Explanation to Legend (numbers after black boxes refer to number markers above
for Mesh Nodes or ME
for Mesh Engines (OEM customers only,
housing computer board in their own enclosures).
Number of active radios
operating on the mesh node or mesh engine. Standard board has 4
For MD4000 series the number of radios used in this configuration- could be 2,3 or 4.
Frequency band of the Uplink backhaul radio (in slot 0) : 5
.9GHz Public Safely.
Model Configuration. Each of four radio slots may be configured to
be uplinks, downlinks, service radio or scanners.*
Frequency band for the uplink radio, in slot 0. Typically A
(802.11g) or P
Frequency band for the downlink radio, in slot 1. Usually matches
uplink but bridging across freq. bands
Frequency band for the service radio, in slot 2. Generally B
(.11g) or I
(both b and g).
Frequency band for the service radio, in slot 3. Depends on the
radio functionality. If none present, marked with "x".
* Notes on MD4000 Model configurations (Item 5 above)
} Model 43
, has three radios: one
2.4GHz service radio in slot 2 and 5.8 GHz uplink and downlink in slots 0,1.
} Additional downlinks enables more bandwidth
dispersion from a central Ethernet link.
have 4 radios. They support two and
four backhaul sub trees respectively.
} denotes a mobility Scanner.
A passive listening radio housed in slot 3 scans backhaul uplink to select next best candidate parent
, 4355, 4325
are scanner equipped 4 and 3 radio modules.
} Model 4458
supports up to three 2.4GHz or 4.9GHx Access Points (AP) radios service clients
with sectored antennas. Two variations are
possible, one with one uplink and one downlink and two service radios: Model
4458-AAII. The second variation is where the downlink is not needed- as in edge
nodes. In that case three slots are available for sectored antenna access. That
configuration is Model
Please use the MD4000 numbering scheme to discuss your custom configuration with
our application engineers.
Other options (e.g.
boards) are not part of the configuration scheme. They are ordered as separate
Standard Configurations, 5.8GHz
1. 4250-AAxx: 2 radios, 11a uplink, downlink, slots 0,1. Intended as static
backhaul, no AP for clients. Example
2. 4350-AAIx: 3 radios, 11a uplink, downlink, slots 0,1. Both 11b and 11g
service available on slot 2 Slot 3 empty..
3. 4452-AAIA: 4 radios, 11a uplink, downlink, slots 0,1. Both 11b and 11g
service available on slot 2. Second downlink in 3.
4. 4454-AAAA: 4 radios, All 11a downlinks, slots 0,1,2,3. Intended as a root
node, with four sectored antennas. .
5. 4458-AAII: 4 radios, 11a uplink, downlink, slots 0,1. Both 11b and 11g
service available on sectored antennas, slots 2, 3
6. 4458-AIII: 4 radios, 11a uplink in slot 0, no downlink. Slots 1,2,3 are
sectored service 11b+11g radios for client access.
7. 4455-AAIA: 4 radios, 11a uplink, downlink, slots 0,1. Both 11b and 11g
service in slot 2. 11a scanning radio in slot 3.
8. 4355-AAxA: 3 radios, 11a uplink, downlink, slots 0,1, No client AP,
wireless backhaul only. 11a scanning radio in slot 3.
9. 4000-FIPS: 4-radio modules, radio functions configured per military
customer requirements 5.8GHz, 4.Ghz, 2.4GHz.
Standard Configurations, 2.4GHz backhauls
1. 4220-IIxx: 2 radios, 11b+11g uplink, downlink, slots 0,1. Used as 11b+11g
long range backhaul, sectored links, rural areas.
2. 4424-IIII: 4 radios, ALL downlinks, slots 0,1,2,3. Supports 11b and 11g.
Intended as root, with four sectored services.
3. 4325-IIxI: 3 radios, 11b uplink, downlink, slots 0,1. 11b scanning radio
in slot 3. Longer range edge mobility node
Notes for OEM Customizations
1. All models support 400 mw 802.11a/b/g Mini-PCI AtherosTM
field replaceable radio cards. See: Cover
2. All models support three backhaul frequencies: 5
.9GHz (e.g. MD424
0) and 2.4GHz (e.g. 422
3. All models are remotely configurable
. Models may be field upgraded
through the NMS. See: MD4000
NMS User Guide
4. All models support field replacement of radio cards. See: MD4000
5. All models support an internal GPS Radio
be factory installed, requires modifications to enclosure.
6. All models may be ordered in an Intrinsic Safe enclosure powered by 3.3VDC
for mining safety.
7. All models may be ordered to be FIPS
. Must be factory installed, requires modifications to
8. All models support P3MTM Persistent
. The Factory default setting is P3M disabled. User enables through