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TP-LINK TL-ANT2405C 2.4GHz 5dBi Indoor/Desktop Omni-directional Antenna

  • Frequency: 2.4GHz~2.5GHz
  • Gain: 5 dBi
  • Radiation: Omni-directional
  • Polarization: Linear, Vertical
  • Beamwidth (HPBW):
  • Horizontal: 360°
  • Vertical: 32°
  • VSWR: 1.92:1
  • Impedance: 50 Ohms
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Learn more about the TP-LINK TL-ANT2405C

Model

Brand
TP-LINK
Model
TL-ANT2405C

Spec

Type
Antenna

Disclaimer

Color
Black

Spec

Specifications
Frequency: 2.4GHz~2.5GHz

Gain: 5 dBi

Radiation: Omni-directional

Polarization: Linear, Vertical

Beamwidth (HPBW):
Horizontal: 360°
Vertical: 32°

VSWR: 1.92:1

Impedance: 50 Ohms

Application: Indoor

Mount Style: Wall Mount/Desktop

Dimension: 50 X 201 mm

Features

Features
5dBi Omni-directional operation boosts your signal to a higher range.

Features 130cm extension cable ensures flexible deployment and better performance.

Very easy to install, no software required.

RP-SMA Male connector, works with device with RP-SMA Female connector.

Manufacturer Warranty

Parts
1 year limited
Labor
1 year limited

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • Eric C.
  • 4/8/2014 9:53:10 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsIt works...

Pros: Quality build and mild magnetic bottoms if you gonna put the horizontal.

Cons: none.

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  • jeffery b.
  • 2/18/2014 6:23:20 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggstp link antenna

Pros: works great, had a problem with my connection dropping or being very slow, streams buffering all that kind of stuff. put this antenna in same place as stock small one was,now i am streaming 1080p without any buffering or dropped signals.

Cons: none

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  • William K.
  • 12/1/2013 4:55:32 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsThe Perfect Antenna

Pros: SImple. Easy to install.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: I bought this and a new wifi card but turns out the card was ok. The old antenna was the culprit.

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  • Anonymous
  • 11/25/2013 1:13:36 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Cheap price for a decent wireless antenna. It's significantly better than the little antenna most cheap wireless cards come with and gets a much larger range. When building my sister a computer, she could barely get a signal from the router downstairs with the stock antenna. After switching to this one however, she picks up signals from routers 3 houses away.

Cons: None if you cant get wired directly to your internet and the stock antenna isn't cutting it

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  • Thomas C.
  • 6/2/2013 5:05:15 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAwesome!

Pros: The cable is long enough so it can be placed out of the way so electronic interferance won't effect it quite as much and bring a noticable boost in signal to my desktop. The original 2dbi antenna the wireless card came with could barely get 1 to 2 bars of signal. With this 5dbi antenna I get 4- 5 bars of signal. It also has a magnetic bottom which was not mentioned in the desciption.

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: Would have been nice if the description had mentioned the magnetic base on the antenna.

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  • Bill B.
  • 3/13/2013 2:59:44 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsYay!

Pros: Simple solution- great price.

Cons: Wish the cable a foot or two longer but it is doing the trick.

Other Thoughts: Moved an older desk top to a bedroom hoping to be able to get streaming radio, etc. The wireless card was at the bottom of the tower and reception was sporadic. This did the trick. Made a few adjustments to my settings and it is sweet! Streaming NetFlix without a hitch! Picking up wireless signals from quite a distance away.

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  • Arnold S.
  • 12/21/2012 3:47:04 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsOEM antenna was better

Pros: Small
Inexpensive
130cm cable

Cons: Cable could be even longer to help positioning
Didn't work any better (actually was worse) than OEM antenna on MI24WR Verizon router

Other Thoughts: Don't know who this might work for.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Customer,

We are sorry to hear that the TL-ANT2405C did not fulfill your wireless needs.

In regards to your Verizon router, please remember that if it has 2 antenna connections, then replacing one of them with the TL-ANT2405C will not do much good, as both antennas need to be the same dBi.

We do appreciate your feedback and we thank you for your honest assessment of the form factor and cable length.

We strive to provide the best quality and functionality with our products and we hope you continue to enjoy TP-LINK networking devices!

Best Regards!
marc.elliott@tp-link.com

TP-LINK Support Team
support@tp-link.com
(866)225-8139
http://www.tp-link.com/us/support
http://www.facebook.com/TPLINK

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  • Kevin R.
  • 12/4/2012 7:59:42 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorked Great

Pros: Worked just as I had hoped. Asides from a much better connection to my router, I have gone from 4 visible WiFi signals to over a dozen.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: I bought two of these to upgrade the two antennas on my PCI-E wireless adapter. The computer they went on is the furthest in the house from the router, through several walls, and on a different floor. The difference that I saw is akin to going from dial-up to broadband. Keep in mind though its just an antenna and will only solve specific connection issues.

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  • Paul B.
  • 11/26/2012 10:33:20 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood price, works great

Pros: Cheap and includes a 4 ft cable. I was able to relocate my antenna from the back of my computer case. This improved my signal strength from 37% to 52%. Improved browser speed too.

Cons: Cable could be longer, but it's longer than most others.

Other Thoughts: This antenna works better than the cheepo 7db antenna I had attached to the back of my computer.

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  • G E.
  • 11/6/2012 4:23:38 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsLower Signal than Ant from Svc Prov

Pros: Easy to hook up. Well boxed. Only $9. If you just need a cheap antenna in a small house, this one will be okay.

Cons: Needed a slightly better signal than the cheap Ver!z@n antenna that comes with their router. Comparison: The Ver!z@n antenna gives me a 75% signal strength one room away (20 ft). This antenna gives me 68% in the identical location. Attempted to reposition it but could never get it over 70% signal strength. My hi-end smart TV is 50 ft away through 1 wall. I get 1 bar. I get between 1 and 2 bars with the Ver!z@n antenna.

Other Thoughts: The write up should state a more accurate assessment of it's range. I would have been willing to purchase something more expensive if I knew it was weak. Hope this helps someone.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Customer,

We are sorry that the TL-ANT2405C did not give you the performance you desired. However, we do offer other antennas that should give you that extra bit of signal that you're looking for, beyond the standard 5dbi.

Pretty much any 6dbi or higher grade antenna will substantially improve your wireless network.

Included is a link to our products in this area. We hope you find what you're looking for!

Thank you for supporting TP-LINK.

Best Regards!
TP-LINK Support Team
(866)225-8139
http://www.tp-link.com/us/support
http://www.facebook.com/TPLINK

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