Beware of cheap underperforming clones

As of 2022 there are many badly performing clones on the market. V2/3GHz NanoVNA uses parts like ADF4350 and AD8342 which are costly and clones have been cutting costs by using salvaged or reject parts.

See official store and look for V2 Plus4/V2 Plus4 Pro versions only to avoid getting a bad clone. We have stopped selling V2.2 versions since October 2020, so all V2 hardware that are not Plus or Plus4 are not made by us and we can not guarantee performance.

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No battery on a Nano VNA V2 Plus ?

F6GLJ 2022/10/05 13:13

Hello. I just received my Nano VNA V2 Plus, and I'm surprised: there is no battery? Or is it not connected? It only works when plugged into a USB port. I hesitate to open it so as not to lose the guarantee.

Thank you for your reply.

Michel F6GLJ

Michael Brun 2022/10/06 03:56

Assuming this is the unit you are talking about.

I am in the USA and my unit was received without a battery also, reportedly due to carrier constraints.

The unit pictured above features an internal battery holder ready to receive a drop-in battery.  It takes a flat-top 18650 rechargeable lithium battery.

nanov2support 2022/10/06 04:37

Hi, depending on the shipping method selected the battery may not be included, you can find the full list under "shipping information" in the product description:

The battery is a standard 18650 *flat-top unprotected* lithium-ion cell that you can find in e-cigarette shops:
You can insert the battery as shown here:

Bob W0EG 2022/10/06 05:45

Yes, they ship without a battery due to restrictions on Lithium batterie.
Be sure to get one with the correct length (shorter). I had to buy one
from a vape shop.

On Wed, Oct 5, 2022 at 11:22 PM F6GLJ <> wrote:

Mike C. 2022/10/06 08:55

The ad in question clearly states, unless you use DHL there will be NO

Mike C.

On 10/6/2022 6:56 AM, Michael Brun wrote:

F6GLJ 2022/10/06 06:13

Hello and thank you for your quick reply. I opened the device and found that there was no battery. I found one and now everything is ok. Thank you again.

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