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How Treatlife's Dual-Band Outdoor Cameras Offer Superior Connectivity

Daniel Miller



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In today’s smart and modern home, stable internet connectivity is necessary for the smooth operation of security cameras and other connected devices. Treatlife has built outdoor cameras with dual-band functionality since we’re concerned about this issue. It is possible to connect these cameras to both 2.4G and 5G wireless bands. Compared to single-band cameras, this sophisticated feature offers various advantages that guarantee better performance and homeowner peace of mind. We will first go over the differences between the 5G and 2.4G bands in this blog post, after which we will show you why the dual bands camera is a worthwhile investment.

How 5G and 2.4G Bands Work

5G and 2.4G refer to different generations and frequency bands used for wireless communication technologies.

The 2.4G band operates within the 2.4GHz frequency range, which corresponds to wavelengths of around 12.5cm while the 5G band operates at a higher frequency range of around 5GHz, which translates to shorter wavelengths of approximately 6cm.

Pros and Cons of 5G and 2.4G

Both 5G and 2.4G have their own pros and cons and for many occasions, they work complimentarily. The extensive use of the 2.4G range have been made for many years. The 2.4 GHz band’s frequency range is part of the radio wave spectrum and is ideal for transmitting data over longer distances and penetrating obstacles like walls and floors. However, as more and more devices compete for the few available channels in this band, sometimes congestion and interference inevitably happen, which will lead to the low speeds and even connectivity failure.

Certainly, the 5G band have multiple benefits. For instance, it uses a greater frequency range of 5 GHz, compared to the 2.4G band. The 5G frequency is usually associated with lower interference from other devices and better data transmission speeds thanks to its abundance of accessible channels and reduced crowding. Because of this, high-bandwidth applications like streaming HD video requires 5G band. However, the 5G band's drawbacks include reduced range and increased susceptibility to obstructions like walls and other structural components.

The Dual-Band Advantage of Treatlife Outdoor Cameras

By incorporating dual-band technology into the outdoor cameras, these cameras enable you to utilize their strengths.

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For example, if the WiFi networks have to penetrate through walls and rooms, then connect to the 2.4G band. If it is situated distant from the Wi-Fi router or comes into contact with obstructions that impair the 5G signal, then 2.4G band is the ideal connection, too.

Connect the security camera to the less congested 5G band in places with fierce Wi-Fi congestion or interference from nearby networks, reducing the possibilities of connectivity issues and guaranteeing responsive video streaming and recording.

As the 5G band is integrated into more smart devices, Treatlife's dual-band cameras are already equipped to take advantage of this technology, providing a worry-free and efficient solution for the whole operation of smart home system.

Taking advantage of the strengths of both the 5G and 2.4G bands, Treatlife's dual-band outdoor cameras offer faster and smooth connectivity, reliable performance, and the flexibility to adapt to changing network conditions. This advanced technology helps you build a robust and efficient security system.