BEAD Antenna 868MHz PCB Mounting Features • Omni directional Antenna • Miniature Size: Length = 8.5mm DIA = 7mm • VSWR <2 • 50Ω Impedance • 0dBi Gain (nominal) Applications • General Low Power Radio • M2M Applications • Telemetry The BEAD Antenna provides a compact PCB mounting solution where a high performance is required from a small space . Available as straight or 90 degree mount this antenna is a general purpose omni-directional Ordering Information PART No Description ANT-BEAD-868 ANT-BEAD-86890 Miniature Bead Antenna Miniature Bead Antenna R/A Leg ANT-BEAD-868-2 BEAD Antenna Technical Data Parameter Description Frequency Band 868 MHz Nominal Impedance 50 ohm Polarization Vertical Return Loss Please See Data below V.S.W.R 2.0 1 Mechanical Antenna Type External Antenna Antenna Material TPE EL630 Antenna Dimensions 14.5mm ±2 Antenna Color Black Operating Temperature Range -20°C~+60°C Storage Temperature Range -30°C~+70°C ： Notes Optimum antenna performance is achieved with a Ground Plane. The following data was characterised with the setup as below Test PCB, Size: 137(L) x 57(W) x 1(H) mm (for ref.) Customisation We are able to provide custom tuning of these antenna for specific customer applications. Please contact our sales dept for further information ANT-BEAD-868-2 Page 2 BEAD Antenna Straight Leg Version Mechanical Detail Performance Data — SMITH CHART ANT-BEAD-868-2 Page 3 BEAD Antenna Performance Data — VSWR Performance Data — RETURN LOSS ANT-BEAD-868-2 Page 4 BEAD Antenna Bent Leg Version Mechanical Detail Performance Data — SMITH CHART ANT-BEAD-868-2 Page 5 BEAD Antenna Performance Data — VSWR Performance Data — RETURN LOSS ANT-BEAD-868-2 Page 6 BEAD Antenna Whilst the information in this document is believed to be correct at the time of issue, RF Solutions Ltd does not accept any liability whatsoever for its accuracy, adequacy or completeness. No express or implied warranty or representation is given relating to the information contained in this document. RF Solutions Ltd reserves the right to make changes and improvements to the product(s) described herein without notice. Buyers and other users should determine for themselves the suitability of any such information or products for their own particular requirements or specification(s). RF Solutions Ltd shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused as a result of user’s own determination of how to deploy or use RF Solutions Ltd’s products. Use of RF Solutions Ltd products or components in life support and/or safety applications is not authorised except with express written approval. No licences are created, implicitly or otherwise, under any of RF Solutions Ltd’s intellectual property rights. Liability for loss or damage resulting or caused by reliance on the information contained herein or from the use of the product (including liability resulting from negligence or where RF Solutions Ltd was aware of the possibility of such loss or damage arising) is excluded. This will not operate to limit or restrict RF Solutions Ltd’s liability for death or personal injury resulting from its negligence.