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ROS 7 Wireless?

Wed Nov 06, 2019 8:18 pm

So, any improvements in wireless section, with new kernel?
Cause I see tons of topics regarding routing, and zero about wireless, and that's confuses me since wires always were the strong side of Mk, while wifi is the shi...est
 
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Re: ROS 7 Wireless?

Wed Nov 06, 2019 8:41 pm

Look at new Devices, there is nothing to Talk about.....
Mikrotik Says everything is Fine, think about this
 
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Re: ROS 7 Wireless?

Thu Nov 07, 2019 2:43 pm

Well maybe they're preparing smth for us? And it's doesn't have to be new devices, at least improve the old ones.
At least ARM, and maybe, exclusively, wAP ACs.
At least ac wave2
 
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Re: ROS 7 Wireless?

Thu Nov 07, 2019 6:27 pm

I expect at least a spectral scan for AC
LAN, FTTx, Wireless. ISP operator
 
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Re: ROS 7 Wireless?

Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:41 pm

keep dreaming. Mikrotik laughs at us on wireless
 
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Re: ROS 7 Wireless?

Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:15 pm

keep dreaming. Mikrotik laughs at us on wireless

That's the ugly truth
 
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Re: ROS 7 Wireless?

Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:35 pm

For the next RouterOS v7beta release I would like to have latest bugfix from 6.46beta59, i.e.: "*) wireless - improved IPQ4019, QCA9984, QCA9888 wireless interface stability;"

Also currently when there are more than ~25 clients (just onnected only) to a cAP ac on 5 GHz, performance for all clients is low, e.g. loading internet sites isn´t always possible. I really hope this gets better with new Linux Kernel. Plus, I really would like to see MU-MIMO for some more performance, althouth I do not expect MU-MIMO too be the solution for all performance problems with cAP ac.

Is it only me who thinks that a wAP ac is way more mature than a cAP ac?

@mistry7: What access points do you use for high density locations?
 
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Re: ROS 7 Wireless?

Sun Nov 10, 2019 5:30 pm

Is it only me who thinks that a wAP ac is way more mature than a cAP ac?
No, you are not alone in this.
 
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Re: ROS 7 Wireless?

Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:12 pm

@mistry7: What access points do you use for high density locations?
For Home and Small Business like Hotel with max 50 client --->> Ligowave Infinity
For Bigger Projects ..... Cambium or Ruckus
Cambium fits all WIFI4EU needs (IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wave2 -->IEEE 802.11d/e/h/i/k/r/u/v/w)
https://cdn.cambiumnetworks.com/wp-cont ... 052019.pdf
and the they are not that expensiv.....
 
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Re: ROS 7 Wireless?

Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:09 pm

and the they are not that expensiv.....
Can the E430H really cope with higher amount of clients? e.g. 50 to 100 on 5 GHz? (It has the same IPQ4019 chipset as the MikroTik cAP ac...)
 
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Re: ROS 7 Wireless?

Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:47 am

and the they are not that expensiv.....
Can the E430H really cope with higher amount of clients? e.g. 50 to 100 on 5 GHz? (It has the same IPQ4019 chipset as the MikroTik cAP ac...)
Yes, and this shows ones more, the only Big problem is Mikrotiks own Designed Wireless Driver...
 
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Re: ROS 7 Wireless?

Sat Nov 16, 2019 9:39 pm

and the they are not that expensiv.....
Can the E430H really cope with higher amount of clients? e.g. 50 to 100 on 5 GHz? (It has the same IPQ4019 chipset as the MikroTik cAP ac...)
Yes, and this shows ones more, the only Big problem is Mikrotiks own Designed Wireless Driver...
What can You advice for home usage only (well, I'm asking for myself :D):
Basically I have 8-13(MAX) clients total, but
3 of them permanently doomed to work only with 2.4GHz chains, and in the end it's all about 3-6 maximum live clients that need cap "attention".
And my goals are: wireless speed (yeah, "give me those xxx mbps anywhere I want" thing) and distance (so cap beams at 30 meters and would penetrate concrete 30cm wall without huge losses - basically everything MK can't), and price OFC - so, I know that I won't be having best-of-the-best, and I don't have >300-1000$ per cap to buy ruckus.



Wireless speed in #1 priority, cause I have numerous clients that do need that (4K TV, Windows PC, hell, I need it even with some smartphone stuff) - and unfortunately there's no means I can do it all wired at all, even for PC cause I have a dramatically bad wires house planning, and expensive room finish - that way I can't just ruin half of the house to make proper wiring. That's why I'm leaning towards wireless gigabits and etc.etc... so hard.
Due to low client amount, I guess I don't need extra stable industrial HW.

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