Good value AP?

price seems reasonable for ovp

any experiences to share?

Have a look at: EAP225v3


_ Power: 24 VDC, 0.6 A
_ Connector type: PoE

_ Power over Ethernet (PoE) tag: 802.3af, standard_

_ CPU1: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9563 ( 750 MHz )_
_ FLA1: 8 MiB ( Winbond Model?)_
_ RAM1: 128 MiB ( ESMT M14D1G1664A-2.5B)_

_ Expansion IFs: none specified_

_ WI1 chip1: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9563_
_ WI1 802dot11 protocols: bgn_
_ WI1 MIMO config: 3x3:3_
_ WI1 antenna connector: none_
_ WI2 chip1: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9886_
_ WI2 802dot11 protocols: an+ac_
_ WI2 MIMO config: 2x2:2_
_ WI2 antenna connector: none_

_ ETH chip1: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9563_
_ ETH chip2: Atheros AR8033_
_ LAN speed: 10/100/1000_
_ LAN ports: 1_

ZoneFlex H510 is not supported by OpenWrt.

For support status of any device, see the Table of Hardware

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While tmomas is totally correct in stating that this device isn't supported, there is also very little information about the device in question.

I can only extrapolate that it might be similar to the Ruckus Wireless M510, which -if true- would make it theoretically supportable (if someone does the hard porting work for OpenWrt!). But unless you need the specific features of the proprietary Ruckus firmware or its outdoor classification, there would be a number of other ipq40xx devices for half that price (new, delivered to your doorstep) - making it rather overpriced for running OpenWrt. Other than the slightly generous amounts of flash and RAM (but you can ipq8065 devices with those amounts of flash/ RAM for roughly the same amount of money…), there is nothing really setting it apart from other ipq40xx devices.

I find that any decent [supported] Atheros device with simultaneous 2.4 and 5.4 can work for me as an AP...and may other things. Most devices have mounting holes. Just flash OpenWrt to be converted into a "5-port managed switch with built-in AP."

After all, that's what most OpenWrt routers actually are in-hardware...until you enable IP Forwarding (i.e. make it a router). If the extra ports bother you, it's a shame - I tend to find used routers that become available that can fit the use case. If keeping them enabled bother you, they can be disabled in Switch Config after you've set it up.

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