The OMNI-496 is a dual-band Wi-Fi omni-directional antenna, developed by Poynting Antennas. The antenna can connect to any Wi-Fi access point whether it is older Wi-Fi technology or new dual band 802.11ac enabled Wi-Fi technology. The antenna can resolve channel saturation and provide the ultimate in Wi-Fi performance and flexibility. The OMNI-496 is an IP68 marine version of its urban, industrial & commercial counterpart; the OMNI-296. The antenna operates in two frequency bands 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz, offering excellent utilization of the radio spectrum. The antenna has a maximum gain of 6 dBi at 2.4 GHz band and 7.5 dBi in the 5 GHz band, which offers the best performance with reliable connections. The antenna has a N-Type female connector at its base which can be terminated to a cable of the desired type and length.