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Arcadian Blog — Outdoor

Will the FM2 bracket work for the Laird OD9 series?

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Unfortunately, the FM2 will not work with the OD9 series antennas from Laird, however, the OD9 series ship with a dual U-bolt mounting system. It a very basic mount but it works fine and we don’t have any other mounts to work with this system. If you are willing to expand your antenna search beyond the OD9 series to all small antennas that work in the 900 MHz range, we have two recommendations found below.   ROSA-900-SNF: An RFMAX outdoor rated 900 MHZ omnidirectional stick antenna with N-Female connectors for IoT use in the US 902-928 MHz bands. The antenna...

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Cellular Antenna to be mounted at Side of Building with 25 foot Extension Cables

Posted by Michael Crudele on

We recently had a client reach out to us about a cellular antenna that he wanted to place on the side of his building. He noticed that we had a vehicular antenna, part 170653-000, and wanted something similar to that product. He also informed us that he was looking for a 25-foot cable extension and wanted to receive some recommendations.   Considering part # 170653-000 is a dual cellular product and our assumption that your main concern is to have an antenna outside, we recommend 2 pcs of the Cradlepoint outdoor omnidirectional antenna # 170668-000. Part # 170668-000 is a...

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10” Antenna for EU Use

Posted by Michael Crudele on

Recently, a client approached us about a 10” antenna that could be used in the EU area, so we have a few suggestions…   10 x 10-inch Flush Mount, R8658-LPF-SSF: A circularly polarized ETSI outdoor RFID antenna from RFMAX that measures in at 10 x 10 inches. It operates at 8.5 dBic and is one of the best choices for a low profile, IP67 rated passive UHF RFID application in the ETSI band of 865-868 MHz. Due to its high IP rating, and it can be used outdoors without much of a problem! It comes with a standard SMA-Female connector...

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Antenna with Similar Characteristics to MTI # MT-263005/N

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Do we have antennas similar to MTI’s part # MT-263005/N? Yes, we do!   We offer two equivalent antennas listed below…   Laird Connectivity # PA9-12: This Laird part is similar in size and offers 12 dBic. It’s a flat panel directional antenna that offers high-gain in a thin, low-profile package. It is linear polarized and operates on the ISM band of 902-928 MHz MTI # MT-263006/N: This MTI part is also similar in size and offers 12 dBic. It’s a linear polarized directional antenna that operates on the ISM band of 902-928 MHz. To keep updated with our promos...

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Accessories to Use to Mount Part # TRA6927M3NB-001 on a Stainless Box

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In the past, we’ve had a client express his interests in our mounting accessories for part # TRA6927M3NB-001. He wanted to be able to post the antenna to a stainless box and wanted our suggestions regarding the issue. Do we have something to alleviate this problem? Yes, we do!   We have an adapter for the part # TRA6972M3-NB-001 by the part # VTPM800 (not MTPM800). Part # VTPM800 is a Laird/ Antenex ¾ inch NMO to 5/8 in N-female coax adapter. It is used when mounting to surfaces up to 1 inch thick.     However, if you would like to use a...

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