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zBoost SOHO Xtreme Cell Booster Kit YX545x

  • PCS Band: Uplink 1850-1910 MHz; Downlink 1930-1990 MHz
  • Cellular Band: Uplink 824-849 MHz; Downlink 869-894 MHz
  • PCS Band Supported: A, D, B, E, F, C
  • Cellular Band Supported: A, B, A', B'
  • PCS Band S
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Designed for consumers, the zBoost SOHO Xtreme YX545x cell phone signal booster extends a Cell Zone for multiple users and all devices operating on 800 and 1900 MHz frequency bands (except those using Nextel/iDEN or 4G). The new zBoost Xtreme improves coverage and boosts signal up to 5500 square feet, making it perfect for the home or office. 

The package includes everything you need: zBoost amplifier base unit, directional base unit antenna, power supply, coaxial cable (RG-6), industrial grade signal antenna and mounting hardware. The wide radio wave beam width directional antenna receives signals from multiple cell towers.

 

  • newegg Improve In-Car Signal The zBoost YX545x cell booster picks up cell phone signal outside of your house and rebroadcast it indoors to increase indoor signal coverage - up to 5500 sq ft, thus improving signal strength for voice and data and eliminating most dropped or missed calls. The enhanced signal strength helps reduce power consumption and extend the phone battery life.
  • newegg Easy Installation The package includes everything you need: base unit, base unit antenna, power supply, coaxial cable RG-6 (50 feet), signal antenna and mounting hardware. The omni-directional signal antenna receives signals from multiple cell towers. FIRST: Mount the Signal Antenna. Choose a location for the Signal Antenna using your cell phone to determine the area of strongest signal. SECOND: Install the Base Unit and Panel Antenna. THIRD: Run the provided coaxial cable between the Base Unit and Signal Antenna. FOURTH: Connect the zBoost Base Unit to the provided power supply and plug into a power outlet.
  • newegg Multiple Users Support This unit supports multiple users simultaneously, ideal for use in SOHO or your large-sized house.


Learn more about the Wireless Extenders YX545x

General

Brand
zBoost
Model
YX545x
Type
Booster

Specification

Specifications
PCS Band: Uplink 1850-1910 MHz; Downlink 1930-1990 MHz

Cellular Band: Uplink 824-849 MHz; Downlink 869-894 MHz

PCS Band Supported: A, D, B, E, F, C

Cellular Band Supported: A, B, A', B'

PCS Band System Gain: Up to 67dB

Cellular Band System Gain: Up to 67dB

Networks: CDMA, GSM, GPRS, EDGE, EVDO, 1xRTT, UMTS, HSPA, 3G

Power Consumption - Power Supply Current: 3W standby; 7W max signal - 2.0A Max

Wall Supply Input: 100-240VAC 50-60 Hz; 5.0 VDC

System Certifications: FCC Parts 15 & 24 (PCS) and Parts 15 & 22 (CEL), Industry Canada

Base Unit Size and Weight: 5" x 7" x 1.25" - 9 oz.

Coverage (open areas): Up to 5500 sq ft within 70º bandwidth

Feature

Features
Increases indoor signal coverage-up to 5500 sq ft

Decreases dropped or missed calls

Increases signal strength for better voice and data transmission

Extends phone battery life (uses less power when signal is stronger)

Supports multiple users simultaneously

No cradle or connections to your phone

Easy to set up - comes complete with everything you need

Compatible with all U.S. carriers and mobile devices using 800 & 1900 MHz (except Nextel/iDEN or 4G)

Quick Info

Warranty

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


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  • Joseph B.
  • 4/13/2013 8:49:18 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSOHO Cell Booster

Pros: Easy Installation, Decent Coverage for my two story home. I went from half a bar to three bars in most locations we use our mobile phones. When all of my family are here we all get good cell coverage for ATT, Sprint and Verizon. Stucco homes are pretty good Faraday shields so this option was a good solution to otherwise poor reception. I don't have to go outside to the garden shed to use my phone anymore.

Cons: Wall mount antenna is not omni-directional which makes it difficult to locate for optimal coverage in a larger (2700 sq ft) two story structure.

Other Thoughts: Overall the SOHO Xtreme Cell Booster Kit YX545x performs well, as advertised. This is probably not something for "Joe Sixpack" to install. I used to install antenna systems during my college days at Michigan State. Mounting an outside antenna in the right place correctly should be done by someone with previous experience as this is the weak link in getting the same number of bars inside the structure as you have outside. Other reviewers have stated, and I agree, don't expect to get more bars inside if you can't get them outside. At best you can expect a one for one installation.

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  • Stephen G.
  • 10/20/2012 11:34:29 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

4 out of 5 eggsWorks for me

Pros: Went from 0-1 bars to 3-5.

Cons: A little pricey. Did not buy from Newegg.

Other Thoughts: Had to find a place that had 4-5 bars to mount the antenna. Once it was up and connected no problem.

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  • Anonymous
  • 10/20/2012 10:47:57 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsBest thing for cell phones since batteries!

Pros: Works great at my house and covers all the major providers. I went from 2 bars outside and 0 inside to now full service inside. I did have to get the upgraded directional outdoor antennas, however.

Cons: I find it a little pricey but for what it does, it's well worth it and cheaper than other options.

Other Thoughts: Most problems I had with my unit were attributed to poor antenna location or just poor location in general. I didn't notice much of a boost at first but I'm also in a mountainous area with poor reception for everything. After adding the directional outdoor antennas, it was a night-and-day difference.

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  • Elizabeth D.
  • 10/14/2012 7:22:30 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggs

Pros: easy set up

Cons: Does not work as advertised

Other Thoughts: BTW, Newegg does not take this unit back... beware.

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  • Elizabeth D.
  • 10/14/2012 7:21:11 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsdoes not work

Pros: Easy set up

Cons: This does not work. Because of 3 different people working for 3 different companies we have 3 different cell phone providers. At our home we have between 0 & 2 antenna bars and with the zboost there was o change, Still unable to rely on the cell phones.

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