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News: Ubiquiti airFiber 5 stock arrives

Ubiquiti airFibre 5 arrives

Ubiquiti airFibre 5 arrives

airFiber 5

airFiber 5


The much awaited new airFiber 5 units have just arrived today so customers who pre-ordered will be receiving their orders very soon. ūüôā

More stock is expected in July so if you missed out please contact us urgently so as not to be disappointed.
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MikroTik Launches New ‘CAPsMAN’ Wireless Controller

The long-awaited CAPsMAN Wireless Controller system from MikroTik announced at their recent User Meeting in Venice is now available for deployment and testing by Beta Testers. ¬†We are actively testing this and will bring more news as soon as we get more familiar with it! But so far, we can confirm it definitely works and we can see massive benefits to those who have deployed medium or large scale indoor wireless systems based on MikroTik RouterOS Wireless. ūüôā
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Ubiquiti announce Training course updates

linitx product Ubiquiti airMAX Certified Admin Course main image.Ubiquiti have renamed the existing UACA (Ubiquiti AirMAX-Certified Admin) and UUCA (Ubiquiti UniFi-Certified Admin) training courses. But this is not just about a simple re-branding. ¬†Ubiquiti have announced that instead of the training being equipment specific, it will be more orientated towards the typical roles encountered in ‘Enterprises’ and ‘Carriers’. ¬†Therefore with immediate effect the UACA becomes the¬†UCWA (Ubiquiti Carrier Wireless Admin) and the UUCA becomes the¬†UEWA (Ubiquiti Enterprise Wireless Admin). Enterprise training will therefore be based upon UniFi, AirVision etc. Carrier will be for example, more on AirMAX and AirFiber etc.
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Ubiquiti UniFi Certified Admin training from LinITX

Ubiquiti UniFi-Certified Admin

LinITX is very proud to announce that they are able to provide the Ubiquiti UniFi-Certified Admin (UUCA) course on behalf of Ubiquiti. This is the second course created by the Ubiquiti Training Academy and provided by LinITX in the UK. This course is designed to prepare professionals to meet the challenges faced by today’s enterprise networks through hands-on lab activities using UAP Pros and a UniFi controller on the student’s Laptop.
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HowTo: Ubiquiti mFi mPower

Ubiquiti recently made their 3 port mFi mPower (EU plug only) available in Europe. It provides 3 plug sockets that can be controlled via WiFi using their freely downloadable mFi controller software. Setup is fairly straight forward.

mPower Initial config

In the first instance the mPower becomes an access point that you can connect your PC/Laptop or in my case my mobile phone to. The access point will have the name of mFi followed by the last 3 octets of its MAC address. There’s no encryption of password required to connect at this point.
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MikroTik Announces the RB951Ui-2HnD with PoE output!

RB951Ui-2HnDMikroTik announced today “The RB951Ui-2HnD is a wireless SOHO AP with a new generation Atheros CPU and more processing power. It has five ¬†Ethernet ports, one USB 2.0 port and a high power 2.4GHz 1000mW 802.11b/g/n wireless AP with antennas built in.

It has a 600MHz CPU,128MB of RAM and PoE output function for port #5 – it can power other PoE capable devices with the same voltage as applied to the unit. Maximum load on the port is 580mA.
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Portable POE power source

The¬†Smart PowerBank PoE 16V¬†is a really handy device for wireless installers and surveyors, in fact anyone who needs POE power and isn’t near mains power:

Smart PowerBank PoE 16V main image

Simply a nicely packaged battery pack which supplies 16V DC @ 600mA to your POE device, you can connect it up like this:

linitx product Smart PowerBank PoE 16V Overview image.

It’s ideal for¬†use with Ubiquiti Networks AirMax products and MikroTik RouterBoards and being portable (it fits into your coat pocket) you don’t need to trail around a mains cable when you’re working out the best position for signal strength for your CPE installation ūüôā
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Ubiquiti AirMAX Certified Admin Training July 2013

linitx product Ubiquiti airMAX Certified Admin Course main image.Once again, we obtained some very high marks on another very successful ‘Ubiquiti AirMax Certified Admin’ Training course last week.

We have now finalised all the dates for the rest of the year and¬†our next training course¬†is July 18-19th 2013. If you can’t make that one, keep an eye on our¬†Ubiquiti training page¬†as these courses are booked up¬†very¬†quickly indeed.
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MikroTik MTCNA Training July 2013

Once again we are proud to be holding another MTCNA (MikroTik Certified Network Associate) Training course. Come along to the Best Western Conference Hotel in Claydon (nr Ipswich) on Monday 15th July 2013 and over the three days learn about how to do the following list of topics with a mix of theory, practical labs and documentation designed to help you with deploying RouterOS in the workplace:
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HowTo: Managing POE for multiple radios

A typical wireless broadband provider/WISP usually has multiple radios, each with their own POE connection.

Here’s a way of providing Gigabit POE with the ability to power cycle individual radios:

For Gigabit POE we use a MikroTik RouterBoard Gigabit Passive PoE Injector: product Gigabit PoE Injector main image.


Each POE injector plugs into the main router and has  power fed to it  from a single 28V PSU via a relay, i.e. there is one relay per POE injector.
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