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sahar540
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Outdoor Repeater

Wed Dec 09, 2020 4:56 pm

Hey experts!
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We have an AP which is not created by a MikroTik device that needs to be repeated twice in a 150m hops.
Along the route there will be some clients(7 max), all clients support only 2.4GHz.
Solution should be weatherproof.
What would you suggest?
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Re: Outdoor Repeater

Wed Dec 09, 2020 5:14 pm

Please clarify "Along the route there will be some clients(7 max)" , as there is no wifi route, only 3 AP's so far. So a client could be at 75m from an AP? In any direction ?
Crowded area or deserted? Line-of-sight between the AP's ?

Many possible ways to tackle this, and separating the devices for the backbone connection (the 3 AP points) , and the AP devices serving the clients, would that be acceptable, or not ?
 
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Re: Outdoor Repeater

Thu Dec 10, 2020 1:51 pm

Without knowing the specifics, as bpwl asks - the "backbone" should be separated from the AP/Clients. This can be done either with separate APS or with a dual radio AP.

The only solution I would deploy is something like this:
AP (non mikrotik)
->
(FIRST 150M station)
MT CLIENT (connecting to non MT AP)
MT AP1 (For clients)
MT P2P (to MT P2P on second site)
->
(SECOND 150M station)
MT P2P (to MT P2P on first site)
MT AP2 (for clients)

If I had clear line of sight from the non mikrotik AP to both "stations" I would test MT CLIENT+AP on both 150M points.
 
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Re: Outdoor Repeater

Sun Dec 13, 2020 12:30 pm

Hey guys,
Thank you for the answers - allow me to clarify:
  • I'm not sure using the word route was right - I meant that in between the APs, to their left and their right, in a max distance of 150m from an AP, there will be a maximum of 7 clients.
  • This is actually a long, straight line, in a deserted place, not crowded at all
  • Perfect line of sight between APs
If it will be possible to use only one MT product in each AP point with one/two antennas will be the best solution for me, is that possible?
I was thinking of this - https://mikrotik.com/product/RBGrooveA- ... ifications

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