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  • Ammaross - Monday, March 25, 2013 - link

    I've used a pair of NanoStations for a 9-month temporary campus bridge between two buildings. The thing was solid as a rock, even after the construction crew built an elevator shaft directly in the line-of-sight. :( Reply
  • tech.kyle - Monday, March 25, 2013 - link

    We use Bullets and Rockets at work for creating links that span up to about 25 miles. I've been pretty impressed with their offerings. We use a few other types of wireless bridges and they all make me groan when I have to support them. For the price, they're quite good. It's the antennas that are expensive. Reply
  • bah12 - Monday, April 08, 2013 - link

    Agreed we use the bullets exclusively for wireless bridges, can't be beat. One site is a sand plant extremely dirty, and lots of vibration, we use it to beam a signal to the dredge in the river about a mile away. I was very impressed, I've never needed to reboot them because they quit talking like oh so many other brands. Reply
  • mflood - Monday, March 25, 2013 - link

    I've hung Picostations all over Afghanistan and did a whole FOB with UniFi. They work great - and as noted - the price can't be beat. Reply
  • yougotkicked - Monday, March 25, 2013 - link

    as someone who both works for and attends a large university with campus-wide wi-fi, the price point and feature list on these makes me drool. Reply
  • Braxus - Monday, March 25, 2013 - link

    Dang. Just purchased 6 UniFi AP Pros (their 802.11n dual band product). That being said, probably best to give the 802.11ac some time to mature. Know other companies still have problems with their 802.11ac products regarding overall continuous long-term link stability. Reply
  • 0ldman79 - Monday, March 25, 2013 - link

    I use UBNT parts for my wireless Internet service.

    Pretty good stuff, very good price, very reliable.

    I am impatiently awaiting the Qualcomm Atheros 802.11ac outdoor equipment. Time for some serious bandwidth.
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  • kylewat - Monday, March 25, 2013 - link

    I plan on using it in my home. Great timing, my purchase is about a month away! Reply
  • aebiv - Monday, March 25, 2013 - link

    We've been using the UniFi at several client sites (both cloud and on premise controllers) for about a year now, and while they can be beat for performance and some niche features, it comes at a high price.

    Overall? They're an incredible buy, and more than enough for 95% of the market I've seen.
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  • piroroadkill - Monday, March 25, 2013 - link

    Just bought over a dozen UniFi AP Pros!
    Damn these are good value, it cannot be understated.
    It's pretty much impossible to be unimpressed by the cost/performance/added value in terms of management software package that Ubiquiti kit offers...
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  • pixelstuff - Monday, March 25, 2013 - link

    The new (really large) High School building in my area installed over 50 of the UniFi units about a year ago. I don't work there, but know the IT staff, and they are thoroughly satisfied with them. They say they would use the UniFi products again if they had to do it over. Reply
  • SquattingDog - Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - link

    Yup the UniFi series of APs are pretty good. We have had a link setup with a 5km+ line-of-sight connection sharing Fibre to a client's site across the city with no issues.

    The "Zero hand-off roaming" feature sounds like standard WDS to me. Can't say I've seen issues with latency or interoperability issues when switching APs which are configured in a WDS system.

    802.11ac is an exciting step forward for wireless technology for sure, and a much needed one.
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  • Braxus - Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - link

    They're supposedly using the 802.11ac draft chipset from Broadcom. Wonder if Ubiquiti has solved the issues that Asus is experiencing with their 802.11ac units on degraded performance after a while which supposedly from what others say is a chipset driver issue on the Broadcom side. Reply

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