[BCAB] Braille Sense: Connecting to EE Wireless Router

Steve Nutt steve at comproom.co.uk
Tue Jun 11 12:51:05 BST 2019


Hi,

If anyone needs help with this, we can provide it at £30.00 per hour,
provided we can log into your PC to get at your router, and also provided we
can have the model of your router, so that I can research it.

Thanks.

All the best

Steve

-----Original Message-----
From: Andrew Hodgson <andrew at hodgson.io> 
Sent: 11 June 2019 12:47
To: BCAB Discussion List <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
Subject: Re: [BCAB] Braille Sense: Connecting to EE Wireless Router

Hi,

Thanks for the information.  I don't think you are seeing the same issue
then though it may be worth trying to change the wireless channel.  As Steve
says you could go into the router and change the 2.4 GHZ network so it is on
a different wireless name, but honestly I don't think that is the issue.
Mike has the same issue as what you are seeing, where the network is being
picked up but you can't connect.  Have you tried contacting Sight and Sound
themselves about this as they may know exactly what is causing this.

If I were in your situation i would try the following on the router:

- Change the wireless channel (if on auto or 11).  Set it to either 1 or 6.
- If 2.4 and 5GHZ networks are broadcasting using the same name, change the
name of the 2.4 GHZ network so it is different.  You should then see 2
networks being broadcast, but the BrailleSense will only pick up the 2.4 GHZ
network.

Manually configuring the connection is not going to help in this situation.

If you mess up you can factory reset the router and it will go back to the
correct settings again.

Thanks.
Andrew.

________________________________________
From: Pele West [pele.westlists at gmail.com]
Sent: 11 June 2019 11:15
To: BCAB Discussion List
Subject: Re: [BCAB] Braille Sense: Connecting to EE Wireless Router

Hi Andrew

Thanks for writing.

The Braille Sense sees the Access Point and does not connect. This means we
must try to do it manually.

Incidentally, her victor reader stream and iPhone connected perfectly.

Pele


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