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Old 05-08-2009, 00:45   #211
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Many users report, that Nanostation 2 (Ubiquity) is delivering under U$ 100. Yes, also their promised distances are quite optimistic...

I personally use a lot 3,5G internet dongle with long amplified USB cable, when off-shore.

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Old 05-08-2009, 05:57   #212
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What type coax offers lowest line loss and best match to the Engenius EUB-362 and their 2408 antenna?
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Old 05-08-2009, 06:51   #213
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Coax Line loss calculator

LMR195, LMR200, LMR240 & LMR400 are the most commonly used coax types.
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After finally getting around to configuring it, I give Engenius a HUGE thumbs down. I'm a little bit of a nerd myself, reason I took so long to set this thing up is I've been connecting with a jailbroken iPhone, but I highly recommend against this unit unless you're a real hardcore networking geek.

Really long and complicated manual. They really could have used a quickstart guide for the less tech savy. Also missing a few simple key instructions, like how do you actually connect to a network once it's configured...DUH! I see a bunch of available networks, in the control panel, but no idea where or how to actually connect.

Next I inadvertently switched to AP mode. Ok, I'll take the blame for that one...BUT, now I can't connect to the unit at all. The IP that they have in the manual for AP mode doesn't work. Google it and you'll see plenty of people having the same problem. Finally I found a page on how to just reset the unit, and it requires a serial cable. What century is this! I don't even remember the last time I owned a computer with a serial port.

I'll try giving support a call in the next few, but not too hopeful since I'm also seeing tons of reports that the company has horrible support. Either way, I think this thing is getting ebayed and I'm just going to go with a simple USB antenna.

Sorry if this seems harsh. Technically it may be a great unit, but way to complicated. There's enough things fix on a boat and to worry about when cruising, that I don't want to have to be an IT guy too.
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Old 14-08-2009, 15:12   #215
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Do you know for sure?,my Alfa 500mW,and Engenius omni pull in signals over 3 to 4 miles,no B.S.!
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Old 23-08-2009, 17:53   #216
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Hi All,
I have a configuration problem one of you might be able to help me with. My boat system consists of a D-Link wireless router serving two computers and a printer with a DSL modem connected to its wan port. In anticipation of cutting the dock lines and losing the DSL connection, I purchased a Bullet2HP with a 9dB antenna and a PoE injector. I have been able to get the Bullet to work with each computer individually by plugging into each network adapter and configuring the Bullet as a station router with DHCP server enabled. I want to share the connection with both computers. What I have done is disabled the DHCP server and given the Bullet a static IP address on the wireless lan and plugged it into one of the lan ports on the D-Link router. Both computers can ping the address and access the Bulletís configuration software. Neither can access the internet however. I suspect the problem is in Windows configuration, specifically the Gateway and DNS addresses. Each computer is configured for DHCP client and auto DNS. How do I allow the D-Link to serve the IP addresses, the Bullet to be a DHCP client to remote APs and still have the computers connect to the D-Link wirelessly?
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Set the bullet as a station router with dhcp and nat enabled on the LAN side. On the WLAN side set the bullet to get its WLAN IP Address via DHCP. Plug the bullet into the WAN port of the D-Link reboot everyone and you should be good to go.

Pick an IP set for the bullet that is anything but 192.168.1.xxx or 192.168.2.xxx.
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Set the bullet as a station router with dhcp and nat enabled on the LAN side. On the WLAN side set the bullet to get its WLAN IP Address via DHCP. Plug the bullet into the WAN port of the D-Link reboot everyone and you should be good to go.

Pick an IP set for the bullet that is anything but 192.168.1.xxx or 192.168.2.xxx.
Thank you, Bob. Worked like a charm.
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Some pretty smart cookies

I love the way you can get answers on this site.I never thought someone would come up with that one.
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The bullet from Ubiquity looks interesting. Is anyone using one, and if so, which specific model? How is it's performance?

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Just a note on the 5 mile wifi,installed today,works better than my Alfa 500 Mw with Engenius 2408 omni antenna setup.The 25ft. of supplied coax is run up to lazyjacks to supplied antenna.Much faster, and steady streaming.I thought the Alfa was good,but this is better(and easy to install).
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hey all... amfinally out here left Vancouver Island Aug 18 and am sitting in Santa Cruz with my hubby and two feline buddies in our sail boat........lovin it. It was an incredible ride~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

We purchased a Wirie and am very pleased with the wifi reception that we are getting..... simple and reasonalbe and it works.\\\\
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Just a note on the 5 mile wifi,installed today,works better than my Alfa 500 Mw with Engenius 2408 omni antenna setup.The 25ft. of supplied coax is run up to lazyjacks to supplied antenna.Much faster, and steady streaming.I thought the Alfa was good,but this is better(and easy to install).
This is the first postive thing I have read about 5mi wifi, go figure
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I used the Alfa for 4 months with decent results,right now I'm in area of bad wifi reception,switched to 5mile wifi today,same location ,way better signal than Alfa.Of course its 3 times the price.
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