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Laird Introduces FLEXMIMO - The World's First Embedded PIFA Antenna for WiFi MIMO Applications

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Laird Introduces FLEXMIMO - The World’s First Embedded PIFA Antenna for Wi-FI MIMO ApplicationsProvides a Flexible, Easy to Install 2.4/5 GHz, Dual Element PIFA Antenna for Wi-Fi MIMO Applications   July 18, 2018 – Laird, a global technology leader, today announced the FlexMIMO - the industry’s first flexible PIFA antenna, part # EFD2455A3S-10MHF1, for Wi-Fi MIMO applications. The FlexMIMO has two integrated 2.4/5 GHz dual-band antenna elements specifically designed for 802.11 MIMO applications, such as automated equipment, medical devices and a myriad of Internet of Things (IoT) use cases. The FlexMIMO is based on a Planar Inverted-F Antenna (PIFA) structure, comprised...

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How to connect antenna to ThingMagic embedded RFID reader

Posted by Michael Crudele on

Today I was asked...How do I connect an embedded ThingMagic RFID reader module to an external RFID antenna?     Well, at first glance, this may seem complicated since the ThingMagic modules (ie: Nano, Micro, Micro-LTE, M5e, M6e) have a tiny connector, which in fact is an MMCX style RF connector. However, this simply adds a step in the process but is simple once you know how to handle it.  Here, I'll explain exactly how you make the connection from a ThingMagic embedded RFID module to an RFID panel antenna.   Step 1: purchase a small coaxial jumper cable which will...

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