A "direct connect" or M2M (machine-to-machine) booster skips over the interior antenna, and connects directly to the input antenna jack of a single target device - which means that phones and tablets without an antenna port will not be able to benefit.
The Pro IoT 5-Band has an antenna that goes on the roof, an amplifying unit that is kept indoors, and then the interior output cable plugs directly into a single target device with an antenna port.
Of particular interest to RVers is the potential for using two of these in a dual-booster configuration to go into a device with MIMO antenna ports, such as many cellular routers and some mobile hotspot (like the Verizon AC791L and AT&T UnitePro).
More Information on MIMO and boosters: Understanding MIMO (Multiple Input, Multiple Output) – LTE Speed & Cell Booster Implications
NOTE: This product was previously made by weBoost as the Signal 4G, but it was discontinued and replaced by the identical IoT 5-Band, only now with a blue casing to better fit into weBoost's commercial focused sister company WilsonPro.
- Model: 460119
- Gain: 15dB
- Max Uplink Power: 24 dBm
- Impedence: 50 ohm
- # of Devices Boosted Simultaneously: One
- LTE Bands Supported: 5, 12, 4, 13, 25/2
- Exterior Antenna: 4" Magnetic Mount - 15' Cable
- Internal Antenna: None - Direct Wired
- Range of Interior Coverage: Direct Wired
- In Motion Usage: No
- Power: AC/DC 5V/2A
- Connectors: SMA Female
- Dimensions: 1.25" x 3.5" x 6.25"
- Warranty: 3 Year
- List Price: $249
News, Videos & Status
weBoost sent us two Signal 4Gs (now Wilson Pro IoT), and we conducted extensive testing with the pair as part of our Spring 2016 round of Cellular Antenna Testing.
- Product Release: weBoost Drive Reach RV & OTR Kits Finally Are Here! Posted on: November 11, 2020
- 5G Industry Update: Verizon's 5G Laptop, AT&T Unleashes DSS, T-Mobile Serves Cake, And More! Posted on: June 29, 2020
- weBoost Introduces New Drive Magnetic Exterior Antenna Posted on: June 17, 2020
- weBoost X RV Outside Antenna Available Separately - 4G OTR Antenna for RVs Posted on: April 28, 2020
- Industry Analysis: New Cellular Boosters Launched In 2019 Posted on: December 17, 2019
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