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5 dBi Replacement Antenna (Black)






Even More Range

 
Our 5 dBi omni directional antenna upgrade is designed to help you pick up even more signals. This 5 dBi gain rated omni directional antenna helps you pick up different networks than the standard 2 dBi antenna. 
 
Compatible with BearExtender Mini, BearExtender Mac, and BearExtender PC.
 
Please note that 5 dBi gain sensitivity does not mean 2.5X the range compared to the standard 2 dBi antenna. 
 
This is because gain ratings are not computed linearly.
 
Because our 5 dBi upgrade has a different sensitivity pattern than our 2 dBi antenna, the 5 dBi upgrade will pick up different networks than the 2 dBi one. 
 
The 5 dBi upgrade will pick up some signals better than the 2 dBi antenna, while picking up some signals worse than the 2 dBi antenna.
 

Compatibility

 
BearExtender Mini
BearExtender for Mac
BearExtender PC
BearExtender 1200 for Mac BearExtender 1200 already includes a White 5 dBi and White 2 dBi antenna in the box.
Generally, the 5 dBi upgrade picks up more signals, with higher signal percents than the 2 dBi antenna. Please see the example test below.
 

Benchmark

 
All measurements taken at the same location. The average is taken for each signal and displayed below.
 
Network Internal Wi-Fi 2 dBi Antenna 5 dBi Antenna
Dave 52 100 100
Sasha 36 41 75
NETGEAR 33 66 69
Henry 30 64 58
LZZL 28 41 47
Valli 24 39 50
aaron - 66 33
xiujuan - 58 58
Jazzy - 41 27
linksys - 32 33
Paul - 32 35
linksysSR - - 21
karanas - 27 43
Waves - 20 25
home - - 25
Pablo Net - - 23

 

Specifications

Gain 5 dBi
Connector RP-SMA
Type Omnidirectional
Length (straight) 7.75 inches
Length (bent) 7 inches
Standard RP-SMA connector attaches quickly to any BearExtender model. Just unscrew the original antenna and replace.
BearExtender not included, shown for scale only
5 dBi upgrade antenna shown left. Standard 2 dBi antenna shown right. 2 dBi antenna shown for scale only and is not included.
 

Compatibility

 
BearExtender Mini
BearExtender for Mac
BearExtender PC
BearExtender 1200 for Mac BearExtender 1200 already includes a White 5 dBi and White 2 dBi antenna in the box.