Fing is a network and WiFi analyzer for iOS and Android. We discuss its strengths and weaknesses as well as alternatives like Ubiquiti's Wifiman.
Cross polarisation is a type of diversity technique capable of minimising signal loss within a cellular network by handling polarisation shifts. Learn what that means here!
Following antenna installation tips without understanding the technical 'why' behind the how can be frustrating. Here are 6 technical tips to help.
Which antenna is best? That depends on your needs. Let us educate you on the few variables with the biggest impact so you can make an informed decision quickly.
Find out more about antenna gain and the optimum antenna positioning for the best signals and connections.
What’s the difference between DSL, ADSL, VDSL? How does DSL work? We answer these questions and more.
A guide to getting started with the NetXL API, which trade account customers can use to query stock availability, request quotes and check pricing.
The longer the coax cable you use, the more signal loss you will experience. Here's why and what you can do about it.
You can add a mesh network to an existing router, but this is best done with dedicated mesh devices. Comparable results can be achieved with powerline adapters.
We walk you through the hardware you'll need to set up a cellular backup network so you never lose connectivity again.
Learn how point-to-point bridges, LTE networks, external access points and some creative DIY cable routing can provide your guest house with great WiFi.
The best kitchen sound system idea for you depends on your budget, your preferences and your DIY skills. Here's a breakdown of the considerations involved.
Confused by technical terms? Don’t worry, in this article we’ll explain in simple terms what co- and cross-polarization mean in antenna science.
We share how to upgrade from your Virgin Media Super Hub router and share some ideas for great replacements.
Here's how to mount MIMO-3-V2 series antennas to your campervan or motorhome, as well as what you need to be aware of before getting started.
A network router, network switch or two and a few wireless access points will, along with your end devices, make up a perfectly usable network.
All about bluetooth ceiling speakers: how they work, how to install them and what you need to be sure of before installing a pair in your bathroom.
The UniFi Access starter kit offers businesses a cost-effective access control solution for boosting on-premise security.
Local and wide area networks are groups of devices joined to share information and resources. Learn about specific types of networks here.
The tiny UniFi G3 Instant camera is barely taller than a 9V battery, but what makes it so popular with consumers?
Ever wondered what the difference is between active and passive speakers? Wondering whether to purchase Lithe Audio's active or passive in-ceiling speakers? Learn more here.
We give you some pointers for optimising the performance from your LTE antenna
Extend weak WiFi networks with a TP-Link Powerline Adapter. Find out how this simple solution can boost any home or office network.
Structured cabling is the planned approach to installing cable infrastructure in a building. Learn what hardware and tools you need to install structured cabling.
Starlink satellite broadband is already in Beta, but OneWeb and Project Kuiper are yet to launch. What will these services look like?
A modem is a device that translates analogue signals into digital and vice versa. A router directs traffic through your network to specific devices.
Optimising your network can be complicated. With multiple confounding variables, you need a few high-probability touchpoints. Here are five of them.
Ubiquiti's WiFi 6-enabled U6 Lite access point is a capable piece of network hardware. But is it a worthy purchase given the current state of the market?
Is a dome camera or a bullet camera best for your business? We discuss the key differences, pros and cons of each type of IP camera.
Wireless standards describe the ever-evolving state of wireless technology. From 802.11ax to 5G and Bluetooth 5.0, we walk you through them.
We test three brands of bullet and dome IP cameras to see which is best for businesses. Different megapixels, different price points, how do they compare?
There's more to consider when buying IP cameras than the megapixel count. Dig deeper into the datasheets with us.
Suffering from slower than ideal internet at home? We've got you covered.
Base station and Handset combinations: Here's our pick of the best VoIP DECT tech on the market.
Our guide to megapixel counts and focal lengths when choosing an IP security camera.
Grundig CCTV IP cameras are suitable for a wide range of business and industry applications. Find out what type of camera you need for your application.
Lithe Audio’s new Pro Series wireless ceiling speakers represent the first truly all-in-one multi-room speaker system.
Surprised that Kevlar is used in the manufacture of speakers? Here's why it makes such a great build material for speaker woofers.
Choosing the right LTE ?antenna can be tricky for the uninitiated. Here's a list of things to consider before buying your 4G antenna.
Adding multi-room audio installation to your list of provided services as a Managed IT Services company could boost your bottom line cheaply and simply. Here's how.
Prepare for the return of your staff by strengthening your business network with Draytek's VigorAP960C mesh WAPs.
Draytek's Vigor2865 Series Business Multi-WAN Router is perfect for SMBs looking to create a resilient business network with Failover.
River cruise and bus tour businesses can boost their edge over the competition by offering high speed onboard WiFi. Here's what you'll need to do just that.
Ubiquiti's has a large line of premium network products. If you're wondering whether the UniFi or AmpliFi range is best for you, look no further.
The combination of IP CCTV cameras and IP Intercom devices makes for an effective, comprehensive security solution that can be managed efficiently in the cloud.
To correctly compare the performance of two antennas, you need to understand more than just antenna gain. Here's all you need to know about radiation patterns.
2N’s IP Force IP intercom is the perfect access control device for industry applications requiring devices that are anti-vandal, ruggedised and weatherproofed
For the uninitiated, network terminology can be difficult to wrap your head around. We define some key network terms to help you better understand networks and how they function.
2N Access Commander allows for remote management of 2N Access Control devices across multiple sites. Learn about licensing options and more.
Finding the right antenna for a fixed wireless access job is half the battle. We help you to decide on the best Poynting LTE antenna given your use case.
2N's IP intercoms, including the exciting, modular IP Verso, are suitable for high-security buildings, offices and apartment buildings.
Ceiling speakers from Lithe Audio come in both Bluetooth and WiFi varieties. Learn more about these wireless ceiling speakers and what makes them so popular.
NetXL is a direct distributor of both Poynting antennas and Teltonika routers. Build your fixed wireless access solution at great prices with NetXL
Wireless Communications Hardware is NetXL's forte. Here are all the reasons you should be choosing us as your hardware distributor.
Apply for a Trade Account today to source Ubiquiti network products for yourself or your clients with credit or with special pricing
The Patch App & Go network cable tester: Test and trace your network circuitry in a cost-effective and capable package
One of the few ways to improve a gentle cruise in your canal boat is to create a boat internet solution. With marine antennas and 4G routers, we show you how it's done.
Smart home tech makes it easier to enjoy life's comforts. Combine with Lithe Audio's wireless ceiling speakers for an immersive home audio experience.
With Christmas around the corner, we've got some great tech gift ideas for a lucky husband, son or dad including wireless ceiling speakers and hardware to upgrade your network.
Wireless access points, mesh APs and power line adaptors can be used to extend the range of your WiFi network. Learn what these are and how they extend your network coverage.
To effectively provide power to your devices, you’ll want a cost-effective PoE network switch. Here are our recommendations for the best small four-to-eight port switches.
With working from home becoming the new norm, business and their employees need hardware like desktop VoIP phones that enable continued productivity.
Learn how to install a ceiling speaker, as well as how Lithe Audio make the process simpler and cheaper with their wireless WiFi and Bluetooth ceiling speakers.
What Is MIMO (multi input, multi output) technology? How Does MIMO Work? What’s the difference between MIMO and SISO? We answer these questions and more.
Poynting 4G antennas can be put to many good uses by emergency services in the battle against coronavirus. We discuss a few such applications here.
2020 was the year of the staycation. Improve your experience next Summer or this Winter with a superfast 4G network by purchasing a 4G antenna
What are 'redundancy measures' and 'connectivity backups'? How can a 4G antenna and a 4G router help you set them up?
Here at NetXL we’re pleased to have a product range that is continually expanding to include exciting new products from manufacturers including Poynting, Ubiquiti and Yealink.
Poynting's new 5G-ready omnidirectional antenna, the XPOL-1-5G, has arrived. Learn all about it here.
IP Surveillance Cameras are an easy addition to your home or business security setup. Here's what you need to know before you buy.
Lithe Audio is a UK manufacturer of audio equipment, including WiFi and Bluetooth ceiling speakers. Now distributed by NetXL.
Here's our pick of the best VoIP deskphones at varying affordable price points.
In the market for a 28 or24 port network switch for your business? Look no further than NETGEAR for your powerful, cloud-managed smart switch.
Thinking of buying a Ubiquiti UniFi UAP AC LR? Read this first.
Our two best selling antennas are the XPOL-1 and the XPOL-2. Which is best for your use case? Read on to find out.
NETGEAR's network management system aims to simplify system administration down to a level accessible to all
Today's featured product is the Yealink CP700/CP900 line of conference speakerphones: Highly portable with immersive, high fidelity audio and Bluetooth connectivity.
Read about the best Teltonika 4G routers and Poynting external 4G antennas for various industry applications.
NetXL is now stocking Netgear! Learn which Netgear products could help you work from home.
Your first foray into networking can be tough. We outline the best UniFi Controller hosting option for your network application.
Learn about our hardware recommendations for the perfect remote working network setup
Learn how to setup the right remote working home office network to help your business continue to perform during the coronavirus pandemic
Schools and other large institutions like hospitals have particular networking and security needs. Read about our recommendations in networking hardware here.
Learn all about PoE types, standards and devices
Learn all about the new UniFi Dream Machine, available to purchase now from the NetXL store
Check out the best Jabra wired and wireless Bluetooth headsets for consumers and enterprise.
Find out more about Poynting's specialist marine antennas and their applications
Check out some of the reasons you should consider choosing a PoE switch for your networks and installations.
Find out more about Ubiquiti's powerful Unifi USW-Flex gigabit switch for outdoor and indoor use.
Looking for an antenna? Find out if a Directional or Omni-Directional antenna best suits your needs.
Find out about the class leading Poynting vehicle and marine antennas. Learn which solutions are best for extending your networks and signals.
Check out the latest Yealink T5 Series of VoIP phones. From front desks to call centers, there's a solution for every need.
Check out Polycom's VVX series of VoIP phones for business. See which phones are best for business, retail and call centers.
Check out the latest Sennheiser headsets and find out which one is best for your business needs.
WiFi and DECT are the two biggest contenders for wireless phone solutions. Find out which technology is best for you.
Check out three of our most popular wireless access points and the benefits they can bring to you or your customers.
See how lens sizes, focal lengths and aperture sizes can have an affect on your video camera surveillance and imaging.
Introducing Hikvision Network IP Cameras and Network Video Recorders. Find out about these global leaders in video surveillance and their innovative products.
Find out how a 3G or LTE 4G router can aid your mobile broadband and Internet connection needs.
With upcoming GDPR updates, see how NetXL have taken additional measures to ensure your privacy and data are protected.
Find out what features you should try and look for when seeking and investing in a business grade router for offices or retail stores.
We treat your security and privacy with the utmost importance. Find out what measures we take at NetXL to keep your data and privacy protected.
Learn about PoE network switches and devices and how the technology can be of use for offices and businesses, whatever the setup.
Check out some alternate router and WiFi access point solutions when using a Virgin Media Superhub in modem-only mode.