[Q&A] Basic Wireless Concepts
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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What Are the Main Differences Among 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ac wave2 Standards?
What kind of Interference Sources Are There in WLAN?
What Is the Difference Between WLAN and Wi-Fi and How Do They Relate to Each Other？
What Are MIMO and MU-MIMO?
What Is Beamforming Technology?
What Are TDMA and MAXtream?
What is the Difference among HT20, HT40 and HT80?
What Is the Difference Between ESS and BSS, and Between SSID, BSSID and ESSID? How Do They Relate to One Another?
What Does WLAN Rate Refer to?
What Are the Physical Rate, Theoretical Rate, and Actual Rate in the 802.11 Standard?
Why 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?
What is the Difference Between IEEE 802.11e and WMM?
What Are the Common Wireless Encryption Methods? And What Are the Differences Between Them?
What Are Beacon Interval, RTS Threshold and DTIM Period?
What Is MCS in 802.11n and 802.11ac?
Does the Station Listen to Beacon Frames and Send/Receive Data Frames over One Channel?
What Is Band Steering Used for?
What Is the Working Principle of 802.11n Short GI?
What Are the Commonly-used Units in Wireless Signal Transmission?