Upgrading the antennas on your WiFi access point- How to determine the correct AP connector
A common question customers often have is: “How do I upgrade my access points’ antennas?” or “How do I identify the type of connector on my WiFi access point or router?” First you must check to see if the antennas on your access point are removable.
Front and back of a WiFi Access Point showing removable rubber duck antennas installed
Back of a WiFi Access Point showing rubber duck antennas removed
Next you need to identify the type of antenna connector on your access point. Check with the manufacturer’s website or user manual for your specific make and model listing for the antenna connector type. If you cannot find it on the manufacturer’s web site, you can compare it with our common RF connector chart shown below.