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MP-2L LTE MIMO magnetic puck

Hot Product – MP-2L LTE MIMO magnetic puck

The MP-2L LTE MIMO magnetic puck antenna is a low profile, permanent puck antenna offering two multi-band LTE elements to complement LTE routers with two antenna ports. Ideal for vehicle roofs, metal enclosure and cabinets, the MP-2L antenna is housed in a robust radome and is mounted by way of a high pull strength magnet at the base of the unit. Ideal for applications where drilling a hole for a permanent mount antenna is undesirable.

The antenna is fed by two coaxial cables and cable length and/or connector type can be customised.

The MP-2L is one of a range of puck antennas designed for a wide breadth of fixed and mobile 4G access applications.

A permanent mount version of this antenna called the CMO is also available.

For European customers, small quantities of the MP-2L LTE MIMO magnetic puck antenna and the CMO antenna can be purchased via the Connex webshop.

868 MHz omni antenna

New outdoor 868 MHz omni antenna announced

EAD has today announced a new outdoor 868 MHz omni antenna for IoT things applications. The DMO8684 (DMO – Dual Mount Omni) has been designed for continuous outside use and can be either pole or wall-mount using the same innovative bracket. Ideal for remote sites using ISM band frequencies including networks using LoRa and Sigfox, this new 868 MHz omni antenna is a flexible solution enabling fast and clean installations.

With 4.3 dBi peak gain, the DMO8684 offers exceptional performance in a fibreglass sheath that measures approximately 500mm in length. Terminated in a N-Female connector, this outdoor 868 MHz omni antenna can be used with a variety of jumper cable types to tailor cable lengths and connectors to each individual application. It can be used with cables such as BWL195, RF240 and RF400.

The zinc plated mounting bracket supplied with the DMO8684 antenna allows for mast/pole mount and can be reversed and used for wall-mounting.

The DMO8684 antenna should start shipping from the end of June 2018. For more information, please contact us.

A higher gain wall-mount 868 MHz omni antenna is also available called the WMO8685.

For small orders once released, the DMO8684 will be available via the Connex webshop.

WMO8685 868 MHz high gain omni

Hot Product – WMO8685 868 MHz high gain omni

This month’s hot product is our WMO8685 868 MHz high gain omni antenna designed for 868 MHz frequency bands including LoRa, Sigfox and other IoT technologies where an outdoor, high gain antenna is required.

Offering up to 5.5 dBi gain, the WMO8685 is a slim, but robust fibreglass antenna mounted onto a L-bracket and fed by 5M cable and a SMA-Male connector as standard.

A 915 MHz version is also available, the WMO9156, with a peak gain of 6 dBi.

Other 868 MHz antennas are also available in our range as well as mid-range solutions offering 3 dBi gain – check out the PMO915-3 which can be easily re-tuned to cover 868 MHz.

For more information, please contact us or your local distributor/reseller.

Four LTE MIMO antennas

Four LTE MIMO antennas to get you connected

So you have sourced your LTE router and are looking for an antenna, here are four LTE MIMO antennas that you might want to consider depending on your application.

The antenna choice you make will very much depend on your application and on how/where you want your installation. The four antennas we look at here will cover an outdoor pole or wall mount omni antenna, a permanent mount puck antenna, a magnetic mount puck antenna and internal/external blade antenna. All four of the these antennas offer LTE connectivity in the frequency range 690-960/1710-2690 MHz (basically North American and European LTE bands excluding the 450 MHz LTE band) and all four LTE MIMO antennas are MIMO solutions i.e. they incorporate two LTE antenna elements that operate simultaneously.

Outdoor Wall/Pole Mount MIMO Omni AntennaLMO7270
Housed in an aesthetically pleasing ASA radome, the LMO7270 is designed for both fixed and mobile applications included fixed broadband access, leisure marine, wireless CCTV and security system deployments. Combined with a robust white L-bracket, the LMO antenna is supplied with clamps and mounting for both wall and pole mounting (an option marine mount adapter is also available to connector to 1″ marine mounts).

Offering dual polarisation with one vertically-polarised LTE and one horizontally polarised LTE antenna element, the LMO is an ideal product to combine with 2 antenna port LTE routers and is widely installed across commercial, industrial and leisure marine applications. Available with a combination of low loss jumper cables such as BWL195 or RF400, the LMO7270 is a flexible solution for outdoor antenna installations.

The LMO7270 can be purchased online via the Connex webshop.

Low Profile MIMO Puck AntennaCMO
A durable low profile, permanent mount puck antenna solution is required in a number of applications where the antenna should ideally be covert, discreet and mitigate the risk of damage. The CMO antenna ticks these boxes. Mounted by way of a threaded stud from underneath through a 20mm mounting hole, this antenna offers two LTE elements in a reduced height, reduced diameter package without compromising on performance. Once correctly installed the CMO is waterproof and is IP67 rated.

For small quantity requirements for Europe, the CMO can be purchased via the Connex webshop.

Low Profile MIMO Magnetic Puck AntennaMP-2L
When a magnetic mount antenna is required instead of a permanent mount puck antenna, a very good solution is the MP-2L. Offering two LTE antenna elements housed inside a robust radome, the MP-2L has high-pull strength magnet in its base and it is fed by 2 cables which exit at the side so as not to interfere with installation. This antenna is ideal should drilling a hole in a vehicle skin or enclosure wall is not desirable or should the application demand that the antenna be moved frequently.

LTE MIMO Blade AntennaMIMO-Blade
For an antenna that may not be permanently mounted, one option is to use a blade style antenna to mount onto a window or non-metal surface. The MIMO-Blade is one such antenna that is IP67 rated and so can be mounted inside or outside. Offering two LTE elements, this antenna is fully sealed and waterproof and is supplied with two suction cups as standard, but could also be mounted with adhesive tape, velcro or an adhesive bond such as mastick. The MIMO-Blade can be installed as a covert solution so outwardly there appears to be no antenna installed at all.

The MIMO-Blade can be purchased via the Connex Webshop.

These four LTE MIMO antennas all offer innovative solutions for your LTE installation and combine high quality build along with robust electrical performance. For more information, visit the product pages or the webshop.

For reseller inquiries, please contact us at sales@ead-ltd.com.

 

 

 

CMO LTE MIMO puck antenna

Hot Product – CMO LTE MIMO puck antenna

The CMO LTE MIMO puck antenna is a low profile, permanent puck antenna offering two multi-band LTE elements to complement LTE routers with two antenna ports. Ideal for vehicle roofs, metal enclosure and cabinets, the CMO antenna is housed in a robust radome and is mounted by way of an integral mounting stud at the base of the unit. The antenna is fed by two coaxial cables and cable length and/or connector type can be customised. Once mounted correctly, the CMO is IP67 rated.

The CMO is one of a range of puck antennas designed for a wide breadth of fixed and mobile 4G access applications.

A magnetic version of this antenna called the MP-2L is also available.

For European customers, small quantities of the CMO can be purchased via the Connex webshop.

platform offers LTE magnetic antenna

M-Puck platform offers LTE magnetic antenna

EAD is pleased to announce its new M-Puck platform offers LTE magnetic antenna solutions for mobile and fixed 4G and LTE applications where a permanently mounted antenna is not desirable. The M-Puck is a very durable solution for roof-mount, cabinet and outdoor applications and does not have a whip element like many magnetic antennas.

The MP modular platform caters for a wide range of installations due to the variety of  models offering 2 x LTE antenna elements, 2 x LTE + GPS/GLONASS, 1 x LTE + 1 GPS/GLONASS, 1 x LTE + 1 x WiFi and 1 x LTE + 1 x WiFi + 1 x GPS/GLONASS. The model numbers are as follows:

MP-2L – MIMO LTE magnetic puck antenna
MP-2LG – MIMO LTE + GPS/GLONASS magnetic puck antenna
MP-LW – LTE + WiFi magnetic puck antenna
MP-LG – LTE + GPS/GLONASS magnetic puck antenna
MP-LWG – LTE + WiFi + GPS/GLONASS magnetic puck antenna

Housed in the popular CPO/CMO housing, the M-Puck product has a robust base that has a high pull strength magnetic integrated whilst the cables exit from the side of the antenna. Depending on the model, the M-Puck antennas can be configured with 1, 2 or 3 RF cable feeds.

For more information on magnetic LTE antennas, please contact us. Formal product releases will be made during early Februrary.

VLP4 antenna integrates 450 LTE GPS WLAN

VLP4 antenna integrates 450 LTE GPS WLAN capabilities

A new version of EAD’s VLP4 antenna integrates 450 LTE GPS WLAN frequencies into one low profile roof-mount antenna. Ideal for LTE 450 and LTE multiband applications, this VLP4 version also offers a 2.4 GHz WLAN element and an active  GPS/GLONASS element for positioning.

Fed by three cables, one for LTE450/700-2700 MHz, one for WLAN and one for GPS/GLONASS, the VLP4 is an effective solution for transit applications, trucking and machinery where 4G connectivity alongside positioning and WiFi capabilities is required.

For more information and pricing on this antenna, please contact us here at EAD and we’ll be happy to help you.

For more generic VLP4 information, please visit the product page.

High Gain Outdoor Omni for Sigfox and LoRa

High Gain Outdoor Omni for Sigfox and LoRa

The WMO is a High Gain Outdoor Omni for Sigfox and LoRa with two models operating at either 868 MHz or 915 MHz for wall-mounted applications. The WMO8685 operates at 868 MHz offering 5 dBi gain and the WMO9156 operates at 915 MHz with 6 dBi gain. Both antennas come with a wall-mount L-bracket and 5M cable and a SMA-Male connector as standard.

Designed for continuous outdoor deployment, the WMO8685 and WMO 9156 are housed in a fibreglass sheath and are robustly built. Ideally suited to applications on the fringe of LoRA or SigFox coverage where a high gain antenna is desirable, these antennas provide reliable and consistent performance.

For pricing and availability information on the WMO8685 and WMO9156 high gain outdoor omni for SigFox and LoRa antennas, please contact your local EAD distributor or us directly for assistance.

CMG dual LTE GNSS antenna

Hot Product – CMG dual LTE GNSS antenna

The CMG dual LTE GNSS antenna is a neat solution for MIMO LTE and GNSS applications requiring a robust and low profile puck antenna. Based on EAD’s popular CPx platform, two 690-2700 MHz antenna elements coexist alongside an active GPS/GLONASS antenna.

The CMG is mounted via way of a threaded stud and locking nut underneath and with a robust gasket is IP67 rated when mounted correctly onto a flat surface such as a vehicle roof, street cabinet or kiosk enclosure. The antenna is feed by 3 cables which can be terminated with coaxial connectors per customer requirements including SMA, FME, MMCX, TS9, CRC9.

A version without the GPS/GLONASS element is available – it is called the CMO. It offers 2 x LTE elements and is an ideal complement to LTE routers that have two antenna ports. The CMO can be purchased via the Connex webshop.

BTR2458 dual band wifi terminal antenna

Hot Product – BTR2458 dual band wifi terminal antenna

The BTR2458 dual band wifi terminal antenna is a 2.4 and 5 GHz compact dipole antenna designed for portable and fixed WiFi terminals and devices. Available with either a SMA-Male or RP-SMA connector and housed in a black, injection-moulded ABS sheath, the BTR2458 will connect to most WLAN terminals and devices offering robust performance in a discreet form factor.

The antenna is small enough for mobile or portable devices and has an articulating connector that can lock in either the horizontal or vertical positions for operational flexibility.

For more information on the BTR2458 antenna, you can download the specification sheet from the product page or contact EAD for any other questions.