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Zigbee Antenna

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by cs342, Apr 12, 2010.

  1. cs342

    cs342 New Member

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    Hi,
    Quick question...
    Does anyone know if you can build a directional antenna for a Zigbee transmitter (at 2.4GHz)? Maybe a dipole antenna?
    Thanks
     
  2. MikeMl

    MikeMl Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    A dipole is only slightly directional, but anything high and in clear will help increase range. If you want point-to-point, Yagis or coffee can antennas at both ends are the way to go. At 2.4Ghz, feedline loss becomes significant, so keep it short and direct.
     
  3. DirtyLude

    DirtyLude Well-Known Member

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    You can google directional antenna's for 2.4Ghz Wifi, they will be the same. You'll get the ones that MikeMI mentioned.
     

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