[kwlug-disc] RouterStation Pro Redux [Was: Re: Linux capable Wireless N routers]

unsolicited unsolicited at swiz.ca
Fri May 14 17:08:57 EDT 2010



unsolicited wrote, On 05/12/2010 11:53 AM:
> 
> 
> Khalid Baheyeldin wrote, On 05/12/2010 11:16 AM:
>> On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 11:11 AM, unsolicited <unsolicited at swiz.ca>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Joe Wennechuk wrote, On 05/12/2010 11:03 AM:
>>>
>>> know that NETFLASH  Isp ( On Lancaster by Guelph St. ) uses
>>> Router
>>>> station pros as a part of their network. Maybe you could call
>>>> them up and ask them to sell you one? r also you could pick one
>>>> up at MEGAWIRE ( On Victoria by Breslau )who also uses them.
>>>>
>>> . . .
>>>
>>> Don't mean to sound like a broken record, but ...
>>>
>>> Anyone know either of them well enough to invite them to present
>>> on their experience?
>>>
>>> (The units come with OpenWRT installed, so, both hw + sw, right
>>> up the kwlug alley.)
>>
>>
>> That would be awesome. It is good publicity for them, and an
>> interesting topic for many of us. Win-Win!
> 
> Poked around some more last night.
> 
> Negate (Hawaii) <sigh> looks to have 802.11n in stock now, but kits are 
> back ordered to 5/14/10.
> 
> Kit: US$148 
> http://www.netgate.com/product_info.php?cPath=27_104&products_id=812
> Radio: US$192 
> http://www.netgate.com/product_info.php?cPath=27_104&products_id=827
> 
> So, ~US$340.
> 
> USB, serial, sd, built in, but OTOH only 3 eth + wan (?). If I read 
> correctly, will supply PoE. And can be run that way. But, 48v.
> 
> Have e-mailed ubnt.ca (Sauble Beach).
> 

I have word back from ubnt.ca:
- no kits at the moment, but they like the idea. He may talk with 
netgate to acquire some pieces and see what he can do.
- the threshold to be considered a 'bulk purchase' is 5 units. Should 
a group from the list become interested in pursuing something with ubnt.



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