Airgain is a manufacturer of cellular antennas for first responders, mobile, fleet, industrial IoT, and machine-to-machine applications.
Their product lineup is diverse, but currently, one antenna line is of particular interest to our audience of nomads, the Centurion 5G.
The Centurion 5G antenna series is designed primarily for fleet and public safety vehicles. It comes in several different configurations and offers up to 4 high gain cellular/5G antennas and includes sub-6 GHz coverage including 600 MHz Band 71/n71. It can also include up to 4 high gain tri-band Wi-Fi antennas (with support for Wi-Fi 6, Wi-Fi 6E, and Wi-Fi 7), and an optional GNSS element inside a single housing.
- Models: Centurion 5G - Model # varies depending on configuration
- Direction: Omni-directional
- Impedance: Not Specified (Likely 50 ohms)
- Configuration Options:
- Cellular Antennas: 2x2 MIMO or 4x4 MIMO, LTE or 5G
- Wi-Fi Antennas: 0-4
- GPS Antennas: Optional
- Color: Black or White
- Mounting: Threaded bolt, adhesive or magnetic
- Cable Type & Length: (custom cable lengths available via special order)
- Cellular: 1 foot CFD195 Low Loss
- Wi-Fi: 1 foot LMR 100
- GPS/GNSS: 1 foot RG-174U
- Connectors: SMA/Male (cellular and GPS) and RP-SMA/Male (Wi-Fi)
- Cellular Frequency / Gain:
- 600-960 MHz 3.9 dBi
- 1710-2700 MHz 6.4 dBi
- 3300-4300 MHz 9.3 dBi
- 5150-5850 MHz 8.9 dB
- Internal Ground Plane: No - must have a metal ground plane
- Dimensions: 3.26 x 4.47 x 7.32 inches
- Outdoor Rated: Yes
- Retail Price: $402+, depending on configuration
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