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I'm looking to extend our company LAN to an adjacent building 20 to 30 meters away.  So a pretty short hop.  A large concrete pad between the buildings makes laying cable impractical.  I was hoping that someone may be able to point me in the direction of some simple wireless solutions.  I've got lost in the Ubiquiti website, everything seems to be for much longer distances, perhaps I'm missing the obvious solution of theirs.  A mesh network is a possibility, but I'd rather have a dedicated link.  Ideally the link would be GB lan speed and perhaps POE to save us having to run power to the two mounting points.  Any suggestions much appreciated!





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  #2416141 11-Feb-2020 13:21
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  #2416149 11-Feb-2020 13:25
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Something like this would be pretty good, unfortunately out of stock at pb. 

 

 

 

https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/NAPUBI1031/Ubiquiti-60GHz5GHz-PtP-Pre-Configured-Bridge-Kit-w


 
 
 
 


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  #2416150 11-Feb-2020 13:27
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You want a 60GHz link for that. Desgined basically for exactly what you are doing.

 

Not sure what UBNT have... but i would use this kit from Go Wireless. You can of course just buy the radio's separately and save a little, but if you aren't up to speed with Mikrotik RouterOS, the pre-configured set is a great deal. You will just want transmit power on the AP side pulled way down for a short link.


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  #2416170 11-Feb-2020 13:46
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Sean2842:

 

Something like this would be pretty good, unfortunately out of stock at pb. 

 

 

 

https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/NAPUBI1031/Ubiquiti-60GHz5GHz-PtP-Pre-Configured-Bridge-Kit-w

 

 

You'd have to be a bit UBNT fanboi to want to pay their prices for a 60GHz link.

 

Mikrotik Wireless Wire has been out for a few years now, is rock solid, and only 1/3 the price.

 

Don't bother with old school 5GHz links, they're a waste of time now when 60GHz gives you all the benefits of better throughput and moves away from the limitations of regular 802.11b/g/n/ac/ax WiFi - namely that it's half duplex.

 

 


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  #2416172 11-Feb-2020 13:51
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chevrolux:

 

You want a 60GHz link for that. Desgined basically for exactly what you are doing.

 

Not sure what UBNT have... but i would use this kit from Go Wireless. You can of course just buy the radio's separately and save a little, but if you aren't up to speed with Mikrotik RouterOS, the pre-configured set is a great deal. You will just want transmit power on the AP side pulled way down for a short link.

 

 

The dishes would be overkill for 30m.
This kit is best suited https://gowifi.co.nz/wireless/rbwapg-60adkit.html


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  #2416217 11-Feb-2020 14:28
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You can use Ubiquiti fine at that distance. Haven't dealt with the modern gear, but on the older gear for short distances you could wind back the power and broaden the bandwidth. Going no-standard bandwidths helps to hide the network from phones and laptops etc.

 

+1 www.gowifi.co.nz


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  #2416235 11-Feb-2020 14:55
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ald:

 

I'm looking to extend our company LAN to an adjacent building 20 to 30 meters away.  So a pretty short hop.  A large concrete pad between the buildings makes laying cable impractical.  I was hoping that someone may be able to point me in the direction of some simple wireless solutions.  I've got lost in the Ubiquiti website, everything seems to be for much longer distances, perhaps I'm missing the obvious solution of theirs.  A mesh network is a possibility, but I'd rather have a dedicated link.  Ideally the link would be GB lan speed and perhaps POE to save us having to run power to the two mounting points.  Any suggestions much appreciated!

 

 

Is there a reason you cannot run a cable overhead? If you are going to all the hassle of mounting stuff on the roof and running cable to it then unless something in the way etc would be a lot cheaper and simplify setup to run just have cable between buildings.

 

 

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  #2416238 11-Feb-2020 15:14
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OK, thanks for your thoughts!  These are pretty much exactly what I was after.  Will have a close look at the Uniquiti (how in the hell did I not see them when I was on their site) and MikroTik Wireless solutions.  Both look pretty good.  Not keen on running a wire overhead due to forklifts and tall equipment being moved around the area.

 

 

 

Thanks again everyone, this has been a huge help!


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  #2416239 11-Feb-2020 15:19
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Hi, the kit that Chevrolux suggested is a long range model, way over the top for 20-30m all you need is this, have installed quite a number, they are solid.

 

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cyril7:

 

Hi, the kit that Chevrolux suggested is a long range model, way over the top for 20-30m all you need is this, have installed quite a number, they are solid.

 

Cyril

 

 

Forgot about that shape! Didn't realise they did a 60Ghz version. Can Mikrotik do no wrong?


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var mikrotik neko nedarīt  .............Nē

 

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