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2.4 and 5.0 which devices to which band?

Is it best to connect all devices to the 5.0 Ghz band or split depending the device. For instance should I separate Streaming TV, like Netflix or Hulu on one and Smart Phones, laptops, and Printers on the other?
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Re: 2.4 and 5.0 which devices to which band?

You'll get more speed capability from the 5.0 GHz compared to the 2.4 GHz, band but the range capability will be less.



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Re: 2.4 and 5.0 which devices to which band?

The 5 Ghz band is also less susceptible to interference from devices like cordless phones, microwaves, and those that use Bluetooth and USB 3.0. I recently spent hours troubleshooting constant 2.4 GHz dropouts on my router so I know how much a pain that is. 

 


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Re: 2.4 and 5.0 which devices to which band?


@JBags53182 wrote:
Is it best to connect all devices to the 5.0 Ghz band or split depending the device. For instance should I separate Streaming TV, like Netflix or Hulu on one and Smart Phones, laptops, and Printers on the other?

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