I’m having a few issues with my Sky unit and range/signal. It seems that I can get a signal from the hub to the sky unit to a maximum of around ~25m line-of-sight but after that it doesn’t work. Any obstruction (glass, wood, roof) drops that down significantly. It doesn’t work through my colourbond/tin roof at all even with a <1m distance to the Hub, through glass drops it down to 3m, plasterboard drops down to 1-2m.
The Air unit next to it in the same spots has no problem connecting at all (with the exclusion of the roof which I haven’t tested just yet). It works through several walls and metal obstructions.
Is anybody else experiencing similar numbers? Does the Sky typically have less range than the Air? As it is right now there isn’t anywhere I can put the Sky unit and have it work. At best all I can think of is to find an enclosure for the Hub and place that next to the Sky on the roof and have an electrician get power up to there (the wifi signal is fine through all of these mediums).
Any help appreciated.
I just realised there are RSSI values in the status. So at ~20m (65ft) clear line-of-sight with both units side-by-side, the RSSI of the Air is -45 and the RSSI of the Sky is -94. I’m going to presume the antenna in the Sky is broken.