Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT


Hinged 4G LTE antenna

31 July 2019 Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

The hinged Apex II TG.35 wideband dipole antenna from Taoglas has been designed to cover all cellular, ISM and Wi-Fi working frequencies in the 600-6000 MHz spectrum. It has been primarily designed for use with 4G LTE modules and devices that require high efficiency and peak gain to deliver high throughput on all major cellular (2G/3G/4G) bands worldwide for access points, terminals and routers. High efficiency is vital for applications such as high-speed video and real-time streaming, or high-capacity MIMO networks on public transportation.

This slim-line antenna is ground plane independent, meaning it does not need to be connected to the ground plane of a device to radiate efficiently; on the other hand neither is it seriously detuned by connecting to a ground plane, thus avoiding a problem notorious to smaller antennas. It comes with an SMA (M) connector and swivel mechanism that allows the antenna part to be rotated to fit in tight environments. The 90° hinge structure has been improved and strengthened so that the antenna in a 90° position would not fall down to 180° in an environment subject to vibration.

The Apex II is backward compatible with 3G and 2G cellular applications such as HSPA, GSM, GPRS, UMTS, Wi-Fi, and has GPS included for Assisted GPS and/or E911 applications.

For more information contact Andrew Hutton, RF Design, +27 21 555 8400, andrew@rfdesign.co.za



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