How can I know what channel is the best to use?
Each AvaLAN radio is designed to find the best frequency/channel available. If the radio is having a hard time doing this because of interference, it has built-in tools such as a spectrum analyzer to observe channel behavior and allow you to choose the best channel manually. The process depends on which model radio you are using. Details may be found in the instruction manual which may be downloaded from the product page.
Should I use fixed or dynamic IP addresses?
Best practice is to use a fixed IP address.
Do I have to use the POE provided with the radio?
AvaLAN radios use forced POE injection and do not respond to 802.3af or 802.3at supported POE switches. A POE convertor is required to power an AvaLAN radio. Part # AW-POE-CON
What video settings work the best?
All Ethernet protocols are supported. However, TCP and H.264 are settings we recommend.
Which radio should I use? Why not use a WiFi system?
WiFi systems are generally less secure, due to their popularity, and may not work well due to radio saturation and interference. Range and saturation issues are exaggerated by the wider channels utilized by WiFi and range can be reduced by the ...
AW-LA Setup Questions
How far above ground do I need to connect it? Antenna and equipment should be connected to a single point earth ground. The best ground is an 8 ft or longer copper rod driven into the soil. Alternate grounds are (in order of decreasing ...