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Home singal booster

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By evoflorida, Member on 5th July 2010, 08:17 PM
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"boosting signal up to 1200 sq. ft. or up to 40 feet from the unit. "
"Sprint or MetroPCS"

http://www.wi-ex.com/YX400-P.aspx

if i had a 12 volt converter for my truck. i would use it as a mobile booster too.

i might order one it these and get it a try at home and mobile.
 
 
6th July 2010, 03:50 PM |#2  
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so no body here has a home booster?
i'm ordering this to today and a car voltage converter. i'll post something in a week.
6th July 2010, 05:11 PM |#3  
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they have one made for cars and its cheaper too
6th July 2010, 07:13 PM |#4  
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I have the Z-Boost YX500-CEL, bought it a few years back. kinda worked on AT&T, idk why but doesn't help on sprint at all. Maybe I set it up for GSM?

-ooops posted that I bought the yx500-cel, but I actually just checked it and it's a YX510, compatible with GSM or CDMA.
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6th July 2010, 07:46 PM |#5  
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For the price, why not just pick up an Airave? It works with your home WiFi connection to give you 100% signal around your home. For I think $5 a month, you can also make unlimited calls while your at home through the Airave. It's Sprint only, and only from a Sprint store, but it's a heck of a lot cheaper.

I would rather go that route ($100+$5/month for 2 years is still less than $250.)
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Sirchuk - here's what i found

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Sprint AIRAVE Base Station - $99.99/each (requires activation at time of purchase and subscription to an AIRAVE plan. Excludes taxes.)
AIRAVE Enhanced Coverage Charge - $4.99/mo. (required per AIRAVE unit)**
Single Line Unlimited Calling Plan (optional) - $10/mo. per account**
Multi-Line (multiple phones sharing minutes on one account) Unlimited Calling Plan (optional) - $20/mo. per account**
6th July 2010, 08:09 PM |#7  
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Samzebian the ONE YX400-P is Sprint friendly.
see chart half way down on
http://www.wi-ex.com/solutions.aspx
6th July 2010, 11:26 PM |#8  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by evoflorida

Sirchuk - here's what i found

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Sprint AIRAVE Base Station - $99.99/each (requires activation at time of purchase and subscription to an AIRAVE plan. Excludes taxes.)
AIRAVE Enhanced Coverage Charge - $4.99/mo. (required per AIRAVE unit)**
Single Line Unlimited Calling Plan (optional) - $10/mo. per account**
Multi-Line (multiple phones sharing minutes on one account) Unlimited Calling Plan (optional) - $20/mo. per account**

Ahh, okay, so it's an extra $5 a month just to use. I would probably pay the $10 for unlimited talk in the home as well, so for the extra $150 you spend on the device you can get unlimited talk from home for 10 months.

Also, I've heard that if you go into your local store and talk about how bad your service is at home, they will sometimes either give you the airave for free or wave the $5 monthly fee. It's worth a shot!
6th July 2010, 11:34 PM |#9  
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I have the Airave but I paid $99 and they comp me the $5 per month so I get for free.

I would say that antenna would be nice in a car with a AC converter. Hopefully less dropped calls in specific dead spots.
7th July 2010, 01:23 AM |#10  
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On the airave note
It just doesn't work everywhere the gave me one for free in bc but moved to va and it don't work

Sent from my Evo on on the Now network from Sprint

oh and duck Apple
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i got the airave completely free and monthly fee credited.

i would try that first since its no out of pocket expensive and im sure ull be happy with the results.

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