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Molex offers its 2.4 GHz/5 GHz Wi-Fi stand-alone balance antennas in 100 mm, 250 mm, and 300 mm cable lengths

Dual-band transmission-balanced antennas from Molex combine ground-plane independence with high-radiation efficiency for better connectivity and faster wireless device processing. This dipole-style antenna offers balanced transmission throughout the entire connection regardless of cable length. Upon removal of its tape liner, the antenna can be applied anywhere within the device chassis. The UFL-type connector at the extreme end of the antenna is secured to the application’s device radio.

Features        
  • Balanced antenna with ground-plane independent design
    • Reduces engineering resources and costs needed to mitigate PCB ground-induced radiation
  • High-radiation efficiency with 34.9 mm by 9 mm strip antenna
    • Offers total efficiency values of 75% minimum in the 2.4 GHz band and 70% minimum in the 5 GHz band
  • Poly-flexible, double-sided adhesive tape on antenna
    • Enables easy peel-and-stick mounting anywhere within the device casing
  • Coaxial cable to center-fed antenna attachment with over 18.0 N of pull force
    • Ensures robust antenna reliability and connectivity to radio device
  • Wide selection of micro-coaxial cable lengths from 50 mm to 300 mm
    • Extends connectivity for maximum design flexibility
Applications        
  • Telecommunications/networking
    • Wi-Fi devices
    • Wireless LAN (WLAN)
    • IEEE 802.11b/g/n devices
  • Industrial applications
    • Machine-to-machine (M2M) communication
    • Smartmeters
    • 2.4 GHz ZigBee IEEE 802.15.4 devices
    • 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz industrial, scientific, and medical (ISM) band systems and wireless devices
  • Consumer electronics (CE) applications
    • Cameras
    • Mobile gaming devices
    • Personal navigation devices
    • Wireless internet TV and audio devices
  • Medical
    • Telemedicine and telehealth device
  • Automotive applications
    • Bluetooth devices
    • Infotainment devices
    • Mobile hotspots

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