Question re INTERFERENCE 802.11b

Discussion in 'Other Linksys Equipment' started by bigdaddyo, Aug 13, 2004.

  1. bigdaddyo

    bigdaddyo Guest

    I have a linksys router and wireless set up (802.11b, 2.4ghz). I want to use a audio/video sender device between rooms that gets significant interference from the wireless lan as it also operates at the 2.4ghz spectrum. (when i turn off the wireless internet, it seems to work better).

    Will going to a 802.11g or 5 ghz spectrum linksys device work better?

  2. Esquire

    Esquire Mesquire Staff Member Member

    No. Since 802.11g is backwards compatible with 802.11b, it can be reasonably expected that both standards operate in the same spectrum.

    802.11a runs at a higher frequency band of 5GHz, so it should not be affected by interference from 802.11b/g WLANs. Please also note that a 802.11a network is not compatible with 802.11b or 802.11g one.
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