Sierra Wireless/Netgear 760S WiFi Patch Lead


Key Features


  • Connects your WiFi modem to an external antenna (FME Male).

  • Heavy duty short-barrel TS9 connector

  • 15cm of RG316 cable

  • Helps boost signal strength and speed of your LTE 100Mbps rated device

  • Sierra Wireless/Netgear 760S 4G mobile broadband hotspot has two antenna ports - use Port-1 when connecting only one antenna. We recommend the use of dual antennas in 4G areas.


Why use an external antenna?


  • Next time you're out-and-about look around you - every day thousands of Australians use external antennas to enjoy fast, uninterrupted wireless broadband internet

  • If you're in a rural, hilly, low signal area, or you can't get a good signal indoors there's no need to tear your hair out over slow mobile broadband crashing or dropping out half way - an external antenna is often all you need.


What does a patch lead do?


  • Most antenna cables terminate with a standard connection, most commonly a female 'FME' connector

  • To plug an antenna into your phone or wireless modem, you need a short cable that acts as a conversion from the FME connector to the device-specific connector that will plug into the antenna port on your device.


Telstra WiFi 760S External Antenna


  • The Telstra 4G 760S device uses a technology called MIMO. This means it uses two antennas to theoretically double your speed in selected areas

  • To check whether your area is MIMO enabled, or to learn more about the Telstra network, use our Telstra coverage map

  • When outside the 4G network area the modem will only use one radio and require only one antenna to be connected. This antenna must be connected to Port-1 - you can find the port numbers written on the port covers.


Which connector type do I need?


  • We offer the standard FME connector that you will find on 90% of antenna cables, and the less common SMA connector

  • The following images will help you identify which connector your antenna cable has, and consequently what patch lead you require

  • If you don't have an antenna yet, you can find what connector your antenna will have at the bottom of its description.

FME patch lead vs SMA patch cable


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Shipping Weight 0.0450kg
Shipping Width 0.050m
Shipping Height 0.050m
Shipping Length 0.300m
Shipping Cubic 0.000750000m3