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by WirelessRudy
Thu Apr 19, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.42 [current]
Replies: 147
Views: 26328

Re: v6.42 [current]

I can't see any improvement on Nv2 PTMP, someone have some tests and can share AP and client configuration? did you upgrade AP and stations, or only AP ? I've upgraded AP and two of three stations connected, only RouterOS It's been said somewhere in another tread, but the improvements are only noti...
by WirelessRudy
Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PPPoE-Client issue on arm device
Replies: 0
Views: 260

PPPoE-Client issue on arm device

We have one LHG-5ac that is in bridge mode but its Usermanager assigned authentication is coming and going.... /interface bridge add admin-mac=E4:8D:8C:53:5A:9B auto-mac=no fast-forward=no name=bridge1 /interface bridge port add bridge=bridge1 interface=wlan1 add bridge=bridge1 interface=ether1-loca...
by WirelessRudy
Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.42 [current]
Replies: 147
Views: 26328

Re: v6.42 [current]

*) userman - added support for ARM and MMIPS platform; Previous versions don't support for these? What actually was not supported? We have one LHG-5ac that is in bridge mode but its UM assigned authentication is coming and going.... /interface bridge add admin-mac=E4:8D:8C:53:5A:9B auto-mac=no fast-...
by WirelessRudy
Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:45 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Wireless Wire free Multi-point upgrade for AP feature
Replies: 21
Views: 9683

Re: Wireless Wire free Multi-point upgrade for AP feature

I've been SUPER-AMPED about this, as we have come so close many times to pulling the trigger on IngiteNet 60Ghz PtMP. However, I just don't think these little MikroTik 60Ghz units are going to cut it! They're SO small, and the distance is no longer than what you can run with Cat5e. Finally some goo...
by WirelessRudy
Sun Apr 15, 2018 2:32 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Wireless Wire free Multi-point upgrade for AP feature
Replies: 21
Views: 9683

Re: Wireless Wire free Multi-point upgrade for AP feature

50 households within range of 100 meters is a field for wires, not for radios. So, who is going to deploy those wires? Need permission, need the wires, need switches and modems. Usually need trenches to dig and repair cloaked tubes. A wire (fiber) needs a full backbone infrastructure into each stre...
by WirelessRudy
Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik and Environment.
Replies: 12
Views: 878

Re: Mikrotik and Environment.

Wirelessrudy, the pm function is inactive here. Can you provide other way to contact you?
info@marucom.es
by WirelessRudy
Fri Apr 13, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik and Environment.
Replies: 12
Views: 878

Re: Mikrotik and Environment.

Agree with the plastic removal. Screws can be punched directly into internal carton lid, for example. But the power adapters are a must. The device has to work out of the box and none can expect that it is replacing other already existing device with the same powering requirements that will be thro...
by WirelessRudy
Fri Apr 13, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik and Environment.
Replies: 12
Views: 878

Re: Mikrotik and Environment.

In omitting the power adapters the packages can become smaller and lighter. Less transport fees and again good for the environment (less weight to transport, less volume needed) and the price from the package can be reduced a little bit too! This could benefit either the Mikrotik company and/or the...
by WirelessRudy
Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik and Environment.
Replies: 12
Views: 878

Re: Mikrotik and Environment.

You realise though this massive push against plastic will mean that cardboard and/or paper will be used instead. Once that happens all the tree huggers currently spitting feathers over plastic will start complaining about the amount of trees being cut down because of the use of cardboard and paper ...
by WirelessRudy
Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mikrotik and Environment.
Replies: 12
Views: 878

Mikrotik and Environment.

Not a technical topic this time. More about the product line and where Mikrotik stands in relation to our mother nature. Because yes, also we users and producers of Mikrotik should look on how we can do better for our environment! Two items in particular are prone for a huge improvement towards our ...
by WirelessRudy
Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:01 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP
Replies: 245
Views: 49988

Re: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP

.................... But we had to tune down the radio to very low output to make a -40 signal. Basically we talk 4 or 6 dBm. We actually found that the links became unstable. On other occasions where we had the same issue we found that most Mikrotik devices don't like it when we set outpot lower t...
by WirelessRudy
Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP
Replies: 245
Views: 49988

Re: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP

In addition to my last remarks: To stay away of interference from other sources we tend to use high gain directional antenas on most of our links. But the result is also we increase the signals a lot. We have been playing before 2 Jirious 30dBi disks on a 350 meter link just to get a link going in a...
by WirelessRudy
Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP
Replies: 245
Views: 49988

Re: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP

Full modulation, max speed, highest modulation. Not trying to offend, but English isn't your first language, is it? Just trying to figure out how that isn't clearly understood. I haven't pushed the AC limits in testing like I have the other hardware, I have tested 802.11n and below quite thoroughly...
by WirelessRudy
Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP
Replies: 245
Views: 49988

Re: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP

Generally you can't get full modulation with signals stronger than a -38 in my experience. If it is requiring -20s to work in your area you might want to find another frequency or line of work. That is utterly horrible. The actual chipset is designed for like -40 to -97dB. You're usually running in...
by WirelessRudy
Thu Apr 12, 2018 2:13 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP
Replies: 245
Views: 49988

Re: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP

50-65 dB is low. The world does not know what the conditions are in the Czech Republic. -65dB is almost the level of ambient noise. I'm not going to solve the RX levels unless you do it yourself. We also have PTP connections with -20dB. You can test + 5dB on your desk and it works fine. The wifi ch...
by WirelessRudy
Thu Apr 12, 2018 1:38 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP
Replies: 245
Views: 49988

Re: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP

Your theory? nonsense. We also have an AP with better signals and even if there is a weaker client and is alone on the AP. Do not worry about things. This is not the only place where the same thing happens. NV2 has always been worse with many clients. Otherwise it behaves with v6.40 in the same pla...
by WirelessRudy
Sun Apr 08, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP
Replies: 245
Views: 49988

Re: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP

It's ok I read the manual again and realised that with dynamic the ratio comes into use when the ap is saturated. This brings me to ask how does ap determine when to use the ratio.. are there any settings that can effect the threshold Sent from my ONEPLUS A5010 using Tapatalk A very good question a...
by WirelessRudy
Fri Apr 06, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.42rc [release candidate] is released!
Replies: 538
Views: 92706

Re: v6.42rc [release candidate] is released!

Confirmation from MT in Mail RC55 will have fix for my LACP Bonding problem. Have a Nice week end and I hope for the soon Release of RC55. One wonder what more magical fixes will be included.
;-)
Let's hope is doesn't introduce new bugs after all that German beer..... :lol: :lol: :lol:
by WirelessRudy
Fri Apr 06, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP
Replies: 245
Views: 49988

Re: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP

We have made a large deployment (70 ap) of new beta firmware on our network and I can confirm +25% in download speeds with GOOD upload speeds with maximum speed of 50Mb/s in peak time. Comparing new fw with ubiquiti AP gen 2 in the same enviroment mikoritk is slower. With ubiquiti we reach around 7...
by WirelessRudy
Sun Apr 01, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.42rc [release candidate] is released!
Replies: 538
Views: 92706

Re: v6.42rc [release candidate] is released!

... Is there any bug? DFS searching time is 10minutes ?? p.s.: found answer... : IEEE 802.18-08/0016r0 Radar Detect and DFS on MikroTik https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZbrbRUAfpac Is it possible to display the time in the status window? I also have Mimosa and there the DFS even takes the network do...
by WirelessRudy
Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP
Replies: 245
Views: 49988

Re: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP

Additionally we had to switch nv2 configuration from fixed-downlink-mode to dynamic-downlink-mode and also set QoS to default instead of frame-priority . Our VoIP prioritization rules are now useless... but VoIP quality, throughput and latency are good. Now seeing a total througput on the sectors o...
by WirelessRudy
Sat Mar 31, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Plain 802.11-an better then NV2!
Replies: 7
Views: 1765

Re: Plain 802.11-an better then NV2!

Strange nobody has comments on this? This is a BIG surprise! Even Mikrotik staff should raise an eyebrow to learn their tdma is not as good as plain 802.11 an with RTS/CTS. If we then read about the improvements in the 802.11 ac standard in regard of frequency re-use and interferencia avoidance tech...
by WirelessRudy
Sat Mar 31, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP
Replies: 245
Views: 49988

Re: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP

With adaptive-noise-immunity turned on throughput and latency are a mess. Download to the clients (still 20 subscribers per sector) only 2-3 Mbps, upload from the clients below 500 Kbps. So we switched it off. That doesn't make a lot of sense. I found some text prescribing in short (I found much mo...
by WirelessRudy
Fri Mar 30, 2018 2:29 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: NV2 sync issues and solutions
Replies: 91
Views: 7873

Re: NV2 sync issues and solutions

@WirelessRudy
You have news?
I made several posts in several wireless related treads this week. Search for them and you'll find a lot of info.
by WirelessRudy
Fri Mar 30, 2018 2:28 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Nv2-downlink-ratio - new huge bandwidth increase setting
Replies: 67
Views: 14623

Re: Nv2-downlink-ratio - new huge bandwidth increase setting

Speaking of connection rates and CCQ ...etc....... North Idaho Tom Jones Good explanatory post! What we do now is squeezing CPE's as much as we can in a receive signal range no wider then 10dB apart and not higher then -60 / -65. So if needed some clients get 24dbi CPE antena where others can do wi...
by WirelessRudy
Fri Mar 30, 2018 2:14 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Nv2-downlink-ratio - new huge bandwidth increase setting
Replies: 67
Views: 14623

Re: Nv2-downlink-ratio - new huge bandwidth increase setting

As regards interference, we must not forget in a unlicensed band that interference can be from any type of RF device transmitting in that band and not just 802.XX....WiFi only ? I am somewhat bemused when I read users looking for WiFi spectrum analyzers, sure they will help for WiFi signals but if ...
by WirelessRudy
Thu Mar 29, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Plain 802.11-an better then NV2!
Replies: 7
Views: 1765

Plain 802.11-an better then NV2!

1 AP rb911G-5HpnD on a 12dBi omnidirectional antenna. 27 clients. Mixture of Mainly SXT-L, one SXT-Lac and one SXT-sq5ac and rb911 and some 711's and even still 3 411's. AP in bridge mode, CPE's routing with PPPoE on wlan1 Management network by dhcp server on RouterBOARD 750G r3 behind AP with vlan2...
by WirelessRudy
Thu Mar 29, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Nv2-downlink-ratio - new huge bandwidth increase setting
Replies: 67
Views: 14623

Re: Nv2-downlink-ratio - new huge bandwidth increase setting

- In general , I've found the average sweet-spot for signal strength to be in the range of -45 to -60 (-50 normally works best on average) - On an AP with many clients , it often takes only a single weak/bad client ACTIVE connection to degrade all clients on an AP. Example: ... 5 to 20 clients conn...
by WirelessRudy
Thu Mar 29, 2018 1:06 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP
Replies: 245
Views: 49988

Re: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP

I would argue that one must always test radio links with single tcp stream. Testing whether your tcp connection can build up and withstand its speed is the one true benchmark when it comes to testing your layer 1 (radio link in our case). Say for example you get 70meg with 1 connection tcp traffic ...
by WirelessRudy
Thu Mar 29, 2018 12:56 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Nv2-downlink-ratio - new huge bandwidth increase setting
Replies: 67
Views: 14623

Re: Nv2-downlink-ratio - new huge bandwidth increase setting

We are rural, don’t have fiber yet. :( Actually our WISP has, but at a price that bleeds you dry. :D We used to run nv2 without password and then started running into problems when the competitors also started using nv2, we started using password. Did not find any significant change in speed. Also ...
by WirelessRudy
Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Nv2-downlink-ratio - new huge bandwidth increase setting
Replies: 67
Views: 14623

Re: Nv2-downlink-ratio - new huge bandwidth increase setting

Don't forget to play with NV2 Radius. If all clients are less than 10 and you have a NV2 Radius of 30 , it will run a bit slower. I try to set a NV2 Radius setting of furthest client + 10 percent. Thus if my furthest client is 20 , I would use 22. If my furthest client is less than 10, then I will ...
by WirelessRudy
Wed Mar 28, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP
Replies: 245
Views: 49988

Re: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP

Massive improvement. However odd thing. Customer has 20megs. www.openspeedtest.com confirms. As does real world test like streaming multiple streams simultaneously. Ookla only shows 6 to 8 megs ??? Any ideas. Ookla is Def wrong Maybe mikrotik staff "borrowed" some technics from plain 802.11n. afair...
by WirelessRudy
Wed Mar 28, 2018 1:56 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP
Replies: 245
Views: 49988

Re: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP

Why can I not put a picture (screendump) in this forum anymore? Drag and drop won't work. Click on 'insert image' give me the code for the image insert but cannot put the image from my PC in there....? It was to show that after my upgrade to the new rc the average overall throughput on one AP went u...
by WirelessRudy
Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:51 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP
Replies: 245
Views: 49988

Re: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP

What is the recommendation in noisy environments? Running nv2 with adaptive-noise-immunity switched on on client and AP? Does ist affect nv2 operation at all?


Robert
I always use it. To be honest be surprised by the question. Why NOT use them?
by WirelessRudy
Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP
Replies: 245
Views: 49988

Re: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP

........ After the upgrade I could push the AP through the 100Mb limit when I did not use the poor clients. But in trying the poor clients I could stil increase their capacity from around 2-4mbps to over 10Mbps. ....... Just to be clear did connected poor clients impact on the AP overall performanc...
by WirelessRudy
Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Nv2-downlink-ratio - new huge bandwidth increase setting
Replies: 67
Views: 14623

Re: Nv2-downlink-ratio - new huge bandwidth increase setting

Yeah, but one of these "other vendors" show us perfectly that the most important part here is AP side. They reuse existing old SXTs or NS5's and make users happy for a time being with speeds up to 30-50M per client and with sectors toping at 120-150M without visiting their households. They simply b...
by WirelessRudy
Tue Mar 27, 2018 3:10 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP
Replies: 245
Views: 49988

Re: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP

Tonight tried the new 6.42rc49 on a Netmetal that had 6.40.5 running. The radio is running 'n' mode with 28 'n' clients connected. Before the upgrade max TTL througput over the AP I could hardly get 40Mbps and some poor connected clients could hardly get 1Mbps of traffic. After the upgrade I could p...
by WirelessRudy
Mon Mar 26, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Nv2-downlink-ratio - new huge bandwidth increase setting
Replies: 67
Views: 14623

Re: Nv2-downlink-ratio - new huge bandwidth increase setting

FYI - There are several methods to govern individual customer up/down bandwidth. Here is how I do my wireless network: - APs , many many many and many different locations all APs have the same SSID and same nv2 settings using (N-only 20/40 Ce). No two APs share the same frequency. All APs and custo...
by WirelessRudy
Mon Mar 26, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: fast ethernet versus gigibit ethernet in many node network
Replies: 0
Views: 224

fast ethernet versus gigibit ethernet in many node network

Any input in the discussion in regard the use of fast Ethernet / mixed Ethernet versus Gigabit only networks. Any considerations or comments on multiple hop networks, even if the traffic is not needing more then 100Mbps? My philosophy is to upgrade to Gigabit wherever we can, but at times it does gi...
by WirelessRudy
Mon Mar 26, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP
Replies: 245
Views: 49988

Re: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP

Sorry, bad english. I thought 1 connection in Btest. I'm always testing 1 connection. Zero traffic: I think other AP clients carry a small amount of data. Previously, I was not able to make 100 Mbits for 1 connection in the NV2 protocol with so many clients. https://t18.pixhost.org/thumbs/98/671132...
by WirelessRudy
Mon Mar 26, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP
Replies: 245
Views: 49988

Re: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP

Ok, been reading this tread with interest. We've been migrating some AP's already to both eCambium and Mimosa en Albetia (Spanish) and although each in their field give better results then Mikrotik, they also come with side effects. Main factor is the higher price. Main complication is the need to s...
by WirelessRudy
Mon Mar 26, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP
Replies: 245
Views: 49988

Re: Significant improvement for wireless Nv2 PtMP

@uldis Uploaded last rc46 i rc49 and watching great improvement. Linking to 1 thread is far better. Previously, I had to use AP 802.11 for that. Now Omnitik AC, 19 clients, 20/40 Ce, 2ms, dynamic 75 (no client has AC) .. 1 thread will make 110 Mbits, which was previously impossible. Of course, ther...
by WirelessRudy
Fri Mar 23, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: NV2 sync issues and solutions
Replies: 91
Views: 7873

Re: NV2 sync issues and solutions

@WirelessRudy Please check mikrotik Sync again with NV2 improvements version 6.42.rc49!!! I'm waiting for your report Thanks! Well, I am not really enthusiastic in putting a rc version on a production network..... The more since I see that NV2 in PtP setup is having serious problems lately with arm...
by WirelessRudy
Thu Mar 22, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: RouterOS v6 RC and v7 BETA
Topic: Feature requests
Replies: 1098
Views: 192565

Re: Feature requests

- there should be some way to "save as default" - there should be some way to interconnect the settings of a Group, so when you add some column to one window in one router out of that group, it is then also shown in all other routers from that group that you already had added (maybe some way to all...
by WirelessRudy
Wed Mar 21, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.42rc [release candidate] is released!
Replies: 538
Views: 92706

Re: v6.42rc [release candidate] is released!

When you close your entire router they can use their 3G/4G connection.
That is what I see too, so then you have lost the battle :)
Better to give good education.
Exactly!
by WirelessRudy
Wed Mar 21, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RBwAPG-60ad Real World Use and Feedback [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 2243

Re: RBwAPG-60ad Real World Use and Feedback [SOLVED]

Is there already any news about bigger 60ad (60Ghz) units? If we could be bridging distances around 500 meters up to 1km that would be great. Based on the experience we have with the recent RBwAPG-60ad links we are dying to see more units hit the streets.... And what about an indoor 60Gbps AP (tripl...
by WirelessRudy
Tue Mar 13, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: AC equipment and spectral scan problem
Replies: 169
Views: 25725

Re: AC equipment and spectral scan problem

Bad thing is you see a lot of the pros/cons only running them in the field. Esp how they scale with >10 CPEs connected with different conditions. E.g. we tried the epmp1k line (11n based) and had good results with low numbers but ran into problems with more cpes connected. Lot of reconnects even wi...
by WirelessRudy
Sun Mar 11, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: AC equipment and spectral scan problem
Replies: 169
Views: 25725

Re: AC equipment and spectral scan problem

Gratulation you buyed a Wave 2 device without Wave 2 Feature Support For us waiting has ended.... We did internal tests with UBNT, Ligowave and next week we will get mimosa, all have Spectral Scan, and in more and more crowded band this is the only option to operate + Protocol that uses GPS sync. L...
by WirelessRudy
Fri Mar 09, 2018 2:24 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: 60GHz multipoint, share your experience
Replies: 32
Views: 10867

Re: 60GHz multipoint, share your experience

We've deployed nearly 40 point-to-point pairs and things have been flawless. Reliability and performance is better than all other multipoint WiGig-based products we've tried, and at a fraction of the price. We've also deployed a multipoint AP with 4 stations. Reliability is still solid, but latency...
by WirelessRudy
Fri Mar 09, 2018 2:08 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RBwAPG-60ad Real World Use and Feedback [SOLVED]
Replies: 11
Views: 2243

Re: RBwAPG-60ad Real World Use and Feedback [SOLVED]

I did a test today of a 60Ghz 'out of the box' deployment over 130 meters. Aligning was simple, eye sight and that's it. From a laptop over the link via a Metrolinq 60Ghz link and 3 routers and a switch we ran 900+mbps download at peaks, around 800 mbps average and at the same time 250mbps upload to...
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