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TP-LINK TL-ANT2408C 2.4GHz 8dBi Indoor Desktop Omni-directional Antenna

  • Frequency: 2.4GHz
  • Gain: 8 dBi
  • Radiation: Omni-directional
  • Polarization: Linear, Vertical
  • Beamwidth (HPBW):
  • Horizontal: 360°
  • Vertical: 15°
  • VSWR: 1.92:1
  • Impedance: 50 Ohms
  • Application: Indoor
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Learn more about the TP-LINK TL-ANT2408C

Model

Brand
TP-LINK
Model
TL-ANT2408C

Spec

Type
Antenna
Specifications
Frequency: 2.4GHz

Gain: 8 dBi

Radiation: Omni-directional

Polarization: Linear, Vertical

Beamwidth (HPBW):
Horizontal: 360°
Vertical: 15°

VSWR: 1.92:1

Impedance: 50 Ohms

Application: Indoor

Mount Style: Wall Mount/Desktop

Dimension: 50 x 201 mm

Features

Features
Compliant with 802.11b/g.

8dBi signal gain.

130cm low-loss extension cable.

Magnetic Base for flexible deployment.

RP-SMA Male connector.

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  • Christian R.
  • 1/30/2014 2:02:50 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBrilliant

Pros: Sturdy, well built, heavy base

Reception is vastly improved as is signal strength and consistency of data flow.

Cons: none

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  • Charles T.
  • 12/30/2013 2:31:40 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Buy

Pros: Significantly increased wi-fi signal reception. I live in a 2,000sqft home with my router on one side of the house and my computer on the other (not an ideal setup, I know). This antenna took my signal from 2 bars with random drops to a solid 5 bars. Upgraded a 4dbi antenna on an older TP-Link adapter.

Cons: No real cons. A longer cord would have been nice but they can be bought separately.

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  • Bub L.
  • 12/1/2013 11:04:34 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNoticeable Improvement

Pros: Great bang for the buck. Improves Wi-Fi reception noticeably.

Cons: Minor quib -- the included cable is thin and unshielded. It feels very fragile. OK if you are not yanking on the antenna.

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  • Ben D.
  • 7/20/2013 3:58:03 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Works exactly as advertised--much better signal strength as compared to my 2 dBi antenna. The base is nice and hefty so it's not easily knocked around.

Cons: none

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  • Charlie R.
  • 6/26/2013 12:26:55 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsworks well

Pros: use two of these with an asus di-pole wireless adapter, strong enough to punch through 5 walls, all the em interference of the utility room and kitchen in a nearly 100 year old house and about a 30 ft total distance to the wireless router all while maintaining perfect signal strength

Cons: strong magnets on the bottom make placement/storage/transport a little more calculated

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  • Kyle K.
  • 1/26/2013 7:50:28 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Very good range and reception.

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: If you need a more powerful for your wireless receiver, this is a good choice, antenna even managed to resurrect a very old wireless card for a test system I put together.

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  • Wai A.
  • 10/30/2012 7:01:14 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day

5 out of 5 eggsGood cheap fix

Pros: Cheap - get it on sale. It works.
Nice cord. Weighted base does not tip over.

Cons: Newegg is no longer the cheapest place to get this antenna. I picked up for $9.99 and a local brick and mortar computer store.

Other Thoughts: Got this for my TL-WN722N adapter in the basement and TL-WR1043ND router on main floor of my house. The 722N usually will get 3 to 4 bars. That's not bad but I am a geek and like to tweak. When I replaced one of the 3 antennae from the 1043ND with ANT2408C, it did not make any difference. I took the antenna and put it in the 722N. After experimenting with moving it around, I can now get 5 bars.

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  • Thomas W.
  • 8/20/2012 9:59:25 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

3 out of 5 eggsDepends on what you upgrade from...

Pros: Base is wall mountable and magnetic, antenna has an elbow so it can be set straight, 45 or 90 degrees.

Cons: No real improvement over my previous 2dbi antenna.

Other Thoughts: I have a Rokland n3 and have used it for over 3 years with great results in hundreds of locations. It came with a very short 2dbi antenna and in my current location the best I could get is 4 bars, 73% signal strength and 81% signal quality. With the new antenna, there was negligible improvement at best. Either the Rokland n3 is a beast by itself or this antenna isn't what it is supposed to be.

That being said, I will keep the antenna since I got it for half of what it is here and there was at least "some" improvement.

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  • Christopher L.
  • 8/13/2012 2:25:01 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks beautifully

Pros: I picked this up to go along with a wireless adapter (TP-LINK TL-WN422G) to help boost the signal. The adapter I purchased came with a 4dbi antenna, so this just helps it out just a bit more. With the help of the high-gain adapter it pulled in a 4-bar signal where the old adapter pulled 0-1.

Cons: No cons here. Works just as I expected it to.

Other Thoughts: Well worth the money if you need a couple more bars or a more reliable connection!

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  • Eric H.
  • 7/3/2012 11:41:45 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks Great!

Pros: This is the right connector for a Desktop pci card!
I found it difficult to figure out which jack I needed, so this was kind of a shot in the dark for me. so there I said it for the next guy! this screw ed right on and works great on my Belkin pci card! With this and a repeater in the house window, my garage computer has 54g speed (full bars). Distance: through the blinds & window, 1 story down, ~35 ft across the yard, + through the garage wall.

Cons: not free! haha

Other Thoughts: thing looks awesome, its about a foot tall and made my old antenna look dinky

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