Same SSID in Both Band's 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz Good or Bad ?

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Hi guys,

Can someone guide or correct me with my set up, I have 3 SSID set up on ZF7982 Standalone  ( with latest firmware ) on both band 2.4 & 5Ghz and wondering if I have them set up correctly or wrong
My set up goes as follow:

SSID#1   2.4Ghz & 5Ghz for legacy AV... 

SSID#2   2.4Ghz & 5Ghz for laptop, Tablet, Smartphone...

SSID#3   2.4Ghz & 5Ghz for Guests & Wife Hair Salon Guests...

Need to be able to roam thru both levels of the house.
Is this ok or need different approaches.

Thanks in advance.
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leon Smaltto

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Wesley Xavier

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If that's all that is correct.
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Chris Nicholson

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Pretty standard stuff right there. Just remember to set up your ACL, Client Isolation, and captive portal on the Guest Network. Also make sure you setup your VLANs and firewalls of course.

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Hello,
Please be aware that you cannot seamlessly ROAM between the APs without a Controller (ZD/SZ) or Unleashed flavor APs.
Your clients will need to re-authenticate each time they roam between Solo/Standalone mode APs.  I've never tested this
for Guest Access WLANs.
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It's one AP from how I read it.
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Ok, I read "roam thru the house"... No problem if only one AP at home!
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Forgot to mention that I also have ubiqui unifi 2.4ghz that I will remove soon I get Ruckus running smoothly.because it's only 2.4 and I need to get advantage of 5Ghz.
Unifi speed test give me 32mb while Ruckus give me 85mb with current setup.
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Hi Michael,
Quick location and speed question.
I have the 7982 AP right now in Basement ceiling because that where's most my AV equipments .
All are working very smooth great connection .
Test speed showing 80Mb /upload 17mb in all 3 Wi-Fi upstairs in family room .
My question is if I run the cable in main floor ceiling and mmount the AP there do this will improve?
My ISP gave me 150 mb download and 20 upload.

Thanks
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Forgot to mention that I also have ubiqui unifi 2.4ghz that I will remove soon I get Ruckus running smoothly.because it's only 2.4 and I need to get advantage of 5Ghz.
Unifi speed test give me 32mb while Ruckus give me 85mb with current setup