How to use
a Cantenna to connect to your city-wide WiFi network.
Citywide and municipal Wi-Fi is growing
faster than ever with new downtown hotzones popping up
every day. While these networks provide a great public
coverage typically extends only a limited distance beyond
The Super Cantenna, an inexpensive
wireless booster antenna that has become a Holy Grail for
those looking to find and connect to their city's public
network. In fact, without
the Super Cantenna, many citizens would be unable to reach
and connect at all.
The Super Cantenna is inexpensive and very easy to use. Just plug in, point
The Super Cantenna’s
long signal beam is used to boost a visible but weak
signal or extend your range to find a signal that was
not reachable before.
A Super Cantenna attached to your wireless
device and pointed toward the public Hotzone can make a
between getting no signal at all and achieving full speed.
Setup is easy: connect, point and
Connect it directly to your desktop
PC's wireless PCI Card.
Or, connect it to your laptop's
external wireless PCMCIA card.
Or, connect it to a wireless bridge,
which connects to your laptop via USB or Ethernet.
Or, connect it to a wireless bridge, which connects
to your desktop via USB or Ethernet.
Super Cantenna should be located near a window closest
to the public WiFi provider. A wireless bridge is an
option when your laptop or PC is some distance from the
How the Super Cantenna
performs compared to other antennas:
Omni-directional whip antenna
Flat panel semi-directional antenna
Get your Super
do I need to connect
to a public WiFi network?
Hotspot: a small public or private WiFi network,
like cafés, libraries, RV Parks, etc.
WiFi Network: Any wireless network, private or
Bridge: A radio device that receives a wireless
signal from the base station. It attaches to your
laptop or computer via USB, PCI slot, or Ethernet.
WiFi PCMCIA Card (sometimes
referred to as a PC Card): A
removable, credit-card-sized card
that fits into an expansion slot on a notebook
computer. The Cantenna attaches to the PCMCIA card
via the optional
WiFi PCI Card: A
wireless card which is attached to your desktop
computer which allows your desktop
to receive a wireless signal. Most PCI cards
come with removable antennas which can then be
replaced with your Super Cantenna.