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by RogerWilco
Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:16 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Quectel EP06 and wAP R ac (RBwAPGR-5HacD2HnD)
Replies: 2
Views: 249

Re: Quectel EP06 and wAP R ac (RBwAPGR-5HacD2HnD)

Nice mate! Finding a modem that works with LTE and not PPP with B28 + Telstra is perfect.
I don't suppose you could tell me where in Australia you got the card and what firmware is on it?

What speeds you getting with the modem?
by RogerWilco
Sun Jul 21, 2019 2:21 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Mikrotik RBSXTR (No Modem) 9dBi 60 degree LTE Antenna
Replies: 3
Views: 372

Re: Mikrotik RBSXTR (No Modem) 9dBi 60 degree LTE Antenna

Not listed separately, but offered in distribution channel. Grab it if you want... Don't need to at the moment, I've just purchased the version with the modem. Just wondering if there is any more info on the antenna, etc. EDIT: found a PDF with some info: https://www.discomp.cz/download/MikroTik/Da...
by RogerWilco
Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Mikrotik RBSXTR (No Modem) 9dBi 60 degree LTE Antenna
Replies: 3
Views: 372

Mikrotik RBSXTR (No Modem) 9dBi 60 degree LTE Antenna

@MikroTik: when will this product be added to the products page?
https://gowifi.co.nz/wireless/rbsxtr.html
by RogerWilco
Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:43 am
Forum: General
Topic: Which CAT4/CAT6 LTE
Replies: 4
Views: 435

Re: Which CAT4/CAT6 LTE

MC7304 running with RB912 in Australia for the last 3 years. No trouble with the modem at all.
Not sure if you'd want to use it for a new system since it is now obsolete. Might be worth picking one up on eBay to save taping pins on the MC74XX series?
by RogerWilco
Fri Jul 05, 2019 6:55 am
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: VB6 SOURCE CODE FOR MIKROTIC
Replies: 1
Views: 341

Re: VB6 SOURCE CODE FOR MIKROTIC

I don't think you'll get many takers. VB has been dead for well over a decade... if you want to use Visual Basic, switch to VB.NET. You can port samples easily from C# if you can find any.
by RogerWilco
Fri Jul 05, 2019 4:23 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Future of LTE products, user feedback requested
Replies: 80
Views: 17130

Re: Future of LTE products, user feedback requested

Been mentioned before, but a modem supporting band 28 for Australia would be ideal. B28 is used by Telstra and covers nearly the entire country.
by RogerWilco
Tue Jul 02, 2019 3:16 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: What is Dot1X?
Replies: 3
Views: 521

Re: What is Dot1X?

According to the 6.45.1 changelog
dot1x - added support for IEEE 802.1X Port-Based Network Access Control;
by RogerWilco
Fri Jun 28, 2019 2:54 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: SXTSQ Lite 2 with no clear Line of Sight
Replies: 3
Views: 653

Re: SXTSQ Lite 2 with no clear Line of Sight

Without seeing the trees,and as long as you can see through in parts, I'd say yes. My link uses to SXT Lite 2 (2.2km) and goes through the foliage of a couple of eucalyptus and wattle trees on one end and through the leaves of two pin oaks on the other.
by RogerWilco
Tue May 21, 2019 3:01 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Low LTE speed with RBSXTR
Replies: 8
Views: 467

Re: Low LTE speed with RBSXTR

Any number of things. SXT devices are directional, are you pointing it at a tower? iPhone may be using a better band (such as B28). iPhone also supports CA.
by RogerWilco
Tue May 07, 2019 3:17 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: MikroTik MQS
Replies: 2
Views: 529

MikroTik MQS

Any word on when the MikroTik MQS Mobile Quick Setup AP device mentioned in the Mum will be out?
by RogerWilco
Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:11 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: MiniPCIe Compatibility.
Replies: 1
Views: 234

Re: MiniPCIe Compatibility.

If it isn't listed in that Wiki article, chances are MikroTik haven't tested it. A quick forum search shows this is the only question about the eM680-950.
You'd just have to buy it and see, then send a support output file when it won't work. Not ideal or cheap.
by RogerWilco
Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:59 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LTE modem R11e-LTE antena connect
Replies: 5
Views: 437

Re: LTE modem R11e-LTE antena connect

You only need one antenna connected, the left. The right is for diversity.
by RogerWilco
Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: Management Mkt R11e-LTE when it's MODEM (ip passthrough)
Replies: 1
Views: 201

Re: Management Mkt R11e-LTE when it's MODEM (ip passthrough)

Hi, My questions is the followings: I have an Mkt R11e-LTE in MODEM mode (ip passthrough). The public IP of the LTE is redirected to the MTK RB, as described in the drawing. Since the MKT R11e-LTE is in MODEM mode, I lose its management. ------ MKT R11eLTE (ip passthrough) | | ------ MKT RB (Public...
by RogerWilco
Sun Apr 07, 2019 6:23 am
Forum: Useful user articles
Topic: USB Outdoor temperature sensor
Replies: 7
Views: 1393

Re: USB Outdoor temperature sensor

Another way that you might call dodgy is to just run a script to poll the temperature monitor in the RB750UP.
Not very accurate since it is measuring PCB temp so you'd need to factor that in.
by RogerWilco
Sun Apr 07, 2019 4:11 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Mikrotik and LTE cat6
Replies: 7
Views: 1464

Re: Mikrotik and LTE cat6

Those are not EU or intl. bands.

Half of the world uses bands 1, 3, 8, 20, etc.

Also, I bet you a beer that UL won't even reach 75Mbps.
FCC page doesn't have much info yet. Probably still a few months away from MikroTik telling us what is supports.
Band 28 for Australia would have been nice.
by RogerWilco
Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:26 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Mikrotik and LTE cat6
Replies: 7
Views: 1464

Re: Mikrotik and LTE cat6

Mikrotik has announced LTE CAT6 too: https://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=146191&hilit=lte+mum No news on the supported bands for Europe/Intl. Also, no word on UL performance and characteristics. I bet MT went for 50Mbps for uplink, in 2019 no less. :( Search for TV7R11ELTE6 using the FCC...
by RogerWilco
Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: How to change SXT LTE imei?
Replies: 14
Views: 1708

Re: How to change SXT LTE imei?

upp
You have your answer: you can't. Please stop spamming this forum.
by RogerWilco
Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:49 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: LTE Carrier Aggregation
Replies: 8
Views: 745

Re: LTE Carrier Aggregation

FCC mentions a R11e-LTE6 device. I assume that is Cat6. No idea when that would be released.
Hopefully MikroTik will continue making more modems and SXT devices and get around to updating their Wiki page.
by RogerWilco
Mon Apr 01, 2019 2:50 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: R11e-LTE6
Replies: 0
Views: 292

R11e-LTE6

Any word on what bands this will support and any plans for updated SXT devices?
EDIT: looks like bands B2, B5, B7, B12, B17, B25, B26, B38, B39, B40, B41
by RogerWilco
Sun Mar 17, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Future of LTE products, user feedback requested
Replies: 80
Views: 17130

Re: Future of LTE products, user feedback requested

B28 for Australia would be nice.
by RogerWilco
Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:33 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: wireless Calculator [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 843

Re: wireless Calculator [SOLVED]

I doubt the curvature of the Earth would be a problem over 2km...
It should say the link is not possible, except with a high mast. Not the other way.
by RogerWilco
Thu Feb 07, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: wireless Calculator [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 843

Re: wireless Calculator [SOLVED]

Would you also be able to make it say a link isn't possible instead of saying the link is reliable, but a very high mast is required.
I don't think it is practical to suggest a 200m tall mast...
by RogerWilco
Thu Dec 27, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: SXT LTE kit antenna [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 476

Re: SXT LTE kit antenna [SOLVED]

Probably a silly question, but the specification PDF says the SXT LTE kit has a 60 degree 9 dBi antenna... is this MIMO like the other SXT devices? LTE category 4 implies 2x2 MIMO. Note that with LTE devices, 2x2 MIMO is realized as dual polarization MIMO (polarization planes shifted by 90 degrees)...
by RogerWilco
Wed Dec 26, 2018 2:18 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: SXT LTE kit antenna [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 476

SXT LTE kit antenna [SOLVED]

Probably a silly question, but the specification PDF says the SXT LTE kit has a 60 degree 9 dBi antenna... is this MIMO like the other SXT devices?
by RogerWilco
Tue Dec 04, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: SLX LTE Kit
Replies: 5
Views: 744

Re: SLX LTE Kit

The new LTE Kit models *do* support pass-through: https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:Peripherals
Can't help with the rest. I'm going to buy a SXT LTE Kit soon to do something similar.
by RogerWilco
Fri Apr 27, 2018 4:48 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: R11e-LTE
Replies: 3
Views: 915

Re: R11e-LTE

Using a 24V power supply on a RBM11G My R11e-LTE-US consumes 50ma at peak. Board pulls 60ma idle and 110ma when modem is tx/rx
Thanks mate.
by RogerWilco
Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:54 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: R11e-LTE
Replies: 3
Views: 915

R11e-LTE

@MikroTik or anyone who has one of these LTE cards: what is the power consumption like compared to a Sierra Wireless card? The spec sheet is only ONE page so doesn't mention much of anything, whereas the SW spec sheet is 112 pages and very detailed... https://i.mt.lv/routerboard/files/R11e-LTE-18011...
by RogerWilco
Tue Mar 06, 2018 1:12 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RouterBoard 2.4GHz Ptp links - max distance
Replies: 2
Views: 499

RouterBoard 2.4GHz Ptp links - max distance

@MikroTik: all the hardware pages have links to this PDF: https://i.mt.lv/routerboard/files/anten ... 123306.pdf
Which has the estimated distance when choosing hardware for PtP links... problem is, there isn't a PDF for 2.4GHz gear....
by RogerWilco
Sat Mar 03, 2018 6:19 am
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: New router OS
Replies: 46
Views: 11473

Re: New router OS

One of the main things for me - and I'm sure I'm not the only one - is the total lack of support for the newer Sierra Wireless MC74xx models. I've got emails dating back 3 years from MikroTik telling me "v7 will support it". Mikrotik trying to support all the 3rd Party LTE modules will be a never e...
by RogerWilco
Fri Mar 02, 2018 12:59 am
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: New router OS
Replies: 46
Views: 11473

Re: New router OS

One of the main things for me - and I'm sure I'm not the only one - is the total lack of support for the newer Sierra Wireless MC74xx models. I've got emails dating back 3 years from MikroTik telling me "v7 will support it".
by RogerWilco
Thu Mar 01, 2018 12:58 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Future of LTE products, user feedback requested
Replies: 80
Views: 17130

Re: Future of LTE products, user feedback requested

99% of Australia would be happy if your modems are like the Sierra Wireless MC7430 for the Telstra network (which the MC7430 is certified). Bands: B1, B3, B5, B7, B8, B18, B19, B21, B28, B38-B41 It would probably be easier to just support SW modems since they are available world-wide, support a wide...
by RogerWilco
Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB922 Off Grid Power
Replies: 9
Views: 1206

Re: RB922 Off Grid Power

Looks like you've just gone off the PDF sheets that state the MAX power and don't have any actual first hand knowledge... the RB912 + LTE modem draws 2-3w in use and as low as <1w when idle. What I said is not "trial and error" as you claim - this is from what I've measured over a 6 year period (as ...
by RogerWilco
Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:21 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB922 Off Grid Power
Replies: 9
Views: 1206

Re: RB922 Off Grid Power

Panel and Battery size depends on your location and needs... Seriously.. why waste your time answering if you have nothing helpful to add.. I have never said i want to use a panel, in fact i said the exact opposite. @RogerWilco was simply being a helpful forum member and providing info that was act...
by RogerWilco
Wed Jan 17, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB922 Off Grid Power
Replies: 9
Views: 1206

Re: RB922 Off Grid Power

@RogerWilco, Thanks for the feedback. This is a temporary install and will be moved to various locations every week or so. We did look at Solar but decided that with it being in one place for such a short time the installation and removal of a panel woudl be a pain. However for longer installs a so...
by RogerWilco
Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:35 am
Forum: RouterOS v7
Topic: RouterOS v7.0 beta1 - when?
Replies: 553
Views: 131310

Re: RouterOS v7.0 beta1 - when?

Hello. I have 11 Mikrotik 912 + Sierra MC7304. I too would love to have this to start testing LTE on MC7304. Thank you.
I only have 1 of each, but I'd love to be able to use LTE too.
by RogerWilco
Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:26 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB922 Off Grid Power
Replies: 9
Views: 1206

Re: RB922 Off Grid Power

My RB912 + 4G mPCIe modem has run from solar for the last 6 years. No problems.
Is it a temporary thing or permanent?
by RogerWilco
Fri Dec 22, 2017 12:25 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Huawei 4G LTE Modul ME906E
Replies: 3
Views: 507

Re: Huawei 4G LTE Modul ME906E

Until somebody else answers that has the modem, it isn't listed here: https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:Peripherals
by RogerWilco
Thu Dec 14, 2017 12:17 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: what happened to 2ghz hardware?
Replies: 8
Views: 945

Re: what happened to 2ghz hardware?

We didn't have a 2GHz OmniTik. Also we didn't have 2GHz sectors. Nothing has been removed.
Sorry for sort-of hijacking this thread...
@normis: any plans for a new 2.4GHz SXT?
by RogerWilco
Sat Sep 16, 2017 2:47 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Newsletter 78 with 1GBPS WIRELESS PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT!
Replies: 109
Views: 28331

Re: Newsletter 78 with 1GBPS WIRELESS PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT!

@normis: any chance you'll use a different mapping company for the "New Wireless Calculator"?
Parts of regional Australia (especially my part) are not at all accurate - whole rivers and mountains are missing and the mountains that are there have zero detail...
by RogerWilco
Sun Aug 13, 2017 2:48 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: New SXT sq Lite5 - RBSXTsq5nD [SOLVED]
Replies: 12
Views: 4232

Re: New SXT sq Lite5 - RBSXTsq5nD [SOLVED]

@normis: any chance of a 2.4 GHz version coming soon too?
by RogerWilco
Mon Jul 10, 2017 2:53 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: Routerboard Hardware wish list
Replies: 61
Views: 12595

Re: Routerboard Hardware wish list

The simple ability to use both mPCIe and USB port on the 912 series boards is all I would like.
by RogerWilco
Sun Jun 18, 2017 2:57 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: MC7710 exact procedure to get it working with Routerboard
Replies: 6
Views: 1505

Re: MC7710 exact procedure to get it working with Routerboard

Thanks for the reply. I'm interested to know how the ppp serial interface affects upload speeds. The application I am looking at is remote video surveillance access so the 4G upload speed is of interest to me. I'm not sure to be honest. The only speed test I've done without RouterOS was years ago s...
by RogerWilco
Sat Jun 17, 2017 3:09 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: MC7710 exact procedure to get it working with Routerboard
Replies: 6
Views: 1505

Re: MC7710 exact procedure to get it working with Routerboard

Sorry to drag this post up but I am looking at a RB912UAG-2HPnD and I am being told that the Sierra MC7304 is unsuitable because it only does ppp and that it needs DirectIP to work with LTE speeds. From what I am reading below the MC7710 can work with DIP ? Can I expect LTE speeds with an MC7710 an...
by RogerWilco
Wed Jun 14, 2017 2:56 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN NETMETAL 5 1.3W AND 2W?
Replies: 2
Views: 422

Re: WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN NETMETAL 5 1.3W AND 2W?

PLEASE WHAT IS THE PHYSICAL DIFFERENCE BETWEEN NETMETAL5 1300MW AND NETMETAL 5 2000MW
700mW.
by RogerWilco
Fri Jun 02, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Software for designing network diagrams
Replies: 4
Views: 978

Re: Software for designing network diagrams

Product brochures and MS Paint work a treat.
by RogerWilco
Fri Jun 02, 2017 2:39 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: SXT-LTE Memory usage
Replies: 4
Views: 615

Re: SXT-LTE Memory usage

Yes, I know that, hence I said as much. Still useful as a comparison.
by RogerWilco
Thu Jun 01, 2017 6:37 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: SXT-LTE Memory usage
Replies: 4
Views: 615

Re: SXT-LTE Memory usage

[admin@AP] > /system resource print uptime: 1w2d1h10s version: 6.39.1 (stable) build-time: May/03/2017 08:17:10 free-memory: 40.9MiB total-memory: 64.0MiB cpu: MIPS 74Kc V4.12 cpu-count: 1 cpu-frequency: 600MHz cpu-load: 10% free-hdd-space: 111.2MiB total-hdd-space: 128.0MiB write-sect-since-reboot...
by RogerWilco
Mon May 22, 2017 6:14 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: MC7304 direct-ip mode any chance?
Replies: 4
Views: 938

Re: MC7304 direct-ip mode any chance?

You can't get any newer Sierra Wireless modems (apart from MC77xx) to work without a PPP interface. I email MikroTik support every time a new SW modem comes out and the response is always the same: "yes, it works 100% in v7". This really means "no, it only works with PPP and we've got no ETA on whe...
by RogerWilco
Fri May 19, 2017 8:44 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: MC7304 direct-ip mode any chance?
Replies: 4
Views: 938

Re: MC7304 direct-ip mode any chance?

You can't get any newer Sierra Wireless modems (apart from MC77xx) to work without a PPP interface. I email MikroTik support every time a new SW modem comes out and the response is always the same: "yes, it works 100% in v7". This really means "no, it only works with PPP and we've got no ETA on when...
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