Mini site - PowerBeam 5AC-400-ISO + LiteBeam AC AP-120

  • J
    Beta Testers

    One of the things we have great success with is installing mini sites in rural areas.
    The site is setup, where it is only possible to reach few clients within a half square mile or less.

    First we find the best spot to install the mini site. At this example is on top of a large barn. From the roof several houses can easily be seen.
    Then we make sure that some clients actually wants our service. That is seldom a problem. We are in areas with bad service from xDSL and with no FTTH.

    Since number of potential clients is small we have to save some money. That is where the LiteBeam 5AC AP-120 is great. AP with included antenna. Nice to use, when only few clients in close proximity…

    This site consist of:

    PowerBeam 5AC-400-ISO linking to larger site. 30 MHz channel width

    2 LiteBeam 5AC AP-120 Access Points covering the clients in 240 degree (Not needed to cover 360 degrees since only forest) + shields (shield is needed because of close installation to other AP)
    1 EdgeRouter X configured with OSPF

    1 Netonix WS-6-MINI switch (Powered by AF PoE brick)
    1 Small UPS

    1 Thalassa enclosure


    The site is now servicing 4 clients with 100/100 Mbit/s connections (LiteBeam 5AC-23 client radio 20 MHz channel width).


  • Beta Testers

    Hi, Great looking install. Nice with the shielded sectors! Keep up the good work!! Greets Henry

  • Beta Testers

    Which antenna is behind the LiteBeam ?

  • J
    Beta Testers


    The antenna is a LiteBeam 5AC AP-120 (

  • Beta Testers

    Yes I see that, was talking about what looks like a small sector on the other side.  Maybe that is the shield in between…

  • J
    Beta Testers

    It's the shield. There is only 2 x LiteBeam 5AC AP-120 with shields….

  • S
    Beta Testers

    Who makes the shield kits as I have not seen them yet?

  • B
    Beta Testers

    This is a mirror of my setups. It works very well.

    Why not use an EP-R6? I do, it saves me an enclosure, Netonix, ER-X and some money.

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