The MikroTik RouterBOARD RB493 is part of the RouterBOARD series, known for its customizable and feature-rich routers. The RB493 is designed for small to medium-sized networks and can serve as a core router, wireless access point controller, or other network functions.
- Processor: The RB493 typically features a MIPS-based processor with multiple cores to handle routing tasks efficiently.
- Ethernet Ports: It includes multiple Ethernet ports (commonly five) for wired connectivity, suitable for connecting various devices.
- MiniPCI Slots: The RB493 often comes with multiple MiniPCI slots, allowing you to add wireless cards for creating wireless networks.
- USB Port: Some models may include a USB port for additional connectivity options, such as attaching external storage.
- RAM and Storage: The router has RAM and storage for the operating system and configurations.
- RouterOS: The RB493 runs the RouterOS operating system, a powerful and customizable routing software developed by MikroTik.
- Configuration and Monitoring: Can be configured and monitored through a web-based interface or the command-line interface (CLI).
- Versatility: Suitable for various networking applications, including routing, switching, and wireless networking.
- Compact Form Factor: The router board is designed with a compact form factor, making it suitable for installation in constrained spaces.
- Customizability: RouterBOARD devices are known for their high level of customizability, allowing network administrators to tailor the configuration to specific requirements.