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Your lightning in a tower.

Power of Pro

When you need the ultimate amount of bandwidth throughout your home, look no further than the power of the tower — the GigaBLAST Pro (u6). Made for both wireless and hard-wired connections, you get the best of both worlds. 

Ultimate Wi-Fi. Exceptional design.

The GigaSpire BLAST system now unlocks the 6 GHz capabilities of Wi-Fi 6E. Using the CommandIQ® app, you can tailor the 6E network for compatible devices to work more productively, stream content seamlessly, game without lag or connect your smart home devices without the frustration of network interference.

Key Features

Fully Secure
Flexible Mesh

"Plug & Play" with intelligent mesh. The latest intelligent mesh technology extends amazing Wi-Fi to the hard-to-reach corners of any residence.

The latest hardware and software security features for the industry are built in to ensure that your connection is always safe.

Lightning Fast

No lag and no downtime with Multi-user, Multi-input, Multi-output (MU-MIMO tech) with 8 streams of data simultaneously.

Fully Managed
Fit for You
Cutting Edge

Every GigaSpire BLAST system is managed by your service provider so they can fix issues before they occur and ensure a simple, amazing experience.

The GigaSpire BLAST Family is constantly growing to help ensure that your service provider can offer the Wi-Fi system that is right for you.

Experience a growing selection of applications enhancing everything for your connected life from parental controls to the latest in network security and more.

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PRO-FORMANCE

MADE FOR TOMORROW, TODAY.

The GigaBLAST Pro (u6) is a new generation smart home system that extends the access network into the home and acts as a strategic location for control of the ultimate Wi-Fi experience. Besides supporting broadband connectivity of data and video services, this intelligent, high-performance system offers the latest 802.11ax ‘Wi-Fi 6’ technology. The GigaBLAST Pro provides switching and routing functions that support multi-Gigabit throughout for IPTV video and data services.

Blazing Speeds And Whole-Home Coverage 

With GigabitWi-Fi speeds, the GigaBLAST Pro provides more than enough bandwidth for everyone in your household. And no matter how many devices are connected at the same time, everyone enjoys the same outstanding Wi-Fi performance. Based on Wi-Fi 6, the GigaBLAST Pro provides longer range, higher efficiency, and is less affected by interference from other nearby Wi-Fi gateways. 

The GigaBLAST Pro has fourGigabit Ethernet ports so you can also connect a variety of wired multimedia devices for rapid data sharing across your network. 

 

The Latest Technology. The Best Performance

Not all Wi-Fi is created equal. The GigaBLAST Pro provides the best Wi-Fi available and adds exciting new features to help you manage your smart home with ease. 

 

Wi-Fi6 

The most advanced Wi-Fi standard yet, it's faster and optimized for performance in today's busy smart home environments. 

 

Dual band support 

Dual band support means that the GigaBLAST Pro lets you take advantage of all the capabilities of Wi-Fi 6 (802.llax) using both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands. With 4x4 at 5 GHz and 2x2 at 2.4 GHz, GigaBLAST Pro is a powerful dual band Wi-Fi system. 

 

The CommandlQ® App 

The ultimate Wi-Fi deserves the ultimate app. Take control of your home with Command IQ®. Utilize the app to view connected devices on your network, set basic parental controls, set up a guest network, or adjust your SSID and password. 

Go PRO with Command IQ®

GigaBLAST Pro (u6)
Technical Data

Key Attributes

Home Gateway
  • Layer 2 bridge and Layer 3 routing for High Speed Internet (HSI) data and IPTV video services

  • DHCP server options

  • DHCP (IPoE) and PPPoE network connections

  • Network Access Translation (NAT), public to private IP addressing

  • Configurable IP address schemes, subnets, static-IP addresses

  • DNS server

  • Bridge port assignment and data traffic mappings

  • Port forwarding

  • Firewall and security

  • Application and website filtering

  • Selectable forwarding and blocking policies

  • DMZ hosting

  • Parental controls, time of day usage

  • Denial of service (DoS) protection

  • MAC filtering

  • Time/Zone support

  • Universal Plug-and-Play (UPnP)

     

Wi-Fi:
  • 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz, simultaneous dual-band

  • 5 GHz 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6) certified, 802.11a/n/ac compatible

  • 6x6 streams (2x2 @ 2.4 GHz and 4x4 @ 5 GHz)

  • 2.4 GHz 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6) certified, 802.11b/g/ac compatible

  • WPA/WPA2/WPA3; WEP 64/128 bit encryption

  • PuF (Physical Unclonable Functions)

  • WPS push-button

  • 4x4 DL/UL MU-MIMO with beamforming (5 GHz radio)

  • 2x2 DL/UL MU-MIMO with beamforming (2.4 GHz radio)

  • 1024 QAM; OFDMA; BSS Coloring

  • DCM (Dual Carrier Modulation)

  • TWT (Target Wake Time) for IoT clients

 

Wi-Fi Redundant Mesh:
  • Self Managed: self configuration, Air time fairness

  • Dynamic Mesh: load balancing, band/node steering; interference management

  • Self Healing: backhaul failover; diagnostics; events

 

1 Gigabit Ethernet (GE) WAN interface:
  • Multi-rate 100/1000 BASE-T Ethernet, auto-negotiating

Gigabit Ethernet (GE) LAN interfaces:
  • Four (4) ports of multi-rate 10/100/1000 BASE-T Ethernet, auto-negotiating for residential IPTV and data services

 

Two voice lines:
  • Carrier grade SIP, H.248 (aka Megaco) and MGCP1

 

USB port:
  • USB 2.0 - Type A host interface

  • Supports multiple data service profiles

 

Traffic management and Quality of Service (QoS):
  • 802.1Q VLANs

  • 802.1p service prioritization

  • Q-in-Q tagging

  • Multiple VLANs

  • DiffServ

  • re-defined QoS on service type • LAG of GE ports

  • MAP-T

  • IPTV, IGMPv2, future support of IGMPv3:

  • IGMP Snooping and Proxy • IGMP Fast Leaves

 

Gateway Management:
  • CSC (Calix Support Cloud)

  • TR-069

  • Local Home Gateway GUI, access provisionable

  • Remote WAN side GUI access • Default username/password

AC to 12 V DV power adapter

Specifications

Dimensions
  • Width: 4.75 in (12.1 cm)

  • Height: 8.5 in (21.6 cm)

  • Depth: 4.75 in (12.1 cm)

  • Weight: 36 oz (1.02 kg)

WAN Interface

  • Interface: One 2.5 Gigabit- Ethernet Port, RJ-45 connector

 

Interfaces
  • Wireless: 2.4 GHz 2x2 and 5 GHz 4x4 internal antennas

  • LAN Data/IPTV: Four (4) 10/100/1000 BASE-T Ethernet port, RJ 45 connectors

  • WAN: One (1) 10/100/1000

  • USB: USB 2.0 Type A

  • Voice: Two ports supporting carrier grade SIP, H.248 (aka Megaco) and MGCP

  • Power: Single pin and 8-pin

     

Data
  • Drop length: 328 feet (100 m) max using CAT5 cable for GigE

  • Auto MDI/MDIX crossover for 1000BASE-TX, 100BASE-TX

  • Traffic Management and QoS: 802.11Q VLAN; 802.11p voice, video, data and management priorities; Q-in-Q tagging

 

Wireless
  • 2.4 GHz 802.11 b/g/n/ac/ax

  • 5 GHz 802.11 a/n/ac/ax

  • 4x4 DL/UL MU-MIMO, implicit/ explicit high-power, dynamic beamforming (5 GHz radio)

  • 2x2 DL/UL MU-MIMO implicit/ explicit high-power, dynamic beamforming (2.4 GHz radio)

  • 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz simultaneous

  • DCM, TWT, extended GI

  • Auto channel selecting and interference detection

  • WPS, WPS push button

  • Wi-Fi multimedia (WMM)

  • Supports up to 250 wireless clients

  • Remote Management

  • TR-069 remote management

  • TR-098 Internet Gateway Device Data Model

Environmental
  • Operating temperature: Indoor ambient temperature, 0° to 40°C (32° to 104° F)

  • Operating and storage relative humidity: 10 to 90 % and

  • 5 to 95% non-condensing respectively

 

Certification and Compliance
  • Emissions: FCC Part 15 Class B IC ICES-003 Class B CISPR-22

  • Safety: UL 60950 and UL 1697 approved

  • IEEE: 802.3, 802.3AB, 802.3U, 802.11p, 802.11Q

  • Wi-Fi Alliance Certified 802.11ax

  • USB-IF Compliance USB 2.0

 

Powering and Alarms
  • Single pin and 8-pin

  • Input voltage: 12 V DC (nominal)

  • External Power Adapter: 12 V DC, 3A

     

Ookla-based Performance Testing
  • Subscribers can run an Ookla- based performance test from within the Calix CommandIQ® mobile app

  • Symmetrical speed test results in excess of 2 Gbps are possible with the GigaSpire BLAST u6.1 system (owing to the 1 GigE WAN port)