Is it possible to create an SSID that only broadcasts the 2GHz channel on the MR33 Access Point? I have some devices: Apple Watches, Thermostats that only work on the 2GHZ channel. I haven't been able to find anything stating it can or can't be done.
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Thanks Nolan!!! You are the man!!!
I'll get a case open and have them get it enabled.
I didn't expect to have my question answered in less than 2 minutes.
That brings up a good question regarding the Band-steering. In your experience, is it more beneficial to have it enabled?
What is the potential cons of having it enabled?
@NolanHerring Just wanted to say thanks! Got in touch with the Support for activating the 2.4 GHz Band only , since then I am able to play games on my phone normally 😄 😉
Opened ticket via dashboard they enabled about hour later. Currently testing with Legacy devices.. What brought me down this path was support for Wyze Cameras, I was having lots of channel utilization at 90% needed a way to be sure nothing is on the 2.4 except 2.4 devices.
Thanks to you guys for this Post which I learned this feature existed.
Yes, you can disable the 5 GHz radio by setting the power to Off on the Radio Settings page. This will force it to 2.4 GHz, and now you can increase the power on 5 GHz to something lower than 2.4 GHz by at least 6-9 dB lower than 2.4 GHz and the client should stay put, at least for a while.
I would recommend asking support for the 2.4 GHz only option.