Apple Extreme Issues

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by AMDGAMER, May 14, 2012.

  1. AMDGAMER macrumors 6502

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    Long story short:

    Had an apple 4th gen router, replaced it with a 5th gen. I'm getting signal drops, weak signal 20 feet away, etc. Called apple, did some things, they determined its interferrence. I looked up few things (cordless phones, other networks near by) and tried some stuff. So far I switched to the 5GHZ network mode, and ipad 2 seems ok, but its' still shaky on holding a signal all the time. iphone, macbook all having same issue and were talking a line of sight from one room to another. I selected wide channels, 5GHZ, lowered the signal power, etc. Is there anyone who has dealt with these issueS? For 180 bucks I expected a lot more from Apple. My 30 dollar linksys was much more reliable, and I'm disappointed.

    ** also forgot to mention my cordless phones were cutting out as well as the router..cable checked the connection, cable modem is fine..so I guess I need to do something with my portable phones?
     
  2. Intell macrumors P6

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    2.4Ghz has much better range and object penetration than 5Ghz bands. Is the 2.4Ghz also poor?
     
  3. AMDGAMER thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Actually the 5ghz is hauling right now... Maybe I fixed it switching to 5ghz
     

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