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neutronlaser
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Range of Metal 52 ac

Sun Sep 29, 2019 12:51 am

What is the range of a Metal 52 ac with the supplied antenna?
 
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Re: Range of Metal 52 ac

Sun Sep 29, 2019 1:08 am

Can you power it by USB?
 
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Re: Range of Metal 52 ac

Sun Sep 29, 2019 2:29 pm

At 5GHz with a phone, I can see the AP at 1000 meters with clear line of sight in a country/no noise environment. It's not usable at that range, You would probably need to be under 500 meters to get decent functionality. If I use an SXT with 16dB gain I can connect at 8km but the signal is pretty weak and I'd expect the data throughput to be pretty poor.

The odds on powering one of those over USB would be squat, does it even have a USB port?
 
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Re: Range of Metal 52 ac

Sun Sep 29, 2019 3:31 pm

Thanks
That new USB to POE injector does 400mA, probably not enough for this so I will find power for it.

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