Professional Wi-Fi measurement device for site surveys, spectrum analysis, and packet capture
The Ekahau Sidekick is a professional Wi-Fi device that provides highly-accurate and standardized Wi-Fi surveys — by using two Wi-Fi radios and a spectrum analyzer to achieve expert-level Wi-Fi site surveys and troubleshooting across your network.
Ekahau Sidekick is the first of its kind purpose-built site survey and troubleshooting device for Wi-Fi networks. The onboard CPU and battery offloads much of the heavy lifting from the survey device, saving precious battery life and improving efficiency. The built-in battery lasts up to 8 hours, which means fewer interruptions so projects can be completed up to 30% faster. Ekahau Sidekick is lightweight and convenient to carry using the included shoulder strap — minimizing fatigue and maximizing productivity.
Ekahau Sidekick® is a professional Wi-Fi device that provides highly accurate and standardized Wi-Fi measurements by using two Wi-Fi radios and a spectrum analyzer to achieve expert-level Wi-Fi site surveys and troubleshooting across your network.
Ultra-High Speed, High-Resolution Spectrum Analyzer
The spectrum analyzer speed is 4-10 times faster and more accurate than other Wi-Fi spectrum analyzers, resulting in quicker problem resolution. Other features include:
- Compatible with Windows, iPad, or macOS
- Dual-band high resolution spectrum analyzer 2.4 & 5 GHz
- HW max sweep speed: 20 per sec (both 2.4 & 5 GHz @ max accuracy)
- Amplitude range: -20 to -92 dBm
- Frequency range / 2.4 GHz: 2400 to 2495 MHz
- Frequency resolution / 2.4 GHz: 39 kHz
- Frequency range / 5 GHz: 5000 to 5950 MHz
- Frequency resolution / 5 GHz: 39 kHz
- Integrated antenna
- Requires ESS software
- Available bundled with Ekahau Pro Software License
- Included with Sidekick: messenger strap, power supply, USB A – Micro-B cable and Quick Guide
Wear it. Press a Button. Walk with it.
While surveying the facility Ekahau Sidekick measures everything there is to know about Wi-Fi and continuously sends the measurements to Ekahau Pro software running on a laptop or tablet. The Wi-Fi adapter on your laptop can optionally perform extra active or throughput testing.
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