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by Matess
Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: List of ROS supported 10gb/s NICs
Replies: 2
Views: 337

List of ROS supported 10gb/s NICs

Is anywhere any list of supported nics for x86 servers?
Ebay is now full of cheap 10ge cards like IBM P004096 Emulex, HP NC522SFP, HP NC550SFP, Brocade 1020,...

Which one should I buy If I want to use it in routeros?
by Matess
Sat Mar 23, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Mikrotik QRT VS DynaDish
Replies: 9
Views: 1220

Re: Mikrotik QRT VS DynaDish

Hi, the Antenna Pattern are the difference, and the device shielding to the back. QRT works better in noisy environment. But both Antennas has big side lobes, and asymetric pattern. we are waiting for this one, because of small side lobes an high antenna gain in hole spectrum: https://www.rfelement...
by Matess
Thu Jan 24, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Mikrotik RS485 support?
Replies: 5
Views: 2444

Re: Mikrotik RS485 support?

I am trying to get that working right now and I would appreciate some help. I have hAP AC and epsolar mppt charge controller with its originnal cable https://www.ev-power.eu/Solar-Systems/Solar-Controller-Monitor-for-Tracer-BN-series-RS-485-USB.html?cur=2 and I am unable to get that work. When I con...
by Matess
Tue Oct 09, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 60GHz channel width
Replies: 1
Views: 333

60GHz channel width

Will 60GHz units support 500MHz channel width? If ees Is it considered as software upgrade or future hardware release?
by Matess
Sun Sep 09, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: ARM devices and NV2 protocol
Replies: 575
Views: 56632

Re: ARM devices and NV2 protocol

I think we are waiting for a solution for a really long time now. We started to change PtP link for ubnt as soon as 400iso came out. It works so much better than anything from mikrotik. Last week we changed some 911+jrc24dBi for iso400 and few lhg5 for litebeams and in the same channel throughput we...
by Matess
Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: LHG 60 project in Hawaii
Replies: 98
Views: 19674

Re: LHG 60 project in Hawaii

test channel 4 in rain please...
by Matess
Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WAP-60G-AP & LHGG60G Combo?
Replies: 4
Views: 621

Re: WAP-60G-AP & LHGG60G Combo?

hello,
our distributer just announced LHG Lite60. I dont think that fast ethernet is go to solution theese days but there is a strange part... There is said that only 3 clients are possible. Is that true?
by Matess
Mon Jul 30, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: LHG 60 project in Hawaii
Replies: 98
Views: 19674

Re: LHG 60 project in Hawaii

I Have a bad experience with radome. When it rains that radome stays wet and signal drop a lot even few hours after rain. By my tests radom is not recomended.
by Matess
Sat Jul 14, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: LHG 60 project in Hawaii
Replies: 98
Views: 19674

Re: LHG 60 project in Hawaii

1,7km at 1Gb/s full duplex is achievable. Not more than 1km in heavy rain is not possible.
by Matess
Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: LHG 60 project in Hawaii
Replies: 98
Views: 19674

Re: LHG 60 project in Hawaii

I have prrtty much same problem. Water is a big issue. This weekend signal dropped by 23dBm on 400m. I didnt get my hands on lhg60 yet ( not on stock ) but it seems that signal can drop over 50dBm on 1km. I am using dish with radom. Maybe water on radom is that problem... I dont know. Does anyone ha...
by Matess
Thu May 24, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: LHG 60 project in Hawaii
Replies: 98
Views: 19674

Re: LHG 60 project in Hawaii

can someone explain what "signal" means? RSSI is -69 to -70 and signal is load dependent.. up to 100Mb/s = 80, 700Mb (maximum and full duplex) 35 to 50.

It is longest WAP with custom antenna i have... 520m
by Matess
Tue May 22, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: LHG 60 project in Hawaii
Replies: 98
Views: 19674

Re: LHG 60 project in Hawaii

Should I move to Hawai? :)
by Matess
Tue May 22, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: LHG 60 project in Hawaii
Replies: 98
Views: 19674

Re: LHG 60 project in Hawaii

wAP60 has a specially designed and calibrated beamforming antenna with pre-configured patterns. you can't use it with custom antennas and I am surprised it works for you at all. thank you for your answer... it was some kind of error... Now even at 500m with wap and custom antenna it works 1,6Gb/s s...
by Matess
Fri May 18, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: NV2 protocol big disappointment
Replies: 23
Views: 3889

Re: NV2 protocol big disappointment

Hello I posted on this two years ago.. After much experimenting I found a few things that can help mitigate issues. 1. Do not let anyone connect with less than mid 60'S signal strength but it is not just signal strength the CCQ of each connection is vital do not have a connection below 75% CCQ. NV2...
by Matess
Thu May 17, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: General
Topic: LHG 60 project in Hawaii
Replies: 98
Views: 19674

Re: LHG 60 project in Hawaii

Does WAP has any kind of limitation? When I am using it on larger dsitances speed drops a lot and signal is still 80. Is there lower ACK or something?
by Matess
Wed May 16, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: LHG 60 project in Hawaii
Replies: 98
Views: 19674

Re: LHG 60 project in Hawaii

we have custom made antennas on WAP and on 1km test link it has 4dBi less then LHG60 on the same link. 500m link still drops with heavy rain. 420m is rock solid.
by Matess
Tue Mar 27, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 10MHz channel width
Replies: 10
Views: 2248

Re: 10MHz channel width

yes, more throughput with better used frequency spectrum. I want be able to do switch of the whole network, just in super noisy enviroment.
by Matess
Tue Mar 20, 2018 2:21 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 10MHz channel width
Replies: 10
Views: 2248

Re: 10MHz channel width

so what do you suggest? switch to older a/n or to different vendor? btw we have 4000+ routerboards online...
by Matess
Mon Mar 12, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 10MHz channel width
Replies: 10
Views: 2248

Re: 10MHz channel width

any future support for 10MHz channels?
by Matess
Wed Mar 07, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 10MHz channel width
Replies: 10
Views: 2248

10MHz channel width

Hi, we wanted to use lower channel width in highly noisy enviroments and I did a few experiments some time ago outdoor and it showed that 10MHz is actually faster then 20MHz. I want to configure new access points to 10MHz right from the start, but I have a problem. For a begining I am creating a cha...
by Matess
Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: LHG XL 60Ghz home made
Replies: 13
Views: 3148

Re: LHG XL 60Ghz home made

it fits jrc24 extreme nicely. Too bad I have a lot of non extreme versions. I tested that today... 185m one side is aimed to best signal, other site I just put there and hoped. signal 80... cable speed.... Thanks for the tip MulderSK ! here https://webshare.cz/group/Cj27iJn2in/ wAP60G in parabola M...
by Matess
Mon Feb 19, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: 802.11ac 4x4
Replies: 4
Views: 1549

Re: 802.11ac 4x4

does it work? and how?
by Matess
Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: LHG XL 60Ghz home made
Replies: 13
Views: 3148

Re: LHG XL 60Ghz home made

it fits jrc24 extreme nicely. Too bad I have a lot of non extreme versions.
I tested that today... 185m one side is aimed to best signal, other site I just put there and hoped.

signal 80... cable speed....

Thanks for the tip MulderSK !
by Matess
Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wireless Wire (RBwAPG-60ad kit) default configuration
Replies: 2
Views: 844

Re: Wireless Wire (RBwAPG-60ad kit) default configuration

what troubles do you have with bridge on mikrotik? bridge vs station bridge works like L2, you can also try WDS. That works like L2. Wireless wire also acts like L2, but to be honest I dont know why do you need gigabit connectioni to PLC.... You have strange questions and weird obeservations and als...
by Matess
Wed Feb 07, 2018 1:02 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: LHG XL 60Ghz home made
Replies: 13
Views: 3148

Re: LHG XL 60Ghz home made

I´ve heard that it did not pass EIRP test in LHG so thats the reason why it isnt sold and it also wont be soon. It will be nice if someone from staff can confirm that.
by Matess
Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:48 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: LHG XL 60Ghz home made
Replies: 13
Views: 3148

Re: LHG XL 60Ghz home made

thanks! I actually have 50+ antennas... not sure about those old single polarity feeders. I may try that.
by Matess
Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: LHG XL 60Ghz home made
Replies: 13
Views: 3148

Re: LHG XL 60Ghz home made

do you have pictures of JRC assembly? I have a lot of spare JRCs...
by Matess
Sun Jan 07, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: SXTsq 5 ac. WTF? It doesn't work.
Replies: 80
Views: 15019

Re: SXTsq 5 ac. WTF? It doesn't work.

I had same problem earlier with older sxt ac. Customer bought that on his own. We had to replace it. Connected, signal is ok. CCQ bad, even ping cannot go through. It was fixed and now with sxtsq ac it is back. Hope you can fix it soon.
by Matess
Tue Nov 28, 2017 11:22 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber
Replies: 124
Views: 29241

Re: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber

We waited a really long time for synchronization... now we are planning to build new areas with ubnt radios and mikrotik routers. We tried a lot and ubnt just works better in noisy enviroment. It is somehow funny.... when ubnt started we told ourselves that we dont want to use cheap hardware. Situat...
by Matess
Tue Nov 28, 2017 11:16 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber
Replies: 124
Views: 29241

Re: Mikrotik GPS Sync just like Airfiber

We waited a really long time for synchronization... now we are planning to build new areas with ubnt radios and mikrotik routers. We tried a lot and ubnt just works better in noisy enviroment. It is somehow funny.... when ubnt started we told ourselves that we dont want to use cheap hardware. Situat...
by Matess
Wed Jul 05, 2017 11:37 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: ccr1036 spare fans
Replies: 1
Views: 572

ccr1036 spare fans

Hello, I was servicing one of my sites and noticed really bad noise from CCR fans. (vibrating and resonating a lot) After few bumps to it (mainly for not working sfp1 which died this morning) noise stopped. Thes are bad bearings in one or both fans... where to buy new one? Do you know voltage and co...
by Matess
Wed Jun 07, 2017 12:33 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Winbox 3.11 released!
Replies: 94
Views: 281728

Re: Winbox 3.11 released!

I have contacted MS support. it is a known bug and maybe it will be fixed within 30 days. For now it is recomended downgrading back - control panel, recovery, get back to previsios version of windows 10. (dont know this exactly - translating from cz to en) It is possible to do it with in 10 days (i ...
by Matess
Thu May 04, 2017 3:20 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: MUM Europe 2017: new hardware incoming!
Replies: 86
Views: 20464

Re: MUM Europe 2017: new hardware incoming!

When we can expect those 60Ghz devices avalable to buy? First rumors that mikrotik is working on 60Ghz I heard more than Year ago. Really? :D I think that rumour was not true at the time then. Do you have any kind of expected price range? we are already using 60GHz for short distances where are oth...
by Matess
Wed Jan 18, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: New RB951G-2HnD bricked? [Solved with Netinstall]
Replies: 28
Views: 45992

Re: New RB951G-2HnD bricked? [Solved with Netinstall]

Hello, I have a simmilar problem. Yesterday I upgraded ROS on RB911 connected to RB Omnitik UP. During upgrade there was power failure and routerboard is bricked. I Can make a reboot from omnitik. I also tried EoIP tunel and Netinstall to that port, but it seems, that rb911 wont boot from ethernet w...
by Matess
Sun Sep 18, 2016 4:49 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LHG5 multi link, loosing speed somewhere.
Replies: 12
Views: 1005

Re: LHG5 multi link, loosing speed somewhere.

I have a simillar problems on tdd links. It acts just like you said. It can be antenna interference First of all make sure that those antennas in the middle point are as far from each other as possible. Or it can be half duplex problem You can also try better switch or even router. If you have anten...
by Matess
Wed Apr 27, 2016 12:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Help! "excessive broadcasts/multicast, probably a loop"
Replies: 22
Views: 29773

Re: Help! "excessive broadcasts/multicast, probably a loop"

I have a same problem. It suddenly appeard on 1 ethernet port in log and stopped working. When I disable poe on that port (means no cable connected - device off) it still shows a plenty of packets. No bridge on that port, switch disabled and still. Going to replace that. See screenshot. http://www.i...
by Matess
Sun Mar 27, 2016 12:34 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: powerbox
Replies: 7
Views: 1374

Re: powerbox

I know i can use mikrotik gpoe injector, but when you need telecom standard (ground and -48V) then you have a problem. Mikrotik gigabit poe has still grounded negative. I think, that electrically it should be ok to use just 1 wire. If you want to use the whole pair, then you need to input that volta...
by Matess
Sat Mar 26, 2016 9:36 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: powerbox
Replies: 7
Views: 1374

Re: powerbox

just found it....

http://forum.mikrotik.com/download/file.php?id=10417

Is it possible to make it simple without transformers? like use only 1 wire (like blue for positive, and brown for negativ - not a pair, just 1 wire)?
by Matess
Sat Mar 26, 2016 9:29 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: powerbox
Replies: 7
Views: 1374

Re: powerbox

Thanks for reply... I hope that powerbox will be next.

Can someone show me wiring diagram of pasive gigabit poe?
by Matess
Sun Mar 20, 2016 11:22 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: powerbox
Replies: 7
Views: 1374

powerbox

Hi,
Are you planning new version of powerbox / hex poe? I need at least gigabit uplink, but also other ports in gigabit would be great.
by Matess
Thu Feb 26, 2015 3:56 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: power levels
Replies: 4
Views: 943

Re: power levels

yes true... i forgot that i measured -3dBm on 0, when only 1 chain was enabled.
by Matess
Thu Feb 26, 2015 10:32 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: power levels
Replies: 4
Views: 943

Re: power levels

so on all 4 devices when i set all rates fixed at 0 and use 10dBm antenna EIRP will be 10dBm?

And are you sure? last time i measured RB911 i saw a lower power even at -2... (-3 to -30 was the same)
by Matess
Wed Feb 25, 2015 10:37 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB750UP PoE output voltage
Replies: 2
Views: 1177

Re: RB750UP PoE output voltage

you need to use a DC/DC converter. Then you can use any voltage you need on rb750up, and this ( http://www.ebay.com/itm/DC-DC-Buck-Converter-Step-Down-Module-LM2596-Power-Supply-Output-1-23V-30V-/400749241579?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item5d4e8424eb ) for the end device rb 750up has an operating vo...
by Matess
Wed Feb 25, 2015 9:37 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: power levels
Replies: 4
Views: 943

power levels

What is minimum power level for theese devices:

RB922UAGS-5HPacD

RB912UAG-5HPnD

R11e-5HacD

R11e-5HnD

Everywhere is only one thing - maximum power level. What about minimum, or some kind of table from -30 to +30 which is possible to set in ROS?
by Matess
Tue Feb 24, 2015 2:53 pm
Forum: RouterOS v7
Topic: Feature Request: IPv6 NAT66 Support
Replies: 24
Views: 6680

Re: Feature Request: IPv6 NAT Support

can someone please explain why there isnt ipv6 (internet adress) to ipv4 (internal network) nat? Lets dont talk about masquerade, but what about 1:1 NAT?
by Matess
Tue Sep 09, 2014 9:18 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Do you like default config of Omnitik and Omnitik UP? (poll)
Replies: 11
Views: 1874

Re: Do you like default config of Omnitik and Omnitik UP? (p

no it wont show its mac.... I need to acces it from a different port, remove that config and only then it is possible to find it through winbox discovery on ether1.
by Matess
Tue Sep 09, 2014 7:09 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Do you like default config of Omnitik and Omnitik UP? (poll)
Replies: 11
Views: 1874

Re: Do you like default config of Omnitik and Omnitik UP? (p

Ok... lets say I have an omnitik on tower and a laptop down on the cable to eth1. I dont have a box from omnitik so I dont know its mac adress. So it is possible to get acces to it? how?
by Matess
Thu Aug 28, 2014 8:33 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Do you like default config of Omnitik and Omnitik UP? (poll)
Replies: 11
Views: 1874

Do you like default config of Omnitik and Omnitik UP? (poll)

Hi, When first stupid defualt config was found in omnitik I just hoped that is some kind of mistake. Bud from that time I forget to remove that configuration for a few times and it is very irritating when you have to climb back to the top with a laptop and a cable just to remove that stupid config. ...
by Matess
Fri Jul 04, 2014 12:11 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 802.11ac - Qualcomm Atheros 98xx support
Replies: 26
Views: 11055

Re: 802.11ac - Qualcomm Atheros 98xx support

Your position is fine for EU masses, for us like developers and implementors it is very uncomfortable.. Hey thats not fair. I know that you have a hard time with developement and stuff like that, but thats not just you. Almost every ISP has its own solution for network management so it isnt so much...