Configure the 5 GHz radio for your ZyXEL C3000Z modem

The 5 GHz radio allows you to select the wireless channel (1-11), power level (10-100%), 802.11 modes (802.11b/g/n), spatial streams, aggregation, and MIMO power save. 
5 GHz Wireless Step 1-5

1.  Connect a device, such as a computer or tablet, directly to your modem using the Ethernet cable (usually yellow).

2.  Open a web browser and type http://192.168.0.1 into the web address field.

3.  Log in to your modem's settings (Modem GUI) using the Administrator Username and Password, then select "Apply." Unless you have changed the default settings, you can find the login information on the modem's sticker.

Learn more about password security best practices.

4.  Select "Wireless Setup."

5.  Select "5 GHz" in the left sidebar.

  1. Select "Radio Setup."
  1. Select the desired "Channel". Selecting the best channel depends on your environment. Check the modem wireless status for the best available channel. 
  1.  Select the desired "Wireless Channel Width." 
  1. Select the desired "Wireless Power Level."
Lower power settings will create a circular coverage area, giving better coverage near the modem but reducing the maximum distance.
Higher power settings create an elliptical coverage area, transmitting farther but reducing coverage closer to the modem.
  1. Select the desired "802.11 mode."  
  1. Select "Apply" to save your changes.
  1. An overview of the 5 GHz channel will be displayed at the bottom of the screen.
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