Guides

What’s the most suitable channel width for 5GHz?

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If we were to follow the values on the router boxes, the most suitable channel width for 5GHz would be 160MHz, with every other setting pushed to the maximum (including the transmit power). And, while I won’t deny that it’s entirely possible to see a better throughput this way, these overhyped features and inflated numbers … Read more

Does an Ethernet connection affect WiFi?

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If you’re asking whether using Ethernet for multiple client connections will affect WiFi in the sense that it could create interference, limit the signal output or simply cut the available range, then the answer is no. It does not have such type of impact on the WiFi. But, if you’re wondering whether lots of client … Read more

Do WiFi 6 routers have better range?

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I do get the question of whether the WiFi 6 routers have better range from time to time and my answer is that some do have a better range than the WiFi 5 router, while some don’t. It’s only normal that an expensive new piece of technology will behave better than an old, battle-scarred router. … Read more

Should you change the WiFi AP transmit power?

The correct answer to whether you should change the WiFi AP transmit power depends on the network density and the amount of interference. If you’re in the middle of nowhere, you could have some fun pushing everything to the maximum, but in a crowded area, which includes all cities, you’re going to have a bad … Read more