Laird S8656X Rugged Antenna – RHCP (ETSI)


Spec Sheet


The Laird S8656X Antenna is a rugged, metal antenna perfect for forklift and warehouse applications. At only 7.6”x 7.6” x .95”, this antenna has a small form factor, but a high gain of 6 dBi.

The antenna can be mounted directly to the forklift allowing for a view directly into any pallet. Two antennas can be mounted side by side on a custom configured mounting platform if that is desirable. The antenna is provided with a plastic front panel that is secured with adhesive for the purposes of providing a surface that can be used for branding or for any other graphical element that the customer might desire.

∗There are NO cables included when purchased. Cables MUST be purchased Separately. For help, please either call or email us and a member of the Gateway team will assist you with any of your purchasing needs.

∗∗This Antenna is RIGHT HAND CIRCULAR POLARIZED. Operation is within the European Telecommunications Standards Institute range of 865-868 MHz.

Brief Specifications

  • Frequency: 865-868 MHz
  • Polarization: Right Hand Circular Polarized (RHCP)
  • Gain: 6 dBi
  • Size: 7.6 x 7.6 x .95 (in); 193 x 193 x 24 (mm)
  • Mounting: Chassis Mount
  • Connector: N-Type Female
  • IP Rating: IP 54
  • Operating Temperature: -30° to +70°C

Why buy the Laird S8656X?

The S8656X material construction is unique in that it is an all metal antenna. No exterior radome enclosure is required to protect critical components. The result is an antenna that is extremely robust and resistant to damage.

If interested in purchasing in volume, please either call or email us about your order. Volume discounts apply.

Additional information

Weight 2.6 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 4.5 × 4.5 in


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