[RESOLVED] Dualband WIFI Issues when testing with IPhone

kenny70
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Re: Dualband WIFI Issues when testing with IPhone

Post by kenny70 » Mon Feb 25, 2013 10:20 am

locked up when i changed setting

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Re: Dualband WIFI Issues when testing with IPhone

Post by swatboy79 » Mon Feb 25, 2013 10:23 am

Mine was ok this time (lucky me :)) I turned it off.

I hope all these settings that are exotic are turned off in the next release as default because i have never heard of that setting before.
I have not done any wifi speed testing so i won't know if its any faster.

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Re: Dualband WIFI Issues when testing with IPhone

Post by kenny70 » Mon Feb 25, 2013 10:27 am

only using my phone at moment but no change

2.4 is 72mb
5 is 150mb


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Re: Dualband WIFI Issues when testing with IPhone

Post by billion_fan » Mon Feb 25, 2013 10:35 am

kenny70 wrote:only using my phone at moment but no change

2.4 is 72mb
5 is 150mb


kenny

Attached is two screen shots, 1.jpg showing 300mbps connection after disabling OBSS 'Co-Existance'

Second screen shot is of my wireless advanced settings 2.4g
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Re: Dualband WIFI Issues when testing with IPhone

Post by swatboy79 » Mon Feb 25, 2013 10:40 am

Ill try this when i get home too, i have not bothered to look at WIFI connection speeds yet as the main issue here is there is something very wrong with 2.4 / 5ghz co-existence + when u save setting the unit has a very good chance at hanging.

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Re: Dualband WIFI Issues when testing with IPhone

Post by kenny70 » Mon Feb 25, 2013 11:10 am

just checked from my macbook

5g showing up as 300mb
2.4g showing as 135mb although my son is on his xbox using wireless i will test it again when he turns it off


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Re: Dualband WIFI Issues when testing with IPhone

Post by billion_fan » Mon Feb 25, 2013 11:33 am

kenny70 wrote:just checked from my macbook

5g showing up as 300mb
2.4g showing as 135mb although my son is on his xbox using wireless i will test it again when he turns it off


kenny

Also if possible check it with inssider it should now show 300mbps

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Re: Dualband WIFI Issues when testing with IPhone

Post by admin » Mon Feb 25, 2013 11:49 am

"OBSS Co-Existence" is enabled by default and that seems to be the caused of the issue. It is a patent feature by Broadcom https://data.epo.org/publication-server ... ument.html

It is supposed to improve overall wireless performance due to interference but the down side is it can restrict wireless bandwidth to 20Mhz. Problem is with so many routers around on 2.4Ghz, the chances of interference is high so with this feature on you are very likely to find your wireless connection showing a lower speed of 144Mbps (20Mhz). The question is whether we leave this feature on or not by default. Dropping to 20Mhz does show overall improvements but only 40Mhz will you be able to reach 300Mbps. It is a matter of preferences really since most people will prefer to have a more stable connection as opposite to a faster connect which is unstable.

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Re: Dualband WIFI Issues when testing with IPhone

Post by admin » Mon Feb 25, 2013 12:08 pm

Good news,

We will be expecting a new firmware fix for the dual band wifi issue with iphone 5. Once our engineers finished their testing on the firmware I will release it. Hopefully it will be within this week.

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Re: Dualband WIFI Issues when testing with IPhone

Post by kenny70 » Mon Feb 25, 2013 12:29 pm

just checked using issider

both are now showing max 300mb


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