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PA.12 2.4GHz Dielectric PIFA Antenna


2.4 GHz Ceramic PIFA Antenna
1.5 dBi Gain
SMT (Top Left/Bottom Right Corner Edge-Component Side)
Dims: 10*4*3mm

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PA.12 2.4GHz Dielectric PIFA Antenna


This specification covers the Dielectric PIFA Antenna for 2400-2484MHz, covering such applications as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and ZigBee. A ceramic dielectric PIFA antenna offers the smallest footprint, superior gain characteristics and improved isolation over traditional PCB based antennas. This antenna has been developed for the top left-hand corner edge of the component side of the Board (bottom right corner edge), the antenna has to be positioned on a non-ground (copper/metal free) area with the feed-point matched directly to the module. Please refer to the recommended Footprint Diagram (8.0 Page 13.).

Many module manufacturers specify peak gain limits for any antennas that are to be connected to that module. Those peak gain limits are based on free-space conditions. In practice, the peak gain of an antenna tested in free-space can degrade by at least 1 or 2dBi when put inside a device. So ideally you should go for a slightly higher peak gain antenna than mentioned on the module specification to compensate for this effect, giving you better performance. Upon testing of any of our antennas with your device and a selection of appropriate layout, integration technique, or cable, Taoglas can make sure any of our antennas’ peak gain will be below the peak gain limits.

Taoglas can then issue a specification and/or report for the selected antenna in your device that will clearly show it complying with the peak gain limits, so you can be assured you are meeting regulatory requirements for that module. SPE-11-8-092/E Page 3 of 19 For example, a module manufacturer may state that the antenna must have less than 2dBi peak gain, but you don’t need to select an embedded antenna that has a peak gain of less than 2dBi in free-space. This will give you a less optimized solution. It is better to go for a slightly higher free-space peak gain of 3dBi or more if available.

Once that antenna gets integrated into your device, performance will degrade below this 2dBi peak gain due to the effects of GND plane, surrounding components, and device housing. If you want to be absolutely sure, contact Taoglas and we will test. Choosing a Taoglas antenna with a higher peak gain than what is specified by the module manufacturer and enlisting our help will ensure you are getting the best performance possible without exceeding the peak gain limits.

Technical Specification
Name Value
RoHS Yes
Antenna Type Embedded Antennas, Wi-Fi/Bluetooth
Mechanical Style PCB
Gain (Max) 3.27
Impedance 50
Minimum Operating Temperature -40°C
Maximum Operating Temperature 85°C
Mounting Style SMD/SMT
Termination Style SMD/SMT
Connector Body Style Straight
Polarity Linear
Frequency Range 2400-2500MHz
Connector Polarity Normal
Cable Length (mm) n/a
Packaging Tape & Reel
Wi-Fi Bands 2.4GHz
Length (mm) 10
Width (mm) 4
Height (mm) 3
Weight (g) 2

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