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Old 10-02-2009, 11:08 PM   #1
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Default Will my rosewill indoor antenna malfunction now that it is placed outdoors?

Hi, I have the Rosewill RNX-A5-EX. My connection is so much better outside. I put it in its orriginal box coverred it a garbage bag and have it outside. Rain shouldnt be a problem and it seems to be doing ok with the current temperatures. It's made for indoors though, can an antenna malfunction at freezing temperatures?
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Old 10-02-2009, 11:13 PM   #2
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It may not have any problems now, but its overall lifespan will be shorter.
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Old 10-02-2009, 11:24 PM   #3
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i could see heat and excessive wind/debris becoming a problem in the future.
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Old 10-03-2009, 03:23 AM   #4
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I see, well its worth the sacrifice as my mbps have tripled. I wasn't worried about heat, mostly the cold, it can get pretty cold in Montreal. As far as moisture goes I think my setup is air tight. Considering this, antennas are just metal right, I don't think there are electronic parts or anything.
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how much did you pay for it? i know rosewill makes good products for cheap. so considering you situation i actually wouldnt worry about it. although wild animals like raccoons might mess with it.
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how much did you pay for it? i know rosewill makes good products for cheap. so considering you situation i actually wouldnt worry about it. although wild animals like raccoons might mess with it.
Your right, it was pretty cheap 18.99 plus shipping. Its been outdoors for over a month and have survived rain, no freezin yet though so that should be interesting. It's on the third floor I don't think animals will bother with it.
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Your right, it was pretty cheap 18.99 plus shipping. Its been outdoors for over a month and have survived rain, no freezin yet though so that should be interesting. It's on the third floor I don't think animals will bother with it.
As long as its not wet when it gets freezing, it should do fine.
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