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Any plans for a small size SoHo router managing Gigabit WAN capacity?

Fri Jun 17, 2022 12:10 am

The topic kind of covers it? Any chance of Mikrotik developing a high perfomance small size router for SoHo usage? Eg form factor like RB750, but with power enough to manage Gigabit WAN link?
 
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Re: Any plans for a small size SoHo router managing Gigabit WAN capacity?

Fri Jun 17, 2022 12:36 am

The rb4011 or rb5011 are too big for you?
 
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Re: Any plans for a small size SoHo router managing Gigabit WAN capacity?

Fri Jun 17, 2022 1:04 am

The topic kind of covers it? Any chance of Mikrotik developing a high perfomance small size router for SoHo usage? Eg form factor like RB750, but with power enough to manage Gigabit WAN link?
have you tried
hAP ac² ?

not so powerful as 4011 or 5009 but at least twice the performance of rb750gr3 and almost the same form factor
 
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Re: Any plans for a small size SoHo router managing Gigabit WAN capacity?

Fri Jun 17, 2022 3:19 pm

The topic kind of covers it? Any chance of Mikrotik developing a high perfomance small size router for SoHo usage? Eg form factor like RB750, but with power enough to manage Gigabit WAN link?
have you tried
hAP ac² ?

not so powerful as 4011 or 5009 but at least twice the performance of rb750gr3 and almost the same form factor
/\ This right here /\

Been using the hAP AC2 for that for years.
 
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Re: Any plans for a small size SoHo router managing Gigabit WAN capacity?

Fri Jun 17, 2022 9:58 pm

Now I use Hex-S with an GPON Stick on SFP port and can receive almost 900Mbps/900Mbps
 
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Re: Any plans for a small size SoHo router managing Gigabit WAN capacity?

Fri Jun 17, 2022 10:43 pm

I vote for Hex too.
Can not go smaller.
 
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Re: Any plans for a small size SoHo router managing Gigabit WAN capacity?

Fri Jun 17, 2022 11:02 pm

+1 for the hEX OR hEX S … excellent router ….
 
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Re: Any plans for a small size SoHo router managing Gigabit WAN capacity?

Fri Jun 17, 2022 11:48 pm

+1 for the hEX OR hEX S … excellent router ….
But the hAP AC2 is more than double the throughput, if you actually have to route and can't fast track the connection.

That's why I use it over the hex or hexS
 
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Re: Any plans for a small size SoHo router managing Gigabit WAN capacity?

Fri Jun 17, 2022 11:54 pm

But..but ...
It has Tik WiFi ???
:lol:

Still you make valid point.
 
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Re: Any plans for a small size SoHo router managing Gigabit WAN capacity?

Sat Jun 18, 2022 12:59 am

But..but ...
It has Tik WiFi ???
:lol:

Still you make valid point.
The radio to me is a scanner only. And it doesn't always work for that either.

But it's 2 clicks to turn off those radios. Which I do... At every single install!

One time I used it's 2.4 radio to grab onto the managers hotspot on his phone. See they didn't pay their Cable internet
Bill and got shut off. On a long weekend... so they wouldn't turn it back on till Tuesday. The radio worked for that. At 5Ghz... It didn't even see some US frequency...
 
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Re: Any plans for a small size SoHo router managing Gigabit WAN capacity?

Sat Jun 18, 2022 1:05 pm

I have a CAP AC lying, unused due to useless Mikrotik Wifi. Maybe possible to use as mini-router?
 
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Re: Any plans for a small size SoHo router managing Gigabit WAN capacity?

Sat Jun 18, 2022 2:30 pm

Cap ac ?
Limited wifi for some purposes, I agree (though the one I have in use functions perfectly for what I need).

Useless, I wouldn't say.

It has 2 giga ether ports so you can already use it as a router.
 
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Re: Any plans for a small size SoHo router managing Gigabit WAN capacity?

Sat Jun 18, 2022 2:38 pm

Yes, looking at specs it seems to have same CPU and RAM as Hap AC2...
 
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Re: Any plans for a small size SoHo router managing Gigabit WAN capacity?

Sat Jun 18, 2022 2:43 pm

Yes, looking at specs it seems to have same CPU and RAM as Hap AC2...
Used that as a router once in a pinch.

My routers tend to have a WAN feed or 2, a feed to a core switch, then a webpower switch and system monitor.

I just prefer the monitor and webpower switch be as close to the "bottom of the network" as possible. So anything above the switch is accessible for reboot or monitor.
 
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Re: Any plans for a small size SoHo router managing Gigabit WAN capacity?

Sat Jun 18, 2022 2:55 pm

RB4011 wifi model is great home router - use it at my house. Multiple VPN's, a few WAN's totalling about 1.3gbps, complex firewall, mangle, and queue rules. No slowdowns.
 
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Re: Any plans for a small size SoHo router managing Gigabit WAN capacity?

Sat Jun 18, 2022 3:04 pm

Well, I am looking for a truly small size router - RB4011 is way too big for my location...

I have no demanding rules or anything. Just plain FW and DHCP-server. Want Gigabit WAN capability.
 
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Re: Any plans for a small size SoHo router managing Gigabit WAN capacity?

Sat Jun 18, 2022 3:08 pm

Cap ac has a square cover in the box
Would make it smaller then hex.

Or leave the cover off...
 
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Re: Any plans for a small size SoHo router managing Gigabit WAN capacity?

Mon Jun 20, 2022 10:16 am

Well, I am looking for a truly small size router - RB4011 is way too big for my location...
...another option is RB450Gx4 ... case and PSU sold separately, though.
 
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Re: Any plans for a small size SoHo router managing Gigabit WAN capacity?

Sat Jun 25, 2022 11:46 am

Bought myself a RB450GX4 with casing. Works perfectly.

Thanks for all good posts!
 
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Re: Any plans for a small size SoHo router managing Gigabit WAN capacity?

Sun Oct 02, 2022 1:53 pm

I bought myself RB450Gx4 with case and works great (along with Omada EAP245 as AP) and dozen of devices with 750Mbps WAN.

Thank you for good suggestion!

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