[Q&A] Basic Wireless Concepts

Released On: 2018-08-06 02:04:18Last update time: 2019-05-27 02:37:59

To learn how to use TP-Link wireless product in building wireless network, Understanding some basic wireless concepts is important.  We hope the following FAQs can help you clearly know some basic wireless concepts. 

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enlightenedWhat Are the Main Differences Among 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ac wave2 Standards? 

enlightenedWhat kind of Interference Sources Are There in WLAN?

enlightenedWhat Is the Difference Between WLAN and Wi-Fi and How Do They Relate to Each Other?

enlightenedWhat Are MIMO and MU-MIMO?

enlightenedWhat Is Beamforming Technology? 

enlightenedWhat Are TDMA and MAXtream?

enlightenedWhat is the Difference among HT20, HT40 and HT80? 

enlightenedWhat Is the Difference Between ESS and BSS, and Between SSID, BSSID and ESSID? How Do They Relate to One Another? 

enlightenedWhat Does WLAN Rate Refer to? 

enlightenedWhat Are the Physical Rate, Theoretical Rate, and Actual Rate in the 802.11 Standard?

enlightenedWhy Does the Overall Throughput Decrease When 802.11g, 802.11n and 802.11ac Are Used at the Same Time on the Wireless Network?

     How Can I Resolve This Problem?

enlightenedWhat is the Difference Between IEEE 802.11e and WMM? 

enlightenedWhat Are the Common Wireless Encryption Methods? And What Are the Differences Between Them? 

enlightenedWhat Are Beacon Interval, RTS Threshold and DTIM Period?

enlightenedWhat Is MCS in 802.11n and 802.11ac? 

enlightenedDoes the Station Listen to Beacon Frames and Send/Receive Data Frames over One Channel? 

enlightenedWhat Is Band Steering Used for? 

enlightenedWhat Is the Working Principle of 802.11n Short GI? 

enlightenedWhat Are the Commonly-used Units in Wireless Signal Transmission?





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