Aplifi Alien - Force 5G connection?
Chris Black last edited by Chris Black
I needed a router right now, so while waiting for the Amplifi Alien to become available I bought a Google/Nest Wifi mesh router (Just the single router) to get me by. I am disappointed regarding a couple things and wanted to see if the Alien was different in those aspects.
- Can I force a client to connect via 5G?
Right now I have clients that connected 5G to my previous router with strong signal and top speeds negotiating a 2.4G connection to this new mesh router
- Can I manage this router when the internet is down?
Right now with this new router I cannot manage it when public internet is down.
Derek S. last edited by
You can create separate wireless SSIDs - one for 2.4Ghz and one for 5Ghz. Connect to the 5Ghz SSID and you’re good to go.
Chris Black last edited by
ou can create separate wireless SSIDs - one for 2.4Ghz and one for 5Ghz. Connect to the 5Ghz SSID and you’re good to go.
That's good news. A lot of the mesh systems combine them under 1 SSID. Now if they could just get some in stock.
Richard1864 last edited by
@Chris-Black they’re in stock now. I got mine on Monday and it’s incredible!