Wireless Extenders zBoost YX500-PCS Cellular Phone Signal Booster - YX 510-PCS/CEL

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Overall Satisfaction
4.4
Value
4.5
Ease of Use
4.8
Performance

This product really works, but it is not for the timid. Expect to experiment with positioning the external antenna and the indoor broadcast unit, and you may be rewarded with good signal in your home. It worked and worked well in my case. <br> <br> Make sure you can get four bars of signal outside the house, probably the roof. Mount the external antenna as high as convenietly possible at that location. Then experiment with the best location for the unit inside the house, so that you cover all the important rooms with at least two bars. <br> <br> As a comparison, the signal seems to fade much more than wifi for a given distance. My house is about 1200 sq feet, and I got two bars in each room, which was my goal.<br> <br> There is the possibility that you will simply not be able to get a satisfactory signal, so review Buy.com's return policy carefully before buying - the return policy was one of my reasons for paying buy.com's slightly higher price.

-groups@curvemeister.com quote

Although the extender does alow me to use my cell phone in my house, it is somewhat limited. I must maintain sort of a line of sight with the indoor antenna.I don't always have the greatest signal outside. Overall I am very happy with the extender.I couldn't use my cell phone in my house, and now I can.

-brunk_steve@hotmail.com quote

It works, but be prepared to experiment

by groups@curvemeister.com on 3/18/2007

This product really works, but it is not for the timid. Expect to experiment with positioning the external antenna and the indoor broadcast unit, and you may be rewarded with good signal in your home. It worked and worked well in my case. <br> <br> Make sure you can get four bars of signal outside the house, probably the roof. Mount the external antenna as high as convenietly possible at that location. Then experiment with the best location for the unit inside the house, so that you cover all the important rooms with at least two bars. <br> <br> As a comparison, the signal seems to fade much more than wifi for a given distance. My house is about 1200 sq feet, and I got two bars in each room, which was my goal.<br> <br> There is the possibility that you will simply not be able to get a satisfactory signal, so review Buy.com's return policy carefully before buying - the return policy was one of my reasons for paying buy.com's slightly higher price. Read More

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by brunk_steve@hotmail.com on 4/11/2007

Although the extender does alow me to use my cell phone in my house, it is somewhat limited. I must maintain sort of a line of sight with the indoor antenna.I don't always have the greatest signal outside. Overall I am very happy with the extender.I couldn't use my cell phone in my house, and now I can. Read More

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Product Overview

Designed for consumers, the zBoost cell phone signal booster extends a zBoost Cell Zone for single or multiple users in homes or offices. Dual-Band design covers all phones except Nextel. Package includes everything you need -- amplifier base unit, power supply, base unit antenna, low-loss SATV coaxial cable (RG-6), signal antenna and mounting hardware. The omni-directional antennas are easy to orient and receive from multiple cell towers.

BENEFITS:

zBoost Dual-band model improves all 6 PCS sub-bands and both Cellular sub-bands

Increases your indoor cell signal coverage – up to 3000 sq feet (Multiply this with optional upgrades)

Decreases dropped or missed calls

Easy to install – comes complete

Staying wireless - no cradle or connections to your phone

Extends phone battery life (uses less power when signal is stronger)

Works with most phones and carriers (maintains network integrity)

Manufactured in the USA with the highest quality control – (individually calibrated)

Specifications

Manufacturer Wireless Extenders
Mfg Part# YX 510-PCS/CEL
SKU 203472095
UPC 186639000090
UPC 14 00186639000090
Features
At 1900MHz (PCS):
Uplink Downlink
Frequency 1850-1910MHz 1930-1990MHz
PCS Bands ALL: A,D,B,E,F & C
Network Format CDMA, GSM, TDMA, GPRS, EDGE, 1xRTT, EVDO
System Gain 55dB 78dB
Composite Output Power Limit - EiRP 24dBm 13dBm
Signal Delay 140ns 130ns
Antenna - Signal 5dBi Colinear; F-type female
Antenna – Base Unit 2dBi ½ wave dipole; TNC male
Cable Loss 6dB (50 feet of 75ohm, 3000MHz RG-6)
At 800 MHz ( CEL):
Uplink Downlink
Frequency 824-849MHz 869-894MHz
PCS Bands ALL: a&b
Network Format CDMA, GSM, TDMA, AMPS, GPRS, EDGE, 1xRTT, EVDO
System Gain 54dB 67dB
Composite Output Power Limit - EiRP 26dBm 10dBm
Noise Figure 5dB 5dB
Antenna - Signal 3dBi Colinear; F-type female
Antenna – Base Unit 2dBi ½ wave dipole; TNC male
Cable Loss 6dB (50 feet of 75ohm, 3000MHz RG-6)
Both –CEL and PCS:
Base Unit RF connectors F-type female and TNC female
Wall Supply Input 100-200VAC 60Hz
Power Consumption 2W standby, 5.5W max signal
System Certifications UL, FCC Parts 15 & 24 (PCS), FCC Parts 15 & 22 (CEL), Industry Canada
Base Unit size and weight: 5” x 7” x 2” - 12 oz.
Operating Conditions Indoors Use Only 5O to 40OC (40 to 105oF)
Coverage (open areas) 4-5 signal bars at roof antenna; 60’ diameter at 3-4 bars inside; over 3,000 sq. ft circle
Tech Specs
Interfaces/Ports TNC Female Antenna / F Female Antenna
Product Name zBoost YX500-PCS Cellular Phone Signal Booster
Manufacturer Website Address www.wirelessextenders.com
Manufacturer Wireless Extenders
Product Type Cellular Phone Signal Booster
Brand Name Wireless Extenders
Product Model YX500-PCS
Manufacturer Part Number YX510PCS/CEL
Product Line zBoost
Certifications & Standards UL FCC
Dimensions 2" Height x 5" Width x 7" Depth
Input Voltage 240 V AC
Frequency Range 800 MHz to 1900 MHz
Transmit Power 5.50 W
Product Attributes
Product Line zBoost
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