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I am building esp-now gateway with mqtt but need long distance (200 meters). I try to use LR mode but when I enable de LR mode I lost connection with WiFi.

Is licit to make use of LR and STA at the same time?

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  • Are you able to use ESP-NOW at all together with Wifi? I thought this is mutual exclusive, since the same hardware is used for both
    – chrisl
    Dec 27, 2021 at 20:23
  • Yes but not in LR mode Dec 27, 2021 at 20:27
  • you can use both by switching back and forth, but adding a 2nd ESP tied to serial is probably better to avoid message delivery delays.
    – dandavis
    Jan 1, 2022 at 20:00

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you can easily use both ESPnow and WiFi - you just configure it as WiFi.mode(WIFI_MODE_APSTA); no need to switch between AP and STA And I have not experienced any delays for my gateway - sending MQTT message over WiFi to MQTT broker takes 6ms

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