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wap ac vs omnitik ac?

Fri May 22, 2020 9:05 am

Need a long range outdoor unit, which of these two has more range?

I plan to get a Netmetal ac in a few months, but for now I have narrowed it down to either a wap ac or omnitik ac.
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Re: wap ac vs omnitik ac?  [SOLVED]

Fri May 22, 2020 12:14 pm

Need a long range outdoor unit, which of these two has more range?

I plan to get a Netmetal ac in a few months, but for now I have narrowed it down to either a wap ac or omnitik ac.
The omnitik has more range due to its 7.5 dBi antenna gain, somewhat doubling the range (Antenna gain is reciproque/ is also valid for receive signal strength).
Transmit power will be reduced to stay in the legal limits, but that's good to balance AP-client TXpower.
The radiation form of the Omnitik antenna is donut/thorus shaped (antenna theory based).
Omnitik 5 ac is limited to 5 GHz only, wAP ac has also 2.4GHz.

For more range, see https://mikrotik.com/products/ptp
 
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Re: wap ac vs omnitik ac?

Mon May 25, 2020 12:24 pm

Need a long range outdoor unit, which of these two has more range?

I plan to get a Netmetal ac in a few months, but for now I have narrowed it down to either a wap ac or omnitik ac.
The omnitik has more range due to its 7.5 dBi antenna gain, somewhat doubling the range (Antenna gain is reciproque/ is also valid for receive signal strength).
Transmit power will be reduced to stay in the legal limits, but that's good to balance AP-client TXpower.
The radiation form of the Omnitik antenna is donut/thorus shaped (antenna theory based).
Omnitik 5 ac is limited to 5 GHz only, wAP ac has also 2.4GHz.

For more range, see https://mikrotik.com/products/ptp
Thank you, ended up ordering a Netmetal Ac2 off eurodk. Nearly the same price as the Omnitik but should yield the best performance based on Tik's site.
UDM-Pro Former: RB4011, CCR2004, hEX, ER4
Aruba 2930F, CSS326, CRS309, CRS112-PoE Former: Ubiquiti XG-16 & ES-10X
Wireless Wire
AT&T Fiber 1000/1000
http://tlopez.cc/images/hex_is_a_beast.PNG
http://tlopez.cc/images/ccr2004_speedtest.png

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