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Topic: TP-Link WA5210 v2 to UBNT NanoStation 2

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1.So a friend of mine helped me to convert the TP-Link WA5210 v2 to UBNT NanoStaion 2 and then I thought to help you'll to upgrade your WA5210v2 to UBNT.

So, now move to the procedure to upgrade.[The upgrade process is same as TP-Link WA5210v1 upgrade prcess]
First make sure you have reset your WA5210G to factory default(To reset power on the AP and keep pressing the reset button for 10 sec and then release it.)

1.Change the IPv4 address of your PC to 192.168.1.250 and subnet to 255.255.255.0 and leave the gateway(Goto Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Network and Sharing Center)
http://www.mediafire.com/convkey/5496/52ac8u73sa3f0owzg.jpg

2.Download and extract the contents of "TP-Link Reprogrammer.rar" to Desktop or anyother place you want.

3.Open "TP-Link Reprogrammer" folder and then open the "Prog5210.exe"
http://www.mediafire.com/convkey/ccd3/j1pc4wg77by9dyyzg.jpg

4.After opening Prog5210.exe the windows will open named "TL-WA5210G reprogrammer".Then in the lower right click on Next>> , then again in the lower right click on Next>>
http://www.mediafire.com/convkey/29ab/k1c13yne7p2va5fzg.jpg

http://www.mediafire.com/convkey/0e9c/6wqehbfx41xe8s9zg.jpg

5.Then in "Enter hostname /IP enter the default IP address of your AP 192.168.1.254
Fill both Username and password as admin
Then Click on Check Host
Then in MAC address field enter MAC 74-ea-3a-b2-77-2c
And in the field of MD5 enter this 6e3df513b89e3c5fd986f0772e8c6e93
Then click on Next>>
Then again in the lower right click on Flash IT!
Then flashing process will take around 10 minutes.
http://www.mediafire.com/convkey/ce51/y1ttmoac0y1o3iszg.jpg

After that open any browser and then and type 192.168.1.20 and user username and password as ubnt
http://www.mediafire.com/convkey/7ebd/tctpy5izxoviwqbzg.jpg

Then in UBNT click on System tab then click on Upgrade choose the upgrade file XS2.ar2316.v4.0.2.WA5210G.SDK.130121.2203.bin from TP-Link Reprogrammer folder and then click on Upload
http://www.mediafire.com/convkey/d799/uvt7n9uy23eg285zg.jpg

After clicking on Upload click on Upgrade.The upgrade process will take around 2-5 minutes, after that again in browser type 192.168.1.20 username and password ubnt and then you are ready to use your converted TP-Link WA5210 v2 in UBNT.
http://www.mediafire.com/convkey/f331/o64r9kh4cwruc96zg.jpg

Download Links
WA5210G v2 Reprogrammer
https://tinyium.com/2MtX
WA5210G v2 Reprogrammer Alternate Download Link http://q.gs/Dn16K


Someone also uploaded the video tutorial so you can also visit there https://youtu.be/8J1o7qFfq3s

(Last edited by siddhantpatel001 on 22 Jun 2017, 01:03)

i got TL-WA5210G v1.1  - is the instructions applicable for my cpe?
or should i need to upgrade to V2? is it possible to upgrade to v2 since my cpe is V1.1?
how? thanks

i have this one:

Firmware Version:    4.4.7 Build 120821 Rel.56860n
Hardware Version:    WA5210G v1 081640EF

You can use the v1 Reprogrammer I've posted,
The upgrading process is totally same, there is just the difference in bootloader so that why we need to made two Programmers for v1 WA5210g and v2 WA5210g
So if you want to upgrade your WA5210G v1 AP you should use this reprogrammer,
https://forum.openwrt.org/viewtopic.php?id=53025

(Last edited by siddhantpatel001 on 18 Jun 2017, 09:46)

What does this have to do with OpenWrt?

After converting it to UBNT you can install OpenWRT in it.

can i flash it to pure ubnt firmware?

cusmore wrote:

can i flash it to pure ubnt firmware?

Yes

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