Tag Archives: antenna

WiFi What is the correct three antenna configuration: Intel Centrino 6300 mini PCIe card?

Quoted question: […] The laptop has three antenna cables, black, white, and grey. One of them was not used on the old wireless module. The wireless seems to work with the assignment I’ve chosen, but I’ve been having some connectivity issues which are perhaps related to an improper configuration Quoted answer: […] white cable (main connector) black cable (aux connector) grey cable (middle connector for MIMO) […] via wireless networking – What is the correct antenna configuration for an Intel Centrino

USB long range Wifi options

When your laptop’s internal Wifi just can’t quite get the reception you want, an external USB Wifi adapter (and antenna) can be just the ticket 🙂 Here are a couple intriguing options available from Amazon: Amazon.com: C. Crane US3 Super USB Wifi Antenna 3: Electronicshttp://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004UR72IM?ie=UTF8&tag=pixensity-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B004UR72IMProduct Dimensions: 5.2 x 2.5 x 11.5 inches Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies) Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries… Amazon.com: Alfa AWUS036H Upgraded to 1000mW 1W 802.11b/g

SMA-Male to N-Female coax adapter (for use w/Wilson Sleek)

I recently purchased a Wilson Sleek cell phone amplifier. It does a great job but it comes with a relatively dinky magnetic mount antenna. Thankfully the Sleek also has a SMA-Female antenna connector. Therefore, to use a bigger antenna I bought a SMA-Male to N-Female coax adapter as pictured here: I went from no signal to 2-3 bars after using this adapter and a directional antenna attached to the top of a 30ft pole. 🙂