Abracon | Why Abracon Automotive-Grade Chip and Patch Antennas

Abracon Automotive-Grade Chip and Patch Antennas

In today's automotive landscape, reliable and high-performance connectivity is essential for various applications, ranging from infotainment systems to autonomous driving and precision positioning. Abracon offers a comprehensive range of automotive-grade chip and patch antennas designed to meet the demanding requirements of multi-band cellular and GNSS applications. These antennas demonstrate superior electrical performance, extreme reliability, and cost-effectiveness, making them ideal for the most challenging automotive environments.

Chip Antennas for Seamless Wireless Connectivity

The ACR3705LZ chip antenna is a standout solution, providing full 4G/LTE band coverage in a compact package (37.0 mm x 5.0 mm x 5.0 mm). This chip antenna is an excellent choice for wireless modules and broadband cellular connectivity designs. With a surface-mount installation and an operating temperature range of -40°C to +85°C, it delivers reliable performance in a wide range of automotive scenarios.

Patch Antennas for GNSS Precision and Navigation

Abracon's range of patch antennas is designed to excel in GNSS applications, including GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, and Galileo. These antennas feature a wide operating temperature range of -40°C to +105°C, making them suitable for challenging automotive environments. The through-hole mounting design allows for secure installation, ensuring consistent and reliable performance. Ideal for navigation, logistics, and geofencing applications, these patch antennas offer superior reliability and precision.

The APRE2508GCZ features a stacked patch construction for high-precision GNSS positioning applications and supports the GPS L1+ L5 bands while offering low VSWR (Voltage Standing Wave Ratio) performance. The APRA2504F00Z is a combination patch antenna designed to cover the dual GPS + Iridium bands in one device, reducing component count and saving valuable design space in military vehicles requiring satellite communication and navigation services. The compact APRA1804G3Z and APRA2504G3Z patch antennas offer excellent efficiency, low return loss, and compact form factors.

Abracon's automotive-grade chip and patch antennas boast various features that make them ideal for automotive applications, including automotive infotainment systems, enabling seamless connectivity for entertainment and communication. They offer high gain and efficiency across bands, supporting protocols such as cellular 4G/LTE, GNSS, and Satcom. Their wide operating temperature ranges ensure reliable performance in extreme conditions. These antennas are available in through-hole and surface-mount options, providing flexibility for various design requirements. Abracon also offers PPAP (Production Part Approval Process) Level 3 upon request, further ensuring the highest level of quality and reliability.

For more information, contact your local Abracon Representative or review our antenna portfolio here: Abracon | Antennas

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