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.


6 posts

Wannabe Geek


Topic # 223411 28-Sep-2017 13:27
Send private message

Hi

 

 

 

I have been running a Mimosa B5 Lite Link for about a year now been rock solid no problems with it at all. Link is 2.1Km and provides me with a VDSL connection to my rural house. I have a Draytek VDSL at the far end with the AP plugged into it. Near end is the Client which then connects into my home network. I am really wanting to know if the link is optimized, as mentioned I have not had any issues and can speed test between the two and get in excess of 750Mb when running at 80Mhz width, full Power, however given the VDSL is only 65Mb/20Mb I have it back at 20Mhz and 20dBm which provides a Link of around 100Mb which is fine. In regards to the aiming I have not spent to much time on this as it requires two people and a fair bit of fiddling given the distance. The far end AP sits on a roof on top of a 1.5M pole the near end is on a 9ft Steel Pole, it has good line of site between the two units. Attached some screen shots of the units and performance, really not sure how to interpret the data, I know the key is to have low Signal to Noise and do find if I wind it up this increases so feel the current configuration is about right given it is around 32dB.

 

So really just looking for comments and if there is anything that could be changed to improve it.

 

Cheers

 

 

 

Stephen

 

 

 

Click to see full size

 

Click to see full size

 

Click to see full size

 

Click to see full size


Create new topic
47 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 3


  Reply # 1874528 29-Sep-2017 09:37
One person supports this post
Send private message

I don't think you'll see any improvement if you've already maxed out your VDSL data rate. If it has been "rock solid" you'd be better off leaving it as is. If/When the remote end gets fibre access would be the time to revisit this.

 

Without knowing the actual characteristics of the B5, it wouldn't be wise for me to suggest anything. Just a note that SNR should be high (not low), but the 32dB you have should be plenty for a short hop. If you still feel like tweaking, tweak to get the best SNR. However, there likely won't be any measurable gain for you.

 

:)

 

 

 

 


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:





News »

N4L helping TAKA Trust bridge the digital divide for Lower Hutt students
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:08


Winners Announced for 2018 CIO Awards
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:03


Logitech Rally sets new standard for USB-connected video conference cameras
Posted 18-Jun-2018 09:27


Russell Stanners steps down as Vodafone NZ CEO
Posted 12-Jun-2018 09:13


Intergen recognised as 2018 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for New Zealand
Posted 12-Jun-2018 08:00


Finalists Announced For Microsoft NZ Partner Awards
Posted 6-Jun-2018 15:12


Vocus Group and Vodafone announce joint venture to accelerate fibre innovation
Posted 5-Jun-2018 10:52


Kogan.com to launch Kogan Mobile in New Zealand
Posted 4-Jun-2018 14:34


Enable doubles fibre broadband speeds for its most popular wholesale service in Christchurch
Posted 2-Jun-2018 20:07


All or Nothing: New Zealand All Blacks arrives on Amazon Prime Video
Posted 2-Jun-2018 16:21


Innovation Grant, High Tech Awards and new USA office for Kiwi tech company SwipedOn
Posted 1-Jun-2018 20:54


Commerce Commission warns Apple for misleading consumers about their rights
Posted 30-May-2018 13:15


IBM leads Call for Code to use cloud, data, AI, blockchain for natural disaster relief
Posted 25-May-2018 14:12


New FUJIFILM X-T100 aims to do better job than smartphones
Posted 24-May-2018 20:17


Stuff takes 100% ownership of Stuff Fibre
Posted 24-May-2018 19:41



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.