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Arcadian Blog — Router/Modem

Antenna for the Arris NVG558 Fixed Wireless Broadband Gateway

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We were recently asked what LTE antenna is optimized for the Arris NVG558 Fixed Wireless Broadband Gateway.

Those cellular connections marked “LTE 1 & 2” are type SMA-Female connectors.

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Antenna with UL Type 4X Training

Posted by Michael Crudele on

We recently came in contact with a client that was looking for an antenna with UL Type 4X rating similar to IP67. He claimed that he wanted to mount external antennas on a NEMA box. In response, all of our antennas are typically IP rated, but not UL rated because all of our antennas do not have any active element which means UL rating is not required for our antennas. In my opinion, if I were putting a router in a NEMA box (I’m assuming we are talking about a cellular router?) I would use the appropriate version of the...

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Connectors and Wiring for Custom Cradlepoint Cables

Posted by Michael Crudele on

A client reached out to us asking if we sell the connectors and wiring to make custom cables for Cradlepoint’s 170668-000 Multi-Band Antenna. I let him know that I’d be able to push him in the right direction with the following suggestions…   Please note that you would only need one of these cables:   PT240-010-SNM-SSM: 10 ft. long, LMR240 type cable with standard N-male & standard SMA-male connectors PT240-025-SNM-SSM: 25 ft. long, LMR240 type cable with standard N-male & standard SMA-male connectors PT400-050-SNM-SSM: 50 ft. long, LMR400 type cable with standard N-male & standard SMA-male connectors   Click here...

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Best Antenna for Digi Industrial LTE Modems, Routers & Gateways

Posted by Michael Crudele on

I received a call today from a client that is planning to use the new IX14 Industrial dual LTE (MiMo) router from Digi.  The gentleman wanted to know what antennas I would recommend he use with this router/gateway which would be housed in a polycarbonate NEMA enclosure at a fixed location.  Since Digi International offers several of these types of industrial LTE cellular devices with MiMo LTE cellular connectivity, I figured I'd blog about ALL of the modems in this category.  That would include:  Digi IX14: (new item as of Q1 2019) LTE CAT1 with dual SIM for carrier failover and flexibility Digi TransPort...

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