audiosystem interference

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I have a network of ZD3000 and 7 R500 access point in a conference room.
At the same time there is an audio system (Digiwave 2.0) in the conference room.
When audio system turned on there is a lot of packet loss on my wifi network.
When audio system turned off all become ok from the wifi.
After investigation audiosystem use also 2.4GHe band.
Can you give me a solution to fight againt this?
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Andrea Coppini

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I came across this exact same issue in a hotel, they were using a wireless audio transmitter to send audio from the tv to speakers in the bathroom.

Most of these audio senders are quite 'dumb' and will occupy the RF spectrum continuously (aka 100% duty cycle) so there is no way wifi will work.

The solution in our case was to remove the audio transmitters. You could also see what frequencies are being used by the transmitters and exclude them from the APs (in the AP Group -> Channel Range settings.
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I will check and let you know thank a lot
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Big Dog

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@Andrea as bellow it seems spectrum analyser is not available?
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you need to click on the AP's MAC address to see the AP details.  you will then see the button as shown below

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Its okay now...thank a lot

Now how i can delete this topic?
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Hi Ismael,

As you might have a different system as Andrea saw, I would suggest to check which channel the audio system uses, and check if that is fixed channel.
And then try the AP configured on a different channel.

Kind regards
Martin
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Hello,

    From your description that you saw all-band interference, the audio system might use FHSS
which will negatively affect your WiFi in the 2.4GHz band.  If so, Andrea's suggestion to define
all your SSIDs only on 5GHz would likely be a feasible workaround, as most WiFi clients today
have dual-band capabilities.

   Rather than 'delete' your topic, I'll mark it as 'answered', thanks!
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What type of control you have for your system?
Also please share the specifications of the ZD3000 and 7R500.
Please check the dual band capacity of 2.4Ghz for your system.

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