Q. Where do we install the antennas for In-vehicle BDA applications?
The two antennas that are connected to the amplifier need to be a certain
distance apart. If they are too close, the amplifier will automatically reduce
the gain to prevent signal oscillation (similar to microphone feedback). The
Green SST® LED on the amplifier would be blinking red if the antennas are not
Click here further details on Boston Amplifier Exclusive SST®
(Signal Sensing Technology®)
Click here to view the diagram for In-Vehicle installation.
Q. What type of antenna should I use outside my vehicle?
You can use a Glass Mount, Magnetic Mount, or Hole Mount antenna that is 5 dB or
Q. What is the warranty?
Click here further details on Boston Amplifier’s warranty.
Q. How do I know if I have enough outside signal for my In-building BDA?
Turn on your cell phone, and if you can log on to your cell carrier you have
Q. What is the difference between the SBX Amplifier and the In-vehicle
Bi-directional Amplifiers (BDA)?
SBX Amplifiers can be used with a hands-free car kit or direct connect cable to
the cell phone or the Boston Amplifier In-Vehicle Antenna. If used with the
In-Vehicle Antenna the cell phone must be in a cell phone cradle with the
In-Vehicle Antenna on the inside of the windshield or the side panel of the
Bi-directional Amplifiers are wireless amplifiers and need no direct connection
to the cell phone.
Q. What is included with each Booster Amplifier or Bi-directional
See individual data sheets for what is included with each model.