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Best plug & play fiber Gpon router UFiber loco (UF-LOCO)
Gigabit Passive Optical Network CPE

  • High-Performance GPON CPE
  • LED diodes for easy diagnostics
  • Up to 2.4 Gbps downstream and 1.2 Gbps Upstream
  • Supports up to 20 km GPON Links
  • Powerful Layer 2/3 Management Features
  • GPON WAN Port
  • RJ45 Gigabit LAN Port
  • SC/APC Fiber Connector
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UFiber loco (UF-LOCO)

The sleek UFiber loco is a robust, high‑performance GPON CPE that features extremely low power consumption and the choice of 24V passive PoE or Micro‑USB power. 

• (1) GPON WAN Port and (1) Gigabit LAN Ethernet Port 

• 3.5W Max. Power Consumption 

• Powered by 24V Passive PoE or Micro-USB Power Adapter*


Package Contents

UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 1
UFiber loco
UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 2
Wall Mount Bracket
UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 3
Screws (Qty. 4)
UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 4
Screw Anchors (Qty. 4)
UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 5
Micro-USB Power Adapter* (5V, 1A)

* Included only in the single-pack of the UF-LOCO.

System Requirements

  • Linux, Mac OS X, or Microsoft Windows 7/8/10
  • Web Browser: Google Chrome (Other browsers may have limited functionality)

Before You Begin

Designing your first GPON deployment requires specific knowledge and planning. For information on GPON network design and installation, including important considerations and best practices, refer to:

For details on configuring UFiber devices for the first time to allow ONU LAN ports to provide connectivity, refer to: ubnt.link/UFiber-Initial-Configuration

Hardware Overview

UFiber loco 

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UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 7Reset Button
The Reset button serves two functions for the UF-LOCO:

  • Restart Press and release the Reset button quickly. The three signal LEDs will flash amber.
  • Restore to Factory Default Settings Press and hold the Reset button for more than five seconds.

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UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 9PON Port
SC/APC GPON port supports WAN connections of 2.488 Gbps downstream and 1.244 Gbps upstream.
UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 10Power Port
The Micro-USB Power Adapter connects to this port to provide power.
UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 11Ethernet Power
RJ45 Ethernet LAN port supports a 10/100/1000 Mbps connection and passive 24V PoE to power the device.
UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 12Ethernet LED
Off Ethernet connection down
White Ethernet connection up
UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 13Signal LEDs
Off Bootup
UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 14 Signal strength: low

≥ -28 dBm

UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 15 Signal strength: good

≥ -25 dBm

UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 16 Signal strength: strong

≥ -11 dBm

UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 17 Signal strength: too low

< -28 dBm

Check the quality of the fiber connection, and calculate the total optical loss of the optical splitters.

UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 18 Signal strength: too strong

≥ -8 dBm

Add an optical splitter, or add
a 5 or 10 dB optical attenuator.

UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 19 No signal

Check the fiber cables and connectors, and ensure that the OLT functions properly.

UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 20UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 21UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 22UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 23UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 24 No authority

The UF-LOCO has not been authorized or cannot communicate with the OLT. Check passwords and OLT settings.

UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 25Power LED
Off Power off
White Power on

Hardware Installation

Wall Mounting

  1. UFiber loco 
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  3. UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 27
  4. UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 28

Connecting Fiber

UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 29 WARNING: Never look directly into the ends of fiber or modules. The emitted light could cause damage to the eye.
UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 29 WARNING: Until ready for use, keep modules and fiber patch cables covered using the included protective caps to ensure the connections stay clean.
UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 29 WARNING: DO NOT connect the device directly to a UFiber GPON module (UF-GP-B+ or UF-GP-C+). Doing so will damage the device optics. Ensure that the device’s received signal level never exceeds -8 dBm. Use a UFiber PLC Splitter to add attenuation as needed.

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Connecting LAN

UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 33

Connecting Power

UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 34


UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 35 Note: The airCube provides Wi-Fi connectivity with PoE passthrough, so it is the ideal complement to the UF-LOCO for CPE installations.

UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 36


UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 37 WARNING: The switch port must comply with the power specifications listed in this Quick Start Guide.

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Accessing the Configuration Interface

  1. Ensure that your computer (or other host system) is connected to the device.
  2. Configure the Ethernet adapter on your host system with a static IP address on the 192.168.1.x subnet.
  3. Launch your web browser. Type in the address field. Press enter (PC) or return (Mac).UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 39
  4. Enter ubnt in the Username and Password fields. Click Login.

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Customize settings as needed. For more information, refer to the UFiber resources, which are available at: http://ubnt.link/UFiber-Support

OLT Compatibility Profiles

The device is compatible with most major brands of OLT (Optical Line Terminal) and offers four compatibility profiles. By default the device is set to Profile 1 – Ubiquiti UFiber OLT. For other brands, manually select Profile 2, 3, or 4.

  1. Log into the UFiber Configuration Interface.
  2. Go to Settings UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 41.UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 42
  3. On the Network screen, click the System tab.UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 43
  4. Select the appropriate profile from the OLT Profile drop-down menu:
    • Profile 1 Ubiquiti UFiber OLT
    • Profile 2 Other brands
    • Profile 3 Other brands
    • Profile 4 Other brands
    UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 35 Note: For more information, visit: https://ubnt.link/Supported-3rd-Party-OLTs

    UFiber loco (UF-LOCO) 45

  5. Click Save Changes.

The device will automatically restart with the new profile.


Dimensions 76.5 x 76.5 x 26.4 mm
(3.01 x 3.01 x 1.04″)
Weight 77 g (2.72 oz)
Networking Interfaces (1) SC/APC, GPON WAN

(1) RJ45, Ethernet LAN

Networking Interface Speeds (1) GPON WAN, ITU G.984,
2.488 Gbps Downstream,
1.244 Gbps Upstream

(1) GbE LAN, 10/100/1000 Mbps

Management Interface In-Band Ethernet


Normal Optical Power Range TX (Class B+): 1.5 to 5 dBm

RX: -28 to -8 dBm

Power Method Micro-USB: 5V, 1A

24V Passive PoE (Pins +4, 5; -7, 8)

Power Supply Micro-USB Power Adapter*: 5V, 1A
Max. Power Consumption 3.5W
Supported Voltage Range 4.7 to 5.3V
Processor Specs MIPS-32, 240 MHz
Memory Information 128 MB DDR3
Button (1) Reset
Operating Temperature -10 to 45° C (14 to 113° F)
Operating Humidity 10 to 90% Noncondensing
Certifications CE, FCC, IC

* Included only in the single-pack of the UF-LOCO.

Safety Notices

  1. Read, follow, and keep these instructions.
  2. Heed all warnings.
  3. Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.
Warning WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this product to rain or moisture.
Warning WARNING: Do not use this product in location that can be submerged by water.
Warning WARNING: Avoid using this product during an electrical storm. There may be a remote risk of electric shock from lightning.
Warning WARNING: CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT – Do not look into the ends of the fiber optic cable or SFP modules while converters are powered.

Electrical Safety Information

  1. Compliance is required with respect to voltage, frequency, and current requirements indicated on the manufacturer’s label. Connection to a different power source than those specified may result in improper operation, damage to the equipment or pose a fire hazard if the limitations are not followed.
  2. There are no operator serviceable parts inside this equipment. Service should be provided only by a qualified service technician.

Limited Warranty


The limited warranty requires the use of arbitration to resolve disputes on an individual basis, and, where applicable, specify arbitration instead of jury trials or class actions.



Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.

This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions.

  1. This device may not cause harmful interference, and
  2. This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. Operations of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference in which case the user will be required to correct the interference at his own expense.

ISED Canada


Australia and New Zealand

RCM Warning: This equipment is compliant with Class A of CISPR 32. In a residential environment this equipment may cause radio interference.

CE Marking

CE marking on this product represents the product is in compliance with all directives that are applicable to it.


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