Please follow these quick steps to set up your device:


The device accepts power in the following ways:

The power consumption under maximum load can reach 11.5 W.
Connecting to a PoE Adapter:

  1. Connect the Ethernet cable from the device to the PoE+DATA port of the PoE adapter.
  2. Connect an Ethernet cable from your local network (LAN) to the PoE adapter.
  3. Connect the power cord to the adapter, and then plug the power cord into a power outlet.

MikroTik mobile app

Use the MikroTik smartphone app to configure your router in the field, or to apply the most basic initial settings for your MikroTik home access point.

  1. Scan QR code and choose your preferred OS.
  2. Install and open application.
  3. By default, IP address and user name will be already entered.
  4. Click Connect to establish a connection to your device through a wireless network.
  5. Choose Quick setup and application will guide you through all basic configuration settings in a couple of easy steps.
  6. Advanced menu is available to fully configure all necessary settings.

Removing upper cover

Opening bottom cover

Expansion slots and ports


The Netbox 5 is designed to be used outdoors and mounted on pole or DIN rail.

When mounting, please ensure that cable feed is pointing downwards.
The IP rating scale of this device is IP54. We recommend using Cat6 shielded cables.
Warning! This equipment should be installed and operated with a minimum distance of 240 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.

Mounting on the pole

The Mounting hose clamp is provided with the package.

  1. Guide hose clamp through the opening on the back of the device and attach it to the mast.
  2. Align and secure with hose clamp screw using PH2 screwdriver.
  3. The device should be always placed by TOP cover facing upwards.
  4. Connect your antenna.


The installation infrastructure (towers and masts), must be properly grounded.
Please secure all loose Ethernet cables and antenna cables to the pole or mast approximately at 30cm from the device, so that the cable weight is not pulling the ports and connectors.

Mounting using DIN rail

When mounting on DIN rail, please find special bracket in the package and secure it with four screws to the back of the unit. With attached mounting bracket you will be able to slide the device on the DIN rail.

Front status LED behavior

RouterOS allows configuring each LEDs activity the way that user wishes. It is possible to configure the LEDs to display wireless strength, blink the LEDs on interface traffic activity and many other options. For further information please visit https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:System/LEDS
Default factory configuration for this device:

  1. Solid Blue – The device is powered on.
  2. Solid Green – User-defined LED.
  3. Solid Green – Active Ethernet port.
  4. 8. Solid Green – The set of five green LEDs, shows the signal strength.


We recommend clicking the "Check for updates" button in the QuickSet menu, as updating your RouterOS software to the latest version ensures the best performance and stability. Please make sure you have selected the country where the device will be used, to conform with local regulations.
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). Seek additional help from your local trainers or become a trainer of yourself. https://mikrotik.com/training/about
For recovery purposes, it is possible to boot the device for reinstallation, see section Buttons and Jumpers.

Reset button

The reset button has three functions:

Regardless of the above option used, the system will load the backup RouterBOOT loader if the button is pressed before power is applied to the device. Useful for RouterBOOT debugging and recovery.


Package includes the following accessories that come with the device:

Antenna usage

To connect to the external antenna please use, the "Flex-guide" - can be obtained separately. A super low loss 50cm long RPSMA cable for superior connection quality, suited for indoor and outdoor use, this cable provides superior matching and loss values. https://mikrotik.com/product/ACRPSMA
SMA connectors located under the upper cover (see "Removing upper cover") to access them.

Please connect and disconnect the antenna, when the device is turned off!

Wireless interface configuration information on the web: https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:Interface/Wireless


For more information about this product, specifications, pictures, downloads and test results please visit our web page: https://mikrotik.com/product/RB911G-5HPacD-NB
- RB911G-5HPacD-NB-US (USA) is factory locked for 5170-5250MHz and 5725-5835MHz frequencies. This lock can not be removed.
- RB911G-5HPacD-NB (International) supports 5150MHz-5875MHz range (Specific frequency range can be limited by country regulations).