Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Buying anything on Amazon? Please use the Geekzone Amazon aff link.




164 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 2


Topic # 70863 1-Nov-2010 20:47 Send private message

Has anyone here had anything to do with http://www.amuri.net/ for wireless broadband?

We are looking at using them when we move to Eyrewell, North Canterbury. (we are heavy internet users with home business and use 80Gb+ per month)

Create new topic
2296 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 222

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 401352 7-Nov-2010 11:40 Send private message

His biggest plan is 10gb and has extra data 10gb data blocks avaliable but you could probably work out a deal to get 80 at a discounted rate.

Also is fibre fed so I would say that speeds are what you expect - which is usually the case with the smaller microwave isp providers.




Ray Taylor
Taylor Broadband (rural hawkes bay)
www.ruralkiwi.com

There is no place like localhost
For my general guide to extending your wireless network Click Here






164 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 406102 17-Nov-2010 22:02 Send private message

Well I have been speaking to Chris @ amuri.net and also Dale at gowifi.co.nz and both have been really helpful. I have purchased the gear to get connected In the end I went with the following setup

Ubiquiti Bullet2HP 802.11b/g 800mW Outdoor AP/Bridge
2.4 GHz 24 dBi Die-cast Grid Antenna
Coax-Seal Hand Moldable Plastic Weatherproofing Tape
Ubiquiti POE-24 24V DC PoE Supply
Universal Antenna Mount Long
Cat5e Ethernet Lightning Surge Protector


It will be about 40km line of sight from where we are to the top of the gondela where the transmitter is.

I will let you know how I get on

2296 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 222

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 406181 18-Nov-2010 09:22 Send private message

Bullet 2 with a 24dbi grid for a 40km link?
That means your maximum legal transmit power to be programmed into the bullet will be about 14db - anything higher would be illegal - you might want to check on this.

I would have thought they'd be using 5ghz so you can use a higher transmit power.




Ray Taylor
Taylor Broadband (rural hawkes bay)
www.ruralkiwi.com

There is no place like localhost
For my general guide to extending your wireless network Click Here






164 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 883447 23-Aug-2013 15:20 One person supports this post Send private message

Just thought I might post a quick update on this topic - after I bumped into my own thread when googleing for Amuri.net

We did not end up going with amuri for wireless at home due to being unable to get line of sight south east back to the gondela and to many hold ups and uncertianies with how long it would take for a repeater to the north of us to be active. So we went with Scorch, before moving to ADSL when it became avaiable

More recently I have been dealing with Chris and Sam at Amuri about a different connection and have ended up getting a RBI 3G connection, we faced a few chalanges due to our semi unique requirements for the connection. But Chris and Sam were great help, The connection has now been up and running well for 1.5months and is going well

I would highly recomend that anyone who is looking for broadband and does not have ADSL in their area considers Amuri as a good option

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

My un-consented UFB install
Created by thurthur, last reply by mdooher on 28-Nov-2014 11:54 (77 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


Gigatown winner town and plans
Created by freitasm, last reply by Demeter on 28-Nov-2014 08:59 (76 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


Click Monday Deals
Created by mrtoken, last reply by Krishant007 on 24-Nov-2014 17:11 (25 replies)
Pages... 2


Seen any good Black Friday / Cyber Monday deals?
Created by Jaxson, last reply by ckc on 28-Nov-2014 15:08 (24 replies)
Pages... 2


This is the end ...
Created by joker97, last reply by hangon on 28-Nov-2014 14:42 (47 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Gull Employment Dispute.
Created by networkn, last reply by dickytim on 28-Nov-2014 15:32 (151 replies)
Pages... 9 10 11


Stuff.co.nz hacked by Syrian electronic army?
Created by surfisup1000, last reply by dclegg on 28-Nov-2014 13:35 (17 replies)
Pages... 2


The Warehouse pulling R18 games and DVD's
Created by semigeek, last reply by Geektastic on 27-Nov-2014 18:32 (64 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.