More and more devices are going mobile, making strong MIMO support a necessity for LTE applications. And in LMR or vehicular-mounted designs, that means bringing more devices and higher bandwidth requirements to a system that is always on the move. That’s why Laird Connectivity is proud to introduce the LTE MIMO Phantom Antenna to bring top-notch cellular coverage and performance to your installations. The MTRA61274Cx2 antennas are an excellent addition to new designs, or as a replacement for existing SISO phantom antennas. They’re engineered for high reliability and support 2x2 MIMO for better throughput.
As LTE providers roll out 5G networks in more places, it’s more important than ever to include high-performance MIMO antennas that support increased cell capacity for ultra-fast broadband applications.
The MTRA61274Cx2 antennas are also multi-protocol to support multiple applications with one antenna. They support high quality LTE, GMS, UMTS/WCDMA, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth applications. The LTE MIMO phantom series antennas allow you to service more applications with a single antenna, simplifying your design and reducing your costs.
Here are the top three reasons to select the MTRA61274Cx2 for your next LMR or vehicular mounted wireless design:
1: Wide Bandwidth
Many wireless designs require multiple wireless protocols to get the job done. A squad car might need to talk wirelessly to a Bluetooth device in the vehicle, while also managing voice communications over LTE. Rather than outfit more antennas, selecting our LTE MIMO Phantom antenna allows you to support more than one wireless protocol at a time. (For very complicated wireless setups that require 5 or 6 antenna connections, consider our Gar and Barracuda antennas).
2: Omnidirectional Gain
Your LMR devices, by nature, are always on the go. And as a result, there’s no planning for their specific location and orientation. The right solution is always going to be one that provides robust omnidirectional coverage without weak spots or dead zones. Our LTE MIMO Phantom antennas provide high-quality signal in all directions to keep you connected. For information on radiation patterns, see our datasheet on the MTRA61274Cx2 product page.
3: IP67 Rated for Durability
A quality LMR or vehicular antenna needs to stand up to the elements. Exposure to wind, rain, and other environmental factors can be disruptive to any electronics. LMR equipment can often be exposed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our MTRA61274Cx2 is IP-67 rated, dust tight and immersion protected to keep your wireless fully-operational in tough operational conditions.
Getting Ready for 5G
There’s never been a better time to prepare your wireless systems for the future of LTE and 5G. Laird Connectivity’s LTE MIMO Phantom antennas are ideal for either upgrading or newly installing multi-protocol wireless connectivity. Quality construction and engineering come together to form an attractive, high-performance option that prepares your design for the future.
Visit our LTE MIMO Phantom Series page for datasheets, specifications, and more.