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Would aluminum battery door covers effect signal strength?

15th April 2014, 10:20 PM |#1  
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Just curious would aluminum battery door covers effect signal strength?
 
 
16th April 2014, 09:38 AM |#2  
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I'm also wondering if they would affect the conductivity between a wireless charger and a receiver under the cover
16th April 2014, 10:28 PM |#3  
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Aluminum block nfc. So you gain style but. Lose connectivity

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17th April 2014, 09:23 PM |#4  
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Aluminum/metal *usually* drops signal dB a little bit.
The last time I tried to use a metal battery cover, my LTE speeds went down from ~20MB to ~12MB.
Who knows how it was effecting GPS.
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Originally Posted by topaz330

Just curious would aluminum battery door covers effect signal strength?


Yes.Metal cover will weaken signal.
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