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Contributor I
Posts: 25
Registered: ‎02-21-2014

What enables an antenna to be MIMO

I saw the ANT-5010 is a 2 x MIMO antenna. But when you look at it, it is a kit of 2 standard 10dBi omnidirectional antennas being one with vertical polarization and another one with horizontal polarization.

So I got this question: What makes this "kit" a 2 x MIMO, is it just by having vertical/horizontal polarization?


I guess the key question here is: What makes an antenna a MIMO one?





Super Contributor II
Posts: 429
Registered: ‎01-19-2011

Re: What enables an antenna to be MIMO

In a nutshell, sending two different signals out each connector or possibly in your example the same signal with different polarization at the antenna.

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