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Arcadian Blog — SMA-Female

What is a QMA Connector?

Posted by Michael Crudele on

When trying to match an antenna to a radio, gateway, or modem, it is important to verify the connectors you need. In a recent case, a customer was unable to distinguish a QMA from an SMA connector. 

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Times-7 Universal Mounting Plate

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Recently, a client reached out to us to question whether or not we sell/ stock the Times-7 Universal Mounting Plate 71757 for A5010 and A5020’s. Fortunately, we do offer the Times-7 mounting plate 71757, but we aren’t currently promoting the product. Customers have informed us that they prefer NOT to use adhesive mounts for Times-7 antennas, therefore we’d like to suggest the proper mounting plates and bracket combinations...   A5010-60003: IP67 rated circularly polarized panel antenna that measures in at 10 x 10 inches. It offers 8.5 dBic, excellent aesthetics, and an FCC frequency of 902-928 MHz. It has a fixed side...

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10” Antenna for EU Use

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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 Similar to Zebra AN610

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Q) Is there another brand or antenna similar to the Zebra AN610 that has a similar bolt pattern and connector?   A)  At Arcadian Inc. we sell an equivalent to the Zebra AN610 that goes by the part # A6031-70810 made by Times-7. I would just like to inform you that this part # has a different connector than the Zebra AN610’s N-female so we offer different adapters for your application needs. Our Times-7 part # A6031-70810 uses a cable with a SMA-Female connector, so to benefit you we also offer a SMA female to N male adapter. The adapter...

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Stock Alternative to RTAS470279

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Q) Do you offer and in-stock alternative to part # RTAS470279?   A) Yes, we do! As of right now, we are stocking part # A5530-70890, a linear polarized 2 x 4 foot RFID ground mat antenna from Times-7. It’s high performance with a gain of 10 dBi and operates in the FCC UHF RFID range of 902-928 M Hz. The antenna is ADA compliant (not a trip hazard) and can handle the weight of runners, bikers, emergency vehicles, garbage trucks, and more.   To keep updated with our promos and events follow us and like us on Facebook!   If...

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