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Old 07-09-2018, 10:07 AM   #151
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Yea I already have a Netgear GS308 switch connected to my devices. My current set up is like this N66U -> switch -> UniFi ac LR. Since my router died Iím looking for either a USG (the basic version) or a EdgeRouter to replace my Asus router but not sure if both is overkill. Does the USG have features that the Asus router have? And better performing with those features turned on?

Edit: I have 1gbps connection and does heavy downloading and uploading together at times
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Old 07-09-2018, 05:04 PM   #152
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Yea I already have a Netgear GS308 switch connected to my devices. My current set up is like this N66U -> switch -> UniFi ac LR. Since my router died Iím looking for either a USG (the basic version) or a EdgeRouter to replace my Asus router but not sure if both is overkill. Does the USG have features that the Asus router have? And better performing with those features turned on?

Edit: I have 1gbps connection and does heavy downloading and uploading together at times
Were you using the N66U's wifi to supplement with Unifi's AP? If so, then u will need another consumer router with wifi built in. If not, then the USG will be more than ample for the 1gig connection (cannot switch on the IPS feature).
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Old 12-09-2018, 03:16 PM   #153
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If you want to have a full unifi stack then you will want a USG (router) + unifi switch 8 or 16 port + unifi AP(s). As you have a synology nas, you can run the unifi controller as a docker container on it.
Hi All,

Apologies that I did not manage to follow up on this as I was too caught up with work lately.

Based on the feedback, I would need the following devices:
USG Router = $180
8 Port POE Switch = $185
AC Pro AP = $200

Is 1 AC enough for the house? I have appended my floor plan here for reference and it's an EA unit of about 135sm ~ 1453 sq feet.

Where to purchase the Unifi equipment? In additional, my wife would still wants to have the Starhub TV where we are currently on cable and I understand that we have to upgrade to Starhub Fibre TV going forward? Is it possible to run two networks as I'm currently using ViewQuest Fibre.



I intend to setup all my equipments marked at the green box and the access point installed in the false ceiling (orange circle) where I intend to pull a data cable as well. There will be data points going to each of the bedrooms. For the masterbed room, there will be two cable points, one at the study area and another one at the TV area.
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Old 25-09-2018, 11:18 PM   #154
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Hi All,

Apologies that I did not manage to follow up on this as I was too caught up with work lately.

Based on the feedback, I would need the following devices:
USG Router = $180
8 Port POE Switch = $185
AC Pro AP = $200

Is 1 AC enough for the house? I have appended my floor plan here for reference and it's an EA unit of about 135sm ~ 1453 sq feet.

Where to purchase the Unifi equipment? In additional, my wife would still wants to have the Starhub TV where we are currently on cable and I understand that we have to upgrade to Starhub Fibre TV going forward? Is it possible to run two networks as I'm currently using ViewQuest Fibre.



I intend to setup all my equipments marked at the green box and the access point installed in the false ceiling (orange circle) where I intend to pull a data cable as well. There will be data points going to each of the bedrooms. For the masterbed room, there will be two cable points, one at the study area and another one at the TV area.
Hi All,

Need to seek the advise on the equipment I would need to purchase and where about can I get it as well.

Appreciate the help and advise in advance.
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Old 26-09-2018, 12:18 AM   #155
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Hi All,

Need to seek the advise on the equipment I would need to purchase and where about can I get it as well.

Appreciate the help and advise in advance.
you wont be getting a cloud key? Actually u can try to use Unifi Cloud Controller software to estimate the coverage of the AC Pro over your floor plan for 2.4 and 5Ghz channels. My rough estimate is that your layout may need 2 AC Pro to cover the entire house. But since u have data points at the rooms, u can consider adding on In Wall units later on if the wireless coverage is really that bad.
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Old 26-09-2018, 06:42 PM   #156
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Hi All,

Need to seek the advise on the equipment I would need to purchase and where about can I get it as well.

Appreciate the help and advise in advance.
I usually get mine from Carousell.. seller is sublime.telecom. Good prices and support from him. Quite a few shops in SLS is also selling the Unifi solution.

You current shortlisted equipment list looks ok but you might need an additional AP at your Living area.
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Old 27-09-2018, 12:39 AM   #157
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you wont be getting a cloud key? Actually u can try to use Unifi Cloud Controller software to estimate the coverage of the AC Pro over your floor plan for 2.4 and 5Ghz channels. My rough estimate is that your layout may need 2 AC Pro to cover the entire house. But since u have data points at the rooms, u can consider adding on In Wall units later on if the wireless coverage is really that bad.
I usually get mine from Carousell.. seller is sublime.telecom. Good prices and support from him. Quite a few shops in SLS is also selling the Unifi solution.

You current shortlisted equipment list looks ok but you might need an additional AP at your Living area.
Thanks for the kind advise. However, I still have concern if I need to run two networks (Starhub for IPTV and ViewQuest which I'm using now).

Is that possible with the switch and USG router?
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Old 30-09-2018, 08:27 AM   #158
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Hi All,

Apologies that I did not manage to follow up on this as I was too caught up with work lately.

Based on the feedback, I would need the following devices:
USG Router = $180
8 Port POE Switch = $185
AC Pro AP = $200

Is 1 AC enough for the house? I have appended my floor plan here for reference and it's an EA unit of about 135sm ~ 1453 sq feet.

Where to purchase the Unifi equipment? In additional, my wife would still wants to have the Starhub TV where we are currently on cable and I understand that we have to upgrade to Starhub Fibre TV going forward? Is it possible to run two networks as I'm currently using ViewQuest Fibre.



I intend to setup all my equipments marked at the green box and the access point installed in the false ceiling (orange circle) where I intend to pull a data cable as well. There will be data points going to each of the bedrooms. For the masterbed room, there will be two cable points, one at the study area and another one at the TV area.
You will probably need 2 APs.
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Old 30-09-2018, 08:47 AM   #159
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just got mine set up

USG-PRO-4
US-16-150W
UAP-AC-PRO
UC-CK
Mounted on a 6U Startech wall mount, bought a 1U PDU (UK PLUG), hid it inside a small closet which used to house my AC68U router.

For those using viewqwest, when you switch to the new USG, please call their technical hotline 3102 0000 and inform them you are switching to a new networking device. They will check from their end and "clear" the old MAC ID from their system.

Upgraded both switch and AP but the USG i just leave it as it is because I want to monitor if there are any random reboots. My USG was tested in April 2018. Not sure if the problem was fixed by then. I also changed to 2 Noctua fans. Tried the original fans and it was ridiculously loud. The Noctua fans are very silent but my hardware are running hot. Monitoring for a few days first before buying a small USB fan to cool it.

Also saving up to buy a rackmount NAS (still thinking about it though) but for now the internet is temporarily settled till the inch starts again.
Hi.

I am using a full ubiquiti setup as well.
On M1 1 gbps.

USG
US-8-150W
UAP-AC-PRO
getting the cloud key gen2 plus.
planning to get a nas when my current setup is full.

My USG is pretty warm. Anyone using this has the same experience?

Can share what are some of the setups to optimise performance?
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Old 30-09-2018, 09:24 AM   #160
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Hi.

I am using a full ubiquiti setup as well.
On M1 1 gbps.

USG
US-8-150W
UAP-AC-PRO
getting the cloud key gen2 plus.
planning to get a nas when my current setup is full.

My USG is pretty warm. Anyone using this has the same experience?


Can share what are some of the setups to optimise performance?
skip the cloudkey as you can run the controller on your nas as docker container
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Old 30-09-2018, 10:29 AM   #161
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Hi.

I am using a full ubiquiti setup as well.
On M1 1 gbps.

USG
US-8-150W
UAP-AC-PRO
getting the cloud key gen2 plus.
planning to get a nas when my current setup is full.

My USG is pretty warm. Anyone using this has the same experience?

Can share what are some of the setups to optimise performance?
My RPI and ER3 Gets warm as well. Ended up pointing a USB fan at the stack which solved all problems
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Old 30-09-2018, 03:41 PM   #162
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Hi.

I am using a full ubiquiti setup as well.
On M1 1 gbps.

USG
US-8-150W
UAP-AC-PRO
getting the cloud key gen2 plus.
planning to get a nas when my current setup is full.

My USG is pretty warm. Anyone using this has the same experience?

Can share what are some of the setups to optimise performance?
Usually the POE switch is warmer than USG..

I gotten a USB fan to cool both of them, and the most optimal cooling is actually placing them vertically as per their ventilation holes... convection current would take its course, even if you do not have a fan below..



now both of them are cool to the touch..
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Old 10-11-2018, 10:59 AM   #163
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Anyone have any cooling option for

1. US-8-150W
2. Cloud Key Gen2 Plus

Both item are inside my network riser. And i check via monitoring.. they are both running hot.

Cloud key is @ 60c and Switch is @ 68c
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Old 10-11-2018, 02:26 PM   #164
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Anyone have any cooling option for

1. US-8-150W
2. Cloud Key Gen2 Plus

Both item are inside my network riser. And i check via monitoring.. they are both running hot.

Cloud key is @ 60c and Switch is @ 68c
Throw in some usb cooling fans as mentioned above. Tested and proven.
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Old 10-11-2018, 06:05 PM   #165
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Anyone have any cooling option for

1. US-8-150W
2. Cloud Key Gen2 Plus

Both item are inside my network riser. And i check via monitoring.. they are both running hot.

Cloud key is @ 60c and Switch is @ 68c
60-70c not critical temperature. Your equipment won't spoil one
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