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External Wi-Fi antenna
#11
(09-09-2018, 12:33 PM)RawDevice Wrote: Looks very neat.  Can you tell me where you bought the cable?  A link would be much appreciated.#

Delock Antenna Cable RP-SMA Jack Bulkhead > MHF IV/ HSC MXHP32 compatible plug 100 mm 0.81 thread length 9 mm splash proof :-)
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#12
Thanks for the information guys, needed an external antenna as the aluminium Tinker Case was blocking too much of the signal.

Feeling stupid though: I had to search for the MHF -> SMA adapter myself on the German Amazon and didn't notice I got the wrong one.
What I ordered: DeLock 88814
What was needed: DeLock 12464

The difference is really small so I didn't notice: Mine had a female SMA connector. As the antenna also has a female connector it didn't have any connection and I was already worried I did something wrong until I noticed this issue. For now I just put in a small metall pin between the two female connectors which works fine, but I suppose others could benefit from this mistake by making sure they get the right adapter for the antenna they want to connect Smile

Regards,
Chris
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#13
My TB is in 2nd floor, while router place in 1st floor.
yes, it boot wifi strength, once I add the external antenna.

please NOTE the connect MHF4 - connect the board & antenna wire.
Thank you all
Arrow  Everything is just at beginning
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#14
(05-13-2018, 01:37 PM)renne Wrote: I do not use WiFi but ethernet. Is Bluetooth connected to the IPEX-MH4 connector (keyboard and mouse)?

I'm using the Tinker Boards for a solution involving BLE beacons, and this question came up, so I figured I would answer it for future readers: yes, the IPEX-MH4 connector on the Tinker Board S does appear to be used for Bluetooth as well as Wifi—a Tinker Board in an aluminum case without an external antenna reads a beacon next to the case at -60dBm RSSI, while one with an external antenna reads at about -30dBm.
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