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I just read an article stating the following: A Wi-Fi router can operate on channels 12 and 13, but only in a “low power” mode. For this reason, routers don’t normally offer it as an option, and you’ll rarely see channels 12 and 13 in the USA. It’s not illegal to use channels 12 and 13, but it is illegal to do so in full power mode. Channel 14 is banned in the USA and throughout most of the world but is allowed in Japan. I'm wondering if it's even worth the extra $100 for the v75 vs. the v55. I found the comparison guide between the two and it seems the only differences are channel 13/14 and encryption - I'm not even sure why I would want to encrypt the communication. Also, is it even legal/possible to operate channel 14 in the US on the v75. Also wondering if there is any point to operating in channel 12 or 13 since they are both lower power channels and would be more subject to interference. Another thing this article stated was: If you have a lot of wireless congestion, just switch to 5 GHz Wi-Fi. That’s your solution. It has many more channels and you can avoid a lot of congestion. This makes me wonder why Line 6 hasn't swapped out the 2.4GHz radios for 5GHz radios in this product line. It sure would seem like the best option to avoid dropouts. My current dilemma is that I need 8 wireless channels. My research leads me to two different 2.4GHz systems, Line 6 XD-V and Audio-Technica System 10 Pro. With the S10Pro I would be running 8 Cat5 cables around my stage and positioning the receivers just above the talent. That's a lot of cables to run (I have to set up and tear down once a month). With the XD-V, I could use the P180 pair positioned at the corners of my stage pointed in towards my talent giving me great coverage, but I would probably need an AD8 since daisy chaining 8 XD-V systems is not recommended (I read this somewhere). I certainly would prefer running two cables vs. eight each month. I've also seen many comments in this forum from people bailing on Line 6 due to dropouts, etc. Could it be that they just don't understand how to get the most out of the XD-V systems? Or, is the 2.4GHz band just too saturated these days to be usable by these products anymore?