Wireless Antennas

ENABLE FULL WI-FI & CELLULAR COVERAGE IN HAZARDOUS AREAS AND EXTREME ENVIRONMENTS

A wide selection of antennas to suit a variety of applications, radiation patterns and gain requirements while satisfying code for installations in hazardous classified locations.

For use with our hazardous area iWAP*** universal access point / mesh router enclosure systems, or where the wireless network hardware is to be installed in a general purpose location, the iANT200 Series antennas are ideal. These extremely rugged antennas may be connected to non-certified wireless transmitters through the iSOLATE501 RF barrier without requiring knowledge of the internal electronics or needing to make a fault analysis for the device.

 

The iANT200 Series intrinsically safe antennas are certified as “simple apparatus”, requiring no safety analysis when used with intrinsically safe access points or the iSOLATE501 RF barrier. Designs include omni-directional, sector, and directional to provide optimum coverage, bandwidth, and distance for the wireless network, combination arrays have vertical and cross polarization for MIMO configurations.

Check out our range of access point enclosure systems for hazardous areas.

ISOLATE501 RF GALVANICALLY ISOLATED INTRINSIC SAFETY BARRIER

  • Render the R.F. output from regular wireless hardware intrinsically safe
  • Radios can be swapped out or upgraded without re-certification
  • Ultra-wide RF frequency band, 150MHz to 8GHz with minimal loss
  • ATEX & IECEx Zone 0 certified
  • MET Approved Class I II III, Division 1 & 2, Groups A-G; Class I, Zone 0, Group IIC
  • Compact, lightweight design for easy installation inside radio enclosures

The unique iSOLATE501 RF barrier is the latest product in the iSOLATE range of intrinsically safe RF isolators from Extronics. Replacing the hugely successful and widely installed iSOLATE500, the iSOLATE501 utilizes the same ground-breaking RF isolation technology packaged in an even more compact housing. Perhaps the most remarkable innovation is the ultra-wide frequency band to which the isolator is compatible with. A single variant is available which enables the use of the iSOLATE501 on RF outputs ranging from 150MHz to 8GHz with minimal losses. This allows for simple deployment in wireless systems utilizing the new dual-band Wi-Fi standards. It has been certified as ‘simple apparatus’ which enables it to be interfaced with any of the iANT200 Series antennas listed below without further examination. It may also be used with many generic antennas subject to assessment by Extronics Ltd. – contact us with details of the antenna you would like to use.

EXPLOSION PROOF CONNECTOR TRANSIT ISOLATE-CT

iSOLATE501 RF Accessory

  • II 2 GD Ex d IIC Gb
  • Ex tb IIIC Db
  • I M2 Ex d I Mb
  • Class I,II,III, Division 1, Groups A-G
  • Class I, Zone 1 Ex d IIC Gb
  • Class I, Zone 21 Ex tb IIIC Db
The iSOLATE-CT is designed for use with the iSOLATE501 RF galvanic isolator to enable quick & simple wireless deployments in hazardous areas.When fitted to an explosion proof enclosure containing the Extronics iSOLATE501, the RF ports of standard wireless radio device are protected by theA – When deployed in either a safe area or Exd enclosure, the iSOLATE501 makes any RF output intrinsically safe from all known faults; AC, DC, Hazardous Transients.B – Any wireless radio device can be deployed. Check device datasheet that RF output is within acceptable limits. No notified body assessment requiredC – The iSOLATE-CT N type RF connector transit makes installation simple – no need for glands – use standard tools – live connect & disconnect of antennas.D – Allows a wide choice of antennas to be used without notified body assessment. Improved wireless performance from standard high-performance antennas – not limited range of certified omni antennas (user must assess risk as per guidelines for that country – Extronics iANT2xx range already assessed as safe to use).

iANT200 Series Intrinsically Safe “Simple Apparatus” Models
Model No. Application Frequency & Gain
iANT200-24 Omni-directional WiFi, vertical polarization, optimized for 802.11 b/g/n or 2.4/5.8GHz MESH Ethernet. Ideal for use with Extronics iWAP107 / XN3
Datasheet
2.4 GHz / 5 dBi
iANT200-58 5.8 GHz / 8 dBi
iANT212 Omni-directional, compact WiFi, spherical pattern radiation, N-connector direct mount, optimized for 802.11 b/g/n or 2.4/5.8GHz MESH Ethernet
Datasheet
2.4 & 5.8 GHz / up to 2.5 dBi
iANT213-2400 Omni-directional WiFi & GSM, vertical polarization, optimized for 802.11 b/g/n/ac or 2.4/5.8GHz MESH Ethernet, and 900/1800MHz GSM.
Datasheet
2.4 GHz / 6 dBi
iANT213-5000 5.8 GHz / 5 dBi
iANT213-QB 806-960 MHz / 4 dBi1710-2170 MHz / 5dBi
iANT214-2400 Directional WiFi, vertical polarization, optimized for 802.11 b/g/n/ac or 2.4/5.8GHz MESH Ethernet
Datasheet
2.4 GHz / 8.5 dBi
iANT214-5000 5.8 GHz / 14 dBi
iANT215 Omni-directional WiFi, vertical polarization, low profile surface mount, optimized for 802.11 b/g/n/ac or 2.4/5.8GHz MESH Ethernet.
Datasheet
2.4GHz – 5.8 GHz / up to 8 dBi
iANT216 Dual band omni-directional WiFi, vertical polarization, optimized for 802.11 b/g/n/ac or 2.4/5.8GHz MESH Ethernet
Datasheet
2.4 GHz / 5 dB5.8 GHz / 7 dBi
iANT217 Directional, circular polarized UHF for use with RFID tag readers e.g. Extronics iRFID100 Series. Allows tag to be read in any orientation
Datasheet
860-960 MHz / 7 dBi ±1dB max; min. over the band: 6.5 dBi ±0.5dB
iANT218 Dual band 3×3 MIMO WiFi, vertical and cross-polarization, optimized for 802.11 b/g/n/ac or 2.4/5.8GHz MESH Ethernet
Datasheet
2.4GHz – 5.8 GHz / up to 3×5 dBi
iANT221 Dual band 2×2 MIMO WiFi, vertical and cross-polarization, optimized for 802.11 b/g/n/ac or 2.4/5.8GHz MESH Ethernet
Datasheet
2.4GHz – 5.8 GHz / up to 2×7.5 dBi

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