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Bird not listed on WiFi Analyzer App

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by roymoon, Oct 9, 2016.

  1. roymoon

    Sep 17, 2016
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    So I loaded up the above app to see what channels my system was using.
    I found the remote controller right away.
    But the bird was not shown.

    Another website said that the app would not show it if it didn't have a SSID broadcast.
    But I thought the app showed all signals (channels 1-14).
    So I ask here can anyone see their birds WiFi on an app ?
    Does it use a higher channel above 14?
    I assume it has to use a different channel so as to not interfere with the WiFi to my tablet.
  2. Philltayl

    Sep 4, 2016
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    Bedfordshire UK

    The bird is the 'client' , it is the RC that is the wi-fi hub/router. Also the analyser will only show those hubs/routers that do broadcast their SSID. So the bird won't show, just like you wont see your tab/phone/laptop either.

    In the P3S setup there are 4 devices, 1: the RC......the router/hub. 2: the bird........a 'client' 3: the camera...... a 'client' and 4: your Tab/phone.......a client. All wi-fi comms are routed through the RC. ie telemetry from the bird, fpv from the camera and settings from the Tab/phone. Hope this makes it a bit clearer......:). The RC also has a separate 5.8GHz signal that sends controls ie. up/down, left/right, forward/backward and yaw to the bird. 5.8GHz is not wi-fi. and is a one way comm with the bird. to the best of my knowledge there is no 5.8GHz comms from the bird.
    #2 Philltayl, Oct 9, 2016
    Last edited: Oct 10, 2016
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  3. RodPad

    May 20, 2015
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    Pacific,NorthWet, 97031