Menu:

 

January 7, 2013:
New Wi-Spy DBx model now available. Now clips to your laptop screen for easier use.

Read more...

December 20, 2012:
TamoGraph Site Survey now available! Includes Wi-Spy spectrum integration and WiFi planning.

Read more...

February 22, 2011:
Chanalyzer Lab released - Made for engineers, developers and generally anyone who tinkers with wireless things.

Read more...

Wi-Spy DBx

Wi-Spy Hardware/Software Comparison


Metageek manufactures four hardware spectrum analysers. Each has different capabilities - on the hardware and on the software side.


Which Wi-Spy is Right for me?

There are four Wi-Spy models. In a nutshell here are the differences.

ModelFrequencyAntennaChanalyzer Software
Wi-Spy 2.4i2.4GHzInternal Lite
Wi-Spy 2.4x2.4GHzExternal3, 4, Lab, Pro & Lite
Wi-Spy DBx2.4 & 5GHzExternal3, 4, Lab, Pro & Lite
Wi-Spy 900x900MHzExternal3, Lab & Lite

The Wi-Spy 2.4i is intended as a low-cost alternative to the professional external models. It does a fantastic job for it's price range, however it lacks the ability to save data for later review and the ability to connect an external directional antenna. For more detail see the side-by-side comparison with the 2.4x.



Specifications

The following table illustrates the specifications of all Wi-Spy hardware to date.

Wi-Spy Versions
 
v1
2.4i
2.4x*
DBx*
900x*
Antenna Internal PCB Trace Internal PCB Trace External, RP-SMA External, RP-SMA External, RP-SMA
Bandwidth
(MHz)
2400 - 2482 2400 - 2492 2400 - 2495 2.4GHz: 2.400 - 2.495
5GHz: 5.150 - 5.850
862-928
Frequency Resolution
(KHz)
1000 375 27 - 421 2.4GHz: 26 - 3000
5GHz: 24 - 3000
24-375
Bandwidth Resolution
(KHz)
60 - 675 2.4GHz: 58 - 650
5GHz: 54 - 600
54-750
Amplitude
Range

(dBm)
-97 to -50.5 -102 to -6.5 -110 to -6.5 -100 to -6.5 -105 to -6.5
Amplitude Resolution
(dBm)
1.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Price
(CDN)
Discontinued $ $269.00 $649.00 $399.00

*Most values for the Wi-Spy 2.4x, Wi-Spy DBx and Wi-Spy 900x can be adjusted in hardware configuration using the latest Chanalyzer.



More Information

Chanalyzer Comparison Table
Wi-Spy 2.4x at Metageek
Wi-Spy Benefits
Support Resources
Software Downloads