Success with Anova and Airport Extreme!
After a mind numbing number days I have it connected:
The first couple of attempts following instructions provided by Anova support failed, but here is what I did that worked:
1) Using airport utilities for the Airport Extreme, I set up a guest network and password, then turned off 5Ghz so it was only a 2.4Ghz WiFi.
2) Then I followed all the steps Anova support provided:
-Please uninstall the Anova app.
-Reset the Precision Cooker by holding the WiFi / Bluetooth light indicator (located on the touch panel) down for 3-5 seconds. You will hear a beep. Do it twice. Unplug cooker, wait the a minute then plug the cooker back in to the power outlet.
-Make sure the Precision Cooker isn't more than 5 ft away from the router for the initial setup and all your WiFi extenders / repeaters are disabled.
-Reinstall the app, reboot your phone, enable your device's Bluetooth, launch the app and go through the setup process again.
At this point I connected to the guest network I set up on the Airport Extreme.
-Reinstall the app, reboot your phone, enable your device's Bluetooth, launch the app and go through the setup process again.The first try it didn’t work.
3) Then before trying a second time I rebooted the Airport Extreme and went through the steps Anova support provided and it worked.
4) Now I have turned on my regular/non-guest 5Ghz/2Ghz WiFi network and reconnected my phone to it. The Anova is still on the the guest network I set up. Everything is working.