Aug 01, 2008 · I have a WRT54G v8 with DD-WRT v24-sp1 firmware. Ive been searching to find what is the maximum but safe TX Power to use. The default is 70mW and most people have it set at 84mW or a little higher.
TX Power Setting, Web Interface Note: this is a software-only setting. For a comprehensive boost to the quality and performance, look at the 'Method 2 antenna mod'. After completing the Method 2 modification, the TX power setting can be raised much higher. What are good settings to use for Tx Power and Antenna Gain with dd-wrt on my router (WNDR3700v1)? Currently, it is set to the defaults of 20dbm for Tx power and 0dbi for antenna gain. I want to push the envelope without getting the FCC to come knocking at my door. You can't adjust the TX power of the WRT1900AC Linksys firmware but you can with the OpenWRT firmware. Either www.linksyssmartwifi.com or the IP Address of the router will work to login to the router due to the DNS Proxy feature of the router. Oct 17, 2017 · For my WRT1200AC, DD-WRT had the preset Tx Power to 30 and Gain to 0. Again, I am not sure if these values are poor, standard, or good. Any knowledgeable users out there, I'd appreciate the advice.
Figure 1 provides a peek at the DD-WRT interface, which is logically organized and responds quickly. To really get a feel for everything available, you should explore the online simultation of V24 beta. An overview of the web interface is found in the DD-WRT Wiki and includes a map of the menu tree. Figure 1: DD-WRT Wireless Basic Settings
The tx power increase didn't do anything for range. I have a third party connection software running on my pc and it says 55% signal strength, but dd-wrt says only 20%. I think I'll go with dd-wrt's signal estimate, because my download and only goes up to about 5mBps.
Jul 11, 2017 · There are three settings of interest, the first being TX Power. This is the broadcasting power of your transmitting antenna. The default is a safe value of 70, but we can kick it up a bit. Most people report that jumping up to a 100 is safe. Pushing it higher can cause excessive heat which can damage your router.
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