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Wi-Fire issues with WPA-2 passphrase connection on new router (used to work)

Created Wed, 11 Jan 2017 18:11:35 +0000 by Nate42


Wed, 11 Jan 2017 18:11:35 +0000

I recently started up a new project requiring network connectivity, and was having issues. As a sanity check I tried the deWebIOServer example, which I was able to get working in the past. I am using WPA-2 passphrase security, and after scanning for networks and calculating the PSK, the program does not progress any further. If I turn off security it can connect.

I have upgraded my router (to a ubiquity amplifi mesh router system) since the last time I had this up and running. Is there perhaps some esoteric router setting that causes issues with the MRF24WG0MA WiFi module? If so haven't had issues with any other devices.


Sat, 14 Jan 2017 14:18:34 +0000

Interestingly I've noticed now that I can connect pretty reliably if I happen to be touching the wifi module when it is initially connecting. Once its connected it tends to stay connected. Hardware issue? Don't know what it would be though. I reflowed all the solder joints, which didn't seem to make any difference.