KP Performance Antennas introduces the KP-5HVX8-65, a 34-inch-tall MIMO sector antenna operating in the popular 5-GHz band that features eight inputs and HV-polarization. The antenna features dual-horizontal/vertical-polarization with a 65° azimuth beamwidth and eight ports, all within a single 34-inch radome. It delivers high gain over a wide bandwidth of 4.9 GHz to 6.4 GHz with up to 17.5 dBi gain at 5.9 GHz. The antenna is supplied with a robust, universal adjustable bracket with wide U-bolts for mounting on poles or tower legs up to 3.5-inches in diameter.
Notably, the antenna has eight 5-GHz ports with collocated patterns all facing in the same direction. Connecting two four-port radios provides additional redundancy and can be leveraged to increase capacity by using separate channels on each radio. Pairing the sector with two of Mimosa’s A5C radios (4 ports each) provides an additional +2 dBi beamforming gain, which allows for extremely long shots with Mimosa’s high client speeds. Four of these antennas mounted to a tower provides complete 360° coverage which can be increased to six antennas for more dense applications.