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Mikrotik USB Port with WiFi USB Dongle

Thu Dec 25, 2014 11:36 am

Hello,

I want to connect a WiFI USB Dongle in the USB Mikrotik Port to have two wifis. One in 2,5Ghz (Mikrotik) and other in 5Ghz(USB WiFi).
Some one could help me how to doit?
Mikrotik detect the USB atomatically?

Thanks a lot.
 
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Re: Mikrotik USB Port with WiFi USB Dongle

Thu Dec 25, 2014 8:52 pm

You should have atheros chip in USB dongle. Even in this case it is not guaranteed that it will work reliably .
 
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Re: Mikrotik USB Port with WiFi USB Dongle

Fri Dec 26, 2014 12:29 am

Then,

Have you tried with a Athero USB?
How is detected by Routeros? A WiFi interface?

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Re: Mikrotik USB Port with WiFi USB Dongle

Fri Dec 26, 2014 12:30 am

Don't bother, it will not work no matter what anyone tell.
 
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Re: Mikrotik USB Port with WiFi USB Dongle

Fri Dec 26, 2014 12:57 am

So its impossible to get a second WiFi Radio?

I need to set a MiniPci LTE to get internet in the routerborad using the MiniPCIe. And I need also, 2,4Ghz and 5Ghz WIFi at the same time. But there is no routerborad with two radios. Im using RB912UAG-5HPnD.

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Re: Mikrotik USB Port with WiFi USB Dongle

Fri Dec 26, 2014 1:39 am

I need to set a MiniPci LTE to get internet in the routerborad using the MiniPCIe. And I need also, 2,4Ghz and 5Ghz WIFi at the same time. But there is no routerborad with two radios. Im using RB912UAG-5HPnD.
Not possible with that board. Once you plug in a mPCIe the USB port is useless. You can only use one at a time. If there are no MK boards that suit you, you could always use a nano-ITX or something small.
 
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Re: Mikrotik USB Port with WiFi USB Dongle

Fri Dec 26, 2014 11:10 am

So its impossible to get a second WiFi Radio?

I need to set a MiniPci LTE to get internet in the routerborad using the MiniPCIe. And I need also, 2,4Ghz and 5Ghz WIFi at the same time. But there is no routerborad with two radios. Im using RB912UAG-5HPnD.Thans
It is posssible.
You can buy second miniPCIe radio for your rb912 and 3G modem connect via USB.

From rb912 brochure: miniPCIe slot for 802.11 or 3G (using 3G disables the USB port)
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Re: Mikrotik USB Port with WiFi USB Dongle

Fri Dec 26, 2014 11:13 am

There are boards with 3 and more minipci sockets. You can use one of them.
 
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Re: Mikrotik USB Port with WiFi USB Dongle

Fri Dec 26, 2014 12:15 pm

Hi,

The problem is the card has GPS and its a MiniPCIe, not a MiniPCIe, there is no Mikrotik card with 3 MiniPCIe.

The best way is use a WiFi usb dongle in the usb port. Ones sais yes it works and other not works.

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Re: Mikrotik USB Port with WiFi USB Dongle

Fri Dec 26, 2014 1:50 pm

Sure. Minipci is not minipcie. Sorry.
 
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Re: Mikrotik USB Port with WiFi USB Dongle

Wed May 27, 2015 2:09 am

hi, I have a 951ui-2HnD v6.28 and needed to connect a USB TPLINK 821N (Atheros).The mikrotik detect the device correctly but not added to the interfaces. Any ideas? :shock:
 
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Re: Mikrotik USB Port with WiFi USB Dongle

Wed May 27, 2015 8:18 pm

Don't bother, it will not work no matter what anyone tell.
 
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Re: Mikrotik USB Port with WiFi USB Dongle

Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:41 pm

Don't bother, it will not work no matter what anyone tell.
How about... forwarding USB to metarouter with openwrt? Then bridging it with virtual ethernet and using in host ROS? >.>
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Re: Mikrotik USB Port with WiFi USB Dongle

Mon May 27, 2019 11:23 am

How about this device:
https://mikrotik.com/product/woobm#fndtn-downloads

As i understand it may be used as an additional Radio module, is not it?

Edit
Got an unswer that this device can't be used an an additional AP.

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