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# 252846 13-Jul-2019 19:19
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I'm running a single AC-PRO linked to Murfs Unifi controller (thanks very much). I have three Raspberry Pi 3 B+'s running Kodi connecting to an UnRaid SMB share for media sharing. I've been having problems with the Kodi clients buffering regularly when all three clients are running. I don't think it's the NAS - I've accessed 3 concurrent media streams from wired PCs with no problems. 


I'm assuming its a wireless bandwidth issue. The clients are all within 25m (two are only 15m) line of sight to the AP installed on the ceiling. I have noticed the clients connecting over 2.4Ghz even though they're 5Ghz capable. 


Is there anything I can configure from the Unifi controller to force 5Ghz (assuming the extra bandwidth should help)? To date I have enabled "Automatically Optimize Network and Wi-Fi performance" and I've seen one client connect to 5Ghz but still suffering from buffering. 


With two clients running they seem pretty stable.

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  # 2276085 13-Jul-2019 20:41
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You could create a separate 5GHz only Wi-Fi SSID

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  # 2276086 13-Jul-2019 20:46
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There is a option to push clients to 5GHz this is in the band steering area.



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  # 2276090 13-Jul-2019 20:55
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As you're on my UniFi controller I've made some changes for you - look for the 5GHz network. I also noticed one of your AP's was not updating and was on a rather buggy version of the firmware so have pushed out an update to this and added it to scheduled automatic updates (happens at 2am).


See how this works out for you :)


Edit: Applied to both your sites.

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  # 2276091 13-Jul-2019 20:57
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That is great. Thanks, I really appreciate it.

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