Buffalo WHR-HP-54G Transmit Power

Discussion in 'Tomato Firmware' started by AMD_RULES, Jul 3, 2008.


    AMD_RULES Addicted to LI Member

    I have a Buffalo WHR-HP-54G running Tomato v1.19.
    I currently have the transmit power set to 32mW.
    What is the highest I can go (without burning out or overheating) and the optimal setting to set
    this to?

    Thanks! :)
  2. LLigetfa

    LLigetfa LI Guru Member

    Nobody will ever guarantee "not burning out or overheating", but the max effective setting is around 64 - 68. V24 dd-wrt defaults to 70 and while there have been a couple of people claim that it burned out their Buffalo, if it were truly the case, we should be hearing many more complaints.

    I run mine at 32. Anything higher and the weaker clients wouldn't be able to return the signal anyway so what's the point?

    AMD_RULES Addicted to LI Member

    Ok, thanks man.
    I just changed from Tomato to DD-WRT. I like both, but I'm gonna stay with DD-WRT. Like some of the add features. :)
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