Where's the 'dual' band? I got this thing working without too much trouble, but when I look at my available networks all I see is the 2.4 ghz. Am I missing something or shouldn't both 2.4 and 5 ghz networks be visible? Is it possible this thing is defective and only transmitting on one band?

Thanks in advance for any insight
asked by john banister on January 23, 2011
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you have to have a product that can support 5.0ghz (like the ipad 2)
Wesley White answered on April 7, 2011
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Not just a device like an iPad 2, but a dual band network card in your computers, too. You'll mostly see only 2.4ghz on anything labeled N150...the N300 stuff will also have the 5ghz band.
Steve H. answered on February 26, 2012
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It's simple enough to add a dual-band USB adapter to a PC, which will then detect the 5G. Many devices don't have native 5G capability. However, a little research will show that 5G is weaker over wi-fi than 2.4, so only ethernet will get you a really useful signal.
A. N. O'Nemus answered on February 12, 2013
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I just found the 5GHz for the 1st time on my Samsung Galaxy S3...my 2 laptops don't see it either, but it doesn't matter, they work fine with the N600's 2.4...as we get newer stuff it will utilize the 5GHz...
Joe Man answered on November 27, 2012
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