Q1: Where can I buy Hotspot?
Answer: Please check the authorized reseller list or contact us.
Q2: What frequency does Milesight Helium Hotspot support? Where can it ship?
Answer: Milesight Helium Hotspot provides 3 frequency models to ship all over the world. For every model, it supports frequency switches as belows:
-868M: EU868, IN865, RU864;
-915M: US915, AU915, AS923, AS923-2, KR920.
Q3: Can UG65/UG67 standard version be used for HNT mining?
Answer: No, only the Helium version can be used for HNT mining. Please check it before placing the order.
Q4: What's the difference between standard and helium versions?
Answer: Except for the mining function, the helium version adopts 2GB RAM, 32GB flash memory, encryption chip and extra external antenna by default. Also, firmwares are different and not compatible with each other.
Q5: How to distinguish Milesight standard version gateway and Helium hotspot?
Answer: You can distinguish them by model name on the label or web GUI status page. Helium hotspot has "-H32" in model name and standard version not. You can also provide your device SN to Milesight to consult it.
Q6: What are the main device specifications?
Answer: Quad-core industrial processor, 2GB RAM, 32GB storage, SX1302 LoRa chip, ATECC608 and 4G/LTE (Optional).
Q7: What comes with Helium Hotspot?
Answer: UG65/UG67 & accessories; Hotspot onboarding fee (40 USD); first location assert fee (10 USD) (Update on November 3, 2021).
**Any change of location after the first assertion is covered by the user at a cost of $10 USD.
Q8: What is the gain of Milesight Helium Hotspot? Is Milesight Helium Hotspot antenna optional?
Answer: Milesight Helium Hotspot UG65 ships standard 2dBi antenna (18 cm) and UG67 ships standard 5dBi antennas (60 cm) by default.
Q9: What is the type of antenna connector?
Answer: N-type (female).
Q10: How can I remotely manage the devices?
Answer: You can use VPN through external IP or Milesight DeviceHub (central management platform for the Hotspots) to manage the device.
Q11: How do I get Milesight Helium Hotspot online?
1. Connect Hotspot to Internet.
2. Enter your wallet address to generate QR code in Hotspot web GUI.
3. Use Helium APP to scan the QR code to onboard the Hotspot step by step.
Q12: Where can find the Helium app supporting Millesight Helium Hotspot?
Answer: You can find it in Helium App since v3.8.0.
Q13: How does Milesight Helium Hotspot keep the miner up to date?
Answer: Milesight Helium Hotspot will detect whether there is a new miner version every 1 hour automatically.
Q14: Is Milesight Helium Hotspot certified by Helium?
Q15: What is Milesight Helium maker id?
Answer: Milesight maker id is 13H6RpJojJjkqPRfzdrFBDbpYw4b3A6HyMxgGFRgXf31Nuwq4xJ, you can check on this link.
Q16: Is there any Milesight Hotspot demo?
Answer: Yes, you can search Cheerful Cobalt Badger and Droll Golden Fish in Helium website or App, these are Milesight official Hotspot.
Q17: Does Milesight Helium Hotspot supports Proof of Coverage, is it full miner?
Answer: Yes, Milesight Helium Hotspot supports PoC, and it is full miner.
Q18: When do you plan to announce Light Hotspot?
Answer: According to Helium official plan, the verification of Light Hotspot will start at next February, we'll evaluate it then.
Q19: Does Milesight Helium Hotspot support connecting other NS, or Milesight IoT Cloud at the same time?
Answer: Not support now, If you have a certain project in process, please contact Milesight for evaluation.
Q20: Can other brand hotspot be connected to Milesight IoT Cloud?
Answer: No, Milesight IoT Cloud only supports devices offered by Milesight.
Q21: Does Milesight Helium Hotspot supports encryption chip?
Answer: Yes, Milesight Helium Hotspot has built-in ECC608B encryption chip.
Q22: The blockchain is growing. Is 32GB Flash Memory enough?
Answer: We have built the feature to clean the old blocks automatically, so the space won't be an issue.
Q23: Hotspot will keep synchronize blockchain, what is the hotspot service life?
Answer: Milesight Helium Hotspot eMMC flash supports 3000 PE, according current Helium blockchain growing speed, it will take 1 month to write full flash block, so the theoretical service life is 1000 months.
Q24: Is it possible to mine simultaneously with sending data from the devices?
Answer: Yes, you can add your sensors to Helium network server to get data.
Q25: Can Milesight sensors work with Helium Hotspot?
Answer: Yes, any LoRaWAN compliant sensors can work with Helium Hotspot.
Q26: How can we get in touch with tech support, are there official Discord channel?
Answer: Yes, click here to join Milesight official Discord channel. You can also send email to email@example.com, or submit tickets to our website: support.milesight-iot.com.
Q27: Does Milesight Helium Hotspot support LiFi Beam?
Answer: Yes, both UG6x regular and Helium version support LiFi Beam.