American MBP can't see ch 12 and 13

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by schpongo, Feb 21, 2012.

  1. schpongo macrumors member

    Feb 21, 2011
    I have an American Macbook Pro 8.1 which i'm using in germany.
    Since the FCC forbids the usage of the channels 12 and 13 in America I can't see any networks which operate on ch 12 and 13.
    I don't want do limit my router to the channels 1-10 because there are a lot of networks in my neighborhood and i would like to avoid using the same ch as sb else.
    Is there a software fix for this?

  2. miles01110 macrumors Core


    Jul 24, 2006
    The Ivory Tower (I'm not coming down)
    Not possible without updating the firmware of the wireless card. I'm not sure how you'd do that, but odds are using channels 1-10 will be fine for you despite other wireless networks in the area using those channels.

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