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This User Manual covers NetMetal models: 

NetMetal 5

NetMetal 5SHP

NetMetal 5 triple,

NetMetal 5SHP triple.


The NetMetal is a solid and waterproof outdoor device. It has a high power wireless interface, and one Gigabit Ethernet connector, which supports MDI-X auto-detection. The device has two or three RP-SMA connectors for connecting external antennas (depends on model). The device is packaged with a 24 V power adapter, a PoE injector, and two mounting loops. There are four models available – two Three-chain devices (with miniPCIe slot and without), and two Dual-chain models (with miniPCIe slot and without). Extra places for more RP-SMA connectors are available on the unit in this case.

First use

  1. Connect the device to the included PoE injector with Ethernet cable;
  2. Connect the PoE injector into the computer;
  3. Connect the power adapter to the PoE injector;
  4. Download WinBox configuration tool https://mt.lv/winbox;
  5. Default IP: 0.0.0.0, user name: admin and there is no password, use Neighbors tab and connect through MAC address;
  6. DHCP Client enabled on the bridge;
  7. Once connected configure the device, so it has an active Internet connection https://mt.lv/configuration;
  8. Upgrade the RouterOS software to the latest version https://mt.lv/upgrade;
  9. In the "QuickSet, CPE" menu set up the following: Choose your country, to apply country regulation settings;
  10. Set the antenna gain, depending on the antenna used;
  11. Set up your router password in the bottom field.

Mounting

The NetMetal is designed to be used outdoors and mounted on pole or DIN rail.

When mounting, please ensure that the cable feed is pointing downwards.
The IP rating scale of this device is IP66. We recommend using Cat6 shielded cables.
Warning! This equipment should be installed and operated with a minimum distance of 20 cm between the device and your body. Operation of this equipment in the residential environment could cause radio interference.
Mounting and configuration of this device should be done by a qualified person.
The mounting hose clamp is provided with the package.

  1. Guide hose clamp through the opening on the back of the device.
  2. Attach to the pole or mast.
  3. Align and secure by hose clamp screw using PH2 screwdriver.
  • The device should be always placed by TOP cover facing upwards.
  • When mounting on the DIN rail, please find a special bracket in the package and secure it with four screws to the back of the unit.

  • With the attached mounting bracket you will be able to slide the device on the DIN rail.

Powering

The ethernet port accepts passive Power over Ethernet 8-30 V DC. The package contains a 24 V adapter and a PoE injector. The maximum power consumption of the device is 21 W at 24 V.

Configuration

The device is configured as a bridge, with all interfaces bridged and DHCP Client enabled. 
RouterOS includes many configuration options in addition to what is described in this document. We suggest starting here to get yourself accustomed to the possibilities: https://mt.lv/help.
In case IP connection is not available, the Winbox tool (https://mt.lv/winbox) can be used to connect to the MAC address of the device from the LAN side (all access is blocked from the internet port by default).

Expansion Slots and Ports

  • Built-in 5GHz 802.11ac/a/n wireless, AP/station/bridge modes supported (for CPE, AP, PtP modes)
  • One 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet port, supporting automatic cross/straight cable correction (Auto MDI/X), so you can use either straight or crossover cable for connecting to other network devices. The Ethernet port accepts 8-30 V DC powering from a passive PoE injector.
  • One USB 2.0 or 3.0 port (depends on model) for extra storage or 3G/4G modem

Buttons and Jumpers

The reset button has three functions:

  • Hold this button during boot time until the LED light starts flashing, release the button to reset RouterOS configuration (total 5 seconds).
  • Keep holding for 5 more seconds, LED turns solid, release now to turn on CAPs mode for managing the unit from a CAPsMAN server (total 10 seconds).
  • Or Keep holding the button for 5 more seconds until LED turns off, then release it to make the RouterBOARD look for Netinstall servers (total 15 seconds).

Operating System Support

The device supports RouterOS software with the version number at or above what is indicated in the RouterOS menu /system resource. Other operating systems have not been tested.
We recommend clicking the "Check for updates" button and updating your RouterOS software to the latest version to ensure the best performance and stability.

Federal Communication Commission Interference Statement

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a commercial installation.

This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference in which case the user will be required to correct the interference at his own expense.

FCC Caution: Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment.

This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

Note: This unit was tested with shielded cables on the peripheral devices. Shielded cables must be used with the unit to ensure compliance.

Antenna Installation WARNING: It is the installer's responsibility to ensure that when using the authorized antennas in the USA (or where FCC rules apply); only those antennas certified with the product are to be used. The installer should configure the output power level of antennas, according to country regulations and per antenna type. Professional installation is required for equipment with connectors to ensure compliance with health and safety issues.

Approved Antenna Table:

Antenna ModelTypeAntenna gain, dBi
UNII-1 (5150-5250 MHz) and UNII-3 (5725-5850MHz)
MT-482016/N/AOmnidirectional8.5
PA58-24-ANTPanel 24
HDDA5W-32-DP2Dish32
UNII-2A (5250-5350 MHz) and UNII-2C (5470-5725MHz)
HGO-antenna-OUTOmnidirectional7
MTAS-5G-19D120Sector19


*The same type of antenna and lower antenna gain than those listed above in the table may also be used in accordance with certification.

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

This device contains license-exempt transmitter(s)/receiver(s) that comply with Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Canada’s license-exempt RSS(s). Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause interference. (2) This device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.

L’émetteur/récepteur exempt de licence contenu dans le présent appareil est conforme aux CNR d’Innovation, Sciences et Développement économique Canada applicables aux appareils radio exempts de licence. L’exploitation est autorisée aux deux conditions suivantes : 1) L’appareil ne doit pas produire de brouillage; 2) L’appareil doit accepter tout brouillage radioélectrique subi, même si le brouillage est susceptible d’en compromettre le fonctionnement.

This Class A digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.

Cet appareil numérique de la classe [A] est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada.

CAN ICES-003 (A) / NMB-003 (A)

The device for operation in the band 5150–5250 MHz is only for indoor use to reduce the potential for harmful interference to co-channel mobile satellite systems.

Les dispositifs fonctionnant dans la bande de 5 150 à 5 250 MHz sont réservés uniquement pour une utilisation à l'intérieur afin de réduire les risques de brouillage préjudiciable aux systèmes de satellites mobiles utilisant les mêmes canaux.

Antenna Installation WARNING: It is the installer's responsibility to ensure that when using the authorized antennas in Canada (or where IC rules apply); only those antennas certified with the product are to be used. The installer should configure the output power level of antennas, according to country regulations and per antenna type. Professional installation is required for equipment with connectors to ensure compliance with health and safety issues.

Approved Antenna Table:

Antenna ModelTypeAntenna gain, dBi
UNII-1 (5150-5250 MHz) and UNII-3 (5725-5850MHz)
MT-482016/N/AOmnidirectional8.5
PA58-24-ANTPanel 24
HDDA5W-32-DP2Dish32
UNII-2 (5250-5350 MHz) and UNII-2-Extended (5490-5600 MHz, 5650-5730 MHz)
HGO-antenna-OUTOmnidirectional7
MTAS-5G-19D120Sector19

*The same type of antenna and lower antenna gain than those listed above may also be used in accordance with certification.

CE Declaration of Conformity

BG

С настоящото Mikrotīkls SIA декларира, че този тип радиосъоръжение RouterBOARD е в съответствие с Директива 2014/53/ЕС. Цялостният текст на ЕС декларацията за съответствие може да се намери на следния интернет адрес: https://mikrotik.com/products

CS

Tímto Mikrotīkls SIA prohlašuje, že typ rádiového zařízení RouterBOARD je v souladu se směrnicí 2014/53/EU. Úplné znění EU prohlášení o shodě je k dispozici na této internetové adrese: https://mikrotik.com/products

DA

Hermed erklærer Mikrotīkls SIA , at radioudstyrstypen RouterBOARD er i overensstemmelse med direktiv 2014/53/EU. EU-overensstemmelseserklæringens fulde tekst kan findes på følgende internetadresse: https://mikrotik.com/products

DE

Hiermit erklärt Mikrotīkls SIA , dass der Funkanlagentyp RouterBOARD der Richtlinie 2014/53/EU entspricht. Der vollständige Text der EU-Konformitätserklärung ist unter der folgenden Internetadresse verfügbar: https://mikrotik.com/products

EL

Με την παρούσα ο/η Mikrotīkls SIA , δηλώνει ότι ο ραδιοεξοπλισμός RouterBOARD πληροί την οδηγία 2014/53/ΕΕ. Το πλήρες κείμενο της δήλωσης συμμόρφωσης ΕΕ διατίθεται στην ακόλουθη ιστοσελίδα στο διαδίκτυο: https://mikrotik.com/products

EN

Hereby, Mikrotīkls SIA declares that the radio equipment type RouterBOARD is in compliance with Directive 2014/53/EU. The full text of the EU declaration of conformity is available at the following internet address: https://mikrotik.com/products

ES

Por la presente, Mikrotīkls SIA declara que el tipo de equipo radioeléctrico RouterBOARD es conforme con la Directiva 2014/53/UE. El texto completo de la declaración UE de conformidad está disponible en la dirección Internet siguiente: https://mikrotik.com/products

ET

Käesolevaga deklareerib Mikrotīkls SIA , et käesolev raadioseadme tüüp RouterBOARD vastab direktiivi 2014/53/EL nõuetele. ELi vastavusdeklaratsiooni täielik tekst on kättesaadav järgmisel internetiaadressil: https://mikrotik.com/products

FI

Mikrotīkls SIA vakuuttaa, että radiolaitetyyppi RouterBOARD on direktiivin 2014/53/EU mukainen. EU-vaatimustenmukaisuusvakuutuksen täysimittainen teksti on saatavilla seuraavassa internetosoitteessa: https://mikrotik.com/products

FR

Le soussigné, Mikrotīkls SIA , déclare que l'équipement radioélectrique du type RouterBOARD est conforme à la directive 2014/53/UE. Le texte complet de la déclaration UE de conformité est disponible à l'adresse internet suivante: https://mikrotik.com/products

HR

Mikrotīkls SIA ovime izjavljuje da je radijska oprema tipa RouterBOARD u skladu s Direktivom 2014/53/EU. Cjeloviti tekst EU izjave o sukladnosti dostupan je na sljedećoj internetskoj adresi: https://mikrotik.com/products

HU

Mikrotīkls SIA igazolja, hogy a RouterBOARD típusú rádióberendezés megfelel a 2014/53/EU irányelvnek. Az EU-megfelelőségi nyilatkozat teljes szövege elérhető a következő internetes címen: https://mikrotik.com/products

IT

Il fabbricante, Mikrotīkls SIA , dichiara che il tipo di apparecchiatura radio RouterBOARD è conforme alla direttiva 2014/53/UE. Il testo completo della dichiarazione di conformità UE è disponibile al seguente indirizzo Internet: https://mikrotik.com/products

IS

Hér með lýsir Mikrotīkls SIA því yfir að RouterBOARD er í samræmi við grunnkröfur og aðrar kröfur, sem gerðar eru í tilskipun 2014/53/EU.

Fullur texti ESB samræmisyfirlýsingar er að finna á eftirfarandi veffangi: https://mikrotik.com/products

LT

Aš, Mikrotīkls SIA , patvirtinu, kad radijo įrenginių tipas RouterBOARD atitinka Direktyvą 2014/53/ES. Visas ES atitikties deklaracijos tekstas prieinamas šiuo interneto adresu: https://mikrotik.com/products

LV

Ar šo Mikrotīkls SIA deklarē, ka radioiekārta RouterBOARD atbilst Direktīvai 2014/53/ES. Pilns ES atbilstības deklarācijas teksts ir pieejams šādā interneta vietnē: https://mikrotik.com/products

MT

B'dan, Mikrotīkls SIA , niddikjara li dan it-tip ta' tagħmir tar-radju RouterBOARD huwa konformi mad-Direttiva 2014/53/UE. It-test kollu tad-dikjarazzjoni ta' konformità tal-UE huwa disponibbli f'dan l-indirizz tal-Internet li ġej: https://mikrotik.com/products

NL

Hierbij verklaar ik, Mikrotīkls SIA , dat het type radioapparatuur RouterBOARD conform is met Richtlijn 2014/53/EU. De volledige tekst van de EU-conformiteitsverklaring kan worden geraadpleegd op het volgende internetadres: https://mikrotik.com/products

NO

Mikrotīkls SIA erklærer herved at utstyret RouterBOARD er i samsvar med de grunnleggende krav og øvrige relevante krav i direktiv 2014/53/EU. Den fulle teksten til EU-samsvarserklæringen er tilgjengelig på følgende internettadresse: https://mikrotik.com/products

PL

Mikrotīkls SIA niniejszym oświadcza, że typ urządzenia radiowego RouterBOARD jest zgodny z dyrektywą 2014/53/UE. Pełny tekst deklaracji zgodności UE jest dostępny pod następującym adresem internetowym: https://mikrotik.com/products

PT

O(a) abaixo assinado(a) Mikrotīkls SIA declara que o presente tipo de equipamento de rádio RouterBOARD está em conformidade com a Diretiva 2014/53/UE. O texto integral da declaração de conformidade está disponível no seguinte endereço de Internet: https://mikrotik.com/products

RO

Prin prezenta, Mikrotīkls SIA declară că tipul de echipamente radio RouterBOARD este în conformitate cu Directiva 2014/53/UE. Textul integral al declarației UE de conformitate este disponibil la următoarea adresă internet: https://mikrotik.com/products

SK

Mikrotīkls SIA týmto vyhlasuje, že rádiové zariadenie typu RouterBOARD je v súlade so smernicou 2014/53/EÚ. Úplné EÚ vyhlásenie o zhode je k dispozícii na tejto internetovej adrese: https://mikrotik.com/products

SL

Mikrotīkls SIA potrjuje, da je tip radijske opreme RouterBOARD skladen z Direktivo 2014/53/EU. Celotno besedilo izjave EU o skladnosti je na voljo na naslednjem spletnem naslovu: https://mikrotik.com/products

SV

Härmed försäkrar Mikrotīkls SIA att denna typ av radioutrustning RouterBOARD överensstämmer med direktiv 2014/53/EU. Den fullständiga texten till EU-försäkran om överensstämmelse finns på följande webbadress: https://mikrotik.com/products

WLAN

Operating Frequency / Maximum output power

Betriebsfrequenz / maximale Ausgangsleistung

Fréquence de fonctionnement / puissance de sortie maximale

Frequenza operativa / massima potenza di uscita

Frecuencia de funcionamiento / potencia de salida máxima

Рабочая частота / максимальная выходная мощность



5470-5725 MHz / 27 dBm

This MikroTik device meets Maximum TX power limits per ETSI regulations. For more detailed information see Declaration of Conformity above / Dieses MikroTik-Gerät erfüllt die maximalen Sendeleistungsgrenzwerte gemäß ETSI-Bestimmungen. Weitere Informationen finden Sie oben in der Konformitätserklärung. Nähere Informationen finden Sie oben in der Konformitätserklärung / Cet appareil MikroTik respecte les limites de puissance TX maximale via les réglementations ETSI. Pour plus d'informations, voir la déclaration de conformité ci-dessus / Questo dispositivo MikroTik soddisfa i limiti di potenza massima TX tramite le normative ETSI. Per informazioni più dettagliate consultare la Dichiarazione di conformità sopra / Este dispositivo MikroTik cumple con los límites máximos de potencia TX a través de las normas ETSI. Para obtener información más detallada, consulte la Declaración de conformidad anterior / Это устройство MikroTik соответствует ограничениям максимальной мощности передачи согласно правилам ETSI. Для получения более подробной информации см. Декларацию соответствия выше.