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MobileWireless Amplifier Only, +50dB 3G wireless - 801201

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Powerful dual-band wireless amplifier system for all 3G North American networks, multi-user





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Amplifier only. The 801201 is Wilson's Top selling Dual Band (850/1900 Mhz) mobile wireless amplifier. Part of Wilson's SignalBoost HDMobile Wireless Professional Series, this robust 3-Watt amp packs 50 dB gain on the 850 Mhz Band range and 50 dB on the 1900.  All North American carriers are supported (except Nextel/iDen, 4G and other signals not on the 850/1900 bands).  The device is built to simultaneously support multiple users (on phones and data cards) wirelessly.

In-Vehicle signal booster designed to be used in a car, truck, RV or boat, and is designed to improve your device's performance and signal strength for fewer dropped calls, clearer reception, and faster data rates. This package includes Wilson's new Low Profile inside-vehicle antenna, but does not include an outside antenna. This allows users to manually select the outside antenna that would work best for their needs.  Please call us if you need help selecting an outside antenna.


  • The Wilson 801201 Dual Band Mobile Wireless Amplifier is designed to be used in a car, truck, RV or boat. It can be used for indoor applications with an optional Home Accessory Kit.


  • Supports all carriers that transmit at 824-894 and 1850-1990 MHz frequency bands only and works on all generations of CDMA, TDMA, GSM, and 3G
  • Works with 50 Ohm antennas and accessories
  • Does not support Nextel/iDen, Verizon 4G LTE, and AT&T LTE/AWS
  • Contact us before you purchase this item if you are unsure

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Product Features:

  • Greatly reduces dropped calls, extends signal range, and increases data rates
  • No physical connection to your cell phone or data card
  • Allows multiple devices to be connected simultaneously
  • Oscillation (or interference) detection and automatic shutdown with auto reset
  • Overload protection circuit
  • Amplifies signals both to and from tower
  • Maximum 3 watts of power
  • External antennas sold separately
  • Works wirelessly with cell phones and data cards
  • Power control logic ensures maximum gain within cellular standards
  • Extends battery life of phones
  • Passes TIA/EIA-98-E tests (CDMA)
  • FCC and IC type accepted

Technical Specifications

Part No.  801201
Frequency  824-894 MHz / 1850-1990 MHz
Gain  50 dB / 50 dB 
Max Uplink Power  2800 mw / 2300 mw
Max Downlink Power  +10 dBm 
Noise Figure  3.5 dB nominal 
Flatness  ±4 dB
Isolation  >90 dB
Power Requirements  6 V, 3 A max 
Connectors  SMA Female 50 ohm   
Dimensions  4.5 x 3.5 x 1.25 inches / 11.43 x 8.9 x 3.2 cm   
Weight  1.5 lbs / 0.7 kg
Documentation  Installation Guide













Mobile Wireless installation is user-friendly and shouldnÌ´Ì_ÌÎ̴̝åÈt take more than 45 minutes. Mobile Wireless amplifier systems have three separate components which need to be installed and connected: the amplifier unit, the exterior antenna, and the interior antenna.

First, install the metal amplifier unit on the floor under the passenger seat using the four mounting screw holes for secure attachment. The included 6V car cigarette lighter power supply with a 6-foot cable is used to power the amplifier. Additional 6V AC wall power supplies and 6V DC hardwire vehicle kits are available.

Second, install the included exterior antenna (or separate FME-type antenna) in the desirable position on the high, unobstructed point of your vehicle (with at least 12 inches away from other antennas and 6 inches away from windows or sunroof). Adequate separation between exterior antenna and interior antenna is needed for oscillation-free operation. Different exterior antennas will have different installation procedures (magnet-mount, glass-mount, NMO, trucker, marine).

Third, install the interior antenna on the side on front row seat or other inside location facing away from the exterior antenna and covering most of the interior area. The Low Profile Ì´Ì_ÌÎ̝ÌÎåHershey BarÌ´Ì_ÌÎÌÌ´å antenna has a velcro adhesive strap for easy mounting and removal. The kit including the wired Cradle Plus antenna will also include the Hershey Bar antenna for setup flexibility (only one antenna may be used at any time).

Finally, connect the exterior and interior antenna to the amplifier and power the amplifier unit to turn the system on. Once connected and powered, your system will boost any compatible phone/network in its coverage area. A green light on the side of the amplifier indicates optimal operation. A red light indicates that an automatic shutdown has taken place. This is either due to the exterior antenna and amplifier cradle being too close, or being too close to a cellular tower.

Mobile Wireless systems are wireless (except the Cradle Plus option) and will cover the inside of most passenger cars with signal being stronger closer to the interior antenna (minimum 6-inch separation required). All vehicle occupants with compatible phone/networks will be covered and may use their phones in the regular way for all calling, texting, and browsing. Under ideal conditions, properly installed Mobile Wireless systems will cover the inside of any passenger car or small truck.

Optional home/office accessories are available to allow easy in-building installation and vehicle-to-building mobility. The amplifier-only option does not include an exterior antenna.

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  1. Mobile wireless anp. ratings and reviews

    Posted by William Anderson, Hayden, Idaho on 5th Aug 2015

    I don't use my unit on a regular basis and so I'm still evaluating. I have had some failures but don't know the cause. Maybe one of the antennas or maybe my placement. Hopefully I can find out before my warranty expires.

  2. Wilson amp. ratings and reviews

    Posted by Marcly Engle Oregon House Calif. on 11th Jun 2013

    Have used the 801201 for over ten years in my fifth wheel trailer and just love it, works in RV parks where no service is available.I just ordered another one for a friend to use in his trailer. I only gave it 4 stars because their is always room for improvement.

  3. This my fourth unit ratings and reviews

    Posted by Jess Landals / Alberta on 12th May 2013

    I have gone through four units in the last ten years and I can’t say enough about them. I have only ever had to replace one power cord for a burnt our transformer. I have now one in my home, two in my vehicles and one in the travel trailer. I am a great believer in Wilson Boosters.

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