RULE OF THUMB TO DETERMINE THE LOCATION OF WI-FI MODULE ON PLASTIC OR METAL CHASSIS

Keywords: wifi, wifi module, antenna performance

Abstract

In this study, a general rule of thumb was developed for an easier and more robust product configuration management containing more than one Wi-Fi modules. In the study, a television chassis is being used for two different models having different Wi-Fi modules in them. From manufacturing perspective, managing the product configuration as simple as it can improve the manufacturing costs drastically. Two Wi-Fi modules having different antenna characteristics will perform differently based on their locations on the chassis. Based on the distance of the antenna to the closest material of the chassis effects antenna characteristics of both Wi-Fi modules. We obtained a common minimum distance that does not disrupts the antenna performance of both Wi-Fi modules to out of Wi-Fi spectrum. For the particular case in this study, we obtained a safe distance which keeps the voltage standing wave ratio of the antennas of both Wi-Fi modules under two over Wi-Fi frequency spectrum.

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Published
2019-01-31
How to Cite
ÖZEL, A., & DÖNER, M. (2019). RULE OF THUMB TO DETERMINE THE LOCATION OF WI-FI MODULE ON PLASTIC OR METAL CHASSIS. JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC PERSPECTIVES, 3(1), 47-58. https://doi.org/10.26900/jsp.3.006
Section
Basic Science and Engineering