Don’t make the same mistake I did… my vendor offered to get these in my hands faster if I covered air-shipping. Received 6 A6’s and 20 C6x’s, plug in the first A6, typical mimosa needs firmware uploaded.
No big deal, jump on website to grab it… no firmware. Support offline, no big deal, leave a message. Get tired of waiting, so I open chat this morning to get an answer. Support says THERE IS NO GA FIRMWARE AVAILABLE. Mimosa released these into the wild without firmware. No beta firmware available, no release date of GA firmware available. Support called it an “inconvenience”. I call it theft.
@Jaime , @DustinS How on earth did you release a product for shipment that is unusable? When can I expect these currently very expensive bricks to be functional?
Yeah, just figured that out.
Since Mimosa won’t respond, I’ve begun contacting Airspan… Maybe they’ll listen.
Were sitting on door stops also, we’ve also heard through one of our vendors that there are some issues with the A6 and 6ghz frequencies, and they potentially may not ever be authorized for them.
If that’s the case, we’ll kiss Mimosa goodbye. It’s complete insanity… They’ve been marketing these like they are generally available for over a year.
I’m sorry. I know you’re all frustrated and I can tell you I’m frustrated for you. I’ve been giving the GA candidate release version of firmware out since this past weekend. If you didn’t already get a copy of this, I can certainly send it to you. Just let me know.
The GA release of this firmware will be available in the next day or so. It was posted to the cloud platform but there is an ongoing issue with the download page.
I recommend getting the A6 if youre able to. The frustration is only temporary but after working with the Mimosa team and Dustin, I was able to onboard and deploy a test link at about a mile, 40MHz and obtained speeds of 420/350 and 7ms ping.
This is a huge step for our company and we look forward to our Mimosa A6 deployment.
Patience is key and like all new things, it takes time to familiarize yourself with it!
Is this a rural or urban environment that you had this kind of performance? I have a small WISP in a city and the A6 stuff looks really interesting. I’m mostly AirMax AC gear and the LTU was worthless in the city with the noise floor.
Well, I am still waiting on my unit from Double Radius since June 2022. I assume that is not a bad thing since no GA SW yet
We can’t get it passed about 112 Mbps (1.25 miles from tower we’ve tried 40 mhz/20 mhz channel widths), the AP doesn’t know the clients connected it shows disconnected when it’s attached. Obviously this is beta firmware we get that but currently our A5/C5 gear outperforms it on the same tower, same channel, same width (185 Down, 100 Up C5x). Pings are clean either way 8-12 ms.
No clients on the AP happens when hooked to the secondary SSID on the AP.