Should I enable B G protection?
You should also be aware that if you enable this setting it may decrease the overall through-output speed of your network or it may disable some newer network features. So you should disable it and only consider enabling it, if you have some older network devices that have connection issues with your router.
How do I speed up my Asus router?
8 steps to improve the WiFi speed on an ASUS router or Lyra mesh system
- Analyze the wireless spectrum in your area, and see which channels are less busy.
- Access the settings for your ASUS router or ASUS Lyra mesh WiFi system.
- Set the wireless mode for your ASUS router or ASUS Lyra mesh WiFi system.
What is N only mode?
N-only (greenfield mode) is only faster when your radio environment is like a “green field”. That is, when there are no G or B devices in radio range of your network, and when your devices are close enough to the AP to use N rates.
What is ASUS Smart Connect?
Smart Connect is the feature which could automatically steer clients to the most appropriate band . Select smart connect option and automatically connect your devices in your network to the best band for optimal speed.
What is wireless mode?
A wireless network mode is a state, or means of operating, that a wireless network can employ. In other words, they describe the various operational characteristics of the wireless signals. Think of them like AM and FM radio stations.
Should I use Smart Connect on Asus?
Using Smart Connect is the right choice when you’ve to use different devices at different times. That’s because some devices work on 2.4GHz while some of them work on 5GHz, so Smart Connect will help optimize streamlined utilization of bands.
Why do I need b / g protection on my WiFi?
I believe b/g protection is used as a built in work around to help ensure compatibility, efficiency and reduce interference to your wifi network in crowded 2.4Ghz wifi areas. If you aren’t in an area crowded with 2.4Ghz wifi and don’t have any older b/g wifi devices being used in your coverage area you could probably turn it off.
What does protection mode on a G radio mean?
Protection mode refers to a mechanism for the G radio. Since a legacy B radio device would not decode radio signals at G rates, a protection mechanism was developed for the new G radio and the B radio to co-exist on the same network.
When do I need to turn on B / G protection?
That is a compatibility setting for old devices. So it depends on which network devices you want connected to that router. If they are too old (5+ years) and from the B/G era they may need that option enabled in order to properly connect to your router and stay connected without issues.
Why do I need A B / G router?
The old b/g routers and devices didn’t have the same wireless protocols protecting from interference with other wireless networks. I believe b/g protection is used as a built in work around to help ensure compatibility, efficiency and reduce interference to your wifi network in crowded 2.4Ghz wifi areas.