Devices

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This page is used to document device compatibility and recommendations.

Meshing Devices

These are devices that can run the MassMesh firmware. They provide access to the mesh via wifi access points as well as ethernet, while also meshing with nearby nodes automatically.

Recommended Devices

These are devices that are known to work well with meshing software.

Overview of Recommended Devices
Brand Model Usecase Yggdrasil Speed (D/U) Outdoor Year MSRP Used Price
Globalscale Espressobin v5 Exit / Relay ~300Mbit/s No 2017 $49.00  ?
PC Engines APU2 Exit / Relay 950/927 Mbit/s No  ? $115.00  ?
TP-Link Archer C7 AC1750 Exit / Relay  ? No 2013 $99.99 $40
TP-Link TL-WDR3500 Exit / Relay  ? No 2012 $44.99 $25
TP-Link TL-WDR4300 Exit / Relay  ? No 2012 $109.99  ?
Ubiquiti UAP AC Mesh Addon Radio  ? Yes 2016 $99.00  ?

Work in Progress Devices

These are devices that currently don't work with the MassMesh firmware, but are currently being evaluated and worked on to add support. If you are looking to host a node, we do not recommend that you buy one of these, as it's not guaranteed that they will work well or even work at all in the mesh.

If you would like to assist with adding device support, check in with the tech team on the status of these devices and what you can do to help.

Overview of Work in Progress Devices
Brand Model Usecase Outdoor Year MSRP
Linksys WRT1900AC Home No 2014 $149.99
Xiaomi Mi Router 3 Home No  ? $39.99

Point to Point

These are devices that provide direct links between 2 locations. They usually use directional antennas to allow long range links. These radios can augment a mesh node by bridging longer distances that are otherwise hard to bridge.

Overview of Point to Point Devices
Brand Model Usecase Outdoor Year MSRP
Ubiquiti Litebeam 5AC Gen2 PtP Yes  ?  ?