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Author Topic: DAP-2553 - Why is there no Wireless mode option for "802.11g and 802.11n only"?  (Read 2998 times)


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Why is there no option mode for "802.11g and 802.11n only"?

The device offers "Mixed Mode 802.11bgn" (and assumedly 802.11a), "Mixed Mode for 802.11bg", and "802.11n only".

I could be mistaken, but with 802.11bg capable APs if you have *one device* connect/associate at 802.11b, then the communication for all associated devices is capped at 802.11b speeds (11Mb).  

So the issue is: if one of my neighbors attempts an association to my AP with an 802.11b adapter, they drop my entire wireless environment to 802.11b.  -- n traffic remains unaffected I suppose.  I have a few g devices, one n device, and NO b devices.  Heck, even an option to do "802.11g only" would be better than what is there currently.

Please correct me if I am wrong.  However, if I am correct, then can D-Link release a firmware that includes a setting for the DAP-2553 to enforce "802.11g and 802.11n only" associations?

« Last Edit: December 31, 2011, 12:41:17 PM by cbarbet »