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OLIMEX ESP32 Ethernet board with external antenna

A lot of users were searching for a way to increase the BLE range of the ESP32, here and here.

I think we have found a good board to achieve that with the EA version of the one below:

With the gateway inside my house and a Mi jia outside 20 meters away, I’m able to get the data.

Please note that this board has been offered by Olimex.

were you able to use ethernet port instead of wifi ?
Is it needed to change a 0ohm smd resistor to use external antenna ?

Thank you

I’m planning to make OMG compatible with the ethernet port.

I received it with the external antenna and had nothing to change, mine doesn’t have an internal antenna.