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Anyone have experience putting a hidden u.FL/IPX/IPEX Wifi antenna in their PC?

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I have seen some Asus and dell models coming with wifi cards (PCI-e or laptop style connectors on motherboard) that support that style of antenna.


No idea if you can get it for a PC though...


TBH it can be the same type of tech as the usb wifi devices. Really long trace/antenna on a spiral, so takes up 3x3 mm. xD Could you use an internal or front panel usb socket?


(UK link because...) https://www.amazon.co.uk/Wireless-USB-Adapters/b?ie=UTF8&node=430581031





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For clarity im talking about antennas like these
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some motherboards have msata/m.2 wifi cards with u.FL/IPX/IPEX connectors then just use u.FL/IPX/IPEX to SMA pigtails for those screw in external antennas

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Yep. I was just unsure what difference in performance you are going to get.

Running those around should be fine, just avoid metal cages that may block/lower signal.

No idea where to get m2 wifi cards though. :(

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