The Vanilla network is built upon Mikrotik hardware. We resell all models of Mikrotik routers and use them for fixed wireless, fibre installations and our core backbone.

Cudy WR1300 indoor

Cudy WR1300

Cudy's CD-WR1300 is a dual-band 802.11ac (WiFi 5) wireless router featuring 5 gigabit ethernet ports. This router offers a compelling feature-set and performance at an affordable price.

Cost: R499 (incl.)

Cudy X6 indoor

Cudy X6

Cudy's CD-X6 is a dual band 802.11ax (WiFi 6) wireless router featuring 5 gigabit ethernet ports. It supports WiFi 6 on both 2.4ghz and 5ghz. This is the fastest consumer router we have ever tested.

Cost: R799 (incl.)

Mikrotik Router RB750UPr2

RB750UPr2 (hEX Poe lite)

The hEX PoE lite is a small five port ethernet router in a plastic case, it has a USB 2.0 port and PoE output.

Cost: R1149 (incl.)

Mikrotik Router RB750

RB750Gr3 (hEX)

The hEX is a third generation 'RB750'. It's a small five port gigabit ethernet router with more functionality than we think it should have, and will work for speeds from 500-900 Mbps.

Cost: R1349 (incl.)

Mikrotik hEX S router

RB760iGS (Hex S)

The hEX S is a five port Gigabit Ethernet router for locations where wireless connectivity is not required. Compared to the hEX, the hEX S also features an SFP port and PoE output on the last port.

Cost: R1549 (incl.)

mikrotik hAP ac3 router

hAP ac3

A wireless dual-band router with 5 Gigabit Ethernet ports and external high gain antennas for more coverage.

Cost: price on request due to exchange rate fluctuations

mikrotik router RB5009


MikroTik's RB-5009UGSIN is a 4-core, heavy-duty, desktop router.

Cost: price on request due to exchange rate fluctuations

Details hEX Poe lite hEX hEX S hAP AC3 RB5009
aka RB750UPr2 RB750 RB760i RB-HAPAC3 Business
CPU MIPSBE QCA9531 MMIPS MT7621A MMIPS MT7621A ARM IPQ-4019 88F7040 ARM 64bit
CPU nominal frequency 650 MHz 880 MHz 880 MHz 716 MHz 1.4 GHz
CPU core count 1 2 2 4 4
Size of RAM 64 MB 256 MB 256 MB 256 MB 1 GB
Ethernet ports 10/100/1000 5 5 5 5 7
SFP ports No No 1 No 1
PoE In Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
PoE Out Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Wifi No No No Yes No
Observed max speed 50 - 100 Mbps 500 - 900 Mbps 500 - 900 Mbps 500 - 900 Mbps 800 - 1000 Mbps
Model RB750UPr2 RB750Gr3 RB760iGS RBD53iG-5HacD2HnD RB5009UG+S+IN
Cost (±) R1,149 (incl.) R1,349 (incl.) R1,549 (incl.) P.O.R. P.O.R.