWave® 4700FWB

RidgeWave® 4700FWB

Unlicensed 5 GHz Fixed Wireless Base Station

The BEC RidgeWave® 4700FWB 5GHz Base Station is designed to provide a cost-effective alternative to traditional fixed wireless broadband utilizing license-free 5GHz spectrum. Operating the 4700FWB with both the RidgeWave® S518 Sector Antenna and RidgeWave® AC867 Subscriber Unit create an end to end solution delivering secure, reliable connectivity with high-data rates and expanded coverage to meet today’s networking demands.

802.11ac Wave 2

  • Full band support of unlicensed 5 GHz spectrum with max throughput:  up to 1.0 Gbps IP (1.7 Gbps PHY)

High Output Power

  • Offering up to 30 ±2 dBm (1 Watt) Output Power Up to 1 Gbps Base Station Capacity

Multi-User MIMO

  • 4×4:4 MIMO OFDM supporting beamforming to transmit to multiple clients simultaneously

High Client Capacity

  • Up tp 100 Clients per sector

Rate Shaping: 

  • Per CPE UL/DL commit and maximum rate shaping 

Passive Power over Ethernet (PoE)

  • Both power and data are carried over a single Ethernet with the included PoE injector or IEEE 802.3at PoE switch

Built to Last

  • IP-68/UL-50E Enclosure, complete protection against dust and water ingress

Complete Kit

  • Packaged with Gigabit PoE Injector, mounting bracket, Flooded CAT5e, and ground wir


  • Wireless Standard (IEEE) : 802.11a/n/ac and 802.11i / d / e / w / h / k / r / s
  • Frequency: 4.9 – 5.85GHz (Operation frequency may vary by countries)
  • MIMO: 4 x 4 : 4 MIMO
  • Modulation: OFDM up to 256-QAM
  • Max. Phy Data Rate up 1.7Gbps
  • Max. Output Power: 30±2 dBm (EIRP)
  • Channel Bandwidth: 20 / 40 / 80 MHz
  • Sensitivity (MCS 0): -84 dBm @ 80 MHz: -87 dBm @ 40 MHz and -90 dBm @ 20 MHz

Antenna (BEC RidgeWave® S518)

  • Frequency Range: 5150-5850MHz
  • Gain: 18 x 4 dBi, VSWR: ≤ 1.6
  • Beamwidth: 65±5° (Horizontal) 7±2° (Vertical)
  • Polarization Type: ±45°
  • Front-to-Back Ratio: >28 dB
  • Dimensions: 5.04″ (W) x 39.37″ (H) x 2.28″ (D) (128mm x 1000 mm x 58mm)
  • Weight: 3.5kg (7.72lbs)
  • Rated Wind Velocity: 140km/h


  • Operating Modes: AP Router and Repeater
  • Selectable Channel Bandwidth: 20 / 40 / 80 MHz
  • Security: WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, Mixed WPA / WAP2-PSK (TKIP/AES)

Network Protocols

  • IPv4, IPV6 or IPv4 / IPv6 Dual Stack
  • DHCP v4 / v6
  • NAT, static routing and RIP-1/2
  • Dynamic Domain Name System (DDNS)
  • Virtual server and DMZ


  • Built-in NAT Firewall
  • Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI)
  • Access Control
  • IP Filtering, MAC Filtering, URL Filtering
  • Password Protection for System Management

Quality of Service Control

  • Supports the DiffServ approach
  • Traffic prioritization based-on protocol, port number, and IP address


  • Web-based GUI for Remote and local Management
  • Access control by services or protocols
  • Firmware upgrade and configuration data upload and download via web-based GUI and Cloud.
  • BECentral® Cloud Management
  • Syslog Monitoring


  • (2) Gigabit Ethernet Interfaces.
  • Wireless N-Type Connectors with Arrester
    (4) External 5GHz N-Type Antennas
    (2) External 2.4GHz N-Type Antennas*
  • Reset Button
  • LED Indicators: Power/Boot, WAN/PoE, LAN, WI-Fi, Internet

Power and Protections

  • PoE Injector: IEEE 802.3at compliant PoE P.D
  • Max Power Consumption: 18.5W
  • Surge Protection: K.21 enhanced mode ±6KV
  • ESD Protection: Contact: ±8KV / Air: ±15KV


  • Dimensions: 8.5″ (W) x 7.5″ (H) x 3.0″ (D) (257mm x 227 mm x 91mm)
  • Weight: 2kg (4.4lbs) (Without Mount)
  • Industrial-grade IP68 and Vent integration enclosure
  • Top cover material UL-746C compliant for UV-resistant


  • Operating temperature: -40° ~ 60°C (-40°~140°F)
  • Storage temperature: -40° ~ 65°C (-40°~149°F)

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