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Time capsule dual band SSID question

MyAppleWorld

macrumors 6502a
Original poster
Nov 1, 2005
561
62
Birmingham, UK
Hello

I am wondering

With the dual band, is it possible to create two SSIDs so that one is always 2.4g hz and the other is always 5ghz? With different passphrases for each?

I want to ensure that the devices always connect at 5ghz if the device supports it.

Also what speeds are the bands? 300/300?

I have not yet purchased the TC :)
 

marzer

macrumors 65816
Nov 14, 2009
1,348
52
Colorado
Hello

I am wondering

With the dual band, is it possible to create two SSIDs so that one is always 2.4g hz and the other is always 5ghz? With different passphrases for each?

I want to ensure that the devices always connect at 5ghz if the device supports it.

Also what speeds are the bands? 300/300?

I have not yet purchased the TC :)

Yes it is. Not sure about a different passphrse for each but definitely different SSID's. Different SSID's is enough to partition clients.

5Ghz will definitely operate at 300Mbs for clients that can handle it. I've never tested the 2.4Ghz band for max throughput because all my desktops connect at 5Ghz. I'll have to check it out when I get home later today.
 
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