Siretta Release GSM/GPRS/3G PIFA Antenna for Embedded M2M Applications

Siretta Antennas - the Berkshire, U.K based M2M antenna specialist today announced the release of its Echo 12 GSM/GPRS/3G antenna for embedded applications.

Siretta Antennas - the Berkshire, U.K based M2M antenna specialist today announced the release of its Echo 12 GSM/GPRS/3G antenna for embedded applications.


Developed for designers of Machine to Machine industrial equipment, the Echo 12 combines a small size of just 24mm x 5.5mm x 4.4mm and efficient, omni - directional performance, allowing for better TX/RX sensitivity and power consumption than competing designs.

The multi -band cellular antenna covers all worldwide cellular bands including 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 and 2100MHz for GSM, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA. It is unique in the market for its size and stable connectivity than many other designs.

The Echo 12 is made of high grade ceramic, ensuring durability even in extreme environments including industrial and automotive electronic sectors. It can be integrated off the shelf, without the need for customization and additional NRE charges. Delivered in tape and reel format, it is ideal for mass production and can be surface mounted, saving on assembly costs.

"The Echo 12 is the result of years of understanding the mobile communications market and the development of very stable substrate materials offering high grade performance" said David Taylor, Business Manager, Siretta Antennas. He adds, "Few other SMT antennas can match the Echo 12 for the combination of size, durability, stability and frequency range."

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