Tech Basics

Ubiquiti UniFi G4 Doorbell vs G4 Doorbell Pro

Ubiquiti announced the new G4 Doorbell Pro last week, for the UniFi Protect platform. It is currently available as part of the Early Access program which means it is in its beta phase. The G4 Doorbell Pro builds on where Ubiquiti fell a bit short on its first doorbell, for starters it is now black, rather than white – however the G4 Doorbell does have some optional covers for helping […]

Ubiquiti UniFi G4 Pro vs AI Bullet

Ubiquiti announced the new AI Bullet camera for the UniFi Protect platform, its currently available as part of the Early Access program which means it is in its beta phase. The AI Bullet is visually very similar to the existing G4 Pro, but for the first time it is available in black – which is a much requested addition to the UniFi Product line. However, in this article we are […]

Ubiquiti UniFi G3 Instant vs G4 Instant

Ubiquiti announced the new G4 Instant last week, and it is in beta or Early Access how Ubiquiti calls it. This comes just under a year since the G3 Instant was launched, a very cost effective wireless camera, with support for UniFi Protect. The G4 Instant takes it a step further, with much higher resolution, support for Smart Detections*, IK04 impact resistance and IPX5 outdoor rating – and it can withstand […]

Ubiquiti UniFi UDM Pro vs UDM Pro SE

Ubiquiti announced the new UniFi Dream Machine Pro SE earlier this year in July and it builds upon the original UDM Pro, which went on sale in February 2020. Both units are very similar, with only some minor yet very important enhancements being changed between the two models. The form factor is the same, with a small 1.3-inch LCM display, 3.5-inch HDD bay, eight LAN ports, 2 SFP ports and […]

Ubiquiti GigaBeam product line explained

Ubiquiti is getting its 60GHz product line well and truly up and running, with three different GigaBeam point-to-point products, two airFiber 60GHz products and a 60GHz UniFi Building Bridge. However, out of the three different GigaBeam radios Ubiquiti makes it can be a bit confusing which one to get – this guide will explain what each one is used for, prices and which one is the best fit for your […]

Ubiquiti UniFi USG vs USG Pro

Ubiquiti launched the USG line of UniFi firewalls quite a while ago, such that they have been kind of replaced with the new UDM line, but there are still some use cases for a single purpose device. With a UDM or UDM Pro, it is not possible to adopt them to a cloud hosted UniFi server or a Cloud Key. If the device needs to be replaced for any reason […]

Ubiquiti UniFi UDM vs UDM-Pro

Ubiquiti launched the UniFi Dream Machine and Dream Machine Pro around a year ago, with the UDM-Pro being launched in February 2020. Both devices take the modular approach that Ubiquiti has with UniFi and condenses a few products into one simpler to use and in some cases, less expensive but that can come with some added complication. The UDM combines a Cloud Key controller, USG gateway, 4 port ethernet switch […]

Ubiquiti UniFi Cloud Key Gen2 vs Cloud Key Gen2+

Ubiquiti launched the Cloud Key Gen2 line of devices back at the end of 2018, and when compared to the previous first generation, the new models have a lot of advancements. For starters, the old model would have database issues when power was lost, be it a power cut or manually unplugged. Ubiquiti solved this issue by building in a backup battery inside, so when the device loses power, the […]

What is Ubiquiti UISP?

In the Ubiquiti world of products, the devices it offers fall under two categories: Enterprise and ISP/MSP. UniFi deals with the enterprise side, all the range of products be it UniFi Network, UniFi Protect, UniFi Talk, UniFi LED and and UniFi Access – they all have a centralised screen which is used to manage the devices. The other devices such as sunMAX, EdgeMAX, airMAX, airFiber, uFiber and LTU are all […]

Ubiquiti GigaBeam vs UniFi Building Bridge

Ubiquiti has two very similar options for short range PtP (Point-to-Point) on the 60GHz spectrum, with the airMAX GigaBeam and the UniFi Building Bridge (UBB). Both are basically identical in performance, but they are aimed at different audiences and devices run on 60GHz, with a 5GHz backup which can failover in case of bad weather or temporary obstructions. Both devices are rated for 500 metres of range with up to […]