Re: Soundtouch APP won't find speakers
A possible SOLUTION to the problem with 5 ghz networks.
As we know, at first the application works and after a while you can not find the speakers. I discovered that this happens when the router automatically changes the channel of 5 mgz network. For example, if we have channel 112 on the router and add the speaker to the Bose application, it works fine at first, but then if the router automatically switches to channel 48, for example, the application can no longer find the speakers. Changing the channel can occur for various reasons, such as having it configured automatically, but sometimes it also happens that even if it is configured to a specific channel, if this is greater than 100, the router can download it to another automatically, because the channels high are by law reserved for other uses. For example, if we have the router configured on channel 112, if it detects radiation from weather or military stations on that channel, the router automatically switches to a lower channel and therefore the app stops finding the speakers.
In summary, to solve the problem:
- Put the band of the network of 5 ghz manually, choosing a channel below 52, for example channels 36, 40, 44, 48 and 52, so that the router does not change channels automatically.
- There are routers that have the option to automatically change the bands, you should disable this option. In some routers it is called "coexistence OBSS", in others "SCS (Smart Chanel Selection)". We have to deactivate this option.
- We must avoid anything that allows the automatic change of channel, if we always keep the same the Bose app will work ok, at least in my case it has been like that.
I hope this helps you. A greeting.
Forgive my bad English, I'm Spanish.