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Title: DIR506L mod for external antenna possible?
Post by: joemouth on June 22, 2013, 02:48:23 AM
Hi all,

Does anybody know how to mod the DIR506L to connect an external antenna?

I would like to use the WMM-7-27 antenna.

Thanks.
Title: Re: DIR506L mod for external antenna possible?
Post by: FurryNutz on June 22, 2013, 11:23:18 AM
Not with out breaking into the case I presume. That would void warranties.  ::)
Title: Re: DIR506L mod for external antenna possible?
Post by: joemouth on June 22, 2013, 11:39:25 AM
Not with out breaking into the case I presume. That would void warranties.  ::)
OK, no problem, is there any howto arround?
Title: Re: DIR506L mod for external antenna possible?
Post by: FurryNutz on June 22, 2013, 11:54:15 AM
Nothing around here or that anyone has mentioned as of yet. Model is fairly new. I recommend that if your needing a router with external antenna abilities, you should look into DIR-655 or 835, 825 models.
Title: Re: DIR506L mod for external antenna possible?
Post by: joemouth on June 24, 2013, 10:30:33 PM
I recommend that if your needing a router with external antenna abilities, you should look into DIR-655 or 835, 825 models.

Thanks for your kind answer, but the DIR-655 or 835, 825 models are no mobile routers.

The DIR-506L has two functions I'm looking for:
 - 3G/4G Connections via an USB stick
 - WiFi Hotspot, building a local WiFi connected to an extern WiFi

An external antenna could be an advantage if I use the mobile router inside my RV camping car.
Title: Re: DIR506L mod for external antenna possible?
Post by: FurryNutz on June 25, 2013, 07:00:35 AM
Probably not an option for using external antennae for the 506L then.