The inside cradle is a magnetic phone mount system. An adhesive metal plate attaches to the device to give a secure magnetic hold. The mount itself attaches to a windshield (or another suitable surface) with a suction cup.
The booster operates on 12v power via a cigarette/accessory power port and the cradle includes a USB-A 5V - 2.1Amp charging port.
An exterior antenna is included with 10 feet of cable.
- Model: 2040CPAL
- Gain: 15-20dBm
- Max Uplink Power: 17-24 dBm
- Impedence: 50 ohm
- # of Devices Boosted Simultaneously: One
- LTE Bands supported: 12 (17), 13, 5, 4, 2
- Uplink Frequency Range: 698–716 / 776–787 / 824–849 / (MHz): 1850–1910 / 1710–1755 MHz
- Downlink Frequency Range: 728–746 / 746–757 / 869–894 / 1930–1990 / 2110–2155 MHz
- Supported Standards: CDMA, WCDMA, GSM, EDGE, HSPA+, EVDO, LTE
- Exterior Antenna: Yes, 15" Outdoor Magnet Mount Omni Directional Antenna with 10 ft cable
- Internal Antenna: No, Cradle Style Cellular Signal Booster, Metal Plate with Adhesive
- Wire Lengths: 10ft
- Range of Interior Coverage: Not specified
- In Motion Usage: Yes
- Power Source: 12V DC
- Power Consumption: ~10W
- RF Connectors: SMB-Female
- Booster Dimensions: 5.3 x 2.6 x 1 inches
- Ext Antenna Dimensions: 15"
- Int Antenna Dimensions: Cradle: 7"x 3"
- Warranty: 2 Year
- List Price: $197
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Cellular boosters can be quite useful for boosting the signal to a smartphone to get a more solid phone call. But when it comes to enhancing cellular data performance, things get more complicated.
Because of a technology called MIMO (multiple in multiple out) that is essential to LTE and 5G data, often times the internal antennas on a smartphone or hotspot don't benefit from an amplified signal. Boosters also only cover a handful of the frequency bands the carries use for data.
But a booster can play a role in a mobile internet arsenal - as they excel during times when you are really far from a tower, or where upload speeds are important (such as video broadcasting).
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