Hawking HAI7SIP Hi-Gain 7dBi Omni-Directional Antenna - HAI7SIP

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I purchased this device almost a year ago and have swapped it out with several others like it. This device make absolutely NO difference what-so-ever in your signal strength and does nothing to boost the signal in your office or home. Hawking does make some good devices, but this is NOT one of them. Don't waste your money. Look at their website for the professional wireless solutions if you feel you need a product like this.

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Bought this product about six months ago for almost $40 bucks at CompUSA. Install it onto to my router and i have no problem getting signal from one end of my house to another.

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Waste of time/money

by Treefrog on 7/31/2007

Made no improvement to my wireless signal. Tried it in 2 different locations and two different WAP. Not even the slightest improvement in signal strength. Can't imagine what the quality checks are for this device...

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Seems Worthless

by DougL on 8/1/2007

I just connected this to my TRENDnet TEW-432BRP Wireless Router and a few quick checks indicate that the signal strength is barely equal to the original 2dBi antenna that I replaced. I should have checked the similarly negative reviews at Amazon. The antenna moves up and down on its base so it can sit on a desk or be mounted on a wall. All the picures show it angled back slightly, but the instructions don't mention if there is an optimal angle. It is supposed to be omni-directional so I shouldn't have to point it in any particular direction.

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Product Overview

Hawking Technologies™ HAI7SIP, 2.4GHz Hi-Gain WiFi antenna boosts your wireless signal strength from 2dBi (standard power) to 7dBi. A large problem with many wireless networks is the poor coverage area of standard Access Points and Wireless Routers. The Hawking HAI7SIP is an easy to install solution that plugs directly into the antenna port of your existing wireless device. By upgrading your external wireless antenna to a high grade 7dBi Hawking antenna your wireless signal strength, wireless operating distance and overall performance is significantly improved.

The advanced 7dBi Omni Direction Antenna is built with high grade material ensuring maximum quality and performance. New advancements in antenna design allow the antenna to perform more efficiently than other WiFi antennas on the market with the same gain level. Gold plated connectors and connector adapters create maximum conductivity for a solid link to the wireless device.

Note: Hawking Hi-Gain Antennas are designed to work with all wireless devices with removable antennas. SMA and TNC connectors are included, others may be ordered directly from Hawking.


Manufacturer Hawking Tech
Mfg Part# HAI7SIP
SKU 201642307
UPC 603992506095
UPC 14 00603992506095
Tech Specs
System Requirements:
One Wireless 2.4GHz 802.11b/g Device with a Removable External Antenna
Connector Type: Reverse SMA or Reverse TNC
Network Specifications: IIEEE 802.11b/g
Operating Frequency: 2.4~2.4835 Ghz
Electrical Properties:
Impedence: 50 Ohms Nominal
Gain: 7dBi
Polorization: Vertical
Cable: Low Loss Cable: 2.5ft
Gold Plated Reverse SMA Plug
Gold Plated Reverse TNC Plug
22.5 (H) x 8.5 (W) x 8.5 (L) cm
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