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MikroTik RBcAPGi-5acD2nD (cAP ac)

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Dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi AP, with two GbE ports (PoE in&out), ceiling/wall mounted, based on powerful quad-core ARM CPU with HW accelerated encryption support.

cAP ac

OpenWrt support

Not supported, work in progress.

Hardware highlights

CPU Ram Flash Network WLAN Serial
IPQ-4018 @ 716 MHz 128 MiB 16 MiB 2x 10/100/1000 abgnac onboard dots

RouterOS Netinstall

Specific configuration

Network interfaces

The default network configuration is:

Interface Name Description Default configuration
br-lan LAN & WiFi 192.168.1.1/24
eth0 LAN port None
eth1 WAN port DHCP
wlan0 WiFi 2.4 GHz Disabled
wlan1 WiFi 5 GHz Disabled

Buttons

hardware.button on howto use and configure the hardware button(s). Here, we merely name the buttons, so we can use them in the above Howto.

The cAP ac has the following buttons:

BUTTON Event
Reset -
Mode -

LEDs

→ How to configure LEDs in general, see the LED section in the led_configuration.

The cAP ac has 7 LEDs:

LED name LED print Internal name
Power POWER capac:blue:power
PoE out POE out capac:green:poeout
Eth1 ETH1 capac:green:eth1
Eth2 ETH2 capac:green:eth2
Wlan 2GHz 2G capac:green:wlan2
Wlan 5GHz 5G capac:green:wlan5
User USER capac:green:user

Led user and button mode are replicated in the center of device.

GPIOs

port.gpio

The RB450Gx4 uses the following GPIO pins:

GPIO Common Name Internal Name
? Power LED capac:blue:power
? User LED capac:green:user
? POE out LED capac:green:poeout
? Eth1 LED capac:green:eth1
? Eth2 LED capac:green:eth2
? Wlan 2GHz LED capac:green:wlan2
? Wlan 5GHz LED capac:green:wlan5
? Reset button
? Mode button
54 Boot flash (SPI0)
55 Boot flash (SPI0)
56 Boot flash (SPI0)
57 Boot flash (SPI0)
60 UART 0 serial0
60 UART 0 serial0
? POE out capac:poe:out

Hardware

Info

Architecture ARM 32bit
Vendor Qualcomm
Bootloader RouterBOOT
System-On-Chip IPQ4018
CPU/Speed 716 MHz
Flash-Chip Winbond W25Q128JVSM
Flash size 16 MiB
RAM 128 MiB
Switch IPQ4018 (SOC integrated)
Wireless IPQ4018 2.4GHz/5GHz 802.11bgnac
Ethernet 2x 10/100/1000 Mbit/s
Serial Yes, onboard dots

ipq40x8/9-product-brief.pdf

Photos

Opening the case

Carefully release 5 latches through the holes at the back side:

Pin header

CPU RESET is for in-circuit flash programming. It must be low for successful operation.

Serial

port.serial general information about the serial port, serial port cable, etc.

Serial connection parameters
for cAP ac
115200, 8N1, 3.3V

Bootlogs

OEM bootlog

COPY HERE THE BOOTLOG WITH THE ORIGINAL FIRMWARE


OpenWrt bootlog

COPY HERE THE BOOTLOG ONCE OPENWRT IS INSTALLED AND RUNNING


Notes

Boot from TFTP: % ssh admin@host '/system routerboard settings set boot-device=try-ethernet-once-then-nand' % ssh admin@host '/system reboot'

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inbox/toh/mikrotik/mikrotik_rbcapgi-5acd2nd_cap_ac.txt · Last modified: 2020/03/18 03:09 by 532910