[lime-users] Question about hardware

Ilario Gelmetti iochesonome at gmail.com
Sun Oct 20 15:38:10 UTC 2019

The list Martin mentions is this one:

currently I am using some YouHua WR1200JS [1] which can be easily bought
(only from AliExpress? [2]) with OpenWrt pre-installed (so the
installation of LibreMesh is super easy).

The only problem I had was related to the usage of cabled (ethernet)
connection between routers [3], which hopefully will be solved [4,5]
before the next release.

In the meanwhile I heard that LibreRouter [6] is already in production
but I have no idea if it can already be bought.


[1] https://openwrt.org/toh/hwdata/youhua/youhua_wr1200js

[2] https://aliexpress.com/item/32272246018.html


[4] https://github.com/libremesh/lime-packages/issues/581

[5] https://github.com/libremesh/lime-packages/pull/600

[6] https://librerouter.org/

On 10/19/19 10:04 PM, Martin Buhr wrote:
> There's a list of compatible hardware on the LibreMesh site.
> Out of that list I found the TP-Link Archer C7 are really good value if
> you buy them second hand. I got them for about 30-40 USD a pop if you're
> willing to search around.
> M.
>> On 20/10/2019, at 8:06 AM, Samara Hayley Steele
>> <samarahayleysteele at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello!
>> It's a rather long story, but I am planning to create a small mesh
>> network, and I have just a few hours to spend my entire budget (it's
>> an art grant, lol).
>> Anyway, the thing I'm trying to figure out is what find of routers to
>> get? 
>> I'm looking at the Linksys WRT3200ACM MU-MIMO, which seems great
>> because it's open source, but wow, it's expensive!
>> I wonder if anyone on this list has found great & cheap hardware for
>> nodes?
>> I'd love to be able to use my budget (It's around 600USD) to get as
>> many nodes as possible!
>> My hope is to set up a mesh network as part of an art-game and train
>> local folks to take it over and expand it after the piece is done. <3
>> Thanks for any and all thoughts!!
>> Cheers,
>> Hayley
>> Samara Hayley Steele, MFA
>> samarahayleysteele.com <http://samarahayleysteele.com>
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